Good news for treating fibroid tumors–and happy new year

The end of the year–a time for reflection. This past year we’ve talked a lot about finding less painful, less invasive ways to treat diseases and illnesses. We’ll probably keep that focus for 2006.

And here’s another good one. A new non-surgical treatment for uterine fibroid tumors–called embolization–has given great relief to 85% of a thousand women in a study. Tiny cut, little grains of sand injected, tumor’s blood supply is cut off. Can’t beat that compared to major surgery.

Have a peaceful beginning to your new year.