Health care transition (HCT) services help young people with special health care needs such as asthma or diabetes move from pediatric to adult health care. However, youths with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have less access ...
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Young adults, in a period of transition, are often reluctant to seek treatment for mental health problems because of the stigma, inadequate insurance coverage and difficulty finding a mental health care provider.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Every baby has a beautiful smile, and to keep it that way, parents should teach good dental habits at an early age, experts say.
Dentistry Feb 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
February is American Heart Month but living a heart healthy lifestyle is important anytime of the year. That's because cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of Americans – one in three of us will die from heart ...
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Mothers who are exposed to particulate air pollution of the type emitted by vehicles, urban heating and coal power plants are significantly more likely to bear children of low birth weight, according to an international study ...
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A growing generational disconnect between adults and children is putting thousands of years of cultural tradition and culinary knowledge in southern Arizona in jeopardy, according to a recent study by a researcher ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 05, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
To predict whether a problem drinker will hit the bottle again, ignore what they say and watch their body language for displays of shame, a University of British Columbia study finds.
Addiction Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Feeling shame about past instances of problem drinking may increase the likelihood of relapse and other health problems, according to a new study in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psycho ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
As research efforts go, this one is high risk. Which is to say, it could easily fail.
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Poor mental health leads to unhealthy behaviors in low-income adults – not the other way around, according to a new study¹ by Dr. Jennifer Walsh and colleagues from the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Latest research points to the high risk for mental health problems among staff working in humanitarian organizations in northern Uganda, due in large part to their work environment. A new study by researchers at Columbia's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scarred by years of torture and abuse under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodian refugees in the United States have been found to have significantly higher physical and mental health problems compared ...
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Food poisoning sickens millions of Americans each year, and most outbreaks are caused by salmonella-tainted foods or norovirus, federal health officials report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
The authors say spotting it early could substantially reduce the risk, and this needs to become a cornerstone of safety and effectiveness in antenatal care.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More than one-third of Americans are obese, and these individuals often experience accompanying health issues, such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular problems. In response to the so-called "obesity epidemic," many medical ...
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