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ADVANCE database characterisation and fit for purpose assessment for multi-country studies on the coverage, benefits and risks of pertussis vaccinations.

estimates were similar to those reported by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Incidence rates of events were comparable in magnitude and age-distribution between databases with the same characteristics. ...

Antibiotic use and resistance in Belgium: the impact of two decades of multi-faceted campaigning.

respondents as source of information. The Belgian outpatient antibiotic use has decreased by 12.8% in DID and by 42.8% in PID in the 2017-2018 winter compared to the winter before the start of its public ...

DETERMINATION OF SENSITIZING AND IRRITATING LEACHABLES IN MENSTRUAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS

the Acceptable Exposure Level (AEL) and Daily Exposure Dose (DED) were calculated and compared to each other in the context of a quantitative health risk assessment (QHRA) for sensitization. The DED did ...

Comparing web-based versus face-to-face and paper-and-pencil questionnaire data collected through two Belgian health surveys

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Elise Braekman Source: International Journal of Public Health, Volume 65, Number 16 (2020) Keywords: Data collection Data comparability ...

In Vitro and In Vivo Toxicity Studies on Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov. Leaves Essential Oil from Benin

in body weight, relative organ weight, hematological and/or biochemical parameters or histopathology as compared to the control group. EOCG induced mortality and inflammation in lungs 3 h after ...

Assessment of natural coagulants to remediate Tunisian textile wastewater by combining physicochemical, analytical, and toxicological data

compared to the traditionally used chemical coagulant. The highest rate of decolorization was achieved after treatment with the cactus-derived coagulant. The analytical study revealed the presence of only ...

Spatio-temporal monitoring and modelling of birch pollen levels in Belgium

meteorological data is able to determine airborne birch pollen levels using updated maps of areal fractions of birch trees, as compared to the pollen observations of the monitoring stations in Belgium. Forest ...

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

purity and a significantly less degraded state compared to urinary DNA. Consequently, the salivary DNA gave better genotyping results than urinary DNA. Therefore, if the choice exists, saliva is the ...

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

the impacts of risk factor changes and to compare the “business-as-usual” with alternative scenarios. Results The “business-as-usual” scenario estimated that in 2028 the 15-year-old men/women would live ...

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