Joan Stephenson, PhD, is director of JAMA's Medical News & Perspectives section and editor of news@JAMA.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is discouraging the use of a surgical technique often used during minimally invasive surgery to treat uterine fibroids because it poses a risk of inadvertently spreading cancer cells from an undetected uterine tumor…. Read More ›
Washington, DC—Two large trials are now under way in Africa to test whether a vaginal ring containing a potent antiretroviral drug will prevent HIV infection in women, researchers announced here at the International AIDS Conference. The ring, a silicone matrix… Read More ›
Washington, DC—In remarks during the opening ceremony at the XIX International AIDS Conference last night, US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius announced 4 new public-private collaborations to help people living with HIV get care for their… Read More ›