Comparative effectiveness of guided internet-based stress management training versus established in-person group training in employees – study protocol for a pragmatic, randomized, non-inferiority trial
Occupational stress is a major public health challenge that requires a variety of evidence-based preventative approaches to increase their reach within the working population. Behavioral stress management inte... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Leif Bo ß, Peter Angerer, Nico Dragano, David Ebert, Miriam Engels, Elena Heber, Rebekka Kuhlmann, Sascha Ruhle, Christian Schwens, Ines Catharina Wulf and Dirk Lehr Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Delayed diagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis - potential risk factors for patient and healthcare delays in Portugal
Early diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) is essential for an effective control of the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic. Delayed diagnosis and treatment of TB increases the chance of complication... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jo ão Almeida Santos, Andreia Leite, Patrícia Soares, Raquel Duarte and Carla Nunes Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of a community-based intervention on weight, weight-related behaviours and health-related quality of life in primary school children in Victoria, Australia, according to socio-economic position
Approximately a quarter of Australian children are classified as overweight or obese. In high-income countries, childhood obesity follows a socio-economic gradient, with greater prevalence amongst the most soc... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane Jacobs, Claudia Strugnell, Steven Allender, Liliana Orellana, Kathryn Backholer, Kristy A. Bolton, Penny Fraser, Ha Le, Andrew Dwight Brown and Melanie Nichols Tags: Research Source Type: research

Declines in health literacy and health-related quality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal study of the Japanese general population
During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the importance of health literacy (HL) was addressed by public health researchers. We longitudinally examined the changes in general HL and health-relat... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hirono Ishikawa, Mio Kato and Takahiro Kiuchi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using GAM functions and Markov-Switching models in an evaluation framework to assess countries ’ performance in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has initiated several initiatives to better understand its behavior, and some projects are monitoring its evolution across countries, which naturally leads to comparisons made by those us... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abdinardo M. B. de Oliveira, Jane M. Binner, Anandadeep Mandal, Logan Kelly and Gabriel J. Power Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Barriers and facilitators to pre-exposure prophylaxis uptake among male sex workers in Mexico: an application of the RE-AIM framework
The ImPrEP M éxico demonstration project is the first to distribute free HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women living in Mexico. In Mexico City, MSM who ar... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hemant Kadiamada-Ibarra, Nicola L. Hawley, Sandra G. Sosa-Rub í, Marta Wilson-Barthes, Omar Galárraga and Roxana Rodríguez Franco Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Japan ’s development cooperation for health in Vietnam: a first holistic assessment on Japan’s ODA and non-ODA public resources cooperation
Japan strives to strengthen its development cooperation by mobilizing various resources to assist partner countries advance on Universal Health Coverage by 2030. However, the involvement and roles of various a... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sangnim Lee, Aya Ishizuka, Hisateru Tachimori, Manami Uechi, Hidechika Akashi, Eiji Hinoshita, Hiroaki Miyata and Kenji Shibuya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Enabling women to access preferred methods of contraception: a rapid review and behavioural analysis
Many pregnancies in the UK are either unplanned or ambivalent. This review aimed to (i) explore barriers and facilitators to women choosing and accessing a preferred method of contraception in the United Kingd... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abimbola A. Ayorinde, Felicity Boardman, Majel McGranahan, Lucy Porter, Nwamaka A. Eze, Anna Sallis, Rosanna Buck, Alison Hadley, Melissa Ludeke, Sue Mann and Oyinlola Oyebode Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Tweeting about twenty: an analysis of interest, public sentiments and opinion about 20mph speed restrictions in two UK cities
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Source: BMC Public Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tushar Semwal, Karen Milton, Ruth Jepson and Michael P. Kelly Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Women ’s Perceptions and Experiences of Breastfeeding: a scoping review of the literature
Despite public health efforts to promote breastfeeding, global rates of breastfeeding continue to trail behind the goals identified by the World Health Organization. While the literature exploring breastfeedin... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bridget Beggs, Liza Koshy and Elena Neiterman Tags: Research Source Type: research

The estimated effect of graphic warning labels on smoker ’s intention to quit in Shanghai, China: a cross-sectional study
Tobacco consumption is the leading cause of death worldwide. Overwhelming studies demonstrate graphic warning labels (GWLs) on cigarette packs are effective in eliciting negative response to tobacco smoking, m... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ruiping Wang, Yan Qiang, Yan Zhu, Xiangjin Gao, Qiong Yang and Bin Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Face mask uptake in the absence of mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative interview study with Swiss residents
This study aims to assess the underlying values and consi... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bettina Maria Zimmermann, Johanna Eichinger, Franziska Sch önweitz and Alena Buyx Tags: Research Source Type: research

Targeting screening and treatment for latent tuberculosis infection towards asylum seekers from high-incidence countries – a model-based cost-effectiveness analysis
Enhancing tuberculosis (TB) prevention and care in a post-COVID-19-pandemic phase will be essential to ensure progress towards global TB elimination. In low-burden countries, asylum seekers constitute an impor... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Florian M. Marx, Barbara Hauer, Nicolas A. Menzies, Walter Haas and Nita Perumal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Changes in the dollar value of per capita alcohol, essential, and non-essential retail sales in Canada during COVID-19
Multiple survey reports suggest that alcohol use has increased in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, less is known about how per capita alcohol sales, which predict population-level alcohol use, hav... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniel T. Myran, Brendan T. Smith, Nathan Cantor, Lennon Li, Sudipta Saha, Catherine Paradis, Rebecca Jesseman, Peter Tanuseputro and Erin Hobin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Determining what constitutes an effective psychosocial ‘return to work’ intervention: a systematic review and narrative synthesis
Work can offer a myriad of social and health benefits. Long-term sick leave can be detrimental to employers, individuals, families, and societies. The burden of long-term sick leave has motivated the developme... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anthony Venning, Tassia K. Oswald, Jeremy Stevenson, Nicci Tepper, Leva Azadi, Sharon Lawn and Paula Redpath Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health literacy and e-health literacy among Arabic-speaking migrants in Sweden: a cross-sectional study
Health inequities arise when the public cannot access and understand health information in an easy, accessible, and understandable way. Evidence supports that health literacy (HL) is a determinant for health o... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lina Bergman, Ulrica Nilsson, Karuna Dahlberg, Maria Jaensson and Josefin W ångdahl Tags: Research Source Type: research

Perceptions of workplace heat exposure and adaption behaviors among Chinese construction workers in the context of climate change
Workplace heat exposure can cause a series of heat-related illnesses and injuries. Protecting workers especially those undertake work outdoors from the risk of heat strain is a great challenge for many workpla... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shu-Rong Han, Mingru Wei, Zhifeng Wu, Shanshan Duan, Xiangzhe Chen, Jiayuan Yang, Matthew A. Borg, Jinfeng Lin, Chuancheng Wu and Jianjun Xiang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Personal exposure to particulate matter and heart rate variability among informal electronic waste workers at Agbogbloshie: a longitudinal study
Informal electronic waste recycling activities are major contributors to ambient air pollution, yet studies assessing the effects or relationship between direct/continuous exposure of informal e-waste workers ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Afua A. Amoabeng Nti, Thomas G. Robins, John Arko Mensah, Duah Dwomoh, Lawrencia Kwarteng, Sylvia A. Takyi, Augustine Acquah, Niladri Basu, Stuart Batterman and Julius N. Fobil Tags: Research Source Type: research

Particulate matter (PM10) prediction based on multiple linear regression: a case study in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand
The northern regions of Thailand have been facing haze episodes and transboundary air pollution every year in which particulate matter, particularly PM10, accumulates in the air, detrimentally affecting human hea... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Wissanupong Kliengchuay, Rachodbun Srimanus, Wechapraan Srimanus, Sarima Niampradit, Nopadol Preecha, Rachaneekorn Mingkhwan, Suwalee Worakhunpiset, Yanin Limpanont, Kamontat Moonsri and Kraichat Tantrakarnapa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Spatial determinants of excess all-cause mortality during the first wave of the COVID-19 epidemic in France
The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in France was associated with high excess mortality, and anecdotal evidence pointed to differing excess mortality patterns depending on social and environmental determin... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hugo Pilkington, Thierry Feuillet, St éphane Rican, Jeanne Goupil de Bouillé, Olivier Bouchaud, Johann Cailhol, Hélène Bihan, Pierre Lombrail and Chantal Julia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and sociodemographic factors associated with vision difficulties in Ghana, Gambia, and Togo: a multi-country analysis of recent multiple Indicator cluster surveys
The sense of sight is one of the important human sensory abilities that is required for independent functioning and survival. The highest burden of sight-related problems is recorded in low-and middle-income c... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Pascal Agbadi, Precious Adade Duodu, Nutifafa Eugene Yaw Dey, Henry Ofori Duah and Bright Opoku Ahinkorah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Rural-urban variation in hypertension among women in Ghana: insights from a national survey
Hypertension is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular morbidities in Ghana and represents a major public health concern. There is dearth of information on the rural-urban disparity in hypertension among ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Francis Appiah, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Joseph Kojo Oduro, Linus Baatiema, Francis Sambah, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah and Eugene Budu Tags: Research Source Type: research

The road beyond licensing: the impact of a driver licensing support program on employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
With increasingly tough graduated driver licensing laws in all Australian States and Territories, driver licensing support programs are recognised as being important to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Isl... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bobby Porykali, Patricia Cullen, Kate Hunter, Kris Rogers, Melissa Kang, Nareen Young, Teresa Senserrick, Kathleen Clapham and Rebecca Ivers Tags: Research Source Type: research

Urban-rural differences in the associated factors of severe under-5 child undernutrition based on the composite index of severe anthropometric failure (CISAF) in Bangladesh
Severe undernutrition among under-5 children is usually assessed using single or conventional indicators (i.e., severe stunting, severe wasting, and/or severe underweight). But these conventional indicators pa... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Asibul Islam Anik, Mohammad Rocky Khan Chowdhury, Hafiz T. A. Khan, Md Nazrul Islam Mondal, Nirmala K. P. Perera and Manzur Kader Tags: Research Source Type: research

Key factors influencing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in patients under anti-tuberculosis treatment in two centres in Burundi: a mixed effect modelling study
Despite the World Health Organization efforts to expand access to the tuberculosis treatment, multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) remains a major threat. MDR-TB represents a challenge for clinicians and ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Arnaud Iradukunda, Gabin-Pacifique Ndayishimiye, Darlene Sinarinzi, Emmanuel Nene Odjidja, Nestor Ntakaburimvo, Innocent Nshimirimana and Cheilla Izere Tags: Research Source Type: research

Provision of physical activity advice for patients with chronic diseases in Shenzhen, China
This study aimed to investiga... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rui Hu, Stanley Sai-chuen Hui, Eric Kam-pui Lee, Mark Stoutenberg, Samuel Yeung-shan Wong and Yi-jian Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Perceptions of females about trauma-informed services for survivors of sexual violence in south western Uganda- a qualitative study
Sexual violence is a public health concern globally and locally, and trauma-informed services are put in place to mitigate its consequences. A few studies have evaluated the quality and uptake of these trauma-... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Earnest Amwiine, Bonita Ainembabazi, Isaiah Obwona, Richard Opoka, Mary Akatuhumuriza, Vallence Niyonzima and Vincent Mubangizi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Social determinants of health related to stay-at-home order adherence and social distancing attitudes among a diverse Deep South population
To describe COVID-19 related symptoms and medical care experienced in the first six months of the pandemic as well as stay-at-home order adherence, and attitudes related to COVID-19 risk and social distancing ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer L. Lemacks, Tammy Greer, Sermin Aras, Laurie Abbott, Darlene Willis, June Gipson and Mohamed O. Elasri Tags: Research Source Type: research

What protects us against the COVID-19 threat? Cultural tightness matters
The only previous studies that formulated a theoretical model of epidemics for psychological response relative to cultural perspectives have focused on the role of individualism –collectivism and have omitted a... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Dong, Zhipeng Chen, Min Zong, Peng Zhang, Wen Gu, Yi Feng and Zhihong Qiao Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of disinvestment on alcohol and drug treatment delivery and outcomes: a systematic review
In the context of substantial financial disinvestment from alcohol and drug treatment services in England, our aim was to review the existing evidence of how such disinvestments have impacted service delivery,... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Suzie Roscoe, Jennifer Boyd, Penny Buykx, Lucy Gavens, Robert Pryce and Petra Meier Tags: Research Source Type: research

Knowledge and transmission risk awareness of tuberculosis among the pilgrims attending a religious mass gathering in India: a cross-sectional study
Tuberculosis infection accounts for more annual deaths than any other single infectious disease, except the Corona Virus infection. It is a significant global issue and India is one of the most affected countr... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tim B äckdahl and Megha Sharma Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health priority-setting for official development assistance in low-income and middle-income countries: a Best Fit Framework Synthesis study with primary data from Ethiopia, Nigeria and Tanzania
Decision making process for Official Development Assistance (ODA) for healthcare sector in low-income and middle-income countries involves multiple agencies, each with their unique power, priorities and fundin... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Xiaoxiao Jiang Kwete, Yemane Berhane, Mary Mwanyika-Sando, Ayo Oduola, Yuning Liu, Firehiwot Workneh, Smret Hagos, Japhet Killewo, Dominic Mosha, Angela Chukwu, Kabiru Salami, Bidemi Yusuf, Kun Tang, Zhi-Jie Zheng, Rifat Atun and Wafaie Fawzi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Methodological issues in economic evaluations of disease prevention and health promotion: an overview of systematic and scoping reviews
We aimed to provide a comprehensive overview of methodological challenges in economic evaluations of disease prevention and health promotion (DPHP)-measures. (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yana Seleznova, Adrienne Alayli, Stephanie Stock and Dirk M üller Tags: Research Source Type: research

Preventing opioid use among justice-involved youth as they transition to adulthood: leveraging safe adults (LeSA)
Juvenile justice (JJ) youth are at high risk of opioid and other substance use (SU), dysfunctional family/social relationships, and complex trauma. The purpose of the Leveraging Safe Adults (LeSA) Project is t... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Danica Kalling Knight, Yang Yang, Elizabeth D. Joseph, Elaine Tinius, Shatoya Young, Lillyan T. Shelley, David R. Cross and Kevin Knight Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Tobacco messages encountered in real-time among low socio-economic position groups: a descriptive study
Tobacco advertising disproportionately targets low socio-economic position (SEP) groups, causing higher rates of tobacco use in this population. Anti-tobacco public health education campaigns persuade against ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elise M. Stevens, Coralia V ázquez-Otero, Xiaoyan Li, Monisha Arya, Donna Vallone, Sara Minsky, Nathaniel D. Osgood and Kasisomayajula Viswanath Tags: Research Source Type: research

Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in smoking in Turkey from 2008 to 2016
Smoking inequalities in Turkey were previously demonstrated in an early stage of the smoking epidemic model. This paper aimed to assess the trends for socioeconomic inequalities in smoking in Turkey over the y... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hur Hassoy, Isil Ergin and Gorkem Yararbas Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association of early-life undernutrition and risk of dyslipidemia in adulthood: a population-based cohort study
The association of early-life undernutrition and dyslipidemia found in previous studies may be confounded by the uncontrolled age difference between exposed and unexposed participants. The study aimed to inves... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Minmin Wang, Mengfei Liu, Chuanhai Guo, Fenglei Li, Zhen Liu, Yaqi Pan, Fangfang Liu, Ying Liu, Huanyu Bao, Zhe Hu, Hong Cai, Zhonghu He and Yang Ke Tags: Research Source Type: research

How can the utilisation of help for mental disorders be improved? A quasi-experimental online study on the changeability of stigmatising attitudes and intermediate variables in the process of utilisation
Epidemiological studies show that even in highly developed countries many people with depression do not seek help for their mental health issues, despite promising prevention approaches encouraging people to s... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Thomas McLaren, Lina-Jolien Peter, Samuel Tomczyk, Holger Muehlan, Susanne Stolzenburg, Georg Schomerus and Silke Schmidt Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The wound severity of animal bite victims visiting rabies prevention clinics and the influencing factors in Central China: a cross-sectional investigation
This study aimed to investigate the severity of wounds among animal bite victims... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dandan Li, Hanlin Liao, Fan Chen, Qingqing Jiang, Tiantian Wang, Zuxun Lu, Qiaoyan Liu and Shiyi Cao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Perceived influences on reducing prolonged sitting in police staff: a qualitative investigation using the Theoretical Domains Framework and COM-B model
Workplace interventions have shown promise for reducing sitting in office workers. Police office staff remain an understudied population group that work within a disciplined organisation with distinctive work ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marsha L. Brierley, Lindsey R. Smith, Daniel P. Bailey, Sofie A. Every, Taylor A. Staines and Angel M. Chater Tags: Research Source Type: research

COVID-19 vaccination acceptance among Syrian population: a nationwide cross-sectional study
In this study, we seek... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mosa Shibani, Mhd Amin Alzabibi, Abd El-Fattah Mouhandes, Tamim Alsuliman, Angie Mouki, Hlma Ismail, Shahd Alhayk, Ahmad Abdulateef Rmman, Marah Mansour, Marah Marrawi, Nawras Alhalabi, Mhd Baraa Habib, Mhd Kutaiba Albuni, Ahmad Al-Moujahed and Bisher Saw Tags: Research Source Type: research

National or population level interventions addressing the social determinants of mental health – an umbrella review
Social circumstances in which people live and work impact the population ’s mental health. We aimed to synthesise evidence identifying effective interventions and policies that influence the social determinants... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Neha Shah, Ian F. Walker, Yannish Naik, Selina Rajan, Kate O ’Hagan, Michelle Black, Christopher Cartwright, Taavi Tillmann, Nicola Pearce-Smith and Jude Stansfield Tags: Research Source Type: research

Knowledge of mothers regarding children ’s vaccinations in Greece: an online cross-sectional study
One of the main reasons that influence parental choice to postpone or avoid children ’s vaccination is insufficient knowledge. Mothers’ knowledge can be considered as an important factor when determining childc... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Konstantinos Giannakou, Maria Kyprianidou, Andria Hadjikou, Georgia Fakonti, Galatia Photiou, Eleana Tzira and Alexandros Heraclides Tags: Research Source Type: research

Education, household income, and depressive symptoms in middle-aged and older Japanese adults
Income inequality has dramatically increased worldwide, and there is a need to re-evaluate the association between socio-economic status (SES) and depression. Relative contributions of household income and edu... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aya Hinata, Keiko Kabasawa, Yumi Watanabe, Kaori Kitamura, Yumi Ito, Ribeka Takachi, Shoichiro Tsugane, Junta Tanaka, Ayako Sasaki, Ichiei Narita and Kazutoshi Nakamura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with self-medication in children and the decomposition of rural-urban disparities in China
Self-medication in children is one of the greatest threats to children health in China. (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jingjing Ge, Xiaxia Sun, Hongdao Meng, Punam Ghimire Risal and Danping Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Too long to wait: South Asian migrants ’ experiences of accessing health care in Australia
Migrants settling in a new country experience multiple complexities in navigating health care systems and adapting to a new way of life in the host country. In South Asia, migrating to another country for bett... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Manju Adhikari, Sabitra Kaphle, Yamuna Dhakal, Sabina Duwadi, Rajan Subedi, Sonu Shakya, Sunil Tamang and Mukesh Khadka Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case analysis of a mass treatment approach to control GI and water-related conditions in Sudan
The efficiency of mass chlorination in controlling diarrheal diseases during acute emergencies has been extensively reported in literature. However, long-term crises received unparallel attention. Researchers ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alaaddin Salih and Mohamed Mohamed Tags: Research in practice Source Type: research

COVID19 vaccine intentions in South Africa: health communication strategy to address vaccine hesitancy
Vaccine hesitancy is emerging as a significant challenge in many parts of the world in the fight against the COVID19 pandemic. The continued infection amongst the unvaccinated can lead to a heightened risk of ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Umakrishnan Kollamparambil, Adeola Oyenubi and Chijioke Nwosu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Public health implications of heavy metals in foods and drinking water in Ethiopia (2016 to 2020): systematic review
Besides their benefits, heavy metals are toxic, persistent, and hazardous to human health, even at their lower concentrations. Consumption of unsafe concentrations of food contaminated with heavy metals may le... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dechasa Adare Mengistu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Modelling the impact of travel restrictions on COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong in early 2020
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Source: BMC Public Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Wang-Chun Kwok, Chun-Ka Wong, Ting-Fung Ma, Ka-Wai Ho, Louis Wai-Tong Fan, King-Pui Florence Chan, Samuel Shung-Kay Chan, Terence Chi-Chun Tam and Pak-Leung Ho Tags: Correction Source Type: research