Andrew A. Skolnick

Science and Medical Journalist



Articles Published

in the

Journal of the American Medical Association




  1.   Reply to letters to the editor re "Care of Prison Inmates by Impaired Disciplined Physicians," from D. P. Cherry III, D. H. Aufderheide; J. C. Pittard; L. Tripoli; Vol 281:1889-1891; May 26, 1999


  2.   Critics denounce staffing jails and prisons with physicians convicted of misconduct. JAMA. 1998 Oct 28;280(16):1391-2 PMID: 9800986; UI: 99015605


  3.   Prison deaths spotlight how boards handle impaired, disciplined physicians. JAMA. 1998 Oct 28;280(16):1387-90 PMID: 9800985; UI: 99015604


  4.   Drug firm suit fails to halt publication of Canadian Health Technology Report. JAMA. 1998 Aug 26;280(8):683-4 PMID: 9728622; UI: 98396794


  5.   "Downwinders" angry about medical screening lack. JAMA. 1998 Aug 5;280(5):408-9 PMID: 9701061; UI: 98364791


  6.   SEC slaps another researcher for insider trading. Securities and Exchange Commission. JAMA. 1998 Jul 8;280(2):124 PMID: 9669773; UI: 98332436


  7.   SEC going after insider trading based on medical research results. Securities Exchange Commission. JAMA. 1998 Jul 1;280(1):10-1 PMID: 9660347; UI: 98321784


  8.   JCAHO, NCQA, and AMAP establish council to coordinate health care performance measurement. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, National Committee for Quality Assurance, American Medical Accreditation Program. JAMA. 1998 Jun 10;279(22):1769-70 PMID: 9628695; UI: 98290659


  9.   MediCaring Project to demonstrate, evaluate innovative end-of-life program for chronically ill. JAMA. 1998 May 20;279(19):1511-2 PMID: 9605880; UI: 98266917


  10.   Using ventricular assist devices as long-term therapy for heart failure. JAMA. 1998 May 20;279(19):1509-10 PMID: 9605878; UI: 98266915


  11.   Psychiatrists, journalists hold their first meeting of minds. JAMA. 1998 May 6;279(17):1337-8 PMID: 9582029; UI: 98241185


  12.   Is it Ig Nobler for science to suffer the slings & arrows of outrageous foolery? JAMA. 1998 Apr 1;279(13):979-81 PMID: 9533482; UI: 98192153


  13.   Taking telemedicine to the top of the world. JAMA. 1998 Mar 18;279(11):816-7 PMID: 9515982; UI: 98175737


  14.   Monitor passes first tests with flying colors. JAMA. 1998 Mar 11;279(10):736-8 PMID: 9508135; UI: 98167560


  15.   For some injuries, it's all in the name. JAMA. 1998 Feb 25;279(8):572-3 PMID: 9486740; UI: 98146145


  16.   'Golfer's wrist' can be a tough break to diagnose. JAMA. 1998 Feb 25;279(8):571-2 PMID: 9486739; UI: 98146144


  17.   Protease inhibitors may reverse AIDS dementia. JAMA. 1998 Feb 11;279(6):419 PMID: 9466618; UI: 98126094


  18.   New study suggests radiation often underused for palliation. JAMA. 1998 Feb 4;279(5):343-4 PMID: 9459453; UI: 98119541


  19.   Opposition to law officers having unfettered access to medical records. JAMA. 1998 Jan 28;279(4):257-9 PMID: 9450693; UI: 98111154


  20.   Correctional and community health care collaborations. JAMA. 1998 Jan 14;279(2):98-9 PMID: 9440648; UI: 98101598


  21.   Look behind bars for key to control of STDs. JAMA. 1998 Jan 14;279(2):97-8 PMID: 9440647; UI: 98101597


  22.   CT scans probe secrets of Italian masters' violins. JAMA. 1997 Dec 24-31;278(24):2128-30 PMID: 9416993; UI: 98077475


  23.   Surf's up for health fraud investigators. JAMA. 1997 Dec 3;278(21):1725 PMID: 9388132; UI: 98047325


  24.   WHO considers regulating ads, sale of medical products on Internet. JAMA. 1997 Dec 3;278(21):1723-4 PMID: 9388131; UI: 98047324


  25.   Joint Commission begins tracking outcome data. JAMA. 1997 Nov 19;278(19):1562 PMID: 9370485; UI: 98036252


  26.   A FACCT-filled agenda for public information. Foundation for Accountability. JAMA. 1997 Nov 19;278(19):1558 PMID: 9370481; UI: 98036248


  27.   Novel therapies to prevent diabetic retinopathy. JAMA. 1997 Nov 12;278(18):1480-1 PMID: 9363954; UI: 98028584


  28.   Guidelines issued for treatment of ureteral calculi. JAMA. 1997 Nov 5;278(17):1392 PMID: 9355983; UI: 98016060


  29.   End-of-life care movement growing. JAMA. 1997 Sep 24;278(12):967-9 PMID: 9307331; UI: 97450890


  30.   FDA sets geriatric drug use labeling deadlines. JAMA. 1997 Oct 22-29;278(16):1302 PMID: 9343444; UI: 98001609


  31.   Center for genetic research on scleroderma. JAMA. 1997 Oct 15;278(15):1224 PMID: 9333249; UI: 97472424


  32.   Evidence for more benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs. JAMA. 1997 Oct 1;278(13):1053 PMID: 9315750; UI: 97459790


  33.   Separating wheat from chaff of nutrition information. JAMA. 1997 Oct 1;278(13):1052-3 PMID: 9315749; UI: 97459789


  34.   FDA poster campaign targets teen smoking. JAMA. 1997 Aug 27;278(8):616 PMID: 9272878; UI: 97417505


  35.   Physician group declares war on land mine injuries. JAMA. 1997 Aug 6;278(5):375-6 PMID: 9244316; UI: 97386467


  36.   'Hard to reach' Hispanics get health news via physician's radio, TV shows. JAMA. 1997 Jul 23-30;278(4):269-70, 272 PMID: 9228420; UI: 97372156


  37.   Estrogen trial for patients with endometrial cancer. JAMA. 1997 Jul 9;278(2):104 PMID: 9214515; UI: 97357164


  38.   Campaign launched to tell physicians, public about emergency contraception. JAMA. 1997 Jul 9;278(2):101-2 PMID: 9214513; UI: 97357162


  39.   Screening to help asthmatics breathe easier. JAMA. 1997 Jun 25;277(24):1921 PMID: 9200620; UI: 97344093


  40.   Lessons from US history of drug use. JAMA. 1997 Jun 25;277(24):1919-21 PMID: 9200619; UI: 97344092


  41.   Evaluating estrogen for Alzheimer disease poses ethical and logistical challenges. JAMA. 1997 Jun 18;277(23):1831-3 PMID: 9185787; UI: 97329274


  42.   President limits secret experiments on humans. JAMA. 1997 May 28;277(20):1583 PMID: 9168274; UI: 97311557


  43.   Interventional radiological treatments tested. JAMA. 1997 May 14;277(18):1424-5 PMID: 9145701; UI: 97291087


  44.   First type I diabetes prevention trials. JAMA. 1997 Apr 9;277(14):1101-2 PMID: 9087452; UI: 97242453


  45.   Draft of report on secondhand smoke released. JAMA. 1997 Apr 2;277(13):1026-7 PMID: 9091678; UI: 97238635


  46.   Breast cancer researchers cleared of charges. JAMA. 1997 Mar 26;277(12):950 PMID: 9091655; UI: 97228019


  47.   Old Chinese herbal medicine used for fever yields possible new Alzheimer disease therapy. JAMA. 1997 Mar 12;277(10):776 PMID: 9052690; UI: 97205186


  48.   Radiation therapy for "wet" type macular degeneration shows promise in early trials. JAMA. 1997 Mar 5;277(9):698, 700 PMID: 9042827; UI: 97195454


  49.   East meets west to cure Russia's ills. JAMA. 1997 Feb 26;277(8):613-4 PMID: 9039863; UI: 97192044


  50.   Justice Department calls medicare payments to Christian Science sanitoria unconstitutional. JAMA. 1997 Feb 19;277(7):520, 522 PMID: 9032146; UI: 97184344


  51.   Rx: traveling museum exhibit to be taken ad lib. JAMA. 1997 Feb 12;277(6):447 PMID: 9020256; UI: 97172172


  52.   Radiologists learn results of new therapy trials, hear latest speculations on cause of old disorder. JAMA. 1997 Feb 5;277(5):367-9 PMID: 9010157; UI: 97163337


  53.   Biological response modifiers may yield a new class of drugs to treat arthritis. JAMA. 1997 Jan 22-29;277(4):276-8 PMID: 9002476; UI: 97155972


  54.   Rheumatologists issue guidelines for preventing and treating corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis. JAMA. 1997 Jan 8;277(2):98, 100 PMID: 8990316; UI: 97144549


  55.   Guidelines for treating erectile dysfunction issued. JAMA. 1997 Jan 1;277(1):7-8 PMID: 8980192; UI: 97134632


  56.   Apgar quartet plays perinatologist's instruments. JAMA. 1996 Dec 25;276(24):1939-40 PMID: 8971052; UI: 97126128


  57.   China is eager to export its traditional medicine, but some Chinese scientists urge more skepticism. JAMA. 1996 Dec 4;276(21):1707-9 PMID: 8940306; UI: 97094218


  58.   AMA gets Goethe trophy for antismoking efforts. JAMA. 1996 Nov 27;276(20):1630 PMID: 8922439; UI: 97081157


  59.   Discovery of 50-year-old naval logbook may aid follow-up study of radium-exposed veterans. JAMA. 1996 Nov 27;276(20):1628, 1630 PMID: 8922438; UI: 97081156


  60.   Skolnick AA, Mark D., AMA's Science Reporters Conference focuses on contraception and prevention of premature birth. JAMA. 1996 Nov 20;276(19):1538-40 PMID: 8918838; UI: 97078713


  61.   Armed with epidemiologic research, China launches programs to prevent liver cancer. JAMA. 1996 Nov 13;276(18):1458-9 PMID: 8903245; UI: 97060210


  62.   Basic science focus of third international symposium on liver cancer and hepatitis. JAMA. 1996 Nov 13;276(18):1457-8 PMID: 8903244; UI: 97060209


  63.   Scientific verdict still out on DHEA. JAMA. 1996 Nov 6;276(17):1365-7 PMID: 8892699; UI: 97047858


  64.   Sesquicentennial of first publicly performed surgery under anesthesia. JAMA. 1996 Oct 16;276(15):1205 PMID: 8849732; UI: 97002332


  65.   Democrats drop universal coverage. JAMA. 1996 Sep 25;276(12):931 PMID: 8805710; UI: 96399139


  66.   HOPE springs eternal for medical and health volunteers in 29 countries on 5 continents. JAMA. 1996 Aug 21;276(7):514-5 PMID: 8709387; UI: 96345576


  67.   Project HOPE helps China build a new foundation for pediatric medicine. JAMA. 1996 Aug 21;276(7):513-4 PMID: 8709386; UI: 96345575


  68.   Answer sought for 'tobacco giant' China's problem. JAMA. 1996 Apr 24;275(16):1220-1 PMID: 8601940; UI: 96186436


  69.   Skolnick AA, Shelton W. Experts explore emerging information technologies' effects on medicine. JAMA. 1996 Mar 6;275(9):669-70 PMID: 8594250; UI: 96173835


  70.   Russian and US researchers develop 'biochips' for faster, inexpensive biomedical tests. JAMA. 1996 Feb 28;275(8):581-2 PMID: 8594228; UI: 96174486


  71.   Experts try education to preserve skiers' knees. JAMA. 1996 Feb 21;275(7):506-7 PMID: 8606457; UI: 96190428


  72.   Finding the most reliable dope on doping. JAMA. 1996 Feb 7;275(5):349-50 PMID: 8569000; UI: 96163381


  73.   Tougher drug tests for Centennial Olympic Games. JAMA. 1996 Feb 7;275(5):348-9 PMID: 8568999; UI: 96163380


  74.   Images gleaned at radiologists' annual meeting. JAMA. 1996 Jan 24-31;275(4):270-1 PMID: 8544254; UI: 96144521


  75.   Female cybercadaver goes on-line; male counterpart gets a workout. JAMA. 1996 Jan 24-31;275(4):269-70 PMID: 8544253; UI: 96144520


  76.   Technologies described at radiology meeting someday may be deployed in war against cancer. JAMA. 1996 Jan 10;275(2):92-3 PMID: 8531317; UI: 96134937


  77.   Health pros want new rules for girl athletes. JAMA. 1996 Jan 3;275(1):22-4 PMID: 8531272; UI: 96127926


  78.   Miami medical school leads the way in assisting Haitians while training family medicine residents. JAMA. 1995 Dec 20;274(23):1823-4 PMID: 7500517; UI: 96105228


  79.   Military physicians of 12 nations cooperate in Haiti. JAMA. 1995 Dec 13;274(22):1748-50 PMID: 7500490; UI: 96097017


  80.   Military physicians lend healing hands to Haiti. JAMA. 1995 Dec 6;274(21):1664-6 PMID: 7474257; UI: 96088920


  81.   Skolnick AA, Cole TB., AMA's Science Reporters Conference. JAMA. 1995 Nov 8;274(18):1413-5 PMID: 7474174; UI: 96055007


  82.   Forensic scientists helping Haiti heal. JAMA. 1995 Oct 18;274(15):1181-2 PMID: 7563491; UI: 96017550


  83.   Advisory Committee report recommends that US make amends for human radiation experiments. JAMA. 1995 Sep 27;274(12):933 PMID: 7674511; UI: 95404830


  84.   Imaging aces aim to aid medical armamentarium. JAMA. 1995 Sep 20;274(11):861-3 PMID: 7674485; UI: 95404804


  85.   Government is in no rush to study thousands of veterans who received nasal radiation therapy. JAMA. 1995 Sep 20;274(11):858-9 PMID: 7674484; UI: 95404803


  86.   Looking back to the future of radiology. JAMA. 1995 Sep 20;274(11):857 PMID: 7674483; UI: 95404802


  87.   'More!' Cry children as Congress shakes its head. JAMA. 1995 Sep 13;274(10):783 PMID: 7650784; UI: 95379126


  88.   Experts debate food stamp revision. JAMA. 1995 Sep 13;274(10):781-3 PMID: 7650783; UI: 95379125


  89.   Physicians in Missouri (but not Illinois) win battle to block physician participation in executions. JAMA. 1995 Aug 16;274(7):524 PMID: 7629967; UI: 95356329


  90.   Claim that medical x-rays caused most US breast cancers found incredible. JAMA. 1995 Aug 2;274(5):367-8 PMID: 7616618; UI: 95341732


  91.   Health care for refugees and survivors of torture is becoming a growth industry, experts sadly say. JAMA. 1995 Jul 26;274(4):288-90 PMID: 7609245; UI: 95333483


  92.   Cancer Converts Tobacco Lobbyist: Victor L. Crawford Goes on the Record. JAMA. 1995 Jul 19;273(3):199-202


  93.   First complex disasters symposium features dramatically timely topics. JAMA. 1995 Jul 5;274(1):11-2 PMID: 7791238; UI: 95311338


  94.   Physician, heal thyself--then aid abused women. JAMA. 1995 Jun 14;273(22):1744-5 PMID: 7769763; UI: 95287562


  95.   Crossing 'line on the map' in search of hope. JAMA. 1995 Jun 7;273(21):1646-8 PMID: 7752398; UI: 95271837


  96.   Along US southern border, pollution, poverty, ignorance, and greed threaten nation's health. JAMA. 1995 May 17;273(19):1478, 1480-2 PMID: 7739056; UI: 95257406


  97.   Clinic explores novel approaches to improving health in Hispanic community. JAMA. 1995 May 17;273(19):1475-6 PMID: 7739055; UI: 95257405


  98.   Cancer cells' immortality may prove their undoing. JAMA. 1995 Apr 26;273(16):1247-8 PMID: 7715020; UI: 95230830


  99.   Government report gives Department of Education and some offshore medical schools failing grades. JAMA. 1995 Apr 19;273(15):1162, 1163 PMID: 7707608; UI: 95222837


  100.   Offshore schools loan regs revamped. JAMA. 1995 Apr 19;273(15):1161-2 PMID: 7707607; UI: 95222836


  101.   Spate of lawsuits may finally find chink in tobacco industry's 'impenetrable armor'. JAMA. 1995 Apr 12;273(14):1080-1 PMID: 7707583; UI: 95222811


  102.   Religious investors ask health/hygiene products giant to 'kleen' out of the tobacco business. JAMA. 1995 Mar 22-29;273(12):907-8 PMID: 7884934; UI: 95191069


  103.   Gynecologic oncologists optimistic about diagnosis, therapy gains from reported research. JAMA. 1995 Mar 15;273(11):836-7 PMID: 7869541; UI: 95174141


  104.   Cancer gene patent dispute settled. JAMA. 1995 Mar 15;273(11):833 PMID: 7869539; UI: 95174139


  105.   Judge rules diversion of antismoking money illegal, victory for California Tobacco Control Program. JAMA. 1995 Feb 22;273(8):610-1 PMID: 7844859; UI: 95147313


  106.   'Essential components now in place' for clinical testing of cancer vaccine strategies, experts say. JAMA. 1995 Feb 15;273(7):528-30 PMID: 7837382; UI: 95139189


  107.   Radiologists display powerful new tools. JAMA. 1995 Jan 25;273(4):273-5 PMID: 7815642; UI: 95115232


  108.   Skolnick AA, Chi-Lum B, AMA's science reporters conference features good and bad medical news. JAMA. 1995 Jan 4;273(1):5-6, 8, 10 PMID: 7996650; UI: 95089134


  109.   Ruling on physician role in prisoner executions. JAMA. 1994 Dec 28;272(24):1888 PMID: 7990227; UI: 95082113


  110.   Topics go from aiding suicide to reporting news as bioethics groups hold first 'mega-meeting'. JAMA. 1994 Dec 7;272(21):1642, 1644 PMID: 7966878; UI: 95056347


  111.   FDA petitioned to 'stop homeopathy scam'. JAMA. 1994 Oct 19;272(15):1154, 1156 PMID: 7933331; UI: 95018905


  112.   Hemophilia Foundation recommends prophylactic use of clotting factors. JAMA. 1994 Oct 19;272(15):1153-4 PMID: 7933330; UI: 95018904


  113.   Yerkes Primate studies yielding clinical fruit, results useful in ophthalmology, behavioral science. JAMA. 1994 Sep 28;272(12):909-10 PMID: 8084048; UI: 94366022


  114.   Neuroscientist/psychiatrist takes helm at flagship primate research center. JAMA. 1994 Sep 28;272(12):907-9 PMID: 8084047; UI: 94366021


  115.   First AHA statement on tobacco and children. JAMA. 1994 Sep 21;272(11):841 PMID: 8078152; UI: 94358970


  116.   Brightest X-rays ever give researchers brand-new view of biological molecules. JAMA. 1994 Sep 21;272(11):837-9 PMID: 8078151; UI: 94358969


  117.   First global conference on medical education. JAMA. 1994 Aug 17;272(7):504-5 PMID: 8046790; UI: 94322431


  118.   Protecting privacy of computerized patient information may lie in the cards. JAMA. 1994 Jul 20;272(3):187-9 PMID: 8022026; UI: 94293423


  119.   Novel treatments for liver cancer and other solid tumors show early promise. JAMA. 1994 Jun 15;271(23):1813-4 PMID: 8196128; UI: 94254179


  120.   New data suggest needle biopsies could replace surgical biopsy for diagnosing breast cancer. JAMA. 1994 Jun 8;271(22):1724-8 PMID: 8196102; UI: 94254151


  121.   'Collateral casualties' climb in drug war. JAMA. 1994 Jun 1;271(21):1636, 1638-9 PMID: 8182824; UI: 94238774


  122.   Antitobacco advocates fight 'illegal' diversion of tobacco control money. JAMA. 1994 May 11;271(18):1387-8, 1390 PMID: 8176787; UI: 94231622


  123.   Are there too many US transplantation centers? Some experts suggest fewer, cheaper, and better. JAMA. 1994 Apr 13;271(14):1062-4 PMID: 8151835; UI: 94202366


  124.   Blood banking not what it used to be, experts say. JAMA. 1994 Mar 16;271(11):809-11 PMID: 8114222; UI: 94158051


  125.   Interim federal quality standards for nation's mammography facilities acquire force of law. JAMA. 1994 Mar 9;271(10):735-6 PMID: 8114201; UI: 94158027


  126.   Massachusetts' new child abuse and neglect felony law repeals religious exemption. JAMA. 1994 Feb 16;271(7):489, 491 PMID: 8301747; UI: 94133342


  127.   Pro-free enterprise group challenges FDA's authority to regulate drug companies' speech. JAMA. 1994 Feb 2;271(5):332, 335 PMID: 8283568; UI: 94111241


  128.   Nation's blood supply dangerously low, banks call need for donors urgent. JAMA. 1994 Jan 26;271(4):255 PMID: 8295272; UI: 94125485


  129.   New holographic process provides noninvasive, 3-D anatomic views. JAMA. 1994 Jan 5;271(1):5-6, 8 PMID: 8258887; UI: 94081559


  130.   Rotary clubs offer help in preschool immunization. JAMA. 1993 Dec 22-29;270(24):2908, 2910 PMID: 8254840; UI: 94076536


  131.   Skolnick AA, Manack L., Science reporters hear wide range of recent data at 12th annual conference. JAMA. 1993 Nov 24;270(20):2413-9 PMID: 8230606; UI: 94047527


  132.   First immunotoxin therapy for many common solid tumors enters phase I clinical trial. JAMA. 1993 Nov 17;270(19):2280 PMID: 8230582; UI: 94047501


  133.   Children's hospitals say about health care reform, 'one size won't fit all'. JAMA. 1993 Nov 10;270(18):2151-2 PMID: 8411584; UI: 94017114


  134.   Christian Science church loses first civil suit on wrongful death of a child. JAMA. 1993 Oct 20;270(15):1781-2 PMID: 8411508; UI: 94017029


  135.   Skolnick AA, Marwick C, Draft of Clinton's health reform plan draws cheers, boos, polite applause. JAMA. 1993 Oct 6;270(13):1513-6 PMID: 8371452; UI: 93381946


  136.   NMA seeks prescription to end violence. JAMA. 1993 Sep 15;270(11):1283-4 PMID: 8360953; UI: 93367863


  137.   National Medical Association unveils billboard campaign to promote health in black communities. JAMA. 1993 Sep 8;270(10):1166-8 PMID: 8355367; UI: 93360374


  138.   'Female athlete triad' risk for women. JAMA. 1993 Aug 25;270(8):921-3 PMID: 8345631; UI: 93347372


  139.   Studies raise doubts about benefit of athletics in reducing unhealthy behavior among adolescents. JAMA. 1993 Aug 18;270(7):798, 800 PMID: 8340965; UI: 93341041


  140.   Doctors help HIV-positive Haitian refugees gain freedom from US government detention camp. JAMA. 1993 Aug 4;270(5):563-4 PMID: 8331745; UI: 93323260


  141.   Joint Commission will collect, publicize outcomes. JAMA. 1993 Jul 14;270(2):165, 168, 171 PMID: 8315719; UI: 93302004


  142.   Experts reveal national plan for injury control. JAMA. 1993 Jul 7;270(1):24 PMID: 8510286; UI: 93287346


  143.   Injury prevention must be part of nation's plan to reduce health care costs, say control experts. JAMA. 1993 Jul 7;270(1):19, 22, 4 PMID: 8510285; UI: 93287345


  144.   Transplantation pioneer predicts successful xenotransplantation soon. JAMA. 1993 Jun 16;269(23):2951, 2955, 2958 PMID: 8501824; UI: 93274776


  145.   US-based world medical relief group finds charity begins at home. JAMA. 1993 May 19;269(19):2481-4 PMID: 8487394; UI: 93253886


  146.   After long delay, federal regulations for enforcing nursing home standards may be issued this year. JAMA. 1993 May 12;269(18):2348-9, 2353 PMID: 8479052; UI: 93240665


  147.   Novel therapies dominate American Cancer Society's 35th Annual Science Writers Seminar. JAMA. 1993 May 5;269(17):2182, 2185-6, 2189 PMID: 8474186; UI: 93233272


  148.   Mitochondrial DNA studies help identify lost victims of human rights abuses. JAMA. 1993 Apr 21;269(15):1911-3 PMID: 8464109; UI: 93218039


  149.   Tufts University Medical School Center explores genetic defenses of bacteria, cancer cells. JAMA. 1993 Apr 14;269(14):1770, 1775 PMID: 8459492; UI: 93210827


  150.   Tufts uses grant to design programs for drawing medical students into primary care careers. JAMA. 1993 Apr 14;269(14):1769-70 PMID: 8459491; UI: 93210826


  151.   Newfound genetic defect hints at clues for developing novel antimalarial agents. JAMA. 1993 Apr 14;269(14):1765 PMID: 8459490; UI: 93210824


  152.   Cotton P, Skolnick AA.,Superantigen molecule, T-cell interaction studied for clinical clues to defense against retroviruses. JAMA. 1993 Apr 14;269(14):1766 PMID: 8384666; UI: 93210825


  153.   Thanks to gift from Ross Perot, University of Texas Southwestern's MD-PhD Program triples in size. JAMA. 1993 Apr 7;269(13):1607, 1611 PMID: 8455282; UI: 93204327


  154.   Philip Morris recalls Marlboro cigarette lighter, considered 'enticing fire hazard for children'. JAMA. 1993 Mar 17;269(11):1353-6 PMID: 8441196; UI: 93180251


  155.   Revised Justice Department rule does not require physician participation in federal executions. JAMA. 1993 Mar 10;269(10):1225 PMID: 8437288; UI: 93172464


  156.   Obtaining drug for AIDS-related toxoplasmosis. JAMA. 1993 Mar 3;269(9):1086 PMID: 8433446; UI: 93164344


  157.   Magnetic resonance spectroscopy may offer early look at HIV disease-mediated changes in brain. JAMA. 1993 Mar 3;269(9):1084 PMID: 8433445; UI: 93164343


  158.   Researchers try new definitions, new therapies in effort to solve growing problem of sepsis. JAMA. 1993 Feb 17;269(7):838-9, 843 PMID: 8426434; UI: 93148413


  159.   Health professionals oppose rules mandating participation in executions. JAMA. 1993 Feb 10;269(6):721-3 PMID: 8423640; UI: 93140208


  160.   Rapid clot-dissolving drugs promising for stroke. JAMA. 1993 Jan 13;269(2):195-8 PMID: 8329012; UI: 93108562


  161.   Some experts suggest the nation's 'war on drugs' is helping tuberculosis stage a deadly comeback. JAMA. 1992 Dec 9;268(22):3177-8 PMID: 1433748; UI: 93059980


  162.   Correction facility TB rates soar; some jails bring back chest roentgenograms. JAMA. 1992 Dec 9;268(22):3175-6 PMID: 1433747; UI: 93059979


  163.   Skolnick AA, Winker MA. Eleventh annual Science Reporters Conference offers cornucopia of medical research stories. JAMA. 1992 Nov 18;268(19):2620-2, 2627-9 PMID: 1433675; UI: 93059897


  164.   Is 'male menopause' real or just an excuse? JAMA. 1992 Nov 11;268(18):2486 PMID: 1404809; UI: 93021633


  165.   At third meeting, menopause experts make the most of insufficient data. JAMA. 1992 Nov 11;268(18):2483-5 PMID: 1404808; UI: 93021632


  166.   Women's health specialty, other issues on agenda of 'reframing' conference. JAMA. 1992 Oct 14;268(14):1813-4 PMID: 1404690; UI: 93021505


  167.   Scientists 'build a better mouse' to trap biochemical secrets of radiation-resistant cancer cells. JAMA. 1992 Sep 23-30;268(12):1507, 1511-2 PMID: 1518097; UI: 92389386


  168.   New MRI techniques allow noninvasive peek inside the thinking human brain. JAMA. 1992 Sep 16;268(11):1387-8 PMID: 1512897; UI: 92381868


  169.   As the blood supply gets safer, experts still call for ways to reduce the need for transfusions. JAMA. 1992 Aug 12;268(6):698-700 PMID: 1640564; UI: 92349555


  170.   Transfusion medicine faces time of major 'challenges and changes'. JAMA. 1992 Aug 12;268(6):697 PMID: 1640563; UI: 92349554


  171.   Game's afoot in many lands for forensic scientists investigating most-extreme human rights abuses. JAMA. 1992 Aug 5;268(5):579-80; 583 PMID: 1629975; UI: 92333713


  172.   Museum scholars to apply Holocaust experience to 1990s biomedical issues. JAMA. 1992 Aug 5;268(5):575-6 PMID: 1629972; UI: 92333710


  173.   US Government criticized for helping to export a deadly epidemic of tobacco addiction. JAMA. 1992 Jun 24;267(24):3256-7 PMID: 1597898; UI: 92284545


  174.   World tobacco conference resolutions abound. JAMA. 1992 Jun 24;267(24):3258 PMID: 1350799; UI: 92284546


  175.   Experts at Buenos Aires conference predict pandemic of tobacco deaths. JAMA. 1992 Jun 24;267(24):3255-6 PMID: 1350798; UI: 92284544


  176.   American Heart Association seeks to delay state health department director's confirmation. JAMA. 1992 May 27;267(20):2723-4, 2726 PMID: 1578583; UI: 92251923


  177.   Court orders California governor to restore antismoking media campaign funding. JAMA. 1992 May 27;267(20):2721-3 PMID: 1578582; UI: 92251922


  178.   Terrorists strike again as US Congress considers bills to outlaw attacks on animal research centers. JAMA. 1992 May 20;267(19):2577-8 PMID: 1573732; UI: 92243603


  179.   Foot care program for patients with leprosy also may prevent amputations in persons with diabetes. JAMA. 1992 May 6;267(17):2288 PMID: 1564759; UI: 92227124


  180.   Last USPHS leprosy hospital phasing out; research relocating to university. JAMA. 1992 May 6;267(17):2287 PMID: 1564758; UI: 92227123


  181.   Brain researchers bullish on prospects for preserving mental functioning in elderly. JAMA. 1992 Apr 22-29;267(16):2154-6, 2158 PMID: 1556780; UI: 92211765


  182.   Early data suggest clot-dissolving drug may help save frostbitten limbs from amputation. JAMA. 1992 Apr 15;267(15):2008-10 PMID: 1552624; UI: 92203430


  183.   Ultrasound may help detect breast implant leaks. JAMA. 1992 Feb 12;267(6):786 PMID: 1732640; UI: 92122421


  184.   Manufacturer of 'death cigarettes' says he's working to bring about the death of smoking. JAMA. 1992 Jan 8;267(2):204, 207 PMID: 1727506; UI: 92085445


  185.   North Carolina's maternal health campaign ignores smoking, maternal health advocates fume. JAMA. 1991 Dec 25;266(24):3399-400 PMID: 1744946; UI: 92079322


  186.   FDA issues draft 'concept paper' on drug company funding of CME. JAMA. 1991 Dec 4;266(21):2947-8 PMID: 1820457; UI: 92318361


  187.   Some (not all) influenza watchers suggest 'bad season' lies ahead. JAMA. 1991 Nov 6;266(17):2329 PMID: 1920733; UI: 92015657


  188.   Tenth annual AMA Science Reporters Conference focuses on variety of public health issues. JAMA. 1991 Nov 6;266(17):2336-8, 2340 PMID: 1656111; UI: 92015661


  189.   Anonymously(?) authored book urges violence. JAMA. 1991 Oct 23-30;266(16):2186, 2191-2 PMID: 1920707; UI: 92015625


  190.   Maharishi Ayur-Veda: Guru's marketing scheme promises the world eternal 'perfect health'. JAMA. 1991 Oct 2;266(13):1741-2, 1744-5, 1749-50 PMID: 1817475; UI: 91366742


  191.   Implantable lung-assist device being tested on patients with acute respiratory failure. JAMA. 1991 Sep 11;266(10):1332, 1335 PMID: 1880858; UI: 91350256


  192.   Undifferentiated cell transplant techniques appear effective in treating leg ulcers, vitiligo. JAMA. 1991 Sep 11;266(10):1331-2 PMID: 1880857; UI: 91350255


  193.   Tissue bank expands facilities, efforts. JAMA. 1991 Sep 11;266(10):1329-31 PMID: 1880856; UI: 91350254


  194.   AMA asked to seek protection for researchers from political interference by animal activists. JAMA. 1991 Jul 24-31;266(4):462-3, 466 PMID: 2061965; UI: 91287163


  195.   Sunscreen protection controversy heats up. JAMA. 1991 Jun 26;265(24):3218-20 PMID: 2046097; UI: 91259628


  196.   Is ozone loss to blame for melanoma upsurge? JAMA. 1991 Jun 26;265(24):3218 PMID: 2046096; UI: 91259627


  197.   Melanoma epidemic yields grim statistics. JAMA. 1991 Jun 26;265(24):3217-8 PMID: 2046095; UI: 91259626


  198.   Revised regulations for sunscreen labeling expected soon from FDA. JAMA. 1991 Jun 26;265(24):3217 PMID: 2046094; UI: 91259625


  199.   Sisters of Charity's clinic starts epidemic of caring. JAMA. 1991 Jun 19;265(23):3089-91 PMID: 2041108; UI: 91251267


  200.   Should insurance cover routine immunizations? JAMA. 1991 May 15;265(19):2453-4 PMID: 2020058; UI: 91211186


  201.   Helping bone marrow cells to regrow. JAMA. 1991 May 1;265(17):2171-2 PMID: 2013939; UI: 91194105


  202.   Making bone marrow transplants more safe. JAMA. 1991 May 1;265(17):2171 PMID: 2013938; UI: 91194104


  203.   Opinions vary, but some recommend hitting certain cancers 'harder and earlier'. JAMA. 1991 May 1;265(17):2165-6, 2171 PMID: 2013937; UI: 91194103


  204.   Application considered for immunotoxin in treatment of graft-vs-host disease. JAMA. 1991 Apr 24;265(16):2041-2 PMID: 2013915; UI: 91194076


  205.   Desert Storm: medical airlift was ready. JAMA. 1991 Mar 27;265(12):1497, 1501 PMID: 1999891; UI: 91155180


  206.   US (officially) honors physicians with first 'National Doctors' Day'. JAMA. 1991 Mar 6;265(9):1069 PMID: 1995985; UI: 91140804


  207.   New ultrasound evidence appears to link prenatal brain damage, cerebral palsy. JAMA. 1991 Feb 27;265(8):948-9 PMID: 1992200; UI: 91124562


  208.   Medicine and war: recognizing common vulnerability of friend and foe. JAMA. 1991 Feb 20;265(7):834, 837 PMID: 1992171; UI: 91124525


  209.   Concerns grow about allied prisoners of war. JAMA. 1991 Feb 13;265(6):701, 705 PMID: 1990182; UI: 91116682


  210.   Deferral aims to deter Chagas' parasite. JAMA. 1991 Jan 9;265(2):173 PMID: 1898525; UI: 91073624


  211.   New insights into how bacteria develop antibiotic resistance. JAMA. 1991 Jan 2;265(1):14-6 PMID: 1984114; UI: 91073596


  212.   Institute of Medicine to restaurants: serve up nutrition information. JAMA. 1990 Dec 19;264(23):2975 PMID: 2243414; UI: 91056634


  213.   Krill E, Skolnick A., Educators say MD-PhD degree programs make sense, but prove it. JAMA. 1990 Oct 17;264(15):1919-20 PMID: 2214048; UI: 91012843


  214.   Jails lead prisons in smoking bans. JAMA. 1990 Sep 26;264(12):1514 PMID: 2395186; UI: 90369648


  215.   While some correctional facilities go smoke-free, others appear to help inmates to light up. JAMA. 1990 Sep 26;264(12):1509, 1513 PMID: 2395185; UI: 90369647


  216.   Christian Scientists claim healing efficacy equal if not superior to that of medicine. JAMA. 1990 Sep 19;264(11):1379-81 PMID: 2391730; UI: 90362500


  217.   Religious exemptions to child neglect laws still being passed despite convictions of parents. JAMA. 1990 Sep 12;264(10):1226, 1229, 1233 PMID: 2388368; UI: 90355359


  218.   New York law requires treatment of some but not all hepatitis B-exposed newborns. JAMA. 1990 Sep 12;264(10):1234 PMID: 2143791; UI: 90355361


  219.   Calcitonin assay may help identify burn patients at risk for respiratory distress. JAMA. 1990 Aug 1;264(5):565-6 PMID: 2366290; UI: 90308910


  220.   Primate study suggests pentobarbital may help protect the brain during radiation therapy. JAMA. 1990 Aug 1;264(5):557, 561 PMID: 2366288; UI: 90308908


  221.   Advances in islet cell transplantation: is science closer to a diabetes cure? JAMA. 1990 Jul 25;264(4):427-8 PMID: 2114494; UI: 90308879


  222.   Drug screening in prenatal care demands objective medical criteria, support services. JAMA. 1990 Jul 18;264(3):309-10 PMID: 2362317; UI: 90300561


  223.   Cocaine use in pregnancy: physicians urged to look for problem where they least expect it. JAMA. 1990 Jul 18;264(3):306, 309 PMID: 2362316; UI: 90300560


  224.   Illicit drugs take still another toll--death or injury from vehicle-associated trauma. JAMA. 1990 Jun 20;263(23):3122, 3125 PMID: 2348515; UI: 90271322


  225.   Office helps laboratories pass the test. JAMA. 1990 May 16;263(19):2617 PMID: 2158597; UI: 90230445


  226.   CDC health care courses offered. JAMA. 1990 May 16;263(19):2617 PMID: 2158596; UI: 90230444


  227.   CDC expands dental disease prevention role. JAMA. 1990 May 16;263(19):2609 PMID: 2158590; UI: 90230438


  228.   Goldsmith MF, Skolnick A., Tons of work go into CDC's ounces of prevention. JAMA. 1990 May 16;263(19):2596-7 PMID: 2158584; UI: 90230430


  229.   Molecular biology research offers new weapons against cancer. JAMA. 1990 May 2;263(17):2289-90 PMID: 2109104; UI: 90219279


  230.   Novel anticancer therapies for decade ahead may prove to be more specific, less toxic. JAMA. 1990 May 2;263(17):2290-1 PMID: 1691316; UI: 90219280


  231.   New osteoporosis therapies appear closer. JAMA. 1990 Apr 4;263(13):1753 PMID: 2313840; UI: 90189393


  232.   It's important, but don't bank on exercise alone to prevent osteoporosis, experts say. JAMA. 1990 Apr 4;263(13):1751-2 PMID: 2313839; UI: 90189391


  233.   New doubts about benefits of sodium fluoride. JAMA. 1990 Apr 4;263(13):1752-3 PMID: 2179588; UI: 90189392


  234.   Key witness against morning sickness drug faces scientific fraud charges. JAMA. 1990 Mar 16;263(11):1468-9, 1473 PMID: 2407869; UI: 90172466


  235.   Inflammation-mediator blockers may be weapons against sepsis syndrome. JAMA. 1990 Feb 16;263(7):930-1 PMID: 2299752; UI: 90134147


  236.   Biomagnetometry provides a new compass for exploring the brain and heart. JAMA. 1990 Feb 2;263(5):623, 627 PMID: 2296111; UI: 90112701


  237.   Marwick C, Skolnick A., Research seems to be gaining upper hand on what's been called non-A, non-B hepatitis. JAMA. 1990 Jan 5;263(1):14, 17 PMID: 2104545; UI: 90080176


  238.   Health and safety standards being developed for child-care programs. JAMA. 1989 Dec 22-29;262(24):3387-8 PMID: 2585681; UI: 90064936


  239.   Government issues guidelines to stem rising tuberculosis rates in prisons. JAMA. 1989 Dec 15;262(23):3249, 3253 PMID: 2555575; UI: 90064912


  240.   Even air in the home is not entirely free of potential pollutants. JAMA. 1989 Dec 8;262(22):3102-3, 3107 PMID: 2810656; UI: 90041194


  241.   Gene replacement therapy for hereditary emphysema? JAMA. 1989 Nov 10;262(18):2499 PMID: 2810571; UI: 90041076


  242.   Does influx from endemic areas mean more transfusion-associated Chagas' disease? JAMA. 1989 Sep 15;262(11):1433 PMID: 2504942; UI: 89362740



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