A Wolk

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Long-term intake of dietary fiber and decreased risk of coronary heart disease among women
    A Wolk
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 281:1998-2004. 1999
  2. ncbi A prospective study of obesity and cancer risk (Sweden)
    A Wolk
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Medical Epidemiology, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 12:13-21. 2001
  3. ncbi Fatty acid composition of adipose tissue and serum lipids are valid biological markers of dairy fat intake in men
    A Wolk
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 131:828-33. 2001
  4. ncbi Insulin-like growth factor 1 and prostate cancer risk: a population-based, case-control study
    A Wolk
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 90:911-5. 1998
  5. ncbi Evaluation of a biological marker of dairy fat intake
    A Wolk
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:291-5. 1998
  6. ncbi Fruit and vegetable consumption in the prevention of oesophageal and cardia cancers
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 10:365-9. 2001
  7. ncbi Antioxidants and cancers of the esophagus and gastric cardia
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 87:750-4. 2000
  8. pmc A prospective study of lifetime physical activity and prostate cancer incidence and mortality
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 101:1932-8. 2009
  9. ncbi Fruit, vegetables, dietary fiber, and risk of colorectal cancer
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:525-33. 2001
  10. doi Combined effects of obesity and physical activity in predicting mortality among men
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 264:442-51. 2008

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Publications76

  1. ncbi Long-term intake of dietary fiber and decreased risk of coronary heart disease among women
    A Wolk
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 281:1998-2004. 1999
    ..Epidemiological studies of men suggest that dietary fiber intake protects against coronary heart disease (CHD), but data on this association in women are sparse...
  2. ncbi A prospective study of obesity and cancer risk (Sweden)
    A Wolk
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Medical Epidemiology, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 12:13-21. 2001
    ..corrected] We evaluated the relation between obesity and the risks for various forms of cancer...
  3. ncbi Fatty acid composition of adipose tissue and serum lipids are valid biological markers of dairy fat intake in men
    A Wolk
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 131:828-33. 2001
    ..When adipose tissue is not available, 15:0 content in serum cholesterol esters or phospholipids might be used. Intake data based on repeated 24-h recalls are equally informative and may be an equivalent choice in nutritional studies...
  4. ncbi Insulin-like growth factor 1 and prostate cancer risk: a population-based, case-control study
    A Wolk
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 90:911-5. 1998
    ..Our goal was to determine whether an association exists between serum levels of IGF-1 and one of its binding proteins, insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 3 (IGFBP-3), and prostate cancer risk...
  5. ncbi Evaluation of a biological marker of dairy fat intake
    A Wolk
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:291-5. 1998
    ..42 and 0.45, respectively. Content of 15:0 and 17:0 in subcutaneous adipose tissue might be a valid biological marker of long-term milk fat intake in free-living individuals in populations with high consumption of dairy products...
  6. ncbi Fruit and vegetable consumption in the prevention of oesophageal and cardia cancers
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 10:365-9. 2001
    ..Moderate relative risk reductions translate into weak absolute risk reductions for oesophageal cancers in Sweden...
  7. ncbi Antioxidants and cancers of the esophagus and gastric cardia
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 87:750-4. 2000
    ..Our results may be relevant for the implementation of focused, cost-effective preventive measures...
  8. pmc A prospective study of lifetime physical activity and prostate cancer incidence and mortality
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 101:1932-8. 2009
    ..The possible benefit of lifetime physical activity (PA) in reducing prostate cancer incidence and mortality is unclear...
  9. ncbi Fruit, vegetables, dietary fiber, and risk of colorectal cancer
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:525-33. 2001
    ..To further explore this issue, we have examined these associations in a population that consumes relatively low amounts of fruit and vegetables and high amounts of cereals...
  10. doi Combined effects of obesity and physical activity in predicting mortality among men
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 264:442-51. 2008
    ..We evaluated the hypothesis that higher levels of total daily physical activity can eliminate the increased mortality rate associated with overweight and obesity...
  11. ncbi Occupational physical activity and risk for breast cancer in a nationwide cohort study in Sweden
    T Moradi
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 10:423-30. 1999
    ..Our purpose was to investigate effects of physical activity on risk for breast cancer...
  12. ncbi Prospective study of major dietary patterns and colorectal cancer risk in women
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 154:1143-9. 2001
    ..41, 1.31), 0.69 (95% CI: 0.39, 1.24), 0.59 (95% CI: 0.32, 1.07), and 0.45 (95% CI: 0.23, 0.88) (p for trend = 0.03). The role of overall eating patterns in predicting colorectal cancer risk requires further investigation...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Body weight and colorectal cancer risk in a cohort of Swedish women: relation varies by age and cancer site
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 85:346-9. 2001
    ..These results support previous reports in which results were stratified by age or colorectal cancer site...
  15. ncbi Risk for endometrial cancer in relation to occupational physical activity: a nationwide cohort study in Sweden
    T Moradi
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 76:665-70. 1998
    ..The excess seemed to disappear within 10 years after a change in physical activity level. Although confounding cannot be ruled out in our data, occupational physical activity appears to reduce the risk for endometrial cancer...
  16. ncbi A prospective study of major dietary patterns and the risk of breast cancer
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1281-5. 2001
    ....
  17. doi Coffee consumption and risk of localized, advanced and fatal prostate cancer: a population-based prospective study
    A Discacciati
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Ann Oncol 24:1912-8. 2013
    ..The epidemiological evidence on possible relationships between coffee consumption and prostate cancer (PCa) risk by subtype of the disease (localized, advanced) and fatal PCa risk is limited...
  18. pmc Dietary cadmium exposure and prostate cancer incidence: a population-based prospective cohort study
    B Julin
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, The Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 107:895-900. 2012
    ..Experimental data convincingly propose the toxic metal cadmium as a prostate carcinogen. Cadmium is widely dispersed into the environment and, consequently, food is contaminated...
  19. ncbi Body size in different periods of life and breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women
    C Magnusson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 76:29-34. 1998
    ..Our findings have important implications, suggesting weight preservation as a means for prevention of post-menopausal breast cancer as well as a causal role of childhood body build in breast cancer etiology...
  20. ncbi Use of dietary supplements and natural remedies increased dramatically during the 1990s
    M Messerer
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 250:160-6. 2001
    ..To estimate the prevalence and trends in dietary supplement and natural remedy use in Sweden during the 1980s and 1990s...
  21. ncbi Occupational physical activity and renal cell cancer: a nationwide cohort study in Sweden
    A Bergstrom
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 83:186-91. 1999
    ..The absence of association among women might be due to smaller range of exposure, confounding by household work or reproductive factors, or to a difference in biological response to physical activity in men and women...
  22. doi Antioxidant intake and allergic disease in children
    H Rosenlund
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Exp Allergy 42:1491-500. 2012
    ..Children may exclude or eat less of some fruits and vegetables due to cross-reactivity between pollen and these foods, complicating assessment of causal relationships...
  23. ncbi Sociodemographic and health behaviour factors among dietary supplement and natural remedy users
    M Messerer
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:1104-10. 2001
    ..To investigate which subgroups of the Swedish adult population use dietary supplements and natural remedies, taking into account sociodemographic and health behaviour factors...
  24. 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...
  25. pmc Long-term aspirin use and colorectal cancer risk: a cohort study in Sweden
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 95:1277-9. 2006
    ..65; 95% confidence interval: 0.45-0.94). Aspirin use for a shorter period was not associated with risk...
  26. ncbi Reflux-inducing dietary factors and risk of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastric cardia
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 38:186-91. 2000
    ..Our findings indicate that dietary factors associated with LES relaxation and transient GER (but perhaps not severe chronic reflux) are not associated with any important risk of esophageal malignancy...
  27. pmc Coffee consumption and risk of colorectal cancer in a population based prospective cohort of Swedish women
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 49:87-90. 2001
    ..Cohort studies are few in number however and often suffer from a small number of cases, limited attention to confounding variables, and a low percentage of heavy coffee drinkers...
  28. pmc Vitamin C intake and breast cancer mortality in a cohort of Swedish women
    H R Harris
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 109:257-64. 2013
    ....
  29. doi Abdominal and total adiposity and the risk of acute pancreatitis: a population-based prospective cohort study
    O Sadr-Azodi
    Unit of Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:133-9. 2013
    ..However, the association between abdominal and total adiposity as risk factors in the development of acute pancreatitis in a general population has not been studied...
  30. pmc Coffee and black tea consumption and breast cancer mortality in a cohort of Swedish women
    H R Harris
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, Stockholm 171 77, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 107:874-8. 2012
    ..However, epidemiologic data on the relation between coffee and black tea consumption and breast cancer survival are sparse...
  31. pmc Alcohol intake and mortality among women with invasive breast cancer
    H R Harris
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 106:592-5. 2012
    ..Alcohol intake has consistently been associated with increased breast cancer incidence in epidemiological studies. However, the relation between alcohol and survival after breast cancer diagnosis is less clear...
  32. ncbi Birth weight and risk of renal cell cancer
    A Bergstrom
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Kidney Int 59:1110-3. 2001
    ..An association between birth weight and renal cell cancer, the major form of kidney cancer, is biologically plausible, but has never been studied...
  33. ncbi A prospective study of association of monounsaturated fat and other types of fat with risk of breast cancer
    A Wolk
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 158:41-5. 1998
    ..Research investigations and health policy considerations should take into account the emerging evidence that monounsaturated fat might be protective for risk of breast cancer...
  34. pmc Obesity and renal cell cancer--a quantitative review
    A Bergstrom
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 85:984-90. 2001
    ..We found no evidence of effect modification by sex. Our quantitative summary shows that increased BMI is equally strongly associated with an increased risk of renal cell cancer among men and women...
  35. pmc Body mass index in early and middle-late adulthood and risk of localised, advanced and fatal prostate cancer: a population-based prospective study
    A Discacciati
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 105:1061-8. 2011
    ..The relationships between body mass index (BMI) during early and middle-late adulthood and incidence of prostate cancer (PCa) by subtype of the disease (localised, advanced) and fatal PCa is unclear...
  36. pmc Drinking hot beverages is not associated with risk of oesophageal cancers in a Western population
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, Stockholm, SE 171 77
    Br J Cancer 84:120-1. 2001
    ..Drinking beverages very hot did not increase the risk for oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma, oesophageal adenocarcinoma, or gastric cardia adenocarcinoma...
  37. pmc Association of physical activity with cancer incidence, mortality, and survival: a population-based study of men
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 98:1864-9. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that higher levels of PA and the main component of active living, walking or bicycling are associated with reduced cancer incidence and mortality, as well as higher cancer survival...
  38. ncbi Diabetes mellitus and risk of endometrial cancer: a meta-analysis
    E Friberg
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetologia 50:1365-74. 2007
    ..To provide a quantitative assessment of the association between diabetes and risk of endometrial cancer, we conducted a meta-analysis of case-control studies and cohort studies...
  39. pmc Overall obesity, abdominal adiposity, diabetes and cigarette smoking in relation to the risk of pancreatic cancer in two Swedish population-based cohorts
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 93:1310-5. 2005
    ..Findings from this prospective study support positive relationships of overall obesity, abdominal adiposity, diabetes and smoking with risk of pancreatic cancer...
  40. doi Body mass index and incidence of localized and advanced prostate cancer--a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies
    A Discacciati
    Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Oncol 23:1665-71. 2012
    ..Therefore, we conducted a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies to assess the association between body mass index (BMI) and risk of localized and advanced PCa...
  41. doi Cigarette smoking, smoking cessation and acute pancreatitis: a prospective population-based study
    O Sadr-Azodi
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 61:262-7. 2012
    ..Several studies have shown that smoking increases the risk of chronic pancreatitis. However, the impact of smoking on the development of acute pancreatitis has not been fully studied...
  42. pmc Alcohol intake and endometrial cancer risk: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    E Friberg
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 103:127-31. 2010
    ..Studies on alcohol intake in relation to endometrial cancer risk have produced inconsistent results...
  43. ncbi Tea consumption and the risk of colorectal cancer in Sweden
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 39:176-9. 2001
    ..Our data do not support the strong, dose-dependent positive association with colon cancer found in the Finnish study...
  44. pmc Dietary quercetin intake and risk of gastric cancer: results from a population-based study in Sweden
    A M Ekstrom
    Division of Global Health IHCAR, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Oncol 22:438-43. 2011
    ..To study the impact of the dietary antioxidant quercetin on risk of gastric adenocarcinoma...
  45. ncbi Long-term tobacco smoking and colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort study
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 91:585-7. 2001
    ..Further elucidation of this association would be valuable from both etiologic and public health perspectives...
  46. ncbi Validity and reproducibility of self-reported total physical activity--differences by relative weight
    A Norman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:682-8. 2001
    ..We evaluated the validity and reproducibility of a short self-administered physical activity questionnaire, intended to measure long-term total daily 24 h physical activity...
  47. doi Obesity and abdominal aortic aneurysm
    O Stackelberg
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 100:360-6. 2013
    ..An observational cohort study was undertaken to examine the associations between waist circumference as a measure of abdominal adiposity, and between body mass index (BMI) as a measure of total adiposity, and risk of AAA...
  48. pmc Red and processed meat consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer: meta-analysis of prospective studies
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 106:603-7. 2012
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis to summarise the evidence from prospective studies of red and processed meat consumption and pancreatic cancer risk...
  49. doi Confirmed hypertension and plasma 25(OH)D concentrations amongst elderly men
    A Burgaz
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institiute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 269:211-8. 2011
    ..No previous studies have examined the association between 25(OH)D status and confirmed hypertension assessed with both office and 24-h BP measurements...
  50. pmc Overweight, obesity and risk of liver cancer: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, Stockholm SE 17177, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 97:1005-8. 2007
    ..17 (95% confidence interval (CI): 1.02-1.34) for those who were overweight and 1.89 (95% CI: 1.51-2.36) for those who were obese. This meta-analysis finds that excess body weight is associated with an increased risk of liver cancer...
  51. ncbi Diabetes mellitus and risk of bladder cancer: a meta-analysis
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetologia 49:2819-23. 2006
    ..We performed a systematic review with meta-analysis to evaluate the association between diabetes and risk of bladder cancer...
  52. ncbi Profile of physical activity behaviors among Swedish women aged 56-75 years
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:95-101. 2008
    ..A low proportion of women accumulated MVPA in the pattern recommended for health benefits. The proportion would increase considerably if women maintained their current amount of MVPA but increased the duration of each bout of MVPA...
  53. ncbi Fruit and vegetable consumption in the prevention of cancer: an update
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 250:280-90. 2001
    ..These individuals in particular should be identified, with the goal of helping them find ways to include more fruit and vegetables in their diets...
  54. ncbi Diet quality and mortality: a population-based prospective study of men
    J Kaluza
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:451-7. 2009
    ..To study quality of diet in relation to all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer mortality...
  55. ncbi Total physical activity in relation to age, body mass, health and other factors in a cohort of Swedish men
    A Norman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:670-5. 2002
    ....
  56. pmc Whole grain consumption and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based cohort of 60,000 women
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 92:1803-7. 2005
    ..65 (95% CI, 0.45-0.94; P-value for trend=0.04). Our findings suggest that high consumption of whole grains may decrease the risk of colon cancer in women...
  57. doi Effect of type of alcoholic beverage in causing acute pancreatitis
    O Sadr Azodi
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 98:1609-16. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of different types of alcoholic beverage in causing acute pancreatitis...
  58. pmc Red and processed meat consumption and risk of ovarian cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies
    A Wallin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Box 210, Stockholm 171 77, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 104:1196-201. 2011
    ..During the last decade, the epidemiological evidence on consumption of meat and risk of ovarian cancer has accumulated...
  59. pmc Obesity and the risk of gallbladder cancer: a meta-analysis
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 96:1457-61. 2007
    ..35; 95% CI, 1.09-1.68). There was no statistically significant heterogeneity among the results of individual studies. This meta-analysis confirms the association between excess body weight and risk of gallbladder cancer...
  60. pmc Dietary lignans and postmenopausal breast cancer risk by oestrogen receptor status: a prospective cohort study of Swedish women
    R Suzuki
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 98:636-40. 2008
    ..A significant 17% risk reduction for breast cancer overall in the high lignan quartile was observed, especially among PMH user (P interaction<0.010), but no heterogeneity across ER/PR subtypes...
  61. doi Diabetes mellitus and incidence of kidney cancer: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetologia 54:1013-8. 2011
    ..We performed a systematic review with meta-analysis to examine the association between diabetes and incidence of kidney cancer...
  62. pmc Occupational physical activity and risk for prostate cancer in a nationwide cohort study in Sweden
    A Norman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, P O B 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 86:70-5. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed to better understand the potential role of physical activity for prostate cancer...
  63. pmc Dietary cadmium exposure and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    B Julin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 105:441-4. 2011
    ..The proposed cadmium-induced oestrogen mimicking effects in reproductive tissues, suggest a role of this widespread food contaminant in the development of hormone-dependent malignancies...
  64. pmc Alcoholic beverages and risk of renal cell cancer
    J P Greving
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 97:429-33. 2007
    ..6, 95% CI 0.4-0.9), white wine (OR 0.7, 95% CI 0.4-1.0), or strong beer (OR 0.6, 95% CI 0.4-1.0); there was a clear linear trend of decreasing risk with increasing consumption of these beverages (P-values for trends <0.05)...
  65. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of self-reported use of dietary supplements
    M Messerer
    Department of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1669-71. 2004
    ..To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of a self-administered food frequency questionnaire (FFQ)-used in a cohort of 48,000 men to determine dietary supplement use...
  66. ncbi Magnesium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 262:208-14. 2007
    ..To assess the association between magnesium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes...
  67. doi 25-hydroxyvitamin D accumulation during summer in elderly women at latitude 60 degrees N
    Ann Burgaz
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 266:476-83. 2009
    ..During April to September, 25(OH)D status may be improved by solar exposure. In this study, we measured seasonal differences in serum 25(OH)D concentrations and identified the major predictors of summer 25(OH)D concentrations...
  68. doi Smoking and the risk of diverticular disease in women
    F Hjern
    Division of Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 98:997-1002. 2011
    ..The relationship between smoking and the risk of diverticular disease is unclear. An observational cohort study was undertaken to investigate the association between smoking and diverticular disease...
  69. pmc Fruit and vegetable consumption in relation to ovarian cancer incidence: the Swedish Mammography Cohort
    S C Larsson
    1Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 90:2167-70. 2004
    ..37 (95% CI, 0.90-2.06). The associations with fruit and vegetable consumption did not vary by subtype of ovarian cancer. These findings suggest that high consumption of vegetables, but not of fruits, may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer...
  70. ncbi Early anthropometric measures and reproductive factors as predictors of body mass index and obesity among older women
    P K Newby
    Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1084-92. 2005
    ..To examine whether early anthropometric measures and reproductive factors were associated with body mass index (BMI), overweight, and obesity...
  71. ncbi Dietary antioxidant vitamins, retinol, and breast cancer incidence in a cohort of Swedish women
    K B Michels
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 91:563-7. 2001
    ..99-1.63), comparing the highest to the lowest quintile of ascorbic acid intake. Consumption of foods high in ascorbic acid may convey protection from breast cancer among women who are overweight and/or have a high intake of linoleic acid...
  72. ncbi Dietscan: a common approach for analysing dietary patterns
    H F Balder
    Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    IARC Sci Publ 156:27-9. 2002
  73. ncbi Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of breast cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies
    S A Smith-Warner
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 285:769-76. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These results suggest that fruit and vegetable consumption during adulthood is not significantly associated with reduced breast cancer risk...
  74. ncbi Coffee, tea and caffeine consumption in relation to osteoporotic fracture risk in a cohort of Swedish women
    H Hallstrom
    Department of Toxicology, National Food Administration, P O Box 622, 75126 Uppsala, Sweden
    Osteoporos Int 17:1055-64. 2006
    ..Consumption of coffee and tea, and total intake of caffeine has been claimed to be associated with osteoporotic fracture risk. However, results of earlier studies lack consistency...
  75. ncbi Types of dietary fat and breast cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies
    S A Smith-Warner
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 92:767-74. 2001
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  76. pmc Alcohol intake and ovarian cancer risk: a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    J M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Cancer 94:757-62. 2006
    ..Associations for endometrioid, mucinous, and serous ovarian cancer were similar to the overall findings. This pooled analysis does not support an association between moderate alcohol intake and ovarian cancer risk...