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Articles from Family Practice News (January 15, 2006)

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'What shall I do now? What shall I do?'. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief article 222
A case of Medicare-induced dyspepsia. Urbach, Daniel J. 423
A dwindling medical workforce. Goldstein, Sidney Editorial 587
Abdominal pain may be fructose intolerance. Boschert, Sherry Brief Article 267
Acetaminophen improves social interaction in dementia patients. Moon, Mary Ann 436
Acinetobacter may emerge as 'gram-negative MRSA': resistance, incidence are growing strong. Wachter, Kerri 1187
Airway pressure enhances cognitive function in Alzheimer's patients. Jancin, Bruce 492
Alcohol, drugs, and a residency. Schlesinger, Larry S. 366
Allopurinol doesn't work? Here's how to lower urate. Jancin, Bruce 503
Anal sphincter lacerations underreported at discharge. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 442
ApoB trumps cholesterol as a CHD predictor. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 287
Asperger's disorder, high-functioning autism often overlap. Tucker, Miriam E. 828
Aspirin cuts CV mortality by 25% in women. Jancin, Bruce 314
Atomoxetine, methylphenidate aid in ADHD. Sullivan, Michele G. Brief Article 272
Avandaryl, Nexavar. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 681
Base RSV diagnosis on exam, history, and season; tests mislead. Brunk, Doug 809
Bed rest for hypertension in pregnancy: evidence is weak. Finn, Robert 353
Better coordination for Medicare. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 164
Better flu vaccine coverage warranted. Jefferson, Robin Seaton Brief Article 277
BV and cytomegalovirus in cahoots. Brief Article 149
Chlamydia follow-up needs work. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 133
Cholecystectomy during gastric bypass deemed cost effective. Kirn, Timothy F. 509
CMS may impose age-based limitations on Bariatric surgery. Lubell, Jennifer 580
Coffee, tea protect high-risk livers. Brief Article 243
Consider OCs for acne adjunctive, not first line. Brunk, Doug 628
Crying afebrile infants often belie underlying diagnosis. Splete, Heidi 571
CVD risk elevated in women with placental syndromes. Moon, Mary Ann 450
Cyclic mastalgia eased by topical afinoxifene gel. Jancin, Bruce 565
Data uphold expanded use of FluMist in children. Splete, Heidi 652
Depression intensifies stroke risk in the elderly. Zoler, Mitchel L. 484
Depression ups risk for CHD hospitalization. Lesney, Mark S. Brief Article 243
Don't compromise on vaccination. Hoffman, Jeffrey E. Letter to the Editor 192
Dopaminergic treatment hallucinations not 'benign'. Bates, Betsy 361
Duloxetine beats placebo at easing arthritis pain, improving cognition. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 634
Early evidence of atherosclerosis seen in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Tucker, Miriam E. 383
Everything but the oink. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief article 198
Extra vitamin D fails to cut pain of fibromyalgia. Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 286
FDA panel backs rotavirus vaccine. Ault, Alicia 1054
FDA panel backs shingles vaccine for the elderly: the pivotal study was in patients aged 60 and older, but approval for the 50-59 age group is also sought. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 1143
FDA panel: ADHD patch backed with caution. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 764
Febuxostat found safe in renal-impaired patients: results show that at a dose of 80 mg/day, serum urate levels fell below 6 mg/dL in 48% of patients. Kirn, Timothy F. 616
Fitness, fatness both key in metabolic syndrome. Finn, Robert 608
FluMist school program shows benefit. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 169
Food allergen labeling. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 232
Four drug classes reduce risk of death in peripheral artery disease. Zoler, Mitchel L. 374
Girls' body images depend on moms. Brief Article 156
Guidelines aim to set the bar for bariatric surgery. Kirn, Timothy F. 384
Guidelines: PAD is underdiagnosed, undertreated: primary care physicians, said the committee, need to take on more responsibility for recognizing PAD. Ault, Alicia 879
HCM more severe in women. 217
Hep A vaccine provides potent herd immunity. Pfeiffer, Amy Brief Article 306
Hepatitis A vaccine cuts outbreaks. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 221
Higher weight found linked to a decrease in heart failure mortality. Zoler, Mitchel L. 374
HIV entry inhibitors stuck in the pipeline. Finn, Robert 699
HPV is age blind, keep screening. Brief Article 186
HT ineffective for hot flashes in tamoxifen-treated women. Jancin, Bruce 592
Hybrid type 1 & 2 diabetes emerging in pediatric patients. Finn, Robert 438
Ibuprofen tied to hematemesis in four children. Boschert, Sherry Brief Article 298
Identify and treat depression in cancer patients. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 695
Illegal drug use down, but prescription abuse up. Frieden, Joyce 895
Impulsive behavior found common in Parkinson's: Reward-based behaviors were more likely in patients taking combinations of medications for their disease. Bates, Betsy 590
Levodopa-producing retinal cell implants show Parkinson's benefit. Moon, Mary Ann 452
Measles outbreak in boarding school. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 204
Medicare cuts in motion pending action in Congress. Lubell, Jennifer 585
Medicare may halt off-label nesiritide coverage: the drug's use for the treatment of chronic heart failure called 'more risky' than previously thought. Franklin, Deeanna 552
Metabolic syndrome has lifelong consequences: children with the disorder are significantly more likely to develop CVD and diabetes before age 50. Jancin, Bruce 653
Methotrexate prevents further arthritis damage. Walsh, Nancy Brief Article 250
Mifepristone tied to increased bleeding in progesterone-releasing IUD. Johnson, Kate Brief Article 255
MMRV added to vaccines for children program. Lubell, Jennifer 613
Modafinil safe and effective for pediatric ADHD. Sullivan, Michele G. 316
Modest weight loss benefits type 2 diabetic patients. Finn, Robert 381
MRI reveals the structural abnormalities of whiplash injury. Brunk, Doug 372
MRI spots new-onset afebrile seizure pathology. Mahoney, Diana 692
Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter poses treatment challenge. Wachter, Kerri 472
My stress-induced drug problem. Farber, Steven H. Brief Article 321
Nesiritide increases mortality if acute renal failure occurs. Ault, Alicia 528
Neuroimaging sorts out eclampsialike conditions. Kilgore, Christine 526
New results uphold high-dose statin for CHD. Zoler, Mitchel L. 704
New voluntary reporting program costs hit a nerve. Frieden, Joyce; Lubell, Jennifer 839
Nonoccupational postexposure HIV prophylaxis. Skolnik, Neil S.; Liu, Jinn 710
NSAIDs plus low-dose aspirin sharply increase GI complications. Jancin, Bruce 528
Older adult pneumonia burden. 206
One flew over the hamster's nest. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief article 215
One-fifth of adults aged 40 and older has lower extremity disease. Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 314
Over-the-counter head lice treatment revealed. Schneider, Mary Ellen 614
Overcoming addiction: three physicians' stories. Brunk, Doug 865
Oxidative stress may induce amyloid accumulation. Wachter, Kerri 486
P4P: not local yet. Lubell, Jennifer 151
Paternal depression common, adversely affects child behavior. Wendling, Patrice Brief Article 266
Pelvic floor disorders don't require activity restrictions. Worcester, Sharon 464
Pheochromocytoma oft mistaken for preeclampsia: testing for urinary metanephrines had the greatest diagnostic sensitivity in cardiovascular event patients. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 420
Post-tamoxifen therapy found beneficial in breast cancer. Jancin, Bruce 721
Prescribing antidepressants for kids can be tricky. Frieden, Joyce 550
Prolonged flu infection control may be warranted. Pfeiffer, Amy 634
PTSD after cancer. Brief Article 152
Rates of stress urinary incontinence similar in nulliparous, parous sisters. Kerr, Martha Brief Article 203
Retiree drug coverage continues. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 164
Rose hip powder for osteoarthritis. Walsh, Nancy 973
Rosiglitazone reduces CRP and carotid atherosclerosis. Zoler, Mitchel L. 435
Rural access to Part B drugs. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 138
Screening at well-child visits helps spot parents at risk for depression. Wendling, Patrice 500
Sex hormones mediate effect of PTH in men. Wachter, Kerri 334
Shoe insoles fail to ease osteoarthritis knee pain. Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 309
Should physicians encourage pill splitting as a way to help patients save money? Cecil, Michael P.; Antony, Paul 885
Skin manifestations may signal crystal meth use: think 'meth mites' when patients are picking at their skin and think they have insects crawling on them. Frieden, Joyce 711
Surrogate tests of insulin resistance deemed more practical. Finn, Robert 697
Tamiflu prophylaxis OK for 1 and up. Kirn, Timothy F. 672
Testosterone replacement may boost quality of life. Moon, Mary Ann 313
Tomosynthesis may eventually rival screening mammography. Wendling, Patrice 428
Topical may be oral agent OA alternative. Walsh, Nancy 348
Total disk replacement may rival spinal fusion. Zoler, Mitchel L. 837
Trial to assess head-to-head NSAIDs' cardiac risks: the independent, industry-sponsored study will include patients with OA and diabetes or CVD. Ault, Alicia 572
Use of PPIs increases risk of community-acquired CDAD. Hackett, Catherine 375
Valacyclovir clears EBV in mono, may help prevent spread. Tucker, Miriam E. 476
View asymptomatic hyperuricemia as a flag for cardiovascular risk. Jancin, Bruce 465
Weekly bisphosphonate adherence is mediocre. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 291
West Nile virus assay approved. Brief Article 107
West Nile virus cases on the rise, CDC reports. Jefferson, Robin Seaton Brief Article 312
When natural selection fails. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief article 125

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