Epidemiology

The journal publishes original research from all fields of epidemiology, as well as review articles, meta-analyses, novel hypotheses, descriptions and applications of new methods and discussions of research theory and public health policy. It is the official journal of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). In 2010, EPIDEMIOLOGY had an impact factor of 5.9, ranking 4th among 140 journals in the field of public, environmental and occupational health .

Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Website
http://journals.lww.com/epidem/pages/default.aspx

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Obstetrics & gynaecology

Risk of miscarriage may increase during the summer

Up to 30 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage, defined as pregnancy loss before 20 weeks of pregnancy. As many as half of miscarriages are unexplained, and there are few known risk factors for these pregnancy losses, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surveillance testing shown to reduce community COVID-19 spread

COVID-19 is often asymptomatic and can lead infected individuals to spread the disease without knowing it. Yet, regular surveillance testing of a community can catch these cases and prevent outbreaks.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New data shows public health benefit to closing indoor dining

Closing indoor dining during the first two waves of the pandemic was associated with a 61% decline in new COVID-19 cases over a six-week span, preventing an estimated 142 daily cases per city, compared with cities that reopened ...

Medical economics

Study links economic mobility to racial mortality gaps

A new study suggests structural racism measured by the racial economic mobility gap between Black and White persons with a similar parental income (as an indicator of similar childhood socioeconomic status) is strongly associated ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Elderly in the US: Risk of dementia has been rising for years

Over the past 20 years or so, the risk for US men and women of suffering from cognitive impairment and dementia has increased. This is the conclusion of a new study by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic ...

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