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Disciplines: Medicine

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Outcome: Rejected (im.).

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When a paper is turned down on editorial grounds, we aim to return it to the authors as quickly as possible, avoiding a time-consuming peer-review process. In making this decision we do not intend it to be a criticism of the technical aspects of the work, but rather an editorial assessment of its appropriateness for publication in Nature Medicine, based on originality of the findings, timeliness, interdisciplinary interest and potential impact on improving human health.