JW 7/12/12

posted Jul 6, 2012, 2:39 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Jul 8, 2012, 4:57 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident ]
6/15/12

Focus on:
Adverse Neuropsychiatric Effects
of Glucocorticoids .................................................... 96
BMI Associated with
Lumbar Disk Degeneration ..................................... 96
Another Reassuring Study
on ICS–LABA Safety in Asthma ............................. 97
Acupuncture Improves
Symptoms and Function in COPD Patients ......... 97
No Sustained Benefi ts for a Self-Management
Education Program for Diabetes ........................... 98
Does Drinking Coffee Lower Mortality? ........ 98
Lactobacilli vs. TMP/SMX to Prevent
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections ....................... 99
Preexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent HIV
in Men Who Have Sex with Men:
At What Cost? ........................................................... 99
ω-3 Fatty Acid Supplements —
No Benefi t for Secondary Prevention
of Heart Disease ..................................................... 100
Higher β-Blocker Doses Lead
to Better Outcomes in Heart Failure Patients .... 101


Focus on:
Does Azithromycin Raise Risk
for Cardiovascular-Related Death? .......... 103
CT Screening for Lung Cancer ................................ 104
Should Probiotics Be Given
Along with Antibiotics to Prevent
Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea? ......................... 106
HDL Cholesterol:
Causal or Just a Marker for Coronary Risk? ..... 107
Potential Benefi t
of Interrupting Prolonged Sitting ......................... 108
Birth Control That Really Works ............................. 108
Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions:
Ubiquitous, and Poorly Served ............................ 110
USPSTF Finalizes Its Recommendation
Against PSA Screening ......................................... 109