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  • Schattenberg et al. outline discussions from a recent workshop on NAFLD care and advocate for a multidisciplinary approach to managing this complex and multifactorial disease. The authors highlight gaps in current models of care and make recommendations on optimising a multistakeholder approach in steatotic liver diseases.

    • Jörn M. Schattenberg
    • Alina M. Allen
    • Jeffrey V. Lazarus
    Comment Open Access
  • Bayisenge et al. describe teaching One Health approaches to medical students at the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda. Wider implementation of this approach should enable a better response to the health challenges of our changing planet.

    • Ursin Bayisenge
    • Kelsey Ripp
    • Phaedra Henley
    Comment Open Access
  • Dastidar et al. discuss how recent policy measures, and favourable technological and infrastructural landscapes are bolstering India’s ability to implement virtual care. These developments were accelerated by the need for an alternative model of care during the COVID-19 lockdowns and may provide a bridge to Universal Healthcare in India.

    • Biswanath Ghosh Dastidar
    • Shailesh Suri
    • Anant Jani
    Comment Open Access
  • Sinaki et al. highlight ethnic disparities in the populations of 12 publicly-available pulse oximetry databases. The authors outline the potential consequences of such disparities on pulse oximetry device and algorithm development.

    • Fatemeh Y. Sinaki
    • Rabab Ward
    • Mohamed Elgendi
    Comment Open Access
  • van Dijk et al. discuss the potential for antimicrobial resistance as a consequence of disinfectant use. The authors advocate for the prudent use of disinfectants in all sectors of society.

    • Harrie F. G. van Dijk
    • Henri A. Verbrugh
    • Andreas Voss
    Comment Open Access
  • Bast et al. discuss the early detection of ovarian cancer in the context of the recent UKCTOCS screening trial. The authors suggest potential reasons why the trial failed to achieve a reduction in mortality and outline next steps in the development of biomarkers and imaging modalities to detect ovarian cancer.

    • Robert C. Bast
    • Chae Young Han
    • Karen H. Lu
    Comment Open Access
  • Kurtovic et al. highlight some of the recent advances in the development and clinical evaluation of malaria vaccines. The authors outline key vaccine strategies and clinical trials, and discuss priorities for research into the development of an efficacious malaria vaccine.

    • Liriye Kurtovic
    • Linda Reiling
    • James G. Beeson
    Comment Open Access
  • Vokinger et al. discuss potential sources of bias in machine learning systems used in medicine. The authors propose solutions to mitigate bias across the different stages of model development, from data collection and preparation to model evaluation and application.

    • Kerstin N. Vokinger
    • Stefan Feuerriegel
    • Aaron S. Kesselheim
    Comment Open Access
  • Alwan discusses the lessons learnt over the past year regarding Long COVID, prolonged illness resulting from SARS-CoV-2 infection, and their implications for public health policy and disease management, drawing insight form her own lived experience, research, and advocacy work with Long COVID.

    • Nisreen A. Alwan
    Comment Open Access
  • Kundu discusses how artificial intelligence will transform medical practice and doctors’ training. The author explores the changing role of the clinician in the doctor-patient relationship, drawing parallels with the role of the pilot in light of increased automation in aviation.

    • Shinjini Kundu
    Comment Open Access
  • Kurtzhals et al. mark the centenary of the discovery of insulin by looking back at how this model protein has changed science and medicine. They discuss how lessons learned from insulin over the last one hundred years are shaping the present and future of protein-based therapies for chronic disease.

    • Peter Kurtzhals
    • Bernt Johan von Scholten
    • Stephen Charles Langford Gough
    Comment Open Access