(HealthDay)—Americans were less likely to use eye care in 2014 versus 2008 but had decreased difficulty affording eyeglasses from 2014 onward, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Varshini Varadaraj, M.D., from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, and colleagues updated trends in eye care use and affording […]Continue Reading ...
University of Cincinnati research on adolescent use of electronic cigarettes was featured prominently at the American Academy of Health Behavior 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting on Monday, March 11, in Greenville, South Carolina. “Electronic Cigarette Acquisition Means Among Adolescent Daily Users” earned Ashley Merianos, an assistant professor with UC”s School of Human Services, the 2019 Judy […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Children of parents who have alcohol use disorder are more likely to get married under the age of 25, less likely to get married later in life, and more likely to marry a person who has alcohol use disorder themselves, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University […]Continue Reading ...
People who drink sugary beverages are more likely to eat fast food and confectionery and less likely to make healthy dietary choices, University of Otago research has found. Dr Kirsten Robertson, of the New Zealand university’s Department of Marketing, says consumption of sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) is a significant problem in New Zealand. The drinks […]Continue Reading ...
In what Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers call an unusually comprehensive analysis of nationwide data, they conclude that the rate of lawnmower injuries persists at close to 6,400 a year, most of them requiring surgery and hospitalization, and costing an average of $37,000 per patient. A report of the study, tracking eight years of data between […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 — You’re much more likely to receive poor or unprofessional health care if your doctor suffers from burnout, a new analysis contends. Physicians who feel burned out are twice as likely to make a mistake that endangers patient safety or to behave in an unprofessional manner, according to the review. It’s […]Continue Reading ...
June 22, 2018 New research warns that the normalization of ‘plus-size’ body shapes may be leading to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight – undermining efforts to tackle England’s ever-growing obesity problem. While attempts to reduce stigmatization of larger body sizes – for example with the launch of plus-size clothing ranges – help […]Continue Reading ...
September 26, 2017 In comparison to different clinical settings, emergency sufferers who’re prescribed opioids for the primary time within the emergency division are much less more likely to transform long-term customers and much more likely to be prescribed those robust painkillers based on The Facilities for Illness Keep an eye on and Prevention (CDC) pointers. […]Continue Reading ...
The study, published in February 2019’s sex-themed issue of Circulation, found if you’re a woman, you’re twice as likely to experience a stroke or death following surgery New research says women fare worse than men following aortic heart surgery. Researchers examined three different outcomes: early death, stroke and a composite of complications. In every case, […]Continue Reading ...
A University of Kent study into postnatal depression (PND) found the odds of developing this condition increased by 79% when mothers had baby boys compared to baby girls. Overall the researchers identified that women who give birth to males are 71-79% more likely to develop PND. Furthermore, women whose births had complications were 174% more […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: City University London A new study has found that the time and day that women give birth can vary significantly depending on how labour starts and the mode of giving birth. Conducting the first national analysis to look at all aspects of time of birth in England, researchers from City, University of London in […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 — LGBT people in the United States are more likely than their straight counterparts to be poor, and this is especially true for women, a new study says. Wealth plays a key role in health and well-being, and it’s one factor in the poorer health for this group that could be […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research warns that the normalisation of ‘plus-size’ body shapes may be leading to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight—undermining efforts to tackle England’s ever-growing obesity problem. While attempts to reduce stigmatisation of larger body sizes—for example with the launch of plus-size clothing ranges—help promote body positivity, the study […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, March 29, 2018 — Men hospitalized with gunshot wounds are far more likely than women to wind up in the hospital again, a new study finds. In the six months after their first hospital stay, men were three times more likely than women to…Continue Reading ...
Sufferers getting guideline-recommended serial critiques for his or her asymptomatic critical aortic stenosis are much more likely to get an intervention and feature higher results in the end, in keeping with a single-center find out about. Those that caught to the commended exams have been much more likely to go through aortic valve substitute (54% […]Continue Reading ...
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