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More than 300,000 babies die within 24 hours of being born in India each year from infections and other preventable causes, a report said Tuesday, blaming a lack of political will and funding for the crisis.
Health May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research from the University of Iowa suggests that cancer care is more accessible in rural areas than thought, and this increased accessibility should be considered as changes are made in the health care system under the ...
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Stress during pregnancy puts mothers' and their babies' health at risk, previous research has shown. Now, a University of Missouri study indicates low-income pregnant women in rural areas experience high ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The number of polio cases worldwide reached a record low in 2012, giving experts confidence that the disease can finally be eradicated, according to presentations made Tuesday at a major US conference.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The American dream is alive and well in Illinois' rural communities among Latino immigrant families, who demonstrate considerable resilience in the face of multiple challenges, a new study indicates.
Health Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
We're often told by the popular press and well-meaning family and friends that, for good health, we should fall asleep quickly and sleep solidly for about eight hours—otherwise we're at risk of physical ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 0
It's thought that children grow increasingly distant and independent from their parents during their teen years. But a new longitudinal study has found that spending time with parents is important to teens' well-being.
Health Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
How do changed living conditions in rural regions affect people's health and lifestyles? This is the question that Thomas Elkeles and colleagues from the Neubrandenburg University of Applied Sciences investigate, using rural ...
Health May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The community or neighborhood you live in can impact your health in big ways, and disadvantaged, low-income populations in the United States are at an increased risk of experiencing unhealthy conditions, more sickness and ...
Health Mar 02, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
Giving patients a choice of health interventions improves outcomes for those at risk of developing diabetes
(Medical Xpress) -- Allowing those at the highest risk of developing diabetes to select the lifestyle intervention that will benefit them offers the best results in well-being and functionality when compared to other methods. ...
Health Jun 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0