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Archive for July, 2008

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July 26th, 2008

Podcast 9: News and interview with Prof. Robert Hogg, British Columbia Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver.

This week, Robert Hogg gives us his perspective on the increasing longevity seen with HIV infection in high-income countries. Journal Watch links Lipid Screening in Childhood – New Recommendations from the AAP Consensus Statement Issued for Managing Prediabetes Medicare to Reimburse Doctors Extra for Electronic Prescriptions


July 18th, 2008

Podcast 8: News and interview with Dr. Mary Tinetti, Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale

We talk with Mary Tinetti about falls in the elderly and how to prevent them. Journal Watch links It’s Safe to Eat Tomatoes Again, FDA Says U.S. Measles Hits 11-Year High – Most Cases Were Unvaccinated Which Lipids Mark MI Risk Best? Elderly Benefit from Joint Replacement, but Many Never Get the Option


July 11th, 2008

Podcast 7: Interview with Dr. Nelson Adams, President, National Medical Association

Nelson Adams, president of the National Medical Association, joins us to discuss the American Medical Association’s apology to black physicians for its past efforts to exclude them from membership. Journal Watch links AMA Apologizes for Past Discrimination Against African-Americans FDA Calls for Boxed Warning on Fluoroquinolones Treating Hypertension Only Marginally Reduces Dementia Risk in the [...]


July 4th, 2008

Podcast 6: News and interview with Dr. Luigi Ferrucci, NIH Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD

Luigi Ferrucci joins us to discuss the prognostic value of subtle neurologic abnormalities in the elderly. Journal Watch links Mortality Rates During First 5 Years of HIV Infection Similar to Rates in General Population Survival With and Without HIV: Getting Closer Management of Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes in Men vs. Women


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