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Samoocha, D. (author), Bruinvels, D.J. (author), Anema, R.J. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), Beek, A.J.V.D. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Individuals claiming a disability benefit after long-term sickness absence, have to undergo medical disability assessments. These assessments, often carried out by specialized physicians, can be complicated by wrong expectations or defensive attitudes of disability benefit claimants. It is hypothesized that empowerment of these...
article 2009
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de Vries, S.I. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Bakker, I. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Purpose: To investigate the effect of guideline operationalization in terms of intensity threshold, bout duration, and days on the proportion of children meeting the health-related 60-min physical activity guideline using a subjective and an objective assessment method. Methods: Five hundred and twenty-one children (6-11 yr) completed a physical...
article 2009
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Norris, L.A. (author), Brosnan, J. (author), Bonnar, J. (author), Conard, J. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Hellgren, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Epidemiological studies have shown that hormone therapy (HT) increases the risk of venous thromboembolism in post menopausal women. The mechanism of this increased risk is unknown; however, activation of the haemostatic system is known to contribute to the pathogenesis of venous thromboembolism. In post-menopausal women the estrogen /progestogen...
article 2008
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Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Due to ever-improving medical technology over the course of the last century, the limit of viability has been lowered from around 32 weeks of gestation, first to 28 weeks and, in recent decades, to as low as less than 24 weeks. Long-term follow-up studies (Project on Preterm and Small-for- Gestational-Age Infants, Leiden Follow-up Project on...
article 2006
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Beulens, J.W.J. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2006
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), van Baar, A.L. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), Verhaak, C.M. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Children born very preterm (VP; <32 weeks' gestation) or with very low birth weight (VLBW, <1500 g; hereafter called VP/VLBW) are at risk for behavioural and emotional problems during school age and adolescence. At school entrance these problems may hamper academic functioning, but evidence on their occurrence at this age in VP/VLBW...
article 2006
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van der Harst, M.R. (author), de Groot, J. (author), Kiers, G.H. (author), Brama, P.A.J. (author), van de Lest, C.H.A. (author), van Weeren, P.R. (author)
Objective - To assess whether site-related changes in biochemical composition are present in the cartilage and subchondral and trabecular bone of the metacarpophalangeal joint of horses with early osteoarthritis. Sample population - Right metacarpophalangeal joints from 59 mature warmblood horses. Procedure - Biochemical data (cross-link, amino...
article 2005
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Heuts, P.H.T.G. (author), de Bie, R.A. (author), Dijkstra, A. (author), Aretz, K. (author), Vlaeyen, J.W.S. (author), Schouten, H.J.A. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), van Weel, C. (author), van Schayck, C.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To develop a self-report measure for assessment of the stage of change in patients with osteoarthritis, in order to identify patients who would benefit from a self-management programme. Methods: According to the 'stages of change' model a questionnaire was developed with three groups of items corresponding to the precontemplation...
article 2005
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background. We examined the association of area deprivation with the occurrence of psychosocial problems among children aged 4-16 in a representative national sample of children based on standardised measures of parent-reported problems and diagnoses made by doctors and nurses working in child healthcare (child health professionals, CHPs)....
article 2005
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Waalkens-Berendsen, D.H. (author), Bär, A. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
The embryotoxicity/teratogenicity of α-cyclodextrin (α-CD) was examined in Wistar Crl:(WI)WU BR rats. α-CD was fed at dietary concentrations of 0, 1.5, 5, 10, or 20% to groups of 25 pregnant female rats from day 0 to 21 of gestation. An additional group received a diet with 20% lactose. The additions to the diet of α-CD and lactose were made at...
article 2004
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Boonen, A. (author), van der Heijde, D. (author), Landewé, R. (author), Chorus, A. (author), van Lankveld, W. (author), Miedema, H. (author), van der Tempel, H. (author), van der Linden, S. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To determine whether avoidant coping in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is independent of disease status and whether it is stable over time. Methods: 658 patients with AS completed a postal questionnaire on health status, including pain and stiffness (BASDAI), physical function (BASFI), and coping (CORS). In CORS, "decreasing activities...
article 2004
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Arkenbout, E.K. (author), van Bragt, M. (author), Eldering, E. (author), van Bree, C. (author), Grimbergen, J.M. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), Pannekoek, H. (author), de Vries, C.J.M. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Objective - Endothelial cells play a pivotal role in vascular homeostasis. In this study, we investigated the function of the nerve growth factor-induced protein-B (NGFI-B) subfamily of nuclear receptors comprising the TR3 orphan receptor (TR3), mitogen-induced nuclear orphan receptor (MINOR), and nuclear orphan receptor of T cells (NOT) in...
article 2003
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de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), van der Nijhuis - Sanden, M.W.G. (author), Sondaar, M. (author), Kessel van - Feddema, B.J.M. (author), Knuijt, S. (author), van Baar, A.L. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), Breur-Pieterse, R. (author), Briët, J.M. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background: Long term follow up shows a high frequency of developmental disturbances in preterm survivors of neonatal intensive care formerly considered non-disabled. Aims: To develop and validate an assessment tool that can help paediatricians to identify before 6 years of age which survivors have developmental disturbances that may interfere...
article 2003
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Amelink-Verburg, M.P. (author), van Roosmalen, J. (author), Roelofsen, J.M.T. (author), van den Wolleswinkel-Bosch, J.H. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To evaluate a perinatal audit procedure by communicating the results to the caregivers (midwives and obstetricians) involved, in order to determine whether the audit led to specific suggestions for improving practice and whether evaluation of the panel assessments by caregivers leads to a different evaluation of the audit process....
article 2003
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Missmer, S.A. (author), Smith-Warner, S.A. (author), Spiegelman, D. (author), Yaun, S.-S. (author), Adami, H.-O. (author), Beeson, W.L. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Fraserf, G.E. (author), Freudenheim, J.L. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Graham, S. (author), Kushi, L.H. (author), Miller, A.B. (author), Potter, J.D. (author), Rohan, T.E. (author), Speizer, F.E. (author), Toniolo, P. (author), Willett, W.C. (author), Wolk, A. (author), Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, A. (author), Hunter, D.J. (author)
Background. More than 20 studies have investigated the relation between meat and dairy consumption and breast cancer risk with conflicting results. Our objective was evaluate the risk of breast cancer associated with meat and dairy food consumption and to assess whether non-dietary risk factors modify the relation. Methods. We combined the...
article 2002
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