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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – January 2014

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LSHTM Research Online kicked started the New Year with another month of high downloads. In January nearly 17, 000 full text papers were downloaded from the site, with China, Germany and the USA the top three countries downloading. Below are the top five downloaded papers from last month:

  1.   Pathai, S; (2013) Does HIV accelerate the aging process? An assessment of clinical, ophthalmic and serum parameters in HIV-infected individuals in South Africa. PhD thesis, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 165 downloads.
  2. Nyanzi, Stella; (2008) Negotiating scripts for meaningful sexuality an ethnography of youths in the Gambia. PhD thesis, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. 124 downloads.
  3. Nguyen, NM; Tran, CN; Phung, LK; Duong, KT; Huynh, HL; Farrar, J; Nguyen, QT; Tran, HT; Nguyen, CV; Merson, L; +15 more… (2012) A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Trial of Balapiravir, a Polymerase Inhibitor, in Adult Dengue Patients. The Journal of infectious diseases. 122 downloads.
  4. Baguelin, M; Flasche, S; Camacho, A; Demiris, N; Miller, E; Edmunds, WJ; (2013) Assessing Optimal Target Populations for Influenza Vaccination Programmes: An Evidence Synthesis and Modelling Study. PLoS medicine, 10 (10). e1001527. 87 downloads.
  5. Antoniou, AC; Cunningham, AP; Peto, J; Evans, DG; Lalloo, F; Narod, SA; Risch, HA; Eyfjord, JE; Hopper, JL; Southey, MC; +21 more… (2008) The BOADICEA model of genetic susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancers: updates and extensions. British journal of cancer, 98 (8). pp. 1457-1466. 86 downloads.

It’s clear from recent statistics that our theses are proving popular (you’ll see that our top two most downloaded papers last month are PhD theses). If you would like to make your thesis accessible through Research Online please email researchonline@lshtm.ac.uk

If you are an LSHTM author and would like to make your full text papers available in LSHTM Research Online please get in touch and we can advise on publisher policies, copyright and versions.

We will be regularly posting details of the most downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online to this blog but more detailed statistics are available from the Research Online website or team.

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