The EUSPR is a society of prevention scientists and senior practitioners from across Europe and beyond. The 4th annual conference focused on trying to understand the differences in prevention outcomes - why do some interventions seem to work better for boys than girls etc.
Conclusion:Evidence that patient portals improve health outcomes, cost, or utilization is insufficient. Patient attitudes are generally positive, but more widespread use may require efforts to overcome racial, ethnic, and literacy barriers. Portals represent a new technology with benefits that are still unclear. Better understanding requires studies that include details about context, implementation factors, and cost.
Extensive epidemiologic data demonstrate that higher cholesterol levels are associated with a greater risk of heart disease. At the population level, higher levels of cholesterol are associated with a diet greater in fatty foods, particularly trans fat and meat, and low intake of fruits and vegetables.
The Healthy Built Environments Program has completed a major scholarly literature review examining the role of the built environment in supporting human health as part of everyday living. The principal aim of the Review is to establish an evidence base that supports the development, prioritisation and implementation of healthy built environment policies and practices. The Review identifies current gaps in the evidence to inform future research directions.
Conclusions: Social media brings a new dimension to health care as it offers a medium to be used by the public, patients, and health professionals to communicate about health issues with the possibility of potentially improving health outcomes. Social media is a powerful tool, which offers collaboration between users and is a social interaction mechanism for a range of individuals. Although there are several benefits to the use of social media for health communication, the information exchanged needs to be monitored for quality and reliability, and the users’ confidentiality and privacy need to be maintained.
ASN Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) As the use of social media to communicate has grown exponentially over the past several years, so has its use in areas of business, technology and essentially every aspect of our daily lives.
Svolgere attività fisica in quantità insufficiente comporta un aumento del rischio di malattie croniche, di problemi fisici e mentali. La pratica di un’attività fisica regolare dovrebbe essere un obiettivo per tutti gli adulti e può produrre benefici sia sul piano sociale, fisico ed emozionale. La maggioranza degli adulti non sono “attivi” ai livelli raccomandati. In questa revisione sono stati inclusi un totale di 11 studi, reclutanti 5862 adulti apparentemente in buona salute
Addressing the social determinants of health is the key to tackling the unfair health inequalities in the UK. Reforms in the Health and Social Care Act emphasised the need for an integrated approach to improving healthcare. This conference will examine the progress on integrated approaches to health, take stock of health inequalities in the UK, give an honest examination of the research gaps, and foster cross-sector collaboration
Health Promotion & Prevention thought-leaders and Health Promotion & Prevention related healthcare social media twitter hashtags. Discover who to follow and where the healthcare discussions are taking place.
Healthy Built Environments ProgramThe HBEP aims to revitalise the relationship between the built environment and health professions so that together we can create built environments that support people being healthy in their everyday lives.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which comprises heart attacks (myocardial infarction), angina and strokes, is ranked as the number one cause of mortality and is a major cause of morbidity world wide. High blood cholesterol is linked to CVD events and is an important risk factor. Reducing high blood cholesterol, is thus an important way to reduce the chances of suffering a CVD event. - See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD004816/statins-for-the-primary-prevention-of-cardiovascular-disease#sthash.YmmjbTx1.dpuf
The debate highlights what's unusual about a Mediterranean Diet: It's a free lunch. No losers, just rare winners. Among proven heart therapies, that is unique. And the bonus? It's more effective than statins.
Create stories using social media. Turn what people post on social media into compelling stories. Collect the best photos, video, tweets and more to publish them as simple, beautiful stories that can be embedded anywhere.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.