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BMC Medicine monthly contents - May 2016

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BMC Medicine monthly contents – May 2016

We are pleased to share with you our May content update, featuring journal news, top articles and our most recent table of contents.

From the BMC Medicine blog
From the BMC Medicine blog

50 years of liver research: BMC Medicine joins ILC 2016
Together with more than 10,000 delegates, BMC Medicine recently attended the International Liver Congress 2016 (ILC 2016) in Barcelona. Here we share some of the latest findings and future directions of liver research.

Table of Contents


Ethical priority setting for universal health coverage: challenges in deciding upon fair distribution of health services


Mirror, mirror on the wall: which microbiomes will help heal them all?

The importance of collecting structured clinical information on multiple sclerosis


Contact heat sensitivity and reports of unpleasantness in communicative people with mild to moderate cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease: a cross-sectional study

Human newborn bacille Calmette–Guérin vaccination and risk of tuberculosis disease: a case-control study

Enhanced antibiotic distribution strategies and the potential impact of facial cleanliness and environmental improvements for the sustained control of trachoma: a modelling study

Differences in the distribution of stroke subtypes in a UK black stroke population – final results from the South London Ethnicity and Stroke Study

Gametocyte carriage in uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria following treatment with artemisinin combination therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data


Cancer immunotherapy: the beginning of the end of cancer?

Research impact: a narrative review

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