Elsevier,

Journal of Aging Studies, Volume 61, June 2022

An investigation of the support needed for the visually impaired to be able to age successfully.
Racial and Ethnic discrimination effects on adolescent mental health.
Elsevier,

IBRO Neuroscience Reports, Volume 12, June 2022

This review attempts to shed more light on the prevalence of depression in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), its pathophysiology, risk factors, diagnosis and the experimental models available to study depression within the sub-region. It also evaluates the contribution of the sub-region to the global research output of depression as well as bottlenecks associated with full exploitation of the sub region’s resources to manage the disorder.
Financial constraints usually hinder students, especially those in low-middle income countries (LMICs), from seeking mental health interventions. Hence, it is necessary to identify effective, affordable and sustainable counter-stress measures for college students in the LMICs context. This study examines the sustained effects of mindfulness practice on the psychological outcomes and brain activity of students.
Providing affordable access to enough healthy and safe food for an ever-more-affluent and growing world population has become more challenging in the face of climate change, rising income inequality a

Exercise to Prevent and Manage Chronic Disease Across the Lifespan, 2022, Pages 413-421

This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by outlining the pathophysiology associated with Alzheimer’s disease and provide an overview of the impact of exercise programs on cognition, physical functional abilities, behavioral, and psychological symptoms and quality of life.
Elsevier,

The Journal of Climate Change and Health,
Volume 6,
2022,
100139

In this review paper, we highlight the health implications associated with climate change in Afghanistan and discuss preventive measures to tackle the climate-associated adverse health conditions in the future.
This Article supports SDGs 3, 5, and 10 by evaluating the safety and efficacy of injectable cabotegravir versus daily oral tenofovir diphosphate plus emtricitabine for HIV prevention in HIV-uninfected women across sub-Saharan Africa.

Neurobiology of Brain Disorders (Second Edition), Biological Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders, 2022, Pages 313-336

This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by reviewing several key topics that influence our understanding of pathogenic mechanisms and lead to the identification of novel therapeutic strategies. These include the diagnostic spectrum of MCI and AD, genetic risk alleles associated with late-onset AD, structures of gamma-secretase and tau, imaging and fluid biomarkers, the role of microglia and neuroinflammation, and novel animal models of AD.

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