Medicine

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Towards the end of his life, almost two millennia ago now, the naturalist Pliny the Elder noted that there was always something new coming out of Africa. Today’s virologists would surely agree....

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As the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) crisis unfolds in West Africa at this writing, the number of confirmed or suspected cases, as compiled by the World Health Organization, exceeds 2,000, with deaths...

Diabetes Research Infographic
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Upwards of 382 million people around the world are living with diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). During 2013, the disease killed 5.1 million people—half of them...

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The table below lists prominent journals in a given specialty area according to three separate measures, based on metrics found in...

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The table below lists prominent journals in a given specialty area according to three separate measures, based on metrics found in...

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The table below lists prominent journals in a given specialty area according to three separate measures, based on metrics found in...

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The table below lists prominent journals in a given specialty area according to three separate measures, based on metrics found in...

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The table below lists prominent journals in a given specialty area according to three separate measures, based on metrics found in...

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To commemorate December’s World AIDS Day, ScienceWatch examines the hottest of recent research on HIV/AIDS. For this analysis, we turn to Essential Science Indicators (a subset of Thomson Reuters...

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Abstract: “Long-term dietary intake influences the structure and activity of the trillions of microorganisms residing in the human gut, but it remains unclear how rapidly and...

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Abstract: “BACKGROUND Infection of poultry with influenza A subtype H7 viruses occurs worldwide, but the introduction of this subtype to humans in Asia has not been observed...

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