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Our Editors and and the journal’s authors explore their research and its impact on people’s health, health care, and health policy in this regular podcast.

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    • Science

Our Editors and and the journal’s authors explore their research and its impact on people’s health, health care, and health policy in this regular podcast.

    Cristina Mesa-Vieira on mental health disorders among migrants

    Cristina Mesa-Vieira on mental health disorders among migrants

    Cristina Mesa-Vieira discusses the higher risk of mental health disorders among migrants who have been exposed to armed conflict, and the need for timely mental health support after resettlement.

    Read the full article:
    Mental health of migrants with pre-migration exposure to armed conflict: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    • 6 min
    Amanda Paluch on the association between daily steps and mortality risk

    Amanda Paluch on the association between daily steps and mortality risk

    Amanda Paluch discusses a new, large, international evidence synthesis, looking at the association between daily steps and mortality risk.

    Read the full article:
    Daily steps and all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis of 15 international cohorts

    • 10 min
    Dan Lewer on mortality trends in opioid users in England

    Dan Lewer on mortality trends in opioid users in England

    Dan Lewer discusses recent mortality trends in people who use illicit opioids in England, and whether these have any association with ageing of this patient population.

    Read the full article:
    Causes of death among people who used illicit opioids in England, 2001–18

    • 10 min
    Jasper Been on smoke-free polices and children's health

    Jasper Been on smoke-free polices and children's health

    Jasper Been discusses two new papers looking at the link between smoke-free polices in cars and outdoor areas and children's smoke exposure and respiratory health.

    Read the paper: Effect of smoke-free policies in outdoor areas and private places on children's tobacco smoke exposure and respiratory health: a systematic review and meta-analysis: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(21)00097-9/fulltext

    Read the paper: Associations between smoke-free vehicle legislation and childhood admissions to hospital for asthma in Scotland: an interrupted time-series analysis of whole-population data: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(21)00129-8/fulltext

    • 9 min
    Lindsey Richardson on income assistance payments

    Lindsey Richardson on income assistance payments

    Lindsey Richardson discusses a trial testing whether changing the timing and frequency of income assistance payments made to people who use drugs could mitigate drug use escalation and related harms around payment days.

    Read the full article:
    https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(21)00023-2/fulltext

    • 25 min

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