Evaluation of diet as a risk factor in the development of childhood leukaemia: a case control study.

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Summary of "Evaluation of diet as a risk factor in the development of childhood leukaemia: a case control study."

To evaluate probable association of dietary risk factors with childhood leukaemia.


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Name: JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
ISSN: 0030-9982
Pages: 404-409


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A diet that contributes to the development and acceleration of ATHEROGENESIS.

A diet that contains limited amounts of CARBOHYDRATES. This is in distinction to a regular DIET.

Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal. This does not include DIET THERAPY, a specific diet prescribed in the treatment of a disease.

Dietary patterns which have been found to be important in reducing disease risk.

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