Nicola Orsini

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Correlates of total physical activity among middle-aged and elderly women
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 4:16. 2007
  2. pmc Meta-analysis for linear and nonlinear dose-response relations: examples, an evaluation of approximations, and software
    Nicola Orsini
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 175:66-73. 2012
  3. pmc Association of physical activity with cancer incidence, mortality, and survival: a population-based study of men
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 98:1864-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint From floated to conventional confidence intervals for the relative risks based on published dose-response data
    Nicola Orsini
    Karolinska Institutet, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nobelsvag 13, 17155 Stockholm, Sweden
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 98:90-3. 2010
  5. pmc A prospective study of lifetime physical activity and prostate cancer incidence and mortality
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 101:1932-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Combined effects of obesity and physical activity in predicting mortality among men
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 264:442-51. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Profile of physical activity behaviors among Swedish women aged 56-75 years
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:95-101. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of the past year and historical self-administered total physical activity questionnaire among older women
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:363-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term physical activity and lower urinary tract symptoms in men
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Urol 176:2546-50; discussion 2550. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Vegetables, fruit and risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Viktor Oskarsson
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 62:1187-92. 2013

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Publications66

  1. pmc Correlates of total physical activity among middle-aged and elderly women
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 4:16. 2007
    ..65). In the present investigation, among middle-aged and elderly women, the likelihood of engaging in higher total daily PA levels decreased with age, body mass index, educational level, smoking, drinking, and growing up in urban places...
  2. pmc Meta-analysis for linear and nonlinear dose-response relations: examples, an evaluation of approximations, and software
    Nicola Orsini
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 175:66-73. 2012
    ..The authors illustrate the use of 2 publicly available user-friendly programs (Stata and SAS) to implement meta-analysis for dose-response data...
  3. pmc Association of physical activity with cancer incidence, mortality, and survival: a population-based study of men
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 98:1864-9. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that higher levels of PA and the main component of active living, walking or bicycling are associated with reduced cancer incidence and mortality, as well as higher cancer survival...
  4. doi request reprint From floated to conventional confidence intervals for the relative risks based on published dose-response data
    Nicola Orsini
    Karolinska Institutet, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nobelsvag 13, 17155 Stockholm, Sweden
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 98:90-3. 2010
    ..I exemplify the point using published data about alcohol intake and endometrial cancer incidence from the Million Women Study...
  5. pmc A prospective study of lifetime physical activity and prostate cancer incidence and mortality
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 101:1932-8. 2009
    ..The possible benefit of lifetime physical activity (PA) in reducing prostate cancer incidence and mortality is unclear...
  6. doi request reprint Combined effects of obesity and physical activity in predicting mortality among men
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 264:442-51. 2008
    ..We evaluated the hypothesis that higher levels of total daily physical activity can eliminate the increased mortality rate associated with overweight and obesity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Profile of physical activity behaviors among Swedish women aged 56-75 years
    N Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:95-101. 2008
    ..A low proportion of women accumulated MVPA in the pattern recommended for health benefits. The proportion would increase considerably if women maintained their current amount of MVPA but increased the duration of each bout of MVPA...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of the past year and historical self-administered total physical activity questionnaire among older women
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:363-8. 2007
    ..31-0.60). These data indicate that the PAQ used in the SMC is a satisfactory and reproducible measure of current and historical physical activity, for total as well as for different types of activities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term physical activity and lower urinary tract symptoms in men
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Urol 176:2546-50; discussion 2550. 2006
    ..We assessed the association between physical activity, and the risk of moderate and severe lower urinary tract symptoms...
  10. doi request reprint Vegetables, fruit and risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Viktor Oskarsson
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 62:1187-92. 2013
    ..To examine the association of vegetable and fruit consumption with the risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis...
  11. doi request reprint 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 request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption with risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Otto Stackelberg
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Circulation 128:795-802. 2013
    ..Dietary factors affecting the risk of developing abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are scarcely investigated. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations of fruit and vegetable consumption with the risk to develop AAA...
  13. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality: a dose-response analysis
    Andrea Bellavia
    Units of Nutritional Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:454-9. 2013
    ..The association between fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption and overall mortality has seldom been investigated in large cohort studies. Findings from the few available studies are inconsistent...
  14. doi request reprint Body weight and incidence of breast cancer defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--a meta-analysis
    Reiko Suzuki
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 124:698-712. 2009
    ..The relation between body weight and breast cancer risk is critically dependent on the tumor's ER/PR status and the woman's menopausal status. Body weight control is the effective strategy for preventing ER+PR+ tumors after menopause...
  15. pmc Physical activity and mortality in a prospective cohort of middle-aged and elderly men - a time perspective
    Andrea Bellavia
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:94. 2013
    ..Higher physical activity (PA) levels are known to be associated with lower risk of death. Less attention, however, has been paid to directly evaluate the effect of PA on the time by which a certain fraction of the population has died...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1679-87. 2005
    ..To resolve these inconsistencies, we conducted a meta-analysis of published data on the association between diabetes and the incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer...
  17. doi request reprint Dietary calcium and magnesium intake and mortality: a prospective study of men
    Joanna Kaluza
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 171:801-7. 2010
    ..This population-based, prospective study of men with relatively high intakes of dietary calcium and magnesium showed that intake of calcium above that recommended daily may reduce all-cause mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Vitamin C and survival among women with breast cancer: a meta-analysis
    Holly R Harris
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:1223-31. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to summarise results from prospective studies on the association between vitamin C supplement use and dietary vitamin C intake and breast cancer-specific mortality and total mortality...
  19. doi request reprint Discontinuation of low-dose aspirin therapy after peptic ulcer bleeding increases risk of death and acute cardiovascular events
    Maryam Derogar
    Unit of Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Norra Stationsgatan 67, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:38-42. 2013
    ..Little is known about how discontinuation of low-dose aspirin therapy after peptic ulcer bleeding affects patient mortality or acute cardiovascular events...
  20. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported total physical activity questionnaire among older women
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, Stockholm, 171 77, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:661-7. 2008
    ..36-0.69), respectively. These data indicate that the average past year total physical activity, leisure-time activity and inactivity can be estimated with a reasonable validity using our short self-administered questionnaire...
  21. ncbi request reprint Age and temporal trends of total physical activity among Swedish women
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:240-5. 2006
    ..We studied in a cross-sectional setting the relationship of self-reported total daily PA with age and calendar time...
  22. doi request reprint Vitamin B6 and risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 303:1077-83. 2010
    ..Mounting evidence indicates that vitamin B(6), a coenzyme involved in nearly 100 enzymatic reactions, may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and risk of breast cancer defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    Reiko Suzuki
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 122:1832-41. 2008
    ..The observed positive associations with alcohol for ER+PR+ and ER+PR- tumors cannot be explained by estrogen-dependent pathway only. Further studies need to clarify the biological mechanisms...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Processed meat consumption and stomach cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1078-87. 2006
    ..The relationship between processed meat consumption and the risk of stomach cancer is controversial. We conducted a meta-analysis to summarize available evidence from cohort and case-control studies on this issue...
  26. pmc Evaluating Additive Interaction Using Survival Percentiles
    Andrea Bellavia
    From the aUnit of Biostatistics, and bUnit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 27:360-4. 2016
    ..Evaluation of interaction in the context of survival percentiles allows deriving a measure of additive interaction without assuming a constant effect over time, overcoming two main limitations of commonly used approaches. ..
  27. doi request reprint Red and processed meat consumption and risk of bladder cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    Alessio Crippa
    Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Tomtebodavägen 18A, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Nutr . 2016
    ..Therefore, we conducted a dose-response meta-analysis to quantify the potential association between red and processed meat and bladder cancer risk...
  28. doi request reprint Differences in survival associated with processed and with nonprocessed red meat consumption
    Andrea Bellavia
    From the Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology AB, SCL, AW, and NO and the Unit of Biostatistics AB, MB, and NO, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 100:924-9. 2014
    ..High red meat consumption is associated with an increased mortality risk. This association is partly explained by the negative effect of processed meat consumption, which is widely established. The role of nonprocessed meat is unclear...
  29. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption, specific alcoholic beverages, and abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Otto Stackelberg
    From the Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden O S, S C L, n o, A W and the Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden M B
    Circulation 130:646-52. 2014
    ..We aimed to examine associations between total alcohol consumption and specific alcoholic beverages and the hazard of AAA...
  30. doi request reprint Do sleep, stress, and illness explain daily variations in fatigue? A prospective study
    Torbjorn Akerstedt
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 76:280-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of present study was to investigate the relationships between the daily variations of fatigue with sleep during the previous night, stress or disease symptoms during the same day - across 42 consecutive days of normal life...
  31. doi request reprint High dietary glycemic load increases the risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis: a prospective cohort study
    Viktor Oskarsson
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:676-82. 2014
    ..We examined the association between dietary glycemic load and risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis...
  32. doi request reprint Dietary calcium intake and risk of stroke: a dose-response meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:951-7. 2013
    ..The findings from epidemiologic studies of calcium intake and risk of stroke have been conflicting...
  33. doi request reprint Fish consumption and the risk of stroke: a dose-response meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Stroke 42:3621-3. 2011
    ..Fish consumption has been postulated to reduce the risk of stroke. We conducted a dose-response meta-analysis to summarize the evidence from prospective studies regarding the association between fish consumption and stroke risk...
  34. doi request reprint Dietary magnesium intake and risk of stroke: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:362-6. 2012
    ..Prospective studies of dietary magnesium intake in relation to risk of stroke have yielded inconsistent results...
  35. pmc Fish consumption, dietary long-chain n-3 fatty acids, and risk of type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Alice Wallin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 35:918-29. 2012
    ..The evidence on the association between fish consumption, dietary long-chain n-3 fatty acids, and risk of type 2 diabetes is inconsistent. We therefore performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the available prospective evidence...
  36. doi request reprint Influence of major postoperative complications on health-related quality of life among long-term survivors of esophageal cancer surgery
    Maryam Derogar
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 30:1615-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effect of major postoperative complications on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in 5-year survivors of esophageal cancer surgery...
  37. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and risk of bladder cancer: a meta-analysis
    S C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetologia 49:2819-23. 2006
    ..We performed a systematic review with meta-analysis to evaluate the association between diabetes and risk of bladder cancer...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and risk of endometrial cancer: a meta-analysis
    E Friberg
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetologia 50:1365-74. 2007
    ..To provide a quantitative assessment of the association between diabetes and risk of endometrial cancer, we conducted a meta-analysis of case-control studies and cohort studies...
  39. pmc Alcohol intake and endometrial cancer risk: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    E Friberg
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 103:127-31. 2010
    ..Studies on alcohol intake in relation to endometrial cancer risk have produced inconsistent results...
  40. doi request reprint Confirmed hypertension and plasma 25(OH)D concentrations amongst elderly men
    A Burgaz
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institiute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 269:211-8. 2011
    ..No previous studies have examined the association between 25(OH)D status and confirmed hypertension assessed with both office and 24-h BP measurements...
  41. doi request reprint On the interpretation of risk and rate advancement periods
    Andrea Discacciati
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Unit of Biostatistics, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 45:278-84. 2016
    ..We conclude that whereas RAP remains a potentially useful measure, it requires multiple cautions beyond those needed for traditional measures of association, especially when computed for rates. ..
  42. doi request reprint Quantifying the benefits of Mediterranean diet in terms of survival
    Andrea Bellavia
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 31:527-30. 2016
    ..In this study we documented that adherence to MD may accrue benefits up to 2 years of longer survival. ..
  43. doi request reprint A prospective cohort study on the association between coffee drinking and risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis
    Viktor Oskarsson
    1Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Nutr 115:1830-4. 2016
    ..Because of the limited number of epidemiological studies and their conflicting results, further research is needed to elucidate this potential association. ..
  44. doi request reprint A new measure of between-studies heterogeneity in meta-analysis
    Alessio Crippa
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Stat Med 35:3661-75. 2016
    ..R^b will be useful in quantifying the magnitude of heterogeneity in meta-analysis and should supplement the p-value for the test of heterogeneity obtained from the Q test. Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint 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...
  46. doi request reprint Fish consumption and risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis: a prospective cohort study
    Viktor Oskarsson
    From the Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine VO, NO, OS A, and AW and the Unit of Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery OS A, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 101:72-8. 2015
    ..Epidemiologic data on the role of diet in acute pancreatitis are sparse...
  47. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and mortality: a dose-response analysis in terms of time
    Andrea Bellavia
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Unit of Biostatistics, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:291-6. 2014
    ..However, many aspects of this association are still debated. Our aim was to complement available information by conducting a dose-response analysis of the association between alcohol consumption and survival time...
  48. doi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy and risk of cholecystectomy: a prospective cohort study
    Caroline Nordenvall
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 49:109-13. 2014
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of stroke: a meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:895-901. 2012
    ..80; 95 % CI, 0.65-0.99). This meta-analysis showed no overall association between omega-3 PUFA intake and stroke, but suggests that women might benefit from a higher intake of these PUFAs...
  50. doi request reprint Dietary potassium intake and risk of stroke: a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Stroke 42:2746-50. 2011
    ..Potassium intake has been inconsistently associated with risk of stroke. Our aim was to conduct a meta-analysis of prospective studies to assess the relation between potassium intake and stroke risk...
  51. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and pancreatic cancer risk: A meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 120:1993-8. 2007
    ..19; p-heterogeneity = 0.12) in women. There was no evidence of publication bias (p = 0.58). Findings from this meta-analysis of prospective studies support a positive association between BMI and risk of pancreatic cancer in men and women...
  52. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of stroke: a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 174:993-1001. 2011
    ..Findings from this meta-analysis indicate that moderate coffee consumption may be weakly inversely associated with risk of stroke...
  53. pmc Coffee drinking and risk of endometrial cancer--a population-based cohort study
    Emilie Friberg
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Intstitutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 125:2413-7. 2009
    ..If confirmed by other prospective studies, these results are of major public health significance...
  54. doi request reprint Goodness of fit tools for dose-response meta-analysis of binary outcomes
    Andrea Discacciati
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Res Synth Methods . 2015
    ..2015 The Authors. Research Synthesis Methods published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd...
  55. doi request reprint Differences in age at death according to smoking and age at menopause
    Andrea Bellavia
    1Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden 2Unit of Biostatistics, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Menopause 23:108-10. 2016
    ..Our aim was to evaluate, in a large cohort of Swedish women, differences in age at death according to age at menopause and smoking status...
  56. doi request reprint Physical Activity and Heart Failure Risk in a Prospective Study of Men
    Iffat Rahman
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JACC Heart Fail 3:681-7. 2015
    ..This study investigated if total physical activity, as well as different types of physical activity, were associated with heart failure risk...
  57. pmc Milk Consumption and Mortality from All Causes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutrients 7:7749-63. 2015
    ..Heterogeneity among studies was observed in most subgroups defined by sex, country, and study quality. In conclusion, we observed no consistent association between milk consumption and all-cause or cause-specific mortality. ..
  58. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of heart failure: a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 17:367-73. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a meta-analysis of prospective studies assessing the relationship between alcohol consumption and risk of heart failure (HF)...
  59. doi request reprint Maternal smoking in pregnancy and asthma in preschool children: a pooled analysis of eight birth cohorts
    Asa Neuman
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:1037-43. 2012
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Blood 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and hypertension: a meta-analysis
    Ann Burgaz
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institiute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Hypertens 29:636-45. 2011
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis to quantitatively review and summarize the results on the association between blood 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and hypertension...
  61. pmc Dose-response meta-analysis of differences in means
    Alessio Crippa
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:91. 2016
    ..However, no methodology has been established when results are summarized in terms of differences in means of quantitative outcomes...
  62. doi request reprint Effect of the Interplay Between Genetic and Behavioral Risks on Survival After Age 75
    Debora Rizzuto
    Aging Research Center, Department Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:2440-2447. 2016
    ..To explore the association between genes that may be related to human mortality, taking into account the possible contribution of morbidity, and investigate whether lifestyle behaviors may attenuate genetic risk...
  63. doi request reprint Long-term physical activity and risk of age-related cataract: a population-based prospective study of male and female cohorts
    Jinjin Zheng Selin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Ophthalmology 122:274-80. 2015
    ....
  64. doi request reprint The daily variation in sleepiness and its relation to the preceding sleep episode--a prospective study across 42 days of normal living
    Torbjorn Akerstedt
    Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Sleep Res 22:258-65. 2013
    ..It was concluded that the main determinants of daytime sleepiness in a real-life day-to-day context were short sleep, poor sleep and early rising, and that days with high sleepiness ended with ratings of poorer health...
  65. ncbi request reprint Milk, milk products and lactose intake and ovarian cancer risk: a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 118:431-41. 2006
    ..13 (95% CI = 1.05-1.22) for cohort studies. In conclusion, prospective cohort studies, but not case-control studies, support the hypothesis that high intakes of dairy foods and lactose may increase the risk of ovarian cancer...
  66. doi request reprint Birth weight, abdominal obesity and the risk of lower urinary tract symptoms in a population based study of Swedish men
    Brett A Laven
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Urol 179:1891-5; discussion 1895-6. 2008
    ..Results of obesity and lower urinary tract symptoms studies are conflicting, and low birth weight and lower urinary tract symptoms relationships have not been investigated...