The Lancet Public Health

The Lancet Public Health is a new online-only, open access title in The Lancet's growing family of specialty journals. Building on the foundation of The Lancet as a champion of public health research, this monthly journal is committed to publishing high-quality original Research Articles, Editorials, Comments, and Correspondence that contribute to advancing health equity, public health practice and policy making worldwide. The journal is indexed/abstracted in the DOAJ, MEDLINE/PubMed, Scopus, and in the Journal Citation Reports.

Publisher
The Lancet
Website
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/home
Impact factor
60 (2018)

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Health

High rates of avoidable deaths among most disadvantaged

A new study, looking at more than half a million adults in Scotland, has highlighted very high rates of premature mortality from avoidable causes of death amongst society's most disadvantaged.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Effect of lockdown on mental health in Australia

Victorian women experienced greater mental health decline compared to the rest of Australia during 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns, new University of Melbourne research has found.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Japanese population projected to live longer without dementia

A new detailed microsimulation, using a database of 40 million people, has examined the future of Japan's aging population up to 2043. It projects that more people will live longer, and that overall years spent living with ...

Medications

Global disparities persist in opioid painkiller access

Global opioid sales increased by an estimated 4% annually from 2015 to 2019, but massive disparities in access to essential pain relief medications persist between countries, finds a study led by UCL researchers.

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