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Alvan R. Feinstein (December 4, 1925 – October 25, 2001) was a clinician, a researcher and an epidemiologist who made significant impact on clinical investigation, especially on the field of clinical epidemiology that he helped define.
The body mass index (BMI) or Quetelet index is a value derived from the mass (weight) and height of an individual.
EBSCO Information Services, headquartered in Ipswich, Massachusetts, is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., the third largest private company in Birmingham, Alabama, with annual sales of nearly $2 billion according to the BBJ's 2013 Book of Lists.
Evolutionary mismatch, also known as mismatch theory or evolutionary trap, is a concept in evolutionary biology that refers to evolved traits that were once advantageous but became maladaptive due to changes in the environment.
Food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) is a questionnaire used to obtain frequency and, in some cases, portion size information about food and beverage consumption over a specified period of time, typically the past month or year.
A funnel plot is a graph designed to check for the existence of publication bias; funnel plots are commonly used in systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
In statistics, econometrics, epidemiology and related disciplines, the method of instrumental variables (IV) is used to estimate causal relationships when controlled experiments are not feasible or when a treatment is not successfully delivered to every unit in a randomized experiment.
This is a list of scientific, technical and general interest periodicals published by Elsevier or one of its imprints or subsidiary companies.
This is a list of academic journals on health care.
In statistics, the logistic model (or logit model) is a statistical model that is usually taken to apply to a binary dependent variable.
In statistics, overfitting is "the production of an analysis that corresponds too closely or exactly to a particular set of data, and may therefore fail to fit additional data or predict future observations reliably".
Being overweight or fat is having more body fat than is optimally healthy.
The Proteus phenomenon is the tendency in science for early replications of a work to contradict the original findings, a consequence of publication bias.
Publication bias is a type of bias that occurs in published academic research.
Ranitidine, sold under the trade name Zantac among others, is a medication which decreases stomach acid production.
Uffe Ravnskov (MD, PhD, born 1934) is a Danish medical doctor, independent researcher, a member of various international scientific organisations, and a former assistant professor and medical practitioner in Denmark and Sweden.
Urinary incontinence (UI), also known as involuntary urination, is any uncontrolled leakage of urine.
Walter O. Spitzer (1937–2006) was a Canadian epidemiologist and professor of epidemiology and health at McGill University, a position he held from 1975 until his retirement in 1995.