Gundula Behrens

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Affiliation: University of Regensburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Body size and physical activity in relation to incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Behrens, Leitzmann, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics Matthews, Moore, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Md AARP Hollenbeck, Washington, DC
    CMAJ 186:E457-69. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The association between physical activity and gastroesophageal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:151-70. 2014
  3. pmc The association between physical activity and renal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
    G Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 108:798-811. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Healthy lifestyle behaviors and decreased risk of mortality in a large prospective study of U.S. women and men
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:361-72. 2013
  5. pmc The association between frequency of vigorous physical activity and hepatobiliary cancers in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:55-66. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The association between alcohol consumption and mortality: the Swedish women's lifestyle and health study
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:81-90. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Physical activity, diabetes, and risk of thyroid cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniela Schmid
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:945-58. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of associations of body mass index, abdominal adiposity, and risk of colorectal cancer in a large prospective cohort study
    Marlen Keimling
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Regensburg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1383-94. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Physical activity in relation to risk of hematologic cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Carmen Jochem
    Authors Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:833-46. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of ultrasound for the measurement of visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissues
    Inga Schlecht
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany Electronic address
    Metabolism 63:1512-9. 2014

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Publications14

  1. pmc Body size and physical activity in relation to incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Behrens, Leitzmann, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics Matthews, Moore, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Md AARP Hollenbeck, Washington, DC
    CMAJ 186:E457-69. 2014
    ..Limited evidence suggests that adiposity and lack of physical activity may increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We investigated the relation of body size and physical activity with incidence of COPD...
  2. doi request reprint The association between physical activity and gastroesophageal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:151-70. 2014
    ..67, 95% CI = 0.58-0.79). Our results provide support for an inverse relation of physical activity, in particular exercise frequency, to gastroesophageal cancer risk...
  3. pmc The association between physical activity and renal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
    G Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 108:798-811. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Healthy lifestyle behaviors and decreased risk of mortality in a large prospective study of U.S. women and men
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:361-72. 2013
    ..27 (95 % CI = 0.25-0.29). We estimate that 33 % (95 % CI = 30-35 %) of deaths in our cohort were premature and could have been avoided if all study participants had adhered to all low-risk factors...
  5. pmc The association between frequency of vigorous physical activity and hepatobiliary cancers in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:55-66. 2013
    ..29-1.48), or gallbladder cancer (RR = 0.63, 95% CI = 0.33-1.21). These results suggest a potential preventive effect of physical activity on liver cancer but not extrahepatic biliary tract cancer, independent of body mass index...
  6. doi request reprint The association between alcohol consumption and mortality: the Swedish women's lifestyle and health study
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:81-90. 2011
    ..92 (95% CI = 0.75-1.15). These results suggest that in younger women, a possibly beneficial effect of light to moderate drinking on future risk of mortality is limited to a prevention of CVD mortality but not cancer mortality...
  7. doi request reprint Physical activity, diabetes, and risk of thyroid cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniela Schmid
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:945-58. 2013
    ..In this comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis, no significant association between physical activity and thyroid cancer was found. Diabetes showed a suggestive positive relation with risk of thyroid cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of associations of body mass index, abdominal adiposity, and risk of colorectal cancer in a large prospective cohort study
    Marlen Keimling
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Regensburg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1383-94. 2013
    ..Increased body mass index (BMI) is an established colorectal cancer risk factor. High waist circumference or waist-hip-ratio (WHR) may better reflect an abnormal metabolic state and be more predictive of colorectal cancer risk than BMI...
  9. doi request reprint Physical activity in relation to risk of hematologic cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Carmen Jochem
    Authors Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:833-46. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of ultrasound for the measurement of visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissues
    Inga Schlecht
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany Electronic address
    Metabolism 63:1512-9. 2014
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine the reproducibility and validity of ultrasound to quantify abdominal fat compartments...
  11. doi request reprint Long-term pattern of brain natriuretic peptide and N-terminal pro brain natriuretic peptide and its determinants in the general population: contribution of age, gender, and cardiac and extra-cardiac factors
    Andreas Luchner
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Innere Medizin II, Klinikum der Universitat Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:859-67. 2013
    ..The natriuretic peptides BNP and NT-proBNP are potent cardiac markers, but knowledge of long-term changes is sparse. We thus quantified determinants of change in BNP and NT-proBNP in a study of south German residents (KORA)...
  12. doi request reprint Acute necrotizing pancreatitis: laboratory, clinical, and imaging findings as predictors of patient outcome
    Michael Brand
    1 Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauβ Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 202:1215-31. 2014
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Decline in hepatitis E virus antibody prevalence in southeastern Germany, 1996-2011
    Jürgen J Wenzel
    Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Hygiene, University Medical Center Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Hepatology 60:1180-6. 2014
    ..3% in 2011 (EIA, P < 0.001). Results by immunoblot analysis were 20.5% (1996) versus 14.5% (2011), P < 0.001. Differences were found in all age groups and were more pronounced for the 20-39-year age group...
  14. doi request reprint To stratify or not to stratify: power considerations for population-based genome-wide association studies of quantitative traits
    Gundula Behrens
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg University Medical Center, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, Regensburg, Germany
    Genet Epidemiol 35:867-79. 2011
    ..Only after systematic genome-wide searches for opposite effect direction loci have been conducted, we will know if such signals exist and to what extent stratified analyses can depict loci that otherwise are missed...