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Articles from Internal Medicine News (February 1, 2004)

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'Phen-pro' combo might be effective for obesity: off-label regimen. Norton, Patrice G.W. 791
ABCLabData, PDA Styli. McLeod, Thomas G.; Ebbert, Jon O. 650
AEDs using biphasic shocks may achieve greater success: compared with monophasic shocks. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 293
Ask about SUI. Dmochowski, Roger 502
Aspirin plus ACE inhibitors. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 155
Better arterial compliance. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 122
Blacks with chronic kidney disease face CV risks: more adverse events than whites. Brunk, Doug Brief Article 249
Bone marrow cells appear to boost post-MI heart function: controlled study of 60 patients. Zoler, Mitchel L. 843
Botox may ease chronic pelvic pain: pilot study. Boschert, Sherry 380
BP: 144/92 LDL-C: 154: good enough? Or good enough to increase the odds of an MI in the next ten years? 1125
Breast cancer risk linked to early dietary fat intake: nurses' health study data: high consumption of vegetable fat in adolescence may reduce risk later in life. Jancin, Bruce 1047
Buprenorphine greatly underutilized for addiction detox: state restrictions a roadblock. Franklin, Deeanna 829
Calcium mass called best for risk assessment: international consortium weighs in. Norton, Patrice G.W. 539
Cardiac arrest survival up due to public defibrillators: used by trained community volunteers. Jancin, Bruce 507
Change in headache could signal brain tumor: neurologic red flags. Melville, Nancy A. 525
Chronic HCV with normal ALT levels: treatment is feasible: randomized trial findings. Worcester, Sharon 501
Clinical trials: welcome to the new frontier in fraud: inspection, enforcement limited. Frieden, Joyce 902
CMS to scrutinize orders for power wheelchairs: physician-specific utilization reports. Frieden, Joyce 580
Condom use low, even among herpes patients: national survey. Jancin, Bruce 561
Coordination of mental health care key to better outcomes: communication between providers. Schneider, Mary Ellen 463
Dead man breathing. Berger, Joanne M. 107
Dean Ornish's lifestyle modification program racks up big CV reductions: community-based study. Jancin, Bruce 495
Devices, strategies on horizon to cut sudden cardiac deaths: 'smarter,' less-invasive methods. Bates, Betsy 616
Does LDL-lowering diet work in the real world? Vegetarian menu. Mulcahy, Nicholas 366
Drug disparity. Silverman, Jennifer 132
Drug update: oral antifungal drugs. Zoler, Mitchel L.; Finn, Robert 1165
Dying patients can guide you in pain management: reassess pain often. Wachter, Kerri 549
Dying patients need tailored mental health care: teasing out common mental illnesses. Wachter, Kerri 597
Elite athletes not alone in anabolic steroid abuse: missed by drug testing. Bates, Betsy 512
End-of-life care demands openness and compassion: expert advice. Wachter, Kerri 987
Environmental E. coli. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 219
Exercise training better than stenting in trial: stable CAD. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 219
Exposure to Agent Orange may double risk of peripheral neuropathy: study of Vietnam-era veterans. Finn, Robert Brief Article 190
Familial aggregation of IBS. Evans, Jeff 169
FDA issues plan to ban sale of ephedra products: linked to deaths. Franklin, Deeanna 1081
FDA raises bar for silicone breast implant approval: rejects advisory panel recommendation. Johnson, Kate 591
Fear of abuse clouds support for genetic research: deep distrust of scientists. Bates, Betsy 525
Fecal incontinence: nonsurgical options: biofeedback, anal plug, dietary changes. Worcester, Sharon 555
Fee schedule increases. Silverman, Jennifer 106
Fish consumption may curb progression of CAD: postmenopausal patients. Jancin, Bruce 450
Fitness early lowers risk of heart disease later: fifteen-year study. Kirn, Timothy F. 405
GERD & noncardiac chest pain. Evans, Jeff 193
Guidelines address Rx for neuropathic pain: aim to simplify management. Worcester, Sharon 391
HBV and kidney disease. Worcester, Sharon 150
Help for uninsured to be Congressional priority in 2004: medical savings accounts also on agenda. Frieden, Joyce 1051
High anal HPV prevalence in gay men of all ages: unusual infection pattern. Jancin, Bruce 373
High-fish diet may reduce macular degeneration risk by 36%: may stem from systemic disease. Finn, Robert 615
History is key to migraine-related dizziness dx: few guidelines available. Melville, Nancy A. Brief Article 183
HIV dynamics may help explain lack of cure: is complete eradication impossible? Finn, Robert Brief Article 283
HIV medication shown safe, effective in phase III trial: enfuvirtide. Perlstein, Steve 384
Hospital utilization of DNRs varies widely for ischemic stroke patients: data from California. Finn, Robert 520
Hotbed issue. Berger, Joanne M. 106
How to test symptomatic patients for allergies: can be effective in primary care. Wachter, Kerri 894
ICDS shown to help in nonischemic disease: first primary prevention trial. Jancin, Bruce 622
Inappropriate Rx for neuropathic pain common: among elderly. Wachter, Kerri 491
Incidence of acute hepatitis B. Evans, Jeff 184
Investigational assays for STDs shown to be highly accurate: self-collected vaginal swabs. Jancin, Bruce 463
Investigational hypnotic improves sleep in elderly: reduces next-day drowsiness. Sullivan, Michele G. 571
IOM recommends change in nutrition labeling: push to include trans fatty acids. MacReady, Norra 864
Is echocardiographic evaluation for diastolic dysfunction worth the trouble? Garcia, Mario J.; Wade, Robert L., Jr. 614
Ivabradine equal to atenolol, lacks adverse effects: blocks ion channel in sino-atrial node. Zoler, Mitchel L. 603
Literature doesn't show [beta]-blocker and depression link: metaanalysis. Kirn, Timothy F. 200
Living organ donation poses 'ethical challenges' that must be addressed: informed--or coerced--consent? Bates, Betsy 637
Look for skin signs of steroid use in athletes: patients rarely admit use. Brunk, Doug 599
Lower GI hemorrhage therapy. Evans, Jeff 192
Malaria prophylaxis options set by CDC panel: five first-line agents. Zoler, Mitchel L. 536
Management of supraventricular arrhythmias. Golden, William E.; Hopkins, Robert H. 745
Managing therapy-related problems in hepatitis C: timing is key. Evans, Jeff 1057
Many dying patients lack advance directives: physicians should initiate conversation. Brunk, Doug 305
Match day adds new protections, more contract details: better for comparing salaries, benefits. Silverman, Jennifer 527
Medicare's communication woes irk physicians: no authoritative answers to questions. Frieden, Joyce 610
Mental health system needs 'radical change': Kennedy legacy 40 years later. Schneider, Mary Ellen 971
Migraine nasal spray gets results in 'real-life' trials: effective, durable response. Boschert, Sherry 386
Misdiagnosis common in subarachnoid hemorrhage: presentation can be baffling. Melville, Nancy A. 564
Modest activity protects against breast cancer: late-life start still protective. Mahoney, Diana 967
Modular headache theory may account for atypical symptoms, improve classification: patient-specific phenotypes. 376
Moxifloxacin for TB. Worcester, Sharon 168
MRI finds more roles in breast cancer care: an additional screen for women at risk. Jancin, Bruce 583
MRI helpful in evaluating plaque. Zoler, Mitchel L. 371
MRSA may be an STD problem in homosexual men: preliminary finding. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 238
New continuous glucose monitors may provide more accurate readings: three designs. Boschert, Sherry 396
New drugs aim at specific asthma targets: 'theophylline revisited'. Wachter, Kerri 716
No more supervision. Silverman, Jennifer 105
No role seen for H. pylori infection in Barrett's esophagus: metaanalysis. Evans, Jeff 196
Organ donation can be tricky when donor and family wishes don't agree: over 81,000 on transplant wait list. Frieden, Joyce 827
Pain management still a sore spot among providers: objective assessment needed. Boschert, Sherry 825
Panel emphasizes value of total knee replacement: effective, safe for most patients: "myths' may limit primary care referrals. Evans, Jeff 1065
Parkinson's not associated with cognitive decline: declining motor function. Finn, Robert Brief Article 193
Patient education eases stress of chronic pain: targeted home-study materials. Mahoney, Diana 646
Pegaptanib tackles 'wet' macular degeneration: slows progression. Finn, Robert 598
Perfect timing. Berger, Joanne M. 180
Policy effort puts focus on uninsured: primary care legislative goal. Silverman, Jennifer 835
PPIs may reduce risk of dysplasia in Barrett's: retrospective review. Evans, Jeff 368
Prevention earlier in life saves medicare money: updated findings from landmark study. Jancin, Bruce 374
Preventive mastectomy leaves mark on sexuality: breasts 'didn't feel like my own'. Jancin, Bruce 549
Preventive services task force. Silverman, Jennifer 118
Prion disease called potential risk to humans: chronic wasting disease of deer. Kirn, Timothy F. 1235
Projects test ways to change health behaviors: $2.1 million research initiative. Schneider, Mary Ellen 681
Prospective study shows prevalence of autoimmune thyroiditis is increased threefold in women with PCOS: higher estrogen/progesterone ratio. McNamara, Damian 410
Psychotherapy often required to conquer obesity: behavior modification often insufficient. Mulcahy, Nicholas 604
Radiologists test new technologies in effort to improve specificity of breast MRI: false positives still problematic. Jancin, Bruce 473
Reducing pap test frequency may be a hard sell: focus group interviews. Mahoney, Diana 555
Report details state laws on women's health: more access to EC pills, less to abortion. Schneider, Mary Ellen 375
Resistant Salmonella. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 172
Respiratory physiotherapy. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 198
Retaane effective for 'wet' macular degeneration: further studies planned. Finn, Robert 271
Revised guidelines streamline HIV/AIDS regimens: prepared by federally appointed panel. Finn, Robert 567
Rising infection resistance resurrects polymyxin B: gram-negative nosocomial infections. Jancin, Bruce 517
Risk of perineal dermatitis significantly increased by fecal, urinary incontinence: after 3 months in a nursing home. Brunk, Doug 318
Screen for migraines with just three questions: two simple tools can be used. Boschert, Sherry 327
Sexual dysfunction common in women on antidepressants: least likely with bupropion. Sullivan, Michele G. 556
Short-term antioxidants reduce endometriosis pain, inflammation: high-dose vitamins E and C. Johnson, Kate 372
Shorter treatment course for HCV is equally effective: safe as well. Worcester, Sharon 254
Simple interventions reduce costs of delirium: hospitalized patients. Bates, Betsy 924
Sinking hearts. Berger, Joanne M. 143
Smallpox assessment. Silverman, Jennifer 84
Smoking linked to avascular necrosis in HIV+ patients: also albuterol use. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 265
Start with H1 receptor antagonists when treating urticaria: one dermatologist's view. Brunk, Doug 570
States underprepared. Silverman, Jennifer 84
STDs a major problem that falls through cracks: public knowledge is limited. Evans, Jeff 1160
Stroke outcome after acute MI better than appreciated: new data from the optimaal trial. Jancin, Bruce 387
TIAs linked to stroke, MI risks: population study. Finn, Robert Brief Article 263
To neuroimage or not to neuroimage: identifying secondary headache. 517
Tracer reveals ischemia up to 30 hours later: induced by exercise stress test. Wachter, Kerri 573
Treating Jack and Jill. Berger, Joanne M. 189
Troponin levels in pericarditis. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 194
Try anal physiologic tests to assess recalcitrant fecal incontinence: more accurate evaluations. Worcester, Sharon 497
Unilateral brain stimulation quells Parkinson's: may reduce surgical risk. Finn, Robert 295
Update on lifestyle modification for prevention of breast cancer: a 30%-40% reduction feasible. Jancin, Bruce 773
Use five A's in smoking cessation counseling with your patients: brief interventions. Boschert, Sherry 623
VA as performance model. Perlin, Jonathan B. 600
What's normal? Take a second look at ALT levels: factor in age and gender. Worcester, Sharon 355
Wish list. Silverman, Jennifer 124
Women smokers more likely to develop lung cancer: annual CT detects early cancers. Norton, Patrice G.W. 957

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