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This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by focusing on an emblematic delayed-onset pathology often seen after traumatic brain injury—Alzheimer’s disease—and explain its relationship with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 10, August 2022

This narrative review supports SDG 3 and 8 by summarising the available evidence on work and health issues encountered by Indigenous workers in Canada, in response to some of the calls to action put forth by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
Examines multiple forms of adolescent violence perpetration across gender, racial/ethnic, and sexual identities. Boys reported greater rates of perpetration than girls, except for teen dating violence. Perpetration rates did not differ for intersection of gender by race/ethnicity. Perpetration rates varied across racial/ethnic, sexual, and gender minority students compared to non-minority students.
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 13 by showing that plant-based beef alternatives could reduce the carbon footprint of the US food system, but highlights that reductions in other envirnmental dimensions are dependent on repurposing of resources.
Approximately two thirds of Americans reported delaying or forgoing healthcare during the pandemic. Experience of racial discrimination were prevalent among Asian Americans, Blacks and Hispanics during the pandemic.
In a 2019 national survey, 3.1% (95% confidence interval, 2.6%-3.5%) of practicing US physicians self-reported a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.2 Although the prevalence of reported disabilities in physicians is less than the general population, physicians may choose to not disclose their disabilities, especially hidden disabilities.
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 13 by assessing sea level data for groups of coral. The presence of a shallow-water reef established up or down-slope is indicative of a rapid change in sea level.
The importance of a good social network in times of stress for people with Alzheimer's Disease.
This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by focusing on polyphenols and flavonoids and their crucial role in decreasing AD symptoms. In addition, it highlights the neuroprotective role of various essential ingredients of plant extracts such as Icariside, Onjisaponin B, Asarones, Liquiritin, Tanshinone IIA (TIIA) and cryptotanshinone (CT), Ginsenoside Rg1, and n-Butylidenephthalide. The efficacy of green nanotechnology are also discussed.
This Article supports SDG 3 by assessing the association between people leaving state in the USA for an abortion and the availalble facilities and state legislation. THe findings showed that the proportion of people leaving the state varied widely by state, and that this was affected by state-level abortion policy and facility scarcity.