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ANTHONY KOMAROFF

Dr. Anthony L. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to AskDoctorK.com, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.

Articles by ANTHONY KOMAROFF

ASK DR. K: Is cancer caused by bad luck? ASK DR. K: Is cancer caused by bad luck?
1 week ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: A while back, you commented on a study that said getting cancer was mainly caused by bad luck. You said you thought the study was wrong. Then recently, I heard that another study agreed with you. Can you explain? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Aggressive immune response to bacteria can lead to sepsis ASK DR. K: Aggressive immune response to bacteria can lead to sepsis
2 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: My father had routine surgery. Soon after, he developed something called sepsis that almost killed him. He’s OK now, but I’d like to understand what happened to him. [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Tools can help arthritic hands perform daily tasks ASK DR. K: Tools can help arthritic hands perform daily tasks
3 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: Age and arthritis have done a number on my hands. I’d like to continue cooking, eating and dressing independently, but it’s getting harder. Any advice? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Various ways to treat hot flashes ASK DR. K: Various ways to treat hot flashes
4 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m afraid to take hormone therapy for my menopausal hot flashes. Are there any natural remedies that work? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Diabetics need annual eye exam ASK DR. K: Diabetics need annual eye exam
15 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. My doctor says I need to have lots of other doctor appointments as a result, including seeing the eye doctor. Can you explain how diabetes affects vision? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Flu shots necessary for kids ASK DR. K: Flu shots necessary for kids
17 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I know my child is supposed to get a flu shot each year. [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Prevent painful tooth decay by daily brushing, flossing ASK DR. K: Prevent painful tooth decay by daily brushing, flossing
30 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: What is tooth decay, and how does it happen? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Research yielding important insights ASK DR. K: Research yielding important insights
43 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: My grandmother has Alzheimer’s disease. Over the past few years I have watched the disease take a toll on her judgment, memory, even her personality. How does Alzheimer’s wreak so much havoc in the brain? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Signs of shock are easy to spot ASK DR. K: Signs of shock are easy to spot
46 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: What does it mean when someone “goes into shock”? [Read More]
ASK DR. K.: Physical therapy can help loosen stiff joints ASK DR. K.: Physical therapy can help loosen stiff joints
54 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have ankylosing spondylitis. Can you discuss this condition and the best way to treat it? [Read More]
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