Editor's Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief
of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the
April 26, 2016 issue
This Viewpoint discusses the increasing adoption of digital health technology and how it may be helpful for policy makers, health care administrators, and clinical leaders.
This Viewpoint discusses the challenges board of trustee members face regarding the societal benefits and potential financial ramifications of moving from fee-for-service reimbursement to population health management in the United States.
This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy and adverse events of house dust mite sublingual allergen immunotherapy vs placebo for asthma exacerbations in adults with allergic asthma during an inhaled corticosteroid reduction period.
This cohort study assesses whether rotating night shift work is associated with risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) over 24 years of follow-up among women in the Nurses’ Health Studies.
This secondary analysis of data from the Dual Antiplatelet Therapy (DAPT) trial describes development of a risk prediction tool to identify benefits and harms of continuing thienopyridine therapy after an initial year of treatment following percutaneous coronary intervention.
This study uses deidentified US tax records to estimate race- and ethnicity-adjusted life expectancy at 40 years of age by household income percentile, sex, and geographic area, and to evaluate factors associated with differences in life expectancy.
This narrative review summarizes published evidence about the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, and babesiosis.
This commentary discusses a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Ophthalmology that investigated association of body fat distribution with diabetic retinopathy in an Asian population with type 2 diabetes.
A 10-year-old girl’s 2.0-cm annular lesion on the neck persists following 10 days of antifungal therapy, and she undergoes serologic testing for Lyme disease, which shows equivocal enzyme immunoassay results and negative immunoblots. How do you interpret results?
This study compares cancer detection and recall rates with digital mammography combined with tomosynthesis vs digital mammography alone in women with dense breasts.
This study characterizes the content and reading level of text in state-mandated dense breast notifications sent to women in the United States.
This Medical News & Perspectives article discusses why the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not funded research on gun violence prevention for 2 decades, in contrast to other federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health.