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Polymers attack superbugs.

Using archival documents, a new report published online by JAMA
Internal Medicine
examines the sugar industry’s role in
coronary heart disease research and suggests the industry sponsored
research to influence…

This is a magnetic resonance image (MRI) of the fetal brain in a Zika virus infected primate. The large white region is abnormal and indicates an accumulation of fluid in the brain.For the first time, abnormal brain development following a Zika infection during pregnancy has been documented experimentally in the offspring of a non-human primate.

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This year, the U.S. reported for the first time that a patient had
been infected by bacteria resistant to colistin, an antibiotic of
last resort. The announcement followed several years…

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Current smokers experienced steeper FEV1 decline than former smokers.Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or
COPD, are associated with significant long-term lung function loss,
according to research published online, ahead of print in the
American Thoracic Society’s…

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More people are eating gluten-free, although the prevalence of celiac disease appears to have remained stable in recent years, according to an article published online by JAMA

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Medicine: Science or Art?

Mens Sana Monogr. 2006 Jan-Dec; 4(1): 127–138.

Abstract

Debate over the status of medicine as an Art or Science continues. The aim of this paper is to discuss the meaning of Art and Science in terms of medicine, and to find out to what extent they have their roots in the

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