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Articles from Family Practice News (February 1, 2004)

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A long flight ups VT risk 12%. Brief Article 143
ABCLabData, PDA styli. McLeod, Thomas G.; Ebbert, Jon O. 646
Adding a procedure can help ward off burnout. Brunk, Doug 637
Adolescent fat intake may affect breast cancer risk: new scrutiny. Jancin, Bruce 878
Angiotensin receptor blocker cuts atrial fibrillation: Val-HeFT and life trials. Jancin, Bruce 571
Antibiotic 'represcriptions' often from same class: second treatment failure likely. Perlstein, Steve 329
Antimalarial combo may help photoinduced autoimmune disease: two are better than one. Boschert, Sherry 589
Anxiety may mar sleep quality in women with IBS: not detected upon testing. McNamara, Damian Brief Article 182
Aromatase inhibitors impressive against breast ca: adjuvant therapy. Jancin, Bruce 988
Bar raised for silicone gel breast implant approval: revised FDA guidelines: autoimmune diseases are a concern. Johnson, Kate 664
Be careful when setting fair market value: consider Stark law. Frieden, Joyce Brief Article 320
Better birth outcomes seen for immigrant mothers: varies by country of origin. Boschert, Sherry 554
Bilateral mapping is best for sentinel lymph node detection: cervical cancer. Johnson, Kate 343
Calcium mass: best for cardiac risk assessment: international consortium weighs in. Norton, Patrice G.W. 538
Cardiovascular prevention will save Medicare dollars: Chicago epidemiologic study. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 397
Caring for a 'baboon colony'. Havron, M. Dean, Jr. Letter to the Editor 446
Cat-scratch encephalopathy has grave presentation: supportive care often works. Brunk, Doug 361
CDC seeks tissue samples of young flu casualties: research effort. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 208
Chemotherapy suboptimal in most early breast cancer patients: alarming finding. Jancin, Bruce 473
Choroid plexus cysts on ultrasound don't forecast developmental delay: when found in isolation. Bates, Betsy 343
Colorectal cancer surveillance. Brief Article 177
Coming soon: surgery on eustachian tubes: good-bye, tympanostomy tubes. Splete, Heidi 674
Common topical antibiotic is among top contact allergens: bacitracin. Bates, Betsy 793
Compliance poor in Hispanic breast cancer patients: fear factor. Bates, Betsy 625
Data standards called crucial to patient safety: IOM calls for federal initiative. Silverman, Jennifer 745
Dead man breathing. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 107
Derm diagnosis. Jancin, Bruce 344
Distrust of scientists undermines genetic research: public opinion. Bates, Betsy 513
Don't delay drugs in adult bacterial meningitis; a big factor in mortality. Jancin, Bruce 610
Drug disparity. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 133
Drug update: oral antifungal drugs. Finn, Robert 1162
Early diagnosis is essential in patients with lymphedema: 40,000 new cases per year. Johnson, Kate 335
Early fitness lowers risk of later heart disease: 15-year study. Kirn, Timothy F. 477
Early screening urged for maternal thyroid deficiency: neurodevelopmental deficits targeted. Mulcahy, Nicholas 377
Eating fish may stave off macular degeneration: the eyes have it. Finn, Robert 587
Educate moms on breast-feeding preterm infants: promotional strategies. Boschert, Sherry 727
Education, enforcement help curb antibiotic use: for physicians. Perlstein, Steve Brief Article 232
Ethical concerns surround living organ donation: informed--or coerced--consent? Bates, Betsy 636
Evaluate new practice opportunities carefully: ask the right questions. Frieden, Joyce 608
Exercise training outpaces stenting in trial; coronary artery disease. Jancin, Bruce 324
Exercise training reverses endothelial dysfunction in obese youth: hope for early cv prevention. 569
FDA launches effort to ban ephedra products; linked to deaths. Franklin, Deeanna 1079
Fee schedule increases. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 106
Fewer hysterectomies, less menorrhagia with ablation: compared with resection. Boschert, Sherry 450
Fewer Medicaid patients seen at specialty hospitals: infrequent ER care. Silverman, Jennifer 325
Find your comfort level for mental health care: provide parents with resources. Splete, Heidi 1781
Functional GI disorders tied to fatigue, poor sleep: anxiety and depression. McNamara, Damian 404
Gap between science, health care boosts mortality: failure to treat chronic diseases. Schneider, Mary Ellen 656
Good enough? Or good enough to increase the odds of an MI in the next ten years? 1123
Good long-term results for laparoscopic hysterectomy: average 55-month follow-up. Boschert, Sherry Brief Article 214
Green tea for weight loss: catechins and caffeine: increased thermogenesis. Walsh, Nancy 555
Guideline targets edema, CHF risk in diabetes; thiazolidiendiones. Tucker, Miriam E. 775
H. pylori appears not to be linked with Barrett's esophagus: metaanalysis. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 197
HIV drug appears safe, effective in phase III trial: enfuvirtide. Perlstein, Steve 479
HIV dynamics may help explain lack of cure: complete eradication impossible. Finn, Robert Brief Article 283
Hotbed issue. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 106
Hypertension treatment kept pace with prevalence in 1990s: NHANES findings. Zoler, Mitchel L. 714
Hysterectomy did not impair sexual function in two studies: no differences with surgical technique. MacReady, Norra 459
Immunosuppressives boost cyclosporine's effect: ulcerative colitis. Evans, Jeff 447
Include birth control dialogue in teen girl's exam: condoms, OCs, injections, patches, rings. Sullivan, Michele G. 1032
Influenza vaccines do not trigger MS relapses: IOM report on adults. Kubetin, Sally Koch 528
Inhaled steroids best for asthma in pregnancy: good control, good outcomes. Wachter, Kerri 646
IVIG boosts survival in toxic epidermal necrolysis: reduction in mortality. Bates, Betsy 537
Laparoscopic hysterectomy: early discharge OK: patient education key. Boschert, Sherry 544
Lichen sclerosus occurs in prepubertal girls, boys too: treatments have changed. Kirn, Timothy F. 662
Limit operative vaginal delivery to three attempts: forceps or vacuum, not both. Boschert, Sherry 545
Low-fat foods helped fuel obesity epidemic: reworking the food pyramid. Norton, Patrice G.W. 1396
Lung cancer risk twice as high for women smokers: annual CT detects early cancers. Norton, Patrice G.W. 883
Magnesium sulfate linked to neurologic effects: thalamostriate vasculopathy. MacReady, Norra 480
Many end-stage patients do not have advance directives: survey of 203 patients. Brunk, Doug 355
Medicare reimbursement needs to be reformed; access strong for now. Schneider, Mary Ellen 621
Mindfulness meditation for chronic disease. Walsh, Nancy 872
Modest physical activity may curb breast cancer risk: easy swimming, biking, dancing. Mahoney, Diana 956
More teens are aware of emergency contraception: survey results. Zoler, Mitchel L. 435
MRI finds more roles in breast cancer care; definitive trials now underway. Jancin, Bruce 559
Multifamily therapy holds promise for childhood anxiety; efficient, entry-level group therapy. Jancin, Bruce 857
Multiple lipid abnormalities? Try combo Tx: statin plus another agent. Tucker, Miriam E. 1071
Myasthenia gravis complications. Brief Article 206
New knees safe, effective for most: total knee replacement. Evans, Jeff 1052
New tests for two STDs offer convenience, other advantages; investigational assays. Jancin, Bruce 474
New warnings added to nafcillin label: injectable for staph. Brief Article 105
No medical reason to deny teens emergency contraception: up to 95% effective. Sullivan, Michele G. 580
No more supervision. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 105
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in type 2: diabetes: obese adolescents. Tucker, Miriam E. 400
Obesity surgery mortality higher than believed: surgeon's experience a factor. Bates, Betsy 577
Obesity, type 2 diabetes predict dyslipidemia; early treatment urged. Tucker, Miriam E. 407
On demand C-section can be justified: ACOG opinion reaction. MacReady, Norra 608
Optic neuritis progression to MS. Brief Article 164
Patch HT and clotting. Brief Article 152
Patients on Permax subject to sudden sleepiness: drug label update. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 279
PBM changes boost mail-order prescriptions; consolidation, lawsuits. Frieden, Joyce 905
Perfect timing. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 180
Photochemotherapy is workhorse for chronic actinic dermatitis: sunscreen of little value. Jancin, Bruce 684
Povidone-iodine effective for conjunctivitis: extremely inexpensive. Finn, Robert 259
PPIs may reduce dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus: retrospective study. Evans, Jeff 367
Preventive services task force. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 118
Primary care groups focus on uninsured, medical liability: agenda 2004. Silverman, Jennifer 711
Prion disease called potential risk to humans: chronic wasting disease of deer. Kirn, Timothy F. 1240
Protecting the CME process. Angel, Jack E. Letter to the Editor 458
Psoriasis, atopic dermatitis overlap in children: perhaps 5% have both. Boschert, Sherry 586
Psychoneuroimmunology: it's not what you think: cytokine theory of depression. Jancin, Bruce 500
Public health impact of growing obesity epidemic is huge: 'cannot be medicalized away'. Schneider, Mary Ellen 450
Pyelonephritis outcomes. Brief Article 136
Quick, easy skin test may identify smallpox immunity: previous vaccinees. Perlstein, Steve Brief Article 172
Respiratory, skin conditions pose risk of adverse antibiotic effects: comorbidities. Perlstein, Steve Brief Article 223
Revised guidelines simplify HIV/AIDS regimens; 'preferred' and 'alternative' regimens. Finn, Robert 566
Rosuvastatin fares best in comparative statin efficacy trial: non-HDL-cholesterol-lowering results. Jancin, Bruce 485
Scared smokeless. Brief Article 207
Screening blood supply for Trypanosoma cruzi nears: Chagas' disease pathogen. Zoler, Mitchel L. 596
Second primary tumor common in breast ca patients: gynecologic, colon cancers. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 204
Sharpening the saw. Eastern, Joseph S. Editorial 652
Should everyone with ischemic cardiomyopathy and an ejection fraction less than 30% get an ICD? Dorian, Paul; Tang, Anthony S.L. 772
Singulair. McNamara, Damian 342
Sinking hearts. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 144
Smallpox vaccine linked to myocarditis: unexpected complications. Zoler, Mitchel L. 438
Smoking raises risk of gestational diabetes: NICHD study. Walsh, Nancy Brief Article 284
Socioeconomics don't explain racial differences in breast cancer outcome: poor outcomes in African Americans. Jancin, Bruce 427
State pharmacy programs provide lessons for policymakers; outreach key. Schneider, Mary Ellen 617
Statin reverses atherogenesis in highest-risk kids familial hypercholesterolemia. Jancin, Bruce 586
Steroids may help Kawasaki disease treatment: one of top 10 pediatric ID articles. Wood, Debra 1669
Study links estrogen use to improved cognition: postmenopausal women. Sullivan, Michele G. 476
Surgery may reduce mortality from sleep apnea: retrospective data. Splete, Heidi 581
Surgery or watchful waiting? Treating chronic otitis media: tympanostomy tube referrals. 464
Survival rates up for HIV patients on dialysis: since HAART era began. Brunk, Doug Brief Article 265
Switch to ICD-10 could be costly, troublesome: proposed rule expected in 2005. Silverman, Jennifer 1055
Synagis. McNamara, Damian 292
Tai chi is heart healthy: pilot study. Kirn, Timothy F. 423
Take physicians out of pay loop for interpreters: PPAC recommendation. Silverman, Jennifer 612
Tanning beds still popular, despite health risks: teen girls haven't gotten message. Mahoney, Diana 865
Teen adiposity lies at heart of the metabolic syndrome in adults: other factors secondary. Brief Article 270
Temper complaints with compassion: avoiding litigation. Silverman, Jennifer 592
Time for immune work-up? Harrison, Christopher J. 789
Trauma admission a teachable moment: alcohol-dependent patients. Bates, Betsy 653
Treating headache is a challenge in pregnancy: avoid migraine drugs. Melville, Nancy A. 633
Treating Jack and Jill. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 189
Uninsured are a top priority for election year: tax credits likely: Senate Republicans say they will convene a task force to address the issue. Frieden, Joyce 1069
Update on lifestyle modification for breast cancer prevention: a 30%-40% reduction feasible. Jancin, Bruce 634
Urticaria: start with nonsedating antihistamines: one dermatologist's view. Brunk, Doug 590
Uterine artery embolization tied to rise in adverse pregnancy outcomes: compared with myomectomy. McNamara, Damian 338
Valproate poses greater risk for birth defects: preliminary analysis. Mahoney, Diana 456
Vitamins C, E may reduce cardiac risk: hyperlipidemia. Brunk, Doug Brief Article 193
Warning: topiramate tied to metabolic acidosis; monitor serum bicarbonate levels. Evans, Jeff 535
Wish list. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 125
Yogurt for diarrhea. Brief Article 135

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