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September 2019 - July 1883

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June 27, 2017, Vol 317, No. 24, Pages 2463-2560

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2463-2465. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13185
Original Investigation

Effect of Electroacupuncture on Urinary Leakage Among Women With Stress Urinary Incontinence: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2493-2501. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7220

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of electroacupuncture vs sham electroacupuncture on urinary leakage among women with stress urinary incontinence.

Effect of Acupuncture and Clomiphene in Chinese Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2502-2514. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7217

This 2 × 2 factorial trial compared the effects of active vs sham acupuncture and of clomiphene vs placebo on live births among Chinese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Prevalence and Ethnic Pattern of Diabetes and Prediabetes in China in 2013

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2515-2523. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7596

This population epidemiology study uses national survey data to estimate the prevalence and ethnic patterns of diabetes and prediabetes in China in 2013.

Association Between Health Plan Exit From Medicaid Managed Care and Quality of Care, 2006-2014

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2524-2531. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7118

This study uses Medicaid administrative data to quantify health plan exit from Medicaid managed care between 2006 and 2014 and to evaluate the change in health care quality associated with plan exit.

Research Letter

Assessment of Head Collision Events During the 2014 FIFA World Cup Tournament

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2548-2549. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6204

This study uses video footage observations of all 64 matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup to assess the incidence, characteristics, and sideline outcome assessments of player head collisions.

Viewpoint

Pharmaceutical Marketing for Rare Diseases: Regulating Drug Company Promotion in an Era of Unprecedented Advertisement

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2479-2480. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5784

This Viewpoint uses the recent instance of disease awareness promotion on a television soap opera to discuss questions about the role and regulation of novel forms of direct-to-consumer disease awareness marketing.

Evolving State-Based Contraceptive and Abortion Policies

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2481-2482. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6103

This Viewpoint discusses the importance of US state-based contraceptive and abortion policies given renewed focus by the Trump administration on restrictions to federal funding for reproductive services.

Defending Biomedical Science in an Era of Threatened Funding

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2483-2484. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5811

In this Viewpoint, John Ioannidis discusses how the medical community, other scientists, and the public can defend science under the mounting pressure of threatened funding.

Direct-to-Consumer Medical Testing in the Era of Value-Based Care

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2485-2486. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5929

This Viewpoint documents the growing market share of direct-to-consumer (DTC) medical testing despite growing recognition that it represents low-value or harmful care and proposes policy options to increase accountability and protect patients from adverse consequences of DTC testing.

A Piece of My Mind

Porous Boundaries

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2487-2488. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1589
Editorial

Acupuncture and the Complex Connections Between the Mind and the Body

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2489-2490. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7214

Data Sharing Statements for Clinical Trials: A Requirement of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2491-2492. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6514
Review

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Prostate Cancer: A Review

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2532-2542. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7248

This review summarizes advances in risk classification methods, imaging techniques, biomarkers for diagnosis, and treatments for prostate cancer.

From the JAMA Network

High-Intensity Statins: Guideline Expectations and Clinical Application

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2543-2544. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5781

This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA Cardiology that examined the association between intensity of statin therapy in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality among patients in the Veterans Affairs health care system.

JAMA Insights

Genomics and Precision Health

Chromosomal Microarray Testing for Children With Unexplained Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2545-2546. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7272

This Genomics and Precision Health article discusses the advantages of chromosomal microarray analysis over G-banded karotyping for evaluating neurodevelopmental disorders in children.

Medical News & Perspectives

Socially Assistive Robots Help Patients Make Behavioral Changes

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2472-2474. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5682

This Medical News article is a Q&A with University of Southern California robotics expert Maja Matarić.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug-Resistant Fungus Arrives in US

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2477. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7238

Changing the Weight-loss Subject

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2477. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7240
Clinical Trials Update

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Better Treated With Buprenorphine

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2476. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7054

Nocebo Effect May Account for Statin Adverse Events

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2476. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7582

Teens Who Were Breastfed Are Heavier

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2476. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7584

Silk Offers No Relief From Eczema

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2476. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7586

Pill Reminders Don’t Improve Adherence

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2476. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7588
Health Agencies Update

Hunt for an HIV Vaccine Intensifies

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2475. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7352

National Plan for COPD Care

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2475. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7991

Effort to Relax School Lunch Guidelines

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2475. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7993
The Arts and Medicine

Sound Health: An NIH-Kennedy Center Initiative to Explore Music and the Mind

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2470-2471. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7423

In this Arts and Medicine essay, soprano Renee Fleming and NIH Director Francis Collins describe the Sound Health initiative, a program by the NIH and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in association with the National Endowment for the Arts exploring connections between music, health, and neuroscience.

Poetry and Medicine

Shared Vision

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2555. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1113
JAMA Revisited

Some Problems of Wartime Neurology

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2556. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5057
JAMA Patient Page

Groin Hernia

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2560. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1556
Comment & Response

Maternal Obesity and Cerebral Palsy in Offspring

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2549-2550. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5975

Maternal Obesity and Cerebral Palsy in Offspring—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2550. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5979

Administration of Fibrinogen Concentrate During Cardiac Surgery

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2550-2551. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6219

Administration of Fibrinogen Concentrate During Cardiac Surgery

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2551. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6215

Administration of Fibrinogen Concentrate During Cardiac Surgery—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2551-2552. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6239

Complications of Diabetes Diagnosed in Children and Adolescents

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2552-2553. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6223

Complications of Diabetes Diagnosed in Children and Adolescents

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2553. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6231

Complications of Diabetes Diagnosed in Children and Adolescents—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2553-2554. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6243
Correction

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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2554. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7780
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JAMA. 2017;317(24):2467-2468. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13186
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