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This podcast discusses the relevance of lipid oxidation in brain activity, how work in redox proteomics helps us to understand the role of specific proteins in the development of Alzheimer's pathology, why metabolic disorders have such a major risk factor for the development of dementia. how down syndrome is a model of Alzheimer's and Dr. Butterfield's thoughts on future antioxidant strategies in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's & new therapeutic approaches. Plus advice for young people pursuing science and medicine as a career.
This Article supports SDG 3 by assessing the incidence of HIV and HCV infection among people who inject drugs, a population at higher risk of these infections. In this systematic review, HCV estimates came from studies in 24 countries. Pooled HCV incidence was 12.1 per 100 person-years; data for both infections were scarce, suggesting increased efforts are needed to keep track of these infections in this population.
This Comment supports SDGs 4 and 10 by reviewing the global pledges and resolutions that have been made regarding disabled children (dating back to 1946), and highlighting how the September 2023 global summit on SDGs provides an opportunity to reaffirm global commitments on early childhood development.
This Article supports SDG 3 by estimating the burden of low back pain, which continues to be the leading cause of disability worldwide. The study predicts that low back pain prevalence will continue to increase, from 619 million people in 2020 to 843 million in 2050. Two-fifths of the burden are due to modifiable risk factors, and a quarter of years lived with disability are attributable to occupational ergonomic factors.

World Hepatitis Day: Uniting in the Fight Against a Global Health Threat

World Hepatitis Day, observed on 28th July each year, is a global initiative to raise awareness about viral hepatitis, promote prevention, and encourage testing and treatment. The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners across the globe come together to highlight the urgency of eliminating hepatitis by 2030. This article delves into the significance of World Hepatitis Day, the types of hepatitis, prevention methods, available treatments, and how you can get involved.

Rare Disease Day: An Insight into SDG Resources and Global Awareness Initiatives

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Handbook of Food and Feed from Microalgae: Production, Application, Regulation, and Sustainability, 2023, pp 603-610

This chapter aligns with Goal 2: Zero Hunger and Goal 12: Responsible Consumption by exploring the energy and water consumption needs of microalgal production for food production to determine whether microalgae can be considered a sustainable food.
This freely accessible Special collection highlights journal articles and book chapters focussing on nature and biodiversity in celebration of the 2023 RELX SDG Inspiration Day on June 13th where thought leaders, corporate representatives, investors, government and NGOs explore issues, practical engagement and ideas in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

International Women's Day 2024: A Call to End Violence Against Women and Support SDG Resources

International Women's Day, celebrated annually on March 8th, is a global event that recognises the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women while advocating for gender equality. In this article, we will explore the importance of International Women's Day and its contribution to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to gender equality and ending violence against women.

The History of International Women's Day

This Article supports Sustainable Development Goal 3 by estimating the proportion of dementia attributable to hypertension, finding an overall global population attributable fraction of 15.8%. Results were also broken down by region and age. The authors note that the estimates from this study could help to inform public health policy at global and national levels.

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