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Epidemiology

  • Gene Expression and Its Discontentsby

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    A cognitive paradigm for gene expression, via the asymptotic limit theorems of information theory, allows better understanding of how embedding context affects the development of organisms. In sum, epigenetic information sources act as tunable catalysts, directing ontogeny into characteristic pathways, a perspective having important implications for... more...

  • Neuroepidemiologyby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    As a collection of neuroepidemiology papers, this book captures the range and excitement of the discipline. Researchers in the field have been at the forefront in the study of slow viruses, retroviral epidemiology, chronic neuroloical diseases, as well as injuries and other disabilities of the neurological system. The intersection of epidemiology,... more...

  • Understanding the Politics of Pandemic Scaresby Mika Aaltola

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 145.00

    Reactions to pandemics are unlike any other global emergency; with an emphasis on withdrawal and containment of the sight of the infected. Dealing with the historical and conceptual background of diseases in politics and international relations, this volume investigates the global political reaction to pandemic scares. By evaluating anxiety and the... more...

  • Tuberculosis and the Politics of Exclusionby Emily K. Abel

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    Though notorious for its polluted air today, the city of Los Angeles once touted itself as a health resort. After the arrival of the transcontinental railroad in 1876, publicists launched a campaign to portray the city as the promised land, circulating countless stories of miraculous cures for the sick and debilitated. As more and more migrants poured... more...

  • Research Methods in Community Medicineby Joseph Abramson; Z. H. Abramson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 89.00

    A simple and systematic guide to the planning and performance of investigations concerned with health and disease and with health care Offers researchers help in choosing a topic and to think about shaping objectives and ideas and to link these with the appropriate choice of method Fully updated with new sections on the use of the Web and computer... more...

  • Congenital Abnormalities and Preterm Birth Related to Maternal Illnesses During Pregnancyby Nandor Acs; Ferenc G. Banhidy; E. Andrew Czeizel

    Springer 2010; US$ 239.00

    This book provides the analysis of a uniquely large, population-based data set evaluating congenital anomalies as a consequence of maternal diseases. The possible adverse birth outcomes of babies born to mothers diagnosed with important diseases have not yet been evaluated in such a material by the same method. The greatest merit of these studies is... more...

  • Diseases of Povertyby Lisa V. Adams; John R. Butterly

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; US$ 24.99

    Comprehensive review of diseases of poverty and public health strategies to combat them more...

  • Perinatal Epidemiology for Public Health Practiceby Melissa M. Adams

    Springer 2010; US$ 99.00

    Advances in medical science, public health, and health care interventions during the 20th century have led to decreases in infant and maternal mortality. This title synthesizes perinatal knowledge through the lens of public health practice. It uses a logical format to offer information on issues, including infertility and gestational diabetes. more...

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndromeby Eli Y Adashi; Roy Homburg

    Taylor & Francis, A Martin Dunitz Book 2001; US$ 160.00

    The cause and the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome have been subjects of much debate in recent years, but this text attempts to bring international experts together to make consensus possible and close the gaps in our knowledge. more...

  • Cholera in Detroitby Richard Adler

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    During the mid- to late 19th century, Detroit and the American Midwest were the sites of five major cholera epidemics. The first of these, the 1832 outbreak, was of particular significance--an unexpected consequence of the Black Hawk War. In order to suppress the Native American uprising then taking place in regions around present-day Illinois, General... more...