The dementia epidemiology research group conducts research relating to cognitive function and dementia in aging populations throughout the United States. A primary focus is determining predictors and outcomes of cognitive decline and dementia in older adults. This is particularly important in a population where the lifetime risk of dementia ranges from 20% for men to 33% for women, with even higher lifetime risks for milder forms of cognitive impairment.. With primary research goals of understanding the mechanisms that cause cognitive decline, identifying novel risk factors for cognitive impairment, and looking for strategies to prevent and treat cognitive disorders, the group works to improve the outlook of cognitive aging. An additional focus of our group is conceptualization and characterization of Healthy Brain Aging.. Some of our current funded research projects include:. ...
Nested case-control (NCC) design is a cost-effective sampling method to study the relationship between a disease and its risk factors in large epidemiologic studies. It inherits advantages from both retrospective case-control design and prospective cohort design. In this talk, I will start with a brief overview of the Cox proportional hazards model for the analysis of NCC data. Then I will discuss some practical issues encountered from our collaborative NCC studies and present some recent developments in methodology for NCC data analysis. Numerical simulation studies and real data applications are used to illustrate the proposed methods. ...
PRAGUE -- The first-ever large epidemiologic study of cutaneous appendageal carcinomas revealed a major increase in incidence, National Cancer Institute researchers concluded.
There are several different ways we think that hearing loss can be related to cognitive decline and dementia. The most intuitive reason for a lot of people is that its just some type of common cause-aging, for instance, or some type of common neurodegenerative process between the ear and the brain, or maybe things like hypertension and diabetes, conditions that cause small-vessel disease. We dont think its only that though, mainly because in these very large epidemiologic studies, when we controlled and adjusted for all those factors, were still seeing a very, very strong association between hearing loss and dementia. We think its unlikely that thats explaining away the entire effect, so its not just purely correlation ...
Project 4, a biomedical project, is an integral component of the Dartmouth Superfund Research Program. Over the past 18 years, we designed and tested methods of measuring environmentally relevant levels of exposure to Metals and applied novel Biomarkers of Exposure, susceptibility, and early response to large- scaled, population-based epidemiologic studies in the US. To date, we have tested over 8,000 households for arsenic (As), of which over 3,500 had private water systems. A GIS analysis of the data (performed in collaboration with the Trace Element Analysis Core) revealed distinct clusters of high household water As levels. Over the past five years, we successfully established a pregnancy cohort of women who use private wells in one of these cluster regions. of the household tap water samples tested thus far, ~15% exceeded the maximum contaminant level for As established by the US EPA of 10 �g/L. Over the next five years, we will begin recruitment in another cluster region that is ...
OPHGs Population-based epidemiologic studies are the basis for estimating the absolute, relative, and attributable risks that gauge the effects of genomic factors on the health of individuals and populations.
Our studies focus on the causes of cancer, cancer prevention, factors associated with cancer survival, and the effects of cancer on the quality of life.
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June 23, 2010 - Frank B. Hu, professor of nutrition and epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, will receive the American Diabetes Associations prestigious Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology. The award, given in memory of Kelly West, widely regarded as the father of diabetes epidemiology, will be presented at the Associations 70th Scientific Sessions that will take place in Orlando, Florida, June 25-29, 2010. The award honors an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology.. I am honored to receive the Kelly West Award from the American Diabetes Association, said Hu. Dr. Wests visionary leadership in diabetes epidemiology and prevention has inspired generations of diabetes researchers including myself. Im humbled to join the distinguished ranks of former recipients.. Hu, also a professor of medicine at the Harvard Medical School, is considered one of the worlds leading authorities on diabetes ...
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Greig, D. J., Gulland, F. M. D., Smith, W. A., Conrad, P. A., Field, C. L., Fleetwood, M., Harvey, J. T., Ip, H. S., Jang, S., Packham, A., Wheeler, E. & Hall, A. J., Sep 30 2014, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 2 ed. Inter-Research, Vol. 111. p. 93-106 14 p.. Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter ...
This course will focus on epidemiologic methods - primarily methods used in observational studies, cohort studies, case-control studies and randomized controlled trials. With respect to cohort studies, topics covered include cohort identification, ascertainment of exposure status, follow-up of cohort members, measuring outcomes, sources of bias and interpretational issues. Case-control topics include issues around defining cases and controls, control of confounding, and sources of bias/systematic error. Topics around randomized trials include randomization procedures, defining and assembling treatment/intervention arms, selecting study subjects and approaches to data collection. Other topics covered in this course include surveillance and ecologic studies. Pros and cons of all study designs will be discussed, in part through readings of published papers. Fundamentals of data analysis will also be addressed, but a detailed discussion is reserved for Epidemiology Research II.
Description: Epid 601 is a comprehensive course in the basic concepts, principles, and methods of population-based epidemiologic research, which serves as a foundation for subsequent courses in epidemiology, biomedical research, and quantitative methods. Class topics expand on those covered in Epid 600. Emphasis is given to study design, quantitative measures, statistical analysis, data quality, sources of bias, and causal inference. The general approach of this course is both theoretical and quantitative, focusing on the investigation of disease etiology and other causal relations in public health and medicine ...
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Yan Wang, PhD in Biophysical Chemistry, has been working at MD Anderson since 2010. Started in Molecular Epidemiology research, Yan has joined the clinical research field in the Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics (Phase I Program) in 2016 and later moved on to the Department of Leukemia, providing patient care through clinical trials.. ...
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Background: Previous US population-based epidemiologic studies of anaphylactic deaths have been limited by small populations and/or few deaths. The objective of this study was to determine the 10-year incidence of death from anaphylaxis in Florida and its descriptive epidemiology.. Methods: Patients who died from anaphylaxis from 1996 to 2005 were identified from ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes on death certificates statewide. Age, race and gender-specific anaphylactic death rates were calculated.. Results: There were 89 deaths among Florida residents. The individuals with autopsy confirmed diagnoses, and those with clinical diagnoses only, did not differ with regard to race, anaphylactic triggers or the clinical variables of lung and heart disease. Annual death rate for anaphylaxis in Florida was 5.02/10 000 000. The relative risk of death from anaphylaxis was 14.09 for individuals ≥65 years old (P = 0.0000002) and 6.38 for individuals 35-64 years old (P = 0.0019) compared with those who were 5-14 ...
CONCLUSION: The tophus represents a complex and organized chronic inflammatory tissue response to monosodium urate monohydrate crystals involving both innate and adaptive immune cells. The coexpression of IL-1beta and TGFbeta1 suggests that both proinflammatory and antiinflammatory factors present within the tophus contribute to a cycle of chronic inflammation, attempted resolution, and tissue remodeling.. Large Epidemiologic Studies of Gout: Challenges in Diagnosis and Diagnostic Criteria. Curr Rheumatol Rep.2010 Dec 17.. Large epidemiologic studies of gout can improve insight into the etiology, pathology, impact, and management of the disease. Identification of monosodium urate monohydrate crystals is considered the gold standard for diagnosis, but its application is often not possible in large studies. Therefore, under such circumstances, several proxy approaches are used to classify patients as having gout, including ICD coding in several types of databases or questionnaires that are usually ...
CONCLUSION: The tophus represents a complex and organized chronic inflammatory tissue response to monosodium urate monohydrate crystals involving both innate and adaptive immune cells. The coexpression of IL-1beta and TGFbeta1 suggests that both proinflammatory and antiinflammatory factors present within the tophus contribute to a cycle of chronic inflammation, attempted resolution, and tissue remodeling.. Large Epidemiologic Studies of Gout: Challenges in Diagnosis and Diagnostic Criteria. Curr Rheumatol Rep.2010 Dec 17.. Large epidemiologic studies of gout can improve insight into the etiology, pathology, impact, and management of the disease. Identification of monosodium urate monohydrate crystals is considered the gold standard for diagnosis, but its application is often not possible in large studies. Therefore, under such circumstances, several proxy approaches are used to classify patients as having gout, including ICD coding in several types of databases or questionnaires that are usually ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Longitudinal analysis of bacterial vaginosis. T2 - Findings from the HIV epidemiology research study. AU - Jamieson, Denise J.. AU - Duerr, Ann. AU - Klein, Robert S.. AU - Paramsothy, Pangaja. AU - Brown, William. AU - Cu-Uvin, Susan. AU - Rompalo, Anne. AU - Sobel, Jack. PY - 2001/10/9. Y1 - 2001/10/9. N2 - OBJECTIVE: To determine the natural history of bacterial vaginosis in women with or at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). METHODS: A cohort of 854 HIV-infected women and 434 HIV-uninfected women from four US sites was followed prospectively with gynecologic exams every 6 months over a 5-year period. The prevalence, incidence, persistence, and severity of bacterial vaginosis, which was defined using a Gram-staining scoring system, were calculated using generalized estimating equation methods. RESULTS: In adjusted analyses, HIV-infected women had a higher prevalence of bacterial vaginosis than HIV-uninfected women (adjusted odds ratio [OR] 1.29; 95% confidence ...
The effect of healthy-user bias has the potential for big mischief throughout these large epidemiologic studies. … At its simplest, the problem is that people who faithfully engage in activities that are good for them - taking a drug as prescribed, for instance, or eating what they believe is a healthy diet - are fundamentally different from those who dont. … wealth associates with less heart disease and better health, at least in developed countries. …. [There is also] the compliance or adherer effect. Quite simply, people who comply with their doctors orders when given a prescription are different and healthier than people who dont. … the prescriber effect. The reasons a physician will prescribe one medication to one patient and another or none at all to a different patient are complex and subtle. … A physician is not going to take somebody either dying of metastatic cancer or in a persistent vegetative state or with end-stage neurologic disease and say, `Lets get that ...
Hartge1 emphasizes the issues related to response in population-based epidemiologic studies. She notes that epidemiologists do not always document response rates in their publications and that, when available, these rates have declined, particularly among potential control subjects being recruited into case-control studies. In fact, a critical and challenging aspect of population-based case-control study designs is how to develop a scientifically sound and cost-effective method for identifying and enrolling control subjects.. Care must be taken to define the studys population base when developing the approach for control identification. Ideally, this base is the population that spawned the case subjects. Should any member of the control population be diagnosed with the disease under study, it must be guaranteed that the individual would be identified as a member of the case group. The defined population base will depend on the source of case subjects: medical practices or hospitals, health ...
The NIDA-funded Drug Dependence Epidemiology Training (DDET) Program is designed to increase the number and quality of expert drug dependence epidemiologists, with special focus on HIV and advanced statistical methods to the design and analysis of epidemiologic study. DDET has trainees at the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels.. The training program capitalizes on the interdisciplinary resources at Johns Hopkins University and involves collaborations with outside institutions to provide trainees with the skills and experiences needed to lead multi-disciplinary research. Trainees achieve this through a rigorous program of coursework, research apprenticeships, and integrative activities that provide a solid foundation in the area of drug dependence epidemiology. ...
The mission of the Chronic Disease Epidemiology Department (CDE) is to advance the health of the public by promoting a research-based approach to the prevention
Loef, B., van Baarle, D., van der Beek, A. J., Sanders, E. A. M., Bruijning-Verhagen, P. & Proper, K. I., 1-Mar-2019, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 188, 3, p. 509-517 9 p.. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-review ...
The MBI Al Jaber Foundation has announced a significant donation towards the construction of a new research facility at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) that will have a focus on epidemiology and infectious diseases.
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major neoplasm worldwide (1), and its prevalence and mortality have been increasing (2). A paradigm shift from surveillance for early detection of cancer or adenomas (polypectomy) to new preventive strategies, including chemoprevention, is needed to lower the burden of this disease. Several large epidemiologic and/or clinical studies have evaluated the possible effects of more than 200 agents, including fiber, calcium, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs including aspirin and selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors, in protecting against CRC development (3). Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, especially COX-2 inhibitors alone or in combination, have shown the most promise for CRC risk reduction (4), but reports have revealed an increased risk of serious cardiovascular events associated with COX-2 inhibitor use (5, 6). In light of the adverse cardiovascular effects of otherwise effective COX-2 inhibitors and ineffective clinical results with other agents ...
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Lynne Messer teaches across the educational spectrum, from undergraduate epidemiology, masters level womens health, masters and doctoral health and social inequalities, and doctoral research methods. Her research explores the intersection of social-environmental justice and residential segregation in exacerbating maternal and child health disparities among vulnerable populations. Her early work focused on better characterizing the built and social environments for population-based epidemiologic disparities research. Her later work incorporated other non-social area-level exposures, including air pollution and environmental contaminants, for maternal and child health. In her current work, she seeks to integrate these related environmental factors with research on fetal development and intergenerational transmission to understand the potential for fetal priming to explain the persistence of health disparities among vulnerable subpopulations. Education, Degrees B.S., University of Oregon, Community
A review of epidemiological studies on workers exposed to low doses of ionizing radiation is proposed. Method: Workers included are radiologists and radiological technologists, miners, air flight attendants and nuclear industry workers. Studies were listed through medline data base (National Library of Medicine) without restriction on date of publication. Results: Radiologists and radiological technologists were among the first to be occupationally exposed to ionizing radiation. Excesses of leukemia, lung and skin cancer were observed for older registration years. For more recent years, epidemiological data lack sufficient statistical power to conclude. Among uranium miners, the lung cancer dose-effect relationship is well established. Effect modifiers have also been observed: decreases in the effect with time since exposure and age at exposure. An increase with the fractionation of dose is also strongly suspected. Excesses of malignant melanomas and breast cancers were observed among airflight ...
The Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center is committed to conducting research to enhance and expand our understanding of the distribution and determinants of disease, to promoting collaboration aimed at the translation of research into cost-effective strategies of disease prevention and health care delivery, and to training independent investigators in epidemiology research and disease prevention. The center has considerable strengths in international epidemiologic research and training and has close ties with multiple domestic and international institutions, furthering our mission to improve the health of human beings.. ...
Redundant causation from a sufficient cause perspective. Gatto, Nicolle M.; Campbell, Ulka B. // Epidemiologic Perspectives & Innovations;2010, Vol. 7, p5 Sufficient causes of disease are redundant when an individual acquires the components of two or more sufficient causes. In this circumstance, the individual still would have become diseased even if one of the sufficient causes had not been acquired. In the context of a study, when any... ...
Associate Director, Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center Contact information [email protected] Other positions Dean, UTHealth School of Public Health M. David Low Chair in Public Health Kozmetsky Family Chair in Human Genetics Professor, Human Genetics Center and Dept. of Epidemiology Research interests The research interests of Dr. Boerwinkle encompass the
Associate Director, Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center Contact information [email protected] Other positions Dean, UTHealth School of Public Health M. David Low Chair in Public Health Kozmetsky Family Chair in Human Genetics Professor, Human Genetics Center and Dept. of Epidemiology Research interests The research interests of Dr. Boerwinkle encompass the
All members are invited to the annual Epidemiology Research Interest Section meeting! At this years meeting, we will showcase young investigator work with a poster competition. Our agenda will include a brainstorming symposium and section ideas for the 2015 meeting and a brief business affairs meeting, bookended by socializing and informal mentoring. The purpose of the Epidemiology Section is to provide a forum to increase collaboration and networking among obesity Epidemiology researchers, early career investigators, interested TOS members and to facilitate the dissemination of knowledge to the scientific community, public policy stake holders, and the public. The Epidemiology Section would like to thank all of those who made generous contributions to make this event possible.. We look forward to meeting you! ...
What sparked your decision to become an epidemiologist?. In the early years of my PhD study, I was a research assistant doing data collection in the field for a formative research study as part of the National Childrens Study. One day during the study interview, the mother of a 4-year old who was born preterm expressed her great anxiety and concern regarding her sons health and development because she was once told by others her son might fall behind his peers. She was desperate to know more about the potential adverse impact of preterm birth and approaches to mitigating such risk. That moment certainly sparkled my interest in learning more about developmental origins of disease and life course epidemiology.. What kind of research are you doing and why do you think its important?. My overarching research interests center on the DOHaD hypothesis and identifying potentially modifiable early life factors to improve womens reproductive outcomes and offspring health outcomes throughout the life ...
Poustchi H, Eghtesad S, Kamangar F, Etemadi A, Keshtkar AA, Hekmatdoost A, Mohammadi Z, Mahmoudi Z, Shayanrad A, Roozafzai F, Sheikh M, Jalaeikhoo A, Somi MH, Mansour-Ghanaei F, Najafi F, Bahramali E, Mehrparvar A, Ansari-Moghaddam A, Enayati AA, Esmaeili Nadimi A, Rezaianzadeh A, Saki N, Alipour F, Kelishadi R, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Aminisani N, Boffetta P, Malekzadeh R. Prospective Epidemiological Research Studies in Iran (the PERSIAN Cohort Study): Rationale, Objectives, and Design. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 04 01; 187(4):647-655 ...
In this study, we evaluated the effects of SNPs in pre-miRNA on the clinical outcomes of a Chinese CRC population. We found that 2 SNPs, rs6505162 in pre-miR-423 and rs4919510 in pre-miR-608, were significantly associated with altered overall survival and recurrence-free survival of the patients. In addition, joint effects of the 2 SNPs on CRC outcome were observed, especially in patients treated with chemotherapy.. Genetic polymorphisms in pre-miRNA genomic regions have been associated with the risk and clinical outcomes of various solid malignancies such as cancers of breast, prostate, lung, bladder, esophagus, and kidney (18, 21, 31, 33, 35-37). In addition, a few studies also reported the implications of pre-miRNA SNPs in the risk of CRC (38, 39). However, it remains to be determined whether these SNPs affect the clinical outcome of CRC patients. The only previously reported epidemiologic study on miRNA-related SNPs was conducted by Lee and colleagues, who did not identify any significant ...
The burden of COVID-19 among Black and Latinx individuals may be greater than reported. See Use of Population Data to Assess Inequities in COVID-19 Deaths by Race/Ethnicity Reported by the CDC https://t.co/s01tkDkBqv via @JAMANetworkOpen part of @JAMANetwork ...
Study type 1. Observational Epidemiologic Studies Descriptive (incidence, prevalence) Analytic (associate characteristics of population with risk of disease). Study type 2. Epidemiology - Design and Bias Evaluation Spring 2005. Reference: Szklo M and Nieto FJ. Epidemiology - Beyond the...
Critics dismiss some theistic arguments as god of the gaps, however, in the case of these three enduring gaps -- great phrase, Doug! -- it is not what we dont know, it is what we do know. Everything that begins to exist must have a sufficient cause and reason -- and the only sufficient explanatory cause for us is God ...
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a multifactorial complex disease with both genetic and environmental factors contributing to the etiology of this severe disease. Fir...
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Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition Mar 2016, 101 (2) F108-F113; DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306816 ...
This study room provides a general overview and introduction to the Cornell-China-Oxford project. The project is a large and comprehensive epidemiologic study designed to explore and investigate the relationship between diet and disease.
Background: Elevated levels of circulating estrogens are linked to breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women; however, little is known about the importance of patterns of estrogen metabolism and the role of specific estrogen metabolites (EM). Estrogen metabolism entails hydroxylation at sites C2, C4 or C-16, and conjugation (predominantly via methylation, sulfation or glucuronidation). Recent research, primarily laboratory studies, has focused on the possible carcinogenic role for 4-hydroxyestrogens (4-hydroxyestrone (4-OHE1) and 4-hydroxyestradiol (4-OHE2)) and 16-alpha-hydroxyestrone (16 - OHE1), and an anti-carcinogenic role for 2-methoxyestradiol (2-MeOE2). Further, the catechol estrogen 2-hydroxyestrone (2-OHE1) has been postulated to be either weakly estrogenic or antiestrogenic. The recent development of sophisticated laboratory methods to measure these metabolites in sera from large epidemiologic studies may provide clues to breast carcinogenesis and potentially help identify women ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Surveillance for Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. Recommendations from a National Workshop. AU - Raskob, Gary E.. AU - Silverstein, Roy. AU - Bratzler, Dale W.. AU - Heit, John A.. AU - White, Richard H. PY - 2010/4. Y1 - 2010/4. N2 - Abstract: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), known collectively as venous thromboembolism (VTE), affect an estimated 900,000 people in the U.S. each year, resulting in several hundred thousand hospitalizations and about 300,000 deaths. Despite this substantial public health burden, no systematic collection of VTE-related morbidity and mortality data exists in the U.S. The available information about disease prevalence and incidence consists of estimates based mainly on population-based epidemiologic studies and analysis of hospital discharge or health insurance claims databases. The limited scope of the available data has raised the question of whether a systematic surveillance system for VTE should be established. ...
Strongly recommended site. Saskatchewan. Government of Saskatchewan - Health: General government website on the state of health, health initiatives, and more, in Saskatchewan. Prairie Womens Health Centre of Excellence:Research organization focused on womens health through community-based research. Check out their Publications page for reports, chapters, presentations and more.. * The Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU): A population health research organization that work on three theme areas (Aboriginal Health, Rural Health, and Healthy Children). Also involved in program evaluation and means to address health disparities.. Saskatchewan Health Authority. Canada. Population Health Intervention Research Initiative for Canada : aims to increase the quantity, quality and use of population health intervention research.. Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC): Federal agency responsible for public health in Canada.. * Institute of Population Health and Public Health: ...
Oil and Gas Development and Adverse Birth Outcomes: Evidence from San Joaquin Valley, California. Characterizing the Epidemiologic Profile of Women of Reproductive Age Living with Rheumatic Heart Disease in Uganda. Predicting survival for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma using a multicenter consortium ...
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In the context of epidemiologic transition and disease prevention, it is important to be able to assess the scope of existing CVD, but there is a lack of systematic monitoring of CVD morbidity and mortality in Tunisia and in most of the developing world. In Tunisia, the only available population-based epidemiologic data is a profile of CVD risk factors (22-24). In 1996, we conducted an epidemiological survey of a representative household sample (n = 957) of the adult urban population in Sousse. The objectives of the study were 1) to estimate the prevalence of the primary CVD risk factors in an urban context and 2) to collect data that would serve as a baseline for assessing future trends in risk factors. We observed a high prevalence (18.8%) of hypertension (blood pressure greater than 160/95 mm Hg); 28.8% had blood pressure greater than 140/90 mm Hg. Of the survey participants, 10.2% had a history of diabetes and 27.7% were obese (body mass index [BMI] ≥30), with a significantly higher rate ...
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating illness with no known cause or effective therapy. Population-based epidemiologic data on CFS prevalence are critical to put CFS in a realistic context for public health officials and others responsible for allocating resources. We conducted a pilot random-digit-dialing survey to estimate the prevalence of fatiguing illnesses in different geographic regions and in urban and rural populations of the United States. This report focuses on 884 of 7,317 respondents 18 to 69 years old. Fatigued (440) and randomly selected non-fatigued (444) respondents completed telephone questionnaires concerning fatigue, other symptoms, and medical history. We estimated 12,186 per 100,000 persons 18 to 69 years of age suffered from fatigue lasting for at least 6 months (chronic fatigue), and 1,197 per 100,000 described an illness that, though lacking clinical evaluation, met criteria for CFS (CFS-like). Chronic fatigue and CFS-like illness were more common in rural than in
Position: Environmental Health Officer - Communicable Disease Epidemiology Research at Institute for Public Health, Ministry of Health Malaysia , Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Subjects: Environmental Studies, Healthcare, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine Collaboration interests: Air Pollution; Environmental Epidemiology; Exposure Science; Environmental Health ...
Epidemiologic Research Designs. Ramon Jason M. Javier, M.D., D.P.A.F.P. Department of Preventive and Community Medicine College of Medicine U.E.R.M.M.M.C.I. Objectives. To define epidemiology and differentiate the two main categories of epidemiologic work. Slideshow 807102 by ely
The purpose of analytical studies is to investigate the excesses of certain diseases in certain populations and to analyze the role of factors likely to influence the incidence of these problems. They aim to compare exposed individuals, some of whom have the pathology they wish to study, for example a type of cancer, with others who are not. The researchers are looking for different epidemiology research topics in the community epidemiology which are also an important element of the integrated approach.. Healthcare associated infections cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars every year. The West Virginia Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Plan was created with the assistance of our multidisciplinary advisory group. The plan was created as a roadmap to prevent HAIs in West Virginia. wvidep.org is the right place to get all health information you need.. West Virginia Healthcare Associated Infections Plan. West Virginia Healthcare Associated Infections Multidisciplinary Advisory Group ...
Background Regardless of the high prevalence of giardiasis the genetic characterization of has been poorly documented in Brazil and molecular epidemiology research has only been conducted in the last few years. one locus: gene was amplified in 38 (58.5%) samples in 41 (63.1%) in 39 (60%) and 9 (32.1%) Assemblage A. Conclusions This is the first time that Assemblage B of was reported in human clinical samples from Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and is the first report about genetic characterization using four genes. The qPCR assemblage-specific showed no mixed infections by Assemblages A and B. A switch in genetic profile over the years was observed firstly predominance of Assemblage A and lastly of Assemblage B. Introduction (syn. is considered a species complex whose members show little variation in their morphology but presents a remarkable genetic variability. This species is divided into eight distinct genetic assemblages (A-H) but only Assemblages A and B are recognized to infect human beings. The ...
The latest Flu data, fresh from the excellent Epidemiology Research Unit, Communicable Diseases Branch, Queensland Health, shows the usual post-winter spike (shoulder) in Flu cases and the subsequent plunge thanks to a week of fewer confirmed Flu cases. The report also shows that FluB strains have increased in percentage to 43% of all the detection…
The Sequencing Strategies for Population and Cancer Epidemiology Studies (SeqSPACE) Webinar Series provides an opportunity for our grantees and other interested individuals to share lessons learned and practical information regarding the application of next generation sequencing to cancer epidemiology studies.
An ecologic study focuses on the comparison of groups, rather than individuals; thus, individual-level data are missing on the joint distribution of variables within groups. Variables in an ecologic analysis may be aggregate measures, environmental measures, or global measures. The purpose of an eco …
An Epidemiologic Study on Basal Cell Carcinoma and its Related Risk Factors in Patients Referred to Razi Hospital Tumor Clinic in Autumn 2005- ...
Loftfield, Erikka et al Comparison of Collection Methods for Fecal Samples for Discovery Metabolomics in Epidemiologic Studies. Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Biomarkers 25.11 (2016): 1483-1490. Web. 16 Dec. 2017. ...
Clinical conditions associated with environmental exposures: an epidemiologic study in two communities in Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico
Hankin, J.H.; Stallones, R.A.; Messinger, H.B., 1968: A short dietary method for epidemiologic studies. 3. Development of questionnaire
Cancer Epidemiology is dedicated to increasing understanding about cancer causes, prevention and control. The scope of the journal embraces all...
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The universe had a beginning and demands a sufficient cause, which must be eternal and therefore non-material, incredibly powerful and intelligent, aka God as described in the Bible.
Atieh Rahmati, Ramin Shakeri, Hooman Khademi, Hossein Poutschi, Akram Pourshams, Arash Etemadi, Masoud Khoshnia, Amir Ali Sohrabpour, Ali Aliasgari, Elham Jafari, Farhad Islami, Shahryar Semnani, Abdolsamad Gharravi, Christian C Abnet, Paul D P Pharoah, Paul Brennan, Paolo Boffetta, Sanford M Dawsey, Reza Malekzadeh, Farin Kamangar ...
Thrusfield, M. V., 1986: Epidemiological studies using computerized data bases iii. examples of epidemiological studies using computerized data bases
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Abstract: In epidemiological research, it is common to investigate the interaction between risk factors for an outcome such as a disease and hence to estimate the risk associated with being exposed for either or both of two risk factors under investigation. Interactions can be estimated both on the additive and multiplicative scale using the same regression model. We here present a review for calculating interaction and estimating the risk and confidence interval of two exposures using a single regression model and the relationship between measures, particularly the standard error for the combined exposure risk group ...
Mocroft A, Lundgren JD, Sabin ML, Monforte Ad, Brockmeyer N, Casabona J, Castagna A, Costagliola D, Dabis F, De Wit S, Fätkenheuer G, Furrer H, Johnson AM, Lazanas MK, Leport C, Moreno S, Obel N, Post FA, Reekie J, Reiss P, Sabin C, Skaletz-Rorowski A, Suarez-Lozano I, Torti C, Warszawski J, Zangerle R, Fabre-Colin C, Kjaer J, Chene G, Grarup J, Kirk O; Collaboration of Observational HIV Epidemiological Research Europe (COHERE) study in EuroCoord ...
Compare major epidemiologic study designs including strengths and weaknesses of each and issues of interpretation of each including bias and confounding ...