S K Weiland

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ulm
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phase II of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC II): rationale and methods
    S K Weiland
    Dept of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Helmholzstr 22, 89081, Ulm, Germany
    Eur Respir J 24:406-12. 2004
  2. pmc Climate and the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic eczema in children
    S K Weiland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 61:609-15. 2004
  3. doi request reprint International variations in associations of allergic markers and diseases in children: ISAAC Phase Two
    G Weinmayr
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Helmholtzstrasse 22, Ulm, Germany
    Allergy 65:766-75. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A multi-centre study of candidate genes for wheeze and allergy: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase 2
    J Genuneit
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:1875-88. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Effect of diet on asthma and allergic sensitisation in the International Study on Allergies and Asthma in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two
    Gabriele Nagel
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
    Thorax 65:516-22. 2010
  6. doi request reprint International variations in bronchial responsiveness in children: findings from ISAAC phase two
    Gisela Büchele
    Institute of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:796-806. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Effect of breastfeeding on asthma, lung function and bronchial hyperreactivity in ISAAC Phase II
    G Nagel
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
    Eur Respir J 33:993-1002. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The relation of markers of fetal growth with asthma, allergies and serum immunoglobulin E levels in children at age 5-7 years
    G Bolte
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:381-8. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Secular changes of anthropometric measures for the past 30 years in South-West Germany
    G Nagel
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1440-3. 2009
  10. doi request reprint International variation in prevalence of rhinitis and its relationship with sensitisation to perennial and seasonal allergens
    G Weinmayr
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Helmholtzstr 22, D 89075 Ulm, Germany
    Eur Respir J 32:1250-61. 2008

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Phase II of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC II): rationale and methods
    S K Weiland
    Dept of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Helmholzstr 22, 89081, Ulm, Germany
    Eur Respir J 24:406-12. 2004
    ..The majority of centres are in countries that participated in International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase I and reflect almost the full range of the observed variability in Phase I prevalence rates...
  2. pmc Climate and the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic eczema in children
    S K Weiland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 61:609-15. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between climate and atopic diseases using worldwide data from 146 centres of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)...
  3. doi request reprint International variations in associations of allergic markers and diseases in children: ISAAC Phase Two
    G Weinmayr
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Helmholtzstrasse 22, Ulm, Germany
    Allergy 65:766-75. 2010
    ..We analysed the association between SPTs, total and allergen-specific IgE and their relationships to allergic symptoms in centres with diverse living conditions...
  4. doi request reprint A multi-centre study of candidate genes for wheeze and allergy: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase 2
    J Genuneit
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:1875-88. 2009
    ..We investigated their associations with wheeze and allergy in a case-control sample from Phase 2 of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of diet on asthma and allergic sensitisation in the International Study on Allergies and Asthma in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two
    Gabriele Nagel
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
    Thorax 65:516-22. 2010
    ..A study was undertaken to assess the association between dietary factors, asthma and allergy in a large international study including objective measurements of atopy...
  6. doi request reprint International variations in bronchial responsiveness in children: findings from ISAAC phase two
    Gisela Büchele
    Institute of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:796-806. 2010
    ..Bronchial responsiveness is an objectively measurable trait related to asthma. Its prevalence and association with asthma symptoms among children in many countries are unknown...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of breastfeeding on asthma, lung function and bronchial hyperreactivity in ISAAC Phase II
    G Nagel
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
    Eur Respir J 33:993-1002. 2009
    ..These findings may explain some of the controversy regarding breastfeeding, since the direction of the association with breastfeeding depends on the predominating wheeze phenotype (e.g. atopic, nonatopic)...
  8. ncbi request reprint The relation of markers of fetal growth with asthma, allergies and serum immunoglobulin E levels in children at age 5-7 years
    G Bolte
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:381-8. 2004
    ..It has been suggested that fetal growth and maturation have an impact on the development of allergic diseases later in life...
  9. doi request reprint Secular changes of anthropometric measures for the past 30 years in South-West Germany
    G Nagel
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1440-3. 2009
    ..Body fat among 6- to 9-year-old children increased dramatically within 30 years. Moreover, our data suggest substantial changes in body composition among normal-weight children towards an increased body fat mass...
  10. doi request reprint International variation in prevalence of rhinitis and its relationship with sensitisation to perennial and seasonal allergens
    G Weinmayr
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Helmholtzstr 22, D 89075 Ulm, Germany
    Eur Respir J 32:1250-61. 2008
    ..Atopy seems to be only marginally relevant for rhinitis without conjunctivitis, which seems mainly to reflect nonatopic rhinitis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Atopic sensitization and the international variation of asthma symptom prevalence in children
    Gudrun Weinmayr
    Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Helmholtzstrasse 22, D 89075 Ulm, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:565-74. 2007
    ..Atopic sensitization has long been known to be related to asthma in children, but its role in determining asthma prevalence remains to be elucidated further...
  12. pmc Obesity and incidence of cancer: a large cohort study of over 145,000 adults in Austria
    K Rapp
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse 22, 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Br J Cancer 93:1062-7. 2005
    ..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...
  13. pmc Smoking and the incidence of asthma during adolescence: results of a large cohort study in Germany
    J Genuneit
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstr 22, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Thorax 61:572-8. 2006
    ..The association between smoking and asthma or wheeze has been extensively studied in cross sectional studies, but evidence from large prospective cohort studies on the incidence of asthma during adolescence is scarce...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fatty acids in serum cholesteryl esters in relation to asthma and lung function in children
    G Bolte
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:293-302. 2006
    ..Dietary fatty acid intake has been proposed to contribute to asthma development with n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) having a detrimental and n-3 PUFA a protective effect...
  15. ncbi request reprint Satellite symposium: Asthma in the World. Asthma among children in Europe
    S K Weiland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 32:100. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Fasting blood glucose and cancer risk in a cohort of more than 140,000 adults in Austria
    K 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Type of kindergarten and other potential determinants of overweight in pre-school children
    K 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Worldwide time trends for symptoms of rhinitis and conjunctivitis: Phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood
    Bengt Bjorksten
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:110-24. 2008
    ..The increases were more pronounced in the older age group, suggesting that environmental influences on the development of allergy may not be limited to early childhood...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association between polymorphisms in serine protease inhibitor, kazal type 5 and asthma phenotypes in a large German population sample
    M Kabesch
    University Children s Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:340-5. 2004
    ..Recently it has been suggested that a proteinase inhibitor gene, SPINK5, which is located on chromosome 5q31, may play a role in the pathogenesis of atopic diseases...
  20. doi request reprint Association between paracetamol use in infancy and childhood, and risk of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema in children aged 6-7 years: analysis from Phase Three of the ISAAC programme
    Richard Beasley
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Lancet 372:1039-48. 2008
    ..We studied 6-7-year-old children from Phase Three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) programme to investigate the association between paracetamol consumption and asthma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of asthma and the home environment. The ISAAC I and III cross-sectional surveys in Münster, Germany
    T Behrens
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 137:53-61. 2005
    ..The indoor home environment has been shown to be associated with the presence of respiratory symptoms and atopic disease...
  22. pmc Alpha1 antitrypsin and the prevalence and severity of asthma
    O S von Ehrenstein
    University Children s Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Arch Dis Child 89:230-1. 2004
    ..Asthmatics with low levels of alpha1-AT were particularly prone to develop airway hyperresponsiveness and reduced lung function...
  23. ncbi request reprint Are asthma and allergies in children and adolescents increasing? Results from ISAAC phase I and phase III surveys in Münster, Germany
    W Maziak
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
    Allergy 58:572-9. 2003
    ..To assess time trends in symptoms of asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic eczema among children in Münster, Germany...
  24. ncbi request reprint Urban traffic and pollutant exposure related to respiratory outcomes and atopy in a large sample of children
    T Nicolai
    University Children s Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Eur Respir J 21:956-63. 2003
    ..However, effects of socioeconomic factors associated with living close to busy roads cannot be ruled out...
  25. ncbi request reprint The management of childhood asthma in the community
    W Maziak
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Eur Respir J 20:1476-82. 2002
    ..Further efforts to improve the diagnosis and treatment of childhood asthma are needed. These should aim to increase awareness of the chronic nature of asthma and the need for treatment according to current guidelines...
  26. pmc Cancer and non-cancer mortality in a cohort of recent entrants (1981-2000) to the German rubber industry
    D Taeger
    Occup Environ Med 64:560-1. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Leisure time activity and new onset of wheezing during adolescence
    C Vogelberg
    University Children s Hospital, Fetscherstr 74, 01307, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Respir J 30:672-6. 2007
    ..However, the present data do not allow for determining whether smoking operated as a confounder or as an intermediate factor, i.e. whether physical activities prevented active smoking...
  28. ncbi request reprint A promoter polymorphism in the CD14 gene is associated with elevated levels of soluble CD14 but not with IgE or atopic diseases
    M Kabesch
    University Children s Hospital, Ludwig Maximilian s University Munich, Munchen, Germany
    Allergy 59:520-5. 2004
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  29. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in eosinophil pathway genes, asthma and atopy
    M Kabesch
    University Children s Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Allergy 62:423-8. 2007
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  30. pmc No increase in the prevalence of asthma, allergies, and atopic sensitisation among children in Germany: 1992-2001
    I K Zöllner
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Baden Wuerttemberg State Health Office, Wiederholdstr 15, D 70174 Stuttgart, Germany
    Thorax 60:545-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate time trends in the prevalence of asthma and allergic sensitisation among school children in Germany between 1992 and 2001...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lung function of school children with low levels of alpha1-antitrypsin and tobacco smoke exposure
    O S von Ehrenstein
    University Children s Hospital Munich, Germany
    Eur Respir J 19:1099-106. 2002
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  32. pmc Asthma prevalence in adults: good news?
    S K Weiland
    Thorax 59:637-8. 2004
  33. pmc Cancer mortality in German carbon black workers 1976-98
    J Wellmann
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 63:513-21. 2006
    ..Few studies have investigated cancer risks in carbon black workers and the findings were inconclusive...
  34. pmc Glutathione S transferase deficiency and passive smoking increase childhood asthma
    M Kabesch
    University Children s Hospital, Ludwig Maxmilians University Munich, Lindwurmstrasse 4, D 80337 Munich, Germany
    Thorax 59:569-73. 2004
    ..It has been suggested that the genetically determined deficiency of glutathione S transferase (GST) enzymes involved in the detoxification of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) components may contribute to the development of asthma...
  35. ncbi request reprint The cooperation of medical informatics, biometry and epidemiology
    R Klar
    Methods Inf Med 45:331-5. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Nonatopic asthma is associated with helminth infections and bronchiolitis in poor children
    M U Pereira
    Paediatric Pulmonary Research Laboratory, Biomedical Research Institute, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande de Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Eur Respir J 29:1154-60. 2007
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  37. doi request reprint International correlations between indicators of prevalence, hospital admissions and mortality for asthma in children
    H R Anderson
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:573-82. 2008
    ..There are extensive data on the prevalence of childhood asthma world-wide but the relationships between asthma symptom prevalence, mortality and hospital admissions have not been investigated...
  38. ncbi request reprint STAT1 gene variations, IgE regulation and atopy
    L A Pinto
    University Children s Hospital, Ludwig Maximilian s University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Allergy 62:1456-61. 2007
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  39. ncbi request reprint The use of anti-asthmatic drugs in children: results of a community-based survey in Germany
    C Beimfohr
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, , Domagkstr. 3, , Germany
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 10:315-21. 2001
    ..Most of the anti-inflammatory drugs used were SCG, which may indicate under-treatment with inhaled steroids...