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In a large UK study, preventing pulmonary embolism lowers mortality rates in trauma and orthopedic patients, suggesting that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines for thromboprophylaxis are effective.
A comprehensive analysis of somatic mutations in triple-negative lung adenocarcinoma in never-smokers reveals 27 genes, some novel and some already targetable, potentially implicated in pathogenesis.
A phase 1 trial has shown that combining standard desensitization of up to five food allergens simultaneously with Omalizumab treatment is safe and tolerated in patients, paving the way for further trials looking at a faster treatment regimen.
Seoul virus, an emerging hantavirus, was detected in brown rats in the Lyon region of France, highlighting its potential importance as a cause of human haemorrhagic fever.
Exploring the small open reading frames that slip under the usual bioinformatics nets, Christian Tschudi and colleagues find a large number of predicted proteins of unknown function in Trypanosoma brucei remarkably few of which have homologs in other eukaryotes, and which may yield new drug targets
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