Basic Epidemiology (BEPI) (Publications)
BEPI (Basics of Epidemiology) is a web based blended learning offer for Master and PhD students to expand and improve their basic knowledge in Epidemiology and to apply it to epidemiological case studies [...] studies and to the use of existing data bases. BEPI is based on the Epidemiology chapter of the Swiss Public Health textbook (Ackermann-Liebrich U, Meier C, et al. In: Gutzwiller F, Paccaud F, eds., Sozial-
Leukaemia, brain tumours and exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields: cohort study of Swiss railway employees (Publications)
Diseases/*etiology/mortality, Occupational Exposure/*adverse effects/analysis, *Railroads, Switzerland/epidemiology AIMS: To investigate the relationship between extremely low frequency magnetic field (ELF-MF) [...] average annual exposure) were compared with medium and low exposed occupational groups (i.e. station masters with an average exposure of 1 muT). In addition, individual cumulative exposure was calculated from [...] (HR) for leukaemia mortality of train drivers was 1.43 (95% CI 0.74...
Cardiovascular mortality and exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields: a cohort study of Swiss railway workers (Publications)
effects, Humans, Male, *Occupational Exposure, Occupations, Proportional Hazards Models, Switzerland/epidemiology, Transportation BACKGROUND: Exposure to intermittent magnetic fields of 16 Hz has been shown to [...] exposed shunting yard engineers (42.1 muT-years), train attendants (13.3 muT-years) and station masters (5.7 muT-years). During 464,129 person-years of follow up, 5,413 deaths were recorded and 3,594 deaths [...] hazards models. RESULTS: For all cardiovascular mortality the hazard...
Mortality from neurodegenerative disease and exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields: 31 years of observations on Swiss railway employees (Publications)
less exposed occupational groups (for example station masters: 1 microT). RESULTS: The hazard ratio for train drivers compared to station masters was 1.96 [95% confidence interval (CI) = 0.98-3.92] for [...] Diseases/etiology/*mortality, Occupational Exposure/*adverse effects, *Railroads, Switzerland/epidemiology AIMS: The objective of the present study was to investigate the relationship between extremely
Perception par les éleveurs des nuisances causées par les insectes et les tiques aux bovins dans le Canton du Jura (Publications)
Animals, Arachnid Vectors, Babesiosis, Cattle, Cattle Diseases, Diptera, disease, Ehrlichiosis, epidemiology, Female, Insect Vectors, Male, microbiology, parasitology, Population, Questionnaires, respectively [...] to be increasing. The following diseases were spontaneously listed: keratoconjunctivitis (59%), mastitis related to flies (31%), hypodermosis (15%), ehrlichiosis (12%) and babesiosis (10%). Suspicion of [...] perception of their distribution is in accordance with the epidemiological...
Microscopic diagnosis of sodium acetate-acetic acid-formalin-fixed stool samples for helminths and intestinal protozoa: a comparison among European... (Publications)
Ascaris lumbricoides, Cote d'Ivoire, diagnosis, diagnostic, epidemiology, Health, Helminths, hookworm, prevalence, Protozoa, Public Health, QUALITY, Schistosoma, Schistosoma mansoni, Switzerland Clin Microbiol [...] only fair or moderate agreement was found for other Entamoeba species, Giardia intestinalis and Chilomastix mesnili. There was only poor agreement for B. hominis, Isospora belli and Trichomonas intestinalis
Mobile phone base stations and early childhood cancers: case-control study (Publications)
Child, Child,Preschool, Electromagnetic Fields, Environmental Exposure, Epidemiologic Methods, epidemiology, Female, Great Britain, Humans, infant, Male, Neoplasms,Radiation-Induced, Pregnancy, Prenatal [...] the mother's exposure to radiofrequency from and proximity to macrocell mobile phone base stations (masts) during pregnancy. DESIGN: Case-control study. SETTING: Cancer registry and national birth register