This Article supports SDG 3 by examining the possible effects of hypertension prevention strategies on future dementia and disability occurence. The results suggest that the decrease in dementia and disability due to these interventions is likely to be offset by an increase in the susceptible poulation due to the increase in life expectancy.
The study evaluates the microbial quality of lettuce irrigated with wastewater from the Onyasia River.
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Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Practice, How AI Technologies Impact Medical Research and Clinics

2024, Pages 395-399

To harness the power and promise of AI in global health, adequate investment must be made in communication, computer systems, and supporting personnel to collect, curate, and manage the data necessary to enable benefits and minimize harm from the use of AI-related tools. In developed countries, this has either occurred or is underway. Developing countries run the risk of widening the digital divide if this does not occur. This chapter supports SDG3.
SDG flag flying against a blue sky

As we enter the ninth year since the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, the pressing need to meet these ambitious objectives becomes ever more evident.

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The Lancet Psychiatry, Available online 12 September 2023

Advance directives give people the right and agency to determine what treatment they should receive when they are unable to make such decisions during an episode of illness
This Article supports Sustainable Development Goal 3 by calculating the proportion of dementia in Australia attributable to 11 potentially modifiable risk factors. They found that 38% of dementia was attributable to these risk factors (increasing to 41% when a 12th risk factor, traumatic brain injury, was added). The authors note that these findings could help to guide culturally specific dementia risk reduction programmes.
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Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, Volume 79, September 2023

The role of estrogen and ferroptosis in Alzheimer's disease is known. Ginseng has estrogen-like effects as well as a regulatory role in Alzheimer's disease and iron metabolism and this paper discusses for the frist time the link between ginseng, ferroptosis, and Alzheimer's disease.
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The Lancet Global Health, Volume 11, September 2023

This Comment article supports SDG 3, 6, and 16 by referencing the damage to crucial water and sanitation infrastructure due to the armed conflict in Sudan, thus increasing the likelihood of diarrhoeal disease.
This Comment article supports SDG 3, 6, and 16 by highlighting the structural and commercial determinants of water crises and their effects on health, and calls for international cooperation and solidarity to address power asymmetry, inequalities, and unaffordable access to water, putting human rights at the core of the water agenda.
This Viewpoint supports SDG 3 and 10 by describing the health effects of settler colonial erasure and racial capitalist exploitation, arguing that widespread epistemic and material injustice, long noted by marginalised communities, is more apparent and challengeable with the consistent application of these two frameworks.

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