News tagged with inequality
Regardless of pain, social class or age, a woman is more likely to be prescribed pain-relieving drugs. A study published in Gaceta Sanitaria (Spanish health scientific journal) affirms that this phenomenon is inf ...
Medications 22 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
Many studies have linked the meals served at fast-food outlets to obesity, but is there a relationship between the number of restaurants in a country and the girth of its population?
Overweight and Obesity May 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 2
Hundreds of women with breast cancer living in England's most deprived areas would have better survival rates if they were diagnosed at the same stage as those who lived in affluent areas.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Results from an anonymous survey of U.S. transplant providers report that incarceration, marijuana use, and psychiatric diagnoses, particularly suicide attempts, may lower patients' eligibility for liver transplantation. ...
Other Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but Kansas State University's Donna Potts thinks every month should focus on the problem—especially on college campuses throughout the world.
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Regular family suppers contribute to good mental health in adolescents, according to a study co-authored by McGill professor Frank Elgar, Institute for Health and Social Policy. Family meal times are a measurable signature ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Higher mortality rates among Americans younger than 50 are responsible for much of why life expectancy is lower in the United States than most of the world's most developed nations.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Although she lives alone, the Japanese woman keeps a large pair of men's shoes near her front door—part of her strategy to scare away stalkers.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who live in a culture in which they are objectified by others may in turn begin to objectify themselves. This kind of self-objectification may reduce women's involvement in social activism, according to new research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Survival of patients with prostate cancer has improved since 1990, a new study has found, but socio-economic inequalities are still widening.
Cancer Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
What a mother eats before and during pregnancy can impact on her offspring in many ways, a University of Aberdeen researcher will tell a conference in Edinburgh today (February 7).
Health Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Poorer lung cancer patients in the developed world are significantly less likely to receive treatment than richer patients, researchers from Newcastle University have found. This inequality in treatment may contribute to ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The rate of drug overdose from prescription opioids increased seven-fold in New York City over a 16-year period and was concentrated especially among white residents of the city, according to latest research at Columbia University's ...
Medications Feb 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A study by the University of Liverpool has found that people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) who live in deprived areas have worse growth and lung function than people living in more advantaged areas.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 29, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Becoming a parent for the first time may improve mental health and reduce levels of psychological distress, according to a new study from the University of Otago, Wellington (UOW).
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0