Dorothy J Bakker

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Radiation-induced severe haemorrhagic cystitis is difficult to treat. Conventional treatments may decrease haematuria but do not affect the radiocystitis itself. Hyperbaric oxygen treatment has been reported to do both. We report the results of a prospective study of hyperbaric oxygen (20 sessions of 100% oxygen inhalation at 3 bar for 90 min in a(More)
The influence of a dietary supplement of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids containing eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, 20:5n-3) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n-3) on the molecular species of cholesteryl esters (CE) formed via the plasma lecithin (phosphatidylcholine)-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT; EC 2.3.1.43) reaction was evaluated. For this purpose, one(More)
BACKGROUND To decrease the incidence of neural tube defects, active efforts are currently undertaken to promote folic acid (FA) intake among women. In 2003, the Food and Drug Administration approved the proposal of introducing an oral contraceptive (OC) and FA combination pill. It is unknown whether these pills will reduce neural tube defect incidence for(More)
A number of observations and conclusions can be made based on the data we have just seen: (1) There are large differences across the countries in terms of penetration of 'light' products. (2) The penetration of low-fat products is higher than that of low-sugar products. (3) Penetration of both low fat and low sugar products is higher among women than among(More)