Highlights from ACP Internist and
ACP Internist (formerly ACP Observer) October 2008
- ACP Honorary Fellow wins Nobel Prize for work on HIV
The Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded last week to three European researchers, including Luc Montagnier, PhD, an honorary Fellow of the College.
- Two-pronged plan to attack prediabetes
Treat symptoms early to head off full-blown disease.
- Ethical dilemmas
Time neither heals nor absolves after romantic involvement. (case study and commentary)
- Web Watch
Doctor-moms compare notes on raising kids and saving lives.
ACP Hospitalist September 2008
- Bringing the War Home: PTSD and depression hit Iraq
While the military screens soldiers returning from combat, post-traumatic stress disorder can show up months or years after, when the person may have left the military health system and returned to private care.
- A Remedy for Medical Waste
Hospitals send unused supplies to needy facilities overseas.
- Artificial Pancreas Closer to Reality
Closed-loop system holds promise for in-hospital glucose control.
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