Cover of: Diet, demography, and disease | Read Online
Share

Diet, demography, and disease changing perspectives on anemia by

  • 966 Want to read
  • ·
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Aldine de Gruyter in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Iron deficiency anemia,
  • Paleopathology,
  • Physical anthropology,
  • Anemia -- diet therapy,
  • Anemia -- history,
  • Demography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPatricia Stuart-Macadam and Susan Kent, editors.
SeriesFoundations of human behavior
ContributionsStuart-Macadam, Patricia, 1951-, Kent, Susan, 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA645.I75 D54 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1709415M
ISBN 100202011895
LC Control Number92011086

Download Diet, demography, and disease

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Get this from a library! Diet, demography, and disease: changing perspectives on anemia. [Patricia Stuart-Macadam; Susan Kent;] -- "Iron deficiency is recognized throughout the world as a major public health concern, particularly in developing countries. Among its functional consequences are reduced resistance to infection.   Reviews, Notes, and Listings: Diet, Demography, and Disease: Changing Perspectives on Anemia David A. Sears, MDCited by: 1. Human Demography and Disease offers an interdisciplinary and integrated perspective on the relationship between historical populations and the dynamics of epidemiological processes. It brings the techniques of time-series analysis and computer matrix modeling to historical demography and geography to extract detailed information concerning the Cited by: The Hardcover of the Diet, Demography, and Disease: Changing Perspectives on Anemia by Stanley M. Stein at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Resulting from a symposium held in November at the Smithsonian Institution and sponsored by the Office of Quincentenary Programs of the National Museum of Natural History, this volume brings together diverse viewpoints of leading international anthropologists and demographers on the patterns of populations and disease in the Americas both before and after two books, Diet, Demography and Disease: Changing perspectives on anemia () with S. Kent, and Breast-feeding: Biocultural perspectives (), with K. Dettwyler. Get this from a library! Disease and demography in the Americas. [John W Verano; Douglas H Ubelaker; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.);] -- "This landmark book brings together diverse viewpoints of leading international anthropologists and demographers on the patterns of populations and disease in the Americas both before and after. economies are facing the problem of rising levels of obesity and diet related disease (heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure and osteoarthritis). This is largely due to changes in patterns of consumption and the type of food .

Epidemiology. Dental caries is the most common dental disease in the United States and is the primary cause of tooth loss through young adulthood: by the average American has lost five teeth and has 11 more attacked by caries /.. The most widely used measure of dental caries is the DMF index, which is usually expressed as the total number of decayed (D), . Book Review Diet, Demography, and Disease: Changing Perspectives on Anemia Edited by Patricia Stuart June New England Journal of Medicine Kenneth Bridges. However, evidence suggests that a high-fat diet may be related to the development of the disease (Eriksson and Lingärde, ; Marshall et al., ). Few data are available for Native Americans linking dietary factors with the development of NIDDM, except for one study of the Pima Indians that found a possible association with a high-calorie.   Health demography is a subdiscipline within the field of demography that involves the application of the content and methods of demography to the study of health and healthcare. It focuses on the application of demographic concepts and methods to the understanding and solution of concrete problems in healthcare and it informs health policy.