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International Journal of Epidemiology publishes topical papers on a range of areas in epidemiology and public health. The editors select papers which are both scientifically excellent and may also be of a topical nature which often captures significant media attention. The articles below have all generated widespread international press coverage, including from mainstream UK media such as The Times, The Guardian, and The Independent.

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2016

Adiposity among 132 479 UK Biobank participants; contribution of sugar intake vs other macronutrients
By James J Anderson, Carlos A Celis-Morales, Daniel F Mackay, Stamatina Iliodromiti, Donald M Lyall, Naveed Sattar, Jason M R Gill and Jill P Pell

This article received coverage in BBC News, The Daily Express and The Daily Mail.

Morbidity and mortality of people who live close to municipal waste landfills: a multisite cohort study
By Francesca Mataloni, Chiara Badaloni, Nicole Golini, Andrea Bolignano, Simone Bucci and Roberto Sozzi

This article received coverage in The Huffington Post, The Daily Mail and Medical Xpress.

Acetaminophen use in pregnancy and neurodevelopment: attention function and autism spectrum symptoms
By Claudia B Avella-Garcia, Jordi Julves, Joan Fortuny, Cristina Rebordosa, Raquel García-Esteban, Isolina Riaño Galán, Adonina Tardón, Clara L. Rodríguez-Bernal, Carmen Iñiguez, Ainara Andiarena, Loreto Santa-Marina and Jordi Sunyer

This article received coverage in The Telegraph, The Times and The Huffington Post UK.

Why do we think we know what we know? A metaknowledge analysis of the salt controversy
By Ludovic Trinquart, David Merritt Johns, and Sandro Galea

This article received coverage in Medical News Today, The Washington Post and MSN.

Prenatal and infant paracetamol exposure and development of asthma: the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study
By Tom Koch

This article received coverage in Daily Mail, The Mirror and NHS Choices.

Ebola in West Africa: lessons we may have learned
By Tom Koch

This article received coverage in Medical News Today, Medical Xpress and Science Daily.

2015

Aerobic fitness in late adolescence and the risk of early death: a prospective cohort study of 1.3 million Swedish men
By Gabriel Högström, Anna Nordström, and Peter Nordström

This article received coverage in The Telegraph, The Huffington Post and The Daily Mail.

The association between intelligence and lifespan is mostly genetic
By Rosalind Arden, Michelle Luciano, Ian J Deary, Chandra A Reynolds, Nancy L Pedersen, Brenda L Plassman, Matt McGue, Kaare Christensen and Peter M Visscher

This article received coverage in The Independent and The Times.

Epidemiology of Mycoplasma genitalium in British men and women aged 16–44 years: evidence from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
By Pam Sonnenberg et al

This article received coverage in The Guardian, The Telegraph and The Independent.

Associations of sitting behaviours with all-cause mortality over a 16-year follow-up: the Whitehall II study
By Richard M. Pulsford, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Annie R. Britton, Eric J. Brunner, and Melvyn Hillsdon

This article received coverage in The Guardian, The Daily Mail and ITV News.

Relationship of tree nut, peanut and peanut butter intake with total and cause-specific mortality: a cohort study and meta-analysis
by Piet A van den Brandt and Leo J Schouten

The article received coverage in BBC News, The Times, The Daily Mail

Paternal sperm DNA methylation associated with early signs of autism risk in an autism-enriched cohort
by Jason I Feinberg et al

The article received coverage in The Independent, The Daily Mail, Health Day

Sexual offending runs in families: A 37-year nationwide study
by Niklas Långström, Kelly M Babchishin, Seena Fazel, Paul Lichtenstein, and Thomas Frisell

The article received coverage in The Telegraph, The Independent, ITV News

Does screening for disease save lives in asymptomatic adults? Systematic review of meta-analyses and randomized trials
by Nazmus Saquib, Juliann Saquib, and John PA Ioannidis

The article received coverage in The Telegraph, The Times, Medical Xpress

Re-analysis of health and educational impacts of a school-based deworming programme in western Kenya: a pure replication
By Alexander M Aiken, Calum Davey, James R Hargreaves and Richard J Hayes.
Re-analysis of health and educational impacts of a school-based deworming programme in western Kenya: a statistical replication of a cluster quasi-randomized stepped-wedge trial
By Calum Davey, Alexander M Aiken, Richard J Hayes and James R Hargreaves.
Commentary: Deworming externalities and schooling impacts in Kenya: a comment on Aiken et al. (2015) and Davey et al. (2015)
By Joan Hamory Hicks, Michael Kremer and Edward Miguel.
Authors’ Response to: Deworming externalities and school impacts in Kenya
By James R Hargreaves, Alexander M Aiken, Calum Davey and Richard J Hayes.
Replication of influential trial helps international policy
By Paul Garner, David Taylor-Robinson and Harshpal Singh Sachdev

These articles received coverage in The Guardian and Buzzfeed News.

2014

Suicide assisted by right-to-die associations: a population based cohort study
by Nicole Steck et al.

This article received coverage in The Daily Mail, The Mirror, Medical Daily

To hasten Ebola containment, mobilize survivors
by Zena A Stein, Jack Ume Tocco, Joanne E Mantell and Raymond A Smith

This article received coverage in The Daily Mail, Reuters, Medical News Today

Job loss, wealth and depression during the Great Recession in the USA and Europe
by Carlos Riumallo-Herl, Sanjay Basu, David Stuckler, Emilie Courtin, and Mauricio Avendano

This article received coverage in The Daily Mail, CBS News, Business Standard

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