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The Key Advances in Medicine 2019 collection, a collaborative effort from the eight clinical Nature Reviews journals, offers expert insight into the most important discoveries made in 2018, and is an essential resource for students, physicians and clinical researchers.
In this article series, Nature Reviews Endocrinology examines the mechanisms linking circadian rhythms with endocrinology and metabolism, and the implications of circadian dysrhythmia for diseases of the endocrine system.
Autoimmunity is an underlying cause of many diseases. This collection of Research, Reviews and News articles from several Nature journals covers the latest advances in genetic and epigenetic research into autoimmunity and autoimmune diseases.
Much like our oceans, the world of clinical and biomedical research is vast, fast-paced, dynamic and full of unanswered questions. In 2017, numerous advances were made that could change the tide of efforts to fight disease. The Key Advances in Medicine eBook distils the major discoveries made in 2017 and highlights trends to look out for in 2018.
To mark World Obesity Day on 11 October 2017, the editors of Nature Reviews curated a collection of articles that describe the latest efforts to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying the condition against a complex backdrop of factors, as well as advances in treatment.
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The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their elucidation of the molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm. Their pioneering work in Drosophila uncovered the internal oscillators, or clocks, that synchronize cellular metabolism and organismal behaviour to the light/dark cycle to generate biological rhythms with 24 hour periodicity.
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