Low Awareness of Scammers’ Tactics Linked to Dementia Risk in Cognitively Normal People
Q & A with Patricia Boyle, PhD: Susceptibility to Scammers Might Signify Increased Risk of Dementia Read the article: Low Awareness of Scammers’ Tactics Linked to Dementia Risk in Cognitively Normal People
JAMA Medical News Summary (May 2019): High Fiber Diet Benefits, Arts and Medical Education, Skipping Breakfast, Wilderness Medicine, Eggs and CVD, and more
High Fiber Diet Benefits, Arts and Medical Education, Skipping Breakfast, Wilderness Medicine, Eggs and CVD, Multiple Symptoms in Older Adults, Allergenic Inactive Ingredients, and more in JAMA Medical News.
JAMA Medical News Summary (April 2019): Maternal Mortality, Nonsugar Sweetened Beverages and Stroke, Mesh Implants, Rotavirus Vaccine and Type-1 Diabetes, Childhood Lead Exposure, and more
US Maternal Mortality, Nonsugar Sweetened Beverages and Stroke, Mesh Implants, Rotavirus Vaccine and Type-1 Diabetes, Childhood Lead Exposure, BRCA Exchange, Consumer Chemicals and Early Puberty, and more in JAMA Medical News. View related article here.
Unpacking A Recent Study Linking Diet Soda With Stroke Risks
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, PhD, RD, who studied the association of artificially sweetened beverages with cardiovascular disease and mortality in women. See related article.
JAMA Medical News Summary (March 2019): Housing Programs, Glioblastoma Sex Differences, Medicine’s Weight Bias, Nonsugar Sweeteners and Health, Post-Intensive Care Syndrome, and More
Housing programs for the homeless, glioblastoma sex differences, medicine’s weight bias, nonsugar sweeteners and health, post–intensive care syndrome, adult food allergies, eczema in the elderly, and more in JAMA Medical News.
Paradise’s Emergency Department Director Recalls California’s Worst Wildfire
In this Medical News podcast, an emergency physician describes his experiences during last November's Camp Fire, one California's worst wildfires. Read the article: Paradise’s Emergency Department Director Recalls California’s Worst Wildfire
JAMA Medical News Summary (January 2019): Black Lung Disease Resurgence, Nobel Peace Prize, "This Is Our Lane", Advancements in Cancer Immunotherapy, Curbing STIs, and more.
Black Lung Disease Resurgence, Nobel Peace Prize Winner's Patients Inspire, "This Is Our Lane", Advancements in Cancer Immunotherapy, Harassment and Assault and Women's Health, Curbing the Swelling Tide of STIs, and more in Medical News.
Sexual Harassment and Assault Associated With Poorer Midlife Health in Women
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Rebecca Thurston, PhD, about her recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, which found that sexual harassment and assault were associated with poorer midlife health in women. Read the articles discussed in this podcast: Association of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault With Midlife Women’s Mental and Physical Health and Internet Searches for Sexual Harassment and Assault, Reporting, and Training Since the #MeToo Movement.
Physicians Are Steering the Conversation About Gun Violence
In this Medical News podcast, Rita Rubin interviews Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, one of the leading voices in the “This Is Our Lane” movement, discussing the role of physicians and other health care professionals in addressing firearm violence as a public health issue.
For Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr Denis Mukwege, His Patients Motivate and Inspire
In this Medical News podcast, Rita Rubin interviews Dr. Denis Mukwege, cowinner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Read the article: For Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Denis Mukwege, His Patients Motivate and Inspire
In this Medical News podcast, Rita Rubin interviews the director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development about its Human Placenta Project. Read the article: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Human Placenta
Vulnerability to Pandemic Flu Could Be Greater Today Than a Century Ago
In this Medical News podcast, infectious disease threats expert Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, discusses how the United States and the rest of the world may fare if another 1918-like influenza epidemic strikes.
Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico: A Physician Looks Back at the Storm
In this Medical News Podcast, Dr. Myriam Allende-Vigo, an endocrinologist practicing in Humacao, Puerto Rico, talks about her experiences caring for patients during and after last year's devastating storm.
In this Medical News podcast, frequent traveler Rachel Zang, MD, talks about her experiences helping ill patients aboard commercial airline flights and discusses what physicians should know about in-flight medical emergencies. Read the article: "Is There a Doctor on the Plane?"
Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD: Developing Prescribable Video Games
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi speaks with Dr. Adam Gazzaley about his work developing a video game-based therapy for pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Read the article: Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD: Developing Prescribable Video Games
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Yale University professor Robert Kerns, PhD, about nondrug approaches to pain management and the National Institutes of Health-Department of Defense-Veterans Affairs pain management collaboration. Read the article: Robert Kerns, PhD: Researching Nondrug Approaches to Pain Management
ASO Therapy: Hope for Genetic Neurological Diseases
In this Medical News podcast, JAMA Associate Editor Christopher Muth, MD, discusses the use of antisense oligonucleotide therapies for treatment of neurological diseases with Stefan Pulst, MD, Chairman of Neurology at the University of Utah.
This podcast discusses the latest research into the workings of the lung microbiome and how it will affect future diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases. Related article: The Lung Microbiome: Key to Respiratory Ills?
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Nutrition Research Task Force chair Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the NIH. Read the article: NIH Charts a Path for Nutrition Science
Christine Curry, MD, PhD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami, discusses the challenges of keeping pregnant patients and her colleagues well-informed of the facts as Zika virus fears circulate.
Adi Nadimpalli, MD, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Head of Mission in Nepal, and the former vice president of the US board of directors, talks about MSF’s mission and the challenges he has faced serving in countries where access to health care is insufficient or strained due to natural or manmade disasters, violent conflicts, epidemics, and population displacement.