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Mental Distress and Its Contributing Factors Among Young People During the First Wave of COVID-19: A Belgian Survey Study

demographics, chronic condition, history of mental health problems, social support, exposure to COVID-19, and several changes in everyday activities. Results: A total of 2,008 respondents were included, of which ...

Co‐Designed Exposure Protocol in the Study of Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance Attributed to Electromagnetic Fields

Véronique; Bouland, Catherine; Luc Verschaeve; Dieudonné, Maël Source: Bioelectromagnetics (2020) Keywords: ECG exposure protocol field perception idiopathic environmental intolerance attributed to ...

Familial hypersensitivity pneumonitis triggered by Cladosporium herbarum exposure during carpooling

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Planté-Bordeneuve, Thomas; Gilbert, Olivier; Latinne, Dominique; Nicolas Bruffaerts; Ghaye, Benoit; Froidure, Antoine Source: ERJ Open Research, Volume 6, Issue 3 (2020) Health Topics:  Indoor ai ...

Intake of food supplements based on algae or cyanobacteria may pose a health risk due to elevated concentrations of arsenic species.

a health concern. In the present study 33 FS containing algae or cyanobacteria were collected and As (species) were analysed to estimate consumer exposure. Based on hazard and exposure data, potential risks ...

Psychological distress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and suppression measures during the first wave in Belgium

psychological distress at the beginning of that period with a pre-pandemic health survey and assessed the psychological effects of exposure to the COVID-19 pandemic and changes in social activity and support. ...

Assessment of hazards and risks associated with dietary exposure to mineral oil for the Belgian population

Abstract: Recently collected dietary exposure data on mineral oil saturated (MOSH) and aromatic (MOAH) hydrocarbons were used to evaluate the risks associated with exposure to mineral oil through food for the ...

Ambient air pollution exposure during the late gestational period is linked with lower placental iodine load in a Belgian birth cohort

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Neven, Kristof Y.; Wang, Congrong; Janssen, Bram G.; Roels, Harry A.; Vanpoucke, Charlotte; Ann Ruttens; Nawrot, Tim S. Source: Environment International, Volume 147 (2021) Keywords: air pollutio ...

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

bioaccessible arsenic, in order to perform an exposure assessment and risk characterisation. Total As concentrations differed considerably between the samples and ranged from 0.20 to 6.4 mg As/kg. ...

Fluoroquinolone resistance in Escherichia coli isolates after exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics: a retrospective case–control study

Abstract: Objectives To investigate whether prior exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics increases the risk of fluoroquinolone resistance in Escherichia coli. Methods This was a secondary analysis of ...

Enantiomeric fraction of hexabromocyclododecanes in foodstuff from the Belgian market

(2020) Keywords: Chiral compound Enantiomer Environmental contaminant food HBCDD Abstract: Diet is considered a major route of human exposure to hexabromocyclododecane, a chiral environmental contaminant. ...

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