• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...