This article addresses SDG 3 and 10 by estimating the proportion of adults with diabetes in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) who receive comprehensive diabetes treatment as recommended by WHO. The analyses showed that fewer than one in ten people with diabetes receive full treatment coverage in LMICs, and that several individual-level characteristics were also associated with poorer access to treatment.
In this study, lactoferrin in CSF and saliva was investigated as a diagnostic biomarker for AD and other neurodegenerative dementias in a consecutive, mixed memory clinic cohort.
Elsevier,

Diseases of the Nervous System (Second Edition), May 2021, Pages 81-107

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 17 by introducing the concept of aging, dementia and Alzheimer Disease including the basic science, treatment, mechanisms and clinical trials.
Amyloid β and tau protein changes occur in the retina in Alzheimer's Disease pathophysiology. Ability to monitor retinal molecular changes in conjunction with clinical examination could improve disease diagnosis.
Research on how online singing communities during the COVID-19 pandemic can be beneficial to people living with dementia.
Building and Environment will host a series of free webinars on COVID-19 Control. The third webinar of the series will feature 2 presentations from experts in the field on the following topics: Continuum of airborne transmission of respiratory infection, and implication to ventilation requirements, presented by Prof. Yuguo Li, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. The second presentation will be on the Occupational exposure risk of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, presented by Prof. Li Liu, Department of Building Science, Tsinghua University, China.
Elsevier,

Pediatric Clinics of North America, Volume 68, Issue 2, April 2021, Pages 339-349

This article advances SDGs 3 and 16 by explaining how among the world’s approximately 2 billion children, estimated 1.00 to 1.25 billion experience violence annually and describes the range of types of injuries and their immediate and long-term impacts on child outcomes.
The aim of this study was to assess the levels of depression, coping skills, and quality of life and their correlates among a sample of Jordanian adults aged ≥18 years during the COVID-19 lockdown implemented in Jordan. This information may help in the development of appropriate psychological interventions aimed at improving mental health and quality of life among at-risk groups during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This study aims to explore the psychosocial and emotional problems of advanced cancer patients in India.
This article addresses SDG 3 and 10 by characterising the spread of COVID-19 in Brazil, showing that existing socioeconomic inequalities, rather than age or health status, determined the initial course of the epidemic. Areas with high socioeconomic vulnerability were disproportionately affected, and these results suggest that targeted policies are needed to protect the most vulnerable groups.

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