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Apply for the 2024-2025 Morris Fishbein Fellowship in Medical Editing for the chance to develop your skills in all facet...
01/09/2024

Apply for the 2024-2025 Morris Fishbein Fellowship in Medical Editing for the chance to develop your skills in all facets of editing and publishing a major medical journal.

This is an in-person position located in Chicago. Apply by Jan. 15, 2024.

https://ja.ma/3Ro2vfe

Generative AI is capable of delivering meaningful improvements in health care more rapidly than was the case with previo...
01/08/2024

Generative AI is capable of delivering meaningful improvements in health care more rapidly than was the case with previous technologies.

https://ja.ma/3tzkMP2

Viewpoint discusses 3 key lessons from the mpox response that can help better manage infectious disease outbreaks in the...
01/08/2024

Viewpoint discusses 3 key lessons from the mpox response that can help better manage infectious disease outbreaks in the future. https://ja.ma/41M3sTz

Medical News in Brief: Hormone Produced by Fetus Tied to Severe Vomiting During Pregnancy
01/08/2024

Medical News in Brief: Hormone Produced by Fetus Tied to Severe Vomiting During Pregnancy

Increased fetal production of a hormone known as GDF-15 (growth differential factor 15) is linked with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy as well as with hyperemesis gravidarum, the severe version of morning sickness, according to a new study that confirmed previous evidence tying the hormone to.....

Medical News in Brief: Most Firearm Deaths in US Children Happen While They Play
01/08/2024

Medical News in Brief: Most Firearm Deaths in US Children Happen While They Play

Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for children between the ages of 1 and 17 years, with about 3% of these fatalities due to firearm injuries.

In last week’s episode of “AI and Clinical Practice” Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo and Arvind Narayanan discuss the exploratio...
01/08/2024

In last week’s episode of “AI and Clinical Practice” Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo and Arvind Narayanan discuss the exploration of Al's fairness, transparency, and accountability.



Watch on the JAMA Network YT: https://ja.ma/3vkarXA

01/07/2024

Study quantifies the change in travel times for military service personnel to abortion facilities following the Dobbs decision and estimates the cost of an abortion-related travel reimbursement policy.

Study compares Medicare and patient spending for dual over-the-counter and prescription drugs with their over-the-counte...
01/06/2024

Study compares Medicare and patient spending for dual over-the-counter and prescription drugs with their over-the-counter cash prices.

https://ja.ma/3H8t03O

JAMA Deputy Editor Kristin Walter, MD, MS, and author Mariel R. Benjamin, MD, discuss alpha-gal syndrome.
01/06/2024

JAMA Deputy Editor Kristin Walter, MD, MS, and author Mariel R. Benjamin, MD, discuss alpha-gal syndrome.

Alpha-gal syndrome is a food allergy to red meat products that develops after affected individuals are bitten by a tick. JAMA Deputy Editor Kristin Walter, MD, MS, discusses alpha-gal syndrome with author Mariel R. Benjamin, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology ...

The Morris Fishbein Fellowship in Medical Editing is a unique one-year fellowship offered by JAMA to introduce physician...
01/06/2024

The Morris Fishbein Fellowship in Medical Editing is a unique one-year fellowship offered by JAMA to introduce physicians to all facets of editing and publishing a major medical journal via our headquarters in Chicago.

Apply by Jan. 15, 2024.

https://ja.ma/3vq3W5F

Medical News in Brief: Tool Could Help Counsel Patients With Liver Disease Who Drink Alcohol
01/06/2024

Medical News in Brief: Tool Could Help Counsel Patients With Liver Disease Who Drink Alcohol

Patients’ scores on a Fibrosis-4 (FIB-4) calculator might aid clinicians in advising people with steatotic, or fatty liver, disease who do not stop drinking alcohol, a new report found. The FIB-4 score takes into account age, 2 liver enzyme levels (aspartate and alanine transaminase), and platelet...

The JAMA Network launched a fellowship program to give early career scholars an insider perspective on medical editing a...
01/06/2024

The JAMA Network launched a fellowship program to give early career scholars an insider perspective on medical editing and publishing.

This group will develop a deep understanding of the various editorial roles involved at a journal like JAMA.

Read more: https://ja.ma/3vocA4w

Medical News in Brief: High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Be More Effective for Midlife Adults
01/06/2024

Medical News in Brief: High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Be More Effective for Midlife Adults

Adults aged 65 years or older already get high-dose vaccines to protect against influenza. Now, observational data from more than 1.6 million people in the US suggests that a high-dose vaccine may also be more effective than standard-dose vaccines for adults aged 50 to 64 years.

Alpha-gal syndrome is a type of food allergy to mammalian (red) meat products. This JAMA Patient Page discusses alpha-ga...
01/05/2024

Alpha-gal syndrome is a type of food allergy to mammalian (red) meat products. This JAMA Patient Page discusses alpha-gal syndrome and its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. https://ja.ma/3tQcPoq

In this global study, 1 in 5 young BRCA carriers conceived within 10 years after a breast cancer diagnosis. Pregnancy fo...
01/05/2024

In this global study, 1 in 5 young BRCA carriers conceived within 10 years after a breast cancer diagnosis. Pregnancy following breast cancer in BRCA carriers was not associated with decreased disease-free survival.

https://ja.ma/3vuFgbY

Viewpoint discusses declining vaccination rates in the US, specifically against COVID-19, and the ways in which clinicia...
01/05/2024

Viewpoint discusses declining vaccination rates in the US, specifically against COVID-19, and the ways in which clinicians and the FDA can counter the current large volume of vaccine misinformation.

https://ja.ma/41U2N2s

01/05/2024

Does use of perioperative broad-spectrum antibiotics reduce postoperative surgical site infection after open pancreatoduodenectomy?

Read the full Original Investigation “Piperacillin-Tazobactam Compared With Cefoxitin as Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Pancreatoduodenectomy.” https://ja.ma/3S4g457

Medical News in Brief: Sickle Cell Disease Approvals Include First CRISPR Gene Editing Therapy
01/05/2024

Medical News in Brief: Sickle Cell Disease Approvals Include First CRISPR Gene Editing Therapy

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently greenlit 2 cell-based gene treatments for sickle cell anemia, including the first therapy involving the genome editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats–CRISPER-associated protein 9).

Viewpoint discusses legal provisions guiding health care delivery for incarcerated individuals, the impact of the First ...
01/05/2024

Viewpoint discusses legal provisions guiding health care delivery for incarcerated individuals, the impact of the First Step Act of 2018, and future federal criminal justice reform.

This Viewpoint discusses legal provisions guiding health care delivery for incarcerated individuals, the impact of the First Step Act of 2018, and future federal criminal justice reform.

JAMA Statistical Editor Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD, and Kabir Yadav, MDCM, MS, MSHS, discuss "Immortal Time Bias in Observa...
01/05/2024

JAMA Statistical Editor Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD, and Kabir Yadav, MDCM, MS, MSHS, discuss "Immortal Time Bias in Observational Studies."

JAMA Statistical Editor Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD, discusses Immortal Time Bias in Observational Studies with Kabir Yadav, MDCM, MS, MSHS.

Medical News in Brief: First Large Study of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists During Pregnancy
01/05/2024

Medical News in Brief: First Large Study of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists During Pregnancy

Recent results provided “reassuring” early evidence that taking noninsulin antidiabetic medications (ADMs) for type 2 diabetes—including glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists—during early pregnancy is not linked with a greater risk of major birth defects than taking insulin. The....

Viewpoint argues that a hypothesis-centric approach to writing grant applications is problematic and instead suggests th...
01/04/2024

Viewpoint argues that a hypothesis-centric approach to writing grant applications is problematic and instead suggests that funding applications should be evaluated by their relevance and methodological quality rather than by qualitative assertions before the study is conducted.

https://ja.ma/3tM12aI

Study of US Black Lung Clinics (established to treat coal miners) reports the prevalence of progressive massive fibrosis...
01/04/2024

Study of US Black Lung Clinics (established to treat coal miners) reports the prevalence of progressive massive fibrosis identified through June 2023.

https://ja.ma/3RPapyA

Read this Editor's Note from JAMA Deputy Editor Mary M. McDermott, MD, and Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD,...
01/04/2024

Read this Editor's Note from JAMA Deputy Editor Mary M. McDermott, MD, and Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, about the new JAMA Insights series on climate change and human health.

This issue includes a JAMA Insights article titled “Introduction to JAMA Climate Change and Health Series” that discusses how climate change has been linked to changes in the prevention, incidence, and treatment of human diseases. The article by Drs Ebi and Hess represents the first in a series ...

JAMA Insights introduces a new series on climate change intended to inform readers about the associations between climat...
01/04/2024

JAMA Insights introduces a new series on climate change intended to inform readers about the associations between climate change and health.

https://ja.ma/41Oq85i

The JAMA Network today announces a class of seven academic physicians and nurses selected for a new program to provide j...
01/04/2024

The JAMA Network today announces a class of seven academic physicians and nurses selected for a new program to provide junior faculty and current research fellows opportunities to learn about biomedical journals and scientific publication.

Learn more about the program: https://ja.ma/41LvJti

Current COVID-19 vaccines have saved millions of lives, but they’re expensive and not highly effective for blocking tran...
01/04/2024

Current COVID-19 vaccines have saved millions of lives, but they’re expensive and not highly effective for blocking transmission or mild infections.

Researchers hope inhaled vaccines that generate mucosal immunity will be a step up.

Rita Rubin reports for .

https://ja.ma/41ISxtM

Medical News in Brief: “Alarming” Number of Patients Stop Taking Second-Line Diabetes Drugs
01/04/2024

Medical News in Brief: “Alarming” Number of Patients Stop Taking Second-Line Diabetes Drugs

A large proportion—about 40%—of people with type 2 diabetes who were prescribed second-line medications after taking metformin to manage their condition stopped the drugs within 1 year, according to a retrospective cohort study that involved more than 82 000 insured participants between 2013 and...

In this installment of “AI and Clinical Practice,” Arvind Narayanan discusses biases in machine learning, data privacy, ...
01/04/2024

In this installment of “AI and Clinical Practice,” Arvind Narayanan discusses biases in machine learning, data privacy, & dangers of overestimating AI’s abilities.



Also on Apple Podcast and Spotify: JAMA Medical News

https://ja.ma/3NLK4A8

Viewpoint explains how exceptions can be used to connect patients via telehealth with a physician in another state, why ...
01/04/2024

Viewpoint explains how exceptions can be used to connect patients via telehealth with a physician in another state, why this is a more practical and effective strategy, and what needs to happen for this to be a feasible solution. https://ja.ma/3vmDNol

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