Tag Archives: Mortality Morbidity and Wellbeing: Mental Health; Dementia; Long-Term Conditions and More

Global Burden of Disease Study: 2016 Update (Lancet)

Summary This year’s update to the Global Burden of Disease Study again includes trends for Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias, based on meta-analysis of prevalence studies. There was an increase of almost 40% in the total deaths from Alzheimer’s Disease … Continue reading

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UK Health Performance: the Global Burden of Disease Study (NHS Choices / Lancet / BBC News)

Summary Health outcomes have improved over the past 30 years in the UK, but these improvements have been out-performed in other developed countries. When considering the top-ten causes of premature death in the UK during 2010, many of these (heart … Continue reading

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Chief Medical Officer’s First Annual Report (Department of Health)

Summary The Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies’s first annual epidemiology and surveillance report offers a comprehensive review of England’s public health. A major feature of this report (volume one) is the use of cartograms to emphasise geographical differences. … Continue reading

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