Low back pain remains the leading cause of disability globally, and in 2020, there were more than half a billion prevalent cases of low back pain worldwide.
May 12, 2023
Effect of air pollution on disease burden, mortality, and life expectancy in North Africa and the Middle East
We found that if air pollution had been lowered to the theoretical minimum risk exposure levels for 2019, then the average life expectancy would have been 1·6 years higher.
April 25, 2023
Global burden of chronic respiratory diseases and risk factors, 1990–2019: an update from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
We estimated mortality, years lived with disability, years of life lost, disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), prevalence, and incidence of chronic respiratory diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, pneumoconiosis, interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary sarcoidosis.