European Journal of Public Health

The European Journal of Public Health is a multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from social medicine, epidemiology, health services research, management, ethics and law, health economics, social sciences and environmental health.

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Website
http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/
Impact factor
2.728 (2011)

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Oncology & Cancer

The effect of breast cancer screening is declining

Screening for breast cancer has a cost. This is shown by a Danish/Norwegian study, published in the European Journal of Public Health, that analyzed 10,580 breast cancer deaths among Norwegian women aged 50 to 75 years.

Health

Men with sensory loss are more likely to be obese

Men who suffer sensory loss, particularly hearing loss, are more likely to be physically inactive and obese than women, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Public Health.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Higher suicide risk among older immigrants with untreated depression

The risk of suicide is clearly elevated in the category of older women with untreated depression who were born outside the Nordic region, compared with corresponding Swedish-born women. This is shown by a study from the University ...

Pediatrics

Children in care 'suffer poor health for decades'

Children and young people who grow up in care are up to four times more likely to suffer from poor health 30 years later than those who grew up with their parents, finds new research from UCL and King's College London.

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