• Adverse childhood experiences and asthma: trajectories in a national cohort 

      Pape, Kathrine; Cowell, Whitney; Sejbaek, Camilla Sandal; Andersson, Niklas Worm; Svanes, Cecilie; Kolstad, Henrik A.; Liu, Xiaoqin; Hougaard, Karin Sørig; Wright, Rosalind J.; Schlünssen, Vivi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective Research has linked early adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) with asthma development; however, existing studies have generally relied on parent report of exposure and outcome. We aimed to examine the association ...
    • Agreement in reporting of asthma by parents or offspring - the RHINESSA generation study 

      Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Svanes, Cecilie; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bråbäck, Lennart; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jõgi, Rain; Malinovschi, Andrei; Matheson, Melanie; Moratalla, Jesús Martínez; Gomez Real, Francisco; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Timm, Signe; Johannessen, Ane (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-07-27)
      Background: Self-report questionnaires are commonly used in epidemiology, but may be susceptible to misclassification, especially if answers are given on behalf of others, e.g. children or parents. The aim was to determine ...
    • Airway symptoms and lung function in the local population after the oil tank explosion in Gulen, Norway 

      Granslo, Jens Tore; Bråtveit, Magne; Hollund, Bjørg Eli; Irgens, Ågot; Svanes, Cecilie; Magerøy, Nils; Moen, Bente E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-12-12)
      Background: Oil tanks containing a mixture of hydrocarbons, including sulphuric compounds, exploded and caught fire in an industrial harbour. This study assesses airway symptoms and lung function in the nearby population ...
    • Ascaris exposure and its association with lung function, asthma, and DNA methylation in Northern Europe 

      Jögi, Nils Oskar; Kitaba, Negusse; Storaas, Torgeir; Schlünssen, Vivi; Triebner, Kai Philipp; Holloway, John W; Horsnell, William G.C.; Svanes, Cecilie; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background Ascaris infections, with a worldwide prevalence above 10%, can cause respiratory pathology. However, long-term effects on lung function in humans are largely unknown. Objective We investigated the associations ...
    • The Association of Gum Bleeding with Respiratory Health in a Population Based Study from Northern Europe 

      Gomez, Francisco; Barrionuevo, Laura Perez; Franklin, K.; Lindberg, E.; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Benediktsdottir, Bryndis; Forsberg, B; Gislason, T; Jøgi, Rain; Johannessen, Ane; Omenaas, Ernst; Saure, Eirunn Waatevik; Schlunssen, V.; Skorge, Trude Duelien; Toren, Kjell; Saavedra, A; Svanes, Øistein; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug; Janson, Christer; Svanes, Cecilie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-01-25)
      Background: There is little knowledge about how oral and respiratory health is interrelated even though the mucosa of the oral cavity and airways constitutes a continuum and the exposures to these are partly similar. Aims: ...
    • Association of oral bacteria with oral hygiene habits and self-reported gingival bleeding 

      Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Perez Barrionuevo, Antonio Manuel; Shigdel, Rajesh; Lie, Stein Atle; Lin, Huang; Real, Francisco Gomez; Ringel-Kulka, Tamar; Åstrøm, Anne-Kristine N; Svanes, Cecilie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Aim To describe associations of gingival bacterial composition and diversity with self-reported gingival bleeding and oral hygiene habits in a Norwegian regional-based population. Materials and Methods We examined the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Breathlessness across generations: results from the RHINESSA generation study 

      Ekström, Magnus; Johannessen, Ane; Abramson, Michael J.; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Franklin, Karl A.; Gislason, Thorarinn; Real, Francisco Gomez; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jogi, Rain; Lowe, Adrian J.; Malinovschi, Andrei; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Oudin, Anna; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Svanes, Cecilie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background Breathlessness is a major cause of suffering and disability globally. The symptom relates to multiple factors including asthma and lung function, which are influenced by hereditary factors. No study has evaluated ...
    • The coexistence of asthma and COPD: risk factors, clinical history and lung function trajectories 

      Marcon, Alessandro; Locatelli, Francesca; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Svanes, Cecilie; Heinrich, Joachim; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Burney, Peter; Corsico, Angelo; Caliskan, Gulser; Calciano, Lucia; Gislason, Thorarinn; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Jõgi, Rain; Lytras, Theodore; Malinovschi, Andrei; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Toren, Kjell; Casas, Lidia; Verlato, Giuseppe; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Accordini, Simone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Patients with concomitant features of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a heavy disease burden. Using data collected prospectively in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey, we ...
    • Cohort profile: the multigeneration Respiratory Health in Northern Europe, Spain and Australia (RHINESSA) cohort 

      Svanes, Cecilie; Johannessen, Ane; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Dharmage, Shyamali; Benediktsdottir, Bryndis; Bråbäck, Lennart; Gislason, Thorarinn; Holm, Mathias; Jögi, Oskar; Lodge, Caroline J; Malinovschi, Andrei; Martinez-Moratalla, Jesus; Oudin, Anna; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Timm, Signe; Janson, Christer; Real, Francisco Gomez; Schlünssen, Vivi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Purpose The Respiratory Health in Northern Europe, Spain and Australia (RHINESSA) cohort was established to (1) investigate how exposures before conception and in previous generations influence health and disease, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Early life environment and snoring in adulthood 

      Franklin, Karl A.; Janson, Christer; Gíslason, Thórarinn; Gulsvik, Amund; Gunnbjörnsdottir, Maria; Lærum, Birger Norderud; Lindberg, Eva; Norrman, Eva; Nyström, Lennarth; Omenaas, Ernst; Torén, Kjell; Svanes, Cecilie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-08-22)
      Background: To our knowledge, no studies of the possible association of early life environment with snoring in adulthood have been published. We aimed to investigate whether early life environment is associated with snoring ...
    • Epigenome-wide association of father's smoking with offspring DNA methylation: a hypothesis-generating study 

      Mørkve Knudsen, G.T.; Rezwan, FI; Johannessen, Ane; Skulstad, Svein Magne; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Gomez Real, Francisco; Krauss-Etschmann, Susanne; Patil, Viswanath; Jarvis, Deborah; Arshad, SH; Holloway, John W; Svanes, Cecilie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Epidemiological studies suggest that father’s smoking might influence their future children’s health, but few studies have addressed whether paternal line effects might be related to altered DNA methylation patterns in the ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Exposome Approach in Allergies and Lung Diseases: Is It Time to Define a Preconception Exposome? 

      López Cervantes, Juan Pablo; Lønnebotn, Marianne; Jögi, Nils Oskar; Calciano, Lucia; Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Darby, Matthew G; Dharmage, Shyamali Chandrika; Real, Francisco Gomez; Hammer, Barbara; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Johannessen, Ane; Würtz, Anne Mette Lund; Knudsen, Gerd Toril Mørkve; Koplin, Jennifer; Pape, Kathrine; Skulstad, Svein Magne; Timm, Signe; Tjalvin, Gro; Krauss-Etschmann, Susanne; Accordini, Simone; Schlünssen, Vivi; Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Svanes, Cecilie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Emerging research suggests environmental exposures before conception may adversely affect allergies and lung diseases in future generations. Most studies are limited as they have focused on single exposures, not considering ...
    • Exposure to environmental phenols and parabens, and relation to body mass index, eczema and respiratory outcomes in the Norwegian RHINESSA study 

      Vindenes, Hilde Kristin; Svanes, Cecilie; Lygre, Stein Håkon Låstad; Real, Francisco Gomez; Ringel-Kulka, Tamar; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Many phenols and parabens are applied in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and food, to prevent growth of bacteria and fungi. Whether these chemicals affect inflammatory diseases like allergies and overweight is largely ...
    • Exposures during the prepuberty period and future offspring's health: evidence from human cohort studies 

      Svanes, Cecilie; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Accordini, Simone; Holloway, John W.; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Boateng, Eistine; Krauss-Etchmann, Susanne; Schlünssen, Vivi; Real, Francisco Gomez; Skulstad, Svein Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Emerging evidence suggests that exposures in prepuberty, particularly in fathers-to-be, may impact the phenotype of future offspring. Analyses of the RHINESSA cohort find that offspring of father’s exposed to tobacco smoking ...
    • Incidence trends of airflow obstruction among European adults without asthma: a 20-year cohort study 

      Accordini, Simone; Calciano, Lucia; Marcon, Alessandro; Pesce, Giancarlo; Antó, Josep M.; Beckmeyer-Borowko, Anna B.; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Corsico, Angelo G.; Imboden, Medea; Janson, Christer; Keidel, Dirk; Locatelli, Francesca; Svanes, Cecilie; Burney, Peter G.J.; Jarvis, Deborah L.; Probst-Hensch, Nicole M.; Minelli, Cosetta (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Investigating COPD trends may help healthcare providers to forecast future disease burden. We estimated sex- and smoking-specific incidence trends of pre-bronchodilator airflow obstruction (AO) among adults without asthma ...