... and progress very quickly.
The age of peak incidence
of cancer in children occurs during the first ... infants have essentially the same overall cancer incidence
rates, but white infants have substantially ... colonoscopy , which reduces both colon cancer incidence
and mortality, presumably through the detection ...
... people worldwide suffer from diabetes. Its incidence
is increasing rapidly, and it is estimated that ... patients will be seen by 2025. The increase in incidence
of diabetes in the developing countries follows ... epidemic in recent years has led to increased incidence
of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents in ...
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of Down syndrome is estimated at 1 per 660 births, making it the most ... the extra chromosome may confer some health benefits, for example, reduced incidence
of certain cancers caused by double immunity: lung cancer, for instance, ...
... not being a carrier. The child has two in four chances of getting one normal and one albinism gene, having normal pigment but being a carrier. The incidence
of carriers in the British population is approximately 1 in 50.
Snowdrop, an albino African Penguin, born at Bristol Zoo (England), ...
... measures" or to submit to sterilization. A similar screening policy (including pre-natal screening and abortion ) intended to reduce the incidence
of thalassemia exists on both sides of the island of Cyprus . Since the program's implementation in the 1970s , it has reduced the ratio of ...
... Hepatitis B infection may lead to a chronic inflammation of the liver, leading to cirrhosis . This type of infection dramatically increases the incidence
of liver cancer .
The greater a person's age at the time of infection, the greater the chance their body will clear the infection. More than 95% ...
... to close properly, a neural tube defect will occur. Among the most common tube defects are anencephaly , encephalocele , and spina bifida . The incidence
of neural tube defects is 2.6 in 1,000 worldwide.
Pregnant women taking medication for epilepsy have a higher chance of having a child with a ...
... of our diet reduce the risk of developing some chronic illnesses? Conversely, is it true that increases in animal products in food increases the incidence
of some diseases?
What more can we discover through what has been called the phytochemical revolution?
How essential to proper digestion are ...
... routine this diurnal variation is also reversed. The diurnal temperature curve follows the periods of rest and activity, and is not dependent on the incidence
of day and night; in monkeys which are active during the night and resting during the day, the body temperature is highest at night and lowest ...
... for these studies.
Twinning in animals
Multiple births are common in many animal species, such as cats , sheep , and ferrets . The incidence
of twinning among cattle is about 1-4%, and research is underway to improve the odds of twinning, which can be more profitable for the breeder if ...