Population & Demography in the News

Monday 17 December 2018

  • Suicide note study highlights at-risk groups, London researchers say

    People who leave suicide notes aren't as likely to have been admitted to hospital for a mental health reason, and may not have a diagnosed mental ...
  • Children's health hit for six as industry fails to regulate alcohol ads

    Children's health hit for six as industry fails to regulate alcohol ads ... government must take action to protect children and young people's health.
  • PAHO urges collective action for access to health care in the Caribbean

    PAHO said about one third of the population of the Region of the Americas, including the Caribbean, lacks access to comprehensive health services.
  • A healthcare safety net for all

    The new drug regimen for filariasis in India will be a key step in achieving 'health for all.' But more than the drug, people need to be educated about ...
  • Demographic survey for DP in 11 merged villages to take 90 days

    The process of gathering information under the demographic survey is expected to get over in three months. Based on the observations in the survey, ...
  • Kansas teen births declining, yet remain higher than US rate

    TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Bureau ... target of 105.9 pregnancies per 1,000 female age-group population.
  • Major Dubai healthcare expansion projects under way

    Keeping pace with the growing population and the need to enhance specialised care, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has undertaken major ...
  • Finally, a compact for migrants

    With 170 members signing, this document, Global Compact on Migration, ... the concerns of the host countries with those of their migrant population.
  • Animal-free meat

    Feeding people with meat is a very inefficient way of getting nutrition. 5. Because meat is an ... Beef especially is harmful to the planet and our health.
  • Pension plan improving mental health in China

    "Our findings suggest that even a relatively modest pension improves the mental health of the Chinese population and, quite possibly, it would do the ...
  • These Viral 2018 Health Trends Were Honestly Kind Of Sus, So Thank You, Next

    According to Crystal Savoy, MS, RD, LDN, a non-diet dietitian at Real Life Women's Health, some people have grown "so afraid of food" that they now ...

Sunday 16 December 2018

  • Egypt marks world AIDS day by spreading awareness, combating stigma

    According to the figures issued by Ministry of Health and Population in 2015, only 4 percent of young women in Egypt and 7 percent of young men ...
  • When it comes to mental health, you need to trust your gut

    When it comes to mental health, you need to trust your gut ... group from the general population, IBS patients were significantly more likely to go on to ...
  • State can't ignore its mental health needs

    Access to behavioral health services in this state has been very uneven geographically. Some larger cities offer more in the way of these services than ...
  • Changes to Medicaid could come as early as this spring

    ... with the introduction of a program state officials have lauded as "innovative," but health care advocates worry will be harmful to low-income people.
  • Healthy Outlook: Kansas' health ranking reveals some surprises, good and bad

    The state only has 49.7 dentists per 100,000 population. These numbers are according to America's Health Rankings, an annual report from the ...
  • Lindsey Carmichael: PFAS contamination of our water supplies is a big deal

    It is true that some studies conclude exposure to PFAS compounds does not result in harm to human health. Studying people is complicated; ...
  • EDITORIAL: Study confirms that migrants help us rather than hurt us

    Abubakar went on to call migration “the defining issue of our time. How the world addresses human mobility will determine public health and social ...
  • Central Asia: Who benefits from labor migration?

    Another category of potential migrants are well educated young people. To level this migration factor, the State should offer them competitive wages ...
  • Healthy patients and a healthy economy: United Hospital Center takes care of North Central WV

    The network of healthcare providers employs 2,557 people across all locations and has a $105 million total annual payroll, including benefits, ...
  • Business Roundup

    HealthCare's Most Wired, now in its 20th year, traditionally tracked the ... of transformational technologies to support population health management, ...
  • Folwell proposal worries hospital

    If the treasurer's correct, that would reduce insurance costs for about 3,600 people in Pasquotank County, based on a breakdown of the State Health ...
  • Defend humanity, reject migration policies that kill

    Many people across the world are taking a stand for humane migration policies. We've seen people welcome asylum seekers into their homes.
  • Work on universal health coverage, civil societies urge govt

    Tanzania has at least six out of ten people lacking health insurance with the national health insurance and community health insurance cover ...
  • He's on to us! Peter Daou knows GOP wants to take away people's health care because a black ...

    You see, the GOP just can't stand that a black president “gave” health care to the people. (Health insurance, health care … what's the difference?)