Elsevier, Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, Volume 285, March 2021
The present numerical study investigated the transportation time of the inhaled chemicals in three realistic human airway models by adopting a methodology from the field of the building ventilation.
Healthcare professionals are exposed to several stress factors, especially during health emergency situations like Covid-19.
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 10 by evaluating ethnic inequalities in health among older adults (55 years or older) in England. The large, cross-sectional study includes more than a million survey respondents, and identifies wide ethnic inequalities in health-related quality of life, prevalence of long-term conditions, experiences of primary care, support from local services, and confidence in managing one's own health. Outcomes varied widely between minority ethnic groups, both in the direction and magnitude of associations.
This article supports SDGs 3 and 10 by assessing racial and ethnic disparities in seasonal influenza vaccine uptake among older US adults. The findings show substantial disparities in uptake and suggest that new strategies are urgently needed to address these inequities.
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A hydro-economic assessment of the headwaters of the Nile River revealed the upstream-downstream linkages and interconnections among socio-economic development, climate change, and the environment.
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The Lancet Global Health, Volume 9, March 2021

This Viewpoint supports SDGs 3, 6, and 7 by discussing some of the reasons why many of the innovations and technologies for WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) and household air pollution developed in recent decades have not led to the expected improvements in health outcomes, and why many of these interventions have either been inconsistently adopted by low-income households, or not adopted at all.

Climate change can have detrimental effects on child health and wellbeing.

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Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are responsible for life-long production of blood and immune cells. HSC transplantation (HSCT) is the original cell therapy which can cure hematological disorders but also has the potential to treat other diseases if technical and safety barriers are overcome. It is hoped that HSCT can become safe enough to treat non-life-threatening disorders like allergy, psychiatric disorders, HIV, and aging.
Blood donation saves lives, and the communication between blood centers and donors plays a vital role in this. Smart apps are now considered an important communication tool, and could be best utilized in blood donation if they are designed to fit the users’ needs and preferences.
A thematic map displaying the interactions between perceptions and recommendations for parents’ and healthcare professionals involved in the newborn screening program for spinal muscular atrophy.
This Article supports SDG 3 by highlighting the benefits of equipping a wider (non-specialist) workforce to deal with the demands of population screening for rare diseases such as spinal muscular atrophy through education programmes and access to expert opinions.

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