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Top 10 Doc Stories of 2007

What was your doctor reading this year? Here's a list.
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WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD

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Dec. 14, 2007 -- Your doctors were as interested in some of the same stories this year as you were, notably soft drinks and Avandia, the diabetes drug.

But they also paid close attention to guidelines on how best to treat you.

Year in Review

Here are the top 10 news stories of 2007 on Medscape, WebMD's companion site for doctors.

1. Guidelines Issued for Management of Low Back Pain

2. The Choice of a Metabolic Syndrome Generation: Soft Drink Consumption Associated With Increased Metabolic Risk

3. New Guidelines for Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

4. Guidelines Issued on Venous Thromboembolism Diagnosis and Management

5. New Guidelines Issued for Tdap Vaccine for Adults

6. Immunization Schedule Updated for Children and Teens

7. Rosiglitazone Increases MI and CV Death in Meta-Analysis

8. AHA Updates NSAID Advice for Heart Disease Patients

9. Fish Oil Added to Statin Therapy Reduces Risk for Major Coronary Events

10. Two Parkinson's Disease Drugs May Cause Valvular Dysfunction

 

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