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Expression of integrin and toll-like receptors in cervical cancer (in vivo and ex vivo study)
Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women world-wide. Although persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is considered the most important causative agent of cervical cancer, the mechanisms toward ...
Measurement of determinants of health in elementry school children
Study setting : Maliseet First Nation community on the banks of the Saint John River (New Brunswick).
National view of household food insecurity : an analysis of the Canadian Community Health Survey, cycle 2.1
Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life (Rome Deceleration ...
Effects of globalization and corporate downsizing on employee health
The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of corporate downsizing; a function of globalization, on the self-reported physical and mental health of unionized individuals employed in the primary sector of the ...
Successful aging in Canadian seniors : implications for public health promotion and planning for an aging population
Rowe and Kahn (1987)proposed that successful aging (SA) is the balance of three components; a) absence of disease and disease-related disability, b) high functional capacity, and c) active engagement with life. In contrast, ...
Understanding the fertility desires and intentions among HIV-positive men living in Ontario: survey instrument development and validation
Fathers living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection play a pivotal role in shaping the lives of their families and children. However, women living with HIV have received disproportionally more attention in ...
Traditional and non-traditional tobacco use among First Nations Persons living on reserve in Canada: distinctions, emotions, and visions of best-case future realities
This thesis presents a qualitative study on traditional and non-traditional tobacco use in Fort William First Nation, a First Nation community adjacent to the City of Thunder Bay in Ontario, Canada. This study inquired ...
Beyond the problem and the intervention: understanding contextual factors influencing adoption of a comprehensive school health program
The focus of this qualitative research was to explore the factors that influence schools’ decisions to adopt a comprehensive school health program – Go Girls! in Thunder Bay, Ontario. I interviewed administrators and ...
A Randomized Trial of a Comprehensive Training Process to Enhance Safe Driving in Older Adults
In Canada, older adult driving exposure is increasing quite drastically. However, older adult drivers have a higher motor vehicle collision fatality risk compared to younger age groups. Therefore, older adult driver ...
Public health nurses' perceptions of duty during an influenza pandemic : a qualitative study / by Janice Tigert Walters.
For this study, a grounded theory qualitative design was used to explore public health nurses’ perceptions of their professional duty to care during a severe influenza pandemic or an infectious disease outbreak where there ...