Previous health literacy research has often focused on individual functional health literacy, ignoring the cultural contexts through which many people experience health care. We aimed to explore the nature of maternal health literacy among ethnic minority women in a low-resource setting in Vietnam.
The health burden of type 2 diabetes can be mitigated by engaging patients in two key aspects of diabetes care: self-management and regular contact with health professionals. There is a clear benefit to integrating these aspects of care into a single clinical tool, and as [...]
Guidance to address health literacy often focuses on health education rather than tools to facilitate action, despite action being important for self-management. This study evaluated an online intervention informed by health literate design principles and behaviour change theory to reduce unhealthy snacking.
Concerns around possible overdiagnosis and overtreatment of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) have been raised. Issues concerning health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after diagnosis and treatment of DTC are understudied in this patient group.