Health and population

April 7th of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization. To raise awareness of this year's theme - building a fairer, healthier world for everyone - Elsevier presents a curated list of free access journal articles and book chapters.
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Clinics in Chest Medicine, Volume 42, Issue 1, March 2021, Pages 217-228

This book chapter advances SDG 3 by explaining how pulmonary arterial hypertension occurs in women more than men whereas survival in men is worse than in women.
RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr Márcia Balisciano, talks to Professor Jerome Nriagu and Dr Jann Murray-Garcia about their work to end racism.
The purpose of this article is to provide a high-yield background of foundational health equity and disparity concepts for radiology trainees, from which additional educational curricula may be derived. Specifically, this article will discuss the fundamental socioeconomic factors known to contribute to discrepant access and use of imaging services, followed by areas in radiology with well-documented disparities of which trainees should be aware.
Melatonin improved recognition, memory and passive avoidance performance deficits in AD mouse model. Resveratrol improved passive avoidance memory deficit in AD mouse model.
This articles advances SDGs 3 and 10 by explaining how osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 350 million individuals worldwide (15% of the population). It is estimated that 32.5 million US adults have clinical OA of their knee, hip, or hand,with the most common sites being knee and hip. OA most likely represents a final common pathway of many different factors including genetics, environment, and biomechanical contributors.
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Peter D. Sly, Adverse Environmental Exposure and Respiratory Health in Children, Pediatric Clinics of North America, Volume 68, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 277-291

This article advances SDG 3 by explaining how pollution, especially air pollution, is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality.
This book chapter advances SDG 3 by explaining how cancer stem cells (CSCs) are important for understanding tumor biology and pathogenesis.
John McConnell, Editor of The Lancet Infectious Diseases on COVID-19 vaccine safety and confidence
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The Lancet Digital Health, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2021, Pages e144-e146, ISSN 2589-7500

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by examining how structural inequalities, biases, and racism in society are easily encoded in datasets and in the application of data science, and how this practice can reinforce existing social injustices and health inequalities as well as the role of data scientists in tackling racism.

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