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CHICAGO—More physicians and pharmacists are advocating for patients to be made aware of animal byproducts contained in common medications, according to new research in the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. Common medications, including widely used blood thinners and hormones, are often derived from animal byproducts and prescribed without consulting the patient about their beliefs. “Patients deserve … Read More
CHICAGO—February 1, 2021—The adoption of recommended changes in concussion management led to a reduction in the length of symptoms among 11- to 18-year-old athletes with first-time, sports-related concussions, according to new research in the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. These outcomes support the widespread adoption of the updated concussion guidelines. Researchers conducted a retrospective review of … Read More
The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and de Gruyter are pleased to announce a publishing partnership for the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (JOM), previously known as The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA). Starting in January 2021, the JOM will be published by de Gruyter and transition to an open access publishing model. JOM digital … Read More
After 119 years of continuous print publication, the American Osteopathic Association will transition its research journal to an all-digital, open-access journal. Rebranded as Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (JOM), the scientific publication will be helmed by editor-in-chief Ross Zafonte, DO, chairman of the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. As the official … Read More
Statement attributable to AOA President Thomas L. Ely, DO, and AOA CEO Kevin M. Klauer, DO, EJD: The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) is pleased to announce that the new year will bring an exciting transition for the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA), which has served the osteopathic profession through 119 years of continuous … Read More
CHICAGO—April 14, 2020—Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) should consider adopting a mindful yoga practice to help ease symptoms and improve androgen levels. Researchers found a one-hour mindful yoga class, done three times a week, reduced testosterone levels by 29% over a three-month period. Other androgen levels, like DHEA, were also reduced, and depression and … Read More
An article in the December issue of the JAOA reviews the methods of diagnosing and grading, and return-to-play guidelines for concussions and other brain injuries.
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
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.