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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Autism spectrum disorders

Air pollution and genetics combine to increase risk for autism

Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder, according to newly published research led by scientists at the Keck School ...

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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Team finds PTSD nearly doubles infection risk

First-of-its-kind study finds people with PTSD were 1.8 times as likely to have any infection as those without PTSD, ranging from being 1.3 times as likely to have meningitis, to 1.7 times as likely to have influenza, to ...

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