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Conference Highlights - May 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - ...in both groups experienced a low occurrence of adverse events.—nicholas j. lowe, M.D., University of California–Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California. Remicade Decreases Joint Damage Caused by Rheumatoid Arthritis (64th Annual Meeting of the American College of...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/p2023.html

Conference Highlights - Feb 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2001 - ...child decreased by a mean of 1.4 from pre-VFC to post-VFC. Forty-one percent of physicians reported that the VFC program decreased the number of referrals from their practice to public vaccine clinics and 54 percent gave intermediate responses. Only 8 percent of physicians...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/p721.html

Conference Highlights - Jan 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2000 - ...Family Physicians) Identifying and treating asymptomatic prostatitis in men with elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels reduced the number of biopsies by 18 percent, according to a study of 122 men in a urology practice at a tertiary care center. The study included men over...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p478.html

Conference Highlights - Jul 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1998 - ...humor, and having a belief system or a religious belief that is comforting.—bruce s. rabin, m.d., ph.d., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa. Women Are More Likely Than Men to Experience Anaphylaxis (American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology) Women...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0701/p203.html

Conference Highlights - Aug 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - ...conti, m.d., et al., University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) School of Medicine. Short Exercise Sessions May Be Effective in the Treatment of Obesity (Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine) Results of a study of clinically obese women indicate that several 10-minute...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p492.html

Conference Highlights - Apr 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1999 - ...(North American Primary Care Research Group) Survey data from a study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health reveal a number of reasons why physicians do not refer all women over age 50 for annual screening mammograms even though physicians overwhelmingly agree with...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2277.html

Conference Highlights - Nov 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1999 - ...hyperglycemia. A study at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine evaluated 82 First Nation Cree-speaking children (six to 17 years of age) who had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The study compared the number of referred cases of type 2 diabetes during five-year periods...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1115/p2359.html

Conference Highlights - Dec 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - ...from a rural community. The children underwent extensive evaluation. Eighty percent of the subjects had a diagnosis other than ADHD. The number and percentage of children in each diagnostic category were as follows: cognitive academic learning (12 children, 22.2 percent), ADHD (11...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1201/p2099.html

Conference Highlights - Aug 01, 1999 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1999 - ...patients receiving stents and 71 percent of patients receiving statin therapy.—bertram pitt, m.d., et al., University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan. New Treatment Regimen Is Effective in Patients with Heart Failure (American Heart Association) A significant...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0801/p600.html

Conference Highlights - Sep 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 1998 - ...believe that thalamic deep brain stimulation is a safe way to reduce symptoms in patients for whom medicines are not effective.—william g. ondo, m.d., et al., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Drug Shows Promise in Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (18th National...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0915/p947.html

Conference Highlights - Sep 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 1999 - ...for postural hypotension and hallucinations during the course of treatment.—susan bressman, m.d., et al., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, N.Y. Botulinum Toxin May Help Patients with Tension-Type Headaches (American Academy of Neurology) Results of an eight-week,...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0915/p1213.html

Conference Highlights - May 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

May 15, 1998 - ...chance of stroke, and those whose LDL levels were higher than 150 mg per dL (3.90 mmol per L) had a 44 percent lower risk of stroke. The LDL numbers were not statistically significant.—jonathan f. plehn, m.d., et al., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, N.H. B Vitamins May Decrease...

American Family Physician : Conference Highlights

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0515/p2499.html

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