Commento all'evento "Guadagnare Salute: i progressi delle aziende sanitarie per la salute in Italia"
L’articolo spiega le motivazioni alla nascita del programma Guadagnare Salute del Ministero del Lavoro, della Salute e delle Politiche Sociali ricostruendo anche le tappe che hanno portato ad alleanze trasversali tra le varie amministrazioni interessate.
L’articolo riferisce sui primi risultati del progetto “Esperienze Intersettoriali delle Comunità Locali per Guadagnare Salute”- realizzato dal Formez per conto del Ministero del Lavoro della Salute e delle Politiche Sociali- e, in particolare, della banca dati costituita...
Food Groups as Predictors for Short-Term Weight Changes in Men and Women of the EPIC-Potsdam Cohort1
This study examined the effect of food group intake on subsequent 2-y weight change. Foodfrequencyquestionnaire–based food intake data of 17,369 nonsmoking subjects of the European ProspectiveInvestigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam cohort were examined in their relation to a...
The prevalence of overweight among children has doubled within the past two decades. Increases in the rate of childhood overweight are of particular concern due to the negative health and psychological effects noted among overweight children. As shown by previous research, the development of...
An important characteristic of meta-analysis is that the results are determined bothby tha management of the mata-analysis process and by the features of studiesincluded. Researchers began to develop quality scales for experimental studies,however now the interest of researchers is also focusing on...
The purpose of this article was to review population-based interventions for preventing childhood obesity carried out in school settings published between 1999 and 2004. A total of 11 such interventions were found from USA and UK. The grade of the interventions was from kindergarten, primary grades...
Reducing obesity and related chronic disease risk in children and youth: a synthesis of evidence with ‘best practice’ recommenda
An international panel of experts in areas of relevance to obesity provided guidance for the study. This synthesis research encompassed a comprehensive search of medical/academic and grey literature and the Internet covering the years 1982 2003. The appraisal approach developed to identify best...
Obesity. Guidance on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children
The first national guidance on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children in England and Wales
Effective and cost-effective measures to reduce alcohol misuse in Scotland: an update to the literature review
The aim of this study is to update the review of evidence on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing alcohol misuse, published in 2002, and to identify any new findings in this literature.
Physical activity is a fundamental means of improving physical and mental health. For too many people, however, it has been removed from everyday life, with dramatic effects for health and well-being. Physical inactivity is estimated toaccount for nearly 600 000 deaths per year in the WHO European...