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Articles from Family Practice News (November 15, 2005)

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'Back to sleep' update: pacifiers may reduce SIDS. Splete, Heidi 777
[beta]-blocker reverses remodeling in asymptomatic heart failure patients. McNamara, Damian 442
Activated protein C seen as underused in sepsis, pneumonia. Mahoney, Diana 783
Acupuncture equals sham in stroke. Brief Article 215
Anemia portends poor long-term survival in MI patients. Bates, Betsy 339
Angeliq, Humira. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 697
Apnea in pregnancy could pose threat to fetus. Jancin, Bruce 671
Are asymptomatic patients likely to benefit from carotid interventions? Katzen, Barry T.; Cleveland, Trevor 1261
Are smoking, metabolic syndrome linked? Evans, Jeff 380
Can't nap? No coffee? Try coughing. Roberts, Leonard M. Letter to the Editor 131
Canine CSI. Kubetin, Sally Koch 142
Carotid stent placement up in asymptomatic. Zoler, Mitchel L. 438
Child transmits MSSA to doctor. Brief Article 230
Childhood hepatitis A down, but less so among Hispanics. Boschert, Sherry 620
Children, elderly both benefit from pediatric flu vaccine. Walsh, Nancy 480
Cochrane review finds use for digoxin in heart failure. Jancin, Bruce 406
Commodities market concepts predict flu activity. Boschert, Sherry 888
Consider cough test to diagnose asymptomatic pelvic organ prolapse. 379
Continuous OCs suppress ovulation better than standard OCs. Johnson, Kate 374
Contrast echo detects underlying CAD in heart failure patients. Mahoney, Diana 313
Doctors need 'do not call' option. Skaggs, Andrea Letter to the Editor 418
Dosing growth hormones to IGF-1 levels more effective. Bates, Betsy 523
Drug combo reverses left ventricular remodeling. McNamara, Damian 617
Drug-eluting stents: worth the money? Jancin, Bruce 595
Etanercept safe, well tolerated in the elderly. Finn, Robert Brief Article 197
Extraarticular signs predict RA course. Walsh, Nancy 376
Fasting for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Walsh, Nancy 911
Five in Minnesota test positive for poliovirus. Finn, Robert 452
Flu vaccine coverage. Brief Article 115
For the treatment of chronic pruritus, old drugs are making a comeback. Wendling, Patrice 510
Forefoot reconstruction preserves function in RA. Walsh, Nancy 461
Gender differences seen in AA participants' beliefs. Bates, Betsy 493
GERD symptoms highly prevalent in patients with type 2 diabetes. Bates, Betsy Brief Article 286
Gestational diabetes treatment shown effective. Tucker, Miriam E. 667
Group A strep is behind most uncomplicated cellulitis cases. Boschert, Sherry 484
Helping patients who drink too much. Skolnik, Neil S.; Wiedemann, Anne T. 784
HHS buys more avian flu vaccine. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 124
High-dose soy reduced vasomotor symptoms: soy-containing isoflavones were associated with significant improvements in postmenopausal women. Bates, Betsy 492
how to protect development in Down syndrome patients. Sullivan, Michele G. 539
Humana settles class action suit. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 140
ICMA Gonadotropin test called the best lab evidence of puberty. Brunk, Doug 524
Increase in drug-resistant flu called 'alarming'. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 159
Intervene early in chronic itch to stop 'rewiring'. Bates, Betsy 590
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. Brief Article 134
Irritable bladder symptom risk after TVT procedure. 401
It's all happening at the Zoo. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 175
Itch may portend cancer or could present later in disease course. Bates, Betsy 410
Jet lag avoidable through preflight phase shifting: morning light, low-dose melatonin, and gradually advancing bedtimes can help when flying eastward. Jancin, Bruce 686
Lifestyle, not delivery, risk factor for female incontinence. Johnson, Kate 558
Lipid levels flag future risk of type 2 diabetes in heart patients. Zoler, Mitchel L. 458
Liver tumors from breast cancer. Brief Article 170
Low back pain linked to bowel motility disorders. Zoler, Mitchel L. 412
Low-dose continuous OC found effective in two studies. Babinski, Bob 527
Many physicians doubt effectiveness of alcohol medications. McNamara, Damian 705
Mass casualty: managing it alone. Finn, Robert 971
Maximizing vaccinations at 18-month visit urged. Tucker, Miriam E. 632
Medical errors: doctors, patients see differently. Wendling, Patrice 590
Melanoma experts grapple with the sun question. Kirn, Timothy F. 1035
Melatonin for IBS patients. Brief Article 152
Myths of emergency orthopedics are debunked. Splete, Heidi 652
Not all growth disorders reflect hormone deficit. Splete, Heidi 483
Obesity linked to infant clefts. Brief Article 187
Online organ donor matching gaining popularity: due to long organ donor waiting lists, some people are turning to Internet sites to find a live match. Frieden, Joyce 1583
Online tools can answer point-of-care clinical questions. Schneider, Mary Ellen 575
Oral contraceptives could lessen premenstrual worsening of depression. Schneider, Mary Ellen Brief Article 304
Pandemic flu plan aims to ramp up vaccine industry: President announces $7.1 billion plan. Schneider, Mary Ellen 783
Panel recommends Tdap to replace Td for adults. Walsh, Nancy 698
Panel seeks citizen input on health care reform. Bristol, Nellie 578
Patients fare well 5 years after lumbar discectomy. 267
Performance measures not accurate. Storch, Henry Letter to the Editor 104
Physician panel challenges vendor authority in CAP. Lubell, Jennifer 845
Physicians share the rewards of volunteering. Brunk, Doug 1691
Pinpointing side effects. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 197
Plan early to transition down syndrome teens. Brunk, Doug 1062
Practical tips for improving office efficiency: 'patient satisfaction plus personal satisfaction equals fun. And I'm having mere fun ... than I ever had.'. McNamara, Damian 767
Pregnancy GBS screening disparities. Brief Article 218
Prescribe fluoroquinolones with care in CAP. Mahoney, Diana 676
Program trains families to address addiction. Little, Linda 776
Project taps into psychosocial needs of sick children. Sullivan, Michele G. 506
Pruritus treatment will differ with liver and kidney disease. Bates, Betsy 423
Public favors EHRs. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 139
Quantitative SPECT aids cardiac risk assessment. Finn, Robert 663
Rapid test called not yet reliable for strep diagnosis. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 561
Reflux disease--related sleep disorder. Brief Article 138
Similar drug names cause nominal confusion. Sullivan, Michele G. 581
Sitagliptin performs well in early studies: novel compound significantly reduces glucose and is well tolerated in patients with type 2 diabetes. Tucker, Miriam E. 884
Skin cancer incidence increasing in young, especially women. Sullivan, Michele G. 465
Skin complications commonly are seen with varicose veins. McNamara, Damian Brief Article 291
Small studies show carotid stenting can be safe in patients aged 80+. Zoler, Mitchel L. 569
Specialists weigh in on 'metabolic syndrome' debate. Tucker, Miriam E. 442
Study evaluates sexual function post hysterectomy. Boschert, Sherry 336
Study finds PCOS, depression link. Dixon, Bruce K. 524
Survey highlights parents' opinions about childhood immunization. Tucker, Miriam E. 362
Take two files and call in the morning. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 171
Teen sex, drugs may be catalyst for depression. Mahoney, Diana 717
Tesaglitazar reduces metabolic syndrome in early trial. Jancin, Bruce 554
Thermoablation safe, effective for idiopathic menorrhagia, study finds. Brunk, Doug 436
Transforaminal steroid injections found safe for severe spinal stenosis. Brief Article 234
Underlying disease may drive neuropathic itch. Bates, Betsy 815
Varicella hospitalizations down 88%. Brief Article 209
Vertical strip breast exam improves detection of small masses. Wendling, Patrice 503
Vest relieves discopathy pain more effectively than back brace. 372
Voters doubt Congress on access. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 135
Ye shall reap the hair plug. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 217

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