Alet Wijga

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Are children at high familial risk of developing allergy born into a low risk environment? The PIAMA Birth Cohort Study. Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy
    A Wijga
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:576-81. 2001
  2. doi The association between indoor temperature and body mass index in children: the PIAMA birth cohort study
    Floor R Scheffers
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Nutrition, Prevention and Health Services pb 101, PO Box 1, Bilthoven 3720, BA, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:1119. 2013
  3. pmc Predicting asthma in preschool children with asthma symptoms: study rationale and design
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 12:65. 2012
  4. pmc Quantification of the energy gap in young overweight children. The PIAMA birth cohort study
    Saskia W van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:326. 2011
  5. pmc The development of socio-economic health differences in childhood: results of the Dutch longitudinal PIAMA birth cohort
    Annemarie Ruijsbroek
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:225. 2011
  6. pmc Do parents who smoke underutilize health care services for their children? A cross sectional study within the longitudinal PIAMA study
    Monique A M Jacobs-van der Bruggen
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:83. 2007
  7. ncbi [Complaints and illnesses in children in the Netherlands]
    Alet H Wijga
    Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu, Centrum voor Preventie en zorgonderzoek, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3464. 2011
  8. ncbi Fatty acids in breast milk of allergic and non-allergic mothers: The PIAMA birth cohort study
    Alet Wijga
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 14:156-62. 2003
  9. pmc Comorbidities of obesity in school children: a cross-sectional study in the PIAMA birth cohort
    Alet H Wijga
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:184. 2010
  10. doi Adenotonsillectomy and the development of overweight
    Alet H Wijga
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, PO Box 1, 3720 BA, Bilthoven, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 123:1095-101. 2009

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Publications18

  1. ncbi Are children at high familial risk of developing allergy born into a low risk environment? The PIAMA Birth Cohort Study. Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy
    A Wijga
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:576-81. 2001
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  2. doi The association between indoor temperature and body mass index in children: the PIAMA birth cohort study
    Floor R Scheffers
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Nutrition, Prevention and Health Services pb 101, PO Box 1, Bilthoven 3720, BA, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:1119. 2013
    ..However, the effect of thermal exposure on body weight has hardly been studied. Therefore, this study investigated the association between indoor temperature and body mass index (BMI) in children in real life...
  3. pmc Predicting asthma in preschool children with asthma symptoms: study rationale and design
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 12:65. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Quantification of the energy gap in young overweight children. The PIAMA birth cohort study
    Saskia W van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:326. 2011
    ..Aim of this study was to quantify the positive energy balance responsible for excess body weight gain (energy gap) in young overweight children...
  5. pmc The development of socio-economic health differences in childhood: results of the Dutch longitudinal PIAMA birth cohort
    Annemarie Ruijsbroek
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:225. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to prospectively study the development of socio-economic health differences in the Netherlands, and to investigate possible explanations for socio-economic variation in childhood health...
  6. pmc Do parents who smoke underutilize health care services for their children? A cross sectional study within the longitudinal PIAMA study
    Monique A M Jacobs-van der Bruggen
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:83. 2007
    ..This study explores the validity and generalizability of the previous assumption...
  7. ncbi [Complaints and illnesses in children in the Netherlands]
    Alet H Wijga
    Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu, Centrum voor Preventie en zorgonderzoek, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A3464. 2011
    ..To provide insight into the nature, prevalence and consequences of common chronic health problems in children (0-18 years) in the Netherlands...
  8. ncbi Fatty acids in breast milk of allergic and non-allergic mothers: The PIAMA birth cohort study
    Alet Wijga
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 14:156-62. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc Comorbidities of obesity in school children: a cross-sectional study in the PIAMA birth cohort
    Alet H Wijga
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:184. 2010
    ....
  10. doi Adenotonsillectomy and the development of overweight
    Alet H Wijga
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, PO Box 1, 3720 BA, Bilthoven, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 123:1095-101. 2009
    ..Whether (adeno)tonsillectomy is also a risk factor for the development of overweight is unknown. We investigated the association between (adeno)tonsillectomy and the subsequent development of overweight in the general population...
  11. pmc Association of consumption of products containing milk fat with reduced asthma risk in pre-school children: the PIAMA birth cohort study
    A H Wijga
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology CZE, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Thorax 58:567-72. 2003
    ..Understanding the relevant factors in this relationship may provide methods of prevention. The role of diet in the development of asthma in pre-school children was investigated...
  12. ncbi Breast milk fatty acids and allergic disease in preschool children: the Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy birth cohort study
    Alet H Wijga
    Center for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:440-7. 2006
    ..Better understanding of the association between early life lipid intakes and the development of allergic diseases is needed...
  13. ncbi Exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation in young Dutch children: assessment by means of a 6-week retrospective questionnaire
    Fabian Termorshuizen
    Laboratory for Pathology and Immunobiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, Bilthoven 3720 BA, The Netherlands
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:204-13. 2002
    ..These results support the suitability of the questionnaire for classifying the participants with respect to their short-term exposure to solar UVR...
  14. doi Childhood diet and asthma and atopy at 8 years of age: the PIAMA birth cohort study
    S M Willers
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 37:1060-7. 2011
    ..This study indicates no consistent effects of increased early or late consumption, or long-term intake of certain foods on asthma and atopy in 8-yr-olds, with a possible exception for fruit...
  15. ncbi Respiratory symptoms in the first 7 years of life and birth weight at term: the PIAMA Birth Cohort
    Daan Caudri
    Department of Pediatrics Respiratory Medicine, Erasmus University, 3000 CB Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:1078-85. 2007
    ..The relation between birth weight and respiratory symptoms and asthma in children remains unclear. Previous studies focused on a relation at separate ages. A longitudinal analysis may lead to a better understanding...
  16. ncbi Air pollution from traffic and the development of respiratory infections and asthmatic and allergic symptoms in children
    Michael Brauer
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:1092-8. 2002
    ..These findings are subject to confirmation at older ages, when asthma can be more readily diagnosed...
  17. pmc Traffic-related air pollution and otitis media
    Michael Brauer
    University of British Columbia, School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1414-8. 2006
    ..Although exposure to environmental tobacco smoke is a known risk factor associated with otitis media, little information is available regarding the potential association with air pollution...
  18. ncbi The effect of prenatal exposure on total IgE at birth and sensitization at twelve months and four years of age: The PIAMA study
    Marjan Kerkhof
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:10-8. 2005
    ..Our results suggest a short-lasting protective effect of prenatal exposure to pets on total IgE at birth and early sensitization...