Epidemiology and Global Health

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Latest articles

    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Risk factors relate to the variability of health outcomes as well as the mean: A GAMLSS tutorial

    David Bann et al.
    We provide a tutorial to use GAMLSS, applied using cohort data to study how risk factors may influence both the mean and variability of body mass index and mental health.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Medicine

    Ten months of temporal variation in the clinical journey of hospitalised patients with COVID-19: An observational cohort

    ISARIC Clinical Characterisation Group et al.
    Patient outcomes, and the time spent by patients during hospital admission, showed considerable variation over the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Medicine

    Development, validation, and application of a machine learning model to estimate salt consumption in 54 countries

    Wilmer Cristobal Guzman-Vilca et al.
    A machine learning model could accurately estimate daily salt consumption in the general population and can be applied to countries lacking urine sample to compute the mean salt consumption at the population level.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Disease consequences of higher adiposity uncoupled from its adverse metabolic effects using Mendelian randomisation

    Susan Martin et al.
    Using genetics, it is possible to uncouple higher adiposity from its adverse metabolic effects and show that some obesity-associated conditions may benefit from treating the metabolic effects alone, whilst others may benefit more from weight loss.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Urinary metabolic biomarkers of diet quality in European children are associated with metabolic health

    Nikos Stratakis et al.
    Urinary metabolic signatures relate to adherence to the Mediterranean diet and ultra-processed food intake in childhood and reflect associations of these diet quality indicators with metabolic health.
    1. Ecology
    2. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Both consumptive and non-consumptive effects of predators impact mosquito populations and have implications for disease transmission

    Marie C Russell et al.
    While predators can clearly reduce mosquito populations by consumption, they can also have non-consumptive effects on mosquito body size and oviposition behavior, and these effects on vector traits can influence infectious disease dynamics.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Social contact patterns and implications for infectious disease transmission – a systematic review and meta-analysis of contact surveys

    Andria Mousa et al.
    Differences in patterns of social contact between settings have consequences for the spread and transmission of respiratory pathogens and the effectiveness of different measures aimed at their control.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    3D virtual histopathology of cardiac tissue from Covid-19 patients based on phase-contrast X-ray tomography

    Marius Reichardt et al.
    X-ray phase-contrast tomography reveals pathology of capillaries in heart tissue from patients who succumbed to Covid-19, as well as alterations in the three-dimensional cardiac tissue structure.

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    McGill University, Canada
  2. Diane M Harper
    University of Michigan, United States
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    Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
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