Should the Governments of ‘Developed’ Countries be Held Responsible for Equalizing the Indigenous Health Gap?

A research commentary co-written by our 2014 MIRT New Zealand fellows Parirash Abdolhosseini, Chantel Bonner, Alexandra Montano, and Yves-Yvette Young was recently accepted for publication in Global Health Promotion.

The article asks Should the governments of ‘developed’ countries be held responsible for equalizing the indigenous health gap?

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Association of Decreased Serum Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) Concentrations in Early Pregnancy with Antepartum Depression

A research article co-written by our 2014 MIRT fellow Jenny Fung was accepted for publication in BMC Psychiatry. The article is titled “Association of decreased serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) concentrations in early pregnancy with antepartum depression.”

A brief abstract is below.

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Sleep Disturbances and Quality of Life in Sub-Saharan African Migraineurs

A research article co-written by our 2014 MIRT fellows Isabel Morgan and Francisco Eguia was accepted for publication in the Journal of Headache and Pain.The article is titled “Sleep Disturbances and Quality of Life in Sub-Saharan African Migraineurs.”

This is the first study to examine the impacts of sleep disturbances and other quality of life effectors on Ethiopian migraine patients.

A brief abstract after the jump.

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