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A well-functioning immune system is critical for adequate responses to daily life health challenges such as infections. But at the same time, overshooting immune responses may lead to allergic and inflammatory diseases. Our immune balances are determined by a complex interplay between intrinsic properties such as our genome, and extrinsic...
other 2021
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Niks, I. (author), van Drongelen, A. (author), Kranenborg, K. (author), van Korte, E. (author), Wiezer, N. (author)
public lecture 2019
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Klein Velderman, M. (author), Pannebakker, F.D. (author), van Vliet, W. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
Objective: Parental divorce has strong impacts on children. Evidence-based programs to support young children after parental divorce are rare. The U.S.-developed Children of Divorce Intervention Program (CODIP) is one of these. CODIP’s effectiveness outside the U.S. setting is to be further replicated. This study aimed at cultural adaptation of...
article 2018
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de Groot, J.F. (author), Damen, N. (author), de Loos, E. (author), Goorhuis, J. (author), Wagner, C. (author)
Background: Paediatric Early Warning Scores (PEWS) are increasingly being used for early identification and management of clinical deterioration in paediatric patients. A PEWS system includes scores, cut-off points and appropriate early intervention. In 2011, The Dutch Ministry of Health advised hospitals to implement a PEWS system in order to...
article 2018
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Uilenburg, N. (author), van der Ploeg, C. (author), van der Zee, R. (author), Meuwese-Jongejeugd, A. (author), van Zanten, B. (author)
In the Netherlands, Youth Health Care services (YHC) have been carrying out neonatal hearing screening (NHS) in newborns since 2006. The aim of the NHS is to identify children with permanent hearing loss, so that intervention can be started before the age of 4 months. Early detection of hearing loss is important, as children who start...
article 2018
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), van Meijel, B. (author)
Background: The insertion of fixed orthodontic appliances increases the risk of dental caries, particularly in adolescents. Caries can be prevented through good oral health behavior. To support adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances and for promoting oral health behavior, we developed a theory- and evidence-based mHealth program, the...
article 2018
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Pot, M. (author)
doctoral thesis 2018
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Blanson Henkemans, O.A. (author), Keij, M. (author), Grootjen, M. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author), Dijkshoorn, A. (author)
Background: The StartingTogether program (in Dutch SamenStarten) is a family-centred method for early identification of social-emotional and behavioural problems in young children. Nurses in preventive child health care find it challenging to: determine family issues and need for care; provide education; refer to social services; increase parent...
article 2018
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Vitali, F. (author), Lombardo, R. (author), Rivero, D. (author), Mattivi, F. (author), Franceschi, P. (author), Bordoni, A. (author), Trimigno, A. (author), Capozzi, F. (author), Felici, G. (author), Taglino, F. (author), Miglietta, F. (author), de Cock, N. (author), Lachat, C. (author), de Baets, B. (author), de Tré, G. (author), Pinart, M. (author), Nimptsch, K. (author), Pischon, T. (author), Bouwman, J. (author), Cavalieri, D. (author)
Background: The multidisciplinary nature of nutrition research is one of its main strengths. At the same time, however, it presents a major obstacle to integrate data analysis, especially for the terminological and semantic interpretations that specific research fields or communities are used to. To date, a proper ontology to structure and...
article 2018
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Siemonsma, P.C. (author), Blom, J.W. (author), Hofstetter, H. (author), van Hespen, A.T.H. (author), Gussekloo, J. (author), Drewes, Y.M. (author), van Meeteren, N.L.U. (author)
Background: A physically active lifestyle in older people contributes to the preservation of good health. We assessed the influence of physiotherapy on daily functioning among community dwelling older people (75+) with complex health problems identified with screening, versus usual care. We also compared functional task exercise (FTE), with...
article 2018
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Schutte, S. (author), Esser, D. (author), Hoevenaars, F.P.M. (author), Hooiveld, G.J.E.J. (author), Priebe, M.G. (author), Vonk, R.J. (author), Wopereis, S. (author), Afman, L.A. (author)
Background: Whole-grain wheat (WGW) is described as nutritionally superior to refined wheat (RW) and thus advocated as the healthy choice, although evidence from intervention studies is often inconsistent. The liver, as the central organ in energy metabolism, might be an important target organ for WGW interventions. Objective: The aim of this...
article 2018
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Meijel, B. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Kramer, G.J.C. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Pakpour, A.H. (author), van Braak, M.C.T. (author), van Loveren, C. (author)
Background Adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances are at high risk of developing dental caries. To date, new smartphone technologies have seldom been used to support them in the preventive behavior that can help prevent dental caries. After an intervention-mapping process, we developed a smartphone application (the WhiteTeeth app) for...
article 2018
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Mevissen, F.E.F. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Watzeels, A. (author), van Duin, G. (author), Meijer, S. (author), van Lieshout, S. (author), Kok, G. (author)
This paper describes the development of a Dutch online programme called Long Live Love+ focusing on positive, coercion-free relationships, contraception use, and the prevention of STIs, using the Intervention Mapping (IM) approach. All six steps of the approach were followed. Step 1 confirmed the need for a sexual health programme targeting...
article 2018
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van Grieken, A. (author), Vlasblom, E. (author), Wang, L. (author), Beltman, M. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author), L'Hoir, M.P. (author), Raat, H. (author)
Background: Overweight is a major health issue, and parent-targeted interventions to promote healthy development in children are needed. Objective: The study aimed to evaluate E-health4Uth Healthy Toddler, an intervention that educates parents of children aged 18 to 24 months regarding health-related behaviors, as compared with usual care. The...
article 2017
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Liang, L. (author), Bernhardsson, S. (author), Vernooij, R.W.M. (author), Armstrong, M.J. (author), Bussières, A. (author), Brouwers, M.C. (author), Gagliardi, A.R. (author), Alhabib, S. (author), Fleuren, M. (author), Fortino, M. (author), Mazza, D. (author), O'Rourke, N. (author), Willson, M. (author)
Background: Guidelines support health care decision-making and high quality care and outcomes. However, their implementation is sub-optimal. Theory-informed, tailored implementation is associated with guideline use. Few guideline implementation studies published up to 1998 employed theory. This study aimed to describe if and how theory is now...
article 2017
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van Mourik, K. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), de Wolff, M.S. (author), Reis, R. (author)
This meta-analysis focuses on parent training programs for ethnic minority families and reports on (i) the adaptation of program content and (ii) the process that informs these adaptations. Relevant studies are reviewed to determine the adaptations made and the impact of the adaptations on parenting and child outcomes. Studies were eligible for...
article 2017
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van Genugten, L. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Massey, E.K. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Mental wellbeing is influenced by self-regulation processes. However, little is known on the efficacy of change techniques based on self-regulation to promote mental wellbeing. The aim of this meta-analysis is to identify effective self-regulation techniques (SRTs) in primary and secondary prevention interventions on mental wellbeing in...
article 2017
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Pot, M. (author), Paulussen, T.G. (author), Ruiter, R.A. (author), Eekhout, I. (author), de Melker, H.E. (author), Spoelstra, M.E. (author), van Keulen, H.M. (author)
Background: In 2010, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination was introduced in the Dutch National Immunization Program for 12-year-old girls, aiming to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer in women. HPV vaccination uptake turned out to be lower than expected: 61% versus 70%, respectively. Mothers were shown to play the most important role...
article 2017
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Formanoy, M.A. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Coffeng, J.K. (author), van Mechelen, I. (author), Boot, C.R. (author), Hendriksen, I.J. (author), Tak, E.C. (author)
Background: To recover from work stress, a worksite health program aimed at improving physical activity and relaxation may be valuable. However, not every program is effective for all participants, as would be expected within a "one size fits all" approach. The effectiveness of how the program is delivered may differ across individuals. The aim...
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Kamphuis, M.E. (author), Korfker, D.G. (author), Detmar, S.B. (author), Hindori, M.P. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author), Vondeling, H. (author), Hindori-Mohangoo, A.D. (author)
Background: Every year approximately 10,000 babies are born in Suriname of which an estimated 400 die in the perinatal period. The main purpose of the Perisur project is to improve perinatal outcomes and improve under-five and maternal health. This study focused on introducing preconception care in Suriname. Methods: Intervention Mapping was...
article 2016
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