Miia Pärssinen

Summary

Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased premature mortality of competitive powerlifters suspected to have used anabolic agents
    M Pärssinen
    National Public Health Institute, Laboratory of Substance Abuse, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 21:225-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of supraphysiological doses of anabolic androgenic steroids on collagen metabolism
    M Pärssinen
    National Public Health Institute, Laboratory of Substance Abuse, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 21:406-11. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Steroid use and long-term health risks in former athletes
    Miia Pärssinen
    Laboratory of Substance Abuse, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Sports Med 32:83-94. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Weight cycling of athletes and subsequent weight gain in middleage
    S E Saarni
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1639-44. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint IgA antibodies in persisting Helicobacter pylori infection in Finnish adults
    A Salomaa-Rasanen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:236-40. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Scoliosis after solid organ transplantation in children and adolescents
    I Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Transplant 6:324-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint No effect of montelukast on asthma-like symptoms in elite ice hockey players
    I Helenius
    Department of Allergy, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Allergy 59:39-44. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of physical activity on depression and anxiety of former elite athletes
    H Bäckmand
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 24:609-19. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Increase of allergen-specific immunoglobulin E antibodies from 1973 to 1994 in a Finnish population and a possible relationship to Helicobacter pylori infections
    T U Kosunen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute and Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Exp Allergy 32:373-8. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Mechanical ventilation in children with severe asthma
    K Malmstrom
    Department of Pediatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Pulmonol 31:405-11. 2001

Collaborators

  • U Kujala
  • E Vartiainen
  • K Korhonen
  • S Salminen
  • J Kaprio
  • S Sarna
  • I Helenius
  • T U Kosunen
  • A Salomaa-Rasanen
  • S E Saarni
  • V Remes
  • A Aromaa
  • H Bäckmand
  • T Haahtela
  • K Malmstrom
  • C Holmberg
  • M Helenius
  • H Sairanen
  • P Tervahartiala
  • H Jalanko
  • H Valta
  • H Rautelin
  • J Peltonen
  • P Knekt
  • M Koskenvuo
  • A Rissanen
  • J Karjalainen
  • O Makitie
  • P Palmu
  • P Rytila
  • A Alaranta
  • J Ounap
  • Y Obase
  • A Lumme
  • A Salomaa
  • J Höök-Nikanne
  • M Kaila
  • T Dunder
  • T Klaukka
  • M Nermes
  • K Juntunen-Backman

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased premature mortality of competitive powerlifters suspected to have used anabolic agents
    M Pärssinen
    National Public Health Institute, Laboratory of Substance Abuse, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 21:225-7. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of supraphysiological doses of anabolic androgenic steroids on collagen metabolism
    M Pärssinen
    National Public Health Institute, Laboratory of Substance Abuse, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 21:406-11. 2000
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Steroid use and long-term health risks in former athletes
    Miia Pärssinen
    Laboratory of Substance Abuse, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Sports Med 32:83-94. 2002
    ..Anabolic steroids and other concomitantly used drugs are the probable cause of this increased mortality, as power training itself does not increase health risks and all types of physical activity promote health...
  4. ncbi request reprint Weight cycling of athletes and subsequent weight gain in middleage
    S E Saarni
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1639-44. 2006
    ..To study the effects of repeated cycles of weight loss and regain as young adults on long-term weight development...
  5. ncbi request reprint IgA antibodies in persisting Helicobacter pylori infection in Finnish adults
    A Salomaa-Rasanen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:236-40. 2006
    ..0241), respectively, whereas the median IgG levels did not change significantly in either series. During H. pylori infection, an increase in specific IgA was reflected by the increase in the number of responders and by the rise in titres...
  6. ncbi request reprint Scoliosis after solid organ transplantation in children and adolescents
    I Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Transplant 6:324-30. 2006
    ..The risk of scoliosis is increased in patients with solid organ transplantation. Pediatricians treating these patients should be aware of this increased risk to diagnose early curves and to refer these patients to an orthopedic surgeon...
  7. ncbi request reprint No effect of montelukast on asthma-like symptoms in elite ice hockey players
    I Helenius
    Department of Allergy, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Allergy 59:39-44. 2004
    ..Controlled clinical trials on the effects of leukotriene antagonists on asthma-like symptoms, bronchial hyperresponsiveness and airway inflammation have not been performed in elite athletes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of physical activity on depression and anxiety of former elite athletes
    H Bäckmand
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 24:609-19. 2003
    ..Very high physical activity has a significant protective effect against depression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increase of allergen-specific immunoglobulin E antibodies from 1973 to 1994 in a Finnish population and a possible relationship to Helicobacter pylori infections
    T U Kosunen
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute and Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Exp Allergy 32:373-8. 2002
    ..The increase may be associated with decreased rates of infections such as measles, hepatitis A, tuberculosis, toxoplasmosis, and, as recently suggested, Helicobacter pylori gastritis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mechanical ventilation in children with severe asthma
    K Malmstrom
    Department of Pediatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Pulmonol 31:405-11. 2001
    ..This trend occurred despite a simultaneous 5% yearly increase in hospital admissions for childhood asthma during these 2 decades...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship of leisure-time physical activity and mortality: the Finnish twin cohort
    U M Kujala
    Unit for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine, Helsinki, Finland
    JAMA 279:440-4. 1998
    ..Physical activity and fitness are believed to reduce premature mortality, but whether genetic factors modify this effect is not known...