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Is precision public health the future — or a contradiction?

21 Jan, 2022 | 09:31h | UTC

Is precision public health the future — or a contradiction? – Nature

 


Cluster Randomized Trial: A multifactorial falls prevention program in UK care homes reduced fall rates among older people and was cost effective.

21 Jan, 2022 | 09:21h | UTC

Multifactorial falls prevention programme compared with usual care in UK care homes for older people: multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial with economic evaluation – The BMJ

News Release: Falls in care homes can be significantly reduced with intervention, says new study – University of Nottingham

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global burden of bacterial antimicrobial resistance in 2019: a systematic analysis.

20 Jan, 2022 | 09:17h | UTC

Global burden of bacterial antimicrobial resistance in 2019: a systematic analysis – The Lancet

News Release: An estimated 1.2 million people died in 2019 from antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections, more deaths than HIV/AIDS or malaria – The Lancet

Editorial: Antimicrobial resistance: time to repurpose the Global Fund – The Lancet

Commentary: Antimicrobial resistance now a leading cause of death worldwide, study finds – The Guardian

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


1.8 million excess deaths attributable to urban air pollution in 2019, modelling study suggests.

20 Jan, 2022 | 09:13h | UTC

News Release: The Lancet Planetary Health: 1.8 million excess deaths attributable to urban air pollution in 2019, modelling study suggests

Original Study: Global urban temporal trends in fine particulate matter (PM2·5) and attributable health burdens: estimates from global datasets – The Lancet Planetary Health

Related Studies:

Internalising health-economic impacts of air pollution into climate policy: a global modelling study – The Lancet Planetary Health

Long-term trends in urban NO2 concentrations and associated paediatric asthma incidence: estimates from global datasets – The Lancet Planetary Health

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Global, regional, and national burdens of hip osteoarthritis from 1990 to 2019: estimates from the 2019 Global Burden of Disease Study.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:27h | UTC

Global, regional, and national burdens of hip osteoarthritis from 1990 to 2019: estimates from the 2019 Global Burden of Disease Study – Arthritis Research & Therapy

 


Grand Challenges in global eye health: a global prioritization process using Delphi method.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:15h | UTC

Grand Challenges in global eye health: a global prioritisation process using Delphi method – The Lancet Health Longevity

Related podcast: Author interview

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global, regional, and national burden of 12 mental disorders in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

13 Jan, 2022 | 08:42h | UTC

Global, regional, and national burden of 12 mental disorders in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Psychiatry

Invited Commentary: The true global disease burden of mental illness: still elusive – The Lancet Psychiatry (free registration required)

 


Estimation of the global prevalence of dementia in 2019 and forecasted prevalence in 2050: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

11 Jan, 2022 | 02:38h | UTC

Estimation of the global prevalence of dementia in 2019 and forecasted prevalence in 2050: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Public Health

News Release: Global dementia cases set to triple by 2050 unless countries address risk factors – The Lancet

Commentaries:

Forecasting the prevalence of dementia – The Lancet Public Health

Dementia cases expected to almost triple across the world by 2050 – BBC

Number of adults with dementia to exceed 150m by 2050, study finds – The Guardian

 

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Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for 29 Cancer Groups From 2010 to 2019: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

11 Jan, 2022 | 02:30h | UTC

Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for 29 Cancer Groups From 2010 to 2019: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – JAMA Oncology

News Release: Cancer deaths rose to 10 million worldwide in 2019: Recent trends also highlight global disparities in cancer burden – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

 


New AAP Guidance recommends routine HIV screening to all youth 15 years or older.

8 Jan, 2022 | 23:13h | UTC

Adolescents and Young Adults: The Pediatrician’s Role in HIV Testing and Pre- and Postexposure HIV Prophylaxis – Pediatrics

Commentary: Pediatricians Can Play Key Role in HIV Testing, Prophylaxis – HealthDay

 


RCT: Low-cost, easy to take antiretroviral treatment based on Dolutegravir as first- or second-Line therapy found to be non-inferior to standard care for treating HIV-1 infection in children.

8 Jan, 2022 | 23:07h | UTC

Dolutegravir as First- or Second-Line Treatment for HIV-1 Infection in Children – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Easy-to-take medicine better at suppressing HIV in children – University College London

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


FDA approves first injectable treatment for HIV pre-exposure prevention.

8 Jan, 2022 | 23:04h | UTC

FDA Approves First Injectable Treatment for HIV Pre-Exposure Prevention – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Commentaries:

NIH celebrates FDA approval of long-acting injectable drug for HIV prevention – NIH News Releases

A new injection to prevent HIV, rather than pills, is a game-changer, scientists say – NPR

Related:

CDC Guidance: Preexposure Prophylaxis for Prevention of HIV Acquisition Among Adolescents

Study Shows High Burden of STI Among Individuals Using Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection

USPSTF Statement: Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection

British Guidelines on the Use of HIV Pre–exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) (several guidelines on the subject)

New Protocol for HIV Prevention Drug Reduces The Number Of Pills Required

 


Abortion safety and use with normally prescribed Mifepristone in Canada.

16 Dec, 2021 | 08:51h | UTC

Abortion Safety and Use with Normally Prescribed Mifepristone in Canada – New England Journal of Medicine

News Release: Prescribing the abortion pill without restrictions is safe and effective, study finds – University of British Columbia

 


Opinion: Decision makers need constantly updated evidence synthesis.

16 Dec, 2021 | 08:39h | UTC

Decision makers need constantly updated evidence synthesis – Nature

 


Recommendations for equitable COVID-19 pandemic recovery in Canada.

14 Dec, 2021 | 09:47h | UTC

Recommendations for equitable COVID-19 pandemic recovery in Canada – Canadian Medical Association Journal

News Release: Equitable COVID-19 pandemic recovery in Canada: New guideline – Canadian Medical Association Journal

Editorial: Build back more equitably

 


WHO Reports | More than half a billion people pushed or pushed further into extreme poverty due to health care costs.

14 Dec, 2021 | 08:55h | UTC

News release: More than half a billion people pushed or pushed further into extreme poverty due to health care costs – World Health Organization

Report 1: Tracking Universal Health Coverage: 2021 Global monitoring report – World Health Organization

Report 2: Global monitoring report on financial protection in health 2021 – World Health Organization

 


WHO Report | Saving lives, spending less: the case for investing in noncommunicable diseases.

14 Dec, 2021 | 08:53h | UTC

Report: Saving lives, spending less: the case for investing in noncommunicable diseases – World Health Organization

News Release: Investing 1 dollar per person per year could save 7 million lives in low and lower-middle income countries – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Perspective: Alcohol-related harm is a public health issue, not a lifestyle choice.

14 Dec, 2021 | 08:41h | UTC

Alcohol-related harm is a public health issue, not a lifestyle choice – Health Policy Watch

Related:

COVID-19 pandemic and alcohol consumption: Impacts and interconnections – Toxicology Reports

National, Regional, and Global Burdens of Disease Attributable to Alcohol Use

Study: Alcohol Use and Burden for 195 Countries and Territories

Study: The Global Burden of Disease Attributable to Alcohol and Drug Use

Study: Global Alcohol Exposure Between 1990 and 2017 and Forecasts Until 2030

Analysis: Prioritizing Action on Alcohol for Health and Development

5000 alcohol-related cancer deaths could be prevented every year by doubling alcohol taxes in the European Region, says WHO/Europe.

Global burden of cancer attributable to alcohol consumption – “Globally, an estimated 741.300, or 4·1% of all new cases of cancer in 2020 were attributable to alcohol consumption”.

Research: Contribution of alcohol use disorders to the burden of dementia

 


Colorectal cancer incidence, mortality, tumor characteristics, and treatment before and after the introduction of the fecal immunochemical testing-based screening program in the Netherlands: a population-based study.

13 Dec, 2021 | 08:50h | UTC

Colorectal cancer incidence, mortality, tumour characteristics, and treatment before and after introduction of the faecal immunochemical testing-based screening programme in the Netherlands: a population-based study – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Infodemics: a new challenge for public health.

10 Dec, 2021 | 10:18h | UTC

Infodemics: A new challenge for public health – Cell

See also:

What is an infodemic and how can we prevent it?

The Covid-19 Infodemic — Applying the Epidemiologic Model to Counter Misinformation – New England Journal of Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


New Zealand to ban smoking for next generation in bid to outlaw habit by 2025 – “New legislation means the legal smoking age will increase every year, to create a smoke-free generation of New Zealanders”.

9 Dec, 2021 | 10:12h | UTC

New Zealand to ban smoking for next generation in bid to outlaw habit by 2025 – The Guardian

 


Systematic Review: Benefits and harms of annual, biennial, or triennial breast cancer mammography screening for women at average risk of breast cancer.

9 Dec, 2021 | 10:08h | UTC

Benefits and harms of annual, biennial, or triennial breast cancer mammography screening for women at average risk of breast cancer: a systematic review for the European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC) – British Journal of Cancer

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


A qualitative study identified a wide variation of expected impacts of the 626 low-value services spotted by the US Choosing Wisely recommendations.

7 Dec, 2021 | 08:39h | UTC

Longitudinal Content Analysis of the Characteristics and Expected Impact of Low-Value Services Identified in US Choosing Wisely Recommendations – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Editorial: The Next Frontier of Less Is More—From Description to Implementation – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

 


The global burden of adolescent and young adult cancer in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

5 Dec, 2021 | 23:09h | UTC

The global burden of adolescent and young adult cancer in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Oncology

Invited Commentary: Burden of cancer in adolescents and young adults – The Lancet Oncology

 


Review: Interventions to optimize antimicrobial stewardship.

3 Dec, 2021 | 10:11h | UTC

Interventions to optimize antimicrobial stewardship – Antimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology

 


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