Affiliation: Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Anthropology
Location: Wroclaw, Poland
· 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
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
- Large breasts and narrow waists indicate high reproductive potential in womenGrazyna 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...
- Body mass, depressive symptoms and menopausal status: an examination of the "Jolly Fat" hypothesisGrazyna 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...
- High ponderal index at birth predicts high estradiol levels in adult womenGrazyna Jasienska
Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum, Krakow, Poland
Am J Hum Biol 18:133-40. 2006....
- CYP17 genotypes differ in salivary 17-beta estradiol levels: a study based on hormonal profiles from entire menstrual cyclesGrazyna 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)...
- Role of method of implementing multi-factorial falls prevention in nursing homes for elderly persons. The EUNESE projectKatarzyna Szczerbinska
Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University Medical College, ul Grzegorzecka 20, 31 531 Krakow, Poland
Aging Clin Exp Res 22:261-9. 2010....
- Specialist English as a foreign language for European public health: evaluation of competencies and needs among Polish and Lithuanian studentsLinas 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...
- Higher luteal progesterone is associated with low levels of premenstrual aggressive behavior and fatigueA 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...
- Temperament and ovarian reproductive hormones in women: evidence from a study during the entire menstrual cycleAnna 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...
- Body fat, energy balance and estradiol levels: a study based on hormonal profiles from complete menstrual cyclesA 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...