When you choose to publish with PLOS, your research makes an impact. Make your work accessible to all, without restrictions, and accelerate scientific discovery with options like preprints and published peer review that make your work more Open.

PLOS BLOGS Speaking of Medicine

This Week in PLoS Medicine: Adolescent alcohol use; Human rights in Burma; HIV decline in Zimbabwe

Image Credit: Leland Francisco

Three new articles were published this week in PLoS Medicine:

In a systematic review of cohort studies of adolescent drinking and later outcomes, Jim McCambridge and colleagues show that although studies suggest links to worse adult physical and mental health and social consequences, existing evidence is of poor quality.

Richard Sollom and colleagues conducted a household survey in Western Burma and report a high prevalence of human rights violations such as forced labor, food theft, forced displacement, beatings, and ethnic persecution.

Daniel Halperin and colleagues examine reasons for the remarkable decline in HIV in Zimbabwe, in the context of severe social, political, and economic disruption.

Remember you can comment on, annotate and rate any PLoS Medicine article and see the views, citations and other indications of impact of an article on that articles metrics tab.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Add your ORCID here. (e.g. 0000-0002-7299-680X)

Back to top