News tagged with journal of epidemiology and community health

Irregular bed times curb young kids' brain power

Going to bed at different times every night throughout early childhood seems to curb children's brain power, finds a large, long term study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

Jul 08, 2013
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Living close to major road may impair kidney function

Living close to a major road may impair kidney function—itself a risk factor for heart disease and stroke—and so help contribute to the known impact of air pollution on cardiovascular risk, suggests research published ...

May 13, 2013
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Low vitamin D levels a risk factor for pneumonia

A University of Eastern Finland study showed that low serum vitamin D levels are a risk factor for pneumonia. The risk of contracting pneumonia was more than 2.5 times greater in subjects with the lowest vitamin D levels ...

Apr 30, 2013
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Death rate 2 to 4 times as high among childless couples

Despite the popular belief among parents that having children shortens their lives, the reverse seems to be true, particularly for women, indicates a large study of childless couples, treated for infertility, and published ...

Dec 05, 2012
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Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (JECH) is an international journal that encompasses all aspects of epidemiology and public health. It publishes original research, opinions and materials concerned with the study and improvement of communities worldwide.

It is published by the BMJ Group, part of the British Medical Association and the publisher of BMJ; the electronic version is held in over 200 libraries according to , and in print by over 350.

It has been published continually since 1947 under various titles: former titles

after which it took the present title.

The Journal is indexed by pubMed, Scopus and Web of Science

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