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BMC Public Health will be launching two new Sections:
- Social determinants of health
- Mental health
Both sections are now open for submissions.
European Public Health Week 2019 is here! Click here to read recently published articles chosen by our Editors related to the themes chosen this year.
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The total number of cases of Post Treatment Lyme Disease (PTLD) in the US is high and likely to increase by 2020, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.
Featured article: Ideal, expected and perceived descriptive norm drunkenness in UK nightlife environments
This cross-sectional survey suggests that nightlife users perceptions of nightlife drunkenness may be elevated and many heavy drinkers drink beyond their ideal drunkenness level.
Featured article: Low awareness of hypertension and diabetes in China elderly causing public health concerns
Majority of Chinese who were diagnosed with hypertension and/or type 2 diabetes in 2011 said they were unaware of having the diseases years later in 2015.
The well-established link between cancer and tobacco may provide a way to help explain possible links between alcohol and cancer, and raise public awareness of alcohol-associated cancer risks, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.
To learn more about this study, please read Blog written by the authors.
A new supplement from the World Health Organization published in BMC Public Health explores the Polio Eradication Programme in Nigeria.
To learn more about the supplement, please read Blog written by Dr Fiona Braka, co-editor of the supplement.
We are recruiting new Associate Editors to join our international editorial board, helping to provide expertise on a wide range of different subject disciplines.
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Click here to view which Articles have been shared the most in the last month!
- Marie-Victoire Cosson, BioMed Central
- Marc Adams, Arizona State University, USA
- Bianca Brijnath, National Ageing Research Institute, Australia
- Noriko Cable, University College London, UK
- Jianguang Ji, Lund University, Sweden
- Ariadne Kapetanaki, City University London, UK
- Frances Kay-Lambkin, University of Newcastle, Australia
- Youcheng Liu, Wayne State University, USA
- Tim Mackey, University of California San Diego, USA
- Carol Maher, University of South Australia, Australia
- Isabelle Niedhammer, INSERM, France
- Mahfuzar Rahman, ICDDRB, Bangladesh
- David Rehkopf, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
- Giovanni Rezza, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Italy
- Richard Rosenkranz, Kansas State University, USA
- David Stieb, Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Canada
- Janice L Thompson, University of Birmingham, UK
- Michelle Turner, University of Ottawa, Canada; CREAL, Spain
- Dianne Stanton Ward, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
- Maxine Dillon, BioMed Central
- Rosie Brooks, BioMed Central
- Megan Barling, BioMed Central
Associate Professor Jianguang Ji, Section Editor of the Chronic disease epidemiology section, is a Senior Research Fellow in Medical Epidemiology at Lund University. His research has a strong focus on the influence of genetic and environmental factors on chronic diseases, with a main focus on cancer incidence and mortality.
Dr. Noriko Cable, Section Editor of the Mental health section, is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London. She works on social relationships, alcohol use and mental health from childhood to late adulthood as well as cross-national examinations of mental health.