Pedestrian injuries from falls versus motor vehicle collisions: are we lacking critical policy and interventions?
With most injuries occurring in urban spaces, what changes are required for urban design, policy, and the built environment, and what much needed interventions are important tools for reducing pedestrian fall related morbidity?
Learning for life: The higher the level of education, the lower the risk of dying
While the benefits of education are greatest for young people, those over 50 years still benefit from the protective effects of education.
Nonpharmaceutical interventions saved lives and eased burdens during COVID's first wave
This article reveals how researchers hope their findings will dispel some falsehoods that continue to circulate to this day.
The future is sleep-deprived
How much sleep do we need? Even when sleep is mildly deficient, there are measurable negative changes in how we react to everyday events.
Risk of dying from cancer in some poorer distrits of England over 70% higher than wealthy districts
This interesting study brings good news that the overall risk of dying from cancer has decreased in the last 20 years, however, it also highlights the inequality in cancer deaths in different districts of England.
New study finds many couples around the world may share high blood pressure
High blood pressure is common in middle-aged and older adults, however, new evidence suggests many couples have high blood pressure. Does this mean couple-based approaches for high blood pressure diagnosis and management will be used in the future?
Green spaces can save lives
This article looks at how green spaces have a remarkable ability to protect people from heat-related illnesses, especially under longer and more intense heatwaves.
Climate report: 'Uncharted territory' imperils life on Earth
Sadly, our current efforts in combatting climate change are falling short. Scientists urge transitioning to a global economy that prioritizes human well-being and curtails overconsumption and excessive emissions.
People taking adult education classes run lower risk of dementia
How can we best keep our brain fit as we grow older?
Sabotage and collusion could be derailing your weight loss journey
"Weight loss often results in change, from giving a person more confidence to a change in social dynamics in their relationships. Many do not welcome such changes."
The expendables: Health consequences of child labor in 19th Century England
If we’re going to go back to the 19th century, we might as well know what it was like.
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