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Diseases of complex etiology in small populations

ethnic differences and research approaches : proceedings of a Symposium on Genetic Epidemiology in an Anthropological Context, held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August 18 and 19, 1983

by Symposium on Genetic Epidemiology in an Anthropological Context (1983 Victoria, B.C.)

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Published by Liss in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical genetics -- Congresses.,
  • Genetic epidemiology -- Congresses.,
  • Ethnic groups -- Diseases -- Congresses.,
  • Anthropology -- congresses.,
  • Epidemiologic Methods -- congresses.,
  • Ethnic Groups -- congresses.,
  • Genetics, Population -- congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementeditors, Ranajit Chakraborty, Emöke J.E Szathmary.
    SeriesProgress in clinical and biological research ;, v. 194
    ContributionsChakraborty, Ranajit, 1946-, Szathmary, Emöke J. E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRB155 .S9376 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 423 p. :
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2535208M
    ISBN 100845150448
    LC Control Number85015986

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    Start studying Quiz 3. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Noncommunicable diseases have complex etiologies. A. True B. False. A. Implementing an intervention with a series of small groups instead of . Plant pathology (also phytopathology) is the scientific study of diseases in plants caused by pathogens (infectious organisms) and environmental conditions (physiological factors). Organisms that cause infectious disease include fungi, oomycetes, bacteria, viruses, viroids, virus-like organisms, phytoplasmas, protozoa, nematodes and parasitic included are .

    The modern demand for effective treatment options in dermatology was successfully addressed by the invention of cryogenic method. By , Dr. V.I. Kochenov had developed and patented cryogenic set of instruments based on 30 years of his personal clinical experience. The set includes a number of instruments, which could be used independently. It allows implementing Author: Tatyana Gennadyevna Kotova, Sergei Nikolaevich Tsybusov, Vladimir Ivanovich Kochenov, Maksim Igorevi. The contrast between Mendelian diseases and complex diseases involves more than just a clear or unclear mode of inheritance. In Mendelian diseases, the risk to relatives decreases by a factor of ½ with each degree of relationship (from first to second to third degree) but in complex diseases the risk decreases more rapidly (Risch, a).


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