A new study from the Mailman School of Public Health suggests that African-American and Mexican-American seniors are less likely to have cancer or heart disease if they live in an ethnically homogeneous community.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Higher neighborhood education is associated with better self-rated health among Asian Americans who live in Asian ethnic neighborhoods, but this correlation between individual health and neighborhood education levels does ...
Health Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by Stirling's Dr Ruth Jepson has determined that South Asian people in the UK will be more likely to exercise if it can be done as part of a group and has a social element.
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(Medical Xpress)—For years policymakers have attempted to replace Medicare's fee-for- service payment system with approaches that pay one price for an aggregation of services. The intent has been to reward providers for ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a stride toward better health in later life, scientists reported today that resveratrol, the so-called "miracle molecule" found in red wine, might help improve mobility and prevent life-threatening falls among older people. ...
Medical research Aug 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Queensland researchers are calling on Gen Y hipsters to take part in a new research project to promote better health via text messaging.
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A slim waist and normal weight are usually associated with better health outcomes, but that's not always the case with heart failure patients, according to a new UCLA study.
Cardiology Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Teens who engaged in more moderate-to-vigorous outdoor activity reported better health and social functioning than their peers who spent hours in front of television and computer screens, a ...
Pediatrics Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new University of Michigan study finds that overweight men and women responded differently to advertisements about the benefits from exercise.
Health Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Our bodies need about two litres of fluids per day, not two litres of water specifically. In an Editorial in the June issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Spero Tsindos from La Trobe University, examin ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 1
(HealthDay) -- It's graduation season, and new research offers yet another reason to congratulate someone who has completed at least nine years of education: They're likely to live longer.
Health May 14, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The experience of 'mental silence' is linked with better health outcomes and greater wellbeing according to a University of Sydney study.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Startling new statistics from Bowling Green State University's National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) paint a bleak future for the largest generation in history, the baby boomers, as they cross into old ...
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with a high socioeconomic level have been demonstrated to have better health than the rest of people. Other protective factors against chronic diseases are having higher education, having a job, and the per capita ...
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In this week's PLoS Medicine, Dejan Zurovac and colleagues from the Kenya Medical Research Institute/Wellcome Trust Research Program, Nairobi, Kenya discuss six areas where text messaging could improve the delivery of hea ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0