Sleep quality in cigarette smokers and nonsmokers: findings from the general population in central China
Sleep problems are common in the general population. Cigarette smoking is common in the general population of China. Examinations of the prevalence of poor sleep quality among Chinese smokers and nonsmokers ar... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yanhui Liao, Liqin Xie, Xiaogang Chen, Brian C. Kelly, Chang Qi, Chen Pan, Mei Yang, Wei Hao, Tieqiao Liu and Jinsong Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity with neck circumference in eight Latin American countries
Physical activity is a cornerstone in the prevention and treatment of obesity. There are relatively few studies that explore the effect of accelerometer-determined moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA)... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gerson Luis de Moraes Ferrari, Irina Kovalskys, Mauro Fisberg, Georgina Gomez, Attilio Rigotti, Lilia Yadira Cort és Sanabria, Martha Cecilia Yépez García, Rossina Gabriella Pareja Torres, Marianella Herrera-Cuenca, Ioná Zalcman Zimberg, Viviana Guaja Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Community-and proximate-level factors associated with perinatal mortality in Nigeria: evidence from a nationwide household survey
This study sought to identify fa... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Osita K. Ezeh, Edward O. Uche-Nwachi, Uchechukwu D. Abada and Kingsley E. Agho Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Smoke-free-school-hours at vocational education and training schools in Denmark: attitudes among managers and teaching staff – a national cross-sectional study
Tobacco is the main cause of non-communicable disease and premature death globally. Implementing restrictive school tobacco policies such as smoke-free-school-hours (SFSH) may have the potential to reduce smok... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Clara Heinze, Anneke Vang Hjort, Peter Elsborg, Helle Terkildsen Maindal and Charlotte Demant Klinker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of commitment-making on weight loss and behaviour change in adults with obesity/overweight; a systematic review
Adherence to weight loss interventions is crucial to successful outcomes, yet little is known about how best to improve it. This suggests a need for developing and improving adherence strategies, such as forma... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nia Coupe, Sarah Peters, Sarah Rhodes and Sarah Cotterill Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of a bottom-up community engagement intervention on maternal and child health services utilization in Ghana: a cluster randomised trial
Ghana is among African countries not likely to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) three (3) target of reducing maternal mortality to 70 per 100,000 live births by the year 2030 if maternal and chil... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Robert Kaba Alhassan, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah, Martin Amogre Ayanore, Agani Afaya, Solomon Mohammed Salia, Japiong Milipaak, Evelyn Korkor Ansah and Seth Owusu-Agyei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship power and HIV sero-status: an analysis of their relationship among low-income urban Zimbabwean postpartum women
HIV disproportionately infects women in many regions. Zimbabwe is one of the countries, most heavily affected. Unequal gender power relations between men and women can increase women ’s vulnerability to HIV. Th... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teurai Rwafa, Simukai Shamu and Nicola Christofides Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antibiotic use in surgical units of selected hospitals in Ghana: a multi-centre point prevalence survey
Improper use of antibiotics leads to the emergence of resistant microorganisms as well as drug toxicity, increased healthcare costs, morbidity and mortality. Globally, an estimated 25 –68% of hospitalized patie... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Antoinette A. A. Bediako-Bowan, Enid Owusu, Appiah-Korang Labi, Noah Obeng-Nkrumah, Gifty Sunkwa-Mills, Stephanie Bjerrum, Japheth Awuletey Opintan, Cynthia Bannerman, K åre Mølbak, Jørgen Anders Lindholm Kurtzhals and Mercy Jemima Newman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Complications, burden and in-hospital death among hospital treated injury patients in Victoria, Australia: a data linkage study
A wide range of outcome measures can be calculated for hospital-treated injury patients. These include mortality, use of critical care services, complications, length of stay, treatment costs, readmission and ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dasamal Tharanga Fernando, Janneke Berecki-Gisolf, Stuart Newstead and Zahid Ansari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The indirect costs of ischemic heart disease through lost productive life years for Australia from 2015 to 2030: results from a microsimulation model
Most studies measure the impact of ischemic heart disease (IHD) on individuals using quality of life metrics such as disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs); however, IHD also has an enormous impact on producti... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Deborah Schofield, Michelle Cunich, Rupendra Shrestha, Megan Passey, Lennert Veerman, Robert Tanton and Simon Kelly Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The feasibility of universal HPV vaccination program in Shenzhen of China: a health policy analysis
HPV vaccination for the prioritized adolescent girls is well accepted and implemented in developed countries as an effective measure for cervical cancer prevention and control with increasing population-level ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ruirui Chen and Eliza Wong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self-rated health, subjective social status in school and socioeconomic status in adolescents: a cross-sectional study
Social position, traditionally measured by objective data on socioeconomic status (SES), is linked to health status in adults. In adolescents, the association is more uncertain and there are some studies sugge... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Junia Joffer, Ren ée Flacking, Erik Bergström, Eva Randell and Lars Jerdén Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and determinants of cardiovascular disease risk factors using the WHO STEPS approach in Cochabamba, Bolivia
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are considered the number one cause of death worldwide, especially in low- and middle-income countries, Bolivia included. Lack of reliable estimates of risk factor distribution c... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yercin Mamani-Ortiz, Miguel San Sebasti án, Ada X. Armaza, Jenny M. Luizaga, Daniel E. Illanes, Marcia Ferrel and Paola A. Mosquera Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Alcohol expenditure in grocery stores and their associations with tobacco and food expenditures
Alcohol consumption is a significant cause of disease, death and social harm, and it clusters with smoking tobacco and an unhealthy diet. Using automatically registered retail data for research purposes is a n... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Liisa Uusitalo, Maijaliisa Erkkola, Tomi Lintonen, Ossi Rahkonen and Jaakko Nevalainen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How does hard-to-reach status affect antiretroviral therapy adherence in the HIV-infected population? Results from a meta-analysis of observational studies
Socially disadvantaged groups, such as drug users, sex workers and homeless individuals, are labelled as “hard-to-reach” (HTR) in public health and medical research. HIV disproportionately impacts these popula... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Lin, Chun-yang Zhang, Zi-kai He and Xiao-dong Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does access to healthy food vary according to socioeconomic status and to food store type? an ecologic study
This study aimed to investigate whether access to healthy foods varies according to store types and the socioeconomic status of the... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: B. V. L. Costa, M. C. Menezes, C. D. L. Oliveira, S. A. Mingoti, P. C. Jaime, W. T. Caiaffa and A. C. S. Lopes Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A randomised controlled trial of an educational intervention to promote safe behaviours in petrochemical workers: a study protocol
The worldwide concern about safety has created a need for new and effective strategies to improve safety in the workplace. Based on reported studies, approximately 90% of workplace accidents are due to unsafe ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Azita Zahiri Harsini, Fazlollah Ghofranipour, Hormoz Sanaeinasab and Farkhondeh Amin Shokravi Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The impact of a new exercise facility on physical activity at the community level: a non-randomized panel study in Japan
Considering that building a sports facility is a major investment to promote population health, it is important to understand whether it is effective in increasing the level of physical activity (PA) in the co... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Akio Kubota, Munehiro Matsushita, Ben J. Smith, Takemi Sugiyama and Takashi Arao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Socioeconomic factors associated with tobacco smoking among adult males in Sri Lanka
Tobacco smoking is considered as a major public health issue worldwide. Reduction of tobacco usage has been one of the main government policies in Sri Lanka and the price of cigarettes has been raised several ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hiranya Nilakshi Fernando, Imaesha Thilini Pradeepika Wimaladasa, Anjali Nimaya Sathkoralage, Ashani Nisansala Ariyadasa, Chathurika Udeni, Lahiru Sandaruwan Galgamuwa, Prasanna Herath and Nishantha Kumarasinghe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Home-based records for poor mothers and children in Afghanistan, a cross sectional population based study
No studies have examined distribution, retention and use of maternal and child health (MCH) home-based records (HBRs) in the poorest women in low income countries. Our primary objective was to compare distribu... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sayed Ataullah Saeedzai, Iftekhar Sadaat, Zelaikha Anwari, Shafiqullah Hemat, Shakir Hadad, Keiko Osaki, Megumi Asaba, Yohei Ishiguro, Rasuli Mudassir, Jane Machlin Burke, Ariel Higgins-Steele, Khaksar Yousufi and Karen Margaret Edmond Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fatal cases associated with eating chapatti contaminated with organophosphate in Tororo District, Eastern Uganda, 2015: case series
Few cases of organophosphate poisoning in developing countries have been investigated using clinical and epidemiological methods. On 30 October 2015, 3 students at Mukuju School, Tororo District, Uganda, died ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benon Kwesiga, Alex R. Ario, Lilian Bulage, Julie Harris and Bao-Ping Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“If you understand you cope better with it”: the role of education in building palliative care capacity in four First Nations communities in Canada
In Canada, there is a growing need to develop community-based, culturally appropriate palliative care for Indigenous people living in First Nations communities. The public health approach to palliative care, w... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Holly Prince, Shevaun Nadin, Maxine Crow, Luanne Maki, Lori Monture, Jeroline Smith and Mary Lou Kelley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Obesity/overweight and asthma control in LEBANESE adults: a cross-sectional study
Studies exploring the association between weight and asthma are not conclusive. Both obesity and asthma have been increasing in Lebanon, their association is not yet documented. The aim of this study is to exp... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carla Irani, Salim Adib, Georges Halaby and Abla Sibai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gay and bisexual men ’s views on reforming blood donation policy in Canada: a qualitative study
Researchers and activists have long called for changes to blood donation policies to end what is frequently framed as unjustified bans or deferral periods for men who have sex with men (MSM). Since 2016, in Ca... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniel Grace, Mark Gaspar, David Lessard, Benjamin Klassen, David J. Brennan, Barry D. Adam, Jody Jollimore, Nathan J. Lachowsky and Trevor A. Hart Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing physiological response mechanisms and the role of psychosocial job resources in the physical activity health paradox: study protocol for the Flemish Employees ’ Physical Activity (FEPA) study
In the current labour system many workers are still exposed to heavy physical demands during their job. In contrast to leisure time physical activity (LTPA), occupational physical activity (OPA) is associated ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margo Ketels, Dirk De Bacquer, Tom Geens, Heidi Janssens, Mette Korsh øj, Andreas Holtermann and Els Clays Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Associations between self-efficacy, bullying and health-related quality of life in a school sample of adolescents: a cross-sectional study
To better understand health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adolescents, it is important to gain knowledge about factors associated with HRQOL. Being involved in bullying is a significant threat to health, ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kristin Haraldstad, Lisbeth G. Kvarme, Knut-Andreas Christophersen and S ølvi Helseth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of job demands, decision authority and social support in industries with different gender composition – Sweden, 1991–2013
This study aims to explore the development of job demands, decision authority and social support within and between industries with different gender composition in Sweden between 1991 and 2013. (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sara Cerdas, Annika H ärenstam, Gun Johansson and Anna Nyberg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Use of Twitter data to improve Zika virus surveillance in the United States during the 2016 epidemic
Zika virus (ZIKV) is an emerging mosquito-borne arbovirus that can produce serious public health consequences. In 2016, ZIKV caused an epidemic in many countries around the world, including the United States. ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shahir Masri, Jianfeng Jia, Chen Li, Guofa Zhou, Ming-Chieh Lee, Guiyun Yan and Jun Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and associated factors of anemia in a Russian population: the Ural eye and medical study
Although anemia is one of the leading causes of the global burden of disease, information about its prevalence in Russia is mostly missing. We therefore assessed its prevalence and associated factors in a Russ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mukharram M. Bikbov, Gyulli M. Kazakbaeva, Rinat M. Zainullin, Venera F. Salavatova, Timur R. Gilmanshin, Dilya F. Yakupova, Yulia V. Uzianbaeva, Inga I. Arslangareeva, Songhomitra Panda-Jonas, Svetlana R. Mukhamadieva, Renat I. Khikmatullin, Said K. Amin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring the association of anthropometric indicators for under-five children in Ethiopia
Child undernutrition is a global health concern. Many studies have focused on the association of childhood undernutrition indicators with their predictors. A few studies have looked at relationship between the... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gashu Workneh Kassie and Demeke Lakew Workie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Status of visual impairment among indigenous (Orang Asli) school children in Malaysia
School children are considered a high-risk group for visual impairment because uncorrected refractive errors and problems such as amblyopia can seriously affect their learning abilities and their physical and ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rokiah Omar, Wan Mohd Hafidz Wan Abdul and Victor Feizal Knight Tags: Research Source Type: research

Diet optimization using linear programming to develop low cost cancer prevention food plan for selected adults in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Poor dietary habits have been identified as one of the cancer risks factors in various epidemiological studies. Consumption of healthy and balance diet is crucial to reduce cancer risk. Cancer prevention food ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reham Alaini, Roslee Rajikan and Siti Masitah Elias Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health related quality of life (HRQOL) among low socioeconomic population in Malaysia
The rapid growth of economy and increasing cost of living in Malaysia have given significant impact especially to the lowest household income population. The main objective of this study was to determine risk ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sharifa Ezat Wan Puteh, Chamhuri Siwar, Mohd Azlan Shah Zaidi and Hazila Abdul Kadir Tags: Research Source Type: research

Vaccine Coverage among Children with and without Intellectual Disabilities in the UK: Cross Sectional Study
Universal childhood vaccination programmes form a core component of child health policies in most countries, including the UK. Achieving high coverage rates of vaccines is critical for establishing ‘herd immun... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eric Emerson, Janet Robertson, Susannah Baines and Chris Hatton Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Road traffic injured patients with severe GCS and organ injury had a poor prognosis: a retrospective cohort study
Ethiopia had an increasing trend of morbidity and mortality due to road traffic injury. Road traffic injured patient ’s recovery rate is affected by many different factors. Those factors might affect the durati... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kissanet Tesfay, Mulubirhan Assefa, Dawit Zenebe, Mekonnen Gebremicael, Getahun Kebede and Hayelom Gebrekirstos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil): socio-occupational class as an effect modifier for the relationship between adiposity measures and self-rated health
Little is known about the role of social class in the association between adiposity measures and self-rated health, and several studies have evaluated its influence as a confounder. The aim of the study is to ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tha ís Lopes de Oliveira, Rosane Harter Griep, Joanna Nery Guimarães, Luana Giatti, Dóra Chor and Maria de Jesus Mendes da Fonseca Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of exercise as adjunctive treatment on quality of life for individuals with alcohol use disorders: a randomized controlled trial
A physically active lifestyle contributes to the prevention of lifestyle diseases, promotion of physical health, and reduction of pain, among other benefits. Being physically active also promotes mental health... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Seng ül Sari, Randi Bilberg, Anette Søgaard Nielsen and Kirsten Kaya Roessler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The built environment and active transportation safety in children and youth: a study protocol
Active transportation, such as walking and biking, is a healthy way for children to explore their environment and develop independence. However, children can be injured while walking and biking. Many cities ma... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brent E. Hagel, Alison Macpherson, Andrew Howard, Pamela Fuselli, Marie-Soleil Cloutier, Meghan Winters, Sarah A. Richmond, Linda Rothman, Kathy Belton, Ron Buliung, Carolyn A. Emery, Guy Faulkner, Jacqueline Kennedy, Tracey Ma, Colin Macarthur, Gavin R. Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Strengthening complex systems for chronic disease prevention: a systematic review
While frameworks exist for strengthening health care systems and public health systems, there are no practical frameworks to describe, assess and strengthen systems for chronic disease prevention (CDP) using c... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lori Baugh Littlejohns and Andrew Wilson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Point-of-care HIV testing best practice for early infant diagnosis: an implementation study
With Universal Health Coverage and Integrated People-centred Health Care, streamlined health-systems and respectful care are necessary. South Africa has made great strides in prevention of mother-to-child tran... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Spooner, Kerusha Govender, Tarylee Reddy, Gita Ramjee, Noxolo Mbadi, Swaran Singh and Anna Coutsoudis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of two statistical indicators in communicating epidemiological results to the population: a randomized study in a high environmental risk area of Italy
When communicating risks to the general population, the format of the epidemiological results may affect individual reactions. In environmental epidemiology, no study has compared the use of different statisti... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michela Baccini, Laura Ghirardi, Domenica Farinella and Annibale Biggeri Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of self-medication with antibiotics and associated factors in the community of Asmara, Eritrea: a descriptive cross sectional survey
Development of drug resistance caused by self-medication with antibiotics, can be seen as one of the growing global threats. Self-medication is defined as the selection and use of medicines by individuals to t... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yonatan Ateshim, Batseba Bereket, Feruz Major, Youel Emun, Biruck Woldai, Ismail Pasha, Eyasu Habte and Mulugeta Russom Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dose response relationship between program attendance and children ’s outcomes in a community based weight management program for children and their families
This study assessed the impact of the numbe... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Santosh Khanal, Leah Choi, Christine Innes-Hughes and Chris Rissel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence and associated risk factors for premature death in the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study cohort, Iran
The incidence and associated risk factors for premature death were investigated in a population-based cohort study in Iran. (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ali Eslami, Seyed Sina Naghibi Irvani, Azra Ramezankhani, Nazanin Fekri, Keyvan Asadi, Fereidoun Azizi and Farzad Hadaegh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adherence to antiretroviral treatment and associated factors among people living with HIV and AIDS in CHITWAN, Nepal
This study aimed at de... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sujan Neupane, Govinda Prasad Dhungana and Harish Chandra Ghimire Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Traditional healers ’ role in the detection of active tuberculosis cases in a pastoralist community in Ethiopia: a pilot interventional study
Pastoralists rely on traditional healers (THs) for general health problems. However, some studies indicate that such practices result in delays in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) cases. This s... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bezawit Temesgen Sima, Tefera Belachew, Gunnar Bjune and Fekadu Abebe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between indoor air pollution and adult respiratory health in Zunyi City in Southwest China: situation in two different seasons
Indoor environmental quality significantly influences the occurrence of asthma attack. Zunyi District has abundant coal reserves and is regarded as one of the cities that are most severely polluted by high lev... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shixu Li, Jie Xu, Zhigang Jiang, Ya Luo, Yu Yang and Jie Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Win/win partnerships between Geneva health-related institutions and caregivers of people with dementia: a descriptive cross-sectional study
In the context of an ageing population and an increase in the appearance of chronic diseases, the commitment of caregivers makes it possible for people confronted with disease to remain at home. Over time, the... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marie-Conception Leocadie, H élène Lefebvre and Monique Rothan-Tondeur Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Social inclusion and exclusion of people with mental illness in Timor-Leste: a qualitative investigation with multiple stakeholders
Social inclusion is a human right for all people, including people with mental illness. It is also an important part of recovery from mental illness. In Timor-Leste, no research has investigated the social exp... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Hall, Ritsuko Kakuma, Lisa Palmer, Harry Minas, Jo ão Martins and Michelle Kermode Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Coronary heart disease and stroke disease burden attributable to fruit and vegetable intake in Japan: projected DALYS to 2060
This study aimed to project the reduction in the CVD burden under different scenar... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Xiuting Mo, Ruoyan Tobe Gai, Kimi Sawada, Yoshimutsu Takahashi, Sharon E. Cox, Takeo Nakayama and Rintaro Mori Tags: Research article Source Type: research