News tagged with minorities
People who worry constantly are at greater risk for post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new Michigan State University research published in the journal Psychological Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A desire for expensive, high-status goods is related to feelings of social status - which helps explain why minorities are attracted to bling, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
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
A rare outbreak of mosquito-borne yellow fever which has killed 165 people in Sudan's Darfur region in the past three months continues to spread, the UN warned on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Several drugs companies have ineffectively tried to produce antibodies that bind to the IGF-1 receptor on the cell surface, which has a critical part to play in the development of cancer. Scientists at Karolinska Institutet ...
Cancer Nov 26, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Health workers in Sudan's Darfur region have begun vaccinating more than two million people against a rare yellow fever outbreak suspected of killing 124 since late September, medics said on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 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
More than two million people in Sudan's Darfur region will be vaccinated against a rare yellow fever outbreak suspected of killing 107 people since late September, health officials said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A report by the University of Otago, Wellington shows that many young people attracted to more than one gender tend to binge drink because they feel stigmatised and socially excluded.
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Peanut allergies are rising among American children and one reason might be due to economic status. According to a new study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting, ...
Immunology Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The number of people believed to have died from mosquito-borne yellow fever in Sudan's conflict-plagued Darfur region has doubled to 67, health officials said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Home blood pressure monitoring may help patients with hypertension and stroke but did not improve blood pressure control for patients who had normal blood pressure at the start or those with disabilities, according to a randomized ...
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study that involved more than 16,000 Hispanic/Latino men and women living in the United States, the prevalence of major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors was high and varied markedly across different background ...
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Knowledge is needed in order not to over-interpret the behaviour of the young people, according to psychologist Jonas Bjärehed, who has recently presented his thesis at Lund University in Sweden.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 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