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Robert A., U.S. cardiologist, 1917-2004. See: Bruce protocol.


A gene on chromosome 2p22.3 that encodes a protein that inhibits apoptosis by ubiquinating apoptotic proteins, which targets them for degradation.

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Q. Can Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) cause a heart enlargement? A friend of mine is suffering from FMF. its usually doesn't bother him that much and when it dose the symptoms are stomach ache and fever. he has no heart symptoms and takes no medications. his physician told him that because of the FMF he might suffer from a heart enlargement, and that he should take some oral medications daily to prevent it. how can it be?

A. This question can't be answered with a strict yes or no.
although FMF on its own can't cause heart enlargement, FMF can cause amyloidosis because of the recurrent inflammation. this may lead to enlargement of the heart which is a severe disease.
the good side is that taking medication can decrease the chance of the cardiac enlargement.

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Recently, about 80 percent of eligible high school juniors opted for the computerized version of the moderate-stakes English test, which included an essay, says Wes Bruce, Indiana's director of school assessment.
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Baywatch babe Brooke, 25, swapped Tinseltown gossip with Demi and Bruce and Ashton also seemed to have hit it off, laughing and joking together.
WHEN TAMMY BRUCE, then president of the National Organization for Women's Los Angeles chapter, dashed with the national leadership of NOW over the O.