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Brink, H.M.T. (author), Hitzenberger, R. (author), Keuken, M. (author)
Elemental Carbon (EC) is a good indicator for aerosol air quality and a main component in global warming; therefore data on its historic concentration would be highly valuable for an assessment of historic levels. There were already major sources of EC in Europe in the early 20th century, but the component has only been measured since the late...
article 2021
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Troelstra, S.A. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Harting, J. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Kunst, A.E. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess the association between sustained smoking and quitting with work-related outcomes among older workers. Methods: We categorized a sample of older employees into non-smokers, sustained smokers and quitters. Multivariable regression models were used to test longitudinal associations of sustained smoking...
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Coenen, P. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author)
Background: This individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis aimed to investigate socioeconomic inequalities in effectiveness on healthy behavior of, and compliance to, workplace health promotion programs. Methods: Dutch (randomized) controlled trials were identified and original IPD were retrieved and harmonized. A two-stage meta-analysis was...
article 2020
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Ots, P. (author), van Zon, K.R. (author), Schram, J.L.D. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Brouwer, S. (author)
Objectives. This study examined the risk of unhealthy behaviours and the additive effects of multiple unhealthy behaviours on exit from paid employment among workers with a chronic disease and investigated effect modification by gender and educational level. Methods. Data from the Lifelines cohort, collected between 2006 and 2013, were enriched...
article 2020
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van den Dries, M.A. (author), Guxens, M. (author), Spaan, S. (author), Ferguson, K.K. (author), Philips, E. (author), Santos, S. (author), Jaddoe, V.W.V. (author), Ghassabian, A. (author), Trasande, L. (author), Tiemeier, H. (author), Pronk, A. (author)
BACKGROUND: Prenatal exposures to phthalates and bisphenols are associated with impaired brain development in animals. However, epidemiological studies investigating the association between prenatal phthalate or bisphenol exposure and cognition have produced mixed findings and mostly had modest sample sizes and measured the exposure during the...
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de Jong, R.J. (author), Heiligers, M.J.C. (author), de Wit, J.J.M. (author), Uysal, F. (author)
Camera systems are widely used for surveillance in the security and defense domains. The main advantages of camera systems are their high resolution, their ease of use, and the fact that optical imagery is easy to interpret for human operators. However, particularly when considering application in the defense domain, cameras have some...
conference paper 2019
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Crone, M.R. (author), Luurssen-Masurel, N. (author), Bruinsma-van Zwicht, B.S. (author), van Lith, J.M.M. (author), Rijnders, M.E.B. (author)
Smoking during pregnancy is associated with a multitude of health behaviors and with the psychosocial and socio-economic circumstances of pregnant women. Limited research has so far been conducted on the clustering of these characteristics and on their effect on pregnancy outcomes. This study aimed to identify different groups of pregnant women...
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van Hulst, M. (author), Langenberg, J.P. (author), de Klerk, W.P.C. (author), Alblas, M.J. (author)
The toxicity of smoke-generating ammunition can be established by looking at the complete hand grenade or only at the smoke composition. In this paper both approaches are described. The toxicity of a signalling smoke was assessed as a complete smoke hand grenade whereas for a 76 mm screening smoke canister only a red phosphorus (RP) pellet was...
article 2017
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Meuken, D. (author), van Lingen, J.N.J. (author), Polk-LaBonte, A. (author), Domanico, J. (author)
A significant health and possibly environmental problem is associated with military smokes and obscurants. Besides the fact that these obscuration munitions pose a significant toxicity hazard to the user, the environmental impact of these munitions can also be significant (e.g. due to the use of hexachlorethane). The objective of the SERDP...
conference paper 2016
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Maasland, D.H.E. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Kremer, B. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Schouten, L.J. (author)
There is limited prospective data on the relationship between consumption of vegetables and fruits and the risk of head-neck cancer (HNC) subtypes [i.e., oral cavity cancer (OCC), oro-/hypopharyngeal cancer (OHPC) and laryngeal cancer (LC)]. Therefore, we investigated these associations within the Netherlands Cohort Study, in which 120,852...
article 2015
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Souverein, O.W. (author), de Vries, J.H.M. (author), Freese, R. (author), Watzl, B. (author), Bub, A. (author), Miller III, E.R. (author), Castenmiller, J.J.M. (author), Pasman, W.J. (author), van het Hof, K. (author), Chopra, M. (author), Karlsen, A. (author), Dragsted, L.O. (author), Winkels, R. (author), Itsiopoulos, C. (author), Brazionis, L. (author), O'Dea, K. (author), van Loo-Bouwman, C.A. (author), Naber, T.H.J. (author), van der Voet, H. (author), Boshuizen, H.C. (author)
Fruit and vegetable consumption produces changes in several biomarkers in blood. The present study aimed to examine the dose-response curve between fruit and vegetable consumption and carotenoid (α-carotene, β-carotene, β-cryptoxanthin, lycopene, lutein and zeaxanthin), folate and vitamin C concentrations. Furthermore, a prediction model of...
article 2015
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Lanting, C.I. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Bennebroek Gravenhorst, J. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author)
Objective To estimate the prevalence of alcohol consumption during pregnancy in the Netherlands in 2007 and 2010. Method During two identical, nation-wide surveys in 2007 and 2010, questionnaires were handed out to mothers of infants aged ≤6 months who visited a Well-Baby Clinic. By means of the questionnaire mothers were, in addition to...
article 2015
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Tan, E. (author), Boessen, R. (author), Fishwick, D. (author), Klein Entink, R. (author), Meijster, T. (author), Pronk, A. (author), van Duuren-Stuurman, B. (author), Warren, N. (author)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic lung disease that is thought to affect over one million people in Great Britain. The main factor contributing to the development of COPD is tobacco smoke. This paper presents a microsimulation model for the development of COPD, incorporating population dynamics and trends in smoking. The...
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Pradines, E. (author), Glacial, F. (author), Medus, D. (author), Stiee, E. (author), Fedou, F. (author), van Hulst, M. (author), de Klerk, W.P.C. (author)
Assessing the toxicity of military pyrotechnic products is a growing challenge in the current context of Human and Environment protection. The Allied Ordnance Publication (AOP) 45 and the Standard NATO Agreement (STANAG) 4588 “Guidelines for toxicity testing of smokes, obscurants and pyrotechnics mixtures” proposed a practical framework to...
conference paper 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)
The evidence for an association between occupational asbestos exposure and esophageal, gastric and colorectal cancer is limited. We studied this association specifically addressing risk differences between relatively low and high exposure, risk associated with cancer subtypes, the influence of potential confounders and the interaction between...
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Eeftens, M. (author), Hoek, G. (author), Gruzieva, O. (author), Mölter, A. (author), Agius, R. (author), Beelen, R. (author), Brunekreef, B. (author), Custovic, A. (author), Cyrys, J. (author), Fuertes, E. (author), Heinrich, J. (author), Hoffmann, B. (author), De Hoogh, K. (author), Jedynska, A. (author), Keuken, M. (author), Klümper, C. (author), Kooter, I. (author), Krämer, U. (author), Korek, M. (author), Koppelman, G.H. (author), Kuhlbusch, T.A.J. (author), Simpson, A. (author), Smit, H.A. (author), Tsai, M.Y. (author), Wang, M. (author), Wolf, K. (author), Pershagen, G. (author), Gehring, U. (author)
BACKGROUND: Negative effects of long-term exposure to particulate matter (PM) on lung function have been shown repeatedly. Spatial differences in the composition and toxicity of PM may explain differences in observed effect sizes between studies. METHODS: We conducted a multicenter study in 5 European birth cohorts - BAMSE (Sweden), GINIplus and...
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Hafkamp-de Groen, E. (author), van der Valk, R.J.P. (author), Mohangoo, A.D. (author), van der Wouden, J.C. (author), Duijts, L. (author), Jaddoe, V.W. (author), Hofman, A. (author), de Koning, H.J. (author), de Jongste, J.C. (author), Raat, H. (author)
Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of systematic assessment of asthma-like symptoms and environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure during regular preventive well-child visits between age 1 and 4 years by wellchild professionals. Methods: Sixteen well-child centres in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, were randomised into 8...
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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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Akhnikh, S. (author), Engelberts, A.C. (author), van Sleuwen, B.E. (author), L’ Hoir, M.P. (author), Benninga, M.A. (author)
Excessive crying, often described as infantile colic, is the cause of 10% to 20% of all early pediatrician visits of infants aged 2 weeks to 3 months. Although usually benign and selflimiting, excessive crying is associated with parental exhaustion and stress. However, and underlying organic cause is found in less than 5% of these infants. In...
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Timmermans, S.H. (author), Mommers, M. (author), Gubbels, J.S. (author), Kremers, S.P.J. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), Stehouwer, C.D.A. (author), Prins, M.H. (author), Penders, J. (author), Thijs, C. (author)
What is already known about this subject There is an association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and higher body mass index (BMI) and overweight in childhood. What this study adds The association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and childhood overweight develops with age, starting with a lower birth weight, followed by weight...
article 2014
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