Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia, and associated risk factors in the Czech Republic, Russia, Poland and Lithuania: a cross-sectional study | BMC Public Health

Via Peters

Summary of key findings We found that in all four countries, the prevalence rates of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia were high while the control rates of the three chronic conditions were low. There were variations in the rates of awareness, treatment and control of the three chronic conditions between countries […]

Associations between sedentary behaviour patterns and depression among people aged 60 and older in Hebei Province of China | BMC Public Health

Via Peters

Ferrari AJ, Charlson FJ, Norman RE, Patten SB, Freedman G, Murray CJL, et al. Burden of depressive disorders by country, sex, age, and year: findings from the global burden of disease study 2010. PLoS Med. 2013;10(11):e1001547. Organization WH. Depression and other common mental disorders; 2017. Google Scholar  Lett HS, Blumenthal […]

Cardiometabolic risk factors, physical activity, and postmenopausal breast cancer mortality: results from the Women’s Health Initiative | BMC Women’s Health

Via Peters

In prior WHI reports, both higher physical activity levels [13] and fewer cardiometabolic risk factors [4] were associated with lower all-cause mortality following a breast cancer diagnosis in postmenopausal women. While in the current analyses, with longer follow-up, higher physical activity levels continued to be significantly associated with lower all-cause […]

Female genital mutilation and skilled birth attendance among women in sub-Saharan Africa | BMC Women’s Health

Via Peters

1. UNICEF. Female genital mutilation/cutting: a global concern. UNICEF; 2016. Google Scholar  2. United Nation Population Fund A. Women and girls, aged 15–49, who have undergone some form of FGM. United Nation Population Fund A; 2020. Google Scholar  3. World Health Organization. Female genital mutilation hurts women and economies. 2020. […]