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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Harry Yi-Jui Wu This article illustrates the exchange of knowledge, sharing of methods, and formation of collaborative research between Taiwan and the World Health Organization (WHO) by discussing a series of large-scale epidemiological studies on mental disorders conducted by the research team of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... study of diabetes. By exploring three planes of the adiponectin research (genetics, epidemiology, and drug discovery), the analysis of this case study suggests that genes and populations, publics and scientists, cardiovascular disease and diabetes are not static objects of medicine but rather interfere...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... position of English language newspapers in colonial Malaya in identifying and disseminating epidemiological data as well as commentaries on public health issues and policies. These discussions provided a crucial platform in linking public health discourses to a more literate and influential lay public and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
... intellectual topics, from the epistemological questions of scientific causation in law and in epidemiology to the social configuration of toxic tort lawsuits and the history of occupational hazards in the electronic industries since the 1970s. All these are relevant to the ongoing RCA litigation. The issue...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... exception and banality. In the 1960s, as the IAEA and the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) were competing to impose regulations on radiation exposure, several experts from different disciplines (epidemiology, radiation biology, and health physics) strongly disagreed about the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
...: “[Search] out and render harmless each person who harbors typhoid bacilli in his organism” ( Mendelsohn 1998 ; Brunton 2004 ). Both in England and in Germany, however, epidemiology and bacteriology started to become much more complicated in the 1920s. The simple model of microbe hunting and the search for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... speak to each other in ways not clear when the essays are separate. The initial section on Han epidemics and government responses to them takes on a different significance when combined with essays on the rise of wu 巫 shrines, wronged spirits, and varieties of Daoist healing. Lin's epidemiological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
... epidemiological ramifications of rice production. Just as rice became adapted to environments, so, too, were environments shaped by rice. In West Africa, farmers cultivated domesticated rices of African origin that were suited to different ecosystems, from mangrove swamps to dry uplands, and reshaped those...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 625–627.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . NT$650 . 19 6 2012 19 6 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 The mental health of aboriginal peoples is a serious concern in a number of industrialized countries, as epidemiological surveys of such groups have consistently shown alarmingly high rates of mental disorders. By adopting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Guinea to become for twenty-seven years (1977–2005) the director of the Institute for Medical Research (IMR) there, building it up to a 250-person local staff, continuing the epidemiological surveillance of kuru to its final victims and maintaining his half-century-long involvement with the Fore village...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and natures through global assemblages of whaling (Blok); between human and animal in bringing robots to life (Kubo); between epidemiological and genetic traits in metabolizing diabetes drugs (Mohácsi); between Thai and Japanese technology in the space created by a technology-transfer project (Morita...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... trajectory of sociocultural forces involved in the development of Chinese medicine in treating impotence. The reform of traditional Chinese medicine is explored with the increasing prominence of biomedicine. The emphasis on clinical reasoning and epidemiologic study facilitated the prominence of treatment...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 585–588.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that have followed it ( Hanson 1997 , 2001 , 2006 , 2011 ). It explores the Chinese medical discourse on epidemics in Chinese history and highlights the changes and bifurcations of this discourse elaborated not only in the face of a changing epidemiological reality but also of shifting political...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
... for the spread of HIV, to adherence, within an apparatus more or less put in place by PEPFAR ( Montoya 2012 ). This mode relies on free rights- and risk-bearing individuals and seeks to inculcate adherence to a range of new expert and technoscientific knowledges (biomedicine, epidemiology, psychology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 315–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
... though they had long-held systems of divination, with strong associations with underlying elements of probabilistic thinking; had a passion for gambling; had collected extensive demographic and other statistics; were familiar with insurance business; and had an interest in “proto-epidemiology.” No...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 15–18.
Published: 01 December 2007
... present various cases, from how communities are involved with environmental controversies in Korea, to how labor workers challenge “bad epidemiology” preventing them from asking for health compensation in Taiwan, to how amateur designers create alternative computer games in Japan. The article by Juraku...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... solutions to improve the health of people in resource-poor settings is primarily identified with reference to epidemiological data. Globally, people living in resource-poor settings have higher incidences of disease but far fewer and less effective technological solutions to deal with these challenges...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2009
... various ‘entertainment’ bars. Her work focuses on the practice of a Western-based epidemiology in China, specifically in the impoverished region where she worked and lived for nearly two years. The object of her inquiry is, in her own terms, a persistent ‘epidemiological prejudice’ that she locates in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Epidemiologically, these declines have imperiled the tremendous gains PEPFAR has made in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Vietnam since 2005 as new gaps in service and resources are opening for the least well off. Practically, these reductions have shifted much of the burden of service delivery from formerly well...