Agneta Akesson

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Phlebotomy increases cadmium uptake in hemochromatosis
    A Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 108:289-91. 2000
  2. ncbi Soluble transferrin receptor: longitudinal assessment from pregnancy to postlactation
    Agneta Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 99:260-6. 2002
  3. pmc Cadmium exposure in pregnancy and lactation in relation to iron status
    Agneta Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Public Health 92:284-7. 2002
  4. ncbi Serum transferrin receptor: a specific marker of iron deficiency in pregnancy
    A Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:1241-6. 1998
  5. ncbi Bone turnover from early pregnancy to postweaning
    Agneta Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:1049-55. 2004
  6. pmc Cadmium-induced effects on bone in a population-based study of women
    Agneta Akesson
    Division of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 114:830-4. 2006
  7. pmc Tubular and glomerular kidney effects in Swedish women with low environmental cadmium exposure
    Agneta Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1627-31. 2005
  8. doi Cadmium-induced bone effect is not mediated via low serum 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D
    Annette Engström
    Division of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 109:188-92. 2009
  9. doi Retinol may counteract the negative effect of cadmium on bone
    Annette Engström
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 141:2198-203. 2011
  10. doi Dietary exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of myocardial infarction in men - A population-based prospective cohort study
    Charlotte Bergkvist
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Int 88:9-14. 2016

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  1. pmc Phlebotomy increases cadmium uptake in hemochromatosis
    A Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 108:289-91. 2000
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm whether the disease decreased cadmium absorption and whether the absorption was dependent on the genotype...
  2. ncbi Soluble transferrin receptor: longitudinal assessment from pregnancy to postlactation
    Agneta Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 99:260-6. 2002
    ..To assess the impact of pregnancy and lactation on iron status and erythropoiesis as measured by the soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR)...
  3. pmc Cadmium exposure in pregnancy and lactation in relation to iron status
    Agneta Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Public Health 92:284-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of iron status on cadmium dose among pregnant women...
  4. ncbi Serum transferrin receptor: a specific marker of iron deficiency in pregnancy
    A Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:1241-6. 1998
    ..Current markers of iron deficiency tend to be less reliable in pregnancy...
  5. ncbi Bone turnover from early pregnancy to postweaning
    Agneta Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:1049-55. 2004
    ..To elucidate the sequences of changes in bone metabolism and bone density during pregnancy, lactation and postweaning...
  6. pmc Cadmium-induced effects on bone in a population-based study of women
    Agneta Akesson
    Division of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 114:830-4. 2006
    ..Key words: biochemical bone markers, bone mineral density, cadmium, lead, osteoporosis, women...
  7. pmc Tubular and glomerular kidney effects in Swedish women with low environmental cadmium exposure
    Agneta Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Metals and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1627-31. 2005
    ..Although the effects were small, they may represent early signs of adverse effects, affecting large segments of the population. Subjects with diabetes seem to be at increased risk...
  8. doi Cadmium-induced bone effect is not mediated via low serum 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D
    Annette Engström
    Division of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 109:188-92. 2009
    ..Hence, decreased circulating levels of 1,25(OH)(2)D are unlikely to be the proposed link between cadmium-induced effects on kidney and bone...
  9. doi Retinol may counteract the negative effect of cadmium on bone
    Annette Engström
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 141:2198-203. 2011
    ..016 among all women and P = 0.010 among never-smokers). Our findings suggest that adequate vitamin A status may counteract the adverse association between cadmium and BMD...
  10. doi Dietary exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of myocardial infarction in men - A population-based prospective cohort study
    Charlotte Bergkvist
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Int 88:9-14. 2016
    ..Major food contaminants such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are proposed to play a role in the etiology of cardiovascular disease (CVD), but to date the impact of PCBs on cardiovascular health need to be explored...
  11. doi Total antioxidant capacity from diet and risk of myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort of women
    Susanne Rautiainen
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Med 125:974-80. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine how total antioxidant capacity of diet and antioxidant-containing foods were associated with incident myocardial infarction among middle-aged and elderly women...
  12. doi Associations between dietary cadmium exposure and bone mineral density and risk of osteoporosis and fractures among women
    Annette Engström
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Bone 50:1372-8. 2012
    ..In separate analyses, dietary and urinary cadmium underestimated the association with bone effects...
  13. pmc Relation between dietary cadmium intake and biomarkers of cadmium exposure in premenopausal women accounting for body iron stores
    Bettina Julin
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health 10:105. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the relationship between dietary cadmium intake assessed by analyses of duplicate food portions and cadmium concentrations in urine and blood, taking the toxicokinetics of cadmium into consideration...
  14. doi In utero and lactational exposure to Aroclor 1254 affects bone geometry, mineral density and biomechanical properties of rat offspring
    Lubna E Elabbas
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Toxicol Lett 207:82-8. 2011
    ..The results indicate that the observed bone effects are mainly driven by the dioxin-like congeners, although it cannot exclude the contribution of the non dioxin-like congeners to the exposure outcome...
  15. doi Long-term cadmium exposure and the association with bone mineral density and fractures in a population-based study among women
    Annette Engström
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Bone Miner Res 26:486-95. 2011
    ..U-Cd at low environmental exposure from food in a general population of women showed modest but significant association with both BMD and fractures, especially in never-smokers, indicating a larger concern than previously known...
  16. doi Long-term dietary acrylamide intake and breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 169:376-81. 2009
    ..These findings for Swedish women do not support the hypothesis that dietary acrylamide is positively associated with risk of breast cancer, at least not within the ranges of acrylamide consumed by this population...
  17. doi In utero and lactational exposure to a mixture of environmental contaminants detected in Canadian Arctic human populations alters retinoid levels in rat offspring with low margins of exposure
    Lubna E Elabbas
    a Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 77:223-45. 2014
    ..These findings are important for health risk assessment of Canadian Arctic populations and further support the use of retinoid system analyses in testing of endocrine-system-modulating compounds. ..
  18. doi Dietary cadmium exposure and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Bettina Julin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Res 72:1459-66. 2012
    ..73). Overall, these results suggest a role for dietary cadmium in postmenopausal breast cancer development...
  19. ncbi Major dietary patterns and risk of renal cell carcinoma in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Bahram Rashidkhani
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 135:1757-62. 2005
    ..95; and 0.72; 95% CI, 0.42-1.22, respectively, P = 0.08 by Wald test); the association was clearer among women < or = 65 y (P = 0.02 by Wald test). Our data suggest an inverse association between Drinker pattern and the risk of RCC...
  20. doi Benchmark dose for cadmium-induced osteoporosis in women
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Toxicol Lett 197:123-7. 2010
    ..Our results provide additional scientific support for the low tolerably weekly intake (TWI) of cadmium set by the European Food Safety Authority in 2009...
  21. doi Associations between cadmium exposure and circulating levels of sex hormones in postmenopausal women
    Imran Ali
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 134:265-9. 2014
    ..Our data may suggest that Cd interferes with the levels of testosterone and estradiol in postmenopausal women, which might have implications for breast cancer risk...
  22. doi Gestational and lactational exposure to the polychlorinated biphenyl mixture Aroclor 1254 modulates retinoid homeostasis in rat offspring
    Javier Esteban
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Instituto de Bioingeniería, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Elche Alicante, Spain
    Toxicol Lett 229:41-51. 2014
    ..This study shows that tissue retinoid levels are affected both short- and long-term by developmental A1254 exposure and are associated with alterations of other established endpoints of toxicological concern...
  23. doi Dietary cadmium exposure and kidney stone incidence: a population-based prospective cohort study of men & women
    Laura D K Thomas
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Int 59:148-51. 2013
    ..99 (95% CI: 0.89-1.43), comparing the highest tertile with the lowest. In conclusion, our results do not support a strong association between dietary cadmium and kidney stone risk at the exposure levels seen in the general population. ..
  24. doi Cadmium in diet and risk of cardiovascular disease in women
    Bettina Julin
    From the aInstitute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and bEuropean Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy
    Epidemiology 24:880-5. 2013
    ..We evaluated the association between quartiles of food frequency questionnaire-based estimates of cadmium exposure from food (the predominant source of exposure to the metal) and incident cardiovascular disease and its subtypes...
  25. doi Association between dairy food consumption and risk of myocardial infarction in women differs by type of dairy food
    Emma Patterson
    Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 143:74-9. 2013
    ..Failure to consider dairy foods as a heterogeneous group in future studies could hamper important insights of relevance for the development of dietary guidelines...
  26. doi Long-term dietary acrylamide intake and risk of endometrial cancer in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 124:1196-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, these findings do not support the hypothesis that dietary acrylamide intake is positively associated with risk of endometrial cancer, at least not within the ranges of acrylamide consumed in this population...
  27. doi Dietary acrylamide intake and risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 45:513-6. 2009
    ..71-1.31) for colon cancer and 0.91 (95% CI 0.62-1.34) for rectal cancer. In conclusion, this study provides no evidence that dietary acrylamide in amounts typically consumed by Swedish men is associated with risk of colorectal cancer...
  28. doi Multivitamin use and breast cancer incidence in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1268-72. 2010
    ..Many women use multivitamins in the belief that these supplements will prevent chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. However, whether the use of multivitamins affects the risk of breast cancer is unclear...
  29. doi Validation of questionnaire-based long-term dietary exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls using biomarkers
    Charlotte Bergkvist
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Mol Nutr Food Res 56:1748-54. 2012
    ..We validated long-term food frequency questionnaire (FFQ)-based dietary PCB exposure against concentrations of six PCB congeners in serum...
  30. doi Long-term dietary acrylamide intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:994-7. 2009
    ..Whether dietary acrylamide intake is associated with the risk of cancer in humans is uncertain. We aimed to assess the relation between dietary acrylamide intake and the incidence of epithelial ovarian cancer...
  31. doi Dietary cadmium exposure and fracture incidence among men: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Laura D K Thomas
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1601-8. 2011
    ..This association was independent of smoking and was most pronounced among men with low fruit and vegetable consumption...
  32. doi Adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with reduced risk of heart failure in men
    Thanasis G Tektonidis
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine IMM, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 13, Box 210, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 18:253-9. 2016
    ..We examined the hypothesis that high adherence to a Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of developing heart failure (HF) as well as the risk of death from HF...
  33. doi Cadmium-induced effects on cellular signaling pathways in the liver of transgenic estrogen reporter mice
    Imran Ali
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Toxicol Sci 127:66-75. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we conclude that the estrogen-like effects of Cd are likely to result from a mechanism different from steroidal estrogens...
  34. doi Perinatal exposure to environmental contaminants detected in Canadian Arctic human populations changes bone geometry and biomechanical properties in rat offspring
    Lubna E Elabbas
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 74:1304-18. 2011
    ..These findings could be significant from a health risk assessment point of view...
  35. pmc Dietary exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of breast, endometrial and ovarian cancer in a prospective cohort
    Carolina Donat-Vargas
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 115:1113-1121. 2016
    ..We aimed to assess associations of dietary PCB exposure with breast, endometrial and ovarian cancer risk in middle-aged and elderly women...
  36. doi Associations of dietary polychlorinated biphenyls and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids with stroke risk
    Maria Kippler
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Environ Int 94:706-11. 2016
    ..Little is known about joint exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids [eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)], through fish consumption, on cerebrovascular disease risk...
  37. doi Long-term dietary cadmium intake and postmenopausal endometrial cancer incidence: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Agneta Akesson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Res 68:6435-41. 2008
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that cadmium may exert estrogenic effects and thereby increase the risk of hormone-related cancers...
  38. pmc Benchmark dose for cadmium-induced renal effects in humans
    Yasushi Suwazono
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1072-6. 2006
    ..Our goal in this study was to explore the use of a hybrid approach to calculate benchmark doses (BMDs) and their 95% lower confidence bounds (BMDLs) for renal effects of cadmium in a population with low environmental exposure...
  39. ncbi Influence of iron and zinc status on cadmium accumulation in Bangladeshi women
    Maria Kippler
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 222:221-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, low iron stores were associated with increased cadmium accumulation, but only at adequate zinc status...
  40. ncbi Erythropoietin and intravenous iron therapy in postpartum anaemia
    Elle Wågström
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, South Stockholm General Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:957-62. 2007
    ..We assessed whether recombinant human erythropoietin (rhEPO) enhances a rise in haemoglobin concentration in postpartum anaemia compared to intravenous iron alone...
  41. ncbi Toxic metals and the menopause
    Marie Vahter
    Division of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Br Menopause Soc 10:60-4. 2004
    ..There is a significant release of bone lead after the menopause, in association with the acceleration of bone resorption. Thus, postmenopausal women may be at increased risk of adverse effects of lead...
  42. doi Healthy Lifestyle and Risk of Heart Failure: Results From 2 Prospective Cohort Studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    From the Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology S C L, T G T, A A, A W and Unit of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine B G, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden B G
    Circ Heart Fail 9:e002855. 2016
    ..We investigated the separate and collective associations of healthy lifestyle factors with HF incidence in 2 population-based prospective cohort studies...
  43. doi Dietary exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of myocardial infarction - a population-based prospective cohort study
    Charlotte Bergkvist
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 183:242-8. 2015
    ..We assessed the association between dietary PCB exposure and risk of myocardial infarction taking into account the intake of long-chain omega-3 fish fatty acids...
  44. doi Sweetened beverage consumption is associated with increased risk of stroke in women and men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 144:856-60. 2014
    ..3) servings/d were 1.19 (95% CI: 1.04, 1.36) for total stroke and 1.22 (95% CI: 1.04, 1.42) for cerebral infarction. These findings suggest that sweetened beverage consumption is positively associated with the risk of stroke. ..
  45. pmc Elevated manganese concentrations in drinking water may be beneficial for fetal survival
    Syed Moshfiqur Rahman
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 8:e74119. 2013
    ..We assessed the effects of drinking water Mn exposure during pregnancy upon fetal and infant survival...
  46. pmc Inorganic mercury and methylmercury in placentas of Swedish women
    Karolin Ask
    Division of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 110:523-6. 2002
    ..We found no correlations between I-Hg and selenium. This study increases the understanding of Hg, in its different forms, in human placenta and how they are related to maternal and fetal exposure...
  47. doi Multivitamin use and the risk of myocardial infarction: a population-based cohort of Swedish women
    Susanne Rautiainen
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1251-6. 2010
    ..Dietary supplements are widely used in industrialized countries...
  48. doi Dietary acrylamide intake and prostate cancer risk in a prospective cohort of Swedish men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1939-41. 2009
    ..We examined the association between dietary acrylamide intake and risk of prostate cancer in a cohort of men...
  49. ncbi Combined effect of low-risk dietary and lifestyle behaviors in primary prevention of myocardial infarction in women
    Agneta Akesson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 167:2122-7. 2007
    ..Limited data are available on the benefit of combining healthy dietary and lifestyle behaviors in the prevention of myocardial infarction (MI) in women...
  50. ncbi Associations of diet, supplement use, and ultraviolet B radiation exposure with vitamin D status in Swedish women during winter
    Ann Burgaz
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1399-404. 2007
    ..Vitamin D is produced endogenously after sun exposure but can also be obtained from natural food sources, food fortification, and dietary supplements...
  51. ncbi Changes in fruit, vegetable and juice consumption after the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study in men
    Camilla Olofsson
    1Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Nutr . 2016
    ..Changes over time and between groups were statistically significant. Although improvements in diet were observed, only 36 % of those with T2D and 35 % of those without diabetes consumed ≥5 servings of fruits and vegetables/d in 2009...
  52. doi Chocolate consumption and risk of myocardial infarction: a prospective study and meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Heart 102:1017-22. 2016
    ..To examine whether chocolate consumption is associated with a reduced risk of ischaemic heart disease, we used data from a prospective study of Swedish adults and we performed a meta-analysis of available prospective data...
  53. doi Dietary polychlorinated biphenyls, long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and incidence of malignant melanoma
    Carolina Donat-Vargas
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 72:137-143. 2016
    ..Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)-mainly from fatty fish- may affect melanogenesis and promote melanoma progression, while long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids seem to exert antineoplastic actions in melanoma cells...
  54. doi Dietary cadmium exposure and chronic kidney disease: a population-based prospective cohort study of men and women
    Laura D K Thomas
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:720-5. 2014
    ..77-1.21) or women HR 0.74 (95% CI: 0.53-1.04), comparing highest tertile with lowest. Our results do not support a strong association between dietary cadmium exposure and CKD at the exposure levels seen in the general population. ..
  55. ncbi Dietary supplement use and mortality in a cohort of Swedish men
    Maria Messerer
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Nutr 99:626-31. 2008
    ..In conclusion, we cannot exclude that the use of dietary supplements is harmful for smokers. On the other hand, among men with an insufficient diet, the use of supplements might be beneficial in reducing CVD mortality...
  56. pmc Fish consumption and frying of fish in relation to type 2 diabetes incidence: a prospective cohort study of Swedish men
    Alice Wallin
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Nutr . 2015
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  57. doi End-stage renal disease after occupational lead exposure: 20 years of follow-up
    Marie Evans
    Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Technology, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med . 2016
    ..In this study, we aimed to specifically investigate if low-level occupational exposure to lead was associated with increased incidence of ESRD...
  58. doi Long-term processed and unprocessed red meat consumption and risk of heart failure: A prospective cohort study of women
    Joanna Kaluza
    Department of Human Nutrition, Warsaw University of Life Sciences SGGW, Warsaw, Poland Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 193:42-6. 2015
    ..Epidemiologic studies of red meat consumption in relation to risk of heart failure (HF) are limited. We examined the associations between long-term unprocessed red meat and processed red meat consumption and incidence of HF in women...
  59. doi A Mediterranean diet and risk of myocardial infarction, heart failure and stroke: A population-based cohort study
    Thanasis G Tektonidis
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine IMM, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 13, Box 210, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 243:93-8. 2015
    ..Data on heart failure (HF) and stroke types are lacking. The aim was to examine a Mediterranean diet in relation to incidence of myocardial infarction (MI), HF and stroke types in a Swedish prospective cohort...
  60. doi Egg consumption and risk of heart failure, myocardial infarction, and stroke: results from 2 prospective cohorts
    Susanna C Larsson
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 102:1007-13. 2015
    ..Epidemiologic studies of egg consumption in relation to risk of heart failure (HF) and stroke types are scarce...
  61. doi Low-risk diet and lifestyle habits in the primary prevention of myocardial infarction in men: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Agneta Akesson
    Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 64:1299-306. 2014
    ..Adherence to a combination of healthy dietary and lifestyle practices may have an impressive impact on the primary prevention of myocardial infarction (MI)...
  62. pmc Healthy diet and lifestyle and risk of stroke in a prospective cohort of women
    Susanna C Larsson
    From the Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurology 83:1699-704. 2014
    ..To investigate the association between a low-risk lifestyle and risk of stroke...
  63. pmc Primary prevention of stroke by a healthy lifestyle in a high-risk group
    Susanna C Larsson
    From the Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurology 84:2224-8. 2015
    ..To examine the impact of a healthy lifestyle on stroke risk in men at higher risk of stroke because of other cardiovascular diseases or conditions...
  64. ncbi Gender differences in the disposition and toxicity of metals
    Marie Vahter
    Division of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 104:85-95. 2007
    ..Experimental studies indicate major gender differences in arsenic-induced cancer. Obviously, research on gender-related differences in health effects caused by metals needs considerable more focus in the future...
  65. pmc Estrogen-like effects of cadmium in vivo do not appear to be mediated via the classical estrogen receptor transcriptional pathway
    Imran Ali
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1389-94. 2010
    ..Cadmium (Cd), a ubiquitous food contaminant, has been proposed to be an endocrine disruptor by inducing estrogenic responses in vivo. Several in vitro studies suggested that these effects are mediated via estrogen receptors (ERs)...
  66. doi Relationship between age at natural menopause and risk of heart failure
    Iffat Rahman
    From the Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Menopause 22:12-6. 2015
    ..We investigated whether younger age at natural menopause confers a risk of heart failure. We also examined a possible modifying effect of tobacco smoking...
  67. doi Processed and unprocessed red meat consumption and risk of heart failure: prospective study of men
    Joanna Kaluza
    From the Department of Human Nutrition, Warsaw University of Life Sciences SGGW, Warsaw, Poland J K and Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden A A, A W
    Circ Heart Fail 7:552-7. 2014
    ..Epidemiological studies of red meat consumption in relation to risk of heart failure (HF) are scarce. We examined the associations of unprocessed and processed red meat consumption with HF incidence and mortality in men...
  68. pmc Non-renal effects and the risk assessment of environmental cadmium exposure
    Agneta Akesson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 122:431-8. 2014
    ..However, doubts have recently been raised regarding the justification of basing the risk assessment on this relationship at very low exposure...
  69. ncbi Alcohol consumption and risk of renal cell carcinoma: a prospective study of Swedish women
    Bahram Rashidkhani
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 117:848-53. 2005
    ..44, 95% CI 0.22-0.88. Results from our prospective cohort study of middle-aged and elderly women indicate that moderate alcohol consumption may be associated with decreased risk of RCC...
  70. ncbi Coffee consumption and risk of myocardial infarction among older Swedish women
    Sarah A Rosner
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:288-93. 2007
    ..Contrary to previous case-control studies, the authors concluded that coffee consumption does not increase MI risk. Coffee consumption of >/=5 cups/week was nonsignificantly inversely associated with MI risk among older Swedish women...
  71. ncbi Longitudinal changes in food patterns predict changes in weight and body mass index and the effects are greatest in obese women
    P K Newby
    The Jean Mayer U S Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:2580-7. 2006
    ..Pattern analysis is helpful in generating hypotheses regarding the role of diet in obesity, and additional research is needed to understand which elements of our patterns are protective or risk factors for weight gain...
  72. ncbi Long-term stability of food patterns identified by use of factor analysis among Swedish women
    P K Newby
    Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 136:626-33. 2006
    ..Testing whether patterns measured over a long time period can be used in analytic studies is the next step in assessing the validity of this method...