What’s New

October 14, 2019
Bollywood has always been popular with their singing and dancing, and this doctor is using that to help get people exercising
Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease that affects one percent of all people worldwide. There’s been no effective treatment until now. Find out more on a cutting-edge therapy
New anti-viral drugs are helping to cure the more than three million people in the United States who are living with hepatitis C. Those drugs are opening new avenues for doctors to save thousands of lives.
Obesity, smoking, diabetes: all are triggers for hardening of the arteries.  And certain kinds of plaque make it almost impossible for doctors to implant life-saving devices. See how doctors are using shockwaves to treat heart disease.
Colon and pancreatic cancers are generally treated with surgery and chemo but can be lethal if not found early. Now, there is new hope for another treatment option against these cancers. 

Doctor’s In-depth Interview of the week
Copper As Antimicrobial 
Michael D. L. Johnson, PhD, Asst Professor of Immunobiology 
University of Arizona, Phoenix, Ariz.

Quote of the week:

“We’re not going to have the America that we want until we elect leaders who are going to tell the truth not most days but every day.” 

— Ann Richards

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