Ruben Hummelen

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [An unusual cause of sinusitis]
    Ruben Hummelen
    Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam, Afd Keel Neus Oorheelkunde, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5373. 2012
  2. pmc Effect of micronutrient and probiotic fortified yogurt on immune-function of anti-retroviral therapy naive HIV patients
    Ruben Hummelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nutrients 3:897-909. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and L. reuteri RC-14 to prevent or cure bacterial vaginosis among women with HIV
    Ruben Hummelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 111:245-8. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of 25 weeks probiotic supplementation on immune function of HIV patients
    Ruben Hummelen
    Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, Lawson Health Research Institute, Canada
    Gut Microbes 2:80-5. 2011
  5. pmc Deep sequencing of the vaginal microbiota of women with HIV
    Ruben Hummelen
    Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e12078. 2010
  6. pmc Micronutrients, N-acetyl cysteine, probiotics and prebiotics, a review of effectiveness in reducing HIV progression
    Ruben Hummelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nutrients 2:626-51. 2010
  7. pmc Vaginal microbiome and epithelial gene array in post-menopausal women with moderate to severe dryness
    Ruben Hummelen
    Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e26602. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Probiotics and prebiotics to combat enteric infections and HIV in the developing world: a consensus report
    Marc Monachese
    Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, Human Microbiology and Probiotics, Lawson Health Research Institute, Canada
    Gut Microbes 2:198-207. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Altered host-microbe interaction in HIV: a target for intervention with pro- and prebiotics
    Ruben Hummelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Rev Immunol 29:485-513. 2010

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint [An unusual cause of sinusitis]
    Ruben Hummelen
    Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam, Afd Keel Neus Oorheelkunde, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5373. 2012
    ..Larvae of the sheep botfly (Oestrus ovis) normally have sheep or goats as host. In humans the larvae can survive for a short time in the nose or under the eyelids, after which they die or are sneezed out...
  2. pmc Effect of micronutrient and probiotic fortified yogurt on immune-function of anti-retroviral therapy naive HIV patients
    Ruben Hummelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nutrients 3:897-909. 2011
    ..Studies have suggested that probiotics could potentially complement micronutrients in preserving the immune-function of HIV patients...
  3. doi request reprint Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and L. reuteri RC-14 to prevent or cure bacterial vaginosis among women with HIV
    Ruben Hummelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 111:245-8. 2010
    ..To assess, among women with HIV, whether long-term oral Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14 supplementation can prevent bacterial vaginosis (BV) and enhance the cure rate of metronidazole among those with BV...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of 25 weeks probiotic supplementation on immune function of HIV patients
    Ruben Hummelen
    Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, Lawson Health Research Institute, Canada
    Gut Microbes 2:80-5. 2011
    ..To evaluate the impact of 25 weeks use of probiotics, a randomized, double blind, controlled study was undertaken on 65 women who were naïve to anti-retroviral treatment...
  5. pmc Deep sequencing of the vaginal microbiota of women with HIV
    Ruben Hummelen
    Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e12078. 2010
    ..It is poorly understood which bacterial communities constitute BV or the normal vaginal microbiota among this population and how the microbiota associated with BV responds to antibiotic treatment...
  6. pmc Micronutrients, N-acetyl cysteine, probiotics and prebiotics, a review of effectiveness in reducing HIV progression
    Ruben Hummelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nutrients 2:626-51. 2010
    ..Vitamin A, iron, and zinc have been associated with adverse effects and caution is warranted for their use...
  7. pmc Vaginal microbiome and epithelial gene array in post-menopausal women with moderate to severe dryness
    Ruben Hummelen
    Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e26602. 2011
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  8. ncbi request reprint Probiotics and prebiotics to combat enteric infections and HIV in the developing world: a consensus report
    Marc Monachese
    Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, Human Microbiology and Probiotics, Lawson Health Research Institute, Canada
    Gut Microbes 2:198-207. 2011
    ..We present a roadmap on how efficacy studies may be conducted in a resource disadvantages setting among persons with chronic diarrhea and HIV. These examples and the translation of efficacy into effectiveness are described...
  9. doi request reprint Altered host-microbe interaction in HIV: a target for intervention with pro- and prebiotics
    Ruben Hummelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Rev Immunol 29:485-513. 2010
    ..As these characteristics may benefit HIV patients, this review aims to provide a theoretical framework for the development of probiotic and prebiotic interventions specifically for this population...