News tagged with population groups
Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
(HealthDay) -- About one in four cases of tuberculosis in the United States can be attributed to recent transmission, with groups such as men and persons born in the United States at higher risk, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Genetic mapping has led scientists to a better understanding of human disease and how to fight ailments like diabetes, mental illness and cancer.
Genetics Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new multi-national survey reveals the extent of misconceptions about when is the right time to start taking action to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). In a four-country survey sample of 4,000 adults, 49 per cent answered ...
Cardiology Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Health officials say 1 in 5 new HIV infections occur in a tiny segment of the population—young men who are gay or bisexual.
HIV & AIDS Nov 27, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Over recent decades, we have seen a growing tendency for including more single rooms in hospital ward design. Single rooms are often favoured by patients, are highly sought after and rarely empty. Infection control guidelines ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The world's population has never been so well supplied with iodine as today. Major progress in salt iodization is evident in a new global study in school children done by nutrition researchers at the ETH Zurich. ...
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0