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Original Investigation | July 21, 2015

Differences in Avian Influenza Vaccine Immune Response by Dose and Adjuvant Type

This randomized trial compares the immunogenicity and safety of avian influenza A(H7N9) vaccines that differ by adjuvant type and dosing schedule.

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Original Investigation | July 21, 2015 CME

Pioglitazone Use and Risk of Bladder and Other Cancers

This pharmacoepidemiology study uses Kaiser Permanente diabetes registry data to investigate associations between prescriptions for pioglitazone and bladder, prostate, breast, and other cancers.
Editorial: The Safety of Prescription Drugs
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Review | July 21, 2015 CME  audio icon

Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

This narrative review summarizes the mechanisms of atrial fibrillation and current thinking about which patients should be treated with rate vs rhythm control and drug vs catheter ablation therapy.

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JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis | July 21, 2015

Management of Anticoagulation in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis article summarizes the evidence for management of anticoagulation therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation.
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Medical News & Perspectives | July 22, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Navigating the Minefields of Medicine and Journalism

This Medical News feature discusses the conflicts that active physician-journalists may face in balancing the need to report news with standards of professionalism and their ethical obligations to patients and the public.

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Measles and Stricter Vaccine Exemption Legislation

This Viewpoint discusses how a recent measles outbreak may lead to tightening of US school immunization laws and describes the recent passage of such a law in California as an example other states might follow.

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Viewpoint | July 23, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Breast Cancer Treatment Decision Making and Genetic Testing

This Viewpoint discusses the tension between increased availability of genetic testing and the usefulness of test results for clinical decision making in the context of breast cancer.
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How the New Neuroscience Will Advance Medicine

This Viewpoint describes recent advances in neuroscience and genetics that will inform new approaches and treatments based on an understanding of the biological processes underlying brain disorders.

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Edward H. Livingston, MD discusses atrial fibrillation with Eric N. Prystowsky, MD, author of Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, and talks about new technologies to facilitate screening for atrial fibrillation with Leslie Saxon, MD.

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This video shows transitions between ambulation modes controlled by the experimenter during control system training.


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This interactive includes Doppler echocardiography findings from a patient with a heart murmur. How do you interpret these test results?


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JAMA Editor's Audio Summary

July 21, 2015

Avian flu vaccine adjuvants, bystander intervention for cardiac arrest, atrial fibrillation treatment, and more.

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Reading by Cornelia Bargmann, PhD, author of How the New Neuroscience Will Advance Medicine


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Recurrent Oral Ulcers

A 44-year-old man with a history of gastroesophageal reflux disease and anxiety presents for evaluation of mouth ulcers recurring for the past 2 years.

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