October 2, 2010

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health (12 articles)

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 25-Sep-2010 and 01-Oct-2010

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Make Better Choices (MBC): Study design of a randomized controlled trial testing optimal technology-supported change in multiple diet and physical activity risk behaviors
Spring B, Schneider K, McFadden H, Vaughn J, Kozak AT, Smith M, Moller AC, Epstein L, Russell SW, DeMott A, Hedeker D
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:586 (29 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/586/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-586.pdf

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Multi-centred mixed-methods PEPFAR HIV care & support public health evaluation:study protocol
Harding R, Simms V, Penfold S, McCrone P, Moreland S, Downing J, Powell RA, Mwangi-Powell F, Namisango E, Fayers P, Curtis S, Higginson IJ
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:584 (29 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/584/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-584.pdf

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"Step by Step". A feasibility study of a lunchtime walking intervention designed to increase walking, improve mental well-being and work performance in sedentary employees: Rationale and study design
Thogersen-Ntoumani C, Loughren EA, Duda JL, Fox KR, Kinnafick F
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:578 (27 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/578/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-578.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20875125

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Researching Effective Strategies to Improve Insulin Sensitivity in Children and Teenagers - RESIST. A randomised control trial investigating the effects of two different diets on insulin sensitivity in young people with insulin resistance and/or pre-diabetes.
Garnett SP, Baur LA, Noakes M, Steinbeck K, Woodhead HJ, Burrell S, Chisholm K, Broderick CR, Parker R, De S, Shrinivasan S, Hopley L, Hendrie G, Ambler GR, Kohn MR, Cowell CT
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:575 (25 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/575/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-575.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20868506

Research article
Population uptake of antiretroviral treatment through primary care in rural South Africa
Cooke GS, Tanser FC, Barnighausen TW, Newell M
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:585 (29 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/585/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-585.pdf

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Perceptions of primary healthcare professionals towards their role in type 2 diabetes mellitus patient education in Brazil
Torres HC, Rozemberg B, Amaral MA, Bodstein RC
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:583 (29 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/583/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-583.pdf

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Metabolic syndrome in Russian adults: associated factors and mortality from cardiovascular diseases and all causes
Sidorenkov O, Nilssen O, Grjibovski AM
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:582 (29 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/582/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-582.pdf

Research article
Interaction of sleep quality and psychosocial stress on obesity in African Americans: the Cardiovascular Health Epidemiology Study (CHES)
Bidulescu A, Din-Dzietham R, Coverson DL, Chen Z, Meng Y, Buxbaum SG, Gibbons GH, Welch VL
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:581 (28 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/581/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-581.pdf

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Social determinants of rest deprivation amongst Ghanaian women: national and urban-rural comparisons with data from a cross-sectional nationally representative survey
Mittelmark MB, Bull T
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:580 (28 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/580/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-580.pdf

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The relationship of high sensitivity C-reactive protein to percent body fat mass, body mass index, waist-to-hip ratio, and waist circumference in a Taiwanese population
Lin C, Kardia S, Li C, Liu C, Lai M, Lin W, Chang P, Lee Y, Chen C, Lin C, Yang C, Hsiao C, Chen W, Li T
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:579 (28 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/579/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-579.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20875142

Research article
Sexual knowledge, attitudes and activity of men conscripted into the military
Chao J, Lin Y, Ma M, Ku Y, Tsai C, Shi M
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:577 (27 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/577/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-577.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20875121

Research article
Opposite poles: A comparison between two Spanish regions in health related quality of life, with implications for health policy
Oliva-Moreno J, Zozaya N, Lopez-Varcarcel BG
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:576 (26 September 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/576/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-576.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20868523

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