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Nonfasting triglycerides and risk of myocardial infarction, ischemic heart disease, and death in men and women.
To test the hypothesis that very high levels of nonfasting triglycerides predict myocardial infarction, ischemic heart disease, and death, a prospective cohort study of women and men from the general population of Copenhagen, Denmark followed up from baseline (1976-1978) until 2004. Expand
All-cause mortality associated with physical activity during leisure time, work, sports, and cycling to work.
Leisure time physical activity was inversely associated with all-cause mortality in both men and women in all age groups, and benefit was found from moderate leisure timephysical activity, with further benefit from sports activity and bicycling as transportation. Expand
Function, morphology and protein expression of ageing skeletal muscle: a cross-sectional study of elderly men with different training backgrounds.
The results seem to suggest that strength training can counteract the age-related changes in function and morphology of the ageing human skeletal muscle. Expand
Type of Alcohol Consumed and Mortality from All Causes, Coronary Heart Disease, and Cancer
The effect of intake of different types of alcohol on mortality from all causes, coronary heart disease, and cancer in several large Danish cohort studies is analyzed. Expand
A 15-year follow-up study of ventilatory function in adults with asthma.
Data from a longitudinal epidemiologic study of the general population in a Danish city, the Copenhagen City Heart Study, is used to analyze changes over time in the forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) in adults with self-reported asthma and adults without asthma. Expand
Regular physical activity reduces hospital admission and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a population based cohort study
The recommendation that COPD patients be encouraged to maintain or increase their levels of regular physical activity should be considered in future COPD guidelines, since it is likely to result in a relevant public health benefit. Expand
Lung-Function Trajectories Leading to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
It is suggested that low FEV1 in early adulthood is important in the genesis of COPD and that accelerated decline inFEV1 is not an obligate feature of COPd. Expand
Association of loss-of-function mutations in the ABCA1 gene with high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and risk of ischemic heart disease.
Lower plasma levels of HDL cholesterol due to heterozygosity for loss-of-function mutations in ABCA1 were not associated with an increased risk of ischemic heart disease, and the association between IHD and HDL cholesterol and genotype was unclear. Expand
Dose of jogging and long-term mortality: the Copenhagen City Heart Study.
A U-shaped association between all-cause mortality and dose of jogged as calibrated by pace, quantity, and frequency of jogging is suggested. Expand
Perceived stress as a risk factor for changes in health behaviour and cardiac risk profile: a longitudinal study
Objective.  The aim of this study was to evaluate the long‐term effects of stress on changes in health behaviour and cardiac risk profile in men and women.