News tagged with american journal of preventive medicine
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A new study of sexually active older women has found that sexual satisfaction in women increases with age and those not engaging in sex are satisfied with their sex lives. A majority of study participants report frequent ...
Health Jan 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
An increase or decrease in your blood pressure during middle age can significantly impact your lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Regular exercise tends to steeply decline among youth as they move to university or college, according to a study by researchers at McMaster University.
Health Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
Public health should focus not only on reducing the burden of common diseases but also address the needs of people with blood disorders , experts say in a supplement to December's American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
This June, a law took effect in the state of Florida limiting physicians' ability to ask patients about firearm ownership. In September, a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction preventing enforcement of the law, ...
Health Nov 10, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Second hand smoke exposure among nonsmokers has declined over time as clean indoor air laws have been adopted. However, there has been concern that such laws might encourage smokers to smoke more in their homes or other private ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Efforts by some in Congress to dismantle clean air laws are a threat to public health, experts warn in a "Current Issues" article published online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Nov 01, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 4
(AP) -- The toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research.
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 11
Previous studies have documented that women with disabilities are more likely to be sexually assaulted than women without disabilities. A new study published online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine is the ...
Health Oct 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
If future physicians are to best serve the changing health needs of patients and their communities, medical education must put greater emphasis on public health and prevention, experts say in a supplement to October's American Jo ...
Health Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have found that climate change may lead to more asthma-related health problems in children, and more emergency room (ER) visits in the next decade.
Health Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
Barriers that hinder young African-American, Hispanic and poor women from completing a series of three vaccinations to prevent human papillomavirus infection (HPV) also leave them at higher risk for cervical cancer and death.
Health Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The benefits of physical activity accumulate across a lifetime, according to a new study published in the October issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Researchers in England and Australia examined the as ...
Health Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 2 |
Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that patients who have completed cardiac rehabilitation and who receive telephone counseling that supports exercise are more likely to adhere to an exercise program. Results ...
Cardiology Aug 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Sticking with an exercise routine means being able to overcome the obstacles that invariably arise. A key to success is having the confidence that you can do it, researchers report. A new study explores how ...
Health Aug 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2