Cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and results in a high economic burden. Our objective of this study was to estimate age-standardized mortality rates by US county from 29 cancers.
The Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) is witnessing an increase in chronic disorders, including mental illness. With ongoing unrest, this is expected to rise. This is the first study to quantify the burden of mental disorders in the EMR.
Elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) is a leading global health risk. Quantifying the levels of SBP is important to guide prevention policies and interventions.