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action study

In cancer research, an investigation to determine whether a particular lifestyle choice made by patients can be used to prevent cancer.
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The study is part of the ACTION study, which was conducted by The George Institute for Global Health and was funded through an unrestricted educational grant from Roche Asia Pacific Regional Office.
A pre-campaign action study to identify the current level of immunization with regard to the immunization of the 0-5 year old children in the Kottayam Municipality, NRHM 2010.
"The findings from the ACTION study indicate that the challenges many people with obesity face may stem from their misperception that obesity is a lifestyle issue that can be overcome simply by eating less and exercising more, instead of a complex disease that requires a comprehensive care approach."
A subanalysis of the Action study called Philippine Costs in Oncology (Peso) study showed these findings:
Chapter 6, "Exploring Gambling Impacts in Two Alberta Cree Communities: A Participatory Action Study," includes a section on "Limitations," which emphasizes that the project was a pilot study and "cannot be generalized to these communities as a whole ...
The majority of this is collected and dumped on the surface of the ground, and is mostly transferred from one location to the other rather than being properly disposed of, a practice known to pose serious health hazards to the community (Nigerian Environmental Action Study Team, 1989).