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A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990–2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease
BACKGROUND Quantification of the disease burden caused by different risks informs prevention by providing an account of health loss different to that provided by a disease-by-disease analysis. NoExpand
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Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990–2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
BACKGROUND Non-fatal health outcomes from diseases and injuries are a crucial consideration in the promotion and monitoring of individual and population health. The Global Burden of Disease (GBD)Expand
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Global epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection: New estimates of age‐specific antibody to HCV seroprevalence
In efforts to inform public health decision makers, the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2010 (GBD2010) Study aims to estimate the burden of disease using available parameters.Expand
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Online convex optimization in the bandit setting: gradient descent without a gradient
We study a general online convex optimization problem. We have a convex set <i>S</i> and an unknown sequence of cost functions <i>c</i><inf>1</inf>, <i>c</i><inf>2</inf>,..., and in each period, weExpand
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SybilGuard: defending against sybil attacks via social networks
Peer-to-peer and other decentralized,distributed systems are known to be particularly vulnerable to sybil attacks. In a sybil attack,a malicious user obtains multiple fake identities and pretends toExpand
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Global Distribution and Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) exhibits high genetic diversity, characterized by regional variations in genotype prevalence. This poses a challenge to the improved development of vaccines and pan‐genotypicExpand
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The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors.
IMPORTANCE Understanding the major health problems in the United States and how they are changing over time is critical for informing national health policy. OBJECTIVES To measure the burden ofExpand
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Neonatal, postneonatal, childhood, and under-5 mortality for 187 countries, 1970–2010: a systematic analysis of progress towards Millennium Development Goal 4
BACKGROUND Previous assessments have highlighted that less than a quarter of countries are on track to achieve Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG 4), which calls for a two-thirds reduction inExpand
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GBD 2010: design, definitions, and metrics
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SybilGuard: Defending Against Sybil Attacks via Social Networks
Peer-to-peer and other decentralized,distributed systems are known to be particularly vulnerable to sybil attacks. In a sybil attack,a malicious user obtains multiple fake identities and pretends toExpand
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