Archive Community and Health

 

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Children with special health
care needs in Switzerland

Meichun Mohler-Kuo

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The study aims to estimate the prevalence of children from 10 to 15 years old with special health care needs.

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Evaluation of Vitamin D Status in pregnant women and neonates

Sabine Rohrmann

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This study determines vitamin D concentrations in pregnant women and neonates.

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Modifiable risk and protective factors of cancer - a population based approach in Switzerland

Sabine Rohrmann

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This project explores the risk factors as well as protective factors of cancer mortality in Switzerland.

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Natural history of lung cancer
in Switzerland and cost-effectiveness of low-dose computed tomography 

Matthias Schwenkglenks /
Milo Puhan

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We assess the cost effectiveness of low-dose computed tomography lung cancer screening in Switzerland.

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Opair: Health impact assessment of Plan Opair

Thomas Götschi

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This project is a health impact assessment of reductions in air pollution through plan Opair in the greater Lausanne area.

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Overweight and obesity
in school children

David Fäh

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We evaluate the distribution and determinants of overweight and obesity in school children in the city of Zurich.

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PASTA: physical activity through sustainable transportation approaches

Thomas Götschi

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PASTA is a broadband, interdisciplinary, pan-European project on active travel and its determinants, its relation with physical activity and safety, and its health impacts.

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Prevalence, risk factors and consequences of gestational overweight/diabetes

David Fäh 

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We analyze the prevalence of excess weight gain during pregnancy and associated determinants and risks.

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Projekt Risikobewertung Luftschadstoffe und Gesundheit

Thomas Götschi

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Comparison of mortality associated with exposure of the Swiss population to single carcinogens and to ambient PM10

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SPAcE: supporting
policy & action for active environments 

Sonja Kahlmeier

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This Erasmus+ Collaborative Partnership project aims to stimulate more participation in physical activity through the development of Urban Active Environments Action Plans in five communities. 

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SPLASHY -
Swiss Preschooler‘s Health Study

Susi Kriemler

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Pilot Study
This is a pilot study to evaluate the feasibility of a motor skill enhancing intervention in preschoolers.

Observational Study
This is an observational study to test the relation between physical activity and stress and important health outcomes such as motor skills, cognition, psyological health and obesity in preschoolers.

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Sportslab SwissOlympic

Susi Kriemler

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We evaluate the best strategy to assess laboratory-based health parameters important for athletes.

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VALVE: Videoanalyse im Langsamverkehr (of slow-moving traffic)

Thomas Götschi

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This is an exploratory project about the feasibility of automated video analysis for the evaluation of safety measures in active travel planning.

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