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Researchers say elite-level video gaming requires new protocols in Sports Medicine

CHICAGO—November 4, 2019— Across the U.S. the esports athlete is a rising class of competitor in the highest collegiate and professional arenas. According to researchers in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, the field of sports medicine needs to catch up in order to address these players’ particular needs. Well beyond casual gamers, esport … Read More

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11.05.19

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An osteopathic physician’s approach to the eSports athlete

An article in the November issue of the JAOA explores the osteopathic physician’s role in promoting health and reducing injury in this new gaming phenomenon.

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10.29.19

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High prevalence of diabetes distress in a university population

JAOA researchers say findings suggest that attending or working at a university may be associated with high diabetes distress scores and lower diabetes quality of life.

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09.18.19

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The search is on: JAOA seeks new editor in chief to lead the journal in publishing high-quality research

Robert Orenstein, DO, is ending his term as the JAOA’s leader later this year. Learn more about the position and how to apply.

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08.09.19

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Primary care doctors can help in early detection of melanoma, JAOA study finds

Researchers say non-dermatologist physicians can make earlier and more accurate diagnoses of melanomas using a dermatoscope.

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07.23.19

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Cancer-sniffing dogs 97% accurate in identifying lung cancer

JAOA researchers say the dogs’ abilities may lead to the development of an effective, safe and inexpensive means for mass cancer screening.

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07.08.19

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Researchers suggest patients get screened earlier for osteoporosis—men especially

Research published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found 25% of men and women 35 to 50 years old are at risk for bone disease.

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06.24.19

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Researchers: Fecal transplants promising treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Standard antibiotic treatments can be prohibitively expensive and perpetuate the infection, according to an article published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

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05.23.19

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JAOA cannabis study covered by CNN, Newsweek, Reuters, Vice and others

Patients who regularly use cannabis can require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, the study found.

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04.18.19