Healthy Living

Driving Home Your Diagnosis

By Alain Hyman, MD Today’s Diagnostic Radiologist, as a member of your healthcare team, combines imaging technology with elements of your most current personal history to provide useful information along 3 main avenues:   Screening for signs of early disease (e.g. screening mammography)    Diagnosis and staging of new conditions Monitoring of the effects of treatment The work of modern radiologists goes well beyond “driving home” your doctor’s diagnosis. From disease prevention through diagnosis, to treatment, recovery, follow up and

Men's Health

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal Cord Stimulation is an evolving implanted treatment used for patients suffering from a variety of painful ailments including Failed Back Syndrome, Diabetic Neuropathy, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Phantom Pain and Spinal Stenosis and Vascular Pain, to name a few. The concept dates back to 1965, and is based on the “Gate Theory of Pain”, whereby painful ascending nerve fibers are blocked by electrical impulses created by an implanted device that is inserted in the back and flank area. Spinal Cord

Women's Health

Underarm Sweat: How much is too much?

by Howard P. Horlick, MD Everyone sweats, especially under their arms.  However, for some, underarm sweat is a major problem that can interfere with their personal and professional lives. For others, underarm sweat may be an occasional annoyance. Regardless of where they fall in this spectrum, sufferers may go to great lengths to hide their condition and may even avoid social situations and interactions. Those who experience bothersome underarm sweat are often uncomfortable discussing their concerns and frequently feel responsible for treating