Changes in the characteristics and outcomes of high-risk pregnant women who delivered prior to and after China ’s universal two-child policy: a real-world retrospective study, 2010–2021
In 2016, the “universal two-child” policy, allowing each couple to have two children, was introduced in China. The characteristic change of the long-term period after the implementation of the universal two-ch... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - January 31, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Caixia Zhu, Shaofeng Zhang, Lixia Shen, Lisha Ye, Minjin Zhan, Shiqin Cai, Jingwan Huang, Zilian Wang and Haitian Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Racial and ethnic disparities undermine dementia care in the US
A review of dementia research highlights unequal healthcare outcomes for Black and Hispanic people in the US (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Could combatting loneliness extend the lives of people with obesity?
A recent study suggests that reducing social isolation among people with obesity helps them live longer, but it ' s not easy to prove that ' s definitely the case (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Stress and suicide risk among adolescents: the role of problematic internet use, gaming disorder and emotional regulation
Previous studies have associated videogame playing and social media use with suicidal behaviors together with lower stress coping or poor emotion regulation strategies. Due to the inconclusive evidence regardi... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andr és Chamarro, Adrian Díaz-Moreno, Ivan Bonilla, Ramon Cladellas, Mark D. Griffiths, Maria José Gómez-Romero and Joaquín T. Limonero Tags: Research Source Type: research

The mediating effects of motivation on the relations between occupational stress and physical activity among underresourced afterschool program staff
Guided by Self-Determination Theory, this study aimed to examine the potential mediating effects of autonomous and controlled motivations on physical activity (PA) experiences of afterschool program (ASP) staf... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anqi Deng, Nicole Zarrett and Allison M. Sweeney Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction: Incidence and predictors of loss to follow-up among Ethiopian children on antiretroviral therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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Source: BMC Public Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Molla Yigzaw Birhanu, Getamesay Molla Bekele, Getasew Yirdaw, Bekele Simegn Demissie, Genanew Kassie Getahun and Selamawit Shita Jemberie Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Canadians ’ knowledge of cancer risk factors and belief in cancer myths
The objective of this study was to assess Canadians ’ awareness of known cancer risk factors and cancer myths (untruths or statements th... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rydz E, Telfer J, Quinn EK, Fazel SS, Holmes E, Pennycook G and Peters CE Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health literacy of trans and gender diverse individuals –a cross sectional survey in Germany
To date, there has been little research on the general health literacy of trans and gender diverse individuals, even though previous research undermines the importance of good health literacy in this sample. T... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rieka von der Warth, Mirjam K örner and Erik Farin-Glattacker Tags: Research Source Type: research

Contaminated hormone injections may have given five people Alzheimer's
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Source: New Scientist - Health - January 29, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Can a blood sugar monitor really help boost your health?
As more and more people without diabetes start to monitor their blood glucose levels, we take a look at what the evidence says about limiting your blood sugar spikes after eating (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - January 29, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Should you worry about your blood sugar if you don't have diabetes?
With more and more people monitoring their glucose levels in an attempt to boost their health, we take a look at what the evidence says about limiting your blood sugar spikes after eating (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - January 29, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Why does the UK want to ban disposable vapes and when will it happen?
A raft of new measures aimed at reducing underage vaping are set to come into law next year (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - January 29, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Association of changes in waist circumference, waist-to-height ratio and weight-adjusted-waist index with multimorbidity among older Chinese adults: results from the Chinese longitudinal healthy longevity survey (CLHLS)
The association of changes in waist circumference (WC), waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) and weight-adjusted-waist index (WWI) with subsequent risk of multimorbidity remains unclear among older Chinese adults. The... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - January 29, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zi-Ting Chen, Xiao-Meng Wang, Yi-Shi Zhong, Wen-Fang Zhong, Wei-Qi Song and Xian-Bo Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Process evaluation of a parent-child communication intervention for adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Uganda
Previous initiatives concerning adolescent sexual and reproductive health (SRH) education in Low-or-Middle Income Countries (LMICs) have been limited by cultural norms and misinformation perpetuated within fam... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - January 29, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Danielle Fernandes, Elizabeth Kemigisha, Dorcus Achen, Cecilia Akatukwasa, Gad Ndaruhutse Ruzaaza, Gily Coene, Peter Delobelle, Viola N. Nyakato and Kristien Michielsen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Why more successful? An analysis of participants ’ self-monitoring data in an online weight loss intervention
Self-monitoring is crucial for behavioral weight loss. However, few studies have examined the role of self-monitoring using mixed methods, which may hinder our understanding of its impact. (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - January 29, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hai-Bo Tang, Nurul Iman Binti Abdul Jalil, Chee-Seng Tan, Ling He and Shu-Juan Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research