Meeting News

AMA president stresses advocating for patients, fellow physicians at annual meeting

June 12, 2017
Andrew W. Gurman, MD, president of AMA, urged the nation’s physician and medical leaders to champion the causes of their patients and…
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Trump’s election, aftermath has impact on society’s health, well-being

June 7, 2017
There is a growing amount of evidence to indicate that presidential campaigns and their outcomes can have negative effects on a person’s…

Trying to understand and close the rural health care gap

June 2, 2017
Many of the health care challenges facing the United States, including lack of utilization of preventive care, socioeconomic factors that affect…

Prescription drug prices rose nearly 10% in 2016

May 24, 2017
The cost of prescription drugs increased by 8.77% last year, the fourth consecutive year drug prices have gone up, according to data from the…

GOP leaders postpone House vote on AHCA

March 23, 2017
Lacking enough support from within their own party, Republican leaders in the House today postponed an anticipated vote on legislation to overhaul…

AMA urges members of Congress to oppose American Health Care Act

March 22, 2017
The American Medical Association today released a letter to members of Congress urging them to oppose the American Health Care Act, citing…
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Medicaid expansion under ACA increased health care access

March 10, 2017
Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act led to increased access to care and insurance coverage, but was also associated with longer wait…

AMA reacts to ruling that blocks Anthem's proposed takeover of Cigna

February 9, 2017
The AMA’s president has lauded a federal judge’s decision earlier this week that stopped Anthem’s proposed acquisition of Cigna. If…

Clinicians tout benefits of proposed ACGME duty-hours increase

December 16, 2016
The debate over the working hours of physicians in training is heating up as requests for public comment on a new proposal that would increase the…
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Low MRI signal in knee fat pad may suggest knee cartilage defects

October 20, 2016
A low-intensity MRI signal in the infrapatellar fat pad was associated with an increased risk of knee cartilage defects, according to study findings…
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Percutaneous ultrasonic tenotomy linked with pain relief and improved function for tennis elbow

March 15, 2016
At 3-year follow-up, patients with recalcitrant tennis elbow who underwent minimally invasive percutaneous ultrasonic tenotomy experienced sustained…
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Career length and performance decreased after ACL injury in professional hockey players

March 14, 2016
Although most professional hockey players are able to return to play after ACL injury, career length and performance may be significantly decreased…
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Return to play rates high among NCAA Division I female soccer players after ACL reconstruction

March 13, 2016
Investigators of this study found high return-to-play rates after ACL reconstruction among collegiate female soccer players, especially those with…
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Link seen with low normalized knee separation, risk of lower extremity injury in female youth soccer players

March 11, 2016
Among post-menarchal soccer players, investigators found a correlation between low normalized knee separation during drop-jump testing and an…
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Several factors linked with graft rupture in young patients after endoscopic ACL reconstruction

March 11, 2016
Results from this prospective study indicated 15 years after ACL reconstruction in patients aged 18 years and younger, the survival rate was 83% for…
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Return to sport likely for French Alpine skiers following ACL rupture

March 9, 2016
Findings from this study showed after an ACL rupture it was possible to return to preinjury performance or even higher and age is a high indicator…
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Low Star Excursion Balance Test scores linked with risk of ankle sprains in football players

March 9, 2016
Recently published results that evaluated high school and collegiate football players during the preseason highlighted lower Star Excursion Balance…
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High proportion of upper limb injuries found among child soccer players

March 8, 2016
Children who played soccer had a relatively high proportion of fractures and bone stress, as well as injuries to the upper limbs, according to…

Concussion tests may present challenges for athletes who speak English as a second language

March 8, 2016
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Rusk Rehabilitation recently published a study that showed vision test times for possible…
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Several risk factors identified for grade 3 pivot shift following acute ACL injury

March 8, 2016
Pivoting sports involvement at the time of injury, abnormal lateral posterior-inferior tibial slope, anterolateral capsular ligament disruptions and…
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