This Viewpoint discusses how new technologies could be developed and applied to the decision to transfuse.
This Viewpoint discusses CMS’ proposed overhaul of Medicaid’s managed care programs.
This Viewpoint discusses the goals of pilot studies as precursors to large-scale trials as well as the need for formal guidelines for the conduct and reporting of pilot trials.
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of patent protection and its role in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.
This Viewpoint urges the development of systems to help patients with serious illness and their families understand palliative care options.
This randomized trial compared improvement in functional outcomes among patients with low back pain discharged from the emergency department and receiving naproxen with either placebo, cyclobenzaprine, or oxycodone/acetaminophen.
This cohort study of women given Tdap vaccine during pregnancy evaluates associations between time since prior tetanus-containing vaccinations and acute adverse events in mothers and adverse birth outcomes.
This population study used Quebec hospital data to assess the association between preeclampsia and critical and noncritical heart defects in offspring.
This guideline updates the American Cancer Society breast cancer screening recommendations for women at average risk for breast cancer.
This systematic review reports that among US women at average risk for breast cancer, mammographic screening is associated with reduction in breast cancer mortality, but the magnitude of the benefits and harms of different screening strategies remains uncertain.
This JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods article discusses the use of propensity scores as a way to reduce bias in estimates of treatment effect when randomized trials are not feasible.
This commentary discusses a cohort study by the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium published in JAMA Oncology reporting an association between longer mammography screening intervals and unfavorable prognostic characteristics
This cohort study uses Swedish national registry data to investigate the association between duration of storage of transfused red blood cells and mortality among patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
This Medical News & Perspectives article takes a look at a recent study that found an association between a Lactobacillus-poor vaginal microbiome and the risk of preterm birth.