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Articles from Internal Medicine News (May 15, 2006)

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'Bum' pancreas grafts tied to metabolic syndrome: better selection of donors can cut posttransplant incidence of metabolic syndrome, a study suggests. Evans, Jeff Clinical report 754
'Cookbook' vs. real-world medicine. Letter to the editor 430
A stand-up job. MacNeil, Jane Saladof; Rudd, Terry Brief article 221
ACP diabetes initiative aims to improve care. Tucker, Miriam E. 540
Adalimumab helps skin disease in psoriatic arthritis. Boschert, Sherry Brief article 252
Age-adjusted PSA velocity can detect more prostate cancers. 378
Asthma outreach breathes life into communities: the Not One More Life program goes beyond health fairs in scope and duration, to improve urban health. Tanzola, Melinda 1363
Benazepril might protect kidneys in advanced renal insufficiency. Jefferson, Robin Seaton Brief article 738
Calcium marker seen more often in less educated. Sullivan, Michele G. 405
Cancer surgery survival better at busy hospitals: two strategies--selective referral and quality improvement--might address the disparities. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 726
Cardiac surgery specialty faces transformation. Jancin, Bruce 331
Celecoxib shows potential to prevent colon cancer. Splete, Heidi Clinical report 827
Colorectal cancer screening is often under radar of Medicare consumers. Dixon, Bruce K. 372
Combo drug Duac advantageous in acne. Jancin, Bruce 409
Community health centers face understaffing. Johnson, Kate 603
Dark fungi emerging as cause of often lethal infections. Walsh, Nancy 687
Data don't confirm most adverse effects of isotretinoin. Jancin, Bruce 548
Defining the role of midlevel staff. Parisi, Frances Letter to the editor 261
Diabetes risk elevated with smoking. Clinical report 281
Disaster planning? Telemedicine is the way to go. Boschert, Sherry 857
Dividing the house of medicine. Frankenfeld, Eric Letter to the editor 178
Doctors who quit smoking share their strategies. Brunk, Doug 1548
Driving safely after cataract surgery. Brief article 256
Duloxetine for diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Ebbert, Jon O.; Tangalos, Eric G. Clinical report 858
Early motor symptoms may predict PD. Brief article 248
Early oophorectomy linked to dementia risk. Brunk, Doug Clinical report 663
ED predicts coronary disease in European studies: French and Dutch researchers report that men with ED are at higher risk for cardiovascular events. MacNeil, Jane Salodof Clinical report 588
Extended efalizumab for psoriasis well tolerated. Boschert, Sherry 571
FDA eyes phase IV. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 95
Federal plan boosts donor organs for transplant. Zoler, Mitchel L. Report 700
Fondaparinux lowers bleeding risk in acute MI: 'its impact is as large as the difference between tissue plasminogen activator and streptokinase.'. Zoler, Mitchel L. 1043
For late-pregnancy choking victim, use Heimlich maneuver on the floor. Bates, Betsy Brief article 228
Four criteria signal presence of ovarian cancer. Brunk, Doug 715
Glaucoma screening. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 96
Hang up and read this. MacNeil, Jane Saladof; Rudd, Terry Brief article 185
Hard hip protectors found more effective than soft ones for fracture prevention. Moon, Mary Ann Clinical report 258
High risk of burns underappreciated in elderly. Evans, Jeff 537
ICD efficacy may be lower in women, metaanalysis finds. Jancin, Bruce 403
Ideas raised for softening the stress of medicine. Wendling, Patrice 654
In elective cesarean, honor patient choice: a panel of experts says maternal requests should not be encouraged or discouraged. Wachter, Kerrl 588
Initiating DMPA without delay reduces unintended pregnancies. Mahoney, Diana 563
Insulin levels, lifestyle may affect colon cancer risk. Splete, Heidi Brief article 241
Insulin pump/glucose monitor combo promising. Tucker, Miriam E. 928
Is a human face transplant ethical? Siemionow, Maria; Walton, Robert 693
It 'gifts' could constitute antikickback violations. Bristol, Nellie 669
Lamotrigine + valproate linked to birth defects. Sullivan, Michele G. 481
Lawmakers toss around health care reform ideas. Finkelstein, Joel B. 366
Less-common E. coli isolates identified in foodborne cases. Splete, Heidi 310
Liver Ca more aggressive in hepatitis B patients. Bates, Betsy 687
Looser criteria could bump up kidney transplant rate. Evans, Jeff 415
Lower target hemoglobin has advantages in CKD: although treating anemia improves quality of life, higher hemoglobin levels were linked to morbidity. Lovinger, Sarah Pressman 449
Markers may signal early Alzheimer's. Brief article 224
Medicare to cover test to identify ICD candidates. Ault, Alicia 628
Medicare: no nesiritide coverage for chronic heart failure. Ault, Alicia 329
Menopausal hormones may bring on depression. Moon, Mary Ann 470
Money for vitamin D is well spent. Binkley, Neil Clinical report 957
Monitor driving ability in persons with dementia: ask the patient and family about specific driving behaviors, and consider vision, medications, and age. Wachter, Kerri 755
More fiber, better insulin sensitivity. Brief article 242
More pancreatic Ca patients having surgery, but prognosis still poor. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 654
New antihypertensive may prevent end-organ damage. Zoler, Mitchel L. 809
New azole can prevent invasive fungal infections. Walsh, Nancy 554
New otitis externa guidelines: use drops first. Bell, John R. Disease/Disorder overview 1039
New psoriasis drugs may boost compliance. Jancin, Bruce 661
Nonpesticide agent suffocates head lice safely. Boschert, Sherry 644
Nontraditional plasma markers may help characterize coronary risk. Zablocki, Elaine 568
Norma Rae battles brittle bones. MacNeil, Jane Saladof; Rudd, Terry Brief article 170
Novel drug promising for atrial fib conversion. Zoler, Mitchel L. 651
Oral cefdinir safe for penicillin-allergic patients. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 342
Oral vitamin D found better than intentional sunning. Boschert, Sherry Clinical report 666
Organ recipients don't realize their risk of skin cancer. Bates, Betsy Clinical report 566
Panitumumab found to slow metastatic colorectal cancer. Splete, Heidi 445
Part D cash flow woes. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 140
Patient registries may offer less-expensive alternative to EHRs. Schneider, Mary Ellen 642
Pay-for-performance puppets. Fernandes, Sydney O. Letter to the editor 111
Pregnancy complications tied to coronary disease. Jancin, Bruce 354
Prescribing scooters, wheelchairs. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 149
Prostatitis can confound cancer risk assessment. Mahoney, Diana 503
Quality measures: questions linger. Schneider, Mary Ellen Report 1075
Quality of physician interaction aids compliance with ED drugs. Clinical report 487
Quick 8-point assessment protects elderly hospitalized patients. Chase, Christina 1030
Raloxifene works for prevention of invasive breast cancer risk reduction comparable to tamoxifen. Finn, Robert Clinical report 768
Relenza. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 541
Researchers give pros, cons for fondaparinux, enoxaparin. Zoler, Mitchel L. 379
Resistance concerns steer acne Tx from antibiotics to retinoids. Boschert, Sherry 441
Retinopathy can predict diabetes. Clinical report 181
Reverse positioning may improve detection of vertebral fractures. Brunk, Doug Clinical report 330
Risk formulae challenged by new data. Weldy, David L. Letter to the editor 204
Salmonella outbreak traced to tomatoes in salsa. Splete, Heidi 353
Screening reduces cancer deaths in Lynch syndrome. Dixon, Bruce K. 374
Serum peptide profiles accurately detect hepatocellular carcinoma. Evans, Jeff 421
Setting the record straight on low-fat diets. Ornish, Dean Editorial 845
Streamlining workflow in the practice pays off. Chase, Christina 844
Study: ICD recalls have had no significant impact on mortality. Jancin, Bruce 420
Technology helps prevent wandering, falls by elderly residents. Schneider, Mary Ellen 735
Test predicts steatohepatitis in nonalcoholic fatty liver. Tanzola, Melinda 367
Three more vaccine-related Guillain-Barre cases reported. Moon, Mary Ann 474
Three studies highlight hypertension treatments: a hormone therapy, a reformulated [beta]-blocker, and the benefits of lowering both BP and lipids are reviewed. Zoler, Mitchel L. 899
Tobacco settlement funds waning. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 171
Tuberculin skin test promising as wart therapy. Finn, Robert Brief article 234
Tuberculosis hits U.S. low, but multidrug resistance up 13%. Tucker, Miriam E. 431
Two deaths after mifepristone medical abortion prompt FDA to issue advisory. Wachter, Kerri 277
Ultrafiltration beats loop diuretics in acute HF. Jancin, Bruce Clinical report 820
Uninsured get inefficient care. Nickell, Nancy Brief article 196
Urine test screens for bladder cancer in hematuria. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 685
Utah's influenza hospitalization data show ethnic disparities. Splete, Heidi Brief article 255
Valproic acid. Koren, Gideon 822
Vascular indications eyed for erectile dysfunction drugs. Clinical report 369
Viruses overtake bacteria as No. 1 U.S. cause of foodborne illnesses. Splete, Heidi Brief article 264
Wal-Mart: we're here to help. MacNeil, Jane Saladof; Rudd, Terry Brief article 168
When facing a medical board probe, first and always, 'Call a lawyer'. Bates, Betsy 603
White patients more likely to receive kidney transplant. Lovinger, Sarah Pressman 543
Women entering menopause have increased risk of major depression. Moon, Mary Ann 238
Women with type 1 diabetes have 8-fold higher CVD risk. Boschert, Sherry Clinical report 480
Zidovudine Capsules. Mechcatie, Elizabeth Brief article 164

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