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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 199
Published: 17 December 2021
10.1159/000517726
EISBN: 978-3-318-06937-2
... disclosures, packaging and labelling of tobacco products, education, communication, training and public awareness, tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and demand reduction measures concerning tobacco dependence and cessation. Finally, one should never forget the importance of sustained medical...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 199
Published: 17 December 2021
10.1159/000517671
EISBN: 978-3-318-06937-2
... Abstract Kidney disease is frequently described as a public health problem. This chapter will unpack what we mean by “public health” and by “taking a public health approach.” We will consider the global burden of kidney diseases and their determinants, with a focus on chronic kidney disease. We...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 199
Published: 17 December 2021
10.1159/000517714
EISBN: 978-3-318-06937-2
... in the future, is the increasing patient connectivity, using novel technologies that will allow access to healthcare and improve outcomes. Introduction Nephrology and Public Health are interconnected, as many of the conditions that affect humanity in its communities, workplaces, and everywhere can...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 199
Published: 17 December 2021
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06937-2
EISBN: 978-3-318-06937-2
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 55
Published: 29 November 2021
10.1159/000517639
EISBN: 978-3-318-06608-1
... such as unfavourable working conditions. In addition, a lot of people use sunscreen incorrectly as they tend to use only 20%–50% of the amount needed or do not reapply it. Studies have shown that there are several prevention campaigns demonstrating the successful increase in public awareness, but still more...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
10.1159/000507519
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... effects on productivity, negatively impacting the economy and the greater public health system. Micronutrient deficiencies are an urgent public health problem with high economic costs in virtually every country. They cause an estimated 1.1 million of the 3.1 million child deaths that occur each year...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
10.1159/000507524
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis, especially in the ageing population, is a further challenge for which targeted supplementation of the diet can have a significant impact. Despite current knowledge about the role that food supplements can have for public health, there remains much...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484397
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... Abstract Public partners play a key role when we want to improve nutrition quality. They will not succeed, when they try to achieve the goal alone or tend to dominate other players. In their responsibility for common interests it is up to public partners to moderate and facilitate the multi...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484391
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... among disadvantaged populations, they also present a public health problem in some industrialized countries. Vitamin D deficiency is a good example, as it is certainly prevalent in some upper-middle to high-income countries, arising due to a lack of ultraviolet B (UVB) sunshine availability for anything...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 115
Published: 24 May 2016
10.1159/000442109
EISBN: 978-3-318-05685-3
... strengthening local economies and reducing poverty and inequality. Successful examples of public-private partnerships exist, as well as examples in which these partnerships did not achieve mutually agreed objectives. The key requirements for productive alliances between industry and civil society organizations...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 115
Published: 24 May 2016
10.1159/000442110
EISBN: 978-3-318-05685-3
... Abstract In this chapter, we clarify what is meant by public-private partnerships (PPPs), provide examples of both successful and less successful PPPs and describe some broad lessons. We see scope for PPPs that would reduce aspects of undernutrition. However, this optimism comes...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 101
Published: 21 May 2015
10.1159/000373907
EISBN: 978-3-318-02341-1
... awareness of food allergy among the general public and the implementation of appropriate public policies to keep affected individuals safe is required. This chapter reviews the general public's knowledge and perceptions of food allergy, the disease's psychosocial impact on affected individuals...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 179
Published: 01 December 2014
10.1159/000365524
EISBN: 978-3-318-02604-7
... Abstract This chapter uses a public health perspective to provide an overview of the key determinants and shared pathways for the causes of non-communicable diseases and common mental disorders and their outcomes. Current understandings about their co-occurrence, prevention and control...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 60
Published: 15 September 2014
10.1159/000357343
EISBN: 978-3-318-02577-4
... interventions, show even larger effects in high-risk persons (nearly 50% reduction). Barriers to physical activity include: access and affordability, low self-efficacy and cultural constraints. Conclusion: Current public health recommendations and strategies to promote physical activity are not only...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 35
Published: 23 June 2014
10.1159/000360065
EISBN: 978-3-318-02647-4
... ideals, led Charcot to invite writers, journalists, and politicians to his lessons, during which he presented the results of his work on hysteria. These events became public performances, for which physicians and patients were transformed into actors. Major newspapers ran accounts of these consultations...
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Series: Issues in Infectious Diseases
Volume: 7
Published: 19 June 2013
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02399-2
EISBN: 978-3-318-02399-2
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 71
Published: 24 January 2013
10.1159/000342617
EISBN: 978-3-318-02270-4
... change, presents a dual challenge to policy development. First, policies must be capable of implementing effective strategies to combat both ends of the malnutrition spectrum, a task that likely requires dramatic reframing of traditional nutritional and public health strategies. Second, the juxtaposition...
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