• 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 ...
    • Atopy Modifies the Association Between Inhaled Corticosteroid Use and Lung Function Decline in Patients with Asthma 

      Marcon, Alessandro; Marchetti, P; Anto, J.M.; Cazzoletti, Lucia; Cerveri, Isa; Corsico, Angelo; Ferreira, D.S.; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Gislason, David; Heinrich, Joachim; Jögi, Rain; Johannessen, Ane; Leynaert, Benedicte; Malinovschi, Andrei; Pin, Isabelle; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Weyler, Joost; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Accordini, Simone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) are the mainstay of asthma treatment, but response to medication is variable. Patients with allergic inflammation generally show a better short-term response to ICSs; however, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Body silhouettes as a tool to reflect obesity in the past 

      Lønnebotn, Marianne; Svanes, Cecilie; Igland, Jannicke; Franklin, Karl A.; Accordini, Simone; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bentohuami, Hayat; Blanco, José Antonio Gullón; Bono, Roberto; Corsico, Angelo; Demoly, Pascal; Dharmage, Shyamali; Dorado Arenas, Sandra; Garcia, Judith; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Martinez-Moratalla, Jesús; Nowak, Dennis; Pin, Isabelle; Raherison-Semjen, Chantal; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Skulstad, Svein Magne; Dratva, Julia; Gomez Real, Francisco (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-04-25)
      Life course data on obesity may enrich the quality of epidemiologic studies analysing health consequences of obesity. However, achieving such data may require substantial resources. We investigated the use of body silhouettes ...
    • Describing the status of reproductive ageing simply and precisely: A reproductive ageing score based on three questions and validated with hormone levels 

      Triebner, Kai; Johannessen, Ane; Svanes, Cecilie; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Demoly, Pascal; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Franklin, Karl A.; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Jarvis, Deborah; Lindberg, Eva; Moratalla, Jesús Martínez; Agirre, Nerea Muniozguren; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Skulstad, Svein Magne; Hustad, Steinar; Rodríguez, Francisco J.; Gomez Real, Francisco (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective Most women live to experience menopause and will spend 4–8 years transitioning from fertile age to full menstrual stop. Biologically, reproductive ageing is a continuous process, but by convention, it is defined ...
    • Exogenous female sex steroids may reduce lung ageing after menopause: A 20-year follow-up study of a general population sample (ECRHS) 

      Triebner, Kai; Accordini, Simone; Calciano, Lucia; Johannessen, Ane; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bifulco, Ersilia; Demoly, Pascal; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Franklin, Karl A.; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Gullón Blanco, José Antonio; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Jarvis, Debbie; Jõgi, Rain; Lindberg, Eva; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Muniozguren Agirre, Nerea; Pin, Isabelle; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Raherison, Chantal; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Svanes, Cecilie; Hustad, Simon Steinar; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Gomez Real, Francisco (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objectives: Menopause involves hypoestrogenism, which is associated with numerous detrimental effects, including on respiratory health. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is often used to improve symptoms of menopause. The ...
    • Interaction between gas cooking and GSTM1 null genotype in bronchial responsiveness: Results from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey 

      Amaral, André F.S.; Ramasamy, Adaikalavan; Castro-Giner, Francesc; Minelli, Cosetta; Accordini, Simone; Sørheim, Inga Cecilie; Pin, Isabelle; Kogevinas, Manolis; Jõgi, Rain; Balding, David J.; Norbäck, Dan; Verlato, Guiseppe; Olivieri, Mario; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Janson, Christer; Zock, Jan-Paul; Heinrich, Joachim; Jarvis, Deborah L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Background: Increased bronchial responsiveness is characteristic of asthma. Gas cooking, which is a major indoor source of the highly oxidant nitrogen dioxide, has been associated with respiratory symptoms and reduced lung ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • Pharmacological treatment of asthma in a cohort of adults during a 20-year period: results from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey I, II and III 

      Janson, Christer; Accordini, Simone; Cazzoletti, Lucia; Cerveri, Isa; Chanoine, S; Corsico, Angelo; Ferreira, D.S.; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Gislason, Thorarinn; Nielsen, Rune; Johannessen, Ane; Jõgi, Rain; Malinovschi, Andrei; Moratalla, Jesús Martínez; Marcon, Alessandro; Pin, Isabelle; Quint, JK; Siroux, Valerie; Almar, Enrique; Bellisario, Valeria; Franklin, Karl A.; Gullon, JA; Holm, Mathias; Heinrich, Joachim; Nowak, Dennis; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Weyler, Joost; Jarvis, Deborah (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Asthma often remains uncontrolled, despite the fact that the pharmacological treatment has undergone large changes. We studied changes in the treatment of asthma over a 20-year period and identified factors associated with ...
    • Physical activity and lung function—Cause or consequence? 

      Bédard, Annabelle; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Fuertes, Elaine; Accordini, Simone; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Garcia-Larsen, Vanessa; Heinrich, Joachim; Janson, Christer; Johannessen, Ane; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Peralta, Gabriela P.; Pin, Isabelle; Squillacioti, Giulia; Weyler, Joost; Jarvis, Deborah; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Concerns exist that the positive association of physical activity with better lung function, which has been suggested in previous longitudinal studies in smokers, is due to reverse causation. To investigate this, we applied ...
    • Predictors of microbial agents in dust and respiratory health in the Ecrhs 

      Tischer, Christina; Zock, Jan-Paul; Valkonen, Maria; Doekes, Gert; Guerra, Stefano; Heederick, Dick; Jarvis, Deborah; Norbäck, Dan; Olivieri, Mario; Sunyer, Jordi; Svanes, Cecilie; Täubel, Martin; Thiering, Elisabeth; Verlato, Guiseppe; Hyvärinen, Anne; Heinrich, Joachim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-05-02)
      Background Dampness and mould exposure have been repeatedly associated with respiratory health. However, less is known about the specific agents provoking or arresting health effects in adult populations. We aimed to assess ...
    • 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 ...
    • Second-hand smoke exposure in adulthood and lower respiratory health during 20 year follow up in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey 

      Flexeder, Claudia; Zock, Jan-Paul; Jarvis, Deborah; Verlato, Giuseppe; Olivieri, Mario; Benke, Geza; Abramson, Michael J.; Sigsgaard, Torben; Svanes, Cecilie; Torén, Kjell; Nowak, Dennis; Jõgi, Rain; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Demoly, Pascal; Janson, Christer; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Bono, Roberto; Holm, Mathias; Franklin, Karl A.; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Siroux, Valérie; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Dorado Arenas, Sandra; Corsico, Angelo Guido; Pereira-Vega, Antonio; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Urrutia Landa, Isabel; Schulz, Holger; Heinrich, Joachim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02-14)
      Background: Early life exposure to tobacco smoke has been extensively studied but the role of second-hand smoke (SHS) for new-onset respiratory symptoms and lung function decline in adulthood has not been widely investigated ...
    • A trans-ancestral meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies reveals loci associated with childhood obesity 

      Bradfield, Jonathan P.; Vogelezang, Suzanne; Felix, Janine F.; Chesi, Alessandra; Helgeland, Øyvind; Horikoshi, Momoko; Karhunen, Ville; Lowry, Estelle; Cousminer, Diana L.; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Thiering, Elisabeth; Boh, Eileen Tai-Hui; Zafarmand, Mohammad H.; Vilor-Tejedor, Natalia; Wang, Carol A.; Joro, Raimo; Chen, Zhanghua; Gauderman, William J.; Pitkänen, Niina; Parra, Esteban J.; Fernandez-Rhodes, Lindsay; Alyass, Akram; Monnereau, Claire; Curtin, John A.; Have, Christian T.; McCormack, Shana E.; Hollensted, Mette; Frithioff-Bøjsøe, Christine; Valladares-Salgado, Adan; Peralta-Romero, Jesus; Teo, Yik-Ying; Standl, Marie; Leinonen, Jaakko T.; Holm, Jens-Christian; Peters, Triinu; Vioque, Jesus; Vrijheid, Martine; Simpson, Angela; Custovic, Adnan; Vaudel, Marc; Canouil, Mickaël; Lindi, Virpi; Atalay, Mustafa; Kahonen, Mika; Raitakari, Olli T.; van Schaik, Barbera D.C.; Berkowitz, Robert I.; Cole, Shelley A.; Voruganti, V. Saroja; Wang, Yujie; Highland, Heather M.; Comuzzie, Anthony G.; Butte, Nancy F.; Justice, Anne E.; Gahagan, Sheila; Blanco, Estela; Lehtimäki, Terho; Lakka, Timo A.; Hebebrand, Johannes; Bonnefond, Amélie; Grarup, Niels; Froguel, Philippe; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Cruz, Miguel; Kobes, Sayuko; Hanson, Robert L.; Zemel, Babette S.; Hinney, Anke; Teo, Koon K.; Meyre, David; North, Kari E.; Gilliland, Frank D.; Bisgaard, Hans; Bustamante, Mariona; Bønnelykke, Klaus; Pennell, Craig E.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Uitterlinden, André G.; Baier, Leslie J.; Vrijkotte, Tanja G.M.; Heinrich, Joachim; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Saw, Seang-Mei; Pedersen, Oluf; Hansen, Torben; Eriksson, Johan; Widén, Elisabeth; McCarthy, Mark I.; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Power, Christine; Hyppönen, Elina; Sebert, Sylvain; Brown, Christopher D.; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Timpson, Nicholas J.; Johansson, Stefan; Hakonarson, Hakon; Jaddoe, Vincent W.V. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Although hundreds of genome-wide association studies-implicated loci have been reported for adult obesity-related traits, less is known about the genetics specific for early-onset obesity and with only a few studies conducted ...
    • Trends in smoking initiation in Europe over 40 years: A retrospective cohort study 

      Marcon, Alessandro; Pesce, Giancarlo; Calciano, Lucia; Bellisario, Valeria; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Gislasson, Thorarinn; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Matheson, Melanie C.; Pirina, Pietro; Svanes, Cecilie; Villani, Simona; Zuberbier, Torsten; Minelli, Cosetta; Accordini, Simone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Tobacco consumption is the largest avoidable health risk. Understanding changes of smoking over time and across populations is crucial to implementing health policies. We evaluated trends in smoking initiation ...