The term "epidemiology" is the first word been used to describe the study of epidemics in 1802 by the Spanish physician Villalba in EpidemiologÃa EspaÃ±ola. Epidemiologists also study the interaction of diseases in a population, a condition known as a syndemic .The term epidemiology is now widely applied to cover the description and causation of not only epidemic disease, but of disease in general, and even many non-disease health-related conditions, such as high blood pressure and obesity. Therefore, this epidemiology is based upon how the pattern of the disease cause changes in the function of everyone. Epidemiologists employ a range of study designs from the observational to experimental and generally categorized as descriptive, analytic and experimental.
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Last date updated on June, 2014