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A healthy lifestyle is positively associated with mental health and well-being and core markers in ageing

its effect on core markers of ageing: telomere length (TL) and mitochondrial DNA content (mtDNAc). METHODS: In this study, 6054 adults from the 2018 Belgian Health Interview Survey (BHIS) were included. ...

The HLS19-COM-P, a new instrument for measuring communicative health literacy in interaction with ohysicians: development and validation in nine European countries

instrument with sufficient psychometric properties for measuring COM- HL. METHODS: The HLS- COM-P instrument was developed based on a conceptual framework integrating HL with central communicative tasks. Data ...

Genomic epidemiology of persistently circulating MDR Shigella sonnei strains associated with men who have sex with men (MSM) in Belgium (2013–19)

globally. The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiology of MDR S. sonnei in Belgium and to identify origins and circulating clusters through WGS. METHODS: We undertook demographic, temporal and ...

Assessing evidence of a potential Salmonella transmission across the poultry food chain.

Salmonella status at the end of production. Note that this study did not make a distinction between the different sources of contamination and the effects of sampling methods and isolation methods should be ...

Health care costs and lost productivity costs related to excess weight in Belgium.

health data. METHODS: Health care costs and costs of absenteeism were estimated using data from the Belgian national health interview survey (BHIS) 2013 linked with individual health insurance data (2013-2017). ...

Efficacy and safety of camostat mesylate in early COVID-19 disease in an ambulatory setting: a randomized placebo-controlled phase II trial.

Hutse; Romano, Marta; Isabelle Thomas; Padalko, Elizaveta; S. Callens; De Scheerder, Marie-Angélique Source: Int J Infect Dis, Volume 122 (2022) Keywords: COVID-19 Double-Blind Method Esters Guanidines ...

Polypharmacy and health-related quality of life/psychological distress among patients with chronic disease

This study aimed to explore the association between polypharmacy and HRQOL /psychological distress by using data from a cross-sectional study in Flanders (Belgium). METHODS: We analyzed cross-sectional ...

Methodological considerations in injury burden of disease studies across Europe: a systematic literature review.

years of life lost (YLL) and years lived with disability (YLD) in these studies. METHODS: We searched EMBASE, MEDLINE, Cochrane Central, Google Scholar, and Web of Science, and the grey literature ...

Dependence-Robust Confidence Intervals for Capture–Recapture Surveys

bounds on pairwise capture probabilities using two methods: test inversion bootstrap confidence intervals and profile likelihood confidence intervals. Simulation results demonstrate well-calibrated ...

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