Tagged: IHME

REPORT: US: Death Rate From Alcohol Disorders Nearly Triples Since 1980

Novel study examines mortality in over 3,100 US counties, revealing substantial geographic differences among many causes of death. The death rate from alcohol, other drugs, and mental disorders nearly triples since 1980More than 2,000 US counties witnessed increases of 200% or more in the death rates related to use of harmful substances and mental disorders since 1980…

NEWS: USA: Alcohol, Other Drugs Death Rate Triples

United States: Death rate from alcohol, other drugs, and mental disorders nearly triples since 1980
More than 2,000 US counties witnessed increases of 200% or more in the death rates related to use of harmful substances and mental disorders since, according to a new scientific study…

REPORT: Cancer Toll Grows In LMICs As New Cases Increase Globally

New Global Burden of Disease study urges increased prevention efforts and vigilance in early detection and treatment. The Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration has published online a new study in the journal JAMA Oncol…

NEWS: GBD 2015: Alcohol Serious Threat To Global Health

GBD 2015: Increase in global life expectancy offset by war, obesity, and substance abuse
New Global Burden of Disease (GBD 2015)) study reveals that income, education, and birth rates – while critical – are not the only keys to healthy living in 195 countries
Improvements in sanitation, immunizations, indoor air quality, and nutrition have enabled children in poor countries to live longer over the past 25 years, according to a new scientific analysis by the IHME and collaborators of more than 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries and territories.
However, such progress is threatened by increasing numbers of people suffering serious health threats related to obesity, high blood sugar, and alcohol and drug abuse…

NEWS: Internet, Mobile Devices Prompt Positive Lifestyle Changes

The Internet and mobile interventions improve important lifestyle behaviors
People are more likely to adopt heart healthy behaviors when guided and encouraged via the Internet, their cell phones or other devices, according to 23 years of research…

REPORT: China-India Mental Health Alliance Series

China and India, which together contain 37% of the world’s population, are both undergoing rapid social change. Therefore understanding the burden attributed to mental, neurological, and substance use disorders within these two countries is essential…

REPORT: Global Burden Of Disease Attributable To Mental And Substance Use Disorders

In 2010, mental and substance use disorders accounted for 183.9 million DALYs, or 7.4% of all DALYs worldwide.
Such disorders accounted for 8.6 million YLLs and 175.3 million YLDs.
Mental and substance use disorders were the leading cause of YLDs worldwide…