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Articles from Internal Medicine News (January 15, 2005)

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'Old country' ties may prevent psychiatric Ills. Bates, Betsy 613
Abnormal diastolic sounds may help diagnose heart failure. Boschert, Sherry 480
Acetaminophen confirmed as first-line agent for OA pain. Wendling, Patrice 673
ACIP expands recommendation on flu vaccine. Schneider, Mary Ellen 316
Acupuncture eases head and neck pain. Walsh, Nancy 546
Acupuncture is useful adjunct in OA of knee: 'it is reasonable to consider acupuncture among the adjunctive therapies' for management of OA pain. Walsh, Nancy 892
Alcohol screen boosted patient trust scores. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 307
Alendronate and risedronate compared in BMD study. Kirn, Timothy F. 397
Almost one-half of sickle cell patients have weakened bones. 354
AMA fesses up to its BMI. Kubetin, Sally Koch; Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 155
Antibiotic for 3 days can cure most pneumonia: if a similar strategy were employed in routine practice, it could lead to a drop in antibiotic use. Zoler, Mitchel L. 574
Antibody assay can help spot rheumatoid arthritis. Wachter, Kerri 761
Antiepileptic drugs act differently in the aged: the effects of aging on organ function and body composition make AED activity less predictable. Bloom, Mark 838
Atrial fibrillation risk higher in male runners. Jancin, Bruce 383
Avoid valproate as first-line Tx in fertile women. Sullivan, Michele 883
Azimilide helps reduce arrhythmias, hospitalizations in patients with ICDs. Zoler, Mitchel L. 712
Behavioral therapy can help to put sleep problems to rest. Melville, Nancy A. 553
Biologic therapy increases postoperative infection risk. Kirn, Timothy F. 465
Bioterrorism preparedness update. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 141
Bisphosphonates benefit elderly, frail patients: an analysis showed a reduced risk of new vertebral fractures in osteoporotic women aged 80 and over. Mahoney, Diana 637
Black, Asian women demonstrate poorer IVF outcomes. Bloom, Mark 687
Brain imaging may point to bipolar disorder dx: the technique, which needs refining, could eventually shave years off a patient's time to diagnosis. Johnson, Kate 453
Breast implants' link to connective tissue unclear. Johnson, Kate 594
Broadening friendships beyond medicine. Brunk, Doug 1579
Calcium intake and absorption decline after Roux-en-Y bypass. 483
Calcium reduces fractures in healthy women. Kirn, Timothy F. 358
Concern about the iodide stockpile. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 153
COPD exacerbations. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 166
Daptomycin looks like a possible option for treating difficult bone and joint infections. Mahoney, Diana 517
Daptomycin vs. resistant blood infections. Mahoney, Diana 498
Diagnosis of bipolar disorder usually takes several years. Worcester, Sharon 793
Doctors bilked in insurance scam. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 140
Drug resistance may spur new TB plan. McNamara, Damian 536
Elevated troponin a red flag in heart failure: high serum levels of the protein can identify patients as high risk, data from the ADHERE registry show. Boschert, Sherry 894
Essure's first year results in only five pregnancies. Finn, Robert Brief Article 267
Exercise, dairy intake tied to Parkinson's in men. Scheck, Anne 657
Exercises to speed recovery after cancer surgery. Nagler, Willibald 706
Extended patch use delays bleeding by 54 days. Splete, Heidi 712
Fat and fiber in risk for GERD. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 154
FDA approves a new, nonnarcotic sleep aid. Ault, Alicia 389
Few seniors opt for outpatient mental services. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 295
Finding virtual colonoscopy's role. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 255
Five clinical factors predict pneumonia treatment failure. Zoler, Mitchel L. 801
Gastric band bypass beats medical treatment: moderately obese patients lost more weight and fared better with surgery than with medical treatment. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 655
Gemfibrozil does not slow renal decline. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 147
Group hopes to push ORs into the 21st century. Ault, Alicia 584
Group pays $1.8 million settlement. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 128
Guidelines for thrombolytics need updating. Kilgore, Christine 815
HCV therapy during HIV coinfection. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 191
Height, poor BP control risk factors for atrial fib. Zoler, Mitchel L. 571
HF rate has held steady for 20 years. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 234
Hospitalists vs. internists. Norins, Michael Letter to the Editor 334
Hospitals' Medicaid role gets scrutiny. Schneider, Mary Ellen 401
Improper payments increase. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 144
Inpatient vaccination. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 195
Insurer goes high-deductible--for its employees. Traska, M.R. 589
Intraarterial radiation cuts radiation hepatitis. Wachter, Kerri 329
Lack of infections prompts researchers to discontinue etanercept safety trial. Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 286
Low volume predicts worse bariatric surgery outcomes. 423
Major updates to CDC's Travelers' Health book. McNamara, Damian 483
MedCAC panel weighs more coverage for bariatric surgery. Frieden, Joyce 1094
Methotrexate cuts bone erosion stimulus in rheumatoid arthritis. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 247
Mexican genetic link to gallstones. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 136
Monthly and daily dosing of ibandronate similarly effective. Kirn, Timothy F. 465
MRI can clarify acute cervical spine trauma. Johnson, Kate 408
New data cloud issue of COX-2 class effect: studies suggest that the various COX-2 inhibitors pose different risks for the cardiovascular system. Ault, Alicia 905
New drug raised hemoglobin levels in sickle cell anemia. Brief Article 232
New epilepsy treatments cause fewer side effects in the elderly than carbamazepine. Bloom, Mark 674
New pricing system needs correction mechanism. Silverman, Jennifer 590
Nexium. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 320
Niacin, psyllium fiber may augment statins' risk reduction. Zoler, Mitchel L. 1012
No global cloning ban. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 122
One-blastocyst transfer as successful as two: results of two U.S. studies showed no reduction in pregnancy rates with single-embryo transfer. Johnson, Kate 771
Oral agent shows promise for chronic myeloid leukemia. 398
Overuse of Zyvox tied to neuropathy. Ault, Alicia 413
Patients turn to CAM. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 142
Patients value tx options over prognosis info. Brunk, Doug 614
Pericardial valves superior to porcine. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 184
pH testing guards against postsurgical infection. Johnson, Kate Brief Article 332
Prednisone has pneumonia risk for RA patients. Kirn, Timothy F. 443
Prize-winning report on OCs and CVD disavowed. Kirn, Timothy F. 636
Rates of serious MRSA skin infections rising. Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 263
Rationing the inches away. Kubetin, Sally Koch; Silverman, Jennifer 230
Rimonabant improves cardiovascular risk profile. Jancin, Bruce 692
Saving the ship. Sloan, Don Letter to the Editor 306
Should all patients with cardiomyopathy have coronary angiography? Green, Stephen J.; Lahiri, Avijit 754
Sibutramine helps weight, lipids in obese adolescents: not yet approved for patients under age 16. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 617
Sildenifil boosted function in sickle cell patients. Brunk, Doug 457
Sleep and attention problems often coexist in adults. Brunk, Doug 473
Spend more time educating rheumatoid arthritis patients. Foley, Kevin 571
Supplementation isn't enough. Mahoney, Diana Brief Article 259
TACI promising for unresectable hepatocellular Ca. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 228
TB mortality risks. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 185
TB outbreak. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 135
Technology can be your foe. Kubetin, Sally Koch; Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 206
Technology can be your friend. Kubetin, Sally Koch; Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 152
The horizontal filing cabinet. Eastern, Joseph S. Editorial 600
Tigecycline promising for complicated infections. Tucker, Miriam E. 705
Treating men's depression. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 111
Treatment often inadequate in patients with anaphylaxis. Mahoney, Diana 768
Tysabri. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 414
Ultrasound improves thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke. Finn, Robert 772
Vitamin E supplementation. Ebbert, Jon O.; Tangalos, Eric G. 847
When thrombolysis is the sole option. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 164

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