Tom Friedman

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Bacterial and viral infections are often clinically indistinguishable, leading to inappropriate patient management and antibiotic misuse. Bacterial-induced host proteins such as procalcitonin, C-reactive protein (CRP), and Interleukin-6, are routinely used to support diagnosis of infection. However, their performance is negatively affected by inter-patient(More)
Welcome to the creative era. To fuel the 21st-century economic engine and sustain democratic values, we must unleash and nurture the creative impulse that exists within every one of us, or so say experts like Indeed, just as the advantages the United States enjoyed in the past were based in large part on scientific and engineering advances, today it is(More)
We describe a patient with progressive hyperpigmentation of the skin and gas-trointestinal melanosis. The pigmented lesions in the stomach and duodenum served as a diagnostic sign of recurrent disease, 26 years after excision of melano-ma of the skin. A barium swallow and gastroduodenos-copy were performed in a healthy 63-year-old man who had been suffering(More)
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