Latest American Medical Association Stories
A recent initiative proposes to allow patients to obtain access to their test results directly from a laboratory.
Doctors and health experts have warned us for years that too much salt intake is bad for our health, but a new study suggests that too little salt intake may be just as bad for our heart health as higher doses.
Surgery significantly improves short- and long-term outcomes in patients with heart failure caused by a bacterial infection known as endocarditis.
Researchers at Cleveland Clinic reported today that administration of a new drug– evacetrapib – can dramatically increase HDL (good) cholesterol, while significantly lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol).
A new, noninvasive diagnostic test for coronary artery disease is associated with a higher rate of subsequent invasive cardiac procedures and higher health-care spending.
A recent study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) shows an increased risk of stroke and mortality among patients diagnosed with severe sepsis and new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) during hospitalization.
A Florida law restricting physicians from counseling patients and parents about firearms safety endangers open communication between doctors and patients on a critical prevention and public health problem.
Age alone no longer should be considered a defining factor when determining whether an older patient with blood cancer is a candidate for stem cell transplantation.
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