Author Archives: PLoS Medicine

Sorting Reality from What We Think We Know About Breast Cancer in Africa

by Sulma I. Mohammed, Joe B. Harford

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Mortality in Patients with HIV-1 Infection Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa,…

by Andrew Boulle, Michael Schomaker, Margaret T. May, Robert S. Hogg, Bryan E. Shepherd, Susana Monge, Olivia Keiser, Fiona C.

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Prioritizing Pregnant Women for Long-Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets through Antenatal Care…

by Jenny Hill, Jenna Hoyt, Anna Maria van Eijk, Feiko O. ter Kuile, Jayne Webster, Richard W. Steketee

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Convergence of Mortality Rates among Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa and…

by Agnes Binagwaho, Cameron T. Nutt, Placidie Mugwaneza, Claire M. Wagner, Sabin Nsanzimana

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Regular Breakfast Consumption and Type 2 Diabetes Risk Markers in 9- to 10-Year-Old Children in…

by Angela S. Donin, Claire M. Nightingale, Chris G. Owen, Alicja R. Rudnicka, Michael R.

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Oral Cholera Vaccine Development and Use in Vietnam

by Dang Duc Anh, Anna Lena Lopez, Hung Thi Mai Tran, Nguyen Van Cuong, Vu Dinh Thiem, Mohammad Ali, Jacqueline L. Deen, Lorenz von Seidlein, David A. Sack

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Preventing Acute Malnutrition in Young Children: Improving the Evidence for Current and Future…

by Marko Kerac, Andrew Seal

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Preventing Acute Malnutrition among Young Children in Crises: A Prospective Intervention Study…

by Céline Langendorf, Thomas Roederer, Saskia de Pee, Denise Brown, Stéphane Doyon, Abdoul-Aziz Mamaty, Lynda W.-M. Touré, Mahamane L. Manzo, Rebecca F. Grais Background Finding the most appropriate strategy for the prevention of moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in young children is essential in countries like Niger with annual “hunger gaps.” Options for large-scale prevention include distribution of supplementary foods, such as fortified-blended foods or lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNSs) with or without household support (cash or food transfer).

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Observational Studies: Getting Clear about Transparency

by The PLOS Medicine Editors

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The Effect of India’s Total Sanitation Campaign on Defecation Behaviors and Child Health in…

by Sumeet R. Patil, Benjamin F. Arnold, Alicia L. Salvatore, Bertha Briceno, Sandipan Ganguly, John M.

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Scaling up Rural Sanitation in India

by Clarissa Brocklehurst

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Associations between Stroke Mortality and Weekend Working by Stroke Specialist Physicians and…

by Benjamin D. Bray, Salma Ayis, James Campbell, Geoffrey C. Cloud, Martin James, Alex Hoffman, Pippa J. Tyrrell, Charles D. A

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Ethics, Economics, and the Use of Primaquine to Reduce Falciparum Malaria Transmission in…

by Yoel Lubell, Lisa White, Sheila Varadan, Tom Drake, Shunmay Yeung, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Richard J. Maude, Arjen Dondorp, Nicholas P. J. Day, Nicholas J.

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Staffing of Healthcare Workers and Patient Mortality: Randomized Trials Needed

by Meeta Prasad Kerlin

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