• 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • Menopause as a predictor of new-onset asthma 

      Triebner, Kai; Johannessen, Ane; Puggini, Luca; Benediktsdottir, Bryndis; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bifulco, Ersilia; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Franklin, Karl A.; Gislason, Þórarinn; Holm, Mathias; Jarvis, Deborah; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Lindberg, Eva; Macsali, Ferenc; Malinovschi, Andrej; Norbäck, Dan; Omenaas, Ernst; Rodriguez, Francisco J; Saure, Eirunn Waatevik; Schlünssen, Vivi; Sigsgaard, Torben; Skorge, Trude Duelien; Wieslander, Gunilla; Zemp, Elisabeth; Svanes, Cecilie; Hustad, Simon Steinar; Gomez Real, Francisco (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-01)
      Background: There is limited and conflicting evidence on the effect of menopause on asthma. Objectives: We sought to study whether the incidence of asthma and respiratory symptoms differ by menopausal status in a longitudinal ...
    • 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 ...
    • Prevalence of allergic sensitization to storage mites in Northern Europe 

      Jögi, Nils Oskar; Kleppe Olsen, Robin; Svanes, Cecilie; Gislason, David; Gislason, Thorarinn; Schlünssen, Vivi; Sigsgaard, Torben; Sundbom, Fredrik; Storaas, Torgeir; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Allergic sensitization to storage mites has mostly been related to occupational exposures like farming, grain/cattle handling, whereas for non‐occupational settings, storage mite sensitization has been attributed ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...