News tagged with health education
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 |
(AP) -- New registered nurses would have to earn bachelor's degrees within 10 years to keep working in New York under a bill lawmakers are considering as part of a national push to raise educational standards for nurses, ...
Health Dec 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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 novel analytical framework could help to strengthen health systems in post-conflict countries
Health Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 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
Improving health is too multifaceted to be left solely in the hands of those working in the health sector alone, according to the latest Healthy People 2020 Objectives for the Nation. A recent shift in national health priorities ...
Health Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Most of us would agree that prevention is better than cure. But new results out in the journal Clinical Rehabilitation, published by SAGE, indicate that a costly intervention programme designed to reduce early retirement on hea ...
Health Dec 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
China is due to hold its first AIDS Walk -- a fundraising walkathon already popular in the US -- on the Great Wall, organisers said Wednesday, as the nation steps up its fight against the disease.
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- New mothers in Rhode Island will no longer leave the hospital with a free goody bag of infant formula.
Health Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Thoughts about killing oneself and engaging in suicidal behavior may begin much younger than previously thought. While about one of nine youths attempt suicide by the time they graduate from high school, new findings reveal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A high childhood IQ may be linked to subsequent illegal drug use, particularly among women, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
The main challenge to providing patient-centred health care is education, as many patients do know how to access the health care system, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A workplace program designed to teach employees to act more like consumers when they make health care decisions, for example, by finding and evaluating health information or choosing a benefit plan, also improved ...
Health Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Adolescents sleeping more hours score higher on mathematics, while those who sleep between six and ten hours (ie. an average sleep pattern) got significantly better scores, as compared to those with a short (6 hours or less ...
Health Oct 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Cases of heart disease in the United States have declined in the last several years, down to six percent of the population in 2010 compared to 6.7 percent in 2006, health authorities said Thursday.
Cardiology Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0