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Found 4 articles associated to the institution Population Council.
 
Active life expectancy and functional limitations among older Cambodians: Results from a 2004 survey
21-September-2005

Older adults in Cambodia have survived decades of political and social volatility including civil war and genocide. This analysis looks at a basic measure of health among a population that until recently has been isolated from the rest of the world.

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India: Can Livelihoods Training Alter Girls' Lives?
19-September-2005

A program providing reproductive health education and livelihoods skills training to adolescent girls in India, has shown that such interventions are acceptable to parents, feasible to implement, and exert some positive influence on the girls.

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Physical Abuse Common During Pregnancy in South Asia, Studies Find
14-September-2005

Population Council researchers recently completed studies in Pakistan and Nepal of attitudes and behaviors surrounding violence against women during pregnancy. These investigations were some of the first of their kind in South Asia.

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Low Chemical Exposure May Speed Male Puberty
12-September-2005

Population Council researchers have found that exposure to low levels of phthalates can alter the levels of testosterone (the male sex hormone), increase the proliferation of cells in the testes, and significantly accelerate the onset of male puberty.

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