Catarina Jansson

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and risk of esophageal and gastric cardia cancers among male Swedish construction workers
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 16:755-64. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Sickness absence due to musculoskeletal diagnoses and risk of diagnosis-specific disability pension: a nationwide Swedish prospective cohort study
    Catarina Jansson
    Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pain 154:933-41. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Sickness absence due to gastroesophageal reflux diagnoses: a nationwide Swedish population-based study
    Catarina Jansson
    Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:17-26. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Sickness absence because of musculoskeletal diagnoses and risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality: a nationwide Swedish cohort study
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pain 153:998-1005. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Severe gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms in relation to anxiety, depression and coping in a population-based study
    C Jansson
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:683-91. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Severe symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease are associated with cardiovascular disease and other gastrointestinal symptoms, but not diabetes: a population-based study
    C Jansson
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research ESOGAR, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:58-65. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A population-based study showing an association between gastroesophageal reflux disease and sleep problems
    Catarina Jansson
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research ESOGAR, Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:960-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Job strain and risk of esophageal and cardia cancers
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:473-5. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Stressful psychosocial factors and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease: a population-based study in Norway
    Catarina Jansson
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:21-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Relation between gastroesophageal reflux symptoms and socioeconomic factors: a population-based study (the HUNT Study)
    Catarina Jansson
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1029-34. 2007

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and risk of esophageal and gastric cardia cancers among male Swedish construction workers
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 16:755-64. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that occupational airborne exposures in a traditional male dominated industry might contribute to these observations...
  2. doi request reprint Sickness absence due to musculoskeletal diagnoses and risk of diagnosis-specific disability pension: a nationwide Swedish prospective cohort study
    Catarina Jansson
    Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pain 154:933-41. 2013
    ..66, 95% CI = 49.06-52.32). In conclusion, this nationwide cohort study reveals strongly increased risks of all-cause and diagnosis-specific disability pension among those sickness absent due to musculoskeletal diagnoses...
  3. doi request reprint Sickness absence due to gastroesophageal reflux diagnoses: a nationwide Swedish population-based study
    Catarina Jansson
    Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:17-26. 2013
    ..No previous population-based nationwide study has, however, examined the occurrence of sickness absence due to GERD diagnoses, that is, the aim of this study...
  4. doi request reprint Sickness absence because of musculoskeletal diagnoses and risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality: a nationwide Swedish cohort study
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pain 153:998-1005. 2012
    ..This nationwide cohort study reveals, for the first time, an increased risk of premature death among both women and men sickness absent because of musculoskeletal diagnoses after adjustment for several potential confounders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Severe gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms in relation to anxiety, depression and coping in a population-based study
    C Jansson
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:683-91. 2007
    ..The association between psychiatric disorders and gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms is uncertain, and few population-based studies are available...
  6. ncbi request reprint Severe symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease are associated with cardiovascular disease and other gastrointestinal symptoms, but not diabetes: a population-based study
    C Jansson
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research ESOGAR, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:58-65. 2008
    ..Few population-based studies have examined comorbidity in relation to gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  7. doi request reprint A population-based study showing an association between gastroesophageal reflux disease and sleep problems
    Catarina Jansson
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research ESOGAR, Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:960-5. 2009
    ..It is important to clarify the association between sleep and gastroesophageal reflux disease, but only a few population-based studies have been conducted...
  8. doi request reprint Job strain and risk of esophageal and cardia cancers
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:473-5. 2009
    ..Few studies have investigated work-related stress in relation to esophageal or cardia cancers...
  9. doi request reprint Stressful psychosocial factors and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease: a population-based study in Norway
    Catarina Jansson
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:21-9. 2010
    ..The importance of clarifying the relation between psychosocial factors and GERD has been stressed, but there are few population-based studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relation between gastroesophageal reflux symptoms and socioeconomic factors: a population-based study (the HUNT Study)
    Catarina Jansson
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1029-34. 2007
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux constitutes a major public health problem in the Western world. Few population-based studies have addressed socioeconomic factors in relation to reflux...
  11. ncbi request reprint Carbonated soft drinks and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma: a population-based case-control study
    Jesper Lagergren
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1158-61. 2006
    ..No association between intake of carbonated soft drinks or low-alcohol beer and risk of cardia adenocarcinoma was observed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic factors and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma: a nationwide Swedish case-control study
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1754-61. 2005
    ..Although low socioeconomic status (SES) is linked to an increased risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), the relation with adenocarcinoma is uncertain...
  13. pmc A population-based study of gastroesophageal reflux disease and sleep problems in elderly twins
    Anna Lindam
    Unit of Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e48602. 2012
    ..This study aimed to reveal the association between sleep problems and GERD, while adjusting for heredity and other potential confounding factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Use of tight belts and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Jesper Lagergren
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:2464-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this study provided no support for the hypothesis that use of tight belts is associated with an increased risk of developing esophageal or cardia adenocarcinoma...
  15. pmc Sickness absence due to otoaudiological diagnoses and risk of disability pension: a nationwide Swedish prospective cohort study
    Emilie Friberg
    Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e29966. 2012
    ..Hearing difficulties are a large public health problem. Knowledge is scarce regarding risk of disability pension among people who have been sickness absent due to these difficulties...
  16. pmc Cancer incidence in a cohort of Swedish chimney sweeps, 1958-2006
    Christer Hogstedt
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Public Health 103:1708-14. 2013
    ..We examined cancer incidence in an expanded cohort of Swedish chimney sweeps...
  17. doi request reprint Motor vehicle exposure and risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma
    Jesper Lagergren
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 47:1446-9. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to test this new hypothesis in a large case-control study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial working conditions and the risk of esophageal and gastric cardia cancers
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:631-41. 2004
    ..These tumors occur predominantly among males. We hypothesized that stressful psychosocial working conditions might be involved in the etiology of these cancers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Airborne exposures and risk of gastric cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Krister Sjödahl
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research ESOGAR, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 120:2013-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this study provides some support to the hypothesis that specific airborne exposures increase the risk of noncardia gastric cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chewing gum and risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma: a new hypothesis tested in a population-based study
    Jesper Lagergren
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, P9 03, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 42:2359-62. 2006
    ..0, 95% CI 0.6-1.7), irrespective of duration of use (P = 0.56). In conclusion, with regard to risk of oesophageal or cardia adenocarcinoma, gum chewing seems harmless...
  21. doi request reprint Clinically diagnosed insomnia and risk of all-cause and diagnosis-specific sickness absence: a nationwide Swedish prospective cohort study
    Catarina Jansson
    1Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 41:712-21. 2013
    ..There is, however, no previous nationwide cohort study of clinically diagnosed insomnia and risk of incident sickness absence...
  22. doi request reprint Incidence of myocardial infarction in Swedish chimney sweeps 1991-2005: a prospective cohort study
    Per Gustavsson
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 70:505-7. 2013
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  23. pmc Sex hormones and oesophageal adenocarcinoma: influence of childbearing?
    J Lagergren
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 93:859-61. 2005
    ..82; 95% CI=0.25-2.72), as neither were women with 0-1 children compared to women with at least three children (OR=0.93; 95% CI=0.35-2.49). In conclusion, we found no inverse association between childbearing and oesophageal adenocarcinoma...
  24. doi request reprint Mortality among Swedish chimney sweeps (1952-2006): an extended cohort study
    Catarina Jansson
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, Level 4, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 69:41-7. 2012
    ..We extended a cohort study of Swedish chimney sweeps and prolonged follow-up in order to increase power and study those first employed after 1950 when oil began to replace wood as a main fuel for heating in Sweden...
  25. pmc Airborne occupational exposures and risk of oesophageal and cardia adenocarcinoma
    C Jansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 63:107-12. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesised that airborne occupational exposures in male dominated industries might contribute...
  26. doi request reprint Twelve tips for conducting a postgraduate course on study design and study protocol writing for the medical profession
    Rickard Ljung
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Med Teach 34:25-9. 2012
    ..However, several studies have shown that the biostatistical and epidemiological knowledge of academically active health care professionals is far below the desired level...
  27. pmc Co-morbidities increase the risk of disability pension among MS patients: a population-based nationwide cohort study
    Petter Tinghög
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 14:117. 2014
    ..In 2005, 62% of the MS patients in Sweden aged 16-65 years were on disability pension. The objective of this study is to investigate whether the presence of common co-morbidities increase MS patients' risk for disability pension...
  28. pmc Association of asthma and hay fever with irregular menstruation
    C Svanes
    Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Thorax 60:445-50. 2005
    ..A study was undertaken to determine whether asthma and allergy were associated with irregular menstruation in a general population, and the potential role of asthma medication for this association...