This randomized trial compares the effects of comfortable low-intensity home-based walking exercise vs high-intensity exercise sufficient to elicit ischemic symptoms vs nonexercise control on 6-minute walk distance among patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
This randomized trial compares the effect of adding celecoxib to standard adjuvant chemotherapy in improving disease-free survival among patients treated for stage III colon cancer.
This cross-sectional survey assessed the risks of antimicrobial use among 15 276 nursing home residents across 161 facilities.
This research describes findings of sequencing and phylogenetic analyses of SARS-CoV-2 isolates from symptomatic patients cared for at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in November-December 2020 during a regional surge in cases and hospitalizations.
This study uses police department registry data to describe trends in incidence of firearm shootings and deaths in January-November 2020, before and after the closure of nonessential businesses in March, the killing of George Floyd in May, and the partial lifting of containment policies in June.
This national survey study uses the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) to describe trends in age at natural menopause, age at menarche, and reproductive life span, and variables associated with shorter and longer spans, among US women between 1959-1962 and 2015-2018.
This Viewpoint makes 6 recommendations for how the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, as it enters its second decade, can better fulfill its mission of testing health care payment and service delivery models and scale them up to a national level to reduce health care expenditures and improve quality and safety.
This Viewpoint discusses the prospect that COVID-19 could become a recurrent seasonal disease like influenza and proposes strategies to mitigate the consequences for communities and health systems, including changes in surveillance, medical and public health response, and socioeconomic programs.
This Viewpoint proposes ways to maximize vaccine efficacy and allocation given the rise of coronavirus variants and authorization of a Johnson & Johnson vaccine, including reserving the latter for younger healthier populations, boosting it with a single-dose messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccination, and single mRNA immunization of people with prior documented SARS-CoV-2 infection.
This Viewpoint summarizes views measured in national opinion polls about COVID-19 response, national health insurance reform, reforming the US health care system in general, and race and race disparities in health, with a focus on differences between Democrat and Republican respondents and implications of those differences for enacting meaningful legislation.
In this narrative medicine essay, a palliative care physician finds the space between professional and patient distance thinning as the COVID pandemic drags on and wonders whether abiding with them is the lesson.
In the context of widespread reuse and reprocessing of N95 respirators due to shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this systematic review summarizes evidence on effectiveness and feasibility of 5 decontaminating processes: UV irradiation, vaporized hydrogen peroxide, moist-heat incubation, microwave-generated steam, and ethylene oxide.
This JAMA Insights clinical review explains different approaches to SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development, including inactivated and protein subunit, viral vector, and mRNA immunization strategies, and summarizes safety and efficacy data for global products authorized for use or in later-stage clinical trials.
This Medical Letter provides a Table summarizing key information about topical corticosteroids available for atopic dermatitis published as part of a comprehensive review on the topic.
This Medical News feature examines what is known about the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 variants.
This Medical News article is a roundup of insights from recent livestream interviews with leading experts.
This JAMA Patient Page summarizes risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of giardiasis, an intestinal parasite infection that can cause gastrointestinal symptoms including nausea, stomach cramps, and prolonged diarrhea.
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