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  1. ncbi Environmental and heritable factors in the causation of cancer--analyses of cohorts of twins from Sweden, Denmark, and Finland
    P Lichtenstein
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 343:78-85. 2000
  2. ncbi Levels and patterns of objectively assessed physical activity--a comparison between Sweden and the United States
    Maria Hagstromer
    Department of Neurobiology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1055-64. 2010
  3. doi Incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) positive tonsillar carcinoma in Stockholm, Sweden: an epidemic of viral-induced carcinoma?
    Anders Näsman
    Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 125:362-6. 2009
  4. doi Insulin glargine use and short-term incidence of malignancies-a population-based follow-up study in Sweden
    J M Jonasson
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Onkologiskt centrum, Sahlgrenska Academy, 41345, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Diabetologia 52:1745-54. 2009
  5. pmc Brain metastases admissions in Sweden between 1987 and 2006
    K E Smedby
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet Solna, Stockholm SE 171 76, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 101:1919-24. 2009
  6. ncbi Symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux as a risk factor for esophageal adenocarcinoma
    J Lagergren
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 340:825-31. 1999
  7. ncbi Incidence trends and risk factors of carcinoid tumors: a nationwide epidemiologic study from Sweden
    K Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Cancer 92:2204-10. 2001
  8. pmc Frequency and nature of problems associated with sickness certification tasks: a cross-sectional questionnaire study of 5455 physicians
    Anna Löfgren
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:178-85. 2007
  9. ncbi IFCC reference system for measurement of hemoglobin A1c in human blood and the national standardization schemes in the United States, Japan, and Sweden: a method-comparison study
    Wieland Hoelzel
    Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Penzberg, Germany
    Clin Chem 50:166-74. 2004
  10. pmc Prevalence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity among the elderly population in Sweden
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Public Health 98:1198-200. 2008

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  1. ncbi Environmental and heritable factors in the causation of cancer--analyses of cohorts of twins from Sweden, Denmark, and Finland
    P Lichtenstein
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 343:78-85. 2000
    ..The contribution of hereditary factors to the causation of sporadic cancer is unclear. Studies of twins make it possible to estimate the overall contribution of inherited genes to the development of malignant diseases...
  2. ncbi Levels and patterns of objectively assessed physical activity--a comparison between Sweden and the United States
    Maria Hagstromer
    Department of Neurobiology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1055-64. 2010
    This study compares levels and patterns of objectively assessed physical activity in Sweden and the United States by using identical accelerometer metrics...
  3. doi Incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) positive tonsillar carcinoma in Stockholm, Sweden: an epidemic of viral-induced carcinoma?
    Anders Näsman
    Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 125:362-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the incidence of HPV-positive cancers is still increasing in the County of Stockholm, suggesting an epidemic of a virus-induced carcinoma, with soon practically all tonsillar SCC being HPV positive, as in cervical cancer...
  4. doi Insulin glargine use and short-term incidence of malignancies-a population-based follow-up study in Sweden
    J M Jonasson
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Onkologiskt centrum, Sahlgrenska Academy, 41345, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Diabetologia 52:1745-54. 2009
    ..In the light of a report suggesting that insulin glargine may increase cancer occurrence, the EASD asked us to perform this study...
  5. pmc Brain metastases admissions in Sweden between 1987 and 2006
    K E Smedby
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet Solna, Stockholm SE 171 76, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 101:1919-24. 2009
    ..Brain metastases (BM) constitute the most common intracranial tumours and are associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Population-based studies of the epidemiology and time trends of BM are scarce...
  6. ncbi Symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux as a risk factor for esophageal adenocarcinoma
    J Lagergren
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 340:825-31. 1999
    ..The causes of adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and gastric cardia are poorly understood. We conducted an epidemiologic investigation of the possible association between gastroesophageal reflux and these tumors...
  7. ncbi Incidence trends and risk factors of carcinoid tumors: a nationwide epidemiologic study from Sweden
    K Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Cancer 92:2204-10. 2001
    ..Carcinoids are rare indolent neuroendocrine tumors, mainly located in bowel, stomach, and lung. Their etiology is virtually unknown although a family history is a minor cause...
  8. pmc Frequency and nature of problems associated with sickness certification tasks: a cross-sectional questionnaire study of 5455 physicians
    Anna Löfgren
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:178-85. 2007
    ..To study the frequency and nature of problems associated with physicians' sickness certification practices...
  9. ncbi IFCC reference system for measurement of hemoglobin A1c in human blood and the national standardization schemes in the United States, Japan, and Sweden: a method-comparison study
    Wieland Hoelzel
    Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Penzberg, Germany
    Clin Chem 50:166-74. 2004
    ..Program (NGSP)], Japan [Japanese Diabetes Society (JDS)/Japanese Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)], and Sweden are based on different designated comparison methods (DCMs)...
  10. pmc Prevalence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity among the elderly population in Sweden
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Public Health 98:1198-200. 2008
    ..Multimorbidity is the most common clinical picture of the elderly and may be increased by unhealthy behaviors linked to education...
  11. doi The completeness of the Swedish Cancer Register: a sample survey for year 1998
    Lotti Barlow
    Centre for Epidemiology, The National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 48:27-33. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to estimate the overall coverage of malignant cancer cases in 1998 and to reveal possible reasons behind non-reporting...
  12. ncbi Prevalence and underdiagnosis of COPD by disease severity and the attributable fraction of smoking Report from the Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden Studies
    Anne Lindberg
    The OLIN Studies, Department of Medicine, Sunderby Central Hospital of Norrbotten, SE 971 80 Luleå, Sweden
    Respir Med 100:264-72. 2006
    ..The impact of smoking was evaluated by the population attributable fraction of smoking in COPD...
  13. pmc Familial confounding of the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring criminality: a population-based study in Sweden
    Brian M D'Onofrio
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:529-38. 2010
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  14. pmc Problems in sickness certification of patients: a qualitative study on views of 26 physicians in Sweden
    Mia von Knorring
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:22-8. 2008
    ..To identify what problems physicians experience in sickness certification of patients...
  15. pmc Knee arthroplasty in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. A pilot study from the Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association
    Otto Robertsson
    The Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register, Dept of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund, Lund University, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 81:82-9. 2010
    ..The number of national arthroplasty registries is increasing. However, the methods of registration, classification, and analysis often differ...
  16. ncbi The Malmö Diet and Cancer Study: representativity, cancer incidence and mortality in participants and non-participants
    J Manjer
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, , Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 10:489-99. 2001
    ..It is also suggested that non-participants may have a lower cancer incidence prior to recruitment but a higher incidence during the recruitment period...
  17. pmc Are there differences in all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality between immigrants in Sweden and in their country of birth? A follow-up study of total populations
    Malin Gadd
    CeFAM Center for Family and Community Medicine, Neurotec, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 6:102. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to analyse whether all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality differ between immigrants in Sweden and in the country of birth.
  18. ncbi Determinants of integrated health care development: chains of care in Sweden
    Bengt Ahgren
    Nordic School of Public Health, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Health Plann Manage 22:145-57. 2007
    Local health care in Sweden is an emerging form of integrated care, linked together by chains of care. Experiences show, however, that the development of chains of care is making slow progress...
  19. doi Gender differences and temporal variation in the incidence of type 1 diabetes: results of 8012 cases in the nationwide Diabetes Incidence Study in Sweden 1983-2002
    J Ostman
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Stockholm
    J Intern Med 263:386-94. 2008
    ..To establish the gender difference amongst newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic patients aged 15-34 years, considering age at diagnosis, temporal trend and seasonal variation at time of diagnosis...
  20. pmc Barriers to adherence to hypertension guidelines among GPs in southern Sweden: a survey
    Patrik Midlöv
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö General Practice Family Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:154-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate barriers to adherence to hypertension guidelines among publicly employed general practitioners (GPs)...
  21. ncbi Herpes simplex encephalitis in Sweden, 1990-2001: incidence, morbidity, and mortality
    Anders Hjalmarsson
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Infect Dis 45:875-80. 2007
    ..Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) is a devastating disease...
  22. ncbi Epidemiology and etiology of ischemic stroke in young adults aged 18 to 44 years in northern Sweden
    B Kristensen
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Stroke 28:1702-9. 1997
    The aim of this study was to conduct a population-based epidemiological survey among young adults aged 18 to 44 years in Northern Sweden and furthermore to gain further insight into the etiology of ischemic stroke in this age group.
  23. doi Large scale questionnaire survey on respiratory health in Sweden: effects of late- and non-response
    Erik P Rönmark
    VBG Group Center for Asthma and Allergy Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Respir Med 103:1807-15. 2009
    ..This can lead to an increased risk for selection bias. The aim of this study was to examine cause and effect of non-response in a large cross sectional study assessing respiratory health in western Sweden.
  24. ncbi Effects of gestational weight gain and body mass index on obstetric outcome in Sweden
    M Cedergren
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:269-74. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the effects of low and high gestational weight gain, in different maternal Body Mass Index (BMI) classes, on obstetric and neonatal outcomes...
  25. ncbi Obesity, survival, and hospital costs-findings from a screening project in Sweden
    Sixten Borg
    IHE, The Swedish Institute for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden
    Value Health 8:562-71. 2005
    ..Our aims were to estimate 1) the costs of hospital treatment and 2) the value of lost production due to early death associated with overweight and obese patients, and then to extrapolate the findings to national costs...
  26. pmc Co-evolution of genomes and plasmids within Chlamydia trachomatis and the emergence in Sweden of a new variant strain
    Helena M B Seth-Smith
    Molecular Microbiology Group, University Medical School, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Genomics 10:239. 2009
    ..Recently, a new variant of the genital tract C. trachomatis emerged in Sweden. This variant escaped routine diagnostic tests because it carries a plasmid with a deletion...
  27. ncbi Tick-borne encephalitis in Sweden and climate change
    E Lindgren
    Department of Systems Ecology, Natural Resources Management, Stockholm University, SE 10691, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 358:16-8. 2001
    The incidence of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in Sweden has substantially increased since the mid-1980s. During the same period the climate has become milder and ticks have become more abundant...
  28. ncbi Attitudes toward parenthood and awareness of fertility among postgraduate students in Sweden
    Agneta Skoog Svanberg
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Gend Med 3:187-95. 2006
    ..Postponing childbirth is becoming increasingly common in Western countries, especially among women with higher education...
  29. ncbi Increased rates of psychosis among immigrants to Sweden: is migration a risk factor for psychosis?
    K Zolkowska
    Department of Psychiatry, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Psychol Med 31:669-78. 2001
    ..Rates of schizophrenia-like psychoses (SLP), i.e. schizophrenia or other non-affective psychosis, among the native-born and immigrant populations were assessed in Malmö, the city in Sweden with the highest proportion of immigrants.
  30. ncbi The risk and burden of vertebral fractures in Sweden
    J A Kanis
    Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases, WHO Collaborating Centre, University of Sheffield Medical School, Beech Hill Road, Sheffield, S10 2RX, UK
    Osteoporos Int 15:20-6. 2004
    ..Incidence and utility loss were computed from data from Malmo, Sweden. Clinical fractures accounted for 23% of all vertebral deformities in women and for 42% in men...
  31. ncbi Sickness certificates as a basis for decisions regarding entitlement to sickness insurance benefits
    Elsy Söderberg
    Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:314-20. 2005
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  32. pmc Genetic diversity among food-borne and waterborne norovirus strains causing outbreaks in Sweden
    Maria Lysén
    Department of Virology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Solna, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2411-8. 2009
    ..The high degree of genetic diversity found among norovirus strains causing food-borne and waterborne infections stresses the importance of the use of broad reaction detection methods when such outbreaks are investigated...
  33. pmc Replication and extension of genome-wide association study results for obesity in 4923 adults from northern Sweden
    Frida Renstrom
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Hum Mol Genet 18:1489-96. 2009
    ..In summary, we have statistically replicated six of the previously associated obese-risk loci and our results suggest that the weight-inducing effects of these variants are explained largely by increased adipose accumulation...
  34. ncbi Poststroke fatigue: a 2-year follow-up study of stroke patients in Sweden
    Eva Lotta Glader
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Stroke 33:1327-33. 2002
    ..Fatigue is common among stroke patients. This study determined the prevalence of fatigue among long-term survivors after stroke and what impact fatigue had on various aspects of daily life and on survival...
  35. doi One-year survival of extremely preterm infants after active perinatal care in Sweden
    Vineta Fellman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    JAMA 301:2225-33. 2009
    ..Up-to-date information on infant survival after extremely preterm birth is needed for assessing perinatal care services, clinical guidelines, and parental counseling...
  36. doi Risk factors for disability pension in a population-based cohort of men and women on long-term sick leave in Sweden
    Nadine E Karlsson
    Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 18:224-31. 2008
    ..The aim was to assess the importance of sick-leave diagnosis and socio-demographic variables as risk factors for disability pension among individuals on long-term sickness absence and to compare these factors by gender and over time...
  37. ncbi Mortality and causes of death in schizophrenia in Stockholm county, Sweden
    U Osby
    Department of Psychiatry, Löwenströmska Hospital, Upplands Vasby, Sweden
    Schizophr Res 45:21-8. 2000
    A study of mortality for all patients with a first hospital diagnosis of schizophrenia in Stockholm County, Sweden, during 1973 to 1995 was performed, by linking the in-patient register with the national cause-of-death register...
  38. ncbi Patterns of survival in multiple myeloma: a population-based study of patients diagnosed in Sweden from 1973 to 2003
    Sigurdur Yngvi Kristinsson
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Karolinska University Hospital and Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 25:1993-9. 2007
    To define patterns of survival among all multiple myeloma (MM) patients diagnosed in Sweden during a 30-year period.
  39. pmc Cancer risk following organ transplantation: a nationwide cohort study in Sweden
    J Adami
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 89:1221-7. 2003
    ..study comprising 5931 patients who underwent transplantation of kidney, liver or other organs during 1970-1997 in Sweden was conducted. Complete follow-up was accomplished through linkage to nationwide databases...
  40. pmc Rickettsia helvetica in patient with meningitis, Sweden, 2006
    Kenneth Nilsson
    Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:490-2. 2010
    ..Nucleotide sequences of the 16S rRNA, ompB, and 17kDa genes identified the isolate as R. helvetica. This organism may be associated with serious infections such as central nervous system disorders...
  41. pmc West Sweden Asthma Study: prevalence trends over the last 18 years argues no recent increase in asthma
    Jan Lotvall
    Department of Internal Medicine, Krefting Research Centre, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Respir Res 10:94. 2009
    ..evaluation of the prevalence of asthma and respiratory symptoms in adults between the ages of 16-75 in West Sweden. Thirty thousand randomly chosen individuals were sent a detailed questionnaire focusing on asthma and respiratory ..
  42. pmc Spatial and temporal investigations of reported movements, births and deaths of cattle and pigs in Sweden
    Maria Nöremark
    SVA, National Veterinary Institute, Department of Disease Control and Epidemiology, 75189 Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Vet Scand 51:37. 2009
    ..The results can be used for contingency planning, modelling of disease spread and design of disease control programs...
  43. doi Clinical risk factors, DNA variants, and the development of type 2 diabetes
    Valeriya Lyssenko
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 359:2220-32. 2008
    ..Type 2 diabetes mellitus is thought to develop from an interaction between environmental and genetic factors. We examined whether clinical or genetic factors or both could predict progression to diabetes in two prospective cohorts...
  44. ncbi Cost of stroke in Sweden: an incidence estimate
    Ola Ghatnekar
    The Swedish Institute for Health Economics, Lund
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:375-80. 2004
    To estimate the excess cost of stroke in Sweden and the potential costs that could be avoided by preventing first-ever strokes.
  45. ncbi Plasma leptin and colorectal cancer risk: a prospective study in Northern Sweden
    Par Stattin
    Department of Urology, Umea University Hospital, 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Oncol Rep 10:2015-21. 2003
    ..I.=0.72-5.29), whereas no increase was seen for rectal cancer. In women, no association between leptin and risk was seen. These data support the hypothesis that leptin is a risk marker for colorectal cancer in men, but not in women...
  46. ncbi Outcome of planned home births compared to hospital births in Sweden between 1992 and 2004. A population-based register study
    Helena E Lindgren
    School of Health, Care and Social Welfare, Malardalen University, Eskilstuna, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:751-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this population-based study was to measure the risk of adverse outcome for mother and child in planned home births in a Swedish population irrespective of where the birth actually occurred, at home or in hospital after transfer...
  47. ncbi The socioeconomic gradient in the incidence of stroke: a prospective study in middle-aged women in Sweden
    Hannah Kuper
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, U K
    Stroke 38:27-33. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to establish whether a socioeconomic gradient in stroke existed in a group of Swedish women and whether this gradient could be explained by established stroke risk factors or psychosocial factors...
  48. doi Identification of adverse events at an orthopedics department in Sweden
    Maria Unbeck
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Division of Orthopedics, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 79:396-403. 2008
    ..We tested and evaluated a patient safety model (the Wimmera clinical risk management model) and performed a three-stage retrospective review of records to determine the occurrence of AEs in adult orthopedic inpatients...
  49. ncbi The influence of household work and of having children on sickness absence among publicly employed women in Sweden
    Margaretha Voss
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 36:564-72. 2008
    To investigate whether family obligations influence the risk of sickness absence among female municipal employees in Sweden.
  50. pmc Organochlorines in Swedish women: determinants of serum concentrations
    Anders Wicklund Glynn
    Swedish National Food Administration, Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 111:349-55. 2003
    ..This shows that the studied organochlorines should not be treated as a homogeneous group of compounds in epidemiologic studies...
  51. ncbi Mortality, severe morbidity, and injury in children living with single parents in Sweden: a population-based study
    Gunilla Ringbäck Weitoft
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 361:289-95. 2003
    ..We aimed to investigate differences in mortality, severe morbidity, and injury between children living in households with one adult and those living in households with two adults...
  52. ncbi Incidence of retinopathy of prematurity in infants born before 27 weeks' gestation in Sweden
    Dordi Austeng
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:1315-9. 2009
    To determine the incidence of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in extremely preterm infants born before 27 weeks' gestation in Sweden during a 3-year period.
  53. ncbi A 20-year follow-up of a population study-based COPD cohort-report from the obstructive lung disease in Northern Sweden studies
    Bo Lundbäck
    Herman Krefting Laboratory, Department of Internal Medicine Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg
    COPD 6:263-71. 2009
    ..The Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden (OLIN) Study's first postal survey was performed in 1985, and 5698 subjects (86%) responded...
  54. pmc The association of early IQ and education with mortality: 65 year longitudinal study in Malmö, Sweden
    A Lager
    Centre for Health Equity Studies CHESS, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 339:b5282. 2009
    ..To establish whether differences in early IQ explain why people with longer education live longer, or whether differences in father's or own educational attainment explain why people with higher early IQ live longer...
  55. ncbi Sickness absence and disability pension in a cohort of employees initially on long-term sick leave due to psychiatric disorders in Sweden
    Marjan Vaez
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:381-8. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi Lower levels of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D among young adults at diagnosis of autoimmune type 1 diabetes compared with control subjects: results from the nationwide Diabetes Incidence Study in Sweden (DISS)
    B Littorin
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Lund, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabetologia 49:2847-52. 2006
    ..Low plasma vitamin D concentrations may promote the development of type 1 diabetes. To test this hypothesis, we measured plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) in young adults with type 1 diabetes...
  57. ncbi Socio-economic factors, lifestyle, and headache disorders - a population-based study in Sweden
    Anu Molarius
    Västmanland County Council, Department of Community Medicine, Vasteras, Sweden
    Headache 48:1426-37. 2008
    ..To study the association between socio-economic factors, lifestyle habits, and self-reported recurrent headache/migraine (RH/M) in a general population...
  58. pmc Road traffic noise and hypertension: results from a cross-sectional public health survey in southern Sweden
    Theo Bodin
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Environ Health 8:38. 2009
    ..Our objective was to further explore these associations...
  59. ncbi Genetic and environmental effects on same-sex sexual behavior: a population study of twins in Sweden
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 23000, 104 35, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 39:75-80. 2010
    ..We used data from a truly population-based 2005-2006 survey of all adult twins (20-47 years) in Sweden to conduct the largest twin study of same-sex sexual behavior attempted so far...
  60. doi Ovarian epithelial neoplasia after hormonal infertility treatment: long-term follow-up of a historical cohort in Sweden
    Karin Sanner
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Fertil Steril 91:1152-8. 2009
    ..To study the association between hormonal infertility treatment and ovarian neoplasia...
  61. pmc Molecular epidemiology of metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Norway and Sweden shows import of international clones and local clonal expansion
    Orjan Samuelsen
    Reference Centre for Detection of Antimicrobial Resistance, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:346-52. 2010
    ..In this study MBL-producing P. aeruginosa isolates identified in Norway (n = 4) and Sweden (n = 9) from 1999 to 2007 were characterized...
  62. doi POP levels in breast milk and maternal serum and thyroid hormone levels in mother-child pairs from Uppsala, Sweden
    P O Darnerud
    National Food Administration, PO Box 622, 751 26 Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Int 36:180-7. 2010
    ..When comparing studies that investigate associations between TH levels and POP levels during the perinatal stage, no obvious between-study concordance was seen regarding the critical dose for hormonal effects to occur...
  63. ncbi Physical activity and inactivity in an adult population assessed by accelerometry
    Maria Hagstromer
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1502-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the levels and pattern of physical activity and inactivity in an adult population sample using an objective method...
  64. ncbi Low levels of antibodies against phosphorylcholine predict development of stroke in a population-based study from northern Sweden
    Roland Fiskesund
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Stroke 41:607-12. 2010
    ..Here we determine the association between anti-PC and the incidence of stroke...
  65. doi Attitudes to HPV vaccination among parents of children aged 12-15 years-a population-based survey in Sweden
    Lisen A Dahlström
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 126:500-7. 2010
    In this population-based survey undertaken in Sweden in 2007, we investigated correlates of attitudes to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among parents of children aged 12-15 years...
  66. ncbi The incidence of tonsillar cancer in Sweden is increasing
    Lalle Hammarstedt
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:988-92. 2007
    The incidence of tonsillar cancer in Sweden is increasing, particularly among men. Risk factors other than smoking may have contributed to the observed secular trend in men. In women, however, smoking can be a part of the explanation...
  67. ncbi The risk of acute myocardial infarction: interactions of types of physical activity
    Eleonor Fransson
    Division of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 15:573-82. 2004
    ..Special interest was focused on potential interaction among these aspects of physical activity...
  68. ncbi Social class assignment and mortality in Sweden
    Robert Erikson
    Stockholm University, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 62:2151-60. 2006
    ..Here it is shown, using census data from Sweden, that mortality-rate differences between social classes covering the period 1991-1997 are greater for both men and ..
  69. ncbi Disability pension among immigrants in Sweden
    Torun Osterberg
    Department of Social Work, University of Goteborg, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 63:805-16. 2006
    Using large samples, disability pensions among foreign-born and native-born women and men living in Sweden is studied here for the period 1981-1999. The results show foreign-born individuals having higher rates of disability pension...
  70. ncbi Risk indicators for the tick Ixodes ricinus and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Sweden
    T G T Jaenson
    Department of Systematic Biology, Medical Entomology Unit, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Med Vet Entomol 23:226-37. 2009
    ..spirochaetes (Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato) and tick-borne encephalitis virus, appears to be increasing in Sweden. It is therefore important to determine which environmental factors are most useful to assess risk of human ..
  71. ncbi The demographics of same-sex marriages in Norway and Sweden
    Gunnar Andersson
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Str 1, 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Demography 43:79-98. 2006
    ..present study investigates the demographics of same-sex marriages--that is, registered partnerships-in Norway and Sweden. We give an overview of the demographic characteristics of the spouses of these partnerships, study patterns of ..
  72. ncbi Can we disentangle life course processes of accumulation, critical period and social mobility? An analysis of disadvantaged socio-economic positions and myocardial infarction in the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program
    Johan Hallqvist
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm 171 76, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 58:1555-62. 2004
    ..Accordingly, the interpretation must depend on prior knowledge of more specific causal mechanisms...
  73. ncbi Religious and cultural distance in beliefs about health and illness in women with diabetes mellitus of different origin living in Sweden
    Katarina Hjelm
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Lund, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:627-43. 2003
    ..about health and illness in females with diabetes mellitus (DM) from different religious backgrounds living in Sweden. Swedes showed an active self-care behaviour and a healthy and controlled life-style...
  74. ncbi Long-term effects of widowhood after terminal cancer: a Swedish nationwide follow-up
    Unnur Valdimarsdottir
    Department of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Institute of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institute, Box 4402, 10268 Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 31:31-6. 2003
    ..The authors investigated whether becoming a widow after the death of a husband from cancer results in long-term psychological or physical morbidity...
  75. ncbi Depression in mothers and fathers of children with intellectual disability
    M B Olsson
    University of Trollhattan Uddevalla, Vänersborg, Sweden Department of Psychology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Intellect Disabil Res 45:535-43. 2001
    ..Single mothers of children with disabilities were found to be more vulnerable to severe depression than mothers living with a partner...
  76. ncbi Associations between body height, body composition and cholesterol levels in middle-aged men. the coronary risk factor study in southern Sweden (CRISS)
    K M Henriksson
    Department of Community Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:521-6. 2001
    ..In this study, associations between body height and serum cholesterol, non-high-density lipoprotein (non-HDL cholesterol) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL cholesterol) were investigated...
  77. pmc Validation study of villous atrophy and small intestinal inflammation in Swedish biopsy registers
    Jonas F Ludvigsson
    Department of Pediatrics, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:19. 2009
    ..Small intestinal biopsy with villous atrophy (VA) is the gold standard for the diagnosis of celiac disease (CD). We validated VA (Marsh 3) and small intestinal inflammation without VA (Marsh 1+2) in Swedish regional biopsy registers...
  78. doi Social inequalities in non-small cell lung cancer management and survival: a population-based study in central Sweden
    Anders Berglund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Box 281, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Thorax 65:327-33. 2010
    ..To examine possible associations between socioeconomic status, management and survival of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  79. ncbi Work situation of registered nurses in municipal elderly care in Sweden: a questionnaire survey
    Karin Josefsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Orebro University, S 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:71-82. 2007
    Organizational changes have occurred in municipal elderly care in Sweden during the past decades. The 'Adel' reform transferred responsibility for the care of older persons from the county councils to the municipalities...
  80. doi Incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adults and children in Kronoberg, Sweden
    M Thunander
    Department of Internal Medicine, Central Hospital, S 351 85 Vaxjo, Sweden
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 82:247-55. 2008
    ..Incidence of type 2 was the highest reported from Sweden, to which new diagnostic criteria, a high degree of case-finding, and many elders, may have contributed, but ..
  81. ncbi Mental health of recently resettled refugees from the Middle East in Sweden: the impact of pre-resettlement trauma, resettlement stress and capacity to handle stress
    Fredrik Lindencrona
    Dept of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry HS, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University, c o Stress Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:121-31. 2008
    ..to handle stress, was administered to 124 Middle Eastern refugees that had been granted permanent residency in Sweden only a few months before responding...
  82. doi Differences in sickness absence in Sweden and Denmark: the cross national HAKNAK study
    Thomas Lund
    The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 19:343-9. 2009
    To investigate potential differences in sickness absence among public sector employees in Sweden and Denmark, and to what extent a difference was associated with age, gender, physical and psychosocial work environment exposures, lifestyle ..
  83. doi Time trends in brain tumor incidence rates in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, 1974-2003
    Isabelle Deltour
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1721-4. 2009
    In Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, the use of mobile phones increased sharply in the mid-1990s; thus, time trends in brain tumor incidence after 1998 may provide information about possible tumor risks associated with mobile phone ..
  84. ncbi Factors related to participation in a cervical cancer screening programme in urban Sweden
    Y Rodvall
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm Centre of Public Health, Norrbacka, 3rd Floor, SE 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:459-66. 2005
    ..invited women aged 25-60 attended the Population-based Cervical Cancer Screening Programme (PCCSP) in Stockholm, Sweden in 1994-1996. The objective of this study was to explore factors related to participation in this PCCSP...
  85. ncbi Bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Sweden: an H-type variant
    Dolores Gavier-Widen
    National Veterinary Institute, S 75189 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:2-10. 2008
    Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) had never been detected in Sweden until 2006, when the active surveillance identified a case in a 12-year-old cow...
  86. ncbi Sick-listing as a psychosocial work problem: a survey of 3997 Swedish physicians
    Malin S Swartling
    Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation Medicine, Uppsala University, Akademiska Hospital, Uppsala 75185, Sweden
    J Occup Rehabil 17:398-408. 2007
    ..To quantify the extent of emotionally straining sick-listing problems among three categories of physicians and find associations with workplace characteristics...
  87. ncbi Standardized incidence rates of total hip replacement for primary hip osteoarthritis in the 5 Nordic countries: similarities and differences
    L Stefan Lohmander
    Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 77:733-40. 2006
    ..countries provide an opportunity to compare age- and sex-standardized annual incidence of primary total hip replacement (THR) and types of implants used for primary hip osteoarthritis (OA) in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
  88. ncbi Chronic musculoskeletal pain, prevalence rates, and sociodemographic associations in a Swedish population study
    S Bergman
    Primary Care Centre Hertig Knut, Bryggaregatan 1, S-302 43 Halmstad, Sweden
    J Rheumatol 28:1369-77. 2001
    ..METHODS: A cross sectional survey with a postal questionnaire to 3928 inhabitants on the west coast of Sweden. RESULTS: The age and sex adjusted prevalence of chronic regional pain (CRP) was 23...
  89. ncbi Estimating disease prevalence using a population-based administrative healthcare database
    Ann Britt E Wiréhn
    Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 35:424-31. 2007
    In Ostergötland County, Sweden, all data on hospital care and primary healthcare (PHC) have been entered in a diagnosis-related administrative database since 1999...
  90. ncbi Effects of bariatric surgery on cancer incidence in obese patients in Sweden (Swedish Obese Subjects Study): a prospective, controlled intervention trial
    Lars Sjöström
    The Institutes of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 10:653-62. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study is the first intervention trial in the obese population to provide prospective, controlled cancer-incidence data...
  91. ncbi Association of a haplotype in the promoter region of the interferon regulatory factor 5 gene with rheumatoid arthritis
    Snaevar Sigurdsson
    Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 56:2202-10. 2007
    ..To determine whether genetic variants of the interferon regulatory factor 5 (IRF-5) and Tyk-2 genes are associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  92. doi Modelling the decreasing coronary heart disease mortality in Sweden between 1986 and 2002
    Lena Björck
    Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 30:1046-56. 2009
    Coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates have been falling in Sweden since the 1980s...
  93. ncbi The disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) outcome questionnaire: reliability and validity of the Swedish version evaluated in 176 patients
    I Atroshi
    Department or Orthopedics, Hassleholm Kristianstad Hospitals, Sweden
    Acta Orthop Scand 71:613-8. 2000
    ..The Swedish version of the DASH is a reliable and valid instrument that can provide a standardized measure of patient-centered outcomes in upper-extremity musculoskeletal conditions...
  94. doi Efficacy and safety of atomoxetine as add-on to psychoeducation in the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in stimulant-naïve Swedish children and adolescents
    Pär Svanborg
    Eli Lilly Sweden AB, Gustav III Boulevard 42, Box 721, 169 27, Solna, Sweden
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 18:240-9. 2009
    ..HRQL results will be presented elsewhere. Here, psychoeducation as well as efficacy and safety of the treatment are described...
  95. ncbi Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: the incidence, prevalence, clinical course, and prognostication in the preimatinib mesylate era--a population-based study in western Sweden
    Bengt Nilsson
    Department of Surgery, The Lundberg Laboratory for Cancer Research, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Göteborg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cancer 103:821-9. 2005
    ..New treatment options mandate more accurate information regarding the incidence, prevalence, clinical behavior, and prognostic factors of GIST...
  96. ncbi Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the proximal promoter region of the adiponectin (APM1) gene are associated with type 2 diabetes in Swedish caucasians
    Harvest F Gu
    Rolf Luft Center for Diabetes Research, Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes 53:S31-5. 2004
    ..The present study provides additional evidence that SNPs in the proximal promoter region of the APM1 gene contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes...
  97. ncbi Burden of illness of chronic low back pain in Sweden: a cross-sectional, retrospective study in primary care setting
    Mattias Ekman
    Stockholm Health Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1777-85. 2005
    ..Cross-sectional survey of patients with chronic low back pain in primary care setting...
  98. ncbi The aetiology and epidemiology of clavicular fractures. A prospective study during a two-year period in Uppsala, Sweden
    J Nowak
    Department of Orthopaedics, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Injury 31:353-8. 2000
    ..The population at risk consisted of about 200,000 individuals aged 15 or above in the county of Uppsala, Sweden. There were 187 clavicular fractures in 185 patients corresponding to an annual incidence of 50/100,000 (males 71/..
  99. ncbi The Swedish Twin Registry in the third millennium: an update
    Paul Lichtenstein
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:875-82. 2006
    ..Today it includes more than 170,000 twins--in principle, all twins born in Sweden since 1886. In this article we describe some ongoing and recently completed projects based on the registry...
  100. pmc Etanercept, infliximab, and leflunomide in established rheumatoid arthritis: clinical experience using a structured follow up programme in southern Sweden
    P Geborek
    Department of Rheumatology, Lund University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:793-8. 2002
    ....
  101. ncbi Epidemiologic characteristics and seasonal distribution of human metapneumovirus infections in five epidemic seasons in Stockholm, Sweden, 2002-2006
    Farideh Rafiefard
    Division of Clinical Microbiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Med Virol 80:1631-8. 2008
    ..Large hMPV virus epidemics were anticyclical to large RSV epidemics. It is concluded that the epidemiology of hMPV differs markedly from other common respiratory viruses...

Research Grants76

  1. New Opportunity
    Will Gillett; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..British Columbia, Canada [unreadable] Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand [unreadable] Umea University, Umea, Sweden [unreadable] Institute de Diagnostico y Referenda Epidemiologicos, Mexico City, Mexico There are a number of other ..
  2. Human embryonic stem cell-derived neural crest stem cells and Hirschsprung disea
    SEAN MORRISON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..authors are at the Wallenberg Neuroscience Center, Lund University, Solvegatan 17, S-223 62 Lund, Sweden. anders.bjorklund@mphy.lu...
  3. Human embryonic stem cell-derived neural crest stem cells and Hirschsprung disea
    Sean J Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..authors are at the Wallenberg Neuroscience Center, Lund University, Solvegatan 17, S-223 62 Lund, Sweden. anders.bjorklund@mphy.lu...
  4. Macroeconomic Demography of Intergenerational Transfers
    Ronald Lee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Korea, Australia, Austria, Slovenia, Sweden, Finland, Hungary, Costa Rica, and Uruguay...
  5. Macroeconomic Demography of Intergenerational Transfers
    Ronald D Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Korea, Australia, Austria, Slovenia, Sweden, Finland, Hungary, Costa Rica, and Uruguay...
  6. 12th International Congress of Radiation Research
    George Iliakis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..followed soon after by the formation of societies in Great Britain, several countries in Europe (the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Germany, Italy, and France), Japan, and Israel...
  7. 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF RADIATION RESEARCH
    Elizabeth Travis; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..followed soon after by the formation of societies in Great Britain, several countries in Europe (the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Germany, Italy and France), Japan, and Israel...
  8. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..17,000 young adults from 12 countries (Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA)...
  9. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..17,000 young adults from 12 countries (Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA)...
  10. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..17,000 young adults from 12 countries (Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA)...
  11. Molecular Epidemiology of Secondary Lung Cancer
    Peter Shields; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Center Department of Medical Epidemiology The Research Building Box 381 3970 Reservoir Road NW 19179 Stockholm Sweden Washington, DC 20007-2197 KEY PERSONNEL. See instructions...
  12. INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTS ON HEALTH AND ECONOMIC STATUS
    ARTHUR KAPTEYN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..different countries (United States, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, United Kingdom, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden, Greece, Switzerland, and Austria) taking advantage of recently and soon-to-be-collected cross-nationally ..
  13. Alcoholism and Stress: A Framework for Future Treatment Strategies
    Marisa Roberto; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States...
  14. Subjective Well-Being Over The Life Course
    STEPHEN JONATHAN MACHIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Aim 2. Using twin surveys from the UK, Norway and Sweden, we shall estimate similar models to before - once using the data on who is twinned with whom, and once not using ..
  15. Subjective Well-Being Over The Life Course
    Andrew Steptoe; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Aim 2. Using twin surveys from the UK, Norway and Sweden, we shall estimate similar models to before - once using the data on who is twinned with whom, and once not using ..
  16. The Shape of Income and Mortality
    George Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of an experienced set of researchers conducting identical analyses in Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden in order to examine in a broader context the nature of the association between income and mortality risk, and to ..
  17. Preclinical Development of an Absorbable Antibacterial Bone Hemostatic Agent
    TIMOTHY FISHER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These numbers are consistent with studies from other countries, e.g., $16,600 in the Netherlands, $18,500 (Sweden) and $23,250 (Australia)...
  18. DATA COORDINATING CENTER FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    M Leske; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed EMGT is a collaborative effort that involves a Clinical Center (CC) in Malmo, Sweden, a Disc Photography Reading Center in Lund both at the University of Lund, Sweden, a Data Center (DC) at the State ..
  19. DATA COORDINATING CENTER FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    M Leske; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The proposed EMGT is a collaborative effort that involves a Clinical Center (CC) in Malmo, Sweden, a Disc Photography Reading Center in Lund both at the University of Lund, Sweden, a Data Center (DC) at the State ..
  20. DATA COORDINATING CENTER FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    M Leske; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The proposed EMGT is a collaborative effort that involves a Clinical Center (CC) in Malmo, Sweden, a Disc Photography Reading Center in Lund both at the University of Lund, Sweden, a Data Center (DC) at the State ..
  21. DATA COORDINATING CENTER FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    M Leske; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed EMGT is a collaborative effort that involves a Clinical Center (CC) in Malmo, Sweden, a Disc Photography Reading Center in Lund both at the University of Lund, Sweden, a Data Center (DC) at the State ..
  22. DATA COORDINATING CENTER FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    M Leske; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The proposed EMGT is a collaborative effort that involves a Clinical Center (CC) in Malmo, Sweden, a Disc Photography Reading Center in Lund both at the University of Lund, Sweden, a Data Center (DC) at the State ..
  23. Parent Behavior and Child Adjustment Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e., China, India, Italy, Kenya, Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, United States) and subgroups within these countries...
  24. Parent Behavior and Child Adjustment Across Cultures
    JENNIFER LANSFORD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., China, India, Italy, Kenya, Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, United States) and subgroups within these countries...
  25. DATA COORDINATING CENTER FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    MCRISTINA LESKE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The proposed EMGT is a collaborative effort that involves a Clinical Center (CC) in Malmo, Sweden, a Disc Photography Reading Center in Lund both at the University of Lund, Sweden, a Data Center (DC) at the State ..
  26. DATA COORDINATING CENTER FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    M Leske; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The proposed EMGT is a collaborative effort that involves a Clinical Center (CC) in Malmo, Sweden, a Disc Photography Reading Center in Lund both at the University of Lund, Sweden, a Data Center (DC) at the State ..
  27. Quasi-experimental studies of early risk factors for severe psychopathology
    Paul Lichtenstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to analyze a large dataset that includes information on every individual who was born or lived in Sweden from 1940-1995 (NH7,500,000), which includes measures of early environmental risks, correlated familial and ..
  28. ANALYSIS OF VIRULENCE MUTANTS OF BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS
    Alison Weiss; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..the population refused to except the current whole cell vaccine, a situation which occurred in Great Britain and Sweden, where concern about the safety of this vaccine has lead to a decline of its use, and a subsequent rise in disease...
  29. ANALYSIS OF VIRULENCE MUTANTS OF BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS
    Alison Weiss; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..the population refused to except the current whole cell vaccine, a situation which occurred in Great Britain and Sweden, where concern about the safety of this vaccine has lead to a decline of its use, and a subsequent rise in disease...
  30. Epidemiology and T cell response to cat allergen
    Thomas Platts Mills; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..in sera from children enrolled in 3 prospective studies: a study on approximately 2000 school age children in Sweden, many of whom have high exposure to cat or dog allergens; a birth cohort in Boston; and a birth cohort in New ..
  31. Genetics, family environment, and neighborhood: impact on mental disorders
    JAN O SUNDQUIST; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..All persons in Sweden have a personal identification number that will be used to obtain and link the following data for the total ..
  32. Long-term prediction of prostate cancer death from kallikreins measured in blood
    Hans Lilja; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Low incidence of PSA testing in Sweden during enrollment (1974-1986) and long-term follow-up are prerequisites for our unique "natural experiment"...
  33. A Twin Study of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Sweden
    Nancy Pedersen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The current proposal has several unique aims and represents a cost-effective means to extend this work in an epidemiological sample that is arguably the best twin registry in the world. ..
  34. A Twin Study of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Sweden
    Nancy Pedersen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The current proposal has several unique aims and represents a cost-effective means to extend this work in an epidemiological sample that is arguably the best twin registry in the world. ..
  35. NW Research Center for Excellence in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Samuel Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Laboratory in Montana, the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and collaborators at sites in Thailand, Sweden, and Mexico...
  36. A Twin Study of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Sweden
    Nancy Pedersen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The current proposal has several unique aims and represents a cost-effective means to extend this work in an epidemiological sample that is arguably the best twin registry in the world. ..
  37. NW Research Center for Excellence in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Samuel Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Laboratory in Montana, the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and collaborators at sites in Thailand, Sweden, and Mexico...
  38. RISK FACTORS FOR STOMACH CANCER--A CASE-CONTROL STUDY
    Hans Olov Adami; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..A population-based case-control study has been initiated in a large area of central and northern Sweden. The study population has the following important features: (1) the study-base is exactly defined; (2) all ..
  39. SYSTEMATIC ANALYSIS: CONNECTICUT CANCER INCIDENCE TRENDS
    Theodore Holford; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Geographic regions are: Connecticut, Hawaii, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Japan, Norway, Sweden, U.K. and U.S...
  40. Inflammatory Markers in Circulation and Ovarian Cancer Risk
    Alan Arslan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..prospective cohort studies: 1) the New York University Women's Health Study (NYUWHS);2) the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study (NSHDS);and 3) the Italian Hormones and Diet in the Etiology of Cancer (ORDET)...
  41. COMPARATIVE LIFE COURSE RESEARCH ON ECONOMIC WELL-BEING
    LEE RAINWATER; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Core A prepares a multi-year database covering the period from the late 1960s to the mid- 1980s in Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Spain and the United States with the possible inclusion of ..
  42. Center for Computational Mass-Spectrometry
    Pavel Pevzner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..hospitals and biotechnology companies, as well as foreign research institutions at Germany, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom, we propose to further extend these collaborations by developing robust open access mass ..
  43. Center for Computational Mass-Spectrometry
    Pavel Pevzner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..hospitals and biotechnology companies, as well as foreign research institutions at Germany, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom, we propose to further extend these collaborations by developing robust open access mass ..
  44. SCOR IN CORONARY AND VASCULAR DISEASES
    John Ross; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..In an expanded UCSD SCOR Postinfarction Database, prospective studies across countries (United States, Canada, and Sweden) with widely differing management strategies, will use descriptive and analytic studies to examine outcomes and ..
  45. Molecular epidemiology of cervical adenocarcinoma
    Hans Olov Adami; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Our capacity to conduct these studies is derived from the utilization of unique prerequisites in Sweden, namely the extensive documentation present in computerized registers for population-based PAP-smear screening, ..
  46. EFFICACY TRIAL OF AN ACELLULAR PERTUSSIS VACCINE
    Donato Greco; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Two of the seven vaccines were selected by Sweden to test in field trial to be conducted by the National Bacteriological Laboratory and two acellular vaccines were ..
  47. EFFICACY TRIAL OF AN ACELLULAR PERTUSSIS VACCINE
    Donato Greco; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Two of the seven vaccines were selected by Sweden to test in field trial to be conducted by the National Bacteriological Laboratory and two acellular vaccines were ..
  48. Molecular epidemiology of cervical adenocarcinoma
    Hans Olov Adami; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our capacity to conduct these studies is derived from the utilization of unique prerequisites in Sweden, namely the extensive documentation present in computerized registers for population-based PAP-smear screening, ..
  49. EFFICACY TRIAL OF AN ACELLULAR PERTUSSIS VACCINE
    Donato Greco; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Two of the seven vaccines were selected by Sweden to test in field trial to be conducted by the National Bacteriological Laboratory and two acellular vaccines were ..
  50. Molecular epidemiology of cervical adenocarcinoma
    Hans Olov Adami; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our capacity to conduct these studies is derived from the utilization of unique prerequisites in Sweden, namely the extensive documentation present in computerized registers for population-based PAP-smear screening, ..
  51. Micronutrient intervention to reduce noise-induced hearing loss
    JOSEF MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. or l Yes m No partnership with International Collaborators? 5.b. If yes, identify countries: Spain, Sweden 5.c. Optional Explanation: Please See Other Attachments 6. * Project Summary/Abstract 8691-Abstract...
  52. Impact of HIV-1 Fitness on Disease Progression
    Eric Arts; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..HIV-1 isolates from approximately 80 HIV-infected individuals have been obtained from the Karolinska Insititute in Sweden and at the :Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium...
  53. Hormone levels during pregnancy and maternal ovarian cancer
    Annekatrin Lukanova; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In a case control study (1,827 cases, 3,654 controls), nested within two large cohorts in Finland and Sweden, we will explore the associations between progesterone and 17alpha-OH progesterone (marker of corpus luteum ..
  54. Impact of HIV-1 Fitness on Disease Progression
    Eric Arts; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..1 isolates from approximately 80 HIV-infected individuals have been obtained from the Karolinska Insititute in Sweden and at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium...
  55. Hormone levels during pregnancy and maternal ovarian cancer
    Annekatrin Lukanova; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In a case control study (1,827 cases, 3,654 controls), nested within two large cohorts in Finland and Sweden, we will explore the associations between progesterone and 17alpha-OH progesterone (marker of corpus luteum ..
  56. Hormone levels during pregnancy and maternal ovarian cancer
    Annekatrin Lukanova; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In a case control study (1,827 cases, 3,654 controls), nested within two large cohorts in Finland and Sweden, we will explore the associations between progesterone and 17alpha-OH progesterone (marker of corpus luteum ..
  57. Hormone levels during pregnancy and maternal ovarian cancer
    Annekatrin Lukanova; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In a case control study (1,827 cases, 3,654 controls), nested within two large cohorts in Finland and Sweden, we will explore the associations between progesterone and 17alpha-OH progesterone (marker of corpus luteum ..
  58. Impact of HIV-1 Fitness on Disease Progression
    Eric Arts; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..1 isolates from approximately 80 HIV-infected individuals have been obtained from the Karolinska Insititute in Sweden and at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium...
  59. Impact of HIV-1 Fitness on Disease Progression
    Eric Arts; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..1 isolates from approximately 80 HIV-infected individuals have been obtained from the Karolinska Insititute in Sweden and at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium...
  60. Impact of HIV-1 Fitness on Disease Progression
    Eric Arts; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..1 isolates from approximately 80 HIV-infected individuals have been obtained from the Karolinska Insititute in Sweden and at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium...
  61. Hormone levels during pregnancy and maternal ovarian cancer
    Annekatrin Lukanova; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In a case control study (1,827 cases, 3,654 controls), nested within two large cohorts in Finland and Sweden, we will explore the associations between progesterone and 17alpha-OH progesterone (marker of corpus luteum ..
  62. Exposure Response Relationship In Hand Arm Vibration
    Martin Cherniack; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This proposal represents the combined plan of investigators from Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States to study four vibration-exposed cohorts in Europe and North America...
  63. Exposure Response Relationship In Hand Arm Vibration
    Martin Cherniack; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This proposal represents the combined plan of investigators from Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States to study four vibration-exposed cohorts in Europe and North America...
  64. Exposure Response Relationship In Hand Arm Vibration
    Martin Cherniack; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This proposal represents the combined plan of investigators from Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States to study four vibration-exposed cohorts in Europe and North America...
  65. Exposure Response Relationship In Hand Arm Vibration
    Martin Cherniack; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This proposal represents the combined plan of investigators from Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States to study four vibration-exposed cohorts in Europe and North America...
  66. Exposure Response Relationship In Hand Arm Vibration
    Martin Cherniack; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This proposal represents the combined plan of investigators from Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States to study four vibration-exposed cohorts in Europe and North America...
  67. PREVENTION OF PERIODONTAL DISEASES
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Subjects will be recruited at 2 geographic locations, Forsyth Cental Center and the University of Gothenburg, Sweden each site providing 50% of the subjects for each Aim...