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Internal Medicine Doctors Treat Diverse...

by Gerry | August 3rd, 2017

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An Internal Medicine doctor is a specialist who deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in adults. There are several names for these types of physicians “internist,” and "doctor's doctor” because they can be sub-specialized and called upon for complex medical problems.

Wide range of health issues treated:

Internal Medicine’s claim to fame is that they do not concentrate on one specific area of the human body, but rather sees it as a single unit. While the name, Internal Medicine Doctor appears to suggest that these doctors work just with the internal organs of a patient that is not...

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Hepatitis C - new DRUGS

by Gerond Lake-Bakaar, MD. PhD | July 3rd, 2017

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Follow this link to MedPage for information on a Triple Combo of drugs for Hepatitis C https://www.medpagetoday.com/gastroenterology/hepatitis/65708

A combination of three drugs that act directly to block hepatitis C (HCV) replication successfully cured most patients who had previously failed therapy with such agents, researchers reported.

In two phase III trials, the investigational combination of sofosbuvir, velpatasvir, and voxilaprevir cleared the virus in 96% and 98% of patients, regardless of whether they had compensated cirrhosis or not, according to Marc

Adverse events associate with the combination were mild and similar to those seen among patients...

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