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News Archives for July 2008
 

July 24, 2008
     
  If I Knew Then - Dr. William Aird, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center & Harvard Medical School, on the Barriers in Specialization of Medicine - Dr. William Aird, MD
  In the Clinic - Dr. Jennifer Temel, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the importance of imaging in early detection of lung cancer - Dr. Jennifer Temel, MD
  In the Clinic - Dr. Teresa Brady, PhD, Centers for Disease Control, discusses changing care methods for arthritis - Dr. Teresa Brady, PhD
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Zayd Eldadah, MD, PhD, Washington Hospital Center - Dr. Zayd Eldadah
  Regulatory Genes May Slow Aging, Family Planning and Climate Change, Air Fresheners May Be Hazardous - Allison Chow
July 23, 2008
     
  If I Knew Then - Professor Chung-mau Lo, University of Hong Kong, on the Rewards of Performing Surgery - Professor Chung-mau Lo
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Gerry Chader, MD, PhD, University of Southern California Medical School, Discusses Successfully Treating Patients with Retinal Diseases - Dr. Gerry Chader, MD, PhD
  HIV Programs in Developing World Should Also Target TB - Dr. Susan Sharma
  TB and HIV Should be Jointly Managed in the Developing World - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Bloomberg & Gates Anti-Smoking Pledge, Soy Food Lowers Sperm Count, Cellphone Warning Sparks Debate - Allison Chow
July 22, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Barbara Gitlitz, MD, University of Southern California & Keck School of Medicine - Dr. Barbara Gitlitz, MD
  In the Spotlight - Professor Chung-mau Lo, University of Hong Kong - Professor Chung-mau Lo
  Nexavar Shows Promise for Treatment of Liver Cancer (Interview with Lewis Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., Department of Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Sorafenib an Effective Treatment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Interview with Lewis Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., Department of Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Male Infertility Treatment, New Prostate Cancer Drug, FSA Issues Salt Intake Recommendations - Allison Chow
July 21, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Dr. Mark Batshaw, MD, discusses an unusual cause of seizure in newborns - Dr. Mark Batshaw, MD
  If I Had - A 15-Year-Old with a BMI Over 40 - Dr. John Morton, MD, Stanford University & Lucile Packard Children's Hospital - Dr. John Morton, MD
  Viagra May Be Effective for Sexual Dysfunction in Women on Antidepressants - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Sildenafil an Effective Therapy for Female Sexual Dysfunction in those on SRI Medication - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Memory Impairment Linked to Hearing Impairment - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Memory Impairment Linked to Impaired Central Auditory Processing - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Blood Vessels From Immature Cells, Sleeping Patterns and Stroke in Postmenopausal Women, Ovulation Gene Isolated - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Blood Vessels From Immature Cells, Sleeping Patterns and Stroke in Postmenopausal Women, Ovulation Gene Isolated - Allison Chow
  Tobacco Plants & Cancer Vaccine, Topamax & Birth Defects, Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression - Allison Chow
July 20, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. John Morton, MD - Dr. John Morton, MD
July 18, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Dr. John Morton, MD discusses the importance of maintaining a diet post-operatively - Dr. John Morton, MD
  New Drug for Alzheimer's Offers Benefits to Intellectual Function (Interview with Rachelle Doody, MD, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Dimebon Improves Symptoms of Alzheimer's Over 12 Months (Interview with Rachelle Doody, MD, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Regional Cancer Survival Rates, One in Four Americans is Obese, Tomatoes Safe to Eat - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Regional Cancer Survival Rates, One in Four Americans is Obese, Tomatoes Safe to Eat - Allison Chow
July 16, 2008
     
  If I Knew Then - Dr. John Morton, MD, Discusses the Field of Bariatric Surgery - Dr. John Morton, MD
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Alfredo Sadun, MD, PhD - Dr. Alfredo Sadun, MD, PhD
  Low-Carb and Mediterranean Diets Superior to Low-Fat Diet (Interview with Iris Shai, RD, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Low-Carbohydrate and Mediterranean Diets More Beneficial Than Low-Fat Diet (Interview with Iris Shai, RD, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Fibre Prevents Dangerously High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy - Dr. Susan Sharma
  High Fibre in First Trimester Lowers Risk of Preeclampsia - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Beta-Amyloid Immunization, Apolipoproteins and Heart Disease, Premature Birth and Disability - Allison Chow
  Enbrel for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Companions for Doctor Visits, Reducing Falls in the Elderly - Dr. Susan Sharma
July 15, 2008
     
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Alfredo Sadun, MD, PhD - Discusses the Difference Between Academic vs. Private Practice - Dr. Alfredo Sadun, MD, PhD
  In the Clinic - Dr. Sanjeev Dutta, MD, MA, FRSC(C), FACS, discusses how laparoscopy benefits the surgical process - Dr. Sanjeev Dutta, MD, MA, FRSC(C), FACS
  If I Had - High Cholesterol - Dr. Howard Hodis, MD - Dr. Howard Hodis, MD
July 14, 2008
     
  In the Spotlight - Dr. Lon Schneider, MD - Dr. Lon Schneider, MD
  Visual Impairment Indirectly Increases Suicide Risk (Interview with Byron Lam, MD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Visual Impairment Increases Non-Ocular Health Issues, Suicide Risk (Interview with Byron Lam, MD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Global Warming and Kidney Stones, Physical Activity and Alzheimer's, Children Not Getting Required Exercise - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Global Warming and Kidney Stones, Physical Activity and Alzheimer's, Children Not Getting Required Exercise - Allison Chow
July 13, 2008
     
  In the Clinic - Dr. Alfredo Sadun, MD, PhD, discusses using the ophthalmoscope for systemic disease - Dr. Alfredo Sadun, MD, PhD
  Joint Replacement Beneficial for Osteoarthritis (Interview with Mary Beth Hamel, MD, MPH) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Joint Replacement Surgery Produces Positive Results in Osteoarthritis Patients (Interview with Mary Beth Hamel, MD, MPH) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Hispanic Diabetics Not Being Treated, Melanoma Rising in Young Women, Heparin and Cardioembolic Stroke - Dr. Susan Sharma
July 11, 2008
     
  New Treatment Delays Melanoma Recurrence (Interview with Alexander Eggermont, MD, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Pegylated Interferon Alpha-2b Reduces Recurrence of Melanoma (Interview with Alexander Eggermont, MD, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Autism Treatment and Genetic Makeup, Suicide Risk with Epilepsy Meds, Nicotine in Nonsmokers Falling - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Autism Treatment and Genetic Makeup, Suicide Risk with Epilepsy Meds, Nicotine in Nonsmokers Falling - Allison Chow
July 10, 2008
     
  If I Knew Then - Dr. Alfredo Sadun, MD, PhD - Discusses the Difference Between Increasing vs. Diminishing Returns - Dr. Alfredo Sadun, MD, PhD
  If I Had - My First Seizure (Medicinal Response) - Dr. Steven Schachter, MD - Dr. Steven Schachter, MD
  If I Had - My First Seizure (Future Prevention) - Dr. Steven Schachter, MD - Dr. Steven Schachter, MD
  Gallbladder Disease Risk Lowered in Women Taking HRT Via Skin Patch (Interview with Dr. Bette Liu) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Transdermal Patch Reduces Gallbladder Disease Risk in Women Taking HRT (Interview with Dr. Bette Liu) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Prescription-Free Controlled Drugs Online, Obesity Affects Fertility, Newborn Given Heparin Overdose Dies - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Prescription-Free Controlled Drugs Online, Obesity Affects Fertility, Newborn Given Heparin Overdose Dies - Allison Chow
July 9, 2008
     
  New Research in Predicting Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Interview with Kay Brantsch, MD) - Allison Chow
  Indicators of Recurrence or Metastasis in Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Interview with Kay Brantsch, MD) - Allison Chow
  Antibiotics and Risk of Tendinitis, HIV Spread Through Breast Milk, Diagnostic Test for Herceptin Treatment - Allison Chow
July 8, 2008
     
  If I Had - My First Seizure (Diagnostic Testing) - Dr. Steven Schachter, MD - Dr. Steven Schachter, MD
  Hormone Therapy No More Effective for Treating Prostate Cancer (Interview with Siu-Long Yao, MD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  PADT Does Not Improve Survival Rates in Prostate Cancer Patients (Interview with Siu-Long Yao, MD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Food Diary Aids Weight Loss, Dopamine Released in Mothers' Brains, ABI Predicts Future Heart Disease - Allison Chow
July 7, 2008
     
  Hand Washing Lowers Newborn Mortality Rates in Developing Countries (Interview with James Tielsch, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Hand Washing Lowers Infant Mortality in Developing Nations (Interview with James Tielsch, PhD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  SSRIs May Cause Bleeding, Childhood Nutrition and Intelligence, Cholesterol Screening in Children - Dr. Susan Sharma
July 3, 2008
     
  Depression Care for People with Cancer (Interview with Gary Rodin, MD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Specialized Depression Treatment Program for Patients with Cancer (Interview with Gary Rodin, MD) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Gender Matching for Organ Transplants, New Crohn's Medications, Possible Root of SIDS Found - Dr. Susan Sharma
July 2, 2008
     
  Invasive Strategy Beneficial For Some, But Not All, Heart Attack Patients - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Invasive Strategy Beneficial for NSTE ACS Patients, Excluding Low-Risk Women - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Modifying Athletic Screening Programs to Prevent Sudden Death - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Cardiovascular Screening Programs Should Include Resting and Exercise ECG - Dr. Susan Sharma
  New TB Diagnostic Test, Potential Cold Sore Cure, Broccoli Helps Prevent Prostate Cancer - Dr. Susan Sharma
  Low HDL Affects Memory, Intensive Renal Support No More Effective, Psilocybin Mushrooms May Alleviate Anxiety - Dr. Susan Sharma