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More than 90 percent of HIV-infected inmates entering prison in North Carolina had previously tested positive for the virus.
Patients with acute coronary syndrome who were treated with the experimental drug varespladib were more likely to experience additional cardiovascular events – including sudden death, heart attack and stroke – than those treated with placebo.
Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a more accurate way to calculate low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the so-called "bad" form of blood fat that can lead to hardening of the arteries and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Over the last decade, the biggest driver of the high health care costs in the United States has been neither the aging of the population nor the large numbers of tests and treatments being prescribed.
The costs of medical education must be reduced as part of efforts to reign in health care costs more generally.
For decades, people seeking an HIV test have been counseled on realistic and achievable steps they could take to avoid infection.
The Aurora Clinic celebrates The American Medical Association's new stance on the use of medical marijuana for pain management. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB)
Chronic use of prescription painkillers, also known as opioids, among obese patients prior to bariatric surgery continues after surgery.
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published weekly by the American Medical Association. It was established in 1883 with Nathan Smith Davis as the first editor of the journal. As of May 2012, the editor in chief is Howard C. Bauchner MD (Boston University's School of Medicine). JAMA is published in English, French and Spanish. JAMA publishes original research, reviews, commentaries, editorials, essays, medical news, correspondence, and...
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