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New Lancet Commission details "massive global failures" of the #COVID19 response & issues recommendations to help: 1️⃣ End the pandemic emergency 2️⃣ Protect against future health shocks 3️⃣ Achieve sustainable development for all Access the report: hubs.li/Q01mlD0h0
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In 2020, the US experienced $436.7bn of economic loss as a result of cigarette smoking, suggests a new study in @TheLancetPH. hubs.li/Q01nKMdh0
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The average loss of personal income per capita due to cigarette smoking was $1100. However, this burden varied substantially between states. hubs.li/Q01nKMdh0
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Now in issue—a Series on acute respiratory distress syndrome (#ARDS). Read paper 1, which describes ARDS causes, pathophysiology, and phenotypes: hubs.li/Q01nKp6G0
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"Two centuries ago, humans took advantage of epidemics in ways that caused misery, enriched the few, and increased inequality. Today, we have sadly seen many similar patterns unfold," writes @katolivarius. Richard M Mizelle Jr reviews Olivarius's book: hubs.li/Q01nKdTZ0
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On Sept 28, the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation announced the winners of its awards in biomedical sciences. Talha Burki reports on the scientists honoured for work on integrins, non-invasive tests for Down syndrome, and tracking COVID-19 infections: hubs.li/Q01nGJmq0
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Twitter—a tool for science communication and social justice, a source of misinformation, a means to inflate ego. In his latest Offline, @richardhorton1 reflects on the platform's uses: hubs.li/Q01nHsww0
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Explore a special issue from @TheLancetRheum on this very subject 👇
Our Oct issue is live! This special issue is dedicated to #sex and #gender in #rheumatology. All content is free to access with registration on lancet.com until 1st October thelancet.com/journals/lanrh…
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Just published Online, The Lancet Neurology Commission on traumatic brain injury #TBI Following on from our 2017 TBI Commission, this latest Commission highlights progress and challenges in prevention, clinical care, and research thelancet.com/journals/laneu…
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#Polio has returned to many parts of the world. Ahead of the replenishment to fund the eradication initiative, our Editorial asks, are we falling at the final hurdle? hubs.li/Q01nF5x90
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In The Lancet this week, final analysis of the IMMUNED trial—including recurrence-free and overall survival data. Explore our latest issue: hubs.li/Q01nFF7Z0
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The Lancet retweeted
Our new paper on racism out today in @TheLancet unpacks how whiteness/colorism/assumed ethnicity and wealth, indigeneity & migration work in the multi-ethnic society of Aotearoa/New Zealand w @RachelskNZ @peiris_roshini @nurseDrTC @MadameOrrocks @FMHS_UoA @WellingtonUni
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We are pleased to have @TheLancet with us for #SleepEurope2022 in #Athens. Looking forward to the symposium tomorrow.
Attending #ESRS2022 in Athens this week? Join us for the launch of The Lancet and @TheLancetNeuro Series on Sleep and Sleep Disorders on Sept 30, in Lecture Hall E, Room MC2.
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In the October Issue: #Stigma in type 1 #diabetes: a global problem thelancet.com/journals/landi… #T1D #FREE to read with registration (also FREE)
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In the October issue: Myocardial infarction mortality in #England; adverse childhood experiences; economic loss & cigarette #smoking in the USA; devolution & health; #chlamydia; weight management; +more! thelancet.com/journals/lanpu…
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Enjoying #ESRS2022 in Athens? Join us tomorrow for the launch of The Lancet and @TheLancetNeuro's joint series on Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Lecture Hall E, Room MC2.
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