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Providing Interventions During Pregnancy and After Birth to Support Breastfeeding Recommended

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends providing interventions during pregnancy and after birth to support breastfeeding. The report appears in the October 25 issue of JAMA.
21-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines Work Status, Productivity After Bariatric Surgery

In a study appearing in the October 18 issue of JAMA, David R. Flum, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues assessed working status and change in productivity in the first 3 years following bariatric surgery for...
14-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Mixed Results for Use of Mesh for Hernia Repair

Among patients undergoing incisional hernia repair, the use of mesh to reinforce the repair was associated with a lower risk of hernia recurrence over 5 years compared with when mesh was not used, although with long-term follow-up, the benefits...
14-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Compares Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women

In a study appearing in the October 4 issue of JAMA, Cindy L. Amundsen, M.D., of Duke University, Durham, N.C., and colleagues assessed whether injection of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox A) is superior to sacral neuromodulation (use of an implanted...
30-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia and Outcomes Following in-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

In a study appearing in the October 4 issue of JAMA, Paul S. Chan, M.D., of Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, and colleagues evaluated the association of hypothermia treatment with survival to hospital discharge and with...
30-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Certain LDL-C-Lowering Genetic Variants Associated with Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

In a study appearing in the October 4 issue of JAMA, Luca A. Lotta, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Cambridge, U.K., and colleagues examined the associations with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol...
30-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Earlier Treatment with Surgery to Remove Blood Clot Linked with Less Disability Following Stroke

In an analysis that included nearly 1,300 patients with large-vessel ischemic stroke, earlier treatment with endovascular thrombectomy (intra-arterial use of a micro-catheter or other device to remove a blood clot) plus medical therapy (use of a...
23-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Compares CV Risk Reduction of Statin vs Nonstatin Therapies Used for Lowering LDL-C

In a study appearing in the September 27 issue of JAMA, Marc S. Sabatine, M.D., M.P.H., of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and colleagues evaluated the association between lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol...
23-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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