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Tobacco use as a risk indicator for periodontal disease in a sample of Northwestern Ontario residents / by Ann Marie Chlebovec.
According to Pairo and Neill (2002), tobacco use has been identified as a significant risk factor in the development and progression of periodontal disease. However, throughout the literature the effects of smoking on ...
Relationship between home care services and informal caregivers / by Kit Ngan Young Hoon.
Background: Home care services include: home health aides, visiting nurses, homemaking services, meals, volunteer work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, day care/hospital, social work and respite ...
Effects of water-based exercise on activities of daily living in Parkinson's disease patients
Physical exercise plays an important role in reducing the physical and psychological symptoms of those who suffer from Parkinson’s Disease (PD). One form of exercise, water exercise, is a relatively untested means in ...
Knowledge, experience, perceptions and beliefs of women with cardiovascular disease in Northwestern Ontario
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the primary killer of men and women. Mortality rates in Northwestern Ontario (NWO) continue to be higher than the provincial average. Current trends suggest that cardiac-related deaths for ...
Impact of a community based exercise programme for people with Parkinson disease
Objective: To develop and evaluate the impact of an 8-week community based exercise programme delivered by a community fitness facilitator upon performance and self-report measures in participants with Parkinson ...
Investigating the relationship between social capital and health
The social determinants of health and health related behaviours have been studied extensively. Social capital is a construct first used in economic and sociological research, which is currently being used to investigate ...
Prevalence of injuries in a selected cohort of high school football players in the city of Winnipeg
While many studies have been published documenting injuries in college aged and professional sports, there are few studies that describe the prevalence of injuries among high school athletes. As a first step to creating ...
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 ...
Breast and cervical cancer screening : knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Vietnamese Canadian women living in Toronto, Ontario / by Tue Tran Nghi Nguyen.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer, and cervical cancer is the second most common cancer, among Vietnamese women in North America. This ranking replicates the order of cancer prevalence among women residing in ...