Epidemiology and Global Health

Epidemiology and Global Health

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    Design of the HPV-Automated Visual Evaluation (PAVE) Study: Validating a Novel Cervical Screening Strategy

    Silvia de Sanjosé, Rebecca B. Perkins ... PAVE Study Group
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    Association between bisphosphonate use and COVID-19 related outcomes

    Jeffrey Thompson, Yidi Wang ... Ulrich H von Andrian
    A claims-based retrospective cohort study shows that patients who used bisphosphonates between 01/01/2019 and 02/29/2020 had dramatically reduced odds of SARS-CoV-2 testing, COVID-19 diagnosis, and COVID-19-related hospitalizations during the initial surge of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US.
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    Sleep: Another benefit of regular sleep

    Tianyi Huang
    A large observational study has found that irregular sleep-wake patterns are associated with a higher risk of overall mortality, and also mortality from cancers and cardiovascular disease.
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    Pharmacometric assessment of primaquine induced haemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

    Sasithon Pukrittayakamee, Podjanee Jittamala ... Nicholas J White
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    Sleep regularity and mortality: a prospective analysis in the UK Biobank

    Lachlan Cribb, Ramon Sha ... Matthew P Pase
    Irregular sleep-wake patterns are associated with higher mortality risk, including mortality due to cancer and cardiovascular disease.
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    Resource allocation strategies for insecticide-treated bed nets to achieve malaria eradication

    Nora Schmit, Hillary M Topazian ... Azra C Ghani
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    The impact of COVID-19 on cancer screening and treatment in older adults: The Multiethnic Cohort Study

    Victoria P Mak, Kami White ... Loic Le Marchand
    During the COVID-19 pandemic, cancer-related screening and healthcare practices varied (by age, race/ethnicity, education, and comorbidities), and considering these differences in high-risk individuals' monitoring is important as undiagnosed cases or poor prognosis may increase due to delayed screening/treatment.

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