News tagged with archives of internal medicine

Study: Many elderly get colon screening too often

(AP) -- Many older Americans get repeat colon cancer tests they don't need and Medicare is paying for it, suggests a study that spotlights unnecessary risks to the elderly and a waste of money.

May 09, 2011
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Older patients confused about multiple drug dosing

Many older patients, who take an average of seven medicines a day, are so confused by the vague instructions on prescription bottles that they don't realize they can combine their medications to take them more efficiently. ...

Feb 28, 2011
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Fiber intake associated with reduced risk of death

Dietary fiber may be associated with a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, as well as a reduced risk of death from any cause over a nine-year period, according to a report posted ...

Feb 14, 2011
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Reducing recurrent cardiac events by reducing stress

Following the results of a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine showing that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) produces a 41% reduction in fatal and non-fatal first recurrent CVD events, the European Societ ...

Jan 31, 2011
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