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October 2021 issue of Journal of Osteopathic Medicine now available

In the October issue of Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (JOM), you’ll find a lineup of articles across various subspecialty areas and topics, including information about the status of LGBTQ inclusivity regarding medical school admission and enrollment in the United States, a survey of Midwest emergency department physicians’ experiences with patients in psychiatric distress, osteopathic considerations … Read More

AOA Staff

09.24.21

JOM, News Releases

US Medical Schools Are Not Addressing LGBTQ Health Disparities Well

CHICAGO—To address sexual and gender minority health disparities, American medical schools must update their data collection practices, according to new research in the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. The study found 80% of medical schools are not collecting sexual orientation information during the admission or enrollment process. Without data, support gaps cannot be identified, or programs … Read More

AOA Media Team

08.24.21

JOM

Study Finds Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screenings

CHICAGO—May 3, 2021—Patients with one or more health conditions are more likely to be screened for colorectal cancer than those without comorbidities, according to new research in the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. However, patients with five or more health conditions are also less likely to be screened than patients with two to four health conditions. … Read More

AOA Media Team

05.03.21

JOM

Common medications contain animal byproducts, study finds

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

AOA Media Team

03.29.21

JOM

Study finds revised concussion guidelines shorten duration of symptoms

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

AOA Media Team

02.01.21

JOM

De Gruyter to publish Journal of Osteopathic Medicine

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

AOA Media Team

12.07.20

JOM

The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Relaunches as Journal of Osteopathic Medicine

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

AOA Media Team

12.07.20

JOM

Journal of the American Osteopathic Association set to relaunch with a new name and format

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

AOA Staff

12.07.20

JOM, News Releases

Mindful yoga reduces testosterone by 29% in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

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

AOA Media Team

04.20.20