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How much of the relation between population mortality and unequal distribution of income is a statistical artefact?
Summary points The absolute income hypothesis, which states that the higher an individual’s income, the lower his or her risk of mortality, is supported by a considerable body of
The well-being of British expatriate retirees in southern Europe
current social integration the number of visitors to the home, D, and the number of types of social clubs that were used, I, and the third were personal characteristics and attitudes
Age, health and medical expenditure
An example would be the application of QALY-based output measures in health care: if they concluded that current spending on the elderly is too generous, then this would accord with
"I'll look after my health, later": An investigation of procrastination and health
It was hypothesized that in addition to stress, a behavioral pathway would be implicated, with poor wellness behaviors and delay in seeking treatment for health problems mediating the
The views of young people with congenital cardiac disease on designing the services for their treatment
Health professionals cannot assume that having a cardiac condition necessarily means the young person wants to know everything about the condition and its management; as research with
The views of parents concerning the planning of services for rehabilitation of families of children with congenital cardiac disease
Implications for health professionals The findings of this research suggest that parents of young people with congenital cardiac disease need better directed help and support from a
The meanings of organ donation : Muslims of Pakistani origin and white English nationals living in North England
The Meanings of Organ Donation: Muslims of Pakistani origin and white English Nationals Living in North England Organ donation can occur during a donor’s lifetime or after his or her
Breast cancer teams: the impact of constitution, new cancer workload, and methods of operation on their effectiveness
This study showed that workload new cancer annual caseload of the team related to the actual time committed by each breast team member predicted the quality of clinical care provided by
Closing the Sanitation Gap: The Case for Better Public Funding of Sanitation and Hygiene
Table h: Total annual costs investment and recurrent of meeting sanitation MDG US$ million Sanitation MDG 2015 Water World population People MDG receiving improved receiving Population
Characteristics and health implications of fine and coarse particulates at roadside, urban background and rural sites in UK
Table 7: Disease burden attributable to PM10 and NO2 concentrations - seasonal variation Marylebone Rd Bloomsbury Rochester Deaths all causes brought forward *Base death rate % PM10 as
Searching a biomedical bibliographic database from the Ukraine: the Panteleimon database
Total results using English, Russian and Ukrainian terms Using all three languages, our search strategies identified a total of 821 unique citations, of which 210 seemed to be relevant
Social engagement and health and social care use and medication use among older people
When age, gender and socioeconomic class model 2, the 12-item health score and smoking status model 3, depression and morale model 4, and physical activity model 5 were included in the
Sensitivity of markers of DNA stability and DNA repair activity to folate supplementation in healthy volunteers
There is no evidence in the literature for effects of increasing folate status on DNA stability uracil misincorporation, global strand breakage, DNA base excision repair activity or
Is primary angioplasty cost effective in the UK? Results of a comprehensive decision analysis
Bayesian evidence synthesis was used to inform the clinical effectiveness measures for the shortterm model, based on an average of all streptokinase and fibrinspecific trials.11
"I'll look after my health, later": A replication and extension of the procrastination-health model with community-dwelling adults
Consistent with previous research procrastination assessed with the GPS and the AIP-R was associated with higher stress, a greater number of acute health problems, the practice of fewer
Sick of work or too sick to work? Evidence on health shocks and early retirement from the BHPS
Our alternative health measure is self-reported functional limitations, based on the question “does your health in any way limit your daily activities compared to most people of your
Researching complementary and alternative treatments - the gatekeepers are not at home
Abstract Background: To explore the strengths and weaknesses of conventional biomedical research strategies and methods as applied to complementary and alternative medicine CAM, and to
"Los Invisibles" : a history of male homosexuality in Spain, 1850-1939
M., Estudios médico-sociales sobre marginados en la España del siglo XIX Madrid: Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, 1990 Richards, M., A Time of Silence: civil war and the culture of