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El secreto mejor guardado de Ourense: sus centenarios son los más longevos del mundo

Actualmente, España ocupa el quinto lugar de los países con mayor esperanza de vida, con un 83,5%. Proyecciones pasadas, como la del Instituto para la Métrica y Evaluación de la Salud, que recoge el Foro Económico Global, situaron a España como el país con más longevo del mundo en 2040.

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1 billion people worldwide will suffer from arthritis by 2050

“With the key drivers of people living longer and a growing world population, we need to anticipate stress on health systems in most countries,” said study author Dr. Jaimie Steinmetz, lead research scientist at Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) in Seattle.

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Racial and ethnic health disparities are pervasive in the US, across most causes of death and in most counties, new study shows

“When you look across these 19 causes, there are racial and ethnic disparities in mortality and there are also geographic disparities in mortality for every single cause,” said Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, an assistant professor at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and study author. “The consistency of that overall finding – that these huge disparities are always there – really stuck out to me.”

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States of healthcare: Data from Global Burden of Disease study will help states chart their individual trajectories. They need to strengthen disease monitoring systems

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Urgent action is needed on alcohol harm in Nigeria

Alcohol is responsible for three million deaths each year globally, and accounts for more than five per cent of global burden of disease as measured by disability adjusted life years (DALYs), a health metric that combines healthy years of life lost due to mortality and disability.

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Nigeria is 8th world’s most polluted country, says report

Taking the top spot for the world’s biggest cause of death in 2019 was high blood pressure (10.85 million), which was closely followed by smoking (7.69million), according to a Global Burden of Disease study published in The Lancet.