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Articles from Internal Medicine News (February 1, 2006)

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5-aminosalicylate recommended for preventing colon cancer in UC. Jancin, Bruce 350
A dwindling medical workforce. Goldstein, Sidney 664
Actinic keratosis therapy boosts immune responses. Brunk, Doug 495
Adherence not better with weekly bisphosphonates. Wachter, Kerri 418
Advisory panels diverge on value of oncology demo. Frieden, Joyce; Lubell, Jennifer 819
All the lonely people. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 250
Atypical Parkinson's disease takes heaviest toll on patients. 415
Ban on false information. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 132
Binge drinking imperils MI survivors. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 293
Bone marrow cells boost left ventricular function post MI. Zoler, Mitchel L. 691
Brief questionnaire detects anxiety after myocardial infarction. Zoler, Mitchel L. 496
Can't buy me love. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 144
Cardiac rehab coverage expanded. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 159
CDC updates guidelines on prevention of tuberculosis in health care settings. Brunk, Doug 562
Certain pregnancy complications may portend future strokes. Bates, Betsy 404
Chronic itch: research on mechanisms leads to novel therapies. Bates, Betsy 613
Chronic wounds usually don't need antibiotics. Bates, Betsy 978
Community MRSA linked to deep infections. Boschert, Sherry 514
Connecting the musical docs. Car, Joseph R. Letter to the Editor 194
Derm drug interactions: top ten to watch for. Walsh, Nancy 921
Diesel fumes harm vascular function. Moon, Mary Ann 244
Do you want to know a secret? Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 110
Don't stop bisphosphonates if benefit not apparent at first. Boschert, Sherry 464
Earplugs are essential at all types of concerts. Wendling, Patrice 330
Elderly patients often benefit from cochlear implantation. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 237
Enzyme levels in Barrett's esophagus. Brief Article 264
FDA recalls lot of injectable Methotrexate. Franklin, Deeanna Brief Article 167
Few American travelers bother with hepatitis B prevention. Evans, Jeff 407
Fiber intake may influence C-reactive protein level in higher-risk patients. Wendling, Patrice 489
Fibrinogen and coronary disease tied to PVD risk. Lesney, Mark S. 741
Fitness, fatness both key in metabolic syndrome. Finn, Robert 622
Gastric bypass helpful in nonalcoholic fatty liver. Sullivan, Michele G. 592
Generic cholesterol drugs could save Medicare $8 billion, analysis suggests. Frieden, Joyce 408
GERD common in pregnancy, yet often remains undertreated. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 390
Growth in bariatric surgery. Foley, Kevin; Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 264
Hallucinations not benign in Parkinson's. 320
Hepatology service generates substantial hospital charges. Boschert, Sherry 471
High procedure volume is no gauge of hospital quality. Kirn, Timothy F. 605
High-dose statins standard for coronary disease. Zoler, Mitchel L. 711
High-dose triptan advocated for acute migraine: 'we want to get treatment right the first time' so lack of efficacy doesn't make patients skeptical. McNamara, Damian 738
High-glycemic diet hikes gallstone risk in women. Jancin, Bruce 425
History can reveal cause of neuropathic pruritus: although notoriously difficult to treat, neuropathic pruritis sometimes responds to certain medications. Bates, Betsy 858
HIV-positive patients should not use alefacept. Finn, Robert Brief Article 121
Impulsive behavior found to be common in Parkinson's disease. Bates, Betsy 600
Insurance law may be barrier to alcohol screening, treatment. Schneider, Mary Ellen 495
Is the FDA neglecting patient safety? Cain, Nancy L. Letter to the Editor 349
L-arginine given after MI may elevate mortality. Kerr, Martha 418
Laparoscopic appendectomy has advantages in elderly. Ault, Alicia 411
Laparoscopic fundoplication for GERD offers lasting benefits. Zoler, Mitchel L. 495
Laparoscopic myomectomy was safe for infertility. Brunk, Doug Brief Article 205
Lenalidomide is effective in relapsed multiple myeloma. Worcester, Sharon 213
Lifetime physical activity key for lowering breast cancer risk. Jancin, Bruce 840
Limit snacking to aid weight loss. Foley, Kevin; Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 293
Long-term travelers need strategies vs. malaria: personal protective measures and chemoprophylaxis are needed in countries with high risk for the disease. Evans, Jeff 1078
Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Kubetin, Sally Koch 233
Lung transplant recipients benefit from GERD surgery. Schneider, Mary Ellen 372
Major comorbidities raise risk of bariatric surgery complications. Illustration 85
Management of peripheral arterial disease. Golden, William E.; Hopkins, Robert H. 779
Many at-risk women decline to use tamoxifen. 341
Medicare patients welcome. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 192
Medicare Recovery Audit Contracts raise hackles. Frieden, Joyce 402
Melatonin for cancer. Walsh, Nancy 889
Migraine prophylaxis. Mechcatie, Elizabeth; Finn, Robert 1084
Mini-laparoscopic cholecystectomy. 252
Modest weight loss improved insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes. Finn, Robert 378
Mortality after bariatric surgery may exceed previous estimates. Kirn, Timothy F. 473
New combo therapies aid older cancer patients: two studies show promise of radiation and antibody regimens in hematologic malignancies. Worcester, Sharon 656
New fumaric acid for psoriasis is better tolerated. Walsh, Nancy 434
New hydrating topical product speeds healing of wounds. McNamara, Damian 399
Nongonococcal urethritis in men. Brief Article 272
NYC diabetes registry raises privacy concerns: city health department to collect lab data and send letters to diabetic patients and their physicians. Frieden, Joyce 1116
Oregon experience sheds light on end-of-life care. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 902
PAD deaths reduced with statins, aspirin, beta-blockers. Zoler, Mitchel L. 425
Patterns of trial registration. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 221
Peptide signals pulmonary HT in patients with sickle cell. Worcester, Sharon 393
Pharmacy service helps PAD patients attain lipid control. Lesney, Mark S. 371
Physician assistants make their mark in surgery: the 2003 restriction on residents' work hours has led to bigger roles for PAs and other midlevel staff. Ault, Alicia 1050
Physicians reluctant to diagnose weight woes. Wendling, Patrice 361
PPIs, surgery are equally effective for reflux disease: most surgical patients will still need PPIs. Worcester, Sharon 660
Proton pump inhibitor cuts marginal ulcers after Roux-en-Y bypass. Jancin, Bruce 412
Reduced bone mineralization seen in idiopathic osteoporosis. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 279
Reduced-dose therapy is promising in Hodgkin's disease, study finds. Jancin, Bruce 441
Robotic surgery brings high precision, high cost. Brunk, Doug 611
Rosiglitazone associated with macular edema. Sullivan, Michele G. 420
Should physicians encourage pill splitting as a way to help patients save money? Cecil, Michael P.; Antony, Paul 871
Some gastric bypass patients at risk for pulmonary embolism. McNamara, Damian 407
Statins don't affect risk of cancer, metaanalysis finds. Moon, Mary Ann 379
Steroid-induced osteoporosis: alendronate bests alfacalcidol. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 293
Study exonerates high-carb diets as weight-gain cause in older women. Moon, Mary Ann 598
Study: Medicare Part D won't save seniors money; Families USA says 'the pressure of the drug lobby' led to drug prices much higher than in the VA system. Lubell, Jennifer 654
Sublingual immunotherapy earns some respect. Bates, Betsy 811
Target pregnant women for exercise pep talks. Johnson, Kate 614
Thermometers recalled for overheating. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 197
Thromboprophylaxis may be unnecessary in leg fractures. Worcester, Sharon 319
Tooth loss linked to CHD. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 262
Top stories of 2005. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 118
Treatment for Zenker's diverticula. Brief Article 168
U.S. activity levels stagnant. Foley, Kevin; Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 224
U.S. data: MRSA colonization is rare. Brief Article 223
Ultrasound quells fibroid symptoms. Dixon, Bruce K. 736
Undercoding for hepatitis C is common, costly. Boschert, Sherry 618
Updates to MS diagnostic criteria will rely more on MRI. Sullivan, Michele G. 794
Urine test promising for assessing breast cancer risk. 361
Uterine artery embolization effective with adenomyosis. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 585
Valganciclovir cut oral shedding of herpesvirus 8. Boschert, Sherry 325
Vascular parkinsonism displays array of traits. Wachter, Kerri 604
Video capsule endoscopy misses many polyps in FAP. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 295
West Nile virus hits California hard. Brief Article 206
Who should get long-term venous prophylaxis? With treatments available, the risk factors for pulmonary embolism recurrence need to be studied. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 764

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