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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
... covered a wide range of 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... uranium mines, the result of a tension between nuclear 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
... his search for the carriers of typhoid were aggressive and militant: “[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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of Daoist healing. Lin's epidemiological study identifies the primary cause of late Han Dynasty and early Six Dynasties epidemics as a triple-pronged combination of warfare, famine, and mass migration. In combination with other essays, such as those on the ideology of the Taiping jing and its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 625–627.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . 534 pp . 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
... also the ecological and 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Alpers, also Australian, but one who worked closely with Gajdusek, returned to Papua New 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... commensuration between cultures 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... epidemiologic study facilitated the prominence of treatment that shifted from a kidney-centered to a liver-centered perspective. The transformation of a hospital into a profit-making enterprise also favored biomedicine, because doctors earned more income “by prescribing biomedicine than . . . by prescribing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 585–588.
Published: 01 November 2012
... research projects 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
... (biomedicine, epidemiology, psychology), forms of social organization (the “civil society” self-support group), and bodily disciplines that stress individual risk calculation (i.e., safe sex, harm reduction). Elsewhere, I have written about how individuals, regardless of their serostatus, have come to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 15–18.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Scholars 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 315–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-epidemiology.” No conclusion is provided, but given the strongly favorable “external” factors for making the development of probabilistic calculus, Elvin suggests that some “internal” obstacles may have been at play, on which his article remains open. Vogel focuses on how the Chinese used to speak of...
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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 March 2009) 3 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 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 both the planning and performance of an HIV-related...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of funding cuts,” he said. 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... problem. The need for technological 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...