epidemiology


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the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease

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Environmental Epidemiology aims to provide the environmental epidemiology community with a new opportunity to publish high quality research in full open access mode.
The first webinar held in May focused on a broad introduction to legal epidemiology and described how it could be used as a tool when advancing from data to policy.
I've been teaching for many years and I think that my students develop a strong interest in the broader context of epidemiology and historical underpinnings of it," Friis, a professor and chair emeritus of the Department of Health Science at California State University --Long Beach, told The Nation's Health.
There are three levels of prevention in epidemiology, which are primary (prevention of disease), secondary (early detection), and tertiary (prevention of complications).
Part-time positions and full-time positions in which epidemiologists did only part-time epidemiology work were reported as fractions of full-time equivalents.
Chapter I is "Introduction" including a review article about "The epidemiology of injury in adventure and extreme sports".
Theories for social epidemiology in the 21 st century: an ecosocial perspective.
It takes the reader into the history of Modern Epidemiology in last 2-3 centuries through the personal experiences of the contributors.
There are general obligations in environmental epidemiology to carry out research, to advance knowledge, and to protect the public health.
Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis A in Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands.
Epidemiology is the branch of medicine that studies disease in population groups as small as a neighborhood or as large as the entire world.
Based in Albuquerque as a partnership of The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI), the NIEHS-funded center comprises major research cores in environmental cancer and oxidative stress, cardiovascular toxicology, environmental lung disease, and population health and epidemiology.
Epidemiology Kept Simple: An Introduction to Traditional and Modern Epidemiology, Second Edition.
The science of epidemiology, that is the study of the distribution of disease and negative and positive states of health in populations, can be very helpful in this regard.
Efficacy of the female condom as a barrier to semen during intercourse, American Journal of Epidemiology, 2003, 157(4):289-297.
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