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Blom, W.A.M. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), de Graaf, C. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), Schaafsma, G. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Ghrelin plays an important role in the regulation of food intake. Little is known about how ghrelin concentrations are modified by dietary factors. Objective: We examined the effects of both amount and type of carbohydrate on ghrelin concentrations and all correlations among the variables ghrelin, glucose, insulin, leptin, and all 4...
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van Straaten, H.L.M. (author), Hille, E.T.M. (author), Kok, J.H. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Baerts, W. (author), Bunkers, C.M. (author), Smink, E.W.A. (author), van Elburg, R.M. (author), de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), Maingay-Visser, A.P.G.F. (author), de Vries, L.S. (author), Weisglas-Kuperus, N. (author)
Aim: As part of a future national neonatal hearing screening programme in the Netherlands, automated auditory brainstem response (AABR) hearing screening was implemented in seven neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). The objective was to evaluate key outcomes of this programme: participation rate, first stage success rate, pass/referral rates,...
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Gómez-Aracena, J. (author), Martin-Moreno, J.M. (author), Riemersma, R.A. (author), Bode, P. (author), Gutiérrez-Bedmar, M. (author), Gorgojo, L. (author), Kark, J.D. (author), Garcia-Rodríguez, A. (author), Gomez-Gracia, E. (author), Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author), Aro, A. (author), van 't Veer, P. (author), Wedel, H. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), Fernández-Crehuet, J. (author)
The association between scandium status and risk of acute myocardial infarction (MI) was examined in a multicentre case control study in 10 centres from Europe and Israel. Scandium in toenails was assessed in 684 cases and 724 controls less than 70 years of age. Mean concentrations of toenail scandium were 6.74 μg/kg in cases and 7.75 μg/kg in...
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den Ouden, A.L. (author), Kok, J.H. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Transient neonatal hypothyroxinemia is very common in preterm infants. The literature on the effect of this hypothyroxinemia is, however, controversial, and large or long-term follow-up studies are not available. In a nationwide prospective follow-up study on very preterm and (or) very low birth weight infants (n = 717), we studied the...
article 1996
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Grootenhuis, P.A. (author), Westenbrink, S. (author), Sie, C.M.T.L. (author), de Neeling, J.N.D. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), Bouter, L.M. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
A self-administered semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire including 75 food items and providing information on the habitual intake of 31 nutritional parameters, based on the intake of protein, fat, carbohydrate, fiber and 11 vitamins and minerals, was developed for use in epidemiologic research on chronic disease among the elderly, such...
article 1995
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Wortel, E. (author), de Geus, G.H. (author), Kok, G. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Home-related injuries are a major threat to pre-school children in the western world. In this study the behavioral determinants of 18 parental safety measures were assessed. To select behavioral determinants, the Attitude-Social influence-Self-efficacy/barriers model was used with the inclusion of variables from the Health Belief Model and the...
article 1995
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Wortel, E. (author), de Geus, G.H. (author), Kok, G. (author), van Woerkum, C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Safety education directed at parents of pre-school children may be an important tool in reducing injuries of pre-school children at home. However, many studies on educational programmes directed at parents have shown little evidence of success in terms of changes in parental safety behaviour and childhood injuries. These programmes may have been...
article 1994
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Löwik, M.R.H. (author), Hofman, Z. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), Wedel, M. (author), Hulshof, K.F.A.M. (author), Odink, J. (author), Schaafsma, G. (author), Instituut CIVO-Toxicologie en Voeding TNO (author)
Associations between blood pressure and nutrition-related variables (body mass index, dietary intake, and 24-hr excretion of sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium in the urine) were investigated in men (n = 138) and women (n = 117) 65-79 years old not using drugs known to affect blood pressure and not on a diet. Among men, body mass index...
article 1991
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Instituut CIVO-Toxicologie en Voeding TNO (author), Poppel, G.van. (author), Schneijder, P. (author), Löwik, M.R.H. (author), Schrijver, J. (author), Kok, F.J. (author)
As part of the Dutch Nutrition Surveillance System, cardiovascular risk factors and food consumption (24 h recall) as well as haematological, Fe and vitamin status (A, B6, C) were assessed in 126 Dutch boys aged 10-11 years (response 71%). Body mass index (BMI) and the sum of four skinfolds were strongly associated (r 0.85, P < 0.01) and 8% of...
article 1991
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van 't Veer, P. (author), Kolb, C.M. (author), Verhoef, P. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), Schouten, E.G. (author), Hermus, R.J.J. (author), Sturmans, F. (author), Instituut CIVO-Toxicologie en Voeding TNO (author)
To study the association between dietary fiber, beta-carotene and breast cancer, the average daily intake of these dietary components was compared among 133 incident breast cancer cases and 238 population controls. Average daily intake of cereal products, fruit and vegetables was also studied. A statistically significant lower energy-adjusted...
article 1990
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