• Burden of diarrhea in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2015: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study 

      Mokdad, Ali H.; Khalil, Ibrahim; El Bcheraoui, Charbel; Charara, Raghid; Moradi-Lakeh, Maziar; Afshin, Ashkan; Kassebaum, Nicholas J.; Collison, Michael; Chew, Adrienne; Krohn, Kristopher J.; Daoud, Farah; Colombara, Danny; Foreman, Kyle J.; Godwin, William W.; Kutz, Michael; Mirarefin, Mojde; Rao, Puja C.; Reiner, Robert; Troeger, Christopher; Wang, Haidong; Niguse Abraha, Haftom; Abu-Elyazeed, Remon; Abu-Raddad, Laith J.; Ahmad Kiadaliri, Aliasghar; Ahmadi, Alireza; Beshir Ahmed, Muktar; Alam, Khurshid; Alizadeh-Navaei, Reza; Al-Raddadi, Rajaa; Altirkawi, Khalid A.; Alvis-Guzman, Nelson; Anber, Nahla; Anwari, Palwasha; Mehari Atey, Tesfay; Avokpaho, Euripide Frinel G. Arthur; Bacha, Umar; Bazargan-Hejazi, Shahrzad; Bedi, Neeraj; Bensenor, Isabela M.; Berhane, Adugnaw; Obong Bessong, Pascal; Shunu Beyene, Addisu; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Colin Buckle, Geoffrey; Butt, Zahid A.; Danawi, Hadi; Deribew, Amare; Djalalinia, Shirin; Dubey, Manisha; Endries, Aman Yesuf; Eshrati, Babak; Fereshtehnejad, Seyed-Mohammad; Fischer, Florian; Tewelde Gebrehiwot, Tsegaye; Chander Gugnani, Harish; Ribhi Hamadeh, Randah; Hamidi, Samer; Husseini, Abdullatif; James, Spencer Lewis; Jonas, Jost B.; Kasaeian, Amir; Saleh Khader, Yousef; Ahmad Khan, Ejaz; Khan, Gulfaraz; Khubchandani, Jagdish; Kissoon, Niranjan; Kopec, Jacek A.; Koyanagi, Ai; Kuate Defo, Barthelemy; Larson, Heidi J.; Abdul Latif, Asma; Lunevicius, Raimundas; Abd El Razek, Hassan Magdy; Abd El Razek, Mohammed Magdy; Majdzadeh, Reza; Majeed, Azeem; Malekzadeh, Reza; Memiah, Peter; Memish, Ziad A.; Mendoza, Walter; Tadese Mengistu, Desalegn; Mohammed, Shafiu; Murthy, Srinivas; Wanjiku Ngunjiri, Josephine; Akpojene Ogbo, Felix; Pourmalek, Farshad; Qorbani, Mostafa; Radfar, Amir; Rafay, Anwar; Rahimi-Movaghar, Vafa; Kumar Rai, Rajesh; Ram, Usha; Laith Rawaf, David; Rawaf, Salman; Renzaho, Andre M.N.; Rezaei, Satar; Roshandel, Gholamreza; Safdarian, Mahdi; Ali Sahraian, Mohammad; Salamati, Payman; Samy, Abdallah M.; Ramon Sanabria, Juan; Sartorius, Benn; Sepanlou, Sadaf G.; Ali Shaikh, Masood; Shigematsu, Mika; Sobaih, Badr H.A.; Sreeramareddy, Chandrashekhar T.; Sykes, Bryan L.; Tehrani-Banihashemi, Arash; Temsah, Mohamad-Hani; Sulieman Terkawi, Abdullah; Tiruye, Tenaw Yimer; Topor-Madry, Roman; Nnanna Ukwaja, Kingsley; Vollset, Stein Emil; Wakayo, Tolassa; Werdecker, Andrea; Shey Wiysonge, Charles; Workicho, Abdulhalik; Yaghoubi, Mohsen; Yaseri, Mehdi; Yenesew, Muluken; Yonemoto, Naohiro; Younis, Mustafa Z.; El Sayed Zaki, Maysaa; Zodpey, Sanjay; Zein, Bassel; Jumaan, Aisha O.; Vos, Theo; Hay, Simon I.; Naghavi, Mohsen; Murray, Christopher J.L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05)
      Objectives: Diarrheal diseases (DD) are an important cause of disease burden, especially in children in low-income settings. DD can also impact children’s potential livelihood through growth faltering, cognitive impairment, ...
    • Household food access and child malnutrition: results from the eight-country MAL-ED study 

      Psaki, Stephanie; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Ahmed, Shamsir; Bessong, Pascal; Islam, Munirul; John, Sushil; Kosek, Margaret; Lima, Aldo; Nesamvuni, Cebisa; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Svensen, Erling; McGrath, Monica; Richard, Stephanie; Seidman, Jessica; Caulfield, Laura; Miller, Mark; Checkley, William; MALED Network Investigators (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-12-13)
      Background Stunting results from decreased food intake, poor diet quality, and a high burden of early childhood infections, and contributes to significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although food insecurity is an ...
    • Measuring socioeconomic status in multicountry studies: Results from the eight-country MAL-ED study 

      Psaki, Stephanie R.; Seidman, Jessica C.; Miller, Mark; Gottlieb, Michael; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Ahmed, A.M. Shamsir; Bessong, Pascal; John, Sushil M.; Kang, Gagandeep; Kosek, Margaret; Lima, Aldo; Shrestha, Prakash; Svensen, Erling; Checkley, William (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-03-21)
      Background: There is no standardized approach to comparing socioeconomic status (SES) across multiple sites in epidemiological studies. This is particularly problematic when cross-country comparisons are of interest. We ...
    • Measuring socioeconomic status in multicountry studies: results from the eight-country MAL-ED study 

      Psaki, Stephanie; Seidman, Jessica; Miller, Mark; Gottlieb, Michael; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Ahmed, A. M. Shamsir; Bessong, Pascal; John, Sushil M.; Kang, Gagandeep; Kosek, Margaret; Lima, Aldo; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Svensen, Erling; Checkley, William; MAL-ED Network Investigators (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-03-21)
      Background: There is no standardized approach to comparing socioeconomic status (SES) across multiple sites in epidemiological studies. This is particularly problematic when cross-country comparisons are of interest. We ...
    • Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults 

      Bixby, Honor; Bentham, James; Zhou, Bin; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Bennett, James E.; Taddei, Cristina; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ekelund, Ulf; Kolle, Elin; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Ariansen, Inger; Biehl, Anna Månsson; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Meisfjord, Jørgen Rajan; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Meyer, Haakon E; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Tell, Grethe S.; Janszky, Imre; Krokstad, Steinar; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Sen, Abhijit; Vatten, Lars Johan; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Wilsgaard, Tom; Khang, Young-Ho; Soric, Maroje; Gregg, Edward W.; Miranda, J. Jaime; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Savin, Stefan; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Iurilli, Maria L. C.; Solomon, Bethlehem D.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Riley, Leanne M.; Danaei, Goodarz; Bovet, Pascal; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Hambleton, Ian R; Hayes, Alison J; Ikeda, Nayu; Kengne, Andre P; Laxmaiah, Avula (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Body-mass index (BMI) has increased steadily in most countries in parallel with a rise in the proportion of the population who live in cities1,2. This has led to a widely reported view that urbanization is one of the most ...
    • Setting research priorities to improve global newborn health and prevent stillbirths by 2025 

      Yoshida, Sachiyo; Martines, Jose Carlos; Lawn, Joy E.; Wall, Stephen; Souza, João Paulo; Rudan, Igor; Cousens, Simon; Aaby, Peter; Adam, Ishag; Adhikari, Ramesh Kant; Ambalavanan, Namasivayam; Arifeen, Shams EI; Aryal, Dhana Raj; Asiruddin, Sk K.; Baqui, Abdullah; Barros, Aluisio J.D.; Benn, Christine S.; Bhandari, Vineet; Bhatnagar, Shinjini; Bhattacharya, Sohinee; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Black, Robert E.; Blencowe, Hannah; Bose, Carl; Brown, Justin; Bührer, Christoph; Carlo, Wally; Cecatti, Jose Guilherme; Cheung, Po-Yin; Clark, Robert; Colbourn, Tim; Conde-Agudelo, Agustin; Corbett, Erica; Czeizel, Andrew E.; Das, Abhik; Day, Louise Tina; Deal, Carolyn; Deorari, Ashok; Dílmen, Uǧur; English, Mike; Esamai, Fabian; Fall, Caroline; Ferriero, Donna M.; Gisore, Peter; Hazir, Tabish; Higgins, Rosemary D.; Homer, Caroline S.E.; Hoque, Dewan Emdadul; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Islam, Mohammad Tajul; de Graft-Johnson, Joseph; Joshua, Martias Alice; Keenan, William; Khatoon, Soofia; Kieler, Helle; Kramer, Michael S.; Lackritz, Eve M.; Lavender, Tina; Lawintono, Laurensia; Luhanga, Richard; Marsh, David; McMillan, Douglas; McNamara, Patrick J.; Mol, Ben Willem J.; Molyneux, Elizabeth; Mukasa, Gelasius K.; Mutabazi, Miriam; Nacul, Luis Carlos; Nakakeeto, Margaret; Narayanan, Indira; Olusanya, Bolajoko; Osrin, David; Paul, Vinod; Poets, Christian; Reddy, Uma M; Santosham, Mathuram; Sayed, Rubayet; Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, Natalia E.; Singhal, Nalini; Smith, Mary Alice; Smith, Peter G.; Soofi, Sajid; Spong, Catherine Y.; Sultana, Shahin; Tshefu, Antoinette; van Bel, Frank; Gray, Lauren Vestewig; Waiswa, Peter; Wang, Wei; Williams, Sarah L.A.; Wright, Linda; Zaidi, Anita; Zhang, Yanfeng; Zhong, Nanbert; Zuniga, Isabel; Bahl, Rajiv (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-06)
      Background: In 2013, an estimated 2.8 million newborns died and 2.7 million were stillborn. A much greater number suffer from long term impairment associated with preterm birth, intrauterine growth restriction, congenital ...