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Publikationer 2004-2009


The low prevalence of smoking in the Northern Sweden MONICA study, 2009.
Rodu B, Jansson JH, Eliasson M.
Scand J Public Health. 2013 Dec;41(8):808-11.

The impact of dyslipidaemia on cardiovascular mortality in individuals without a prior history of diabetes in the DECODE Study.
Zhang L, Qiao Q, Tuomilehto J, Hammar N, Ruotolo G, Stehouwer CD, Heine RJ, Eliasson M, Zethelius B.
Atherosclerosis. 2009 Feb 23.

Reduced risk of myocardial infarction related to active commuting: inflammatory and haemostatic effects are potential major mediating mechanisms.
Wennberg P, Wensley F, Johansson L, Boman K, Angelantonio ED, Rumley A, Lowe G, Hallmans G, Jansson JH.
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2009 Oct 8.

Stroke and plasma markers of milk fat intake--a prospective nested case-control study.
Warensjo E, Smedman A, Stegmayr B, Hallmans G, Weinehall L, Vessby B, Johansson I.
Nutr J. 2009;8:21.

Plasma folate and total homocysteine levels are associated with the risk of myocardial infarction, independently of each other and of renal function.
Guelpen B, Hultdin J, Johansson I, Witthoft C, Weinehall L, Eliasson M, Hallmans G, Palmqvist R, Jansson JH, Winkvist A.
J Intern Med. 2009 Feb 27.

Snoring and witnessed sleep apnea is related to diabetes mellitus in women.
Valham F, Stegmayr B, Eriksson M, Hagg E, Lindberg E, Franklin KA.
Sleep Med. 2009 Jan;10(1):112-7.

Snoring men with daytime sleepiness drive more than others: A population-based study.
Valham F, Eriksson M, Stegmayr B, Franklin KA.
Sleep Med. 2009 Mar 30.

Changes in plasma C-reactive protein and hemostatic factors prior to and after a first myocardial infarction with a median follow-up time of 8 years.
Thogersen AM, Nilsson TK, Weinehall L, Boman K, Eliasson M, Hallmans G, Jansson JH.
Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2009 Apr 7.

Increased incidence of stroke and impaired prognosis after stroke among patients with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis.
Sodergren A, Stegmayr B, Ohman ML, Wallberg-Jonsson S.
Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2009 Jul-Aug;27(4):641-4.

Large scale association analysis of novel genetic loci for coronary artery disease.
Samani NJ, Deloukas P, Erdmann J, Hengstenberg C, Kuulasmaa K, McGinnis R, Schunkert H, Soranzo N, Thompson J, Tiret L, Ziegler A.
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2009 May;29(5):774-80.

Comparison of definitions of metabolic syndrome in relation to the risk of developing stroke and coronary heart disease in Finnish and Swedish cohorts.
Qiao Q, Laatikainen T, Zethelius B, Stegmayr B, Eliasson M, Jousilahti P, Tuomilehto J.
Stroke. 2009 Feb;40(2):337-43.

Genetic variants of TNFSF4 and risk for carotid artery disease and stroke.
Olofsson PS, Soderstrom LA, Jern C, Sirsjo A, Ria M, Sundler E, de Faire U, Wiklund PG, Ohrvik J, Hedin U, Paulsson-Berne G, Hamsten A, Eriksson P, Hansson GK.
J Mol Med. 2009 Apr;87(4):337-46.

Population-wide changes in reported lifestyle are associated with redistribution of adipose tissue.
Krachler B, Eliasson M, Stenlund H, Johansson I, Hallmans G, Lindahl B.
Scand J Public Health. 2009 Jan 13.

The impact of newly identified loci on coronary heart disease, stroke and total mortality in the MORGAM prospective cohorts.
Karvanen J, Silander K, Kee F, Tiret L, Salomaa V, Kuulasmaa K, Wiklund PG, Virtamo J, Saarela O, Perret C, Perola M, Peltonen L, Cambien F, Erdmann J, Samani NJ, Schunkert H, Evans A.
Genet Epidemiol.2009 Apr;33(3):237-46.

A novel stroke locus identified in a northern Sweden pedigree: linkage to chromosome 9q31-33.
Janunger T, Nilsson-Ardnor S, Wiklund PG, Lindgren P, Escher SA, Lackovic K, Nilsson AK, Stegmayr B, Asplund K, Holmberg D.
Neurology. 2009 Nov 24;73(21):1767-73.

Hyperglycemia and incidence of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke-comparison between fasting and 2-hour glucose criteria.
Hyvarinen M, Tuomilehto J, Mahonen M, Stehouwer CD, Pyorala K, Zethelius B, Qiao Q.
Stroke. 2009 May;40(5):1633-7.

The impact of diabetes on coronary heart disease differs from that on ischaemic stroke with regard to the gender.
Hyvarinen M, Tuomilehto J, Laatikainen T, Soderberg S, Eliasson M, Nilsson P, Qiao Q.
Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2009;8:17.

Hyperglycemia and stroke mortality: comparison between fasting and 2-h glucose criteria.
Hyvarinen M, Qiao Q, Tuomilehto J, Laatikainen T, Heine RJ, Stehouwer CD, Alberti KG, Pyorala K, Zethelius B, Stegmayr B.
Diabetes Care. 2009 Feb;32(2):348-54.

Low levels of IgM antibodies against phosphorylcholine predict development of acute myocardial infarction in a population-based cohort from northern Sweden.
Gronlund H, Hallmans G, Jansson JH, Boman K, Wikstrom M, de Faire U, Frostegard J.
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2009 Jun;16(3):382-6.

Relative risks for stroke by age, sex, and population based on follow-up of 18 European populations in the MORGAM Project.
Asplund K, Karvanen J, Giampaoli S, Jousilahti P, Niemela M, Broda G, Cesana G, Dallongeville J, Ducimetriere P, Evans A, Ferrieres J, Haas B, Jorgensen T, Tamosiunas A, Vanuzzo D, Wiklund PG, Yarnell J, Kuulasmaa K, Kulathinal S.
Stroke. 2009 Jul;40(7):2319-26.

Stroke in the uninsured.
Asplund K.
Stroke. 2009 Jun;40(6):1950-1.

C-reactive protein is a determinant of first-ever stroke: prospective nested case-referent study.
Andersson J, Johanssom L, Ladenvall P, Wiklund PG, Stegmayr B, Jern C, Boman K.
Cerebrovasc Disc. 2009; 27(6) 544-51

Population-wide changes in reported lifestyle are associated with redistribution of adipose tissue.
Krachler B, Eliasson M, Stenlund H, Johansson I, Hallmans G, Lindahl B.
Scand J Public Health. 2009 Jul;37(5):545-53.

Blood lipid levels in relation to glucose status in seven populations of Asian origin without a prior history of diabetes: the DECODA study.
Zhang L, Qiao Q, Tuomilehto J, Hammar N, Janus ED, Söderberg S, Mohan V, Ramachandran A, Dong YH, Lam TH, Pang ZC.
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 2009;25:549-57.


Blood lipid levels in relation to glucose status in European men and women without a prior history of diabetes: the DECODE Study.
Zhang L, Qiao Q, Tuomilehto J, Hammar N, Alberti KG, Eliasson M, Heine RJ, Stehouwer CD, Ruotolo G.
Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008 Dec;82(3):364-77.

Breast cancer survival is associated with telomere length in peripheral blood cells.
Svenson U, Nordfjall K, Stegmayr B, Manjer J, Nilsson P, Tavelin B, Henriksson R, Lenner P, Roos G.
Cancer Res. 2008 May 15;68(10):3618-23.

Telomere length is associated with obesity parameters but with a gender difference.
Nordfjall K, Eliasson M, Stegmayr B, Melander O, Nilsson P, Roos G.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Dec;16(12):2682-9.

Increased abdominal obesity, adverse psychosocial factors and shorter telomere length in subjects reporting early ageing; the MONICA Northern Sweden Study.
Nordfjall K, Eliasson M, Stegmayr B, Lundin S, Roos G, Nilsson PM.
Scand J Public Health. 2008 Sep;36(7):744-52.

Genetic polymorphisms in the renin-angiotensin system confer increased risk of stroke independently of blood pressure: a nested case-control study.
Mollsten A, Stegmayr B, Wiklund PG.
J Hypertens. 2008 Jul;26(7):1367-72.

Sense of coherence in three cross-sectional studies in Northern Sweden 1994, 1999 and 2004 -- patterns among men and women.
Hendrikx T, Nilsson M, Westman G.
Scand J Public Health. 2008 Jun;36(4):340-5.

Haplotypic analysis of tag SNPs of the interleukin-18 gene in relation to cardiovascular disease events: the MORGAM Project.
Grisoni ML, Proust C, Alanne M, DeSuremain M, Salomaa V, Kuulasmaa K, Cambien F, Nicaud V, Stegmayr B, Virtamo J, Shields D, Kee F, Tiret L, Evans A, Tregouet DA.
Eur J Hum Genet. 2008 Dec;16(12):1512-20.

Does the constellation of risk factors with and without abdominal adiposity associate with different cardiovascular mortality risk?
Gao W.
Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 May;32(5):757-62.

Sex-related differences in the associations between hyperleptinemia, insulin resistance and dysfibrinolysis.
Eriksson MA, Rask E, Johnson O, Carlstrom K, Ahren B, Eliasson M, Boman K, Soderberg S.
Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2008 Oct;19(7):625-32.

Functional outcome 3 months after stroke predicts long-term survival.
Eriksson M, Norrving B, Terent A, Stegmayr B.
Cerebrovasc Dis. 2008;25(5):423-9.

Snuff and blood pressure. Cross-sectional study of blood pressure in rest among men in the MONICA study in Northern Sweden.
Angman M, Eliasson M.
Läkartidningen. 2008 Nov 26-Dec 9;105(48-49):3530-5.

Favorable trends in the incidence and outcome in stroke in nondiabetic and diabetic subjects: findings from the Northern Sweden MONICA Stroke Registry in 1985 to 2003.
Rautio A, Eliasson M, Stegmayr B.
Stroke. 2008 Dec;39(12):3137-44.

Gender differences in trends of acute myocardial infarction events: the Northern Sweden MONICA study 1985 - 2004.
Lundblad D, Holmgren L, Jansson JH, Näslund U, Eliasson M.
BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2008 Jul 25;8:17.

Increased abdominal obesity, adverse psychosocial factors and shorter telomere length in subjects reporting early ageing; the MONICA Northern Sweden Study.
Nordfjäll K, Eliasson M, Stegmayr B, Lundin S, Roos G, Nilsson PM.
Scand J Public Health. 2008 Sep;36(7):744-52.

Trends in obesity and its distribution: data from the Northern Sweden MONICA Survey, 1986-2004.
Lilja M, Eliasson M, Stegmayr B, Olsson T, Söderberg S.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 May;16(5):1120-8.

Prevalence of symptoms associated with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Lindholm A, Andersson L, Eliasson M, Bixo M, Sundstrom-Poromaa I.
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2008 Jul;102(1):39-43.

Time trends in symptoms and prehospital delay time in women vs. men with myocardial infarction over a 15-year period. The Northern Sweden MONICA Study.
Isaksson RM, Holmgren L, Lundblad D, Brulin C, Eliasson M.
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2008 Jun 7(2); 152- 8


Lack of aggregation of ischemic stroke subtypes within affected sibling pairs.
Wiklund PG, Brown WM, Brott TG, Stegmayr B, Brown RD, Jr., Nilsson-Ardnor S, Hardy JA, Kissela BM, Singleton A, Holmberg D, Rich SS, Meschia JF.
Neurology. 2007 Feb 6;68(6):427-31.

Fish intake, mercury, long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of stroke in northern Sweden.
Wennberg M, Bergdahl IA, Stegmayr B, Hallmans G, Lundh T, Skerfving S, Stromberg U, Vessby B, Jansson JH.
Br J Nutr. 2007 Nov;98(5):1038-45.

Intra-adipose sex steroid metabolism and body fat distribution in idiopathic human obesity.
Wake DJ, Strand M, Rask E, Westerbacka J, Livingstone DE, Soderberg S, Andrew R, Yki-Jarvinen H, Olsson T, Walker BR.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2007 Mar;66(3):440-6.

Modified Mediterranean diet and survival after myocardial infarction: the EPIC-Elderly study.
Trichopoulou A, Bamia C, Norat T, Overvad K, Schmidt EB, Tjonneland A, Halkjaer J, Clavel-Chapelon F, Vercambre MN, Boutron-Ruault MC, Linseisen J, Rohrmann S, Boeing H, Weikert C, Benetou V, Psaltopoulou T, Orfanos P, Boffetta P, Masala G, Pala V, Panico S, Tumino R, Sacerdote C, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Ocke MC, Peeters PH, Van der Schouw YT, Gonzalez C, Sanchez MJ, Chirlaque MD, Moreno C, Larranaga N, Van Guelpen B, Jansson JH, Bingham S, Khaw KT, Spencer EA, Key T, Riboli E, Trichopoulos D.
Eur J Epidemiol. 2007;22:871-81.

Estrogen receptor alpha gene polymorphisms and first-ever intracerebral hemorrhage.
Strand M, Soderstrom I, Wiklund PG, Hallmans G, Weinehall L, Soderberg S, Olsson T.
Cerebrovasc Dis. 2007;24(6):500-8.

Polymorphisms at the osteoprotegerin and interleukin-6 genes in relation to first-ever stroke.
Strand M, Soderstrom I, Wiklund PG, Hallmans G, Weinehall L, Soderberg S, Olsson T.
Cerebrovasc Dis. 2007;24(5):418-25.

Patients with burnout in relation to gender and a general population.
Stenlund T, Ahlgren C, Lindahl B, Burell G, Knutsson A, Stegmayr B, Birgander LS.
Scand J Public Health. 2007;35(5):516-23.

Increased incidence of and impaired prognosis after acute myocardial infarction among patients with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis.
Sodergren A, Stegmayr B, Lundberg V, Ohman ML, Wallberg-Jonsson S.
Ann Rheum Dis. 2007 Feb;66(2):263-6.

Genome-wide linkage scan of common stroke in families from northern Sweden.
Nilsson-Ardnor S, Janunger T, Wiklund PG, Lackovic K, Nilsson AK, Lindgren P, Escher SA, Stegmayr B, Asplund K, Holmberg D.
Stroke. 2007 Jan;38(1):34-

Gender-specific links between hepatic 11beta reduction of cortisone and adipokines.
Mattsson C, Rask E, Carlstrom K, Andersson J, Eliasson M, Ahren B, Soderberg S, Olsson T.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Apr;15(4):887-94.

Ischemic stroke and shift work.
Hermansson J, Gillander Gadin K, Karlsson B, Lindahl B, Stegmayr B, Knutsson A.
Scand J Work Environ Health 2007 Dec;33(6):435-9.

Iron stores and HFE genotypes are not related to increased risk of ischemic stroke. A prospective nested case-referent study.
Ekblom K, Hultdin J, Stegmayr B, Johansson I, Van Guelpen B, Hallmans G, Weinehall L, Johansson L, Wiklund PG, Marklund SL.
Cerebrovasc Dis. 2007;24(5):405-11.

The Collaborative Study of Obesity and Diabetes in Adults (CODA) project: meta-analysis design and description of participating studies.
Duval S, Vazquez G, Baker WL, Jacobs DR, Jr., group. Cs.
Obesity Reviews. 2007 May;8(3):263-

Does diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome detect further men at high risk of cardiovascular death beyond those identified by a conventional cardiovascular risk score? The DECODE Study.
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2007 Apr;14(2):192-9.

The Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration: analysis of individual data on lipid, inflammatory and other markers in over 1.1 million participants in 104 prospective studies of cardiovascular diseases.
Danesh J, Erqou S, Walker M, Thompson SG, Tipping R, Ford C, Pressel S, Walldius G, Jungner I, Folsom AR, Chambless LE, Knuiman M, Whincup PH, Wannamethee SG, Morris RW, Willeit J, Kiechl S, Santer P, Mayr A, Wald N, Ebrahim S, Lawlor DA, Yarnell JW, Gallacher J, Casiglia E, Tikhonoff V, Nietert PJ, Sutherland SE, Bachman DL, Keil JE, Cushman M, Psaty BM, Tracy RP, Tybjaerg-Hansen A, Nordestgaard BG, Frikke-Schmidt R, Giampaoli S, Palmieri L, Panico S, Vanuzzo D, Pilotto L, Simons L, McCallum J, Friedlander Y, Fowkes FG, Lee AJ, Smith FB, Taylor J, Guralnik J, Phillips C, Wallace R, Blazer D, Khaw KT, Jansson JH, Donfrancesco C, Salomaa V, Harald K, Jousilahti P, Vartiainen E, Woodward M, D'Agostino RB, Wolf PA, Vasan RS, Pencina MJ, Bladbjerg EM, Jorgensen T, Moller L, Jespersen J, Dankner R, Chetrit A, Lubin F, Rosengren A, Wilhelmsen L, Lappas G, Eriksson H, Bjorkelund C, Cremer P, Nagel D, Tilvis R, Strandberg T, Rodriguez B, Bouter LM, Heine RJ, Dekker JM, Nijpels G, Stehouwer CD, Rimm E, Pai J, Sato S, Iso H, Kitamura A, Noda H, Goldbourt U, Salomaa V, Salonen JT, Nyyssonen K, Tuomainen TP, Deeg D, Poppelaars JL, Meade T, Cooper J, Hedblad B, Berglund G, Engstrom G, Doring A, Koenig W, Meisinger C, Mraz W, Kuller L, Selmer R, Tverdal A, Nystad W, Gillum R, Mussolino M, Hankinson S, Manson J, De Stavola B, Knottenbelt C, Cooper JA, Bauer KA, Rosenberg RD, Sato S, Naito Y, Holme I, Nakagawa H, Miura H, Ducimetiere P, Jouven X, Crespo C, Garcia-Palmieri M, Amouyel P, Arveiler D, Evans A, Ferrieres J, Schulte H, Assmann G, Shepherd J, Packard C, Sattar N, Cantin B, Lamarche B, Despres JP, Dagenais GR, Barrett-Connor E, Wingard D, Bettencourt R, Gudnason V, Aspelund T, Sigurdsson G, Thorsson B, Trevisan M, Witteman J, Kardys I, Breteler M, Hofman A, Tunstall-Pedoe H, Tavendale R, Lowe GD, Ben-Shlomo Y, Howard BV, Zhang Y, Best L, Umans J, Onat A, Meade TW, Njolstad I, Mathiesen E, Lochen ML, Wilsgaard T, Gaziano JM, Stampfer M, Ridker P, Ulmer H, Diem G, Concin H, Rodeghiero F, Tosetto A, Brunner E, Shipley M, Buring J, Cobbe SM, Ford I, Robertson M, He Y, Ibanez AM, Feskens EJ, Kromhout D, Collins R, Di Angelantonio E, Kaptoge S, Lewington S, Orfei L, Pennells L, Perry P, Ray K, Sarwar N, Scherman M, Thompson A, Watson S, Wensley F, White IR, Wood AM.
Eur J Epidemiol. 2007;22(12):839-69.

Polymorphism of genes related to cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Arlestig L, Wallberg Jonsson S, Stegmayr B, Rantapaa-Dahlqvist S.
Clin Exp Rheumatol.2007 Nov-Dec;25(6):866-71.

The risk of myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death amongst snuff users with or without a previous history of smoking.
Wennberg P, Eliasson M, Hallmans G, Johansson L, Boman K, Jansson JH.
J Intern Med. 2007 Sep;262(3):360-7.


Geographical distribution of genetically determined types of Nezara viridula (L.) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Brazil.
Vivan LM, Panizzi AR..
Neotrop Entomol 2006 Mar-Apr;35(2):175-81.

The effects of commuting activity and occupational and leisure time physical activity on risk of myocardial infarction.
Wennberg P, Lindahl B, Hallmans G, Messner T, Weinehall L, Johansson L, Boman K, Jansson JH.
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2006 Dec;13(6):924-30.

Time trends in burdens of cadmium, lead, and mercury in the population of northern Sweden.
Wennberg M, Lundh T, Bergdahl IA, Hallmans G, Jansson JH, Stegmayr B, Custodio HM, Skerfving S.
Environ Res. 2006 Mar;100(3):330-8.

Comparison of different definitions of the metabolic syndrome in relation to cardiovascular mortality in European men and women.
Qiao Q.
Diabetologia. 2006 Dec;49(12):2837-46.

High obesity incidence in northern Sweden: how will Sweden look by 2009?
Nafziger AN, Stenlund H, Wall S, Jenkins PL, Lundberg V, Pearson TA, Weinehall L.
Eur J Epidemiol. 2006;21(5):377-82.

Reported food intake and distribution of body fat: a repeated cross-sectional study.
Krachler B, Eliasson M, Stenlund H, Johansson I, Hallmans G, Lindahl B.
Nutr J. 2006;5:34.

Chapter 5.2: major public health problems - diabetes.
Eliasson M, Bostrom G.
Scand J Public Health Suppl. 2006 Jun;67:59-68.

Chapter 5.3: major public health problems - overweight and obesity.
Bostrom G, Eliasson M.
Scand J Public Health Suppl. 2006 Jun;67:69-77.

Time trends in population cholesterol levels 1986-2004: influence of lipid-lowering drugs, obesity, smoking and educational level. The northern Sweden MONICA study.
Eliasson M, Janlert U, Jansson JH, Stegmayr B.
J Intern Med. 2006 Dec;260(6):551-9.


Effect of sampling frames on response rates in the WHO MONICA risk factor surveys.
Wolf HK, Kuulasmaa K, Tolonen H, Sans S, Molarius A, Eastwood BJ.
Eur J Epidemiol. 2005;20(4):293-9.

Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 4G/5G polymorphism and risk of stroke: replicated findings in two nested case-control studies based on independent cohorts.
Wiklund PG, Nilsson L, Ardnor SN, Eriksson P, Johansson L, Stegmayr B, Hamsten A, Holmberg D, Asplund K..
Stroke 2005 Aug;36(8):1661-5.

Folate, vitamin B12, and risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: a prospective, nested case-referent study of plasma concentrations and dietary intake.
Van Guelpen B, Hultdin J, Johansson I, Stegmayr B, Hallmans G, Nilsson TK, Weinehall L, Witthoft C, Palmqvist R, Winkvist A.
Stroke. 2005 Jul;36(7):1426-31.

Prevalence, awareness and treatment of hypercholesterolaemia in 32 populations: results from the WHO MONICA Project.
Tolonen H, Keil U, Ferrario M, Evans A..
Int J Epidemiol 2005 Feb;34(1):181-92.

Effect on trend estimates of the difference between survey respondents and non-respondents: results from 27 populations in the WHO MONICA Project.
Tolonen H, Dobson A, Kulathinal S.
Eur J Epidemiol 2005;20(11):887-98.

The decline of smoking in northern Sweden.
Stegmayr B, Eliasson M, Rodu B.
Scand J Public Health. 2005;33(4):321-4; discussion 243.

Are insulin resistance, impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance all equally strongly related to age?
Qiao Q, Tuomilehto J, Balkau B, Borch-Johnsen K, Heine R, Wareham NJ, Group DS.
Diabetic Medicine. 2005 Nov;22(11):1476-81.

Comparison of three different definitions for the metabolic syndrome in non-diabetic Europeans.
Qiao Q.
Br J Diabetes Vasc Dis. 2005;5:161-8.

Psychosocial factors, gender, and sleep.
Nordin M, Knutsson A, Sundbom E, Stegmayr B.
J Occup Health Psychol. 2005 Jan;10(1):54-63.

Linkage of ischemic stroke to the PDE4D region on 5q in a Swedish population.
Nilsson-Ardnor S, Wiklund PG, Lindgren P, Nilsson AK, Janunger T, Escher SA, Hallbeck B, Stegmayr B, Asplund K, Holmberg D.
Stroke 2005 Aug;36(8):1666-71.

Food selection associated with sense of coherence in adults.
Lindmark U, Stegmayr B, Nilsson B, Lindahl B, Johansson I.
Nutr J. 2005;4:9.

Trends in food intakes in Swedish adults 1986-1999: findings from the Northern Sweden MONICA (Monitoring of Trends and Determinants in Cardiovascular Disease) Study.
Krachler B, Eliasson MC, Johansson I, Hallmans G, Lindahl B.
Public Health Nutr. 2005 Sep;8(6):628-35.

Systemic antibodies to the leukotoxin of the oral pathogen Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans correlate negatively with stroke in women.
Johansson A, Johansson I, Eriksson M, Ahren AM, Hallmans G, Stegmayr B.
Cerebrovasc Dis. 2005;20(4):226-32.

MORGAM (an international pooling of cardiovascular cohorts).
Evans A, Salomaa V, Kulathinal S, Asplund K, Cambien F, Ferrario M, Perola M, Peltonen L, Shields D, Tunstall-Pedoe H, Kuulasmaa K.
Int J Epidemiol. 2005 Feb;34(1):21-7.

Polymorphisms of IL-1beta, IL-1Ra, and TNF-alpha genes: a nested case-control study of their association with risk for stroke.
Cvetkovic JT, Wiklund PG, Ahmed E, Weinehall L, Hallmans G, Lefvert AK.
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2005 Jan-Feb;14(1):29-35.

An international comparative study of blood pressure in populations of European vs.
Cooper RS, Wolf-Maier K, Luke A, Adeyemo A, Banegas JR, Forrester T, Giampaoli S, Joffres M, Kastarinen M, Primatesta P, Stegmayr B, Thamm M.
African descent. BMC Med. 2005;3:2.

What MONICA told us about stroke.
Asplund K.
Lancet Neurol. 2005 Jan;4(1):64-8.

Favourable trends in the incidence and outcome of myocardial infarction in nondiabetic, but not in diabetic, subjects: findings from the MONICA myocardial infarction registry in northern Sweden in 1989-2000.
Rautio A, Lundberg V, Messner T, Nasic S, Stegmayr B, Eliasson M.
J Intern Med. 2005 Oct;258(4):369-77.

Low level of tissue plasminogen activator activity in non-diabetic patients with a first myocardial infarction.
Lundblad D, Dinesen B, Rautio A, Røder ME, Eliasson M.
J Intern Med. 2005 Jul;258(1):13-20.


Hypertension treatment and control in five European countries, Canada, and the United States.
Wolf-Maier K, Cooper RS, Kramer H, Banegas JR, Giampaoli S, Joffres MR, Poulter N, Primatesta P, Stegmayr B, Thamm M.
Hypertension. 2004 Jan;43(1):10-7.

Estimated intake of milk fat is negatively associated with cardiovascular risk factors and does not increase the risk of a first acute myocardial infarction. A prospective case-control study.
Warensjo E, Jansson JH, Berglund L, Boman K, Ahren B, Weinehall L, Lindahl B, Hallmans G, Vessby B.
Br J Nutr. 2004 Apr;91(4):635-42.

Interactions between fibrinolysis, lipoproteins and leptin related to a first myocardial infarction.
Thogersen AM, Soderberg S, Jansson JH, Dahlen G, Boman K, Nilsson TK, Lindahl B, Weinehall L, Stenlund H, Lundberg V, Johnson O, Ahren B, Hallmans G.
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2004 Feb;11(1):33-40.

Declining mortality from subarachnoid hemorrhage: changes in incidence and case fatality from 1985 through 2000.
Stegmayr B, Eriksson M, Asplund K.
Stroke.2004 Sep;35(9):2059-63.

Plasma leptin and breast cancer risk: a prospective study in northern Sweden.
Stattin P, Soderberg S, Biessy C, Lenner P, Hallmans G, Kaaks R, Olsson T.
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2004 Aug;86(3):191-6.

Leptin, but not adiponectin, predicts stroke in males.
Soderberg S, Stegmayr B, Stenlund H, Sjostrom LG, Agren A, Johansson L, Weinehall L, Olsson T.
J Intern Med. 2004 Aug;256(2):128-36.

The influence of smoking and smokeless tobacco use on weight amongst men.
Rodu B, Stegmayr B, Nasic S, Cole P, Asplund K.
J Intern Med. 2004 Jan;255(1):102-7.

Insulin secretion and incretin hormones after oral glucose in non-obese subjects with impaired glucose tolerance.
Rask E, Olsson T, Soderberg S, Holst Jj J, Tura A, Pacini G, Ahren B.
Metabolism.2004 May;53(5):624-31.

Depressive mood after a cardiac event: gender inequality and participation in rehabilitation programme.
Norrman S, Stegmayr B, Eriksson M, Hedback B, Burell G, Brulin C.
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs.2004 Dec;3(4):295-302.

In northern Sweden myocardial infarction morbidity and case fatality are lowest in rural areas.
Messner T, Lundberg V.
Scand Cardiovasc J. 2004 Oct;38(5):265-9.

Weather change--a cause of myocardial infarction. Barometric pressure over the Arctic region affects the number of sudden cardiac death cases.
Messner T.
Läkartidningen. 2004 Sep 16;101(38):2888-90, 92.

Population effects on individual systolic blood pressure: a multilevel analysis of the World Health Organization MONICA Project.
Merlo J, Asplund K, Lynch J, Rastam L, Dobson A.
Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Jun 15;159(12):1168-79.

Use of oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy in the WHO MONICA project.
Lundberg V, Tolonen H, Stegmayr B, Kuulasmaa K, Asplund K.
Maturitas. 2004 May 28;48(1):39-49.

Hemostatic factors as risk markers for intracerebral hemorrhage: a prospective incident case-referent study.
Johansson L, Jansson JH, Stegmayr B, Nilsson TK, Hallmans G, Boman K.
Stroke. 2004 Apr;35(4):826-30.

Elevated plasma homocysteine: cause or consequence of myocardial infarction?
Hultdin J, Thogersen AM, Jansson JH, Nilsson TK, Weinehall L, Hallmans G.
J Intern Med. 2004 Dec;256(6):491-8.

Plasma insulin and cardiovascular mortality in non-diabetic European men and women: a meta-analysis of data from eleven prospective studies.
Hu G, Qiao Q, Tuomilehto J, Eliasson M, Feskens EJ, Pyorala K.
Diabetologia. 2004 Jul;47(7):1245-56.

Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its relation to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in nondiabetic European men and women.
Hu G, Qiao Q, Tuomilehto J, Balkau B, Borch-Johnsen K, Pyorala K.
Arch Intern Med. 2004 May 24;164(10):1066-76.

Analysis of the relationship between total cholesterol, age, body mass index among males and females in the WHO MONICA Project.
Gostynski M, Gutzwiller F, Kuulasmaa K, Doring A, Ferrario M, Grafnetter D, Pajak A.
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Aug;28(8):1082-90.

Self-reported depression and use of antidepressants after stroke: a national survey.
Eriksson M, Asplund K, Glader EL, Norrving B, Stegmayr B, Terent A, Asberg KH, Wester PO.
Stroke. 2004 Apr;35(4):936-41.

Influence of smoking and snus on the prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes amongst men: the northern Sweden MONICA study.
Eliasson M, Asplund K, Nasic S,
Rodu B J Intern Med. 2004 Aug;256(2):101-10.

Polymorphisms in glutathione-related genes affect methylmercury retention.
Custodio HM, Broberg K, Wennberg M, Jansson JH, Vessby B, Hallmans G, Stegmayr B, Skerfving S.
Arch Environ Health. 2004 Nov;59(11):588-95.

Prediction of the risk of cardiovascular mortality using a score that includes glucose as a risk factor. The DECODE Study.
Balkau B, Hu G, Qiao Q, Tuomilehto J, Borch-Johnsen K, Pyorala K.
Diabetologia. 2004 Dec;47(12):2118-28.

Influence of smoking and snus on the prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes amongst men: the northern Sweden MONICA study.
Eliasson M, Asplund K, Nasic S, Rodu B.
J Intern Med. 2004 Aug;256(2):101-10.

Polymorphism in glutathione-related genes affect methylmercury retention.
Custodio HM, Broberg K, Wennberg M, Jansson J-H, Vessby B, Hallmans G, Stegmayr B.
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