Epidemiology and Global Health

Epidemiology and Global Health

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    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Associations of ABO and Rhesus D blood groups with phenome-wide disease incidence: A 41-year retrospective cohort study of 482,914 patients

    Peter Bruun-Rasmussen, Morten Hanefeld Dziegiel ... Søren Brunak
    The ABO and RhD blood groups are associated with disease-wide susceptibility differences.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Pathogenic mechanisms of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC)

    Zaki A Sherif, Christian R Gomez ... RECOVER Mechanistic Pathway Task Force
    PASC (post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection) is an enduring and debilitating illness caused by a persistent virus that promotes inflammation, coagulation, and autoimmunity complications in millions of patients initially diagnosed with COVID-19, but with no known standardized treatment regimen.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on breast and cervical cancer screening in Denmark: A register-based study

    Mette Hartmann Nonboe, George Napolitano ... Elsebeth Lynge
    Denmark continued cancer screening during the pandemic, but following the first lockdown a temporary drop was seen in breast and cervical screening activity.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Reducing societal impacts of SARS-CoV-2 interventions through subnational implementation

    Mark M Dekker, Luc E Coffeng ... Sake J de Vlas
    An agent-based, population-scale, geographically explicit model, and integration of comprehensive data sources on demography, mobility, interactions and SARS-CoV-2 parameters, show that subnational implementations of intervention measures may provide better strategic choices for controlling future epidemics.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Smoking, alcohol consumption, and 24 gastrointestinal diseases: Mendelian randomization analysis

    Shuai Yuan, Jie Chen ... Susanna C Larsson
    Smoking is a risk factor for a broad range of gastrointestinal diseases independent of alcohol consumption.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    A modelling approach to estimate the transmissibility of SARS-CoV-2 during periods of high, low, and zero case incidence

    Nick Golding, David J Price ... Freya M Shearer
    A new statistical model for tracking current and potential rates of disease transmission.
    1. Ecology
    2. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Antibiotic Resistance: A mobile target

    Carolina Oliveira de Santana, Pieter Spealman, Gabriel G Perron
    The global spread of antibiotic resistance could be due to a number of factors, and not just the overuse of antibiotics in agriculture and medicine as previously thought.
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