At what stage does heavy Internet use among adolescents become problematic?
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.
Weight bias in healthcare is no joke. Find out if your environment is sensitive to and accepting of diverse patient sizes.
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.
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.
What is the strength of the association between alcohol use and risk of tuberculosis? What are the possible causal pathways?
This concerning appraisal of current international and national guidelines for malaria prevention in travelers highlights the many inconsistencies and conflicting recommendations among them.
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.
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?
The belief that eating disorders occur mainly in young, white women has long been disproved. But what do we know about the actual demographics of, and recent trends in, eating disorder behaviors?