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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. 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
  3. 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
  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 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
  6. doi Women's fear of childbirth and preference for cesarean section--a cross-sectional study at various stages of pregnancy in Sweden
    Katri Nieminen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Motala Hospital, Motala, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:807-13. 2009
  7. 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
  8. ncbi Excess mortality in bipolar and unipolar disorder in Sweden
    U Osby
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska sjukhuset S4, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:844-50. 2001
  9. ncbi Social inequality in oral health and use of dental care in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karonlinska Institutet, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:167-74. 2001
  10. 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

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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. 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...
  3. 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...
  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 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...
  6. doi Women's fear of childbirth and preference for cesarean section--a cross-sectional study at various stages of pregnancy in Sweden
    Katri Nieminen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Motala Hospital, Motala, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:807-13. 2009
    ..To investigate Swedish women's level of antenatal fear of childbirth at various gestational ages, and factors associated with intense fear and with preference for cesarean section...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi Excess mortality in bipolar and unipolar disorder in Sweden
    U Osby
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska sjukhuset S4, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:844-50. 2001
    ..However, there has been no population-based study of mortality of patients followed up from the onset of the illness...
  9. ncbi Social inequality in oral health and use of dental care in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karonlinska Institutet, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:167-74. 2001
    To describe oral health and use of dental care in relation to socio-economic determinants over time in Sweden.
  10. 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...
  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 Deliveries, mothers and newborn infants in Sweden, 1973-2000. Trends in obstetrics as reported to the Swedish Medical Birth Register
    Viveca Odlind
    Center for Epidemiology, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:516-28. 2003
    ..The aim of this report is to present descriptive data from the Swedish Medical Birth Register (MBR) reflecting trends in obstetric and neonatal practices over three decades...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi Time trends in burdens of cadmium, lead, and mercury in the population of northern Sweden
    Maria Wennberg
    Department of Medicine, Skellefteå Hospital, 931 86 Skellefteå, Sweden
    Environ Res 100:330-8. 2006
    ..The study took place in the two northernmost counties in Sweden. To assess the effect of changes in the environment, adjustments were made for life-style factors that are ..
  15. ncbi Risk factors for coronary heart disease among immigrant women from Iran and Turkey, compared to women of Swedish ethnicity
    Achraf Daryani
    Unit for Clinical Nutrition Research, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Ethn Dis 15:213-20. 2005
    The aim of the study was to compare a group of immigrant women from the Middle East living in Sweden to Swedish-born controls regarding the prevalence of certain cardiovascular risk factors.
  16. ncbi Incidence of and survival after mammary tumors in a population of over 80,000 insured female dogs in Sweden from 1995 to 2002
    Agneta Egenvall
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    Prev Vet Med 69:109-27. 2005
    ..At the ages 6, 8 and 10 years, 1%, 6% and 13% respectively, of all females had at least one MT claim. The MT mortality was 6 deaths per 10,000 DYAR and increased with age. The overall-case fatality was 6%...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Neighbourhood deprivation and incidence of coronary heart disease: a multilevel study of 2.6 million women and men in Sweden
    K Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:71-7. 2004
    ..To examine whether neighbourhood deprivation predicts incidence rates of coronary heart disease, beyond age and individual income...
  19. doi 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...
  20. ncbi Alcohol use among Swedes and a psychometric evaluation of the alcohol use disorders identification test
    Hans Bergman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute and Addiction Center North at Magnus Huss Clinic, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:245-51. 2002
    ..Both the internal and test- retest reliability of the Swedish version of AUDIT were satisfactory. A table for converting raw scores to non-normalized T-scores for each combination of gender and three age intervals is presented...
  21. 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)...
  22. doi 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi A longitudinal study integrating population, care and social services data. The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC)
    Marten Lagergren
    Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:158-68. 2004
    A large, national, long-term, longitudinal, multi-purpose study has been launched in Sweden--the Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC). The study involves four research centers collecting data in four different areas of Sweden.
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Effect of smokeless tobacco (snus) on smoking and public health in Sweden
    J Foulds
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Tobacco Dependence Program, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08852, USA
    Tob Control 12:349-59. 2003
    To review the evidence on the effects of moist smokeless tobacco (snus) on smoking and ill health in Sweden.
  28. ncbi Sociodemographic predictors of non-attendance at invitational mammography screening--a population-based register study (Sweden)
    Magdalena Lagerlund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 13:73-82. 2002
    ..To investigate the role of sociodemographic factors in predicting mammography uptake in an outreach screening program...
  29. doi Long-term safety and efficacy of drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents in Sweden
    Stefan K James
    Department of Cardiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 360:1933-45. 2009
    ..The long-term safety and efficacy of drug-eluting coronary stents have been questioned...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi Risk and case characteristics of tuberculosis in rheumatoid arthritis associated with tumor necrosis factor antagonists in Sweden
    Johan Askling
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1986-92. 2005
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  34. doi Discrepant trends in mental health complaints among younger and older adolescents in Sweden: an analysis of WHO data 1985-2005
    Curt Hagquist
    Centre for Research on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden
    J Adolesc Health 46:258-64. 2010
    ..the time trends in self-reported mental health complaints (internalizing problems) among school children in Sweden during a time characterized by economic downturns and upturns, with a focus on possible differences across grades ..
  35. doi 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...
  36. doi Time series analysis performed on nephropathia epidemica in humans of northern Sweden in relation to bank vole population dynamic and the NAO index
    R Thomas Palo
    Department of Natural Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden
    Zoonoses Public Health 56:150-6. 2009
    Time series analysis was performed on two data series of human nephropathia epidemica (NE) infections in northern Sweden between the years 1959-1975 and 1985-2006...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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.
  40. 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...
  41. 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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  42. 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)...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. ncbi Evaluation of diagnostic procedures in Swedish patients with schizophrenia and related psychoses
    Birgit Ekholm
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet and Hospital, R5 00, SE 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:457-64. 2005
    ..For patients in long-term treatment for schizophrenia in Sweden, psychiatric record reviews should be optimal, cost effective and sufficient for assessment of lifetime research ..
  49. ncbi Socioeconomic conditions, lifestyle factors, and self-rated health among men and women in Sweden
    Anu Molarius
    Västmanland County Council, Department of Community Medicine Västerås, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 17:125-33. 2007
    ..Few studies, however, have investigated the independent effect of material and psychosocial conditions as well as lifestyle factors on self-rated health...
  50. ncbi A national record linkage to study acute myocardial infarction incidence and case fatality in Sweden
    N Hammar
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 30:S30-4. 2001
    ..temporal changes, as well as population differences, in coronary heart disease mortality have occurred in Sweden. There is little information to what extent these changes and differences also apply to myocardial infarction ..
  51. ncbi Nationwide study of cancer risk among hip replacement patients in Sweden
    L B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:1405-10. 2001
    ..METHODS: We conducted a nationwide cohort study in Sweden to examine cancer incidence among 116,727 patients who underwent hip replacement surgery during the period from ..
  52. pmc Exposure to PCBs and p,p'-DDE and human sperm chromatin integrity
    Anna Rignell-Hydbom
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 113:175-9. 2005
    ..These results suggest that POP exposure may have a slight negative impact on human sperm chromatin integrity...
  53. doi The prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in the USA, the UK and Sweden: results from the Epidemiology of LUTS (EpiLUTS) study
    Karin S Coyne
    United BioSource Corporation, Center for Health Outcomes Research, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    BJU Int 104:352-60. 2009
    ..and associated bother of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in the general populations of the USA, UK and Sweden using current International Continence Society (ICS) definitions, as no previous population-based studies ..
  54. doi 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 ..
  55. ncbi Second primary neoplasms in 633,964 cancer patients in Sweden, 1958-1996
    C Dong
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, CNT Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 93:155-61. 2001
    ..Compared with the general population, cancer patients were at a modestly increased risk for new primary cancer after cancers at many sites, calling for attention in treatment, management and prevention...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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.
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi Cancer incidence in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    Kazem Zendehdel
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1797-800. 2003
    ..We conducted a cohort study to examine cancer incidence among 29 187 patients in Sweden who were hospitalized for type 1 diabetes from 1965 through 1999...
  65. ncbi Decreasing one-year mortality and hospitalization rates for heart failure in Sweden; Data from the Swedish Hospital Discharge Registry 1988 to 2000
    Maria Schaufelberger
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 25:300-7. 2004
    ..To investigate if improved treatment of coronary heart disease and hypertension, the major causes of chronic heart failure (CHF), in the last 20 years has had an impact on the incidence of CHF and survival...
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi The Swedish Twin Registry: a unique resource for clinical, epidemiological and genetic studies
    P Lichtenstein
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 252:184-205. 2002
    ..In the following, we will summarize the content of the database, describe for the first time recent data collection efforts and review some of the principal findings that have come from the Registry...
  68. ncbi Invitation to a population-based cohort study: differences between subjects recruited using various strategies
    Jonas Manjer
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 30:103-12. 2002
    ..Subjects were compared with respect to sociodemographic characteristics, selected lifestyle factors, cancer incidence and mortality...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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.
  74. 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
    ....
  75. 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...
  76. 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 ..
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi Linking social capital and self-rated health: a multilevel analysis of 11,175 men and women in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Health Place 13:324-34. 2007
    This multilevel study included 11,175 participants interviewed 2000-2002 in Sweden. The association between neighbourhood linking social capital (voting in national elections) and self-rated health was analysed...
  79. ncbi Does stage at diagnosis explain the difference in survival after breast cancer in Denmark and Sweden?
    Anni Ravnsbaek Jensen
    Centre for Cancer Documentation, Department of Experimental Clinical Oncology, Danish Cancer Society, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 43:719-26. 2004
    Breast cancer survival differs 9 percentage points between the neighbouring countries of Denmark and Sweden. The authors' aim was to analyse whether this was caused by early detection in Sweden...
  80. ncbi Occurrence and prognostic significance of ventricular arrhythmia is related to pulmonary function: a study from "men born in 1914," Malmö, Sweden
    G Engstrom
    Departments of Community Medicine, Clinical Physiology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Circulation 103:3086-91. 2001
    ..Reduced lung function has been associated with increased rates of myocardial infarction. Whether the occurrence and prognostic significance of ventricular arrhythmia is related to lung function is largely unknown...
  81. ncbi Increased incidence of Lyme borreliosis in southern Sweden following mild winters and during warm, humid summers
    L Bennet
    Department of Clinical Sciences, General Practice Family Medicine, University Hospital of Malmo, Lund University, 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:426-32. 2006
    ..In this study, conducted in primary healthcare clinics in southeastern Sweden, electronic patient records from 1997-2003 were searched for those that fulfilled the criteria for erythema ..
  82. ncbi Time trends in population cholesterol levels 1986-2004: influence of lipid-lowering drugs, obesity, smoking and educational level. The northern Sweden MONICA study
    M Eliasson
    Department of Medicine, Sunderby Hospital, Lulea, Sweden
    J Intern Med 260:551-9. 2006
    ..To explore time trends in population total cholesterol...
  83. ncbi A simplified oral glucose tolerance test in pregnancy: compliance and results
    Eva Anderberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1432-6. 2007
    ....
  84. ncbi Self-rated health as a predictor of mortality among persons with cardiovascular disease in Sweden
    C Bardage
    Department of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Services Research, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 29:13-22. 2001
    ..This study analyses the association between cardiovascular diseases with and without drug treatment, self-rated health, and all-cause mortality during a 12-year period...
  85. ncbi Incidence of lung cancer in a large cohort of non-smoking men from Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 94:591-3. 2001
    ..The increasing rate during the study period might be due to non-smokers who took up the habit, but it might also reflect temporal changes in the effect of other risk factors of lung cancer in non-smokers...
  86. doi Psychosomatic health problems among adolescents in Sweden--are the time trends gender related?
    Curt Hagquist
    Centre for Research on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Karlstad University, SE 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 19:331-6. 2009
    Since the economic recession in Sweden in the 1990s alarming reports about deteriorating mental and psychosomatic health among young people have repeatedly been published but reliable survey data are rare...
  87. doi The association of immigrant- and non-immigrant-specific factors with mental ill health among immigrants in Sweden
    Petter Tinghög
    Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:74-93. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the association of immigrant- and non-immigrant-specific factors with mental ill health within a diverse immigrant population...
  88. doi Unexplained differences between hospital and mortality data indicated mistakes in death certification: an investigation of 1,094 deaths in Sweden during 1995
    Lars Age Johansson
    Centre for Epidemiology, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1202-9. 2009
    ..Mortality statistics are important for epidemiological research. We examine if discrepancies between death certificate (DC) and hospital discharge condition (HDC) indicate certification errors...
  89. pmc Children's exposure to nitrogen dioxide in Sweden: investigating environmental injustice in an egalitarian country
    Basile Chaix
    Community Medicine and Public Health, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:234-41. 2006
    ....
  90. ncbi Cancer risks in Nordic immigrants and their offspring in Sweden
    K Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 38:2428-34. 2002
    ..nationwide Swedish Family-Cancer Database to analyse cancer risk among Nordic immigrants and their offspring in Sweden. The parental population had entered Sweden in their 20s and they had become parents in Sweden...
  91. ncbi Excess mortality in incident cases of diabetes mellitus aged 15 to 34 years at diagnosis: a population-based study (DISS) in Sweden
    I Waernbaum
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Diabetologia 49:653-9. 2006
    ..of the study was to analyse the mortality, survival and cause of death patterns in incident cases of diabetes in the 15-34-year age group that were reported to the nationwide prospective Diabetes Incidence Study in Sweden (DISS).
  92. 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.
  93. 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...
  94. 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
    ....
  95. 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...
  96. 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...
  97. doi 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.
  98. 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...
  99. 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...
  100. doi 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.
  101. 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...

Research Grants62

  1. 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...
  2. Parenting, Adolescent Self-Regulation, and Risk-Taking Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and fathers from 13 cultures (Jinan and Shanghai, China;Colombia;Naples and Rome, Italy;Jordan;Kenya;Philippines;Sweden;Thailand;and African, European, and Hispanic Americans in the United States)...
  3. Developmental Genetic Epidemiology of Smoking
    Hermine H Maes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Data are from the United States, Belgium, the Netherlands, Finland, Australia and Sweden. We will test the following hypotheses about SI: 1) SI in early adolescence is primarily influenced by shared ..
  4. Multigenerational FamIlial and Environmental Risk for Autism (MINERvA) Network
    Abraham Reichenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..epidemiologic resources from seven countries (USA-California, Australia, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Norway, Sweden) that include individual-level perinatal medical, and demographic information and archived biospecimens...
  5. Bone Microarchitecture: The Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    Douglas P Kiel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..microarchitecture by performing a genome-wide association study (GWAS) in the Framingham Cohort, a cohort from Sweden, and will obtain genome wide dense genotyping in a third cohort from the Mayo Clinic...
  6. Subjective Well-Being Over The Life Course
    STEPHEN JONATHAN MACHIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..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 ..
  7. 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...
  8. TRP Channels, From Sensory Signaling to Human Disease
    Craig Montell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..on TRP Channels, From Sensory Signaling to Human Disease, to be held at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (Sept. 26-27, 2009)...
  9. Quasi-experimental studies of early risk factors for severe psychopathology
    Paul Lichtenstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..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 ..
  10. Drinking Patterns and Post MI Prognosis in Women
    Murray A Mittleman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Swedish Mammography Cohort post-MI subgroup, a population-based cohort of women with a history of MI in central Sweden. In addition, we will describe the drinking patterns of U.S...
  11. Center for Computational Mass-Spectrometry
    Pavel A Pevzner; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..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 ..
  12. Biomarkers and Breast Cancer Risk Prediction in Younger Women
    Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..MO Serum Bank;Guernsey Cohort;Nurses'Health Study II;New York University Women's Health Study;Northern Sweden Mammary Screening Study;ORDET). For aim 1, a 1:2 nested case:control study (2500 cases) will be conducted...
  13. An ontology for pain and related disability, mental health and quality of life.
    WERNER M CEUSTERS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..instruments;(2) the data exhibit different levels of granularity;(3) because of their distinct origins (US, UK, Sweden, Israel, and Germany), the datasets incorporate cultural influences related to pain report that have an impact on ..
  14. Alcoholism and Stress: A Framework for Future Treatment Strategies
    Marisa Roberto; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Russia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States...
  15. Bereavement and Cardiovascular Events: A Nationwide Prospective Study in Sweden
    Elizabeth Mostofsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. Integrated Public Use Microdata Series: North Atlantic Population Project
    STEVEN RUGGLES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Research teams in the United States, Britain, Canada, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden have worked in close coordination to create the North Atlantic Population Project (NAPP), a massive integrated cross-..
  17. Psychological stress, associate biologic mediators, and ovarian cancer risk
    Shelley S Tworoger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the NHS, NHSII, the Women's Health Study, the New York University Women's Health Study, and the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study...
  18. Center for Computational Mass-Spectrometry
    Pavel A Pevzner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..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 ..
  19. Vitamin D, Related Genes and Breast Cancer Risk
    Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study nested within two cohorts, the NYU Women's Health Study and the Mammary Screening Cohort in Sweden. These two cohorts have a similar design and collected biological samples prospectively...
  20. Genetics, family environment, and neighborhood: impact on mental disorders
    JAN O SUNDQUIST; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All persons in Sweden have a personal identification number that will be used to obtain and link the following data for the total ..
  21. Curli Fiber Assembly and Function
    Matthew R Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In collaboration with Fredrik Almqivst at Ume[unreadable] University in Sweden, we have already identified molecules that discourage CsgA polymerization...
  22. The Environmental Triggers of Diabetes (TEDDY)
    Ake Lernmark; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..clinical centers in the United States and Europe, and screened 424,732 newborns to enroll 8,669 children (2525 in Sweden) at increased HLA risk for type 1 diabetes (T1D)...
  23. Diabetes, depression, and the contextual environment: A multilevel analysis
    Briana Mezuk; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and pharmacy registries, which have been linked to a nationally-representative sample of primary care centers in Sweden representing over 1 million individuals, collected since 2001...
  24. Should Smokeless Tobacco be Promoted as an Alternative for Smokers ?
    David Timberlake; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Proponents cite the large number of former male smokers from Sweden who transitioned to the alternate form of tobacco, purportedly reducing the country's tobacco-related ..
  25. The Environmental Triggers of Diabetes (TEDDY) in Sweden
    Ake Lernmark; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The competing renewal application is for the SWEDEN Clinical Center of The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study...
  26. International Cohort Collection for Bipolar Disorder
    Jordan W Smoller; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..separately funded European case-control sample (10,000 cases and 10,000 controls) obtained from the UK and Sweden. Separately funded genotyping and genetic analyses of these resources will fully characterize common polymorphisms ..
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. Early Stress and Suicidal Behavior
    QUETZAL ATHENA CLASS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Swedish population registries will be merged to form an unprecedented dataset of every individual born in Sweden from 1973 to 1996 (NH2,100,000) that is large enough to investigate the relatively rare, yet costly suicidal ..
  30. Studying the oviposition of Anopheles gambiae: the development of novel tools for
    Steve Lindsay; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, some of the detailed chemical analysis will need to be carried out in specialised laboratories in Sweden. The findings from this study may lead to the development of new sampling and control tools for malaria vectors...
  31. Timing of Primary Surgery for Cleft Palate
    WILLIAM CHRISTIE SHAW; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Commission and NIDCR: the Scandcleft Network (10 surgical sites serving all of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden and five regional centers in the UK);and a large specialized cleft center in Brazil (USP-HRAC, Bauru)...
  32. Gene-Environment Interplay of Social Contexts and Aging-Related Outcomes
    Nancy L Pedersen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this application, we propose a new collaboration among 7 existing longitudinal twin and family studies in Sweden, Denmark, and the US to lay the foundation for future studies of gene-environment interplay through harmonization ..
  33. The Epidemiology of Postpartum Depression and Associated Childhood Outcomes.
    MICHAEL EVAN SILVERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This study builds on the unique resources for research on mental health available in Sweden. Linking a constellation of Swedish registers, including the National Patient Registers of health and health ..
  34. 1/2 A Large-Scale Schizophrenia Association Study in Sweden
    Patrick F Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and final submission of the competitive renewal of R01 MH077139, A Large-Scale Schizophrenia Association Study in Sweden. This project has been very successful with all aims accomplished and, indeed, exceeded...
  35. Twin Studies of the Marriage Benefit: Parsing Selection from Causation
    Robert E Emery; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to study five unique samples of twins in the U.S., Australia, and Sweden (each sample offers special benefits) to test whether marriage (and single life, cohabitation, divorce, widowhood, ..
  36. Improving prostate cancer screening by integration of SNPs with blood biomarkers
    Robert J Klein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The best model from aim 2 will be externally validated in three separate studies from the US and Sweden representing a variety of ethnicities and both nested case-control designs and a biopsy cohort...
  37. 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)...
  38. Understanding how Marital Satisfaction is Linked to Partners'Wellbeing
    Briana N Horwitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..project: a longitudinal sample of spouses in middle and older adulthood and the Twin and Offspring Study in Sweden (TOSS;R01MH54601): a cross-sectional sample of middle adult same-sex pairs of twins and their spouses or partners...
  39. NW Research Center for Excellence in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Samuel I Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Laboratory in Montana, the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and collaborators at sites in Thailand, Sweden, and Mexico...
  40. Brooklyn Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) V
    Howard Minkoff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Deborah Gustafson, a neuroepidemiologist who has worked with aging cohorts in Sweden and Argentina. Among the many new collaborators are Dr...
  41. 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...
  42. 7th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias
    BERNARDINO FRANCESCO GHETTI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..applicant): Since the first international conference on frontotemporal dementias (FTD), which took place in Lund, Sweden in 1986, there has been increasing activity and interest in bringing together scientists involved in research in ..
  43. Perinatal, Familial, and Neighborhood Risk Factors for Childhood Cancer
    Casey Crump; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and neighborhood risk factors for specific childhood cancers using comprehensive data for the entire population of Sweden. Perinatal, familial, and neighborhood factors will be identified from the Swedish Birth Registry and census data ..
  44. Population-Based Autism Genetics &Environment Study
    Joseph D Buxbaum; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Sweden benefits from a centralized medical system that has been the foundation of large-scale epidemiological studies in ..
  45. Prospective Study of Serum MIS and Gynecologic Cancer Risk
    Joanne F Dorgan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..New York University (NYU) Women's Health Study, Nurses'Health Study, Guernsey, UK Cohort, Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study, European Prospective Investigation into Nutrition and Cancer (EPIC), Hormones and Diet ..
  46. 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 ..
  47. NMR STUDIES OF HIV-1 PROTEINS
    MICHAEL FINLEY SUMMERS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..high resolution structure of the CA:CAP-1 complex, and as part of a new collaboration with Vironova Pharmaceuticals (Sweden), we intend to rationally design capsid assembly inhibitors with improved antiviral properties.
  48. 41st-45th Annual International Narcotics Research Conferences
    Lakshmi A Devi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The 41st meeting is to be held in Malmo, Sweden from July 11-16, 2010, and will be a satellite meeting to the IUPHAR meeting...
  49. 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 ..
  50. Improved Continuous Autologus Blood Reinfusion Device Using an Ultrasonic System
    TIMOTHY C TIERNAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Henrick Jonsson at Lund University Hospital, Sweden, and Dr...
  51. 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 ..
  52. Integration and Evaluation of Pooled Cancer Studies with Heterogeneity
    Mengling Liu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..NCC) study of ovarian cancer between the New York University Women Health Study (NYUWHS), the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study (NSHDS), and the Italian Hormones and Diet in the Etiology of Cancer Study (ORDET), we ..
  53. 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. ..
  54. 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)...
  55. COMPARATIVE LIFE COURSE RESEARCH ON ECONOMIC WELL-BEING
    LEE RAINWATER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..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 ..
  56. 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, ..
  57. 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 ..
  58. 8th Hershey Conference on Developmental Brain Injury
    Susan J Vannucci; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Dr. Henrik Hagberg, of University of Goteborg, Sweden and Imperial College, London, is the Chair of the 2012 meeting, which will be held in the UK (see section on ..
  59. 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...
  60. 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)...
  61. Minority Global Health Disparities Research Training Program
    FANNIE J GASTON-JOHANSSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and The Leadership Alliance at Brown University) and foreign faculty (Goteborgs University, Gothenburg, Sweden;University of New Castle, Australia;University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban South Africa;Cape Town South Africa;and ..