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Articles from Internal Medicine News (June 1, 2005)

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Title Author Type Words
Ads influence prescribing. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 149
African Americans just as likely as whites to pursue BRCA test. Little, Linda 218
Alcohol-based hand gels not enough to block C. difficile. Bates, Betsy 487
Aspiration pneumonia Rx. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 168
At 3 years, progress to Alzheimer's is similar for donepezil, placebo. McNamara, Damian 574
Baby boomers may overwhelm medical system. Kirn, Timothy F. 572
Bisphosphonates cut fractures but compliance is often poor. Splete, Heidi 434
Breast MRI shows promise for high-risk women. Shaw, Gina 528
C. difficile management team cuts hospital infection rates. Bates, Betsy 400
Cat's claw for arthritis. Walsh, Nancy 937
Catheter ablation of atrial fib effective. Jancin, Bruce 734
Closure of patent foramen ovale or atrial septal defect may help relieve migraines. Moon, Mary Ann 643
CMS: pay for performance works. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 136
Coalition defines set of 26 clinical care measures: performance criteria may be used in 2006. Schneider, Mary Ellen 786
Coenzyme [Q.sub.10] eased statin-induced muscle pain. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 294
Combining CABG and endarterectomy. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 240
Controversy erupts over proteomics studies. Sullivan, Michele G. 890
CorCap helps even without mitral valve surgery. Zoler, Mitchel L. 625
Counseling helps women at risk for ovarian cancer take action. Shaw, Gina Brief Article 243
Daily calcium may protect against colon polyps. Finn, Robert 424
Doctors, patients may benefit from Medicare hospital database. Frieden, Joyce 586
Dopamine antagonists effective for acute migraine: these drugs provide a good alternative to opioids or vasoactive agents such as triptans and ergotamines. Finn, Robert 648
E-prescribing standards. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 137
Eating disorders with substance abuse require integrated treatment. Johnson, Kate 714
Elevated serum bile acid level linked to ICP. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 208
Exercise plus diet beats exercise alone for metabolic syndrome. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 258
Exhaled nitric oxide measures asthma activity: this simple test gauges disease activity with greater sensitivity than lung function tests or symptoms. Johnson, Kate 757
Expert says culture not reliable for community-acquired pneumonia. Brief Article 265
FDA okays ropinirole for restless legs syndrome. McNamara, Damian 677
Findings put new spin on HT combo therapy. Jancin, Bruce 360
First incretin mimetic, Byetta, approved for diabetes: exenatide is formulated for self-administered subcutaneous injection within 1 hour of meals. Brunk, Doug 736
Fluorescence endoscopy for Barrett's. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 196
For whom the bull toils. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 191
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, 2005 update. Golden, William E.; Hopkins, Robert H. 795
Gestational diabetes rising in all ethnic groups. Tucker, Miriam E. 295
Giving birth vaginally doubles incontinence risk. Boschert, Sherry 570
Group to introduce certification of EHR products. Schneider, Mary Ellen 573
Health, fractures guide bisphosphonate decision. Walsh, Nancy 674
Hip osteoarthritis higher in women on statins. Splete, Heidi 613
Homocysteine, AV fistula thrombosis. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 168
Hospital medicine specialty firming up core curriculum. Dixon, Bruce 453
Hospitalist evolution raises questions, challenges. Kirn, Timothy F. 779
Hospitalists' impact on outcomes not so clear: large study finds no evidence that hospitalists affect average length of stay, costs, or patient outcomes. Dixon, Bruce 810
Hydrocortisone for pneumonia. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 229
Hyperhomocysteinemia in hepatitis C. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 149
Hypothyroidism tied to lower breast ca risk. Kilgore, Christine 328
IgE levels validate rise in allergy. 409
Imaging helps in Dx of neurologic AIDS diseases. Wachter, Kerri 659
In 71%, RA responded to swap in biologics. Walsh, Nancy 663
Individualize diabetes care in the elderly for good glucose control. Kirn, Timothy F. 444
Inhaled cyclosporine cut posttransplant deaths: enrollment criteria excluded fungal infections, bronchial stenosis, and mechanical ventilation. Zoler, Mitchel L. 821
Intensive statin Tx most effective in older patients. Zoler, Mitchel L. 594
Intermittent steroids an option in mild asthma. Wendling, Patrice 586
Intrathecal agents combined for pain control. Bates, Betsy 602
Just 45% of OxyContin prescriptions are taken as directed. Bates, Betsy 431
Just like a woman. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 146
Linezolid may be overused weapon for staph infections. Kirn, Timothy F. 456
Man vs. Machine. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 169
Mass. coalition test drives electronic health records. Schneider, Mary Ellen 523
Medicare's 'new math' doesn't add up. Adams, Chris Letter to the Editor 180
Meditation benefits black teens with high-normal BP. Tucker, Miriam E. 480
Metformin with diet reduced cardiovascular risk in PCOS. Splete, Heidi 397
Metformin, nonalcoholic fatty liver. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 177
Metoclopramide works well for adult migraine. Sullivan, Michele G. Brief Article 144
Middle-aged obesity and dementia risk. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 212
Mind goggling. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 159
Mobile stroke screening may be unsafe. Ballard, Evan A. Letter to the Editor 123
Morbid obesity doubles health care costs. Louden, Kathleen 353
MRI screening can serve as complement to mammography. Johnson, Kate 473
MRSA necrotizing pneumonia cases described as 'not subtle'. 348
New criteria detect 10 times more early kidney disease. Wachter, Kerri 479
New drugs on the horizon for VTE. Wakefield, Thomas Editorial 772
New guidelines target CVD in dialysis patients. Wachter, Kerri 625
New Medicare wheelchair policy. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 125
Nicardipine safe for cutting BP in hypertensive emergency. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 433
Obesity rising for all income levels. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 180
Obesity-related mortality. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 166
Panic: common in diabetes, and linked to depression. Tucker, Miriam E. 353
Pearls offered for end-of-life pain treatment. Finn, Robert 1185
Periodontitis linked to HT. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 132
Pertussis transmission begins at home: how do infants get pertussis? They get it from their family. That's right--their moms and dads, brothers and sisters, even grandma and grandpa! 925
Physician substance abuse relapse. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 153
Poliomyelitis eradication. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 127
Poor kidney function portends anemia in heart failure patients. Brief Article 327
Predicting postmenopausal CV risk. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 170
Preinfarction angina may be good sign. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 194
Primary graft dysfunction redefined by infiltrates, oxygen ratio. Zoler, Mitchel L. 641
Progress slow for online clinical trial registries. Sherman, Carl 581
Promote healthy behavior with FRAMES method: to motivate patients, use a nonjudgmental approach that places responsibility for change on the patient. Splete, Heidi 996
Propafenone called drug of choice for rhythm control in atrial fib. Jancin, Bruce 320
Psychiatric disorder rate high among regular opioid users. Tucker, Miriam E. 366
Retainer physicians earn more, work less. Silverman, Jennifer 772
Risk factors for nighttime heartburn. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 145
RSV common in adults. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 207
Simvastatin trial points to benefits in PCOS. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 644
Smokers, obese should pay more. Essig, Mitchell Letter to the Editor 326
Staging stomach ca via ultrasound takes hit. Wendling, Patrice 518
Stressors differ for reservists, active-duty troops. Jancin, Bruce 523
Study disputes delayed onset of antidepressant effect. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 198
Study identifies novel breast cancer prognostic markers. Wendling, Patrice Brief Article 282
Sublingual immunotherapy eases symptoms of dust mite allergy. 401
Successful kidney transplant can triple life expectancy. Brunk, Doug 383
Support device enhances MV surgery outcomes. Jancin, Bruce 1068
Survey examines disclosure of medical errors. Louden, Kathleen Brief Article 263
Tap peers to teach adults with new diabetes Dx. Brunk, Doug 540
Testosterone replacement for male hypogonadism. Mechcatie, Elizabeth; Evans, Jeff 1237
The business of health care. Rosenthal, Amy Letter to the Editor 139
The rest of your exercises. Coralnick, Harold Letter to the Editor 297
Thorough history can explain incomplete antidepressant response. Finn, Robert 600
TIA presages stroke within 3 months in 15%. Wendling, Patrice 668
To admit or not to admit: use CURB-65 to decide. 371
Toxic Clostridium difficile strain seen in nine states. Bates, Betsy 808
Transdermal and intranasal delivery systems now in pipeline for treating depression, ED. Sherman, Carl 603
Treatment urged for pregnant HIV patients. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 351
Turnover rate is major factor in bone strength. Wachter, Kerri 686
Unhealthy habits. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 134
Uninsured rates among the states. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 122
Use of BNP to guide heart failure Tx reduced deaths. Brief Article 189
Warfarin: real world stroke prevention doesn't match trials. Zoler, Mitchel L. 431
What would Jesus eat? Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 134
Will health savings accounts leave people vulnerable to bankruptcy? Woolhandler, Steffie; Scandlen, Greg 681
Wiring a paperless office, step by step. Silverman, Jennifer 1051
Women who are newly diagnosed with HIV often skip Pap tests. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 479

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