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Maturation of Esophageal Motility and Esophagogastric Junction in Preterm Infants

Esophageal motility Esophagogastric junction Lower esophageal sphincter Maturation Preterm infant Abstract: Background: Preterm infants commonly present with oral feeding problems. The role of maturation of ...

Urban environment and mental health: the NAMED project, protocol for a mixed-method studyIntroductionMethods and analysisEthics and dissemination

problem in modern societies and tend to be more frequent in big cities. Where increased evidence exists for positive links between nature and mental health, associations between urban environment ...

Urinary sodium and iodine concentrations among Belgian adults: results from the first national Health Examination Survey.

iodine concentration (UIC) among adults (n = 1092) was 93.6 µg/L, indicating mild iodine deficiency according to WHO thresholds. Median UIC among participants who reported thyroid problems over the last ...

Chemical and toxciological characterization of e-liquid cigarettes

analytical methods used in these studies have not always been well validated and thus the results of these studies need to be critically examined; three main problems could be uncovered: (1) the content of ...

Annual report Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry 2018

del heterozygous. The main reasons for diagnosis of CF are acute or recurrent respiratory problems (41.9%) and failure to thrive (24.9%). About 19.2% were diagnosed via neonatal screening even though ...

Risk assessment of glycoalkaloids in feed and food, in particular in potatoes and potato‐derived products

a lowest‐observed‐adverse‐effect level of 1 mg total potato GA s/kg body weight (bw) per day as a reference point for the risk characterisation following acute exposure. In humans, no evidence of health problems associated with ...

Characterization of Nanoparticles: Measurement Processes for Nanoparticles: Characterization of nanomaterials by transmission electron microscopy: Measurement procedures

each measurement problem, including limitations, advantages and disadvantages Shows which nanocharacterization methods are best for different classes of nanomaterial Demonstrates the practical use of ...

Implementation of healthy food environment policies to prevent nutrition-related non-communicable diseases in Ghana: National experts' assessment of government action.

Holdsworth, Michelle Source: Food Policy, Volume 93 (2020) Abstract: Nutrition-related non-communicable diseases (NR- NCD s) are a global health problem, increasingly recognised as driven by unhealthy food ...

End-of-life communication in advanced cancer: international trends (2009-2014).

(from 62% and 32% up to 70% and 52%). Communication about options for end-of-life care and psychosocial problems decreased in the NL (from 88% and 91% down to 73%) and ES (from 76% and 77% down to 26% ...

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

straightforward if all symptoms have same onset and duration; however, when the comorbid health states occur at different time points, an analytical solution to the comorbidity problem becomes more complex. The aim ...

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