Jack O’Sullivan fills us in on highlights and buzz from this year’s Preventing Overdiagnosis conference in Barcelona. Hippocrates’ infamous oath echoed around Barcelona’s International Convention Centre throughout the fourth Preventing Overdiagnosis conference, held this past
Update 8/17/16: read the PLOS Science Weds discussion on this topic To many people, worms are considered harmless creatures, if not a little yucky. But don’t be fooled by their small and innocuous size, some worms
Jean-Hervé Bradol of Médecins Sans Frontières discusses the humanitarian emergency left in the wake of Boko Haram’s occupation of Borno State, Nigeria. Several days ago, I returned from Borno State in northeast Nigeria, where a
Dementia across the lifespan and around the globe—Pathophysiology, prevention, treatment, and societal impact: a Call for Papers
Update: the submission deadline for the Special Issue on Dementia has been extended to October 7. The PLOS Medicine Editors announce a Special Issue on Dementia to be guest edited by Dr. Carol Brayne and Dr.
PLOS Medicine Senior Research Editor Clare Garvey on week three of the Special Issue on Preventing Diabetes Read about week one Read about week two Week three of the PLOS Medicine Special Issue on Preventing Diabetes brings
Serap Aksoy, co-Editor in Chief of PLOS NTDs and Marian Weidner, Senior Publications Assistant, give an overview of the recent International Writing Workshop As part of the journal’s outreach work, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases Editorial Board has
Christopher Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, discusses the Guidelines for Accurate and Transparent Health Estimates Reporting (GATHER) statement and the importance of ensuring accurate and transparent reporting of public health research. New
Catching up with the Authors: Aurélie Jeandron and Ayse Ercumen on Clean Water Supply in the DRC and India
Last October PLOS Medicine published two research articles from separate groups investigating the association between continuous clean water supply and waterborne diseases. Aurélie Jeandron and colleagues found that interruptions to the piped water supply to Ulvira, a
Members of the World Young Leaders in Dementia reflect on the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference.
This World Health Day the theme is “Beat Diabetes”, the PLOS Medicine editors are excited for the upcoming Special Issue on Diabetes Prevention. It’s World Health Day 2016, and this year’s theme is “Beat Diabetes”. The