Latest American Medical Association Stories
Clinical trials are urgently needed to test a new treatment that could jointly tackle leading causes of death for babies in sub-Saharan Africa.
The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the government's far-reaching health-care foreign aid program, has contributed to a significant decline in adult death rates from all causes in Africa.
To calculate physicians' fees under Medicare – which in turn influence some state and private payers' decisions on how they will pay doctors -- the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) relies on the recommendations of an American Medical Association advisory panel.
Text message reminders to parents about flu vaccinations may help boost the number of children vaccinated.
Can a simple diagnostic test used to measure a heart's electrical activity help predict heart attacks?
Lasik Surgeon and ophthalmologist Dr. Rajesh Khanna M.D. Participants in the amazing four-day-long event held by innovative healthcare service CareNow.
Nationwide ambulance use by patients suffering from a stroke has not changed since the mid-1990s, even though effective stroke treatments are now available.
Americans must demand priority for bio-medical research with the clear focus on a greater parity in funding for chronic conditions.
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