This study compares the effect of convalescent plasma vs no convalescent plasma on the outcome of organ support–free days in the hospital among critically ill adults with COVID-19 who had been randomized to the immunoglobulin domain in the ongoing REMAP-CAP trial.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether aspirin, prophylactic-dose apixaban, or therapeutic-dose apixaban, compared with placebo, can safely reduce major adverse cardiopulmonary outcomes among symptomatic but clinically stable US outpatients with COVID-19.
This randomized clinical trial compares the need for re-treatment of respiratory infection following hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia among children receiving amoxicillin at high doses vs low doses and at 3-days vs 7-days duration.
This cohort study evaluates whether maternal prescription fill for antidepressants in pregnancy was associated with performance in standardized tests of mathematics and language among schoolchildren in Denmark.
This study investigates the temporal trend in racial and ethnic differences in use of intravenous thrombolysis for stroke treatment between 2009 and 2018 in a representative sample of US adults.
This study estimates what 2020 national US savings would have been using international reference pricing rather than US manufacturer and net prices for insulins and 50 top brand-name drugs.
This study uses toxicology screening data from a health care delivery system to investigate whether rates of cannabis use increased among pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Viewpoint summarizes new guidance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for industry to voluntarily adhere to sodium reduction targets, particularly in processed and prepared foods.
This Viewpoint discusses a new report that describes steps that may be taken in specific areas to simplify administrative functions, reduce administrative spending, and boost overall productivity in US health care.
This Viewpoint discusses administrative expenses in the US health care system and notes that attempts to address those costs in a sustainable way will require consideration of how the US health system is designed and how the system balances the use of market mechanisms with the costs they sometimes entail.
This Viewpoint explores the misaligned incentives impeding administrative spending reduction and suggests potential changes for administrative simplification.
In this narrative medicine essay, a retired family physician recounts the joy and connection she felt in volunteering to administer COVID-19 vaccines after months of pandemic isolation and compares it to the hope she felt receiving the polio vaccine.
This article in the JAMA Insights Women’s Health series discusses cancer-related cognitive impairment, including risks, management recommendations, and cognitive and behavioral treatments.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the clinical practice guideline from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) regarding the home use of oxygen for adults with COPD and interstitial lung disease.
This Medical News feature discusses the ongoing research into intranasal COVID-19 vaccines.
This Medical News article describes simple measures like masking instruments, social distancing, and curtailing performance length to improve safety for musicians and their audiences during live performances.
This JAMA Patient Page describes how clinicians use patient medical notes, how patients can access them, and how patients may benefit from reading their medical notes.