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Neighborhood socioeconomic characteristics and statin medication in patients with myocardial infarction: a Swedish nationwide follow-up study

Forsberg 0 Xinjun Li 0 Kristina Sundquist 0 0 Center for Primary Health Care Research, Clinical Research Centre (CRC), Lund University , building 28, floor 11, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, SE-205 02 Malmö ... , socioeconomic status Acknowledgements This work was supported by the Swedish Research Council to Kristina Sundquist and the National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health under

Impact of neighborhood resources on cardiovascular disease: a nationwide six-year follow-up

Kristina Sundquist 0 3 4 0 Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Skåne University Hospital, Lund University, Clinical Research Centre (CRC) , Building 28, floor 11, Jan ... coefficient; OR, odds ratio; SAMS, Small Area Market Statistics; SD, standard deviation Funding This work was supported by grants to Kristina Sundquist from The Swedish Research Council and ALF funding from

Kinesiophobia and its relation to pain characteristics and cognitive affective variables in older adults with chronic pain

Background The contribution of kinesiophobia (fear of movement) to the pain experience among older adults has been poorly evaluated. The aim of this study was to study prevalence at baseline, development over a 12-month period and cognitive-affective variables of kinesiophobia in a population-based sample of older adults with chronic pain. Methods The study included 433 older ...

Impact of pain characteristics and fear-avoidance beliefs on physical activity levels among older adults with chronic pain: a population-based, longitudinal study

Background To explore the level of physical activity in a population based sample of older adults; to analyze the influence of pain characteristics and fear-avoidance beliefs as predictors of physical activity among older adults reporting chronic pain. Methods Demographics, pain characteristics (duration, intensity), physical activity, kinesiophobia (excessive fear of movement/(re) ...

Yoga’s effect on inflammatory biomarkers and metabolic risk factors in a high risk population – a controlled trial in primary care

Region Skåne and a Swedish Research Council grant awarded to Kristina Sundquist. 1. Cohen DL , Bloedon LT , Rothman RL , Farrar JT , Galantino ML , Volger S , et al. Iyengar Yoga versus enhanced usual

Women’s health in the Lund area (WHILA) - Alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality among women – a 17 year follow-up study

ALF funding from Region Skåne awarded to Patrik Midlöv, Jan Sundquist and Kristina Sundquist as well as The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (In Swedish: Forte; Reg.nr: 2013 ... –1836) to Kristina Sundquist. Research reported in this publication was also supported by the National Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number

Circulating microRNA-144-5p is associated with depressive disorders

Background Depressive/anxiety disorders are the most common types of mental illnesses in the world. The present study was the first to explore the association between plasma microRNAs (miRNAs) and depression/anxiety in primary care patients. Results In total, 169 patients (aged 20–64 years) from 16 primary health centers were enrolled in the present study. The healthy controls were ...

Causes of death in patients with extranodal cancer of unknown primary: searching for the primary site

Background Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) is a fatal cancer, accounting for 3–5% of all diagnosed cancers. Finding the primary site is important for therapeutic choices and we believe that the organ which is designated as the cause of death may give clues about the primary site. Methods A total of 20,570 patients with CUP were identified from the Swedish Family-Cancer Database. ...

The longitudinal exercise trend among older Swedes aged 53–84 years – a 16-year follow-up study

awarded to Jan Sundquist and Kristina Sundquist. We are indebted to Stephen Gilliver for his expertise and invaluable advice in editing the manuscript. 1. Vaupel JW : Biodemography of human ageing . Nature ... manuscript to be published was read and approved by PM, ML, JS, KS, and SJ. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. Acknowledgements This work was supported by grants awarded to Dr Kristina

Statin use and risk of depression: a Swedish national cohort study

Grant/Research support from Eli Lilly, Pfizer, The University of Melbourne, Deakin University and the NHMRC. Cassie Redlich, Jan Sundquist, Kristina Sundquist and Xinjun Li have no conflicts of interest

Immigrant enclaves and risk of diabetes: a prospective study

. Acknowledgements This work was supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R21-DK8356430) to Briana Mezuk and the Swedish Research Council to Kristina Sundquist (20113340). The

Impact of yoga on blood pressure and quality of life in patients with hypertension – a controlled trial in primary care, matched for systolic blood pressure

Swedish Southern Health Care Region, and Agreement for Medical Education and Research (ALF) funding from Region Skåne, and by a Swedish Research Council grant awarded to Kristina Sundquist. 1. Kearney PM

Incidence of hereditary amyloidosis and autoinflammatory diseases in Sweden: endemic and imported diseases

Background Amyloidoses are a heterogeneous group of progressive diseases caused by tissue deposition of misfolded proteins. According to the International Classification of Diseases, hereditary amyloidosis is divided into neuropathic and non-neuropathic forms. In Sweden, neuropathic heredofamilial amyloidosis has been identified as familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP), a fatal ...

Availability of exercise facilities and physical activity in 2,037 adults: cross-sectional results from the Swedish neighborhood and physical activity (SNAP) study

Ulf Eriksson 0 Daniel Arvidsson 0 Kristina Sundquist 0 0 Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Skane University Hospital , CRC, Building 28, Floor 11, Entrance 72, S-205 02 ... grants to Dr Kristina Sundquist from the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS; 2006-0386) and The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning

Comparison of survival of patients with metastases from known versus unknown primaries: survival in metastatic cancer

Background Cancer of unknown primary site (CUP) is considered an aggressive metastatic disease but whether the prognosis differs from metastatic cancers of known primary site is not known. Such data may give insight into the biology of CUP and the metastatic process in general. Methods 6,745 cancer patients, with primary metastatic cancer at diagnosis, were identified from the ...

Family history as a risk factor for recurrent hospitalization for lone atrial fibrillation: a nationwide family study in Sweden

Zller from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation and Region Skne (REGSKANE-124611), to Dr Kristina Sundquist from the Swedish Research Council (K2009-70X-15428-05-3; K2012-70X-15428-08-3), to Dr Jan Sundquist ... from the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (20071754) and the Swedish Freemasons Foundation as well as ALF funding from Region Skne awarded to Jan Sundquist and Kristina Sundquist

Incidence and survival in non-hereditary amyloidosis in Sweden

Background Amyloidosis is a heterogeneous disease caused by deposition of amyloid fibrils in organs and thereby interfering with physiological functions. Hardly any incidence data are available and most survival data are limited to specialist clinics. Methods Amyloidosis patients were identified from the Swedish Hospital Discharge and Outpatients Registers from years 2001 through ...

Longitudinal age-and cohort trends in body mass index in Sweden – a 24-year follow-up study

Background The aim of this longitudinal study was to analyze whether mean Body Mass Index (BMI), assessed at four occasions, changed within different age groups and birth cohorts over time, i.e., between 1980/81 and 2004/05, after adjustment for possible confounders. Methods A sample of 2728 men and 2770 women aged 16–71 years at study start were randomly drawn from the Swedish ...

A culturally adapted lifestyle intervention addressing a Middle Eastern immigrant population at risk of diabetes, the MEDIM (impact of Migration and Ethnicity on Diabetes In Malmö): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Background Studies have shown that lifestyle interventions are effective in preventing or delaying the onset of type 2 diabetes in high-risk patients. However, research on the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions in high-risk immigrant populations with different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds is scarce. The aim was to design a culturally adapted lifestyle intervention ...

Risk of subsequent ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke in patients hospitalized for immune-mediated diseases: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden

Sundquist 0 Kristina Sundquist 0 0 Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University/Region Skane, Clinical Research Centre , Floor 11, Building 28, Entrance 72 , Skane University Hospital , 205 02