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Global burden of 369 diseases and injuries in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
  • Theo Stephen S Cristiana Kaja M Mohammad Mitra Mohsen H Vos Lim Abbafati Abbas Abbasi Abbasifard Abbasi-Ka, T. Vos, +1,028 authors C. Murray
  • Medicine
    The Lancet
  • 17 October 2020
TLDR
Global health has steadily improved over the past 30 years as measured by age-standardised DALY rates, and there has been a marked shift towards a greater proportion of burden due to YLDs from non-communicable diseases and injuries.
Global burden of 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
  • Christopher J L Aleksandr Y Peng Cristiana Kaja M Mohsen Foad Murray Aravkin Zheng Abbafati Abbas Abbasi-Kangeva, C. Murray, +938 authors Stephen S. Lim
  • Medicine
    The Lancet
  • 17 October 2020
TLDR
The largest declines in risk exposure from 2010 to 2019 were among a set of risks that are strongly linked to social and economic development, including household air pollution; unsafe water, sanitation, and handwashing; and child growth failure.
Global age-sex-specific fertility, mortality, healthy life expectancy (HALE), and population estimates in 204 countries and territories, 1950–2019: a comprehensive demographic analysis for the Global
  • Haidong Kaja M Mitra Mohsen Hedayat Foad Ahmed Hassan Luca Wang Abbas Abbasifard Abbasi-Kangevari Abbastabar , Haidong Wang, +726 authors C. Murray
  • Medicine, Geography
    The Lancet
  • 17 October 2020
TLDR
The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019 produced updated and comprehensive demographic assessments of the key indicators of fertility, mortality, migration, and population for 204 countries and territories and selected subnational locations from 1950 to 2019.
PARASITIC CONTAMINATION OF WELLS DRINKING WATER IN MAZANDARAN PROVINCE
There is a direct relation between the prevalence of some parasitic diseases and the presence of those etiologic agents in water. The purpose of this research was to determine the contamination rate
The global burden of adolescent and young adult cancer in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
TLDR
Results from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2019 are analysed, with a focus on the outcome of disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs), to inform global cancer control measures in adolescents and young adults.
Heavy Metal Concentrations in Industrial, Agricultural, and Highway Soils in Northern Iran
Abstract In this article, heavy metal concentrations of lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), and zinc (Zn) in industrial, agricultural, and highway soils in the north of Iran (Amol-Babol) have been investigated.
Measuring universal health coverage based on an index of effective coverage of health services in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease
  • Rafael Nancy John Everett Megan Celine M Cristiana Hedaya Lozano Fullman Mumford Knight Barthelemy Abbafati , R. Lozano, +788 authors C. Murray
  • Business, Medicine
    The Lancet
  • 27 August 2020
TLDR
To assess current trajectories towards the GPW13 UHC billion target—1 billion more people benefiting from UHC by 2023—the authors estimated additional population equivalents with UHC effective coverage from 2018 to 2023, and quantified frontiers of U HC effective coverage performance on the basis of pooled health spending per capita.
Nitrogen and phosphorus removal from wastewater by subsurface wetlands planted with Iris pseudacorus
Abstract Subsurface horizontal flow constructed wetlands are being evaluated for nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) removal from wastewater in this study through different gravel sizes, plant densities
Evaluation of exposure to phthalate esters through the use of various brands of drinking water bottled in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers under different storage conditions
Background: There are many concerns about the migration of phthalates into bottled water. These compounds are hazardous to consumers. In this study, the risk factors of the use of various brands of
Mapping local patterns of childhood overweight and wasting in low- and middle-income countries between 2000 and 2017
TLDR
Geospatial estimates of overweight and wasting prevalence among children under 5 years of age in 105 low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) from 2000 to 2017 and aggregate these to policy-relevant administrative units provide a new perspective to researchers, policy makers and public health agencies in their efforts to address this global childhood syndemic.
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