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Nature Medicine is the premier journal for biomedical research. Respected internationally for the quality of its papers on areas ranging from infectious disease to cancer and neurodegeneration, Nature Medicine aims to bridge the gap between basic research and medical advances and is consistently ranked the number one journal by the Institute of Scientific Investigation in the Medicine, Research and Experimental category.
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<i>Arrested cells may awaken yet </i>

15 January 2019 - 12:00am

Arrested cells may awaken yet

<i>Arrested cells may awaken yet </i>, Published online: 15 January 2019; doi:10.1038/d41591-019-00004-x

The revived cells might spell further trouble for diseases such as cancer.
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Blood–brain barrier breakdown is an early biomarker of human cognitive dysfunction

14 January 2019 - 12:00am

Blood–brain barrier breakdown is an early biomarker of human cognitive dysfunction

Blood–brain barrier breakdown is an early biomarker of human cognitive dysfunction, Published online: 14 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0297-y

Neuroimaging and cerebrospinal fluid analyses in humans reveal that loss of blood–brain barrier integrity and brain capillary pericyte damage are early biomarkers of cognitive impairment that occur independently of changes in amyloid-β and tau.
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Healthy infants harbor intestinal bacteria that protect against food allergy

14 January 2019 - 12:00am

Healthy infants harbor intestinal bacteria that protect against food allergy

Healthy infants harbor intestinal bacteria that protect against food allergy, Published online: 14 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0324-z

Specific members of the gut microbiota are critical for regulating allergic responses to dietary antigens.
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<i>Smelly gas protects against clogged arteries</i>

14 January 2019 - 12:00am

Smelly gas protects against clogged arteries

<i>Smelly gas protects against clogged arteries</i>, Published online: 14 January 2019; doi:10.1038/d41591-019-00001-0

Mice given a hydrogen-sulfide-generating drug had less plaque buildup
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Cannabinoid CB<sub>1</sub> receptors in the amygdalar cholecystokinin glutamatergic afferents to nucleus accumbens modulate depressive-like behavior

14 January 2019 - 12:00am

Cannabinoid CB1 receptors in the amygdalar cholecystokinin glutamatergic afferents to nucleus accumbens modulate depressive-like behavior

Cannabinoid CB<sub>1</sub> receptors in the amygdalar cholecystokinin glutamatergic afferents to nucleus accumbens modulate depressive-like behavior, Published online: 14 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0299-9

Activating cannabinoid receptors in a newly identified neural circuit ameliorates depressive-like behaviors in mice.
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Tumor-educated B cells selectively promote breast cancer lymph node metastasis by HSPA4-targeting IgG

14 January 2019 - 12:00am

Tumor-educated B cells selectively promote breast cancer lymph node metastasis by HSPA4-targeting IgG

Tumor-educated B cells selectively promote breast cancer lymph node metastasis by HSPA4-targeting IgG, Published online: 14 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0309-y

B cells facilitate breast cancer metastasis to lymph nodes through production of antibodies targeting a protein on the surface of cancer cells that stimulates tumor dissemination.
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Biomimetic 3D-printed scaffolds for spinal cord injury repair

14 January 2019 - 12:00am

Biomimetic 3D-printed scaffolds for spinal cord injury repair

Biomimetic 3D-printed scaffolds for spinal cord injury repair, Published online: 14 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0296-z

Fast scalable 3D bioprinting generates biocompatible and biomimetic scaffolds to precisely fit the geometries of spinal cord lesions, promote axonal regeneration, and support stem cell grafts to promote recovery from spinal cord injury in rodents.
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Translation control of the immune checkpoint in cancer and its therapeutic targeting

14 January 2019 - 12:00am

Translation control of the immune checkpoint in cancer and its therapeutic targeting

Translation control of the immune checkpoint in cancer and its therapeutic targeting, Published online: 14 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0321-2

Oncogene cooperation enhances PD-L1 translation to promote immune evasion and metastasis in a novel model of liver cancer.
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Full dairy ahead!

7 January 2019 - 12:00am

Full dairy ahead!

Full dairy ahead!, Published online: 07 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0331-0

Full dairy ahead!
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Braving the new world of artificial intelligence

7 January 2019 - 12:00am

Braving the new world of artificial intelligence

Braving the new world of artificial intelligence, Published online: 07 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0317-y

Kee Yuan Ngiam is the group chief technology officer at National University Health System, Singapore, and assistant professor at the School of Medicine of the National University of Singapore. His research focuses on the effects of using artificial intelligence in healthcare. He is the 2018 recipient of Singapore’s National Health IT Excellence Award, which recognizes individuals who advanced healthcare through innovation.
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High-performance medicine: the convergence of human and artificial intelligence

7 January 2019 - 12:00am

High-performance medicine: the convergence of human and artificial intelligence

High-performance medicine: the convergence of human and artificial intelligence, Published online: 07 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0300-7

Artificial intelligence is beginning to be applied in the medical setting and has potential to improve workflows and errors, impacting patients and clinicians alike.
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<i>Medicine</i> in the digital age

7 January 2019 - 12:00am

Medicine in the digital age

<i>Medicine</i> in the digital age, Published online: 07 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0322-1

As Nature Medicine celebrates its 25th anniversary, we bring you a special Focus on Digital Medicine that highlights the new technologies transforming medicine and healthcare, as well as the related regulatory challenges ahead.
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Identifying facial phenotypes of genetic disorders using deep learning

7 January 2019 - 12:00am

Identifying facial phenotypes of genetic disorders using deep learning

Identifying facial phenotypes of genetic disorders using deep learning, Published online: 07 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0279-0

A deep-learning algorithm, trained on over 17,000 real-world patient facial images, achieves high accuracy in identifying rare genetic disorders.
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Combination therapy

7 January 2019 - 12:00am

Combination therapy

Combination therapy, Published online: 07 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0328-8

Combination therapy
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Guidelines for reinforcement learning in healthcare

7 January 2019 - 12:00am

Guidelines for reinforcement learning in healthcare

Guidelines for reinforcement learning in healthcare, Published online: 07 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0310-5

In this Comment, we provide guidelines for reinforcement learning for decisions about patient treatment that we hope will accelerate the rate at which observational cohorts can inform healthcare practice in a safe, risk-conscious manner.
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Artificial intelligence for the electrocardiogram

7 January 2019 - 12:00am

Artificial intelligence for the electrocardiogram

Artificial intelligence for the electrocardiogram, Published online: 07 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0306-1

Deep-learning algorithms can be applied to large datasets of electrocardiograms, are capable of identifying abnormal heart rhythms and mechanical dysfunction, and could aid healthcare decisions.
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Toward a clearer picture of health

7 January 2019 - 12:00am

Toward a clearer picture of health

Toward a clearer picture of health, Published online: 07 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0318-x

Rima Arnaout is an assistant professor of cardiology and a member of the University of California San Francisco Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute. She has received a Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Intercampus Research Award, as well as funding support from the US National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association’s Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine.
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Publisher Correction: Myelodysplastic syndrome progression to acute myeloid leukemia at the stem cell level

19 December 2018 - 12:00am

Publisher Correction: Myelodysplastic syndrome progression to acute myeloid leukemia at the stem cell level

Publisher Correction: Myelodysplastic syndrome progression to acute myeloid leukemia at the stem cell level, Published online: 19 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0333-y

Publisher Correction: Myelodysplastic syndrome progression to acute myeloid leukemia at the stem cell level
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Artificial intelligence pinpoints nine different abnormalities in head scans

19 December 2018 - 12:00am

Artificial intelligence pinpoints nine different abnormalities in head scans

Artificial intelligence pinpoints nine different abnormalities in head scans, Published online: 19 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41591-018-00003-4

The new algorithms could help emergency clinics identify serious head trauma cases faster
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Publisher Correction: Ultraviolet radiation–induced DNA damage is prognostic for outcome in melanoma

18 December 2018 - 12:00am

Publisher Correction: Ultraviolet radiation–induced DNA damage is prognostic for outcome in melanoma

Publisher Correction: Ultraviolet radiation–induced DNA damage is prognostic for outcome in melanoma, Published online: 18 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0325-y

Publisher Correction: Ultraviolet radiation–induced DNA damage is prognostic for outcome in melanoma
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