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2010-11-03 16:31:27

In an article published in November 3 edition of Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Chad Boult, MD, MPH, MBA, professor of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, calls for key improvements to primary care in order to improve the health of the nation's most costly patients"”older adults with multiple chronic conditions. Boult and his co-author, G. Darryl Wieland, PhD, MPH, research director of Geriatrics Services at Palmetto...

2010-11-01 13:16:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its "Be Good to Your Whole Body" campaign in Whole Body(TM) departments throughout November, Whole Foods Market focuses on raising awareness and support of Vitamin Angels, a powerful organization that connects malnourished or undernourished children around the world with vital nutrients, like vitamin A, needed to survive and thrive. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/LA92485) (Photo:...

2010-10-27 14:07:35

Press release from PLoS Medicine Journals need to develop policies to handle the inevitable competing interests that arise when they publish papers that may bring them reprint revenue or increase their impact factors. This is the conclusion of a research article by Andreas Lundh and colleagues from the Nordic Cochrane Centre published in this weeks PLoS Medicine. An accompanying perspective by Harvey Marcovitch, ex-chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and an editorial from the...

2010-08-11 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Reprints Desk, the content workflow company, today announced that the company had secured an exclusive, multi-year contract to provide article Reprint and ePrint outsourcing services for the journals published by the American Medical Association (AMA): Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the nine specialty Archives Journals, American Medical News, and Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness (DMPHP). Life science...

2010-08-11 06:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derycz Scientific, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company that is pioneering a fresh way of facilitating the flow of information from content publishers to enterprise customers and their constituents, today announced that its subsidiary, Reprints Desk, has secured an exclusive, multi-year contract to provide article reprints and ePrints services for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the nine specialty...

2010-06-10 23:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters today announced that it has donated two ScholarOne Manuscripts sites to the newest members of the African Journal Partnership Project -- the Medical Journal of Zambia, John S. Kachimba, Editor; and the Ethiopian Journal of Health Services, Abraham Haileamlak, Editor. Since 2005, Thomson Reuters has worked with the Council of Science Editors to assist editors of sub-Saharan medical journals increase the visibility and quality...

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2010-06-09 11:40:00

A new federal study has discovered that many same-day surgery centers have serious problems with infection control. The report said that people failed to wash hands, wear gloves or provide clean blood glucose meters.  Clinics reused devices meant for one person or dipped into single-dose medicine vials for multiple patients. Experts said the findings, appearing in Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association, suggest lax infection practices may pervade the nation's over...

2010-02-17 07:30:56

Findings point to continuing need for health care services A new study confirms that rates of obesity and other chronic health problems have risen in American children in recent years, but it also shows that many children's conditions will improve or resolve over time. The findings that appear in the Feb. 17 Journal of the American Medical Association support the need for continuous access to health services and suggest directions for future research. "Although about half of all children will...

2010-02-10 11:15:09

Future studies using universal methods may give physicians clear answers about who should get beta blockers and at what dosage In a commentary appearing in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association, heart specialists at the University of Michigan Health System make a plea for clarity on the best approach for prescribing beta blockers before surgery. It's not unusual for patients to suffer a cardiac event during surgery, and in theory, beta blockers will reduce the risk by...

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2009-12-30 13:23:28

According to an independent study released on Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration frequently gives approval to cardiovascular devices based on weak evidence from studies that are often compromised by poor methodology and bias. For the report, which was published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers reviewed 123 of the FDA's summaries for some 78 applications submitted by the makers of various cardiovascular devices.  Most of the devices,...


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Canadian Medical Association Journal
2012-05-18 15:28:08

The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). The journal’s establishment likely would not have been without the foresight of Andrew Macphail, chair of the history of medicine at McGill University and editor of the Montreal Medical Journal. At the 1907 annual meeting, he argued that “without a journal to express its views and record its proceedings the association would have little impact.”  With...

Journal of the American Medical Association
2012-05-15 08:58:52

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...

Annals of Internal Medicine
2012-05-07 07:34:57

Annals of Internal Medicine is an academic medical journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It was founded in 1927. It has been published biweekly (on the first and third Tuesday of each month) since 1988. The current editor is Christine Laine (as of May 2012). Its archives back to 1993 are available on the journal’s website in text formats. PDF formats are accessible back to 1999. Some material over six months old is open-access, and all material is provided free to...

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