Tag: "tribal" at medical news
UT Southwestern doctors track Oklahoma Alzheimer's patients via telemedicine
... travel time and increases convenience for Choctaw tribal
members because satellite hookups are available at several locations in southeastern Oklahoma. In 2004 UT Southwestern received a grant from the National Alzheimer's Association to look at cardiac risk factors affecting Alzheimer's Disease in the Am...
Elevated rates of trauma may put urban American Indian women at increased risk for contracting HIV
...n in the study had lived on a reservation or their tribal
lands in the previous year, she said. New York City now has the largest urban Indian population in the country, jumping ahead of Tulsa, Okla., and Los Angeles in the past decade. "We need to see that any future HIV intervention and prevention messa...
Re-examining alcohol problems among American Indian communities
...n Indian tribes, we wanted to include two distinct tribal
populations representing important variations in aboriginal subsistence adaptation, social organization, and religious/spiritual traditions in order to document possible cultural differences in alcohol dependence." "A lot of what was 'known' in the p...
Childhood abuse related to alcoholism in Native Americans
... tribe or someone from another tribe, depending on tribal
leaders' preferences. The percentage of alcohol de...es also found that women who knew more about their tribal
languages had a higher risk of alcohol problems, while women who lived close to their tribal
Fish-rich tribal diet linked with low leptin levels
...pared leptin levels in two closely related African tribal
populations living in Tanzania. The two groups are essentially the same tribe but they're separated geographically. One group lives close to a lake and the other lives inland. The inland-dwelling tribe primarily eats a diet high in fruits and vege...