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Urban Green Space Interventions and Health: A Review of Impacts and Effectivness

World Health Organization (WHO) Urban Health, Cities, Environment, Spoace, Obesity, Cardiovascular Health, Well-being, Equity Interventions on green space in urban settings can help address public health issues related to obesity, cardiovascular effects, ...

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 ...

Behavioral, Psychological, Educational, and Vocational Interventions to Facilitate Employment Outcomes for Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review

Fong C.J. et al Cancer, Survivor In the United States, an estimated 1.5 million people are diagnosed annually with some type of cancer (American Cancer Society, 2011). Work is an important stabilizing factor for cancer survivors (Arnold, 1999). De Boer an ...

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 ...

Interventions to Improve the Labour Market Situation of Adults with Physical and/or Sensory Disabilities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review

Tripney J. et al Disability, Poverty, Human Rights, Low Income, Employment Disability is a development issue, with widespread poverty, inequality and violation of human rights. Recent estimates suggest that more than one billion people are living with som ...

The Development of a School-based Teaching Resource Package for Adolescent Skin Cancer Prevention

10.14655/11971-1058472 Balanda KP, Gillespie AM, Lowe JB, et al Skin Protection, Skin Lesion, Skin Cancer, Sun Screen, Education Article   in   Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professio ...

The needs of cancer patients and their families from rural and remote areas of Queensland

10.14655/11971-1058464 Alexandra M Clavarino, John B Lowe, Sue-Ann Carmont, Kevin Balanda Cancer Treatment, Patient, Rural Area, Remote Area This study examines the impact of travelling for treatment on cancer patients and their families. Twenty-eight con ...

The Relationship between Australian Students' Perceptions of Parental Behavior, School Politics, and Sun Protection Behaviors

10.14655/11971-1058461 Kevin Peter Balanda, Fischer KJ, Lowe JB, Stanton WR Student, Sun Screen, Sun Protection Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Chronic Conditions Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Use of the Delphi Process for Initial Investigation of Community Education on Bowel Cancer: A Case Study

10.14655/11971-1058457 Balanda KP, Gillespie AM, Lowe JB Bowel cancer, Cancer detection, Early detection Use of the Delphi Process for Initial Investigation of Community Education on Bowel Cancer: A Case Study Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Chronic ...

What use do people make of physicians in checking their skin for cancer?

10.14655/11971-1058456 C B Del Mar, W R Stanton, A M Gillespie, K P Balanda Skin, Check, Skin Protection, Sun Screen We administered a questionnaire to 995 people selected randomly from the electoral roll in one coastal region of subtropical Australia. Th ...

Sun-safe behaviour among secondary school students in Australia

10.14655/11971-1057979 J B Lowe, R Borland, W R Stanton, K P Balanda, et al Sun Screen, Sun Protection, School-aged Children This paper reports data on the first national survey of sun-protection measures of Australian secondary school students. A cross-s ...

Sun-related attitudes and beliefs among Queensland school children: The role of gender and age

10.14655/11971-1057978 John B. Lowe, Kevin P. Balanda, Amaya M. Gillespie, Alison F. Gentle, et al Skin protection, Child health, School-aged Children, Attitudes, Beliefs A cross-sectional study of the sun-related attitudes and beliefs of 3,655 children i ...

Strategies to improve the frequency and coverage of skin self examination conducted in small communities

10.14655/11971-1057977 Kevin P. Balanda, John B. Lowe, Warren R. Stanton, Amaya M. Gillespie, et al Skin health, Skin protection, Self check A three group randomised control trial assessed the impact of a self-help booklet and a community skin check compe ...

Smoking Relapse Prevention Methods for Pregnant Women: A Formative Evaluation

10.14655/11971-1057974 John B. Lowe, Richard Windsor, Kevin P. Balanda, Lesa Woodby Smoking, Smoking Cessation While there was no statistical difference between the intervention and control groups, the overall relapse rate of 22% (78% nonsmoking), was low ...

Smoking Behaviour Among Indigenous Secondary School Students in North Queensland

10.14655/11971-1057972 John B Lowe, Lynette Saeck, Mark Brough, Cindy Shannon, et al Smoking, School Children, Culture, Behaviour This study investigated smoking behaviour among Indigenous youth. A sample of schools (n = 12) in north Queensland with large ...

Skin cancer prevention: A link between primary prevention and early detection?

10.14655/11971-1057971 Peter J. Anderson, John B. Lowe, Warren R. Stanton, Kevin P. Balanda Skin Cancer, Skin Protection, Prevention, Sun Screen The aim of this paper was to determine if there is any link between primary prevention and early detection for ...

Qualitative Methods in Adolescent Skin Protection

10.14655/11971-1057965 K P Balanda, Gillespie AM, Lowe JB, Del Mar C Skin Protection, Skin Lesion, Cancer Article   in   Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals 3(3):10-14  · Janu ...

Public support in Australia for restrictions on cigarette smoking

10.14655/11971-1057964 W R Stanton, L. Saeck, J Purdie, J B Lowe Smoking restrictions, Public Areas, Smoking Cessation, Pollution Request the full-text to ask the authors to provide the full-text version. Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Research and ...

Psychologic distress in women with abnormal findings in mass mammography screening

10.14655/11971-1057886 John B. Lowe Dr. PH, Kevin P Balanda Ph.D, Christopher Del Mar MB BChir, Ellen Hawes B.A Psychology, Morbidity, Women's Health, Screening This study was conducted to explore the psychologic morbidity of women recalled for diagn ...

Predictors of Sun Protective Behaviors Among School Students

10.14655/11971-1056990 Kevin P. Balanda, Warren R. Stanton, John B. Lowe, Jennifer Purdie Sun Screen, Skin Protection A random sample of students (N = 3,655) in Grades 7, 9, and 11 from 55 schools in Queensland (Australia) were surveyed about their sun pr ...

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