Scientific Publications

Scientific Publications

50 new peer-reviewed articles are displayed here. They are sorted according to the year and entry date. Further publications of BIPS employees can be found using the search on the right-hand side.

  • Boakye D, Nagrani R, Ahrens W, Haug U, Günther K. The association of comorbidities with administration of adjuvant chemotherapy in stage III colon cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology. 2021; (im Druck).
  • Conway DI, Hovanec J, Ahrens W, Ross A, Holcátová I, Lagiou P, Serraino D, Canova C, Lorenzo R, Healy CM, Kjaerheim K, Macfarlane GJ, Thomson P, Agudo A, Znaor A, Brennan P, Luce D, Menvielle G, Stucker I, Benhamou S, Ramroth H, Boffetta P, Vilensky M, Fernandez L, Curado MP, Menezes A, Daudt AW, Koifman R, Wunsch-Filho V, Lee Y-CA, Hashibe M, Behrens T, McMahon AD. Occupational socioeconomic risk associations for head and neck cancer in Europe and South America: Individual participant data analysis of pooled case-control studies within the INHANCE consortium. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2021; (im Druck).
  • Koelman L, Markova M, Seebeck N, Hornemann S, Rosenthal A, Lange V, Pivovarova-Ramich O, Aleksandrova K. Effects of high and low protein diets on inflammatory profiles in people with morbid obesity: A 3-week intervention study. Nutrients. 2020;12(12):3636.
    https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12123636
  • Aleksandrova K, Reichmann R, Kaaks R, Jenab M, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Dahm CC, Eriksen AK, Tjønneland A, Artaud F, Boutron-Ruault M-C, Severi G, Hüsing A, Trichopoulou A, Karakatsani A, Peppa E, Panico S, Masala G, Grioni S, Sacerdote C, Tumino R, Elias SG, May AM, Borch KB, Sandanger TM, Skeie G, Sánchez M-J, Huerta JM, Núria S, Barricarte Gurrea A, Quirós JR, Amiano P, Berntsson J, Drake I, van Guelpen B, Harlid S, Key T, Weiderpass E, Aglago EK, Cross AJ, Tsilidis KK, Riboli E, Gunter MJ. Development and validation of a lifestyle-based model for colorectal cancer risk prediction: The LiFeCRC score. BMC Medicine. 2021;19:1.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-020-01826-0
  • Heinig M, Braitmaier M, Haug U. Prescribing of menopausal hormone therapy in Germany: Current status and changes between 2004 and 2016. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2021; (Epub 2020 Dec 23).
    https://doi.org/10.1002/pds.5186
  • Witte J, Henckel L, Maathuis MH, Didelez V. On efficient adjustment in causal graphs. Journal of Machine Learning Research. 2020;21(246):1-45.
    http://jmlr.org/papers/v21/20-175.html
  • Jäger S, Cuadrat R, Wittenbecher C, Floegel A, Hoffmann P, Prehn C, Adamski J, Pischon T, Schulze MB. Mendelian randomization study on amino acid metabolism suggests tyrosine as causal trait for type 2 diabetes. Nutrients. 2020;12(12):3890.
    https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12123890
  • Galetzka D, Müller T, Dittrich M, Endres M, Kartal N, Sinizyn O, Rapp S, Zeller T, Müller C, Hankeln T, Scholz-Kreisel P, Chorzempa H, Mirsch J, Poplawski A, Rossmann H, Spix C, Haaf T, Prawitt D, Marron M, Schmidberger H. Molecular karyotyping and gene expression analysis in childhood cancer patients. Journal of Molecular Medicine. 2020;98:1107-1123.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s00109-020-01937-4
  • Zahnreich S, Poplawski A, Hartel C, Eckhard L, Galetzka D, Hankeln T, Löbrich M, Marron M, Mirsch J, Ritter S, Scholz-Kreisel P, Spix C, Schmidberger H. Spontaneous and radiation-induced chromosome aberrations in primary fibroblasts of patients with pediatric first and second neoplasms. Frontiers in Oncology. 2020;10:1338.
    https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2020.01338
  • Jahnel T, Kernebeck S, Böbel S, Buchner B, Grill E, Hinck S, Ranisch R, Rothenbacher D, Schüz B, Starke D, Wienert J, Zeeb H, Gerhardus A. Contact-Tracing-Apps als unterstützende Maßnahme bei der Kontaktpersonennachverfolgung von COVID-19. Das Gesundheitswesen. 2020;82(8/9):664-669. (Diesem Artikel ist eine Stellungnahme des Kompetenznetzes Public Health COVID-19 vorausgegangen. Version 1.0 wurde am 26.05.2020 und Version 2.0 am 01.07.2020 unter https://www.public-health-covid19.de/ergebnisse.html veröffentlicht.).
    https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1195-2474
  • Marron M, Brackmann K, Kuhse P, Christianson L, Langner I, Haug U, Ahrens W. Vaccination and the risk of childhood cancer - A systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Oncology. 2021; (im Druck).
  • Jansen L, Holleczek B, Weberpals J, Schröder CC, Eberle A, Emrich K, Kajüter H, Katalinic A, Kieschke J, Nennecke A, Sirri E, Heil J, Schneeweiss A, Brenner H, on behalf of the GEKID Cancer Survival Working Group. Divergent patterns and trends in breast cancer incidence, mortality and survival among older women in Germany and the United States. Cancers. 2020;12(9):2419.
    https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers12092419
  • Doege D, Thong MS-Y, Koch-Gallenkamp L, Jansen L, Bertram H, Eberle A, Holleczek B, Pritzkuleit R, Waldmann A, Zeissig SR, Brenner H, Arndt V. Age-specific prevalence and determinants of depression in long-term breast cancer survivors compared to female population controls. Cancer Medicine. 2020;9(22):8713-8721.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.3476
  • Helmer S, Czwikla G, Pischke CR, Zeeb H, für das INSIST-Konsortium. Konsum von und Einstellungen zu nicht-verschriebenen aber verschreibungspflichtigen Mitteln zur Leistungssteigerung und Beruhigung bei Studierenden an acht deutschen Hochschulen. Public Health Forum. 2020;28(4):280-283.
    https://doi.org/10.1515/pubhef-2020-0068
  • Jonsson KR, Öberg G, Samkange-Zeeb F, Adjei N. Determinants and impact of role-related time use allocation on self-reported health among married men and women: A cross-national comparative study. BMC Public Health. 2020;20:1204.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09306-z
  • Arora M, Chugh A, Jain N, Mishu MP, Böckmann M, Dahanayake S, Eckhardt J, Forberger S, Huque R, Kanaan M, Khan Z, Mehrotra R, Rahman MA, Readshaw A, Sheikh A, Siddiqi K, Vidyasagaran A, Dogar O. The global impact of tobacco control policies on smokeless tobacco use: A systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2020;10:e042860.
    https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042860
  • Zeleke A, Naziyok T, Fritz F, Christianson L, Röhrig R. Data quality and cost-effectiveness analyses of electronic and paper-based interviewer-administered public health surveys: A systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2021; (Epub 2020 Oct 28).
    https://doi.org/10.2196/21382
  • Zhou S, Cheng Y, Cheng L, Wang D, Li Q, Liu Z, Wang H-J. Association between convenience stores near schools and obesity among school-aged children in Beijing, China. BMC Public Health. 2020;20:150.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-8257-0
  • Yaya S, Ahinkorah BO, Ameyaw EK, Seidu A-A, Darteh EKM, Adjei N. Proximate and socio-economic determinants of under-five mortality in Benin, 2017/2018. BMJ Global Health. 2020;5(8):e002761.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002761
  • Vygen-Bonnet S, Hellenbrand W, Garbe E, von Kries R, Bogdan C, Heininger U, Röbl-Mathieu M, Harder T. Safety and effectiveness of acellular pertussis vaccination during pregnancy: A systematic review. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2020;20:136.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-020-4824-3
  • Strohmaier S, Bogl L-H, Eliassen H, Massa J, Field A, Chavarro J, Ding M, Tamimi R, Schernhammer E. Maternal healthful dietary patterns during peripregnancy and long-term overweight risk in their offspring. European Journal of Epidemiology. 2020;35(3):283-293.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10654-020-00621-8
  • Palese F, Pisa F. Validation of discharge diagnosis coding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in an Italian regional healthcare database. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 2020;21(5-6):428-434.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/21678421.2020.1752245
  • Local Burden of Disease WaSH Collaborators, in collaboration with Kebede M. Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation facilities in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17. The Lancet Global Health. 2020;8(9):e1162-e1185.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30278-3
  • Affengruber L, Wagner G, Waffenschmidt S, Lhachimi SK, Nussbaumer-Streit B, Thaler K, Griebler U, Klerings I, Gartlehner G. Combining abbreviated literature searches with single-reviewer screening: Three case studies of rapid reviews. Systematic Reviews. 2020;9:162.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01413-7
  • NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), in collaboration with Ahrens W, Pigeot I, Pohlabeln H. Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol. Nature. 2020;582(2):73-77.
    https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2338-1
  • Ge C, Peters S, Olsson A, Portengen L, Schüz J, Almansa J, Ahrens W, Bencko V, Benhamou S, Boffetta P, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Caporaso N, Consonni D, Demers P, Fabianova E, Fernández-Tardón G, Field J, Forastiere F, Foretova L, Guénel P, Gustavsson P, Janout V, Jöckel K-H, Karrasch S, Landi MT, Lissowska J, Luce D, Mates D, McLaughlin J, Merletti F, Mirabelli D, Pándics T, Parent M-E, Plato N, Pohlabeln H, Richiardi L, Siemiatycki J, Swiatkowska B, Tardón A, Wichmann H-E, Zaridze D, Straif K, Kromhout H, Vermeulen R. Diesel engine exhaust exposure, smoking, and lung cancer subtype risks. A pooled exposure-response analysis of 14 case-control studies. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2020;202(3):402-411.
    https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201911-2101OC
  • Wright MN, Kusumastuti S, Mortensen LH, Westendorp R, Gerds T. Personalised need of care in an ageing society: The making of a prediction tool based on register data. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A (Statistics in Society). 2021; (im Druck).
  • Schmid M, Welchowski T, Wright MN, Berger M. Discrete-time survival forests with Hellinger distance decision trees. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. 2020;34(3):812-832.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10618-020-00682-z
  • Peters A, Rospleszcz S, Greiser KH, Dallavalle M, Karch A, Mikolajczyk R, Krause G, Castell S, Nieters A, Kraft D, Wolff R, Stübs G, Lang O, Panreck L, Rietschel M, Rujescu D, Dragano N, Schmidt B, Becher H, Brenner H, Damms-Machado A, Fischer B, Franzke C-W, Gastell S, Günther K, Hermes A, Holleczek B, Jaeschke L, Jöckel K-H, Kaaks R, Keil T, Kemmling Y, Kluttig A, Kuß O, Legath N, Leitzmann M, Lieb W, Löffler M, Meinke-Franze C, Michels KB, Obi N, Pischon T, Schikowski T, Schulze MB, Stang A, Thierry S, Völzke H, Willich SN, Wirkner K, Wolf K, Zeeb H, Berger K. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on self-reported health: Early evidence from the German National Cohort. Deutsches Ärzteblatt International. 2020;117(50):861-867.
    https://doi.org/10.3238/arztebl.2020.0861
  • Cheng L, Pohlabeln H, Ahrens W, Russo P, Veidebaum T, Hadjigeorgiou C, Molnár D, Hunsberger M, De Henauw S, Moreno LA, Hebestreit A. Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between sleep duration, sleep quality and bone stiffness in European children and adolescents. Osteoporosis International. 2021; (Epub 2020 Nov 27).
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s00198-020-05753-x
  • Schwarz S, Schäfer W, Horenkamp-Sonntag D, Liebentraut J, Haug U. Follow-up of 3 million persons undergoing colonoscopy in Germany: Utilization of repeat colonoscopies and polypectomies within 10 years. Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology. 2021;12(1):e00279.
    https://doi.org/10.14309/ctg.0000000000000279
  • NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), in collaboration with Ahrens W, Pigeot I, Pohlabeln H. Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: A pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants. The Lancet. 2020;396(10261):1511-1524.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31859-6
  • Samkange-Zeeb F, Samerski S, Doos L, Humphris R, Padilla B, Bradby H. "It's the first barrier" - Lack of common language a major obstacle when accessing/providing healthcare services across Europe. Frontiers in Sociology. 2020;5:557563.
    https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2020.557563
  • Peters M, Müllmann S, Christianson L, Stalling I, Bammann K, Drell C, Forberger S. Measuring the association of objective and perceived neighborhood environment with physical activity in older adults: Challenges and implications from a systematic review. International Journal of Health Geographics. 2020;19:47.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12942-020-00243-z
  • Andrews R, Didelez V. Insights into the "cross-world" independence assumption of causal mediation analysis. Epidemiology. 2021; (im Druck).
  • Linden M, Mohr SB, Dehning J, Mohring J, Meyer-Hermann M, Pigeot I, Schöbel A, Priesemann V. Case numbers beyond contact tracing capacity are endangering the containment of COVID-19. Deutsches Ärzteblatt International. 2020;117(46):790-791.
    https://doi.org/10.3238/arztebl.2020.0790
  • Guha N, Bouaoun L, Kromhout H, Vermeulen R, Brüning T, Behrens T, Peters S, Luzon V, Siemiatycki J, Xu M, Kendzia B, Guénel P, Luce D, Karrasch S, Wichmann H-E, Consonni D, Landi MT, Caporaso N, Gustavsson P, Plato N, Merletti F, Mirabelli D, Richiardi L, Jöckel K-H, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Tse LA, Yu IT-s, Tardón A, Boffetta P, Zaridze D, 't Mannetje A, Pearce N, Davies MP, Lissowska J, Swiatkowska B, McLaughlin J, Demers P, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Pándics T, Fabianova E, Mates D, Forastiere F, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Schüz J, Straif K, Olsson A. Lung cancer risk in painters: Results from the SYNERGY pooled case-control study consortium. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021; (Epub 2020 Oct 28).
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2020-106770
  • Nyangasa MA, Buck C, Kelm S, Sheikh M, Günther K, Hebestreit A. The association between leptin and inflammatory markers with obesity indices in Zanzibari children, adolescents, and adults. Obesity Science & Practice. 2021; (Epub 2020 Oct 22).
    https://doi.org/10.1002/osp4.466
  • Engeda JC, Lhachimi SK, Rosamond WD, Lund JL, Keyserling TC, Safford MM, Colantonio LD, Muntner P, Avery CL. Projections of incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and incident type 2 diabetes across evolving statin treatment guidelines and recommendations: A modelling study. PLoS Medicine. 2020;17(8):e1003280.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003280
  • Do S, Lohmann J, Brenner S, Koulidiati J-L, Souares A, Kuunibe N, Hamadou S, Hien H, Winkler V, De Allegri M. Patterns of healthcare seeking among people reporting chronic conditions in rural sub-Saharan Africa: Findings from a population-based study in Burkina Faso. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2020;25(12):1542-1552.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13500
  • Runkel S, Kowalzik F, Gehring S, Winter J, Grandt CL, Marron M, Seifert-Hitzler S, Hitzler W. Prevalence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2-specific antibodies in German blood donors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Clinical Laboratory. 2020;67(10):2133-2137.
    https://doi.org/10.7754/Clin.Lab.2020.200915
  • Forberger S, Wichmann F, Comito C. Using nudges to promote physical activity and to reduce sedentary behaviour in the workplace: A scoping review protocol. BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038205.
    https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038205
  • Krueger K, Jobski K, Voss A, Haug U. Different risk profiles of European patients using direct oral anticoagulants or vitamin K antagonists: A rapid review. Current Epidemiology Reports. 2020;7(4):290-299.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s40471-020-00257-y
  • Reinold J, Schäfer W, Christianson L, Barone-Adesi F, Riedel O, Pisa F. Anticholinergic burden and fractures: A systematic review with methodological appraisal. Drugs & Aging. 2020;37(12):885-897.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s40266-020-00806-6
  • Grill S, Ring A, Brannath W, Scharpenberg M. Assessing consistency in clinical trials with two subgroups and binary endpoints: A new test within the logistic regression model. Statistics in Medicine. 2020;39(30):4551-4573.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/sim.8719
  • Mehlig K, Holmberg C, Bogl L-H, Erhardt E, Hadjigeorgiou C, Hebestreit A, Kaprio J, Lauria F, Michels N, Pigeot I, Reisch LA, Veidebaum T, Lissner L. Weight status and BMI-related traits in adolescent friendship groups and role of sociodemographic factors - The European IDEFICS/I.Family cohort. Obesity Facts. 2021; (Epub 2020 Dec 22).
    https://doi.org/10.1159/000512356
  • Ahmed F, Ahmad G, Brand T, Zeeb H. Key indicators for appraising adolescent sexual and reproductive health in South Asia: International expert consensus exercise using the Delphi technique. Global Health Action. 2020;13(1):1830555.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2020.1830555
  • Muniz-Terrera G, Robitaille A, Goerdten J, Massa F, Johannson B. Do I lose cognitive function as fast as my twin partner? Analyses based on classes of MMSE trajectories of twins aged 80 and older. Age and Ageing. 2021; (Epub 2020 Oct 31).
    https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afaa239
  • Brackmann K, Poplawski A, Grandt CL, Schwarz H, Hankeln T, Rapp S, Zahnreich S, Galetzka D, Schmitt I, Grad C, Eckhard L, Mirsch J, Blettner M, Scholz-Kreisel P, Hess M, Binder H, Schmidberger H, Marron M. Comparison of time and dose dependent gene expression and affected pathways in primary human fibroblasts after exposure to ionizing radiation. Molecular Medicine. 2020;26:85.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s10020-020-00203-0
  • Garcia-Rodriguez L, Wallander M-A, Friberg L, Ruigómez A, Schink T, Bezemer I, Herings R, Shakir S, Evans A, Davies M, Suzart-Woischnik K, Vora P, Balabanova Y, Soriano-Gabarró M, Brobert G. Rationale and design of a European epidemiological post-authorization safety study (PASS) program: Rivaroxaban use in routine clinical practice. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety. 2020;19(11):1513-1520.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/14740338.2020.1798928