February 27, 2010

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health (20 articles)

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 20-Feb-2010 and 26-Feb-2010

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The VicGeneration study - a birth cohort to examine the environmental, behavioural and biological predictors of early childhood caries: background, aims and methods
de Silva-Sanigorski AM, Calache H, Gussy M, Daspher S, Gibson J, Waters E
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:97 (25 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/97/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-97.pdf

Prevention among immigrants: the example of Germany
Spallek J, Zeeb H, Razum O
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:92 (24 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/92/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-92.pdf

Facilitating access to pre-processed research evidence in public health
Robeson P, Dobbins M, DeCorby K, Tirilis D
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:95 (24 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/95/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-95.pdf

Research article
HIV prevention for South African youth: which interventions work? A systematic review of current evidence
Harrison A, Newell M, Imrie J, Hoddinott G
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:102 (26 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/102/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-102.pdf

Research article
The Edinburgh Addiction Cohort: recruitment and follow-up of a primary care based sample of injection drug users and non drug-injecting controls
Macleod J, Copeland L, Hickman M, McKenzie J, Kimber J, De Angelis D, Robertson JR
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:101 (26 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/101/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-101.pdf

Research article
The French Observational Cohort of Usual Smokers (FOCUS) cohort: French smokers perceptions and attitudes towards smoking cessation.
Aubin H, Peiffer G, Stoebner-Delbarre A, Vicaut E, Jeanpetit Y, Solesse A, Bonnelye G, Thomas D
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:100 (26 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/100/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-100.pdf

Research article
Socioeconomic deprivation, urban-rural location and alcohol-related mortality in England and Wales
Erskine S, Maheswaran R, Pearson T, Gleeson D
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:99 (25 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/99/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-99.pdf

Research article
Hepatitis B and liver cancer knowledge and practices among healthcare and public health professionals in China: a cross-sectional study
Chao J, Chang ET, So SK
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:98 (25 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/98/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-98.pdf

Research article
Determinants of male reproductive health disorders: the Men in Australia Telephone Survey (MATeS)
Holden CA, McLachlan RI, Pitts M, Cumming R, Wittert G, Ehsani JP, de Kretser DM, Handelsman DJ
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:96 (24 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/96/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-96.pdf

Research article
Drug problems among homeless individuals in Toronto, Canada: prevalence, drugs of choice, and relation to health status
Grinman MN, Chiu S, Redelmeier DA, Levinson W, Kiss A, Tolomiczenko G, Cowan L, Hwang SW
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:94 (24 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/94/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-94.pdf

Research article
Factors influencing implementation of the Ministry of Health-led private medicine retailer programmes on malaria in Kenya
Rowa Y, Abuya TO, Mutemi WK, Ochola S, Molyneux C, Marsh V
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:93 (24 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/93/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-93.pdf

Research article
The prevalence of hypertension, obesity and dyslipidemia in individuals of over 30 years of age belonging to minorities from the pasture area of Xinjiang
Yao X, Frommlet F, Zhou L, Zu F, Wang H, Yan Z, Luo W, Hong J, Wang X, Li N
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:91 (24 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/91/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-91.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20178648

Research article
How does community context influence coalitions in the formation stage? A multiple case study based on the Community Coalition Action Theory.
Kegler MC, Rigler JA, Honeycutt S
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:90 (23 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/90/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-90.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20178633

Research article
Effectiveness of intensive group and individual interventions for smoking cessation in primary health care settings: a randomized trial.
Ramos M, Ripoll J, Estrades T, Socias I, Fe A, Duro R, Gonzalez M, Servera M
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:89 (23 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/89/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-89.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20178617

Research article
Health-related physical fitness and weight status in Hong Kong adolescents
Mak K, Ho S, Lo W, Thomas GN, McManus AM, Day JR, Lam T
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:88 (23 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/88/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-88.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20178615

Research article
Changes of overweight and obesity in the adult Swiss population according to educational level, from 1992 to 2007
Marques-Vidal P, Bovet P, Paccaud F, Chiolero A
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:87 (22 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/87/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-87.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20170554

Research article
Breast cancer incidence and mortality in Tyrol/Austria after fifteen years of opportunistic mammography screening
Oberaigner W, Buchberger W, Frede T, Knapp R, Marth C, Siebert U
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:86 (20 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/86/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-86.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20170536

Research article
Could giardiasis be a risk factor for low zinc status in schoolchildren from northwestern Mexico? A cross-sectional study with longitudinal follow-up
Quihui L, Morales GG, Mendez RO, Leyva JG, Romero JE, Valencia ME
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:85 (20 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/85/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-85.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20170531

Research article
Surveillance of febrile patients in a district and evaluation of their spatiotemporal associations: a pilot study
Choi K, Wong N, Lee L, Lee S
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:84 (20 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/84/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-84.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20170529

Research article
Epidemiology of burn injuries in the East Mediterranean Region: a systematic review
Othman N, Kendrick D
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:83 (20 February 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/83/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-83.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20170527

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