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research

[ri′sərch]
(science and technology)
Scientific investigation aimed at discovering and applying new facts, techniques, and natural laws.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Ten leading causes of child and adolescent death, 2016 Motor vehicle crash 5 Firearm-related injury 4 Malignant neoplasm 3 Suffocation 2 Drowning 1 Drug overdose or poisoning 1 Congenital anomalies 1 Heart disease 0 Fire or burns 0 Chronic lower respiratory 0 disease Note: Based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research system.
Statistical Methods in Epidemiologic Research (online access included)
The organisation focuses its efforts on key research areas such as vaccine research, basic research, clinical, therapeutic and epidemiologic research, public health as well as the human and social sciences and research in developing countries.
Epidemiology, public health, and other medical specialists from the US and Canada take a life-course approach and first cover epidemiologic research methods and personal and community-based health promotion and morbidity prevention, including nutrition, oral and dental health, and complementary and alternative medicine.
A review of uses of health care utilization databases for epidemiologic research on therapeutics.
AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR PEDIATRIC AND PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGIC RESEARCH
Missmer, director of epidemiologic research in reproductive medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and senior endometriosis investigator for the Nurses' Health Study.
While it has been established that very large doses of caffeine, the most active ingredient in coffee, can produce rhythm disturbances, there has been limited epidemiologic research about the caffeine doses people take.
The expertise of the AUB Aateam has filled a research gap as demonstrated in the publication of an IDRC monograph on the results of epidemiologic research, the contribution of this research to the WHO advisory note against waterpipe smoking, the active participation of members of the group in the second and third WHO Conference of Parties meeting, the appointment of a member of the group as chairman of the Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation of the WHO Tobacco Free Initiative, and the appointment of several members to Lebanon's National Committee for Tobacco Control.
In epidemiologic research, chlorinated water has been associated with a "higher total risk of combined cancers" and specifically with an increased risk of gastrointestinal cancer, rectal cancer, bladder cancer, and melanoma in humans.
(21) Epidemiologic research shows that more intense smoking is more detrimental to health.