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Epidemiology Of Chronic Disease: Global PerspectivesEpidemiology of Chronic Disease: Global Perspectives presents the most up-to-date information on the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, risk factors and preventive factors of common chronic diseases. Special sections of each chapter focus on controversial topics in the epidemiology of each disease that facilitates active discussion of molecular mechanisms of disease pathogenesis and the relevant epidemiologic issues pertaining to the prevention and control of chronic diseases. Covering epide…

Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and ControlChronic Disease Epidemiology and Control, Fourth Edition provides an overview of current knowledge and best practices in the prevention and control of major chronic diseases and their risk factors. Chapter authors highlight many public health successes in which evidence-based interventions have resulted in improved health and the reduction or elimination of disparities. This book tackles some of the most important and vexing public health problems of our time, including how to cope with the risi…

Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control, 3rd EditionProvides information on chronic disease epidemiology, prevention, and control. For professional and students. The three major sections are: public health approaches to chronic disease control, selected lifestyle risk factors, and major chronic diseases. Focuses on those disease that account for a large proportion of morbidity and mortality. Previous edition: c1993. Softcover….

Molecular Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases“I think this is an excellent book–I recommend it to anyone involved in molecular epidemiology… The 26 chapters are written by topic specialists, in an explanatory, east to read style.” –BTS Newsletter, Summer 2009 “This text provides an accessible and useful handbook for the epidemiologist who wants to survey the field, to become better informed, to look at recent developments and get some background on these or simply to appreciate further the relatively rapid changes in informatic and …

A Life Course Approach to Chronic Diseases Epidemiology (Oxford Medical Publications)The first edition in 1997 of A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology became a classic text for epidemiological and public health researchers interested in the childhood origins of adult chronic disease. Since then the new field of life course epidemiology has expanded rapidly, attracting the interest not only of academics across the health and social sciences but also policy makers, funding bodies, and the general public. Its purpose is to study how biological and social factors d…

Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in AmericaNow with bonus material, including a new foreword and afterword with updated researchIn this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults and children are added to the government disability rolls because they have become newly disabled by mental illness, with this epidemic spreading most rapidly amo…

Chronic Disease Epidemiology and ControlChronic disease control has assumed an increasingly important role in public health and preventive medicine. If public health professionals are to meet the challenges posed by the Year 2010 Health Objectives, they need this clear, practical, up-to-date information about the science and practice of chronic disease control. This one-volume reference by renowned experts is compact and user-friendly, with each chapter organized to provide quick and easy access to valuable information. Topics covered…

The Magnesium Factor: How One Simple Nutrient Can Prevent, Treat, and Reverse High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Other Chronic ConditionsThis important book brings to light an often overlooked but central factor in some of the most prevalent and serious disorders that affect Americans today: magnesium deficiency. Written by a medical doctor and researcher who is considered to be the world’s leading expert on the actions and uses of this vital mineral, The Magnesium Factor explains how magnesium deficiencies develop, why they are so widespread, and how they translate into metabolic disruptions that ultimately threaten the health o…

Epidemiology Of Chronic DiseaseEpidemiology of Chronic Disease: Global Perspectives presents the most up-to-date information on the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, risk factors and preventive factors of common chronic diseases. Special sections of each chapter focus on controversial topics in the epidemiology of each disease that facilitates active discussion of molecular mechanisms of disease pathogenesis and the relevant epidemiologic issues pertaining to the prevention and control of chronic diseases. Covering epide…