What’s New


January 14, 2022

Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer. Now, a tumor treating device approved for use in adults is being tested in kids and teens.
More people died of COVID last year than in 2020. What if doctors could know if you’re at higher risk?  Researchers are working to save lives with a simple drop of blood.
About 500,000 total hip replacements are done in the US every year. Joint replacements reduce pain but sometimes they can limit a person’s range of motion.  But a particular type of hip replacement allows patients full range of motion
As many as half of all cancer patients are prescribed radiation therapy, treatment that is targeted to kill any cancer cells left behind after surgery.  Now researchers are trying to identify ways to personalize radiation and improve a patient’s quality of life.
As many as ten million Americans struggle with essential tremors. Now, there’s a new non-invasive treatment that has patients tremor-free—immediately.

Doctor’s In-depth Interview of the week
Binge Eating: Is Your Body Clock the Cause?
Francisco Romo-Nava, M.D., Ph.D., a psychiatrist
Lindner Center of Hope at the University of Cincinnati

Quote of the week:

“I change myself, I change the world.” 

— Gloria Anzaldua

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