Large-scale study demonstrates celecoxib safe and effective osteoarthritis treatment

With minimal gastrointestinal complications

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PARTIAL TABLE OF CONTENTS VOLUME 119, ISSUE 3
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Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke: What's the Right Dose?
James E. Dalen

Multidetector Computed Tomography for the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease: A Systematic Review
Paul D. Stein, Afzal Beemath, Fadi Kayali, Elias Skaf, Julia Sanchez, Ronald E. Olson

Smoking Increases the Treatment Failure for Helicobacter pylori Eradication
Takeshi Suzuki, Keitaro Matsuo, Hidemi Ito, Akira Sawaki, Kaoru Hirose, Kenji Wakai, Shigeki Sato, Tsuneya Nakamura, Kenji Yamao, Ryuzo Ueda, Kazuo Tajima

Office-based Management of Asthma in Adults
Gailen D. Marshall

Allergic Rhinitis: Treatment Based on Patient Profiles
Bruce M. Prenner, Eric Schenkel

Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients with Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes
Jin H. Han, Abhinav Chandra, Jyotsna Mulgund, Matthew T. Roe, Eric D. Peterson, Lynda A. Szczech, Uptal Patel, E. Magnus Ohman, Christopher J. Lindsell, W. Brian Gibler

Celecoxib Versus Naproxen and Diclofenac in Osteoarthritis Patients: SUCCESS-I Study
Gurkirpal Singh, John G. Fort, Jay L. Goldstein, Roger A. Levy, Patrick S. Hanrahan, Alfonso E. Bello, Lilia Andrade-Ortega, Carl Wallemark, Naurang M. Agrawal, Glenn M. Eisen, William F. Stenson, George Triadafilopoulos

Hereditary Angioedema: New Findings Concerning Symptoms, Affected Organs, and Course
Konrad Bork, Gabriele Meng, Petra Staubach, Jochen Hardt

Sodium Intake and Mortality in the NHANES II Follow-up Study (available online only)
Hillel W. Cohen, Susan M. Hailpern, Jing Fang, Michael H. Alderman

Evaluating the Probability of Previously Unknown Carriage of MRSA at Hospital Admission (available online only)
Stephan Harbarth, Hugo Sax, Carolina Fankhauser-Rodriguez, Jacques Schrenzel, Americo Agostinho, Didier Pittet

Evaluation of Severe Infection and Survival After Splenectomy
Moe H. Kyaw, Eileen M. Holmes, Francis Toolis, Beverley Wayne, Jim Chalmers, Ian G. Jones, Harry Campbell

Aluminum in Tobacco and Cannabis and Smoking-Related Disease (available online only)
Christopher Exley, Amina Begum, Mark P. Woolley, Roger N. Bloor

Baclofen in the Treatment of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: A Comparative Study vs Diazepam (available online only)
Giovanni Addolorato, Lorenzo Leggio, Ludovico Abenavoli, Roberta Agabio, Fabio Caputo, Esmeralda Capristo, Giancarlo Colombo, Gian Luigi Gessa, Giovanni Gasbarrini

"Fecal Fettuccine": A Silent Epidemic?
Ashok Cherian Jacob, Sindhu S. Jacob, Sony Jacob

Monotherapy with Ezetimibe Causing Myopathy
Joyce M. Havranek, Ada R. Wolfsen, Gerri A. Warnke, Paul S. Phillips

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