Medical economics

Tips provided for budgeting in medical residency

(HealthDay)—Medical residents should start budgeting and save for the future, according to an article published in the American Medical Association AMA Wire.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Low vitamin D linked to earlier death in Thai men

Previous studies on the association between blood levels of vitamin D and survival have come from high-income countries. A new Geriatrics & Gerontology International study has now found that vitamin D insufficiency is linked ...

Overweight & Obesity

Obesity and economic status—what we found in Kenya's slums

Africa is experiencing a demographic and nutrition transition. More and more people are moving to urban areas. Slum communities currently constitute about 56% of the urban population in sub-Saharan Africa. That's more than ...

Health

Women who breastfeed for at least five months have more kids

Women who breastfeed their first child for five months or longer are more likely to have three or more children, and less likely to have only one child, than women who breastfeed for shorter durations or not at all.

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