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Articles from Internal Medicine News (November 1, 2005)

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'Persistent GERD' may actually be food allergy: allergic eosinophilic esophagitis, first reported in 1995, can begin anytime from infancy to adolescence. Boschert, Sherry 583
[beta]-blockers cut risk of first bleed from esophageal varices by 50%. Sullivan, Michele G. 419
A PAC is born. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 206
Access to confidential care is key for teen girls. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 341
ACE inhibitor blocks left ventricular remodeling in elderly. Zoler, Mitchel L. 527
Activated protein C found underused in sepsis, pneumonia. Mahoney, Diana 769
Adolescent birth rates down, but 18% of children still live in poverty. Lubell, Jennifer 528
Adult immunization comes of age. Schaffner, William 812
Adverse lipid profiles in lupus may stem from autoimmunity. Nelson, Colin 448
Aerobic fitness cuts death risk by 54% in hypertensive women. Sullivan, Michele G. Brief Article 263
Anal incontinence rates similar for men and women. Johnson, Kate Brief Article 278
Antipsychotic-related weight gain. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 160
Aspirin underused in elderly with HF. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 128
Avoid surgery in cases of severe hepatitis, advanced cirrhosis. Sullivan, Michele G. 555
Be prepared to treat cutaneous radiation injuries. Walsh, Nancy 599
Binge eating disorder. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 161
Bioethics council rejects assisted suicide option: report also recommends establishing a presidential commission on aging, dementia, and long-term care. Frieden, Joyce 1050
Biologic therapies may tackle palmoplantar pustular psoriasis. Wendling, Patrice 418
Birth Defects risk prompts Paxil label change. Worcester, Sharon 488
Bone density screening belongs in primary care. Boschert, Sherry 650
Brief screen takes just 2 questions to identify depression in cardiac patients. Mahoney, Diana 394
Childhood-onset SLE has long-term effects on organs. Jancin, Bruce 334
Chronically ill need coping skills training. Tucker, Miriam E. 1317
CMS to cover some off-label cancer drugs. Frieden, Joyce Brief Article 238
Coalition vows to fight for Mental Health Reform: the Campaign for Mental Health Reform is seeking enactment of mental health-parity legislation. Bristol, Nellie 774
Combination topical agent prevents jellyfish stings. Jancin, Bruce 665
Consumer-directed care puts focus on prices. Zablocki, Elaine 598
Decidual casts linked to DMPA use in teens: inform patients that decidual cast expulsion is a rare side effect of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate. Worcester, Sharon 658
Device may lower atrial fib stroke risk by 60%. Jancin, Bruce 576
Do androids dream of electric camels? Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 289
Do coated or expanding coils optimize treatment of brain aneurysms, compared with bare platinum coils? Malisch, Tim; Higashida, Randall T. 996
Doctors brace for possible avian flu pandemic: as health officials draft preparedness plans, doctors have few practical options beyond watchful waiting. Worcester, Sharon 1519
Drug improves sleep induction without sedation. Jancin, Bruce 581
Drug sequence not crucial in heart failure treatment. Zoler, Mitchel L. 586
Early, invasive ACS therapy. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 244
Enlargement of athlete's heart. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 173
Etanercept's safety similar in all age groups. Finn, Robert Brief Article 245
Expect higher standards in research. Kupfer, David 613
Extending higher dosage of etanercept found safe. Wendling, Patrice 523
Fasting for rheumatoid arthritis. Walsh, Nancy 914
FDA adds suicide-risk warning to atomoxetine. McNamara, Damian 752
FDA commissioner resigns. Lubell, Jennifer Brief article 160
FDA panel backs approval of oral iron chelator. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 854
FDA to review risk management for natalizumab. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 1035
Fish oil fails to cut arrhythmias in SOFA trial. Jancin, Bruce 629
Flu vaccine coverage. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 164
Flu vaccine development. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 132
Flu vaccine efficacy. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 201
Fondaparinux bests enoxaparin overall in ACS. Jancin, Bruce 971
Forefoot reconstruction preserves function in RA. Walsh, Nancy Brief Article 309
Fumaric acid esters from Germany may offer help in severe psoriasis. Walsh, Nancy 560
Genetic role in fracture risk diminishes with patient age. Wendling, Patrice 350
Guillain-Barre cases prompt vaccine alert. Worcester, Sharon 412
H. pylori eradication reduces dyspepsia prescriptions, costs. Louden, Kathleen 340
Head lice. Mechcatie, Elizabeth; Wachter, Kerri 1418
Health Canada reinstates Adderall XR. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 200
Health care rankings. Lubell, Jennifer Brief article 226
Hepatic encephalopathy treatments remain unproven. Sullivan, Michele G. 384
Home monitoring improved adherence to BP therapy. Boschert, Sherry 385
ICD recipients living longer than ICD batteries. Zoler, Mitchel L. Brief Article 279
Insomnia. Golden, William E.; Hopkins, Robert H. 814
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. Frey, Randall Brief Article 126
Let slip the dogs of football. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 135
Live organ donors sought via Internet. Frieden, Joyce 1575
Low-dose flutamide effective for female refractory acne. Evans, Jeff 333
Major infectious episodes common in systemic lupus erythematosus. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 287
Making the move to concierge care. Schofield, W.J., Jr. Letter to the Editor 248
Managing gastrogastric fistulas. Foley, Kevin 192
Mandatory isotretinoin registry draws fire: the FDA is requiring that patients, prescribers, and manufacturers be in compliance as of Jan. 1, 2006. Bates, Betsy 833
Many elderly can stop hypnotics, sleep better. Jancin, Bruce 574
Many insomnia drugs in therapeutic pipeline. Jancin, Bruce 621
MedPAC efficiency study to assess quality of medical care. Lubell, Jennifer 612
Melatonin for IBS patients. Frey, Randall Brief Article 151
More young adults abusing prescription pain meds: the steady escalation of painkiller abuse needs to be better understood, taken seriously, and confronted. Bristol, Nellie 799
Musculoskeletal ultrasound showing promise: ultrasound for rheumatology gained acceptance first in Europe, and is meeting some resistance in U.S. Walsh, Nancy 1141
Myoblast transplant found safe. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 174
New HPV vaccine shown to prevent early cervical Ca: another vaccine also is in phase III trials. Boschert, Sherry 832
No Free Lunch. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 142
Novel hip-resurfacing implant jumps first hurdle. Ault, Alicia 985
Novel sleep drug gaboxadol looks promising. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 283
Obesity may hamper trauma recovery. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 439
Obesity-prevention group seeks to intensify efforts, provide leadership. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 181
Organ allocation system improves outlook for liver recipients. Sullivan, Michele G. 494
Overcrowded hospitals jeopardize patient safety. Ault, Alicia 596
Oyster-related gastroenteritis. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 162
Pelvic floor dysfunction often mistaken for irritable bowel. Kirn, Timothy F. 457
Predictors of recovery from alcohol dependency identified. Bates, Betsy 567
Primary care collaboration on mental health care urged. Schneider, Mary Ellen 750
Promise of xenotransplants tempered by viruses. Sullivan, Michele G. 1364
Public health unpreparedness. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 150
Put ice on it--Pedro's pitching. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 141
Putting patients' interests first. Moskowitz, David W. 437
Race didn't affect response to infliximab in RA. Schneider, Mary Ellen 333
Recommended adult immunization schedule. 1892
Reflux-related ENT symptoms. Frey, Randall Brief article 195
Resynchronization device cuts mortality. Jancin, Bruce 791
Retainer practices better for patients. Fuchs, Albert Letter to the Editor 274
Rising premiums found to shrink Medicaid rolls. Schneider, Mary Ellen 445
Scoring method foretells outcome of liver cancer. Ault, Alicia 577
Selenomethionine for esophageal Ca. Frey, Randall Brief Article 160
Silent ischemia afflicts many hypertensive diabetic patients. Harrison, Pam 398
Smoking linked to DNA autoantibodies in lupus. Wendling, Patrice 304
Specialty hospitals face new cardiac billing codes. Schneider, Mary Ellen 764
Stable angina tied to high mortality risk. Zoler, Mitchel L. Brief Article 292
Storm-displaced doctors strive to stay in practice: physicians face challenges as they search for ways to rebuild practices that were disrupted by hurricanes. Lubell, Jennifer 1437
Studies finally link tanning beds to melanoma. Kirn, Timothy F. 493
Tech tools can make offices 'highly convenient'. Schneider, Mary Ellen 611
Teen girls' activity levels drop. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 214
Tesaglitazar pares down metabolic syndrome. Jancin, Bruce 655
The dog days of influenza. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 165
Treatments for excess sleepiness compared. Boschert, Sherry 606
Type 1 and type 2 diabetes can overlap in teens: a patient can have a genetic predisposition to type 2 diabetes but develop type 1; diagnosis can be difficult. McNamara, Damian 977
Undiagnosed maternal celiac disease linked to adverse fetal outcomes. Brunk, Doug 458
Use fluoroquinolones selectively in pneumonia: incorrect dosing and duration patterns could lead to the development of resistance to the drugs. Mahoney, Diana 678
Use T and z scores to explain bone densitometry to patients. Boschert, Sherry 590
Vaccine may help some heavy smokers to quit. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 597
View hyperuricemia as a red flag for CVD risk. Jancin, Bruce 613
Web site lets doctors tap evacuees' Rx data. Schneider, Mary Ellen 658
WHO to release absolute fracture risk index. Boschert, Sherry 646
Women with ileal pouch report sexual dysfunction. Zoler, Mitchel L. 346

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