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July/August 2009 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

The Primary Care Paradox and the Need to Integrate Primary and Specialty Care to Improve the Quality of Healthcare The third in a seven-part series of commentaries to understand health and healthcare With the healthcare reform debate heating up in Washington, D.C., Annals of Family Medicine ...

January/February 2009 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Opportunity and Challenges in Primary Care Four articles and an editorial in the January/February issue of Annals look at the issue of colorectal cancer screening and the role of primary care in early detection. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of ca...

July/August 2008 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

Innovative North Carolina Program Improves Patient Care and Saves an Estimated $160 Million in Medicaid Costs Annually Community physicians in North Carolina may have found a way to narrow the gap between rising health care costs and declining health outcomes. In this special report, the author...

May/June 2008 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

The Unintended Consequences of Pay-for-Performance Programs At a time when pay-for-performance programs are proliferating, this study finds that while such programs may succeed in improving clinical outcomes and increasing physician income, they also change the nature of patient consultations ...

Tip sheet for the Annals of Internal Medicine, April 15, 2008, issue

1. Testosterone Spray Improves Sexual Satisfaction Slightly in Premenopausal Women But So Does Placebo; Editorial Says Treat Women Conventionally A study that randomized 261 women aged 35 to 46 with self-reported low libido and low serum free testosterone levels to a group that received on...

September/October 2007 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

Patients Seeking Care for Urgent Health Problems Report Highest Satisfaction When Seen by Their Own Family Physician; Satisfaction Lowest at Walk-in Clinics Patient satisfaction with after-hours care for an urgent problem is higher if provided by their own family physician or their physicians a...

Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

...hat 85 percent of respondents agreed that schools should have plans to keep food-allergic children safe, according to the report in the July issue of annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology . "Although there was agreement that schools need better policies to manage food allergies, most parents were n...

Surgical Masks Help Ward Off Flu, Maybe

...s and Response. The CDC-funded study appears in the Aug. 4 issue of the annals of Internal Medicine , as does another study finding that the antiviral med...al Center for Emergency Medical Preparedness & Response; Aug. 4, 2009, annals of Internal Medicine ...

Prototype, 7-foot-tall sanitizer automates disinfection of hard-to-clean hospital equipment

...ntamination of small instruments, has already been shown to initially disinfect noncritical equipment better than manual cleaning, they report in the annals of Surgical Innovation and Research online July 30. Study senior author and surgeon Bolanle Asiyanbola, M.D., says the four-year SUDS project was ...

Earlier HIV antiviral treatment can be cost effective in areas of limited resources

...s at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, South Africa. The team reports in the August 4 annals of Internal Medicine that starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) when the level of CD4 T cells drops below a threshold of 350 per microliter of blood...
Annals in Medical Technology

New Proof of Genistein's Efficacy and Safety for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Published in Annals of Internal Medicine

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 27, 2007 - Annals of Internal Medicine has published the results of a two-year clinical study on the impact of genistein on bone loss. The paper, "Effects of the Phytoestrogen Genistein on Bone Metabolism in Osteopenic Postmenopausal Women-A Randomized Trial,...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

...ubsequent fracture risk. Bone 35:375. (13) Clinical subsequent fractures cluster in time after first fractures. T A C M van Geel, et al, annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2009;68:99-102. (14) http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00121 , accessed 3/19/2009,accessed, 3...

Ipsogen Reports Incorporation of the Genomic Grade in the 2009 St. Gallen International Consensus Meeting on the Primary Treatment of Early Breast Cancer

...cated for the first time that the Genomic Grade could be considered as an adjunct to the histological grade. These new guidelines, published online in annals of Oncology, represent the consensus opinion of 43 European and US experts on early breast cancer treatment that emerged from the conference which too...

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Agendia B.V./

... early breast cancer. The recommendations have been published online in the annals of Oncology and will appear in the August print edition. The St. Gal...dividual treatment plans to their patients. For online access to the annals of Oncology: http://annonc.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/mdp322v1 ...

Agendia's Breast Cancer Recurrence Test MammaPrint Included in International St. Gallen Expert Consensus Recommendations

... early breast cancer. The recommendations have been published online in the annals of Oncology and will appear in the August print edition. The St. Gal...dividual treatment plans to their patients. For online access to the annals of Oncology: http://annonc.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/mdp322v1 ...

AstraZeneca Submits NDA for Low Dose Aspirin/Esomeprazole Combination Product

...Preventative Services Task Force. Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. annals of Internal Medicine. 2009;150;396-404. Giuseppe G.L., Biondi-Zoccai, et al. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on the Hazards of Disconti...

Task Force Recommends Using Aspirin to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease When the Benefits Outweigh the Harms

...mendations do not apply to people who have already had a heart attack or stroke. The recommendations are published in the March 17 issue of the annals of Internal Medicine . The Task Force reviewed new evidence from the National Institutes of Health's Women's Health Study published since the last Ta...

ASGE Urges Patients to Seek a Qualified Endoscopist Before Undergoing a Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer

...ction of colorectal cancer on the right side of the colon OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today in the annals of Internal Medicine found that colonoscopy is associated with lower death rates from colorectal cancer, however, the procedure missed lesions more o...

Video: Novartis Vaccines and PTA Battle Flu: Public Health Vaccination Initiative Urges Families 'Let's Fight Flu Together!'

..., Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2008," Accessed, September 18. 2008. (2) Brownstein, J. S. & Mandl, K. annals of Emergency Medicine, "Pediatric Population Size Is Associated With Geographic Patterns of Acute Respiratory Infections Among Adults." Volume 52, No....

National Study Presented at ACG 2008 Confirms New Device Functions Like 'Rear-View Mirror' to Provide Improved View of the Colon

...//www.avantismedical.com . [1] Pickhardt, P.J.; Nugent, P.A.; Mysliwiec, P.A.; et al. Location of adenomas missed by optical colonoscopy. annals of Internal Medicine 141(5):352-360, 2004. [2] Pabby, A.; Schoen, R.E.; Weissfeld, J.L.; et al. Analysis of colorectal cancer occurrenc...
Annals in Medical Definition

Allopathic medicine

...on. Nature Cures: The History of Alternative Medicine in America . External links Alan D. Berkenwald, MD. In the Name of Medicine . annals of Internal Medicine . The Princeton Review - Allopathic Medicine - The Princeton Review is a college admissions testing preparation company unaff...

Breath-holding spells

... needed for breath holding spells, as the child will eventually outgrow them. References Evans, Owen,B. Breath-Holding Spells. Pediatric annals July 1997. Anderson and Bluestone Breath Holding Spells Contemporary Pediatrics Jan, 2000 DiMario, Francis Prospective Study of Children with Cyan...
Annals in Medical Dictionary

Venous

...been applied in phlebology since 1996 by the surgeon Pedro Fernandes Neto, during ambulatory clinical exams (Brazil). The results were registered in annals of national and international congresses of angiology. Dotter Interventional Institute, Charles Dotter MD, Oregon Health & Science University,...

Intentional weight loss

...save. Buy.com books: new ~ used ~ paperbacks ~ NYTBS at the cheapest prices. The Relationship between Intentional Weight Loss and Mortality. annals 2003 138: I-56. ... Intentional weight loss was associated with lower mortality, whereas ... Deaths Associated with Intentional . Rapid We...

Heart bypass surgery

...ust one option to treat heart disease. ... robotic heart surgery coronary artery bypass surgery endoscopic surgery tiny incision annals of surgery : an update on the status of robotic heart surgery The first successful surgery of the heart , performed without any complica...

Emergency Medicine

...pects of Emergency Medicine . Toxicology. Trauma and Orthopedics ... annals of Emergency Medicine . Elsevier Global Medical News. ACEP Copyright Per... ... Stay Current with Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine ... annals of Emergency Medicine . Elsevier Global Medical News. ACEP Copyright Per...

Chondritis

.... tracheostomy because of chronic laryngeal fibrosis, edema, or chondritis . ... Register today for a free trial, credit card req'd. Find The annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology articles plus many other academic journal articles, magazine a... Septic chondritis of the epiglottic c...
Annals in Biological News

A urine test for appendicitis?

...Boston demonstrate that a protein detectable in urine might serve as a "biomarker" for appendicitis. Their report was published online June 23 by the annals of Emergency Medicine . Despite improvement in imaging technologies, recent figures indicate that 3 to 30 percent of children have unnecessary appe...

'Annals of the ESA' selected as one of 100 most influential journals

...ology and medicine over the last 100 years listed annals of the Entomological Society of America among the... the poll, 686 DBIO members participated, choosing annals as the overwhelming winner of the "Journals of Land Invertebrates" category. annals celebrated its 100th year anniversary last year, a...

Translating the conversation between the brain and blood vessels

...College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. He is a past-president of the American Heart Association, a former editor of Physiology in Medicine ( annals of Internal Medicine ) and past president of the Association of American Physicians. He is a member of the National Academies of Science and the Ameri...

Wild bees can be effective pollinators

...lations, causing some growers of fruits, nuts and vegetables to wonder how their crops will be pollinated in the future. A new study published in the annals of the Entomological Society of America shows that wild bees, which are not affected by CCD, may serve as a pollination alternative. In the artic...

Genetic testing not cost-effective in guiding initial dosing of common blood thinner

...with atrial fibrillation but may be for patients at higher risk for major bleeding. This study is being published in the Jan. 20, 2009, edition of annals of Internal Medicine . Warfarin is commonly prescribed to prevent blood clotting, particularly for patients with atrial fibrillationa type of abnor...

'Stroke Belt' deaths tied to non-traditional risk factors

...commonly used to predict stroke risk." The findings are reported in the annals of Neurology . All minority groups, including Native Americans, Hispanic...oke risk factors and their significance. One detail that emerged in the annals of Neurology study is that the prevalence of diabetes and hypertension was...

Springer expands publishing partnership with the Biomedical Engineering Society

...inger is already the publisher of the BMES journal annals of Biomedical Engineering. Cellular and Molecu...r second official BMES journal, in addition to the annals of Biomedical Engineering, we have amplified the s...dership. Together with the BMES flagship journal, annals of Biomedical Engineering, the new journal CMBE co...

ESA celebrates 100 years of insect science journals

... This year marks the 100-year anniversaries of annals of the Entomological Society of America and Journa...r relation to agricultural production, articles in annals focused on papers dealing with morphologic, faunis...t for any entomological journal in the world), and annals articles were cited 3,893 times. The...

Presence of gene mutation helps guide thyroid cancer treatment

...0E, is a genetic alteration in the BRAF oncogene, a modified gene believed to cause cancer. The new research is reported in the September issue of the annals of Surgery. Past studies have shown that the mutation frequently occurs in the most common type of thyroid cancer, conventional papillary thyroid c...

It's OK for men with high blood pressure to have a drink or two, new study finds

...n increase blood pressure, would the same be true for men who have high blood pressure? The new study, published in the January 2, 2007, issue of annals of Internal Medicine, is based on data from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study. It found that men with high blood pressure can have one or two d...
Annals in Biological Technology

Genomic Health Reports Favorable Commentary on Value of Multigene Assays From the St. Gallen Expert Consensus Meeting on the Primary Treatment of Early Breast Cancer

...lping determine chemotherapy benefit for early-stage breast cancer patients. These new treatment guidelines, published online in the cancer journal, annals of Oncology , represent a significant advancement for the role of validated molecular diagnostics in breast cancer treatment planning and selection in...

Matrix Genomics, Elizabeth Corder, PhD - Gene Variation in the LRRK2 Gene and High Risk for Parkinson's Disease

...rom the Basque word dardara, meaning tremor. Mutations in LRRK2 are a common cause of familial Parkinson's disease. This study published in the annals of Human Genetics describes a combination of four gene variants found in a third of Parkinson's cases, but infrequent in the population. Thus the pr...

Micromet Presents Update at ASCO 2009 on a Phase 1b Combination Study of Adecatumumab and Docetaxel

...An open-label, randomized phase II study of adecatumumab, a fully human anti-EpCAM antibody, as monotherapy in patients with metastatic breast cancer. annals of Oncology, in press. About Micromet, Inc. Micromet, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the...

Elsevier Health Sciences Appoints Dr. David Goldmann Editor-in-Chief of its First Consult Point of Care Resource

...n and Education Resource (PIER), an evidence-based, electronic medical knowledge resource; Associate, Deputy and Senior Deputy Editor with the Journal annals of Internal Medicine; and Consulting Editor to ACP Internist and the ACP Foundation HEALTH TiPS patient education program. Dr. Goldmann was edu...

Avantis Medical Systems Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Third Eye(R) Retroscope(R) for Improved Polyp Detection in the Colon

..., P.A.; et al. Location of adenomas missed by optical colonoscopy. annals of Internal Medicine 141(5):352-360, 2004. (3) Pabby, A.; Sch...L. To evaluate the association between colonoscopy and CRC deaths. annals of Internal Medicine 150:1-8, 2009 (6) Waye, J.D.; Rex, D.K.; et al. ...

Corgenix Receives Two Additional Patents on AtherOx(R) Technology

...(oxLDL) complexed with the plasma protein B2GPI. Although oxLDL has been implicated in cardiovascular disease, according to results published in the annals of N.Y. Academy of Science (2007), determination of oxLDL/B2GPI complexes, rather than oxLDL alone, may be a more physiologic and accurate way of ass...

New Publications Show Noninvasive Magnetic Resonance-Guided Focused Ultrasound to be a Potentially Safe, Effective Pain-Relieving Treatment for Bone Metastases

...ving treatment for tumors that have spread to the bones (bone metastases). The results of a 31 patient study appear in the November 11 online issue of annals of Surgical Oncology, while data from an eleven-patient subgroup analysis of that study were published separately in the October issue of Radiology. ...

From Pain to Unexpected Fame: One Woman's Journey to Know Fibro

...itis and Other Rheumatic Conditions in the United States." Arthritis and Rheumatism 2008; 58(1):31. (2) Leventhal, LJ. "Management of fibromyalgia." annals of Internal Medicine 1999; 131: 850-858. (3) Wolfe, F, et al. "The prevalence and characteristics of fibromyalgia in the general population." Arthri...

European CHMP Adopts Negative Opinion on Cymbalta for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia

...lgia. Poster presented at European League Against Rheumatism Annual Meeting; Jun 2008, Paris, France. (6) Leventhal, LJ. Management of Fibromyalgia. annals of Internal Medicine. 1999; 131: 850-858. (7) Arnold, L, et al. Family Study of Fibromyalgia. Arthritis & Rheumatism. 2004; 50(3): 944-952. (8) Wh...

Cepheid Signs Group Purchasing Contract with Novation, the Nation's Largest Healthcare Contracting Organization

...pulation, thereby reducing risk of potential transmission. As recent studies published in both the Journal of the American Medical Association and the annals of Internal Medicine demonstrate, true rapid test turnaround time is critical to reaching optimal results with a fully implemented infection control p...
Annals in Biological Definition

Epigenetics

...he basis of a theory of organic development". W. Heinemann: London, 1896 . Eva Jablonka and Marion J. Lamb. The Changing Concept of Epigenetics. annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 981:82-96 (2002). Joshua Lederberg , "The Meaning of Epigenetics", The Scientist 15 (18):6, Sep. 17, 2001 ....

Genetics

... genetic testing List of geneticists & biochemists Mitochondrial genetics Publications Genetics Journal of Genetics annals of Human Genetics Heredity External links Related publications Nature Genetics Nature Reviews Genetics Human Molecu...
Annals in Biological Dictionary

Oligonucleotide

...ne Shopping at SpotCost.com - New and used books like Oligonucleotide Therapeutics First Annual Meetingof the Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society annals of the... posted to software promoter oligonucleotide human genome alignment by bertelsen ... Experimental analysis of oligonucleotide m...
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