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World Health Organization estimates of the relative contributions of food to the burden of disease due to selected foodborne hazards: A structured expert elicitation

Background The Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology Reference Group (FERG) was established in 2007 by the World Health Organization (WHO) to estimate the global burden of foodborne diseases (FBD s). This ...

The HUMTICK study: protocol for a prospective cohort study on post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome and the disease and cost burden of Lyme borreliosis in Belgium.

However, accurate data on the disease and monetary burden for the different clinical manifestations are lacking. Despite recommended antibiotic treatment, a proportion of Lyme patients report persisting ...

Historical aspects of iodine deficiency control.

are not included in the current estimation of the Global Burden Disease related to iodine deficiency. Severe iodine deficiency as a public health problem is now largely under control worldwide, but can ...

Initiative for Quality Improvement and Epidemiology in Multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Clinics (IQED-Foot)- Results of the 4th data collection (audit years 2013-2014)

occurred in over 80% of cases. Vascular imaging occurred in nearly 80% of patients with peripheral arterial disease. Revascularization occurred in nearly 70% of patients with severe ischemia. Between-centre ...

Health and economic burden of Campylobacter

Campylobacter is estimated to be the sixth most important contributor to the global burden of foodborne disease, and is consistently ranked among the leading causes of foodborne disease burden in high-income ...

Disability Weights for Chronic Mercury Intoxication Resulting from Gold Mining Activities: Results from an Online Pairwise Comparisons Survey.

mining, mercury is used for gold-extraction, putting miners and nearby residents at risk of chronic metallic mercury vapor intoxication (CMMVI). Burden of disease (BoD) analyses allow the estimation of the ...

Epidemiology, Impact and Control of Rabies in Nepal: A Systematic Review

epidemiology Impact Nepal Rabies Abstract: Background Rabies is a vaccine-preventable viral zoonosis belonging to the group of neglected tropical diseases. Exposure to a rabid animal may result in a fatal acute ...

Contribution of chronic conditions to gender disparities in disability in the older population in Brazil, 2013.

Herman Van Oyen Source: Int J Public Health, Volume 61, Issue 9, p.1003-1012 (2016) Keywords: Activities of daily living Aged Aged, 80 and over ARTHRITIS Back Pain Brazil Cardiovascular Diseases Chronic ...

Cost-effectiveness analysis in melanoma detection: A transition model applied to dermoscopy.

costs Humans Male Melanoma middle aged Quality-Adjusted Life Years Skin Neoplasms Abstract: AIM: The main aim of this study is to demonstrate how our melanoma disease model (MDM) can be used for ...

Impact of Chronic Conditions and Multimorbidity on the Disability Burden in the Older Population in Belgium.

diseases. In this study, we assessed the impact of chronic conditions and multimorbidity on the disability burden in the older population in Belgium. METHODS: Data from 9,482 participants in the 2001, 2004, ...

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