The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
The status of health in rural populations.
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
The status of health in urban populations.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.
Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
The physical condition of human reproductive systems.
Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.
Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.
The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.
An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.
State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.
Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.
Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.
Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.
Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.
Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.
The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.
A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.
Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.
Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
A non-medical term defined by the lay public as a food that has little or no preservatives, which has not undergone major processing, enrichment or refinement and which may be grown without pesticides. (from Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.
Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
A constituent organization of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES concerned with protecting and improving the health of the nation.
Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Contracts between an insurer and a subscriber or a group of subscribers whereby a specified set of health benefits is provided in return for a periodic premium.
That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.
Organized groups serving in advisory capacities related to health planning activities.
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing countries and that are characterized by major growth in the number and proportion of middle-aged and elderly persons and in the frequency of the diseases that occur in these age groups. The health transition is the result of efforts to improve maternal and child health via primary care and outreach services and such efforts have been responsible for a decrease in the birth rate; reduced maternal mortality; improved preventive services; reduced infant mortality, and the increased life expectancy that defines the transition. (From Ann Intern Med 1992 Mar 15;116(6):499-504)
The practice of nursing in the work environment.
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.
The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.
Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.
The circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illness. These circumstances are in turn shaped by a wider set of forces: economics, social policies, and politics (http://www.cdc.gov/socialdeterminants/).
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Health as viewed from the perspective that humans and other organisms function as complete, integrated units rather than as aggregates of separate parts.
Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.
All organized methods of funding.
Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.
A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
Public Law 104-91 enacted in 1996, was designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system, protect health insurance coverage for workers and their families, and to protect individual personal health information.
Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Health care provided to individuals.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
Management of the organization of HEALTH FACILITIES.
The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.
The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.
The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspects of health care and medicine.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.
Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of members of minority groups.
The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.
Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
The circulation or wide dispersal of information.
Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Payment by individuals or their family for health care services which are not covered by a third-party payer, either insurance or medical assistance.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
That portion of total HEALTH CARE COSTS borne by an individual's or group's employing organization.
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.
The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.

Profile of neurohumoral agents on mesenteric and intestinal blood flow in health and disease. (1/1258)

The mesenteric and intestinal blood flow is organized and regulated to support normal intestinal function, and the regulation of blood flow is, in part, determined by intestinal function itself. In the process of the development and adaptation of the intestinal mucosa for the support of the digestive processes and host defense mechanisms, and the muscle layers for propulsion of foodstuffs, a specialized microvascular architecture has evolved in each tissue layer. Compromised mesenteric and intestinal blood flow, which can be common in the elderly, may lead to devastating clinical consequences. This problem, which can be caused by vasospasm at the microvascular level, can cause intestinal ischaemia to any of the layers of the intestinal wall, and can initiate pathological events which promote significant clinical consequences such as diarrhea, abdominal angina and intestinal infarction. The objective of this review is to provide the reader with some general concepts of the mechanisms by which neurohumoral vasoactive substances influence mesenteric and intestinal arterial blood flow in health and disease with focus on transmural transport processes (absorption and secretion). The complex regulatory mechanisms of extrinsic (sympathetic-parasympathetic and endocrine) and intrinsic (enteric nervous system and humoral endocrine) components are presented. More extensive reviews of platelet function, atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, the carcinoid syndrome, 5-hydroxytryptamine and nitric oxide regulation of vascular tone are presented in this context. The possible options of pharmacological intervention (e.g. vasodilator agonists and vasoconstrictor antagonists) used for the treatment of abnormal mesenteric and intestinal vascular states are also discussed.  (+info)

Survival of healthy older people. (2/1258)

The purpose of this study was to discover any relationships which might exist between measurable variables recorded when a healthy group of men and women, aged 70 years and over, were examined and their subsequent survival time. It was found that height, body weight, systolic and diastolic blood pressures, haemoglobin, hand grip power, cardiothoracic ratio, and pulse rate are of no predictive value in the estimation of survival time. Survival is not influenced by marital status or occupational class. For both sexes the degree of kyphosis and age are useful predictive criteria in respect of survival time. However, much research work requires to be done to explain why many people die at the time they do.  (+info)

Does justice require genetic enhancements? (3/1258)

It is argued that justice in some cases provides a pro tanto reason genetically to enhance victims of the genetic lottery. Various arguments--both to the effect that justice provides no such reason and to the effect that while there may be such reasons, they are overridden by certain moral constraints--are considered and rejected. Finally, it is argued that justice provides stronger reasons to perform more traditional medical tasks (treatments), and that therefore genetic enhancements should not play an important role in a public health care system.  (+info)

The social nature of disability, disease and genetics: a response to Gillam, Persson, Holtug, Draper and Chadwick. (4/1258)

The dominance of the biomedically informed view of disability, genetics, and diagnosis is explored. An understanding of the social nature of disability and genetics, especially in terms of oppression, adds a richer dimension to an understanding of ethical issues pertaining to genetics. This is much wider than the limited question of whether or not such technology discriminates. Instead, it is proposed that such technology will perpetuate the oppression and control of people with disability, especially if the knowledge of people with disability is not utilised in bioethical debates.  (+info)

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and the 'new' eugenics. (5/1258)

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PID) is often seen as an improvement upon prenatal testing. I argue that PID may exacerbate the eugenic features of prenatal testing and make possible an expanded form of free-market eugenics. The current practice of prenatal testing is eugenic in that its aim is to reduce the numbers of people with genetic disorders. Due to social pressures and eugenic attitudes held by clinical geneticists in most countries, it results in eugenic outcomes even though no state coercion is involved. I argue that technological advances may soon make PID widely accessible. Because abortion is not involved, and multiple embryos are available, PID is radically more effective as a tool of genetic selection. It will also make possible selection on the basis of non-pathological characteristics, leading, potentially, to a full-blown free-market eugenics. For these reasons, I argue that PID should be strictly regulated.  (+info)

History of medicine and concepts of health. (6/1258)

It was not until the exemplary social reform of the 19th century and the introduction of modern health insurance schemes that people started to consider health as some kind of basic right which could be ensured by insurance and doctors, rather than by individual responsibility. The recent explosion of health system costs in countries like Germany has given rise to an unprecedented situation whereby the limited capacities of insurance systems and state organizations are becoming more and more evident. Health economists are now questioning the feasibility of optimal medical treatment for everybody. One consequence of this situation is that people are being forced to recall the old virtue of individual responsibility for one's own physical and mental well-being. This article examines the nature of health from a historical point of view. The point is made that health is not the same thing as a life free from complaints, although this erroneous belief is wide-spread today. Galen himself identified a neutral physical state between health and illness (neutralitas), that could be observed in many people who could not be described as being either healthy or ill. It is necessary to accept this state as part of the natural fate of humankind and to understand that individual responsibility and the demands on society and insurance companies for well-being or absolute freedom from ailments are not one and the same thing.  (+info)

Toward a utility theory foundation for health status index models. (7/1258)

The axioms of utility theory are restated in terms of health outcomes, and some additional assumptions, consistent with the assumptions implicit in health status index models, are adduced to develop a consistent theory of the utility of health states. On the basis of the axioms and specific assumptions, techniques for measuring the health utility functions of individuals are described, and it is shown how these axioms and assumptions may be used to determine the utility to the individual of health programs that will affect him in various ways.  (+info)

Child health interventions in urban slums: are we neglecting the importance of nutrition? (8/1258)

During the early part of the twentieth century, there were dramatic falls in the mortality rates in many cities in the West. The reasons for this improvement are of considerable relevance today because the conditions which prevailed at that time in cities such as New York are comparable to those prevailing in many slums of the Third World today. Some early studies linked the improvements in health, as measured by mortality rates, to a better level of nutrition. The importance of nutrition is now widely accepted and there are many studies which show the association between nutrient intake and both mortality and morbidity, and in particular between breast feeding and infant mortality rates. It is sometimes assumed that, because nutrition indicators for city populations have improved, there is no longer a major problem of malnutrition in urban areas. However, it is likely that the figures hide disparities through aggregation, and studies in slums rather than cities as a whole give a much less encouraging picture. Poverty is at the root of many of the nutritional and associated health problems, but the children who will be born over the coming decades cannot afford to wait for a new economic order to provide the solution. Through the promotion of breast feeding, education, growth monitoring and food supplementation, necessary help can be targeted at this vulnerable population.  (+info)

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‎Take your metabolism from stressed to nourished. (No crazy diets required!) Health starts with your metabolism. But if your diet and lifestyle dont support your metabolic health, youll be left feeling tired, moody, and stressed - and wondering why all this healthy advice youre follo…
Neuroenhancement is the use of prescription medication by healthy persons for the purpose of augmenting normal cognitive or affective function-a practice
New findings suggest that staying up late and sleeping in on the weekend could negatively affect our metabolic health. A team from the Medical Research Council
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Estimating the proportion of metabolic health outcomes attributable to obesity: a cross-sectional exploration of body mass index and waist circumference combinations. . Biblioteca virtual para leer y descargar libros, documentos, trabajos y tesis universitarias en PDF. Material universiario, documentación y tareas realizadas por universitarios en nuestra biblioteca. Para descargar gratis y para leer online.
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Objective: Visualisation methods, primarily color-coded representation of sequence data, have been a predominant means of representation of DNA data. Algorithmic conversion of DNA sequence data to sound - sonification - represents an alternative means of representation that uses a different range of human sensory perception. We propose that sonification has value for public engagement with DNA sequence information because it has potential to be entertaining as well as informative. We conduct preliminary work to explore the potential of DNA sequence sonification in public engagement with bioinformatics. We apply a simple sonification technique for DNA, in which each DNA base is represented by a specific note. Additionally, a beat may be added to indicate codon boundaries or for musical effect. We report a brief analysis from public engagement events we conducted that featured this method of sonification. Results: We report on use of DNA sequence sonification at two public events. Sonification has ...
Public engagement with science describes intentional, meaningful interactions that provide opportunities for mutual learning between scientists and the public. Mutual learning refers not just to the acquisition of knowledge, but also to increased familiarity with a breadth of perspectives, frames, and worldviews. Goals for public engagement with science include civic engagement skills and empowerment, increased awareness of the cultural relevance of science, and recognition of the importance of multiple perspectives and domains of knowledge to scientific endeavors. In order to
TY - JOUR. T1 - Direct comparison of methionine restriction with leucine restriction on the metabolic health of C57BL/6J mice. AU - Lees, Emma. AU - Banks, Ruth. AU - Cook, Chelsea AU - Hill, Sophie. AU - Morrice, Nicola. AU - Grant, Louise. AU - Mody, Nimesh. AU - Delibegovic, Mirela. N1 - EKL was the recipient of a BBSRC postgraduate studentship. This work was funded by Tenovus Scotland project grant to MD and NM (G13/07) and BBSRC DTG. MD is also supported by the British Heart Foundation (PG/09/048/27675, PG/11/8/28703 and PG/14/43/30889) and Diabetes UK (14/0004853). NM is funded by British Heart Foundation (PG/16/90/32518).. PY - 2017/8/30. Y1 - 2017/8/30. N2 - The effects of methionine restriction (MR) in rodents are well established; it leads to decreased body and fat mass, improved glucose homeostasis and extended lifespan, despite increased energy intake. Leucine restriction (LR) replicates some, but not all, of these effects of MR. To determine any differences in metabolic effects ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Adipose tissue oxygenation and metabolic health in obesity:. T2 - Time to move from association to causation?. AU - Goossens, Gijs. AU - Blaak, Ellen. PY - 2020/12. Y1 - 2020/12. M3 - Editorial. JO - Journal of Clinical Investigation. JF - Journal of Clinical Investigation. SN - 0021-9738. ER - ...
The adrenergic hormones, norepinephrine (NE) and epinephrine (EPI), are critically important during embryogenesis and cardiovascular development, yet their specific mechanisms of action remain mysterious. Disruption of the dopamine β-hydroxylase (Dbh) gene results in an inability to produce NE and EPI, which leads to death in utero between embryonic days 10.5 (E10.5) and E15.5 from apparent heart failure. To determine genes differentially expressed by the loss of adrenergic hormones, Affymetrix® GeneChip microarray analysis revealed 23 genes (of the 22,000 analyzed) that are significantly altered 2-fold or greater in E10.5 Dbh-/- hearts. Of these altered genes, 31% (7 of 23) are linked to metabolic regulation. The gene encoding for NADH dehydrogenase [ubiquinone] 1 beta subcomplex subunit 2, Ndufb2, for example, is a subunit of the mitochondrial complex 1, and displayed a 2.1-fold change in Dbh-/- embryonic hearts. This led us to investigate the metabolic health of these Dbh-/- embryos. ...
The LPI Education and Public Engagement team collaborates with its partners to make current Earth and planetary science content available to all audiences . We provide a comprehensive portfolio of training programs and resources for science educators infused with research-based best practices. We engage diverse audiences by providing space science experiences at a variety of venues. Through our efforts, we strive to foster lifelong learning and a commitment to science by the public in our local community, region, and nation.
COVID and Me is a public engagement initiative which uses theatre to raise awareness of the importance that clinical trials play in the fight against Coronavirus.
Through a wide range of projects, activities, visits and events Wellcome Genome Campus Public Engagement encourages exploration and discussion about genomics...
The research team analyzed data from the SWAN Sleep Study, an ancillary project to the Study of Womens Health Across the Nation (SWAN).
A new study suggests that people who are obese with no health complications are still more likely to develop heart disease than those who are not overweight and in similar metabolic health. Previous research suggested that obese people might be protected from cardiovascular events if they didn’t have poor metabolic health, a condition sometimes referred to as metabolically healthy obesity.
If youre a morning person, your risk for diabetes, metabolic syndrome and sarcopenia - loss of muscles mass - is lower than your night-owl friends risk.
On all kinds of issues, people want more choices, more information and more of a say. Whether the topic is how schools should work, what should be in the local budget or what Congress should do about health care, citizens want their voices to be heard.
Reliv Now and LunaRich X for eight weeks showed significant improvement in key biomarkers associated with cardiovascular and metabolic health.
Public engagement is not just for scientists. As Tim Coutts reports, public engagement with research is something everyone can get involved with.
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A new study reveals how the production of p75NTR protein oscillates in time with the bodys natural circadian rhythm and how these oscillations help regulate vital metabolic functions. The findings offer an insight into how circadian rhythm helps maintain the bodys overall metabolic health.... Read More... ...
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BACKGROUND: Studies examining the association between dairy consumption and metabolic health have shown mixed results. This may be due, in part, to the use of different definitions of dairy, and to single types of dairy foods examined in isolation.. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to examine associations between dairy food intake and metabolic health, identify patterns of dairy food consumption and determine whether dairy dietary patterns are associated with outcomes of metabolic health, in a cross-sectional survey.. DESIGN: A 4-day food diary was used to assess food and beverage consumption, including dairy (defined as milk, cheese, yogurt, cream and butter) in free-living, healthy Irish adults aged 18-90 years (n=1500). Fasting blood samples (n=897) were collected, and anthropometric measurements taken. Differences in metabolic health markers across patterns and tertiles of dairy consumption were tested via analysis of covariance. Patterns of dairy food consumption, of different fat ...
Dr Carl Sayer (UCL Geography) and Dr Nick Shepley (UCL English) have both won The Provosts Award for Public Engagement, which recognises the exceptional work UCL staff and students are doing to engage with the public in collaboration with the UCL Public Engagement Unit.. Dr Carl Sayer was awarded Engager of the Year (research/academic grade 8 and above) for his research on freshwater habitats. His work has provided collaborative work opportunities for local people, with great benefit to the natural environment.. Dr Nick Shepley received the Engager of the Year (researcher/academic grade 6 or 7). Nicks work has focused on encouraging public engagement with literature and London. He has been involved in a partnership project with Keats House called Keats in London, which inspired people who hadnt come across the poet before to engage with his work and the city that he loved.. ...
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Neuroenhancement refers to the targeted enhancement and extension of cognitive and affective abilities based on an understanding of their underlying neurobiology in healthy persons who do not have any mental illness. As such, it can be thought of as an umbrella term that encompasses pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods of improving cognitive, affective, and motor functionality, as well as the overarching ethico-legal discourse that accompanies these aims. Critically, for any agent to qualify as a neuroenhancer, it must reliably engender substantial cognitive, affective, or motor benefits beyond normal functioning in healthy individuals, whilst causing few side effects: at most at the level of commonly used comparable legal substances or activities, such as caffeine, alcohol, and sleep-deprivation. Pharmalogical neuroenhancement agents include the well-validated nootropics, such as racetam, vinpocetine, and phosphatidylserine, as well as other drugs used for treating patients suffering ...
This paper, written by lead author See: June Stevens, at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, is an analysis of 7 years of NHANES data (a United States commissioned annual survey of peoples health) and their likelihood of being in metabolic health. Early Days, We Still only Define Meta
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Youre about to learn how to run some very simple physiological tests on your body. The information gained from these tests will help me assess your Metabolic Health and identify any imbalances that will need to be corrected in order for you to move forward with your health. Once you have carried out your self-testing part of this assessment, please enter your results into the relevant Your Results box (dont do this until you have done all your numbers because you may lose entered data if you move to another web-page or shut down the computer). There are number of further questions to answer once you have completed these physiological tests. Some of these questions are repeated in different sections - please answer all of them. Please click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the form once all questions have been answered. Your answers to these self-tests and questionnaire will be assessed as soon as possible after I have received this completed form. As soon as I receive your blood sample ...
Youre about to learn how to run some very simple physiological tests on your body. The information gained from these tests will help me assess your Metabolic Health and identify any imbalances that will need to be corrected in order for you to move forward with your health. Once you have carried out your self-testing part of this assessment, please enter your results into the relevant Your Results box (dont do this until you have done all your numbers because you may lose entered data if you move to another web-page or shut down the computer). There are number of further questions to answer once you have completed these physiological tests. Some of these questions are repeated in different sections - please answer all of them. Please click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the form once all questions have been answered. Your answers to these self-tests and questionnaire will be assessed as soon as possible after I have received this completed form. As soon as I receive your blood sample ...
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This Perspective article discusses the problem that as antiscience movements grow and gain ascendancy, it may increasingly fall to the scientists to mount a defense or lead a response; however, many universities discourage scientists from speaking out, while fewer provide public engagement training at predoctoral and postdoctoral levels.
The main aim of Ayurved is to first maintain the health of a healthy person and if ill then cure disease.I start my practice with this wide view of effective science. I got tremendous pressure by patient to start
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  • Your health care providers can share these digital health records if they're in the same hospital, clinic, or health care system. (kidshealth.org)
  • So there's less chance of one health care provider prescribing a medicine that could cause problems if it's used with another medicine. (kidshealth.org)
  • When health care providers and nurses take notes, they might abbreviate to save time. (kidshealth.org)
  • Being able to see your medical files lets you take part in your own health care. (kidshealth.org)
  • Doctors encourage teens to get involved in making health care decisions, and understanding EHRs are a great way to do that. (kidshealth.org)
  • Some systems let you interact with your health care provider or nurse online. (kidshealth.org)
  • The Military Health System (MHS) is one of America's largest and most complex health care institutions, and the world's preeminent military health care delivery operation. (health.mil)
  • Exemplified by personal courage and a drive for excellence, the MHS is changing how health care is delivered throughout the United States and the world. (health.mil)
  • Mayo Clinic digital health care offers the same high-quality care you'd expect in a physical visit no matter where you are - at home or on the go. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Every department at Mayo Clinic offers digital health care options. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Watch the Smith family use Mayo Clinic digital services to take care of their health. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Access your health care records and medical information. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Create your Patient Online Services account - the best way to stay connected to your doctor and your health care. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Mayo Clinic's patient portal connects you directly to your health care. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Get the same excellent health care you receive at Mayo Clinic facilities, without leaving home. (mayoclinic.org)
  • IHI has cultivated a list of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) guidance and resources we hope will be helpful for hospital and health system leaders and health care providers. (ihi.org)
  • It is important that you continue to care for your chronic lung, heart or immunological health issues and we have a strong plan in place to ensure that we can safely provide care to our patients. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Find the expert care you need and get connected to a Main Line Health physician. (mainlinehealth.org)
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  • Eligible people get the vaccine for free, but your health care provider (for example, your doctor) may charge a consultation fee for the visit. (health.gov.au)
  • Check with your health care provider. (nih.gov)
  • It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. (ucsfhealth.org)
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  • Our degree programs give students the tools they need to achieve their career goals, improve the quality of care, and develop strategies to advance population health. (dartmouth.edu)
  • Our researchers uncover the truth about what's working in health care, what's not and why - using the insights they've gained to develop innovative new models of care. (dartmouth.edu)
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  • Programs like My Health LA and Healthy San Francisco are innovative approaches to providing health care to undocumented immigrants in California, said Faculty Associate Paul Dourgnon during today's health policy seminar. (ucla.edu)
  • In this brief interview , she discusses generational differences in mental health needs, need among the aging homeless, and workforce challenges to providing mental health care. (ucla.edu)
  • The Health Economics and Evaluation Research (HEER) Program examines the economic impacts of health care policies and programs. (ucla.edu)
  • From local public health interventions, to statewide efforts to improve Medi-Cal, to national debates on health care financing, HEER staff provide analysis, conduct evaluations and offer expertise to policymakers and others concerned with health care costs. (ucla.edu)
  • The Health Disparities Program examines the unique health concerns of populations challenged by inequities in health and health care quality along racial, ethnic, age or socio-economic lines. (ucla.edu)
  • Isolation is a health care term that means keeping people who are infected with a contagious illness away from those who are not infected. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Special personal protective equipment will be used to care for these patients in health care settings. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • PHE is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Care . (www.gov.uk)
  • Make sure you let your daughter know (and her health care providers) if any of her blood relatives have had blood clots, especially when they were young (in their 20s, 30s, or 40s). (youngwomenshealth.org)
  • If she is having surgery (and will be immobilized and on bed rest for a period of time), talk to her health care provider about whether she should go off the Pill 3-4 weeks before the surgery. (youngwomenshealth.org)
  • The Foundation for Health Care Quality is the sponsor for, and the home of, a number of programs which deal with variability, outcomes and quality in various medical and surgical services. (qualityhealth.org)
  • In addition, we have been a long time participant in the health care technology arena, and sponsor a major statewide patient safety coalition. (qualityhealth.org)
  • The Foundation's resources are used frequently to bring together people with varied perspectives around a shared goal: the continual improvement of sustainable health care that meets or exceeds established standards. (qualityhealth.org)
  • The Foundation for Health Care Quality is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a trusted, independent, third party resource to all participants in the health care community - including patients, providers, payers, employers, government agencies, and public health professionals. (qualityhealth.org)
  • State oral health programs have a shared responsibility for the safe delivery of oral health care. (osap.org)
  • A new FDA website streamlines how the FDA updates information used to help health care providers choose an appropriate treatment for a patient's infection. (osap.org)
  • At UC San Francisco, we encourage our students to approach health care issues with critical thinking and a spirit of inquiry. (ucsf.edu)
  • As tomorrow's health and science leaders in training, UCSF students embody our passion for improving the human condition and pushing health care forward. (ucsf.edu)
  • Almost one in five older patients with a chronic disease reported experiencing health care discrimination of one type or another in a large national survey that asked about their daily experiences of discrimination between 2008 and 2014. (ucsf.edu)
  • Researchers said all the groups in the study - black, white and Hispanic - reported high rates of discrimination for one reason or another, and they urged continued monitoring of patients' experiences, since reported discrimination is associated with worse health, lower satisfaction with health care and lower utilization of health services. (ucsf.edu)
  • If people believe they have received unfair treatment in the health care setting, that experience could negatively affect their experience with their providers, their willingness to go to their providers, and their adherence with their treatment, and thereby affect their health," said Thu Nguyen , ScD, MSPH, a UCSF researcher and the paper's first author. (ucsf.edu)
  • By improving the quality, effectiveness, efficiency and economy of health care for Medicare patients, every American who uses our health care system also benefits. (ahqa.org)
  • The American Health Quality Association (AHQA) is an educational, not-for-profit national membership association dedicated to promoting and facilitating fundamental change that improves the quality of health care in America. (ahqa.org)
  • AHQA represents Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) and other professionals working to improve health care quality and patient safety. (ahqa.org)
  • Access to resources, psychotherapy and psychiatric services for health care workers impacted by the stress of COVID-19. (camh.ca)
  • Our dedicated Children's Hospital offers children and their families the highest level of care for virtually every pediatric health condition. (ynhh.org)
  • From motherhood through menopause, Yale New Haven Hospital is committed to meeting the specialized health care needs of women. (ynhh.org)
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded Medicaid eligibility and created health insurance marketplaces where income-eligible individuals can receive subsidies to purchase coverage. (berkeley.edu)
  • and graduating outstanding health care professionals. (umc.edu)
  • The school also offers advanced standing and progression programs for students who have graduated from a community college allied health program and have earned a health care credential. (umc.edu)
  • Interested in furthering your education in health care? (umc.edu)
  • Two of the programs, Master of Health Informatics and Information Management and Master of Health Sciences, are offered online, making it convenient for working health care professionals to further their education. (umc.edu)
  • We're a certified team of providers and specialists whose main goal is to provide you, the patient, the kind of comprehensive affordable health care that keeps you healthy. (pchsweb.org)
  • PCHS delivers a comprehensive and integrated approach to health care services and is an accredited Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by AAAHC. (pchsweb.org)
  • Medicare Part B, commonly referred to as Medicare's medical benefit, covers a wide range of health care services for seniors and people living with disabilities. (weworkforhealth.org)
  • Together they decided on further strategies to improve vaccination coverage among adolescents, adults, vulnerable population groups and health-care workers. (who.int)
  • Many screening recommendations from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) are graded as weak recommendations in the GRADE (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation) system, indicating that there is potential for both benefits and harms of screening. (cfp.ca)
  • Reproduced from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care with permission. (cfp.ca)
  • As the leader of the health care team, provides professional nursing care, utilizing the nursing process in accordance w/ established standards of care. (health-department.com)
  • A variety of factors can lead to dry hair, including environmental conditions, hair care habits, and your physical health. (healthline.com)
  • The American Hospital Association is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. (community-health-program.com)
  • Oak Street Health provides professional, friendly medical care to Medicare patients and adults over 65. (oakstreethealth.com)
  • Oak Street Health provides an unmatched patient experience with primary care providers who are specialized in caring for Medicare patients with a focus on preventative care. (oakstreethealth.com)
  • We are experts at senior care-from health and wellness to treating more specific conditions. (oakstreethealth.com)
  • Oak Street Health works with many hospitals, which makes it easy for me to always have access to good care and it's comforting to know that I can always see a friendly primary care doctor near me. (oakstreethealth.com)
  • We provide information on aged care services to older people, carers, service providers, assessors and other health professionals. (health.gov.au)
  • In 2001 the Chiropractic Health Care Section of the American Public Health Association gave her its Distinguished Service Award, and in 2003, the American Chiropractic Association named her "Researcher of the Year. (tihcij.com)
  • Is profligate spending on health care really a conservative value? (theamericanconservative.com)
  • Systematic activities to prevent or cure health problems and promote good health in humans are undertaken by health care providers. (wikipedia.org)
  • New data from Public Health England (PHE) reveal that diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) decreased in 2020 by 32% compared to 2019. (www.gov.uk)
  • Please see the following request for proposals (RFP) for an event coordinator to plan our annual Fogarty Global Health Fellows Training Program Orientation in Bethesda, Maryland in summer 2019. (vumc.org)
  • A non-profit organization, OSAP is a unique group of dental practitioners, allied healthcare workers, industry representatives, and other interested persons with a collective mission to promote infection control and related science-based health and safety policies and practices. (osap.org)
  • Traditional healthcare makes it difficult to truly put patient health and wellness at the center. (oakstreethealth.com)
  • A new survey that we developed in partnership with Chattem, Inc. , the U.S. consumer healthcare division of Sanofi , shows that 90% of men in the U.S. want to take charge of their own health. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • The Dialogue on Men's Health provides structure and coordination for efforts to find common ground and synergy among healthcare professionals, patient groups, community organizations, private corporations, and government agencies as they address the unique challenges that confront men, boys, and their families. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • Nor are healthcare results in America anything to brag about: lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and poor scores on a wide range of important public health indicators. (theamericanconservative.com)
  • OPKO Health is a diversified healthcare company present in more than 30 countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • IMS Health was an American company that provided information, services and technology for the healthcare industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • IMS Health was best known for its collection of healthcare information spanning sales, de-identified prescription data, medical claims, electronic medical records and social media. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, IMS Health acquired IHS and MedInitiatives, providers of healthcare data management analytics and technology services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ), co-sponsor of the Congressional Men's Health Caucus, delivered opening remarks focusing on the obstacles facing men and boys who confront opioid addiction and mental health disparities. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • Ask CHIS allows you to quickly search for health statistics on your county, region and state. (ucla.edu)
  • Search our extensive database of reports, policy briefs, fact sheets and health data. (ucla.edu)
  • Find your nearest health walk scheme using the search below. (walkingforhealth.org.uk)
  • Click here to view our 2017 Public Health Thank You Day partners! (researchamerica.org)
  • Officials from CDC, FDA, SAMHSA, and NIH appeared before Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee in October 2017 to report on HHS activities in response to the Opioid Crisis. (hhs.gov)
  • On 21 June 2017 in Rome, Italy, experts from the WHO Regional Office for Europe contributed to a consultation with regional public health officials, representatives of the Italian Institute of Health (ISS), and measles and rubella laboratory officials. (who.int)
  • Over 2016 Quintiles and IMS Health merged, and the resulting company was named QuintilesIMS, which was renamed to IQVIA in 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 17 May and 17 June 2021, the Oral Health Foundation will be raising awareness of important health issues and ready to put a smile on everybody's face. (dentalhealth.org)
  • The public health workforce works tirelessly to protect Americans from health threats - and because of their dedicated service, we can all live healthier lives," said Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (researchamerica.org)
  • Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective This health literacy resource from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is an11-part Toolkit that provides a detailed and comprehensive set of guidelines to help you make written material in printed formats easier for people to read, understand, and use. (osap.org)
  • In addition to administering Medicare and Medicaid, which together provide health insurance to one in four Americans, HHS also oversees the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Centers for Disease Control. (health-department.com)
  • The program is sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (vumc.org)
  • WKD takes place on March 8, 2018 to raise awareness of the importance of kidney health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its related health problems worldwide. (govdelivery.com)
  • ME Conferences insist participants from all over the universe clock in " 8th World Conference On Women's Health and Breast Cancer " during December 13-14, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, UAE which includes precise keynote, presentations Oral talks, poster presentation, and Exhibitions. (healthconferences.org)
  • Women's health and breast cancer conference 2018 intent to accommodate excellent health and health maintenance to juvenile girls and women, with a target on the interception, analysis and Directorate of productivity disarrangement and disease of gynecological and breast origin, as well as allied ancestral, morbid physiology, hygienic, proven clinical declaration. (healthconferences.org)
  • The Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health is a leader in environmental and community health, epidemiology, environmental pediatrics, and preventive and occupational medicine. (mssm.edu)
  • We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in community health, epidemiology, environmental pediatrics, and preventive and occupational medicine. (mssm.edu)
  • Our department is deeply committed to the prevention of diseases with environmental origins, and we are shaping the future of environmental health research, clinical practice, and training the next generation of leaders in this field. (mssm.edu)
  • Learn about Minnesota State Community College community health program, registering in a technical degree program, and taking free practice exams online. (community-health-program.com)
  • Currently Dr. Hawk serves as the Scientific Commission Chair for the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters, as well as the Team Lead for non-musculoskeletal conditions, health promotion and special populations. (tihcij.com)
  • to collect exploratory data on the characteristics of chiropractic practices participating in a practice-based research network (PBRN), particularly with respect to important health promotion and disease prevention activities, to lay the groundwork for future longitudinal studies. (tihcij.com)
  • Subscribe to Harvard Health Online for immediate access to health news and information from Harvard Medical School. (harvard.edu)
  • But there was better news on the big ticket health item of the Coalition's first budget - the announcement of a Medical Research Future Fund ( MRFF ). (theconversation.com)
  • Our digital magazine delivers Information, inspiration and the latest news for your best heart health. (heart.org)
  • Get the latest global health news from around the UC system delivered to your inbox with our monthly newsletter! (universityofcalifornia.edu)
  • The FICRS-F Support Center maintains a group on LinkedIn for program alumni with global health news, opportunities, and discussions. (vumc.org)
  • Join our group and see what your colleagues are up to in the field or join us on Facebook for the latest in Global Health news & opportunities! (vumc.org)
  • Includes news, chat forums, health quizzes and consumer product updates. (curlie.org)
  • December 3, 2020 - Vaccination cards will be issued to everyone getting Covid-19 vaccine, health officials say. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Healthy People 2020 gives more prominence to health promotion and preventive approaches and adds a substantive focus on the importance of addressing social determinants of health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Men's Health Network recommends taking 10 minutes to go through the My Prostate Cancer Coach Risk Tool to better understand your prostate cancer and your risk level, so you and your doctor can make treatment decisions specific to your situation. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • Each June we celebrate Men's Health Month and the week leading up to and including Father's Day is Men's Health Week. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • Men's Health Network (MHN) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness and disease prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn's efforts in improving men's health have been recognized and honored with the "Outstanding Political Leadership in Men's Health Award' by the American Public Health Association: Men's Health Caucus. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • A group of mental health professionals led by the Congressional Men's Health Caucus and Men's Health Network are calling for greater awareness and action to address systemic issues facing men and boy's mental health in the midst of the ongoing national opioid crisis. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • As part of the federal government's National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Eye Institute's mission is to "conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, and the special health problems and requirements of the blind. (nih.gov)
  • Among this year's health measures, the single biggest cost to the bottom line was a hangover from last year: the federal government's failure to persuade the Senate and public to support cutting $5 off the rebate it pays GPs for common doctor visits. (theconversation.com)
  • Read David Glance's analysis of the government's $485 million e-health package here . (theconversation.com)
  • The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. (health-department.com)
  • The Government's $2.4 billion health package will protect Australians from COVID-19. (health.gov.au)
  • Analysis of California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) data shows substantial coverage gains between 2013 and 2015 among self-employed Californians and those working for small businesses (defined as having 50 or fewer employees). (berkeley.edu)
  • Of the 17.9 million workers in California in 2015, nearly 2.7 million, or 14.8%, reported being self-employed, according to an analysis of data from the 2015 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS). (berkeley.edu)
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is joining with private partners to launch an initiative in three research areas to address the Opioid crisis: overdose reversal, addiction treatment and pain management. (hhs.gov)
  • At a time when health systems had to shift their resources to deal with the COVID-19 crisis, it. (ohe.org)
  • If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please contact 911 immediately or present to your nearest emergency department. (camh.ca)
  • We're really in the midst of an opioid crisis in this country," said Payne Jr. "Studies have shown that there is an under-reporting of men's mental health [issues]. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • Click on the map or in the box below to access the state/city/island immunization or public health website. (cdc.gov)
  • Editor: Christen Sandoval, M.S.P.H., C.H.E.S., Science Communication Branch, Office of Communications and Public Liaison , Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health. (nih.gov)
  • On the Monday before Thanksgiving, Research!America and leading public health organizations take time to recognize public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to protect us from disease, injury, and other health threats. (researchamerica.org)
  • During each week leading up to PHTYD, Research!America highlights a theme that is important to public health. (researchamerica.org)
  • which expresses the sense of Congress that public health professionals should be commended for their dedication and continued service on Public Health Thank You Day. (researchamerica.org)
  • Public health is the field of science concerned with improving the health of populations. (researchamerica.org)
  • Examples of public health work include anti-smoking campaigns, the development of vaccines against polio, and pinpointing the source of food-borne illness outbreaks. (researchamerica.org)
  • The public health workforce is dedicated to assuring our health and the health of our communities. (researchamerica.org)
  • From protecting against disease and preventing injury to addressing the determinants that influence our health, public health professionals work tirelessly with too little recognition for their efforts. (researchamerica.org)
  • Learn more about the role the federal government plays promoting the public health of America. (researchamerica.org)
  • Materials and resources for you to get active in public health thank you day. (researchamerica.org)
  • Learn about public health professions vital to America's health and safety. (researchamerica.org)
  • Learn about life-saving public health achievements. (researchamerica.org)
  • Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH, welcomes visitors to our department and highlights our deep commitment to environmental medicine and public health. (mssm.edu)
  • Each with its own specific focus and methodology, our divisions advance the field of environmental medicine and public health for our local and global communities. (mssm.edu)
  • Our faculty includes a multidisciplinary team of physicians, scientists, and investigative educators who are passionate about advancing environmental medicine and public health. (mssm.edu)
  • The Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health has made major strides in our field, earning an international reputation for excellence and global health leadership. (mssm.edu)
  • 3 However, the rate of dog bite occurrence remains unknown, 4 which has implications for knowledge of the true burden on public health and economic loss to the health system. (bmj.com)
  • Data is provided by the California Department of Public Health. (ca.gov)
  • Many experimental studies have shown that components of foods or beverages may have anti-inflammatory effects," says Dr. Frank Hu, professor of nutrition and epidemiology in the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. (harvard.edu)
  • Originally founded in 1988 to provide an independent review of a Community Health Information Management System, the Seattle-based Foundation has led dozens of evaluations ranging from use of comparison quality standards by consumers to supporting public health agencies in the surveillance of sudden health risks. (qualityhealth.org)
  • Take a look back at highlights from this year's Public Health Grand Rounds. (osap.org)
  • To reduce accidents, disease and nuisances, such as piles of smelly manure and dead animals, early public health and planning agencies wrote the first ordinances banning urban livestock. (theconversation.com)
  • according to national public health authorities, these have caused 31 deaths in Romania, 1 death in Germany and another in Portugal. (who.int)
  • Violence is a public health issue. (milwaukee.gov)
  • To coordinate and guide a public health approach to violence prevention, Milwaukee's Blueprint for Peace serves as a comprehensive, community-driven agenda for addressing the complex factors that drive violence. (milwaukee.gov)
  • If you complete the public health program, for example, there are a variety of concentrations that may appeal to you such as medical internships, dental assistant jobs, or vocational rehabilitation. (health-department.com)
  • Check with the health department for an updated schedule of classes, registration deadlines, and a list of public health requirements. (health-department.com)
  • Agencies of HHS conduct public health and social science research, work to prevent disease outbreaks, assure food and drug safety, and provide health insurance. (health-department.com)
  • The Department of Health's programs are administered by 11 operating divisions, including 8 agencies in the US Public Health Service and 3 human services agencies. (health-department.com)
  • We also use cookies to measure the effectiveness of public health campaigns and understand how people use the website. (hse.ie)
  • Both these honors were awarded for her work in the area of public health, health promotion and prevention. (tihcij.com)
  • He is a Certified Health Education Specialist, a Certified Wellness Practitioner with the National Wellness Institute, and a Fellow of the Kansas Public Health Leadership Academy. (tihcij.com)
  • He obtained an MPH degree from and is currently a doctoral candidate in Biostatistics at the School of Public Health, University of North Texas, Health Science Center (UNTHSC), Fort Worth, Texas. (tihcij.com)
  • Getting rid of private insurers, which suck up a lot money without adding any value, would result in a huge savings, as much as 15 percent by one academic estimate published in the American Journal of Public Health. (theamericanconservative.com)
  • The evidence is appallingly clear: Among first-world countries, the U.S. is a public health disaster zone. (theamericanconservative.com)
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  • To stop the spread of the hepatitis A, the Department of Health and Human Services has introduced a free hepatitis A vaccination for all Victorians who have used drugs within the past 12 months and people who are experiencing homelessness. (vic.gov.au)
  • Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary in Alberta. (cfp.ca)
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg and in the Department of Hematology and Oncology for CancerCare Manitoba. (cfp.ca)
  • Find information about Enterprise State Community College health department, registering for degree programs, and taking free tests online. (health-department.com)
  • Due to advances in medical systems, there is a growing skill-shortage of nurses in the health department, and of qualified medical personnel in general. (health-department.com)
  • Some community health program graduates find employment as health technologists and technicians, electronic medical records specialists, billing department personnel, health information technicians, diagnostic medical sonographers, or radiologic technicians. (community-health-program.com)
  • Puerto Rico's health secretary, Dr. Rafael Rodríguez-Mercado, said in an interview last month in Washington, D.C., that the department is moving to bring in mobile dialysis units that should arrive within four to six weeks. (khn.org)
  • Our MHS saves lives on the battlefield, combats infectious disease around the world, and cares for 9.6 million beneficiaries in one of the nation's largest health benefit plans. (health.mil)
  • CHIS is the nation's largest state health survey and one of the largest health surveys in the United States. (ucla.edu)
  • These conclusions represent the consensus of the scientific evidence surveyed by the ICSU (2003) and they are consistent with the views of the World Health Organization (WHO, 2002). (fao.org)
  • It is a recognized fact that the developing world has been used by the World Health Organization as a vaccine laboratory for decades. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • The World Health Organization Friday changed its advice on face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying they should be worn in places where the virus is widespread and physical distancing is difficult. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Peninsula Community Health Services (PCHS) is a community based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing accessible, affordable, compassionate, quality health and wellness services for our communities. (pchsweb.org)
  • Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity" is how World Health Organization defines about health. (healthconferences.org)
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  • A.D.A.M. is among the first to achieve this important distinction for online health information and services. (medlineplus.gov)
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  • We are APA accredited as a single entity pre-doctoral psychology internship program under the name of Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, Doctoral Internship in Professional Psychology (PG-DIPP). (pinegrovetreatment.com)
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  • Kathryn Kietzman is a research scien tist at the Center and lead author of a new study about the need for mental health services specific a lly for older adults. (ucla.edu)
  • Peninsula Community Health Services (PCHS) was founded in 1987 as a community clinic in downtown Bremerton and became a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in 1993. (pchsweb.org)
  • PCHS health services include primary medical, dental, behavioral health counseling, substance abuse treatment, pharmacy services, and health education and promotion activities for all stages of life. (pchsweb.org)
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  • Temporary MBS telehealth items allow health professionals to deliver essential services to patients at risk. (health.gov.au)
  • In 2003, she was appointed the chiropractic representative on the National Advisory Committee for Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Health Professions. (tihcij.com)
  • An additional 37 English bulldogs presented to the UC Davis Veterinary Clinical Services for health problems were also genetically compared with the 102 registered dogs based on the perception that sickly English bulldogs are products of commercial breeders or puppy-mills and genetically different and inferior. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In 1991, she earned a PhD in Preventive Medicine from the University of Iowa and also became a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). (tihcij.com)
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  • The fresh version (plums) and the dried version (prunes) of the plant scientifically known as Prunus domestica have been the subject of repeated health research for their high content of unique phytonutrients called neochlorogenic and chlorogenic acid. (whfoods.com)
  • Nutrition content claims and health claims are voluntary statements made by food businesses on labels and in advertising about a food. (foodstandards.govt.nz)
  • Standard 1.2.7 sets out the rules for food businesses choosing to make nutrition content claims and health claims. (foodstandards.govt.nz)
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  • In contrast to psychotherapies that focus on the content of the clients' dysfunctional thinking, HR focuses on "innate health" and the role of "Mind, Thought, and Consciousness" in creating the clients' experience of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • That same year, ValueMedics Research was acquired, extending IMS Health's health economics and outcomes research capabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • PCHS has licensed, certified behavioral health professionals who work collaboratively with the medical team to address depression and other behavioral health issues that many normal people face. (pchsweb.org)
  • The term Women's health is often constricted to simple form, women's reproductive health, while many of them would like to give it a broader definition referring to the overall health of women, which sometimes is also explained in terms of their risk and experiences. (healthconferences.org)
  • Dr. Will Evans graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1986 and also received a PhD in health promotion from The University of Alabama and UAB with concentration in epidemiology. (tihcij.com)
  • Owing to the multitude of vitamin C's health benefits, it is not surprising that research has shown that consumption of vegetables and fruits high in this nutrient is associated with a reduced risk of death from all causes including heart disease, stroke and cancer. (whfoods.com)
  • Other major savings in health include $962.8 million over five years (starting from 2014-15) from "rationalising and streamlining" a range of health programmes, including cuts to preventative health research and GP Super Clinics that had not yet started being built. (theconversation.com)
  • Today, we are leading in the emerging field of exposomics, and our pioneering research programs are investigating a broad range of early environmental exposures and their impacts on health and development throughout life. (mssm.edu)
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  • Because amenorrhea is associated with health conditions that are also linked to infertility, understanding amenorrhea is an important part of NICHD's research on infertility and fertility. (nih.gov)
  • The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) mobilizes people and resources across the University of California to advance global health research, education and collaboration. (universityofcalifornia.edu)
  • Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke (VECD) is one of six consortia that comprise the Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars , which replaced the Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars & Fellows (FICRS-F) Program in 2012. (vumc.org)
  • The purpose of this program is to provide mentored global health research training opportunities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) for pre- and post-doctoral candidates from the U.S. and LMICs. (vumc.org)
  • His interests include modification of intern and physician behaviors related to patient health promotion, smoking cessation research, including smoking ordinance modification and infection control measures for chiropractic offices. (tihcij.com)
  • In 2004, United Research China Shanghai was acquired, providing coverage of China's consumer health market. (wikipedia.org)
  • This definition invited nations to expand the conceptual framework of their health systems beyond issues related to the physical condition of individuals and their diseases, and it motivated us to focus our attention on what we now call social determinants of health. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Classification systems such as the WHO Family of International Classifications (WHO-FIC), which is composed of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) also define health. (medicalxpress.com)
  • It also created the opportunity for every person to feel healthy, even in the presence of multiple chronic diseases, or a terminal condition, and for the re-examination of determinants of health, away from the traditional approach that focuses on the reduction of the prevalence of diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • The school offers baccalaureate programs in Health Sciences, Health Informatics and Information Management, Histotechnology, Medical Laboratory Science and Radiologic Sciences. (umc.edu)
  • SHRP also offers master's programs in Health Informatics and Information Management, Health Sciences, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Nuclear Medicine Technology, as well as doctoral programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Health Administration. (umc.edu)
  • SHRP offers four master's programs: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Health Informatics and Information Management, Health Sciences and Nuclear Medicine Technology. (umc.edu)
  • The executive director of UCSF's Institute for Global Health Sciences discusses his accomplished career with Global Health NOW. (universityofcalifornia.edu)
  • If you complete the community health sciences program, for example, there are a variety of nursing concentrations that may appeal to you, such as certified nurse assistant CNA training, the nursing aide program, or occupational rehabilitation. (communityhealthsciences.com)
  • Opportunities for community health sciences program grads are expected to increase by 10% to 20% in the next eight years. (communityhealthsciences.com)
  • Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD, CHES , is a 1976 graduate of National University of Health Sciences and practiced full-time for 12 years. (tihcij.com)
  • Applications with regard to animal health are covered by the veterinary sciences. (wikipedia.org)
  • What health topics would you like to see included on this site? (nih.gov)
  • This section focuses on topics related to human or animal health, and medicine. (curlie.org)
  • This chapter briefly summarizes the current state of scientific knowledge on the potential health and environmental risks (Box 17) associated with genetic engineering in food and agriculture, followed by a discussion of the role of international standard-setting bodies in harmonizing risk analysis procedures for these products (Box 18). (fao.org)
  • These foods have been assessed for increased risks to human health by several national regulatory authorities ( inter alia , Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, the United Kingdom and the United States) using their national food safety procedures (ICSU). (fao.org)
  • stopping smoking substantially reduces these health risks. (bmj.com)
  • Tradies National Health Month aims to raise awareness of the risks posed to those who work in trade occupations - among individuals, their families, employers and the wider community. (vic.gov.au)
  • Eligibility criteria for selecting studies Longitudinal studies of adults that assessed mental health before smoking cessation and at least six weeks after cessation or baseline in healthy and clinical populations. (bmj.com)
  • This will help protect our health system and our most vulnerable populations. (vic.gov.au)
  • If your doctor's office or hospital sends health information electronically, they must use safeguards that make sure it is accessed only by those allowed to see it. (kidshealth.org)
  • Main Line Health MyChart makes it easy for you to schedule appointments, request prescription refills, pay your bills, send messages to your doctor's office when you have non-urgent medical needs, and more-from any device. (mainlinehealth.org)
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  • March is National Kidney Month , the perfect time to learn more about kidney disease and find out how you can promote kidney health in your family. (govdelivery.com)
  • Find a local health walk scheme today. (walkingforhealth.org.uk)
  • You'll also find mental health apps and tools in the NHS apps library . (www.nhs.uk)
  • By taking a personalized look at your life and your health, we can help you find the perfect plan and achieve your goals. (humana.com)
  • Electronic health records (EHR) - also called electronic medical records (EMR) - help patients as well as health professionals. (kidshealth.org)
  • Pine Grove offers a variety of community events and continuing education lectures for addiction counselors and mental health professionals. (pinegrovetreatment.com)
  • This is a fact sheet intended for health professionals. (nih.gov)
  • We have created a central resources hub for Health Professionals which hosts all of our CRUK resources and further materials to help with managing the pandemic. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • Originally established in 1971, SHRP has trained more than 3,000 allied-health professionals across the state over the past 46 years. (umc.edu)
  • Contact our team of fully-qualified professionals by telephone (01788 539780), or email ( [email protected] ) for impartial advice about your oral health. (dentalhealth.org)
  • These measures were all pre-announced on 9 May by the Minister for Health, garnering support from cancer patients and others who will benefit from more affordable access to expensive medicines and vaccines. (theconversation.com)
  • The types of discrimination reported in 2008 by patients with a major chronic health condition varied among groups. (ucsf.edu)
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  • Raise awareness about heart health and urge those around you to prevent heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • Amenorrhea is often a sign of another health problem rather than a disease itself, and it can happen for many reasons. (nih.gov)
  • The investigators corrected for the factors listed above in their assessment of the contribution of margarine to disease risk, however, the fact remains that the group eating the least margarine was the least health conscious. (blogspot.com)
  • The study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine , analyzed biannual responses from 13,897 participants in the University of Michigan's Health and Retirement Study who were 54 or older and had at least one of the following chronic conditions: hypertension, diabetes, cancer, lung disease, heart disease or stroke. (ucsf.edu)
  • High level health claims refer to a nutrient or substance in a food and its relationship to a serious disease or to a biomarker of a serious disease. (foodstandards.govt.nz)
  • Over the last decade we have made a lot of progress to reduce dental disease across the UK and ultimately bring better oral health to all. (dentalhealth.org)
  • Health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being in which disease and infirmity are absent. (wikipedia.org)
  • health was seen as a state of normal function that could be disrupted from time to time by disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Just as there was a shift from viewing disease as a state to thinking of it as a process, the same shift happened in definitions of health. (wikipedia.org)
  • At first glance, it appears that the WHO had been discussing various methods of family planning with a variety of women's health advocates and scientists from developing countries. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE offers funding to low-income undergrads for summer projects. (universityofcalifornia.edu)
  • You should seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. (harvard.edu)
  • We have many great resources intended to raise awareness about global health. (cdc.gov)
  • All of the resources on this website have been reviewed and approved by National Jewish Health medical directors of infection control. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Consequently, WHO challenged political, academic, community, and professional organisations devoted to improving or preserving health to make the scope of their work explicit, including their rationale for allocating resources. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Mental, intellectual, emotional and social health referred to a person's ability to handle stress, to acquire skills, to maintain relationships, all of which form resources for resiliency and independent living. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some, including a major National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored study, found little or no evidence that glucosamine can relieve pain, but several other studies indicated that it can. (nih.gov)
  • The Office of Health Economics (OHE) is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (registered number 09848965) and its registered office is at 7th Floor Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QT. (ohe.org)
  • The scientific evidence concerning the environmental and health impacts of genetic engineering is still emerging. (fao.org)
  • What health conditions can occur along with PCOS? (hormone.org)
  • Learn the facts about heart conditions and stroke so you can increase your confidence in making changes to improve and maintain your health. (heart.org)
  • The JCVI has reviewed the evidence on vaccinating children aged 12 to 15 who do not have underlying health conditions that put them at increased risk from severe COVID-19. (www.gov.uk)
  • However, remaining pockets of low immunization coverage allow the highly contagious virus to spread among those who choose not to vaccinate, do not have equitable access to vaccines or cannot be protected through vaccination due to underlying health conditions. (who.int)
  • Explore 600+ health conditions and how to treat them. (hse.ie)
  • Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems. (www.nhs.uk)
  • These were the people who cared the least about their health. (blogspot.com)
  • However, some people can develop more severe health problems, including pneumonia, bronchitis, chest and sinus infections, heart, blood system or liver complications, which can lead to hospitalisation and even death. (health.gov.au)
  • We want you to join us and make a positive difference to the oral health of millions of people. (dentalhealth.org)
  • The COVIDSafe app is a tool that helps notify people exposed to COVID-19 so the health system can protect you, your family and friends. (health.gov.au)
  • I hate to ruin this gloating fantasy of lumpenproletariat irresponsibility, but people need take an honest look at the various health crises in the United States compared to other OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries . (theamericanconservative.com)
  • Since the late 1970s, the federal Healthy People Program has been a visible component of the United States' approach to improving population health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In each decade, a new version of Healthy People is issued, featuring updated goals and identifying topic areas and quantifiable objectives for health improvement during the succeeding ten years, with assessment at that point of progress or lack thereof. (wikipedia.org)
  • Progress has been limited to many objectives, leading to concerns about the effectiveness of Healthy People in shaping outcomes in the context of a decentralized and uncoordinated US health system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, HR also teaches that people have health and well-being already within them (in HR this is known as "innate health"), ready to emerge as soon as their troubled thinking calms down. (wikipedia.org)
  • Working closely with health authorities in all European affected countries is our priority to control the outbreaks and maintain high vaccination coverage for all sections of the population. (who.int)
  • The CHIS Web site offers free data files, as well as quick, customized health statistics via its easy-to-use tool, AskCHIS. (ucla.edu)
  • In 2002, IMS Health acquired Cambridge Pharma Consultancy, a privately held international firm that provides strategic advice to pharmaceutical management. (wikipedia.org)
  • Objective To investigate change in mental health after smoking cessation compared with continuing to smoke. (bmj.com)
  • Through in-person and on-line workshops, the Health DATA Program helps policymakers, community groups and health and advocacy organizations to understand and use credible data in their programmatic and policy development work. (ucla.edu)
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  • No. A federal law called the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) specifies who is allowed to see your medical records. (kidshealth.org)
  • Get health information and advice from the experts at Harvard Medical School. (harvard.edu)
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  • Is The U.S. Medical Mafia Murdering Alternative Health Doctors Who Have Real Cures Not Approved by the FDA? (healthimpactnews.com)
  • OPKO Health is a medical test and medication company focused on diagnostics and pharmaceuticals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Guides lay persons and non-medical users and medical practitioners to useful and reliable online medical and health information. (curlie.org)
  • The big surprise about this year's health budget was what wasn't there - billions of dollars in expected savings from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). (theconversation.com)
  • Training opportunities in the Military Health System. (health.mil)
  • What Is an Age-Friendly Health System? (ihi.org)
  • Accelerate your adoption of the 4Ms in a virtual community with other health systems and be recognized as an Age-Friendly Health System. (ihi.org)
  • CAMH's Provincial System Support Program collaborates to support the province's Mental Health and Addictions Strategy and make sustainable, system-level change. (camh.ca)
  • Our lab group analyzes health issues that connect humans, animals and the environment. (theconversation.com)
  • Developed with input from residents and stakeholders, the city's first community-driven health improvement plan responds to issues selected by our community, for our community to address. (milwaukee.gov)
  • The group converged with legislative staff this week on Capitol Hill for a congressional briefing on how opioids are used as getaways from mental health issues for men and boys. (menshealthnetwork.org)
  • Oral health in the UK has never been better than it is right now. (dentalhealth.org)
  • These replacement options for missing teeth are often recommended for oral health purposes as well as cosmetic appearance. (dentalhealth.org)
  • these are referred to as "determinants of health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Assessing the Productivity Value of Vaccines in Health Technology Assessment: Worth a Shot? (ohe.org)