Health and population

The stress of the pandemic has severely impacted the mental health of preschool children - having a structured and predictable home environment helps to mitigate these adverse effects.

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.
The health impacts of the climate crisis demand that health systems adapt their practices and mitigate their carbon emissions. Contributing to SDGs 4, 11 and 13, this article argues that health services and policy research (HSPR) is crucial for the transformation of these systems.
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.

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.
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.
Earth Day is widely recognised as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behaviour and provoke policy changes. This day recognises and celebrates the Earth and its ecosystems as our home and highlights the need to protect earth to enhance people’s livelihoods, counteract climate change, and stop the collapse of biodiversity. To raise awareness of Earth Day 2021, Elsevier presents a curated list of free access journal articles and book chapters in support of this year's theme - Restore our Earth.
To mark World Health Day 2021, RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr Márcia Balisciano, talks to Dr Richard McCallum and Dr Erika Claud about the need for a fairer and healthier world for all.