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Family mattersDesigning, analysing and understanding family based studies in life course epidemiology

Family matters: Designing, analysing and understanding family based studies in life course epidemiology

Deborah A. Lawlor and Gita D. Mishra (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231034
eISBN:
9780191723841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231034.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Family based studies, including intergenerational, sibling and twin studies, are increasingly used to explore life course epidemiology. However, understanding the underlying assumptions of these ... More

Field Epidemiology

Field Epidemiology

Michael Gregg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195313802
eISBN:
9780199863952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313802.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book has a mission of describing the application of basic epidemiologic principles in real time, place, and person to solve problems of an urgent or emergency nature. Based on decades of ... More

Food and Nutrition EconomicsFundamentals for Health Sciences

Food and Nutrition Economics: Fundamentals for Health Sciences

George C. Davis and Elena L. Serrano

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199379118
eISBN:
9780190876609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379118.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

At the heart of most food, nutrition, and health decisions and concerns is an economic issue. Consequently, understanding some basic economics is imperative to evaluate the likely effectiveness of ... More

Food FortificationThe evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Mark Lawrence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This research book presents a critical analysis of mandatory food fortification as a technology for protecting and promoting public health. Increasing numbers of foods fortified with novel amounts ... More

Food PolicyIntegrating health, environment and society

Food Policy: Integrating health, environment and society

Tim Lang, David Barling, and Martin Caraher

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567882
eISBN:
9780191724121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567882.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

For over half a century, food policy has mapped a path for progress based upon a belief that the right mix of investment, scientific input, and human skills could unleash a surge in productive ... More

Genetics and Public Health in the 21st CenturyUsing Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Muin J. Khoury, Wylie Burke, and Elizabeth Thomson (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

With the accelerating discovery of human genes, public health professionals are increasingly confronted with a large body of scientific information that will guide public health action. Because the ... More

Geographical and Environmental EpidemiologyMethods for Small Area Studies

Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

P. Elliott, J. Cuzick, D. English, and R. Stern (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book addresses both the theoretical and practical issues which arise when describing the geographical distribution of disease and investigating apparent disease clusters. Requirements in terms ... More

Getting Health Reform RightA Guide to Improving Performance and Equity

Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity

Marc Roberts, William Hsiao, Peter Berman, and Michael Reich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371505
eISBN:
9780199863839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371505.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book provides a framework for developing and analyzing health sector reforms, based on international experience. It offers practical guidance and stresses the need to take account of each ... More

Global Inequalities at WorkWork's Impact on the Health of Individuals, Families, and Societies

Global Inequalities at Work: Work's Impact on the Health of Individuals, Families, and Societies

Jody Heymann (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150865
eISBN:
9780199865222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150865.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book is the first to fill in the gaps in the map of occupational health by creating a picture that is truly global, both geographically and in its coverage of the impact of work on the health of ... More

Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola

Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola

Sam F. Halabi, Lawrence O. Gostin, and Jeffrey S. Crowley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190604882
eISBN:
9780190604912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604882.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa shocked the world as the disease spread rapidly from its origin to neighboring countries, Europe, and North America while the systems in place to ... More

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