This randomized crossover trial compares the efficacy of daily pritelivir vs valacyclovir for reducing genital viral lesions and shedding among adults with recurrent herpes simplex virus ifection.
This cohort study compares the associations between physical activity vs rest within 7 days of acute concussion and postconcussive symptoms at day 28 among Canadian children and adolescents.
This cohort study from Denmark investigates whether birth of an infant born with a major congenital anomaly was associated with higher maternal risk of death.
This study uses responses from the 2013 National Health Interview Survey to estimate the prevalence of immunosuppression among noninstitutionalized civilian adults in the United States.
This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends against routine serologic screening for genital HSV infection in asymptomatic adolescents and adults, including those who are pregnant. (D recommendation).
This Evidence Report to support the 2016 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on serologic screening for genital herpes summarizes evidence about screening for and the effectiveness of antiviral medication to prevent asymptomatic genital herpes infection.
This Viewpoint discusses the development and implementation of local learning health systems to improve health care and control costs.
This Viewpoint uses Yelp posts about hospital performance to argue for the importance of unstructured online comments and crowdsourcing to health systems’ quality improvement efforts.
In this Viewpoint, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Andrew Slavitt discuss their agencies’ collaborations to develop standards and systems to increase the likelihood that medical products approved by the FDA are approved for coverage and payment by CMS.
This Viewpoint proposes reforms to the medical model taxonomy and to current reimbursement systems as means to improve the health care of older persons in the United States.
This commentary discusses a noninferiority randomized trial published in JAMA Internal Medicine that concluded that guidelines recommending that duration of antibiotic treatment be based on clinical stability criteria and can be safely implemented in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia.
This Medical News article discusses the effects of deep space radiation on the cardiovascular system.
This Arts and Medicine essay reviews the 2016 Minerals in Medicine exhibit at the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center, featuring minerals and crystals that have health-related associations and applications.
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