• 450K epigenome-wide scan identifies differential DNA methylation in newborns related to maternal smoking during pregnancy 

      Joubert, Bonnie R.; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Wang, Xuting; Vollset, Stein Emil; Murphy, Susan K; Huang, Zhiqing; Hoyo, Cathrine; Midttun, Øivind; Cupul-Uicab, Lea A; Ueland, Per Magne; Wu, Michael C; Nystad, Wenche; Bell, Douglas A; Peddada, Shyamal D; London, Stephanie J (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-10)
      Background: Epigenetic modifications, such as DNA methylation, due to in utero exposures may play a critical role in early programming for childhood and adult illness. Maternal smoking is a major risk factor for multiple ...
    • Airway symptoms and atopy in young children prescribed asthma medications: A large‐scale cohort study 

      Mikalsen, Ingvild Bruun; Dalen, Ingvild; Karlstad, Øystein; Eide, Geir Egil; Magnus, Maria Christine; Nystad, Wenche; Øymar, Knut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Diagnosing asthma and deciding treatment are difficult in young children. An inappropriate and too high prescription rate of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) is suggested, but how airway symptoms are associated with prescriptions ...
    • The association between alcohol consumption and risk of hip fracture differs by age and gender in Cohort of Norway: a NOREPOS study 

      Søgaard, Anne-Johanne; Ranhoff, Anette Hylen; Meyer, Haakon E; Omsland, Tone Kristin; Nystad, Wenche; Tell, Grethe S.; Holvik, Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-11)
      Summary: The association between alcohol consumption and hip fracture differed by gender: Men aged 30–59 years drinking frequently or 14+ gl/week had higher risk than moderate drinkers. No significant association was seen ...
    • Cohort Profile: Pregnancy And Childhood Epigenetics (PACE) Consortium 

      Felix, Janine F.; Joubert, Bonnie R.; Baccarelli, Andrea A.; Sharp, Gemma C.; Almqvist, Catarina; Annesi-Maesano, Isabella; Arshad, Hasan; Baïz, Nour; Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J.; Bakulski, Kelly M.; Binder, Elisabeth B.; Bouchard, Luigi; Breton, Carrie V.; Brunekreef, Bert; Brunst, Kelly J.; Burchard, Esteban G.; Bustamante, Mariona; Chatzi, Leda; Munthe-Kaas, Monica Cheng; Corpeleijn, Eva; Czamara, Darina; Dabelea, Dana; Smith, George Davey; De Boever, Patrick; Duijts, Liesbeth; Dwyer, Terence; Eng, Celeste; Eskenazi, Brenda; Everson, Todd M.; Falahi, Fahimeh; Fallin, M. Daniele; Farchi, Sara; Fernández, Mariana F.; Gao, Lu; Gaunt, Tom R.; Ghantous, Akram; Gillman, Matthew W.; Gonseth, Semira; Grote, Veit; Gruzieva, Olena; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Herceg, Zdenko; Hivert, Marie-France; Holland, Nina; Holloway, John W.; Hoyo, Cathrine; Hu, Donglei; Huang, Rae-Chi; Huen, Karen; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Jima, Dereje D.; Just, Allan C.; Karagas, Margaret R.; Magnus, Per; Nystad, Wenche; Page, Christian; Lie, Rolv T.; Magnus, Maria Christine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-02)
    • DNA Methylation Score as a Biomarker in Newborns for Sustained Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy 

      Reese, Sarah E; Zhao, Shanshan; Wu, Michael C; Joubert, Bonnie R; Parr, Christine Louise; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Ueland, Per Magne; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Midttun, Øivind; Vollset, Stein Emil; Peddada, Shyamal D; Nystad, Wenche; London, Stephanie J (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-04)
      Background: Maternal smoking during pregnancy, especially when sustained, leads to numerous adverse health outcomes in offspring. Pregnant women disproportionately underreport smoking and smokers tend to have lower follow-up ...
    • Maternal BMI at the start of pregnancy and offspring epigenome-wide DNA methylation: findings from the pregnancy and childhood epigenetics (PACE) consortium 

      Sharp, Gemma C; Salas, Lucas A; Monnereau, Claire; Bohlin, Jon; Page, Christian; Lie, Rolv T.; Magnus, Maria Christine; Munthe-Kaas, Monica Cheng; Nystad, Wenche (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-10)
      Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity is associated with adverse offspring outcomes at birth and later in life. Individual studies have shown that epigenetic modifications such as DNA methylation could contribute. Within the ...
    • Maternal plasma folate impacts differential DNA methylation in an epigenome-wide meta-analysis of newborns 

      Joubert, Bonnie R; Den Dekker, Herman T; Felix, Janine F; Bohlin, Jon; Ligthart, Symen; Beckett, Emma; Tiemeier, Henning; van Meurs, Joyce B; Uitterlinden, Andre G; Hofman, Albert; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Reese, Sarah E; Peters, Marjolein J; Kulle Andreassen, Bettina; Steegers, Eric A P; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Vollset, Stein Emil; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Franco, Oscar H; Dehghan, Abbas; De Jongste, Johan C; Wu, Michael C; Wang, Tianyuan; Peddada, Shyamal D; Jaddoe, Vincent W V; Nystad, Wenche; Duijts, Liesbeth; London, Stephanie J (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-02-10)
      Folate is vital for fetal development. Periconceptional folic acid supplementation and food fortification are recommended to prevent neural tube defects. Mechanisms whereby periconceptional folate influences normal development ...
    • Maternal smoking impacts key biological pathways in newborns through epigenetic modification in Utero 

      Rotroff, Daniel M; Joubert, Bonnie R; Marvel, Skylar W; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Wu, Michael C; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Ueland, Per Magne; Nystad, Wenche; London, Stephanie J; Motsinger-Reif, Alison (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-11-25)
      Background: Children exposed to maternal smoking during pregnancy exhibit increased risk for many adverse health effects. Maternal smoking influences methylation in newborns at specific CpG sites (CpGs). Here, we extend ...
    • Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies in neonates reveals widespread differential DNA methylation associated with birthweight 

      Küpers, Leanne K.; Monnereau, Claire; Sharp, Gemma C.; Yousefi, Paul; Salas, Lucas A.; Ghantous, Akram; Page, Christian Magnus; Reese, Sarah E.; Wilcox, Allen J.; Czamara, Darina; Starling, Anne P.; Novoloaca, Alexei; Lent, Samantha; Roy, Ritu; Hoyo, Cathrine; Breton, Carrie V.; Allard, Catherine; Just, Allan C.; Bakulski, Kelly M.; Holloway, John W.; Everson, Todd M.; Xu, Cheng-Jian; Huang, Rae-Chi; van der Plaat, Diana A.; Wielscher, Matthias; Merid, Simon Kebede; Ullemar, Vilhelmina; Rezwan, Faisal I.; Lahti, Jari; van Dongen, Jenny; Langie, Sabine A.S.; Richardson, Tom G.; Magnus, Maria Christine; Nohr, Ellen A.; Xu, Zongli; Duijts, Liesbeth; Zhao, Shanshan; Zhang, Weiming; Plusquin, Michelle; DeMeo, Dawn L.; Solomon, Olivia; Heimovaara, Joosje H.; Jima, Dereje D.; Gao, Lu; Bustamante, Mariona; Perron, Patrice; Wright, Robert O.; Hertz-Picciotto, Irva; Zhang, Hongmei; Karagas, Margaret R.; Gehring, Ulrike; Marsit, Carmen J.; Beilin, Lawrence J.; Vonk, Judith M.; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Bergström, Anna; Örtqvist, Anne K.; Ewart, Susan; Villa, Pia M.; Moore, Sophie E.; Willemsen, Gonneke; Standaert, Arnout R.L.; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Taylor, Jack A.; Räikkönen, Katri; Yang, Ivana V.; Kechris, Katerina; Nawrot, Tim S.; Silver, Matt J.; Gong, Yun Yun; Richiardi, Lorenzo; Kogevinas, Manolis; Litonjua, Augusto A.; Eskenazi, Brenda; Huen, Karen; Mbarek, Hamdi; Maguire, Rachel L.; Dwyer, Terence; Vrijheid, Martine; Bouchard, Luigi; Baccarelli, Andrea A.; Croen, Lisa A.; Karmaus, Wilfried; Anderson, Denise; de Vries, Maaike; Sebert, Sylvain; Kere, Juha; Karlsson, Robert; Arshad, Syed Hasan; Hämäläinen, Esa; Routledge, Michael N.; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Feinberg, Andrew P.; Newschaffer, Craig J.; Govarts, Eva; Moisse, Matthieu; Fallin, M. Daniele; Melén, Erik; Prentice, Andrew M.; Kajantie, Eero; Almqvist, Catarina; Oken, Emily; Dabelea, Dana; Boezen, H. Marike; Melton, Philip E.; Wright, Rosalind J.; Koppelman, Gerard H.; Trevisi, Letizia; Hivert, Marie-France; Sunyer, Jordi; Munthe-Kaas, Monica Cheng; Murphy, Susan K.; Corpeleijn, Eva; Wiemels, Joseph L.; Holland, Nina; Herceg, Zdenko; Binder, Elisabeth B.; Davey Smith, George; Jaddoe, Vincent V.W.; Lie, Rolv T.; Nystad, Wenche; London, Stephanie J.; Lawlor, Debbie A.; Relton, Caroline L.; Snieder, Harold; Felix, Janine F. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04-23)
      Birthweight is associated with health outcomes across the life course, DNA methylation may be an underlying mechanism. In this meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies of 8,825 neonates from 24 birth cohorts in ...
    • No increase in response rate by adding a web response option to a postal population survey: A randomized trial 

      Brøgger, Jan; Nystad, Wenche; Cappelen, Inger; Bakke, Per (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2007-12-31)
      Background: There is substantial interest in use of the Internet for surveys, but there have been few health-oriented, large, randomized trials of general population surveys on the Internet. It is unclear whether providing ...