News tagged with social medicine
A study based on the National Health and Sexuality Survey, involving nearly 2000 people, describes the sexual practices of senior citizens in Spain. The most common are kisses, caresses and vaginal penetration. ...
Health Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mothers who financially struggle to provide food for their families tend to put themselves at risk for obesity while trying to feed their children, according to Penn State sociologists.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study of more than 11,000 children followed for over six years has found that young children with sleep-disordered breathing are prone to developing behavioral difficulties such as hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well ...
Sleep apnea Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Attending a financially poor school may have more of an effect on unhealthy adolescent weight than family poverty, according to Penn State sociologists.
Health Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Survivors of Hurricane Katrina have struggled with poor mental health for years after the storm, according to a new study of low-income mothers in the New Orleans area.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Yale School of Medicine researchers have found that the likelihood of becoming disabled with age increases with the following factors: having a chronic condition or cognitive impairment; low physical activity; slower gross ...
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Mona Loutfy of the University of Toronto, Canada and colleagues report their study examining experiences of stigma and coping strategies among HIV-positive women in Ontario, Canada.
HIV & AIDS Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Providing support to a loved one offers benefits to the giver, not just the recipient, a new brain-imaging study by UCLA life scientists reveals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The World Health Organization said a study has found that Filipino mothers who have been influenced by advertisements or their doctors to use infant formula are two to four times more likely to feed their babies with those ...
Health Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Social media websites, such as Facebook and MySpace, may reveal information that could identify underage college students who may be at risk for problem drinking, according to a report published Online First by Archives of ...
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Parenthood accelerates weight gain over the life course according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin.
Health Sep 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Most parents recognize that the influence of peers on their children's behavior is an undeniable fact. But, just how far do these influences reach? A study published in the September/October issue of Academic Pediatrics report ...
Health Sep 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Corporations may use corporate social responsibility programmes not only to improve their public image, but also to gain access to politicians, influence agendas, and shape public health policy to best suit their own interests. ...
Health Aug 23, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
For men with erectile dysfunction (ED), 65 percent are unable to have an orgasm and 58 percent have problems with ejaculation, according to new research led by physician-scientists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell ...
Health Aug 23, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1
The odds for effectively detecting HIV in African-American men vary by method, researchers have found. The study, which appears in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine, suggests that HIV-prevention efforts must be multi-faceted, taking ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0