American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene is the official scientific journal of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). The Society is a nonprofit, professional organization whose mission is to promote world health by the prevention and control of tropical disease through research and education.

Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Impact factor
2.446 (2010)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poverty as a disease trap

No drug can cure a paradox. That basic truth is at the heart of a new Stanford-led study highlighting how poverty traps make it impossible to eradicate a potentially deadly disease with current approaches.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tick infection epidemic among American Indian tribes in Arizona: CDC

(HealthDay)—An epidemic of Rocky Mountain spotted fever among several American Indian tribes on two reservations in Arizona has led to more than $13 million in societal costs in nine years, according to a new study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biting back: Scientists aim to forecast West Nile outbreaks

New research has identified correlations between weather conditions and the occurrence of West Nile virus disease in the United States, raising the possibility of being able to better predict outbreaks.

Health

Quenching the thirst for clean, safe water

It is estimated that one in nine people globally lack access to safe water. Michigan State University researchers are looking to fill that critical need and provide safe drinking water to the most remote locations in the ...

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