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Analysis of temporal trends in the BMJ archive

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 21 October 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c3306
  1. Mangesh A Thorat,
  2. Priya M Thorat,
  3. Hrisheekesh J Vaidya,
  4. Jayant S Vaidya
  1. 1Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, London
  1. thoratmangesh{at}

We searched the 170 year electronic archive of the BMJ for mentions of four communicable diseases (malaria, cholera, influenza, and tuberculosis) and four non-communicable diseases (ischaemic heart disease, hypertension, obesity, and lung …

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