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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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Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS)

The Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Awards recognize outstanding individual and organizational contributions to advancing women leaders in academic medicine and science. Since the first award in 1995, these prestigious awards have recognized over 30 individuals and organizations. The GWIMS awards may not always be given every year.

The GWIMS Steering Committee strongly encourages nominations of leaders and programs of significant impact. Any member of the academic medicine community may nominate individuals and/or organizations for the award. Nominees that were submitted but not awarded from previous years remain eligible (though previous nominees are not automatically reconsidered each year).

Nominees for the GWIMS Leadership Award should be individuals (women or men) or institutions (e.g. medical schools, teaching hospitals, academic societies, associations, departments, committees, or Women in Medicine and Science programs) that advance the role of women in academic medicine and science. The committee will consider the extent of

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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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