This Viewpoint discusses the unique challenges of crafting meaningful advance directives for patients with dementia and proposes a framework that accounts for changes in goals of care that might occur along the continuum of cognitive decline.
This Viewpoint discusses a 2017 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report about ways to support research on pretransplantation organs to reduce organ waste, upgrade the quality and quantity of transplants, and improve patient outcomes.
This Viewpoint discusses the Trump administration’s 2017 change to ACA provisions, which exempts employers with religious or moral objections to contraception from including coverage for contraceptives in their insurance plans.
This Viewpoint describes how the US Food and Drug Administration’s 2006 Unapproved Drugs Initiative may have unintentionally made generic drugs more expensive and inaccessible and proposes policy reforms to address the harms of those price increases.
In this essay, the author urges precision language when referring to foreign language interpreters as a recognition that words outside of medicine mean something too.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of levothyroxine vs placebo on pregnancy outcomes among women with normal thyroid function and positive antithyroperoxidase antibodies undergoing in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer in Beijing, China.
This diagnostic accuracy study compares the ability of machine learning algorithms vs clinical pathologists to detect cancer metastases in whole-slide images of axillary lymph nodes dissected from women with breast cancer.
This diagnostic accuracy study compares the performance of deep learning systems vs eye professionals for detecting referable and vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and other eye diseases in retinal images from Chinese, Indian, and Malaysian patients.
This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends against use of hormone therapy for primary prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women (D recommendation).
This systematic review to support the 2017 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on use of hormone therapy summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of hormone therapy for primary prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.
This JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods discusses the use of free-response receiver operating characteristic curves to test the accuracy of computer algorithms to detect the localization of disease on pathology slide images.
This survey study estimates the extent to which pharmacies in California are making pharmacist-prescribed contraception available since it was permitted, but not required, in April 2016.
This Medical News article discusses the promise and challenges of CAR-T therapies.
This Medical News article discusses whether sedentary lifestyles contribute to this increasingly prevalent degenerative joint disease.
This Arts and Medicine essay explores the relevance of writer and artist William S. Burroughs to clinical medicine, and his importance to the author’s career as a Parkinson disease researcher.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendations on use of hormone therapy for primary prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.
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