Health and population

Authors discuss the ExTRAPPOLATE project, which applied the principles of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in the development of an automated feedback system for psychological therapists, ‘AutoCICS’. Suggest that RRI has the potential to address earlier problems of machine learning applications when applied to healthcare.
Authors introduce a form of analysis that not only has a high accuracy in speech emotion recognition but is also accurate for depression recognition.
Elsevier, The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Volume 7, August 2022
The United Nations General Assembly decided that International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples would be observed every year on 9th August. On this day, people from around the world are encouraged to help spread the UN’s message on the protection and promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples. Elsevier is pleased to share this special collection of freely available articles to help spread awareness about this important topic. Please feel free to download and share these papers.
An Article on depression among middle-aged and older people, in the context of SDG 3, focusing specifically on a machine learning approach to predictors of depression.
An Article on stress-related disorders, in the context of SDG 3, focusing specifically on the association betweent these disorders and mortality.
A Viewpoint, in the context of SDG 3 and 9, exploring the impact and potential of China's Smart Eldercare model, which harnesses digital technologies to improve the quality of life of China's fast-expanding ageing population, including nearly 10 million people with Alzheimer's disease.
Each year, World Hepatitis Day is observed on 28 July to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, which causes inflammation of the liver that leads to severe disease and liver cancer. Elsevier is proud to present a freely available special collection of journal articles and book chapters highlighting hepatitis research.
A Personal View in support of SDGs 3 and 13, summarising the current evidence on climate change and mental health, and outlining opportunities for methodological improvement and innovation in this research field.
A Viewpoint in support of SDGs 3, 13, and 17, proposing a range of strategies for developing a 'public health playbook', to counter the 'corporate playbook' used by powerful commercial actors to protect their business interests at the expense of population health and wellbeing, including numerous health-harming and planet-harming industries, such as tobacco, alcohol, gambling, pharmaceuticals, ultraprocessed foods and beverages, firearms and weapons, automobiles, social media and technology, oil and gas, and chemicals.

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