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(Medical Xpress)—More than half a million adults in California seriously thought about committing suicide during the previous year, according to a new study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A leading international expert on autism at the University of Leicester has been involved in contributing to a major new study of global health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Asthmatic children in New York City neighborhoods with high rates of asthma make many more visits to the emergency room (ER) than those who live in other parts of the city. While socioeconomic factors such as lack of adequate ...
Pediatrics Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An analysis of data from a public health database has shown no association between urinary bisphenol A (BPA) levels and chronic diseases, unlike previous studies, but this dataset may be inappropriate ...
Health Dec 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
The prevalence of nonrefractive visual impairment (not due to need for glasses) in the U.S. has increased significantly in recent years, which may be partly related to a higher prevalence of diabetes, an associated risk factor, ...
Ophthalmology Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adults who include at least 150 minutes of physical activity in their routines each week live longer than those who don't, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Promoting the ye ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Immigrants who come to the United States from Mexico arrive with a significant amount of undiagnosed disease, tempering previous findings that immigrants are generally healthier than native-born residents, according to a ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
New research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health found BPA, or bisphenol A, in fetal liver tissue, demonstrating that there is considerable exposure to the chemical during pregnancy.
Health Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In 2012, growth in the average total health benefit cost per employee slowed to 4.1 percent, according to the National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, published Nov. 14 by Mercer.
Health Nov 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study from the Mailman School of Public Health suggests that African-American and Mexican-American seniors are less likely to have cancer or heart disease if they live in an ethnically homogeneous community.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People who are flourishing – both feeling happy and functioning well in their lives – are 60 percent less likely to die prematurely, finds a major study that followed more than 3,000 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Two-thirds (69%) of U.S. primary care physicians reported using electronic medical records (EMRs) in 2012, up from less than half (46%) in 2009, according to findings from the 2012 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Triclosan - an antibacterial chemical found in toothpaste and other products - can contribute to an increased risk of allergy development in children. This comes from the Norwegian Environment and Childhood ...
Immunology Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies found that the degree to which a disease disrupts daily functioning is associated with reduced happiness.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Living liver donors from Japan have higher health-related quality of life (HRQOL) than the Japanese norm population, according to a study published in the November issue of Liver Transplantation.
Other Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0