Anna Ziomkiewicz

Summary

Affiliation: Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Anthropology
Location: Wroclaw, Poland
Summary:
Scientific interests:
· Social stress in relation to womens reproductive health and physiology
· Nutritional status and womens reproductive functions
· Reproductive hormones and behavior in women
· Reproductive hormones and reproductive cancers in women
· Prenatal and early postnatal influences on HPG and HPA axis function
· Family structure and children biological condition
· Parental investment and children biological condition
Grants:
Psychological stress and reproductive function in women. The influence of stress on progesterone and 17-beta-estradiol secretion in woman menstrual cycle" 2008-2011 Polish Ministry of Sciences and Higher Education

Publications

  1. pmc Large breasts and narrow waists indicate high reproductive potential in women
    Grazyna Jasienska
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Jagiellonian University, Grzegorzecka 20, 31 531 Krakow, Poland
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1213-7. 2004
  2. ncbi Body mass, depressive symptoms and menopausal status: an examination of the "Jolly Fat" hypothesis
    Grazyna Jasienska
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Jagiellonian University Collegium Medicum, Krakow, Poland
    Womens Health Issues 15:145-51. 2005
  3. ncbi High ponderal index at birth predicts high estradiol levels in adult women
    Grazyna Jasienska
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum, Krakow, Poland
    Am J Hum Biol 18:133-40. 2006
  4. ncbi CYP17 genotypes differ in salivary 17-beta estradiol levels: a study based on hormonal profiles from entire menstrual cycles
    Grazyna Jasienska
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, Grzegorzecka 20, 31 531 Krakow, Poland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2131-5. 2006
  5. doi Role of method of implementing multi-factorial falls prevention in nursing homes for elderly persons. The EUNESE project
    Katarzyna Szczerbinska
    Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University Medical College, ul Grzegorzecka 20, 31 531 Krakow, Poland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:261-9. 2010
  6. ncbi Specialist English as a foreign language for European public health: evaluation of competencies and needs among Polish and Lithuanian students
    Linas Sumskas
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine, A Mickeviciaus, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 46:51-60. 2010
  7. doi Higher luteal progesterone is associated with low levels of premenstrual aggressive behavior and fatigue
    A Ziomkiewicz
    Institute of Anthropology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kuznicza 35, 50 951 Wroclaw, Poland
    Biol Psychol 91:376-82. 2012
  8. doi Temperament and ovarian reproductive hormones in women: evidence from a study during the entire menstrual cycle
    Anna Ziomkiewicz
    Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Anthropology, Kuznicza 35, 50 951 Wroclaw, Poland
    Horm Behav 61:535-40. 2012
  9. doi Body fat, energy balance and estradiol levels: a study based on hormonal profiles from complete menstrual cycles
    A Ziomkiewicz
    Institute of Anthropology, Polish Academy of Science, Wroclaw, Poland
    Hum Reprod 23:2555-63. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Large breasts and narrow waists indicate high reproductive potential in women
    Grazyna Jasienska
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Jagiellonian University, Grzegorzecka 20, 31 531 Krakow, Poland
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1213-7. 2004
    ..Such gains in hormone levels among the preferred mates may lead to a substantial rise in the probability of conception, thus providing a significant fitness benefit...
  2. ncbi Body mass, depressive symptoms and menopausal status: an examination of the "Jolly Fat" hypothesis
    Grazyna Jasienska
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Jagiellonian University Collegium Medicum, Krakow, Poland
    Womens Health Issues 15:145-51. 2005
    ..Further, because estrogen levels in postmenopausal women positively correlate with body fat, we hypothesize that there is an inverse relationship between body fat and depressive symptoms among postmenopausal women...
  3. ncbi High ponderal index at birth predicts high estradiol levels in adult women
    Grazyna Jasienska
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum, Krakow, Poland
    Am J Hum Biol 18:133-40. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi CYP17 genotypes differ in salivary 17-beta estradiol levels: a study based on hormonal profiles from entire menstrual cycles
    Grazyna Jasienska
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, Grzegorzecka 20, 31 531 Krakow, Poland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2131-5. 2006
    ..01) and 52 % higher compared with A1/A2 (P = 0.03). Our results suggest that CYP17 genotype may serve as a biomarker of endocrine function in women of reproductive age. (Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2006;15(11):2131-5)...
  5. doi Role of method of implementing multi-factorial falls prevention in nursing homes for elderly persons. The EUNESE project
    Katarzyna Szczerbinska
    Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University Medical College, ul Grzegorzecka 20, 31 531 Krakow, Poland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:261-9. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi Specialist English as a foreign language for European public health: evaluation of competencies and needs among Polish and Lithuanian students
    Linas Sumskas
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine, A Mickeviciaus, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 46:51-60. 2010
    ..Survey showed a growing interest of students in improving English language in the future in Poland and Lithuania...
  7. doi Higher luteal progesterone is associated with low levels of premenstrual aggressive behavior and fatigue
    A Ziomkiewicz
    Institute of Anthropology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kuznicza 35, 50 951 Wroclaw, Poland
    Biol Psychol 91:376-82. 2012
    ..This supports a previously proposed model of biphasic action of progesterone metabolites on mood...
  8. doi Temperament and ovarian reproductive hormones in women: evidence from a study during the entire menstrual cycle
    Anna Ziomkiewicz
    Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Anthropology, Kuznicza 35, 50 951 Wroclaw, Poland
    Horm Behav 61:535-40. 2012
    ..Our findings thus suggest a possible explanation for these relationships, linking personality and women's reproductive success through a hormonal pathway...
  9. doi Body fat, energy balance and estradiol levels: a study based on hormonal profiles from complete menstrual cycles
    A Ziomkiewicz
    Institute of Anthropology, Polish Academy of Science, Wroclaw, Poland
    Hum Reprod 23:2555-63. 2008
    ..Female fecundity is regulated by nutritional status. Although widely cited, this hypothesis is not strongly supported by empirical data from non-obese, healthy women of reproductive age...