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(1) Atrial Fibrillation Followup: Investigation of Rhythm Management. A clinical trial comparing the risks, benefits, costs and mortality of rhythm control vs rate control in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation.
Conclusion No difference; rhythm control is as effective as rate control and has a reduced risk of adverse drug events.
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(2) A proprietary one-step urine pregnancy test that detects hCG, which is positive as early as the first day after a missed period.
(3) A proprietary DNA probe-based diagnostic test for identifying the causative agents for vaginosis and vaginitis: Candida spp, Gardnerella vaginalis and Trichomonas vaginalis.
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The revelation of the truth occurs at a moment when Descartes is not sure whether he is awake or dreaming ("la dessus, doutant s'il revait ou s'il meditait") and, ultimately, in both texts the saving truth, whether it be the conviction of a philosophical vocation or the Cogito, will have to be affirmable even if the philosopher is dreaming.
But, paradoxically, situations do not exist now outside texts and are not affirmable beyond them.
Hence, to a person who is in love in an unrestricted fashion, the value of the universe, in spite of all its limitations and perversions, is something affirmable for reasons beyond finite human formulation.