News tagged with socioeconomic status
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Power -- defined as the ability to influence others -- makes people think differently. For North Americans, a feeling of power leads to thinking in a focused and analytical way, which may be beneficial when pursuing personal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 06, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (6) | 3 |
States that prescribe abstinence-only sex education programs in public schools have significantly higher teenage pregnancy and birth rates than states with more comprehensive sex education programs, researchers from the University ...
Health Nov 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 15
Few patients in Canada undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy, despite its safety as a procedure and the positive psychological benefits, states a review article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cancer Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The first step towards successful medical care is to see a physician, but for some patients this isn't as simple or easy as it may sound.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women still have hot flushes and night sweats years after the menopause finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Other Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Even if health care is free, colorectal cancer screening rates among those without financial means are still low, and results of a new study suggest that may be due to an idea psychologists call cancer fatalism.
Cancer Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People living in poor neighborhoods are at higher risk of dying of heart disease outside a hospital than are people who live in wealthier neighborhoods, research suggests.
Health Sep 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The odds of dying appear to increase for patients treated at hospitals with higher proportions of minority trauma patients, although racial disparities may partly explain differences in outcomes between trauma hospitals, ...
Other Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Sudden cardiac arrest was higher among people living in poorer neighbourhoods in several US and Canadian cities, and the disparity was particularly evident among people under age 65, found a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
Cardiology Sep 12, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
People who volunteer may live longer than those who don't, as long as their reasons for volunteering are to help others rather than themselves, suggests new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from the University of Montreal shows that inattention, rather than hyperactivity, is the most important indicator when it comes to finishing a high school education. "Children with attention problems need preventative ...
Attention deficit disorders Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
People with lower socioeconomic status are much more likely to develop heart disease than those who are wealthier or better educated, according to a recent UC Davis study. Published online in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, the ou ...
Cardiology Aug 26, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite improvements in survival for people with cystic fibrosis over the last 50 years, females and individuals from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds continue to die younger than males and the more privileged ...
Health Aug 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In one of the largest studies of its kind to date, researchers have found that babies born to mothers who smoke while pregnant face substantial delays in early neurological development, and the effects may be stronger than ...
Health Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New parents have one more reason to pay attention to the oral health of their toothless babies. A recent University of Illinois study confirms the presence of bacteria associated with early childhood caries ...
Health Aug 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1