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In vitro 50 Hz magnetic field long-term exposure: Cytogenetic tests on human lymphoblastoid TK6 cells and validation of the test environment

effects of extremely low-frequency (electro)magnetic fields (ELF-(E) MF s) have long been investigated, but the results are still inconclusive. With respect to genotoxicity, sound data related to the ...

Experimental evidence of mechanical lumpy skin disease virus transmission by Stomoxys calcitrans biting flies and Haematopota spp. horseflies.

Haematopota spp. was shown in one experiment. Evidence of LSD was supported by induction of nodules and virus detection in the blood of acceptor animals. Our results are supportive for a mechanical transmission ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses.

sequence coverage of the method. RESULTS: The full validation approach showed that the new four-plex method allows specific and sensitive identification and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya in routine ...

Health-related quality of life in patients with diabetic foot ulceration: study protocol for adaptation and validation of patient-reported outcome measurements (PROMs) in Dutch-speaking patients.

Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Hospital (Aalst, Belgium). The results of the study will be disseminated through peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. Health Topics:  Diabetes Diabète Diabetes Chronic disease ...

Food groups and risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and heart failure: A systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies

non-linear relationships. Results: Overall, 123 reports were included in the meta-analyses. An inverse association was present for whole grains (RRCHD: 0.95 (95% CI: 0.92–0.98), RRHF: 0.96 (0.95–0.97)), vegetables and fruits ...

Antimicrobial prescribing by Belgian dentists in ambulatory care, from 2010 to 2016.

was calculated. RESULTS: In 2016, the dentistry-related prescribing rate of ‘Antibacterials for systemic use’ (J01) and ‘Antiprotozoals’ (P01AB) was 1.607 and 0.014 DID, respectively. From 2010 to 2016, the DID ...

Mixing mixed-mode designs in a national health interview survey: a pilot study to assess the impact on the self-administered questionnaire non-response.

multilevel model was used to evaluate the item non-response in the two SAQ modes while controlling for respondents’ characteristics. RESULTS: Of the eligible F2F respondents in this study, 76% (107/140) agreed ...

Prevalence of pathogens in ticks collected from humans through citizen science in Belgium.

encephalitis virus (TBEV). RESULTS: In total, 1599 ticks were included in the sample. The great majority of ticks belonged to Ixodes ricinus (99%); other tick species were identified as Ixodes hexagonus (0.7%) ...

Dietary exposure of the Belgian population to mineral oil

Food Consumption Survey data, in a lower bound scenario to evaluate the dietary exposure of the Belgian population. Exposure to mineral oil was much lower compared to the results previously reported by ...

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

non-participating households were replaced by similar households regarding statistical sector, sex and age. There was one reminder letter and a €10 conditional incentive. RESULTS: Considering all substitutions, a 16% ...

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