News tagged with public health

Mental health care lacking in state and federal prisons

A significant portion of state and federal prisoners are not receiving treatment for mental health conditions, according to research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public ...

Jan 12, 2015
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PTSD doubles diabetes risk in women

Women with post-traumatic stress disorder are nearly twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared with women who don't have PTSD, according to researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University ...

Jan 07, 2015
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Alcohol sales linked with alcohol deaths across GB regions

For the first time alcohol sales data, which act as a proxy for alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related deaths for regions in Great Britain have been analyzed. The results, published in the open access journal BMC Public He ...

Jan 06, 2015
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Drug overdose epidemic to recede soon

A study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health is the first to apply Farr's Law on the rise and fall of epidemics to an outbreak that isn't, strictly speaking, infectious ...

Jan 06, 2015
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New campaign to reduce child sugar intake

The reduction in sugar intake which can be made by making four simple adjustments to daily diet has been measured in a new study by the University of Reading and partners Public Health England and Netmums.

Jan 06, 2015
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