Epidemiology and Global Health

Epidemiology and Global Health

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Latest articles

    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Higher ratio of plasma omega-6/omega-3 fatty acids is associated with greater risk of all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular mortality: A population-based cohort study in UK Biobank

    Yuchen Zhang, Yitang Sun ... Kaixiong Ye
    Individuals with higher blood levels of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, especially omega-3, are less likely to die, either from any cause, cancer or cardiovascular disease.
    1. Ecology
    2. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Exploring factors shaping antibiotic resistance patterns in Streptococcus pneumoniae during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

    Aleksandra Kovacevic, David RM Smith ... Lulla Opatowski
    The mathematical modeling approach disentangles the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae in the community setting and identifies the three most plausible driving mechanisms responsible for the observed trends in invasive isolates and pneumococcal carriage.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Cancer Biology

    Disentangling the relationship between cancer mortality and COVID-19

    Chelsea L. Hansen, Cécile Viboud, Lone Simonsen

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    Indian Council of Medical Research, India
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    McGill University, Canada
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    University of Michigan, United States
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