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  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Aluísio J D Barros; Cesar G. Victora; Ana M. B. Menezes; Bernardo L. Horta; Fernando Pires Hartwig; Gabriel D. Victora; Lucia Campos Pellanda; Odir Antônio Dellagostin; Claudio J. Struchiner; Marcelo Nascimento Burattini; +12 more
    Publisher: Universidade de Sao Paulo, Agencia USP de Gestao da Informacao Academica (AGUIA)

    OBJECTIVE: To describe social distancing practices in nine municipalities of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, stratified by gender, age, and educational attainment. METHODS: Two sequential cross-sectional studies were conducted in the municipalities of Canoas, Ca...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Johnson, Claire; Chaput, Jean-Philippe; Diasparra, Maikol; Richard, Catherine; Dubois, Lise;
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    OBJECTIVE: Recent research found that inmates experience undesirable and rapid weight gain during incarceration in Canadian federal penitentiaries. However, little is known about what factors and daily movement behaviours (e.g., physical activity, screen time, and sleep...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Ilse Ganzevoort;
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    Chronische buikklachten komen veel voor bij kinderen. In de meeste gevallen gaat het om buikpijn zonder somatische oorzaak. Bijna de helft van deze kinderen heeft na een jaar nog steeds last. Kan zelfhypnose als vroegtijdige thuisbehandeling in de eerste lijn uitkomst b...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Julie Ober Allen; Daphne C. Watkins; Briana Mezuk; Linda M. Chatters; Vicki Johnson-Lawrence;
    Publisher: Ethnicity and Disease Inc

    Objective: Psychological distress and physi­ological dysregulation represent two stress response pathways linked to poor health and are implicated in racial disparities in aging-related health outcomes among US men. Less is known about how coping re­lates to these stres...

  • Publication . Article . 2020
    Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Rani V.G. Punwasi; Hanneke Rijkels-Otters;
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    Bevriezingsletsel aan de lippen of aan de binnenzijde van de bovenbenen, neurologische of hematologische aandoeningen door een vitamine B12-tekort. Op het eerste gezicht zijn dit ziektebeelden die niet een en dezelfde oorzaak lijken te hebben. Toch kunnen ze de acute da...

  • Authors: 
    Carlos E. Rodríguez-Díaz;
    Publisher: American Public Health Association

    After nearly three years, Puerto Rico is still recovering from the consequences of these hurricanes Since the summer of 20 19, it has also been dealing with political and economic bankruptcy, earthquakes, air pollution, and the COVID-19 pandemic 3,4 As we know in Puerto...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Arnason, Trevor; Tanuseputro, Peter; Tuna, Meltem; Manuel, Douglas;
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    INTERVENTION: Physical inactivity is an important behavioral risk factor for chronic disease in Canada. Individual-level strategies are used in clinical medicine to target individuals for preventive intervention based on one or more risk factors. In contrast, this study...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Jesús Alveano-Hernández; Luis Carrillo-Santoyo; Aída Angélica Cortés-Fernández;
    Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica

    Señor editor: Con la presente enviamos algunos resultados de un censo sobre prevalencia de causas de enfermedad, realizado en la totalidad de aspirantes a la carrera de medicina de una universidad del interior de México. Las causas fueron detectadas mediante examen médi...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Leonor Rivera-Rivera; Eduardo Fonseca-Pedrero; Marina Séris-Martínez; Argelia Vázquez-Salas; Luz Myriam Reynales-Shigematsu;
    Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica
    Country: Spain

    espanolObjetivo. Estimar la prevalencia de conducta suicida y su asociacion con factores psicologicos en adolescentes mexi-canos. Material y metodos. Estudio transversal prove-niente de la Encuesta Nacional de Salud y Nutricion (Ensanut 2018-19). Se estimaron modelos de...

  • Authors: 
    Jeffrey F. Scherrer; Joanne Salas; Matthew J. Friedman; Beth E. Cohen; F. David Schneider; Patrick J. Lustman; Carissa van den Berk-Clark; Kathleen M. Chard; Peter W. Tuerk; Sonya B. Norman; +1 more
    Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)

    OBJECTIVE Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with increased risk for cardiometabolic disease. Clinically meaningful PTSD improvement is associated with a lower risk for diabetes, but it is not known if similar associations exist for incident hypertension...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Sayonara Vieira de Azevedo; Andrea Sobral; Maria de Fátima Ramos Moreira;
    Publisher: Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz

    Resumen: El uso del estaño está muy generalizado en la industria. La literatura sobre sus efectos en humanos es escasa, especialmente en lo que concierne a los valores de referencia en indicadores biológicos como sangre y orina. Igualmente, los límites ambientales tambi...

  • Authors: 
    Cynthia S. Selleck; Joy P Deupree; Ashley L. Hodges; Aimee Chism Holland; LaCretia Plane; Jeannie E. Horton; Doreen C. Harper;
    Publisher: Project Muse

    Recruiting and retaining rural primary care providers is challenging. The Graduate Nursing Education Primary Care Scholars (GNEPCS) is a partnership between a philanthropic organization and a school of nursing to recruit, educate, train, and retain primary care advanced...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Eukene Ansuategi; Marimar Ubeda; Mayte Iglesias; Iratxe Urreta; Jose I. Emparanza;
    Publisher: IOS Press

    Distance working in the context of the COVID-19 crisis has engendered a new model of collaborative activity for the Library of Donostialdea Integrated Health Organisation (San Sebastian, Spain) Promoted by the Clinical Epidemiology and Research Unit, this initiative has...

  • Authors: 
    Nasim Ahmadiyeh; Marissa A Mendez; An-Lin Cheng;
    Publisher: Project Muse

    Background Late diagnosis of breast cancer is associated with lower survival. This study determines the factors associated with late-stage breast cancer diagnosis in an urban safety-net hospital (SNH) with excess late-stage disease. Study design Single-institution retro...

  • Authors: 
    Nancy White Street; Leslie Mandel; Lynne Man; Laura Bermudez;
    Publisher: Project Muse

    Using an educate-the-educator model, this partnership responds to an international imperative to build human resource capacity among Haitian nurses. We created a graduate program of study for nursing faculty in leadership and education at the State University of Haiti. ...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Jose C. Yong; Andree Hartanto; Jacinth J. X. Tan;
    Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)

    Objective Research on subjective social status (SSS) and inflammation risk suffers from a lack of cross-cultural data as well as inconsistent findings between SSS and the biomarker C-reactive protein (CRP). The current study addressed these issues by examining possible ...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Femke Kaasenbrood;
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    Atriumfibrilleren (AF) komt veel voor bij mensen vanaf 65 jaar. De aandoening vergroot het risico op beroerte, hartfalen en overlijden – behandeling (vooral met anticoagulantia) verlaagt deze risico’s. Ongeveer een derde van de AF-patienten heeft echter geen klachten, w...

  • Publication . Other literature type . Article . 2021
    Open Access Spanish
    Authors: 
    María Fernández Rodríguez; Patricia Guerra Mora; Eloya Martín Sánchez;
    Publisher: Ministerio de Sanidad, Consumo y Bienestar social
  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Emilie Bruzelius; Aaron Baum;
    Publisher: American Public Health Association

    Objectives. To examine the relationship between aggressive enforcement of anti-immigration policies and mental health among Hispanics/Latinos in the United States before and after major national immigration policy changes. Methods. Data were drawn from Behavioral Risk F...

  • Publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Jooma, Sonya; Hahn, Michael J.; Hindorff, Lucia A.; Bonham, Vence L.;
    Publisher: Ethnicity & Disease, Inc.

    The potential of genomics to improve health comes with the peril that the benefits will not be equitably available to all populations. Existing health disparities can be exacer­bated if the implementation of genomic medicine does not intentionally focus on health equity...

  • Publication . Article . 2017
    Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Robert Willemsen; Karen D. Könings;
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    De huisarts denkt dat de bradycardie de oorzaak van de klachten is en maakt een ECG om de oorzaak van de trage hartfrequentie te achterhalen.

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Clare Luymes; Rosalinde Poortvliet; Nan van Geloven; Margot W. M. de Waal; Yvonne Drewes; Jeanet Blom; Nynke Smidt; Willem J J Assendelft; Wilbert B. van den Hout; Wouter de Ruijter; +1 more
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    Inleiding De onderzoekers gingen na of een poging tot staken van preventieve cardiovasculaire medicatie bij laagrisicopatienten veilig en (kosten)effectief is. Methode Aan deze clustergerandomiseerde, gecontroleerde, non-inferiority trial deden 46 huisartsenpraktijken m...

  • Publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors: 
    Nancy Krieger; Anne-Emanuelle Birn; Luis Aviles; Zinzi Bailey; Catherine Cubbin; Craig Dearfield; Marian Moser Jones; Rebekka M. Lee; Lisa D. Moore; Nylca Munoz; +2 more
    Publisher: American Public Health Association
  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Espérance Olive Hounsounou; Micheline Agassounon Djikpo Tchibozo; N. C. Kelome; Expédit W. Vissin; Guy Apollinaire Mensah; Euloge K. Agbossou;
    Publisher: African Journals Online (AJOL)

    Cette synthese bibliographique sur l’etat de la qualite des eaux a usages domestiques en milieux urbains de quelques pays africains a ete faite a partir de la collecte des donnees issues des rapports d’activites de memoires, de theses, des publications et des ouvrages. ...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Vera Maria Ribeiro Nogueira; Helenara Silveira Fagundes; Celmira Bentura Alonso; Elizabeth Ortega Cerchiaro; Jorge Hugo Centeno; Nora Margarita Jacquier; Stella Mary Garcia Aguero; Maria Del Carmen Garcia;
    Publisher: Universidade Federal do Maranhao

    Este texto aborda os sistemas de saúde nos países do MERCOSUL e analisa se as medidas atuais sinalizam para a universalidade de atenção à saúde. Situa-se como um estudo comparativo e utiliza uma matriz de análise indicativa das intervenções estatais nas políticas de saú...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Abdool S. Yasseen; Jeffrey C. Kwong; Rafal Kustra; Laura Holder; Hannah Chung; Liane Macdonald; Naveed Z. Janjua; Tony Mazzulli; Jordan J. Feld; Natasha S. Crowcroft;
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    OBJECTIVE: We aimed to determine the criterion validity of using diagnosis codes for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) to identify infections. METHODS: Using linked laboratory and administrative data in Ontario, Canada, from January 2004 to December 20...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Marion Nestle;
    Publisher: American Public Health Association

    This commentary introduces a special section of AJPH on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the US government’s largest antihunger program and third-largest antipoverty program. SNAP demonstrably lifts adults, children, and families out of poverty, the...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Gabriel D. Shapiro; Amanda J. Sheppard; Angela Mashford-Pringle; Tracey Bushnik; Michael S. Kramer; Jay S. Kaufman; Seungmi Yang;
    Publisher: Springer International Publishing
    Project: CIHR

    Objectives Poor housing conditions and household crowding have been identified as important health concerns for Indigenous populations in many countries but have not been explored in relation to adverse birth outcomes in these populations. We investigated housing condit...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Sharon Bond;
    Publisher: Wiley
  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    João Pedro dos Santos Cipriano; Emerson Araújo Do Bú; Maria Edna Silva de Alexandre; Maria da Penha de Lima Coutinho;
    Publisher: Centro Universitario de Maringa

    This study aimed to analyze the representational structure of microcephaly, as well as the self-image that mothers of children with the illness possess. There were 105 Brazilian women, aged between 20 and 50 (M=31; SD=7.32), who live, mostly, in the south-eastern region...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Süleyman Munusturlar;
    Publisher: Lithuanian Sports University

    Background. This study aims at examining the leisure attitudes of individuals by comparing eastern and western cities. The study cinvolved 469 individuals who were living within the borders of İstanbul, Ankara, Eskişehir, Van, Tunceli and Hakkari and were selected throu...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Bonmatí-Tomas, A.; Malagón-Aguilera, M. C.; Gelabert-Vilella, S.; Bosch-Farré, C.; Vaandrager, L.; García-Gil, M. M.; Juvinyà-Canal, D.;
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Countries: Netherlands, Spain

    Background Migrant women at risk of social exclusion often experience health inequities based on gender, country of origin or socioeconomic status. Traditional health promotion programs designed for this population have focused on covering their basic needs or modifying...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Andrés F. Cardona; Luisa Ricaurte; Zyanya Lucia Zatarain-Barrón; Oscar Arrieta;
    Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica
    Country: Colombia

    Objetivo. Revisar el estado del arte en relación con la información actual sobre el cáncer de pulmón de células escamosas (CPCE) y describir las anomalías genéticas reportadas, su efecto y los agentes terapéuticos más prometedores. Material y métodos. Se realizó una rev...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    McKague, Kevin; Harrison, Sarah;
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Project: CIHR

    Abstract Background Health social enterprises in Africa working with community health workers (CHWs) are growing rapidly but understudied. In particular, gender equality issues related to their work has important public health and equity implications. Methods Particular...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Giraldo-Rodríguez, Liliana; Mino-León, Dolores; Murillo-González, Juana Catalina; Agudelo-Botero, Marcela;
    Publisher: Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo

    OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between sociodemographic, health and disabilityrelated factors and the perception of environmental barriers outside the home environment by individuals with permanent disabilities in Mexico. METHODS: In this cross-sectional, popula...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Kisha B. Holden; Jammie Hopkins; Allyson Belton; Klahe Butty; Derrick C. Tabor; David Satcher;
    Publisher: Ethnicity and Disease Inc

    Advancing health equity and reducing disparities through evidence-based policy research requires the expertise, insights, and active participation of various policy stakeholders – particularly those represent­ing vulnerable populations who may be disproportionately affe...

  • Publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016
    Open Access
    Authors: 
    Elizabeth R. Berman; Rachel K. Johnson;
    Publisher: American Public Health Association
  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Judson A. Brewer; Alexandra Roy; Alana Deluty; Tao Liu; Elizabeth A. Hoge;

    Objective Anxiety is associated with sleep disturbance and insomnia. Mindfulness-based interventions, such as mindfulness-based stress reduction, have shown consistent anxiety reduction. Mindfulness training has been theorized to affect reinforcement learning, affecting...

  • Authors: 
    Saengryeol Park; Kwangnam Kim; Hyun Kyu Ahn; Jong Won Kim; Gyurang Min; Byung Ha Chung; Kyo Chul Koo;
    Publisher: JCFCorp SG PTE LTD

    Objectives: Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer (PCa) is associated with reduced physical function and quality of life (QoL). We investigated the impact of a structured lifestyle intervention on the promotion of physical activity (PA) and reduction of...

  • Authors: 
    Maura A. Ryan;
    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    Jeffrey Bishop's The Anticipatory Corpse exposes a functional metaphysics at the root of contemporary medical practice that gives rise to inhumane medicine, especially at the end of life. His critique of medicine argues for alternative spaces and practices in which the ...

  • Open Access Portuguese
    Authors: 
    Beatriz Ramos Zúñiga; Aracely Díaz Oviedo; Sofía Cheverría Rivera; José Francisco Martínez Licona;
    Publisher: Escola Paulista de Enfermagem, Universidade Federal de São Paulo

    Resumo Objetivo Avaliar o desempenho da enfermagem no controle do diabetes de pacientes ambulatoriais do IMSS (Instituto Mexicano de Seguro Social) - hospital Prospera número 44 em Tamazunchale, San Luis Potosi, México. Métodos Estudo quantitativo, transversal e descrit...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Diego S. Silva; Maxwell J. Smith;
    Country: Australia

    Social distancing is an important and necessary measure to help arrest the spread of SARS-CoV-2 during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it does place persons who are socially or politically marginalized, including those who are of lower socio-economic status, at risk of ...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Krista Wilkinson; Chris Green; Deborah Nowicki; Christina Von Schindler;
    Publisher: Springer International Publishing

    SETTING: The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is one of the largest and most diverse health regions in Canada. Within the WRHA, the Population and Public Health (PPH) Surveillance Team provides epidemiological support across a variety of public health service a...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Mah, Catherine L.; Taylor, Nathan;
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
    Project: CIHR

    OBJECTIVES: Rural populations bear a disproportionate burden of diet-related risk, and one important explanation is retail food access disparities. Much existing literature has focused on subjective measures of the rural retail food environment, as well as urban-rural d...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Ludmila Grego Maia; Luiz Almeida da Silva; Rafael Alves Guimarães; Bruno Bordin Pelazza; Ana Cláudia Souza Pereira; Wender Lopes Rezende; Maria Alves Barbosa;
    Publisher: Universidade de Sao Paulo, Agencia USP de Gestao da Informacao Academica (AGUIA)

    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the trend of hospitalizations due to primary care sensitive conditions and its relationship with the Family Health Strategy coverage. METHODS: Ecological study of time series using the records from the Hospital Information System, from 2005 to 201...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Marisol Arroyo-Hernández; Juan W Zinser-Sierra; Juan Carlos Vázquez-García;
    Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica

    La detección temprana de cáncer pulmonar (CP) en población de alto riesgo tiene el potencial de diagnosticar la enfermedad en estadios tempranos y facilitar el tratamiento oportuno con el fin de disminuir la tasa de mortalidad. En México, como en otros países en vías de...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Selen Yilmaz Isikhan; Dilek Güleç;
    Publisher: Mersin Universitesi Saglik Bilimleri Dergisi

    Amac: Bu calisma, Saglikli Yasam Bicimi Davranis olcegini kullanmis, cinsiyet, medeni durum, calisma durumu ve cocuk sahibi olma gibi demografik ozelliklerin etkisini raporlamis tezleri meta-analiz yontemi ile incelemeyi amaclamistir. Yontem: Yuksekogretim Kurulu Ulusal...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Josée Lapalme; Nicole M. Glenn; Katherine L. Frohlich;
    Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

    In this commentary, we illustrate how exploring the meanings and uses of everyday, seemingly mundane, public objects can advance our understanding of health-related practices and the social norms that shape them. We use the example of the public bench and smoking for th...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Hargreaves, Margaret K.; Mouton, Charles P.; Liu, Jianguo; Zhou, Yuan E.; Blot, William J.;
    Publisher: Project Muse

    Objective To determine associations of adverse childhood experiences (ACE) with adult health care utilization in an underserved, low-income population. Methods Questionnaires on ACE were completed by 38,200 adults (mean age 54), two-thirds African American, recruited fr...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Laia Maynou; Marc Saez;
    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Country: Spain

    Unfortunately, after publication of this article in 'International Journal for Equity in Health 2016 15:135' it was noticed that part of the ‘Acknowledgements’ section was missing. The following sentence should have been added to the ‘Acknowledgements’ section: “This st...