By: Joe Graedon June 18, 2015 8 Comments
    Does Appendicitis Always Require Surgery?

    A new study suggests that appendicitis doesn't always need to be treated with surgery. This is a radical idea, given that most physicians and patients believe that acute appendicitis requires emergenc…

    By: Terry Graedon January 20, 2010 4 Comments
    Is Appendicitis Caused by Infection?

    Appendicitis remains a mystery despite the fact that it accounts for more than 300,000 operations every year. A new analysis in the Archives of Surgery suggests that this common condition may be preci…