• Associations of preconception exposure to air pollution and greenness with offspring asthma and hay fever 

      Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Markevych, Iana; Accordini, Simone; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bråbäck, Lennart; Christensen, Jesper Heile; Forsberg, Bertil; Halvorsen, Thomas; Heinrich, Joachim; Hertel, Ole; Hoek, Gerard; Holm, Mathias; de Hoogh, Kees; Janson, Christer; Malinovschi, Anderi; Marcon, Alessandro; Sigsgaard, Torben; Svanes, Cecilie; Johannessen, Ane (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      We investigated if greenness and air pollution exposure in parents’ childhood affect offspring asthma and hay fever, and if effects were mediated through parental asthma, pregnancy greenness/pollution exposure, and offspring ...
    • Body mass index and weight change are associated with adult lung function trajectories: the prospective ECRHS study 

      Peralta, Gabriela P.; Marcon, Alessandro; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Abramson, Michael J.; Accordini, Simone; Amaral, André F.S.; Antó, Josep Maria; Bowatte, Gayan; Burney, Peter; Corsico, Angelo; Demoly, Pascal; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Forsberg, Bertil; Fuertes, Elaine; Garcia-Larsen, Vanessa; Gislason, Thorarinn; Gullón, José-Antonio; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Jarvis, Deborah; Janson, Christer; Jõgi, Rain; Johannessen, Ane; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Rovira, Jesús Martínez-Moratalla; Nowak, Dennis; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Raherison, Chantal; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Sigsgaard, Torben; Siroux, Valérie; Squillacioti, Giulia; Urrutia, Isabel; Weyler, Joost; Zock, Jan-Paul; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Previous studies have reported an association between weight increase and excess lung function decline in young adults followed for short periods. We aimed to estimate lung function trajectories during adulthood ...
    • Bronchodilator response and lung function decline: Associations with exhaled nitric oxide with regard to sex and smoking status 

      Nerpin, Elisabet; Ferreira, Diogenes Seraphim; Weyler, Joost; Schlunnsen, Vivi; Jogi, Rain; Raherison, Chantal; Gislasson, Thorainn; Demoly, Pascal; Heinrich, Joachim; Nowak, Dennis; Corsico, Angelo; Accordini, Simone; Marcon, Alessandro; Squillacioti, Giulia; Olivieri, Mario; Nielsen, Rune; Johannessen, Ane; Real, Francisco Gomez; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Urrutia, Isabel; Pereira-Vega, Antonio; Gullón, José-Antonio; Olin, Anna-Carin; Forsberg, Bertil; Emilsson, Össur Ingi; Pin, Isabelle; Jarvis, Deborah; Janson, Christer; Malinovschi, Andrei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a marker of type-2 inflammation used both to support diagnosis of asthma and follow up asthma patients. The associations of FeNO with lung function decline and ...
    • Cross-sectional study on exhaled nitric oxide in relation to upper airway inflammatory disorders with regard to asthma and perennial sensitization 

      Krantz, Christina; Accordini, Simone; Alving, Kjell; Corsico, Angelo G.; Demoly, Pascal; Ferreira, Diogenes S.; Forsberg, Bertil; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Gislason, Thorarinn; Heinrich, Joachim; Jõgi, Rain; Johannessen, Ane; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Marcon, Alessandro; Martínez-Moratalla Rovira, Jesús; Nerpin, Elisabet; Nowak, Dennis; Olin, Anna-Carin; Olivieri, Mario; Pereira-Vega, Antonio; Raherison-Semjen, Chantal; Real, Francisco Gomez; Sigsgaard, Torben; Squillacioti, Giulia; Janson, Christer; Malinovschi, Andrei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a well-known marker of type-2 inflammation. FeNO is elevated in asthma and allergic rhinitis, with IgE sensitization as a major determinant. Objective: We aimed to ...
    • Determinants of fractional exhaled nitric oxide in healthy men and women from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey III 

      Nerpin, Elisabet; Olivieri, Mario; Gislason, Thorainn; Olin, Anna C.; Nielsen, Rune; Johannessen, Ane; Ferreira, Diogenes S.; Marcon, Alessandro; Cazzoletti, Lucia; Accordini, Simone; Pin, Isabelle; Corsico, Angelo; Demoly, Pascal; Weyler, Joost; Nowak, Dennis; Jõgi, Rain; Forsberg, Bertil; Zock, Jan P.; Sigsgaard, Torben; Heinric, Joachim; Bono, Roberto; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Jarvis, Deborah; Janson, Christer; Malinovschi, Anderi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Introduction: The fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO ) is a marker for type 2 inflammation used in diagnostics and management of asthma. In order to use FENO as a reliable biomarker, it is important to investigate factors ...
    • Lifelong exposure to air pollution and greenness in relation to asthma, rhinitis and lung function in adulthood 

      Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Svanes, Cecilie; Markevych, Iana; Accordini, Simone; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bråbäck, Lennart; Christensen, Jesper Heile; Forsberg, Bertil; Halvorsen, Thomas; Heinrich, Joachim; Hertel, Ole; Hoek, Gerard; Holm, Mathias; De Hoogh, Kees; Janson, Christer; Malinovschi, Andrei; Marcon, Alessandro; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Sigsgaard, Torben; Johannessen, Ane (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives To investigate if air pollution and greenness exposure from birth till adulthood affects adult asthma, rhinitis and lung function. Methods: We analysed data from 3428 participants (mean age 28) in the RHINESSA ...
    • Longterm follow-up in European respiratory health studies - patterns and implications 

      Johannessen, Ane; Verlato, Guiseppe; Benediktsdottir, Bryndis; Forsberg, Bertil; Franklin, Karl; Gíslason, Thorainn; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jögi, Rain; Lindberg, Eva; Macsali, Ferenc; Omenaas, Ernst; Gomez Real, Francisco; Saure, Eirunn Waatevik; Schlünssen, Vivi; Sigsgaard, Torben; Skorge, Trude Duelien; Svanes, Cecilie; Torén, Kjell; Waatevik, Marie Johanne; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; de Marco, Roberto (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-04-16)
      Background: Selection bias is a systematic error in epidemiologic studies that may seriously distort true measures of associations between exposure and disease. Observational studies are highly susceptible to selection ...
    • Low serum DHEA-S is associated with impaired lung function in women 

      Triebner, Kai; Pesce, Giancarlo; van der Plaat, Diana A.; Courbon, Dominique; Hustad, Steinar; Sigsgaard, Torben; Nowak, Dennis; Heinrich, Joachim; Antó, Jósep Maria; Dorado-Arenas, Sandra; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Gullon-Blanco, Jose A.; Sánchez-Ramos, José L.; Rahérison, Chantal; Pin, Isabelle; Demoly, Pascal; Toren, Kjell; Forsberg, Bertil; Lindberg, Eva; Zemp, Elisabeth; Jogi, Rain; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Jarvis, Debbie; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Marcon, Alessandro; Gómez-Real, Francisco; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Gislason, Thorarinn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Emerging evidence suggests that androgens and estrogens have a role in respiratory health, but it is largely unknown whether levels of these hormones can affect lung function in adults from the general population. ...
    • Maternal preconception occupational exposure to cleaning products and disinfectants and offspring asthma 

      Tjalvin, Gro; Svanes, Øistein; Igland, Jannicke; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Dharmage, Shyamali; Forsberg, Bertil; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jögi, Nils Oskar; Johannessen, Ane; Malinovschi, Andrei; Pape, Kathrine; Real, Francisco Gomez; Sigsgaard, Torben; Torén, Kjell; Vindenes, Hilde Kristin; Zock, Jan-Paul; Schlünssen, Vivi; Svanes, Cecilie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Emerging research suggests health effects in offspring after parental chemical exposures before conception. Many future mothers are exposed to potent chemicals at work, but potential offspring health effects ...
    • Parents’ smoking onset before conception as related to body mass index and fat mass in adult offspring: Findings from the RHINESSA generation study 

      Knudsen, Gerd Toril Mørkve; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Janson, Christer; Abramson, Michael J.; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Malinovschi, Andrei; Skulstad, Svein Magne; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Real, Francisco Gomez; Schlünssen, Vivi; Jögi, Nils Oskar; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Holm, Mathias; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Forsberg, Bertil; Svanes, Cecilie; Johannessen, Ane (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Emerging evidence suggests that parents’ preconception exposures may influence offspring health. We aimed to investigate maternal and paternal smoking onset in specific time windows in relation to offspring body mass index ...
    • Place of upbringing in early childhood as related to inflammatory bowel diseases in adulthood: A population-based cohort study in Northern Europe 

      Timm, Signe; Svanes, Cecilie; Janson, Christer; Sigsgaard, Torben; Johannessen, Ane; Gíslason, Thorarinn; Jõgi, Rain; Omenaas, Ernst; Forsberg, Bertil; Torén, Kjell; Holm, Mathias; Bråbäck, Lennart; Schlünssen, Vivi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-06)
      Background The two inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, has increased rapidly during the twentieth century, but the aetiology is still poorly understood. Impaired immunological competence ...
    • Prenatal and prepubertal exposures to tobacco smoke in men may cause lower lung function in future offspring: a three-generation study using a causal modelling approach 

      Accordini, Simone; Calciano, Lucia; Johannessen, Ane; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndis; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bråbäck, Lennart; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Forsberg, Bertil; Real, Francisco Gomez; Holloway, John W.; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jõgi, Nils O.; Jõgi, Rain; Malinovschi, Andrei; Marcon, Alessandro; Martínez-Moratalla Rovira, Jesús; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Torén, Kjell; Jarvis, Deborah; Svanes, Cecilie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Mechanistic research suggests that lifestyle and environmental factors impact respiratory health across generations by epigenetic changes transmitted through male germ cells. Evidence from studies on humans is very ...
    • A prospective study on the role of smoking, environmental tobacco smoke, indoor painting and living in old or new buildings on asthma, rhinitis and respiratory symptoms 

      Wang, Juan; Janson, Christer; Jõgi, Rain; Forsberg, Bertil; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Holm, Mathias; Torén, Kjell; Malinovschi, Andrei; Sigsgaard, Torben; Schlünssen, Vivi; Svanes, Cecilie; Johannessen, Ane; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Franklin, Karl A.; Norbäck, Dan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      We studied associations between tobacco smoke, home environment and respiratory health in a 10 year follow up of a cohort of 11,506 adults in Northern Europe. Multilevel logistic regression models were applied to estimate ...
    • Residential surrounding greenspace and age at menopause: A 20-year European study (ECRHS) 

      Triebner, Kai; Markevych, Iana; Hustad, Simon Steinar; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Forsberg, Bertil; Franklin, Karl A.; Gullón Blanco, José Antonio; Holm, Mathias; Jaquemin, Bénédicte; Jarvis, Debbie; Jõgi, Rain; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Lindberg, Eva; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Muniozguren Agirre, Nerea; Pin, Isabelle; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Heinrich, Joachim; Gomez Real, Francisco; Dadvand, Payam (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08-19)
      Background Menopause is associated with a number of adverse health effects and its timing has been reported to be influenced by several lifestyle factors. Whether greenspace exposure is associated with age at menopause has ...
    • Restrictive spirometry pattern is associated with low physical activity levels. A population based international study 

      Carsin, Anne-Elie; Fuertes, Elaine; Schaffner, Emmanuel; Jarvis, Debbie; Antó, Josep M.; Heinrich, Joachim; Bellisario, Valeria; Svanes, Cecilie; Keidel, Dirk; Imboden, Medea; Weyler, Joost; Nowak, Dennis; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Gullón, José-Antonio; Sánchez Ramos, José Luis; Caviezel, Seraina; Beckmeyer-Borowko, Anna; Raherison, Chantal; Pin, Isabelle; Demoly, Pascal; Cerveri, Isa; Accordini, Simone; Gislason, Þórarinn; Torén, Kjell; Forsberg, Bertil; Janson, Christer; Jõgi, Rain; Emtner, Margareta; Gomez Real, Francisco; Raza, Wasif; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Pascual, Silvia; Guerra, Stefano; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Introduction: Restrictive spirometry pattern is an under-recognised disorder with a poor morbidity and mortality prognosis. We compared physical activity levels between adults with a restrictive spirometry pattern and with ...
    • Ultraviolet radiation as a predictor of sex hormone levels in postmenopausal women: A European multi-center study (ECRHS) 

      Triebner, Kai; Bifulco, Ersilia; Barrera-Gómez, Jose; Basagaña, Xavier; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Forsberg, Bertil; Franklin, Karl A.; Garcia-Larsen, Vanessa; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Lindberg, Eva; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Muniozguren-Agirre, Nerea; Pin, Isabelle; Raherison, Chantal; Pereira-Vega, Antonio; Schlünssen, Vivi; Valentin, Antonia; Hustad, Steinar; Real, Francisco Gomez; Dadvand, Payam (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) affects the body through pathways that exhibit positive as well as negative health effects such as immunoregulation and vitamin D production. Different vitamin D metabolites ...
    • The urban-rural gradient in asthma: A population-based study in Northern Europe 

      Timm, Signe; Frydenberg, Morten; Janson, Christer; Campbell, Brittany; Forsberg, Bertil; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Holm, Mathias; Jõgi, Rain; Omenaas, Ernst; Sigsgaard, Torben; Svanes, Cecilie; Schlünssen, Vivi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-12-30)
      The early life environment appears to have a persistent impact on asthma risk. We hypothesize that environmental factors related to rural life mediate lower asthma prevalence in rural populations, and aimed to investigate ...