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Recurrent tuberculosis in a young child

episodes were genotyped and differed from one another. We present the first case of proven tuberculosis reinfection in a likely immunocompetent child, living in a high-risk environment favorable for ...

Adjusting for comorbidity in incidence-based DALY calculations: an individual-based modeling approach

calculations are carried out for each condition separately, multimorbidity may lead to an overestimation of the morbidity component, the Years Lived with Disability (YLD). Adjusting for comorbidity may be ...

Population vulnerability to COVID-19 in Europe: a burden of disease analysis

consequences from COVID-19. In Europe, this is of particular relevance with ageing populations living with non-communicable diseases, multi-morbidity and frailty. Published estimates of Years Lived with ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

medication sales Pediatric asthma Residential green space respiratory health Abstract: Background: Living in green environments has been associated with various health benefits, but the evidence for positive ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

medication sales Pediatric asthma Residential green space respiratory health Abstract: Background Living in green environments has been associated with various health benefits, but the evidence for positive ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

medication sales Pediatric asthma Residential green space respiratory health Abstract: Background Living in green environments has been associated with various health benefits, but the evidence for positive ...

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 ...

Is the European Health Interview Survey online yet? Response and net sample composition of a web-based data collection.

response rate was obtained after sending one reminder. Elderly, Brussels Capital inhabitants, people living without a partner and those with a non-Belgian nationality were less responding. By design, there ...

Thyroid cancer incidence near nuclear sites in Belgium: An ecological study at small geographical level

living in the vicinity of the four nuclear sites at the smallest Belgian geographical level. Rate ratios were obtained from a Bayesian hierarchical model for areas of varying sizes around the nuclear ...

Monitoring of possible health effects of living in the vicinity of nuclear sites in Belgium II Part B: childhood leukemia incidence

Publication Type: Sci. report, recommendat°, guidance doc., directive, monograph Authors: Claire Demoury; Christel Faes; Sylviane Carbonnelle; Harlinde De Schutter; Francart,J.; Nancy Van Damme; Lodewijk Van Bladel; Christiane Vleminckx; Eva M. De Clercq ...

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