The Lancet, Volume 400, Issue 10368, 10–16 December 2022, Pages 2049-2062
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 10 by showing that, globally, Black women are at higher risk of adverse perinatal outcomes of neonatal death, stillbirth, preterm birth, and small-for-gestational-age babies than White women, even after adjusting for maternal characteristics. Moreover, these racial disparities in perinatal outcomes were consistently observed across all geographical regions.
This article ties to SDG 3. It reviews converging lines of evidence that suggest that development of prefrontal cortical circuitry necessary for both social experiences and fear learning is altered by stress exposure in a way that impacts both social and fear behaviors throughout the lifespan.
Clinical Breast Cancer, Volume 23, Issue 2, February 2023, Pages 181-188
This Study supports SDGs 3, 5 and 10 by exploring the national impact of limited English proficiency (LEP) in breast cancer screening. Previously unknown, the results showed that LEP women, particularly Spanish speakers, are associated with a lower probability of having a screening mammogram.
Clinical Breast Cancer, Volume 23, Issue 2, February 2023, Pages 211-218
This Study supports SDGs 3, 5 and 10 by highlighting the significant variability in insurance coverage of Prophylactic Mastectomy (PM) between companies which can lead to further inequalities in access to this breast cancer risk reducing procedure. Physicians and patients alike should advocate for fair and equal access to PM for certain clinical indications.