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Old September 24th, 2001, 12:24
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Doxycycline 100 mg IV twice a day was more effective than more expensive antibiotics in treating community acquired pneumonia in hospitalized patients. Costs were reduced by about 15% and the time to clinical response improved from 3.84 to 2.21 days. Ailani RK et al. Arch Intern Med 1999 ; 0159:0266 .

Researchers at the University of Houston found that when waitresses touched customers on their shoulders, their tip increased an average of 11 to 15 percent over when they did not touch the customers' shoulders. . Men's Health 1999 MAY; .

This review of six major clinical trials of the use of niacin in hyperlipidemia concluded that niacin is safe and effective. Guyton JR.. Am J Cardiol 1998 DEC 17; 0082:18U .

This study of 216 patients in Olmsted County, Minnesota found that almost as many patients with congestive heart failure had a preserved systolic function (43%) as have a reduced ejection fraction. ACE inhibitors were found to be underused. Senni M et al. Circulation 1998 ; 0098:2282 .

In this study of 135 adults, lacerations closed with tissue adhesives compared with those closed with suturing had a similar cosmetic appearance 1 year after the repair. Quinn J et al. Ann Emerg Med 1998 DEC; 32:645 .

Antidepressants were found to be effective in the treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adults. Higgins ES. J Fam Pract 1999 ; 48:15 .
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