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Preprints in medical research: Progress and principles

April 16, 2018

Preprints in medical research: Progress and principles

In this month’s editorial, the PLOS Medicine Editors discuss the role of preprints in human health research and propose a 3-part framework for ensuring benefit.

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Call for Papers: Machine Learning in Health and Biomedicine

A Special Issue across PLOS Medicine, PLOS Computational Biology, and PLOS ONE. 

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04/17/2018

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Universal versus conditional follow-up for children with non-severe unclassified fever in Ethiopia

In a cluster-randomized trial in Ethiopia, Karin Källander and colleagues provide evidence that conditional follow-up of children with non-severe unclassified fever in a low-malaria endemic setting can be non-inferior to universal follow-up.. Read the Author Summary, and the sister trial from DRC by Luke Mullany and colleagues

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Universal versus conditional follow-up for children with non-severe unclassified fever in Ethiopia

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04/17/2018

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Universal versus conditional follow up for non-severe unclassified fever in children in DRC: a non-inferiority trial

In a cluster-randomized non-inferiority trial conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luke C Mullany and colleagues provide evidence of minimal benefit of universal three-day follow-up to children with non-severe unclassified fever. Read the Author Summary, and the sister trial from Ethiopia by Karin Källander and colleagues.

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Universal versus conditional follow up for non-severe unclassified fever in children in DRC: a non-inferiority trial

04/03/2018

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Genetic scores and risk for type 1 diabetes

Anette-Gabriele Ziegler and colleagues report their novel genetic risk score for identifying infants with a high risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Read the Author Summary

Genetic scores and risk for type 1 diabetes

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