Episodes
The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) oversight role in the pharmaceutical market is critical to the health of patients and the health care system. Aaron Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, and JAMA Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, discuss the FTC’s policies and legal actions related to alleged misconduct, consolidation, and anticompetitive behavior in the pharmaceutical market. Related Content: Federal Trade Commission Actions on Prescription Drugs, 2000-2022
Published 05/20/24
Published 05/20/24
Do text messages with or without financial incentives increase weight loss in men with obesity? Pat Hoddinott, MB, BS, PhD, of Stirling University talks with JAMA Deputy Editor Mary McGrae McDermott, MD, about the results of a randomized clinical trial that tested whether financial incentives combined with text messaging could help men with obesity lose weight. Related Content: Text Messages With Financial Incentives for Men With Obesity
Published 05/14/24
Over the last several years there has been a proliferation of assistance animals in health care, including service animals, therapy animals, and emotional support animals. Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc, of Harvard Medical School and the Health Policy Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, joins JAMA Senior Editor Karen E. Lasser, MD, MPH, to discuss service animals in health care settings. Related Content: Service Animals in Health Care Settings
Published 05/09/24
Interview with Wanda K. Nicholson, MD, MPH, MBA, USPSTF Chair and coauthor of Screening for Breast Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Hosted by JAMA Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS. Related Content: Collaborative Modeling to Compare Different Breast Cancer Screening Strategies Screening for Breast Cancer Screening for Breast Cancer Screening for Breast Cancer Toward More Equitable Breast Cancer Outcomes
Published 04/30/24
Interstitial lung disease (ILD), characterized by inflammation and fibrosis of the lungs, is associated with progressive dyspnea and results in approximately 25 000 to 30 000 deaths in the US each year. Toby M. Maher, MD, MSc, PhD, of Keck Medicine of USC, discusses the diagnosis and management of ILD with JAMA Deputy Editor Mary McGrae McDermott, MD. Related Content: Interstitial Lung Disease
Published 04/22/24
Dislocated hips in newborns can lead to complex surgery, interruption to family life, and premature osteoarthritis. Daniel Perry, MBChb(Hons), PhD, of Alder Hey Children's Hospital, University of Liverpool, discusses the clinical diagnosis of dislocated hips in newborns with JAMA Associate Editor David Simel, MD, MHS. Related Content: Does This Infant Have a Dislocated Hip?
Published 04/15/24
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can present at any age and is associated with immune-mediated damage to multiple organs and increased rates of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and disability. New treatments have been FDA approved. Caroline H. Siegel, MD, MS, discusses this and more with JAMA Deputy Editor Mary McGrae McDermott, MD. Related Content: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Published 04/08/24
Falls are common in adults older than 65 years and can cause substantial morbidity and mortality. JAMA Associate Editor David Simel, MD, MHS, discusses risk assessment and prevention of falls in older adults with Karin E. Ouchida, MD, of Weill-Cornell Medical University, and author Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD, of Duke University. Related Content: Risk Assessment and Prevention of Falls in Older Community-Dwelling Adults Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Published 03/27/24
Dry mouth, oral candidiasis, and recurrent aphthous ulcers are common oral conditions that may be associated with patient discomfort, decreased quality of life, and in some cases, morbidity. Author Eric T. Stoopler, DMD, of Penn Dental Medicine, discusses these 3 common oral conditions with JAMA Associate Editor David L. Simel, MD, MHS. Related Content: Common Oral Conditions
Published 03/26/24
Interview with James Stevermer, MD, MSPH, USPSTF member and coauthor of Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Hosted by JAMA Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS. Related Content: Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment Struggling to Stem the Tide of Child Maltreatment
Published 03/19/24
Arteriovenous access is required for hemodialysis. Charmaine Lok, MD, MSc, of the University of Toronto, discusses the role of primary care clinicians in the care of patients with arteriovenous access with JAMA Associate Editor David Simel, MD, MHS. Related Content: Arteriovenous Access for Hemodialysis In an earlier version of this podcast Dr Lok was discussing the naming convention of an AV access. As an example of a radiocephalic fistula she said, “a radial cephalic fistula would...
Published 03/18/24
Allergic rhinitis affects an estimated 15% of the US population and is associated with impaired quality of life. JAMA Deputy Editor Mary McGrae McDermott, MD, discusses current evidence regarding the diagnosis and treatment of allergic rhinitis with author Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati. Related Content: Allergic Rhinitis
Published 03/12/24
Systemic amyloidosis from transthyretin (ATTR) protein is increasingly recognized as an important cause of heart failure in older people. JAMA Deputy Editor Mary McGrae McDermott, MD, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of ATTR protein cardiomyopathy with Frederick L. Ruberg, MD, of the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Related Content: Cardiac Amyloidosis Due to Transthyretin Protein
Published 03/05/24
What are the long-term outcomes of randomized clinical trials of bariatric surgery compared with medical/lifestyle management for patients with type 2 diabetes? JAMA Associate Editor Anne Cappola, MD, ScM, discusses a new study that examines this question and more with author Anita Courcoulas, MD, from the University of Pittsburgh. Related Content: Long-Term Outcomes of Medical Management vs Bariatric Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes
Published 02/27/24
Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is a sudden-onset tachyarrhythmia that can cause palpitations, chest discomfort, and dyspnea. JAMA Associate Editor David Simel, MD, MHS, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of patients with PSVT with author Paul Zei, MD, of Harvard University. Related Content: Diagnosis and Management of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia Modified Valsalva Maneuver (video) Carotid Sinus Massage (video)
Published 02/20/24
IgE-mediated food allergies can be life-threatening. JAMA Associate Editor David Simel, MD, MHS, discusses prevention and management of severe food allergies with authors Onyinye I. Iweala, MD, PhD, and Yamini V. Virkud, MD, of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Related Content: Management of Food Allergies and Food-Related Anaphylaxis
Published 02/13/24
Mary McDermott, JAMA Deputy Editor, interviews leading climate scientists and authors Kristie L. Ebi, PhD, MPH, and Jeremy J. Hess, MD, MPH, about effects of climate change on human health and how these effects can be mitigated. Related Content: Introduction to JAMA Climate Change and Health Series
Published 02/08/24
About 1.2% of people in the United States will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer at some point during their lifetime. JAMA Senior Editor Karen E. Lasser, MD, MPH, speaks with author Laura Boucai, MD, associate professor of Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center about thyroid cancer. Related Content: Thyroid Cancer
Published 02/06/24
Interview with Tumaini Rucker Coker, MD, MBA, USPSTF member and coauthor of Screening for Speech and Language Delay and Disorders in Children: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Hosted by JAMA Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS. Related Content: Screening for Speech and Language Problems in Young Children Recommendations for Speech and Language Screenings Screening for Speech and Language Delay and Disorders in Children Screening for Speech and...
Published 01/23/24
The capabilities and risks of various types of artificial intelligence (AI) are markedly different. JAMA Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, interviews author Michael Howell, MD, MPH, chief clinical officer at Google, to discuss how AI has evolved and how to understand the problems and possibilities of each iteration. Related Content: AI and Clinical Practice—AI Gaslighting, AI Hallucinations, and GenAI Potential Three Epochs of Artificial Intelligence in Health Care
Published 01/16/24
Age-related macular degeneration affects approximately 196 million people worldwide and is a leading cause of visual impairment. In this JAMA podcast, JAMA Deputy Editor Mary McGrae McDermott, MD, interviews author Usha Chakravarthy, MD, PhD, Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, about the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of age-related macular degeneration. Related Content: Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Published 01/09/24
JAMA Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, JAMA Executive Editor Gregory Curfman, MD, and JAMA Deputy Editor Linda Brubaker, MD, highlight their selections of top JAMA 2023 Clinical Reviews podcasts. Related Content: Management of Cirrhosis in 2023 Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Worsening US Maternal Death Rates Diagnosis and Management of Cirrhosis and Its Complications Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction Trends in...
Published 01/02/24
Perinatal mental health conditions are a leading cause of overall and preventable maternal mortality. JAMA Deputy Editor Linda Brubaker, MD, MS, discusses postpartum depression with author Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Massachusetts. Related Content: A Fast-Acting Pill Received Approval for Postpartum Depression—Is It a Game Changer? Postpartum Depression—New Screening Recommendations and Treatments
Published 12/26/23
Most people will experience a painful foot or ankle condition at some point in their lives. JAMA Associate Editor David Simel, MD, MHS, discusses diagnosis and treatment of Morton neuroma, plantar fasciitis, and Achilles tendinopathy with Minton Truitt Cooper, MD, of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Related Content: Common Painful Foot and Ankle Conditions Diabetic Foot Ulcers What Are Diabetic Foot Ulcers?
Published 12/19/23