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Wikipedia Usage Estimates Prevalence of Influenza-Like Illness in US in Near Real-Time

The number of hits for wiki pages on Influenza, Flu Season, and Tamiflu correlated better with CDC’s estimates of influenza-like illness better than Google Flu Trends according to an article in PLoS Computational…

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“Early Childhood Investments Substantially Boost Adult Health” @ScienceMag

A new article by Campbell et al in Science Magazine examines the long-term  effects of one of the oldest and most cited early childhood interventions…

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New #globalsurgery articles in WJS: Mozambique surgical admits, why clubfoot projects succeed & more

Surgical admissions in Mozambique, Surgical education program evaluation in East/Central Africa, What makes a successful clubfoot program, Ortho burden and workforce in Ghana are among…

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Inclusiveness and health economics: Reflections on the work of Gavin Mooney (1943–2012)

Publication date: May 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 108 Author(s): Cam Donaldson , Stephen Birch


Wikipedia Usage Estimates Prevalence of Influenza-Like Illness in US in Near Real-Time

Flu virus Credit NIAID

The number of hits for wiki pages on Influenza, Flu Season, and Tamiflu correlated better with CDC’s estimates of influenza-like illness better than Google Flu Trends according to an article in PLoS Computational…


Individual and spousal unemployment as predictors of smoking and drinking behavior

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 110 Author(s): Mariana Arcaya , M.


Corrigendum to “The mechanisms that associate community social capital with post-disaster…

Publication date: June 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 110 Author(s): Tim R.


Biochemical and functional characterization of Plasmodium falciparum GTP cyclohydrolase I

Background: Antifolates are currently in clinical use for malaria preventive therapy and treatment.


Adherence to physical activity guidelines in older adults, using objectively measured physical…

Background: Physical activity (PA) levels in older adults decline with age.


Correction: Leptospira Interrogans Induces Fibrosis in the Mouse Kidney through Inos-Dependent,…

by The PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases Staff


Correction: Dengue Research Funded by the European Commission-Scientific Strategies of Three…

by The PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases Staff


Immune trypanolysis test with blood spotted on filter paper for epidemiological surveillance of…

Objectives The immune trypanolysis test (TL) is an accurate sero-diagnostic tool increasingly implemented for sleeping sickness medical surveillance, but it is restricted to the reference laboratories.


Policy challenges facing integrated community case management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Objective To report an in-depth analysis of policy change for integrated community case management of childhood illness (iCCM) in six sub-Saharan African countries.