Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, Volume 316, October 2023

Environmental pollution has negative health effects and biomonitoring is necessary to identify the regions, local sources, and temporal distribution of air pollution. The aim of this study was the estimation of cell viability, oxidative stress, DNA damage, cell cycle alterations and activation of histone H2A.X. Evidence is shown that γH2A.X may serve as a marker for monitoring the risk of air pollutant exposure.

Global Ecology and Conservation, Volume 46, October 2023

A perspective piece on best practices to improve grassland restoration success worldwide

The Lancet Rheumatology, Volume 5, October 2023

This Article supports SDG 3 by estimating the burden of rheumatoid arthritis. Finding include that the rate of years lived with disability due to rheumatoid arthritis increased by 13.8% from 1990 to 2020. The authors note that outcomes including severity of disability can be improved by early diagnosis and access to DMARD therapy.

The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 7, October 2023

This paper supports SDG 15 by showing that mangroves contribute substantially to food security and nutrition of coastal communities in Indonesia, and thus the conservation of mangroves is important not only for carbon storage and biodiversity, but also for the communities living near them.

Food Microbiology, Volume 115, October 2023

Biological diversity is important for all aspects of life: from the food we eat to the wine we drink, supporting SDG 12

One Earth, Volume 6, 20 October 2023

The paper underscores the need for improved conservation efforts in the tropics, using Bangladesh as a case study, by revealing gaps in protected area coverage for species representation and providing spatial prioritization to guide future expansion efforts, ultimately contributing to meeting global biodiversity targets outlined in the Kunming-Montreal Framework.
RELX Environmental Challenge winners standing in front of Pollutec logo with trophies
RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers, has announced the winners of the 2023 RELX Environmental Challenge, which supports innovative solutions to advance SDG 6 Clean water and sanitation.

Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Available online 12 October 2023, 103600

This article ties with climate action and reproductive medicine, as it is a reflexion on healthcare carbon footprint especially the IVF laboratories.

Heliyon, Volume 9, October 2023

This paper provides the most recent and accurate quantitative and qualitative assessment of available water resources and demands in the GCC countries.

The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, Volume 7, October 2023

WHO recommends dolutegravir as the preferred anchor drug for first-line and second-line HIV treatment, and is being rolled out globally. This study shows that dolutegravir is safe but clinicians should nonetheless be aware of the risk of psychiatric manifestations in children and adolescents taking the drug.