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Entries by Mieke Van Hemelrijck
The global prevalence of erectile dysfunction: a review Abstract Objective To evaluate the global prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED); as well as its association with physiological and pathological ageing by examining the relationship between ED and cardiovascular disease (CVD), benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and dementia. We also aimed to characterise discrepancies caused by the use […]
The burden of cancer in low‐ and middle‐income countries (LMICs) continues to rise . Evaluation of geographical differences in cancer mortality statistics is specifically of interest in LMICs as (inter)national guidelines are potentially less embedded in standard care, and objective measurements to assess underlying mechanisms/explanations for the burden of cancer are often lacking. Monitoring mortality […]
Examining the association between occupational exposure and incidence rates of testicular cancer over time in several countries may provide useful insights into the relative importance of lifestyle and environmental risk factors. The study by Ylonen et al.  assessed an ecological, rather than biological, effect of occupational exposure in order to understand differences in testicular cancer […]
Using the extensive data from the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer and the United Nations Human Development Report, Greiman et al.  aimed to investigate how human development is associated with incidence and mortality of genitourinary cancers. Even though they generate some interesting descriptive findings, we have to remain critical of these descriptive statistics and carefully […]