January 12th, 2012 with Hillary

posted Jan 11, 2012, 4:08 AM by Ari Kriegsman   [ updated Jan 11, 2012, 4:11 AM ]
JW 12/1/11


Focus on:
Dec 1

1. No Mortality Benefi t with Annual X-Ray Screening for Lung Cancer ........ 181
2. Odds of False-Positive Mammograms During 10 Years of Screenings ............................. 182
3. Revisiting the Bottle: Alcohol and Breast Cancer Risk ......................... 183
4. HPV Vaccine Benefi ts Men Who Have Sex with Men ............................. 183
5. Intensive Intervention Improves Medication Adherence… ..................................... 183
6. Mysterious Leg Lesions? Ask About Pedicures ............................................. 184
7. Might Bacterial Infection Cause Colorectal Cancer? ...................................... 184
8. Compression Stockings for Obstructive Sleep Apnea? .............................. 185
9. Serum Cholesterol Might Not Affect Mortality in Elders .................................................. 186
10. Asymptomatic Bradycardia Does Not Predict Early Mortality in Older Adults ............................. 186
11. Is a Cure at Hand for Cystic Fibrosis in Some Children?................................................... 187
12. Chondroitin Sulfate Holds Promise for Hand Osteoarthritis .......................................... 188

Dec 15

1. Niacin Is Ineffective in Patients with Established Cardiovascular Disease .........189
2. Rosuvastatin and Atorvastatin Are Equally Effective at Reducing Atheroma Volume ........... 189
3. How Prevalent Is Pulmonary Thrombosis During Acute Chest Syndrome? .......................... 190
4. Excess Bleeding Risk in Patients Taking SSRIs plus Antiplatelet Drugs ................. 191
5. Further Evidence That Route of Estrogen Administration Affects VTE Risk .......................... 192
6. Clinicians Don’t Always Follow Guidelines for Osteoporosis ..................................................... 192
7. Dual-Energy CT: A New Diagnostic Tool for Gout .......................... 193
8. A Trial of Weight-Loss Strategies in Primary Care ....................................................... 193
9. Not All Dietary Fibers Are Equal for Lowering Colorectal Cancer Risk .................. 193
10. Concomitant Use of Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Anticholinergics .............................................. 194
11. Adverse Drug Events Cause Many Hospitalizations in Elders .......................... 195
12. When Syphilis Tests Contradict Each Other ........ 195
13. Evidence Doesn’t Support Universal Prophylaxis for VTE .............................. 196
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Ari Kriegsman,
Jan 11, 2012, 4:08 AM
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Ari Kriegsman,
Jan 11, 2012, 4:08 AM
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