News tagged with social medicine
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol shows that girls whose fathers were absent during the first five years of life were more likely to develop depressive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It is widely accepted that medical insurance helps older adults with chronic health problems to receive better care. But what about young adults between the ages of 18 and 25, a demographic that also tends to have the lowest ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Aggressive drug regimens used to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis reduce the risk of death by about 40 percent when they include at least five drugs likely to be effective against ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study by researchers at King's College London highlights a link between lifelong exercise and improved brain function in later life.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
Children and adolescents who watch a lot of television are more likely to manifest antisocial and criminal behaviour when they become adults, according to a new University of Otago, New Zealand, study published online in ...
Pediatrics Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using Twitter can help you achieve a healthy weight. A study by researchers at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has found that using Twitter, the popular information network ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study highlights the risk that female teenagers face when they go online – a risk heightened for teen girls who have been victims of abuse or neglect.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A recent study by a researcher at the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (CSHS) at the Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine and professor at the Université de Montréal suggests that bullying by peers changes the structure surrounding ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
One of the most important health problems in the United States is the failure of patients with chronic diseases to take their medications and do all that is necessary to control their illnesses.
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
At hospital shift changes, doctors and nurses exchange crucial information about the patients they're handing over—or at least they strive to. In reality, they might not spend enough time talking about the toughest cases, ...
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention messages delivered by Facebook can be effective in promoting condom use among young adults in the short term, a new study has found. Few students and young adults receive comprehensive ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Loyola study of high school students provides new evidence that a person's circle of friends may influence his or her weight.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
There is no question that being a parent is, at times, challenging both physically and mentally. However knowledge of the actual affect parenthood has on health has been inconsistent at best, until now.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A Web-based program featuring successful strategies of others who have lost weight may be an effective strategy for weight loss, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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