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The human genome holds an extraordinary trove of information about human development, physiology, medicine and evolution. Here we report the results of an international collaboration to produce and make freely available a draft sequence of the human genome. We also present an initial analysis of the data, describing some of the insights that can be gleaned(More)
In humans, deletion of any one of three Y-chromosomal regions- AZFa, AZFb or AZFc-disrupts spermatogenesis, causing infertility in otherwise healthy men. Although candidate genes have been identified in all three regions, no case of spermatogenic failure has been traced to a point mutation in a Y-linked gene, or to a deletion of a single Y-linked gene. We(More)
BACKGROUND The emergency department (ED) is an environment fraught with increasing patient volumes, competing priorities, fluctuating information, and ad hoc interprofessional clinical teams. Limited time is available to reflect on and discuss clinical experiences, policies, or research with others on the involved team. Online resources, such as webcasts(More)
INTRODUCTION The use of search engines and online social media (OSM) websites by healthcare providers is increasing and may even be used to search for patient information. This raises several ethical issues. The objective of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of OSM and web-searching for patient information and to explore attitudes towards the ethical(More)
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