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Effect of Short-Term Supplementation with Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food or Micronutrients for Children after Illness for Prevention of Malnutrition

February 9, 2016

Effect of Short-Term Supplementation with Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food or Micronutrients for Children after Illness for Prevention of Malnutrition

A clinical trial set in Uganda shows that short-term supplementation with ready-to-use food in children following a bout of acute illness can prevent malnutrition. This short term measure has longer term effects in reducing morbidity in a vulnerable population.

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The Future of Diabetes Prevention: A Call for Papers

PLOS Medicine announces a special issue on diabetes prevention. Submissions accepted through March 4.

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01/26/2016

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Can Data Sharing Become the Path of Least Resistance?

In January’s editorial, the PLOS Medicine editors note recent progress towards data sharing as the community norm in medical research and the barriers that remain.

Can Data Sharing Become the Path of Least Resistance?

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