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    Insufficient PUFAs in therapeutic foods

    Ready-to-use therapeutic foods, used to treat children with acute malnutrition, do not meet polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) requirements unless supplemented with both n-3 PUFA and fish oil capsules, suggesting that formulations should be revised.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:93
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    Helminthes, hygiene and autoimmunity

    Yehuda Shoenfeld and colleagues review the Hygiene Hypothesis, focusing on the immunoprotective and immunotherapeutic effects helminthes may play in autoimmunity, and discuss the potential therapies that may be on the horizon.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:81
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    Global mental health systems

    The ‘Emerging mental health systems in low- and middle-income countries’ (EMERALD) program aims to improve treatment and care of patients; Graham Thornicroft and colleagues discuss how EMERALD will strengthen mental health systems and reduce stigma.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:79
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    Bloomberg investment in CRVS

    Alan Lopez and Philip Setel discuss how a major investment by Bloomberg Philanthropies in civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) can strengthen health data systems, highlighting its role in better evidence on which to base health policies. 

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:73
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    Variation in MNCH gains across Zambia

    Zambia has made significant national gains in maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) since 1990, but with substantial variations across districts and among interventions, highlighting areas of priority for policy makers.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:69

Hot topics

HIV

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HIV service delivery models towards ‘Zero AIDS-related Deaths’: a collaborative case study of 6 Asia and Pacific countries

Fujita M, Poudel KC, Green K, Wi T, Abeyewickreme I, Ghidinelli M, Kato M, Vun MC et al.

BMC Health Services Research 2015, 15:176

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Malaria

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HIV service delivery models towards ‘Zero AIDS-related Deaths’: a collaborative case study of 6 Asia and Pacific countries

Fujita M, Poudel KC, Green K, Wi T, Abeyewickreme I, Ghidinelli M, Kato M, Vun MC et al.

BMC Health Services Research 2015, 15:176

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Obesity

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Dichotomisation using a distributional approach when the outcome is skewed

Sauzet O, Ofuya M and Peacock JL

BMC Medical Research Methodology 2015, 15:40

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