News tagged with health inequalities
Social inequality in wealthy nations is increasing while in parts of the developing world many diseases are on the wane, Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organization said Monday.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Health care coverage increased dramatically in parts of China between 1997 and 2006, a period when government interventions were implemented to improve access to health care, with particularly striking upswings ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
An innovative program at the University of Missouri School of Medicine could help states deal with a dilemma in Washington, D.C. If deficit-reduction measures cut billions of dollars for training physicians ...
Health Sep 28, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 2
Obesity is an important contributor to premature death in women who have never smoked, especially among women in low income groups, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Jun 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new University of Michigan study found that African American men between the ages of 35 and 54 who experience discrimination also suffer from significant levels of depressive symptoms.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 25, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Cold homes cost lives and harm the environment, according to a BMJ editorial published today to coincide with a report commissioned by Friends of the Earth and written by Professor Sir Michael Marmot.
Health May 13, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
Two decades after Brazil's constitution recognized health as a citizen's right and a duty of the state, the country has vastly expanded health care coverage, improved the population's health, and reduced many health inequalities, ...
Health May 10, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published two studies about oral health inequalities in older people and low income individuals. These articles, titled "Income-related Inequalities ...
Health Apr 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0