Evaluation of a point-of-care tuberculosis test-and-treat algorithm on early mortality in people with HIV accessing antiretroviral therapy (TB Fast Track study): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
Trials 2015, 16:125 (28 March 2015)
Use and cumulation of evidence from modelling studies to inform policy on food taxes and subsidies: biting off more than we can chew?
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:297 (27 March 2015)
Human helminth therapy to treat inflammatory disorders- where do we stand?
BMC Immunology 2015, 16:12 (26 March 2015)
Supporting adolescent girls to stay in school, reduce child marriage and reduce entry into sex work as HIV risk prevention in north Karnataka, India: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:292 (25 March 2015)
Variation and risk factors of drug resistant tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:291 (25 March 2015)
Large-scale implementation of alcohol brief interventions in new settings in Scotland: a qualitative interview study of a national programme
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:289 (25 March 2015)
Associations between diet, physical activity and body fat distribution: a cross sectional study in an Indian population
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:281 (24 March 2015)
The activity of the pyrrole insecticide chlorfenapyr in mosquito bioassay: towards a more rational testing and screening of non-neurotoxic insecticides for malaria vector control
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:124 (24 March 2015)
An interesting paper that makes an important point about testing the efficacy of materials treated with non-neurotoxic insecticides, even if the tunnel test has severe limitations and can only be conducted in laboratories with suitable expertise and infrastructure.
Development of a composite outcome score for a complex intervention - measuring the impact of Community Health Workers
Trials 2015, 16:107 (21 March 2015)
A composite outcome score for a complex intervention in primary care research was developed and evaluated using simulation of the Community Health Workers intervention; potential benefits include increased statistical power and avoidance of over-emphasis on a single outcome from a complex intervention.
Erratum: Cost-effectiveness of strategies to improve the utilization and provision of maternal and newborn health care in low-income and lower-middle-income countries: a systematic review
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015, 15:64 (21 March 2015)
Improving regulatory capacity to manage risks associated with trade agreements
Globalization and Health 2015, 11:14 (21 March 2015)
The impact of anthelmintic treatment intervention on malaria infection and anaemia in school and preschool children in Magu district, Tanzania: an open label randomised intervention trial
BMC Infectious Diseases 2015, 15:136 (20 March 2015)
Activity limitations predict health care expenditures in the general population in Belgium
Van der Heyden,
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:267 (19 March 2015)
Total and partial cancer prevalence in the adult French population in 2008
BMC Cancer 2015, 15:153 (19 March 2015)
Pan- Plasmodium band sensitivity for Plasmodium falciparum detection in combination malaria rapid diagnostic tests and implications for clinical management
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:115 (18 March 2015)
In active P. falciparum infections, it is common for combination RDTs to return a positive HRP2 band combined with a negative pan-pLDH band.
Access to mental health and psychosocial services in Cambodia by survivors of trafficking and exploitation: a qualitative study
International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015, 9:16 (18 March 2015)
Do routinely measured risk factors for obesity explain the sex gap in its prevalence? Observations from Saudi Arabia
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:254 (17 March 2015)
Household perceptions towards a redistributive policy across health insurance funds in Tanzania
BMC Health Services Research 2015, 15:102 (15 March 2015)
Tuberculosis active case finding: uptake and diagnostic yield among minibus drivers in urban South Africa
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:242 (14 March 2015)
Factors associated with failure to screen for syphilis during antenatal care in Ghana: a case control study
BMC Infectious Diseases 2015, 15:125 (13 March 2015)
A scoping review and thematic analysis of social and behavioural research among HIV-serodiscordant couples in high-income settings
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:241 (13 March 2015)
Very few studies have investigated barriers to disclosing an HIV-serodiscordant relationship to family and social networks, suggesting that significantly more research is needed to understand the social and behavioural contexts of HIV-serodiscordant relationships.
Changes in mental disorder prevalence among conflict-affected populations: a prospective study in Sri Lanka (COMRAID-R)
BMC Psychiatry 2015, 15:41 (10 March 2015)
Protocol for a national monthly survey of alcohol use in England with 6-month follow-up: ‘The Alcohol Toolkit Study’
BMC Public Health 2015, 15:230 (7 March 2015)
Healthcare utilization and expenditures for chronic and acute conditions in Georgia: Does benefit package design matter?
BMC Health Services Research 2015, 15:88 (4 March 2015)
The gametocytocidal efficacy of primaquine in malaria asymptomatic carriers treated with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in The Gambia (PRINOGAM): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Trials 2015, 16:70 (1 March 2015)