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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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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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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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MMWR: Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12 — Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, Selected Sites, United States, 2001-2009

Sexual minority youths are youths who identify themselves as gay or lesbian, bisexual, or unsure of their sexual identity or youths who have only had sexual contact with persons of the same sex or w...

Efforts to improve CHD risk-factor control may reduce racial, ethnic disparities

In a study of more than 1.3 million patients in the Kaiser Permanente Health System in Northern California, Asian, black and Hispanic adults had lower risk for CHD compared with white adults.“Racial...

Establishing Oral Health Promoting Behaviors in Children

What do parents perceive as the major influences on children's oral health behaviors, and what support do they feel would be useful in encouraging children's dental health? BMC Oral Health

High-dose ranibizumab monotherapy for neovascular polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy in a predominantly non-Asian population

High-dose ranibizumab monotherapy for neovascular polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy in a predominantly non-Asian population Eye advance online publication, September 4 2015. doi:10.1038/eye....

Medical News Today: A man's life behaviors may impact grandchildren's health

Researchers suggest a man's life behaviors may alter a protein found in sperm to influence the health of both his children and grandchildren.

Beyond Asian Biotechnology: Collaboration between Asia and Europe

Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) has built a strong network of scientists, researchers, enterprisers, etc. of Asian biotechnology through scientific symposiums, congresses and other various ac...

Wide variation in cancer rates in Asian American/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders

A new report describes cancer among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs), and reports striking variation in the cancer burden within this population, reflecting vast diff...

Peer-Based Support Program Promotes Heart-Healthy Behaviors

Individuals who participated in monthly sessions with their peers, compared with usual self-management, saw a 1-year improvement in a composite score measuring lifestyle and CV health behaviors. Hea...

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Predictors of well-being among college students.

Identification of health-related risk behaviors associated with well-being in college students is essential to guide the development of health promotion strategies for this population. The purposes we...

Determinants of Low Health Literacy Among Asian-American and Pacific Islanders in California.

Health literacy is a marker for how patients obtain, comprehend, communicate, and apply complex health information. Few studies exist on determinants of low health literacy among Asian-American and Pa...

Prevalence of obesity in a rural Asian Indian (Bangladeshi) population and its determinants.

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions worldwide including Bangladesh. To assess the prevalence and associated factors of general and central obesity in a rural Bangladeshi population based on newly...

Health Insurance and Disclosure of Same-Sex Sexual Behaviors Among Gay and Bisexual Men in Same-Sex Relationships.

Gay and bisexual men (GBM) have poorer health outcomes than the general population. Improved health outcomes will require that GBM have access to healthcare and that healthcare providers are aware of ...

Predictors of the Health-Promoting Behaviors of Nepalese Migrant Workers.

Health-promoting behaviors assist individuals to prevent disease, promote health, increase longevity, and enjoy a better quality of life. A number of interpersonal, social, and environmental factors h...

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