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Browse Issues 2004 – 2019
Shenglan Tang and colleagues report China's current situation and projected achievement of the health related sustainable development goals by 2030. Read the Author Summary.
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In this systematic review and network meta-analysis, Chang-Hoon Lee and colleagues compare efficacy and safety of drugs and drug combinations for treating COPD. Read the Author Summary.
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Judith Brand and colleagues analyse associations between maternal smoking and fetal growth. Read the Author Summary.
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Richard Ross and colleagues reveal reduced body fat mass and improved quality of life for male cancer patients who receive testosterone replacement therapy. Read the Author Summary.
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Albert Hofman and colleagues investigate associations between individual blood pressure changes and dementia risk. Read the Author Summary.
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In a Perspective on the Research Article by Fitzpatrick et al, Sarka Lisonkova and Michael Kramer discuss the accompanying study by Kathryn Fitzpatrick and co-authors on management of amniotic fluid embolism.
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Hamish R. Graham and colleagues reveal outcomes when oxygen is provided to hospitalised children and neonates in Nigeria. Read the Author Summary.
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A new PLOS Collection, supported by the WHO, to identify and outline the optimal characteristics of clinical trial designs to inform policy guidance for new TB regimens.
In this Collection Review, Kelley Dooley and colleagues discuss incorporating modern preclinical drug development tools to improve and accelerate the designing and testing of new tuberculosis regimens.
Geraint Davies and colleagues discuss the potential for innovative early-phase clinical trial methods to improve the safety and efficiency of the tuberculosis drug development process.
Our most recent Special Issue, this collection focuses on new approaches to fighting and ending TB, including discovery and validation of novel biomarkers and diagnostic technologies, development of new treatments and testing of vaccines.
In this Collection Review for the Novel Treatments for Tuberculosis Collection, Piero Olliaro and Michael Vaillant discuss the considerations when choosing a non-inferiority margin that is meaningful from statistical, ethical, clinical, and health standpoint.
The PLOS Medicine team and several editorial board members have reflected upon the last decade and a half to identify the research they feel made the most impact on their communities.
PLOS Medicine's special issue devoted to the health impacts of climate change, Guest Edited by Jonathan Patz and Madeleine Thomson.
Modern statistical modeling techniques—often called machine learning—are posited as a transformative force for human health. This Special Issue explores the intersections of deep learning and health.
HIV infection continues to pose a critical risk to health in many countries. Read the research in our special issue and collection.
This collection, published in collaboration with WHO, focuses on global policy and systems aiming to achieve control of STIs and mitigation of their adverse effects on health.