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Digital interventions to save lives from the opioid crisis prior and during the SARS COVID-19 pandemic: a scoping review of Australian and Canadian experiences

The potential for digital initiatives for opioid harm reduction is boundless. Synthesized evidence on current interventions and their efficacy are emerging. This scoping review is an effort to aggregate Canadian and Australian digital health initiatives used to prevent opioid-related deaths and minimize harm, prior to...

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Ethnic differences in barriers and enablers to physical activity among older adults

Despite its well-known health benefits, most older adults do not commit to undertaking sufficient physical activity (PA). In this study we aimed to examine the perceived benefits of and barriers and enablers to PA from the perspectives of older Caucasian and Chinese adults living in...

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Association between lifestyle and severity of menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women

Menopause is a physiological occurrence characterized by a series of bothersome symptoms. Given that lifestyle affects people’s health in general and many menopausal symptoms are influenced by changes in lifestyle, this study aimed to determine the relationship between lifestyle and severity of menopausal symptoms in...

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The relationship between sedentary behaviour, back pain, and psychosocial correlates among university employees

This study of 479 individuals at Qatar University investigated the relationship between levels of sedentary behavior, physical activity, and back pain and their psychosocial correlates among university employees. The findings suggest that sedentary employees are exposed to increasing occupational hazards such as back pain and...