Antonia Trichopoulou

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoid levels in relation to the Mediterranean diet in Greece
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias St, GR 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:221-5. 2003
  2. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
  3. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
  4. pmc Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective study
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London UK
    Environ Health 6:7. 2007
  5. 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
  6. pmc Rationale, design, and analysis of combined Brazilian household budget survey and food intake individual data
    R Sichieri
    Social Medicine Department, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 8:89. 2008
  7. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and survival among patients with coronary heart disease in Greece
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias St, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 165:929-35. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint European food availability databank based on household budget surveys: the Data Food Networking initiative
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens 115 27 Greece
    Eur J Public Health 13:24-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity in relation to overall mortality amongst adult diabetics in a general population cohort
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Intern Med 259:583-91. 2006

Detail Information

Publications106 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoid levels in relation to the Mediterranean diet in Greece
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias St, GR 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:221-5. 2003
    ..We conclude that among the studied components of the Mediterranean diet, fruits and vegetables tend to increase levels of some carotenoids, but olive oil has no apparent effect...
  2. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of red meat, processed meat, and poultry consumption with the risk of early death in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  4. pmc Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective study
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London UK
    Environ Health 6:7. 2007
    ..It is therefore useful to estimate the burden of disease associated with indoor and outdoor air pollution...
  5. 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)...
  6. pmc Rationale, design, and analysis of combined Brazilian household budget survey and food intake individual data
    R Sichieri
    Social Medicine Department, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 8:89. 2008
    ..However, individual-based surveys in representative population samples are expensive to perform...
  7. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010
    ..BMI is considered to be one of the measures of choice to evaluate body fatness and there is evidence that body fatness is related with an increased risk of breast cancer (BC)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and survival among patients with coronary heart disease in Greece
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias St, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 165:929-35. 2005
    ..The Mediterranean diet has been hypothesized to reduce fatality among patients with coronary heart disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint European food availability databank based on household budget surveys: the Data Food Networking initiative
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens 115 27 Greece
    Eur J Public Health 13:24-8. 2003
    ..In this context, the Data Food Networking (DAFNE) project has been developing a cost-effective food databank that allows monitoring of food availability within and between countries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity in relation to overall mortality amongst adult diabetics in a general population cohort
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    J Intern Med 259:583-91. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect on overall and cardiovascular mortality of diet and physical activity amongst diabetic persons...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet in relation to body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio: the Greek European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Study
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:935-40. 2005
    ..Adherence to a Mediterranean diet has been reported to increase longevity, but concerns have been expressed that such a diet may promote overweight and obesity...
  12. pmc Modified Mediterranean diet and survival: EPIC-elderly prospective cohort study
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens 11527, Greece
    BMJ 330:991. 2005
    ..To examine whether adherence to the modified Mediterranean diet, in which unsaturates were substituted for monounsaturates, is associated with longer life expectancy among elderly Europeans...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and longevity
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Mikras Asias 75, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:453-6. 2004
    ..It is not yet clear which components in the Mediterranean diet are more important for its apparent health effects, but olive oil, plant foods and moderate wine consumption are likely candidates...
  14. ncbi request reprint Traditional Mediterranean diet and longevity in the elderly: a review
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 7:943-7. 2004
    ..To review the evidence that the traditional Mediterranean diet is associated with longevity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and survival in a Greek population
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    N Engl J Med 348:2599-608. 2003
    ..Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may improve longevity, but relevant data are limited...
  16. ncbi request reprint Low-carbohydrate-high-protein diet and long-term survival in a general population cohort
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:575-81. 2007
    ..We have evaluated the effects on mortality of habitual low carbohydrate-high-protein diets that are thought to contribute to weight control...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vegetable and fruit: the evidence in their favour and the public health perspective
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:63-9. 2003
    ..This information, which is crucial for nutrition policies and health education, also demonstrates the value of the DAFNE surveillance system...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and longevity
    A Trichopoulou
    University of Athens Medical School, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Mikras Asias 75, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Br J Nutr 84:S205-9. 2000
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and energy intake selectively predict the waist-to-hip ratio in men but not in women
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:574-8. 2001
    ..The waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) has emerged as an important risk factor for several chronic diseases, but little quantitative information exists about its relation with energy intake and expenditure in men and women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet: the past and the present
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:1-4. 2001
    ..In all instances, however, the ratio of monounsaturated to saturated dietary lipids is much higher than in other places of the world, including northern Europe and North America (3)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Compatibility of household budget and individual nutrition surveys: results of the preliminary analysis
    A Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:36-9. 2001
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  22. ncbi request reprint The DAFNE databank as a simple tool for nutrition policy. DAta Food NEtworking
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 4:1187-98. 2001
    ..To identify, quantify and depict variation of food habits in Europe, using data from the DAFNE (DAta Food NEtworking) databank...
  23. ncbi request reprint Olive oil and longevity
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Mol Nutr Food Res 51:1275-8. 2007
    ..The content of olive oil in several microcomponents with antioxidant potential, as well as its high content in monounsaturated lipids appear to be essential for the beneficial effect of this food...
  24. ncbi request reprint Disparities in food habits across Europe
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Proc Nutr Soc 61:553-8. 2002
    ..Data from the DAFNE databank may serve as a tool for identifying and quantifying variation in food habits in Europe, as well as for providing information on the socio-economic determinants of food preferences...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dehydroepiandrosterone relations to dietary and lifestyle variables in a general population sample
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Ann Nutr Metab 47:158-64. 2003
    ..There is, however, limited information concerning the role of lifestyle variables, including diet, on blood DHEA levels. We have undertaken a study of DHEA determinants in a general population sample of adult Greeks...
  26. ncbi request reprint Eating out of home and its correlates in 10 European countries. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Philippos Orfanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 11527, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:1515-25. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and survival of older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly Study (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition)
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:590-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the association of a posteriori dietary patterns with overall survival of older Europeans...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns among older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly study
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, M Asias 75, Athens 11527, Greece
    Br J Nutr 94:100-13. 2005
    ..Our study contributes to the identification of groups of elderly who are likely to have different prospects for long-term disease occurrence and survival...
  29. ncbi request reprint Food balance sheet and household budget survey dietary data and mortality patterns in Europe
    Androniki Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Br J Nutr 102:166-71. 2009
    ..05 in some instances). FBS and HBS have their own strengths and weaknesses, but they may complement each other in dietary assessments at the population level...
  30. doi request reprint Genetic predisposition, nongenetic risk factors, and coronary infarct
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 168:891-6. 2008
    ..Using a genetic predisposition score (GPS), additively integrating the associations of 11 polymorphisms with coronary heart disease (CHD), we examined the consequences of the joint presence of a high GPS and nongenetic CHD risk factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Olive oil, the Mediterranean diet, and arterial blood pressure: the Greek European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1012-8. 2004
    ..Diet has been reported to influence arterial blood pressure, and evidence indicates that the Mediterranean diet reduces cardiovascular mortality...
  32. ncbi request reprint Age at retirement and mortality in a general population sample: the Greek EPIC study
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Am J Epidemiol 167:561-9. 2008
    ..Results indicate that early retirement may be a risk factor for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in apparently healthy persons...
  33. doi request reprint Vegetables and fruits in relation to cancer risk: evidence from the Greek EPIC cohort study
    Vassiliki Benetou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:387-92. 2008
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and CHD: the Greek European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    Vardis Dilis
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Br J Nutr 108:699-709. 2012
    ..The MD, as an integral entity, is inversely associated with CHD incidence and, particularly, mortality...
  35. pmc Anatomy of health effects of Mediterranean diet: Greek EPIC prospective cohort study
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens, Medical School, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    BMJ 338:b2337. 2009
    ..To investigate the relative importance of the individual components of the Mediterranean diet in generating the inverse association of increased adherence to this diet and overall mortality...
  36. ncbi request reprint The association of body mass index and waist circumference with blood pressure depends on age and gender: a study of 10,928 non-smoking adults in the Greek EPIC cohort
    Vassiliki Benetou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:803-9. 2004
    ..Associations are more evident with respect to SBP than DBP...
  37. doi request reprint Evaluating the effect of measurement error when using one or two 24 h dietary recalls to assess eating out: a study in the context of the HECTOR project
    Philippos Orfanos
    WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Br J Nutr 110:1107-17. 2013
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Siesta in healthy adults and coronary mortality in the general population
    Androniki Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 167:296-301. 2007
    ..We have undertaken an analysis based on a sizable cohort with a high frequency of napping and information on potentially confounding variables including reported comorbidity, physical activity, and diet...
  39. doi request reprint Soft drinks: time trends and correlates in twenty-four European countries. A cross-national study using the DAFNE (Data Food Networking) databank
    Androniki Naska
    Department of Hygiene Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 13:1346-55. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint A preliminary assessment of the use of household budget survey data for the prediction of individual food consumption
    A Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 4:1159-65. 2001
    ..However, additional and more sophisticated work is required, in order to derive reliable point and interval estimates of individual food consumption based on HBS data...
  41. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and colorectal cancer risk: results from a European cohort
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias St, Goudi, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:317-28. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that following a Mediterranean diet may have a modest beneficial effect on CRC risk...
  42. doi request reprint Dietary and lifestyle variables in relation to incidence of Parkinson's disease in Greece
    Andreas Kyrozis
    1st Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 74 Vas Sofias Avenue, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:67-77. 2013
    ..Concerning other dietary components, inverse association was found between polyunsaturated fat intake and incident PD. Also, inverse association was found with tobacco smoking, in line with previous studies, but not with caffeine...
  43. ncbi request reprint A direct assessment of genetic contribution to the incidence of coronary infarct in the general population Greek EPIC cohort
    Nikos Yiannakouris
    Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:859-67. 2006
    ..Our results, based on a simple score integrating the additive impact of 11 genetic polymorphisms, indicate that genetic predisposition accounts for a considerable fraction of the incidence of coronary infarct in the community...
  44. pmc Residence in mountainous compared with lowland areas in relation to total and coronary mortality. A study in rural Greece
    Nikos Baibas
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:274-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the association of residence in mountainous or lowland areas with total and coronary mortality, in a cohort with 15 years of follow up...
  45. doi request reprint Conformity to traditional Mediterranean diet and breast cancer risk in the Greek EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) cohort
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:620-5. 2010
    ..No study, however, has evaluated the association of the traditional Mediterranean diet with breast cancer in a Mediterranean country...
  46. doi request reprint Anthropometry, physical activity and hip fractures in the elderly
    Vassiliki Benetou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias St, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Injury 42:188-93. 2011
    ..We examined the association of anthropometry and physical activity with hip fracture incidence in a cohort of elderly Europeans, participants in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and nutrition (EPIC) study...
  47. ncbi request reprint Estimations of daily energy and nutrient availability based on nationally representative household budget survey data. The Data Food Networking (DAFNE) project
    A Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:1422-9. 2007
    ..To describe a cost-efficient method for estimating energy and nutrient availability using household budget survey (HBS) data...
  48. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and their socio-demographic determinants in 10 European countries: data from the DAFNE databank
    A Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:181-90. 2006
    ..To describe the dietary patterns of 10 European countries and their socio-demographic determinants, using the comparable between-countries DAFNE data...
  49. doi request reprint Antioxidant nutrients and age-related cognitive decline: a systematic review of population-based cohort studies
    Snorri Björn Rafnsson
    Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Nutr 52:1553-67. 2013
    ..To further inform the debate on the possible cognitive benefits of antioxidant nutrients in the elderly, we systematically reviewed available prospective studies while paying a special attention to their methodological quality...
  50. doi request reprint Definition and documentation of traditional foods of the Black Sea Area Countries: potential nutrition claims
    Vardis Dilis
    Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece
    J Sci Food Agric 93:3473-7. 2013
    ..In this study the nutritional content of 33 traditional foods from the Black Sea Area Countries was evaluated against the thresholds of the Regulation for nutrition claims...
  51. doi request reprint The root causes of socioeconomic differentials in cancer and cardiovascular mortality in Greece
    Androniki Naska
    WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:490-6. 2012
    ..In the Greek population, strong socioeconomic gradients were observed in the overall and CVD mortality, but not in cancer mortality. Established risk factors for premature mortality explained only a fraction of the observed gradients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in a general population sample of 26,913 adults in the Greek EPIC study
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1345-52. 2004
    ..Premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases could be prevented by the effective control of hypertension. Nationwide data for the status of hypertension in the adult Greek population are not available...
  53. ncbi request reprint Nutritional epidemiology of cancer: accomplishments and prospects
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Proc Nutr Soc 61:217-22. 2002
    ..It is noted that, notwithstanding the substantial gaps in our scientific knowledge, preventive nutritional approaches can be envisaged and they are likely to be moderately successful...
  54. ncbi request reprint Interaction between Mediterranean diet and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T mutation on oxidized low density lipoprotein concentrations: the ATTICA study
    Christos Pitsavos
    First Cardiology Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:91-9. 2006
    ..We evaluated whether adoption of a Mediterranean type of diet is associated with oxidized LDL levels, as well as the role of MTHFR C677T mutation in this relationship...
  55. ncbi request reprint Assessment of antioxidants in foods and biological samples: a short critique
    Vardis Dilis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:441-8. 2010
    ..Due to differences between the assays, however, current research suggests the application of a combination of such methods for a more informative assessment of the oxidation status of the organism...
  56. ncbi request reprint Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and cardiovascular health in a Greek cohort study
    Michail Katsoulis
    Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Sci Total Environ 490:934-40. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the present study suggests that long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution has an impact on CVD and IHD morbidity, particularly among women and younger subjects. ..
  57. ncbi request reprint Long-term exposure to air pollution and cardiovascular mortality: an analysis of 22 European cohorts
    Rob Beelen
    From the aInstitute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands bDepartment of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service, Rome, Italy cDanish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark dCenter for Epidemiology and Screening, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, CSS, København K, Denmark eMRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, London, United Kingdom fUniversity College London, CeLSIUS, London, United Kingdom gDepartment of Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece hJulius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands iInstitute of Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany jIUF Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Dusseldorf, Germany, and Medical Faculty, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany kInstitute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen,
    Epidemiology 25:368-78. 2014
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant intakes and food sources in Greek adults
    Vardis Dilis
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens 115 27, Greece
    J Nutr 140:1274-9. 2010
    ..These data can be used in studies about the relationship between antioxidant intake and chronic diseases in the Greek population...
  59. ncbi request reprint Can a Mediterranean diet moderate the development and clinical progression of coronary heart disease? A systematic review
    Demosthenes B Panagiotakos
    First Cardiology Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Monit 10:RA193-8. 2004
    ..In this review we summarize the findings of observational studies that evaluated the effect of the Mediterranean dietary pattern in the primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease...
  60. doi request reprint Eating out of home: energy, macro- and micronutrient intakes in 10 European countries. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    P Orfanos
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S239-62. 2009
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Total cholesterol and HDL-cholesterol in relation to socioeconomic status in a sample of 11,645 Greek adults: the EPIC study in Greece. European Prospective Investigation into Nutrition and Cancer
    V Benetou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Greece
    Scand J Public Health 28:260-5. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship between educational level, a powerful indicator of socioeconomic status in Greece, total cholesterol and HDL-cholesterol in a large sample of Greek adults...
  62. ncbi request reprint Methodology for rendering household budget and individual nutrition surveys comparable, at the level of the dietary information collected
    A Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 4:1153-8. 2001
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoid levels in relation to tobacco smoking and demographic factors
    P Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias St GR 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 73:226-31. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and nonmalignant respiratory mortality in 16 cohorts within the ESCAPE project
    Konstantina Dimakopoulou
    1 Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 189:684-96. 2014
    ..However, the effects on nonmalignant respiratory mortality are less studied, and the data reported are less consistent...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the intake of vegetables and fruit: the Mediterranean approach
    A Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Str, GR-115 27, Athens, Hellas
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 71:149-53. 2001
    ..The high flavonoid content of edible wild greens requires consideration of their role in contemporary diet, as a possible mean for increasing vegetable consumption...
  67. pmc Insulin-like growth factor-i and risk of differentiated thyroid carcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Julie A Schmidt
    Authors Affiliations Cancer Epidemiology Unit Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford The School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology and Biotatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London Department of Public Health and Primary Care MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Department of Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Lund Malmö Diet and Cancer Study, Lund University, Malmö Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Departments of Medical Biosciences, Pathology Surgical and Perioperative Science and Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon INSERM, Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health CESP, U1018, Nutrition, Hormones and Women s Health Team Université Paris Sud, UMRS 1018 Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School Bureau of Epidemiologic Research, Academy of Athens Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece Department of Community Medicine, UiT The Norwegian Arctic University, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:976-85. 2014
    ..Little is known about the causes of thyroid cancer, but insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) might play an important role in its development due to its mitogenic and antiapoptotic properties...
  68. pmc Conformity to traditional Mediterranean diet and cancer incidence: the Greek EPIC cohort
    V Benetou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Br J Cancer 99:191-5. 2008
    ..This inverse association with MD adherence was considerably stronger than that predicted on the basis of the associations of the individual components of this diet and points to the value of analysing dietary patterns in cancer studies...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Associations between dietary pattern and lifestyle, anthropometry and other health indicators in the elderly participants of the EPIC-Italy cohort
    Valeria Pala
    Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan National Cancer Institute, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:186-201. 2006
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Monitoring food and nutrient availability in a nationally representative sample of Bolivian households
    F J Armando Pérez-Cueto
    Nutrition Unit, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 95:555-67. 2006
    ..In addition, the application of DAFNE methodology for post-harmonising the data allows both national and international comparisons...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of stomach and oesophagus adenocarcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 118:2559-66. 2006
    ..Our study supports a possible protective role of vegetable intake in the intestinal type of GC and the ACO. Citrus fruit consumption may have a role in the protection against cardia GC and ACO...
  74. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mandy Schulz
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14458 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2531-5. 2005
    ..The association between consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of ovarian cancer is still unclear from a prospective point of view...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and risk of breast cancer
    Carla H van Gils
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    JAMA 293:183-93. 2005
    ..Most of the evidence comes from case-control studies, but a recent pooled analysis of the relatively few published cohort studies suggests no significantly reduced breast cancer risk is associated with vegetable and fruit consumption...
  78. ncbi request reprint Does the definition of the Mediterranean diet need to be updated?
    Lluis Serra-Majem
    Public Health Nutr 7:927-9. 2004
  79. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of six carotenoids in nine European countries: report from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 7:713-22. 2004
    ..Few studies have compared levels of these carotenoids between countries in Europe...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Dietary fibers in food and protection against colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study]
    Anne M Tjønneland
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2458-60. 2004
  81. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and lung cancer: Findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Anthony B Miller
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 108:269-76. 2004
    ..The findings from this analysis can be regarded as re-enforcing recommendations with regard to enhanced fruit consumption for populations. However, the effect is likely to be small compared to smoking cessation...
  82. ncbi request reprint Influence of the Mediterranean diet on the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1091-4. 2003
    ..This study provides evidence that an a priori defined nutritional pattern, which includes several aspects of the Mediterranean diet, favorably affects the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract...
  83. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric factors and risk of endometrial cancer: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Christine Friedenreich
    Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, T2N 4N2, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 18:399-413. 2007
    ..To examine the association between anthropometry and endometrial cancer, particularly by menopausal status and exogenous hormone use subgroups...
  84. ncbi request reprint Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract: the prospective EPIC-study
    Heiner Boeing
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 17:957-69. 2006
    ..Dietary recommendations should consider the potential benefit of increasing fruits and vegetables consumption for reducing the risk of cancers of the upper aero-digestive tract, particularly at low intake...
  85. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of different types and characteristics of processed meat which might be associated with cancer risk--results from the 24-hour diet recalls in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Jakob Linseisen
    German Cancer Research Centre, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 9:449-64. 2006
    ....
  86. doi request reprint Cardiovascular surveys: manual of operations
    Paola Primatesta
    University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:S43-61. 2007
    ..This manual of operations is intended for health professionals and policy makers and provides a standardized and simple model for the implementation of a CVD survey...
  87. ncbi request reprint A dietary pattern rich in olive oil and raw vegetables is associated with lower mortality in Italian elderly subjects
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Via Cosimo il Vecchio 2, 50139, Florence, Italy
    Br J Nutr 98:406-15. 2007
    ..Dietary recommendations aimed at the Italian elderly population should support a dietary pattern characterised by a high consumption of olive oil, raw vegetables and poultry...
  88. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and risk of renal cell carcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 167:438-46. 2008
    ..These results support the hypothesis that hypertension, rather than its medications, increases the risk of RCC in both sexes, while effective blood pressure control may lower the risk...
  89. ncbi request reprint EPIC-Heart: the cardiovascular component of a prospective study of nutritional, lifestyle and biological factors in 520,000 middle-aged participants from 10 European countries
    John Danesh
    EPIC Heart Secretariat, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:129-41. 2007
    ..Subsequent analyses will extend this approach to non-fatal cardiovascular outcomes and to further dietary, biochemical and genetic factors...
  90. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols and the risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:672-81. 2007
    ..Previous studies suggest that high plasma concentrations of carotenoids, retinol, or tocopherols may reduce the risk of prostate cancer...
  91. ncbi request reprint Cereal fiber intake may reduce risk of gastric adenocarcinomas: the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Mendez M A
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 121:1618-23. 2007
    ..Cereal fiber consumption may help to reduce risk of GC, particularly diffuse type tumors. Further study on different food sources of fiber in relation to GC risk is warranted to confirm these relationships...
  92. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Christine Friedenreich
    Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Cancer 121:347-55. 2007
    ..The relative risk reductions are most apparent for household activities...
  93. ncbi request reprint Serum androgens and prostate cancer among 643 cases and 643 controls in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Ruth C Travis
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 121:1331-8. 2007
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and lung cancer risk: updated information from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Jakob Linseisen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 121:1103-14. 2007
    ..In addition to an overall inverse association with fruit intake, the results of this evaluation add evidence for a significant inverse association of vegetable consumption and lung cancer incidence in smokers...
  95. doi request reprint The evaluation of the diet/disease relation in the EPIC study: considerations for the calibration and the disease models
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:368-78. 2008
    ..This requires considerable work to standardize dietary measurements at the food and the nutrient levels...
  96. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and breast cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Petra H Lahmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:36-42. 2007
    ..This study provides additional evidence for a protective effect of physical activity on breast cancer risk...
  97. 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
    ....
  98. doi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Julie A Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Room 151, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place W2 1PG, London, UK
    Haematologica 93:1666-77. 2008
    ..It has been hypothesized that this may be due, in part, to the parallel rising prevalence of obesity. It is biologically plausible that anthropometric characteristics can infuence the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma...
  99. doi request reprint Cross-sectional study on acrylamide hemoglobin adducts in subpopulations from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study
    Hubert W Vesper
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:6046-53. 2008
    ..In the assessment of potential health effects related to acrylamide exposure, country of origin, BMI, alcohol consumption, sex, and smoking status should be considered...
  100. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and lung cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Cohort
    Karen Steindorf
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 119:2389-97. 2006
    ..It can be assumed that the elevated risks found for occupational physical activity are not produced mechanistically by physical activity itself but rather reflect exposure to occupation-related lung cancer risk factors...
  101. 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...