44 relations: Agent Orange, Almroth Wright, Andrew Oswald, Arthur Mitchell (physician), Clean-burning stove, Cohort study, Contingent contagionism, Cousin marriage, David Michaels (epidemiologist), Depleted uranium, Diana Sarfati, Ecological fallacy, Extremely low frequency, Frank C. Garland, Generation Scotland, Geoffrey Kabat, George Davey Smith, Gun politics in the United States, HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer, Indigenous health in Australia, Infant clothing, International Epidemiological Association, Interphone study, Janis Paterson, John Brownlee (statistician), John Lea (epidemiologist), Karen Witten, Melanie Bartley, Night hag, Obinna Onwujekwe, Pacific Islands Families Study, Public health journal, Richard Doll, Sorby Research Institute, Stephen Leeder, Steven Rose, Strange Fruit, Suicide on the London Underground, Tobacco control, Twin study, Uranium in the environment, Vietnam War, 1850 in science, 1988 Armenian earthquake.
Agent Orange is an herbicide and defoliant chemical, one of the tactical use Rainbow Herbicides.
Sir Almroth Edward Wright (10 August 1861 – 30 April 1947) was a British bacteriologist and immunologist.
Andrew Oswald (born 27 November 1953, eldest son of the late Professor Ian Oswald) was until recently the acting research director at the IZA Institute in Bonn and is a professor of economics at the University of Warwick, UK.
Sir Arthur Mitchell, KCB FRSELLD MD (19 January 1826 – 12 October 1909) was a Scottish doctor involved in the study and care of patients with mental illness.
A clean-burning stove is a stove with reduced toxic emissions.
A cohort study is a particular form of longitudinal study that sample a cohort (a group of people who share a defining characteristic, typically those who experienced a common event in a selected period, such as birth or graduation), performing a cross-section at intervals through time.
Contingent contagionism was a concept in 19th-century medical writing and epidemiology before the germ theory, used as a qualified way of rejecting the application of the term "contagious disease" for a particular infection.
Cousin marriage is marriage between cousins (i.e. people with common grandparents or people who share other fairly recent ancestors).
David Michaels is an epidemiologist and Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) at the Milken Institute School of Public Health of the George Washington University.
Depleted uranium (DU; also referred to in the past as Q-metal, depletalloy or D-38) is uranium with a lower content of the fissile isotope U-235 than natural uranium.
Diana Sarfati is a New Zealand public health physician and epidemiology academic.
An ecological fallacy (or ecological inference fallacy) is a formal fallacy in the interpretation of statistical data where inferences about the nature of individuals are deduced from inference for the group to which those individuals belong.
Extremely low frequency (ELF) is the ITU designation for electromagnetic radiation (radio waves) with frequencies from 3 to 30 Hz, and corresponding wavelengths of 100,000 to 10,000 kilometers, respectively.
Frank Caldwell Garland (June 20, 1950 – August 17, 2010) was an American epidemiologist whose research led to the conclusion that vitamin D deficiency can be a factor increasing risk for breast cancer and colon cancer.
Generation Scotland is a Biobank, a resource of biological samples and information on health and lifestyle from thousands of volunteer donors in Scotland.
Geoffrey C. Kabat is an American epidemiologist and cancer researcher.
George Davey Smith (born 9 May 1959) is a British epidemiologist.
Gun politics is an area of American politics defined by two opposing groups advocating for tighter gun control on the one hand and gun rights on the other.
Human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal cancer (HPV+OPC) is a subtype of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas (OSCC), associated with the human papillomavirus type 16 virus (HPV16).
Indigenous Australian health and wellbeing statistics indicate Aboriginal Australians are much less healthy than the rest of the Australian community.
Infant clothing or baby clothing is clothing for infants.
The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) is a worldwide association with more than 2000 members in over 100 different countries, who follow the aims of the association to facilitate communication amongst those engaged in research and teaching of epidemiology throughout the world, and to encourage its use in all fields of health including social, community and preventative medicine.
The Interphone study (sometimes stylized as INTERPHONE) was a set of international case-control studies conducted with the aim of determining whether mobile phone use increased the risk of certain tumors, namely, glioma, meningioma, and schwannoma.
Janis Paterson is a New Zealand academic.
John Brownlee (1868–1927) was a British physician and medical statistician who became the first director of the Statistics Department of the UK's Medical Research Committee.
John Lea (born 27 January 1782, died 3 June 1862, Cincinnati, Ohio), a lay epidemiologist, is most noted today for his contribution to understanding the water-borne nature of cholera.
Karen Witten is a New Zealand public health academic.
Melanie Jane Bartley, FBA, is a medical sociologist and retired academic.
The night hag or old hag is a creature from the folklore of various peoples which is used to explain the phenomenon of sleep paralysis.
Obinna E. Onwujekwe is Professor of Health Economics and Policy and Pharmacoeconomics in the Departments of Health Administration & Management and Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, based in University of Nigeria.
The Pacific Islands Families Study is a long-running, cohort study of 1398 children (and their parents) of Pacific Islands origin born in Auckland, New Zealand during the year 2000.
A public health journal is a scientific journal devoted to the field of public health, including epidemiology, biostatistics, and health care (including medicine, nursing and related fields).
Sir William Richard Shaboe Doll (28 October 1912 – 24 July 2005) was a British physiologist who became an epidemiologist in the 20th century, turning the subject into a rigorous science.
The Sorby Research Institute was a research facility that operated in the UK during and immediately after the Second World War in Sheffield, England.
Stephen Leeder (AO FRACP FFPH FAFPHM FRACGP, born 13 December 1941 in Grafton, New South Wales) is an emeritus professor of public health and community medicine at the University of Sydney, where he was dean of medicine from 1997 to 2002.
Steven Peter Russell Rose (born 4 July 1938) is an English neuroscientist, author, and social commentator.
"Strange Fruit" is a song performed most famously by Billie Holiday, who first sang and recorded it in 1939.
Suicide on the London Underground has been an issue since the Underground (also known as the 'Tube') opened in the 19th century.
Tobacco control is a field of international public health science, policy and practice dedicated to addressing tobacco use and thereby reducing the morbidity and mortality it causes.
Twin studies are studies conducted on identical or fraternal twins.
Uranium in the environment refers to the science of the sources, environmental behaviour, and effects of uranium on humans and other animals.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
The year 1850 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.
The 1988 Armenian earthquake, also known as the Spitak earthquake (Սպիտակի երկրաշարժ Spitaki yerkrašarž), occurred on December 7 at with a surface wave magnitude of 6.8 and a maximum MSK intensity of X (Devastating).