Morten Grønbaek

Summary

Affiliation: Statens Institut for Folkesundhed
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol, type of alcohol, and all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality
    Morten Grønbaek
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 957:16-20. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint [Alcohol and waiting time to pregnancy]
    Morten N Grønbaek
    Center for Alkoholforskning, Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Svanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:4950-1. 2003
  3. doi request reprint The positive and negative health effects of alcohol- and the public health implications
    M Grønbaek
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Intern Med 265:407-20. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Amount and type of alcohol consumption and missing teeth among community-dwelling older adults: findings from the Copenhagen Oral Health Senior study
    Karen Heegaard
    Copenhagen Gerontological Oral Health Research Centre, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Public Health Dent 71:318-26. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking predicts the risk of spontaneous abortion
    Ann Nielsen
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1057-65. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Binge drinking in pregnancy and risk of fetal death
    Katrine Strandberg-Larsen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 111:602-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Alcohol use disorders increase the risk of completed suicide--irrespective of other psychiatric disorders. A longitudinal cohort study
    Trine Flensborg-Madsen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Centre for Health and Society, and Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychiatry Res 167:123-30. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Comorbidity and temporal ordering of alcohol use disorders and other psychiatric disorders: results from a Danish register-based study
    Trine Flensborg-Madsen
    Centre of Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Compr Psychiatry 50:307-14. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Time trends in physical activity in leisure time in the Danish population from 1987 to 2005
    Christina Bjørk Petersen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:121-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Epidemiology of chronic pain in Denmark: an update
    Per Sjøgren
    Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, H S Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 13:287-92. 2009

Detail Information

Publications91

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol, type of alcohol, and all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality
    Morten Grønbaek
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 957:16-20. 2002
    ..Several potential confounding factors still remain to be excluded, however...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Alcohol and waiting time to pregnancy]
    Morten N Grønbaek
    Center for Alkoholforskning, Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Svanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:4950-1. 2003
  3. doi request reprint The positive and negative health effects of alcohol- and the public health implications
    M Grønbaek
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Intern Med 265:407-20. 2009
    ..A broader public health message of the beneficial effects of alcohol does not seem to be of interest in Western societies, where only a very small fraction of the population are non drinkers and may have very good reasons therefore...
  4. doi request reprint Amount and type of alcohol consumption and missing teeth among community-dwelling older adults: findings from the Copenhagen Oral Health Senior study
    Karen Heegaard
    Copenhagen Gerontological Oral Health Research Centre, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Public Health Dent 71:318-26. 2011
    ..To study if an association between total weekly intake of alcohol, type-specific weekly alcohol intake, alcoholic beverage preference, and the number of teeth among older people exists...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking predicts the risk of spontaneous abortion
    Ann Nielsen
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1057-65. 2006
    ..However, results are not entirely consistent. The aim of the present study was to assess the risk of spontaneous abortion considering smoking prior to pregnancy...
  6. doi request reprint Binge drinking in pregnancy and risk of fetal death
    Katrine Strandberg-Larsen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 111:602-9. 2008
    ..To examine whether the frequency and timing of binge drinking episodes (intake of five or more drinks on one occasion) during the first 16 weeks of pregnancy increase the risk of fetal death...
  7. doi request reprint Alcohol use disorders increase the risk of completed suicide--irrespective of other psychiatric disorders. A longitudinal cohort study
    Trine Flensborg-Madsen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Centre for Health and Society, and Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychiatry Res 167:123-30. 2009
    ..The results indicate that individuals registered with AUD are at highly increased risk of completed suicide, and that registered co-morbid psychiatric disorders are neither sufficient nor necessary causes in this association...
  8. doi request reprint Comorbidity and temporal ordering of alcohol use disorders and other psychiatric disorders: results from a Danish register-based study
    Trine Flensborg-Madsen
    Centre of Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Compr Psychiatry 50:307-14. 2009
    ..However, information on the epidemiology of this comorbidity is lacking. The objective of this study was to present results on lifetime psychiatric comorbidity of AUD in a large Danish community population...
  9. doi request reprint Time trends in physical activity in leisure time in the Danish population from 1987 to 2005
    Christina Bjørk Petersen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:121-8. 2010
    ..To examine time trends in leisure-time physical activity in the Danish population from 1987 to 2005...
  10. doi request reprint Epidemiology of chronic pain in Denmark: an update
    Per Sjøgren
    Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, H S Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 13:287-92. 2009
    ..A substantial part of persons with chronic pain were not satisfied with the examinations and treatments offered. In conclusion, over a five-year period the prevalence of chronic pain in Denmark has remained stable, but high...
  11. ncbi request reprint [The Danish Nurse Cohort Study 1993-2003]
    Yrsa Andersen Hundrup
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Svanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1451-4. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint A prospective study linked both alcohol and tobacco to Dupuytren's disease
    Nina S Godtfredsen
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Svanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:858-63. 2004
    ..To address the role of alcohol intake and tobacco smoking and the combination of the two on subsequent risk of Dupuytren's disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the association between smoking and later alcohol drinking in the general population
    Majken K Jensen
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Addiction 98:355-63. 2003
    ..To address the possible prospective association between smoking habits and risk of later heavy drinking in the adult population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alcoholic beverage preference and risk of becoming a heavy drinker
    Majken K Jensen
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 13:127-32. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to examine whether the risk of becoming a heavy or excessive drinker differs among individuals who prefer different types of alcoholic beverages...
  15. doi request reprint Social ties and risk for cancer--a prospective cohort study
    Corinna Bergelt
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 48:1010-8. 2009
    ..We investigated the association between social ties and risk for cancer...
  16. doi request reprint Prenatal alcohol exposure and autistic spectrum disorders--a population-based prospective study of 80,552 children and their mothers
    Marie Eliasen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1074-81. 2010
    ..To examine whether maternal alcohol intake, including binge drinking (intake > or =5 drinks, equivalent to 60 g pure ethanol on a single occasion), is associated with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and infantile autism...
  17. doi request reprint Amount and type of alcohol and periodontitis in the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Johanne Kongstad
    Department of Odontology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Periodontol 35:1032-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to study the association between alcohol consumption and periodontitis assessed as clinical attachment loss (CAL) and bleeding on probing (BOP) in a cross-sectional design...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress and cause-specific mortality among men and women: results from a prospective cohort study
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 168:481-91; discussion 492-6. 2008
    ..51, 95% CI: 0.28, 0.92). Future preventive strategies may be targeted toward stress as a risk factor for premature death among middle-aged, presumably healthy men...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intelligence in relation to later beverage preference and alcohol intake
    Laust H Mortensen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Addiction 100:1445-52. 2005
    ..The health effects of drinking may be related to psychological characteristics influencing both health and drinking habits. This study aims to examine the relationship between intelligence, later beverage preference and alcohol intake...
  20. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking habits, alcohol dehydrogenase genotypes and risk of acute coronary syndrome
    Janne S Tolstrup
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:489-94. 2010
    ..We aimed to test this hypothesis, including alcohol as both the amount of alcohol and the frequency of drinking...
  21. doi request reprint Predictors of changes in physical activity in a prospective cohort study of the Danish adult population
    Esther Zimmermann
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 36:235-41. 2008
    ..To investigate predictors of changes in physical activity, in a prospective population-based study...
  22. pmc A prospective study of the association between weight changes and self-rated health
    Mette K Simonsen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Womens Health 8:13. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the association between weight changes and changes in SRH among women. We also examined if poor SRH at baseline was associated with later weight gain...
  23. ncbi request reprint Intake of beer, wine and spirits and risk of heavy drinking and alcoholic cirrhosis
    Morten Grønbaek
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Biol Res 37:195-200. 2004
    ..We conclude that moderate wine drinkers appear to be at lower risk of becoming heavy and excessive drinkers and that this may add to the explanation of the reported beverage-specific differences in morbidity and mortality...
  24. ncbi request reprint The Copenhagen Oral Health Senior Cohort: design, population and dental health
    Karen M Heegaard
    Copenhagen Gerontological Oral Health Research Centre, School of Dentistry, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Gerodontology 28:165-76. 2011
    ..In order to study the way old age influence oral health, the Copenhagen Oral Health Senior Cohort (COHS) has been established...
  25. pmc Alcohol intake and risk of coronary heart disease in younger, middle-aged, and older adults
    Ulla A Hvidtfeldt
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Circulation 121:1589-97. 2010
    ..This study examined whether the beneficial effect of alcohol on coronary heart disease depends on age...
  26. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer in Denmark 1943-1997
    Lau C Thygesen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1232-41. 2004
    ..This article reports the incidence rates of colon and rectal cancer in Denmark during 55 years of data registration and estimates the number of cases identified attributable to four modifiable risk factors and potentially preventable...
  27. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic status, stress, and risk of prostate cancer. A prospective cohort study
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Epidemiol 17:498-502. 2007
    ..We aim to assess if socioeconomic status, stress, and marital status are associated with prostate cancer risk in a population with free access to health care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Energy adjustment methods applied to alcohol analyses
    Ditte Johansen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, DK 1399 Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Alcohol 31:11-7. 2003
    ..For most diseases, the effect of ethanol predominates over that of substances in the beverage type, which makes the density method less relevant in alcohol analyses...
  29. doi request reprint Incidence of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in Danish men and women with a prolonged heavy alcohol intake
    Ulla Arthur Hvidtfeldt
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1920-4. 2008
    ..The influence of heavy drinking is, however, sparsely studied. The objective of the present study was to examine whether alcohol addicts have higher incidence rates of cardio- and cerebrovascular diseases than the population in general...
  30. ncbi request reprint Modifiable risk factors and survival in women diagnosed with primary breast cancer: results from a prospective cohort study
    Sophie Sell Hellmann
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:366-73. 2010
    ..A moderate physical activity of 2-4 h/week (1.07; 0.77-1.49) and a high physical activity of more than 4 h/week (1.00; 0.69-1.45) showed no association with survival after breast cancer diagnosis...
  31. doi request reprint Alcohol intake, myocardial infarction, biochemical risk factors, and alcohol dehydrogenase genotypes
    Janne S Tolstrup
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2:507-14. 2009
    ..We tested associations between alcohol intake and risk of myocardial infarction and risk factors and whether these associations are modified by variations in alcohol dehydrogenases...
  32. ncbi request reprint Influence of smoking and alcohol consumption on admissions and duration of hospitalization
    Ulla A Hvidtfeldt
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 20:376-82. 2010
    ..Our objective was to assess the association between alcohol consumption, smoking and patterns of hospitalization, defined as admission and duration of hospitalization...
  33. doi request reprint The combined influence of leisure-time physical activity and weekly alcohol intake on fatal ischaemic heart disease and all-cause mortality
    Jane Østergaard Pedersen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 2nd Floor, 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 29:204-12. 2008
    ..To determine the combined influence of leisure-time physical activity and weekly alcohol intake on the risk of subsequent fatal ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and all-cause mortality...
  34. doi request reprint Readiness to change level of physical activity in leisure time among physically inactive Danish adults
    Pia V Pedersen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 2, DK 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 37:785-92. 2009
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  35. ncbi request reprint Beverage preference and risk of alcohol-use disorders: a Danish prospective cohort study
    Trine Flensborg-Madsen
    H S Institute of Preventive Medicine, Center for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:371-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether preferred type of alcoholic beverage influences the later risk of alcohol-use disorders (AUD)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of sample attrition in a longitudinal study of the association between alcohol intake and all-cause mortality
    Lau C Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Addiction 103:1149-59. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to characterize participants who dropped out and to evaluate whether the missing information influenced the association between alcohol intake and all-cause mortality...
  37. doi request reprint Alcohol and smoking behavior in chronic pain patients: the role of opioids
    Ola Ekholm
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 13:606-12. 2009
    ..Poor oral health, quality of life and sleep were markedly associated with chronic pain and opioid use. The use of opioids was associated with significantly more contacts to healthcare care providers...
  38. doi request reprint The Danish Youth Cohort: characteristics of participants and non-participants and determinants of attrition
    Mathilde Vinther-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:648-56. 2010
    ....
  39. pmc Food buying habits of people who buy wine or beer: cross sectional study
    Ditte Johansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMJ 332:519-22. 2006
    ..To investigate whether people who buy wine buy healthier food items than those who buy beer...
  40. ncbi request reprint Influence of pretreatment coping strategies on the outcome of outpatient treatment of Danish alcohol abusers
    Marie Bussey Rask
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Addict Res 12:83-90. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the results showed tendencies towards the possibility that some coping strategies co-operated differently with types of treatment methods...
  41. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake, type of beverage, and risk of breast cancer in pre- and postmenopausal women
    Anette Lykke Petri
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, H S Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1084-90. 2004
    ..Most studies of the relation between alcohol consumption and breast cancer have shown a modestly increased risk, although the results are still conflicting...
  42. pmc Occupational heavy lifting and risk of ischemic heart disease and all-cause mortality
    Christina B Petersen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 1353, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:1070. 2012
    ..The objective was to investigate the association between occupational heavy lifting and risk of IHD and all-cause mortality, and the influence of occupational and leisure time physical activity on this association...
  43. doi request reprint Social-cognitive and school factors in initiation of smoking among adolescents: a prospective cohort study
    Pernille Envold Bidstrup
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:384-92. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the association between social-cognitive factors, school factors, and smoking initiation among adolescents who had never smoked...
  44. ncbi request reprint The influence of duration of follow-up on the association between alcohol and cause-specific mortality in a prospective cohort study
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Epidemiol 15:44-55. 2005
    ..To investigate whether duration of follow-up influences the association between alcohol and cause-specific mortality in a prospective cohort study with only baseline assessment of alcohol intake...
  45. ncbi request reprint Changes in alcohol intake and mortality: a longitudinal population-based study
    Morten Grønbaek
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, H S Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 15:222-8. 2004
    ..We studied whether changes in individual alcohol intake result in corresponding changes in mortality...
  46. pmc Prospective study of alcohol drinking patterns and coronary heart disease in women and men
    Janne Tolstrup
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 332:1244-8. 2006
    ..To determine the association between alcohol drinking patterns and risk of coronary heart disease in women and men...
  47. doi request reprint Low-risk factor profile, estrogen levels, and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 124:1935-40. 2009
    ..Each of the risk factors was associated with estrogen. In conclusion, the risk of breast cancer was markedly lower for women with a favourable risk profile than for other women and lower estrogen levels is a possible explanation...
  48. doi request reprint Alcohol intake, alcohol dehydrogenase genotypes, and liver damage and disease in the Danish general population
    Janne S Tolstrup
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:2182-8. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that alcohol, alone and in combination with alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) 1B and ADH1C genotypes, affects liver damage and disease in the general population...
  49. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking, consumption patterns and breast cancer among Danish nurses: a cohort study
    Lina S Mørch
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 17:624-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the impact of alcohol intake and drinking pattern on the risk of breast cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress and risk of ischemic heart disease: causation or bias?
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:391-7. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Are work-related stressors associated with diagnosis of more advanced stages of incident breast cancers?
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 19:297-303. 2008
    ..To assess the relation between work-related stressors and breast cancer incidence and prognostic characteristics (estrogen receptor status, grade, lymph node status, size, stage) at the time of diagnosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Self-reported stress and risk of endometrial cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Psychosom Med 69:383-9. 2007
    ..Psychological stress may affect the synthesis and metabolism of estrogens and thereby be related to risk of endometrial cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Drinking pattern and mortality in middle-aged men and women
    Janne S Tolstrup
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Addiction 99:323-30. 2004
    ..To address the prospective association between alcohol drinking pattern and all-cause mortality...
  54. doi request reprint Intentional weight loss and mortality among initially healthy men and women
    Mette K Simonsen
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Center for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nutr Rev 66:375-86. 2008
    ..Thus, it is still not possible for health authorities to make secure recommendations on intentional weight loss. More studies designed to specifically address this issue are warranted...
  55. doi request reprint Association between smoking and the risk of heavy drinking among young women: a prospective study
    Camilla Schmidt Morgen
    National Institute of Public Health, Department of Alcohol Research, Oester Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:371-5. 2008
    ..To address the association between smoking habits and the risk of later heavy drinking among young women...
  56. doi request reprint Characteristics of women who binge drink before and after they become aware of their pregnancy
    Katrine Strandberg-Larsen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:565-72. 2008
    ..We present characteristics of Danish women who binge drank in the pre-and post recognised part of their pregnancy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use as predictor for infertility in a representative population of Danish women
    Janne Schurmann Tolstrup
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, and Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen Hospital Corporation, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:744-9. 2003
    ..Our aim was to examine the association between use of alcohol and subsequent incidence of primary infertility...
  58. doi request reprint Use of baseline and updated information on alcohol intake on risk for breast cancer: importance of latency
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 2nd Floor, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 37:669-77. 2008
    ..In the analysis of longitudinal prospective cohort studies, however, the analysis of repeated measurements of alcohol intake might not be straightforward...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among patients with alcohol use disorders--long-term follow-up
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:387-91. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the cancer morbidity in a large cohort of patients with alcohol use disorders in the general Danish population...
  60. doi request reprint Brief alcohol intervention by newly trained workers versus leaflets: comparison of effect in older heavy drinkers identified in a population health examination survey: a randomized controlled trial
    Anders B Gottlieb Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:25-32. 2012
    ..To test if a brief motivational intervention (BMI) in a non-treatment seeking population of heavy drinkers results in a reduced alcohol intake...
  61. doi request reprint Smoking and risk of acute and chronic pancreatitis among women and men: a population-based cohort study
    Janne Schurmann Tolstrup
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 169:603-9. 2009
    ..Smoking is rarely considered to be a cause despite the fact that a few studies have indicated the opposite. We aimed to assess the independent effects of smoking on the risk of pancreatitis...
  62. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body mass index and periodontitis in the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Johanne Kongstad
    Periodontology Section, Department of Odontology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Periodontol 80:1246-53. 2009
    ..The present study analyzed the association between overweight/obesity and periodontitis assessed as clinical attachment loss (AL) and bleeding on probing (BOP) in a cross-sectional design...
  63. doi request reprint Alcohol binge drinking during pregnancy and cryptorchidism
    Katrine Strandberg-Larsen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, Second Floor, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 24:3211-9. 2009
    ..We examined if prenatal exposure to alcohol, and especially binge drinking, during the suggested programming window is associated with an increased risk of cryptorchidism...
  64. doi request reprint The relationship between age at drinking onset and subsequent binge drinking among women
    Marie Eliasen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 19:378-82. 2009
    ..To examine the association between age at drinking onset and subsequent binge drinking, and to examine whether there are differences in this association between four countries...
  65. ncbi request reprint [The occurrence of hangovers among Danish men and women]
    Janne S Tolstrup
    Center for Alkoholforskning, Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Syddansk Universitet, 1399 København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:4226-9. 2008
    ..This finding could not be explained by weekly alcohol intake, type of alcohol ingested, frequency of binge drinking episodes or by the proportion of alcohol consumed with meals...
  66. doi request reprint Risk of pancreatitis according to alcohol drinking habits: a population-based cohort study
    Louise Kristiansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Oster Farimagsgade 5A, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 168:932-7. 2008
    ..4, 4.8), and 3.0 (95% CI: 1.6, 5.7), respectively, compared with 0 drinks/week (P(trend) < 0.001). Associations were similar for men and women. Drinking frequency did not seem to be independently associated with pancreatitis...
  67. ncbi request reprint Generalized additive models applied to analysis of the relation between amount and type of alcohol and all-cause mortality
    Ditte Johansen
    Danish Epidemiologic Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:29-36. 2005
    ..The nadir of the relation between alcohol and mortality was sensitive to the handling of non-drinkers. When non-drinkers were categorized separately we found no indication of a beneficial influence of low alcohol intake on mortality...
  68. ncbi request reprint Changes in alcohol intake and risk of upper digestive tract cancer
    Lau C Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 46:1085-9. 2007
    ..In this prospective cohort study, we examined whether changes in individual alcohol intake resulted in subsequent altered risk of these cancers...
  69. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and atherosclerosis: recent insights
    Janne Tolstrup
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, DK 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 9:116-24. 2007
    ..The inverse association between alcohol intake and CHD is influenced by age, gender, drinking pattern, and possibly by type of alcohol...
  70. doi request reprint Associations of unhealthy lifestyle factors with sexual inactivity and sexual dysfunctions in Denmark
    Birgitte S Christensen
    Statens Serum Institut, Department of Epidemiology Research, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Sex Med 8:1903-16. 2011
    ..Studies have linked obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and tobacco smoking to erectile dysfunction, but the evidence linking unhealthy lifestyle factors to other sexual dysfunctions or to sexual inactivity is conflicting...
  71. ncbi request reprint Influence of health, lifestyle, working conditions, and sociodemography on early retirement among nurses: the Danish Nurse Cohort Study
    Karina Friis
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:23-30. 2007
    ..PEW is an early retirement scheme to make it possible for workers to retire at the age of 60...
  72. ncbi request reprint Nonlinear relation between alcohol intake and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level: results from the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Ditte Johansen
    Danish Epidemiologic Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1305-9. 2003
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the relation between alcohol and cardiovascular disease
    Morten Grønbaek
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Opin Lipidol 17:17-21. 2006
    ..Light-to-moderate alcohol intake is known to have cardioprotective properties in some subsets of the population. This review focuses on factors that modify the relation between alcohol and cardiovascular disease...
  74. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among Danish brewery workers
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 116:774-8. 2005
    ..26; 1.11-1.42) and rectum cancer (O/E, 1.31; 1.14-1.49). Our study shows that a high beer consumption is related to increased risk of several specific cancers, which supports that the relationship is of a causal nature...
  75. doi request reprint Associations between physical and mental health problems and sexual dysfunctions in sexually active Danes
    Birgitte Schütt Christensen
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Sex Med 8:1890-902. 2011
    ..Studies have shown a high prevalence of sexual dysfunctions among individuals with a variety of health problems...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Self-reported stress and risk of breast cancer--a secondary publication]
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:587-9. 2006
    ..Women reporting high levels of stress were at lower risk of breast cancer (hazard ratio = 0.60; 95% CI: 0.37-0.97) than women reporting low levels of stress. This association was most pronounced among women who received hormone therapy...
  77. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake, drinking patterns and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in Denmark: a prospective cohort study
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 14:277-84. 2003
    ..However, it has not been investigated how the breast cancer risk for a given total alcohol consumption depends on the drinking frequency...
  78. pmc Self reported stress and risk of breast cancer: prospective cohort study
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMJ 331:548. 2005
    ..To assess the relation between self reported intensity and frequency of stress and first time incidence of primary breast cancer...
  79. ncbi request reprint Amount and type of alcohol and risk of dementia: the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Thomas Truelsen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neurology 59:1313-9. 2002
    ..There were 83 subjects diagnosed with dementia and the remaining 1,626 nondemented subjects were included as controls. The two groups were compared with regard to alcohol intake and type of alcohol assessed 15 years before...
  80. ncbi request reprint Income and risk of ischaemic heart disease in men and women in a Nordic welfare country
    Ingelise Andersen
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, H S Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 32:367-74. 2003
    ..The present study explores the associations between income and IHD in men and women in a Nordic country...
  81. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery
    Katrine Albertsen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 159:155-61. 2004
    ..26 (95% confidence interval: 0.80, 13.24) compared with that of nondrinkers. There were no differences in the associations between type of beverage and preterm delivery...
  82. pmc Income inequality, individual income, and mortality in Danish adults: analysis of pooled data from two cohort studies
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Copenhagen Center of Prospective Population Studies, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Denmark, Copenhagen
    BMJ 324:13-6. 2002
    ..To analyse the association between area income inequality and mortality after adjustment for individual income and other established risk factors...
  83. ncbi request reprint Stress and breast cancer: a systematic update on the current knowledge
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 2 sal, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 3:612-20. 2006
    ..Whether stress affects the progression of breast cancer is still unclear. Studies with more thorough adjustment for confounding factors and larger studies on stress and breast cancer relapse are required to address this issue...
  84. ncbi request reprint Lower risk for alcohol-induced cirrhosis in wine drinkers
    Ulrik Becker
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Hepatology 35:868-75. 2002
    ..2-0.5) for developing cirrhosis. In conclusion, the results suggest that a high intake of all 3 types of alcohol conveys an increased risk for cirrhosis, but wine drinkers are at a lower risk than beer and spirits drinkers...
  85. ncbi request reprint Harm minimization among teenage drinkers: findings from an ethnographic study on teenage alcohol use in a rural Danish community
    Morten Hulvej Jørgensen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 2, DK 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Addiction 102:554-9. 2007
    ..To examine strategies of harm minimization employed by teenage drinkers...
  86. ncbi request reprint Interactions between intakes of alcohol and postmenopausal hormones on risk of breast cancer
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 122:1109-13. 2008
    ..82-1.78). In conclusion, the interaction between alcohol and hormone use should, if confirmed in other studies, have an impact both on the prescription of hormones and on sensible drinking limits for postmenopausal women...
  87. ncbi request reprint The role of smoking and alcohol intake in the development of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions among high-risk HPV-positive women
    Janne Tolstrup
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1114-9. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine if smoking and alcohol intake are associated with the risk of developing high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions in women positive for high-risk human papillomavirus types...
  88. ncbi request reprint Prospective associations between sedentary lifestyle and BMI in midlife
    Laust H Mortensen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1462-71. 2006
    ..However, it has been questioned whether high BMI is a determinant or a consequence of a sedentary lifestyle...
  89. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism and alcohol drinking habits predicted from alcohol dehydrogenase genes
    Janne Schurmann Tolstrup
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pharmacogenomics J 8:220-7. 2008
    ..1/1 genotype was 67 and 62% among the white population compared with 9 and 24% among the East Asian population...
  90. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and cirrhosis: dose--response or threshold effect?
    Mads Kamper-Jørgensen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Hepatol 41:25-30. 2004
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of Minnesota day clinic treatment of alcoholics
    Morten Grønbaek
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Addiction 102:381-8. 2007
    ..To compare the Minnesota day clinic treatment with the traditional public psychosocial treatment...