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Gender‐dependent association between exhaled nitric oxide and the CC16 38AA genotype in young school children

genotype had higher odds of increased FeNO (>30 ppb) compared with their peers with the wild‐type genotype 38GG (OR, 9.85; 95% CI, 2.09‐46.4; P = .004). This association was female gender specific (P ...

Increased surface area of halloysite nanotubes due to surface modification predicts lung inflammation and acute phase response after pulmonary exposure in mice

lung epithelial cells. Lung inflammation, acute phase response and genotoxicity were assessed 1, 3, and 28 days after a single intratracheal instillation of adult female C57BL /6 J BomTac mice. The doses ...

Long-term outcomes of very low birth weight infants with spontaneous intestinal perforation: A retrospective case-matched cohort study

neurodevelopmental outcome regardless of SIP (OR  = 8.79 for disability), and female gender was a protective factor against disability (OR  = 0.06). Reported quality of life and gastrointestinal comorbidities did not ...

Habitual food consumption of the Belgian population in 2014-2015 and adherence to food-based dietary guidelines.

cereals (83%) and water and sugar-free drinks (73%). Males had higher consumption of most food groups than females, thereby complying more often with FBDG. For all food groups, except dairy products and ...

Evolution of educational inequalities in life and health expectancies at 25 years in Belgium between 2001 and 2011: a census-based study

of all considered DFLE inequality measures in both genders. In 2011, DFLE gaps were respectively 10.4 and 13.5 years in males and females compared to 6.51 and 9.30 in 2001, representing increases of 61 ...

Systemic antifungal drug use in Belgium-One of the biggest antifungal consumers in Europe.

Volume 62, Issue 6 (2019) Keywords: Antifungal Agents Belgium Drug Utilization Female Humans intensive care units Male Mycoses Abstract: BACKGROUND: Reports on the consumption of systemic antifungal drugs ...

Streptococcus pyogenes infections with limited emm-type diversity in the homeless population of Brussels, 2016-2018.

Bossuyt, N.; Botteaux, Anne; Smeesters, Pierre R Source: Int J Infect Dis, Volume 81 (2019) Keywords: Adult Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins Belgium Cluster Analysis Female Homeless Persons Humans Male ...

The practice of female genital mutilation across the world: Data availability and approaches to measurement

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Cappa, Claudia; L Van Baelen; Leye, Els Source: Global Public Health, Volume 14, Issue 8 (2019) Manuscript versions:  DOI:  http://doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2019.1571091 File:  Version:  Published ...

Global burden of cancer and coronary heart disease resulting from dietary exposure to arsenic, 2015

estimated cancer potency factors for arsenic related bladder and lung cancers, and from US Environmental Protection Agency risk estimates for skin cancer to calculate the cancer incidence in males and females ...

Point Prevalence Study of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use in Belgian Acute-Care Hospitals: Results of the ECDC PPS 2017

countrywide participation 32.4%) participated in the ECDC PPS (11800 patients included, mean age 60.2±25.3 year, 55.2% females). The crude prevalence of patients with at least one antimicrobial agent was 28.1% ...

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