Researchers have found that African American women exhibit a higher risk for sexually transmitted infections including HIV/Aids. But what motivates this group of women to have sex? And when are they more likely to use protection?
Health Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pioneering study shows that local volunteers increase early breast cancer detection rates in a low-income rural area
The study, published in The Lancet Oncology, is the first ever assessment of the effect of cancer screening in rural sub-Saharan Africa, and the authors are hopeful that their work, which is on-going, will ultimately show t ...
Cancer Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children whose mothers take the antiepileptic drug sodium valproate while pregnant are at significantly increased risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, suggests a small study published online in the Journal of ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 30, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—About half of youths with type 1 diabetes shift to a more intensive insulin regimen over time, which is associated with better glycemic control, according to research published in the January ...
Diabetes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In the fields of gender, sexuality, and sexual health research, it's a no-brainer that sex education should start early, and that sex should be discussed often – both in schools and at home. But instead ...
Health Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advocates that all interns, residents, and fellows should have parental leave benefits consistent with the Family Medical Leave Act during pediatric ...
Pediatrics Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Benefits, challenges of making health care safer and better: Study reviews a national initiative to 'retool'
Safety and quality seem like obvious goals for health care education. But improving the way budding doctors and nurses are taught, bringing those professions together in the classroom and clinical settings, and measuring ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For African-Americans in an under-resourced community, use of a modified Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)-intervention is feasible, according to a study published online Jan. 10 ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Domestic abuse prevention programmes able to have a positive impact on children's attitudes toward violence
A team of researchers has shown that domestic abuse prevention programmes are able to have a positive impact on secondary school children's attitudes to violence.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—States with a Stand-Your-Ground (SYG) law have significantly more pediatric assault injuries due to firearms, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Association ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 8
(Medical Xpress)—A study of 177 teenagers looks at whether teens are open to receiving text messages about health and what kind of information those messages should contain.
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Web-based learning is effective at standardizing training for triage skills of registered nurses (RNs), according to a review published in the January issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing.
Other Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Socioeconomic status, as measured by education and financial wealth, is a strong independent predictor of mortality risk among adult diabetes patients, according to a study published in the ...
Diabetes Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Individuals tend to choose partners of equal socio-economic status. This factor may also be significant in terms of health.
Health Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Nations that consume a lot of milk and milk products also tend to have a lot of Nobel laureates among their populations, suggest the authors of a letter, published in Practical Neurology.
Neuroscience Jan 14, 2013 | 2 / 5 (4) | 3