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Most Canadians view financial incentives for deceased kidney donation to be acceptable, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). Nearly half o ...
Other Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Functional somatic symptoms (FSS) are physical complaints, such as headaches, pain, fatigue, and dizziness, that cannot be explained medically. These symptoms affect 10-30% of children and adolescents and account for 2-4% ...
Pediatrics Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A sizeable and "difficult to ignore" proportion of New Zealand children have experienced persistent low income and deprivation in recent years, according to a new University of Otago study using seven years ...
Health Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Poorer people are more likely than the rich to receive a thyroid cancer diagnosis after the disease has progressed to a more advanced stage, according to a new study.
Cancer Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—New research finds that high cigarette taxes take a heavy toll on low-income smokers, compared to those who are wealthier.
Health Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 5
Addiction researchers have known for many years that smokers are less likely than non-smokers to look to the future in planning their lives. New research has now shown that among smokers, those who have more of a future orientation ...
Addiction Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Crises are said to bring people closer together. But a new study from UC Berkeley suggests that while the have-nots reach out to one another in times of trouble, the wealthy are more apt ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Substantial racial and ethnic disparities were found for a broad set of harmful health-related issues in a new study of 5th graders from various regions of the U.S. conducted by Boston Children's Hospital and a consortium ...
Health Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Older Americans are living longer, healthier lives than in past generations, according to new government research. However, rising obesity rates and high housing costs could take a toll on ...
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mental disorders that emerge in childhood and adolescence, including attention-deficit disorder, depression, anxiety and substance abuse, constitute significant challenges to cognitive, emotional, and social development. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the first two years following the death of a child, there is a 133% increase in the risk of the mother dying, a new study from the University of Notre Dame shows.
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The prevalence of childhood food allergy is associated with urban/rural status, even after adjusting for confounding variables, according to a study published online May 17 in Clinical Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- If you're trying to quit smoking, eating more fruits and vegetables may help you quit and stay tobacco-free for longer, according to a new study published online by University at Buffalo public health ...
Health Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Urban areas contaminated decades ago by airborne lead dust now face an increased incidence of aggravated assault, according to a new study.
Health Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- If current trends continue, health insurance premiums will surpass the median U.S. household income in 2033, a new study says.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 14 |