• Being overweight in childhood, puberty, or early adulthood: Changing asthma risk in the next generation? 

      Johannessen, Ane; Lønnebotn, Marianne; Calciano, Lucia; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bråbäck, Lennart; Dharmage, Shyamali; Franklin, Karl A.; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Jõgi, Rain; Kim, Jeong-Lim; Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Lodge, Caroline; Malinovschi, Andrei; Martinez-Moratalla, Jesus; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Pereira-Vega, Antonio; Gomez Real, Francisco; Schlünssen, Vivi; Accordini, Simone; Svanes, Cecilie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03)
      Background Overweight status and asthma have increased during the last decades. Being overweight is a known risk factor for asthma, but it is not known whether it might also increase asthma risk in the next generation. ...
    • Transgenerational and intergenerational epigenetic inheritance in allergic diseases 

      Knudsen, Gerd Toril Mørkve; Rezwan, Faisal I.; Jiang, Yu; Karmaus, Wilfried; Svanes, Cecilie; Holloway, John W. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-09)
      It has become clear that early life (including in utero exposures) is a key window of vulnerability during which environmental exposures can alter developmental trajectories and initiate allergic disease development. ...