Tag: "unequal" at medical news
Gender gap for lung cancer rates narrowing
...f Chest Physicians, shows that, in addition to the unequal
incidence of lung cancer in men and women, there are other gender-linked differences, including subtype of lung cancer and survival rate. "Traditionally, lung cancer has been viewed as a disease of older male smokers, but that is not necessarily t...
Poverty in Northern Ireland
... who described Northern Ireland as one of the most unequal
societies in the developed world, "the challenge for Northern Ireland and local politicians is how to reduce these deep fractures of inequality and create a more just society." Professor McLaughlin commented that lone parents in Northern Ireland face...
Minorities who experience pain don't receive the same care as Caucasians
...ait, PhD in the issue's introduction entitled, The unequal
burden of pain: Disparities and differences. "Mos...tributing factors to inequalities, and ultimately, unequal
treatment. The papers range from racial differences in the ability to access pain medications, and ...
Democracy is good for your health
...counteract the deleterious effect on health of the unequal
distribution of economic resources on a global scale....
Dental disease hits hardest among older blacks
...rs, from stress to the "historical implications of unequal
opportunities for blacks in our society," might help explain the high levels of dental disease among older black people....
UCLA teams with Drew to provide cancer care
...he National Cancer Institute, seeks to address the unequal
burden of cancer on the working poor and minority ...am a reality. "This collaboration will address the unequal
burden that cancer places on those populations." The partnership program will bring Jonsson Cancer C...
Over half of Zimbabwean women believe wife beating is justified
...ability and reflect pervasive gender norms and the unequal
status of women in Zimbabwean society." Women aged 15-24 were over two and half times more likely to believe that wife beating was justified when compared to women aged 45-49. Although fewer older women said they found violence against women acceptab...
Urgent action needed to improve maternal care in Latin America
...t they considered poorer quality labour care. The unequal
distribution of medical technology has altered concepts of good and normal birthing, say the authors. Arguments supporting interventionist birthing for all on the basis of equal access to health care must be reviewed, they conclude. The second study...
Strong relationship between peasant farmers and city-dwellers in Zimbabwe
... position in the village where they were born. The unequal
distribution of land between black and white Zimba...r of independence. According to Jens Andersson the unequal
distribution of the most fertile land was also not the most important point of conflict then. The in...
Pain, price, insurance delays for new vaccines concern kids' doctors
...d by many public and private insurers, creating an unequal
situation for some kids. The doctors were interviewed by University of Michigan Health System researchers as part of a pilot survey of two dozen physicians in seven states conducted for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and published in...