This randomized trial compares the effects of a periprocedural loading dose of atorvastatin vs placebo on major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) at 30 days in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and planned percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
This study investigated mortality of participants in the Heart and Retirement Study who experienced negative wealth shock from 1994 through 2014.
This cohort study conducted in 5 rural areas across China examines associations between solid fuel use for cooking and heating and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality.
This study uses national statistics to characterize trends in mortality from falls in persons aged 80 years and older between 2000 and 2016 in the Netherlands.
This Viewpoint highlights the inadequacy and lack of transparency of most research institutions’ responses to allegations of research misconduct, and describes development of a proposed checklist to establish definitions and standards for complete research integrity investigations.
This Viewpoint discusses how newer technologies such as machine learning and the compilation of “big data” can be used for research and clinical applications.
This Viewpoint compares and contrasts recommendations from the 2017 ADA and ACC/AHA guidelines for management of high blood pressure and argues for individualization of patient goals and blood pressure targets.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of shared service arrangements as a means for small physician practices to pool and manage resources, stay competitive for value-based contracts, and remain viable in the face of market forces favoring consolidation.
In this essay, the author uses her experience helping vulnerable patients in Houston, Texas, following Hurricane Harvey in 2017, via a computer screen in San Diego, to argue for the importance of telemedicine as a way to scale up care to manage the acute needs of patients and populations caught in natural disasters.
This narrative review summarizes advances in diagnosis and in pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management of neonatal abstinence syndrome.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2018 Endocrine Society guideline on testosterone therapy in men with testosterone deficiency and hypogonadism..
A young adult with community-acquired Mycoplasma pneumonia was found to have new-onset anemia, thrombocytosis, positive direct antiglobulin testing for anti-C3, and red blood cell agglutination at 4°C and at room temperature. How would you interpret these results?
This Medical News story discusses clinical approaches in the treatment of gout.
In this Medical News story, researchers discuss an experimental device that uses a novel approach to relieve symptoms of somatic tinnitus.
This Arts and Medicine essay uses case descriptions of 2 patients who experienced a sudden increase in artistic creativity with the onset of frontotemporal dementia to discuss the mechanism of paradoxical functional facilitation, in which loss of activity in one part of the brain leads to release of activity in another.
This JAMA Patient Page describes skin abscess—its symptoms, treatment, and warning signs.
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