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Articles from Internal Medicine News (September 15, 2005)

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'Failed' gastric banding often can be salvaged by correcting hernias and crural defects. Worcester, Sharon 349
Able Laboratories recalls all its drugs. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 192
Aceon. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 346
Act locally and use behavioral approach for vaginal dryness. Finn, Robert 381
After gastric bypass procedure, bone mineral density dips, then recovers. Ault, Alicia 528
Antidepressants raise concern about neonatal withdrawal. Melville, Nancy A. 385
BNP helps identify CHF. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 176
BP too high in kidney disease. Moon, Mary Ann 188
Carotid plaque burden is shown to predict cardiovascular death. Boschert, Sherry 409
CDC issues plan for flu vaccination. Splete, Heidi 577
Celecoxib gains AS indication, but new warning. Ault, Alicia 584
Chemotherapy improves gastric cancer survival. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 746
Chronic care pilot projects. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 138
Circumcising adult men prevented HIV infections: a South African trial of heterosexual men found a 65% protective effect, after controlling for behavior. Laino, Charlene 504
Commission drafts plan for Medicaid budget cuts. Frieden, Joyce 890
Comparisons of hemorrhoid removal. Evans, Jeff Brief article 136
Consider imaging in heart failure Tx decisions: assessments of left ventricular size and systolic function can demonstrate myocardial viability. Finn, Robert 935
Contrast echocardiography can identify underlying CAD. Mahoney, Diana 318
Contrast-enhanced intraoperative ultrasound helps find liver tumors. Ault, Alicia Brief Article 231
Demographics of uninsured. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 179
Desensitization found effective for allopurinol. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 265
Diabetic ketoacidosis death rates decline overall. Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 295
Diagnosing heat stroke in elderly is a challenge: work-up can be accelerated by asking paramedics what the patient's environment was like. Jancin, Bruce 606
Dietary fish lowers inflammation. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 163
Dinner is cloned. Kubetin, Sally Koch 254
Discourage douching so that it doesn't jump generations. Worcester, Sharon 379
Drug resistance, other patient factors called key to HIV treatment failures. Splete, Heidi 592
Ductal lavage useful in lobular neoplasia. Mahoney, Diana 342
E-record obstacles still abound. Njuki, Frederick Letter to the Editor 200
Echo screening proposed as CRT eligibility test. Jancin, Bruce 577
Embolotherapy eases pain from pelvic congestion: a mean of 45 months after embolotherapy, 80% of patients reported significant improvement in pain. Sullivan, Michele G. 615
Endovascular therapy may have a role in diabetic limb ischemia. Lesney, Mark S. 479
Epstein-Barr virus in pregnancy poses little peril to fetus. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 180
Fatty liver disease common in women with PCOS. Brunk, Doug 397
FDA panel: keep two bronchodilators on market; Unanimous vote backs the continued availability of salmeterol and formoterol for patients with asthma. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 1178
Feds will monitor EHR adoption gap annually. Zablocki, Elaine 328
Fentanyl patches ease pain in large-joint osteoarthritis. Jancin, Bruce 443
Fosamax saves bone gain after hormone therapy. Boschert, Sherry 649
Gene mutation linked to miscarriage is more common in polycystic ovary syndrome patients. Splete, Heidi 343
Gentle workout increases balance for frail elderly: participants became significantly stronger, more active, and more functional by the study's end. Sullivan, Michele G. 439
HAART outcomes. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 162
Hypnotics may prove protective against falls. Jancin, Bruce 693
ICD device registry faces implementation issues. Frieden, Joyce 1172
Intensive cholesterol lowering. Ebbert, Jon O.; Tangalos, Eric G. 899
Interactive computer module benefits Hispanic patients most. Mahoney, Diana 521
Invader UGT1A1 molecular assay. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 344
Kidney donations not without risk to donors: surprisingly, a database on living donors shows that a large percentage who died were younger than 39. Nelson, Roxanne 643
Kidney stones appear more common in ankylosing spondylitis than in RA. Louden, Kathleen Brief Article 212
Kidney transplant gives big boost to cardiac function. Sullivan, Michele G. 496
Left atrial function index gives cardiovascular outcome clues. Mahoney, Diana 412
Lipid ratio flags CVD risk in elderly. Zoler, Mitchel L. 408
Long-term survival with LVAD decreases with age, study says. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 206
Loss of cap worries Wisconsin doctors. Silverman, Jennifer 922
LV dysfunction portends poor heart transplant outcomes. Zoler, Mitchel L. 524
Lymphoma risk in treatment of IBD. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 168
Making a monkey out of dad. Kubetin, Sally Koch 134
Many diabetic patients hesitant to visit dietitian: a third felt conflicted, saying 'I already know what to do,' while others cited lack of success in the past. Tucker, Miriam E. 574
Many women could stop cervical screening at age 50. Boschert, Sherry 434
Maternal citalopram tied to various adverse events. Worcester, Sharon 384
Meddling feds spur health care cost. Klein, Jeremy Letter to the Editor 463
Merck loses first Vioxx lawsuit. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 193
Methamphetamine crisis. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 164
Most gastric cancer patients don't get adequate staging. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 584
Most patients at risk for type 2 diabetes are not informed. McNamara, Damian 495
Mother was right. Again. Kubetin, Sally Koch 215
MRI superior to mammography for detecting cancer in young women. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 576
New gout drugs are expected, but until then ... Jancin, Bruce 660
New HF guidelines consider devices, end-of-life issues: criteria for ICD use are individualized. McNamara, Damian 696
New imaging technology provides 'optical biopsy' of oral cancers. McNamara, Damian 310
New option for buying injectables to start soon. Silverman, Jennifer 1009
Niacin and omega-3 fatty acids work together to normalize lipids. Zoler, Mitchel L. 587
Non-HDL cholesterol and myocardial infarction. Mahoney, Diana Brief Article 280
One-year survival high for kidney recipients with HIV. Wachter, Kerri 414
Paired donation program leads to more matches. Wendling, Patrice Brief Article 278
Point-of-service education improves hemoglobin [A.sub.1c] control, study finds. Brunk, Doug 394
Postop renal dysfunction in CABG. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 173
Predicting Crohn's disease. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 270
Program lowers amputation rates in black men: hard-to-reach diabetic patients can be contacted through family, friends, and community leaders. Brunk, Doug 603
Rabies death shows need for diagnostic vigilance. Dixon, Bruce 603
Racial disparity found in survival of invasive oral cancer patients. McNamara, Damian 377
Raloxifene may cut risk of developing endometrial cancer. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 463
Reasons for prescription drug noncompliance. Brief Article 113
Reform 'Stark' kickback statutes. Gingrich, Newt Editorial 693
Rehab, balance retraining reduced vertigo and falls. McNamara, Damian 358
Relieving the pain of sciatica. Nagler, Willibald 802
Reverset effective when HIV regimens fail. Laino, Charlene 598
Rheumatoid arthritis drugs. Briggs, Gerald G. 723
Rise in E. coli resistance in UTIs starting to slow. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 803
Rising gout prevalence tied to undertreatment: the goal of treatment is cure, and given the drugs available today, that is realistic and achievable. Jancin, Bruce 635
Risk of cognitive loss tied to low plasma [beta]-amyloid levels. Wachter, Kerri 492
Saudi-style misting quickly cools heat stroke patients. Jancin, Bruce 438
Screen-detected breast ca patients live longer. Sullivan, Michele G. 616
Setting an exercise example. Lewis, Craig Editorial 655
Should physicians screen for Barrett's esophagus? Devault, Kenneth R.; Shaheen, Nicholas J. 1122
Sitagliptin is promising for treating type 2 diabetes. Tucker, Miriam E. 891
Sleep deprived? Tips to try for restful shut-eye. Brunk, Doug 1730
Smell you later. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 175
Soy protein may prevent, treat hypertension. Jancin, Bruce 426
Soy reduced vasomotor symptoms. Bates, Betsy 493
Specialists review kidney allocation system. Nelson, Roxanne 320
Statin treatment advised for dialysis patients: 'it would be a mistake' not to target cholesterol, despite negative results from a recent German trial. Zoler, Mitchel L. 1014
Statins may lower breast, lung, prostate ca risk: researchers working with a VA database call for randomized, controlled trials to test the hypothesis. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 710
Structured diet rivals statin for LDL lowering: patients on a special diet maintained serum LDL cholesterol at 30% below baseline level for a year. Zoler, Mitchel L. 435
Sustained weight loss eases knee osteoarthritis. Jancin, Bruce 719
Symptoms key to detecting diabetic infections: surprisingly, culturing for microorganisms is not the best way to diagnose infection in foot lesions. Lesney, Mark S. 612
Synovial fluid analysis widely underused to confirm gout. Jancin, Bruce 623
Synvisc injections are reported beneficial in hip osteoarthritis. Jancin, Bruce 374
TB in Thai immigrants. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 148
Tests deflate fears of new rapid HIV strain. Laino, Charlene 366
The Iraq infection. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 130
Therapy for pulmonary edema often misguided: aggressively dosed nitroglycerin should be first-line therapy for cardiogenic pulmonary edema. Johnson, Kate 774
Treating pelvic congestion can also ease leg venous reflux pain. Sullivan, Michele G. 304
Two-stage gastric surgery urged for superobese: the first procedure can lead to sufficient short-term weight loss to reduce risk in the second operation. Worcester, Sharon 695
Vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia difficult to spot: 'a fair number of patients' have vaginal, cervical, and vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia simultaneously. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 729
Valsartan indicated for cutting post-MI death risk. Lesney, Mark S. 279
Very-low-carb diet curbed metabolic syndrome. Zoler, Mitchel L. 491
Viral infection seen in 'idiopathic' cardiomyopathy: more than two-thirds of endomyocardial biopsies show cardiotropic virus, German researchers find. Jancin, Bruce 597
Weight loss cuts gout risk, large study reveals. Wendling, Patrice Brief Article 325
Weight training offsets pain, age-related muscular decline. Sullivan, Michele G. 560
West Nile virus in blood. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 280
When the price isn't right. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 161
Women prefer female endoscopists. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 148
Young PCOS patients show signs of arterial aging. Bates, Betsy 343

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