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- When to screen for thyroid failure. // Patient Care;9/30/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 15, p102
Presents an excerpt of an article from a 1996 issue of the `Journal of American Medical Association,' on when to screen for thyroid failure. Cost-effectiveness of cholesterol screening; Reduction of the number of patients progressing to clinical hypothyroidism.
- Sluggish thyroid. // Healthy Weight Journal;May/Jun95, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p46
Reports on the detection of hypothyroidism. Symptoms; Complications of untreated thyroid diseases; Detection in the subclinical phase; Checking the level of thyroid-stimulating hormone in the blood.
- Oligodontia and skeletal anomalies in a young boy. GHOSH, ANKITA; BJORNSSON, HANS TOMAS; COOKE, DAVID; HOOVER-FONG, JULIE // Contemporary Pediatrics;Apr2014, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p15
The article discusses the case of an 8-year old boy referred to the skeletal dysplasia center by his dentist to evaluate possible ectodermal dysplasia (ED) after the dentist noticed small, widely spaced teeth, multiple missing teeth and the lack of eruption of secondary teeth. The patient had no...
- The health check your gyno may miss. Gilbert, Susan // Redbook;Mar97, Vol. 188 Issue 5, p30
Presents an advice for women to undergo blood test that screens for subclinical hypothyroidism. Reason why the disease is hard to detect without screening; Percentage of women which can develop an underactive thyroid without treatment; Problems caused by hypothyroidism.
- Identifying the cause of secondary hypothyroidism. Werbin, Mario; R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;10/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p103
Discusses the bets way to identify secondary hypothyroidism from a pituitary lesion that suppresses thyroid hormone production. Causes; Best diagnosis method.
- Effective treatment of hypercholesterolemia. Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;2/15/1997, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p951
Focuses on a study by A.O. Marcus, published in a 1996 edition of the `American Journal of Cardiology,' which reviews the prevalence of hypercholesterolemia in the United States population and discusses strategies used by the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) to develop...
- Fluvastatin: Synthetic cholesterol-lowering agent is safe and effective. // Modern Medicine;Mar95, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p53
Presents an abstract of the article `Efficacy and Safety of Once-daily vs Twice-daily Dosing With Fluvastatin, A Synthetic Reductase Inhibitor, in Primary Hypercholesterolemia,' by W. Insull Jr., D. Black, et al dated November 14, 1994.
- Psyllium helps patients tolerate GI effects of cholestyramine. // Modern Medicine;Mar95, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p55
Presents an abstract of the article `Psyllium for the Reduction of Cholestyramine-associated Gastrointestinal Symptoms in the Treatment of Primary Hypercholesterolemia,' by J.J. Maciejko, R. Brazg, et al dated November 1994.
- Lovastatin and pravastatin: Equal in efficacy, tolerability, and quality of life. // Modern Medicine;Jul96, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p54
Presents an abstract on the article `Comparison of the Effects on Quality of Life and of the Efficacy and Tolerability of Lovastatin Versus Pravastatin,' by M.R. Weir, M.L. Berger et al published in the March 1, 1996 issue of the `American Journal of Cardiology'.