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  11/01/2004 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) - Clinical
Surgical Procedure to Treat GERD in Children Found to be Ineffective - According to a study published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, more than 60 percent of the children who received surgical fundoplication to control GERD had recurring symptoms of the disease months following surgery.
  10/12/2004 American Thoracic Society (ATS) - Clinical
Issues for October 2004
- Active and Passive Smoking Causes Habitual Snoring, The Effect of Diet on Asthma, Large Asthma Study Achieves Stringent Control In Formerly Uncontrolled Patients, Replacement Testosterone Assists Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients, Metal-Rich Particulate Matter Causes Airway Inflammation
  09/06/2004 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) - Clinical
Pros and Cons of Virtual Colonoscopy Highlighted in Landmark Papers Published in Two Medical Journals - The Annals of Internal Medicine and the AGA's journal Gastroenterology published studies in their latest issues that analyze whether CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy) is ready for clinical practice.
- Annals of Internal Medicine editorial writer available for interviews; Future Trends report published in AGA journal Gastroenterology
  09/01/2004 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) - Clinical
Virtual Colonoscopy Shows Significant Promise as Colorectal Cancer Screening Option, Though Many Issues Need to be Addressed - Future trends report published in Gastroenterology concludes that this new technology has considerable potential despite the drawbacks.
  08/20/2004 American Thoracic Society (ATS) - Clinical
Issues for August 2004 - Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Commercial Drivers, Opportunistic Pathogen Makes Airflow Restriction Worse in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients, High Dietary Fiber Can Reduce Cough with Phlegm, Can Brief Exposure to Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Cause Infection?, H. influenzae Bacteria Present Even After Negative Cultures From Sputum of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients
  08/20/2004 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) - Clinical
AGA Statement on Colonoscopy Surveillance Study - Annals study suggests that too many surveillance colonoscopies are performed. The AGA disputes the validity of this conclusion
  05/15/2004 American Thoracic Society (ATS) - Clinical
Issues for May 2004
- Inhaled Furosemide Reduces Breathlessness in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients, [Gentle Ventilation] Study May Provide a Way to Avoid Serious Ventilator Lung Injury in Very Premature Infants
  02/21/2004, Nature Publishing Group (NPG) - Professional Issues
UN committee approves cloning ban
- Non-binding measure goes to general assembly for final vote.
  01/14/2004 American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) - Clinical
New Resource On Medication Guidance

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