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Putting a health inequalities focus on the Northern Ireland cardiovascular service framework

The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a serie ...

The differential impact of subjective and objective aspects of social engagement on cardiovascular risk factors

WHELAN, BRENDAN JAMES; TIMONEN, VIRPI; KAMIYA, YUMIKO; KENNY, ROSE ANNE; Gerontology; Cardiovascular disease (CVD); Background: This article provides new insights into the impact of social engagement on CVD risk factors in older adults. We hypothesized th ...

Anorexia, bulimia, and obesity: Shared decision making deficits on the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT).

HEVEY, DAVID THOMAS; Psychology; Eating disorders; The pathological eating behaviors in Anorexia Nervosa (AN), Bulimia Nervosa (BN), and obesity are characterized by a preference for high immediate reward, despite higher future losses in terms of both phy ...

Rimonabant for overweight or obesity

Curioni C, André C Management of overweight and obesity Rimonabant is the first drug of a new class of medications that seems to reduce body weight and improve risk factors for diseases of the blood vessels and heart in people who are overweight or obese. ...

Northern Ireland Health and Social Wellbeing Survey (NIHSWB)

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency & Department of Health, Social Services and Public A range of health issues including cardiovascular disease, mental health and ill-health, physical activity, smoking and drinking. T ...

Poverty, diet and health behaviours. A quantitative and qualitative study among young urbanised women.

McCartney, Daniel, (Thesis); poverty; diet; health; social studies; women's studies; urban poverty.; Biology; Community Health; Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition; Nutrition; Public Health; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Demographic, socio-economi ...

Maternal Awareness of the Association Between Paediatric Diet and Adult Disease Risk: A Follow-Up to the DIT-Coombe Hospital Study.

Zhou, Qianling; Younger, Katherine; Kearney, John; awareness; paediatric diet; disease risk; 3.3 HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine and Health Sciences; Chronic disease has been traditionally attributed to risk factors in adulthood; however, current orthodoxy sugg ...

Living longer and feeling better: Healthy lifestyle, self-rated health, obesity and depression in Ireland

Barry, Margaret M.; Van Lente, Eric; Lifestyle behaviours; Self-rated health; Obesity; Depression; Protective factors; School of Health Sciences; Background: The combination of four protective lifestyle behaviours (being physically active, a non-smoker, a ...

Cross-disciplinary approaches for developing serious games in Higher Education: frameworks for food safety and environmental health education

Rooney, Pauline; O'Rourke, K.C.; Burke, Greg; Mac Namee, Brian; Igbrude, Claudia; serious games; design; food safety; environmental health; higher education; Computer Engineering; While some educators have adopted commercial off the-shelf games f ...

Interventions to encourage uptake of cancer screening for people with severe mental illness

Barley, E., et al Health professionals, Cancer screening, Mental illness, Smoking, Diet Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for approximately 13% of all deaths in 2007. Some studies have reported an increased incidence of cancer in pe ...

Long-term Pharmacotherapy for Obesity and Overweight

Padwal RS, Rucker D, Li SK, Curioni C, Lau DCW OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT LOSS, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT This review assessed the long-term benefits and risks of approved anti-obesity drugs in clinical trials of 1 to 4 years duration. Sixteen orlistat (10,631 p ...

A snapshot of the health of young people in Europe

World Health Organization (WHO) Young peple, Health This report has been prepared by the WHO Regional Office for Europe to support the European Commission conference, Youth health initiative: be healthy, be yourself, held in Brussels, Belgium on 9 and 10 ...

Give it a go

Public Health Agency and The Southern Health and Social Care Trust Physical activity Give it a Go! is an initiative of the Southern Cluster which was established to take forward the local joint working arrangements for health improvement between the Publi ...

Health Survey Northern Ireland First Results 2014/15

10.14655/799178-927639 Carey Bell, D. and Scarlett, M., Department of Health, social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) General health, Medicines, Mental health, wellbeing, Oral health, Diet, Nutrition, Obesity, Breastfeeding, Drinking, Smoking, Sexual h ...

Healthy Ireland Survey 2016: Summary of Findings

Department of Health (RoI) Smoking, Alcohol, Diet, Nutrition, Physical activity, Behaviour, Sexual haelth, General health, Health service utilisation, Mental health This report provides an overview of results from the second wave of the Healthy Ireland Su ...

Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) Youtube Channel

Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) Men's health, Wellbeing, Research, Training, Health initiatives, Advocacy The Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) is a diverse network of individuals and organisations, men and women, from both Northern ...

Eating disorders: Core interventions in the treatment and management of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and related eating disorders

Core interventions in the treatment and management of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and related eating disorders- NICE Guidance 10.14655/6744-20480 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Eating disorders Core interventions in the ...

IASO Obesity and Mental Health 2012 Conference Presentations

Interntional Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO) Obesity, Mental illness, Research, Practice Although obesity and mental illness are major health issues that affect millions of Canadians, the link between them is often misunderstood. The Canadian ...

Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association

Information, support and advice for people suffering from eating disorders and their families. 10.14655/6744-214846 Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association Eating disorders Information, support and advice for people suffering from eating disorder ...

Computer-based diabetes self-management interventions for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Pal, k., et al Health status, Quality of life, Diabetes, Self-management Diabetes is one of the commonest long-term medical conditions, affecting around 347 million adults worldwide. Around 90% of them have type 2 diabetes and are at significant risk of d ...

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