ANTC68H3 Lecture Notes - Biomedicine, Social Inequality, Biocultural Anthropology

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Persistence of chronic non-infectious diseases, newly emergent & re-emergent infectious disease. Infectious diseases notable for: many new diseases causing mortality being detected, increased incidence and prevalence of previously controlled (re-emergent) infectious diseases, many re-emergent pathogens evolving into drug-resistant strains. Re-emergence of disease the interaction of: social change, demographic change, environmental change, microbial adaptation (medical malpractice, drug development. Us institute of medicine (see barrett et al. 1998: 264): ecological change, human demographics and behaviour, international travel and commerce, technology and industry, microbial adaptation and change, breakdown in public health measures. Only 5-10% of those infected will develop active tb. Most cases of active tb from adult re-activation from earlier (latent) exposure (despite bcg vaccine), at times of stress. Once inhaled: focuses in the lung, body responds by developing a granuloma to wall off the bacillae called a. Chronic cough (blood), fever, chills, weight loss, fatigue, night sweats.

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