Phthalates are used in plastic production to make plastic products more durable, but they can reliease toxic pollutants via airborne that cause varios metabolic disorders. This research article evaluates the potential health benefits in terms of reducing metabolic disorders (e.g. diabetes & obesity) via strengthening the standards on the use of phthalates in China, the world's leading markets of phthalates.
Viral metagenomics is widely applied to characterize emerging viral pathogens but it can also reveal the virome composition in health and disease. The evaluation of the virome in healthy blood donors can provide important knowledge on possible transfusion threats.
Elsevier, Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Volume 183, April 2022
Genistein is a phytoestrogen that, due to its structural similarity with estrogen, can both mimic and antagonize estrogen effects.
For World Health Day 2022, RELX's Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Márcia Balisciano, speaks to Dr. Rebecca Katz on this year's theme of "our planet, our health".
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Our planet, our health

Are we able to reimagine a world where clean air, water and food are available to all?

Where economies are focused on health and well-being?

Although older people have been recognised as a vulnerable group in humanitarian crises, they have not traditionally been considered a priority for humanitarian assistance.
This paper concludes that effective local implementation of MSN (Multisectoral Nutrition) policy requires country-level commitment together with local leadership and capacity building, and community engagement to ensure efforts fit program contexts.

Healthcare Strategies and Planning for Social Inclusion and Development Volume 2: Social, Economic, and Health Disparities of Rural Women, 2022, Pages 1-42

This chapter advances the UN SDG Goal 3: Good Health, Goal 5: Gender Equity, and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by highlighting social determinants like gender inequality, starvation, nonavailability of basic nutrients, etc. are described in detail, on the basis of social exclusion, disparity, aging issues, domestic violence, and health problem like obstetric and reproduction.
This study compares GM (Growth Monitoring) manuals from Tanzania, India and The Netherlands with each other, and with the materials for the WHO’s training course on child growth assessment.
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Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Basis of Disease, Volume 1868, 1 April 2022

 A schematic diagram of the protein structure of Fibrocystin (FPC) and DZIP1L
ARPKD is a rare disease. This review explores the genetics of ARPKD and is accompanied by a short video by the author with a summary of the article.

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