JW 4/12/12

posted Apr 9, 2012, 10:31 AM by Ari Kriegsman   [ updated Jul 3, 2012, 5:52 PM by Marcus Bachhuber ]
3/1/12

Focus on:
Once-Weekly Exenatide for Type 2 Diabetes ........ 38
Calcium-Channel Blockers and Losartan Are Associated with Lower Risk for Gout in Hypertensive Patients ............... 39
Dual Therapy with Aliskiren plus ACE Inhibitor or ARB Is Linked to Hyperkalemia ........................ 39
Benefi ts of Treatment in Very Old People with Hypertension .................................................... 39
Chipping Away at Bone: Proton-Pump Inhibitors and Smoking .................. 40
Longer Follow-Up from the U.S. Prostate Cancer Screening Trial ............ 40
Dutasteride During Active Surveillance of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer ................................. 41
α-Fetoprotein Screening in Patients with Hepatitis C ......................................................... 41
What’s the Best Approach for Managing Neck Pain? ....................................... 42
Cognitive Decline Begins in Middle Age ................ 43
Another Screening Test for Dementia ..................... 43
Care Near Life’s End: More Findings from an Important Lung Cancer Study .......................... 44


Focus on:
Do Antibiotics Help Uncomplicated Sinusitis? ...... 45
The Risks and Benefi ts of Aspirin in Primary Prevention of CVD ................................. 45
Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Women and Cardiovascular Mortality ................................ 46
No Link Between Vitamin D Levels and Risk for COPD Exacerbations ......................... 47
When is Cholecystectomy Indicated After Acute Pancreatitis? ....................................... 47
Antibiotics and Severe Bleeding Among Older Adults on Warfarin .......................... 49
Risk Factors for Disability in an Elderly Cohort ...... 49
Metformin Associated with Lower Cancer Risk .....................................49
Prostate Biopsy: Attitudes About Adverse Events ........................... 50
End-of-Life Care Discussions Among Patients with Advanced Cancer ............................ 50
A Pharmacist-Led Intervention Reduces Medication Errors in Primary Care ....................... 51
The New ACCP Guidelineson Antithrombotic Therapy Have Arrived ............ 47