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Pizzol, L. (author), Hristozov, D. (author), Zabeo, A. (author), Gianpietro, B. (author), Wohlleben, W. (author), Koivisto, A.J. (author), Jensen, K.A. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Stone, V. (author), Marcomini, A. (author)
The increasing use of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in nano-enabled products (NEPs) has raised societal concerns about their possible health and ecological implications. To ensure a high level of human and environmental protection it is essential to properly estimate the risks of these new materials and to develop adequate risk management...
article 2019
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Bezem, J. (author), Heinen, D. (author), Reis, R. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Numans, M.E. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author)
Background The organisation of health assessments by preventive health services focusing on children’s health and educational performance needs to be improved due to evolving health priorities such as mental health problems, reduced budgets and shortages of physicians and nurses. We studied the impact on the school professionals’ perception of...
article 2017
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van Lettow, B. (author), de Vries, H. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Prototypes (i.e., social images representing perceptions of typical persons engaging in or refraining from certain behaviour) have been shown to explain health-related behaviours. The present meta-analysis quantified the strength of the associations of prototype perceptions with health motivation and behaviour. Specifically, the analysis...
article 2016
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), van Meijel, B. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Wartewig, E. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Ket, J.C.F. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Objectives. This systematic and meta-analytic review aimed to quantify the association of psychosocial correlates with oral hygiene behaviour among 9- to 19-year olds. Methods. A systematic search up to August 2015 was carried out using the following databases: PubMed, PsycInfo, Embase, CINAHL and Web of Science. If necessary, authors of studies...
article 2016
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Offerhaus, P.M. (author), Otten, W. (author), Boxem-Tiemessen, J.C. (author), de Jonge, A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Scheepers, P.L. (author), Lagro-Janssen, A.L. (author)
Objective in midwife-led care models of maternity care, midwives are responsible for intrapartum referrals to the obstetrician or obstetric unit, in order to give their clients access to secondary obstetric care. This study explores the influence of risk perception, policy on routine labour management, and other midwife related factors on...
article 2015
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Gerards, S.M.P.L. (author), Gubbels, J.S. (author), Dagnelie, P.C. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), de Vries, N.K. (author), Thijs, C. (author)
Background: Parents often fail to correctly perceive their children's weight status, but no studies have examined the association between parental weight status perception and longitudinal BMIz change (BMI standardized to a reference population) at various ages. We investigated whether parents are able to accurately perceive their child's weight...
article 2014
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Gagnon, A.J. (author), DeBruyn, R. (author), Essén, B. (author), Gissler, M. (author), Heaman, M. (author), Jeambey, Z. (author), Korfker, D. (author), McCourt, C. (author), Roth, C. (author), Zeitlin, J. (author), Small, R. (author), Alexander, S. (author), Racapé, J. (author), Arntzen, A. (author), Barros, H. (author), Blondel, B. (author), Merry, L. (author), Glazier, R. (author), Kirby, R. (author), Mohangoo, A. (author), Macfarlane, A. (author), Dattani, N. (author), Nybo Andersen, A.M. (author), Mortensen, L. (author), Villadsen, S. (author), Davey, M.A. (author), Sievers, E. (author), Stray-Pedersen, B. (author), Urquia, M. (author), Janevic, T. (author), Guendelman, S. (author), Bolumar, F. (author), Río Sánchez, M.I. (author), Hjern, A. (author), Vangen, S. (author)
Background: Through the World Health Assembly Resolution, 'Health of Migrants', the international community has identified migrant health as a priority. Recommendations for general hospital care for international migrants in receiving-countries have been put forward by the Migrant Friendly Hospital Initiative; adaptations of these...
article 2014
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Fransman, W. (author), Kager, H. (author), Meijster, T. (author), Heederik, D. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), Portengen, L. (author), Blaauboer, B.J. (author)
Several studies showed that oncology nurses are exposed to antineoplastic drugs via the skin during daily activities. Several antineoplastic drugs (including cyclophosphamide) have been classified as carcinogenic to humans. This study aims to assess the leukemia risk of occupational exposure to cyclophosphamide. Average task frequencies from the...
article 2014
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Wieringa, F.P. (author), Bouma, H. (author), Eendebak, P.T. (author), van Basten, J.P.A. (author), Beerlage, H.P. (author), Smits, G.A.H.J. (author), Bos, J.E. (author)
In comparison to open surgery, endoscopic surgery offers impaired depth perception and narrower field-of-view. To improve depth perception, the Da Vinci robot offers three-dimensional (3-D) video on the console for the surgeon but not for assistants, although both must collaborate. We improved the shared perception of the whole surgical team by...
article 2014
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Teunissen, L.P.J. (author), de Haan, A. (author), de Koning, J.J. (author), Daanen, H.A.M. (author)
Physiological and perceptual effects of wind cooling are often intertwined and have scarcely been studied in self-paced exercise. Therefore, we aimed to investigate (1) the independent perceptual effect of wind cooling and its impact on performance and (2) the responses to temporary wind cooling during self-paced exercise. Ten male subjects...
article 2013
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Dijk, E.O. (author), Nijholt, A. (author), van Erp, J.B.F. (author), van Wolferen, G. (author), Kuyper, E. (author)
Stimulation of the tactile sense or the hearing sense can be used to improve a person's health and well-being. For example, to make someone relax, feel better or sleep better. In this position paper, we present the concept of auditory-tactile stimulation for health and well-being. Through carefully selected audio-tactile stimuli a person's...
article 2013
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Bergmann Tiest, W.M. (author), Kosters, N.D. (author), Kappers, A.M.L. (author), Daanen, H.A.M. (author)
Phase change materials (PCMs) are increasingly incorporated in textiles in order to serve as a thermal buffer when humans change from a hot to a cold environment and the reverse. Due to the absence of wetness sensors in the skin, cooling of the skin may be perceived as a sensation of wetness instead of cold. In order to investigate if this...
article 2012
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de Winkel, K.N. (author), Clément, G. (author), Groen, E.L. (author), Werkhoven, P.J. (author)
Although the mechanisms of neural adaptation to weightlessness and re-adaptation to Earth-gravity have received a lot of attention since the first human space flight, there is as yet little knowledge about how spatial orientation is affected by partial gravity, such as lunar gravity of 0.16. g or Martian gravity of 0.38. g. Up to now twelve...
article 2012
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Coenen, P. (author), Kingma, I. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Douwes, M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author)
Work-related musculoskeletal pain (MSP) risk assessments by trained observers are often used in ergonomic practice; however, the validity may be questionable. We investigated the predictive value of work-site MSP risk estimates in a prospective cohort study of 1745 workers. Trained observers estimated the risk of MSP (neck, shoulder or low-back...
article 2012
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Bergmann Tiest, W.M. (author), Dolfine Kosters, N. (author), Daanen, h.a.m. (author), Kappers, A.M.L. (author)
In daily life, people interact with textiles of different degrees of wetness, but little is known about the me-chanics of wetness perception. This paper describes an experiment with six conditions regarding haptic dis-crimination of the wetness of fabrics. Three materials were used: cotton wool, sponge-structured viscose and thin viscose. Two...
article 2012
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Bergmann Tiest, W.M. (author), Dolfine Kosters, N. (author), Daanen, H.A.M. (author), Kappers, A.M.L. (author)
Conclusions •No advantage from dynamic touch ) sensation of wetness mostly thermal •Better discrimination in thinner material •No correlation with hand temperature
other 2011
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Vanhoutvin, S.A.L.W. (author), Troost, F.J. (author), Kilkens, T.O.C. (author), Lindsey, P.J. (author), Hamer, H.M. (author), Jonkers, D.M.A.E. (author), Venema, K. (author), Brummer, R.-J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Fermentation of dietary fibres by colonic microbes leads to the production of short chain fatty acids (mainly propionate, butyrate and acetate), which are utilized by the colonic mucosa. Previous studies showed positive effects of butyrate on parameters of oxidative stress, inflammation and apoptosis. Recent studies in rats, however, showed that...
article 2009
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Baston, H. (author), Rijnders, M. (author), Green, J. (author), Buitendijk, S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In 2003 research was conducted in England (n=738) to further our understanding of factors that relate to women's longer-term appraisal of their birth experience. Women's appraisals are likely to be influenced by the culture in which they give birth and the predominant norms at that time. To explore this further, the study was replicated in the...
article 2008
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Vogel, I. (author), Brug, J. (author), Hosli, E.J. (author), van der Ploeg, C.P.B. (author), Raat, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To explore adolescents' behaviors and opinions about exposure to loud music from MP3 players. Study design: We conducted a qualitative analysis of focus-group discussions with adolescents aged 12 to 18 years from 2 large secondary schools (1 urban and 1 rural) for pre-vocational and pre-university education. The semi-structured...
article 2008
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Nooij, S.A.E. (author), Bos, J.E. (author), Groen, E.L. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
Prolonged exposure to hypergravity in a human centrifuge can lead to post-rotary spatial disorientation and motion sickness. These symptoms are mainly provoked by tilting head movements and resemble the Space Adaptation Syndrome. We hypothesized that the occurrence of these post-rotary effects might be related to changes in the velocity storage ...
article 2008
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