Despite the increasing awareness of the problem of obesity in the United States, most Americans don’t know whether they are gaining or losing weight, according to new research from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, also known at IHME, at the University of Washington. Obesity increased in the U.S. between 2008 and 2009, but
The educational gender gap is closing. The finding offers a new path for accelerating progress in child health.
Worldwide mortality in children younger than 5 years has dropped from 11.
Sub-Saharan African countries, such as Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Ethiopia, see rapid reductions
The most comprehensive assessment to date of global adult mortality appears today, April 30, in The Lancet .
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation post-bachelor fellows accept a challenge from The Lancet editor Richard Horton.
By day, Ben Thompson helps research the world’s most pressing public health problems as a program assistant at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.