Epidemiology and Global Health

Epidemiology and Global Health

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    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Neuroscience

    Impact of social isolation on grey matter structure and cognitive functions: A population-based longitudinal neuroimaging study

    Laurenz Lammer, Frauke Beyer ... A Veronica Witte
    Analyses of longitudinal neuroimaging data highlight the importance of social contact for brain health.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Changes in transmission of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in England inferred from seroprevalence data

    Margarita Pons-Salort, Ben Lambert ... Nicholas C Grassly
    Serocatalytic models applied to seroprevalence data from England reveal an increase in Enterovirus D68 transmission that occurred before 2011.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Predictive performance of multi-model ensemble forecasts of COVID-19 across European nations

    Katharine Sherratt, Hugo Gruson ... Sebastian Funk
    A large collaborative project combined many different researchers' forecasts of COVID-19 across Europe, making predictions used in policy more reliable.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Affectionate touch and diurnal oxytocin levels: An ecological momentary assessment study

    Ekaterina Schneider, Dora Hopf ... Beate Ditzen
    Affectionate touch in everyday life is linked to lower self-reported burden and is associated with higher endogenous oxytocin levels during times of prolonged stress.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Approximating missing epidemiological data for cervical cancer through Footprinting: A case study in India

    Irene Man, Damien Georges ... Iacopo Baussano
    The proposed Footprinting framework enables approximation of missing cervical cancer epidemiological data and derivation of context-specific impact projection of cervical cancer prevention measures, assisting public health decisions on cervical cancer prevention in India and other countries.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Nationwide participation in FIT-based colorectal cancer screening in Denmark during the COVID-19 pandemic: An observational study

    Tina Bech Olesen, Henry Jensen ... Morten Rasmussen
    The participation in the FIT-based colorectal cancer screening programme and subsequent compliance to colonoscopy after a positive FIT test was only slightly affected during the COVID-19 pandemic in Denmark.

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    Indian Council of Medical Research, India
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    University of New South Wales, Australia
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    Imperial College London, United Kingdom
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