Latest Journal of the American Medical Association Stories
A new military study found inadequate preparation for combat stress, and reduced access to support services at home has led to drinking problems among veterans of war.
Researchers found the popular anti-impotence pill, Viagra, may help some women on antidepressants have better sex.
The painkiller Vioxx has been the concern of two new reports about how drug companies influence the interpretation and publication of medical research.
A medical team from the University of Leicester has been able to establish for the first time a predictor for pregnant women who may have miscarriages and those who wonâ€™t. Their research is published in the highly prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who develop type 2 diabetes before 20 years of age have higher rates of end-stage renal disease, and higher mortality rates, when they reach middle age than those who develop diabetes later in life, new research shows.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In agreement with several recent reports, a new study indicates that women who smoke are more likely to develop lung cancer than their male counterparts, yet they are also more likely to survive the malignancy.
By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking a 'statin' cholesterol-lowering drug may be good for the eyes as well as the heart.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Once they reach their early 20s, people who were born at extremely low birthweight (ELBW) in the late 1970s and 1980s have almost as much chance as normal-weight babies of working or being in school and living independently, according to a Canadian study.
The numerous childhood vaccines administered today do not increase the risk of kids being hospitalized with infections that are not covered by the shots, a population-based study suggests.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although reported illnesses due to pesticide exposures at schools in the US are relatively uncommon, the incidence of such exposures among schoolchildren has increased in recent years, investigators report.
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...
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 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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