International Journal of Epidemiology

The International Journal of Epidemiology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering research in epidemiology. It is the official journal of the International Epidemiological Association. The journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics.

Publisher
Oxford University Press
History
1972-present
Website
http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/
Impact factor
5.262 (2009)

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Medical research

Smoking killing one in three First Nations people

Smoking causes 50% of deaths among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults aged 45 years and over, and 37% of deaths at any age, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU).

Autism spectrum disorders

Preemie-born parents linked to children with autism

In a study of medical registry records of nearly 400,000 parent-child pairs from Denmark, a Yale School of Public Health study found that parents who were themselves born very prematurely were nearly twice as likely to have ...

Health

Smoking, high early-life BMI projected to add to MS burden

(HealthDay)—The combined estimated multiple sclerosis (MS) population-attributable fractions (PAFs) for smoking and childhood and adolescent high body mass index (BMI) vary from 11 to 14 percent in conservative estimates, ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Obesity linked to higher dementia risk

Obesity is associated with a higher risk of dementia up to 15 years later, finds a new UCL study suggesting that weight management could play a significant role in reducing risk.

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