Pattern of fractures across pediatric age groups: analysis of individual and lifestyle factors
- Gender differences in education related health inequalities in Chinese northern rural areas: 1993 and 2001. Wu, J.; Lie, Y.L.; Rao, K.Q.; Qian, J.C.; Ye, R.W.; Sun, Q.; Li, C.Y.; Li, Z. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jul2003, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p506
Examines the extent of education-related health inequalities between men and women in northern rural areas in China. Health indicators; Social inequalities; Life styles; Health care services.
- Risk Estimation of Type 2 Diabetes and Dietary Habits among Adult Saudi Non-diabetics in Central Saudi Arabia. Mohieldein, Abdelmarouf; Alzohairy, Mohammad; Hasan, Marghoob // Global Journal of Health Science;Oct2011, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p123
Background: International Diabetes Federation ranked Saudi Arabia on third among the top 10 countries for prevalence of diabetes in 2010. Identifying people those are at increased risk for diabetes, followed by blood glucose testing to establish the diagnosis, and are considered to be an...
- Health status and health behaviour in men and women at the age of 34 years'. Barnekow-Bergkvist, Margareta; Hedberg, Gudrun E.; Janlert, Urban; Jansson, Eva // European Journal of Public Health;Jun98, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p179
Presents information on a study which investigated relationships between health status and health behavior in 34 year old men and women in Sweden. Effect of lifestyle factors on health; Definition of health by the World Health Organization; Prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms.
- The Cost of Being a Woman. Haas, Jennifer // New England Journal of Medicine;06/04/98, Vol. 338 Issue 23, p1694
This editorial comments on sex differences in health care expenditures and equitable care for women and men. A discussion is presented about a study reported by Mustard et al in this issue about the difference in health care resources for men and women. The author presents ideas on how health...
- Socio-Demographic Variations in Walking for Transport and for Recreation or Exercise Among Adult Australians. Cole, Rachel; Leslie, Eva; Bauman, Adrian; Donald, Maria; Owen, Neville // Journal of Physical Activity & Health;Apr2006, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p164
Background: Walking is integral to strategies to promote physical activity. We identified socio-demographic variations in walking for transport, and for recreation or exercise. Methods: Representative population data (n = 3392) from Australia were collected using computer assisted telephone...
- Undocumented Migrants in Canada: A Scope Literature Review on Health, Access to Services, and Working Conditions. Magalhaes, Lilian; Carrasco, Christine; Gastaldo, Denise // Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health;Feb2010, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p132
It is estimated that there are 30â€“40 million undocumented workers worldwide. Although undocumented migration has become an issue of high international relevance, it has been strikingly understudied in Canada, especially with respect to its impact on health. The purpose of this study is to...
- Why women's health? Begnell, Petra // Australian Nursing Journal;Sep2007, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p36
The article discusses the different experiences and impacts of health on women and men. Historically, men have been the investigators of and participants in health research and the data arising from this work has been extrapolated to represent the experiences of both sexes. Gender differences...
- Stiff upper lip is driving male cancer rates. Beckford-Ball, Jason // British Journal of Nursing;6/25/2009, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p713
The author reflects on the psychological and emotional factors that may be responsible for higher cancer rates that are seen among men. He suggests that while men may be terrified of a common cold, they are also notoriously bad at accessing health services. He argues that higher cancer rates in...
- Fat: Females simply store it differently. // Journal of Business (10756124);1/13/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p11
The article reports on the study sponsored by the Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR) in which researchers are coming closely to understand the vital sex difference in men and women concerning fat storage, and research indicates that fat is genetically different in men and women in the U.S.