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Urban environment and mental health: the NAMED project, protocol for a mixed-method studyIntroductionMethods and analysisEthics and dissemination

Brussels urban population associations between the urban residential environment and mental health, taking respondents’ socioeconomic status and physical health into account. Mental health is determined by ...

Prevalence of burnout risk and factors associated with burnout risk among ICU nurses during the COVID-19 outbreak in French speaking Belgium

Coronavirus COVID-19 intensive care unit Nurses Workload Abstract: Objective:Burnout is a global work-related phenomenon. Intensive care unit (ICU) nurses are at risk ofburnout and the COVID-19 pandemic may ...

Does arsenic pose a health concern after consumption of clay products?

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Heidi Demaegdt; Nadia Waegeneers; Karlien Cheyns; Ann Ruttens Source: Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess, Volume ...

Position paper on the use of an “estimated acceptable concentration” (EAC) as basis for a control policy's action level for carcinogens unintentionally present in food

control policy’s action levels should be considered as part of risk management, which is not always based on scientific risk assessment alone, the concept of an ‘estimated acceptable concentration’ (EAC) is ...

Update of the risk assessment of nickel in food and drinking water

sensitisation tolerable daily intake (TDI) toxicity Abstract: The European Commission asked EFSA to update its previous Opinion on nickel in food and drinking water, taking into account new occurrence data, the ...

Heat related mortality in the two largest Belgian urban areas: A time series analysis

until 2011 taking into account the effect of air pollution. Methods The threshold in temperature above which mortality increases was determined using segmented regressions for both urban areas. The ...

Predictors of nursing-home entry for elders in Belgium

care services is expected to rise during the coming years. For a better planning of health care resources policy makers have to be aware of risk factors associated to nursing home entry (NHE). The ...

DETERMINATION OF ALLERGENIC FRAGRANCE INGREDIENTS IN FEMININE ABSORBENT HYGIENE PRODUCTS AND LUBRICANTS

a real-life exposure scenario to gain a better understanding of the leaching of these fragrances. At last, a risk assessment was made using the estimated exposure and the toxicological data available. Method: ...

Impurity profiling of the most frequently encountered falsified polypeptide drugs on the Belgian market

Therefore, in order to obtain a better understanding of the potential health risks related to the usage of falsified polypeptide drugs we performed a systematic screening of the ten most frequently encountered ...

Use of next‐generation sequencing in microbial risk assessment

hazard characterisation and exposure assessment to perform a sound risk characterisation, which in turn will make it possible to take substantiated risk management decisions. Health Topics:  Food-borne ...

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