Background: Physical activity level and overweight have shown associations with mental health problems but it is not known whether the risk of mental health problems due to overweight varies by physical activity.
Author Archives: BMC Public Health
Background: Inappropriate feeding practice increases risk of under nutrition, illness, and mortality amongst children less than 2 years of age.
Background: Criminal victimisation and subjective well-being have both been linked to health outcomes, although as yet, comparatively little is known about the relationship between these two phenomena.
Background: While many guidelines explain how to conduct Health Impact Assessments (HIAs), less is known about the factors that determine the extent to which HIAs affect health considerations in the decision making process.
Background: Physical activity has been suggested to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Background: Guidelines recommend children and young people participate in at least 60 min of physical activity (PA) every day, however, findings from UK studies show PA levels of children vary across ethnic groups.
Background: Infant and child mortality rates are among the health indicators of importance in a given community or country.
Background: Being chronically ill is a continuous process of balancing the demands of the illness and the demands of everyday life.
Background: To determine the direct and indirect costs of outbreaks of acute viral gastroenteritis (AVG) due to norovirus in closed institutions (hospitals, social health centers or nursing homes) and the community in Catalonia in 2010–11.
Background: Until recently increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity among pediatric population in Europe and worldwide contributes to major well-known risks for metabolic consequences in later life.
Background: South African studies have suggested that differences in obesity prevalence between groups may be partly related to differences in body image and body size dissatisfaction.
Background: This randomized, partially single-blinded, 6-period crossover clinical study of adult smokers compared the nicotine pharmacokinetics, impacts on smoking urge and tolerability of various formulations of one brand of e-cigarettes with that of a tobacco cigarette.
Background: In Turkey, large regional inequalities were found in maternal and child health.
Background: There is a lack of population-based smoking cessation interventions targeting woman smokers in Hong Kong, and in Asia generally.