News tagged with hispanics
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(HealthDay)—Women stand a much better chance of becoming centenarians than men do, a new U.S. Census Bureau report shows.
Health Dec 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 4
Study suggests odds of visual field testing for glaucoma decreased most for Hispanics in past decade
The odds of individuals with open-angle glaucoma undergoing visual field testing decreased for all racial/ethnic groups from 2001 through 2009, but the odds decreased the most for Hispanic men and women in a study of enrollees ...
Ophthalmology Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The value that an expectant mother places on family—regardless of the reality of her own family situation—predicts the birthweight of her baby and whether the child will develop asthma symptoms three years later, according ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A collaborative guidebook involving Kansas State University researchers is helping individuals, families and communities improve the health of Hispanic populations.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The largest study of physician-treated children with psoriasis around the world shows children with the skin disease are about twice as likely to be overweight or obese as children who don't have the disease, according to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Living in areas of high air pollution can lead to decreased cognitive function in older adults, according to new research presented in San Diego at The Gerontological Society of America's 65th Annual Scientific Meeting.
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Racial and ethnic disparities in breast tumor aggressiveness might be explained by social factors that influence the developing tumor and place those in disadvantaged groups at higher risk for aggressive breast cancer, according ...
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women with aggressive breast cancer were more likely to receive adjuvant chemotherapy, but at the expense of completing locoregional radiation therapy, according to recently presented data. This was especially true in minorities, ...
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Language barriers and the immigration status of caregivers appear to impact the care of Hispanic children with cancer and affect the experience of the families within the medical system, according to data presented at the ...
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Increased risk for breast cancer death among black women greatest during first 3 years postdiagnosis
Non-Hispanic black women diagnosed with breast cancer, specifically those with estrogen receptor-positive tumors, are at a significantly increased risk for breast cancer death compared with non-Hispanic white women.
Cancer Oct 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A large international study has identified three new gene variants associated with body mass index (BMI) levels in adults. The scientific consortium, numbering approximately 200 researchers, performed a meta-analysis of 46 ...
Genetics Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Women under age 50 who have been diagnosed with endometrial cancer, and first, second and third degree relatives of patients with colorectal cancer may have an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC), according ...
Cancer Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Today's teens and young people are abusing prescription painkillers more than any other age group or any other youth in history. Availability of these drugs from their parents' medicine cabinets may be ...
Medications Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Young people driving epidemic of prescription drug abuse: Abuse of nonmedical analgesics up 40 percent
A new study by the University of Colorado Denver reveals that today's adolescents are abusing prescription pain medications like vicodin, valium and oxycontin at a rate 40 percent higher than previous generations.
Medications Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Language barriers may help explain why Hispanic women in the United States are less likely than white women to receive an epidural for pain relief during childbirth, a new study finds.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2