This randomized trial assessed whether patients with 1 to 3 brain metastases who received stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) alone vs SRS combined with whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) had less cognitive deterioration at 3 months.
This study analyzed national and population-based birth registry data from Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States to describe recent trends in late preterm and early term birth rates and assess association with use of clinician-initiated obstetric interventions.
This cohort study used health administrative databases to examine rates of survival and utilization of surgery among children with trisomy 13 and 18.
This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force concludes that current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of visual skin examination by a clinician to screen for skin cancer in adults.
This systematic review to support the 2016 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for skin cancer among adults summarizes published evidence about the effectiveness of and potential harms from clinical skin cancer screening.
This Viewpoint discusses potential opportunities to advance health care in the US criminal justice system based on recent developments.
In this Viewpoint, Ioannidis discusses controversial “stealth research” and provides an update to the case of a specific diagnostics company involved in such research.
This commentary discusses an observational cohort study published in JAMA Surgery that investigated postoperative eating behaviors and weight control and their effects on 3-year change in weight.
A 22-year-old woman presented with a 2-month history of fevers and pleuritic chest pain and a 2-day history of cutaneous necroses on her ears, without trauma. Evaluation revealed abnormal coagulation values and a deep vein thrombosis in one leg. What would you do next?
This Medical News article discusses new research linking walking, enhanced built environments, and improved health outcomes.
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