epidemiological study


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epidemiological study

[‚ep·ə‚dē·mē·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ′stəd·ē]
(medicine)
A population study designed to examine associations (commonly, hypothesized causal relations) between personal characteristics and environmental exposures that increase the risk of disease.
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Contract notice: Acquisition and implementation of a solution of "cohort internet management for the epidemiological study of chronic diseases and multimorbidity", hosting, maintenance of the solution and ass benefits.
The report gives recommendations on feasibility and design issues for a future epidemiological study of veterans exposed to burn pit emissions.
mong the first steps in the risk assessment is properly accounting for the model specification of the epidemiological study within the health impact function.
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This study is an epidemiological study, which means it involved clipboards, calculators and interviews with people about foods eaten in the past.
All this changed after the launch of a massive, government-sponsored epidemiological study spurred, in part, by President Franklin Roosevelt's death from a stroke.
SIR - You quote Dr Brian John, spokesman for GM free Cymru (GM crop opponents blasted, March 23) as saying that no-one had shown that GM food was safe to eat, and in addition 'there has not been a single epidemiological study on the effect on the human body of eating GM food'.
An epidemiological study released last month by the National Cancer Institute concludes that low-level exposures to formaldehyde do not appear to increase cancer risks in humans.
The NIST study should provide an independent source of data that can be used to validate this large-scale epidemiological study.
Two other scientists added a few drops of cold water, cautioning that because of its design, the epidemiological study might not have been able to identify a number of factors that could have inadvertently influenced the findings.
The Welding Information Center announced today that an important new epidemiological study published in the February 2006 issue of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, an international peer reviewed journal, concludes that there is no link between welding or exposure to welding fumes and an increased risk of Parkinson's disease or any other similar movement disorder.
The epidemiological study of Tinea capitis (ringworm) patients has proven useful for the study of carcinogenic effects of low dose radiation.

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