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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, also known as acute lymphocytic leukemia or acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL), is an acute form of leukemia, or cancer of the white blood cells, characterized by the overproduction and accumulation of cancerous, immature white blood cells, known as lymphoblasts.
Aminopterin (or 4-aminopteroic acid), the 4-amino derivative of folic acid, is an antineoplastic drug with immunosuppressive properties often used in chemotherapy.
Amputation is the removal of a limb by trauma, medical illness, or surgery.
An anesthetic (anaesthetic or anæsthetic in British English) is a drug that causes anesthesia, which is a reversible loss of sensation.
Arnold Seymour Relman (June 17, 1923 – June 17, 2014) — known as Bud Relman to intimates — was an American internist and professor of medicine and social medicine.
In medicine, asystole, colloquially known as flatline, is a state of no cardiac electrical activity, hence no contractions of the myocardium and no cardiac output or blood flow.
Bone marrow is the flexible tissue in the interior of bones.
The Boston Patriot was a semiweekly newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Brown-Séquard syndrome (also known as Brown-Séquard's hemiplegia, Brown-Séquard's paralysis, hemiparaplegic syndrome, hemiplegia et hemiparaplegia spinalis, or spinal hemiparaplegia) is caused by damage to one half of the spinal cord, resulting in paralysis and loss of proprioception on the same (or ipsilateral) side as the injury or lesion, and loss of pain and temperature sensation on the opposite (or contralateral) side as the lesion.
The vertebrate cerebrum (brain) is formed by two cerebral hemispheres that are separated by a groove, the medial longitudinal fissure.
Chronic myelogenous (or myeloid or myelocytic) leukemia (CML), also known as chronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL), is a cancer of the white blood cells.
Colonoscopy or coloscopy is the endoscopic examination of the large bowel and the distal part of the small bowel with a CCD camera or a fiber optic camera on a flexible tube passed through the anus.
A dental extraction (also referred to as tooth extraction, exodontia, exodontics, or historically, tooth pulling) is the removal of teeth from the dental alveolus (socket) in the alveolar bone.
Folic acid or folate is a B vitamin.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.
Franz Joseph Ingelfinger (August 20, 1910 – March 27, 1980) was a German-American physician.
The George Polk Awards in Journalism are a series of prestigious American journalism awards presented annually by Long Island University in New York in the United States.
Henry Jacob Bigelow (March 11, 1818October 30, 1890) was an American surgeon and Professor of Surgery at Harvard University.
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
The impact factor (IF) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.
In scientific publishing, the Ingelfinger rule stipulates that the New England Journal of Medicine would not publish findings that had been published elsewhere, in other media or in other journals.
Internal medicine or general medicine (in Commonwealth nations) is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases.
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association is a peer-reviewed medical journal published 48 times a year by the American Medical Association.
James Homer Wright (April 8, 1869 – January 3, 1928) was an early and influential American pathologist, who from 1896 to 1926 was chief of pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Jeffrey M. Drazen is the editor-in-chief of The New England Journal of Medicine since 2000.
Jerome Van Croninsfield Smith (July 20, 1800 – August 21, 1879) was an American politician, serving as the fourteenth mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1854 to 1855.
John Collins Warren (August 1, 1778 – May 4, 1856), of Boston, was one of the most renowned American surgeons of the 19th century.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is an annual publication by the Science and Scholarly Research division of Thomson Reuters.
The Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine is an open peer-reviewed medical journal.
A least developed country (LDC) is a country that, according to the United Nations, exhibits the lowest indicators of socioeconomic development, with the lowest Human Development Index ratings of all countries in the world.
Leukemia (American English) or leukaemia (British English) is a group of cancers that usually begin in the bone marrow and result in high numbers of abnormal white blood cells.
A variety of medical journals exists for each respective medical specialty.
LIU Brooklyn is a private institution of higher education located in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.
Marcia Angell (born April 20, 1939) is an American physician, author, and the first woman to serve as editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine.
The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) is the oldest continuously-operating state medical society in the United States.
Medical literature is the scientific literature of medicine: articles in journals and texts in books devoted to the field of medicine.
Medicine (British English; American English) is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
A megakaryocyte (mega- + karyo- + -cyte, "large-nucleus cell") is a large bone marrow cell with a lobulated nucleus responsible for the production of blood thrombocytes (platelets), which are necessary for normal blood clotting.
Merck & Co., Inc., d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) outside the United States and Canada, is an American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.
Myocardial infarction (MI) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow stops to a part of the heart causing damage to the heart muscle.
Paul Maurice Zoll (July 15, 1911 - January 5, 1999) was a Jewish American cardiologist and one of the pioneers in the development of the cardiac pacemaker and cardiac defibrillator.
Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).
Platelets, also called thrombocytes, are a component of blood whose function (along with the coagulation factors) is to stop bleeding by clumping and clogging blood vessel injuries.
A podcast is a form of digital media that consists of an episodic series of audio or digital radio, subscribed to and downloaded through web syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device.
A quill pen is a writing implement made from a moulted flight feather (preferably a primary wing-feather) of a large bird.
Richard Smith is a British medical doctor, editor, and businessman.
In Greek mythology, the Rod of Asclepius, also known as the Staff of Asclepius (sometimes also spelled Asklepios or Aesculapius) and as the asklepian, is a serpent-entwined rod wielded by the Greek god Asclepius, a deity associated with healing and medicine.
Rofecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that has now been withdrawn over safety concerns.
Sidney Farber (September 30, 1903 – March 30, 1973) was an American pediatric pathologist.
The BMJ is a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal.
The Boston Globe is an American daily newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Lancet is a weekly peer-reviewed general medical journal.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
Thomson Reuters Corporation is a major multinational mass media and information firm founded in Toronto and based in New York City and Toronto.
A tyrosine kinase is an enzyme that can transfer a phosphate group from ATP to a protein in a cell.
Web of Science (previously known as (ISI) Web of Knowledge) is an online subscription-based scientific citation indexing service maintained by Thomson Reuters that provides a comprehensive citation search.
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