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Promoting outpatient management following diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism

Despite guidelines promoting outpatient management of patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism (PE), few patients are currently discharged home from hospital emergency departments in the United States. That is the conclusion

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Deactivating cancer cell gene boosts immunotherapy for head and neck cancers

By targeting an enzyme that plays a key role in head and neck cancer cells, researchers from the UCLA School of Dentistry were able to significantly slow the growth and

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Researchers hunt for drugs that keep HIV latent

When the human immunodeficiency virus infects cells, it can either exploit the cells to start making more copies of itself or remain dormant—a phenomenon called latency. Keeping these reservoirs latent

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BMI1, a promising gene to protect against Alzheimer’s disease

Another step towards understanding Alzheimer’s disease has been taken at the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Centre. Molecular biologist Gilbert Bernier, and professor of neurosciences at Université de Montréal, has discovered a

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New test traces DNA origins to monitor transplant rejection and reveal hidden cancers

A new technique that can trace which tissues and organs the DNA in our blood comes from has been reported today in the open-access eLife journal. The method, called GETMap,

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Pilot study finds evidence of bartonella infection in schizophrenia patients

A pilot study from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found evidence of Bartonella infection in the blood of people with schizophrenia

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Richard Mille’s 20 Years Of Savoir-Faire In The Creation Of Tourbillon Watches Is Legendary

Using a “no gimmicks” approach as a starting point, Richard Mille’s success is based on three important criteria: pushing the limits of technical innovation by incorporating technologies and materials found

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