A Ahlbom

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Electromagnetic radiation
    Anders Ahlbom
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br Med Bull 68:157-65. 2003
  2. pmc Epidemiology of health effects of radiofrequency exposure
    Anders Ahlbom
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1741-54. 2004
  3. ncbi Occupational magnetic field exposure and myocardial infarction incidence
    Anders Ahlbom
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 15:403-8. 2004
  4. ncbi [Multi-levels, fewer differences. Possibly misleading picture based on current analysis of hospitals' results]
    Anders Ahlbom
    Institutet för miljömedicin, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 102:9-10. 2005
  5. ncbi Neurodegenerative diseases, suicide and depressive symptoms in relation to EMF
    A Ahlbom
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2001
  6. ncbi A Bayesian approach to hazard identification. The case of electromagnetic fields and cancer
    A Ahlbom
    Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 895:27-33. 1999
  7. ncbi Socio-economic position at three points in life in association with type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in middle-aged Swedish men and women
    E E Agardh
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 36:84-92. 2007
  8. ncbi Higher relative, but lower absolute risks of myocardial infarction in women than in men: analysis of some major risk factors in the SHEEP study. The SHEEP Study Group
    C Reuterwall
    National Institute for Working Life, Department of Occupational Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    J Intern Med 246:161-74. 1999
  9. ncbi Parental occupational exposure to magnetic fields and childhood cancer (Sweden)
    M Feychting
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 11:151-6. 2000
  10. ncbi Geographical differences in the incidence of acute myocardial infarction in Sweden. Analyses of possible causes using two parallel case-control studies
    N Hammar
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 249:137-44. 2001

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  1. ncbi Electromagnetic radiation
    Anders Ahlbom
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br Med Bull 68:157-65. 2003
    ..However, extensive research activities are ongoing and much more data will be available in the near future. This situation of scientific uncertainty and considerable public concern creates dilemmas for decision makers...
  2. pmc Epidemiology of health effects of radiofrequency exposure
    Anders Ahlbom
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1741-54. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi Occupational magnetic field exposure and myocardial infarction incidence
    Anders Ahlbom
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 15:403-8. 2004
    ..We tested the hypothesis that occupational EMF exposure increases the risk of myocardial infarction in a large population-based case-control study of myocardial infarction, with detailed information on potential confounders...
  4. ncbi [Multi-levels, fewer differences. Possibly misleading picture based on current analysis of hospitals' results]
    Anders Ahlbom
    Institutet för miljömedicin, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 102:9-10. 2005
  5. ncbi Neurodegenerative diseases, suicide and depressive symptoms in relation to EMF
    A Ahlbom
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2001
    ..For depressive symptoms the assessment is more complex, but the overall conclusion is nevertheless that the evidence is relatively weak. For other diseases, such as Parkinson's, there is not enough information for an assessment...
  6. ncbi A Bayesian approach to hazard identification. The case of electromagnetic fields and cancer
    A Ahlbom
    Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 895:27-33. 1999
    ..A Bayesian approach to this weighing is discussed along with some alternatives. The Bayesian approach provides a structure for the pooling of evidence and points out where subjective judgments come into play...
  7. ncbi Socio-economic position at three points in life in association with type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in middle-aged Swedish men and women
    E E Agardh
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 36:84-92. 2007
    ..To determine possible independent associations between early SEP (fathers' occupational position and participants' education) and disease, we adjusted for adult SEP and factors present in adult life associated with type 2 diabetes...
  8. ncbi Higher relative, but lower absolute risks of myocardial infarction in women than in men: analysis of some major risk factors in the SHEEP study. The SHEEP Study Group
    C Reuterwall
    National Institute for Working Life, Department of Occupational Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    J Intern Med 246:161-74. 1999
    ..Middle-aged men have often been the subjects of multifactorial studies of myocardial infarction (MI) risk factors. One major objective of the SHEEP study was to compare the effects of different MI risk factors in women and men...
  9. ncbi Parental occupational exposure to magnetic fields and childhood cancer (Sweden)
    M Feychting
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 11:151-6. 2000
    ..To test the hypothesis that parental occupational exposure to magnetic fields before conception and during pregnancy increases the risk of cancer in the offspring...
  10. ncbi Geographical differences in the incidence of acute myocardial infarction in Sweden. Analyses of possible causes using two parallel case-control studies
    N Hammar
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 249:137-44. 2001
    ..To analyse differences in myocardial infarction incidence between two Swedish counties and to evaluate the importance of major risk factors for the observed differences...
  11. doi Shared genetic influence of BMI, physical activity and type 2 diabetes: a twin study
    S Carlsson
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetologia 56:1031-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the long-term associations of BMI and physical activity with type 2 diabetes, and to estimate shared genetic components of these traits...
  12. doi Job strain predicts recurrent events after a first acute myocardial infarction: the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program
    K D László
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 267:599-611. 2010
    ..We aimed (i) to investigate whether job strain predicts recurrent events after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and if so (ii) to determine behavioural and biological factors that contribute to the explanation of this association...
  13. ncbi Increased risk and worse prognosis of myocardial infarction in patients with prior hospitalization for epilepsy--the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program
    Imre Janszky
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Brain 132:2798-804. 2009
    ..Physicians should be aware of the potential cardiovascular implications of epilepsy...
  14. ncbi Do episodes of anger trigger myocardial infarction? A case-crossover analysis in the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program (SHEEP)
    J Moller
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychosom Med 61:842-9. 1999
    ..Our objectives were to study anger as a trigger of acute myocardial infarction (MI) and to explore potential effect modification by usual behavioral patterns related to hostility...
  15. pmc The effect of leisure-time physical activity on the risk of acute myocardial infarction depending on body mass index: a population-based case-control study
    Eleonor Fransson
    Division of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 6:296. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether leisure-time physical activity compensates for the increased risk of acute myocardial infarction associated with overweight and obesity...
  16. ncbi The impact of family history of diabetes and lifestyle factors on abnormal glucose regulation in middle-aged Swedish men and women
    A Hilding
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetologia 49:2589-98. 2006
    ..We investigated associations between abnormal glucose regulation and family history of diabetes, separately and in combination with lifestyle risk factors...
  17. ncbi Physical activity and mortality: is the association explained by genetic selection?
    Sofia Carlsson
    Division of Epidemiology, Stockholm Centre of Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 166:255-9. 2007
    ..Results indicate that physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of mortality not due to genetic selection. This finding supports a causal link between physical activity and mortality...
  18. doi Prognostic role of the glucometabolic status assessed in a metabolically stable phase after a first acute myocardial infarction: the SHEEP study
    I Janszky
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 265:465-75. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine fasting glucose and insulin levels in patients surviving 3 months after a first AMI in relation to long-term prognosis...
  19. ncbi Hospitalization for depression is associated with an increased risk for myocardial infarction not explained by lifestyle, lipids, coagulation, and inflammation: the SHEEP Study
    Imre Janszky
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Biol Psychiatry 62:25-32. 2007
    ..Depression is considered a risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) in initially CHD-free populations. Subclinical CHD or other somatic causes of depressive symptoms might account for the association, however...
  20. ncbi Plasma levels of tissue plasminogen activator/plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 complex and von Willebrand factor are significant risk markers for recurrent myocardial infarction in the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program (SHEEP) study
    B Wiman
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 20:2019-23. 2000
    ..Further support is obtained indicating that the plasma concentration of von Willebrand factor is also an important risk marker for recurrent MI...
  21. doi Golf: a game of life and death--reduced mortality in Swedish golf players
    B Farahmand
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 19:419-24. 2009
    ..To put the observed mortality reduction in context, it may be noted that a 40% reduction of mortality rates corresponds to an increase in life expectancy of about 5 years...
  22. pmc Paternal occupational exposures and childhood cancer
    M Feychting
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 109:193-6. 2001
    ..Our results support previous findings of an increased risk of childhood brain tumors and leukemia associated with certain paternal occupational exposures. Some findings in previous studies were not confirmed in this study...
  23. doi Alcohol consumption is associated with reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes and autoimmune diabetes in adults: results from the Nord-Trøndelag health study
    B Rasouli
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabet Med 30:56-64. 2013
    ..We investigated the influence of different aspects of alcohol consumption on the risk of Type 2 diabetes and autoimmune diabetes in adults...
  24. ncbi Exposure to motor vehicle exhaust and childhood cancer
    M Feychting
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:8-11. 1998
    ..A case-referent study was conducted to test the hypothesis that exposure to motor vehicle exhaust increases the risk of childhood cancer...
  25. ncbi The Stockholm non-affective psychoses study (snaps): the importance of including out-patient data in incidence studies
    L Jorgensen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:389-92. 2010
    ..To estimate the incidence rate of schizophrenia and non-affective psychoses from registers, to highlight the importance of including data from out-patient care, and to assess the proportion of persons treated in out-patient care only...
  26. ncbi Family history of coronary heart disease, a strong risk factor for myocardial infarction interacting with other cardiovascular risk factors: results from the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program (SHEEP)
    K Leander
    Division of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 12:215-21. 2001
    ..Our study shows that family history of coronary heart disease is not only a strong risk factor for myocardial infarction in both sexes, but that its effect is synergistic with other cardiovascular risk factors as well...
  27. pmc Sexual activity as a trigger of myocardial infarction. A case-crossover analysis in the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Programme (SHEEP)
    J Moller
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Heart 86:387-90. 2001
    ..To investigate sexual activity as a trigger of myocardial infarction and the potential effect modification of physical fitness...
  28. ncbi Obesity and hormone-dependent tumors: cohort and co-twin control studies based on the Swedish Twin Registry
    Fredrik Jonsson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 106:594-9. 2003
    ..78). No association was found for prostate cancer. We conclude that age is an important effect modifier of cancer risk associated with obesity and that obesity and overweight in young adult life may affect cancer risk also later in life...
  29. ncbi Cohort studies of association between self-reported allergic conditions, immune-related diagnoses and glioma and meningioma risk
    Judith Schwartzbaum
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 106:423-8. 2003
    ..In Cohort III, immune-related discharge diagnoses are also inversely associated with glioma (HR = 0.46; 95% CI = 0.14-1.49). There is no strong evidence against (and some for) the hypothesis that allergies reduce glioma risk...
  30. pmc Output power levels from mobile phones in different geographical areas; implications for exposure assessment
    S Lonn
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 61:769-72. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi Physical activity and risk of renal cell cancer
    A Bergstrom
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 92:155-7. 2001
    ..We found no evidence of an inverse association between either occupational or leisure time physical activity and risk of renal cell cancer in this prospective cohort...
  32. ncbi Use of snus and risk for cardiovascular disease: results from the Swedish Twin Registry
    J Hansson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 265:717-24. 2009
    ..To study the association between snus use and the risk for cardiovascular disease, i.e. ischemic heart disease and stroke...
  33. doi No effect by the common gene variant rs10830963 of the melatonin receptor 1B on the association between sleep disturbances and type 2 diabetes: results from the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    L Olsson
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetologia 54:1375-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the MTNR1B gene variant rs10830963 is associated with sleep problems and whether this variant contributes to the association between sleep disturbances and type 2 diabetes...
  34. ncbi Chocolate consumption and mortality following a first acute myocardial infarction: the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program
    I Janszky
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 266:248-57. 2009
    ..To assess the long-term effects of chocolate consumption amongst patients with established coronary heart disease...
  35. ncbi Risk of brain tumors associated with exposure to exogenous female sex hormones
    Annette Wigertz
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 164:629-36. 2006
    ..7 (95% confidence interval: 0.9, 7.5). Hormone usage was not associated with glioma risk in this study. The findings suggest that the use of female sex steroids may increase the risk of meningioma...
  36. ncbi Mobile phone use and risk of parotid gland tumor
    Stefan Lonn
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 164:637-43. 2006
    ..The risk estimate did not increase, regardless of type of phone and amount of use. The authors conclude that the data do not support the hypothesis that mobile phone use is related to an increased risk of parotid gland tumors...
  37. doi Epidemiologic evidence on mobile phones and tumor risk: a review
    Anders Ahlbom
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 20:639-52. 2009
    ..For slow-growing tumors such as meningioma and acoustic neuroma, as well as for glioma among long-term users, the absence of association reported thus far is less conclusive because the observation period has been too short...
  38. ncbi Snus (Swedish smokeless tobacco) use and risk of stroke: pooled analyses of incidence and survival
    J Hansson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 276:87-95. 2014
    ..Snus is a moist smokeless tobacco product with high nicotine content. Its use has a short-term effect on the cardiovascular system, but the relationship between snus use and stroke is unclear...
  39. ncbi Mortality and cancer incidence in biomedical laboratory personnel in Sweden
    H Wennborg
    Dept of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 35:382-9. 1999
    ..Previous studies have suggested an excess of brain tumors and hematopoietic system malignancies as well as breast cancers in women...
  40. pmc A pooled analysis of magnetic fields and childhood leukaemia
    A Ahlbom
    Division of Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 83:692-8. 2000
    ..4 microT had a relative risk estimate of approximately 2, which is unlikely to be due to random variability. The explanation for the elevated risk is unknown, but selection bias may have accounted for some of the increase...
  41. pmc Epilepsy as a risk factor for cancer
    C Adelöw
    Department of Neurology, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:784-6. 2006
    ..The authors therefore set out to analyse previous diagnosis of epilepsy as a risk factor for certain cancer forms in a case control study...
  42. ncbi Mortality amongst participants in Vasaloppet: a classical long-distance ski race in Sweden
    B Y Farahmand
    Division of Epidemiology, Stockholm Center of Public Health, and Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 253:276-83. 2003
    ..The vast majority of the participants in these races are not competing on the elite level. It is assumed, however, that they have to undergo regular physical training during a long period of time in order to successfully finish the race...
  43. ncbi Survival after hip fracture
    Bahman Y Farahmand
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Box 210, 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Osteoporos Int 16:1583-90. 2005
    ..Hip fracture patients have a substantially increased risk of death that persists for at least 6 years post-fracture. The relative excess mortality is independent of comorbidity and known hip fracture risk factors...
  44. ncbi Low physical activity and mortality in women: baseline lifestyle and health as alternative explanations
    Sofia Carlsson
    Division of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 34:480-7. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi Call-related factors influencing output power from mobile phones
    Lena Hillert
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:507-14. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi Explanations of socioeconomic differences in excess risk of type 2 diabetes in Swedish men and women
    Emilie E Agardh
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 27:716-21. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi Genetic effects on physical activity: results from the Swedish Twin Registry
    Sofia Carlsson
    Division of Epidemiology, Stockholm Centre of Public Health, and Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1396-401. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the genetic effects on leisure-time physical activity using data from the Swedish Twin Registry...
  48. ncbi Calculation of fractions of lung cancer incidence attributable to occupational exposure to asbestos and combustion products in Stockholm, Sweden
    Per Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Stockholm Center for Public Health, Karolinksa Hospital, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:937-40. 2003
    ..89%, 95% confidence interval, CI: 3.69, 10.04), or by the simple 'dichotomization'-method (6.88%, 95%CI: 3.81, 9.84). The method is very easy to apply to population-based case-referent studies analyzed by logistic regression...
  49. ncbi Calculating measures of biological interaction using R
    Henrik Kallberg
    IMM, Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:571-3. 2006
  50. ncbi Occupational magnetic field exposure and neurodegenerative disease
    Maria Feychting
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 14:413-9; discussion 427-8. 2003
    ..Several studies have identified occupational exposure to extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields (EMF) as a potential risk factor for neurodegenerative disease, but the evidence is contradictory and inconclusive...
  51. ncbi [Skiers in the long-distance ski race invest in their health]
    Sofia Carlsson
    Centrum för folkhälsa, Stockholms läns landsting, och Institutet för miljömedicin, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 104:670-1. 2007
  52. ncbi Mobile phone use and the risk of acoustic neuroma
    Stefan Lonn
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 15:653-9. 2004
    ..Radiofrequency exposure from mobile phones is concentrated to the tissue closest to the handset, which includes the auditory nerve. If this type of exposure increases tumor risk, acoustic neuroma would be a potential concern...
  53. ncbi Calculating measures of biological interaction
    Tomas Andersson
    Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:575-9. 2005
    ..Finally, we show how this output can be used as input in an Excel sheet that is set up to calculate the measures of biological interaction to be used for the assessment...
  54. ncbi [Alarming tendency of increased number of dropouts in epidemiologic case-control studies]
    Maria Feychting
    Institutet för miljömedicin, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 101:3430-3. 2004
  55. ncbi Central nervous system tumours in children in Costa Rica, 1981-96
    Johan Reutfors
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:219-25. 2002
    ..The data in this study cannot exclude under-diagnosis and, to a lesser degree, under-registration as a partial explanation of the low incidence rates of malignant CNS tumours in children in Costa Rica...
  56. ncbi Relative contribution of residential and occupational magnetic field exposure over twenty-four hours among people living close to and far from a power line
    Ulla M Forssén
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Bioelectromagnetics 23:239-44. 2002
    ..However, the intermediate field exposure category (0.1-0.19 microT) showed poor correlation to the 24 hr personal measurements...
  57. ncbi Swedish moist snuff and myocardial infarction among men
    Maria Pia Hergens
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 16:12-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether long-term use of Swedish moist snuff (widely used among Swedish men) increases the risk of acute myocardial infarction...
  58. ncbi Occupational magnetic fields and female breast cancer: a case-control study using Swedish population registers and new exposure data
    Ulla M Forssén
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 161:250-9. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi The risk of acute myocardial infarction: interactions of types of physical activity
    Eleonor Fransson
    Division of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 15:573-82. 2004
    ..Special interest was focused on potential interaction among these aspects of physical activity...
  60. ncbi EMF and health
    Maria Feychting
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:165-89. 2005
    ..This technology is constantly changing and there is a need for continued research on this issue. Almost no epidemiologic data are available for static fields...
  61. ncbi Long-term mobile phone use and brain tumor risk
    Stefan Lonn
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 161:526-35. 2005
    ..This study includes a large number of long-term mobile phone users, and the authors conclude that the data do not support the hypothesis that mobile phone use is related to an increased risk of glioma or meningioma...
  62. ncbi Association of boiled and filtered coffee with incidence of first nonfatal myocardial infarction: the SHEEP and the VHEEP study
    N Hammar
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 253:653-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the influence of consumption of filtered and boiled coffee, on the incidence of first nonfatal myocardial infarction...
  63. ncbi Coffee consumption, type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in Swedish men and women
    E E Agardh
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 255:645-52. 2004
    ..In addition, indicators of insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function according to homeostasis model assessment were studied in relation to coffee consumption...
  64. ncbi Knowledge about tobacco and subsequent use of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco among Swedish adolescents
    K Ingvar Rosendahl
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Adolesc Health 37:224-8. 2005
    ..To investigate whether knowledge of the risks and properties of tobacco among adolescents influences their future use of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco in different directions...
  65. doi Newly diagnosed single unprovoked seizures and epilepsy in Stockholm, Sweden: First report from the Stockholm Incidence Registry of Epilepsy (SIRE)
    Cecilia Adelöw
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epilepsia 50:1094-101. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi Abstention, alcohol use and risk of myocardial infarction in men and women taking account of social support and working conditions: the SHEEP case-control study
    Anders Romelsjo
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 98:1453-62. 2003
    ..A second aim was to analyse the impact of the volume of earlier alcohol use in abstainers...
  67. ncbi Acute mortality during long-distance ski races (Vasaloppet)
    B Farahmand
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 17:356-61. 2007
    ..We studied mortality during long-distance ski races in Sweden...
  68. ncbi Experiences from long-term research cooperation between Costa Rican, Nicaraguan, and Swedish institutions
    C Hogstedt
    National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:130-5. 2001
    ..Means to minimize the risk of brain drain are suggested. The collaboration has been important for the globalization of the research cultures at the participating institutions and has trained international experts...
  69. ncbi School and class environments are differently linked to future smoking among preadolescents
    K Ingvar Rosendahl
    Division of Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Prev Med 34:649-54. 2002
    ..There are few observational studies of school and class risk factors for smoking behavior in preadolescence...
  70. ncbi Primary risk factors influence risk of recurrent myocardial infarction/death from coronary heart disease: results from the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program (SHEEP)
    Karin Leander
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:532-7. 2007
    ..There is still a lack of follow-up studies of well-characterized patient cohorts assessing the relative importance of these factors...
  71. ncbi Factors influencing neck pain intensity in whiplash-associated disorders in Sweden
    Lena W Holm
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin J Pain 23:591-7. 2007
    ..The factors of interest were demographic and socioeconomic factors, prior health, and collision factors...
  72. ncbi Factors influencing neck pain intensity in whiplash-associated disorders
    Lena W Holm
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E98-104. 2006
    ..Cohort study of subjects with whiplash-associated disorders (WAD)...
  73. pmc Work related stressful life events and the risk of myocardial infarction. Case-control and case-crossover analyses within the Stockholm heart epidemiology programme (SHEEP)
    Jette Moller
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Norrbacka, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:23-30. 2005
    ..The question is whether this also implies an increased risk of myocardial infarction, either through the triggering effect of acute stress, or through accumulation of stress over several months...
  74. pmc Smoking mothers and snuffing fathers: behavioural influences on youth tobacco use in a Swedish cohort
    K I Rosendahl
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Tob Control 12:74-8. 2003
    ..To analyse the influences of parental use of cigarettes and snus (the Swedish variety of smokeless tobacco) on offspring's behaviour...
  75. ncbi Work stress and low sense of coherence is associated with type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Swedish women
    Emilie E Agardh
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 26:719-24. 2003
    ..Finally, we investigated the combination of SOC and demands or SOC and decision latitude in association with the disease...
  76. ncbi [How many alarms about health hazards are enough?]
    Anders Ahlbom
    Institutet för miljömedicin, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 104:3674-6. 2007
  77. ncbi Berkson's bias reviewed
    Judith Schwartzbaum
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:1109-12. 2003
  78. doi The Janus face of statistical adjustment: confounders versus colliders
    Imre Janszky
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, 6th Floor, 17176, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:361-3. 2010
    ..By using numerically identical examples, we show that adjustment for a common consequence of the exposure and the outcome can lead to as much bias as absence of necessary adjustment for a confounder...
  79. ncbi Widespread pain following whiplash-associated disorders: incidence, course, and risk factors
    Lena W Holm
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Rheumatol 34:193-200. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi The magnitude of bias in a cross-sectional study on lifestyle factors in relation to Type 2 diabetes
    Emilie E Agardh
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 34:665-8. 2006
    ..The authors aimed to illustrate the possible magnitude of this potential bias using data from a cross-sectional study on coffee consumption and work stress in relation to type 2 diabetes...
  81. pmc Expectations for recovery important in the prognosis of whiplash injuries
    Lena W Holm
    Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS Med 5:e105. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate if expectations for recovery are a prognostic factor after experiencing a WAD...
  82. ncbi Occupational magnetic field exposure and the risk of acoustic neuroma
    Ulla M Forssén
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:112-8. 2006
    ..This study was performed to investigate the effect of power frequency magnetic fields...
  83. ncbi Exposure to loud noise and risk of acoustic neuroma
    Colin G Edwards
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Starling Loving Hall Rm A446, 320 West Tenth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:327-33. 2006
    ..12 (95% CI: 1.40, 3.20). The findings of an increased risk of acoustic neuroma with loud noise exposure support previous research...
  84. ncbi Genetic liability to fractures in the elderly
    Karl Michaelsson
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 165:1825-30. 2005
    ..The genetic impact on the causation of osteoporotic fractures is unclear. A large twin study is ideally suited to determine the genetic liability to categories of fracture at various ages...
  85. ncbi Risk of severe cardiac arrhythmia in male utility workers: a nationwide danish cohort study
    Christoffer Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 156:857-61. 2002
    ....
  86. ncbi Interaction: A word with two meanings creates confusion
    Anders Ahlbom
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:563-4. 2005
  87. ncbi Risk factors for suicide in epilepsy: a case control study
    Lena Nilsson
    Department of Neurological Rehabilitation, Stora Sköndal Hospital, Sweden
    Epilepsia 43:644-51. 2002
    ..We investigated the association between the risk of suicide in persons with epilepsy and clinical factors that might increase or have been suggested to increase the risk of suicide...
  88. ncbi Prior hospitalization for epilepsy, diabetes, and stroke and subsequent glioma and meningioma risk
    Judith Schwartzbaum
    Division of Epidemiology and Biometrics, School of Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:643-50. 2005
    ..The occurrence of excess epilepsy > or =8 years before HGG diagnosis suggests a relatively long preclinical phase, but excess diabetes or stroke appear late in HGG development...
  89. ncbi Occupational risk factors for low grade and high grade glioma: results from an international case control study of adult brain tumours
    Brigitte Schlehofer
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 113:116-25. 2005
    ..Although some other point estimates were elevated, they lacked statistical significance. The results do not provide evidence of a strong association between occupational exposures and glioma development...
  90. ncbi Effect of pregnancy on survival in women with cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Marko B Lens
    Genetic Epidemiology Division, Cancer Research UK, St James s University Hospital, Beckett St, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    J Clin Oncol 22:4369-75. 2004
    ..An adverse influence of pregnancy on the risk of death in women with cutaneous melanoma was suggested historically by anecdotal reports. Previous studies included small numbers of women observed for short periods...
  91. ncbi Genetic variation in p53 and ATM haplotypes and risk of glioma and meningioma
    Beatrice Susanne Malmer
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umea University Hospital, 901 85, Umea, Sweden
    J Neurooncol 82:229-37. 2007
    ..Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that polymorphisms and haplotypes in p53 and ATM could be associated with glioma and meningioma risk...
  92. doi Functional polymorphisms in folate metabolism genes influence the risk of meningioma and glioma
    Lara Bethke
    Section of Cancer Genetics, Institute of Cancer Research, 15 Cotswold Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1195-202. 2008
    ..94). Our findings provide support for the role of folate metabolism in the development of primary brain tumors. In particular, genotypes associated with increased 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate levels are associated with elevated risk...
  93. ncbi Possible effects of electromagnetic fields (EMF) on human health--opinion of the scientific committee on emerging and newly identified health risks (SCENIHR)
    Anders Ahlbom
    Toxicology 246:248-50. 2008
  94. ncbi An international case-control study of glutathione transferase and functionally related polymorphisms and risk of primary adult brain tumors
    Judith A Schwartzbaum
    Division of Epidemiology and Biometrics, School of Public Health, Ohio State University, Starling Loving Hall, 320 W Tenth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:559-65. 2007
    ..Because there is less previous evidence for a role of NQO1, CYP1A1, GSTM1, and GSTT1 variants, we restricted analysis of these variants to a small preliminary study...
  95. ncbi [True or false findings? Application of Bayes principles can improve the assessment]
    Ulf Stromberg
    Lunds universitet, samt Yrkes och miljömedicin, Universitetssjukhuset i Lund
    Lakartidningen 104:583-7. 2007
  96. ncbi Nighttime exposure to electromagnetic fields and childhood leukemia: an extended pooled analysis
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 166:263-9. 2007
    ..These results do not support the hypotheses that nighttime measures are more appropriate; hence, the observed association between ELF EMF and childhood leukemia still lacks a plausible explanation...
  97. ncbi p53 Genotypes and risk of glioma and meningioma
    Beatrice Malmer
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2220-3. 2005
    ..This study is novel in suggesting an increased risk of brain tumors when the analysis is restricted to those with a history of cancer in the family. However, we cannot rule out the possibility that these results are due to chance...
  98. ncbi Mortality in a population-based cohort of epilepsy surgery patients
    Lena Nilsson
    Department of Neurological Rehabilitation, Stora Sköndal Hospital, Sköndal, Sweden
    Epilepsia 44:575-81. 2003
    ..To investigate mortality and especially the incidence of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) in a population-based cohort of epilepsy surgery patients...
  99. ncbi Extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and heart disease
    Leeka Kheifets
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 73 284 CHS, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:5-12. 2007
    ..This effort represents an interesting case study of a scientific inquiry that has been successfully resolved despite numerous methodological difficulties inherent in research on low-level environmental exposures...
  100. ncbi Parental occupational exposure to pesticides and the risk of childhood leukemia in Costa Rica
    Patricia Monge
    Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances IRET, Universidad Nacional, PO Box 86 3000, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:293-303. 2007
    ..Parental exposure to pesticides and the risk of leukemia in offspring were examined in a population-based case-control study in Costa Rica...
  101. ncbi Occupational noise exposure and risk of acoustic neuroma
    Colin G Edwards
    Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1252-8. 2007
    ..The effect of nondifferential misclassification of exposure must be considered a potential cause of the negative findings...