News tagged with socioeconomic backgrounds
(Medical Xpress)—Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Most of us have heard this old adage applied to many of life's decisions, from planting crops, to dating, to buying stock. Spread your resources to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 4 / 5 (10) | 1 |
There are socioeconomic differences in Sweden in survival amongst people with malignant skin melanoma, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Cancer. Melanoma patients with a lower educational backgr ...
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who receive strong social support from their families during pregnancy appear to be protected from sharp increases in a particular stress hormone, making them less likely to develop postpartum depression, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
The risk of hospitalisation or death from heart disease is 32% lower in vegetarians than people who eat meat and fish, according to a new study from the University of Oxford.
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In a study exploring women's responses to being told about overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening, most women felt the information was important and could enable them to make choices.
Cancer Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Low-income teenagers who have supportive role models and engage in adaptive strategies have lower levels of a marker for cardiovascular risk than low-income teens without such resources, according to a new study.
Health Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A UK-based study team has determined that there is a correlation between childhood intelligence and chronic widespread pain (CWP) in adulthood, according to a new study published in the December issue of PAIN. About 10-15 ...
Health Nov 29, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)— Deakin University study has found seven in ten children are eating more than the recommended upper limit of salt each day, putting their health at serious risk.
Health Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new report, published today, provides an in-depth examination into why men from disadvantaged backgrounds in their 30s, 40s and 50s are at higher risk of suicide than the rest of society. Men from low socio-economic backgrounds ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
First Nations children and those from families receiving government subsidies had more return visits to emergency departments for mental health crises than other socioeconomic groups, found a study published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Duke University-led study of North Carolina toddlers suggests that exposure to potentially toxic flame-retardant chemicals may be higher in nonwhite toddlers than in white toddlers.
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Medical schools that use the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) as part of their admissions process reduce the relative disadvantage faced by certain socioeconomic groups, finds a study published in the British Medical Jo ...
Other Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women gradually use condoms less frequently during their first year of college, according to a new study by researchers from The Miriam Hospital's Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine. This was particularly true ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who play with puzzles between ages 2 and 4 later develop better spatial skills, a study by University of Chicago researchers has found. Puzzle play was found to be a significant predictor of cognition after controlling ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Quitting smoking is never easy. However, when you're poor and uneducated, kicking the habit for good is doubly hard, according to a new study by a tobacco dependence researcher at The City College of New York (CCNY).
Health Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0