News tagged with urbanization
Health care facilities play a vital role in the UK's terrorism contingency plans, but a new study by researchers at the Adam Smith Business School, Glasgow University, provides a timely warning to managers, regulatory bodies ...
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research published in the journal Psychological Science has found that people living in urban areas with more green space tend to report greater wellbeing than city dwellers that don't have parks, gardens, or other green ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 21, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Shanghai fished another 809 dead pigs out of its main waterway on Friday, bringing the total carcasses found this week to 8,300 in a scandal that has spotlighted China's troubles with food safety.
Health Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Outdoor heat is associated with a significantly increased risk of emergency hospitalization for respiratory disorders in the elderly, according to a large epidemiological study of more than 12.5 million Medicare beneficiaries.
Health Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Residents of new housing developments increased their exercise and their wellbeing when they had more access to shops and parks, a new University of Melbourne study reveals.
Health Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In 2010, teen births occurred at higher rates in rural counties than in suburban counties and major urban areas of the United States, new research finds.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A researcher at the University of Southampton, working as part of a team from the UK and USA, believes the global eradication of malaria could be achieved by individual countries eliminating the disease within their own borders ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new nine-year study of more than 367,000 children in Detroit supports the idea that a mysterious seasonal fluctuation in blood lead levels—observed in urban areas throughout the United States and elsewhere ...
Health Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People living in urbanised environments are less able to concentrate on the task in hand than people who live in remote areas, according to research from Goldsmiths, University of London funded by the Economic ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 18, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—A program to administer asthma medication each day to urban children with asthma reduces symptoms and is cost-effective, according to research published online Feb. 11 in Pediatrics.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Rapid growth of large cities throughout the world is having enormous impact on traffic safety in urban areas, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An allergic reaction to cockroaches is a major contributor to asthma in urban children, but new research suggests that the insects are just one part of a more complex story. Very early exposure to certain components of air ...
Immunology Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Mothers who are exposed to particulate air pollution of the type emitted by vehicles, urban heating and coal power plants are significantly more likely to bear children of low birth weight, according to an international study ...
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new analysis has found that lumpectomy plus radiation for early breast cancer may provide patients with a better chance of survival than mastectomy. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the Americ ...
Cancer Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using active transport to commute to work can reduce the weight gain common to most adults. According to an Australian study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, urban residents who drive to wor ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0