Full Text Articles in Family Medicine & Family Practice

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
1Merck announces collaboration with the American Diabetes Association to educate adults with diabetes about increased risk for serious diseases like pneumococcal pneumonia Merck, March 27, 2015
2New NIMH strategic plan aims to focus, accelerate mental health researchNIH News, March 27, 2015
3Ebola test vaccines appear safe in phase 2 Liberian clinical trialNIH News, March 27, 2015
4Peoples health at the centre of new global blueprint to reduce disaster risksWHO - World Health Organization, March 26, 2015
5WHO and World Food Programme join forces to reach zero Ebola casesWHO - World Health Organization, March 26, 2015
6Risk factors associated with overweight cluster already in children University of Eastern Finland News, March 26, 2015
7First Ebola vaccine to be tested in affected communities one year into outbreak: Ring vaccination starts in Coyah, GuineaWHO news, March 26, 2015
8American College of Physicians joins HHS in accelerating alternative payment methods through ‘Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’ American College of Physicians News, March 26, 2015
9FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA review of study sheds light on two deaths associated with the injectable schizophrenia drug Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine pamoate)FDA What's New: Drugs, March 25, 2015
10Are some cosmetics promising too much?FDA Press Announcements, March 25, 2015

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Visceral adipose tissue predicts subclinical carotid atherosclerosis

As reported in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, ultrasound measurement of visceral adipose tissue, unlike the waist circumference, is associated with ultrasound-measured carotid intima-media thickness and an independent predictor of carotid plaques.

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.

Combination tiotropium + formoterol superior to tiotropium alone in COPD patients

As reported in Pulmonary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, combination tiotropium (18 mcg) + formoterol (12 mcg) was superior to tiotropium alone in COPD (n=44) patients inadequately controlled with bronchodilator monotherapy. Combination therapy resulted in an increased bronchodilator response (FEV1 and FVC) and a maximum change in FEV1 and FVC over 24 h.

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