Considerations for CRISPR human germline editing • A unified tool to assess the risk of research bias • Dietary supplementation and its effects on human gut microbiota • Pregnancy and the risks of e-cigarettes • Uncertainty in interpreting COVID-19 evidence • Uganda’s responses to the COVID-19 pandemic • Qualitative experiences of unpaid carers before and during COVID-19
Monthly Archives: October 2020
A study just published in BMC Public Health looks at whether eliciting friendship networks of people diagnosed with syphilis and gonorrhea may find members of their sexual networks, drug use networks, or people of similar STI risk. Author Janet Rosenbaum discusses the study findings in this blog.
In this month’s BMC Nephrology blog, Editor Dr. Sumeska Thavarajah explores the difficulty of predicting pretransplant hemodialysis duration for dialysis patients cleared for transplanation, and discusses associated potential complications and consequences of this process.