Tag: "assaulted" at medical news
College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates
...red because of drinking and more than 600,000 were assaulted
by another student who had been drinking," said Dr. Hingson. "We must remember, however, that since the 18-24 year old non-college population vastly outnumbers the college population, they actually account for more alcohol-related problems than do c...
An apple a day could protect against brain-cell damage
...ly responsible for protecting rat brain cells when assaulted
by oxidative stress in laboratory tests. Phytonutrients, such as phenolic acids and flavanoids, protect the apple against bacteria, viruses and fungi and provide the fruit's anti-oxidant and anti-cancer benefits. Quercetin is a major flavanoid in ap...
Low-income Native American women suffer high rates of domestic abuse
... half of the women questioned reported having been assaulted
by a partner during their lifetime; one in eight w...quarter of US women are physically and/or sexually assaulted
by a partner during their lifetime, and each year between 1% and 17% of US women are assaulted
Domestic violence levels high in rural Uganda
...ral Uganda reported being physically threatened or assaulted
by their current partner. The findings from the st...n the study said they had physically threatened or assaulted
their male partners during the preceding year. The findings of the study highlight the important lin...
Studies often ignore domestic violence committed by women
...and 4.2% of men said that they had been physically assaulted
by a current or former partner in the past year. Indeed, when one considers that most violence against children is committed by women, in terms of gender it is women who are most likely to be perpetrators of domestic violence, says the author. Why is...
Study finds half of rape survivors do not receive recommended medical treatment
Half of all women who are sexually assaulted
in the United States each year do not receive the recommended medical treatment to prevent pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases, according to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The results of the stud...
Call to action to tackle global health impact of child prostitution
...stimate that 2.5 million child prostitutes will be assaulted
and 2.5 million raped; 7000 will be murdered; nearly all will abuse some substance; 6.7 million will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder; and 1.6 million will attempt suicide. Of the 2.3 million infants born to prostituted girls every year, th...
UNC, Wake Forest scholars work to reduce crimes against Hispanics in North Carolina
...60 said they knew of at least one Latino robbed or assaulted
while living in North Carolina, Elmore said. Between 1997 and 1998, there was a group of folks that decided to do home invasions in Latino houses, a Durham community leader said. There was a time where almost every day we heard from a family being r...
Violence is seasonal
.... The authors suggest that more women may be being assaulted
in public places following decreases in reported d...vidence suggests that 95 per cent of those who are assaulted
are treated in accident and emergency departments, while up to 10 times the amount of violence occur...
Women assaulted in military suffer depression, alcohol problems
... Affairs medical facilities may have been sexually assaulted
during her tour of duty, according to a national s...n the negative. Veterans who reported having been assaulted
were three times likelier to experience symptoms of depression and twice as likely to have problems ...