The Doctors 2008 | TV Show Watchlist

Season 1, Episode 145 Must-Know Medical Advances

First Aired: April 23, 2009

Segments on a brain implant that could curb appetites; a computer chip for diagnosing and treating heartburn and acid reflux; a procedure for treating acne scarring; a device that could help women get pregnant; and a robotic brain-surgery technique. Also: a discussion of the advisability of searching for donor organs online. Guests include dermatologist Tess Mauricio and oncologist Paul Pagnini.