This book presents research findings from epidemiological studies investigating chronic and intractable diseases with unidentifiable causes from a clinical perspective. Each chapter provides the latest findings on specific diseases, including procedures for their study, insights into their causes, risk factors and preventive factors providing a foundation for new ideas and further development as well as establishing treatment procedures. Epidemiological Studies of Specified Rare and Intractable Disease(Nanbyo in Japanese) is a valuable resource for both new and established researchers as well as students who are seeking information on public health and on environmental and clinical epidemiology.
• Investigates chronic and intractable diseases with unidentifiable causes
• Presents insights from epidemiological studies from a clinical perspective
• Provides a foundation for new ideas, further development and establishing treatment procedures
• Masakazu Washio. St. Mary’s College. Kurume, Japan
• Gen Kobashi. Dokkyo Medical University. Tochigi, Japan