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May 24, 2019

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Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease Call for Papers

Submission deadline for this Call for Papers is September 5, 2019.

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05/15/2019

Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular disease risk prediction using automated machine learning and data from the UK Biobank

Using data from more than 400,000 participants and 400 variables in the UK Biobank, Ahmed Alaa and colleagues investigate machine learning tools for cardiovascular risk prediction. The findings show that a machine learning framework can improve the prediction of cardiovascular events compared with traditional risk prediction approaches.  

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Cardiovascular disease risk prediction using automated machine learning and data from the UK Biobank

05/08/2019

Women's Health & Bioethics

Women’s views about contraception requirements for biomedical research participation

Sullivan, et al recommend contraception requirements for women participating in research should be based on actual fetal risk assessments. Women in the US and Malawi considered reproductive control, health effects, prevention of fetal harm, burden on women, deferral to authority, autonomy, and relationship concerns as key considerations

Women’s views about contraception requirements for biomedical research participation

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05/01/2019

EveryONE BLOG

"Wicked problems" and how to solve them

In this Guest Blog, PLOS ONE Academic Editor, Sieglinde Snapp, discusses the challenges faced in sustainability research to solve complex, so-called “Wicked Problems”, and how conferences such as Tropentag are bringing together researchers from multiple disciplines to implement participatory action research.

"Wicked problems" and how to solve them

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