Principles of Genetics and Molecular Epidemiology

Principles of Genetics and Molecular Epidemiology 1st Edition-1

Juan Carlos Gomez-Verjan Nadia Alejandra Rivero-Segura Editors 2022 According to several authors, the field of molecular epidemiology is a subdivision of medical science and epidemiology that involves potential environmental and genetic risk factors, recognized at the molecular level, which altogether improve our knowledge about the pathogenesis of disease and lead to the design of more […]

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Rethinking Social Epidemiology

Rethinking Social Epidemiology-1

Patricia O’Campo, James R. Dunn Editors 2012 Towards a Science of Change To illustrate the probabilistic nature of causation in epidemiology, a well-known lecturer in epidemiology used the example of a medieval archer defending a castle. The defender, high up there on the ramparts, is safe from the archers on the ground, provided he hides behind the battlements.

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Rethinking the BSE Crisis

Rethinking the BSE Crisis-1

Louise Cummings 2010 A Study of Scientific Reasoning under Uncertainty Uncertainty is a well trodden area of intellectual inquiry.Whether we are concerned with the philosophical dimensions of this concept or the psychological strategies that human agents use to cope with uncertainty, this is not a notion that investigators can readily ignore.

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Rare Diseases Epidemiology

Rare Diseases Epidemiology-1

Manuel Posada de la Paz· Stephen C. Groft Editors 2010 With this sentence, the famous epidemiologist Professor Olli S. Miettinen began his personal reflection on the future of the epidemiology [1]. He sought to highlight the fact that the role of the epidemiologist should be mainly focused on aetiological research.

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