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van den Dries, M.A. (author), Lamballais, S. (author), El Marroun, H. (author), Pronk, A. (author), Spaan, S. (author), Ferguson, K.K. (author), Longnecker, M.P. (author), Tiemeier, H. (author), Guxens, M. (author)
Background: Prenatal exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides associate with impaired neurodevelopment in humans and animal models. However, much uncertainty exists about the brain structural alterations underlying these associations. The objective of this study was to determine whether maternal OP pesticide metabolite concentrations in urine...
article 2020
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Terhal, P.A. (author), Nievelstein, R.J.A.J. (author), Verver, E.J.J. (author), Topsakal, V. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Hoornaert, K. (author), le Merrer, M. (author), Zankl, A. (author), Simon, M.E. (author), Smithson, S.F. (author), Marcelis, C. (author), Kerr, B. (author), Clayton-Smith, J. (author), Kinning, E. (author), Mansour, S. (author), Elmslie, F. (author), Goodwin, L. (author), van der Hout, A.H. (author), Veenstra-Knol, H.E. (author), Herkert, J.C. (author), Lund, A.M. (author), Hennekam, R.C. (author), Mégarbané, A. (author), Lees, M.M. (author), Wilson, L.C. (author), Male, A. (author), Hurst, J. (author), Alanay, Y. (author), Annerén, G. (author), Betz, R.C. (author), Bongers, E.M. (author), Cormier-Daire, V. (author), Dieux, A. (author), David, A. (author), Elting, M.W. (author), van den Ende, J. (author), Green, A. (author), van Hagen, J.M. (author), Hertel, N.T. (author), Holder-Espinasse, M. (author), den Hollander, N. (author), Homfray, T. (author), Hove, H.D. (author), Price, S. (author), Raas-Rothschild, A. (author), Rohrbach, M. (author), Schroeter, B. (author), Suri, M. (author), Thompson, E.M. (author), Tobias, E.S. (author), Toutain, A. (author), Vreeburg, M. (author), Wakeling, E. (author), Knoers, N.V. (author), Coucke, P. (author), Mortier, G.R. (author)
Type 2 collagen disorders encompass a diverse group of skeletal dysplasias that are commonly associated with orthopedic, ocular, and hearing problems. However, the frequency of many clinical features has never been determined. We retrospectively investigated the clinical, radiological, and genotypic data in a group of 93 patients with...
article 2015
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Schönbeck, Y. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Objectives To study trends in height of Turkish and Moroccan immigrant children living in The Netherlands, to investigate the association between height and background characteristics in these children, and to calculate height-for-age-references data for these groups. Design Nationwide cross-sectional data collection from children aged 0 to 18...
article 2015
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Offermans, N.S.M. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Keszei, A.P. (author), Peters, S. (author), Kauppinen, T. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author)
Objectives The evidence for an association between occupational asbestos exposure and pharyngeal cancer (PhC) is limited, while for oral cavity cancer (OCC) the literature is even sparser. We studied OCC and PhC risk both separately and combined (OCPC) in relation to occupational asbestos exposure, specifically addressing the influence of...
article 2014
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), Arins, G.A.M. (author), Dekkers, J.C. (author), Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author), Smid, T. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background. The work setting provides an opportunity to introduce overweight (i.e., Body Mass Index 25 kg/m2) adults to a weight management programme, but new approaches are needed in this setting. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of lifestyle counselling by phone or e-mail on body weight, in an overweight...
article 2009
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Zeegers, M.P. (author), Schouten, L.J. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Familial clustering of cancer is expected to occur at practically all anatomical sites. However, few studies have had sufficient size to investigate different sites simultaneously and with adjustment for confounders. We evaluated familial clustering in the Netherlands Cohort Study in which 120,852 men and women, aged 55-69 years in 1986 were...
article 2008
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Berbée, J.F.P. (author), Mooijaart, S.P. (author), de Craen, A.J.M. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), van Heemst, D. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), Westendorp, R.G.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The high-density lipoprotein (HDL) constituent apolipoprotein CI (apoCI) protects mice against mortality in bacterial sepsis. We assessed whether high plasma apoCI levels protect against mortality from infection in humans. We determined plasma levels of apoCI, lipids, and C-reactive protein in 85-year-old participants of the prospective...
article 2008
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Dousma, M. (author), Wierdsma, N. (author), van Ede, J. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Heijmans, H.S.A. (author), de Vries, T.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2007
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van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
article 2006
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van Buuren, S. (author), Boshuizen, H.C. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Guidelines for screening and subsequent treatment of hypertension vary widely between countries. Part of this variation can be attributed to systematic differences between populations, but little is known about the way in which guidelines should be targeted to the population of interest. Optimal guidelines should have high yield and...
article 2006
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Kocken, P.L. (author), van Dorst, A.G. (author), Schaalma, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A study into the relevance of cultural factors in predicting condom-use intentions among Antillean migrants in the Netherlands is described in this article. The association between the intention to use condoms with a new sexual partner and a perceived taboo on discussing sex, beliefs about sex education and machismo beliefs on gender and power...
article 2006
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Finken, M.J.J. (author), Keijzer-Veen, M.G. (author), Dekker, F.W. (author), Frölich, M. (author), Hille, E.T.M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aims/hypothesis: An increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with low birthweight after full-term gestation, including amplification of this risk by weight gain during infancy and adult body composition. Premature birth is also associated with insulin resistance, but studies conducted so far have not provided follow-up into...
article 2006
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Groothuis-Oudshoorn, C.G.W. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), van Beekum, W.T. (author), Detmar, S.B. (author), van den Hout, W.B. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2006
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Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective.: This study describes the total physical activity and the contribution of work to total physical activity among Dutch workers. The study was conducted in the Netherlands in the years 2000-2002. Methods.: 2,417 respondents of a cross-sectional survey representing the Dutch adult working population were included. Physical activity was...
article 2006
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Pierik, F.H. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), de Muinck Keizer-Schrama, S.M.P.F. (author), Wolffenbuttel, K.P. (author), Rien Nijman, J.M. (author), Juttmann, R.E. (author), Weber, R.F.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Published trends and geographical differences in cryptorchidism rates are almost exclusively derived from, hospital-based birth defect registers, which are sensitive to selection bias and incomplete reporting. This study aimed to accurately assess the cryptorchidism prevalence in the general population of Rotterdam. Of 7652 consecutive male live...
article 2005
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Hoogendoorn, W.E. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between psychosocial work characteristics and neck and upper limb symptoms and to examine to what extent this relationship could be explained by other risk factors. Data were used from a prospective cohort study in a working population, with a follow-up period of 3 years. The 3-year...
article 2005
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Vrijlandt, E.J.L.E. (author), Gerritsen, J. (author), Boezen, H.M. (author), Duiverman, E.J. (author), Hille, E.T.M. (author), de Groot, C.H. (author), Kloosterboer-Boerrigter, H. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Rijpstra, A. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Vogelaar, J.A. (author), Kok, J.H. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), van der Lans, M. (author), van der Boelen - Loo, W.J.C. (author), Lundqvist, T. (author), Heymans, H.S.A. (author), Geven, W.B. (author), Duiverman, M.L. (author), Geven, L.I. (author), Mulder, A.L.M. (author), Gerver, A. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), Reijmers, L. (author), Sonnemans, R. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Dekker, F.W. (author), Finken, M.J.J. (author), Weisglas-Kuperus, N. (author), Keijzer-Veen, M.G. (author), van der Heijden, A.J. (author), van Goudoever, J.B. (author), van Weissenbruch, M.M. (author), Cranendonk, A. (author), van de Delemarre - Waal, H.A. (author), de Groot, L. (author), Samsom, J.F. (author), de Vries, L.S. (author), Rademaker, K.J. (author), Moerman, E. (author), Voogsgeerd, M. (author), de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), Andriessen, P. (author), van Dielissen - Helvoirt, C.C.M. (author), Mohamed, I. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author), Baerts, W. (author), Veneklaas Slots-Kloosterboer, G.W. (author), Tuller-Pikkemaat, E.M.J. (author), Ens-Dokkum, M.H. (author), van Steenbrugge, G.J. (author)
Objective: To study the prevalence of respiratory and atopic symptoms in (young) adults born prematurely, differences between those who did and did not develop Bronchopulmonary Disease (BPD) at neonatal age and differences in respiratory health between males and females. Methods: Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: Nation wide follow-up...
article 2005
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Uffelen, J.G.Z. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Chin A Paw, M.J.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: the prevalence of individuals with cognitive decline is increasing since the number of elderly adults is growing considerably. The literature provides promising results on the beneficial effect of exercise and vitamin supplementation on cognitive function both in cognitively healthy as well as in the demented elderly. Methods/Design:...
article 2005
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van Herpen-Broekmans, W. (author), Klöpping-Ketelaars, I. (author), Michiel, B. (author), Cornelis, K. (author), Hans, P. (author), Hendriks, F.J. (author), Tijburg, L. (author), van Poppel, G. (author), Kardinaal, A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background: Endothelial cell dysfunction may be related to an increase in cellular oxidative stress. Carotenoids and vitamins could have an antioxidant-mediated tempering influence on endothelial function and inflammation, thereby reducing the risk of atherosclerosis. Methods: We measured serum carotenoids, α-tocopherol and Vitamin C...
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Sierksma, A. (author), Muller, M. (author), van der Schouw, Y.T. (author), Grobbee, D.E. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), Bots, M.L. (author), TNO Voeding Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Objective: Moderate alcohol consumption has been proposed to be anti-atherogenic and protect against coronary heart disease. Arterial stiffness provides a summary measure of atherosclerotic arterial damage and cardiovascular risk. A vascular protective effect of moderate alcohol consumption would be reflected in an inverse association between...
article 2004
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