Manuela M Bergmann

Summary

Affiliation: German Institute of Human Nutrition
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Bioethical considerations for human nutrigenomics
    Manuela M Bergmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, D 14558 Germany
    Annu Rev Nutr 28:447-67. 2008
  2. pmc The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:169. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Behavioral changes in observational and intervention studies
    Manuela M Bergmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    J Nutr 132:3530S-3533S. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Bioethics in human nutrigenomics research: European Nutrigenomics Organisation workshop report
    Manuela M Bergmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Germany
    Br J Nutr 95:1024-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [The importance of the common cancer registry for the identification of cancer cases in the EPIC Potsdam-study -- results of the first record linkage]
    M M Bergmann
    Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam Rehbrücke, Abteilung Epidemiologie
    Gesundheitswesen 66:475-81. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Agreement of self-reported medical history: comparison of an in-person interview with a self-administered questionnaire
    Manuela M Bergmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Bergholz Rehbruecke, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:411-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and mortality in individuals with diabetes mellitus
    Diewertje Sluik
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, Nuthetal, Germany
    Br J Nutr 108:1307-15. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of chronic disease in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Germany study
    Anna Floegel
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:901-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Joint effects of risk factors for stroke and transient ischemic attack in a German population: the EPIC Potsdam Study
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    J Neurol 254:315-21. 2007
  10. pmc The association of pattern of lifetime alcohol use and cause of death in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Manuela M Bergmann
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Division of Epidemiology, Nuthetal, Germany, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Canada, Institute for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, Nutrition, Hormones and Women s Health, CESP Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Public Health, and Paris South University, Villejuif, France, Department of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece, Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Bureau of Epidemiologic Research
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1772-90. 2013

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Bioethical considerations for human nutrigenomics
    Manuela M Bergmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, D 14558 Germany
    Annu Rev Nutr 28:447-67. 2008
    ..From the ethical and social perspective, nutrigenomics offers significant opportunities to improve public health by enhancing understanding of the mechanisms through which diet can be used to reduce the risk of common polygenic diseases...
  2. pmc The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:169. 2011
    ..To examine the association of education with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Behavioral changes in observational and intervention studies
    Manuela M Bergmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    J Nutr 132:3530S-3533S. 2002
    ..Cohort studies in which dietary changes are adequately measured can contribute substantially to the evidence for health benefits resulting from changes in diet...
  4. ncbi request reprint Bioethics in human nutrigenomics research: European Nutrigenomics Organisation workshop report
    Manuela M Bergmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Germany
    Br J Nutr 95:1024-7. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint [The importance of the common cancer registry for the identification of cancer cases in the EPIC Potsdam-study -- results of the first record linkage]
    M M Bergmann
    Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam Rehbrücke, Abteilung Epidemiologie
    Gesundheitswesen 66:475-81. 2004
    ..This methodological study compares data of identified cancer cases in the EPIC-Potsdam study with those generated through the record linkage...
  6. ncbi request reprint Agreement of self-reported medical history: comparison of an in-person interview with a self-administered questionnaire
    Manuela M Bergmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Bergholz Rehbruecke, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:411-6. 2004
    ..To compare history of 22 different diseases reported during an in-person interview with that reported on a mailed self-administered questionnaire...
  7. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and mortality in individuals with diabetes mellitus
    Diewertje Sluik
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, Nuthetal, Germany
    Br J Nutr 108:1307-15. 2012
    ..The increased mortality risk among non-consumers appeared to be affected by their past alcohol consumption rather than their current abstinence...
  8. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of chronic disease in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Germany study
    Anna Floegel
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:901-8. 2012
    ..Early studies suggested that coffee consumption may increase the risk of chronic disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Joint effects of risk factors for stroke and transient ischemic attack in a German population: the EPIC Potsdam Study
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    J Neurol 254:315-21. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess single and joint effects of risk factors on the incidence of stroke and TIA and to compare their magnitudes in a large population-based German cohort...
  10. pmc The association of pattern of lifetime alcohol use and cause of death in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Manuela M Bergmann
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Division of Epidemiology, Nuthetal, Germany, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Canada, Institute for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, Nutrition, Hormones and Women s Health, CESP Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Public Health, and Paris South University, Villejuif, France, Department of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece, Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Bureau of Epidemiologic Research
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1772-90. 2013
    ..There is limited evidence for an association between the pattern of lifetime alcohol use and cause-specific risk of death...
  11. pmc Alcohol attributable burden of incidence of cancer in eight European countries based on results from prospective cohort study
    Madlen Schütze
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    BMJ 342:d1584. 2011
    ..To compute the burden of cancer attributable to current and former alcohol consumption in eight European countries based on direct relative risk estimates from a cohort study...
  12. doi request reprint Lifetime and baseline alcohol intake and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Cornelia Weikert
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Int J Cancer 125:406-12. 2009
    ..045). The strong dose-response relation for lifetime alcohol use underscores that alcohol is an important risk factor of SCC of the upper aero-digestive tract throughout life...
  13. pmc Meat and heme iron intake and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aero-digestive tract in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Annika Steffen
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2138-48. 2012
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Identification of a food pattern characterized by high-fiber and low-fat food choices associated with low prospective weight change in the EPIC-Potsdam cohort
    Mandy Schulz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany
    J Nutr 135:1183-9. 2005
    ..In this study population, we identified a food pattern characterized by high-fiber and low-fat food choices that can help to maintain body weight or at least prevent excess body weight gain...
  15. doi request reprint Presence of gallstones or kidney stones and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 171:447-54. 2010
    ..86, 1.27). These findings suggest that gallstones, but not kidney stones, may predict the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, providing physicians with an interventional opportunity to implement adequate prevention measures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Body size and risk of colon and rectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:920-31. 2006
    ..This discrepancy may be related to differences in fat distribution between sexes or to the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in women...
  17. pmc Alcohol consumption, genetic variants in alcohol deydrogenases, and risk of cardiovascular diseases: a prospective study and meta-analysis
    Dagmar Drogan
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e32176. 2012
    ..Second, to quantitatively summarize available evidence of prospective studies on polymorphisms in ADH1B and ADH1C and CVD-risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Portion size adds limited information on variance in food intake of participants in the EPIC-Potsdam study
    Ute Noethlings
    German Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Bergholz Rehbruecke, Germany
    J Nutr 133:510-5. 2003
    ..The variance was not increased markedly when constant gender-, age- and BMI-specific portion sizes were applied, thus supporting the assignment of an overall portion size...
  19. ncbi request reprint Food groups as predictors for short-term weight changes in men and women of the EPIC-Potsdam cohort
    Mandy Schulz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany 14558
    J Nutr 132:1335-40. 2002
    ..48; 95% CI, 1.03-2.13). Our data show that a diet rich in high fat and high energy foods predicts short-term weight gain even if controlled for many potential confounding factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relation between dietary protein, calcium and bone health in women: results from the EPIC-Potsdam cohort
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:312-8. 2005
    ..The role of dietary protein in bone health is controversial. The objective of the present study was to examine the association between protein intake, dietary calcium, and bone structure measured by broadband ultrasound attenuation (BUA)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of anthropometric characteristics in predicting the incidence of type 2 diabetes in the EPIC-Potsdam study
    Matthias B Schulze
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal
    Diabetes Care 29:1921-3. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Fitting portion sizes in a self-administered food frequency questionnaire
    Ute Nöthlings
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    J Nutr 137:2781-6. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint A food pattern predicting prospective weight change is associated with risk of fatal but not with nonfatal cardiovascular disease
    Dagmar Drogan
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Department of Epidemiology, Nuthetal, 14558 Germany
    J Nutr 137:1961-7. 2007
    ..05). These findings from a large German cohort indicate that a food pattern predicting prospective weight change may be associated with the risk of fatal CVD...
  24. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and C-174G interleukin-6 promoter polymorphism interact in predicting type 2 diabetes
    Matthias Mohlig
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1885-90. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and protection against type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Joachim Spranger
    Department of Nutrition, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Benjamin Franklin Medical Centre, Free University Berlin, Germany
    Lancet 361:226-8. 2003
    ..3 [95% CI 0.2-0.7], p=0.0051). We conclude that adiponectin is independently associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes in apparently healthy individuals...
  26. pmc The improved physical activity index for measuring physical activity in EPIC Germany
    Angelika Wientzek
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e92005. 2014
    ..In populations with increasing rates of non-working people the performance of the IPAI is better than the established indices used in EPIC. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory cytokines and the risk to develop type 2 diabetes: results of the prospective population-based European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam Study
    Joachim Spranger
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Benjamin Franklin Medical Center, Free University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Diabetes 52:812-7. 2003
    ..These data strongly support the hypothesis that a subclinical inflammatory reaction has a role in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes...
  28. pmc Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Teresa Norat
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69 372 Lyon cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:906-16. 2005
    ..Current evidence suggests that high red meat intake is associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. High fish intake may be associated with a decreased risk, but the existing evidence is less convincing...
  29. ncbi request reprint Meat intake and risk of stomach and esophageal adenocarcinoma within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:345-54. 2006
    ..We examined the risks of gastric cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma associated with meat consumption within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort...
  30. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk for prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology C020, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1282-7. 2008
    ..No statistically significant association was observed for alcohol intake from specific alcoholic beverages. Our results indicate no association between the consumption of alcohol and prostate cancer in this cohort of European men...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1103-14. 2006
    ..Although there was no overall association between ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer, the authors cannot rule out a lower risk for moderate consumption and a possibly increased risk for high lifelong consumption...
  32. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and the risk of gastric and oesophageal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Gabriele Nagel
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 36:66-76. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association of socioeconomic position with adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and stomach...
  33. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoke and bladder cancer--in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 119:2412-6. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and lymphoma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology C020, German Cancer Research Centre, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 18:537-49. 2007
    ..The best-established risk factors are related to dys-regulation of immune function, and evidence suggests that factors such as dietary or lifestyle habits may be involved in the etiology...
  35. doi request reprint CDH1 gene polymorphisms, smoking, Helicobacter pylori infection and the risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Mazda Jenab
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer 44:774-80. 2008
    ..However, three CDH1 polymorphisms in the same haplotype block, including the CDH1-160C/A, interacted with smoking to increase GC risk in smokers but not in never smokers. These findings should be confirmed in larger independent studies...
  36. doi request reprint Liver enzymes and incident diabetes: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam Study
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1138-43. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the association between plasma concentrations of liver enzymes gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and alanine transaminase (ALT) and incident diabetes, prospectively...
  37. ncbi request reprint Re: "Midlife dietary intake of antioxidants and risk of late-life incident dementia: the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study"
    Kurt Hoffmann
    Am J Epidemiol 160:717-8; author reply 718. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Re: "Modeling smoking history: a comparison of different approaches"
    Kurt Hoffmann
    Am J Epidemiol 158:393; author reply 393-4. 2003
  39. doi request reprint Diet in the aetiology of ulcerative colitis: a European prospective cohort study
    Andrew R Hart
    Department of Population Health, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Digestion 77:57-64. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prospective relationship between the intake of nutrients and the development of ulcerative colitis in a cohort study...
  40. doi request reprint Diabetes and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Aneire E Khan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Variety Wing, Norfolk Place, Paddington, London W2 1PG
    Haematologica 93:842-50. 2008
    ..Increases in the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma in the past implicate environmental factors as potential causal agents...