Full Text Articles in Family Medicine

1Benefit of early statin therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction who have extremely low low-density lipoprotein cholesterolJACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, October 08, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
2Nurse prescribing in general practice: a qualitative study indicates increased job satisfaction and work-related stressFamily Practice, October 08, 2012  Full Text
3Age-Specific Differences in Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac ArrestsPediatrics, October 08, 2012  Full Text
4Relationship of Maternal Snuff Use and Cigarette Smoking With Neonatal ApneaPediatrics, October 08, 2012  Full Text
5A prospective cohort study of health behavior profiles after age 50 and mortality riskBMC Public Health, October 08, 2012  Full Text
6Small proportions of actively-smoking patrons and high PM2.5 levels in southern California tribal casinos: support for smoking bans or designated smoking areasBMC Public Health, October 08, 2012  Full Text
7A Phase 1 dose-escalation study of the safety and pharmacokinetics of once-daily oral foretinib, a multi-kinase inhibitor, in patients with solid tumorsInvestigational New Drugs, October 08, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
8Incidence and Age-Specific Presentation of Restrictive Eating Disorders in Children: A Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Study Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, October 08, 2012  Full Text
9The short-term effect on alliance and satisfaction of using patient feedback scales in mental health out-patient treatment. A randomised controlled trialBMC Health Services Research, October 08, 2012  Full Text
10Phase I and pharmacokinetic study of pazopanib and lapatinib combination therapy in patients with advanced solid tumorsInvestigational New Drugs, October 08, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
1Anti-HIV antibody shows promise in first human studyNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease - News, April 17, 2015
2Antibiotic resistance risk for coastal water usersUniversity of Exeter Medical School, April 17, 2015
3USF study of innovative therapy for PTSD expands to military sexual traumaUSF Health News, April 17, 2015
4Impact of domestic violence on women's mental healthUniversite de Montreal News, April 17, 2015
5Body clock genes could hold key to recurrent miscarriagesUniversity of Warwick Health and Medicine News, April 17, 2015
6Only half of chronic cough patients receive a diagnosisEuropean Respiratory Society News, April 17, 2015
7Some atrial fibrillation patients receive unnecessary blood thinnersUCSF News, April 17, 2015
8How deep-brain stimulation reshapes neural circuits in Parkinson's diseaseUCSF News, April 17, 2015
9Scientists uncover gene architects responsible for body's blueprintThe Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research News, April 17, 2015
10Gene variant linked to smoking longer, getting lung cancer soonerWashington University School of Medicine in St. Louis News, April 17, 2015

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Predictors of poor coronary collateral circulation in stable CAD

As reported in Angiology, the fasting blood glucose and serum uric acid levels and the white blood cell count were higher in patients with stable CAD (n=480) and associated with poor coronary collateral circulation.

Belimumab safe and effective in childhood-onset SLE

As reported in Arthritis and Rheumatology, belimumab (a human monoclonal antibody targeting soluble B-lymphocyte stimulator) is effective and well-tolerated in children with SLE (n=7). The mean follow-up was 9.3 months. The SLEDAI decreased from 6.4 to 4 and 57% of recipients were able to taper steroids. Clinical response was evident by 3 months.

Tobacco and alcohol use significantly increase risk for ESCC

Based on a meta-analysis (n=5 studies) reported in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, the combined use of tobacco and alcohol increased the risk for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OR=3.28) compared with non-users; users of tobacco or alcohol alone had a 20%-30% increased risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma compared to non-users.

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