News tagged with education level
Men who are recent immigrants and over qualified for their jobs are more than three times as likely to sustain an injury at work as their appropriately qualified peers who have been in the country for some time, suggests ...
Health Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A diet rich in vegetables could help stave off the development of the serious condition acute pancreatitis, suggests a large study published online in the journal Gut.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The first study to examine the actual willingness of older adults to be screened for dementia has found that acceptance of screening is pervasive, although it varies by age. However, willingness to be screened for dementia ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Even a short period of moderate or severe undernutrition or famine during childhood or adolescence can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in adulthood, according to research published ...
Diabetes Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Tuberculosis independently predicts death from lung cancer in the elderly, according to a new study from researchers in Hong Kong.
Cancer May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Improving or maintaining physical fitness appears to help obese and overweight children reach a healthy weight, reports a new study from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. Researchers ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A paper from Rhode Island Hospital and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit examines whether different presentation formats, presenter characteristics, and patient characteristics affect decision-making for patients requiring treatment ...
Neuroscience Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Attending a financially poor school may have more of an effect on unhealthy adolescent weight than family poverty, according to Penn State sociologists.
Health Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Lower risk of breast cancer occurrence but higher mortality amongst low-educated and immigrant women
(Medical Xpress) -- Low-educated and immigrant women run a lower risk of breast cancer occurrence than highly educated women and women born in Sweden. However, the risk of dying from breast cancer is higher for those low-educated ...
Cancer Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have found clear associations between marijuana use in young males and cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS), where patients experience episodes of vomiting separated by symptom free intervals.
Health Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 11
The brain's capacity for memory, reasoning and comprehension skills (cognitive function) can start to deteriorate from age 45, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (9) | 36 |
School absenteeism is a significant problem, and students who are frequently absent from school more often have symptoms of psychiatric disorders. A new longitudinal study of more than 17,000 youths has found that frequently ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A patient's education level is not a fail-safe predictor of how well they will manage symptoms related to complicated chronic diseases, such as heart failure, according to a Purdue University study.
Cardiology Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
States that prescribe abstinence-only sex education programs in public schools have significantly higher teenage pregnancy and birth rates than states with more comprehensive sex education programs, researchers from the University ...
Health Nov 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 15
A survey of more than 33,000 Italian high school students reveals that both underweight and overweight teens consume 20 to 40% more illegal drugs than their normal-weight peers.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0