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July 7, 2015, Vol 314, No. 1, Pages 3-98

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):3-5. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11837
Viewpoint

Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine

Direct ReprogrammingBypassing Stem Cells for Therapeutics

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):19-20. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4504

This Viewpoint discusses advancements in direct reprogramming in the treatment of heart failure, diabetes, and hearing loss.

Parental Consent for the Use of Residual Newborn Screening BloodspotsRespecting Individual Liberty vs Ensuring Public Health

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):21-22. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6175

Striking a balance between public health research based on residual newborn screening blood spots and preserving parental rights to consent their use is the focus of this Viewpoint.

Ideological Anachronism Involving Needle and Syringe Exchange ProgramsLessons From the Indiana HIV Outbreak

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):23-24. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6303

This Viewpoint examines federal and state syringe access policies in light of a recent HIV outbreak among injection drug users.

The Role of Physicians in the Era of Predictive Analytics

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):25-26. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6177

This Viewpoint unravels predictive analytics, a necessary component of setting clinical guidelines based on populations of patients, but stop short in estimating individual risk.

A Piece of My Mind

Stopping Time

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):27-28. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.1674
Editorial

Stroke and Cognitive Decline

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):29-30. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7149
Original Investigation

Six Months vs Extended Oral Anticoagulation After a First Episode of Pulmonary EmbolismThe PADIS-PE Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):31-40. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7046

This randomized trial compared the efficacy and safety of 6 vs 24 months of warfarin treatment for preventing recurrent thromboembolism in patients with a first episode of symptomatic unprovoked pulmonary embolism.

Trajectory of Cognitive Decline After Incident Stroke

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):41-51. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6968

This prospective cohort study reports that incident stroke among participants aged 45 years or older without cognitive impairment was associated with acute decline in cognitive function and also accelerated and persistent cognitive decline over 6 years.

Association of Cardiometabolic Multimorbidity With Mortality

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):52-60. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7008

This study uses individual participant data from the Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration to estimate reductions in life expectancy associated with cardiometabolic multimorbidity.

Female Hormonal Factors and the Risk of Endometrial Cancer in Lynch Syndrome

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):61-71. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6789

Using colon cancer registry data, these investigators found that in women with a mismatch repair gene mutation, hormonal factors such as age at menarche, parity, and use of hormonal contraceptives were associated with a lower risk of endometrial cancer.

JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Long-term vs Short-term Therapy With Vitamin K Antagonists for Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):72-73. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.2693

This JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis describes the association of long-term duration vs short-term duration of vitamin K antagonist therapy among patients with venous thromboembolism.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Computed Tomographic Pulmonary Angiography for Pulmonary Embolism

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):74-75. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4970

This article analyzes diagnostic testing methods for a patient with suspected pulmonary embolism.

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Edoxaban (Savaysa)—The Fourth New Oral Anticoagulant

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):76-77. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7098

This From the Medical Letter article reviews the pharmacokinetics and indications for edoxaban, an oral anticoagulant for the treatment of venous thromoboembolism and prevention of stroke in patients with AF.

Research Letter

Trends in Management for Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer, 1990-2013

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):80-82. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6036

This analysis uses data from the Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor (CaPSURE) national registry to report on changes in the types of treatment patients with low-risk prostate cancer received from 1990 through 2013.

Comment & Response

Discordant Interpretations of Breast Biopsy Specimens by Pathologists

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):82-83. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6224

Discordant Interpretations of Breast Biopsy Specimens by Pathologists

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):82. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6230

Discordant Interpretations of Breast Biopsy Specimens by Pathologists—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):83-84. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6239

Suicide Among US Military Personnel

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):84. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5742

Suicide Among US Military Personnel—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):84-85. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5757

Redefining Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):85. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5731

Redefining Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):85-86. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5760
Correction

Incorrect Data in Table 4

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):86. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5464

Data Errors in Table 2

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):86. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6072

Data Errors in Table 3 and in Text

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):86. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6074

Data Errors in Results Section

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):86. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6076
Medical News & Perspectives

Varmus Returns to His Roots in Cancer Genetics

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):13-14. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4231

Former NIH Director Harold Varmus, MD, discusses his career, cancer research, and a new role at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.

The JAMA Forum

A Same-Sex Infertility Health Insurance Mandate in Maryland?

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):15. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6562
Lab Reports

Researchers Uncover Novel Spatially Defined Stem Cells

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):16. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6691

Blocking Glutamine Metabolism Shrinks Kidney Cancers in Mice

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):16. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7175

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Affect Offspring’s Testes

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):16. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7177

Striking Similarities Between Cancerous and Normal Skin Cells

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):16. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7178
News From the Food and Drug Administration

Diabetes Drug Warning

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):17. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6849

New Therapies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):17. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6855

Drug Approved for Rare Lung Disease

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):17. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7107

Label Confusion Leads to Errors

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):17. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7109
The Art of JAMA

Garden of the Generalife in GranadaThéo van Rysselberghe

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):10-11. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11839
Poetry and Medicine

Roentgen’s Garden

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):87. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3206
JAMA Revisited

Modern English Usage

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):88. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11846
JAMA Patient Page

Treatment Duration for Pulmonary Embolism

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):98. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7431
JAMA Masthead

JAMA

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JAMA. 2015;314(1):7-8. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11838
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