Health and wellbeing

This study is the first systematic review and meta-analysis to compare mortality rates and survival outcomes between people with Alzheimer's disease, people with non-Alzheimer's dementias, and people without dementia.

The Lancet Public Health, Volume 6, September 2021

This Editorial discusses the IPCC report that came out in August 2021 and the need for climate change mitigation ahead of COP26
Background: The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health have been understudied among vulnerable populations, particularly in fragile and conflict-affected settings. We aimed to analyse how the pandemic is related to early changes in mental health and parenting stress among caregivers, many of whom are internally displaced persons (IDP), in a conflict-affected setting in Colombia. Methods: For this cohort study, we used longitudinal data from a psychosocial support programme in which 1376 caregivers were randomly assigned across four sequential cohorts.
This study supports SDGs 3 and 10 by quantifying gender differences in the ageing experience of people in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries; in every country, key domains of societal ageing favour men, with older women at a disproportionately greater risk of chronic diseases and disability. This study highlights policy gaps and priorities for resource allocation to improve the ageing experience of older people in OECD countries.
This area of research represents a new therapeutic paradigm that could add functional years of life to individuals who would otherwise develop dementia.

Lancet Healthy Longevity, Volume 2, Issue 8, August 2021, Pages e460–e469.

This Article addresses SDG 3 and 5 by using a multidimensional metric to assess gender differences in domains of successful societal ageing in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries. The findings show that across all domains, men are advantaged, although the difference between genders in index scores varied between countries. These findings could be informative for policy makers, both in identifying specific gender disparities to address, and in learning from countries with more successful societal ageing.

The Lancet Regional Health - Europe, Volume 7, August 2021

This Editorial discusses the German floods that happened in July 2021 and their relationship to climate change
Highlights a specific gene's role in the occurrence of depression.

The Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 4, 2021, 100033

A study to evaluate medical student perceptions on the intersection of climate change and health in medical education.

Neural Engineering Techniques for Autism Spectrum Disorder Volume 1: Imaging and Signal Analysis 2021, Pages 1-8

This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG10 Reducing Inequalities by reviewing the outcome of children and babies with ASD in later life, focusing on new biomedical research and also state-of-the-art techniques that are multidisciplinary between engineering and clinical research.