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  • A PLOS Collection Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally and recent statistics indicate that the decline in mortality observed in the last few…

  • A PLOS Collection Determinants, Consequences and Management of Obesity

    Our goal is to bring together researchers and clinicians devoted to caring for people with obesity and its multiple co-morbidities. Publications are…

  • A PLOS Collection Liver Diseases

    Liver disease is a major cause of premature mortality and morbidity worldwide. However, with advances in vaccine development and an increased…

  • A PLOS Collection Open Soft Robotics Research

    PLOS ONE is delighted to present this Collection of Open Soft Robotics Research. Largely inspired by the way many living organisms move and adapt…

  • A PLOS Collection Neuroscience of Reward and Decision Making

    Humans and other animals must make decisions in order to survive. To make a decision, it is necessary to consider the costs and benefits of a given…

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