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Childhood adiposity, adult adiposity, and cardiovascular risk factors.
- M. Juonala, C. Magnussen, +12 authors O. Raitakari
- The New England journal of medicine
- 16 November 2011
BACKGROUND Obesity in childhood is associated with increased cardiovascular risk. It is uncertain whether this risk is attenuated in persons who are overweight or obese as children but not obese as… Expand
Behavioral and Brain Functions
Background: Neuregulin-1 proteins are related to physiological correlates of Type A in terms of cardiac reactivity. Furthermore, neuregulin-1 gene (NRG1) may play a role in cardiovascular disease… Expand
Effects of persistent physical activity and inactivity on coronary risk factors in children and young adults. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study.
- O. Raitakari, K. Porkka, S. Taimela, R. Telama, L. Räsänen, J. Viikari
- Medicine, Psychology
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 August 1994
The tracking of physical activity and its influence on selected coronary heart disease risk factors were studied in a 6-year (original survey in 1980, with follow-ups in 1983 and 1986) study of… Expand
Vitamin D intake is low and hypovitaminosis D common in healthy 9− to 15-year-old Finnish girls
- M. Lehtonen-Veromaa, T. Möttönen, +4 authors J. Viikari
- European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
- 1 September 1999
Objectives: To study the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D, the effect of vitamin D supplementation on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [S-25(OH)D], and the intakes of vitamin D and calcium in Finnish 9− to… Expand
Consistent dietary patterns identified from childhood to adulthood: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study.
- V. Mikkilä, L. Räsänen, O. Raitakari, P. Pietinen, J. Viikari
- Medicine, Biology
- The British journal of nutrition
- 1 June 2005
Dietary patterns are useful in nutritional epidemiology, providing a comprehensive alternative to the traditional approach based on single nutrients. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study is a… Expand
Endothelial Dysfunction and Increased Arterial Intima-Media Thickness in Children With Type 1 Diabetes
Background—Endothelial dysfunction may play a pathophysiological role in the development of atherosclerosis in subjects with type 1 diabetes. We examined whether alterations in vascular endothelial… Expand
Physical activity in childhood and adolescence as predictor of physical activity in young adulthood.
BACKGROUND Despite the general belief that physical activity in childhood and youth is an important prerequisite for the physical activity in adulthood, there is not much information based on… Expand
Vitamin D and attainment of peak bone mass among peripubertal Finnish girls: a 3-y prospective study.
- M. Lehtonen-Veromaa, T. Möttönen, I. Nuotio, K. Irjala, Aila E Leino, J. Viikari
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 December 2002
BACKGROUND Little is known about the effect of vitamin D status on bone gain in adolescents. OBJECTIVE The objective was to examine whether vitamin D status is associated with accrual of bone… Expand
Genetic Determinants of Serum Testosterone Concentrations in Men
Testosterone concentrations in men are associated with cardiovascular morbidity, osteoporosis, and mortality and are affected by age, smoking, and obesity. Because of serum testosterone's high… Expand
The impact of low-frequency and rare variants on lipid levels
Using a genome-wide screen of 9.6 million genetic variants achieved through 1000 Genomes Project imputation in 62,166 samples, we identify association to lipid traits in 93 loci, including 79… Expand