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Communicable

(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection.communicable

Capable of being communicated or transmitted; said especially of disease.


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Studying to do biomedical research

Hypothetically, if someone is interested in becoming a researcher on communicable diseases, what would be the best course of undergraduate and graduate study? My best guess is that at the graduate level, they'd be studying microbiology, immunology, maybe pharmacology. ...

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by JimmyJazz
Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Studying to do biomedical research
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What are the potential benefits of epigenetics research?

... without changes in the genome. Constraint in the early life environment, such as poor early nutrition, is associated with increased risk of non-communicable diseases, including cardio-metabolic disease and cancer in later life. Such induced phenotypic change involves environmental signals acting ...

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:31 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What are the potential benefits of epigenetics research?
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Views: 6223

Communicable Diseases - Tuberculosis

What are the Symptoms for Tuberculosis? What are the Methods of Treatment for Tuberculosis? What are the Methods of Control and Prevention of Tuberculosis?

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by Jhgenes18
Sun Feb 13, 2011 3:50 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Need info on some disseases
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Views: 2115

Communicable Diseases - Meningitis

What are the Symptoms for Meningitis? What are the Methods of Treatment for Meningitis? What are the Methods of Control and Prevention of Meningitis?

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by Jhgenes18
Sun Feb 13, 2011 3:49 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Need info on some disseases
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Views: 2115

definition of genetic mechanisms in the context of immunity

... I get how that happens but part of the question asks "provide examples of the genetic mechanisms by which under nutrition reduces immunity to communicable diseases"...I don't get what they mean by genetic mechanisms? can someone please help me with this part? Thank you, b06er

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by biology_06er
Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:10 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: definition of genetic mechanisms in the context of immunity
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