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This Week in PLoS Medicine: Economic growth in India; Predictions from translational trials

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Three new articles were published this week in PLoS Medicine, with a Perspective on one research article.

An analysis of cross-sectional data from repeated household surveys in India, combined with data on economic growth, fails to find strong evidence that recent economic growth in India is associated with a reduction in child undernutrition.

Jonathan Kimmelman and Alex London argue that ethical reviewers and decision-makers pay insufficient attention to threats to validity in pre-clinical studies and consult too narrow a set of evidence.

James Lavery provides feedback from the point of view of Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) on a proposal by Jonathan Kimmelman and Alex London and how IRBs might better consider pre-clinical data in their deliberations.

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