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This Medical News article is an interview with Denis Mukwege, MD, cowinner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
This Viewpoint articulates the need for expanded epidemiological and anthropological research into the risk of psychotic disorders associated with urban living.
This analysis of Global Burden of Disease 2016 study data and methodologies describes the change in burden of chronic kidney disease at the US state level from 2002 to 2016.
In this Viewpoint, Gostin and colleagues review recommendations developed by experts convened by Georgetown University on how the international community can respond to the 2018 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the midst of active conflict and insecurity from armed rebels.
This article presents recommendations for supporting breastfeeding for women delivering in facilities that provide maternity and newborn services.
This cohort study compares the use of fetal magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography in the identification of brain abnormalities associated with Zika virus.
This study of cross-sectional survey data from the World Health Organization Study on Global Aging and Adult Health identifies the characteristics associated with vision impairment and receipt of eye care in a sample of low- and middle-income countries.
A 25-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant presented with a hyperpigmented, hypoesthetic macule on her palm and an enlarged ulnar nerve. A previous biopsy of the palm lesion had revealed perineural granulomas with inflammatory cells that stained negative for acid-fast bacilli and fungi. What would you do next?
This case series describes clinical and imaging findings in 24 infants born with congenital Zika syndrome who developed hydrocephalus.
This economic evaluation examines the cost-effectiveness of humanitarian pediatric cardiac surgery interventions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
This study examines cohorts of Yanomami and Yekwana individuals in Venezuela to assess how age affects blood pressure rise over time in isolated communities without Western exposure.
This double-blind, randomized clinical noninferiority trial evaluates whether placebo treatment is significantly inferior to 3 days of oral amoxicillin treatment in HIV-uninfected children aged 2 to 59 months with nonsevere fast-breathing pneumonia in a malaria-endemic region of Malawi, Africa.
This post hoc analysis of the Vitamin D Assessment randomized clinical trial assesses the association of monthly high-dose vitamin D supplementation vs placebo on cancer risk among New Zealand adults.
This study analyzes a survey conducted at a gathering of clinicians who specialize in breast cancer in sub-Saharan Africa to better understand what they need from international collaborators.
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