Björn Winkens

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OBJECTIVES The risk of subsequent fractures is double the risk of having a first fracture. We analysed whether this risk is constant or not over time. METHODS A population-based study in 4140 postmenopausal women, aged between 50 and 90 years, on radiographic confirmed clinical fractures from menopause onwards analysed by Cox regression. RESULTS A total(More)
Women delivering with EA (EA group) were matched on parity with 453 women with deliveries without EA (non-EA group). Significantly more neonates born in the EA-group had fever ≥ 38.0°C (11.6% vs 1.8%, p < 0.001) at birth. The overall incidence of neonatal sepsis, based on clinical symptoms and defined as proven (by a positive blood culture) or suspected (no(More)
To assess neonatal and maternal morbidity in twins ≥ 32 weeks' gestation, related to the changes in planned mode of delivery, a retrospective cohort study was performed, including 185 twin births delivered in the Atrium Medical Centre, Heerlen, during the years 2003-2008. The results were compared with those of an earlier study from our department during(More)
BACKGROUND Constipation and symptoms of gastrointestinal discomfort such as bloating are common among otherwise healthy individuals, but with significant impact on quality of life. Despite the recognized contribution of the gut microbiome to this pathology, little is known about which group(s) of microorganism(s) are playing a role. A previous study(More)
Title: A yeast fermentate improves gastrointestinal discomfort and constipation by modulation of the gut microbiome: results from a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled pilot trial. Authors: Iris Pinheiro ( Larry Robinson ( An Verhelst ( Massimo Marzorati(More)
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