Monique Mommers

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Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Dairy consumption and ovarian cancer risk in the Netherlands Cohort Study on Diet and Cancer
    M Mommers
    Department of Epidemiology, NUTRIM, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, Maastricht 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 94:165-70. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Timing of infection and development of wheeze, eczema, and atopic sensitization during the first 2 yr of life: the KOALA Birth Cohort Study
    Monique Mommers
    Department of Epidemiology, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:983-9. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Indoor environment and respiratory symptoms in children living in the Dutch-German borderland
    M Mommers
    Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, R WTH Aachen, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:373-81. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and risk of ovarian carcinoma
    Monique Mommers
    Department of Epidemiology, NUTRIM, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer 104:1512-9. 2005
  5. pmc Trends in the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and treatment in Dutch children over a 12 year period: results of the fourth consecutive survey
    M Mommers
    Department of General Practice, Care and Public Health Research Institute, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Thorax 60:97-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Mode and place of delivery, gastrointestinal microbiota, and their influence on asthma and atopy
    Frederika A van Nimwegen
    Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:948-55.e1-3. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Asthmatic symptoms, physical activity, and overweight in young children: a cohort study
    Marianne Eijkemans
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutrition, and Toxicology Research, Institute Maastricht Nutrim and School of Public Health and Primary Care Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 121:e666-72. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding duration and infant atopic manifestations, by maternal allergic status, in the first 2 years of life (KOALA study)
    Bianca E P Snijders
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 151:347-51, 351.e1-2. 2007
  9. pmc Genetic variation in FADS genes and plasma cholesterol levels in 2-year-old infants: KOALA Birth Cohort Study
    Carolina Moltó-Puigmartí
    Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e61671. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood infections and risk of wheezing and allergic sensitisation at age 7-8 years
    Monique Mommers
    Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, R WTH Aachen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:945-51. 2004

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Publications18

  1. pmc Dairy consumption and ovarian cancer risk in the Netherlands Cohort Study on Diet and Cancer
    M Mommers
    Department of Epidemiology, NUTRIM, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, Maastricht 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 94:165-70. 2006
    ..00-2.36; P(trend)=0.11), respectively. Lactose or dairy fat intakes were not associated with serous ovarian cancer risk. Our results do not support an association between consumption of dairy products or lactose intake and ovarian cancer...
  2. doi request reprint Timing of infection and development of wheeze, eczema, and atopic sensitization during the first 2 yr of life: the KOALA Birth Cohort Study
    Monique Mommers
    Department of Epidemiology, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:983-9. 2010
    ..94 (95% CI 1.36-11.40) compared to children without diarrhea. Infections becoming clinically manifest during the first 3 months of life may be a general marker for a wheezy phenotype...
  3. ncbi request reprint Indoor environment and respiratory symptoms in children living in the Dutch-German borderland
    M Mommers
    Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, R WTH Aachen, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:373-81. 2005
    ..To investigate the relation between indoor environmental risk factors and respiratory symptoms in 7-8-year-old children living in the Dutch-German borderland...
  4. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and risk of ovarian carcinoma
    Monique Mommers
    Department of Epidemiology, NUTRIM, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer 104:1512-9. 2005
    ..To the authors' knowledge, only a few prospective studies to date have investigated the correlation between vegetable and fruit consumption and the risk of ovarian carcinoma and their results have been inconclusive...
  5. pmc Trends in the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and treatment in Dutch children over a 12 year period: results of the fourth consecutive survey
    M Mommers
    Department of General Practice, Care and Public Health Research Institute, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Thorax 60:97-9. 2005
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate whether previously observed trends in the prevalence of respiratory symptoms, physician visits, medication use, and absence from school in Dutch children aged 8-9 years persisted in 2001...
  6. doi request reprint Mode and place of delivery, gastrointestinal microbiota, and their influence on asthma and atopy
    Frederika A van Nimwegen
    Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:948-55.e1-3. 2011
    ..However, results are inconsistent, and the hypothesized intermediate role of the microbiota in the association between birth mode and atopic manifestations has not been studied yet...
  7. doi request reprint Asthmatic symptoms, physical activity, and overweight in young children: a cohort study
    Marianne Eijkemans
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutrition, and Toxicology Research, Institute Maastricht Nutrim and School of Public Health and Primary Care Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 121:e666-72. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that children with asthmatic symptoms are less physically active, which may contribute to the development of overweight...
  8. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding duration and infant atopic manifestations, by maternal allergic status, in the first 2 years of life (KOALA study)
    Bianca E P Snijders
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 151:347-51, 351.e1-2. 2007
    ..To investigate the potential effect of modification by maternal allergic status on the relationship between breast-feeding duration and infant atopic manifestations in the first 2 years of life...
  9. pmc Genetic variation in FADS genes and plasma cholesterol levels in 2-year-old infants: KOALA Birth Cohort Study
    Carolina Moltó-Puigmartí
    Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e61671. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate whether these associations are already present early in life and compare the relative contribution of FADS SNPs vs traditional (non-genetic) factors as determinants of plasma lipid levels...
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood infections and risk of wheezing and allergic sensitisation at age 7-8 years
    Monique Mommers
    Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, R WTH Aachen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:945-51. 2004
    ..Aim of this study was to investigate the association between childhood infections and the occurrence of wheeze and allergic sensitisation in 7-8-year-old Dutch and German children...
  11. doi request reprint Maternal and child's vitamin D supplement use and vitamin D level in relation to childhood lung function: the KOALA Birth Cohort Study
    Elleke Cremers
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Thorax 66:474-80. 2011
    ..Vitamin D is associated with lung function in adults, but its relation with childhood lung function is still unclear...
  12. doi request reprint Host-microbial interactions in childhood atopy: toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4), CD14, and fecal Escherichia coli
    John Penders
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht and Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:231-6.e1-5. 2010
    ..It is likely that particularly gene-environmental interactions in early life determine the development of atopy...
  13. doi request reprint Folic acid use in pregnancy and the development of atopy, asthma, and lung function in childhood
    Fabienne J H Magdelijns
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 128:e135-44. 2011
    ..Recently, folic acid supplementation during pregnancy was implicated as a potential risk factor for atopic diseases in childhood...
  14. doi request reprint Relationship between Physical Activity and the Development of Body Mass Index in Children
    Teun Remmers
    1Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, THE NETHERLANDS 2Department of Health Promotion, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, THE NETHERLANDS and 3TNO Department of Healthy Living, Expertise Center Lifestyle, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:177-84. 2014
    ..Therefore, we have prospectively investigated this relationship in boys and girls of the KOALA Birth Cohort study, the Netherlands, in the period around adiposity rebound (i.e., 4-9 yr old)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Infant immunization and the occurrence of atopic disease in Dutch and German children: a nested case-control study
    M Mommers
    Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Pediatr Pulmonol 38:329-34. 2004
    ..No evidence was found for an association between vaccination and respiratory symptoms. Earlier reports of an association of birth order with atopic disease were supported by the results of the present study...
  16. pmc Physical activity and asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Marianne Eijkemans
    Department of Pediatrics, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e50775. 2012
    ..This review aims to give an overview of available published evidence concerning the association between physical activity and asthma in children, adolescents and adults...
  17. doi request reprint Early-life rotavirus and norovirus infections in relation to development of atopic manifestation in infants
    J Reimerink
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Screening, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, Maastricht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:254-60. 2009
    ..The increase in incidence of atopic diseases (ADs) in the developed world over the past decades has been associated with reduced exposure of childhood infections...
  18. pmc Toll-like receptor 4 polymorphism associated with the response to whole-cell pertussis vaccination in children from the KOALA study
    Sander Banus
    Laboratory of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:1377-80. 2007
    ..A lower titer was associated with the minor allele of rs2770150, supporting a role for Toll-like receptor 4 in the antibody response to wP vaccination...