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Preventive Medicine

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  • Specifically, the phenotypic expression of IgE-mediated disorders, which appears regulated by multiple genetic factors and modulated by environmental experiences (allergen exposure, infection, and smoking), has been a target for preventive medicine since the 1920s when dietary intervention was espoused in infancy [7].
  • These results suggest that dietary taurine supplement could protect rats from the lead-induced impairments of synaptic plasticity and might be a preventive medicine to cure the cognitive deficits induced by lead [8].
  • OBJECTIVES: To compare the current practice of preventive medicine in British Columbia with the recommendations of the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination [9].
  • Preventive medicine for HIV-infected patients: an analysis of isoniazid prophylaxis for tuberculin reactors and for anergic patients [10].
  • I prepared a model set of objectives for occupational medicine under the auspices and with the endorsement of the American College of Preventive Medicine. Further evaluation can refine the objectives, implement use of the objectives in formal training programs, and assess the utility of the format for other preventive medicine specialties [11].

Chemical compound and disease context of Preventive Medicine


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Gene context of Preventive Medicine

  • Further work is in hand to compare doctors' CQI scores with scores based on performance indicators constructed from routine NHS data on prescribing and preventive medicine [21].
  • CONCLUSIONS: Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons appear to have unique knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding preventive medicine, and their attitudes are influenced by their personal experiences with physicians [22].
  • Dr. James M. Watson of Falmouth, Massachusetts: preventive medicine on Cape Cod [23].
  • The maximum costs for examination and therapy amount to ATS 10,700,000, thus giving a minimum saving of ATS 3,900,000 in favor of preventive medicine [24].
  • Therefore, the PHC package of education, nutrition, preventive medicine and treatment of the most common diseases and injuries is sometimes regarded as the most beneficial application of scarce resources [25].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Preventive Medicine


  1. Comparative uptake of calcium from milk and a calcium-rich mineral water in lactose intolerant adults: implications for treatment of osteoporosis. Halpern, G.M., Van de Water, J., Delabroise, A.M., Keen, C.L., Gershwin, M.E. American journal of preventive medicine. (1991) [Pubmed]
  2. A critical look at prevention: colorectal cancer screening. Epling, J.W., Morrow, C.B., Cibula, D.A. American journal of preventive medicine. (2003) [Pubmed]
  3. Problems and approaches in the surveillance and control of sexually transmitted diseases: the Cuban experience. Werthein, L.J., Abreu, A., Valdés-Vivó, P. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. (1980) [Pubmed]
  4. Vitamin C as a preventive medicine against common colds in children. Ludvigsson, J., Hansson, L.O., Tibbling, G. Scand. J. Infect. Dis. (1977) [Pubmed]
  5. Folate in preventive medicine: a new role in cardiovascular disease, neural tube defects and cancer. Pietrzik, K., Brönstrup, A. Ann. Nutr. Metab. (1997) [Pubmed]
  6. Potential prevention of Alzheimer disease and dementia. Kuller, L.H. Alzheimer disease and associated disorders. (1996) [Pubmed]
  7. Effectiveness of dietary manipulation in the prevention of food allergy in infants. Zeiger, R.S., Heller, S., Mellon, M., O'Connor, R., Hamburger, R.N. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. (1986) [Pubmed]
  8. Protection by a taurine supplemented diet from lead-induced deficits of long-term potentiation/depotentiation in dentate gyrus of rats in vivo. Zhu, D.M., Wang, M., She, J.Q., Yu, K., Ruan, D.Y. Neuroscience (2005) [Pubmed]
  9. Preventive practice among primary care physicians in British Columbia: relation to recommendations of the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination. Smith, H.E., Herbert, C.P. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne. (1993) [Pubmed]
  10. Preventive medicine for HIV-infected patients: an analysis of isoniazid prophylaxis for tuberculin reactors and for anergic patients. Rose, D.N., Schechter, C.B., Sacks, H.S. Journal of general internal medicine : official journal of the Society for Research and Education in Primary Care Internal Medicine. (1992) [Pubmed]
  11. Learning objectives for training and continuing education in occupational medicine. Guidotti, T.L. American journal of preventive medicine. (1992) [Pubmed]
  12. The relationship of serum vitamin A, cholesterol, and triglycerides to the incidence of ovarian cancer. Das, N.P., Ma, C.W., Salmon, Y.M. Biochem. Med. Metab. Biol. (1987) [Pubmed]
  13. Carrying out the Medicine/Public Health Initiative: the roles of preventive medicine and community-responsive care. Cashman, S.B., Anderson, R.J., Weisbuch, J.B., Schwarz, M.R., Fulmer, H.S. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. (1999) [Pubmed]
  14. The past, present, and future of selective estrogen receptor modulation. Jordan, V.C. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. (2001) [Pubmed]
  15. Validity of NBME Part I and Part II scores for selection of residents in orthopaedic surgery, dermatology, and preventive medicine. Case, S.M., Swanson, D.B. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. (1993) [Pubmed]
  16. Carnitine: an overview of its role in preventive medicine. Kendler, B.S. Preventive medicine. (1986) [Pubmed]
  17. Interest of adolescents in genetic testing for nicotine addiction susceptibility. Tercyak, K.P., Peshkin, B.N., Wine, L.A., Walker, L.R. Preventive medicine. (2006) [Pubmed]
  18. Changes in serum B hydroxybutyrate concentrations in dairy cows kept under commercial farm conditions. Kelly, J.M. Vet. Rec. (1977) [Pubmed]
  19. Role of folate in preventive medicine. Ebrahim, G.J. J. Trop. Pediatr. (2001) [Pubmed]
  20. Noncholesterol-lowering effects of statins. Pierre-Paul, D., Gahtan, V. Vascular and endovascular surgery. (2003) [Pubmed]
  21. Developing a 'consultation quality index' (CQI) for use in general practice. Howie, J.G., Heaney, D.J., Maxwell, M., Walker, J.J., Freeman, G.K. Family practice. (2000) [Pubmed]
  22. Preventive attitudes and beliefs of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. Tamaskar, P., Malia, T., Stern, C., Gorenflo, D., Meador, H., Zazove, P. Archives of family medicine. (2000) [Pubmed]
  23. Dr. James M. Watson of Falmouth, Massachusetts: preventive medicine on Cape Cod. Rogers, F.B. Journal of the history of medicine and allied sciences. (1984) [Pubmed]
  24. Cost-benefit analysis of diabetic eye disease. Matz, H., Falk, M., Göttinger, W., Kieselbach, G. Ophthalmologica (1996) [Pubmed]
  25. Primary health care in the Philippines: banking on the barangays? Phillips, D.R. Social science & medicine (1982) (1986) [Pubmed]
  26. A recombinant yeast strain as a short term bioassay to assess estrogen-like activity of xenobiotics. Pinto, B., Picard, D., Reali, D. Annali di igiene : medicina preventiva e di comunità. (2004) [Pubmed]
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