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Forensic Epidemiology. Principle and Practice

  Forensic Epidemiology. Principle and Practice As a guide for the practical application of epidemiologic principles, data, and methods in the investigation of causal relationships, this book provides readers with the legal and scientific theori...
by booksmedicos on Jul 6, 2016

Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases | UCLA

Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases | UCLA: "A range of diseases — from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, and from Alzheimer’s disease to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — are linked to...
by PolygenicBlog on Apr 22, 2016

13 Simple Home Health Remedies That Actually Work

Media Release 13 SIMPLE HOME HEALTH REMEDIES THAT ACTUALLY WORK Calling your doctor or hightailing it to the drugstore isn’t always an option when you’re facing a malady. And realistically, not every issue requires an appointment or a vis...
by Free PR Online on Jan 22, 2016

What causes autism? Environmental risks are hard to identify.

Experts can rattle off autism-linked genes, but other risks are very hard to pin down.  A nice review of some of the environmental factors , and the problems associated with measurement and replication. pub-5799224524264318...
by PolygenicBlog on Nov 6, 2015

Self-Destructing Mosquitoes Are Annihilating Wild Populations

Self-destructing mosquitoes are maybe possibly my favorite invention of the century. Okay, smartphones and Spotify are pretty great, too, but having just spent a couple of weeks in bug-infested New England, I might be a taaaad biased.Read more... The...

EBOLA - Cracking the Genetic Code

"To crack Ebola’s code, scientists search for elusive animal host" PBS NewsHour 6/4/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  The deadly Ebola virus normally spreads among animals but occasionally spills over to humans, to dire effect.  To understand how such...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 8, 2015

L'eau fluorée est nocive, selon une étude

L'ajout de fluorure dans l'eau du robinet est lié à un taux significativement plus élevé d'une maladie de la glande thyroïde. C'est la conclusion d'une recherche parue hier dans le Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, publié par le Bri...
by Actualité Distincte on Feb 24, 2015

NIE Recruitment-2015/(21)Scientist & Other posts

NIE Recruitment-2015::National Institute of Epidemiology Notification-2015/(21)Scientist & Other posts NIE National Institute of Epidemiology Recruitment-2015/Scientist B (Non Medical)& Project Technician-III (Field Worker) posts Interview NI...
by free job alert on Jan 19, 2015

Severe Flu Season in the US: Too early to call for antivirals?

The CDC came out with a press release last week which expressed the fear that the US was destined to face a severe season of influenza in the upcoming few months. It is still early on in the influenza season and the disease activity is low in the US...
by Scepticemia on Dec 11, 2014

Novel Psittacine Adenovirus Responsible for Potentiating Zoonotic Psittacosis Outbreak: Emerging Co-Infections

A novel adenovirus potentiates the species jump of Chlamydophila psittaci from birds to man, causing atypical pneumonia (psittacosis). Viruses, in addition to jumping the species barrier themselves, now are helping other bacteria to do the same: is t...
by Scepticemia on Dec 7, 2014

Trichinella Outbreak in Belgium: How Infections Cross International Borders

Pork, infected with larvae of Trichinella, imported from Spain, has led to an outbreak of Trichinellosis in parts of Belgium. Though the outbreak focus has been identified and preventative measures adopted, this goes to show we have very poor control...
by Scepticemia on Dec 7, 2014

Research Fellow Recruitment (Epidemiology)@ Tata Memorial Hospital

Research Fellow (Epidemiology) Recruitment @ Tata Memorial Hospital- Tata Memorial Hospital invited walk-in interview for the fulfillment of the vacant post of  Research Fellow (Epidemiology).… Read the rest...
by All Sarkari Naukri on Dec 7, 2014

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea in Hawaii: An Epidemiological Puzzle

The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) first struck the US coasts in April 2013, leaving public health and veterinary doctors puzzled because they could not figure out how it arrived across the ocean despite stringent measures on animal import. T...
by Scepticemia on Dec 4, 2014

Why I am passionate about Epidemiology! "We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provinc...
by Seeds of longevity on Nov 17, 2014

Epidemiology 5th Edition Leon Gordis

  Epidemiology 5th Edition Leon Gordis CONTENTS: SECTION I The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease and Intervention CHAPTER 1 Introduction CHAPTER 2 The Dynamics of Disease Transmission CHAPTER 3 The Occurrence of Disease: I. Disease Surveillance...
by booksmedicos on Oct 30, 2014

Farewell to an environmental hero: Tony McMichael

I had some sad news today – a visionary in human health and environmental integrity, Professor Tony McMichael, passed away last night from advanced influenza complications. Many people in the conservation field might not have heard of Tony, bu...
by Conservation Bytes on Sep 26, 2014

Most Popular University Courses

Most Popular University Courses 2015, Popular University Courses list of undergraduate, graduate, post graduate, diploma, certificate and training courses find here. Students have to select a right course for higher education, but it depend his inter...
by University Admission Form on Sep 12, 2014

Ebola Outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are in the midst of an outbreak of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever. The numbers that have been provided by the respective ministries of health and sanitation and the World Health Organization, which has been summarized in a C...
by Scepticemia on Jul 6, 2014

5 studies you may have missed

(Media Release) Here’s a roundup of five medical studies published this week that can give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation – so if a study finds a connection between two things, it does...
by Free PR Online on Jun 6, 2014

Nagging could drive men to an early grave, study suggests

(Media Release) People who are frequently nagged and put upon by family and friends are more likely to die during middle age – and men are most at risk. Individuals who regularly experience stress in their relationships with their partner, children...
by Free PR Online on May 9, 2014


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