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Psychosocial Characteristics of Internet use in Adolescents

Psychosocial Characteristics of Internet use in Adolescents

At what stage does heavy Internet use among adolescents become problematic?
Differences in Adult Men and Women With Diabetes Management

Differences in Adult Men and Women With Diabetes Management

Do men and women deal with their diabetes in different ways? This new study explores and explains some of the differences.
Women and Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

Women and Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

What potentially motivates a woman to drink alcohol during her pregnancy? This new study examines the issue.
Influenza Vaccines and Antiviral Drug Availablity in Africa

Influenza Vaccines and Antiviral Drug Availablity in Africa

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.
Influences on Self-protective Behavior for West Nile Virus

Influences on Self-protective Behavior for West Nile Virus

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.
Healthcare Workers and Their Intentions to Vaccinate

Healthcare Workers and Their Intentions to Vaccinate

Do most healthcare workers understand the importance of vaccinations, and what factors influence their decision to receive them? This new study takes a look.
Burden of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Elders: The Spanish EVAN-65 Study

Burden of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Elders: The Spanish EVAN-65 Study

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?
Epidemiology of Type 1 Diabetes in Young Adults and Adults

Epidemiology of Type 1 Diabetes in Young Adults and Adults

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.
How Does the General Public View Posthumous Organ Donation?

How Does the General Public View Posthumous Organ Donation?

This new review takes a look at general beliefs about posthumous organ donation. How do people feel about it?
Parental Smoking and Child Poverty

Parental Smoking and Child Poverty

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.
Older HIV-Infected Individuals: Presentation and Mortality

Older HIV-Infected Individuals: Presentation and Mortality

Do older adults with HIV infection present differently with the disease than younger people, and what type of mortality risk do they face?
Early Psychosocial Factors and the Risk of Diabetes and Other Disorders

Early Psychosocial Factors and the Risk of Diabetes and Other Disorders

How does socioeconomic status adversely affect health? This new study looks at the possible connections.
Frequency of HIV Testing in Urban vs Rural Areas of the US

Frequency of HIV Testing in Urban vs Rural Areas of the US

Why are rural Americans less likely to go for HIV testing than their urban counterparts? This new study offers some explanations.
Language and Obesity: Putting the Person Before the Disease

Language and Obesity: Putting the Person Before the Disease

The language that we use for individuals affected by obesity needs to consistently put people before their diseases.
Lack of Sleep, Low Vitality and Impaired Glucose Tolerance

Lack of Sleep, Low Vitality and Impaired Glucose Tolerance

What's the link between self-reported lack of sleep, low vitality and impaired glucose tolerance?
Sedentary Behavior and Health Outcomes Among Older Adults

Sedentary Behavior and Health Outcomes Among Older Adults

Many elderly persons spend most of their awake time in sedentary activities. Is this contributing to poor health outcomes?
Reduction of Diabetes Risk in Routine Clinical Practice

Reduction of Diabetes Risk in Routine Clinical Practice

Is intervention from medical professionals successful in reducing the rate of diabetes in the community?
Lack of Sleep, Low Vitality and Impaired Glucose Tolerance

Lack of Sleep, Low Vitality and Impaired Glucose Tolerance

What's the link between self-reported lack of sleep, low vitality and impaired glucose tolerance?
Adequacy of Diabetes Care for Older US Rural Adults

Adequacy of Diabetes Care for Older US Rural Adults

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?