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Maternal BMI, gestational weight gain, & the risk of obesity across childhood

February 11, 2019

Maternal BMI, gestational weight gain, & the risk of obesity across childhood

In an individual participant data meta-analysis, Vincent Jaddoe & colleagues study associations of pre-pregnancy BMI and gestational weight gain with childhood overweight and obesity. Read the Author Summary.

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Call for Papers: Maternal and Child Health & Nutrition

Guest editors Lars Åke Persson, Kathleen M. Rasmussen & Huixia Yang announce a new Special Issue.

Submit by March 8th

02/05/2019

Research Article

Impact of trazodone use on dementia outcomes

Ian Wong & co-workers studied UK electronic primary care records to assess the hypothesis, derived from animal studies, that the antidepressant trazodone might be neuroprotective in early-stage dementia. Read the Author Summary.

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Impact of trazodone use on dementia outcomes

02/05/2019

PLOS Collections

Epidemiological metrics for the HIV epidemic

Extraordinary progress has been made to halt & reverse the spread of HIV. However, there is still a long way to go, as called for in the third Sustainable Development Goal. This collection reviews metrics to understand progress in diverse HIV epidemics.

Epidemiological metrics for the HIV epidemic

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