Lung cancer and air pollution
Tags: EPIDEMIOLOGY -- Research
- Future etiologic research in occupational cancer. Siemiatycki, Jack // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Nov95 Supplement 8, Vol. 103, p209
Presents information on the research focused on occupational exposure being one of the cornerstones of epidemiological research into the etiology of cancer. Results of study of occupational environment; Legacy of past research; Importance of investigating occupational carcinogens.
- Reliability of the revised Functional Autonomy Measurement System (MAF) for epidemiological... Desrosiers, Johanne; Bravo, Gina // Age & Ageing;Sep95, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p402
Studies the reliability of the revised Functional Autonomy Measurement System (SMAF) for epidemiological research. Assessment of the disabilities related to the 29 functions; World Health Organization classification of disabilities; clinical purposes of SMAF.
- Prospective or retrospective: What's in a name? Vandenbroucke, Jan P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/2/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6771, p249
Examines the use of the words prospective and retrospective in clinical and epidemiological research. Use of retrospective on case control; Definition of a prospective study; Plan to abandon the use of two words.
- Effect of B-Carotene supplementation on indices of... Frommel, Thomas O.; Mobarhan, Sohrab // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;12/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 23, p1781
States that epidemiologic studies have shown that consuming foods containing B-Carotene is associated with a decreased incidence of colon cancer. Purpose of the study; Results.
- The Value of the Population Attributable Risk Percentage. Hill, Gerry B. // American Journal of Public Health;Oct96, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p1483
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article that reviewed the value of the population attributable risk percentage in summarizing the public health implications of epidemiological studies.
- Legionaires' disease, Europe, 1998. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;8/20/99, Vol. 74 Issue 33, p273
Reports the contribution of the member countries of the working group for Legionella infections to the 1998 dataset in Europe. Completion on the set of reporting forms; Assessment of the fatality rate; Countries showing the highest rate of infection.
- Validation of ERIC PCR as a tool in epidemiologic research of Salmonella in slaughter pigs. Swanenburg, M; Urlings, H A P; Keuzenkamp, D A; Snijders, J M A // Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology;Sep98, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p141
The purpose of this study was to test a protocol for a standardized ERIC PCR for its capability of genotyping Salmonella, isolated from pigs and their environment, in an epidemiologic approach. To test repeatability, four different Salmonella isolates were subjected to PCR three times....
- The epidemiology of pacemaker implantation in the United States. Silverman, Barbara G.; Gross, Thomas P. // Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p42
Offers data which provides the first nationwide, population-based estimates of the epidemiology of pacemaker implantation that focuses particularly on the demographics of pacemaker recipients in the United States. Use of data on pacemaker implantation that was obtained from the Medical Device...
- Race, ethnicity, and sexual health. Fenton, Kevin; Johnson, Anne M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/14/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7096, p1703
Editorial. Talks about the concerns about the ways in which race and ethnicity are defined and used in epidemiological research. Raj Bhopal's challenge for researchers; Variation in the incidence of HIV infection and AIDS across ethnic groups; Bhopal's allegation that the research community...