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Why Health IT?   Health information technology (Health IT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information - e...

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The increasing prevalence of allergy is a major health issue. Often manifested as atopic dermatitis in early childhood, allergies can progress to allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and severe allergic ast...

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Holy Name Medical Center Launches Chinese Medical Program

As the Asian population continues to grow in North Jersey, Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, N.J. is launching a Chinese Medical Program (CMP) that will meet the medical needs of this community in ...

Humans threaten Asian horseshoe crabs

Human activity is affecting the population of Asian horseshoe crabs in the state of Sabah in Malaysia, possibly by disrupting the male to female ratio – that is the conclusion of a study that survey...

Cultural health beliefs and social networks crucial in South Asian people's management of diabetes

New findings shed light on the poor outcomes of South Asian people with diabetes in the UK. Analysis of interviews with South Asian people shows that especially among first generation immigrants, fata...

A medical tourism startup for expats in Asia raises $8.6M

In a nod towards the growing interest by digital health companies in the Asian market, a physician scheduling service for expatriates in eight Asian countries has raised a $8.6M Series...

Strength training may cut type 2 diabetes risk in Asian workers

(HealthDay)—Strength training may help cut the risk of incident type 2 diabetes in a working-age Asian population, according to a study published online March 2 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigat...

Obesity-related behaviors increase when school's out

(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Regardless of family income, children on summer break consume more sugar, watch more television, and eat fewer vegetables than the rest of the y...

Southeast Asian nations must improve public health:WHO

Biospectrum Many Southeast Asian nations including India have made slow progress in achieving UN's Millennium healthcar...

Researchers unravel a genetic link with autistic behaviors—and find a way to undo it

Scientists at the University at Buffalo have identified the mechanisms behind a genetic mutation that produces certain autistic behaviors in mice, as well as therapeutic strategies to restore normal b...

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Health Behaviors: Is There Any Distinction for Teachers? A Cross-Sectional Nationwide Study.

Health behaviors, as important modifiable determinants of health, are consistently targeted by prevention messages. Teachers, as educators and role models, may play a key-role in bringing such message...

Moving the Dial to Advance Population Health Equity in New York City Asian American Populations.

The shift toward a health equity framework for eliminating the health disparities burden of racial/ethnic minority populations has moved away from a disease-focused model to a social determinants fram...

Disparities in Diabetes Management in Asian Americans in New York City Compared With Other Racial/Ethnic Minority Groups.

We examined diabetes management practices among Hispanics, Blacks, and 3 Asian American subgroups in New York City. Compared with Blacks and Hispanics, all 3 Asian American subgroups had lower average...

Cervical Cancer Screening and Sexual Risky Behaviors Among a Population of Hispanic Origin.

To assess the prevalence of cervical cancer screening through Papanicolaou (Pap) test utilization and its association with sexual behaviors among a population-based sample of Hispanic women in Puerto ...

Health behavior predictors of medication adherence among low health literacy people living with HIV/AIDS.

One particularly vulnerable population for HIV treatment non-adherence is persons with poor health literacy skills. For these individuals, it is important to simplify medication taking as much as poss...

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