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

colorectal cancer patients aged 65 years. Ninety-five percent uncertainty intervals around median YLD values were estimated by Monte Carlo methods. Results The median estimated YLD per 1000 cases (due to both ...

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

population-level vulnerability. Results Countries with the highest proportions of elderly residents were Italy, Greece, Germany, Portugal and Finland. When assessments of population-level YLD rates for COVID-19 vulnerable health ...

Weight and head circumference at birth in function of placental paraben load in Belgium: an ENVIRONAGE birth cohort study

between paraben exposure levels and birth outcomes. Results The geometric means of placental MeP, EtP, PrP, and BuP were 1.84, 2.16, 1.68 and 0.05 ng/g tissue, respectively. The sum of parabens (∑ parabens, ...

Determinants of placental iodine concentrations in a mild-to-moderate iodine-deficient population: an ENVIRONAGE cohort study

378 participants. Results A higher pre-pregnancy BMI, higher gestational weight gain, and alcohol consumption during pregnancy were linked with lower placental iodine storage. Multi-vitamin supplementation during ...

Reflections on key methodological decisions in national burden of disease assessments

examples are provided from different BoD studies across the world. Results In this review article we have identified some of the key methodological choices and challenges that are important to understand ...

Assessment of natural coagulants to remediate Tunisian textile wastewater by combining physicochemical, analytical, and toxicological data

textile effluents, these results were only partially supported by the toxicological and analytical data. Health Topics:  Health and environment Santé et environnement Gezondheid en milieu Service:  ...

Assessing the receptor-mediated activity of PAHs using AhR-, ERα- and PPARγ- CALUX bioassays

activity whilst B(a)P exhibited both agonistic and antagonistic activity (lowering E2 activity by 30%). Phenanthrene and anthracene had weak ER α agonist activities. These results indicate that certain PAH ...

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

census tract of the residence on OAD medication sales. Models were adjusted for air pollution (PM10), housing quality and administrative region. Results Consistent associations between OAD medication sales ...

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

census tract of the residence on OAD medication sales. Models were adjusted for air pollution (PM10), housing quality and administrative region. Results Consistent associations between OAD medication sales ...

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