News tagged with neighbourhood
New research out of St. Michael's Hospital has found that multiple factors independently predict what makes youth more likely to make repeat suicide-related behaviour.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
"I don't have anything," said Asmaa with a sigh as she stepped out of the mobile clinic offering free AIDS tests in Sale, a conservative city in Morocco where the veiled young woman lives.
HIV & AIDS Mar 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The perpetration of homicide by people with mental disorders has received much attention, but their risk of being victims of homicide has rarely been examined. Yet such information may help develop more effective strategies ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women who outnumber men in poor communities are likelier to have babies at a younger age as competition drives them to lower their expectations of the opposite sex, a study said on Wednesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The introduction of smoke-free legislation in England was immediately followed by a fall in the number of children admitted to hospital with asthma symptoms, a new study has found.
Pediatrics Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Public health researcher Professor Tony Blakely from the University of Otago, Wellington says the time for prevaricating about obesity is over with the release of latest child obesity figures by the Ministry ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Local shops play an important role in older people's daily lives and, for many, are an integral part of their social network, new research shows.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
At a time when childhood obesity rates are on the rise, Deakin University research has found that parents prefer to play chauffeur than let their children walk or ride to school or around the local neighbourhood.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A guide has been developed to help local councils take the needs of older people into account when developing new or redeveloping existing neighbourhoods.
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the nerve cells in the brain and other parts of the body, age. The research, published today in Aging Cell, opens up new avenues of understanding ...
Neuroscience Sep 12, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 0 |
A unique approach to early literacy work with families where children develop their language skills and their ability to read and write from an early age has had a huge success.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Preschoolers from low-income neighbourhoods and kids who spend more than two hours a day in front of a TV or video-game console have at least one thing in common: a thirst for sugary soda and juice, according to research ...
Health Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People who live in safer, cleaner and friendly neighbourhoods experience higher levels of health and wellbeing as they age, a new Flinders University study shows.
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
If you're a woman, older adult, or have higher levels of education, you're less likely to be sufficiently physically active. Those are some of the findings of a new University of Alberta study examining people's actual and ...
Health Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People living in poor neighbourhoods have a higher rate and risk of arthritis - one of the most common causes of disability in the developed world.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A neighbourhood or neighborhood (see spelling differences) is a geographically localised community within a larger city, town or suburb. Neighbourhoods are often social communities with considerable face-to-face interaction among members. "Researchers have not agreed on an exact definition. Neighbourhood is generally defined spatially as a specific geographic area and functionally as a set of social networks. Neighbourhoods, then, are the spatial units in which face-to-face social interactions occur – the personal settings and situations where residents seek to realise common values, socialise youth, and maintain effective social control."
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