News tagged with public awareness
Interpol on Tuesday announced a deal with the world's top pharmaceutical companies to fight fake drugs which threaten the health of millions, especially in poor countries.
Medications Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study of 345 female university students found that 233 of them had experienced at least one unwanted sexual experience in their lifetime, and 46 percent of those victims also experienced betrayal by the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 3 |
In 2009, New Jersey became one of only two states in the country to enact a family leave insurance law.
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Osteoporosis experts have urged the public to ensure they get adequate calcium, weight-bearing exercise and vitamin D to prevent bone problems, warning that children who swap milk drinks for soft drink may ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Medical research is vital to the advancement of health care, but many medical research studies have too few people who participate. A new study from the University of Michigan takes an in-depth look at public participation ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The number of people in England adding salt to food at the table fell by more than a quarter in the five years following a national campaign, according to research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- As the American obesity epidemic has increased the past two decades, so has the rate of esophageal cancers. Clinician-scientists affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute say enhanced ...
Cancer Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Diabetes 2025 Model for the U.S. projects a continuous and dramatic increase in the diabetes epidemic and makes it possible to estimate the potential effects of society-wide changes in lifestyle and healthcare ...
Diabetes May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of people with dementia is expected to almost double to 65.7 million by 2030 as the world population ages, according to a World Health Organisation report published Wednesday.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center finds declines in two kinds of youth Internet sexual encounters of great concern to parents: unwanted sexual solicitations and unwanted ...
Health Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Facebook, Twitter and other social media websites boost public awareness of disease outbreaks but also make it more difficult to separate fact from fiction, world health officials said Thursday.
Health Oct 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In 1995, no state had an obesity rate above 20 percent. Now, all but one does.
Health Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1