This randomized clinical trial examines the efficacy of fractional carbon dioxide laser for the management of vaginal symptoms associated with menopause.
This study reports an interim analysis of safety surveillance data of 23 serious outcomes following vaccination with 1 of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines based on comprehensive health records from a large US population.
This study estimates trends in SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence related to infection and vaccination in the US population.
This study compares body mass index (BMI) of youths during the COVID-19 pandemic with BMI during the same period in 2019 to determine whether they experienced pandemic-related weight gain.
This study examines the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among blood donors aged 16 to 64 years in Kenya from January to March 2021.
This report from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) identifies how social risks have been considered in the USPSTF recommendation statements and provides a foundation for ongoing work to ensure that health equity and social risks are incorporated in USPSTF methods and recommendations.
This technical brief to support the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) describes current research on screening and interventions for social risk factors such as food insecurity, financial strain, and housing instability to inform USPSTF considerations of the implications for its portfolio of recommendations.
This Viewpoint offers potential changes to improve the process of US Food and Drug Administration accelerated approval.
This Viewpoint discusses protein folding and the use of computers to solve the protein folding problem along with the limitations of protein structure prediction and the practical benefits that may be yielded from the breakthrough discovery.
This Viewpoint explains how “skinny labeling” works (bioequivalent drugs approved for unpatented uses and excluding patented indications from the generic drug’s labeling), the uncertainty about this pathway, and how the government and generic manufacturers can help restore timely generic competition in the face of brand-name drugs protected by patents.
In this narrative medicine essay, a palliative medicine physician describes his brother's hospitalization and death from COVID-19. He reflects on his brother's ability to achieve a dignified death because the physicians caring for him honestly assessed his prognosis.
This Insight reviews adverse health effects of bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy in women prior to the age of natural menopause, and details treatment of such women.
This Medical Letter review summarizes the use of Sutab, an oral tablet formulation of sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, and potassium chloride, for colon cleansing prior to colonoscopy in adults.
This Medical News feature examines the growing use of over-the-counter rapid antigen tests for SARS-CoV-2 infection.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the 2 types of mechanical ventilation, noninvasive and invasive, and how they are used in the management of hospitalized patients.