Most-Read AJAC Papers of 2021

December 27th 2021, 2:30pm


The most-read AJAC papers of 2021 analyze real-world programs to transform health care and provide insight into physician perspectives of health care and insurance.

Dr Peter Hotez on Combatting Antivaccination Beliefs and Rescuing Public Health From Politics

December 21st 2021, 8:04pm


In an interview conducted before the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant began driving another wave of infections, Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, FASTMH, discussed the struggle public health officials and scientists have in fighting false beliefs about vaccinations.

Looking Ahead to 2022 With the Editors of AJMC®

December 21st 2021, 7:00pm


The editors of The American Journal of Managed Care® and The American Journal of Accountable Care® reflect on the past year and discuss the themes and topics they expect to see in 2022.

Stronger Community Connections, Fewer Barriers Are Keys to Better Trials

December 19th 2021, 10:36pm


Bruce A. Feinberg, DO, of Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, leads a panel discussion on how far randomized clinical trials have come, how they could be better, and how using real-world evidence could make research more representative of the population.

Research Examines Role of Caffeine, Aspirin, Tobacco in PD

December 11th 2021, 10:05pm


The preliminary analysis, appearing in a preprint journal, looked at lifestyle habits of those with Parkinson disease.

Using AI to Detect Early Signs of Parkinson Disease Through Facial Analysis

December 11th 2021, 2:35pm


Researchers at the University of Rochester are analyzing facial muscle movements through videos taken over webcams or smartphones to train a machine learning algorithm with the hope that it can predict Parkinson disease at an earlier stage.

Tracing the Origins of Minimal Residual Disease

December 5th 2021, 6:46pm


Although advancements in cancer have been many, disease relapse is still a hurdle for many types of tumors and malignancies, and there is an urgent need to overcome tumor resistance.

Review Suggests Having IBD May Increase Risk of PD

December 1st 2021, 5:50pm


The meta-analysis sought to clarify previous research, which has explored the idea that Parkinson disease (PD) is tied to inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract, noting that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been implicated in neuroinflammation.

Safety Analysis Finds Zanubrutinib’s Toxicity Profile Is Consistent With Other BTK Inhibitors

November 13th 2021, 3:30pm


A safety analysis of 6 trials found zanubrutinib has a toxicity profile consistent wth other Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitors.

ASOPRS Fall Symposium Will Feature Innovations, Diversity, and Diet Presentations

November 9th 2021, 2:03pm


The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2021 Fall Scientific Symposium will feature presentations on oculofacial surgery innovations, social justice and diversity, and more.