Cardiology

Deportation worries may increase high blood pressure risk

In a four-year study of Mexican-born women who reside in an agricultural area of California, the worry of deportation appears to double their risk of developing high blood pressure, according to new research published today ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression linked to nutrition in middle-aged and older Canadians

Your diet can put you at risk of depression, according to a new study. The study also found that the likelihood of depression is higher among middle-aged and older women who were immigrants to Canada when compared to Canadian-born ...

Oncology & Cancer

Debunking common misperceptions of Asian community health

Asian Americans have higher or faster-growing rates of cancer of various kinds—including breast cancer and cervical cancer—than any other ethnic group, yet often don't receive the necessary medical treatment. Common misperceptions ...

Health

Anti-immigrant rhetoric puts Latino patients' health at risk

Anti-immigrant remarks from the White House are taking a substantial toll on Latino patients' perceptions of their personal safety and are affecting their access to emergency health care, researchers report in a new study ...

Health

Can being an immigrant be hazardous to your health?

In recent years, health care experts have warmed to the idea that lots of seemingly non-medical factors – income, housing, education – can significantly affect a person's health.

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Immigration

Immigration (derived from Latin: migratio) is the act of foreigners passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence. Immigration is made for many reasons, including economic, political, family re-unification, natural disaster, poverty or the wish to change one's surroundings voluntarily.

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