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News Archives for August 2008
 

August 28, 2008
     
  Magnesium Sulphate & Cerebral Palsy, Beta-Amyloid & Brain Injury, Antipsychotic Drugs & Stroke Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Magnesium Sulphate & Cerebral Palsy, Beta-Amyloid & Brain Injury, Antipsychotic Drugs & Stroke Risk - Allison Chow
August 27, 2008
     
  FDA Approves Transplant Rejection Test, Pancreas Cells Converted to Insulin Producing Cells, Brain Chemical Linked to Obesity - Allison Chow
August 26, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Jonathan Davis, MD, Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center - Dr. Jonathan Davis, MD
  Popcorn, Nuts & Corn Do Not Increase Diverticulitis Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Diverticular Disease Not Caused by Eating Popcorn, Nuts or Corn - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Bortezomib Beneficial Multiple Myeloma Treatment - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Proteasome Inhibitor Bortezomib Plus Standard Therapy for Multiple Myeloma - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Death Toll Rises in Maple Leaf Foods Outbreak, Burning Incense Raises Cancer Risk, C-Section Raises Risk of Type 1 Diabetes - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 25, 2008
     
  'Untreatable' TB May Respond to Aggressive Treatment - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Drug-Resistant TB May Respond to Aggressive Treatment - Dr. Susan Sharma
  An Aspirin a Day May Prevent Heart Attack, Positive Outlook May Reduce Cancer Risk, Listeriosis Outbreak at Maple Leaf Foods - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 21, 2008
     
  FDA Approves Irradiation of Spinach, Metabolized Codeine May Produce Toxic Breast Milk, Snoring Linked to Childhood Factors - Dr. Susan Sharma
  FDA Approves Irradiation of Spinach, Metabolized Codeine May Produce Toxic Breast Milk, Snoring Linked to Childhood Factors - Allison Chow
August 20, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Dr. Elliot Krane, MD, Discusses Differentiating Between Chronic Pain in a Child and an Adult - Dr. Elliot Krane
  If I Had - A Child with Cystic Fibrosis - Dr. Carol Conrad, MD - Dr. Carol Conrad
  Hormone Replacement Therapy Eases Post-Menopausal Symptoms - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Combination HRT Helps Ease Symptoms of Menopause - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Skin Cancer Detected by Odor, Statins Do Not Increase Cancer Risk, Epilepsy Drug May Combat Obesity - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Skin Cancer Detected by Odor, Statins Do Not Increase Cancer Risk, Epilepsy Drug May Combat Obesity - Allison Chow
August 19, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Tobey MacDonald, MD, Children's National Medical Center & George Washington University School of Medicine - Dr. Tobey MacDonald
  If I Had - Atrial Fibrillation - Dr. Zayd Eldadah, MD, PhD, Washington Hospital Center - Dr. Zayd Eldadah
  Preeclampsia During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Kidney Disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Preeclampsia Increases Risk for End-Stage Renal Disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Blood Cells Developed from Stem Cells, Antidepressants and Driving Ability, Obesity Rates Continue to Rise - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Blood Cells Developed from Stem Cells, Antidepressants and Driving Ability, Obesity Rates Continue to Rise - Allison Chow
August 18, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Cherry Wongtrakool, MD, Emory University - Dr. Cherry Wongtrakool
  If I Had - A Parent with Alzheimer's Disease - Dr. Lon Schneider, MD, University of Southern California Medical School & Keck School of Medicine - Dr. Lon Schneider
  Arsenic Exposure Linked to Type 2 Diabetes - Allison Chow
  Elderly Less Likely to be Transported to Trauma Center - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Elderly Trauma Patients Less Likely to be Taken to Trauma Center - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Arthritis Vaccine in Development, Boys More Likely to Shed Asthma Symptoms, FDA Considers Bisphenol A Safe - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Arthritis Vaccine in Development, Boys More Likely to Shed Asthma Symptoms, FDA Considers Bisphenol A Safe - Allison Chow
  Art Classes Benefit Medical Students, Teen Sleep Habits & High Blood Pressure, Fruit Juices Affect Drug Absorption - Allison Chow
August 17, 2008
     
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Elliot Krane, MD, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital & Stanford University School of Medicine, on Pediatric Pain Management - Dr. Elliot Krane
  If I Had - Head and Neck Cancer - Professor William Wei, University of Hong Kong - Professor William Wei
August 15, 2008
     
  Skin Moisturizers Stimulate Tumor Growth in Mice - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Skin Moisturizers Increase Rate of Tumor Formation in Mice Exposed to UV Radiation - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Stroke Risk Increases With Cigarettes Smoked, Acid Reflux Drugs Increase Fracture Risk, Stress and Anxiety Worsen Allergy Attacks - Dr. Susan Sharma
August 14, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Bill Gaillard, MD, Children's National Medical Center & Georgetown University - Dr. Bill Gaillard
  If I Had - A Popping Knee - Dr. Wiemi Douoguih, MD, Physician for the U.S. Judo Team - Dr. Wiemi Douoguih
  Additional Anticlotting Treatment Beneficial for Heart Attack Victims - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Tirofiban Plus Standard Anti-Platelet Therapy Beneficial for STEMI Patients - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Weight and Heart Health, Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens, ER Visits Due to Antibiotics - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Weight and Heart Health, Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens, ER Visits Due to Antibiotics - Allison Chow
August 13, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Larry Sperling, MD, Emory University - Dr. Larry Sperling
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Elliot Krane, MD, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital & Stanford University School of Medicine - Dr. Elliot Krane
  If I Had - A Child with Acute Appendicitis - Dr. Anthony Sandler, MD, Children's National Medical Center & George Washington University School of Medicine - Dr. Anthony Sandler
August 12, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Dr. Raymond Sze, MD, Children's National Medical Center, Discusses Radiological Examination of a Child with Abdominal Pain - Dr. Raymond Sze
  If I Had - A Lump in my Breast - Dr. Sandra Swain, MD, Washington Hospital Center & Georgetown University - Dr. Sandra Swain
  PCI May Not Be Necessary in Cases of Stable Coronary Artery Disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Chronic, Stable CAD May Not Require Invasive PCI - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Long-term Breast Cancer Risk, Serious Injuries with Cheerleading, How to Lower Stroke Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Long-term Breast Cancer Risk, Serious Injuries with Cheerleading, How to Lower Stroke Risk - Allison Chow
August 11, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Douglas Van Nostrand, MD, Washington Hospital Center & Georgetown University - Dr. Douglas Van Nostrand
  If I Had - A Newborn with Vomiting, Lethargy, and Seizures - Dr. Mark Batshaw, MD, Children's National Medical Center & George Washington University - Dr. Mark Batshaw
  If I Had - Cervical Cancer - Dr. Lisa Flowers, MD, Emory University - Dr. Lisa Flowers
  Poor Physical Coordination in Childhood Linked to Obesity in Adulthood - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Factors Impacting Neurological Development Affect Risk for Obesity - Dr. Susan Sharma
  If I Knew Then - Professor William Wei, University of Hong Kong, on Devoting Time to Patients - Professor William Wei
  Running for Longevity, Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes, Childhood Trauma and Alcohol Use - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Running for Longevity, Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes, Childhood Trauma and Alcohol Use - Allison Chow
August 6, 2008
     
  Abnormal Blood Cells Similar in MBL and CLL - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Abnormal Cells in Monoclonal B-cell Lymphocytosis Similar to Those in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Potential Treatment for MRSA From Maggots, Genetic Anomaly & Cancer Risk, Brain Receptors Linked to Nicotine Addiction - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Potential Treatment for MRSA From Maggots, Genetic Anomaly & Cancer Risk, Brain Receptors Linked to Nicotine Addiction - Allison Chow
August 4, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Professor Chung-mau LO, University of Hong Kong, discusses the importance of live donor liver transplantation - Professor Chung-mau Lo
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Cherry Wongtrakool, MD, Emory University, Discusses Seeking Mentors - Dr. Cherry Wongtrakool
  If I Had - A Thyroid Nodule - Dr. Douglas Van Nostrand, MD, Washington Hospital Center & Georgetown University - Dr. Douglas Van Nostrand
  In the Clinic - Dr. Roland Eavey, MD, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary & Harvard Medical School, Discusses the Initial Approach to Treating Microtia - Dr. Roland Eavey
  If I Had - A Family Member with Metabolic Syndrome - Dr. Larry Sperling, MD, Emory University - Dr. Larry Sperling
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Douglas Van Nostrand, MD, Washington Hospital Center & Georgetown University, on Taking your Time when Choosing a Specialty - Dr. Douglas Van Nostrand
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Niall Galloway, MD, FRCS, Emory University, Discusses Respect for Patients and their Families - Dr. Niall Galloway
  If I Had - A Child Who Had a Seizure - Dr. Raymond Sze, MD, Children's National Medical Center - Dr. Raymond Sze
  If I Had - Esophageal Cancer - Dr. Syma Iqbal, MD, University of Southern California Medical School & Keck School of Medicine - Dr. Syma Iqbal
  Amount of Sleep Influences Weight in Young People - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Time Spent Asleep Influences Risk of Weight Problems in Children and Adolescents - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Too Many Calories in Fast Food Kid's Meals, FDA Approves Cleviprex, Vitamin C Injections Slow Cancer Growth in Mice - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Too Many Calories in Fast Food Kid's Meals, FDA Approves Cleviprex, Vitamin C Injections Slow Cancer Growth in Mice - Allison Chow