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Human health and economic impact of neurocysticercosis in Uganda

of headache, eventually leading to nearly 3000 deaths. Overall, it was estimated that NCC led to more than 170,000 DALY s (5.2 per 1000 person years; 16 per incident case) and an economic loss of more ...

Precision cancer medicine: What has translated into clinical use in Belgium?

health policy makers, insurance providers, pathologists, geneticists, and oncologists. MAIN FINDINGS: The Roadbook ensured the establishment of a Commission on Personalized Medicine and NGS testing ...

Citizens' conceptions of the genome: Related values and practical implications in a citizen forum on the use of genomic information.

including genomic data, coupled with rapid advances in personalized medicine where citizens increasingly face complex choices about the use of their genomic information implies that citizens are essential ...

Whole-genome sequencing for TB source investigations: principles of ethical precision public health.

of transmission. However, in an era of heightened concern for personal privacy and science distrust, such inferences could result in unintended harm and undermine the public´s trust. We held ...

Monitoring of human coronaviruses in Belgian primary care and hospitals, 2015-20: a surveillance study.

per 100 000 person-months) and adults older than 65 years (2·6 [2·1-3·2] per 100 000 person-months). Among 262 patients admitted to hospital with seasonal hCoV infection and with complete information on ...

Living with a chronic disease: insights from patients with a low socioeconomic status

relevant to these specific populations is therefore needed. We explored the experiences of living with a chronic disease in low SES  persons. Methods A qualitative interview study was performed in Flanders, ...

In utero exposure to parabens and early childhood BMI z-scores – Associations between placental ethyl paraben, longitudinal BMI trajectories and cord blood metabolic biomarkers

Background: Parabens are used as antimicrobial preservatives in personal care products. Few studies have dealt with adverse health outcomes, transplacental transfer, and obesogenic effects of prenatal exposure to ...

Sufficient personal protective equipment training can reduce COVID-19 related symptoms in healthcare workers: a prospective cohort study

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Haegdorens, Filip; Franck, Erik; Smith, Pierre; Bruyneel, Arnaud; Monsieurs, Koenraad G.; Van Bogaert, Peter Source: International Journal of Nursing Studies (2021) Service:  Mode de vie et malad ...

Identifying Belgian protein consumption typologies by means of clustering and classification to move towards personalized advices for sustainable and nutritious food choices

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Van Mierlo, Klara; Karin De Ridder; Geeraerd, Annemie Source: Appetite, Volume 166 (2021) Health Topics:  Voedselconsumptie en –veiligheid Food consumption and food safety Consommation et sécurit ...

Prevalence and associated factors of burnout risk among intensive care and emergency nurses before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study in Belgium

66.7%, χ² = 23.64, P <.01). During the pandemic, changes in workload and the lack of personal protective equipment were significantly associated with a higher likelihood of burnout risk, whereas social ...

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