Articles

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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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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
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Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, Volume 79, September 2023

The role of estrogen and ferroptosis in Alzheimer's disease is known. Ginseng has estrogen-like effects as well as a regulatory role in Alzheimer's disease and iron metabolism and this paper discusses for the frist time the link between ginseng, ferroptosis, and Alzheimer's disease.
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The Lancet. Public health, Volume 8, 1 September 2023

This Article supports Sustainable Development Goal 3 by calculating the proportion of dementia in Australia attributable to 11 potentially modifiable risk factors. They found that 38% of dementia was attributable to these risk factors (increasing to 41% when a 12th risk factor, traumatic brain injury, was added). The authors note that these findings could help to guide culturally specific dementia risk reduction programmes.
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The Lancet Global Health, Volume 11, September 2023

This Viewpoint supports SDG 3 and 10 by describing the health effects of settler colonial erasure and racial capitalist exploitation, arguing that widespread epistemic and material injustice, long noted by marginalised communities, is more apparent and challengeable with the consistent application of these two frameworks.
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The Lancet Global Health, Volume 11, September 2023

This Comment article supports SDG 3 and 10 by calling on all countries to urgently prioritise strengthening resilient and equitable health systems to achieve universal health coverage, framing universal health coverage as a matter of health, rights, and justice, as well as a key enabler of human security.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 11, September 2023

This study supports SDG 3 by showing that although people living with HIV in South Africa predominantly have a well controlled condition, there is a high burden of unmet health needs for people living with hypertension and diabetes.
Elsevier,

Geriatric Nursing, Volume 53, 1 September 2023

This article underscores the need to screen early for balance issues and fall risk in patients with Alzheimer's, as these patients are more prone to falls. The end goal is to promote earlier screening so as to better improve their quality of life.

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