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

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Chapter I is "Introduction" including a review article about "The epidemiology of injury in adventure and extreme sports".
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.
Jane Turner, MRPharmS, Chiltern's Late Phase Director, Europe, stated, "We are delighted to announce the alliance between Chiltern Late Phase and Dr Nawab Qizilbash and his company, OXON Epidemiology Ltd.
Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis A in Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands.
What has the study of epidemiology given us so far?
The simple review of Epidemiology Kept Simple is this: if you read this book cover to cover, you will learn a lot of epidemiology.
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.
4] Despite the long history of Chinese medicine, specialists and epidemiologists know little about the epidemiology of OME in Chinese children.
Mads Melbye of the Danish Epidemiology Science Center of Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen, Denmark, compared abortion history and breast cancer incidence in all Danish women born from April 1, 1935, through March 31, 1978.
Because of considerable uncertainties in enviromnental epidemiology, the number of instances in which the dumping of toxic wastes can be linked, even informally, to horrible sickness and death are few.
Epidemiology is a crude instrument, rather like the first radar units.
In the September EPIDEMIOLOGY, Pier Alberto Bertazzi of the University of Milan and his co-workers describe how they tracked down nearly all 20- to 74-year-olds who had resided in one of three areas through 1986: about 550 people from neighborhoods nearest the Seveso accident; roughly 4,000 from a less contaminated zone; and some 26,000 persons from areas with low and patchy dioxin tainting.
The application of modern molecular genetic and biologic techniques to infectious disease epidemiology dramatically improves measurement of disease and putative risk factors increasing our ability to detect and track outbreaks, identify risk factors and detect new infectious agents.
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