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Archive for October 7th 2013
"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it." General Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. (1934-2012)
LEXINGTON, KY — Should bladder antimuscarinics (BAMs) be used in elderly residents at VA Community Living Centers?
ATLANTA — Bladder cancer occurs more often than previously expected in patients presenting solely with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) but without hematuria, according to a presentation at the 2013 meeting of the American Urological Association.
IOWA CITY, IA — The proportion of men who were prescribed pharmacotherapy within 90 days of diagnosis of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and related benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) at the VA increased from 32.2% in 2003-2004 to 44.8% in 2009-2010.
SAN FRANCISCO — Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) creates greater vulnerability to developing autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, according to University of California, San Francisco, researchers.
OMAHA, NE — A dose-dependent relationship exists between alcohol use and radiographic disease progression in rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study led by researchers from the Omaha, NE, VAMC and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
OMAHA, NE — Less-expensive combination disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) produced the same clinical benefits as much costlier biological treatment, according to a large VA study comparing the effectiveness of drug therapies for rheumatoid arthritis.
U-2 Cabins Modified to Mitigate Health Risks
SAN ANTONIO — High-flying U-2 pilots may be paying a neurological price for their service.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN — What if it were possible to identify veterans at risk for suicide through a simple blood test?
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