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5. Testing how to control a disease

5. Testing how to control a disease  

Rodolfo Saracci

in Epidemiology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199543335.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199543335
‘Testing how to control a disease’ lists key features of randomized controlled trials: the study design is always based on randomization; the choice of the study population is critical for ... More
2. Energy nutrition

2. Energy nutrition  

David A. Bender

in Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779985
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199681921.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199681921
Apart from water, the body’s first requirement under all conditions is for an energy source to perform physical and chemical work. ‘Energy nutrition’ explains that the metabolic fuels to ... More
Food: A Very Short Introduction

Food: A Very Short Introduction  

John Krebs

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778582
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199661084.001.0001
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book
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9780199661084
Food: A Very Short Introduction provides a brief history of man's relationship with food, spanning from the time of our remote ancestors 3 million years ago to the present day. ... More
4. You are what you eat

4. You are what you eat  

John Krebs

in Food: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778582
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199661084.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199661084
The biggest risks associated with our food are the contribution that it makes our likelihood of contracting major chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. ‘You ... More
5. Diet and health

5. Diet and health  

David A. Bender

in Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779985
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199681921.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199681921
‘Diet and Health’ is concerned with the epidemiological evidence that diet is a factor in the development of chronic non-communicable diseases—especially atherosclerosis, coronary heart ... More
4. Objects

4. Objects  

John Heskett

in Design: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776748
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854469.003.0004
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chapter
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9780192854469
‘Objects’ encompasses a spectrum of three-dimensional artefacts encountered in everyday activities in contexts such as the home, public spaces, work, school, and transport. Objects are a ... More
1. The gourmet ape

1. The gourmet ape  

John Krebs

in Food: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778582
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199661084.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199661084
Is there such a thing as a ‘natural diet’? ‘The gourmet ape’ explores the diets of ancestral hominins, our closest relatives in the fossil record, and highlights the major changes in diet ... More
Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction  

David Bender

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779985
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199681921.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199681921
Nutrition is a topic of wide interest and importance. In spite of a growing understanding of the underlying biochemistry, and health campaigns such as ‘five-a-day’, increasing obesity and ... More

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