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Experts Discuss COVID-19—Vaccine Questions, School Openings, and More

This Medical News article is a roundup of insights from recent livestream interviews with leading experts.

Low- vs High-Intensity Walking Exercise and Walk Distance in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease

This randomized trial compares the effects of comfortable low-intensity home-based walking exercise vs high-intensity exercise sufficient to elicit ischemic symptoms vs nonexercise control on 6-minute walk distance among patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

Errors in Results

The Original Investigation titled “Effect of Dapagliflozin on Worsening Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Death in Patients With Heart Failure With and Without Diabetes,” published in the April 14, 2020, issue of JAMA, included errors in the Results section. This included labeling weight decline in those with diabetes as weight decline in those without...

SARS-CoV-2 Viral Variants—Tackling a Moving Target

In this issue of JAMA, Zhang and colleagues report the emergence of a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant in Southern California that accounted for 44% (37 of 85) of samples collected and studied in January 2021. The terminology of viral variation can be confusing because the media and even scientific communications...

Update of Image Credit and Word Choice

In the A Piece of My Mind article titled “The Cost of Technology,” published in the May 5, 2020, issue of JAMA, the credit line for the image was inadvertently omitted and the word “pre-eclampsia” in the second paragraph should have been “sclerosing cholangitis.” This article was corrected online.

Sitting in the River—Being With Patients May Be All We Can Manage

In this narrative medicine essay, a palliative care physician finds the space between professional and patient distance thinning as the COVID pandemic drags on and wonders whether abiding with them is the lesson.

Two Incomplete Author Names

In the Original Investigation entitled “Association of Rare CYP39A1 Variants With Exfoliation Syndrome Involving the Anterior Chamber of the Eye,” published in the February 23, 2021, issue of JAMA, there were 2 incomplete author names listed for the Genetics of Exfoliation Syndrome Partnership. At the end of the article, under “Authors for the Genetics...

Will COVID-19 Become a Recurrent Seasonal Disease Like Influenza?

This Viewpoint discusses the prospect that COVID-19 could become a recurrent seasonal disease like influenza and proposes strategies to mitigate the consequences for communities and health systems, including changes in surveillance, medical and public health response, and socioeconomic programs.

Celecoxib for Stage III Colon Cancer

Observational studies have linked aspirin and selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors to prevention of colorectal adenomas and colorectal cancer, and reduction in recurrence following resection or improved survival for patients with advanced or metastatic disease. There are plausible mechanistic hypotheses linking inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis,...

Drugs for Atopic Dermatitis

This Medical Letter provides a Table summarizing key information about topical corticosteroids available for atopic dermatitis published as part of a comprehensive review on the topic.

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