Articles

Elsevier,

American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 2021, ISSN 0272-6386,

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by showing that there are well-documented, longstanding racial and ethnic disparities in the burden of kidney disease, and there is an urgent ethical imperative for the nephrology community to disrupt this incessant trajectory of inequity.
Elsevier,

Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America, Volume 41, Issue 1, February 2021, Pages 33-52

This article advances SDGs 3 and 13 by explaining the defining concern and challenge for medical science worldwide to the continuously increasing burden of ill-health, low quality of life, and socioeconomic inequality arising because of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
Elsevier,

Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America, Volume 47, Issue 1, February 2021, Pages 1-20

This articles advances SDGs 3 and 10 by explaining how osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 350 million individuals worldwide (15% of the population). It is estimated that 32.5 million US adults have clinical OA of their knee, hip, or hand,with the most common sites being knee and hip. OA most likely represents a final common pathway of many different factors including genetics, environment, and biomechanical contributors.
Elsevier,

Business Horizons, Volume 64, issue 1, January-February 2021, Pages 37-50

In this study the researchers advance several individual, relational, and organizational strategies that support Afro-Diasporic women thriving in the workplace contributing to knowledge on SDG 5.
Elsevier,

Young-Jin Choi, Kyung Suk Lee, Jae-Won Oh, The Impact of Climate Change on Pollen Season and Allergic Sensitization to Pollens, Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America, Volume 41, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 97-109,

Climate change represents a massive threat to global health that could affect many disease factors in the twenty-first century. Among previous reports, climate change influences the development of asthma and allergic diseases and influences pollen productions that induce allergic manifestations. This article supports SDG 3 and 13.
Elsevier,

Peter D. Sly, Adverse Environmental Exposure and Respiratory Health in Children, Pediatric Clinics of North America, Volume 68, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 277-291

This article advances SDG 3 by explaining how pollution, especially air pollution, is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality.
Elsevier,

Urology,
2021,
ISSN 0090-4295

This journal article advances SDG 10 by discussing a study that aims to define the current proportion of underrepresented minority (URM) academic urologists in leadership positions.
Elsevier, One Earth, Volume 4, 19 February 2021
Despite the importance of tropical forest conservation in achieving global sustainability goals and the key role of forest-risk commodity trade in driving deforestation, consumer country policy options for reducing imported deforestation have received limited scholarly attention. Drawing on gray literature and a European Commission public consultation, we identify 86 policy options for the European Union to address deforestation.
Elsevier,

Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 254, 15 February 2021

Cellulose-based solutions can improve environmental performance of food packaging. Food products require specific barrier functions from cellulose-based packaging. Eco-design enables quantifying environmental performance and identifying trade-offs. Fulfilling the barrier requirements for food product packaging is crucial.
Elsevier,

Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 65, February 2021

The novelty of this study is the capacity to assess a large volume of diverse literature in this topic; identifying temporal and geographic patterns in the literature, who conducted the research, where is the research located, what were the major research topics and themes, where are the gaps, and what are the priorities for future research. Finally, the findings of this study can provide a summary of the status quo of the global greenery research, identify the hot themes in the literature and knowledge gaps, and recommend future research directions, as well as to highlight the existing worldwide relationships between researchers and countries.

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