... examine and analyse the genetic basis of a disease and stratify the total population
into different sub-sets each with common, but unique, disease ... has worked on the basis of offering a therapy that is intended to suit the population
at large based on what is known as the ' blockbuster drug model'. A ...
Blind loop syndrome
... of fats, causing fatty stools and poor absorption of fat and fat-soluble vitamins. Vitamin B12 deficiency may occur because the increased bacterial population
can consume the vitamin.
Blind loop syndrome is a complication of surgical operations of the abdomen, as well as inflammatory ...
... (Laurent et al., Hypertension. 2001; 37: 1236–1241), diabetes mellitus (Cruickshank et al., Circulation. 2002; 106: 2085–2090) and in the general population
(Mattace-Raso et al. Circulation. 2006;113:657-663, Hansen et al., Circulation. 2006;113:664-670.). However, at present, the role of measurement of ...
... that usually result in apnea , loss of consciousness, and changes in postural tone.
Breath holding spells occur in approximately 5% of the population
with equal distribution between males and females. They are most common in children between 6 and 18 months and usually not present after 5 years of ...
European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
... Bingham S, Welch A, et al . Relation between plasma ascorbic acid and mortality in men and women in EPIC-Norfolk prospective study: a prospective population
study. European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. Lancet (2001) 357: 657-663 PubMed
Miller AB, Altenburg HP, ...
Health Services Research
... of life . 1
Studies in health services research have looked at outcomes at the individual, family, organizational, institutional, community, and population
level. HSR studies examine how people get access to health care, how much care costs, and what happens to patients as a result of this care.
... for most of the improvements in health worldwide over the last century or so, including: increasing longevity, decreased child mortality, increasing population
numbers, better ability to monitor and halt disease spread and outbreaks, improved access to health care for all strata of society.
See also ...
Sexual orientation and medicine
... in America. It identifies sexual orientation as one of 6 demographic factors contributing to health disparities.
America’s gay and lesbian population
comprises a diverse community with disparate health concerns. Major health issues for gay men are HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, ...
... a defined biological nature, apparently stemming from a common genetic factor that leads to generational morbidity. Both twins studies, and general population
studies show that there is an increased chance of developing a Bipolar Disorder when either a general mood disorder or a specific Bipolar disorder is ...