Summary: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Publications239 found, 100 shown here
- Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends SurveyBradford W Hesse
National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005..The objective of this study was to provide nationally representative estimates for health-related uses of the Internet, level of trust in health information sources, and preferences for cancer information sources...
- A review of research on fidelity of implementation: implications for drug abuse prevention in school settingsLinda Dusenbury
Tanglewood Research, 7700 Albert Pick Road, Suite D, Greensboro, NC 27409, USA
Health Educ Res 18:237-56. 2003..Further, researchers and providers should collaborate to develop ways of introducing flexibility into prevention programs...
- Use of the Internet and e-mail for health care information: results from a national surveyLaurence Baker
Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5405, USA
JAMA 289:2400-6. 2003..Available estimates of use and impact vary widely. Without accurate estimates of use and effects, it is difficult to focus policy discussions or design appropriate policy activities...
- School-based interventions promoting both physical activity and healthy eating in Europe: a systematic review within the HOPE projectI De Bourdeaudhuij
Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Obes Rev 12:205-16. 2011..More high-quality studies are needed to assess obesity-related interventions in Europe...
- Empirical studies assessing the quality of health information for consumers on the world wide web: a systematic reviewGunther Eysenbach
Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, 190 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
JAMA 287:2691-700. 2002..The quality of consumer health information on the World Wide Web is an important issue for medicine, but to date no systematic and comprehensive synthesis of the methods and evidence has been performed...
- eHealth trends in Europe 2005-2007: a population-based surveyPer Egil Kummervold
Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, PO Box 35, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
J Med Internet Res 10:e42. 2008..People are using the Internet for various health-related purposes. It is important to monitor such use as it may have an impact on the individual's health and behavior, patient-practitioner roles, and on general health care provision...
- Effectiveness of school-based interventions in Europe to promote healthy nutrition in children and adolescents: systematic review of published and 'grey' literatureEveline Van Cauwenberghe
Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Br J Nutr 103:781-97. 2010..Evidence for effectiveness on anthropometrical obesity-related measures is lacking...
- Internet-based prevention for alcohol and cannabis use: final results of the Climate Schools courseNicola C Newton
University of New South Wales, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Addiction 105:749-59. 2010..To establish the long-term efficacy of a universal internet-based alcohol and cannabis prevention programme in schools...
- Promoting physical activity participation among children and adolescentsJo Salmon
Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
Epidemiol Rev 29:144-59. 2007..Further evidence of the effectiveness of interventions promoting young people's physical activity in family and community settings is needed...
- The effectiveness of web-based interventions designed to decrease alcohol consumption--a systematic reviewBridgette M Bewick
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Prev Med 47:17-26. 2008..To review the published literature on the effectiveness of web-based interventions designed to decrease consumption of alcohol and/or prevent alcohol abuse...
- Outcome effectiveness of community health workers: an integrative literature reviewSusan M Swider
Department of Community and Mental Health Nursing, College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Public Health Nurs 19:11-20. 2002..Further research is required with an emphasis on stronger study design, documentation of CHW activities, and carefully defined target populations...
- Pathways: a school-based, randomized controlled trial for the prevention of obesity in American Indian schoolchildrenBenjamin Caballero
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 78:1030-8. 2003..Childhood obesity is a major public health problem in the United States, particularly among American Indian communities...
- Mental Health First Aid: an international programme for early interventionBetty A Kitchener
ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Early Interv Psychiatry 2:55-61. 2008..To describe the development of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) programme in Australia, its roll-out in other countries and evaluation studies which have been carried out...
- The Rakai Project counselling programme experienceJoseph K B Matovu
Rakai Project Uganda Virus Research Institute, Ministry of Health, Rakai district, Uganda
Trop Med Int Health 7:1064-7. 2002....
- Multiple health behavior change research: an introduction and overviewJudith J Prochaska
Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
Prev Med 46:181-8. 2008..The prospects of MHBC for the health of individuals and populations are considerable...
- Impact of an entertainment-education television drama on health knowledge and behavior in Bangladesh: an application of propensity score matchingMai P Do
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Health Commun 11:301-25. 2006..The results from propensity score matching approximate what would be expected from a randomized control group design...
- Working mechanisms of computer-tailored health education: evidence from smoking cessationArie Dijkstra
Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Health Educ Res 20:527-39. 2005..6%), led to significantly more quitting activity after 4 months than did the standard information (22.9%). Moreover, the effect of condition on quitting activity was completely mediated by individuals' evaluations of the tailoring...
- Versatile, immersive, creative and dynamic virtual 3-D healthcare learning environments: a review of the literatureMargaret M Hansen
School of Nursing, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
J Med Internet Res 10:e26. 2008....
- Longer-term primary prevention for alcohol misuse in young people: a systematic reviewD R Foxcroft
School of Health Care, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
Addiction 98:397-411. 2003..To identify and summarize rigorous evaluations of psychosocial and educational interventions aimed at the primary prevention of alcohol misuse by young people aged up to 25 years, especially over the longer term (>3 years)...
- Past, present, and future of computer-tailored nutrition educationJohannes Brug
Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Am J Clin Nutr 77:1028S-1034S. 2003..However, using the Web for interactive personalized nutrition education also presents new challenges...
- Community health workers' perspectives on their contribution to rural health and well-being in IranSara Javanparast
South Australian Community Health Research Unit, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
Am J Public Health 101:2287-92. 2011..The activities of community health workers (CHWs) have been identified as key to improvements in the health of Iran's rural population. We explored the perceptions of CHWs regarding their contribution to rural health in Iran...
- Hip-Hop to Health Jr. Obesity Prevention Effectiveness Trial: postintervention resultsMarian L Fitzgibbon
Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:994-1003. 2011..Measuring diet and physical activity in preschool children remains a challenge, and interventions delivered by classroom teachers require both intensive initial training and ongoing individualized supervision...
- Efficacy of a web-based intervention to reduce sexual risk in men who have sex with menKelly M Carpenter
Talaria, Inc, 1121 34th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
AIDS Behav 14:549-57. 2010..Thus, this study gives preliminary evidence that a brief web-based intervention offering cognitive behavioral skills training and motivational enhancement can effectively reduce sexual risk in MSM...
- Does tailoring make a difference? A systematic review of the long-term effectiveness of tailored nutrition education for adultsHelen C Eyles
Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Nutr Rev 67:464-80. 2009....
- Recent developments in family psychoeducation as an evidence-based practiceAlicia Lucksted
Division of Services Research, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore MD 21201, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 38:101-21. 2012....
- Effectiveness of phone and e-mail lifestyle counseling for long term weight control among overweight employeesMarieke F van Wier
Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Occup Environ Med 53:680-6. 2011..To determine the effectiveness of a weight-management program with personal counseling by phone or e-mail...
- Changes in cognitive function in a randomized trial of physical activity: results of the lifestyle interventions and independence for elders pilot studyJeff D Williamson
Roena Kulynych Center for Memory and Cognition Research, Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27151, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:688-94. 2009....
- Child- and parent-targeted interventions: the Memphis GEMS pilot studyBettina M Beech
University of Memphis, Center for Community Health, Tennessee 38119, USA
Ethn Dis 13:S40-53. 2003..To assess the feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes of 2 versions of a culturally relevant, family-based intervention to prevent excess weight gain in pre-adolescent African-American girls...
- Internal construct validity of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): a Rasch analysis using data from the Scottish Health Education Population SurveySarah Stewart-Brown
Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:15. 2009..It comprises 14 positively phrased Likert-style items and fulfils classic criteria for scale development. We report here the internal construct validity of WEMWBS from the perspective of the Rasch measurement model...
- A cluster-randomized controlled trial evaluating the effect of a handwashing-promotion program in Chinese primary schoolsAnna Bowen
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:1166-73. 2007..2 days (P = 0.03) of absence per 100 student-weeks. Provision of a large-scale handwashing promotion program and soap was associated with significantly reduced absenteeism. Similar programs could improve the health of children worldwide...
- The application and impact of computer-generated personalized nutrition education: a review of the literatureJ Brug
Open University, Department of Social Sciences, P O Box 2960, 6401 Heerlen DL, Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 36:145-56. 1999..Furthermore, computer-tailored nutrition education also appears to have a greater impact in motivating people to change their diet, their fat intake in particular, although at present no definite conclusions can be drawn...
- Parental knowledge and practice of primary skin cancer prevention: gaps and solutionsJ M Weinstein
Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 18:473-7. 2001..The respondents' desire to learn more from primary care physicians emphasizes the need to educate physicians about sun protection...
- The meaning and the measure of health literacyDavid W Baker
Division of General Internal Medicine and the Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:878-83. 2006
- Effect of an online video-based intervention to increase HIV testing in men who have sex with men in PeruMagaly M Blas
Unit of Epidemiology, HIV and STD, School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
PLoS ONE 5:e10448. 2010..Although many men who have sex with men (MSM) in Peru are unaware of their HIV status, they are frequent users of the Internet, and can be approached by that medium for promotion of HIV testing...
- Health information on the Internet: accessibility, quality, and readability in English and SpanishG K Berland
RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA, USA
JAMA 285:2612-21. 2001..Despite the substantial amount of health-related information available on the Internet, little is known about the accessibility, quality, and reading grade level of that health information...
- Kalèdo, a new educational board-game, gives nutritional rudiments and encourages healthy eating in children: a pilot cluster randomized trialSalvatore Amaro
Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Human Physiology, Second University of Naples, Via De Crecchio, 8, 80138 Naples, Italy
Eur J Pediatr 165:630-5. 2006..At these stages, the game could be an appropriate means to teach nutrition knowledge and to influence dietary behaviour. To this end, the authors developed Kalèdo, a new board-game...
- School-based HIV prevention programmes for African youthMelanie Gallant
Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave Windsor, Ont, Canada N9B 3P4
Soc Sci Med 58:1337-51. 2004..Clearly, however, more research is needed to identify, with certainty, the factors that drive successful school-based HIV/AIDS risk reduction programmes in Africa...
- Understanding the effects of printed health education materials: which features lead to which outcomes?F C Bull
Department of Public Health, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia
J Health Commun 6:265-79. 2001Printed health education materials (HEMs) are widely used to increase awareness and knowledge, change attitudes and beliefs, and help individuals adopt and maintain healthy lifestyle behaviors...
- The effect of advice by health care professionals on increasing physical activity of older peopleM Hirvensalo
Department of Physical Education, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Scand J Med Sci Sports 13:231-6. 2003..We concluded that initiating new physical activities in old age is strongly connected to encouragement to exercise by health care professionals. Health care professionals should be supported to promote exercise among older patients...
- Antenatal care in The Gambia: missed opportunity for information, education and communicationSamuel E Anya
Reproductive Health Research Unit, School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of The Gambia, MDI Road, Kanifing, The Gambia
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:9. 2008..We examined the provision of information and education in antenatal clinics from the perspective of pregnant women attending these clinics...
- Helping someone with problem drinking: mental health first aid guidelines - a Delphi expert consensus studyAnna H Kingston
Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Rd Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
BMC Psychiatry 9:79. 2009..This paper describes the development of mental health first aid guidelines that inform community members on how to help someone who may have, or may be developing, a drinking problem (i.e., alcohol abuse or dependence)...
- Decoding health education interventions: the times are a-changin'Herman Schaalma
Work and Social Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Psychol Health 24:5-9. 2009The development of theory- and evidence-based health education interventions is a complex process in which interventionists in collaboration with priority groups and stakeholders make many decisions about objectives, change techniques, ..
- Cultural tailoring for mammography and fruit and vegetable intake among low-income African-American women in urban public health centersMatthew W Kreuter
Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University SLU, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Prev Med 41:53-62. 2005..The Institute of Medicine has called for randomized studies directly comparing approaches that do and do not consider culture...
- A controlled trial of a school-based Internet program for reducing depressive symptoms in adolescent girlsRichard O'Kearney
School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Depress Anxiety 26:65-72. 2009..This study evaluates the benefits of a self-directed Internet intervention for depression (MoodGYM) delivered as a part of the high school curriculum...
- Opisthorchiasis in Thailand: review and current statusNatthawut Kaewpitoon
Research and Diagnostic Center for Parasitic Infectious Diseases, Northeastern Region RCPNER, College of Medicine and Public Health, Ubon Rajathanee University, Warinchamrap district, Ubonratchathai province 34190, Thailand
World J Gastroenterol 14:2297-302. 2008..b>Health education programs to prevent and control opisthorchiasis are still required in high-risk areas.
- Internet-based patient education and support interventions: a review of evaluation studies and directions for future researchHuong Q Nguyen
3301 S Bear Street No 57B, Santa Ana, CA 92704, USA
Comput Biol Med 34:95-112. 2004..Given the increasing need to provide timely and effective patient-centered care, a stronger evidence base for eHealth applications must be established before broader deployment of such programs will take place...
- Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese immigrants to the United StatesVicky M Taylor
Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:313-7. 2006..Chronic carriage of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the most common underlying cause of liver cancer among Chinese Americans. Our objective was to describe Chinese immigrants' hepatitis B knowledge, testing, and vaccination levels...
- Patient Internet use for health information at three urban primary care clinicsSuzanne Dickerson
School of Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:499-504. 2004..To survey a cross section of patients presenting to three urban primary care clinics to understand online health information search behaviors...
- Introduction of solid foods: do mothers follow recommendations?Brenda L Coleman
Elgin St Thomas Health Unit, St Thomas, ON, Canada
Can J Diet Pract Res 70:135-40. 2009..Infant age at introduction of solid foods was examined, as were maternal characteristics associated with adherence to recommendations...
- Effect of emailed messages on return use of a nutrition education website and subsequent changes in dietary behaviorW Gill Woodall
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
J Med Internet Res 9:e27. 2007..However, such eHealth applications on the Internet need to generate return usage to be effective. Limited evidence is available on how continued usage can be encouraged...
- Source reduction behavior as an independent measurement of the impact of a public health education campaign in an integrated vector management program for the Asian tiger mosquitoKristen Bartlett-Healy
Center for Vector Biology, Rutgers University, 180 Jones Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:1358-67. 2011..Our results suggest that traditional passive means of public education, which were often considered the gold standard for mosquito control programs, are not sufficient to motivate residents to reduce backyard mosquito-larval habitats...
- PRALIMAP: study protocol for a high school-based, factorial cluster randomised interventional trial of three overweight and obesity prevention strategiesSerge Briancon
Nancy University, Paul Verlaine Metz University, Paris Descartes University, EA4360 Apemac, Nancy, France
Trials 11:119. 2010....
- Effects of video-based, online education on behavioral and knowledge outcomes in sunscreen use: a randomized controlled trialApril W Armstrong
Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95816 USA
Patient Educ Couns 83:273-7. 2011..To compare online video and pamphlet education at improving patient comprehension and adherence to sunscreen use, and to assess patient satisfaction with the two educational approaches...
- Computer-delivered interventions for health promotion and behavioral risk reduction: a meta-analysis of 75 randomized controlled trials, 1988-2007David B Portnoy
Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention, 2006 Hillside Road, Unit 1248, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 06269 1248, USA
Prev Med 47:3-16. 2008..The use of computers to promote healthy behavior is increasing. To evaluate the efficacy of these computer-delivered interventions, we conducted a meta-analysis of the published literature...
- Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic reviewJ John Mann
New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Neuroscience, New York, NY 10032, USA
JAMA 294:2064-74. 2005..Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally propose multiple interventions, their effectiveness is rarely evaluated...
- Effects of school health nursing education interventions on HIV/AIDS-related attitudes of students in Akwa Ibom State, NigeriaIdongesit I Akpabio
Department of Nursing Science, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
J Adolesc Health 44:118-23. 2009..greatest challenges facing school nurses is that of identifying and using appropriate strategies to meet the health education needs of adolescents in regard to prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune ..
- Impact of change in sweetened caloric beverage consumption on energy intake among children and adolescentsY Claire Wang
Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, 600 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:336-43. 2009..To estimate the net caloric impact from replacing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with alternatives in children and adolescents in naturalistic settings...
- Family psychoeducation for major depression: randomised controlled trialKae Shimazu
Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kochi Medical School, Koch, Japan
Br J Psychiatry 198:385-90. 2011..However, no study to date has adequately examined its use in depression...
- The Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention Study: A randomized field trial of a universal substance abuse prevention programZili Sloboda
Institute for Health and Social Policy, The University of Akron, 225 S Main Street, Suite 520, Akron, OH 44325 1915, United States
Drug Alcohol Depend 102:1-10. 2009..The purpose of the study was to determine whether a universal school-based substance abuse prevention program, Take Charge of Your Life (TCYL), prevents or reduces the use of tobacco, alcohol, or marijuana...
- Raw attitudes, wetland cultures, life-cycles: socio-cultural dynamics relating to Opisthorchis viverrini in the Mekong BasinCarl Grundy-Warr
Department of Geography, National University of Singapore, 21 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119077, Singapore
Parasitol Int 61:65-70. 2012..For disease prevention and health education approaches to be most effective, they must be sensitive to culture, livelihood economics, gender, and age...
- Access to a health facility and care-seeking for danger signs in children: before and after a community-based intervention in Lusaka, ZambiaSatoshi Sasaki
Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Japan
Trop Med Int Health 15:312-20. 2010..To assess the association of accessibility to a health facility with caregivers' care-seeking practices for children with danger signs before and after community-based intervention in Lusaka, Zambia...
- Review of the nutritional implications of farmers' markets and community gardens: a call for evaluation and research effortsLacey Arneson McCormack
E A Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 110:399-408. 2010..Recommendations for future research on the dietary influences of farmers' markets and community gardens are provided...
- Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of elementary school students regarding sun exposure and skin cancerPanta Rouhani
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 26:529-35. 2009..Sun safe behavior is associated with gender and ethnicity. The findings provide empirical support for the need of a school-based educational intervention...
- Cross-sectional study of hepatitis B awareness among Chinese and Southeast Asian Canadians in the Vancouver-Richmond communityJustin Cheung
Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Can J Gastroenterol 19:245-9. 2005..British Columbia has the highest proportion of Chinese and Southeast Asians among all Canadian provinces. The present study was designed to evaluate the degree of concern for and knowledge of HBV in this high-risk community...
- The French National Nutrition and Health Program: 2001-2006-2010Serge Hercberg
U557 INSERM, CNAM, Paris 13, F 93017 Bobigny, France
Int J Public Health 53:68-77. 2008....
- A systematic review of randomized trials on the effectiveness of computer-tailored education on physical activity and dietary behaviorsWillemieke Kroeze
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Ann Behav Med 31:205-23. 2006..Although computer-tailored promotion of dietary change and physical activity has been identified as a promising intervention strategy, there is a need for a more systematic evaluation of the evidence...
- How do consumers search for and appraise health information on the world wide web? Qualitative study using focus groups, usability tests, and in-depth interviewsGunther Eysenbach
Unit for Cybermedicine and eHealth, Department of Clinical Social Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 58, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
BMJ 324:573-7. 2002..To describe techniques for retrieval and appraisal used by consumers when they search for health information on the internet...
- Free healthy breakfasts in primary schools: a cluster randomised controlled trial of a policy intervention in Wales, UKSimon Murphy
Cardiff Institute of Society and School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, 1 3 Museum Place, Cardiff, CF10 3BD, UK
Public Health Nutr 14:219-26. 2011..The present study evaluated the impact of a national school programme of universal free healthy breakfast provision in Wales, UK...
- A significant decrease in blood pressure through a family-based nutrition health education programme among community residents in TaiwanYi Chen Hsieh
School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Public Health Nutr 12:570-7. 2009..stroke, such as blood lipid profiles, diet habits and indices of body weight, through a family-based nutrition health education programme among hypertensive patients and pre-hypertensive subjects without taking any antihypertensive drugs.
- Community and school-based health education for dengue control in rural Cambodia: a process evaluationSokrin Khun
National Centre for Health Promotion, Ministry of Health, Cambodia
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 1:e143. 2007Dengue fever continues to be a major public health problem in Cambodia, with significant impact on children. Health education is a major means for prevention and control of the National Dengue Control Program (NDCP), and is delivered to ..
- Culturally appropriate health education for Type 2 diabetes in ethnic minority groups: a systematic and narrative review of randomized controlled trialsK Hawthorne
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Diabet Med 27:613-23. 2010To determine if culturally appropriate health education is more effective than 'usual' health education for people with diabetes from ethnic minority groups living in high- and upper-middle-income countries...
- The potential of schoolchildren as health change agents in rural western KenyaW Onyango-Ouma
Institute of African Studies, University of Nairobi, P O Box 30197, Nairobi, Kenya
Soc Sci Med 61:1711-22. 2005..A group of 40 schoolchildren were given health education using action-oriented and participatory approaches and their knowledge and practices as well as the influence ..
- Folic acid: a public-health challengeMonika Eichholzer
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
Lancet 367:1352-61. 2006..Thus, additional creative public-health approaches need to be developed to prevent neural tube defects and improve the folate status of the general population...
- Cancer Internet search activity on a major search engine, United States 2001-2003Crystale Purvis Cooper
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
J Med Internet Res 7:e36. 2005..To locate online health information, Internet users typically use a search engine, such as Yahoo! or Google. We studied Yahoo! search activity related to the 23 most common cancers in the United States...
- Activity adherence and physical function in older adults with functional limitationsRoger A Fielding
Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1997-2004. 2007..Pilot (LIFE-P) was a trial to examine the effects of a physical activity intervention (PA) compared with a health education control (SA) on measures of disability risk in sedentary older adults (N = 424)...
- Long-term benefits of an educational and physical program on headache, and neck and shoulder pain, in a working communityFranco Mongini
Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Italy
J Pain 10:1138-45. 2009..Responder rates were 58.8% (95%CI = 47.1-70.5) for headache, 60.9% (49.4-72.4) for neck and shoulder pain, and 68.2 % (48.7-87.6) for drug consumption. These results confirm that the program may be effective at long term...
- Promoting health literacyAlexa T McCray
National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:152-63. 2005..There remain many opportunities for conducting further research to gain a better understanding of the complex interactions between general literacy, health literacy, information technologies, and the existing health care infrastructure...
- Factors influencing families' consent for donation of solid organs for transplantationL A Siminoff
Department of Medicien, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 10900 Euclid Ave, WG 37, Cleveland, OH 44106 4961, USA
JAMA 286:71-7. 2001..Transplantation has become the therapy of choice for patients with organ failure. However, the low rate of consent by families of donor-eligible patients is a major limiting factor in the success of organ transplantation...
- Term identification methods for consumer health vocabulary developmentQing T Zeng
Harvard Medical School, Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Med Internet Res 9:e4. 2007The development of consumer health information applications such as health education websites has motivated the research on consumer health vocabulary (CHV). Term identification is a critical task in vocabulary development...
- An evaluation of the quality and contents of asthma education on the World Wide WebDonita R Croft
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
Chest 121:1301-7. 2002....
- Effects of a physical activity intervention on measures of physical performance: Results of the lifestyle interventions and independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) studyMarco Pahor
Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th St, Rm 5161, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1157-65. 2006..Our objective was to assess the effect of a comprehensive physical activity (PA) intervention on the SPPB and other physical performance measures...
- Reducing liver cancer disparities: a community-based hepatitis-B prevention program for Asian-American communitiesChiehwen Ed Hsu
Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, 2371 HHP Building, Valley Drive College Park, MD 20742, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 99:900-7. 2007..The present study assesses the knowledge of hepatitis B before and after a hepatitis-B educational program and determines the infection status of an Asian community...
- Computer-delivered interventions to reduce college student drinking: a meta-analysisKate B Carey
Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, NY 13244 2340, USA
Addiction 104:1807-19. 2009..This meta-analysis evaluates the efficacy of computer-delivered interventions (CDIs) to reduce alcohol use among college students...
- Impact of health education on home treatment and prevention of malaria in Jengre, North Central NigeriaO O Chirdan
Department of Community Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Ann Afr Med 7:112-9. 2008..This study looks at the impact of health education on knowledge of malaria: its recognition, treatment and prevention among caregivers of children under five in ..
- Designing clinical trials of interventions for mobility disability: results from the lifestyle interventions and independence for elders pilot (LIFE-P) trialMark A Espeland
Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1237-43. 2007..Clinical trials to assess interventions for mobility disability are critically needed; however, data for efficiently designing such trials are lacking...
- Effectiveness of comprehensive health education combining lifestyle education and hot spa bathing for male white-collar employees: a randomized controlled trial with 1-year follow-upHiroharu Kamioka
Faculty of Regional Environment Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
J Epidemiol 19:219-30. 2009Physical activity is known to prevent obesity and metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and elderly people; however, the effectiveness of a comprehensive health education program for male white-collar employees is uncertain.
- The status and perspective of diabetes health education in China: inspiration from AustraliaAnne Wilson
Discipline of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 16:92-8. 2010..We suggest four possible approaches to addressing the current problems of diabetes education in China...
- Bringing it home: design and implementation of an HIV/STD intervention for women visiting incarcerated menOlga Grinstead
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 20:285-300. 2008..We found that peer education is a feasible intervention to reach women with incarcerated partners and that flexibility and inclusiveness are important factors in designing intervention programs for this population...
- The effects of an integrated health education and exercise program in community-dwelling older adults with hypertension: a randomized controlled trialYeon Hwan Park
College of Nursing and The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Patient Educ Couns 82:133-7. 2011the aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of HAHA (Healthy Aging and Happy Aging) program, which is an integrated health education and exercise program for community-dwelling older adults with hypertension.
- A model for interprofessional health disparities education: student-led curriculum on chronic hepatitis B infectionLeslie C Sheu
School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 25:S140-5. 2010..Although health disparities are commonly addressed in preclinical didactic curricula, direct patient care activities with affected communities are more limited...
- The GirlStars program: challenges to recruitment and retention in a physical activity and health education program for adolescent girls living in public housingLee Strunin
Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A42. 2010..After-school programs can reduce high-risk behaviors and strengthen schools, families, and communities...
- Health-related characteristics and preferred methods of receiving health education according to dominant language among Latinos aged 25 to 64 in a large Northern California health planNancy P Gordon
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
BMC Public Health 8:305. 2008..including English fluency, result in an ethnic group heterogeneous with regard to SES, health practices, and health education needs...
- Comparison of the pre-post and transition question assessments in a health education settingJoanne E Jordan
Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
J Clin Epidemiol 62:642-9. 2009....
- '11 for Health', a football-based health education programme for children: a two-cohort study in Mauritius and ZimbabweColin W Fuller
FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland
Br J Sports Med 45:612-8. 2011To implement and assess Fédération Internationale de Football Association Medical Assessment and Research Centre's '11 for Health' football-based health education programme for children.
- Challenges and opportunities of using recommender systems for personalized health educationLuis Fernandez-Luque
Northern Research Institute Norut, 9294 Tromso, Norway
Stud Health Technol Inform 150:903-7. 2009The use of computers in health education started more than a decade ago, mainly for tailoring health educational resources...
- SARS wars: an examination of the quantity and construction of health information in the news mediaTanya R Berry
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University
Health Commun 21:35-44. 2007..This content analysis provides an empirical starting point for future research into how such health news may influence consumer's perceptions of health topics...
- Adapting health education material for deaf audiencesRobert Q Pollard
Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rehabil Psychol 54:232-8. 2009..Methods of adapting health education material for hearing LEP populations do not reach deaf audiences with equal effectiveness.
- Health education in rural settings in Ghana: a methodological approachTheophilus Kofi Gokah
Cardiff University School of Public Health
Health Educ Res 22:907-17. 2007..The paper thus offers the method as a solution to rural population training and learning methodology...
- Traditional healers and diabetes: results from a pilot project to train traditional healers to provide health education and appropriate health care practices for diabetes patients in CameroonGeorge N Mbeh
Health of Populations in Transition Yaounde, Cameroon
Glob Health Promot 17:17-26. 2010..We conclude that healers could learn prevention strategies of diabetes relatively rapidly and collaborate in health promotion...
- Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle exercise therapy supplemented with a health education program to promote long-term adherence among women with urinary incontinenceDianne Alewijnse
Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Neurourol Urodyn 22:284-95. 2003..to evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapeutic pelvic floor muscle exercise (PFME) therapy supplemented with a health education program to promote long-term adherence among women with stress, mixed, and urge urinary incontinence (UI).
- The effect of individual job coaching and use of health threat in a job-specific occupational health education program on prevention of work-related musculoskeletal back injuryAndy Shu Kei Cheng
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
J Occup Environ Med 51:1413-21. 2009To examine the effect of individual job coaching and use of health threat in a job-specific occupational health education program in preventing work-related musculoskeletal back injuries during manual materials handling in construction ..
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- Storytelling to Promote Colorectal Screening in Primary Care ClinicsLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2007..Identification and engagement with the story and perceptions of threat, fear and stress will be assessed as mediators. Findings will potentially inform effective primary care practice interventions for CRCS. ..
- Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older AdultsThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South AfricaSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009..culturally tailored risk reduction intervention or (b) a time and contact matched standard of care HIV and health education session. Participants will be followed for 15 months post intervention...
- HIV Treatment Adherence Intervention for People with Poor Literacy SkillsSeth C Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2010..Effective strategies for improving adherence in patients with poor health literacy must be tailored to achieve optimal adherence and therefore viral suppression. ..
- Gender Norms and Partner Selection: HIV/STI Risk Among urban YouthSUSAN GAIL SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..The study will enhance our understanding of the mechanisms of sexual risk behaviors among this population at a heightened risk for HIV and sexually transmitted infections. ..
- Promoting Fidelity Using Remote and Onsite SupportChristopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2006..Study results will inform the prevention field concerning the potential for personalized coaching and technical assistance to promote curriculum fidelity and affect key student-level mediating variables. ..
- Diffusion of Drug Prevention Curricula NationwideChristopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- SCHOOL BASED DRUG PREVENTION PROGRAMChristopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Religion and Cancer-Related Behaviors In Black AmericansCheryl Holt; Fiscal Year: 2009..RS has great potential for use in the development of more effective cancer communication interventions for African Americans. ..
- Religion and Cancer-Related Behaviors In Black AmericansCheryl Holt; Fiscal Year: 2006..RS has great potential for use in the development of more effective cancer communication interventions for African Americans. ..
- Hepatitis B ESL Education for ChineseVictoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2009..Participants will complete a self-administered baseline survey, just prior to receiving health education. Outcome evaluation will be based on data from an in-person follow-up survey and medical record verification...
- Hepatitis B ESL Education for ChineseVictoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005..Participants will complete a self-administered baseline survey, just prior to receiving health education. Outcome evaluation will be based on data from an in-person follow-up survey and medical record verification...
- Evaluation of a Hepatitis B Outreach Intervention for CambodiansVictoria M Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010..The outreach will be delivered by lay health workers and will include the following components: A home visit, use of an educational pamphlet and a motivational DVD, and tailored counseling and logistic assistance. ..
- Stigma & Behavioral Health in Urban Employers from China & USPatrick Corrigan; Fiscal Year: 2007..Data from this study will be especially important for the development of future stigma-change programs. ..
- RISP: STIGMA AND MENTAL ILLNESSPatrick Corrigan; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Liver Cancer Control Among North American ChineseVictoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006..If effective, our outreach intervention could be used by health care facilities and community organizations serving less acculturated Chinese in North America. ..
- Cervical Cancer Control in Vietnamese WomenVictoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Casa A Campo: Pesticide Safety for Farmworkers' FamiliesThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Medical Students, Cancer Control and The Deaf CommunityGeorgia Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2007..The members of the Pre-Health Professional Club will help the medical students coordinate the Deaf community health education programs...
- TEA for Families & Children: Preparation for a Randomized TrialLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2009..The goal of this study is to develop and pilot an intervention for PLH and their family members in order to improve the long term health, mental health and behavioral adjustment of the children in poor, rural areas in China. ..
- Family-to-Family: Psychoeducation to Improve Children's Outcomes in HIV+ FamiliesLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2007..The primary outcomes are school-age children's social, behavioral and mental health status. HIV+ parent's and family caregivers' health mental health, parenting skills, and family bonds are intermediate outcomes. ..
- Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & HealthThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older AdultsThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- HIV Related Stigma among Service Providers in ChinaLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2005..These data will prepare the team to conduct a randomized controlled trial across different levels of health care providers in China. ..
- Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & HealthThomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- African American Men Prostate & Colorectal Cancer BeliefThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. ..
- Deaf Community Cancer Information Diffusion StrategiesGeorgia Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- POL and Access Intervention to Reduce HIV Stigma among Service Providers in ChinaLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2009..The proposed study will be the first randomized controlled intervention trial that specifically targets stigma and access to universal precautions in medical settings, and is implemented at multiple sites (two provinces) in China. ..
- Increasing Organ and Tissue Donation in Hispanic AmericansAli Salim; Fiscal Year: 2009..From these sources we will be able to measure the programs' effectiveness in awareness, registration and organ donation rates in the Hispanic American community in Los Angeles. ..
- Increasing Organ and Tissue Donation in Hispanic AmericansAli Salim; Fiscal Year: 2007..From these sources we will be able to measure the programs' effectiveness in awareness, registration and organ donation rates in the Hispanic American community in Los Angeles. ..
- Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older AdultsThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- POL and Access Intervention to Reduce HIV Stigma among Service Providers in ChinaLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed study will be the first randomized controlled intervention trial that specifically targets stigma and access to universal precautions in medical settings, and is implemented at multiple sites (two provinces) in China. ..
- Increasing Organ and Tissue Donation in Hispanic AmericansAli Salim; Fiscal Year: 2009..From these sources we will be able to measure the programs' effectiveness in awareness, registration and organ donation rates in the Hispanic American community in Los Angeles. ..
- Family-to-Family: Psychoeducation to Improve Children's Outcomes in HIV+ FamiliesLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2009..HIV+ parent's and family caregivers' health mental health, parenting skills, and family bonds are intermediate outcomes. ..
- POL and Access Intervention to Reduce HIV Stigma among Service Providers in ChinaLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed study will be the first randomized controlled intervention trial that specifically targets stigma and access to universal precautions in medical settings, and is implemented at multiple sites (two provinces) in China. ..
- Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South AfricaLeickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Rapid Responses to Problem Drinking on College CampusesSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007..Although the environmental intervention should be more than one year, the minimum time would be one academic year with a one year follow up. A pilot study with a historically black college or university is also proposed. ..
- Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among LatinosSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Occupational Skin Disease Among Minority FarmworkersThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, a clinic study will use telemedicine procedures to diagnosis OSD among 150 farm-workers who present at migrant clinics and delineate the risks associated with these diagnoses. ..
- Tobacco Control in S.Africa: Prevention and Capacity Bu*Ken Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Alcohol-Related HIV Risks among South African WomenKathleen J Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2010..Guided by Social Action Theory, we will examine structural, social, and individual level influences on women's drinking and HIV risks. ..
- HIV TREATMENT ADHERENCE FOR PERSONS WITH LOW-LITERACYSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
- Qigong Effects on Fatigue & Cognitive Function after Treatment for Breast CancerLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable DataThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
- LA FAMILIA REDUCING FARMWORKER PESTICIDE EXPOSUREThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004..while the results of the project are disseminated to regional and national farmworker groups, to those providing health care to farmworkers, and in the research literature. ..
- Prolonged Smoking Cessation Using Prescription Step CareRobert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2007..It is predicted that long-term cessation rates will be significantly higher in the step care conditions, with the highest cessation rate in the combined behavioral/pharmacologic step care group. ..
- Gender, Relationship Dynamics, and HIV RiskDon Operario; Fiscal Year: 2006..Findings will contribute toward developing a theory-driven, culturally appropriate relationship-focused HIV prevention intervention with these groups. ..
- Northwest Pennsylvania Adolescent Alcohol Research Cooperative (Phase II)Duncan B Clark; Fiscal Year: 2010..CADSUD requires limited practitioner training and, if proven effective, could be readily disseminated. ..