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Validity of self-reported data to assess the prevalence of overweight, hypertension and cholesterol

hypertension can be predicted with a good accuracy (BMI: R2: 87%, HBP: AUC: 86%). A lower accuracy is observed for the cholesterol model (AUC: 65%). Using predicted values instead of SR data yields higher ...

Validity of air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollution in Belgium

coefficient, analysis of variance and multivariable ordinal logistic regressions (OLR).   Results A significant exposure-response relationship was observed between long term air pollution exposure and ...

Maturation of Esophageal Motility and Esophagogastric Junction in Preterm Infants

wave patterns in response to nutritive swallows were observed in all patients. At later time points, esophageal body peristalsis became more rapid, evidenced by a faster distal contractile velocity and ...

Prevalence estimates of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Belgium: results from two cross-sectional studies.

RESULTS: The population-wide weighted estimated prevalence was 1.54% (95% CI 0.78-3) in CT1 and 1.76% (95% CI 0.63-4) in CT2. We observed no statistically significant difference between men and women or age ...

Long-Term Pollen Monitoring in the Benelux: Evaluation of Allergenic Pollen Levels and Temporal Variations of Pollen Seasons

surroundings of these monitoring locations. The dynamics in the observed trends can impact allergic patients by increasing the severity of symptoms, upsetting the habit of timing of the season, complicating ...

An infrared spectroscopic approach to characterise white powders, easily applicable in the context of drug checking, drug prevention and on-site analysis

using spectroscopic techniques hyphenated with partial least squares (PLS) modelling. For identification purposes, it was observed that mid-infrared spectroscopy hyphenated with PLS-discriminant analysis allowed the ...

Comparative Evaluation of Lumpy Skin Disease Virus-Based Live Attenuated Vaccines.

These observations can have important implications in the applicability in the field for some of these LSDV LAV s. Health Topics:  Effectiveness and safety of vaccines, medicines and health products- ...

Safety assessment of titanium dioxide (E171) as a food additive.

dose tested of 100 mg/kg bw per day. No effects on reproductive and developmental toxicity were observed up to a dose of 1,000 mg E 171/kg bw per day, the highest dose tested in the EOGRT study. However, ...

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