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European all-cause excess and influenza-attributable mortality in the 2017/18 season: should the burden of influenza B be reconsidered?

(116.4-119.9) for persons aged 65. Extending to the European population this translates into over-all 152,000 deaths. Conclusions The high mortality among elderly was unexpected in an influenza B dominated ...

Contribution of chronic conditions to gender disparities in health expectancies in Belgium, 2001, 2004 and 2008

was applied to life tables to estimate DFLE and LED using the Sullivan method. Decomposition techniques were used to assess the contribution of mortality and disability and further of causes of death ...

The health and economic impact of acute gastroenteritis in Belgium, 2010-2014

the societal health and economic impact of AGE. We conducted a retrospective study using mortality and cause-of-death data, hospital data, primary care data, health interview survey data and other ...

Burden and Risk Assessment of Foodborne Disease

Campylobacter or Salmonella may result in disabling complications, long-term health outcomes, or even death. Furthermore, foodborne hazards include a broad range of microbiological and chemical agents, several of ...

Contribution of chronic conditions to smoking differences in life expectancy with and without disability in Belgium

Sullivan method was applied to estimate LED and DFLE. The contribution of disability and mortality and of causes of disability and death to smoking differences in LED and DFLE was assessed using ...

Falsification of biotechnology drugs: current dangers and/or future disasters?

rational use of drugs organized by the world health organization (WHO) in 1985. Today, official estimates of the annual death toll due to falsified medical products range between two hundred thousand and one ...

RNA-based drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

the knowledge on resistance mutations which is limited for especially 2nd-line and new drugs, (b) do not distinguish living from death cells, (c) ignore all intrinsic resistance mechanisms like efflux ...

Quality of primary palliative care for older people with mild and severe dementia: an international mortality follow-back study using quality indicators.

representative Sentinel Networks of General Practitioners (GP s) in Belgium, Italy and Spain. GP s registered all patient deaths in their practice. We applied a set of nine QI s developed through literature review ...

Global burden of late-stage chronic kidney disease resulting from dietary exposure to cadmium, 2015

in a median of 12,224 stage 4 and stage 5 new CKD cases per year worldwide, resulting in 2064 global deaths and 70,513 DALY s. These data translate into a median global burden of 1.0 DALY per 100,000 ...

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