News tagged with socioeconomic groups
An Indiana University study found that teens and young adults who are members of multiple minority or disadvantaged groups face more discrimination than their more privileged peers and, as a result, report worse mental and ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
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 ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research finds foreign-born Hispanics now living in the United States appear to be less likely to have a stroke compared to non-Hispanic white people. The research was released today and will be presented at the American ...
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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.
Health Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The tiny teeth of some of our toddlers are rotting and dental researchers at the University of Sydney are poised to start the second phase of a long-term study to find out why.
Dentistry Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Raising taxes on cigarettes, a public health measure used by governments to encourage people to quit, doesn't motivate all smokers to stop the deadly habit.
Health Jul 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Social mobility - upwards - seems to curb the risk of developing high blood pressure among those born on the lower rungs of the ladder, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
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