Missoula Independent, "A Mind of His Own" Modern medical research tends to work under the assumption that every distinct disease will require a distinct treatment. But Dr. Walt Peschel may have discovered a cocktail of generic drugs that would treat the underlying root of many progressive diseases: inflammation. Anecdotally, his cocktail has helped people with everything from Parkinson's disease to hypertension to diabetes; one doctor called it "potentially a breakthrough discovery" and likened it to the discovery of penicillin. So why isn't this discovery international news? The short answer: the politics of medicine, funding problems, and Peschel himself.