Fueled by a History of Mistreatment, Black Americans Distrust the New COVID-19 Vaccines
When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes widely available to Americans, Brianna Clarke says she won’t be taking it. “I don’t trust the vaccine,” the 22-year-old says. “I think it’s too soon to have a vaccine.” Clarke, who lives in Willingboro, N.J., is among a significant number of Black Americans who are skeptical of the healthcare industry in general and, critically, the COVID-19 vaccines recently developed by pharmaceutical companies Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, more specifically. Over the past couple of weeks, the U.S. has averaged in the neighborhood of 200,000 new COVID-19 cases per d...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dezimey Kum Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

13 Percent of U.S. Adults Report Serious Psychological Distress During COVID-19
MONDAY, Dec. 14, 2020 -- Serious psychological distress among U.S. adults remained fairly steady between April and July 2020, according to a research letter published online Nov. 23 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Emma E.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doctors Hail Transparency In FDA And CDC Vaccine Authorizations
The American Medical Association and other U.S. doctor groups hailed the transparency and scientific process used by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and CDC to clear Pfizer ’s vaccine against Covid-19 over the weekend. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Enterprise Tech /enterprise-tech business pharma Source Type: news

Childhood Lead Exposure Tied to Changes in Adult Brain Structure
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 9, 2020 -- Higher childhood blood lead level is associated with lower structural brain integrity in midlife, according to a study published in the Nov. 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Aaron Reuben, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AMA Pushes for Widespread Telehealth Adoption
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 -- At a Special Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a new policy to advocate for widespread adoption of telehealth beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the resolution,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Meningococcus B vaccine prevents disease with 79 per cent effectiveness in under 18s
Meningococcus group B, the most prevalent strain of meningococcal infection, is prevented with 79 per cent effectiveness in children and young adults inoculated with the 4CMenB vaccine, also known as Bexsero, according to a new collaborative study from researchers in Portugal and the UK and led by the University of Bristol which evaluated the vaccine ’ s performance in a real-world setting. The findings are published today [1 December] in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine; Press Release Source Type: news

Meningococcus B vaccine prevents disease with 79 per cent effectiveness in under-18s
(University of Bristol) Meningococcus group B, the most prevalent strain of meningococcal infection, is prevented with 79 per cent effectiveness in children and young adults inoculated with the 4CMenB vaccine, also known as Bexsero, according to a new collaborative study from researchers in Portugal and the UK and led by the University of Bristol which evaluated the vaccine's performance in a real-world setting. The findings are published today [1 December] in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fluvoxamine Linked to Reduction in Clinical Deterioration in COVID-19
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2020 -- For adult outpatients with COVID-19, fluvoxamine is associated with a reduction in clinical deterioration, according to a study published online Nov. 12 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Eric J. Lenze,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Major U.S. Medical Groups Urge Trump to Work With Biden on Fighting COVID-19
TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2020 -- U.S. President Donald Trump needs to work with President-Elect Joe Biden to fight the COVID-19 pandemic as the country grapples with record-breaking numbers of new cases, the American Medical Association, American Nurses... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Fish Oil Doesn ’ t Seem To Prevent Heart Problems
This study is consistent with earlier trials. The US Food and Drug Administration approved the fish oil-based drug Vascepa for heart attack and stroke prevention in 2019. Nissen hopes the FDA will take a look at these studies and reconsider that decision. “But it’s hard to get something undone once the genie gets out of the bottle,” he said. An editorial in the journal that accompanies the study written by Dr. Gregory Curfman, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, also suggested the FDA should require a postmarketing clinical trial of a high-dose of fish oil, such as Vascepa, vs. corn...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN fish oil Source Type: news

Hydroxychloroquine does not help patients hospitalized with COVID-19: Study
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Findings from a national study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) " do not support " the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

JAMA reports fluvoxamine as potential early treatment for COVID-19
(Allison PR Limited) The COVID-19 Early Treatment Fund (CETF) announced thatJAMA,The Journal of the American Medical Association, published the results of a Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis double-blind, randomized controlled clinical trial that investigated whether the antidepressant medication fluvoxamine can reduce the risk for respiratory deterioration. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

U.S. Sets New Daily COVID-19 Record Amid Election Turmoil
New confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. have climbed to an all-time high of more than 86,000 per day on average, in a glimpse of the worsening crisis that lies ahead for the winner of the presidential election. Cases and hospitalizations are setting records all around the country just as the holidays and winter approach, demonstrating the challenge that either President Donald Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden will face in the coming months. Daily new confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. have surged 45% over the past two weeks, to a record 7-day average of 86,352, according to data compiled by Johns Ho...
Source: TIME: Health - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Tanner / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

AMA: Pandemic Having Negative Financial Impact on Physician Practices
MONDAY, Nov. 2, 2020 -- Medical practices have been economically stressed by the COVID-19 pandemic, with roughly a one-third average drop in revenue, according to a survey released by the American Medical Association (AMA). The AMA asked 3,500... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recommendations Updated for HIV Treatment, Prevention
MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2020 -- In a 2020 guideline from the International Antiviral Society-USA, published online Oct. 14 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, updated recommendations are presented for the treatment and prevention of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Guidelines Developed for Care of Adults With Down Syndrome
THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 -- In an evidence-based clinical guideline, published online Oct. 20 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, recommendations are presented for the medical care of adults with Down syndrome. Amy Y. Tsou, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus pandemic will cost the US $16 trillion, say economists
(Natural News) The ongoing coronavirus pandemic will cost the U.S. $16 trillion – about four times the amount lost during the Great Recession of 2007 to 2009 – estimate Harvard University economists Lawrence Summers and David Cutler. In a paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the economists wrote that “lost income from the COVID-19 induced recession” comprised approximately... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Total deaths recorded during the pandemic far exceed those attributed to COVID-19
For every two deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the U.S., a third American dies as a result of the pandemic, according to new data publishing Oct. 12 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, led by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University, shows that deaths between March 1 and Aug. 1 increased 20% compared to previous years - maybe not surprising in a pandemic. But deaths attributed to COVID-19 only accounted for 67% of those deaths. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - October 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Total deaths recorded during the pandemic far exceed those attributed to COVID-19
(Virginia Commonwealth University) For every two deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the U.S., a third American dies as a result of the pandemic, according to new data publishing Oct. 12 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.The study, led by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University, shows that deaths between March 1 and Aug. 1 increased 20% compared to previous years -- maybe not surprising in a pandemic. But deaths attributed to COVID-19 only accounted for 67% of those deaths. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mike Pence Acknowledges “The Climate Is Changing.” What Will Your Doctor Do About This?
The American Medical Association, along with multiple other groups, created The Medical Society Consortium on Climate& Health, hoping to facilitate public awareness of climate change impacts on health. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Mike Pence Acknowledges ‘The Climate Is Changing.’ What Will Your Doctor Do About This?
The American Medical Association, along with multiple other groups, created The Medical Society Consortium on Climate& Health, hoping to facilitate public awareness of climate change impacts on health. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

California Joins Movement to Give NPs Practice Autonomy California Joins Movement to Give NPs Practice Autonomy
The California Medical Association and the American Medical Association strongly oppose the new law, saying it will lead to a two-tiered system of care; up to 30 states now have similar statutes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Why Getting a Flu Shot is More Important Than Ever This Fall
FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 -- Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu shot this season, the American Medical Association (AMA) says. With the coronavirus pandemic raging, a flu shot is more important than ever to protect yourself, your loved... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Doctors ask Supreme Court to strike down Trump abortion rule
The American Medical Association is asking the Supreme Court to strike down a Trump administration rule that's had a far-reaching impact on the nation’s family planning program (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Study finds older persons underrepresented in COVID-19 treatment and vaccine trials
(Hebrew SeniorLife Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research) A study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine revealed that older persons are highly likely to be excluded from the majority of COVID-19 trials that seek to establish effective treatments, as well as find a preventive vaccine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medicare Loan Relief to Help Docs'Recoup Losses' in House Bill Medicare Loan Relief to Help Docs'Recoup Losses' in House Bill
The American Medical Association announced that the continuing resolution to fund government would also temporarily lengthen the Medicare advance repayment period and reduce the interest rate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

‘Best’ hospitals should be required to deliver tobacco treatment
AUCLA-led report published today in the  Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine exposes what the authors call a weakness in the high-profile “Best Hospitals Honor Roll” published annually by U.S. News& World Report.The data used to compile the rankings are collected from multiple sources, including outcomes reported to the Joint Commission, an accreditation agency. Every three years, hospitals are required to complete a comprehensive review by the Joint Commission to earn or maintain accreditation. None of the top 20 hospitals in the 2020 –21 U.S. News rankings re...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Richmond emergency room experienced a surge in opioid overdoses during pandemic
(Virginia Commonwealth University) In a paper published Friday by the Journal of the American Medical Association, Virginia Commonwealth University researchers released data showing an alarming surge in opioid-related overdoses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonfatal opioid overdose visits to the VCU Medical Center emergency department in Richmond increased from 102 between March and June 2019 to 227 between March and June 2020. That's an increase of 123%. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

'Best' hospitals should be required to deliver tobacco treatment
(University of California - Los Angeles) A UCLA-led report published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine exposes what the authors call a weakness in the high-profile 'Best Hospitals Honor Roll' published annually by US News and World Report. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Office Dismissal Policy for Families Refusing Vaccines Common
TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 -- Half of practices report having an office dismissal policy for families refusing vaccines, according to a research letter published in the Sept. 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Sean T. O'Leary,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

JAMA article affirms benefits of hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19
(Natural News) The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has published a new research letter highlighting the proven benefits of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in successfully treating the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Entitled, “SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Community Health Workers in India Before and After Use of Face Shields,” the paper explains that healthcare workers in India who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beaumont Physician Reelected to TMA, AMA Leadership Roles
G. “Ray” Callas, MD, a Beaumont anesthesiologist, was reelected to serve Texas medicine at the state and national level. Physician leaders in the Texas Medical Association (TMA) House of Delegates policymaking body today ratified Dr. Callas ’ reelection to serve on the TMA Board of Trustees, the association ’s governing body, and as a representative of Texas doctors in the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates. The TMA House of Delegates met virtually to verify the last of this year ’s TMA elections. The pandemic forced TMA to alter its governance and meetin...
Source: TMA News Room - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Health disparities curricula in resident training
A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association points to a significant opportunity to improve health disparities training provided medical residents in U.S. internal medicine programs. Researchers from Mayo Clinic and other academic medical centers examined a data set that merged two national survey samples from 2015: internal medicine program director and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 11, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Four Studies Indicate Benefits of Steroids for COVID-19
TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2020 -- Steroids can improve survival in patients with COVID-19, according to three randomized trials and a meta-analysis published online Sept. 2 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Bruno M. Tomazini, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study says cheap steroid reduces COVID-19 mortality by 33%
(Natural News) Some interesting news has emerged about a possible remedy for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) that, just like hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is inexpensive and already widely available. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the commonly used steroid drugs dexamethasone, hydrocortisone and methylprednisolone can help to reduce the mortality... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relief for people who struggle with CPAP masks
(Flinders University) A trial of a simple yet effective surgery has led Australian experts to promote it as an option to specialists around the world for managing difficult obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) cases. After rigorous evaluation of the surgery, excellent outcomes were shown in sleep apnea patients who had been unable to use continuous positive pressure airway (CPAP) treatment, with patients achieved relief from snoring and disrupted sleep and experienced improved general health. according to a new report in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New studies reinforce evidence that corticosteroids improve survival rates among critically ill COVID-19 patients, NIHR
Four papers published today on the use of corticosteroids to treat COVID-19 have reinforced evidence that outcomes for severely affected patients can be significantly improved by using these inexpensive and widely available drugs, with one paper suggesting the risk of death can be reduced by up to 20%. The papers - simultaneously published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) - include findings from the REMAP-CAP study being conducted across 15 countries, around the world and for which the NIHR's Clinical Research Network and partner research institutes from devolved nations recruited close to 71% of a...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analysis of seven trials finds that corticosteroids reduce risk of death by 20 per cent in critically ill COVID-19 patients
Corticosteroids reduce the risk of death among critically ill COVID-19 patients by 20 per cent, an analysis of seven trials published today [2 September] in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has found. The results of three of the trials included in the meta-analysis are also published in JAMA today. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

AMA Releases 2021 Overhaul of E/M Services Codes AMA Releases 2021 Overhaul of E/M Services Codes
The American Medical Association says 2021 CPT changes include steps intended to reduce"irrelevant administrative burdens that led to time-wasting note bloat and box checking."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

AMA Releases 2021 Overhaul of E/M Service Codes AMA Releases 2021 Overhaul of E/M Service Codes
The American Medical Association says 2021 CPT changes include steps intended to reduce"irrelevant administrative burdens that led to time-wasting note bloat and box checking."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Improving FDA's COVID-19 vaccine authorization and approval process
(Dartmouth College) On March 28, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) exercised its Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) authority to allow the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19, and on June 15, the agency revoked this authorization. In JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, a research team proposes reforms that the FDA could implement to improve the EUA process and drug approvals during public health crises, which could increase the FDA's credibility and the public's trust in it. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

US Docs Group Calls for Transparency in COVID Vaccine Development US Docs Group Calls for Transparency in COVID Vaccine Development
The rapid pace of COVID-19 vaccine development and scant information about the FDA vaccine review process are leading to concerns, the American Medical Association said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 27, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

AMA To FDA: Make Sure You ’re Transparent With Doctors Before Approving Covid-19 Vaccine
The American Medical Association wants to be sure the U. S. Food and Drug Administration is transparent and “continuously” informing physicians about its review process for a vaccine for the Coronavirus strain Covid-19. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Enterprise Tech /enterprise-tech Editors' Pick editors-pick business pharma Source Type: news

In-Person Pregnancy Checks Won't Raise COVID Risk
There was no meaningful association between in-person visits and coronavirus infection among the women, according to the Brigham and Women's Hospital study published Aug. 14  in the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CNS-Active Meds Often Prescribed for Older Adults With Dementia
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2020 -- Patients with dementia are frequently prescribed central nervous system (CNS)-active medications, according to a research letter published online Aug. 18 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Donovan T.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Saliva-Based Coronavirus Test Could Be A Fast And Cheap ‘ Game Changer ’
(CNN) — After months of frustration over testing shortages and delays, a new saliva test could give Americans a fast and inexpensive option to learn if they have Covid-19. Researchers from the Yale School of Public Health created the SalivaDirect test, which received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday. “The SalivaDirect test for rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 [the novel coronavirus] is yet another testing innovation game changer that will reduce the demand for scarce testing resources,” said Adm. Brett Giroir, the US official in charge of Covid-19 testing efforts....
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health CNN Coronavirus Yale University Source Type: news

With major delays in testing, medical groups push for testing priority guidelines
While some Americans wait a week or longer for test results, the American Medical Association wants new federal guidelines to help fast-track those who need results urgently. But it could mean longer delays for others who want coronavirus tests. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With major delays in Covid-19 testing, AMA and other medical groups push for testing priority guidelines
While some Americans wait several days or longer for Covid-19 test results, the American Medical Association and other groups want new federal guidelines to help fast-track those who need testing and results urgently. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

P-tau217 Shows Promise as Biomarker for Alzheimer Disease
FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 -- Plasma tau phosphorylated at threonine 217 (P-tau217) shows promise as a biomarker for Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a study published online July 28 in the Journal of the American Medical Association to coincide with... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

School Closures Linked to Decreased COVID-19 Incidence, Death
THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 -- School closures in the United States were temporally associated with decreased COVID-19 incidence and mortality, according to a study published online July 29 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Katherine... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news