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Patient Definition checklist

On September 23, 2018, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Forecasting, Epidemiology

Preparing epidemiology data for use in a forecast model - do you know your target population?

Use our guide to check your thinking.

A look into...Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease

On January 15, 2018, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Newsletters

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common condition occurring when reflux of gastric contents causes troublesome symptoms and/or complications. It is classified into two subtypes: with...

A look into...Graves' Disease

On December 15, 2017, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Newsletters

Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland, in which helper T cells autoreactive against the thyrotropin receptor activate B cells to produce anti-thyrotropin receptor antibodies....

A look into...Mild Cognitive Impairment

On November 15, 2017, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Newsletters

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a condition in which a person has problems with memory, language, executive function and visuospatial skills that are noticeable to others and can be observed in...

A look into...Cystinosis

On October 15, 2017, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Newsletters

Cystinosis is a rare inherited lysosomal storage disorder following the Mendelian inheritance pattern. It is caused by mutations in the CTNS gene that encodes cystinosin, a lysosomal cystine‑proton...

A look into...Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis (CTX)

On September 15, 2017, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Newsletters

Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis is a rare autosomal recessive lipid storage disease following the Mendelian inheritance pattern. It is caused by mutations in a gene encoding a cytochrome P450 oxidase...

A look into...Hepatitis B

On August 23, 2017, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Newsletters

Infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a major problem throughout the world. Over 240 million people are estimated to be HBV surface antigen(sAg)-positive, with up to 25% of individuals with...

A look into...Onychomycosis

On June 15, 2017, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Newsletters

Onychomycosis refers to a fungal infection of the nail which can occur on the hands or feet, but in most western countries more commonly occurs on the toenail. The infection is mostly found in males...

A look into...Tuberculosis

On May 15, 2017, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Newsletters

Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic bacterial infection caused by variants in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This bacterium is normally killed by the immune system within most healthy people, but if...

A look into...Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

On April 15, 2017, Tags Epiomic Database, Population, Newsletters

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is an inherited disorder that can cause emphysema even without exposure to tobacco smoke. AATD is considered one of the most common genetic disease in persons of...

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