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Uppsala University

411 adolescents born in 1978 or 1979 in two socioeconomically different cities are included in the study. Collection of the material has occurred three times for each youth, at 15, 17 and 20 years of age. 103 boys and 10...

  • Johan Sundström, Uppsala University, Department of Medical Sciences
Published: 2017-02-27

Lund University

The steering group for Malmö Offspring Study: Peter Nilsson, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö, Internal Medicine Research Unit Olle Melander, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine Jan Nilsson, Lund ...

  • Olle Melander, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Peter M Nilsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
Published: 2017-02-07

Uppsala University

The Uppsala Family Study was initiated in 2000-2001 when 602 families (mothers, fathers, two consecutive siblings age 5-14 years) living in Uppsala were examined with focus on anthropometry and blood pressure. Blood samp...

  • Liisa Byberg, Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences
Published: 2015-04-28

Uppsala University

ULSAM started as a health investigation, focused at identifying metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease, to which all 50 year-old men living in Uppsala in 1970 were invited. Of these, 82% (2322 men) participate...

  • Lars Lannfelt, Uppsala University, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences
Published: 2015-04-23

Karolinska Institutet

Oral contraceptives, use of hormone replacement therapy, dietary habits and other lifestyle factors affect the risk for cancer, cardiovascular diseases and other chronic diseases in young women. Starting in 1991, a compr...

  • Elisabete Weiderpass Vainio, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Published: 2015-04-13

Umeå University

In 2005, the health authorities of Region Västerbotten initiated the Salut Programme. The initiative got its name from the word “salutogenic” as the basic idea is to promote processes that give children and their parents...

  • Anneli Ivarsson, Umeå University, Department of Epidemiology and Global Health
  • Eva Eurenius, Umeå University, Department of Epidemiology and Global Health
  • Marie Lindkvist, Umeå University, Department of Epidemiology and Global Health
Published: 2013-12-17