Affiliation: University of Ulm
- Obesity and incidence of cancer: a large cohort study of over 145,000 adults in AustriaK Rapp
Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse 22, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Br J Cancer 93:1062-7. 2005..56 for BMI> or =35 kg m(-2)). Incidence of breast cancer was positively associated with high BMI only after age 65 years. These findings provide further evidence that overweight is associated with the incidence of several types of cancer...
- Type of kindergarten and other potential determinants of overweight in pre-school childrenK Rapp
Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Heimholtzstrasse 22, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
Public Health Nutr 8:642-9. 2005..The study aimed to assess the relationship of various types of kindergarten differing in length of care and food availability with the development of overweight in pre-school children...
- Weight change and cancer risk in a cohort of more than 65,000 adults in AustriaK Rapp
Institute of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse, Germany
Ann Oncol 19:641-8. 2008..To investigate relations between weight loss or weight gain and the incidence of cancer...
- Fasting blood glucose and cancer risk in a cohort of more than 140,000 adults in AustriaK Rapp
Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
Diabetologia 49:945-52. 2006..We investigated relations between fasting blood glucose and the incidence of cancer...
- A follow-up study on fall and fracture incidence in long-term care including the role of formal caregiver time on fall incidence ratesClemens Becker
Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus, , Auerbachstr. 110, 70397 Stuttgart, Germany
Z Gerontol Geriatr 39:292-6. 2006..A lower number of nursing care hours on weekends was not associated with a higher incidence density rate for falls, fallers, or any type of fracture...
- The role of serum uric acid as an antioxidant protecting against cancer: prospective study in more than 28 000 older Austrian womenA M Strasak
Department of Medical Statistics, Informatics and Health Economics, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
Ann Oncol 18:1893-7. 2007..It has been hypothesized that serum uric acid (SUA), via its antioxidant properties may protect against carcinogenesis. However, few epidemiological investigations have addressed this association and previous findings are inconsistent...