Journal of Health Research: Volume 34 Issue 2 , Open Access


Health and Social Care

Table of contents

Effectiveness of social media for weight reduction on overweight undergraduate students in Thailand

Tummatida Pattanapongsa, Wiroj Jiamjarasrangsi, Piya Hanvoravongchai, Dumrongsak Pekthong

Addressing overweight in the population is an important public health challenge. Use of social media such as Facebook has been proposed as a platform to deliver weight…

Intimate partner violence and utilization of reproductive and maternal health services in Cambodia

Vanthy Mai, Win Ei Phyu

The purpose of this paper is to explore an association between women experience lifetime intimate partner violence (IPV) and women decision making with utilization of…

Work-environmental determinants of mass fainting illness among textile factory workers: Development of a screening instrument

Maly Phy, Twisuk Pungpeng, Chaweewon Boonshuyar, Thanu Chartananondh

The purpose of this paper is to develop a brief screening instrument to identify risk factors of factory workers experiencing mass fainting illness (MFI) due to…

Effect of probiotic consumption on increasing the CD4+ T cell counts among Iranian patients living with HIV: A double-blind randomized clinical trial

Hamid Emadi-Koochak, Zeinab Siami, Jayran zebardast, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Ali Asadollahi-Amin

During the ART era, persistent immune activation remains a significant challenge in people living with HIV (PLWH). Microbial translocation play an essential role in this…

System dynamics analysis of dental caries status among Thai adults and elderly

Nipaporn Urwannachotima, Piya Hanvoravongchai, John Pastor Ansah, Piyada Prasertsom

The purpose of this paper is to estimate the changes of dental caries status among Thai adults and elderly under the different policy options using system dynamics modeling.

How do personality characteristics of risky pregnant women affect their prenatal distress levels?: A Turkey university hospital cross-sectional study

Funda Evcili, Gulseren Daglar

The prenatal distress level of the pregnant woman is influenced by many variables. Personality characteristics are one of the most important of these variables. Knowing…

The impact of smoke from grilled fish on the hematological parameters of Indonesian grilled fish sellers

Dwi Purbayanti, Rinny Ardina, Syahrida Dian Ardhany, Rudi Gunawan, Mohammad Rizki Fadhil Pratama

Fish processing by grilling can produce emissions that contain toxic compounds that can have short- and long-term effects on human health. Another study reported that…

Sex in the city: Sexual risk behaviors and sexual harassment among female beer promoters in Chiang Mai province, Thailand

Mathudara Phaiyarom, Montakarn Chuemchit

The purpose of this paper is to determine the sexual risk behavior and sexual harassment among female beer promoters in Chiang Mai, Thailand and analyze the associations…