News tagged with pacific islanders
Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders have more bleeding strokes at an earlier age than other people independent of methamphetamine abuse, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International ...
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pacific Islanders, South Asians and Filipinos have higher rates of diabetes than all other ethnic groups
(Medical Xpress)—Rates of diagnosed diabetes are much higher among some Asian subgroups than is apparent when aggregating all Asians as a whole, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and ...
Diabetes Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the first study to detail the health of Pacific Islanders living in the United States, University of Michigan researchers have found alarmingly high rates of obesity and smoking.
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As the diabetes epidemic spreads worldwide, there is growing concern for Asian American populations, who are nearly twice as likely to develop diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes. Compounding the problem, many of the standard ...
Diabetes May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One in five adults in the U.S. had a mental illness in 2010, with people ages 18 to 25 having the highest rates, according to a national survey.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Cases of heart disease in the United States have declined in the last several years, down to six percent of the population in 2010 compared to 6.7 percent in 2006, health authorities said Thursday.
Cardiology Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Disparities between racial/ethnic minorities and whites cross all aspects of stroke care, according to an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association scientific statement.
Cardiology May 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand, say standard medication used for acute heart disease should be reconsidered for some Maori and Pacific Island patients because of drug resistance caused by high rates of ...
Medications May 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
After a gradual decline from 1990 to 2004, a new study published online in Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care finds that United States births occurring at home increased by 20 percent between 2004 and 2008.
Health May 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 2