At what stage does heavy Internet use among adolescents become problematic?
Do men and women deal with their diabetes in different ways? This new study explores and explains some of the differences.
What potentially motivates a woman to drink alcohol during her pregnancy? This new study examines the issue.
Influenza is widespread in both tropical and temperate Africa, but influenza vaccines and antiviral drugs may not be commonly available. This survey looked at coverage in 24 African countries.
The findings of this study can help elucidate effective public health policy not only for education about West Nile Virus, but other mosquito-borne diseases as well.
Do most healthcare workers understand the importance of vaccinations, and what factors influence their decision to receive them? This new study takes a look.
Community-acquired pneumonia(CAP) in older adults grew due to an overall rise in this population. What are the incidence and mortality from CAP in a population-based cohort of community-living elders?
While Type 1 diabetes is most often diagnosed in children and adolescents, it can also surface in adulthood. This review examined the epidemiology of adult T1D incidence.
This new review takes a look at general beliefs about posthumous organ donation. How do people feel about it?
The negative effects of parental smoking on the health of children are well-established, but as this study indicates, parental smoking may also exacerbate childhood poverty.
Do older adults with HIV infection present differently with the disease than younger people, and what type of mortality risk do they face?
How does socioeconomic status adversely affect health? This new study looks at the possible connections.
Why are rural Americans less likely to go for HIV testing than their urban counterparts? This new study offers some explanations.
The language that we use for individuals affected by obesity needs to consistently put people before their diseases.
Many elderly persons spend most of their awake time in sedentary activities. Is this contributing to poor health outcomes?
Is intervention from medical professionals successful in reducing the rate of diabetes in the community?
Are older, rural Americans receiving adequate information about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes, and how can clinicians best educate and work with this population group?