News tagged with population densities
New research shows that growing up in areas where air pollution is increased raises the risk of insulin resistance (the prescursor to diabetes) in children. The research is published in Diabetologia, the journal of the Eu ...
Diabetes May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The head of the World Health Organization warned Thursday that infectious diseases will spread more easily in the future due to globalisation, changing lifestyles and rising population densities.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may have affected humans for much longer than is currently believed. Alfred Roca, an assistant professor in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Higher rates of schizophrenia in urban areas can be attributed to increased deprivation, increased population density and an increase in inequality within a neighbourhood, new research reveals. The research, led by the University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire have found an association between increasing the distribution of neurosurgeons throughout the United States and decreasing the risk of death from ...
Neuroscience Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The prevalence of childhood food allergy is associated with urban/rural status, even after adjusting for confounding variables, according to a study published online May 17 in Clinical Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children living in urban centers have a much higher prevalence of food allergies than those living in rural areas, according to a new study, which is the first to map children's food allergies by geographical location in ...
Pediatrics Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is an imbalance between the rapid growth of cardiac catheterization laboratories, which provide percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures, relative to the growth in the overall U.S. population, as well as ...
Cardiology Mar 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Water-associated infectious disease outbreaks are more likely to occur in areas where a region's population density is growing, according to a new global analysis of economic and environmental conditions that influence the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Breastfeeding increased infant survival rates in 19th -Century Montreal in two major ways, according to research from Concordia University and McGill University. Mother's milk protected vulnerable infants from food and water ...
Health Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A simple physician notification system can help prevent further fractures in osteoporotic patients who have had already had fractures, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Normally used to spot where people live, satellite images of nighttime lights can help keep tabs on the diseases festering among them, too, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Uncovering the origin of illness is like finding a needle in a haystack, but that search is getting easier with the help of powerful tools like genetic analysis and satellite data.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In dengue-endemic areas such as South-East Asia, in contrast to conventional thinking, rural areas rather than cities may bear the highest burden of dengue fevera viral infection that causes sudden high fever, severe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Giving wealthier counties greater access to influenza vaccine than poorer counties could worsen a flu epidemic because poor areas have fairly high population densities with higher levels of interaction among households and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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Population density (in agriculture standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and particularly to humans. It is a key term used in geography.
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