(HealthDay)—Gum disease affects nearly half of American adults aged 30 and older, a new study finds.
Dentistry Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young children in lower-income families who live in high-cost areas don't do as well academically as their counterparts in low-cost areas, according to a new study.
Health Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The researchers, from the Guttmacher Institute in New York, base their findings on feedback data from almost 9,500 women who had an abortion in 2008 (Abortion Patient Survey), in the light of 11 "disruptive" events, and the ...
Health Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Older Americans are living longer, healthier lives than in past generations, according to new government research. However, rising obesity rates and high housing costs could take a toll on ...
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Severe psychological and physical neglect produces measurable changes in children's brains, finds a study led by Boston Children's Hospital. But the study also suggests that positive interventions can partially reverse these ...
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Poor mothers are more likely to be classified as having the mental illness known as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) because they live in poverty not because they are suffering from a psychiatric disorder, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 20, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 0 |
It's not bird flu or SARS, and nor does it appear to be contagious, but little more is known about a mysterious disease that has killed dozens of Cambodian children, some within 24 hours of being hospitalised.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- The 2-1-1 phone information and referral system could be a key partner in efforts to reduce cancer disparities affecting low-income and racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S., finds a new study by Jason ...
Cancer Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Funding pressures and the rise of chronic illnesses such as heart disease are the top "danger zones" for global health in 2012, the head of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, said on Monday.
Health May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study that looked at the hunger trends over a 10-year period found that 14.85 percent of seniors in the United States, more than one in seven, face the threat of hunger. This translates into 8.3 million seniors.
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Existing scientific literature suggests the U.S. government nutritional program known as WIC improves birth outcomes of children, but new research is unable to find either a positive or negative impact on infant health.
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The demand for caregivers is growing rapidly as California's population ages, but the majority of state's Medi-Cal caregivers earn poverty or near-poverty wages and have poor access to health care and food, a new study from ...
Health Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A district in Indonesia is handing out cash to civil servants who volunteer for vasectomies -- but the initiative has upset women who fear their sterilised husbands will be more likely to have affairs.
Other Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The US law that extends health insurance coverage to most Americans, dubbed "Obamacare" by its detractors, is 2,400 pages long but only certain points have been challenged before the US Supreme Court.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Poverty is bad for your health. Poor people are much more likely to have heart disease, stroke, and cancer than wealthy people, and have a lower life expectancy, too. Children who grow up poor are more likely to have health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1