The Lancet

Journal article

3 Apr 2019

This study provides a picture of the potential impact of suboptimal diet on non-communicable diseases mortality and morbidity, highlighting the need for improving diet across nations. The findings can inform implementation of evidence-based dietary interventions and provide a platform for evaluation of their impact on...

Journal article

2 Oct 2018

If high-coverage vaccination and screening is maintained, at an elimination threshold of four new cases per 100,000 women annually, cervical cancer could be considered to be eliminated as a public health problem in Australia within the next twenty years.

Journal article

10 Oct 2017

Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body-mass index (BMI) and a comprehensive set of BMI categories that cover underweight to obesity in children and adolescents,...

Journal article

16 Dec 2016

This paper considers the health impacts of city planning through transport mode choices, identifying interventions that, when combined, encourage walking, cycling, and public transport use, while reducing private motor vehicle use.

Journal article

28 May 2016

This article aimed to document how objectively measured attributes of the urban environment are related to objectively measured physical activity, in an international sample of adults.

Journal article

8 Apr 2016

Examines worldwide trends in diabetes, how likely it is for countries to achieve the global target, and how changes in prevalence, together with population growth and ageing, are affecting the number of adults with diabetes.


One of the global targets for...

Journal article

2 Apr 2016

By 2025, global obesity prevalence will reach 18% in men and surpass 21% in women; severe obesity will surpass 6% in men and 9% in women, this report shows.

Summary Background: Underweight and severe and morbid obesity are associated with highly elevated risks...

Journal article

18 Feb 2016

With a burgeoning world population, expansions in medical intervention, and intensified agriculture, the need for antibiotic stewardship is increasingly clear. Declining efficacy of antimicrobial prophylaxis for surgery or chemotherapy, and emergence of pan-resistant pathogens, warn of a post-antibiotic era. In the evolutionary arms race of...

Journal article

21 Jan 2012

After bravely ushering in alcohol sale restrictions proposed by its residents, a remote Western Australian community is tackling the long-term effects of alcohol misuse. • Fitzroy Crossing, an isolated town with approximately 2500 residents in Australia's remote northwest, was typical of such communities, with a...