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Registers of the Swedish total population and their use in medical research
The primary aim of the Swedish national population registration system is to obtain data that (1) reflect the composition, relationship and identities of the Swedish population and (2) can be used as… Expand
Impact of gender on asthma in childhood and adolescence: a GA2LEN review
A number of studies have shown gender differences in the prevalence of wheeze and asthma. The aim of this review was to examine published results on gender differences in childhood and adolescent… Expand
Prevention of asthma during the first 5 years of life: a randomized controlled trial.
- G. Marks, S. Mihrshahi, +9 authors S. Leeder
- The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
- 1 July 2006
BACKGROUND Early life exposures may be important in the development of asthma and allergic disease. OBJECTIVE To test house dust mite (HDM) avoidance and dietary fatty acid modification,… Expand
The Swedish Twin Registry: establishment of a biobank and other recent developments.
- P. Magnusson, C. Almqvist, +19 authors P. Lichtenstein
- Twin research and human genetics : the official…
- 20 December 2013
The Swedish Twin Registry (STR) today contains more than 194,000 twins and more than 75,000 pairs have zygosity determined by an intra-pair similarity algorithm, DNA, or by being of opposite sex. Of… Expand
Paternal age at childbearing and offspring psychiatric and academic morbidity.
IMPORTANCE Advancing paternal age is associated with increased genetic mutations during spermatogenesis, which research suggests may cause psychiatric morbidity in the offspring. The effects of… Expand
Risks of Psychiatric Disorders and Suicide Attempts in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Population-Based Cohort Study
- A. Butwicka, L. Frisén, C. Almqvist, B. Zethelius, P. Lichtenstein
- Diabetes Care
- 3 February 2015
OBJECTIVE To assess the risk of psychiatric disorders and suicide attempts in children with type 1 diabetes and their healthy siblings. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We performed a population-based… Expand
Associations of Maternal Antidepressant Use During the First Trimester of Pregnancy With Preterm Birth, Small for Gestational Age, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity…
While antidepressant use during pregnancy has been associated with adverse birth and neurodevelopmental outcomes, these associations may be attributed to confounding factors, such as genetic influe… Expand
Shared genetic origin of asthma, hay fever and eczema elucidates allergic disease biology
Asthma, hay fever (or allergic rhinitis) and eczema (or atopic dermatitis) often coexist in the same individuals, partly because of a shared genetic origin. To identify shared risk variants, we… Expand
Development and comorbidity of eczema, asthma and rhinitis to age 12 – data from the BAMSE birth cohort
Allergy‐related diseases are a public health issue, but knowledge on development and comorbidity among children is scarce. The aim was to study the development of eczema, asthma and rhinitis in… Expand
The association between infant feeding practices and subsequent atopy among children with a family history of asthma
- S. Mihrshahi, R. Ampon, +4 authors G. Marks
- Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of…
- 1 May 2007
Background Although longer duration of breastfeeding and later introduction of solid foods are both recommended for the prevention of asthma and allergic disease, evidence to support these… Expand