This noninferiority trial compares the effects of implanted vs sublingual buprenorphine for sustaining abstinence among adults with opioid dependence who achieved abstinence after 6 months or more of sublingual buprenorphine treatment.
This population epidemiology study uses government statistics to compare the number of mass fatal shootings, firearm deaths, and firearm-related and all-cause homicide and suicides before and after enactment of gun law reforms in Australia in 1996.
This cohort study uses Netherlands Cancer Registry data to compare the long-term risk of breast cancer among subfertile women treated with ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization (IVF) vs non-IVF treatment between 1980 and 1995.
This network meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials compares the relative efficacy and safety of glucose-lowering drugs and insulin for reducing cardiovascular mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes.
This national survey study uses NHANES data to describe the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in US adolescents aged 12 to 19 years between 2005 and 2014.
This Viewpoint discusses ways in which use of informatics technologies have improved triage, reduced patient waiting times, and mitigated overcrowding at large urban hospitals in China.
This Viewpoint describes 6 pilot programs from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services aimed at lowering Part B drug costs by discussing their application to cancer treatments.
This Viewpoint summarizes a 2016 Institute of Medicine report on the safety, ethics, and legal implications of using mitochondrial replacement therapy to prevent mitochondrial DNA diseases.
This narrative review summarizes published evidence about the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of cellulitis.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the British Columbia Ministry of Health’s 2015 guidelines on clinical management of opioid use disorder in adults.
A woman in her 60s with connective tissue disease and pulmonary arterial hypertension presented with new-onset ascites. She had jugular venous distension, an accentuated P2 on cardiac exam, ascites on exam, liver ultrasound characterized by irregular echo pattern, ascites protein level of 3.5 g/dL, and a serum-ascites albumin gradient of 1.5. What is the cause of her ascites?
This Medical News features describes advances in the development of wearable biosensors that can monitor health indicators such as levels of blood glucose or electrolytes.
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