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January 2014

With international efforts to attain UN Millennium Development Goal 4, which emphasizes reducing early childhood mortality, many more young children will now live beyond their 5th birthday and so enter into an age group that currently receives little notice within global health policy.

In the lead-up to PLOS Medicine's 10 year anniversary in October this year, in their first editorial of 2014, the PLOS Medicine Editors highlight the health needs of a group that deserves more attention—pre-adolescent children, including 10 year olds—by issuing a call for papers on research that address the health needs of this group.

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Policy Forums

Managing Incidental Genomic Findings in Clinical Trials: Fulfillment of the Principle of Justice

Rafael Dal-Ré, Nicholas Katsanis, Sara Katsanis, Lisa S. Parker, Carmen Ayuso

Guidelines and Guidance

Developing a Sustainable Nutrition Research Agenda in Sub-Saharan Africa—Findings from the SUNRAY Project

Carl Lachat, Eunice Nago, Dominique Roberfroid, Michelle Holdsworth, Karlien Smit, Joyce Kinabo, Wim Pinxten, Annamarie Kruger, Patrick Kolsteren

Research Articles

Associations between Intimate Partner Violence and Termination of Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Megan Hall, Lucy C. Chappell, Bethany L. Parnell, Paul T. Seed, Susan Bewley

Muscle-Strengthening and Conditioning Activities and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: A Prospective Study in Two Cohorts of US Women

Anders Grøntved, An Pan, Rania A. Mekary, Meir Stampfer, Walter C. Willett, JoAnn E. Manson, Frank B. Hu

A Risk Prediction Model for the Assessment and Triage of Women with Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in Low-Resourced Settings: The miniPIERS (Pre-eclampsia Integrated Estimate of RiSk) Multi-country Prospective Cohort Study

Beth A. Payne, Jennifer A. Hutcheon, J. Mark Ansermino, David R. Hall, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Shereen Z. Bhutta, Christine Biryabarema, William A. Grobman, Henk Groen, Farizah Haniff, Jing Li, Laura A. Magee, Mario Merialdi, Annettee Nakimuli, Ziguang Qu, Rozina Sikandar, Nelson Sass, Diane Sawchuck, D. Wilhelm Steyn, Mariana Widmer, Jian Zhou, Peter von Dadelszen, for the miniPIERS Study Working Group

Risk Stratification by Self-Measured Home Blood Pressure across Categories of Conventional Blood Pressure: A Participant-Level Meta-Analysis

Kei Asayama, Lutgarde Thijs, Jana Brguljan-Hitij, Teemu J. Niiranen, Atsushi Hozawa, José Boggia, Lucas S. Aparicio, Azusa Hara, Jouni K. Johansson, Takayoshi Ohkubo, Christophe Tzourio, George S. Stergiou, Edgardo Sandoya, Ichiro Tsuji, Antti M. Jula, Yutaka Imai, Jan A. Staessen, for the International Database of Home Blood Pressure in Relation to Cardiovascular Outcome (IDHOCO) investigators

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