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Define etiology. etiology synonyms, etiology pronunciation, etiology translation, English dictionary definition of etiology. also ae·ti·ol·o·gy n. pl. e·ti·ol·o·gies also ae·ti·ol·o·gies 1. a. The study of causes or origins. b. The branch of medicine that deals with the causes or...

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In an effort to identify cross-disciplinary aspects of the challenge of infectious etiologies of chronic diseases, including inflammatory syndromes and cancer, the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Microbial Threats hosted a two-day workshop on October 21–22, 2002. The workshop, Linking Infectious Agents and Chronic Diseases, explored the factors that drive infectious etiologies of chronic ...

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Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and ...

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Causes. Infectious diseases can be caused by: Bacteria. These one-cell organisms are responsible for illnesses such as strep throat, urinary tract infections and tuberculosis. Viruses. Even smaller than bacteria, viruses cause a multitude of diseases — ranging from the common cold to AIDS.

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The Infectious Etiology of Chronic Diseases: Defining the Relationship, Enhancing the Research, and Mitigating the Effects, summarizes a two-day workshop held by the Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Microbial Threats to address this rapidly evolving field. Participants explored factors driving infectious etiologies of chronic diseases of ...

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Medical Definition of etiology. 1: the cause or causes of a disease or abnormal condition some types of cancer have a viral etiology a multiple etiology in which biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors all play a role — M. E. Jackson et al. 2: a branch of medical science dealing with the causes and ...

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This report summarizes a two-day workshop held by the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Microbial Threats on October 21–22, 2002, to address the infectious etiology of chronic diseases. Invited experts presented research findings on a range of recognized and potential chronic sequelae of infections, as well as on diverse pathogenic mechanisms leading from exposure to chronic disease outcomes

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etiology [e″te-ol´ah-je] the science dealing with causes of disease. adj., adj etiolog´ic, etiolog´ical. Etiology classification of disease. Illustrated here are the contributions of intrinsic, extrinsic, and unknown factors to disease causation. From Copstead and Banasik, 2000. e·ti·ol·o·gy (ē'tē-ol'ŏ-jē), Avoid the jargonistic ...

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The Infectious Etiology of Chronic Diseases: Defining the Relationship, Enhancing the Research, and Mitigating the Effects, summarizes a two-day workshop held by the Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Microbial Threats to address this rapidly evolving field. Participants explored factors driving infectious etiologies of chronic diseases of ...

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The belief that infectious agents are a cause of chronic inflammatory diseases of unknown etiology and of cancer is not new. Approximately 100 years ago, doctors noted a connection between cervical cancer and sexual promiscuity that transcended mere coincidence .By 1911, a connection between viruses and cancers in animals had become well established .