Articles

Elsevier,

The Lancet Rheumatology, Volume 5, September 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by estimating the burden of osteoarthritis, a major cause of adult disability. The study found that osteoarthritis is the seventh leading cause of years lived with disability worldwide among people older than 70 years. Years lived with disability attributable to osteoarthritis are likely to continue to rise, posing a large challenge to health systems, and necessitating increased focus on preventive and treatment measures.
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The Lancet Healthy Longevity, Volume 4, September 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by examining the possible effects of hypertension prevention strategies on future dementia and disability occurence. The results suggest that the decrease in dementia and disability due to these interventions is likely to be offset by an increase in the susceptible poulation due to the increase in life expectancy.
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The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, Volume 38, September 2023

This study supports SDG 3 by examining the incidence of stroke among people with disabilities, a group who are more likely to have risk factors for stroke. The incidence was found to be almost 2.5 times higher than in non-disabled people, and occuring 20 years earlier. Public health measures are urgently needed to address this problem.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 10, September 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by showing that a broad range of interventions for behaviours that challenge are efficacious for people with intellectual disability, but that effect sizes are small
Elsevier,

Heliyon, Volume 9, September 2023

The study evaluates the microbial quality of lettuce irrigated with wastewater from the Onyasia River.
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The Lancet Psychiatry, Available online 12 September 2023

Advance directives give people the right and agency to determine what treatment they should receive when they are unable to make such decisions during an episode of illness
Elsevier,

One Earth, Volume 6, 15 September 2023

The authors analyse global patterns of green water fluxes (key for sustaining crops) and blue water fluxes (water that sustains aquatic ecosystems). They show that green fluxes are beginning to dominate, elevating blue water vulnerability.
Elsevier,

One Earth, Volume 6, 15 September 2023

The authors explore the impacts of the virtual water trade (i.e. water used in the production of agricultural products). The authors find that increasing trade of agricultural products could lead to significant water savings.
Elsevier,

One Earth, Volume 6, 15 September 2023

The authors introduce a new method for wastewater management. OCTOPUS merges individual treatment plants into one, leading to significant cost savings.

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