Understanding factors influencing people with disabilities ’ participation in sports and cultural activities
Improving people with disabilities ’ participation in sports and cultural activities benefits their physical and mental health. However, only a few studies have examined the factors that influence participation... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ming Chen, Qianxue Li and Luqi Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparison of performances of SIREN or MFSRS in stroke risk prediction in an African environment
The Modified Framingham Stroke Risk Score (MFSRS) is a widely utilized stroke risk assessment algorithm usually applied in international comparison. The Stroke Investigative Research and Educational Network (S... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ifeoma Uchenna Onwuakagba, Emmanuel Chiebuka Okoye, Favour Chidera Kanu, Chukwuemeka Michael Kalu and Christopher Olusanjo Akosile Tags: Research Source Type: research

Configurational paths to turnover intention among primary public health workers in Liaoning Province, China: a fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis
A stable public health workforce plays an indispensable role in the realization of the goal of health for all. However, there is an exodus of public health workers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prev... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Xueying Li, Chenxin Yang, Libing Liu, Yuanlu Ding, Jianchun Xue, Jiani He, Hui Wu and Li Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Noncommunicable diseases behavioural risk factors among secondary school adolescents in Urban Cameroon
This study aimed to evaluate the NCD behavioural risk fact... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Changoh Marvel Changoh, Lambed Tatah, Desmond Aroke, Dickson Nsagha and Simeon-Pierre Choukem Tags: Research Source Type: research

Investigation of the 1-week effect of traffic light nutrition labeling on diet selection among Japanese university students: a randomized controlled trial
This study aimed to investigate w... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nobuyuki Wakui, Raini Matsuoka, Kotoha Ichikawa, Chikako Togawa, Aika Okami, Shoko Kawakubo, Hinako Kagi, Mai Watanabe, Yuika Tsubota, Miho Yamamura and Yoshiaki Machida Tags: Research Source Type: research

Symptoms of depression and risk of emergency department visits among people aged 70 years and over
Older people experiencing depression and anxiety have higher rates of health service utilisation than others, but little is known about whether these influence their seeking of emergency care. The aim was to e... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rosamond Dwyer, Kim Jachno, Thach Tran, Alice Owen, Natasha Layton, Taya Collyer, Maggie Kirkman, Judy Lowthian, Karin Hammarberg, John J. McNeil, Robyn L. Woods, Michael Berk and Jane Fisher Tags: Research Source Type: research

Trajectories of anxiety and depression among Chinese men who have sex with men on pre-exposure prophylaxis: a group-based trajectory model approach
Anxiety and depression can influence adherence to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). However, there is limited research on the temporal dynamics of anxiety and depression among men who have sex with men (MSM) us... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shuo Chen, Yan-Yan Zhu, Zhen-Xing Chu, Hui Zhou, Miao Liu, Yong-Jun Jiang and Qing-Hai Hu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sexual and Reproductive Health Service Seeking Scale (SRHSSS): development, validity, and reliability
Young adults are a diverse group with diverse cares, choices and preferences in accessing and using Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services, they should be at the center of the development of new managed... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dilem Özdal and Meral Demiralp Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comorbidity risk and distribution characteristics of chronic diseases in the elderly population in China
The risk of comorbid chronic diseases in elderly people is an important problem affecting their health and quality of life. We analyzed the incidence of chronic diseases for combinations of chronic diseases an... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zihang Xiang, Hao Wang and Handong Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Global burden of liver cirrhosis and other chronic liver diseases caused by specific etiologies from 1990 to 2019
This study aimed to assess the global, regional, and national burden of liver cirrhosis and other chronic liver diseases between 1990 and 2019, considering five etiologies (hepatitis B, hepatitis C, alcohol us... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Xiao-Ning Wu, Feng Xue, Nan Zhang, Wei Zhang, Jing-Jing Hou, Yi Lv, Jun-Xi Xiang and Xu-Feng Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Culturally adapted training for community volunteers to improve their knowledge, attitude and practice regarding non-communicable diseases in Vietnam
The burden of non-communicable diseases is becoming unmanageable by primary healthcare facilities in low- and middle-income countries. Community-based approaches are promising for supporting healthcare facilit... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zinzi E. Pardoel, Sijmen A. Reijneveld, Robert Lensink, Maarten J. Postma, Nong Thi Thu Trang, Poppy Walton, Khin Hnin Swe, Eti Poncorini Pamungkasari, Jaap A.R. Koot and Jeanet A. Landsman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Hormone changes during your period don ’t affect cognitive skills
Some people may experience " brain fog " during certain parts of their menstrual cycle, but new research finds that hormonal changes throughout this cycle have no effect on verbal or spatial skills (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Dance mat-style game helps stop older people falling
A game that prompts players to step on different arrows, like a dance mat, reduced falls among older people (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

The impact of changes in opioid dependency treatment upon COVID-19 transmission in Sydney, Australia: a retrospective longitudinal observational study
In April 2020, in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) Drug and Alcohol services modified their delivery of opioid dependency treatment (ODT) to... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benjamin T. Trevitt, Victoria Hayes, Rachel Deacon, Llewellyn Mills, Apo Demirkol and Nicholas Lintzeris Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multilayer factors associated with excess all-cause mortality during the omicron and non-omicron waves of the COVID-19 pandemic: time series analysis in 29 countries
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant excess mortality globally. However, the differences in excess mortality between the Omicron and non-Omicron waves, as well as the contribution of local epidemi... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Fengjuan Zou, Jianpeng Xiao, Yingying Jin, Ronghua Jian, Yijun Hu, Xiaofeng Liang, Wenjun Ma and Sui Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research