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WHO Nutrition National Focal Points

WHO/EC Joint WHO EC project to monitor progress in improving nutrition and physical activity and preventing obesity in EU countries At the WHO European Ministerial Conference on Counteracting Obesity (15-17 November 2006, Istanbul, Turkey), Member States ...

Obesity and other diet-related chronic diseases list of publications

World Health Organization (WHO) A list of publications on obesity and diet-related chronic disease. The documents and articles listed can be accessed, downloaded, or ordered from the WHO bookshop. Obesity Chronic Conditions Obesity http://www.who.int/nutr ...

Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: A Global Perspective

10.14655/415-3720 World Cancer Research Fund / American Institute for Cancer Research Food, Nutrition, Physical activity, Body composition, Cancer The goal of this Report is to review all the relevant research in order to generate a comprehensive series o ...

Management of obesity. A national clinical guideline.

National Guideline Clearinghouse HEALTHY EATING, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, YOUNG PEOPLE The evidence base for this guideline was synthesised in accordance with the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) methodology. A systematic review of the liter ...

WIN Weight control information network

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Statistics related to oberweight and obesity The Weight-control Information Network (WIN) is an information service of the National Institute of ...

Shifting the optimal stiffness for cell migration

Cell migration, which is central to many biological processes including wound healing and cancer progression, is sensitive to environmental stiffness, and many cell types exhibit a stiffness optimum, at which migration is maximal. Here we present a cell m ...

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk factsheet

Many people in the United States and Europe use hair dyes. It is estimated that more than one-third of women over age 18 and about 10% of men over age 40 use some type of hair dye. 10.14655/11971-1077711 National Cancer Institute Hair colourubg Many peopl ...

International alcohol consumption: 2017 (OCED)

OECD Alcohol Data 2017 or latest available at time of publication Alcohol consumption is defined as annual sales of pure alcohol in litres per person aged 15 years and older. Alcohol use is associated with numerous harmful health and social consequences, ...

Barriers to health promotion activities in public hospitals

10.14655/11971-1036571 Warren R. Stanton, Kevin P. Balanda, Amaya M. Gillespie, John B. Lowe Hospital, Public health, Healthcare Despite the central role hospitals have in the health care system, relatively few health promotion activities are conducted in ...

Impact of institutional smoking bans on reducing harms and secondhand smoke exposure

Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.1002/14651858.CD011856.pub2 Frazer, K., et al Smoking, Smoking cessation, Smoking ban, Legislation, Law, Mortality, Secondhand smoke, Passive smoking, Tobacco Smoking bans or restrictions can assist in eliminating no ...

Interventions for tobacco use cessation in people living with HIV and AIDS.

. Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.1002/14651858.CD011120.pub2 Pool, E. R. M. Dogar, O. Lindsay, R. P. Weatherburn, P. Siddiqi, K. *Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome *HIV Infections Behavior Therapy [methods] Humans Nicotinic Agonists [therapeutic u ...

Interventions for tobacco use cessation in people in treatment for or recovery from substance use disorders

10.1002/14651858.CD010274.pub2 Apollonio, D. Philipps, R. Bero, L. Smoking, Tobacco, Substance Misuse Background Smoking rates in people with alcohol and other drug dependencies are two to four times those of the general population. Concurrent treatment o ...

Psychosocial interventions for smoking cessation in patients with coronary heart disease

10.1002/14651858.CD006886.pub2 Barth, J. Jacob, T. Daha, I. Critchley, J. A. Smoking cessation Smoking is a risk factor for heart attacks and stopping smoking is recommended for patients after a heart attack. Psychosocial smoking cessation interventions l ...

Mass media interventions for smoking cessation in adults

10.1002/14651858.CD004704.pub4 Bala, M., Strzeskynski, L. and Cahill, K. Smoking cessation Mass media tobacco control campaigns can reach large numbers of people. Much of the literature is focused on the effects of tobacco control advertising on young peo ...

Biomedical risk assessment as an aid for smoking cessation (2009)

10.1002/14651858.CD004705.pub3 Bize, R. et al Smoking cessation A possible strategy for increasing smoking cessation rates could be to provide smokers who have contact with healthcare systems with feedback on the biomedical or potential future effects of ...

Family and carer smoking control programmes for reducing children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.

Background: Children exposed to cigarette smoke (environmental tobacco smoke) are at greater risk of lung problems, infections, and serious complications including sudden infant death syndrome. Preventing exposure to cigarette smoke in infancy and childho ...

Biomedical risk assessment as an aid for smoking cessation

Objective: To determine the efficacy of biomedical risk assessment provided in addition to various levels of counselling, as a contributing aid to smoking cessation. Conclusion: There is little evidence about the effects of most types of biomedical tests ...

Legislative smoking bans for reducing harms from secondhand smoke exposure, smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption

10.1002/14651858.CD005992.pub3 Frazer, K., et al Smoking, Smoking cessation, Smoking ban, Legislation, Law, Mortality, Secondhand smoke, Tobacco Smoking bans have been implemented in a variety of settings, as well as being part of policy in many jurisdict ...

Effect of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis

10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60082-9 Been, Jasper V. Nurmatov, Ulugbek B. Cox, Bianca Nawrot, Tim S. van Schayck, Constant P. Sheikh, Aziz Smoking, Legislation, Child Health Background Smoke-free legislation has the potential to reduce the substantive disease bu ...

Interventions for tobacco cessation in the dental setting

. 10.1002/14651858.CD005084.pub3 Carr, A. B. Ebbert, J. *Dental Offices Counseling Humans Oral Health Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic Schools Smoking Cessation [methods, psychology] Tobacco Use Cessation [*methods, psychology] Tobacco, Smokeless [adv ...