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New Target of Gastroenterology: Overcoming Life Style-Related Diseases

  • Saburo Nakazawa
Conference paper

Abstract

The world population is now over six billion. In addition, we are in the middle of an unprecedent aging society, and medical practice is starting to focus on age-related diseases. The pathogenesis, early diagnosis, research, and development of treatments and prophylaxis are highlighted as an issue not only in the medical field but also in society. The target has shifted from secondary prevention via early diagnosis and early treatment to primary prevention before symptoms and signs are apparent.

Keywords

Coronary Heart Disease Diet Fiber Pulmonary Emphysema High Serum Cholesterol Level Standard Body Weight 
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Copyright information

© Springer Japan 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Saburo Nakazawa
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  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Second Teaching HospitalFujita Health University School of MedicineNakagawa-ku, NagoyaJapan

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