INTERESTING TIMES for cardiologists, as new research this week in the NEJM suggests coronary bypass surgery may be a better treatment option than stents. For those paying attention, this is not exactly news. People have been making the argument for years. Go read Matthew’s post "Dump the stent have a bypass", written way back in October of 2003, for a deeper look at some of the evidence supporting this theory.
YOU MAY ALSO want to take a quick look at Gregory D. Pawelski’s statement in support of embryonic stem cell research, which is a well-articulated post written from the perspective of someone who knows a bit about cancer treatment.