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News Archives for February 2008
 

February 28, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Dr. James Farmer, MD - Review of How to Section An Eye - Dr. James Farmer
  If I Had - Macular Degeneration - Dr. Joan Miller, MD - Dr. Joan Miller
  Those Under 75 With AMD Have Increased Heart Attack and Stroke Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Increased Risk For MI and Stroke in Those With AMD Under Age 75 - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Home Antiretroviral Treatment Beneficial in Developing Nations, Smoking & Taking Vitamin E Raises Lung Cancer Risk, - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 27, 2008
     
  Method of Diagnosing Diabetes May Need Revision - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Conventional Criterion for Diabetes Diagnosis Needs Revision - Dr. Susan Sharma
  XDR-TB Becoming More Prevalent, Smoking in Women with Pre-Eclampsia May Lead to Low Birth Weight, Flu Vaccine Recommended Those Under 18 Years - Dr. Susan Sharma
  XDR-TB Becoming More Prevalent, Smoking in Women with Pre-Eclampsia May Lead to Low Birth Weight, Flu Vaccine Recommended Those Under 18 Years - Allison Chow
February 26, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Roberto Pineda, MD - Dr. Roberto Pineda
  Lupus Linked to New Genetic Mutations - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Two New Genetic Loci Identified for SLE - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Taking Post-Heart Attack Meds Increases Survival, Mercury Exposure From Broken CFL Light Bulbs, SSRI Antidepressants Only Benefit Those With Severe Depression - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 25, 2008
     
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Ann Partridge, MD, MPH Discusses a Career As a Medical Oncologist - Dr. Ann Partridge
  Anemia Meds Linked to Blood Clots - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Erythrocyte Stimulating Agents Raise Risk of Venous Embolism by 57% - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Hormone Therapy Linked to Abnormal Mammograms - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Rate of Biopsy Over 50% Higher in Those Taking Hormones - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Avastin Approved for Breast Cancer, Blood Clot Recurrence Likely, Antibiotics & Dementia - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Avastin Approved for Breast Cancer, Blood Clot Recurrence Likely, Antibiotics & Dementia - Essie Heinrich
  Stem Cells Show Promise in Heart Disease, Cognitive Psychotherapy & Switching Meds Helpful for Depression, ESAs Raise Risk of Venous Thrombosis - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 21, 2008
     
  If I Had - A Child Born With Microtia - Dr. Roland Eavey, MD - Dr. Roland Eavey
  In the Clinic - Dr. Douglas Van Nostrand, MD - Interpretation of Nuclear Medicine Scans - Dr. Douglas Van Nostrand
  Combining Drugs More Effective Than Standard Therapy for Crohn's Sufferers - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Immunosuppressive Drugs Used in Combination More Effective Than Standard Treatment for Crohn's - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Cognitive Impairment Rates Dropping Among Elderly - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Cognitive Impairment Rates Declining Among Those Aged 70 and Older - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Daytime Dozing May Increase Stroke Risk, Hotspots for Disease Outbreak Identified, New Surgical Bandage Inspired by Geckos - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Embryonic Stem Cells May Help Diabetics, Moral Dilemma in Recruitment of African Doctors, Google Introduces Electronic Medical Records - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 20, 2008
     
February 19, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Lynda Tyer-Viola, RN, PhD - Lynda Tyer–Viola
  Surgery Improves Spinal Stenosis - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Surgery Superior for Spinal Stenosis in As-Treated Protocol - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Music Helps Stroke Victims Recover Memory, Stroke Damage Repaired With Stem Cells, Surgery Better for Spinal Stenosis - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 18, 2008
     
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Douglas Hanto, MD, PhD on Choosing the Field of Transplantation - Dr. Douglas Hanto
  In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates Lower During Nights & Weekends - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Patients Experiencing In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest During Nights & Weekends Have Lower Rate of Survival to Discharge - Dr. Susan Sharma
  More Frequent Use of Antibiotics Reduces Trachoma, Lower Survival Rate in After-Hours Cardiac Arrest Cases, Poor Prognosis for Unclassified Eczema - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 15, 2008
     
  Probiotics May Increase Risk of Death in Those With Acute Pancreatitis - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Probiotics May Increase Mortality in Those With Acute Pancreatitis - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Choking Game Risks, Skin-Lightening Cream and Cushings, HEPA Filter May Lower Cardiac Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Email May Improve Patient Care, Acne Programs for Teens, Antibiotics Do Not Lower Middle Ear Effusion - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 14, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Dr. Roberto Pineda, MD - Indications for the Excimer Laser - Dr. Roberto Pineda
February 13, 2008
     
  If I Had - A Penetrating Eye Injury - Dr. Matthew Gardiner, MD - Dr. Matthew Gardiner
  Increased BMI Raises Cancer Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  BMI Increase Linked to Elevated Cancer Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
  More Emphasis Needed on Stroke Intervention, Hurricane Victims Evacuated from FEMA Trailers, One Million Indian Smokers Die Each Year - Dr. Susan Sharma
  More Emphasis Needed on Stroke Intervention, Hurricane Victims Evacuated from FEMA Trailers, One Million Indian Smokers Die Each Year - Allison Chow
February 12, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Deborah Washington, RN, MSN - Deborah Washington
  Rituximab Reduces Symptoms of MS - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Rituximab Reduces Inflammation in MS Patients - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain in Rats, Avastin for Breast Cancer, Drug Eluting Stents for Peripheral Artery Disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain in Rats, Avastin for Breast Cancer, Drug Eluting Stents for Peripheral Artery Disease - Essie Heinrich
February 11, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Dr. William Aird, MD - How Sepsis is Treated - Dr. William Aird, MD
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Reza Dana, MD, MSc, MPH on Being a Clinician-Scientist - Dr. Reza Dana
  Most Medical Schools Do Not Have Adequate Conflict of Interest Policies - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Most Accredited Medical Schools Lack Conflict of Interest Policies - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Causes of Motor Vehicle Accidents Not Being Reported, Academic Conflict of Interest, Coronary Artery Disease on Rise - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 10, 2008
     
  Living to Age 90 Linked to Modifiable Risk Factors - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Length of Life 75% Modifiable Risk Factors, 25% Genetics - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Hypertensive Patients Not Following Diets, Corneal Transplantation & Risk of Infection, Link Found Between Speech and Learning Disabilities - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 7, 2008
     
  Depressed Medical Residents More Likely to Make Medication Errors - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Depressed Medical Residents Six Times More Likely to Make Medication Errors - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Chemicals in Plastic Baby Bottles, Acupuncture Increases In Vitro Success Rates, Hospital Patients Malnourished - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 6, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Eric Holbrook, MD - Dr. Eric Holbrook, MD
  If I Had - A Child With Sudden Mood or Anxiety Symptoms - Dr. Jerrold Rosenbaum, MD - Dr. Jerrold Rosenbaum, MD
  Gene Linked to Development of High LDL Cholesterol - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Gene Locus Linked to LDL Cholesterol Levels - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Tight Control Not Recommended for Type 2 Diabetes, HIV Transmission from Pre-Chewed Food, Cell Phones and Sperm Quality - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Tight Control Not Recommended for Type 2 Diabetes, HIV Transmission from Pre-Chewed Food, Cell Phones and Sperm Quality - Magdalena Grzyb
February 5, 2008
     
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Roberto Pineda, MD on Using Breaks in Medical Education Wisely - Dr. Roberto Pineda, MD
  Removing Clot May Help Those With Heart Attack - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Thrombus Aspiration During PCI Results in Better Perfusion - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Adverse Reactions to HIV Drug, Removal of Blood Clot Lowers Mortality Risk, DNA of Three People Used to Create Embryo - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Adverse Reactions to HIV Drug, Removal of Blood Clot Lowers Mortality Risk, DNA of Three People Used to Create Embryo - Essie Heinrich
February 4, 2008
     
  Risk of Stopping Clopidogrel After Heart Attack, Cannabis and Gum Disease, Chemicals in Baby Products - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Risk of Stopping Clopidogrel After Heart Attack, Cannabis and Gum Disease, Chemicals in Baby Products - Allison Chow
February 3, 2008
     
  Genetic Variations May Influence Depression in Those Who Suffered Child Abuse (Interview with Dr. Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  CRHR1 Mutations Influence Depression (Interview with Dr. Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Stress During Pregnancy Raises Schizophrenia Risk in Children, Mention of Substance Abuse Common in Popular Music, Managing Mild Ear Pain - Dr. Susan Sharma
February 1, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Dr. Jerrold Rosenbaum, MD, Discusses Treating Psychological Conditions - Dr. Jerrold Rosenbaum