Smoking, alcohol use, high BMI, and other known risk factors were responsible for nearly 4.45 million global cancer deaths in 2019, according to new research published in The Lancet using the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) 2019 study.
July 21, 2022
The Lancet: 160 million women worldwide have unmet contraception needs; new study reveals large differences in types of contraceptives used across regions and age groups
Estimates suggest that more than 160 million women and adolescents who wanted to avoid pregnancy were not using contraceptives in 2019, despite significant progress in the use of modern contraceptives globally over the previous 50 years.
July 14, 2022
The Lancet: Alcohol consumption carries significant health risks and no benefits for young people; some older adults may benefit from drinking a small amount of alcohol
The new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease estimates that 1.34 billion people consumed harmful amounts of alcohol in 2020.
October 5, 2022
IHME director Christopher J. L. Murray presents lessons learned on the analysis of global health and communicating results to decision-makers.
March 16, 2022
Researchers from the Lancet Nigeria Commission present burden of disease analysis and recommendations for ensuring a healthy future for all Nigerians.
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