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Articles from Internal Medicine News (January 15, 2006)

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'Rookie' antidepressant users at risk for poor adherence, study shows. Brunk, Doug 570
A case of Medicare-induced dyspepsia. Urbach, Daniel J. Letter to the Editor 512
Acetaminophen improves social interaction in dementia patients. Moon, Mary Ann 511
Acinetobacter hits hospital patients. Wachter, Kerri 1192
Acinetobacter with multiple drug resistance is challenge. Wachter, Kerri 453
ACS outcomes in high-risk patients. Brief Article 245
Antibiotics may spur nastier strains of C. difficile: editorial authors urge better stewardship in using cephalosporins, clindamycin, and fluoroquinolones. Tucker, Miriam E. 729
Are asymptomatic patients likely to benefit from carotid interventions? Katzen, Barry T.; Cleveland, Trevor 1230
Aspirin may curb stroke in women. Jancin, Bruce 337
Aspirin reduces cardiovascular deaths in women. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 234
Avandaryl. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 354
Better coordination for Medicare. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 163
C. difficile seen in patients lacking usual risk factors. Tucker, Miriam E. 340
Campath linked to purpura, one death. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 179
Cause of postabortion sepsis deaths found, data prompt update of mifepristone label. Worcester, Sharon 423
Clinician knowledge of HPV has deficiencies. Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 259
CMS eyes limits on bariatric surgery coverage: proposed criteria would limit coverage to people who are under age 65 and have a BMI of at least 35. Lubell, Jennifer 653
CMS forced to impose 4.4% Medicare fee cut. Lubell, Jennifer 744
Combination can shorten treatment time for DVT. 412
COX-2 inhibitors vs. NSAIDs for safety. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 231
Decision tools for antibiotic prescribing. Ebbert, Jon O.; Tangalos, Eric G. 764
Denial may hinder treatment of geriatric injuries from falls. Johnson, Kate 374
Depression tied to functional problems in peripheral vascular disease patients. 454
Depression tied to later coronary heart disease. Lesney, Mark S. 424
Drug benefit draws fire at conference on aging. Lubell, Jennifer 1105
DVT often implicated in pulmonary embolism: keep in mind the role of the lower-extremity venous system as the prime source of pulmonary embolism. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 620
Electronic health records yield business payoff: an expert cites a fourth-year return on investment of 31% due to better billing and patient follow-up. Frieden, Joyce 653
Enough already. Sacks-Wilner, Richard E. Letter to the Editor 244
Erectile dysfunction and CVD. Brief Article 195
Erythropoietin prevented heart failure in kidney disease. 389
Ethical conflicts may affect FDA ruling on SSRI warning. Frieden, Joyce 533
Everything but the oink. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 186
FDA panel backs shingles vaccine for adults age 60+: approval also sought for 50-59 age group. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 999
Female genital cutting. Nour, Nawal M. Editorial 782
Fiber not a factor in colorectal cancer. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 246
Fixed-combination PPI/NSAID helps to prevent mucosal injury. Jancin, Bruce 321
Fluoxetine plus CBT cuts depression. Sullivan, Michele G. 520
Food Allergen Labeling. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 232
Food, obesity, and the brain. Blank, William Editorial 901
Gender gap narrows in risky drinking-driving behaviors. Bates, Betsy 477
Hair testing and drug exposure. Koren, Gideon 814
Help adolescents make transition to adult care. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 1165
HHS seeking electronic biosurveillance system. Schneider, Mary Ellen 590
History of gestational diabetes linked to cardiovascular risk. Jancin, Bruce 414
HIV entry inhibitors running into trouble in trials; one withdrawn. Finn, Robert 749
HPV vaccine prevents genital warts. Splete, Heidi 709
Implanted device improves HF management. Zoler, Mitchel L. 694
Initial combination therapy best for early RA. Kirn, Timothy F. 590
Insulin and pancreatic cancer risk. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 255
Insulin sensitizers cut cognitive decline in AD. Finn, Robert 613
Internet may improve access to screening mammography. Wendling, Patrice 520
Intracardiac pressure monitoring flags impending decompensation. 395
Investigational stent falls short on key end point. Ault, Alicia 615
IT leaders want to make health records more accessible. Schneider, Mary Ellen 418
Laparoscopic surgery advocated for renal tumors. Boschert, Sherry 594
Low-dose prednisolone can slow early progression of RA. Kilgore, Christine 481
Maternal malnutrition, smoking raise fetal gastroschisis risk. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 214
Medicare may no longer cover off-label use of nesiritide. Franklin, Deeanna 474
Medicare Part D could affect patient assistance programs. Schneider, Mary Ellen 438
Methamphetamine abuse is ugly on the surface: skin disorders resembling scabies can occur when 'crystal' addicts imagine they have parasitosis. Frieden, Joyce 766
MTX may stop progression of undifferentiated arthritis. Walsh, Nancy 355
N-acetylcysteine may curb induced renal injury. Ault, Alicia Brief Article 293
Nationwide study confirms sharp rise in C. difficile colitis. Bates, Betsy 460
Needle biopsy 'superior' for breast abnormalities. Jancin, Bruce 618
New guidelines to specify bariatric surgery criteria. Kirn, Timothy F. 391
New guidelines urge PAD screening. Ault, Alicia 584
New voluntary reporting program costs hit a nerve. Frieden, Joyce; Lubell, Jennifer 840
Nexavar. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 326
One flew over the hamster's nest. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 188
Overcoming addiction: three physicians' stories. Brunk, Doug; Farber, Steven H.; Schlesinger, Larry S. 1608
P4P: not local yet. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 151
PHQ-9 can detect depression after traumatic brain injury. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 599
Placental syndromes and CVD risk. Brief Article 278
Post-tamoxifen therapy cuts breast ca mortality. Jancin, Bruce 1291
Potentially inappropriate meds used by 39% of elderly. Johnson, Kate 395
PPI use boosts CDAD risk. Brief Article 225
Preventing ESRD drug interactions. Ault, Alicia 482
Rehabilitating a stiff neck. Nagler, Willibald 741
Retiree drug coverage continues. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 164
Rosiglitazone reduces CRP, atherosclerosis in diabetics. Zoler, Mitchel L. 434
Rural access to Part B drugs. Lubell, Jennifer Brief Article 138
Scant evidence backs treatments for teen opioid abusers. Evans, Jeff 692
Sertraline may improve itching in liver disease. Boschert, Sherry 616
Smoking during pregnancy tied to childhood obesity. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 297
Something 'blue' can come from mate. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 308
Study finds LTE the safest of less-invasive esophagectomies. Johnson, Kate 382
Study to assess heart risk of NSAIDs. Ault, Alicia 563
Teens' illicit drug use down, but Rx abuse up. Frieden, Joyce 845
Testosterone therapy may boost QOL in Alzheimer's. Moon, Mary Ann 373
Therapy reduces older adults' fear of falling. Johnson, Kate 407
Thin and unfit better than fat and fit in limiting CHD risk. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 325
Transmission of hepatitis C. Brief Article 206
U.S. measles cases hit all-time low. Brief Article 285
Vagal-sparing esophagectomy lowers morbidity. Bates, Betsy 632
What shall I do now? What shall I do? Kubetin, Sally Koch 231
When natural selection fails. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 128

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