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The Custom-Made BrainCerebral Plasticity, Regeneration, and Enhancement

The Custom-Made Brain: Cerebral Plasticity, Regeneration, and Enhancement

Pierre-Marie Lledo and Jean-Didier Vincent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164504
eISBN:
9780231534215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164504.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book introduces the concepts of “cerebral plasticity” and the “regenerating brain,” describing what we know now about the processes through which the brain constantly reconstructs itself and the ... More

A Decade of HAARTThe Development and Global Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

A Decade of HAART: The Development and Global Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

José M. Zuniga, Alan Whiteside, Amin Ghaziani, and John G. Bartlett (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199225859
eISBN:
9780191723834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225859.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is a therapeutic intervention developed by clinicians and researchers in order to fight the HIV pandemic. It has contributed to a significant reduction in ... More

Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Barrie M. Margetts and Michael Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627391
eISBN:
9780191723704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627391.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book provides a practical guide to the understanding, interpretation, and application of the principles of nutritional epidemiology, set in the context of public health nutrition. Relating ... More

The Development of Modern EpidemiologyPersonal reports from those who were there

The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Walter W. Holland, Jørn Olsen, and Charles du V. Florey (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book marks the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the International Epidemiological Association (IEA). It is a compendium by the world's leading epidemiologists of how the field has ... More

Diabetes Public HealthFrom Data to Policy

Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

K.M. Venkat Narayan, Desmond Williams, Edward W. Gregg, and Catherine C. Cowie (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Numerous research programs have developed over the last decade to improve the understanding of the causes, prevention, and treatment of diabetes and its complications. Efficient synthesis of the data ... More

Disability and Equity at Work

Disability and Equity at Work

Jody Heymann, Michael Ashley Stein, and Gonzalo Moreno

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Despite international and national guarantees of equal rights, there is still a great deal of work to be done to achieve equality in employment globally for individuals with disabilities. In ... More

Dissemination and Implementation Research in HealthTranslating Science to Practice

Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz, and Enola K. Proctor (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Fifteen to twenty years is how long it takes for the billions of dollars of university-based research to translate into evidence-based policies and programs suitable for public use. Over the past ... More

Do We Care?India's Health System

Do We Care?: India's Health System

K. Sujatha Rao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469543
eISBN:
9780199087617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469543.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Preamble and the Directive Principles of India’s Constitution provide for state intervention for assuring every citizen’s health and well-being. Yet India has wide disparities and inequalities in ... More

Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social ChangeNavajo Experiences

Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Based on interviews with more than a thousand Navajo Indian men and women, this book examines the associations between childhood experiences and behavior and the development of alcohol dependence in ... More

Drug Policy and the Public Good

Drug Policy and the Public Good

Thomas F. Babor, Jonathan P. Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David R. Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore S. Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199557127
eISBN:
9780191721373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557127.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Drug use represents a significant burden to public health, through disease, disability and social problems, and policy makers are becoming increasingly interested in how to develop evidence-based ... More

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