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Health IT Information Technology

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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Healthcare (health-care) is broadly defined as any care, service, or supply related to the physical or mental health and well-being of an individual through the services offered by the medical and a...

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Tropical Medicine

Tropical Medicine is the study of diseases more commonly found in tropical regions than elsewhere. Examples of these diseases are malaria, yellow fever, Chagas disease, Dengue, Helminths, African tr...

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Addressing Chronic Diseases in Asian Americans

A population-wide strategy for the prevention of chronic disease is aimed at improving the health of the growing population of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Preventing Chr...

Diabetes in South Asian population the focus of new efforts

A graduate student of South Asian descent is using his medical training and cultural background to educate New Jersey’s South Asian communities on diet and lifestyle changes. "Since most people from...

Improving Cardiovascular Health in a Rural Population Can Other Communities Do the Same?

Reducing the continued high burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity, disability, mortality, disparities, and costs remains a paramount public health goal for communities and countries. Accele...

Drivers admit to risky behaviors in RU-Eagleton, NJ Medical School public health poll

(Rutgers University) New Jersey drivers are generally intolerant of behaviors perceived as risky or prone to cause distraction in other drivers, but many do engage in these behaviors themselves, a Rut...

Japan’s IPR Text Flagged Ahead of Asian Trade Meet

Just ahead of a meeting of participating countries of the Asian Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in Myanmar, pro-health groups have cautioned India about "speedily" tabled intellectu...

Some neurons can multitask, raising questions about importance of specialization

The brain is constantly processing sensory information while supporting a dizzying array of behaviors. For decades, biologists have assumed that specialized classes of neurons process all this informa...

American Diabetes Association releases position statement

(American Diabetes Association) The American Diabetes Association is lowering the Body Mass Index (BMI) cut point at which it recommends screening Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes, aligning its gui...

Are pornography users more likely to exhibit unsafe sexual behaviors?

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Sexual risk behaviors such as casual sex, lack of condom use, and a high number of sexual partners have been linked to poor health outcomes, including...

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Health and health-related behaviors according to sexual attraction and behavior.

to Describe perceived health, mental health and certain health-related behaviors according to sexual attraction and behavior in the population residing in Barcelona in 2011.

Is health literacy related to health behaviors and cell phone usage patterns among the text4baby target population?

Text4baby provides educational text messages to pregnant and postpartum women and targets underserved women. The primary purpose of this study is to examine the health behaviors and cell phone usage p...

Happy@Work: protocol for a web-based randomized controlled trial to improve mental well-being among an Asian working population.

Mental health issues pose a serious concern in the workplace for the huge productivity loss and financial burden associated with it. Unlike the traditional 'fixing-what-is-wrong' approach, positive ps...

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...

Epidemiology of Internet Behaviors and Addiction Among Adolescents in Six Asian Countries.

Abstract Internet addiction has become a serious behavioral health problem in Asia. However, there are no up-to-date country comparisons. The Asian Adolescent Risk Behavior Survey (AARBS) screens and ...

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