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    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Medicine

    Do wealth and inequality associate with health in a small-scale subsistence society?

    Adrian V Jaeggi et al.
    Socio-economic hierarchies may be bad for health, even among people living in a relatively traditional, small-scale society in the Bolivian Amazon.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Medicine

    Health: Going beyond lifestyle factors

    Milagros Ruiz
    Wealth and inequality impact blood pressure in a population with the lowest risk of heart disease in the world.
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    1. Medicine

    Adipsin promotes bone marrow adiposity by priming mesenchymal stem cells

    Nicole Aaron et al.
    Adipsin, the oldest known adipokine, has a novel role as a a regulator of bone marrow fat and, consequently, overall bone health.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Medicine

    Quantitative mapping of human hair greying and reversal in relation to life stress

    Ayelet M Rosenberg et al.
    A method to profile hair pigmentation patterns establishes a new approach for psychobiological studies and links metabolic changes to greying in humans.
    1. Medicine

    eLife and Medicine: Rigorous review and editorial oversight of clinical preprints

    Mone Zaidi et al.
    Research in many different areas of medicine will benefit from new approaches to peer review and publishing.
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    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Medicine

    A high rate of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in a large-scale survey on Arabs

    Eyad A Qunaibi et al.
    Providing important data regarding the proportion of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and barriers toward vaccination in Arabic-speaking people to guide addressing the problem and achievement of widespread vaccination and collective immunity.

Senior editors

  1. Matthias Barton
    University of Zurich, Switzerland
  2. Miles P Davenport
    University of New South Wales, Australia
  3. Mone Zaidi
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
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