News tagged with immigrant women
Study finds tailored diabetes education programs can benefit African, Latin American women who are higher risk
A new study led by Ryerson University provides guidelines on how best to deliver diabetes self-management education programs to women in Black/Caribbean and Latin American communities – gender and ethnic ...
Diabetes Apr 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who immigrate to Ontario have babies who are bigger than those born in their native countries, new research has shown.
Pediatrics Feb 08, 2013 | 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 |
Collaboration between medical and anthropological expertise can solve complex clinical problems in today's multicultural women's healthcare, shows Pauline Binder, a medical anthropologist, who will present her thesis on 1 ...
Health Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) study has found that improving Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates in black women may require culturally sensitive approaches that address ethnic-specific barriers. ...
Health Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study conducted at the University of Granada has concluded that most immigrant women who give birth in Spain suffer "severe stress" and should receive psychological treatment after giving birth to help them overcome disorders ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Access to health care is declining in Europe, and Greece in particular faces a humanitarian crisis as it cuts health and social spending, aid group Doctors of the World warned Thursday.
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Lower risk of breast cancer occurrence but higher mortality amongst low-educated and immigrant women
(Medical Xpress) -- Low-educated and immigrant women run a lower risk of breast cancer occurrence than highly educated women and women born in Sweden. However, the risk of dying from breast cancer is higher for those low-educated ...
Cancer Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While mammography rates have improved among foreign-born women residing in the United States, these women are still less likely to have undergone breast cancer screening than native-born U.S. women.
Cancer Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0