Strict restrictions on outdoor cigarette marketing have resulted in increasing concentration of cigarette marketing at the point-of-sale (POS).
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Although alcohol consumption has long been considered as a risk factor for chronic disease, the relationship to cardiovascular disease (CVD) is complex and involves at least two dimensions: average volume of a…
The lifestyles of family caregivers pose risks to their physical, mental and social health.
In South Africa, voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) has recently been implemented as a strategy for reducing the risk of heterosexual HIV acquisition among men.
Unhealthy eating habits in adolescence lead to a wide variety of health problems and disorders.
Timely initiation of antiretroviral treatment (ART) requires sustained engagement in HIV care before treatment eligibility.
Disease mapping has become popular in the field of statistics as a method to explain the spatial distribution of disease outcomes and as a tool to help design targeted intervention strategies.
In the past two decades, rates of suicide mortality have declined among most OECD member states.
In Australia, 61.5 % of children aged 3–4 attend Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) programs.
Hypertension is the leading cardiovascular risk factor globally as well as in Malaysia.
The Bristol Girls Dance Project was a cluster randomised controlled trial that aimed to increase objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) levels of Year 7 (age 11–12) girls through a …
Risky sexual behaviors of adolescents in Mexico are a public health problem; 33.4 % of adolescent girls and 14.7 % of boys report not having used any protection at their first intercourse.
Sense of Coherence (SOC) is considered as a health-promoting resource; it is mainly developed before the age of 30.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is a global public health concern.