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Guicherit, R. (author), Schulting, F.L. (author), Instituut voor Milieuhygiƫne en Gezondheidstechniek TNO (author)
In this paper concentration levels of various classes of organic chemicals in The Netherlands are reported for the base year 1980. From these levels the average intake of the Dutch population by inhalation was calculated to be ~1.5 g year-1. This gives reason for concern because many of the compounds either seem to exhibit carcinogenic...
article 1985
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de Vos, R.H. (author), van Dokkum, W. (author), Olthof, P.D.A. (author), Quirijns, J.K. (author), Muys, T. (author), van der Poll, J.M. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Over a period of 2 yr 126 different food items of a market basket of 16-18 yr old males were purchased every 2 months. The foodstuffs were prepared as for eating, and were combined in 12 commodity groups. Twelves samples of each food group were homogenized and analysed for 78 different chemicals, including pesticides, PCBs, bromine, heavy metals...
article 1984
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Vaandrager, G.J. (author), Bruining, G.J. (author), Veenhof, F.J. (author), Drayer, N.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The incidence of childhood diabetes (0-19 years of age) in The Netherlands, where there is no nationalized health-care system, was investigated retrospectively in the years 1978 to 1980 inclusive. The method chosen was a questionnaire among all Dutch paediatricians and internal physicians acting as consultants. Ascertainment was by the same...
article 1984
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Kroes, R. (author), Instituut CIVO-Toxicologie en voeding TNO (author)
Short-term tests designed to detect possible carcinogenicity have been extensively refined during the last years. Presently, many more or less simple and convenient systems are available to detect mutations, chromosome effects, DNA damage, and malignant transformation. Although their relevance to carcinogenicity is often reasonably good,...
article 1983
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van Dokkum, W. (author), de Vos, R.H. (author), Cloughley, F.A. (author), Hulshof, K.F.A.M. (author), Dukel, F. (author), Wijsman, J.A. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
During a period of 2 years, every 2 months 126 different food items forming a 'market basket' were purchased, prepared and divided into twelve food commodity groups. The 'market basket' was based on a study of the dietary pattern of 16- to 18-year-old male adolescents. In the (homogenized) food group various additives and components of...
article 1982
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Bleiker, M.A. (author), Styblo, K. (author), Gezondheidsorganisatie TNO (author)
If the trend in risk of tuberculosis infection is estimated from the 1967-1976 data alone (which contain only 6 usable annual figures), the estimate is a decrease of 9.3% annually, a figure substantially lower than the estimate from the 1956-1966 data alone, viz. 13.7%. It is as yet impossible to decide whether or not this represents a real...
article 1978
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