Browse our latest Epidemiology and Global Health articles

Page 2 of 36
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Long term intrinsic cycling in human life course antibody responses to influenza A(H3N2): an observational and modeling study

    Bingyi Yang, Bernardo García-Carreras ... Derek A Cummings
    Cross-sectional serological data and mathematical models suggest the existence of long-term periodicity in human antibody responses arising from multiple exposures to influenza A(H3N2), providing insights into the interactions between exposure histories and future risks of infections.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    The clinical pharmacology of tafenoquine in the radical cure of Plasmodium vivax malaria: An individual patient data meta-analysis

    James A Watson, Robert J Commons ... Nicholas J White
    The currently recommended adult dose of tafenoquine is insufficient for radical cure in all adults.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Medicine

    Cardiovascular disease and subsequent risk of psychiatric disorders: a nationwide sibling-controlled study

    Qing Shen, Huan Song ... Unnur Valdimarsdóttir
    Patients diagnosed with a cardiovascular disease are at higher risk of psychiatric disorders, independent of familial factors shared between full siblings and comorbid conditions.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Medicine

    Health: Understanding the links between cardiovascular and psychiatric conditions

    Sonali Amarasekera, Prabhat Jha
    Individuals recently diagnosed with a cardiovascular disease are at higher risk of developing a mental illness, with mortality increasing when both conditions are present.
    Insight
    Formats available:
    • HTML
    • PDF
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Quantifying the impact of immune history and variant on SARS-CoV-2 viral kinetics and infection rebound: A retrospective cohort study

    James A Hay, Stephen M Kissler ... Yonatan H Grad
    Variation in SARS-CoV-2 viral kinetics are partly explained by an individual's immune state and the infecting variant, but substantial interpersonal variation limits the reliability of isolation policies tailored to an individual's vaccination status.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    COVID-19 cluster size and transmission rates in schools from crowdsourced case reports

    Paul Tupper, Shraddha Pai ... Caroline Colijn
    Fitting a simple model of COVID-19 transmission to crowdsourced case report data allowed the estimation of mean cluster size and transmission rates in Canadian schools, as well as determining which interventions are most likely to limit transmission.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Neuroscience

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms and brain morphology: Examining confounding bias

    Lorenza Dall'Aglio, Hannah H Kim ... Henning Tiemeier
    Approximately half of the associations identified between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and brain morphology in two large independent studies of adolescents are likely due to confounding bias by socioeconomic and parental behavioral factors.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Taxonium, a web-based tool for exploring large phylogenetic trees

    Theo Sanderson
    A new tool allows researchers to dive into phylogenetic trees containing millions of nodes using just their web browser.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Age acquired skewed X chromosome inactivation is associated with adverse health outcomes in humans

    Amy L Roberts, Alessandro Morea ... Kerrin S Small
    Prospective, cross-sectional, and intra-twin study designs identify skewed X chromosome inactivation is associated with cardiovascular disease risk and future cancer diagnosis in the TwinsUK population cohort.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    HIV skews the SARS-CoV-2 B cell response towards an extrafollicular maturation pathway

    Robert Krause, Jumari Snyman ... Alasdair Leslie
    A skewed B cell response in people living with HIV proceeds via an extrafollicular path and could result in reduced affinity B cell memory and antibody responses.