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Articles from Family Practice News (April 1, 2008)

1-91 out of 91 article(s)
Title Author Type Words
'Death rain imminent. Don't panic.'. Napoli, Denise Brief article 186
Abnormal pap smear rates fall since HPV vaccine. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 649
Again, Medicare Advantage is eyed for fee fix. Ault, Alicia 318
An elemental diet is a last resort in esophagitis. Jancin, Bruce Clinical report 550
Another continuous glucose monitor is approved for the U.S. Tucker, Miriam E. 541
Antidepressant, behavioral Tx may ease poststroke depression. Evans, Jeff Clinical report 486
Aspirin resistance not tied to metabolic syndrome. Wendling, Patrice Clinical report 596
California family physicians prep for reform. Kirn, Timothy F. 668
CDC addresses shortage of IG, rabies vaccine. Tucker, Miriam E. Brief article 255
CDC: more than 3 million teenage girls have an STI. Sullivan, Michele G. 600
Closing in on microbial detail. Feero, Greg 920
CMS finds improper payments. Anderson, Jane Brief article 129
COBRA trial opens door to all-topical therapy in psoriasis. 518
Comorbidities flag sleep disorders. Brief article 266
Controlling hypertension after stroke cut the risk of mortality at 3 months. Evans, Jeff 436
Coronary calcium imaging has multiple uses. Jancin, Bruce 673
Daily 10-minute tread can help ease chronic pain. Lowry, Fran 574
Data may ease concerns about risks from GnRH agonists. Boschert, Sherry Clinical report 561
Data suggest [HbA.sub.1c] can't be switched to mean blood glucose. Tucker, Miriam E. 523
Deferasirox's safety for sickle cell persists. Lowry, Fran 569
Dermoscopy may enhance melanoma risk assessment. 525
DHEA helps some aspects of Addison's disease. Kirn, Timothy F. Clinical report 635
Diastolic pressure, cognitive impairment linked. Worcester, Sharon Clinical report 381
Early syphilis often missed in HIV-positive men. Walsh, Nancy 568
Epidural steroid shots up diabetics' blood sugars. Lowry, Fran 449
Excessive daytime sleepiness may signal elevated stroke risk. Evans, Jeff Clinical report 636
Extensively drug-resistant TB: coming to a location near you. 573
Factor V Leiden testing not advised by genetics experts. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 527
Fasting glucose levels tied to preeclampsia. Freeman, Sara Medical condition overview 760
Flexibility is key to locum tenens stint. Brunk, Doug 1052
Follow-up surveillance for primary melanomas often overdone. Jancin, Bruce 651
Global warming? Don't sweat it! Jensen, Eric E. Letter to the editor 149
Goals of therapy should guide end-of-life care. Wachter, Kerri 945
Guidelines limit use of fecal occult blood testing: only screening methods with sensitivities above 50% are recommended since repeat testing is often skipped. Finn, Robert 775
Health care spending to hit $4.3 trillion by 2017. Schneider, Mary Ellen 296
Health risks shifted after WHI patients stopped hormone therapy. Moon, Mary Ann 604
HPV vaccination talk turns to older women. Tucker, Miriam E. 1295
ICDs have little impact on sudden death rates. Jancin, Bruce 664
In SSRI-resistant depression in teens, switch to CBT, new drug. Moon, Mary Ann 408
Include indication for use to avoid Rx errors. Dixon, Bruce K. 806
It's time for parity. Wellstone, David Guest editorial 449
Lack of circumcision, immunity linked to HIV vaccine failure. Mahoney, Diana 474
Letrozole stems breast ca return after tamoxifen. Moon, Mary Ann 614
Link between HPV and oral cancers backed by new data. Dixon, Bruce K. 359
MDs not sleeping enough. Anderson, Jane Brief article 144
Mechanical clot removal device shows promise for stroke prevention. Worcester, Sharon Clinical report 625
MedPAC: primary care is undervalued. Ault, Alicia 554
Methadone is an effective but complex choice for pain. Wachter, Kerri 502
Moderate drinking cut heart event risks by 38%: event rates were 6.9% versus 10.7%. Jancin, Bruce 549
Mortality appears to rise in the 2 years following TIA. Worcester, Sharon 414
Mortality benefit seen in moderate drinking post MI. Jancin, Bruce 305
MRI overused to assess osteoarthritis patients. Boschert, Sherry Clinical report 525
New approach to plantar fasciitis pain aims to address biomechanics. Lowry, Fran 329
New norovirus strains virulent cause of diarrhea. Brunk, Doug 645
News of prostate cancer boosts heart attack rates: in the year following diagnosis, the risk of having a heart attack was 50% higher compared with norms. Boschert, Sherry Clinical report 798
Noneconomic damage caps. Zaremski, Miles 1102
NYC implementing EMRs. Anderson, Jane Brief article 148
Outpatient arterial procedures appear safe for octogenarians. Tucker, Miriam E. 569
Pain rehabilitation programs help reduce medication costs. Lowry, Fran 511
Panel votes for continued, but limited ESA use in oncology. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 516
Patent foramen ovale tied to stroke. Brief article 174
Patient perception of teratogenic risk. Koren, Gideon 819
Population growth limits matter, too. Dykers, John R., Jr. Letter to the editor 147
Postpartum depression is linked to prior obesity. Wendling, Patrice 713
PPI therapy may be tied to respiratory infections. Johnson, Kate 288
Prescription cough product may be fatal at high doses. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 490
Prostate cancer prognosis favorable in PSA era. Boschert, Sherry 624
Questions about the epidemiology remain. Jancin, Bruce 548
Reliability of CT colonography for screening is questioned. Zoler, Mitchel L. Clinical report 768
Retiree health costs $225,000. Anderson, Jane 101
Rivaroxaban beats enoxaparin as buffer to thromboembolism. Lowry, Fran Clinical report 421
Screen for thyroid problems before starting ED therapy. Tucker, Miriam E. Clinical report 454
Secondary-stroke prevention guidelines updated. Zoler, Mitchel L. 481
Stress, not depression, ups stroke risk. 307
Surgery rarely needed for pediatric GERD. Kirn, Timothy F. 331
Syphilis infection rates in U.S. jumped 12% from 2006 to 2007. Sullivan, Michele G. 481
Teenage mutant turtle. Napoli, Denise Brief article 189
TNF-blocker approved for juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Mechcatie, Elizabeth Clinical report 507
TPA may benefit those on antiplatelet agents. Moon, Mary Ann 350
Treating comorbidities may not benefit asthma. Jancin, Bruce 533
Trouble paying for Rx. Anderson, Jane Brief article 158
Tuberculosis pipeline holds promise for drug-resistant strain. 369
Two good causes. Napoli, Denise Brief article 140
Two nucleoside analogues shown to increase risk of MI. Mahoney, Diana Clinical report 495
Ultrasound helps identify bone defects in women with type 2. Bell, John R. 443
Unanswered questions, lack of data complicate incretin therapy. Boschert, Sherry 639
Use of aspirin may play a role in racial disparities in stroke mortality. Worcester, Sharon 532
Value of melanoma biopsy technique is revised. Jancin, Bruce 618
Watchful waiting best in kids' neurofibromatosis. Brunk, Doug 862
We all need to step up. Alderman, Elizabeth Guest editorial 593
Woodcock named CDER head. Anderson, Jane Brief article 177

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