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Public health in the genomic era: will Public Health Genomics contribute to major changes in the prevention of common diseases?

The lack of population-based research hampers the evaluation of the impact of genomic applications. Public Health Genomics also evaluates the benefits and risks on a larger scale, including normative, ...

Projected reduction in healthcare costs in Belgium after optimization of iodine intake: impact on costs related to thyroid nodular disease.

economic evaluation of the consequences of inadequate iodine intake in Belgium, focusing on undisputed and measurable health outcomes such as thyroid nodular disease and its associated ...

Epidemiological support for a multifactorial aetiology of Kashin-Beck disease in Tibet36703

estimate the impact of each factor. The following variables were independently associated with the disease: age, gender, low socio-economic status, indicators of a poorly diversified diet, iodine deficiency ...

The impact of hearing disability on well-being and health.

and socio-economic status. RESULTS: The prevalence of hearing disability is 7% in the population 15 years and older. The prevalence of subjective ill health (Odds Ratio (OR): 1.32), mental ill health ...

Le protocole sur la biosécurité: test de crédibilité pour l'avenir de la Convention sur la diversité biologique?

concluding the protocol has been extended until January 2000 because of the present difficulty to reach agreement on some core issues, relating in particular to the potential trade and economic impacts of the ...

A review of the importance of cryptosporidiosis in farm animals.

and to disseminate. Several species are known to infect farm animals, although the economic importance of cryptosporidiosis is highly host species dependent. This paper reviews the impact of ...

Perspectives on the integration of Immuno-Oncology Biomarkers and drugs in a Health Care setting.

their high cost with a significant economic impact on the health care system. These major challenges can likely be circumvented by implementing a “personalized immuno-oncology” approach to accomplish ...

Correcting the self-reported BMI doesn't impact the socio-economic inequalities in obesity

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Sabine Drieskens; Stefaan Demarest; Sarah Bel; De Ridder, Karin; Jean Tafforeau Source: European Public Health Conference, Stockholm (2017) Keywords: BMI VALIDATION Health Topics:  H ...

Integrated Care Models for Managing and Preventing Frailty: A Systematic Review for the European Joint Action on Frailty Prevention (ADVANTAGE JA).

effective and transferable components of the models of care and evidence of economic impact, where available. Information on European Union-funded projects or those registered with the European Innovation ...

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