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Aboriginal Eyecare: A Review of Services in NSW

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gerd Schlenther
Nina Tahhan
Serina Stretton
Brian Layland
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 30, no. 4, July/August 2006, pp. 7-8
Description
Reports that one of the main causes of cases of uncorrected vision is the lack of physical access to eyecare services.
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Aboriginal Health

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Harriet L. MacMillan
Angus B. MacMillan
David R. Offord
Jennifer L. Dingle
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 155, no. 11, December 1, 1996, pp. 1569-1578
Description
Report findings indicate that aboriginal populations have an increased risk of death from alcoholism, homicide, suicide and pneumonia.
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Aboriginal People Trade Land Claim for Dialysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bebe Loff
Stephen Cordner
Lancet, vol. 352, no. 9138, January 17, 1998, p. 194
Description
Outlines the denial of a deal in which a land claim by the Jawoyn Aboriginal community was traded for an alcohol-rehabilitation centre and two renal-dialysis machines.
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Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Strategy

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Sport
Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council
Description
Focusing on the youth centre, overview of plan for promoting a healthy, active lifestyle and improving self-esteem and self confidence.
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Absence of Association Between Genetic Variation in the LIPC Gene Promoter and Plasma Lipoproteins in Three Canadian Populations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert A. Hegele
Stewart B. Harris
J. Howard Brunt
T. Kue Young
Anthony J. G. Hanley
Bernard Zinman
Philip W. Connelly
Atherosclerosis, vol. 146, no. 1, September 1999, pp. 153-160
Description
Findings of testing on 3 distinct populations, Hutterites, Oji-Cree and Keewatin Inuit, indicate there's no consistent relationship between the population mean plasma HDL cholesterol concentration and then population LIPC-480T frequency.
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Access to Health Care among Status Aboriginal People with Chronic Kidney Disease

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Song Gao
Braden J. Manns
Bruce F. Culleton
Marcello Tonelli ... [et. al]
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 179, no. 10, November 04, 2008, pp. 1007-1012
Description
Study found that Aboriginals were almost twice as likely as non-Aboriginal people to be admitted to hospital for an ambulatory-care-sensitive conditions, but 43% less likely to visit a nephrologist.
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Actinic Prurigo: Clinical Features and HLA Associations in a Canadian Inuit Population

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marni C. Wiseman
Pamela H. Orr
Sharon M. Macdonald
Marlis L. Schroeder
John W. P. Toole
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 44, no. 6, June 2001, pp. 952-956
Description
Conclusions indicated that AP in the Inuit is a seasonal photodermatitis which often commences in adulthood and worsens over time. Study found a novel HLA association.
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Adverse Outcomes Among Aboriginal Patients Receiving Peritoneal Dialysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Manish M. Sood
Paul Komenda
Amy R. Sood
Martina Reslerova
Mauro Verrelli
Chris Sathianathan
Loretta Eng
Amanda Eng
Claudio Rigatto
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 182, no. 13, September 21, 2010, p. 1433–1439
Description
Examines the data collected on the differences in rates of mortality, technique failure, and peritonitis between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients receiving peritoneal dialysis; and looks at whether the differences may be accounted for by urban versus rural residence.
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Albuminuira in a Remote South Australian Aboriginal Community: Results of a Community-Based Screening Program For Renal Disease

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
M.D.S. Shephard
G.G. Allen
L.J. Barratt
K. Paizis
M. Brown
J.A.J. Barbara
G. McLeaod
A. Vanajek
Rural and Remote Health, vol. 3, no. 156, February 8, 2003, pp. 1-10
Description
Study identifies risk factors for adult renal disease through a screening program known as the Umoona Kidney Project. Information will be used by Aboriginal health workers.
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Alzheimer's Disease is Rare in Cree

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Hugh C. Hendrie
Kathleen S. Hall
Neelan Pillay
Donald Rodgers
Carol Prince
James Norton et al.
International Psychogeriatrics, vol. 5, no. 1, March 1993, pp. 5-14
Description
Focuses on the statistical differences in the occurrence of this disease in Winnipeg.
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AMAP Assessment 2015: Human Health in the Arctic

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Øyvind Odland
Shawn Donaldson
Alexey Dudarev
Anders Carlsen
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 75, Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program, 2016, p. article no. 33949
Description
Overview of Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme reports starting with the 1998 report Arctic Pollution Issues; A State of the Arctic Environment Report. Provides an update on contaminant levels and health effects.
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[Appendix A]: A Life Course Approach to the Social Determinants of Health for Aboriginal Peoples'

Alternate Title
A Healthy, Productive Canada: A Determinant of Health Approach
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Jeff Reading
Description
Comments on the health disparities faced by Aboriginal Peoples' and the social remedies required. Appendix from A Healthy, Productive Canada: A Determinant of Health Approach by the Senate Subcommittee on Population Health chaired by Wilbert Joseph Keon and Lucie Pépin.
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Arctic Indigenous Peoples Experience the Nutrition Transition with Changing Dietary Patterns and Obesity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
H. V. Kuhnlein
O. Receveur
R. Soueida
G. M. Egeland
Journal of Nutrition, vol. 134, no. 6, June 2004, pp. 1447-1453
Description
Reports survey data from three large cultural areas: the Yukon First Nations, Dene/Métis, and Inuit communities and compares current proportion of traditional food in diets to the precontact period and the amount of traditional food consumed by older vs. younger generation.
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Arctic Peoples and Beyond: Research Opportunities in Neuroscience and Behaviour

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lawrence Duffy
Abel Bult-Ito
Marina Castillo
Kelly Drew
Michael Harris
et al.
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 66, no. 3, 2007, pp. 264-275
Description
Presents a set of recommendations which are related to research opportunities to help give the development of future health research in circumpolar neuroscience and behaviour.
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Assessing Needs: Asthma in First Nations and Inuit Communities in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nancy Fenton
Susan Elliott
Michelle Vine
Christine Hampson
Oxana Latycheva
Kim Barker
Jo-Anna Gillespie
Pimatisiwin, vol. 10, no. 1, Summer, 2012, pp. 71-81
Description
Study shows a health care model should be developed to meet the needs of people living with chronic conditions.
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Assessing The Changing Diet of Indigenous Peoples

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Susan J. Whiting
Michelle L. Mackenzie
Nutrition Reviews, vol. 56, no. 8, August 1998, pp. 248-250
Description
Argues there is a need for more dietary studies which examine the impact of moving from traditional to market foods.
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Association Between First Nations Ethnicity and Progression to Kidney Failure by Presence and Severity of Albuminuria

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Susan M. Samuel
Luz Palacios-Derflingher
Marcell Tonelli
Braden Manns
Lynden Crowshoe
Sofia B. Ahmed
Min Jun
Nathalie Saad
Brenda R. Hemmelgarn
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 186, no. 2, February 4, 2014, pp. E86-E94
Description
Study demonstrated albuminuria confers a risk of progression to kidney failure for First Nations and non-First Nations people.
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Asthma and COPD Among Aboriginals in Alberta, Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Don D. Sin
Heather Wells
Lawrence W. Svenson
S. F. Paul Man.
Chest, vol. 121, no. 6, June 2002, pp. 1841-1846
Description
Study to determine rates of office and emergency visits for chronic respiratory conditions.
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Asthma Hospitalizations Among American Indian and Alaska Native People and for the General US Population

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rosalyn J. Singleton
Robert C. Holman
Nathaniel Cobb
Aaron T. Curns
Edna L. Paisano
Chest, vol. 130, no. 5, November 2006, pp. 1554-1562
Description
Study found that while asthma was rarely reported before 1975, the hospitalization rate for Indigenous peoples of the USA in 2000 to 2002 was only slightly lower than the general population.
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Asthma in the Australian Indigenous Population: A Review of the Evidence

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
A.P. Dawson
Rural and Remote Health, vol. 4, no. 238, 2994, pp. 1-18
Description
Study conducted on Torres Strait Islanders shows a lack of quality studies on management interventions. Recommends that well-funded studies of high methodological quality and culturally sensitive design should be undertaken.
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Asymmetrical Spondylolysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Charles F. Merbs
American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 119, no. 2, October 2002, pp. 156-174
Description
Study examined skeletons to learn more about the process of bone separation that produces this condition.
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