JAMA Medical News
JAMA Medical News
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Discussions of timely topics in clinical medicine, biomedical research, public health, health policy, and more, featured in the Medical News section of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association.
May 2024 Medical News Summary
College Athlete Deaths by Suicide Have Doubled; Why the Bird Flu Outbreak in Dairy Cows Matters; Combined COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines Could Be Available Next Year Related Content: College Athlete Deaths by Suicide Have Doubled, and Researchers Want to Know Why Bird Flu Outbreak in Dairy Cows Is Widespread, Raising Public Health Concerns Combined Vaccines Against COVID-19, Flu, and Other Respiratory Illnesses Could Soon Be Available
May 31
15 min
AI in Radiology: Enhancing Analysis, Education, and Access
Can AI augment radiological processes, imaging analysis, and diagnosis? In this Q&A, Saurabh Jha, MBBS, MRCS, MS, an associate professor of radiology at the University of Pennsylvania, joins JAMA's Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, to discuss how AI could play a crucial role in improving access to medical imaging in remote, high-altitude, and low-income areas. Related Content: How Artificial Intelligence Will Enhance Imaging Access and Analysis Algorithms at the Gate—Radiology’s AI Adoption Dilemma
May 24
23 min
Enhancing Global Mental Health Care With Digital Tools and AI for Scalable Interventions
Can AI/machine learning-driven digital phenotyping facilitate global personalized medicine? In this Q&A, Vikram Patel, MBBS, PhD, the Paul Farmer Professor and chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, joins JAMA Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, to discuss how AI can enhance assessment and treatment solutions across lower-income nations. Related Content: One Day, AI Could Mean Better Mental Health for All
May 3
35 min
April 26, 2024, Medical News Summary
An Explosion of Food Is Medicine Research Could Change Health Care; Blockbuster Obesity Drugs Have Potential New Uses Related Content: Could GLP-1 Receptor Agonists Like Semaglutide Treat Addiction, Alzheimer Disease, and Other Conditions? Produce Prescriptions Sound Good, but Data to Support Them Are Lacking—That Could Soon Change
Apr 26
20 min
Highlights From the American College of Cardiology’s 2024 Scientific Session
Douglas Drachman, MD, shares late-breaking research from the annual conference of the American College of Cardiology and World Congress of Cardiology in an interview with JAMA Medical News Director Jennifer Abbasi. Dr Drachman—who chaired this year’s conference—is an interventional cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is also director of education in the cardiology division. Related Content: Clinical Highlights From the American College of Cardiology’s 2024 Scientific Session
Apr 19
20 min
April 12, 2024 Medical News Summary
Momentum Grows for Disaggregated Asian American Health Data; What Clinicians Need to Know About TikTok Related Content: Researchers Are Working to Disaggregate Asian American Health Data—Here’s Why It’s Long Overdue Patients Are Turning to TikTok for Health Information—Here’s What Clinicians Need to Know
Apr 12
13 min
AI and Clinical Practice: Using AI to Increase Access to Reliable Health Information
Could generative AI assist in extending access to vulnerable populations and begin to bridge the gap in disparities? In this Q&A, Davey Smith, MD, MAS, an infectious disease specialist and virologist at the University of California, San Diego, joins JAMA's Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, to explore the implications of large language models for improving patient outcomes. Related Content: Will Generative AI Tools Improve Access to Reliable Health Information?
Apr 5
17 min
March 2024 Medical News Summary
Measles Is Spreading Again in the US; Questions Surround Blood Tests That Claim to Screen for Multiple Cancers; Study Provides Insight Into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Related Content: Measles Cases Are Spreading in the US—Here’s What to Know Questions Swirl Around Screening for Multiple Cancers With a Single Blood Test NIH Study Provides Long-Awaited Insight Into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Mar 29
12 min
AI and Clinical Practice—The Potential for AI to Enable Speech and Facilitate Full Expression for Individuals With Brain Injuries
AI can understand brain signals linked to the sensory and motor processes involved in speech. In this Q&A, Edward Chang, MD, the chair and professor of neurosurgery at UCSF joins JAMA's Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, to discuss how AI has the potential to facilitate communication and how close AI development is to being able to translate human emotion. Related Content: Digital Avatars and Personalized Voices—How AI Is Helping to Restore Speech to Patients
Mar 22
21 min
AI and Clinical Practice—How AI Could Advance Human Heart Discoveries and Improve Care
Can AI enhance the speed and efficiency of interpreting ultrasounds and echocardiograms, thereby minimizing diagnostic errors? In this Q&A, Rima Arnaout, MD, a cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at the University of California-San Francisco, joins JAMA's Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, to discuss the transformative impact of AI on cardiac imaging. Related Content: How Machine Learning Might Help Improve Cardiac Imaging
Mar 6
17 min
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