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Risk assessment of chlorinated paraffins in feed and food

SCCP s and MCCP s, respectively. For LCCP s, a reference point relevant for humans could not be identified. Due to the limitations in the toxicokinetic and toxicological database, the Panel concluded ...

Phylogenetic Analysis of Belgian Small Ruminant Lentiviruses Supports Cross Species Virus Transmission and Identifies New Subtype B5 Strains.

current SRLV phylogeny revealed that many subtypes have been defined over the years based on limited sequence information. To keep phylogeny as a useful tool, we advocate to apply more rigorous sequencing ...

Initiative pour la promotion de la qualité et epidémiologie chez les enfants et les adolescents atteints du diabète sucré (IPQE-EAD)- Résultats 2017

conclusion, malgré les limites inhérentes à la nature transversale de l’étude, le sixième audit du projet IPQE- EAD a mis en lumière la poursuite de l’évolution favorable de l’HbA1c, l’un des indicateurs ...

Risk assessment of aflatoxins in food

AFB1 can cause hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC s) in humans. The CONTAM Panel selected a benchmark dose lower confidence limit (BMDL) for a benchmark response of 10% of 0.4 lg/kg body weight (bw) per day ...

Weight and head circumference at birth in function of placental paraben load in Belgium: an ENVIRONAGE birth cohort study

care products. Epidemiological studies regarding the adverse effects of parabens on fetuses are limited. The aim of this study was to determine the association between placental paraben exposure and ...

Determinants of placental iodine concentrations in a mild-to-moderate iodine-deficient population: an ENVIRONAGE cohort study

a long-term storage supply, but studies on the determinants of long-term placental iodine load are limited. Methods The placental iodine concentrations were determined for 462 mother-neonate pairs from the ...

Selection of a Noninvasive Source of Human DNA Envisaging Genotyping Assays in Epidemiological Studies: Urine or Saliva?

preferred noninvasive matrix for genotyping purposes in large-scale genetic epidemiologic studies. Only in particular cases using urine could nevertheless be considered useful, although specific limitations ...

Potential impact of reduced tobacco use on life and health expectancies in Belgium

from the Belgian Health Interview Survey 2013 were used to estimate smoking and disability prevalence. Disability was based on the Global Activity Limitation Indicator. We used DYNAMO- HIA to quantify ...

In vitro 50 Hz magnetic field long-term exposure: Cytogenetic tests on human lymphoblastoid TK6 cells and validation of the test environment

of a well-validated exposure system. Furthermore, the use of a shielding system to limit background ELF- MF s inside the incubator is described as well.   Optimized protocols for cytogenetic tests with ...

Food groups and risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and heart failure: A systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies

knowledge about the amounts of food associated with the greatest change in risk of specific cardiovascular outcomes and about the quality of meta-evidence is limited. Therefore, the aim of this meta-analysis ...

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