Rima D. Apple

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BACKGROUND The rate of progression to cirrhosis varies among individuals chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Coagulation pathway activation in models of hepatic fibrosis suggests variation in coagulation pathway components may influence the rate of fibrosis. We hypothesised that polymorphisms of the coagulation factors II and V affect the(More)
In 1889, the Brooklyn Eagle published a series of sensationalist reports on Dr Mary Amanda Dixon Jones, a leading gynaecological surgeon, painting a picture ofa conniving woman guilty of malpractice and financial and medical fraud. The Citizen, another Brooklyn newspaper, entered the fray in defence of the doctor, depicting her as a paragon of the(More)
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