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.
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.
What is the strength of the association between alcohol use and risk of tuberculosis? What are the possible causal pathways?
Diarrhea in young children can be prevalent in low and middle income countries. How can it be prevented and treated in this very vulnerable group?
This new study takes a look at how patients view HIV testing in the emergency department. Are most amenable to it?
This concerning appraisal of current international and national guidelines for malaria prevention in travelers highlights the many inconsistencies and conflicting recommendations among them.
There are numerous support measures available for smoking cessation, but are young smokers taking advantage of 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.
Do older adults with HIV infection present differently with the disease than younger people, and what type of mortality risk do they face?
How prevalent is type 2 diabetes in Northern Africa, and how can clinicians work together to educate the public about the risk factors associated with disease?
An extremely high proportion of transgender people--up to 43% by some measures--report a history of suicide attempts. What can be done to reduce this alarming number?
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.
What's the link between self-reported lack of sleep, low vitality and impaired glucose tolerance?