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ISSN: 2414-6447
CN: 10-1495/R
p-ISSN: 2096-3947

Fighting obesity and non-communicable diseases needs different perspectives and new actions

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Scoping review: obese elderly women with breast cancer and physical activity/exercise

Obesity and breast cancer are diseases of concern, especially within the context of an aging population. This scoping review is aimed at mapping out the literature on the subject of elderly women with...

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Effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention for the improvement of nutritional status and nutrition knowledge of children in poverty-stricken areas in Shaanxi, China

Compare the differences between the intervention and control groups in changes of primary outcomes (body mass index [BMI] and waist-to-height ratio [WHtR]) and secondary outcomes (nutrition knowledge...

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Psychological impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) social distancing mandates on trauma survivors

: Despite recognition that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic created an unprecedented impact on global mental health, information on the psychological health among trauma survivors during...

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The 2022 World Obesity Day and obesity prevention and control efforts in China

Obesity has become a serious public health problem globally. China has the world's largest number of people with obesity or overweight. More than 50% of adults and about 20% of children and adolescents...

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Associations of sleep duration with childhood obesity: findings from a national cohort study in China

: Examine effect of sleep duration on children's risk of overweight and obesity; and study associations between activities in the last hour before bedtime and sleep outcomes (sleep duration, sleep quality,...

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Determinants of overweight and obesity and preventive strategies in Pacific countries: a systematic review

This study aimed to explore more on contributing factors and prevention of overweight and obesity among Pacific islanders....

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Community-level Survey of COVID-19 Preventive Measures in Kwara State: Good Knowledge vs Poor Attitude

Background: The public knowledge and adherence to the established coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) precautionary measures are crucial to Nigeria's war against the pandemic. Public health education...

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Metaverse, Token Economies, and Chronic Diseases

Rapid advancements in technology and computing power, combined with the convergence of Blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), extended reality, gamification, and decentralized...

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Are the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-themed applications launched during the pandemic sustainable?

Many digital applications were launched during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic for various purposes such as information sharing, risk assessment, self-management of symptoms, contact...

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The 100 top-cited articles on childhood obesity: a bibliometric analysis

: Childhood obesity (CHO) is a serious global health challenge affecting both developed and developing nations. The feats attained in addressing this global health challenge can be reflected through...

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Prevalence and associated factors of depression, anxiety and stress among coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients in Herat, Afghanistan

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been associated with a great level of psychological distresses in people around the world. This study aims to assess the prevalence of depression, anxiety...

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Virtual healthcare services and digital health technologies deployed during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in South Africa: a systematic review

To identify virtual healthcare services and digital health technologies deployed in South Africa during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the challenges associated with their use....

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Management strategy of infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine and metabolic disease in women of reproductive age. PCOS is characterized by ovulatory disruption, which can lead to infertility. Patients...

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Optimizing menopausal hormone therapy: for treatment and prevention, menstrual regulation, and reduction of possible risks

Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is used to treat menopausal complaints including the genitourinary syndrome of menopause, to prevent osteoporosis, and to treat bleeding problems. Since these can be...

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Impact of nutritional education on knowledge, attitude and practice regarding anemia among school children in Belgaum, India

Anemia is a common public health problem throughout the globe with its main effect not only on health of people but also impact on socioeconomic development. A high prevalence of anemia among school...

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Knowledge of sexually transmitted infections among senior high school adolescents in the Wa Municipality of Ghana

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are responsible for a high burden of morbidity and mortality in many developing countries especially among adolescents. Adolescents are predisposed to STIs because...

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Advanced therapy of overweight or obese polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective study

To investigate the effects of orlistat combined with drospirenone/ethinylestradiol tablets (DRSP/EE) on anthropometric indices, sexual hormones, hepatorenal function parameters of overweight or obese...

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Gynecological endocrinological health and education for global women

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Biology of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the humoral immunoresponse: a systematic review of evidence to support global policy-level actions and research

Both population-level epidemiological data and individual-level biological data are needed to control the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Population-level data are widely available and...

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Nursing homes’ social responsibility and competitive edge: a cross‐sectional study on elderly choices about care service and price levels in Zhejiang Province, China

In the context of China's aging population, meeting consumer demand is an essential way for nursing homes to fulfill social responsibilities and improve competitive advantages. However, since little...

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An extended analysis of cardiovascular benefits of indoor air filtration intervention among elderly: a randomized crossover trial (Beijing indoor air purifier study, BIAPSY)

Evidence on potential cardiovascular benefits of personal-level intervention among the elderly exposed to high levels of particulate matter (PM) remains limited. We aimed to assess improvements in surrogate...

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Short-term exposure to ambient ozone associated with cardiac arrhythmias in healthy adults

The exact biological mechanism whereby exposure to ambient ozone (O3) may contribute to clinical onset of cardiovascular events remains unclear. In this study, we aim to examine the impacts of O3 exposure...

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Environmental health perspectives for low- and middle-income countries

In recent decades, the ecological environment has been increasingly challenged by the development of global industrialization and urbanization all over the world, even as global attention for health...

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