This randomized clinical trial assesses 2 subcutaneous tanezumab dosing regimens vs placebo for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee.
This observational study uses yearly cross-sectional school-entry data to calculate changes in rates of kindergartners attending California schools who were not up to date on required vaccinations before and after legislative and administrative initiatives in 2014-2017 intended to increase vaccine uptake.
This observational study uses Blue Cross Blue Shield claims and clinical registry data to evaluate whether payment reform that provided quality bonuses and a global budget shared savings incentive was associated with changes in health care quality measures, utilization, or spending in the first year of system implementation.
This study evaluates whether a 2012 change in the South Carolina Medicaid policy to reimburse hospitals for provision of immediate postpartum long-acting reversible contraception (IPP-LARC) separately from global payment for all services in a delivery hospitalization was associated with changes in IPP-LARC use and short-interval births between 2010 and 2017.
This study compares graft and patient survival rates after transplantation of livers donated after euthanasia vs after circulatory death or brain death at a hospital in Belgium, where euthanasia is legalized.
This Viewpoint reviews the number and types of US state-initiated restrictions on abortion in 2019, their likely effects on compromising women’s access to reproductive health services, and prospects for the overturn of Roe v Wade by the US Supreme Court.
This Viewpoint examines a recent case filed in Alabama involving a man naming the aborted fetus as a co-plaintiff in a suit against the manufacturer of an abortion pill and the clinic that provided it to his then-girlfriend who ended her pregnancy at 6 weeks, and the challenges this case could have for reproductive rights in the United States.
This Viewpoint characterizes time as a scarce but vital element of shared patient-clinician decision making and urges development of policies that allocate meaningful time for clinical visits and innovations that create time for physicians to be with patients without compromising access or productivity.
This Viewpoint discusses current strategies that are the focus of research on eradication or suppression of virus in individuals infected with HIV without dependence on antiretroviral therapy regimens.
In this narrative medicine essay, a pediatrician diagnosed with breast cancer draws from her experiences as a medical trainee to help her endure the fear, anxiety, and uncertainty accompanying her disease while pregnant with her second child.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update reviews uncertainties about incorporation of measures of breast density into breast cancer risk prediction models and the need for appropriate screening intervals for women with dense breasts on digital mammography or breast tomosynthesis.
A man with a history of nephrolithiasis and laparotomy for trauma had left flank and left upper quadrant pain. He had mild leukocytosis, but the physical examination and other laboratory testing were unremarkable; abdominal CT revealed a well-circumscribed, extraluminal mass with central high density. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?
This Medical Letter reviews use of brexanolone, an intravenous γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptor modulator, approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for treatment of postpartum depression.
This Medical News story discusses a recent study of cognitively normal seniors that found an association between low awareness of scammers’ tactics and subsequent risk of Alzheimer dementia.
This Medical News article is an update on important clinical research in the world of heart disease and stroke.
This Arts and Medicine feature reviews Three Identical Strangers and The Twinning Reaction, 2 documentaries telling the story of identical twins and triplets adopted as infants into separate families who were unknowing participants in a 2-decade nature vs nurture study of child development, beginning in 1960.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the utility of and procedures for administering intravenous antibiotics at home.
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