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    Researchers are often keen to learn from the people who their work could help, but knowledge gaps and power dynamics on both sides can make it seem like an insurmountable task.

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    This collection of research, review and comment from Nature Research celebrates the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice "for the discovery of hepatitis C virus".

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the development of digital public health and medical applications, and forced governments to use emergency powers to access health data.

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    Cancers evolve at a dynamic pace to adapt to immune pressure, colonize new niches, and evade therapy. Tracking these changes can help us improve diagnosis, better tailor therapies, and forestall recurrence, but it requires intensive monitoring beyond current clinical practice.

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    The human genome comprises both our protein-coding genes and the regulatory information that controls when, and to what extent, those genes are expressed.

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    To support urgent research to combat the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the editorial teams at Nature Research have curated a collection of relevant articles.

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    Big data is changing the face of medical research at a staggering pace. In this Focus issue, Nature Medicine explores Big Data: what are the next steps toward a substantial positive impact on human health?

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    This Collection of articles from several Nature journals covers the latest advances in our understanding of cartilage as a tissue, as well as insights into cartilage repair and potential regeneration strategies.

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    This collection from the cancer editorial community at Nature Research journals focuses on highlighting work on rare cancers, from preclinical basic research to translational and clinical research.

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    As our understanding of the mechanisms of cancer increases, so does our understanding of cancer therapies and responses to them. As part of our celebration for the 25th anniversary of Nature Medicine, we bring you a special focus on the most up-to-date approaches transforming the landscape of cancer therapy. Also check out the most recent clinical trials published in Nature Medicine and in Nature, as well as a selection of research in the emerging field of clinical genomics.

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    This collection combines published Research articles and Reviews from several Nature journals highlighting recent advances in our understanding of the role of the gut microbiota in health and disease, and the tools for studying these complex communities.

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    Explore the challenges and opportunities in the field of digital medicine in this focus, including more practical implementation in hospitals and ethical concerns