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Week 23

Hazard assessment of abraded thermoplastic composites reinforced with reduced graphene oxide.
Chortarea S, Kuru OC, Netkueakul W, Pelin M, Keshavan S, Song Z, Ma B, Gómes J, Abalos EV, Luna LAV, Loret T, Fordham A, Drummond M, Kontis N, Anagnostopoulos G, Paterakis G, Cataldi P, Tubaro A, Galiotis C, Kinloch I, Fadeel B, Bussy C, Kostarelos K, Buerki-Thurnherr T, Prato M, Bianco A, Wick P
J Hazard Mater 2022 08;435():129053

Association of alcohol use with years lived without major chronic diseases: A multicohort study from the IPD-Work consortium and UK Biobank.
Nyberg ST, Batty GD, Pentti J, Madsen IEH, Alfredsson L, Bjorner JB, Borritz M, Burr H, Ervasti J, Goldberg M, Jokela M, Knutsson A, Koskinen A, Lallukka T, Lindbohm JV, Nielsen ML, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Pietiläinen O, Rahkonen O, Rugulies R, Shipley MJ, Sipilä PN, Sørensen JK, Stenholm S, Suominen S, Väänänen A, Vahtera J, Virtanen M, Westerlund H, Zins M, Singh-Manoux A, Kivimäki M
Lancet Reg Health Eur 2022 Aug;19():100417

Association of stress-related disorders with subsequent risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality: A population-based and sibling-controlled cohort study.
Tian F, Shen Q, Hu Y, Ye W, Valdimarsdóttir UA, Song H, Fang F
Lancet Reg Health Eur 2022 Jul;18():100402

Incident Malignant Melanoma in Sweden: The Importance of Accounting for Skin Complexion in the Population.
Ljung R, Talbäck M, Feychting M
Epidemiology 2022 Jul;33(4):e11-e12

Ethical aspects of the coordination of return-to-work among employees on sick leave due to common mental disorders: a qualitative study.
Holmlund L, Sandman L, Hellman T, Kwak L, Björk Brämberg E
Disabil Rehabil 2022 Jun;():1-10

Urinary Eicosanoid Levels Reflect Allergen and Diesel Exhaust Coexposure and Are Linked to Impaired Lung Function.
Ryu MH, Gómez C, Yuen ACY, Brook JR, Wheelock CE, Carlsten C
Environ Sci Technol 2022 Jun;56(11):7107-7118

A novel non-invasive method allowing for discovery of pathologically relevant proteins from small airways.
Östling J, Van Geest M, Olsson HK, Dahlen SE, Viklund E, Gustafsson PM, Mirgorodskaya E, Olin AC
Clin Proteomics 2022 Jun;19(1):20

Associations between ambient temperature and risk of preterm birth in Sweden: A comparison of analytical approaches.
de Bont J, Stafoggia M, Nakstad B, Hajat S, Kovats S, Part C, Chersich M, Luchters S, Filippi V, Stephansson O, Ljungman P, Roos N
Environ Res 2022 Jun;():113586

Ambient temperature during pregnancy and risk of maternal hypertensive disorders: A time-to-event study in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Part C, le Roux J, Chersich M, Sawry S, Filippi V, Roos N, Fairlie L, Nakstad B, de Bont J, Ljungman P, Stafoggia M, Kovats S, Luchters S, Hajat S
Environ Res 2022 Jun;212(Pt D):113596

A recombinant multimeric dog allergen prevents airway hyperresponsiveness in a model of asthma marked by vigorous TH 2 and TH 17 cell responses.
Stark JM, Liu J, Tibbitt CA, Christian M, Ma J, Wintersand A, Dunst J, Kreslavsky T, Murrell B, Adner M, Grönlund H, Gafvelin G, Coquet JM
Allergy 2022 Jun;():

Sex Hormones and Risk of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Mendelian Randomization Study.
Molenberg R, Thio CHL, Aalbers MW, Uyttenboogaart M, , Larsson SC, Bakker MK, Ruigrok YM, Snieder H, van Dijk JMC
Stroke 2022 Jun;():101161STROKEAHA121038035

Associations between exploratory dietary patterns and incident type 2 diabetes: a federated meta-analysis of individual participant data from 25 cohort studies.
Jannasch F, Dietrich S, Bishop TRP, Pearce M, Fanidi A, O'Donoghue G, O'Gorman D, Marques-Vidal P, Vollenweider P, Bes-Rastrollo M, Byberg L, Wolk A, Hashemian M, Malekzadeh R, Poustchi H, Luft VC, de Matos SMA, Kim J, Kim MK, Kim Y, Stern D, Lajous M, Magliano DJ, Shaw JE, Akbaraly T, Kivimaki M, Maskarinec G, Le Marchand L, Martínez-González MÁ, Soedamah-Muthu SS, , Wareham NJ, Forouhi NG, Schulze MB
Eur J Nutr 2022 Jun;():

Factors associated with non-walking 4 months after hip fracture. A prospective study of 23,759 fractures.
Martinez-Carranza N, Lindqvist K, Modig K, Hedström M
Injury 2022 Jun;53(6):2180-2183

Parental smoking, type 1 diabetes, and islet autoantibody positivity in the offspring: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Edstorp J, Lampousi AM, Carlsson S
Diabet Med 2022 06;39(6):e14830

Psychosocial workplace factors and alcohol-related morbidity: a prospective study of 3 million Swedish workers.
Almroth M, Hemmingsson T, Sörberg Wallin A, Kjellberg K, Falkstedt D
Eur J Public Health 2022 Jun;32(3):366-371

Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular diseases: An umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
de Bont J, Jaganathan S, Dahlquist M, Persson Å, Stafoggia M, Ljungman P
J Intern Med 2022 Jun;291(6):779-800

Development of gut microbiota during the first 2 years of life.
Wernroth ML, Peura S, Hedman AM, Hetty S, Vicenzi S, Kennedy B, Fall K, Svennblad B, Andolf E, Pershagen G, Theorell-Haglöw J, Nguyen D, Sayols-Baixeras S, Dekkers KF, Bertilsson S, Almqvist C, Dicksved J, Fall T
Sci Rep 2022 May;12(1):9080

Benchmarking observational analyses before using them to address questions trials do not answer: an application to coronary thrombus aspiration.
Matthews AA, Dahabreh IJ, Fröbert O, Lindahl B, James S, Feychting M, Jernberg T, Berglund A, Hernán MA
Am J Epidemiol 2022 May;():

Contribution of child ABC-transporter genetics to prenatal MeHg exposure and neurodevelopment.
Love TM, Wahlberg K, Pineda D, Watson GE, Zareba G, Thurston SW, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Rand M, van Wijngaarden E, Broberg K
Neurotoxicology 2022 May;91():228-233

Cardiovascular Mortality Gap Between the United States and Other High Life Expectancy Countries in 2000-2016.
Acosta E, Mehta N, Myrskylä M, Ebeling M
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2022 May;77(Supplement_2):S148-S157

Short-term effects of particulate matter on cardiovascular morbidity in Italy: a national analysis.
Stafoggia M, Renzi M, Forastiere F, Ljungman P, Davoli M, De' Donato F, Gariazzo C, Michelozzi P, Scortichini M, Solimini A, Viegi G, Bellander T,
Eur J Prev Cardiol 2022 May;29(8):1202-1211

Metabolomics in pulmonary medicine - extracting the most from your data.
Reinke SN, Chaleckis R, Wheelock CE
Eur Respir J 2022 May;():

Assessment of endocrine disruptive properties of PFOS: EFSA/ECHA guidance case study utilising AOP networks and alternative methods.
Pípal M, Wiklund L, Caccia S, Beronius A
EFSA J 2022 May;20(Suppl 1):e200418

Gestational and childhood urinary iodine concentrations and children's cognitive function in a longitudinal mother-child cohort in rural Bangladesh.
Kampouri M, Tofail F, Rahman SM, Gustin K, Vahter M, Kippler M
Int J Epidemiol 2022 May;():

The DASH diet is associated with a lower risk of heart failure: a cohort study.
Ibsen DB, Levitan EB, Åkesson A, Gigante B, Wolk A
Eur J Prev Cardiol 2022 May;29(7):1114-1123

Educational qualification differences and early labor market exit among men: the contribution of labor market marginalization measured across the working life.
Thern E, Falkstedt D, Almroth M, Kjellberg K, Landberg J, Bodin T, Melin B, Hemmingsson T
BMC Public Health 2022 May;22(1):1015

Glucose Homeostasis in Relation to Neutrophil Mobilization in Smokers with COPD.
Pournaras N, Andersson A, Kovach MA, Padra M, Che KF, Brundin B, Yoshihara S, Bozinovski S, Lindén SK, Jansson PA, Sköld MC, Qvarfordt I, Lindén A
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2022 ;17():1179-1194

Surgeons' physical workload in open surgery versus robot-assisted surgery and nonsurgical tasks.
Fan X, Forsman M, Yang L, Lind CM, Kjellman M
Surg Endosc 2022 May;():

Autophagy regulation by RNA alternative splicing and implications in human diseases.
González-Rodríguez P, Klionsky DJ, Joseph B
Nat Commun 2022 May;13(1):2735

Genetic liability to rheumatoid arthritis in relation to coronary artery disease and stroke risk.
Yuan S, Carter P, Mason AM, Yang F, Burgess S, Larsson SC
Arthritis Rheumatol 2022 May;():

Cerebral Iron Deposition in Neurodegeneration.
Dusek P, Hofer T, Alexander J, Roos PM, Aaseth JO
Biomolecules 2022 May;12(5):

Air pollution exposure impairs lung function in infants.
Lundberg B, Gruzieva O, Eneroth K, Melén E, Persson Å, Hallberg J, Pershagen G
Acta Paediatr 2022 May;():

Manual therapy versus advice to stay active for nonspecific back and/or neck pain: a cost-effectiveness analysis.
Aboagye E, Lilje S, Bengtsson C, Peterson A, Persson U, Skillgate E
Chiropr Man Therap 2022 May;30(1):27

Food consumption based on the nutrient profile system underlying the Nutri-Score and renal function in older adults.
Henry MS, Guallar-Castillón P, Banegas JR, Åkesson A, Rey-García J, Rodríguez-Artalejo F, Donat-Vargas C
Clin Nutr 2022 May;41(7):1541-1548

Biomarkers and Disease Trajectories Influencing Women's Health: Results from the UK Biobank Cohort.
Yang H, Pawitan Y, Fang F, Czene K, Ye W
Phenomics 2022 May;():1-10

Low-quality employment trajectories and the risk of common mental health disorders among individuals with Swedish and foreign background - a register-based cohort study.
Pollack R, Kreshpaj B, Jonsson J, Bodin T, Gunn V, Orellana C, Östergren PO, Muntaner C, Matilla-Santander N
Scand J Work Environ Health 2022 May;

Non-Standard Employment and Unemployment during the COVID-19 Crisis: Economic and Health Findings from a Six-Country Survey Study.
Gunn V, Vives A, Zaupa A, Hernando-Rodriguez JC, Julià M, Kvart S, Lewchuk W, Padrosa E, Vos MP, Ahonen EQ, Baron S, Bosmans K, Davis L, Díaz I, Matilla-Santander N, Muntaner C, O'Campo P, Östergren PO, Vanroelen C, Vignola EF, Bodin T
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 May;19(10):

Copper oxide nanoparticles trigger macrophage cell death with misfolding of Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1).
Gupta G, Cappellini F, Farcal L, Gornati R, Bernardini G, Fadeel B
Part Fibre Toxicol 2022 May;19(1):33

Diagnostic radiological examinations and risk of intracranial tumours in adults-findings from the Interphone Study.
Auvinen A, Cardis E, Blettner M, Moissonnier M, Sadetzki S, Giles G, Johansen C, Swerdlow A, Cook A, Fleming S, Berg-Beckhoff G, Iavarone I, Parent ME, Woodward A, Tynes T, McBride M, Krewski D, Feychting M, Takebayashi T, Armstrong B, Hours M, Siemiatycki J, Lagorio S, Larsen SB, Schoemaker M, Klaeboe L, Lönn S, Schüz J,
Int J Epidemiol 2022 05;51(2):537-546

Corrigendum to: Diagnostic radiological examinations and risk of intracranial tumours in adults-findings from the interphone study.
Auvinen A, Cardis E, Blettner M, Moissonnier M, Sadetzki S, Giles G, Johansen C, Swerdlow A, Cook A, Fleming S, Berg-Beckhoff G, Iavarone I, Parent ME, Woodward A, Tynes T, McBride M, Krewski D, Feychting M, Takebayashi T, Armstrong B, Hours M, Siemiatycki J, Lagorio S, Larsen SB, Schoemaker M, Klaeboe L, Lönn S, Schüz J,
Int J Epidemiol 2022 May;51(2):690

Enhancing Human Biomonitoring Studies through Linkage to Administrative Registers-Status in Europe.
Meltzer HM, Jensen TK, Májek O, Moshammer H, Wennberg M, Åkesson A, Tolonen H
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 05;19(9):

Genome-Wide Interaction Analysis of Genetic Variants with Menopausal Hormone Therapy for Colorectal Cancer Risk.
Tian Y, Kim AE, Bien SA, Lin Y, Qu C, Harrison T, Carreras-Torres R, Díez-Obrero V, Dimou N, Drew DA, Hidaka A, Huyghe JR, Jordahl KM, Morrison J, Murphy N, Obón-Santacana M, Ulrich CM, Ose J, Peoples AR, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Shcherbina A, Stern M, Su YR, van Duijnhoven FJB, Arndt V, Baurley J, Berndt SI, Bishop DT, Brenner H, Buchanan DD, Chan AT, Figueiredo JC, Gallinger S, Gruber SB, Harlid S, Hoffmeister M, Jenkins MA, Joshi AD, Keku TO, Larsson SC, Le Marchand L, Li L, Giles GG, Milne RL, Nan H, Nassir R, Ogino S, Budiarto A, Platz EA, Potter JD, Prentice RL, Rennert G, Sakoda LC, Schoen RE, Slattery ML, Thibodeau SN, Van Guelpen B, Visvanathan K, White E, Wolk A, Woods MO, Wu AH, Campbell PT, Casey G, Conti DV, Gunter MJ, Kundaje A, Lewinger JP, Moreno V, Newcomb PA, Pardamean B, Thomas DC, Tsilidis KK, Peters U, Gauderman WJ, Hsu L, Chang-Claude J
J Natl Cancer Inst 2022 May;():

Social factors and chronic pain: the modifying effect of sex in the Stockholm Public Health Cohort Study.
Prego-Domínguez J, Skillgate E, Orsini N, Takkouche B
Rheumatology (Oxford) 2022 05;61(5):1802-1809




Application of the benchmark dose-response modelling approach for risk characterization of chemicals 
Antero Vieira da Silva
Unit of Integrative Toxicology

Socioeconomic factors and childhood cancer : survival and long-term consequences 
Hanna Mogensen
Unit of Epidemiology

Biomedical factors in the risk and prognosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 
Jiangwei Sun
Unit of Integrative Epidemiology

Precarious employment and occupational injuries in Sweden 
Bertina Kreshpaj
Unit of Occupational Medicine

Trends in population health in an era of increasing longevity 
Anna C. Meyer
Unit of Epidemiology

Profiling of microglia in inflammation, aging, and the tumor microenvironment
Lara Friess,
Unit of  Toxicology


Immunity and inflammation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : an epidemiological approach
Can Cui
Unit of Integrative Epidemiology

Precarious employment in Sweden : methodological development and health associations
Johanna Jonsson
Unit of Occupational Medicine

Silica particle-induced NLRP3 inflammasome activation and DNA damage in respiratory epithelium
Rongrong Wu
Unit of Biochemical Toxicology

Environmental arsenic exposure in humans : toxicity and adaptation in the Bolivian Andes
Jessica De Loma Olson
Unit of metals & health

Experimental studies of lipid mediator modulation of airway responsiveness 
Willem Abma
Unit of experimental asthma and allergy research

Risks and benefits of drinking water treatment : focusing on child health and prenatal development 
Melle Säve-Söderbergh
Unit of cardiovascular and nutritional epidemiology


Dietary carbohydrate quality and health : focus on low-grade systemic inflammation and cardiometabolic risk factors
Nor Adila Mhd Omar
Unit of cardiovascular and nutritional epidemiology

Urban greenness and related health effects 
Åsa Persson
Unit of environmental epidemiology

Health effects of air pollution : innovative approaches for spatio-temporal evaluations
Massimo Stafoggia
Unit of environmental epidemiology

Short and long-term regulation of autophagy
Patricia González-Rodríguez
Unit of toxicology

Genotoxic effects among Bolivian farmers exposed to mixtures of pesticides : population and in vitro based studies
Jessika Ximen Barrón Cuenca
Unit of biochemical toxicology

Evaluation of biomarkers in chronic inflammatory diseases 
Zahra Golabkesh
Unit of cardiovascular and nutritional epidemiology

Stress prevention at work : intervention effectiveness and implementation process evaluation
Bozana Arapovic-Johansson
Unit of Intervention and Implementation Research

Deep tissue massage therapy and/or strengthening and stretching exercises for disabling subacute or chronic neck pain. A randomized controlled trial 
Oscar Javier Pico Espinosa
Unit of Intervention and Implementation Research



Health effects of road traffic noise in childhood and adolescence
Alva Käte Enoksson Wallas
Unit of Environmental Epidemiology

Ergonomic risk assessment and intervention through smart workwear systems 
Liyun Yang 
Unit of Occupational Medicine

Exposure to air pollution in the work and residential environment during pregnancy and adverse birth effects 
Filip Norlén
Unit of Occupational Medicine

Shoulder injuries in adolescent elite handball players 
Martin Asker
Unit of Intervention and Implementation Research

Topics on mathematical statistics for medical applications : summary measures and exact simulation of diffusions 
Celia García-Pareja
Unit of Biostatistics

Interplay between birthweight, family history, obesity, and genes in the development of latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) and type 2 diabetes 
Rebecka Hjort
Unit of Epidemiology

Airborne occupational exposures and risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis 
Anna Ilar  
Unit of Translational Epidemiology

Molecular mechanisms of cell death and cell clearance 
Katharina Klöditz 
Unit of Molecular Toxicology

Diet and the risk of latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) : studies on the association with fish and sweetened beverages 
Josefin Edwall Löfvenborg 
Unit of Epidemiology

Contact allergy in Swedish adolescents : results from the BAMSE cohort study 
Maria Lagrelius  
Unit of Environmental Epidemiology

Occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and early biomarkers related to cardiovascular disease and cancer 
Ayman Alhamdow  
Unit of Metals & Health

Phospholipid related antigens and protective mechanisms : implications for cardiovascular diseases, human autoimmunity and inflammation 
Divya Thiagarajan 
Unit of Immunology and Chronic Disease

Occupational exposure to chemicals and cancer 
Cecilia Videnros 
Unit of Occupational Medicine

Novel immunologic cellular mechanisms in atherosclerosis and potential therapeutic implications
Mizanur Rahman
Unit of Immunology and Chronic Disease

Deciphering microglia plasticity in glioma
Dalel Saidi
Unit of Toxicology


Mitochondria targeting and its consequences for cell death in neuroblastoma
Kadri Valter
Unit of Toxicology

The impact of transcriptional mutagenesis on cellular homeostasis
Monika Ezerskyte
Unit of Biochemical Toxicology

Early-life selenium status and cognitive development
Helena Skröder Löveborn
Unit of Metals & Health

Cellular effects of nickel and nickel oxide nanoparticles : focus on mechanisms related to carcinogenicity
Emma Åkerlund
Unit of Biochemical Toxicology

Innate immune airway responses after exposure to ultrafine and ambient particles : in vivo and in vitro models
Anna Steneholm
Unit of Work Environment Toxicology

Quantification of inflammatory mediators to explore molecular mechanisms and sub-phenotypes of asthma
Johan Kolmert
Unit of Experimental Asthma and Allergy Research

Evidence by interaction : a new role of caspase-2
Jeremy Forsberg
Unit of Toxicology

Occupational skin exposure to cobalt : origin and fate
Jolinde Kettelarij
Unit of work environment toxicology

Development of multi-cellular human lung models to study inflammatory mechanisms and cell-cell interactions
Jie Ji
Unit of work environment toxicology

Characterizing chemical exposure : focus on children's environment
Kristin Larsson
Unit of biochemical toxicology

Use of novel statistical methods in assessing particulate air pollution and evaluating its association with mortality in China
Xin Fang
Unit of biostatistics

Long-term exposure to transportation noise in relation to metabolic and cardiovascular outcomes
Andrei Pyko
Unit of environmental epidemiology

Neutrophil extracellular traps : function in infectious and non-Infectious conditions
Beatrice Lazzaretto
Unit of molecular toxicology

Overweight in relation to allergic disease in childhood and adolescence
Sandra Ekström
Unit of environmental epidemiology

Mathematical programming for optimal probability weighting
Michele Santacatterina
Unit of biostatistics

Short-term exposure to ozone in relation to mortality and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest : exploring sensitive subgroups by previous hospitalizations
Auriba Raza
Unit of environmental epidemiology

Postmenopausal hormone therapy and cardiovascular risk
Germán D. Carrasquilla
Unit of cardiovascular epidemiology