News tagged with socioeconomic factors

Socioeconomic status key risk for premature births

(Medical Xpress)—Women who live in poorer areas, are older mothers, smokers or are Aboriginal have a higher risk of having a preterm baby, according to a University of Sydney study published in the Australian and New Ze ...

Dec 05, 2013
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Lack of sleep is linked to obesity, new evidence shows

Can lack of sleep make you fat? A new paper which reviews the evidence from sleep restriction studies reveals that inadequate sleep is linked to obesity. The research, published in a special issue of the The American Journal of ...

Apr 17, 2012
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Study reveals new wrinkle in growing US health gap

Most studies that have examined growing levels of health disparity in the United States have focused on the gap between the "haves" and the "have-nots" in terms of socioeconomic factors such as education and income.

Feb 01, 2012
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