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HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

...David Holtgrave of Johns Hopkins University.The study was released online Saturday by the Journal of the American Medical Association. It is part of the journal's special report on HIV research, issued ahead of the International AIDS Conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-07-19/hiv-diagnosis-rate-fell-th
Who pays your doc? Coming soon to a site near you

...the university's emergency medicine department.An analysis of 29 studies published by the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2000 found that doctors who accept fees, meals and other perks from drugmakers are more likely to prescribe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-13/who-pays-your-doc-coming-s
New stroke program improves treatment

...ability to eat, talk, or walk and dramatically reduce quality of life. A recent paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association introduces a new national program to streamline the treatment of stroke. Of note, only one Augusta-area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-11/new-stroke-program-improves-
Hundreds of Georgia doctors uninsured

...mandatory or establishing other mechanisms for compensating patients who have been harmed, according to the American Medical Association.In Georgia, acupuncturists are the only group of health care professionals required by law to have liability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-01/hundreds-georgia-doctors
Newspaper finds more than 2,500 uninsured doctors

...retired.But the newspaper also found more than a dozen uninsured doctors who are treating patients.The American Medical Association says 18 states have laws making malpractice insurance mandatory or providing other ways to compensate patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-01/newspaper-finds-more-2500-uni
Alzheimer's buddy program pairs patients, students

...Missouri in Columbia and the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C. He retired in 2010 from the American Medical Association.Early last year, he got the dreaded diagnosis. Jean Schmidt Winship, 53, his wife of 10 years, says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-03-09/alzheimers-buddy-program-pairs-pati
Georgia Regents University research reinforces benefits of exercise

...neuroscientist Alexis M. Stranahan.The research comes as a new report published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that obesity levels are virtually unchanged from eight years ago and remain high across all age groups...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-25/cutting-fat-improved-memory-
New heart guidelines allow higher blood pressures

...high blood pressure? You may not need to anymore according to new guidelines published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.High blood pressure, also called hypertension, affects more than 75 million Americans and is a risk factor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-05/new-heart-guidelines-allow-h
Stuart Prather Jr.

...Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology, the Medical Association of Georgia, the American Medical Association, and the Augusta Country Club. Dr. Prather enjoyed his practice of radiology, model trains, and collecting...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000167962723
Medicine Today: Cataract surgery benefits more than eyes

...with a relatively simple procedure? For patients with cataracts, it can. A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that the benefits of cataract surgery extend beyond better vision ? it also results in a lower risk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-11-08/medicine-today-cataract-surg