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Scientists edit mutation from human embryo

Research recently published in Nature describes how scientists edited the genes in a human embryo.  Scientists sought to remove a specific genetic mutation, the MYBPC3 mutation, which has been associated with the development of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. In hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the myocardium heart … Continue reading

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Step 1 @ Himmelfarb

Himmelfarb’s resources are available for USMLE Step 1 study  via the Board Preparation: USMLE Step 1 Research Guide and include: Access to question banks (USMLEasy, Exam Master, Gold Standard) and case files (via the brand new Case Files Collection) for preparation using question/answer and case-based … Continue reading

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New: MedOne Neurosurgery

  MedOne Neurosurgery is now accessible via Himmelfarb Library.  MedOne Neurosurgery is the updated interface and full-text neurosurgery library that was previously known as Thieme eNeurosurgery.  MedOne Neurosurgery features: 183 premier full-text neurosurgery books including Handbook of Neurosurgery (Greenberg, 8th … Continue reading

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Epocrates Essentials App – Important Update Information

Due to changes at Epocrates, Inc., Himmelfarb Library was not able to renew our license to the Epocrates Essentials app beyond June 30, 2017. If you use the Epocrates Essentials app, please renew it now:   Access Himmelfarb’s Epocrates page and provide information regarding your … Continue reading

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Proquest e-book access issue?

Have you had any difficulty accessing a Proquest or ebrary e-book? Himmelfarb Library‘s ebrary e-books recently transitioned to the vendor’s new Proquest Ebook Central platform and some users have experienced access issues. When you access e-books via Proquest Ebook Central, … Continue reading

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Need data? Want graphics?

Want to compare health data between states?   Interested in exploring data via maps, rank,  tables and bar graphs?   Check out the new State Health Compare tool developed by the the  State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) at … Continue reading

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Is there a conflict of interest?

JAMA recently published a special issue on conflict of interest. The issue includes more than twenty viewpoint articles on potential conflicts of interest for physicians in diverse settings including academic medicine, biomedical research, medical education, guideline development, health care management, and medical … Continue reading

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