Researchers found that children with a competent level of motor skill performance are more likely to be physically active.
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Although many studies have examined the effects of heat waves on the excess mortality risk (ER) posed by cardiovascular disease (CVD), scant attention has been paid to the effects of various combinations of di…
Tuberculosis (TB) and multidrug-resistance tuberculosis (MDR-TB) pose serious challenges to global health, particularly in China, which has the second highest case burden in the world.
Contact with animals and their environment has long been recognized as an important source of enteric zoonoses.
There is a dearth of research comparing why dieting and non-dieting approaches are adopted.
To investigate the association between perceived environmental attributes and leisure-time and transport-related physical activity.
Cigarette smoking is one of the major preventable causes of death and diseases in Qatar.
With the rapid development of China’s economy, air pollution has attracted public concern because of its harmful effects on health.
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between knowledge of the current UK physical activity (PA) guidelines and amount of daily PA using a sample population of 11–16 year olds in Northern I…
Pivotal trials have established that, among people who have no immediate intention to quit smoking, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) helps people reduce and eventually stop smoking.
A consequence of the widespread uptake of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) is that the older South African population will experience an increase in life expectancy, increasing their risk for cardiometabolic dise…
Despite proven efficacy of the prevention mother-to-child transmission of HIV strategy, its adoption in Africa has remained slow.
The impending public health impact of Alzheimer’s disease is tremendous.
Understanding the prevalence of soil-transmitted helminth infections is necessary to plan control strategies and focus on highly endemic regions for preventive chemotherapy and improved sanitation facilities.