The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 17, January 2023, 100408
This viewpoint supports SDGs 3, 5, 10 and 16, focusing on the drivers of Black maternal mortality and advocating the collection of disaggregated data to support improvements in Black maternal health.
Effects of race and ethnicity on perinatal outcomes in high-income and upper-middle-income countries: an individual participant data meta-analysis of 2 198 655 pregnancies
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.
Confronting the consequences of racism, xenophobia, and discrimination on health and health-care systems
The Lancet, Volume 400, Issue 10368, 10–16 December 2022, Pages 2137-2146
This Series paper supports SDGs 3 and 10 by focusing on wider societal action to confront the health effects of racism, highlighting that broader, deeper, transformative action is needed compared with current measures to tackle the adverse effects of racism on health.
Environmental heat stress on maternal physiology and fetal blood flow in pregnant subsistence farmers in The Gambia, west Africa: an observational cohort study
The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 6, Issue 12, December 2022, Pages e968-e976
This Article supports SDGs 3, 5, and 13, focusing on the mechanisms for adverse outcomes caused by environmental heat stress in pregnant subsistence farmers.
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.
Resilient and Sustainable Cities- Chapter 19: Health impact assessment: an innovative approach for 15-minute cities
Resilient and Sustainable Cities, Research, Policy and Practice, 2023, Pages 343-353
This chapter advances the UN SDG Goal 3: Good Health by addressing the potential for Health Impact Assessment to assess and optimize the health impacts of the 15-minute city model.
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.
Radiology Case Reports, Volume 17, December 2022
Behcet's disease is a systemic vasculitis that can manifest as an intracardiac thrombus, which is rare but a serious complication.
This Article supports SDG 3 by characterizing unmet needs and experiences of caregivers of patients with Erdheim-Chester disease and other histiocytic neoplasms and identifies factors associated with finding benefit and meaning-making in providing care for patients with rare cancers.