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Comparative study of seven commercial kits for human DNA extraction from urine samples suitable for DNA biomarker-based public health studies.

smoking has been genotyped using the developed tools. We could select one well-performing kit for the human DNA extraction from urine suitable for molecular diagnostic real-time qPCR-based assays targeting ...

Exposure determinants of cadmium in European mothers and their children

Environmental tobacco Environmental tobacco smoke ET ETS European European countries exposure Flemish food Food Chain general Germany GM health health consequences hospital household Human Human biomonitoring ...

Genetic similarities between tobacco use disorder and related comorbidities: an exploratory study.

genetically similar disorders were observed, one including coexisting disorders (e.g. addiction and alcoholism) and the other one with the side-effects of smoking (e.g. gastric cancer and ...

The effect of smoking on the duration of life with and without disability, Belgium 1997-2011.

Models Male middle aged prevalence SMOKING Abstract: BACKGROUND: Smoking is the single most important health threat yet there is no consistency as to whether non-smokers experience a compression of years ...

Is the different time trend (1997-2008) of the obesity prevalence among adults in the three Belgian regions associated with lifestyle changes?

(alcohol consumption, smoking, fruit and vegetables consumption and leisure time physical activity), was assessed via logistic regression models. Interactions were added to the models to explore if the ...

Usefulness of urinary nicotine metabolite levels to estimate smoking frequency

SMOKING Urinary Health Topics:  Health and disease monitoring Surveillance de la santé et des maladies Ziekten en gezondheid in kaart brengen Service:  Évaluation des risques et de l'impact sur la ...

Hair mercury and urinary cadmium levels in Belgian children and their mothers within the framework of the COPHES/DEMOCOPHES projects.

parameter determining the mercury levels in hair. No relationship was found between smoking status and cadmium or mercury levels, but the studied population included very few smokers. Urinary cadmium levels ...

Quantifying burden of disease to support public health policy in Belgium: opportunities and constraints

Non-communicable diseases and injuries dominate the overall disease burden, while dietary risks, tobacco smoking, and high body-mass index are the major risk factors for ill health. Notwithstanding these efforts, if ...

Helicobacter pylori Infection in European children with gastro-duodenal ulcers and erosions.

associated with gastric erosions (P = 0.026), those associated with duodenal erosions being H. pylori infection (P = 0.023), active smoking (P = 0.006) and chronic arthritis (P = 0.008). No risk factor was ...

Communicating genetics and smoking through social media: are we there yet?

Consumer Health Information Genomics Humans Internet Search Engine SMOKING Social Media Telemedicine Abstract: BACKGROUND: Social media is a recent source of health information that could disseminate new ...

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