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Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (2019)
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Feigin, V. L., Nichols, E., Alam, T., Bannick, M. S., Beghi, E., Blake, N., …Vos, T. (2019). Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurology, 18(5), 459-480. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422%2818%2930499-X

Background Neurological disorders are increasingly recognised as major causes of death and disability worldwide. The aim of this analysis from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2016 is to provide the most comprehe... Read More about Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (2018)
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James, S. L., Theadom, A., Ellenbogen, R. G., Bannick, M. S., Montjoy-Venning, W., Lucchesi, L. R., …Murray, C. J. L. (2019). Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurology, 18(1), 56-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422%2818%2930415-0

Background Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) are increasingly recognised as global health priorities in view of the preventability of most injuries and the complex and expensive medical care they necessitate. We aimed to measu... Read More about Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Stu (2018)
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Stanaway, J. D., Afshin, A., Gakidou, E., Lim, S. S., Abate, D., Abate, K. H., …Murray, C. J. L. (2018). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet, 392(10159), 1923-1994. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2932225-6

Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2017 comparative risk assessment (CRA) is a comprehensive approach to risk factor quantification that offers a useful tool for synthesising evidence on risks and risk–ou... Read More about Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Stu.

Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2018)
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Bin Sayeed, M. S., Lozano, R., Fullman, N., Abate, D., Abay, S. M., Abbafati, C., …Murray, C. J. L. (2018). Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet, 392(10159), 2091-2138. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736%2818%2932281-5

Background Efforts to establish the 2015 baseline and monitor early implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight both great potential for and threats to improving health by 2030. To fully deliver on the SDG aim of “leaving... Read More about Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 359 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2018)
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Kyu, H. H., Abate, D., Abate, K. H., Abay, S. M., Abbafati, C., Abbasi, N., …Murray, C. J. L. (2018). Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 359 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet, 392(10159), 1859-1922. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2932335-3

Background How long one lives, how many years of life are spent in good and poor health, and how the population's state of health and leading causes of disability change over time all have implications for policy, planning, and provision of services.... Read More about Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 359 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 Diseases and Injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2018)
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Naik, G., James, S. L., Abate, D., Abate, K. H., Abay, S. M., Abbafati, C., …Murray, C. J. L. (2018). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 Diseases and Injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet, 392(10159), 1789-1858. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2932279-7

Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 (GBD 2017) includes a comprehensive assessment of incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability (YLDs) for 354 causes in 195 countries and territories from 1990... Read More about Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 Diseases and Injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2018)
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Roth, G. A., Abate, D., Abate, K. H., Abay, S. M., Abbafati, C., Abbasi, N., …Murray, C. J. L. (2018). Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet, 392(10159), 1736-1788. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2932203-7

Background Global development goals increasingly rely on country-specific estimates for benchmarking a nation's progress. To meet this need, the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2016 estimated global, regional, nation... Read More about Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2018)
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Dicker, D., Nguyen, G., Abate, D., Abate, K. H., Abay, S. M., Abbafati, C., …Murray, C. J. L. (2018). Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet, 392(10159), 1684-1735. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2931891-9

Background Assessments of age-specific mortality and life expectancy have been done by the UN Population Division, Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNPOP), the United States Census Bureau, WHO, and as part of previous iterations of the Glo... Read More about Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2018)
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Murray, C. J. L., Callender, C. S. K. H., Kulikoff, X. R., Srinivasan, V., Abate, D., Abate, K. H., …Lim, S. S. (2018). Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet, 392(10159), 1995-2051. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2932278-5

© 2018 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an Open Access article under the CC BY 4.0 license Background: Population estimates underpin demographic and epidemiological research and are used to track progress on numerous international in... Read More about Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

High health gain patients with asthma: a cross-sectional study analysing national Scottish data sets (2018)
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Mukherjee, M., Nwaru, B. I., Soyiri, I., Grant, I., & Sheikh, A. (2018). High health gain patients with asthma: a cross-sectional study analysing national Scottish data sets. NPJ Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, 28, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41533-018-0094-6

Studies have shown that a small proportion of patients have particularly high needs and are responsible for disproportionally high disease burden. Estimates suggest that 2–5% of patients are high users of healthcare for their health gain. Such patien... Read More about High health gain patients with asthma: a cross-sectional study analysing national Scottish data sets.

Exogenous sex steroid hormones and asthma in females: protocol for a population-based retrospective cohort study using a UK primary care database (2018)
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Nwaru, B. I., Simpson, C. R., Soyiri, I. N., Pillinger, R., Appiagyei, F., Ryan, D., …Sheikh, A. (2018). Exogenous sex steroid hormones and asthma in females: protocol for a population-based retrospective cohort study using a UK primary care database. BMJ open, 8(6), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020075

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2018. Re-use permitted under CC BY-NC. No commercial re-use. See rights and permissions. Published by BMJ. Introduction Female sex steroid hormones have been implicated in sex-related differences in the development... Read More about Exogenous sex steroid hormones and asthma in females: protocol for a population-based retrospective cohort study using a UK primary care database.

Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (2018)
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Fullman, N., Yearwood, J., Abay, S. M., Abbafati, C., Abd-Allah, F., Abdela, J., …Lozano, R. (2018). Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, 391(10136), 2236-2271. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2930994-2

Copyright © 2018 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. Background A key component of achieving universal health coverage is ensuring that all populations have access to quality health care. Examining where gains have occurred or progress has falt... Read More about Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

Improving predictive asthma algorithms with modelled environment data for Scotland: an observational cohort study protocol (2018)
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Soyiri, I. N., Sheikh, A., Reis, S., Kavanagh, K., Vieno, M., Clemens, T., …Simpson, C. R. (2018). Improving predictive asthma algorithms with modelled environment data for Scotland: an observational cohort study protocol. BMJ open, 8(5), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023289

Abstract Introduction Asthma has a considerable, but potentially, avoidable burden on many populations globally. Scotland has some of the poorest health outcomes from asthma. Although ambient pollution, weather changes and sociodemographic factors ha... Read More about Improving predictive asthma algorithms with modelled environment data for Scotland: an observational cohort study protocol.

Poor glycaemic control and its metabolic and demographic risk factors in a Malaysian community-based study (2018)
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Reidpath, D. D., Soyiri, I., Jahan, N. K., Mohan, D., Ahmad, B., Ahmad, M. P., …Allotey, P. (2018). Poor glycaemic control and its metabolic and demographic risk factors in a Malaysian community-based study. International Journal of Public Health, 63(2), 193-202. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-017-1072-4

Objectives The lack of population-based evidence on the risk factors for poor glycaemic control in diabetics, particularly in resource-poor settings, is a challenge for the prevention of long-term complications. This study aimed to identify the metab... Read More about Poor glycaemic control and its metabolic and demographic risk factors in a Malaysian community-based study.

Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China in 1990 and 2010 (2017)
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Chan, K. Y., Li, X., Chen, W., Song, P., Wong, N. W. K., Poon, A. N., …Rudan, I. (2017). Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China in 1990 and 2010. Journal of Global Health, 7(2), https://doi.org/10.7189/jogh.07.020704

BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is set to become the third most frequent cause of death and also the third largest cause of global morbidity by 2020. In China, where the population is aging rapidly, COPD has become one of the... Read More about Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China in 1990 and 2010.

Smoke-free legislation and paediatric hospitalisations for acute respiratory tract infections: national quasi-experimental study with unexpected findings and important methodological implications (2017)
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Been, J. V., Mackay, D. F., Millett, C., Soyiri, I., van Schayck, C. P., Pell, J. P., & Sheikh, A. (2018). Smoke-free legislation and paediatric hospitalisations for acute respiratory tract infections: national quasi-experimental study with unexpected findings and important methodological implications. Tobacco Control, 27(e2), e160-e166. https://doi.org/10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2017-053801

Objectives We investigated whether Scottish implementation of smoke-free legislation was associated with a reduction in unplanned hospitalisations or deaths (‘events’) due to respiratory tract infections (RTIs) among children. Design Interrupted tim... Read More about Smoke-free legislation and paediatric hospitalisations for acute respiratory tract infections: national quasi-experimental study with unexpected findings and important methodological implications.

Land cover and air pollution are associated with asthma hospitalisations: a cross-sectional study (2017)
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Alcock, I., White, M., Cherrie, M., Wheeler, B., Taylor, J., McInnes, R., …Fleming, L. (2017). Land cover and air pollution are associated with asthma hospitalisations: a cross-sectional study. Environment International, 109, 29-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2017.08.009

Background There is increasing policy interest in the potential for vegetation in urban areas to mitigate harmful effects of air pollution on respiratory health. We aimed to quantify relationships between tree and green space density and asthma-relat... Read More about Land cover and air pollution are associated with asthma hospitalisations: a cross-sectional study.