0000-0002-8715-2896 By Jennifer Dias As social animals, humans often coordinate their lives around cultural norms, formally sanctioned rules that prescribe or proscribe certain behavior. Typically, when a large majority of people are dissatisfied with an
2-24-16 PLOS Medicine AMA Preview: Looking toward the future of diabetes prevention with Dr. Sanjay Basu
0000-0002-8715-2896 AddThis Sharing Buttons above In advance his PLOS Science Wednesday AMA, Sanjay Basu, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Stanford University Prevention Research Center, answers questions from PLOS Social Media Associate Sara Kassabian. The burden of non-communicable diseases
0000-0002-8715-2896 AddThis Sharing Buttons above The Zika outbreak comes at a time of ongoing advances in data sharing policy, including a new call by the Wellcome Trust for journals and research funders to support open
AddThis Sharing Buttons above The PLOS Medicine Editors announce a summer Special Issue on Diabetes Prevention to be guest edited by Prof. Nick Wareham and Prof. William Herman. Submissions are now being accepted ahead of
Who Draws the Line Between Health and Illness? A Look Ahead to the 2016 Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference
0000-0002-8715-2896 Oxford University’s Jack O’Sullivan catches up with two co-chairs of the the Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference scientific committee— Alexandra Barratt, Professor of Public Health at the University of Sydney, and Ray Moynihan, Senior Research Fellow
0000-0002-8715-2896 Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University and a practicing emergency physician, Chis Tedeschi examines the added medical challenges a harsh winter will bring to already vulnerable refugee populations across Europe and the Middle East.
0000-0002-8715-2896 On World AIDS Day 2015 and as the 18th International Conferences on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) is in full swing, Helen Bygrave discusses the implications of the recently announced WHO ‘treat-all’ policy.
0000-0002-8715-2896 Dr Luke Allen is a physician and global health policy researcher at the British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention. As the world prepares for a month of overindulgence, he explores the
0000-0002-8715-2896 By Joshua P. Cohen Research Associate Professor, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (Full bio below this post) Media scrutiny of high drug costs In the U.S. spending on drugs represents 10%
0000-0002-8715-2896 The PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases team celebrates the 2015 Nobel Prize winners as well as recent victories in onchocerciasis elimination efforts. Unless you regularly work with neglected tropical diseases, onchocerciasis is probably a word