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Review: Climate change, fossil-fuel pollution, and children’s health.

21 Jun, 2022 | 11:14h | UTC

Climate Change, Fossil-Fuel Pollution, and Children’s Health – New England Journal of Medicine

Editorial: Fossil-Fuel Pollution and Climate Change — A New NEJM Group Series

Commentary: Extreme heat poses significant and growing health risk to babies and children, study shows – CNN

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Health and clinical impacts of air pollution and linkages with climate change.

21 Jun, 2022 | 11:13h | UTC

Health and Clinical Impacts of Air Pollution and Linkages with Climate Change – NEJM Evidence

Editorial: Fossil-Fuel Pollution and Climate Change — A New NEJM Group Series

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Life expectancy by county, race, and ethnicity in the USA, 2000–19: a systematic analysis of health disparities.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:28h | UTC

Life expectancy by county, race, and ethnicity in the USA, 2000–19: a systematic analysis of health disparities – The Lancet (free registration required)

News Release: Disparities in life expectancy persist among racial and ethnic groups across the US – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


WHO report highlights urgent need to transform mental health and mental health care.

20 Jun, 2022 | 10:47h | UTC

News Release: WHO highlights urgent need to transform mental health and mental health care – World Health Organization

Report: World mental health report: Transforming mental health for all – World Health Organization

Commentary: Urgent Need to Transform Mental Health Care – WHO Says In Largest Review Ever – Health Policy Watch

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Perspective | Viruses that were on hiatus during Covid are back — and behaving in unexpected ways.

16 Jun, 2022 | 11:06h | UTC

Viruses that were on hiatus during Covid are back — and behaving in unexpected ways – STAT

 


M-A: Trampoline center injuries in children and adolescents.

14 Jun, 2022 | 10:41h | UTC

Trampoline centre injuries in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Injury Prevention

News Release: Serious injuries more likely for kids using trampoline centers than home trampolines – British Medical Journal

 


WHO Interim Guidance: Clinical management and infection prevention and control for monkeypox.

13 Jun, 2022 | 10:49h | UTC

Clinical management and infection prevention and control for monkeypox: Interim rapid response guidance, 10 June 2022 – World Health Organization

Related:

2022 Monkeypox and Orthopoxvirus Outbreak Global Map – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

As monkeypox threat grows, scientists debate best vaccine strategy – Science

Monkeypox is a new global threat. African scientists know what the world is up against – Science

WHO Experts Emphasize ‘Window of Opportunity’ to Control Monkeypox Spread as Cases Outside Africa Double Again – Health Policy Watch

Genetic data indicate at least two separate monkeypox outbreaks underway, suggesting wider spread – STAT

Experts highlight sexual aspect of monkeypox spread – CIDRAP

What to Know About Monkeypox – JAMA

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic countries: Update – World Health Organization

Principles for monkeypox control in the UK: 4 nations consensus statement – UK Health Security Agency

Monkeypox outbreaks: 4 key questions researchers have – Nature

Study reports first use of antivirals in monkeypox patients – Lancet

Surveillance, case investigation and contact tracing for Monkeypox – World Health Organization

Laboratory testing for the monkeypox virus: Interim guidance – World Health Organization

A Novel International Monkeypox Outbreak – Annals of Internal Medicine

EU health agency warns monkeypox could become endemic in Europe if outbreak continues – STAT

Monkeypox cases increase across Europe, North America – CIDRAP

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic countries – World Health Organization

Monkeypox goes global: why scientists are on alert – Nature

Monkeypox: What do we know about the outbreaks in Europe and North America? – The BMJ

Seven Confirmed Monkeypox Cases in UK Includes Sexually Transmitted Cluster – STAT

What is monkeypox? A microbiologist explains what’s known about this smallpox cousin – The Conversation

Monkeypox: Time to worry or one to ignore? – BBC

UK, Spain, Portugal report more monkeypox cases – CIDRAP

U.S. monkeypox case reported, as Spain, Portugal report infections in growing outbreak – STAT

Monkeypox – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – World Health Organization

Monkeypox cases confirmed in England – latest updates – UK Health Security Agency

Seven Confirmed Monkeypox Cases in UK Includes Sexually Transmitted Cluster – Health Policy Watch

European outbreak of monkeypox: what you need to know – The Conversation

Rare monkeypox outbreak in U.K., Europe and U.S.: What is it and should we worry – NPR

Monkeypox cases under investigation in Canada as outbreak spreads in Europe, U.S. – CBC News

 


WHO Guidance | Walking and cycling: latest evidence to support policy-making and practice.

13 Jun, 2022 | 08:06h | UTC

Walking and cycling: latest evidence to support policy-making and practice – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Canada to require a warning be printed on every cigarette.

13 Jun, 2022 | 07:58h | UTC

Canada to require a warning be printed on every cigarette – Associated Press

 


Comparison of strategies to conserve iodinated intravascular contrast media for computed tomography during a shortage.

10 Jun, 2022 | 11:21h | UTC

Comparison of Strategies to Conserve Iodinated Intravascular Contrast Media for Computed Tomography During a Shortage – JAMA (free for a limited period)

News Release: Amid Global Shortage, Study Shows How to Cut Contrast Dye Use 83% – University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic review: educational interventions to improve the menstrual health of young adolescent girls.

10 Jun, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Systematic review of educational interventions to improve the menstrual health of young adolescent girls – BMJ Open

 


Effects of hospital facilities on patient outcomes after cancer surgery: an international, prospective, observational study.

9 Jun, 2022 | 10:42h | UTC

Effects of hospital facilities on patient outcomes after cancer surgery: an international, prospective, observational study – The Lancet Global Health

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

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Systematic Review: Non-pharmacological interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes in low-income and middle-income countries.

8 Jun, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Non-pharmacological interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials – BMJ Open

 


New study on the relation between extreme weather events and death.

8 Jun, 2022 | 10:48h | UTC

New study on the relation between extreme weather events and death – Karolinska Institutet

Original Study: Extreme weather events and death based on temperature and CO2 emission – A global retrospective study in 77 low-, middle- and high-income countries from 1999 to 2018 – Preventive Medicine Reports

 


UN reports new insights on link between climate change and human health.

8 Jun, 2022 | 10:47h | UTC

UN Reports New Insights on Link Between Climate Change and Human Health – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: The prevalence of comorbid serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders in prison populations.

7 Jun, 2022 | 11:20h | UTC

The prevalence of comorbid serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders in prison populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Public Health

Invited Commentary: The prevalence of comorbid substance use disorders and serious mental illnesses in prisons

 


M-A: Evaluation of economic and health outcomes associated with food taxes and subsidies.

2 Jun, 2022 | 11:19h | UTC

Evaluation of Economic and Health Outcomes Associated With Food Taxes and Subsidies: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

Related:

Fiscal policies for diet and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases – World Health Organization

The Lancet Taskforce on NCDs and economics (free registration required for all articles and commentaries)

Policy lessons from health taxes: a systematic review of empirical studies – BMC Public Health

National Food Strategy: Tax sugar and salt and prescribe veg, report says – BBC

Reducing US cardiovascular disease burden and disparities through national and targeted dietary policies: A modelling study – PLOS Medicine

Taxes and Subsidies for Improving Diet and Population Health in Australia: A Cost-Effectiveness Modelling Study – PLOS Medicine 

Policy lessons from health taxes: a systematic review of empirical studies – BMC Public Health

The potential impact of food taxes and subsidies on cardiovascular disease and diabetes burden and disparities in the United States – BMC Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: Outcomes following taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages.

2 Jun, 2022 | 11:11h | UTC

Outcomes Following Taxation of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

Invited Commentary: Evaluating the Evidence on Beverage Taxes: Implications for Public Health and Health Equity – JAMA Network Open

Related:

Public Policies to Reduce Sugary Drink Consumption in Children and Adolescents – Pediatrics

Cutting back on sugar-sweetened beverages: What works? – Cochrane Library

Association of a Beverage Tax on Sugar-Sweetened and Artificially Sweetened Beverages With Changes in Beverage Prices and Sales at Chain Retailers in a Large Urban Setting – JAMA

Impact of sugar‐sweetened beverage taxes on purchases and dietary intake: Systematic review and meta‐analysis – Obesity Reviews

Association between tax on sugar sweetened beverages and soft drink consumption in adults in Mexico: open cohort longitudinal analysis of Health Workers Cohort Study – The BMJ

Potential impact on prevalence of obesity in the UK of a 20% price increase in high sugar snacks: modelling study – The BMJ

Changes in food purchases after the Chilean policies on food labelling, marketing, and sales in schools: a before and after study – The Lancet Planetary Health

Association of a Sweetened Beverage Tax With Soda Consumption in High School Students – JAMA Pediatrics

Sugar-sweetened beverage taxes: Lessons to date and the future of taxation – PLOS Medicine

Banning the promotion of soft drinks could be more effective than a sugar tax – The Conversation

Sugar tax: why health experts want it but politicians and industry are resisting – The Guardian

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Editorial: Appraising pay‐for‐performance in healthcare in low‐ and middle‐income countries through systematic reviews: reflections from two teams.

2 Jun, 2022 | 11:09h | UTC

Editorial: Appraising pay‐for‐performance in healthcare in low‐ and middle‐income countries through systematic reviews: reflections from two teams – Cochrane Library

Original Study: Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in low‐ and middle‐income countries – Cochrane Library AND

Summary: Paying for performance to improve the delivery of healthcare services in low- and middle-income countries – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Survey: Do people with symptoms of an infectious illness follow advice to stay at home?

2 Jun, 2022 | 10:30h | UTC

Do people with symptoms of an infectious illness follow advice to stay at home? Evidence from a series of cross-sectional surveys about presenteeism in the UK – BMJ Open

Related:

A systematic review of infectious illness Presenteeism: prevalence, reasons and risk factors – BMC Public Health

Doctors working while sick is bad enough in ordinary times. During the Covid-19 outbreak it could be catastrophic – STAT

Which healthcare workers work with acute respiratory illness? Evidence from Canadian acute-care hospitals during 4 influenza seasons: 2010–2011 to 2013–2014 – Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

This flu season, physicians need to scrap the ‘martyr culture’ of working while sick – STAT

Healthcare Providers Shouldn’t Come to Work While Sick, but They Do — Here’s Why – HIV and ID Observations, Journal Watch Blog

 


Essential components of postnatal care – a systematic literature review and development of signal functions to guide monitoring and evaluation.

2 Jun, 2022 | 10:29h | UTC

Essential components of postnatal care – a systematic literature review and development of signal functions to guide monitoring and evaluation – BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

 


Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality of neonatal preterm birth, 1990-2019.

1 Jun, 2022 | 11:15h | UTC

Global, Regional, and National Incidence and Mortality of Neonatal Preterm Birth, 1990-2019 – JAMA Pediatrics

Commentary: Global Incidence of Neonatal Preterm Birth Decreasing Overall – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


No low-hanging fruit: Experts pitch their four big ideas for changing health care.

31 May, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

No low-hanging fruit: Experts pitch their four big ideas for changing health care – STAT

 


WHO launches new guide on integrating eye care in health systems.

30 May, 2022 | 11:48h | UTC

News Release: WHO launches new guide on integrating eye care in health systems – World Health Organization

WHO Guidance: Eye care in health systems: guide for action – World Health Organization

 


A comprehensive evaluation of COVID-19 policies and outcomes in 50 countries and territories.

27 May, 2022 | 12:11h | UTC

A comprehensive evaluation of COVID-19 policies and outcomes in 50 countries and territories – Scientific Reports

 


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