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Perinatal and Family Risk Factors for Hodgkin Lymphoma in Childhood Through Young Adulthood

Casey Crump ) Kristina Sundquist Weiva Sieh Marilyn A. Winkleby Jan Sundquist American Journal of Epidemiology The Author 2012. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Johns Hopkins ... , Lund University, Malm, Sweden (Kristina Sundquist, Jan Sundquist); Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, Stanford, California (Weiva Sieh); and Stanford Prevention Research

Risk of Hypertension Among Young Adults Who Were Born Preterm: A Swedish National Study of 636,000 Births

Casey Crump ) Marilyn A. Winkleby Kristina Sundquist Jan Sundquist American Journal of Epidemiology The Author 2011. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ... Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo , Sweden (Kristina Sundquist, Jan Sundquist). This work was supported by grants from the National Institute of Child Health and Human

Neighborhood Socioeconomic Environment and Incidence of Coronary Heart Disease: A Follow-up Study of 25,319 Women and Men in Sweden

In this study, the authors examined whether neighborhood socioeconomic environment predicted incident coronary heart disease after adjustment for individual-level characteristics. A random sample of the Swedish population (25,319 women and men aged 35–74 years) was interviewed between 1986 and 1993 and was followed through December 1997 for incident coronary heart disease (1,189 ...

Digested wheat gluten inhibits binding between leptin and its receptor

Background Leptin resistance is considered a primary risk factor for obesity. It has been hypothesized that dietary cereal grain protein could cause leptin resistance by preventing leptin from binding to its receptor. Non-degraded dietary wheat protein has been found in human serum at a mean level of 41 ng/mL. Here, we report our findings from testing whether enzymatically digested ...

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. ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

Effect of a primary health-care-based controlled trial for cardiorespiratory fitness in refugee women

Sundquist 0 2 0 Center for Primary Health Care Research, CRC, Lund University , Malmö , Sweden 1 Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Physiotherapy, Karolinska Institutet

Self-rated health, symptoms of depression and general symptoms at 3 and 12 months after a first-ever stroke: a municipality-based study in Sweden

Background Self-rated health is an important indicator of quality of life as well as a good predictor of future health. The purpose of the study was to follow up the self-rated health and the prevalence of symptoms of depression and general symptoms in a population of first-ever stroke patients 3 and 12 months after stroke. Methods All patients surviving their first-ever stroke and ...

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) ...

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 ...

Study protocol: a multi-professional team intervention of physical activity referrals in primary care patients with cardiovascular risk factors—the Dalby lifestyle intervention cohort (DALICO) study

Background The present study protocol describes the trial design of a primary care intervention cohort study, which examines whether an extended, multi-professional physical activity referral (PAR) intervention is more effective in enhancing and maintaining self-reported physical activity than physical activity prescription in usual care. The study targets patients with newly ...

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 ...

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

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

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