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

small-scale surveys (such as the Belgian health examination survey [BHES]). It has been shown, however, that relying on SR data leads to a prevalence underestimation. The objective of this study is to assess ...

Characterization and risk identification of falsified medicines and adulterated dietary supplements

selectivity and specificity for the detection of targeted plants in mixtures. It stands to reason that collaborations on these topics would be beneficial for both the European and the Chinese policy makers to ...

Social integration of people with severe mental illness: A challenge for health care systems and policies

2000s, many countries have developed interventions that specifically targeted it. Despite major reforms in mental health care and the implementation of such interventions, their social integration has, ...

Development of vibrational spectroscopic methods combined with chemometrics for the detection and quantification of nicotine in e-liquids.

spectroscopy Nicotine RAMAN Abstract: E-cigarette have become a popular alternative to smoking tobacco cigarettes. They are sold in vapeshops and online. However, in Belgium, it is prohibited to import or to buy ...

Brief assessment of (in)direct questions on domestic/partner violence in the Belgian HIS 2013-2018

was taken into account. For the HIS 2018, the question has been adapted. It was specifically asked who the perpetrator was (i.e. unknown, colleague, acquaintance, friend, (ex-)partner, parents, ...

Chemical and toxciological characterization of e-liquid cigarettes

methods were developed for the quantitative determination of nicotine and its related impurities (HPLC- DAD) and for the flavours diacetyl and acetylpropionyl (HS / GC- MS). Also, screening methods were ...

DETERMINATION OF SENSITIZING AND IRRITATING LEACHABLES IN MENSTRUAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS

with adequate sample clean-up procedure for the identification and quantification of leachables in the developed MFS. Although the QHRA indicated that there is no risk for sensitization, it does not ...

Analysis of mineral oil in food: An analytical challenge

volatility. Since these two fractions have a different toxicological relevance, it is important to quantify them separately. Commonly, an online technique existing of a combination of Liquid Chromatography with ...

Investigation of migrating substances from textile used as food contact material

of bisphenol A. It is well characterized that the migration of contaminants from food contact materials in foodstuffs is challenging due to the complexity and large variety of foodstuffs. To overcome ...

Characterization and hazard identification of substandard and falsified antimicrobials encountered in Belgium

together with anti-malarials, one of the most popular medicines that have been encountered as illegal substandard and falsified (SF) medical products. It has been demonstrated that SF products of these ...

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