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'Between the Devil and Deep...': A Response to Cockerham and Coburn

Scambler, G. Health inequalities My review article on health inequalities benefitted early on from the helpful, detailed and occasionally critical comments of two of the anonymous referees approached by the editors of Sociology of Health and Illness; a th ...

'Human' insulin versus animal insulin in people with diabetes mellitus

Richter, B. and Neisis, G. Insulin treatment Human insulin was introduced for the routine treatment of diabetes mellitus in the early 1980s without adequate comparison of efficacy to animal insulin preparations. First reports of altered hypoglycaemia awar ...

10 Facts on Obesity

World Health Organization (WHO) Overweight, Obesity Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, with at least 2.8 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese. Once associated with high-income countries, obesity is now al ...

1992 World Declaration on Nutrition

Food and Agriculture Organisation Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Physical activity In December 1992 the first International Conference on Nutrition (ICN) was held in FAO's Headquarters in Rome. The conference was jointly sponsored by the Food and Agricu ...

2004 National report to the EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point: Norway: New developments, trends and in-depth information on selected issues.

10.14655/6841-4529 Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research (SIRUS) Drugs misuse, Alcohol misuse, Legistlation, Epidemiology This is the fourth annual report to the EMCDDA from the Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research (SIRUS) on the ...

2006 National report (2005 data) to the EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point: Norway: New developments, trends and in-depth information on selected issues.

10.14655/6841-4532 Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research (SIRUS) Drugs misuse, Alcohol misuse, Legistlation, Epidemiology This is a 2006 national report to the EMCDDA, using 2005 data. It is compiled by the Reitox national focal point and cove ...

2009 Alzheimer's Disease

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2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

2011 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures provides a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, as well as other dementias. 10.14655/415-99556 Alzheimer's Association USA Dementia 2011 Alzhei ...

2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

2014 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures is a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’sdisease, the most common type of dementia, as well as other dementias. It also contains a special reporton women and Alzheimer's. Download the re ...

4th annual conference on Clinical Trials in Alzheimer's Disease: Highlights

 In a sign that researchers are grappling with therapy development, the 4th annual conference on Clinical Trials in Alzheimer's Disease was filled beyond its venue's capacity, drawing 522 researchers from around the globe. Held 3-5 November 2011 ...

A brief cognitive behavioural intervention for regular amphetamine users. A treatment guide.

A brief intervention using motivational and cognitive behavioural approaches to help change drug use. Also offer alternative brief interventions for clients not suited to the current approach. This manual is divided into five sections: Section 1. Context ...

A Geographical Comparison of Prevalence of Overweight School-aged Children: The National Survey of Children's Health 2003

Tudor-Locke, C at al. Child obesity, Overweight, Obesity This study presents a geographical comparison of state-specific prevalence estimates of children who are at risk of overweight and/or overweight. Using the 2003 National Survey of Childrenメs Health, ...

A Global Brief on Hypertension: Silent Killer, Global Public Health Crisis

World Health Organization (WHO) High blood presure Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a global public health issue. It contributes to the burden of heart disease, stroke and kidney failure and premature mortality and disability. ...

A Good News Story about Irish Health Care

 Life expectancy for older people in Ireland has been increasing steadily since the 1980s. Despite this, Irish life expectancies for the over 65s lagged seriously behind the EU average as recently as the mid 1990s. But Irish death rates for the over 65s d ...

A healthy nutrition lifestyle: Nutrition and food security

World Health Organisation Food, Nutrition, Diet, Child health, Healthy eating The Nutrition and Food Security Programme (NFS) encourages the development of food and nutrition action plans, including the development of food-based dietary guidelines and inf ...

A Hierarchy of Sociodemographic and Environmental Correlates of Walking and Obesity

Frank, L. D., Kerr, J., Sallis, J. F., Miles, R. and Chapman, J. Study of the relationship of body mass index, physical exercise and the environment Objectives Initial studies demonstrate the need for further investigation of how the association of built ...

A Hole in Our Thinking: A Response to Scambler's 'Health Inequalities

Cockerham, W.C. Social structure, Society Marxist-oriented theory in medical sociology over the last twenty years or so has fallen into decline and perhaps even disrepair since the collapse of state socialism in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. ...

A Randomised Controlled Trial of a Community-based Healthy Lifestyle Program for Overweight and Obese Adolescents: The Loozit (R) Study Protocol

Shrewsbury, VA; O'Connor, J; Steinbeck, KS, et al. A research paper evaluating a community based lifestlye intervention for overweight and obese adolescents There is a need to develop sustainable and clinically effective weight management interventio ...

A Randomized Trial of the Effects of Reducing Television Viewing and Computer Use on Body Mass Index in Young Children

Epstein, L.H. et al. Television viewing, Computer, Children, Body mass index The design of this study was a randomized controlled clinical trial. Seventy children aged between 4 and 7 whose BMI was at or above the 75th BMI percentile for age and sex parti ...

A report on global illicit drug markets 1998-2007.

10.14655/6841-4552 Peter ReuterFranz Trautmann Substance misuse, Drugs misuse, This report on the world’s illicit drugs markets has been produced by an international team of experts on behalf of the European Commission. The EU Strategy on Drugs 2005-2012 ...

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