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In what one of the principal investigators refers to as "one of life's gentle ironies," two teams of researchers recently simultaneously announced the identification of a protein product of an oncogene (Science 1983; 221:275-276; Nature 1983;304:35-39).
The oncogene, sis, is associated with the...
Dr Alan H. Bennett with the aid of 20 other distinguished contributors has compiled a timely, concise volume on male sexual dysfunction. It is one in a series entitled, "International Perspectives in Urology."
In 19 chapters the reader can obtain an overview ranging from the fundamental anatomy...
The exam question asked, "How much is your calcium requirement?" My answer was crossed out because I had written 1,200 mg instead of the expected 800 mg. In class the following day, the professor directed the same query to me, obviously allowing the opportunity for a correction. Happily, albeit...
The 1910 article by Duke1 on platelets and bleeding has been judged by history to be one of the outstanding contributions to the science and practice of medicine during the first half of this century. In this article, Duke made two tremendous contributions. First, he firmly established with...
To the Editor.—
The declining interest in autopsies is peculiarly out of step with the public's interest in knowing more about health and fighting disease. One of the reasons for the decline may be that the incentives are all wrong. For the pathologist, there is no glamour in doing autopsies...
One of the nicest things about our American Medical Association in recent years has been the proliferation of medical student members and the emergence of the Medical Student Section as a real political force. Students are wonderful creatures; they are magnificent at perceiving problems and...
It is my purpose in this paper to report three cases and experiments which furnish additional evidence to show that the blood platelets play a part in stopping hemorrhage, and that one type of hemorrhagic disease may be attributed to an extreme reduction in the number of platelets. The cases...
We are grateful to Drs Sutherland and Mather for their comments on our use of relative survival to measure the effectiveness of primary therapy for breast cancer. As they point out, the approximate parallelism (when displayed on a logarithmic scale) of the survival curve beyond a...
When they race around Emory University's presidential estate, they are perhaps the most select group of cross-country runners in the world. Hailing from as far away as the jungles of Jakarta, the valleys of Ouagadougou, Upper Volta, and the streets of São Paulo, 150 entrants compete over the...
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