PLoS Medicine

BMI genotype and breast cancer risk

For breast cancer prevention, a new study provides evidence for lifestyle modification to reduce weight gain in adults.

Rising tobacco epidemic in Asia linked to elevated risk of death

A new study estimates that tobacco smoking has been linked to approximately 2 million deaths among adult men and women in Asia in recent years and predicts a rising death toll.

Early HIV treatment also can prevent TB: study

Anti-retroviral therapy can prevent tuberculosis, even in people with early HIV disease.