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Articles from Internal Medicine News (June 15, 2005)

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'Doctor, we have a problem.'. Kushner, Robert F. Editorial 741
Abdominal repair wards off rectal prolapse recurrence. Zoler, Mitchel L. 358
Acetaminophen may raise asthma risk. Splete, Heidi 313
Alcohol rubs reduce germs on stethoscopes. 333
Aldosterone can play role in refractory HT. Wachter, Kerri 595
All work and no play? No way! Brunk, Doug 1561
Alternatives to estrogen can work for hot flashes. Finn, Robert 619
AMA: ban booze ads at NCAA events. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 147
Amiodarone, sotalol equally effective. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 172
Anthrax vaccine contract. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 102
Anti-tumor necrosis factor drugs may raise lymphoma risk in arthritis patients. Wendling, Patrice 451
Antidepressants don't get credit for drop in suicides. 406
Antifraud effort could help trim Medicaid costs. Bristol, Nellie 353
Asking one question can reveal alcohol abuse. Ault, Alicia 682
Asmanex Twisthaler. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 378
At 5 years, UAE for fibroids effective in 73%. Splete, Heidi 479
Atacand. Mechcatie, Elizabeth Brief Article 339
Autopsy finds antidepressants in 21% of suicides. Jancin, Bruce 468
Best malpractice defense is a competent lawyer: poor communication, neglect, and unclear billing policies top the list of complaints against lawyers. Boschert, Sherry 734
Bevacizumab aids survival in cancer. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 1810
Bill would address Medicare cuts. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 148
British study: post-UAE risk to pregnancy lower than expected. Johnson, Kate 666
C. difficile diarrhea relapse. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 160
C[O.sub.2], gadolinium provide alternative contrast options to iodine for blood vessels. Zoler, Mitchel L. 536
Calif. cases point to widespread contamination of endoscopes. Bates, Betsy 527
Cardiac power index predicts stroke. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 203
Chronic kidney disease deserves specialty care. Mahoney, Diana 796
Computer keyboard bacteria travel to health care workers' hands. Bates, Betsy 461
Concerns raised about rhinosinusitis management. Johnson, Kate 639
Contraceptive sponge to make summer comeback. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 372
Coronary artery calcium score may underestimate CV risk. Jancin, Bruce 555
Could a lidocaine patch plug the COX-2 gap? Nelson, Colin 533
Daily inhaled steroids for mild asthma? Ebbert, Jon O.; Tangalos, Eric G. 889
Dance like an Egyptian. Kubetin, Sally Koch 154
Data on food-borne illness show freezing doesn't kill all the bacteria. Kirn, Timothy F. 501
Depression and marijuana use. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 169
Device improves some heart transplant outcomes. Zoler, Mitchel L. 608
Diabetics at CHD risk despite low calcium score: a coronary artery calcium score of zero may mask above-average risk of atherosclerosis in a diabetic. Tucker, Miriam E. 817
Drug choices for neuropathic pain: limited data available. Nelson, Colin 913
Drug industry funds influence FDA. Lawson, Gary W. Letter to the Editor 190
Dual agent lowers glucose, improves lipids in diabetes: muraglitazar targets two PPAR receptors. Tucker, Miriam E. 966
Early action preserves dialysis vascular access. Zoler, Mitchel L. 597
Early trastuzumab cuts breast cancer recurrence in half. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 799
Elderly suicide: good news and bad news. Jancin, Bruce 615
FDA seeks suicide data for 14 anticonvulsants. Ault, Alicia 815
Feeling the pay-cut squeeze. Layton, Brent Brief Article 245
Folate improves coronary vasodilation. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 173
Guideline: use aromatase inhibitor as adjuvant Tx. Mahoney, Diana 1063
H. pylori tied to vascular inflammation. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 144
HBOT for osteonecrosis of the jaw. Meress, Steven G. Letter to the Editor 82
Hepatic colorectal metastases. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 139
High body mass index associated with chronic kidney disease risk. Tucker, Miriam E. 417
High serum hg OK in older brains. Sullivan, Michele G. Brief Article 136
High-protein diets dangerous in chronic kidney disease patients. Wachter, Kerri 312
Higher vitamin D dosage needed to prevent falls in the elderly. Kirn, Timothy F. 431
HIV testing. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 223
If CRP remains high, target CVD risk factors. Jancin, Bruce 552
Impaired graphesthesia may flag early Alzheimer's. McNamara, Damian 620
Inhalants mistakenly swallowed due to faulty drug labeling. Wachter, Kerri 290
Kudzu: good for something at last. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 247
Laparoscopic appendectomy cuts recovery time, wound infections. Johnson, Kate 265
Limits to quality improvement. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 145
Lipid-lowering therapy may protect against atrial fib, with 23% lower prevalence noted. 472
Lower costs, higher efficacy seen with drug-eluting stents. Zoler, Mitchel L. 488
Lung assist device provides bridge to transplant. Zoler, Mitchel L. 590
Lung function can hide asthma in elite athletes. Johnson, Kate 387
LV assist device bridges transplant eligibility gap. Zoler, Mitchel L. 603
Mediastinoscopy not cost effective in lung ca. Jancin, Bruce 588
Medicaid patients and drug access. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 130
Migraines affect one-third of allergic rhinitis patients. Brief Article 300
Millions of patients are not at JNC 7 BP goal. 724
Montelukast acts rapidly to prevent bronchospasm. Johnson, Kate 315
National suicide surveillance system finds some surprises. Jancin, Bruce 689
Nebulized formulation thwarts pulmonary fungal infections. McNamara, Damian Brief Article 295
Neonatal symptoms and SSRIs. Cohen, Lee 783
New data fuel atrial fibrillation Tx debate: amiodarone was superior to sotalol for maintaining sinus rhythm, linked to better quality of life. Jancin, Bruce 655
New stent promising despite high late-loss rate: Endeavor stent scores clinically, but angiographic results raise questions about endothelial response. Zoler, Mitchel L. 1115
Nuanced definition of hypertension proposed. Boschert, Sherry 557
NuvaRing contraceptive had low expulsion rates in four clinical trials. Finn, Robert Brief Article 156
Often okay to skip the scope in ulcerative colitis. Splete, Heidi 407
On-call issue is focus of EMTALA panel meeting. Silverman, Jennifer 771
Orthostatic intolerance may be on the rise after gastric bypass. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 269
Out of Africa: retrovirus linked to autoimmunity. Walsh, Nancy 506
Peripheral neuropathy seen with leflunomide. Walsh, Nancy 342
Perturbation, agility exercises improve function in knee OA. Wendling, Patrice 504
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
Physicians slip up on isolation gown policy where multiresistant organisms lurk. 434
Pilot study finds CBT effective for anxiety disorder in elderly. Brunk, Doug 569
Practice does make perfect. Goldstein, Sidney Editorial 558
Preop radiation slowed rectal cancer recovery. Brunk, Doug 421
Psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis improved with adalimumab. Sullivan, Michele G. 630
Psoriatic arthritis relief sustained for up to 2 years with etanercept. Wendling, Patrice 333
PTSD, alcohol use common in American Indians. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 180
Rapid MRSA test. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 161
Rasagiline controls early Parkinson's symptoms. Sullivan, Michele G. 646
Rate of atrial fib recurrence higher for women. Brief Article 170
Regular exercise tied to lower sudden cardiac death risk in women. Jancin, Bruce 631
Relieving pain due to whiplash. Nagler, Willibald 775
Rhinitis sufferers willing to use nasal sprays to control symptoms. 373
Risk score system predicts contrast nephropathy. Zoler, Mitchel L. 644
Run test for hepatitis a in likely candidates only: routine ordering of lab tests for IgM anti-hepatitis a virus often leads to false-positive results. Tucker, Miriam E. 638
Screen for geriatric syndrome to improve care. Kirn, Timothy F. 946
Screening for Lynch syndrome. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 195
Semantic memory test may help diagnose early AD. Sullivan, Michele G. Brief Article 254
Serious-infection rates similar among biologics: in a British registry, incidence rates for three agents were 52.6, 52.1, and 62.4 per 1,000 patient-years. Walsh, Nancy 629
Severe blunt liver injury often best treated nonoperatively. Evans, Jeff 481
Sigmoidoscopy yield is poor in women. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 190
Skin test may find subclinical atherosclerosis: skin cholesterol level was tied to carotid intima-media thickness in asymptomatic CAD patients. Jancin, Bruce 607
Smoking, estrogen therapy bad combination for Alzheimer's. Sullivan, Michele G. 388
Statins boost endothelial function in low-LDL CAD patients. Jancin, Bruce 634
Statins: 50% lower risk of esophageal, pancreatic ca. Kirn, Timothy F. 376
Strawberry fields (funding) forever. Kubetin, Sally Koch 139
Studies show negligible benefit from gastric plication for GERD. Kirn, Timothy F. 562
Substantial declines in food-borne illness found: rates of some major infections dropped, but incidence rose for Vibrio and Salmonella. Tucker, Miriam E. 594
Suspect a bile leak when blunt liver injury requires embolization. Evans, Jeff 454
Sustained remission now possible in RA. Walsh, Nancy Brief Article 293
Tall people may have higher suicide risk, lower serotonin. 448
Tamoxifen for breast ca tied to lower heart disease risk. Sullivan, Michele G. 365
Test for salivary glycoproteins may soon predict caries risk. Felton, Michael 526
Texas doctors cautiously optimistic about tort reform. Frieden, Joyce 832
To breed, perchance to die. Kubetin, Sally Koch 225
Top 10 drugs mentioned by cardiologists in 2004. Illustration 80
Vaccine underinsurance. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 130
Vitamin D plus summer surgery boosted lung cancer survival. Finn, Robert 430
Weaning from PPIs easier in patients with milder reflux. Finn, Robert 433
Xenotransplantation standards. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 183

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