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Celis-Morales, C. (author), Livingstone, K.M. (author), Woolhead, C. (author), Forster, H. (author), O’Donovan, C.B. (author), Macready, A.L. (author), Fallaize, R. (author), Marsaux, C.F.M. (author), Tsirigoti, L. (author), Efstathopoulou, E. (author), Moschonis, G. (author), Navas-Carretero, S. (author), San-Cristobal, R. (author), Kolossa, S. (author), Klein, U.L. (author), Hallmann, J. (author), Godlewska, M. (author), Surwiłło, A. (author), Drevon, C.A. (author), Bouwman, J. (author), Grimaldi, K. (author), Parnell, L.D. (author), Manios, Y. (author), Traczyk, I. (author), Gibney, E.R. (author), Brennan, L. (author), Walsh, M.C. (author), Lovegrove, J.A. (author), Martinez, J.A. (author), Daniel, H. (author), Saris, W.H.M. (author), Gibney, M. (author), Mathers, J.C. (author)
In e-health intervention studies, there are concerns about the reliability of internet-based, self-reported (SR) data and about the potential for identity fraud. This study introduced and tested a novel procedure for assessing the validity of internet-based, SR identity and validated anthropometric and demographic data via measurements performed...
article 2015
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Schouten, L.J. (author), van Dijk, B.A.C. (author), Oosterwijk, E. (author), van Engeland, M. (author), van de Hulsbergen-Kaa, C.A. (author), Kiemeney, L.A.L.M. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Kester, A. (author), de Vogel, S. (author), Schalken, J.A. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Alcohol consumption has been associated with a decreased risk for renal cell cancer in several studies. We investigated whether alcohol is associated with (epi)genetic changes of the von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) gene in renal cell cancer. The Netherlands Cohort Study (NLCS) on Diet and Cancer started in 1986 (n = 120,852) and uses the case-cohort...
article 2008
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Wiefferink, C.H. (author), Peters, L. (author), Hoekstra, F. (author), Ten Dam, G. (author), Buijs, G.J. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Characterizing school health promotion is its category-by-category approach, in which each separate health-related behavior is addressed independently. Such an approach creates a risk that extra-curricular activities become overloaded, and that teaching staff are distracted by continuous innovations. Within the health promotion sector there are...
article 2006
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van Noort, J.M. (author), Verbeek, R. (author), Meilof, J.F. (author), Polman, C.H. (author), Amor, S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Human T-cell responses to the stress protein alpha B-crystallin in multiple sclerosis (MS)-affected brain samples are dominant when compared to other myelin antigens. The establishment of the apparent autoimmune repertoire against this antigen has been suggested to involve cross-priming during viral infection. Yet, another possibility would be...
article 2006
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Tchetverikov, I. (author), Lohmander, L.S. (author), Verzijl, N. (author), Huizinga, T.W.J. (author), TeKoppele, J.M. (author), Hanemaaijer, R. (author), de Groot, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To determine protein and activity levels of matrix metalloproteinases 1 and 3 (MMP-1 and MMP-3) in synovial fluid of patients with knee joint injury, primary osteoarthritis, and acute pyrophosphate arthritis (pseudogout). Methods: Measurements were done on knee synovial fluid obtained in a cross sectional study of cases of injury (n...
article 2005
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Guelen, I. (author), Westerhof, B.E. (author), van der Sar, G.L. (author), van Montfrans, G.A. (author), Kiemeneij, F. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), Bos, W.J.W. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Objective: To evaluate three methods aimed at the reconstruction of brachial pressure from non-invasive finger arterial pressure measurements as implemented in the Finometer™, (FMS, Finapres Measurement Systems, Arnhem, Netherlands), the successor to the Finapres™ (TNO Siomedical Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands). Methods: Finger arterial...
article 2003
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Broekmans, W.M.R. (author), Vink, A.A. (author), Boelsma, E. (author), Klöpping-Ketelaars, W.A.A. (author), Tijburg, L.B.M. (author), van 't Veer, P. (author), van Poppel, G. (author), Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Background: Acute effects of UV irradiation include UV-induced erythema. Sunlight plays an important role in the development of skin cancer. Several predictive factors of UV-induced erythema could also be predictive for skin cancer. Objective: Our objective was to quantitatively assess phenotypical and nutritional determinants of sensitivity to...
article 2003
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Rosendal, H. (author), Vondeling, H. (author), de Witte, L.P. (author), Hutubessy, R.C.W. (author), van Beekum, W.T. (author), Heine, R.J. (author)
Objective. Assessing whether the initiation of insulin therapy in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 can be delivered as effectively in a structured transmural care model as in the more usual outpatients structure. Design. Retrospective comparative cohort study. Method. In 1997 data were collected from 52 patients with diabetes mellitus type...
article 2002
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TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author), van Popele, N.M. (author), Bos, W.J.W. (author), de Beer, N.A.M. (author), van der Kuip, D.A.M. (author), Hofman, A. (author), Grobbee, D.E. (author), Witteman, J.C.M. (author)
Oscillometric blood pressure devices tend to overestimate systolic blood pressure and underestimate diastolic blood pressure compared with sphygmomanometers. Recent studies indicate that discrepancies in performance between these devices may differ between healthy and diabetic subjects. Arterial stiffness in diabetics could be the underlying...
article 2000
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Harms, M.P.M. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), Pott, F. (author), Jenstrup, M. (author), van Goudoever, J. (author), Secher, N.H. (author), van Lieshout, J.J. (author), TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author)
The relationship between aortic flow and pressure is described by a three-element model of the arterial input impedance, including continuous correction for variations in the diameter and the compliance of the aorta (Modelflow). We computed the aortic flow from arterial pressure by this model, and evaluated whether, under orthostatic stress,...
article 1999
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de Jong, E.C. (author), van Zijverden, M. (author), Spanhaak, S. (author), Koppelman, S.J. (author), Pellegrom, H. (author), Penninks, A.H. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Background: Peanuts are a major cause of food allergies both in children as in adults which can induce an anaphylactic shock. The identification and characterization of peanut allergens could lead to more insight into the mechanism and contribute to the improvement of diagnostic tests and treatment for peanut allergy. Objectives: In the present...
article 1998
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de Maat, M.P.M. (author), Green, F. (author), de Knijff, P. (author), Jespersen, J. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Increased plasma factor VII coagulant activity (FVII:C) has been associated with the risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD). Differences in plasma FVII:C among individuals are associated with three common polymorphisms in the FVII gene. Therefore, we investigated FVII polymorphisms in four populations that differ in their risk of developing...
article 1997
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Gizdulich, P. (author), Imholz, B.P.M. (author), van den Meiracker, A.H. (author), Parati, G. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author)
Objective. Arterial pressure waveforms distort between brachial and finger arteries, causing differences mainly in systolic pressure. Distortion, reportedly, can be removed by applying a waveform filter to the finger pressure. Design. We analysed the data from two studies that detected discrepancies in systolic tracking between Finapres and...
article 1996
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Meulenbelt, I. (author), Droog, S. (author), Trommelen, G.J.M. (author), Boomsma, D.I. (author), Slagboom, P.E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 1995
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Slagboom, P.E. (author), Droog, S. (author), Boomsma, D.I. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Reduction of telomere length has been postulated to be a causal factor in cellular aging. Human telomeres terminate in tandemly arranged repeat arrays consisting of the (TTAGGG) motif. The length of these arrays in cells from human mitotic tissues is inversely related to the age of the donor, indicating telomere reduction with age. In addition...
article 1994
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van Delft, J.H.M. (author), van den Ende, A.M.C. (author), Keizer, H.J. (author), Ouwerkerk, J. (author), Baan, R.A. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO Medisch Biologisch Laboratorium TNO (author)
An ELISA method was used to determine N7-methylguanine (N7-MeGua) adducts in DNA of white blood cells from cancer patients treated with the methylating antitumor drug dacarbazine by i.v. administration. From four patients who received dacarbazine only, at dosages of 250, 400 or 800 mg/m2, the blood samples were collected before and several days...
article 1992
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Gizdulich, P. (author), Wesseling, K.H. (author), TNO Biomedical Instrumentation (author)
Pressure-volume (p-V) relationships of a segment of the forearm circulation have been measured in nine male healthy subjects. Forearm volume was measured using electrical impedance plethysmography, arterial transmural pressure by subtracting mean arterial pressure measured contralaterally in a finger from the pressure in a cuff placed over the...
article 1988
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