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Articles from Internal Medicine News (September 1, 2003)

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AAMC slams plan to redirect academic health center funds: reaction to IOM report. Silverman, Jennifer 655
Altruism has its limits. Browne, Roger W. Letter to the Editor 204
Anemia doesn't worsen HF. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 150
Anemia linked with physical decline in elderly: even borderline cases at risk. Sullivan, Michele G. 587
Annual Pap not for all women, ACOG revised guidelines say: intervals of 2-3 years. Bates, Betsy 757
Aspirin and adenomas. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 183
Assess risk if there's family history of breast ca: women 35 and older. Zoler, Mitchel L. 406
Avoiding HIV transmission. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 162
Azithromycin for CAP. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 174
Blueberry burgers, cherry meats. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 188
Breast MRI may find cancer mammogram missed: specificity, cost at issue. Mahoney, Diana 1021
Brush sampling screen preferred for colorectal ca: patient friendly. Worcester, Sharon 567
Cholesterol embolization. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 187
Community-acquired VRE found in four states: sources being tracked. Moon, Mary Ann 306
Condom city. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 164
Cranberry juice for UTI prevention. Walsh, Nancy 897
CRP may predict stroke risk in atrial fibrillation: potential screening test. Brief Article 301
Cyclist's tinnitus. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 107
Delay surgery after stenting. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 195
Depression a barrier to breast, cervical ca testing: reduces screening rates. Jancin, Bruce 361
Diabetes education lacks focus on cardiovascular risk: two analyses. Tucker, Miriam 343
Diagnosing strep pharyngitis. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 270
Dialysis Recombivax safe for revaccination against HBV: previous nonresponders. Worcester, Sharon Product/Service Evaluation 430
Dieting, exercise must accompany obesity drugs: obesity therapy. Jancin, Bruce 893
Divorce. Golden, William E.; Hopkins, Robert H. 783
Drug benefits and the uninsured. Goldstein, Sidney Editorial 709
Drug update: Parkinson's disease. Mahoney, Diana 1250
Echo finds LVH in hypertension. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 173
Echo screen can assess elderly patients' risk of first CV event: primary prevention. Jancin, Bruce 464
Employers wary of consumer-driven health plans: fewer fixed copays predicted. Frieden, Joyce 592
External hip protectors in nursing homes. Evans, Jeff 415
FDA drops olestra warning. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 119
FDA okays rosuvastatin for hypercholesterolemia: most potent statin to date. Mechcatie, Elizabeth Product/Service Evaluation 657
Fluticasone-induced candidiasis. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 107
Folic acid not protective in antiepileptic users: congenital anomalies. Mulcahy, Nicholas 358
Frovatriptan helps prevent menstrually linked migraines: study of 545 women. Finn, Robert Brief Article 237
Gram-negative bacilli attack cancer patients' urinary tract: antibiotic resistance. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 248
Handheld echo helps triage in acute chest pain: 100% negative predictive value for ACS. Jancin, Bruce 447
Hastening transplants. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 148
HCV and type 2 diabetes. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 165
Heart failure can masquerade as asthma, COPD: about 20% in ER study. Zoler, Mitchel L. 343
Hemochromatosis mutation. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 206
Hemodialysis better for end-stage renal disease patients with CHF: compared with peritoneal dialysis. McNamara, Damian 279
Higher physician supply tied to caps on damages: noneconomic awards. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 312
Higher-dose estradiol patch has advantage: female migraineurs. Norton, Patrice G.W. 412
HIPAA flexibility. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 127
HIV drug warning. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 109
HIV, smoking, and respiration. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 184
Improve health literacy by using plain language: about 20% of U.S. adults are illiterate. Silverman, Jennifer 584
Inflammatory bowel disease increases bone fracture risk: bisphosphonates warranted. Walsh, Nancy 451
Initial nesiritide best for acute decompensated HF: cuts hospital stay. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 235
Is obesity a disease? Frank, Arthur; Gaesser, Glenn A. 867
Liability impact. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 127
Limited drug options for acute renal failure: mild benefit achieved. Worcester, Sharon 431
Little or no difference seen between menstrual, nonmenstrual migraines: comparison study. Norton, Patrice G.W. 350
Losartan benefits hypertensives with atrial fib: potential antiarrhythmic effect. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 240
Making sense of BNP screen for heart failure: assay has limited use. Jancin, Bruce 627
Medical council tackles language barrier issues in California: how to pay for interpreters? Brunk, Doug 664
Medicare casualties. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 126
Medicare rule on ICD coverage assailed as 'irrational' policy: inclusion of QRS data questioned. 570
Mental health urgent care clinic never closes its doors: round-the-clock help. Bates, Betsy 856
Mental illness seen more in gays, bisexuals: better studies counter older data. Boschert, Sherry 659
Most physicians not ready for HIPAA compliance; feds ease standards slightly: Oct. 16 deadline will catch many off guard. Frieden, Joyce 1247
MRSA, VRE rarely seen in rural hospitals: 'a case or two'. Moon, Mary Ann 263
New erectile dysfunction drugs pass QT tests: not clinically relevant. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 853
New osteoporosis therapies not always better: more expensive. Peck, Peggy 528
New safety goals. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 105
New safety warning added for topiramate: two conditions. Brunk, Doug Brief Article 194
New system increases cadaveric liver transplants: waiting list time not primary factor. Tucker, Miriam E. 590
NIH restructuring. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 116
NSAIDs for 10 years reduce risk of breast cancer: ibuprofen most protective. Splete, Heidi 589
Obesity and eating disorders frequently occur together: specialists urged to join forces. Jancin, Bruce 521
Paricalcitol therapy tops calcitriol in dialysis patients: 16% higher survival rate; new vitamin D analogue is more effective in treating secondary hyperparathyroidism. Zoler, Mitchel L. 765
Physician 'gainsharing' ban a wasted opportunity: quality improvement. Frieden, Joyce 565
Physician specialty may affect 1-year survival after CHF hospitalization: study draws criticism. Jancin, Bruce 564
Prescriptions for protest. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 150
Repaglinide outperforms nateglinide in two trials: type 2 diabetes. Brunk, Doug 676
Rising premiums linked to losses on claims: medical liability. Silverman, Jennifer 550
SAMHSA taking action on mental health report: plan expected soon. Frieden, Joyce 600
Second primary malignancies in 10% of breast ca: most appear in colon. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 182
Sertraline okay for depression in Parkinson's disease: open-label trial. Finn, Robert Brief Article 208
Several agents under study for treating HCV: oral protease inhibitor, vaccine. Norton, Patrice G.W. 506
Smoking history can point to Crohn's or ulcerative colitis: nicotine tablet studied. Jancin, Bruce 578
Smoking, appendectomy affect manifestations of ulcerative colitis: increased extraintestinal disease. Worcester, Sharon 340
Specialty hospitals raise antitrust concerns, issues: hoarding profitable patients? Silverman, Jennifer 835
Spinal manipulation may increase risk of stroke: patients under age 60. Finn, Robert 548
STAT Cardiac Clearance. McLeod, Thomas G.; Ebbert, Jon O. 627
Studies conflict on gastrointestinal event risks from bisphosphonates: alendronate vs. risedronate. Brunk, Doug 645
Tetravalent HPV vaccine now in phase III trial: cervical ca prevention. Walsh, Nancy 543
The truth behind perceptions. Harger, James H. Letter to the Editor 288
Three lots of Nortrel 7/7/7-28 day oral contraceptive are recalled: out of sequence. Hall, Gwendolyn Brief Article 232
Tifacogin for severe sepsis. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 219
TIPS may stop variceal bleeding in cirrhosis: not first-line treatment. Walsh, Nancy 243
Tissue Doppler echocardiography gives view of myocardium: noninvasive measure of function. Jancin, Bruce 725
Tomato sauce reduces severity of anemia caused by ribavirin therapy: HCV patients. McNamara, Damian 355
Tongue-tied. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 121
Top 10 diagnoses in gastroenterology office visits in 2002. Brief Article 91
Triple antihypertensive Tx urged for diabetics: BP-lowering regimen. Zoler, Mitchel L. 568
Troponin T flags death risk in renal patients: most sensitive serum marker. Zoler, Mitchel L. 601
Ulcerative colitis biologic Tx. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 211
Unusual symptoms noted in pseudostroke: recent stressors common. Bates, Betsy 561
Use of minors as interpreters spurs criticism: laws mulled in California, D.C. Frieden, Joyce 895
UTI patients show antibiotic resistance: lower resistance in Canada. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 267
Weekly risedronate shown as effective as daily dose regimen: first study of its kind. Brunk, Doug Product/Service Evaluation 339
West Nile virus effects may linger: neurologic manifestations. Bates, Betsy 840
Whites more likely to get narcotics for pain: insurance status, age also factors. Jancin, Bruce 565
Zolmitriptan can tackle menstrual migraine: first randomized controlled trial. Norton, Patrice G.W. 354

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