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
Update: the submission deadline for the Special Issue on Cancer Genomics has been extended to July 15. The PLOS Medicine Editors announce a Special Issue on Cancer Genomics to be guest edited by Dr. Elaine
PLOS Pathogens Editor-in-Chief Grant McFadden reflects on his recent trip to Haiti as part of a volunteer medical team. On his 3rd journey to the underprivileged country, Dr. McFadden transmits a positive message, noting a decrease in
On World TB Day, Lucy Bell, from University College London, explores the research which has driven forward our understanding of TB today, and how cutting-edge research techniques are suggesting new strategies for TB treatment. Each
On World TB Day, Jay Achar(@dr_jay_a) of Médecins Sans Frontières (@MSFSci) highlights the threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis and calls for improved access to effective new drug regimens. In 2015, the world woke up to the
On International Women’s Day 2016, PLOS Medicine takes a look at some recent articles covering on women’s health topics. Research in our January issue from our Specialty Consulting Editor Alex Tsai and colleagues demonstrates a bidirectional link
Colleagues of the late Anton de Craen remember his remarkable but too brief career.