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The National Prostate Cancer Register of Sweden

Hugosson, Johan Stranne, Maria Nyberg, Göran Ahlgren, René Blom, Lars Egevad, Calle Waller, Olof Akre, Per Fransson, Eva Johansson, Fredrik Sandin, Karin Hellström. Open Access. This article is distributed ... NPCR Fredrik Sandin biostatistician NPCR Karin Hellström registered nurse, coordinator NPCR David Robinson urologist, investigator Ingela Franck Lissbrant oncologist, vice chair NPCR 1. Emilsson L

Functional performance, nutritional status, and body composition in ambulant community-dwelling individuals 1–3 years after suffering from a cerebral infarction or intracerebral bleeding

Background Muscle wasting and obesity may complicate the post-stroke trajectory. We investigated the relationships between nutritional status, body composition, and mobility one to 3 years after stroke. Methods Among 279 eligible home-dwelling individuals who had suffered a stroke (except for subarachnoid bleeding) 1–3 years earlier, 134 (74 ± 5 years, 69 % men) were examined...

Physical activity in subjects with multiple sclerosis with focus on gender differences: a survey

Background There is increasing research that examines gender-issues in multiple sclerosis (MS), but little focus has been placed on gender-issues regarding physical activity. The aim of the present study was to describe levels of physical activity, self-efficacy for physical activity, fall-related self-efficacy, social support for physical activity, fatigue levels and the impact...

Longer pre-hospital delay in first myocardial infarction among patients with diabetes: an analysis of 4266 patients in the Northern Sweden MONICA Study

Background Reperfusion therapy reduces both morbidity and mortality in myocardial infarction, but the effectiveness depends on how fast the patient receives treatment. Despite the time-dependent effectiveness of reperfusion therapy, many patients with myocardial infarction have delays in seeking medical care. The aim of this study was to describe pre-hospital delay in a first...