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Does more education always lead to better health? Evidence from rural malaysia (2015)
Journal Article
Leeves, G., & Soyiri, I. (2015). Does more education always lead to better health? Evidence from rural malaysia. Biomed research international, 2015, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/539212

Background. Education is usually associated with improvement in health; there is evidence that this may not be the case if education is not fully utilised at work. This study examines the relationship between education level, occupation, and health o... Read More

Searching for health information online for my child: A perspective from South East Asia (2015)
Journal Article
Inthiran, A., & Soyiri, I. (2015). Searching for health information online for my child: A perspective from South East Asia. Lecture notes in computer science, 9469, 76-81. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27974-9_8

Research studies investigating online health information searching behavior are abundant. While there is research pertaining to the online health information seeking behavior of parents in developed countries, similar information for countries with d... Read More

Motivations for food prohibitions during pregnancy and their enforcement mechanisms in a rural Ghanaian district (2015)
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Arzoaquoi, S. K., Essuman, E. E., Gbagbo, F. Y., Tenkorang, E. Y., Soyiri, I., & Laar, A. K. (2015). Motivations for food prohibitions during pregnancy and their enforcement mechanisms in a rural Ghanaian district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11(1), 9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-015-0044-0

© 2015 Arzoaquoi et al. Background: Food taboos are known from virtually all human societies and pregnant women have often been targeted. We qualitatively assessed food taboos during pregnancy, its motivating factors, and enforcement mechanisms in th... Read More

Vaping shadows tobacco control: imperatives for Malaysia (2015)
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Ahmadi, K., & Soyiri, I. N. (2017). Vaping shadows tobacco control: imperatives for Malaysia. Journal of Smoking Cessation, 12(1), 43-44. https://doi.org/10.1017/jsc.2015.12

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been the subject of numerous debates in the literature. (Bullen et al., 2013; Cressey, 2014; The Lancet, 2013) So much discussion has been on it this year alone to the extent that the word vape, which means ‘... Read More