This Viewpoint describes the contribution of racial bias to disparities in health care and discusses the need to increase awareness of disparities and work toward eliminating discrimination and its adverse effects.
This Viewpoint asserts that current guidelines should not be changed to require age calibration for diagnosis and classification of chronic kidney disease.
This Viewpoint discusses the ramifications of using a glomerular filtration rate of less than 60 mL/min/1.73 m2 for patients of all ages and proteinuria (albuminuria) for chronic kidney disease classification.
This Viewpoint discusses opportunities and challenges in advancing the role of continuing medical education for professional development.
This randomized trial tested the effects of daily testosterone vs placebo gel administered for 3 years on progression of subclinical atherosclerosis in men aged 60 years or older with low or low-normal testosterone levels.
This population epidemiology study uses United States Renal Data System data to characterize dialysis facility–level referral for kidney transplant evaluation in Georgia, the US state with the lowest transplantation rates, and patient and facility factors associated with referral and waitlisting.
This post hoc analysis of data from a trial comparing lower and higher oxgen saturation targets among extremely preterm infants investigated associations between episodes of hypoxemia or bradycardia and late death or neurodevelopmental disability.
This study uses data from ClinicalTrials.gov and FDA documents to report the proportion of high-risk therapeutic devices approved through the FDA’s Premarket Approval pathway that undergo postapproval study, as well as characteristics of those studies.
This From The JAMA Network article discusses the treatment decision process for young adults with colorectal cancer in relation to a nationwide cohort study of treatments and prognoses reported in JAMA Surgery.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the American College of Physicians’ 2013 clinical practice guideline for screening, monitoring, and treatment of stage 1 to 3 chronic kidney disease.
A 67-year-old woman presented with fatigue for 4 weeks; a history of type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and allergic rhinitis; and leukocytosis with predominant granulocytes. What’s the diagnosis?
This study used data from the 2013 annual report of US in vitro fertilization center outcomes published by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology to compare live birth and cycle cancellation rates using either fresh or cryopreserved donor oocytes.
This Medical News feature discusses the conflicts that physician-journalists may face in balancing the need to report news with standards of professionalism and their ethical obligations to patients and the public.