Monthly Archives: November 2016

One of the world’s most influential scientific minds…..

I have been included for the second time in the Thomson Reuters list of “Highly Cited Researchers”. Around 3,000 researchers, in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences, were selected for the recently released 2016 list based on the … Continue reading

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More than 1 billion people globally are living with high blood pressure

This finding come from a new study published last Tuesday in The Lancet, which found that the number of people affected by high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past 40 years: lancet.com/high_blood_pressre The study highlighted a stark contrast … Continue reading

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Progress in reducing child deaths: updated estimates of causes and trends

Despite remarkable progress in the improvement of child survival between 1990 and 2015, the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4 target of a two-thirds reduction of under-5 mortality rate (U5MR) was not achieved globally. A paper published last week examined updated … Continue reading

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