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Articles from Internal Medicine News (January 1, 2003)

1-111 out of 111 article(s)
Title Author Type Words
Abracadaver. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 147
Addressing organ shortages. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 86
Adenomyosis often mistaken for fibroids on ultrasound. (Underdiagnosed Cause of Pelvic Pain). Boschert, Sherry 619
Adult tonsillectomy. (Clinical Capsules). Worcester, Sharon 170
Adverse events lead to warning on Bextra label. (Postmarketing Reports). Franklin, Deeanna 248
Air purifier. (Products). Brief Article 83
AK therapy shift: treat regions, not solo lesions. (Field Cancerization). Bates, Betsy 609
Alendronate can protect BMD during up to 10 years of use. (Two Long-Term Studies). Zoler, Mitchel L. Product/Service Evaluation 641
AMA delegates demand fix for Medicare pay formula. (Protest Vote at Interim Meeting). Silverman, Jennifer 784
Anthrax vaccine cleared of link to rheumatic ills. (underreporting Charged by Critics). Walsh, Nancy 1087
Anthrax vaccine cleared of link to rheumatic ills. (Underreporting charged by critics). Walsh, Nancy 1087
Antibiotic link to hemolytic uremic syndrome still unclear. (Metaanalysis of nine studies). MacReady, Norra 501
Auto-titrating CPAP as effective as manual titration. (Obstructive Sleep Apnea). Finn, Robert Brief Article 259
Best teachers may be losing interest in the profession. (Money and Pressure). Perlstein, Steve 367
Botanical extracts can lead to dermatitis. (Chamomile, Tea Tree Extract). McNamara, Damian 318
BRCA1 mutation increases risk of other cancers. (Liver, Cervix, Pancreas). Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 248
Campaign focuses on [HbA.sub.1c] testing. (Below 7% is Target). Foley, Kevin 1080
Chest pain persists after angiography. (Nearly Half of Women Affected). Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 300
CIGNA settlement. (AMA Briefs). Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 128
Clinical skills assessment. (AMA Briefs). Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 159
Colorectal polyps: smoking risk rivals positive family history. (Tend to be High-Grade Lesions). Jancin, Bruce 375
Continue starting colonoscopy screens in women at age 50. (New Data Nix Later Start). Brief Article 170
Dawn of a new year. Flamm, Bruce L. Editorial 616
Deep cold threatens vaccine potency. (Revaccination Often Problematic). Tucker, Miriam E. 347
Deep cold threatens vaccine potency. (Revaccination often problematic). Tucker, Miriam E. 347
Dermatitis face wash. (Products). Brief Article 88
Diabetics unaware of CV risks. (Clinical Capsules). Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 208
Digoxin poses risk in women. (Clinical Capsules). Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 197
Distal radius fractures linked to higher mortality in elderly. (Study of 325 Consecutive Patients). Brunk, Doug Brief Article 279
Diuretics deemed best first-line tx for hypertension: study shows thiazides 'unsurpassed' for lowering BP and preventing heart failure. (ALLHAT Trial of 33,357 Patients). Peck, Peggy 1108
Does diet influence arthritis pain? (Pro & Con). 949
Drug update: hormone replacement therapy. Zoler, Mitchel L.; MacReady, Norra 1450
Dual antiplatelet therapy cuts ischemic events. (Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin for 1 Year). Jancin, Bruce 689
E-mail with patients. (AMA Briefs). Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 96
Family history of breast ca makes women wary of genetic testing. (Less Than 50% of Americans Know of Tests). Zoler, Mitchel L. 744
FDA approves first laser therapy for back acne. (Alters Structure of Sebaceous Glands). Mechcatie, Elizabeth 539
FDA approves switch to OTC status for Claritin. (Nonsedating Antihistamine). Franklin, Deeanna 350
Federal smallpox initiative puts focus on education: vaccination could get started this month. (Information at Smallpox.Gov). Tucker, Miriam E. 874
First bone-building drug wins FDA approval. (Teriparatide Reduces Fracture Risk). Wachter, Kerri Product/Service Evaluation 574
Flexible sigmoidoscopy risks. (Clinical Capsules). Evans, Jeff Brief Article 135
Follow-up colonoscopy cuts colorectal ca mortality by 40%. (Retrospective Study of 3,546 Patients). 327
Fractures signal high risk in men over 60. (Indication for a Bone Scan). Zoler, Mitchel L. 411
Free medications. (FYI). 127
H. pylori eradication options. (Clinical Capsules). Evans, Jeff Brief Article 157
Help for high-risk patients. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 94
Hemodiafiltration may help flush iodine toxicity. (Povidone-Iodine Irrigation Poses Risk). Perlstein, Steve 352
Hepatitis B mortality up fourfold since 1979. (Significant Rise in use of Hospital Services). Mulcahy, Nicholas 414
HHS guide answers questions about privacy rule. (Goal is to Clear Up Confusion). Peters, Sally 338
High cortisol levels flag high stress in academic physicians. (Indicative of Burnout). Boschert, Sherry 562
High-test junk food. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 150
History of blood transfusion not always known to patient. (HCV Screening Program). Mulcahy, Nicholas Brief Article 194
HIV/STD prevention strategies. (AMA Briefs). Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 105
Homeland Security reshuffling. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 98
Hot technology. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 122
Improved communication with patient-centered interviews. (Empathy, Negotiation Go a Long Way). MacReady, Norra 625
Inhaled steroid risks rise with age and dosage. (Bone, Eyes, Skin). Tucker, Miriam E. 728
IV steroids best in treating Graves' ophthalmopathy. (First Randomized Trial). MacReady, Norra Brief Article 239
Kava hepatic toxicity. (Clinical Capsules). Evans, Jeff Brief Article 160
Keep people insured. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 123
Letters. Letter to the Editor 578
Levalbuterol does not top albuterol in treating COPD. (No Gain from Adding Ipratroplum). Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 304
Levalbuterol outperforms standard albuterol in treating acute asthma. (Better Bronchodilation at 1 Hour). Tucker, Miriam E. Product/Service Evaluation 553
Link between bone density, fracture risk persists in very old. (Women Aged 80 and Older). 501
Liver disease in cystic fibrosis. (Clinical Capsules). Evans, Jeff Brief Article 109
Many women don't enroll in rehab following CABG. (Low Functional Status). Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 228
Medicare Choices. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 105
Medication guide in Spanish. (FYI). 86
Mental illness recovery. (FYI). Brief Article 81
Miltefosine for leishmaniasis. (Clinical Capsules). Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 202
Most bacterial foodborne illnesses on the decline. (Vibrio has risen by 83%). Tucker, Miriam E. 586
MRI-guided US treats fibroids in phase II study. (Successful in 43 of 55 Women). Boschert, Sherry 664
Mucus-clearing device opens airways in COPD. (Improved Bronchodilation). Kirn, Timothy F. 340
Nicotinic drugs tested for tx of Tourette's, ADHD. (Routine Therapeutic Use Years Away). Zoler, Mitchel L. 994
Nutty study. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 149
Onset of tinnitus may be linked to bupropion use. (More Study Needed). Brunk, Doug Brief Article 201
Origin of hepatocellular ca. (Clinical Capsules). Evans, Jeff Brief Article 93
Osteoporosis medications called 'vastly underused'. (Only 20% Got TX After Hip Fracture). 371
Patients unharmed by most medication errors. (Performance Deficit Cited). Wachter, Kerri 327
Phenylephrine gel offers nonsurgical option for some patients with fecal incontinence. (Intact Anal Sphincter Muscles Necessary). Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 226
Physician counseling on tobacco often falls short. (Five-Step Strategy Suggested). Sullivan, Michele G. 617
Postmastectomy radiation therapy. (Bottom Line). Evans, Jeff 457
Postprandial glucose testing offers clearer picture of diabetes. (Helps Assess Cardiovascular Risk). McNamara, Damian 483
Preeclampsia can occur up to 28 days post partum. (Severe Headache a Common Symptom). Johnson, Kate 472
Pregnancy-induced HT tied to poor CV profile. (Preeclampsia History also a Factor). McNamara, Damian 501
Project aims to track lymphoma outcomes. (Non-Hodgkin's Disease). McNamara, Damian 682
Psychiatric disorders, substance abuse common in patients with HCV. (Interferon can Exacerbate Disorders). MacReady, Norra 307
PTCA helpful in the very old. (Clinical Capsules). Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 191
Racial and ethnic disparities. (AMA Briefs). Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 95
Recovering alcoholics can use help with smoking cessation. (Screen Heavy Smokers for Alcoholism). Evans, Jeff 642
Rheumatic symptoms reported by women with hepatitis C. (Infected by Contaminated Blood Products). Walsh, Nancy 443
Risks related to syncope. (Clinical Capsules). Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 137
Roe v. Wade at 30 years: uncertain times ahead. (Shrinking Number of Providers). Goldman, Erik L. 805
Security applications: PDASecure. (Digital Assistance). McLeod, Thomas G.; Ebbert, Jon O. 643
Sentinel node biopsy in colorectal cancer improves tumor staging. (False Positives with Standard Staging). 367
Sex and the economy. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 145
Shorter stays for patients treated by hospitalists. (Close Relationships with Staff Credited). Perlstein, Steve 605
Skin disease can provide an external map to internal illness. (Diabetes, Malignancy). Worcester, Sharon 474
Slow-release garlic may help reduce carotid atherosclerosis. (Small, Placebo-Controlled Trial). Evans, Jeff 307
St. John's wort for depression. (Alternative Medicine). Walsh, Nancy 923
Standardized drug pricing. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 102
State of the nation's health. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 129
Steroid overuse may ignite burning skin syndrome. (High Nitrate Levels may Offer a Clue). Bates, Betsy 795
Stress linked to recurrent coronary events in women. (Work and Marital Stressors). Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 176
Stress management helps elderly caregivers retain immune function. (Spouses of dementia patients). Sherman, Carl 373
Surgical Mask and Respirator. (Products). Brief Article 80
Tacrolimus may safely replace steroids for eyelid dermatitis. (Avoids Glaucoma Risk). Bates, Betsy Brief Article 311
Teriparatide may build bone best when used alone. (Concurrent Agents may Blunt Effect). Zoler, Mitchel L. 588
Ultrasound scans may suggest ways to minimize risk of post-CABG strokes. (Instrumentation of Aorta can Spur Emboli). Wachter, Kerri 547
West Nile Virus vaccine. (Clinical Capsules). Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 151
What's hot and what's not: 2003. (The Effective Physician). Golden, William E. 805
Wyeth to drop two vaccines. (Clinical Capsules). Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 139

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