Background: With much of the world's population residing in urban areas, an understanding of air pollution exposures at the city level can inform mitigation approaches.
Background: Road-traffic injuries are a key cause of death and disability in low-income and middle-income countries, but the effect of city characteristics on road-traffic mortality is unknown in thes
Elsevier, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Volume 226, February 2022
These findings suggest that interpersonal violence and PTSD symptoms may be underrecognized markers of risk for urologic pain and infections in women, highlighting a need for trauma-informed care of these issues.
Elsevier,

Blood, Volume 139, 17 February 2022

To date, most cancer clinical trials exclude all HIV-infected patients. The HIV Working Group has defined important principles related to eligibility criteria for HIV-infected patients with cancer. Notably, patients with CD4 count $350/mL should generally be eligible for any study, whereas lower CD4 count may be appropriate in the setting of second-line and later cancer therapy, assuming cART is carefully managed. All these studies will require multidisciplinary efforts.
This Primer discusses the current status, gaps and guture needs of freshwater monitoring programs, towards preserving ecosystem functioning and our own health.
This systematic review found good quality evidence that micronutrient supplementation and educational interventions can bring important clinical benefits.
Elsevier,

International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 112, 1 February 2022

Looks at disparities in access to healthcare among Indigenous people.
A Comment on improving the health of Artic Indigenous peoples, in the contexts of SDGs 3, 10, and 15, focusing specifically on the launch of a Lancet Commission that aims to present recommendations for addressing health disparities and key challenges in this community and to identify pathways for change.
Elsevier, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Volume 91, February 2022
Double standards are widespread throughout biomedicine, especially in research on reproductive health.
Elsevier, Preventive Medicine, Volume 155, February 2022
Contested racial identity— self-identified race not matching socially-assigned race—may be an indication of experiences with racism.

Pages