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Women who bleed: recognizing a common genetic disorder

Women who bleed: recognizing a common genetic disorder

Data linkage and data sharing in clinical trials: Good in principle, complex in practice

Although clinical trials generate vast amounts of data, a large portion is never published or made available to other researchers. Data…

Thoughts on Reading for Pleasure

A good book takes us to other worlds and allows us to walk in the shoes of people who are very different from ourselves. We read in order that in…

Finding things hard to swallow? A POEM for you

Q: What benign condition causes weight loss, difficulty swallowing solids and liquids, regurgitation, and retrosternal chest pain…

Zika, Chikungunya and Mosquitoes: To the Vector goes the Spoils

The emergence of these novel viral pathogens underscore the fact that we have entered into a brave new world of infectious diseases, some of…