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McGraw-Hill Professional and JAMA Launch New Online Evidence-Based Medicine, Clinical and Educational Resource

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of information resources for the scientific and medical communities, and JAMA, the world's most widely circulated medical journal, have announced the joint development and launch of a new state-of-the...

Webcast Alert: JAMA Media Briefing on HIV/AIDS

MEXICO CITY, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) theme issue on HIV/AIDS will be released to the media, coinciding with the International AIDS Conference. Four of the world's top HIV/AIDS researchers will present their findings on ne...

Study Published in JAMA on RFID Interference Ignores Real-World Use Cases, According to SkyeTek

WESTMINSTER, Colo., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts: -- A study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association ( http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/299/24/2884 ) reported that RFID systems can cause "potentially hazardous incidents in medical ...

Colonoscopy Used to Identify and Remove Flat Colon Lesions: Flat Colon Lesions More Common and More Likely to Be Cancer According to JAMA Study

OAK BROOK, Ill., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released this week from researchers at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System in California shows that non-polypoid colorectal neoplasms or flat colon lesions, are more common in Americans than previously thought and may hav...

New JAMA Study Raises Issue of How Nutrients Should Be Researched

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published in the December 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) (See Note 1) raises important philosophical issues with regard to researching the effects of nutrients in humans and demonstrates the confusion that...

American College of Surgeons Comments on JAMA Article on Surgeon Shortage

Chair of the Board of Regents of ACS publishes commentary in JAMA CHICAGO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons added its voice to a commentary on the surgeon shortage published in the November 14 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The artic...

GlaxoSmithKline Responds to JAMA Articles

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) believes that conclusions drawn from the most recent meta-analyses published by Drs. Nissen et. al. and Furberg et. al. in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) do not confirm a difference in the safe...

Major study on DiagnoCure's GCC biomarker published in Jama

- Results demonstrate that GCC is the strongest independent predictor of colorectal cancer recurrence - Ticker Symbol: CUR QUEBEC CITY, QC and WEST CHESTER, PA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Vol. 301, ...

Northfield Laboratories Inc. Comments on Article and Editorial on Hemoglobin-Based Blood Substitutes to be Published in May 21 JAMA

EVANSTON, Ill., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northfield Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLD ). Northfield Laboratories Inc. issued the following statement in response to a May 21 publication in the Journal of the American Medical Association entitled Cell-Free Hemoglobin-Based Blood Substit...

Bad medicine

...important question in their article Exploring the Harmful Effects of Healthcare in the July 1 issue of the Journal of American Medical Association ( jama ). In their commentary, Drs. Kilo and Larson distinguish health from healthcare. One can never have too much health, but with overuse of medicine,...

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JAMA in Medical Technology

Study in JAMA Shows Patients Treated With Abbott's XIENCE(TM) V Drug Eluting Stent Experience Better Outcomes Than Patients Treated With Market-Leading Drug Eluting Stent

SPIRIT III Results Demonstrate Superior Reduction in In-Segment Late Loss, Non-Inferiority in Target Vessel Failure and Low Rates of MACE with XIENCE V Compared to TAXUS ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A study published in today's Journal of the A...

Trexima (Sumatriptan/Naproxen Sodium) Superior Efficacy Data Published in JAMA

Trexima provided superior sustained pain-free results compared to sumatriptan RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK and CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 03, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Findings from two pivotal efficacy studies of more than 2,900 migraine sufferers demonstrated that Trexima(TM) provided superior h...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to Lantus(R) in Head-to-Head DURATION-3 Study

...09. (iv) Saydah SH, Fradkin J and Cowie CC. "Poor control of risk factors for vascular disease among adults with previously diagnosed diabetes." jama : 291(3), January 21, 2004. (v) Bays HE, Chapman RH, Grandy S. The relationship of body mass index to diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipi...

Schering-Plough Expands Vicriviroc Phase II Study in Treatment-Naive Patients With HIV

... 4 Hammer SM, Schechter M, Montaner JS, et al. Treatment for adult HIV infection: 2006 recommendations of the International AIDS Society-USA panel. jama 2006; 296: 827-43. 5 Data collection on adverse events of anti-HIV drugs (DAD) study group. Combination antiretroviral therapy and the risk of myo...

Value of Genetic Testing for Preventing Blood Clots Unproven, According to New AHRQ Study

...on known as deep-vein thrombosis or to improve other clinical outcomes. The report, a summary of which will be published in the June 17 issue of jama , also failed to find any benefit from genetic testing of family members of patients who have at least one of the two mutations -- known as Factor V...

When It Comes to Natural Remedies for Hormonal Balance, the Proof Is in the Clinical Research

...ro(R), which introduces foreign estrogens, obtained from pregnant mare's urine, into a woman's body, increased rates of breast cancer and stroke, (per jama 2002; 288:321-333.) causing American women to reject the drug en masse. While natural products that promise relief from menopausal symptoms abound, fe...

Lilly Advances Second Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Candidate Into Late-Stage Testing by Launching Two Global Trials

...Disorders: Consensus Statement of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, the Alzheimer's Association, and the American Geriatrics Society. jama 1997; 278: 1363-1371. iv. Wimo A., Winblad B., Jonsson L. An estimate of the total worldwide societal costs of dementia in 2005 (2007) Alzheimer...

New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure

...is GL, Black HR et al. The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure. jama . 2003;289:2560-2572 (7) American Heart Association. 2004 High Blood Pressure Statistics. Available at: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.j...

Gen-Probe and DiagnoCure Amend Collaboration Agreement Surrounding PCA3-Based Prostate Cancer Tests

...ng Test, the first GCC-based molecular test for the management of colorectal cancer. A major study published in the February 18, 2009, edition of the jama ("Journal of the American Medical Association") demonstrated that GCC is the strongest independent predictor of colorectal cancer recurrence in patien...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control With Weight Loss Compared to Sitagliptin or Pioglitazone in Head-to-Head DURATION-2 Study

...2009. (iv) Saydah SH, Fradkin J and Cowie CC. "Poor control of risk factors for vascular disease among adults with previously diagnosed diabetes." jama : 291(3), January 21, 2004. (v) Bays HE, Chapman RH, Grandy S. The relationship of body mass index to diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipida...
JAMA in Medical Definition

European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

...udy. BMJ (2005) 330: 991 van Gils CH, Peeters PH, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, et al . Consumption of vegetables and fruits and risk of breast cancer. jama (2005) 293: 183-193 PubMed Verheus M, Peeters PH, Rinaldi S, et al . Serum C-peptide levels and breast cancer risk: results from the European Pr...

Medical Scientist Training Program

...ahoma . References ^ Ley TJ, Rosenberg LE (2005). "The physician-scientist career pipeline in 2005: build it, and they will come". jama 294 (11): 1343-51. PubMed . ^ Zemlo TR, Garrison HH, Partridge NC, Ley TJ (2000). "The physician-scientist: career issues and challenge...

Surrogate markers

... et al. (1999). "Surrogate end points, health outcomes, and the drug approval process for the treatment of risk factors for cardiovascular disease". jama 282 : 786–790. ...
JAMA in Medical Dictionary

Hospice care

... in some ... Hospice care is end-of-life care provided by health professionals and volunteers. ... Hospice Care (Administration on Aging) jama Patient Page: Hospice Care ... Providing comprehensive hospice services to patients of all ages facing a life ... Cost Savings and Quality ...

Fractures

... but the severity depends on the location and whether or not there was damage to the tissue and the bone around the fracture . Fractures ... jama Patient Page: Osteopenia and Preventing Fractures (American Medical Association) ... Stress Fractures (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) ......

Dental caries

...f dental caries experience: The ... 11. Tsang P, Qi F, Shi W. Medical approach to dental caries : Fight. the disease, not the lesion. ... 4 jama -- Association of Dental Caries and Blood Lead Levels, June 23, 1999, ... 5 Fluoridation of Drinking Water to Prevent Dental Caries ... D...

Chagas disease

...parasite related to the African ... Chagas disease has two phases -- acute and chronic. ... Chagas disease is caused by a parasite. ... jama Patient Page: Chagas Disease (American Medical Association) ... Chagas Disease . Return to top. Organizations ... Important It is possible t...

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

... WHAT IS NEW IN CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION . AND EMERGENCY CARDIAC CARE ... Pre-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation : is it effective? jama 1985;253:2408-12. ... Learn what CPR stands for, what it is and how it works ... Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) What Does CPR Stand For? ...
JAMA in Biological News

Nutritional supplementation program helps prevent weight loss among children in African country

..., according to a study in the January 21 issue of jama . Wasting (defined as a certain deviation that ... humanitarian and public health programming." ( jama . 2009;301[3]:277-285. Available pre-embargo to th...ements compared with alternative approaches." ( jama . 2009;301[3]:327-328. Available pre-embargo to th...

World breakthrough in treating premature babies

... milk or infant formula can help their mental development. The findings were published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association ( jama ). Researchers found that a major lipid in the brain the omega-3 fatty acid known as Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is not developed sufficiently in ...

Expert urges FDA to take action to reduce BPA exposure

...In the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association ( jama ), researchers report a significant relationship between urine concentratio... of exposure, BPA posed a risk to human infants. The research published in jama is based on data from more than 1,450 Americans examined by the Centers fo...

OSU study shows exposure to bad air raises blood pressure

...icine at Ohio State's Medical Center and co-author of the study. This builds upon previous research from Rajagopalan's team published in the journals jama , Circulation and Inhalation Toxology . Researchers exposed rats to levels of airborne pollutants that humans breathe everyday, noting the level...

CMV infections affect more than just patients with compromised immune systems, researchers find

...is also associated with longer hospital and intensive-care unit (ICU) stays independent of other causes, according to the study, published July 23 in jama , the Journal of the American Medical Association . About half of all healthy adults in the United States are exposed to CMV during their life, r...

Statin does not appear helpful for children with learning disabilities caused by genetic disorder

... a genetic disorder that can cause learning disabilities, did not result in improved cognitive function, according to a study in the July 16 issue of jama . Characteristics of NF1 (incidence 1:3,000) include skin disorders, problems with small and large movement skills as well as the frequent occurren...

'At home' genomic tests for disease risk premature

...lth conditions ranging from the type of earwax an individual forms to his or her risks for diseases including cancer, diabetes, and blindness. In his jama commentary, Dr Offit offers several caveats and recommendations to help doctors and counselors as they consider offering these research-based tests in...

NIH hosts event to launch Council of Science Editors' global theme issue

...theme issues have been organized by the editors of jama (the Journal of the American Medical Association)....ted by Catherine DeAngelis, M.D., Editor-in-chief, jama and Fiona Godlee, M.D., Editor-in-chief, BMJ (Brit...eting interventions towards the poor, published by jama and presented by Dr. Majid Ezzati, Harvard School ...

Bypassing eggs, flu vaccine grown in insect cells shows promise

...used to produce the hepatitis B vaccine, while one form of a vaccine against human papilloma virus is made using the same insect cell line used in the jama study. In the study conducted by Treanor, together with colleagues at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the University of Virginia, scientists t...

AIDS study challenges conventional treatment guidelines for HIV patients

...unt of HIV particles in the blood as a method of predicting a patient's ability to fight off the disease. The study, published in the current issue of jama (Journal of the American Medical Association), indicates that the amount of HIV in a patient's blood (commonly known as the viral load) is much less r...
JAMA in Biological Technology

WHI Findings Published in JAMA Do Not Affect Clinical Guidance for the Appropriate Use of Hormone Therapy

Hormone Therapy Remains an Important Option for Women Seeking Relief of Menopausal Symptoms COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Observational follow-up data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study published today in the Journal of the American M...

Ortho Biotech Statement On JAMA Publication Regarding Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents

JAMA, February 27, 2008 - Vol. 299. No. 8: 'Venous Thromboembolism and Mortality Associated with Recombinant Erythropoietin and Darbepoetin Administration for the Treatment of Cancer-Associated Anemia' BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Biotech believes that the conclusions...

GlaxoSmithKline Responds to JAMA Article on the ICES Thiazolidinediones and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Older Patients with Diabetes

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The following is GlaxoSmithKline's (NYSE: GSK ) response to the retrospective analysis by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) titled "Thiazolidinediones and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Older Patients with Diabetes". GSK believ...

Exenatide Clinical Data Analysis Shows No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events

...2008. (iv) Saydah SH, Fradkin J and Cowie CC. "Poor control of risk factors for vascular disease among adults with previously diagnosed diabetes." jama : 291(3), January 21, 2004. (v) Bays HE, Chapman RH, Grandy S. The relationship of body mass index to diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipida...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Primary Agenda Displayed Says Dr. Barry Friedberg of Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia

...f Anesthesiologists (ASA) functions much like the American Medical Association (AMA). Both publish monthly educational journals ( Anesthesiology and jama , respectively) and express an agenda for patient safety and satisfaction. Nonetheless, both groups function primarily (and legitimately) as political...

Low-Power Ultra Wideband (UWB) Technology Best RFID Choice for Hospitals to Minimize Interference Threat

... Time Domain Corporation Available to Discuss UWB Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) in Healthcare Based on jama Report HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Domain Corporation issues the following: WHAT: On Wednesday, June 25, the Journal of the Am...

Stable Stroke Patients More Likely to Die From a Nonstroke Cardiovascular Event Than a Further Stroke

... of cardiovascular risk factors in outpatients with atherothrombosis. jama 2006;295:180-189. (5.) PG. Steg, DL. Bhatt, PWF. Wilson, R. D'Agostino, EM...year cardiovascular event rates in outpatients with atherothrombosis. jama 2007;297: 1197-1206. ...

Synosia Starts Phase II Efficacy Trial For Rufinamide

...rwise. References (1) Demyttenaere et al. Prevalence, Severity, and unmet needs for treatment of mental disorders in the WHO World Mental Surveys. jama (2004) vol. 291 (21) pp. 2581-90. (2) Kessler et al. Lifetime prevalence and age-of-onset distributions of DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbid...

Experts and Representatives From Leading International Health-Care Organizations Call to Stop the Hypertension Pandemic, a Worldwide Silent Killer

...a hypertensive population. N Engl J Med 1998; 339: 1957-63 (7) Haynes RB et al. Helping patients follow prescribed treatment: clinical applications. jama 2002; 288: 2880-3 (8) Lewington S, et al. Age-specific relevance of usual blood pressure to vascular mortality. Lancet 2002; 360: 1903-13 ...

Synosia Announces Encouraging Results of Proof-of-Concept Clinical Trial for Epilepsy Drug rufinamide as a Treatment for Mood Disorders

...erwise. References 1. Demyttenaere et al. Prevalence, Severity, and unmet needs for treatment of mental disorders in the WHO World Mental Surveys. jama (2004) vol. 291 (21) pp. 2581-90. 2. Kessler et al. Lifetime prevalence and age-of-onset distributions of DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidi...
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