Danilo Fliser discusses a clinical Series that examines acute kidney injury, and priorities for graft preservation after renal transplantation.
Sharmila Devi reports after a recent visit to South Sudan, where a combination of drought and civil conflict is perpetuating an appalling health and humanitarian catastrophe.
Professor Mark Clarfield from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, with an overview of a new Lancet country Series about health in Israel.
Amy Ahern discusses the results from the UK trial assessing the effects of patient access to an extended vs standard weight-loss programme.
Haleema Shakur-Still and Ian Roberts discuss the results from the WOMAN trial on early use of tranexamic acid to reduce deaths due to post-partum haemorrhage.
Rebecca Cooney speaks with Mary Bassett and Zinzi Bailey about health outcomes and structural racism in the USA.
Rebecca Cooney discusses the Affordable Care Act with US Series author Adam Gaffney.
Rebecca Cooney discusses inequality and healthcare outcomes in the USA with Series author Sam Dickman.
Series leaders David Himmelstein and Steffie Woolhandler discuss the Series, and how it could help shape the future direction of US health policy.
Emmanuela Gakidou discusses the Article on daily smoking prevalence and attributable global disease burden.
Wakley at sea: The Lancet: March 30, 201730 Mar 2017
Carolyn Paul discusses new insights into a sea voyage to Calcutta undertaken by Lancet founder Thomas Wakley when he was just 11 years old.
Nick Watts and guests discuss progress on The Lancet Countdown to Climate Change project at an interim meeting held in London on March 13–14, 2017.
Rebecca Cooney and Aaron van Dorn with insight and analysis about the new US Administration’s proposal for health care reform: the American Health Care Act.
Polypills Series: The Lancet: March 9, 201710 Mar 2017
Ruth Webster from the George Institute in Sydney, Australia, discusses the potential of polypills to prevent atherosclerosis as part of a wider plan to meet non-communicable disease targets by 2025.
Emily Mendenhall discusses a new Lancet Series, explaining the new health concept of syndemics and how it can be used to tackle health inequities.
Subra Kugathasan discusses his Article which creates a risk-stratification model to predict the risk of developing complications in paediatric patients with newly diagnosed Crohn’s disease.
Majid Ezzati discusses Projections for increases in life expectancy in most of the world’s developed nations by 2030, and the implications for social policy.
Jennifer Downs discusses her Article on the influence of religious leaders in promoting male circumcision as a strategy to decrease HIV transmission in Tanzania.
Melanie Davies and Sudesna Chatterjee discuss a Seminar on type 2 diabetes, and outline plans for a Lancet Diabetes Commission.
Silvia Stringhini discusses a research article which highlights how low socioeconomic status should be considered alongside other established risk factors for non-communicable diseases.
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