L Lissner

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Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc A cross-sectional study of the relationship between job demand-control, effort-reward imbalance and cardiovascular heart disease risk factors
    Mia Söderberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Institution of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Box 414405 30, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:1102. 2012
  2. pmc Oral health and obesity indicators
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Dept of Behavioral and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Oral Health 12:50. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Secular trends in weight, height and BMI in young Swedes: the 'Grow up Gothenburg' studies
    L Lissner
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 102:314-7. 2013
  4. pmc Television habits in relation to overweight, diet and taste preferences in European children: the IDEFICS study
    Lauren Lissner
    Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:705-15. 2012
  5. pmc Using the intervention mapping protocol to develop a community-based intervention for the prevention of childhood obesity in a multi-centre European project: the IDEFICS intervention
    Vera Verbestel
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:82. 2011
  6. pmc Depression, anxiety, stress, social interaction and health-related quality of life in men and women with unexplained chest pain
    Annika Janson Fagring
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:165. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Recall of physical activity in the distant past: the 32-year follow-up of the Prospective Population Study of Women in Göteborg, Sweden
    Lauren Lissner
    Institute of Community Medicine, Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 159:304-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring food intake in studies of obesity
    Lauren Lissner
    Göteborg University and Nordic School of Public Health, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 5:889-92. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Swedish schoolchildren 1999-2005: has the epidemic reached a plateau?
    L Lissner
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Rev 11:553-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Diet, obesity and obesogenic trends in two generations of Swedish women
    Lauren Lissner
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Nutr 47:424-31. 2008

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  1. pmc A cross-sectional study of the relationship between job demand-control, effort-reward imbalance and cardiovascular heart disease risk factors
    Mia Söderberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Institution of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Box 414405 30, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:1102. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Oral health and obesity indicators
    Anna Lena Ostberg
    Dept of Behavioral and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Oral Health 12:50. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Secular trends in weight, height and BMI in young Swedes: the 'Grow up Gothenburg' studies
    L Lissner
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 102:314-7. 2013
    ..This study aims to document secular differences in anthropometry (level and variability of weight, height, BMI) in two cohorts born around 1990 and 1974 and examined as young adults...
  4. pmc Television habits in relation to overweight, diet and taste preferences in European children: the IDEFICS study
    Lauren Lissner
    Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:705-15. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Using the intervention mapping protocol to develop a community-based intervention for the prevention of childhood obesity in a multi-centre European project: the IDEFICS intervention
    Vera Verbestel
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:82. 2011
    ..The aim of the present manuscript was to describe the content and developmental process of the IDEFICS intervention...
  6. pmc Depression, anxiety, stress, social interaction and health-related quality of life in men and women with unexplained chest pain
    Annika Janson Fagring
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:165. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse differences between men and women with UCP and a reference group in terms of psychosocial factors as depression, anxiety, stress, social interaction and health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Recall of physical activity in the distant past: the 32-year follow-up of the Prospective Population Study of Women in Göteborg, Sweden
    Lauren Lissner
    Institute of Community Medicine, Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 159:304-7. 2004
    ..Physical activity recall questionnaires for the distant past should be used with caution, particularly in older populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring food intake in studies of obesity
    Lauren Lissner
    Göteborg University and Nordic School of Public Health, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 5:889-92. 2002
    ..g. foods of low social desirability. Additional research is urgently required to examine the consequences of this type of error...
  9. doi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Swedish schoolchildren 1999-2005: has the epidemic reached a plateau?
    L Lissner
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Rev 11:553-9. 2010
    ..The stabilized rates are probably a result of regional and local actions that have taken place in many sectors of society, rather than one specific measure or national political action...
  10. doi request reprint Diet, obesity and obesogenic trends in two generations of Swedish women
    Lauren Lissner
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Nutr 47:424-31. 2008
    ..Specifically, we describe changes in obesity and fat patterning, while examining concurrent shifts in factors that are proposed to be causally related to the modern obesity epidemic...
  11. ncbi request reprint Birth weight, adulthood BMI, and subsequent weight gain in relation to leptin levels in Swedish women
    L Lissner
    Department of Internal Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Obes Res 7:150-4. 1999
    ..The dual aim of this study is to document characteristics of leptin after long-term storage, and to describe its relation to body weight, from birth to old age, in an ongoing prospective study...
  12. ncbi request reprint OPEN about obesity: recovery biomarkers, dietary reporting errors and BMI
    L Lissner
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden, and Research Unit for Dietary Studies at Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:956-61. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to characterize obese and non-obese individuals with respect to reporting errors observed with two common dietary instruments, using energy and protein recovery biomarkers as reference measures...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social mapping of the obesity epidemic in Sweden
    L Lissner
    Department of Internal Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:801-5. 2000
    ..The aim of the present study is to describe the evolution of the obesity epidemic in Sweden, with specific attention to the socioeconomic gradient...
  14. ncbi request reprint Population studies of diet and obesity
    L Lissner
    Department of Internal Medicine, Goteborg University, Vasa Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Br J Nutr 83:S21-4. 2000
    ..These preliminary results may have etiological relevance to the development of metabolic syndrome, but multiple biases of the type described previously may also be operating...
  15. ncbi request reprint Larger hip circumference independently predicts health and longevity in a Swedish female cohort
    L Lissner
    Göteborg University and Nordic School of Public Health, Goteborg, Sweden
    Obes Res 9:644-6. 2001
    ..This study examines health risks associated specifically with hip circumference in a cohort of Swedish women, to determine whether information may be lost by excluding the hip circumference from health surveys...
  16. ncbi request reprint Participation bias in longitudinal studies: experience from the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Lauren Lissner
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 21:242-7. 2003
    ..To describe a cohort study of women receiving a series of comprehensive health examinations over 32 years...
  17. doi request reprint Alcohol and macronutrient intake patterns are related to general and central adiposity
    M Brandhagen
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:305-13. 2012
    ..Alcohol and dietary fat have high energy densities and may therefore be related to body weight and fat deposition. We studied associations between alcohol and macronutrient intake patterns and general and central adiposity...
  18. doi request reprint Multi-level influences on childhood obesity in Sweden: societal factors, parental determinants and child's lifestyle
    L Moraeus
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:969-76. 2012
    ..This study examines influences of societal and individual characteristics (children and their parents) on prevalence of overweight and obesity, in a national sample of 7-9-year-old children...
  19. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic gradient in food selection and diet quality among 70-year olds
    C Cabrera
    Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Department of Primary Health Care, Box 454, S 405 30 Goteborg Sweden
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:466-73. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess social disparities in food choices and diet quality in a population of 70-year old Swedes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Obesity in 70-year-old Swedes: secular changes over 30 years
    G Eiben
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:810-7. 2005
    ..Additionally, we will investigate the influences of physical activity, smoking and education on these secular trends...
  21. ncbi request reprint Body composition in the SOS (Swedish Obese Subjects) reference study
    I Larsson
    Department of Body Composition and Metabolism, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, SE 41345 Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1317-24. 2004
    ..Another objective was to examine if secular changes in adipose tissue distribution occurred during the sampling period, 1994-1999...
  22. ncbi request reprint Health Hunters--an intervention to prevent overweight and obesity in young high-risk women
    G Eiben
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:691-6. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to develop and implement an obesity and weight gain prevention program targeted to a high-risk group...
  23. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in diet among elderly Swedes -- cohort comparisons over three decades
    G Eiben
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 454, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 7:637-44. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare dietary practices among different birth cohorts of 70-year-old Swedes, who were examined between 1971 and 2000...
  24. doi request reprint Alcoholic beverages and incidence of dementia: 34-year follow-up of the prospective population study of women in Goteborg
    K Mehlig
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 167:684-91. 2008
    ..Because a protective effect was not seen for the other beverages, at least part of the association for wine may be explained by components other than ethanol...
  25. ncbi request reprint Meal patterns and obesity in Swedish women-a simple instrument describing usual meal types, frequency and temporal distribution
    H Bertéus Forslund
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:740-7. 2002
    ..To characterize meal patterns in relation to obesity in Swedish women using a simple instrument describing meal frequency, meal types and temporal distribution...
  26. pmc Pre-existing risk factor profiles in users and non-users of hormone replacement therapy: prospective cohort study in Gothenburg, Sweden
    K Rödström
    Department of Primary Health Care, Vasa Hospital, Gothenburg University, SE 411 33 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMJ 319:890-3. 1999
    ..To assess whether risk factor profiles for cardiovascular disease differed, before starting treatment, between women who would subsequently use hormone replacement therapy and those who would remain untreated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of blood, serum and urine components in relation to number of amalgam tooth fillings in Swedish women
    M Ahlqwist
    Department of Oral Diagnostic Radiology, Sahlgrenska Hospital, , Gothenburg, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:217-21. 1995
    ..Specifically, amalgam fillings were not found to be associated with impairment of the kidney function or the immunological status...
  28. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity from 1985 to 2002 in Göteborg, West Sweden
    C Berg
    Department of Home Economics, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:916-24. 2005
    ..To study secular trends in overweight and selected correlates in men and women in Göteborg, Sweden...
  29. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of a primary health care intervention program for women: lower blood pressure and stable weight
    C Bjorkelund
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Fam Med 32:246-51. 2000
    ..In Strömstad, with 10,000 inhabitants, a cardiovascular prevention program was launched during 1985-1987 because of high rates of cardiovascular disease. To study long-term effects in women, an 8-year follow-up was conducted...
  30. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity in a representative sample of schoolchildren - exploring the urban-rural gradient in Sweden
    A Sjoberg
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Rev 12:305-14. 2011
    ..However, this study also suggests that gender should be considered when targeting children in urban as well as rural communities for health promoting interventions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cohort differences in obesity-related health indicators among 70-year olds with special reference to gender and education
    Claudia Cabrera
    Nordic School of Public Health, Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, 30 Göteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:883-90. 2003
    ..In conclusion, secular trends in many obesity-related health indicators among 70-year old Swedish cohorts were dependent on both gender and socio-economic factors...
  32. doi request reprint The association between plasma homocysteine and coronary heart disease is modified by the MTHFR 677C>T polymorphism
    K Mehlig
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Heart 99:1761-5. 2013
    ..We examined whether the association between tHcy and CHD is modified by the MTHFR 677C>T polymorphism...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in midlife unrelated to 32-year diabetes incidence: the prospective population study of women in Gothenburg
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 28:2739-44. 2005
    ..To study the relation between diabetes incidence and sleep problems in a population-based sample of women followed for 32 years...
  34. ncbi request reprint Food patterns and cardiovascular disease risk factors: the Swedish INTERGENE research program
    Christina M Berg
    Department of Food Health and Environment, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:289-97. 2008
    ..Analyzing the impact of the intake of many foods simultaneously provides additional knowledge about analyses of nutrients and might make it easier to implement recommendations for the public...
  35. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet, overweight and body composition in children from eight European countries: cross-sectional and prospective results from the IDEFICS study
    G Tognon
    Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 24:205-13. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine if this pattern is common among European children and whether it is associated with overweight and obesity...
  36. pmc A 37-year prospective study of neuroticism and extraversion in women followed from mid-life to late life
    E Billstedt
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 129:35-43. 2014
    ..The aim was to study stability in neuroticism and extraversion in a population sample of women who were followed from mid-life to late life...
  37. ncbi request reprint Body composition estimated by bioelectrical impedance in the Swedish elderly. Development of population-based prediction equation and reference values of fat-free mass and body fat for 70- and 75-y olds
    D K Dey
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:909-16. 2003
    ..To develop a bioelectrical impedance (BIA) prediction equation for fat-free mass (FFM(BIA)) and present reference values of FFM and body fat (BF) for healthy Swedish elderly from population-based representative samples...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol and triglyceride concentration as risk factors for myocardial infarction and death in women, with special reference to influence of age
    P Lindquist
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 251:484-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the importance of serum cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations as predictors of myocardial infarction and death in women of different ages...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mid-life adiposity factors relate to blood-brain barrier integrity in late life
    D R Gustafson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Physiology and Neuroscience, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 262:643-50. 2007
    ..Adiposity factors included body mass index and blood levels of sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) and leptin. Design. Retrospective analyses over 24 years within a longitudinal study...
  40. doi request reprint Psychosocial profile in men and women with unexplained chest pain
    M Jerlock
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 264:265-74. 2008
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Recent anthropometric trends among Swedish school children: evidence for decreasing prevalence of overweight in girls
    Agneta Sjöberg
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 97:118-23. 2008
    ..To assess the recent prevalence of overweight and obesity in 10 year old children in Göteborg, Sweden...
  42. doi request reprint Eating patterns and portion size associated with obesity in a Swedish population
    Christina Berg
    Department of Food Health and Environment, University of Gothenburg, Box 320, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Appetite 52:21-6. 2009
    ..Being obese was associated with a meal pattern shifted to later in the day and significantly larger self-reported portions of main meals...
  43. doi request reprint Hip Hip Hurrah! Hip size inversely related to heart disease and total mortality
    B L Heitmann
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Obes Rev 12:478-81. 2011
    ..In this 'viewpoint', we wish to draw attention to the emerging body of evidence and to encourage researchers to continue collecting measures of lower body size in their surveys...
  44. ncbi request reprint Self-reported stress levels predict subsequent breast cancer in a cohort of Swedish women
    O Helgesson
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:377-81. 2003
    ....
  45. pmc Secular trends in cardiovascular risk factors with a 36-year perspective: observations from 38- and 50-year-olds in the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:140-6. 2008
    ..To study secular trends in cardiovascular risk factors in four different cohorts of women examined in 1968-1969, 1980-1981, 1992-1993 and 2004-2005...
  46. ncbi request reprint Evidence for a secular trend in menopausal age: a population study of women in Gothenburg
    Kerstin Rödström
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden
    Menopause 10:538-43. 2003
    ..To describe secular trends in age of natural menopause...
  47. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake among women and its relationship to diabetes incidence and all-cause mortality: the 32-year follow-up of a population study of women in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Leif Lapidus
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Uni, Goteborg University, Box 454 S 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 28:2230-5. 2005
    ..Special attention was paid to potential confounding factors such as age, heredity, education, socioeconomic group, physical inactivity, smoking, blood pressure, serum lipids, and, in particular, obesity...
  48. doi request reprint Changes in body composition and its relation to muscle strength in 75-year-old men and women: a 5-year prospective follow-up study of the NORA cohort in Göteborg, Sweden
    Debashish K Dey
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Nutrition 25:613-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the association between body composition in the elderly and subsequent changes in muscle strength during aging...
  49. doi request reprint Adipocyte size predicts incidence of type 2 diabetes in women
    Malin Lönn
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Bruna Straket 16, Gothenburg, Sweden
    FASEB J 24:326-31. 2010
    ..6 and 2.7, respectively; P<0.001). To conclude, in addition to the amount and distribution of body fat in women, subcutaneous adipocyte size, particularly in the abdominal region, predicts incidence of T2D in later life...
  50. doi request reprint Blood pressure components and changes in relation to white matter lesions: a 32-year prospective population study
    Xinxin Guo
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Hypertension 54:57-62. 2009
    ..2 [1.4 to 3.4] for mean arterial pressure). Our findings suggest that lowering high diastolic blood pressure and preventing large increases in systolic and diastolic blood pressures may have a protective effect on white matter lesions...
  51. ncbi request reprint A school-based intervention to promote dietary change
    Hillevi C Prell
    Department of Home Economics, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Adolesc Health 36:529. 2005
    ..Pupils in the 8th grade (n = 228) from 3 schools in Göteborg, Sweden, participated (control, n = 83; SL group, n = 58; SL + HE group, n = 87)...
  52. doi request reprint Young children's screen activities, sweet drink consumption and anthropometry: results from a prospective European study
    S Olafsdottir
    Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 68:223-8. 2014
    ..A second hypothesis was that SSB consumption mediates the association between the screen activities and changes in the anthropometric measures...
  53. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of the treatment of hot flushes: the population study of women in Gothenburg during a quarter of a century
    Kerstin Rödström
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska akademin, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Menopause 9:156-61. 2002
    ..To describe the prevalence and treatment of hot flushes in premenopausal and postmenopausal women from the 1960s to the 1990s...
  54. ncbi request reprint Women's sleep: longitudinal changes and secular trends in a 24-year perspective. Results of the population study of women in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Sleep 25:894-6. 2002
    ..To present observational data on the frequency of sleep problems, sleep duration, and sleep medication in an urban female population...
  55. pmc Quality of life in cancer survivors as observed in a population study of Swedish women
    Osten Helgesson
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:220-5. 2007
    ..To investigate quality of life, measured by the SF-36 scales, in a population-based sample of women who have survived cancer at any site and, specifically, breast cancer...
  56. doi request reprint Effects of leisure-time physical activity on well-being among women: a 32-year perspective
    Ann Blomstrand
    Department of Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 37:706-12. 2009
    ..To explore potential effects of physical activity on well-being in a population study. Results are from baseline and 32-year follow-ups...
  57. doi request reprint Childhood obesity: successes and failures of preventive interventions
    Berit L Heitmann
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nutr Rev 67:S89-93. 2009
    ..As the poet, writer, and scholar Wittner Bynner (1881-1968) wrote, "The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small"...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of self-reported menopause age at the 24-year follow-up of a population study of women in Göteborg, Sweden
    Kerstin Rödström
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Menopause 12:275-80. 2005
    ..To study the reproducibility of self-reported age at natural menopause, reported by women in their 70s, compared with menopause age reported in the initial postmenopausal period...
  59. ncbi request reprint Concurrent and separate effects of body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio on 24-year mortality in the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg: evidence of age-dependency
    Peter Lindqvist
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, P O Box 454, SE 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:789-94. 2006
    ..For older women the highest survival was observed for those with lowest WHR and highest BMI. Thus, in older women a high BMI seems not to be an increased risk as long as adiposity is not centrally located...
  60. pmc Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts
    Lise Geisler Andersen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Center for Health and Society, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 4:e8192. 2009
    ....
  61. doi request reprint The cortisol awakening response and the metabolic syndrome in a population-based sample of middle-aged men and women
    Inger Bengtsson
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, the Sahlgrenska School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Public Health Epidemiology Unit EPI, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Metabolism 59:1012-9. 2010
    ..01). Results indicate a sex difference in the CAR% in the presence of the MetS independent of depressive symptoms, a known correlate of the MetS...
  62. doi request reprint Selection bias in a population survey with registry linkage: potential effect on socioeconomic gradient in cardiovascular risk
    Elisabeth Strandhagen
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:163-72. 2010
    ..For other risk factors studied, an underestimation of the importance of low socioeconomic status may be more likely...
  63. doi request reprint Thirty-six-year secular trends in sleep duration and sleep satisfaction, and associations with mental stress and socioeconomic factors--results of the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Andisheh Rowshan Ravan
    Department of Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Sleep Res 19:496-503. 2010
    ..Improvements on society level rather than on the individual level could be expected to be more efficient in improving women's sleep...
  64. ncbi request reprint Serum homocysteine in relation to mortality and morbidity from coronary heart disease: a 24-year follow-up of the population study of women in Gothenburg
    Dimitri Edin Zylberstein
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Circulation 109:601-6. 2004
    ..However, there are few prospective population studies on female cohorts, and none of these has been longer than 13 years...
  65. doi request reprint The sociology of obesity
    Annika Rosengren
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Universital Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    Front Horm Res 36:260-70. 2008
    ..When considering psychological aspects of obesity, depressive symptoms are more likely to be consequences, rather than causes of obesity...
  66. ncbi request reprint Perceptions and reasons for choice of fat- and fibre-containing foods by Swedish schoolchildren
    Christina Berg
    Department of Home Economics, Goteborg University, Box 122 04, SE 402 42, Goteborg, Sweden
    Appetite 40:61-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the results suggest that taste may be a barrier to consumption of high-fibre products, while consumption of low-fat products appears to be impeded by health beliefs...
  67. ncbi request reprint Relation between breakfast food choices and knowledge of dietary fat and fiber among Swedish schoolchildren
    M Christina Berg
    Department of Home Economics, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden Chirstina
    J Adolesc Health 31:199-207. 2002
    ..To investigate dietary knowledge and beliefs of schoolchildren, in relationship to breakfast choices, with specific attention to fat and fiber content...
  68. ncbi request reprint Midlife respiratory function and Incidence of Alzheimer's disease: a 29-year longitudinal study in women
    Xinxin Guo
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Neurobiol Aging 28:343-50. 2007
    ..94), 0.71 (0.54-0.95) and 0.74 (0.56-0.98), respectively, after adjustment for potential confounders. These data reinforce the advantages of maintaining good respiratory function in midlife, even though causation cannot be established...
  69. ncbi request reprint Milk allergy school: nutritional therapy in group for parents of children with cow's milk allergy/intolerance in Primary Health Care
    Andrea Mikkelsen
    Pediatric Primary Health Care Services, Goteborg, Sweden
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:86-90. 2005
    ..The milk allergy school seems to meet the families' needs for information, has few administrative routines and is cost-efficient. This activity has become permanent, is being offered weekly and can be recommended...
  70. ncbi request reprint Trends in blood lipid levels, blood pressure, alcohol and smoking habits from 1985 to 2002: results from INTERGENE and GOT-MONICA
    Christina M Berg
    The Cardiovascular Institute, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Göteborg bInstitute of Community Medicine Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:115-25. 2005
    ..Favourable trends in cardiovascular disease have been observed in Sweden. The aim of this study was to study secular trends in a variety of cardiovascular risk factors...
  71. ncbi request reprint Can adverse effects of dietary fat intake be overestimated as a consequence of dietary fat underreporting?
    Berit Lilienthal Heitmann
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies and Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 8:1322-7. 2005
    ..To describe the consequences of systematic reporting bias by the obese for diet-disease relationships...
  72. doi request reprint Homocysteine levels and lacunar brain infarcts in elderly women: the prospective population study of women in Gothenburg
    Dimitri Edin Zylberstein
    Section for Primary Health Care, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1087-91. 2008
    ..To examine whether total serum homocysteine (tHcy) in a population-based sample of middle-aged women is an independent risk factor for presence of lacunar infarcts (LIs) 24 years later...
  73. doi request reprint Weight and length at birth and their relationship to diabetes incidence and all-cause mortality--a 32-year follow-up of the population study of women in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Leif Lapidus
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Prim Care Diabetes 2:127-33. 2008
    ..Special attention was taken to potential confounding factors as age, family history, education, socio-economic group, physical inactivity, smoking, blood pressure, serum lipids and obesity...
  74. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of adiposity and all-cause mortality: the Malmö Diet and Cancer Study
    Petra H Lahmann
    Malmo University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    Obes Res 10:361-9. 2002
    ..This study aims to examine the association between various measures of adiposity and all-cause mortality in Swedish middle-aged and older men and women and, additionally, to describe the influences of age and sex on these associations...
  75. ncbi request reprint Evidence for gender-specific associations between leptin and olfaction
    A Cecilia Karlsson
    Department of Body Composition and Metabolism, Vita stråket 15, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Gend Specif Med 5:25-32. 2002
    ..The long leptin receptor is also expressed in the piriform cortex, an area involved in the relay of olfactory cues. In rodents, both olfaction and leptin influence food seeking...
  76. ncbi request reprint Obesity in 70-year-old subjects as a risk factor for 15-year coronary heart disease incidence
    Debashish K Dey
    Epidemiology, AstraZeneca R and D, Molndal, Sweden
    Obes Res 11:817-27. 2003
    ..To investigate the role of obesity in general and waist circumference (WC) and BMI in particular as risk factors for 15-year incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the elderly...
  77. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk in overweight postmenopausal women
    Petra H Lahmann
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1414. 2004
  78. doi request reprint Asymmetric dimethylarginine independently predicts fatal and nonfatal myocardial infarction and stroke in women: 24-year follow-up of the population study of women in Gothenburg
    Tora Leong
    Department of Cardiology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:961-7. 2008
    ..Our study examined the association of ADMA with CVD prospectively in a healthy population-based cohort of women...
  79. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle changes after a health dialogue. Results from the Live for Life health promotion programme
    Hans Lingfors
    Health Centre of Habo and Development Unit for Primary Health Care, Jonkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 21:248-52. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of a health dialogue on lifestyle habits, and to relate the lifestyle changes to changes of biological risk markers for ischaemic heart disease...
  80. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat and weight gain among women in the Nurses' Health Study
    Alison E Field
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave LO 649, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:967-76. 2007
    ..To assess the association of dietary fat and weight gain among adult women and to investigate whether offspring of overweight parents have a greater predisposition to weight gain due to intake of dietary fat...
  81. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of adiposity and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: the Malmö Diet and Cancer Study
    Petra H Lahmann
    Department of Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 103:246-52. 2003
    ..77) compared to women with low weight gain. Breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women is predicted by increased body fat and weight gain. %BF is a more discriminating risk factor for breast cancer incidence than the commonly used BMI...
  82. pmc Low socio-economic status, smoking, mental stress and obesity predict obstructive symptoms in women, but only smoking also predicts subsequent experience of poor health
    Jörgen Thorn
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Med Sci 4:7-12. 2007
    ..The results of the study suggest that life-style factors such as mental stress, obesity and smoking among women are related to airway symptoms and also quality of life many years later...
  83. ncbi request reprint The Women's Health Initiative. What is on trial: nutrition and chronic disease? Or misinterpreted science, media havoc and the sound of silence from peers?
    Agneta Yngve
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Novum, SE 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 9:269-72. 2006
    ..But the trial was in key respects not reaching its aims, was methodologically controversial, and in any case has not produced the reported null results. What should the public health nutrition profession do about such messes?..
  84. ncbi request reprint Can the relation between tooth loss and chronic disease be explained by socio-economic status? A 24-year follow-up from the population study of women in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Claudia Cabrera
    Nordic School of Public Health, Jonkoping University, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:229-36. 2005
    ..18; 95% CI: 0.91-1.52). The relation between poor oral health and future cardiovascular disease could not be explained by measures of socio-economic status in this study...
  85. ncbi request reprint Hip circumference and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in men and women
    Berit L Heitmann
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies and the Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Res 12:482-7. 2004
    ..The effect seems to be independent of both overweight and waist circumference. This paper aims to replicate this finding in another population-based sample consisting of women and men...
  86. ncbi request reprint Height, age, and atopy are associated with fraction of exhaled nitric oxide in a large adult general population sample
    Anna Carin Olin
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Chest 130:1319-25. 2006
    ..In addition to asthma and atopy, there is limited information about the determinants of Feno in a general population...