Pertti Happonen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coffee drinking is dose-dependently related to the risk of acute coronary events in middle-aged men
    Pertti Happonen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Nutr 134:2381-6. 2004
  2. pmc Catechol-o-methyltransferase gene polymorphism modifies the effect of coffee intake on incidence of acute coronary events
    Pertti Happonen
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 1:e117. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and mortality in a 14-year follow-up of an elderly northern Finnish population
    Pertti Happonen
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FI 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 99:1354-61. 2008
  4. pmc Functional COMT Val158Met polymorphism, risk of acute coronary events and serum homocysteine: the Kuopio ischaemic heart disease risk factor study
    Sari Voutilainen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 2:e181. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint High dietary methionine intake increases the risk of acute coronary events in middle-aged men
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:113-20. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Serum homocysteine, folate and risk of stroke: Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) Study
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:369-75. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of coffee consumption on lipid peroxidation and plasma total homocysteine concentrations: a clinical trial
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Free Radic Biol Med 38:527-34. 2005

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Coffee drinking is dose-dependently related to the risk of acute coronary events in middle-aged men
    Pertti Happonen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Nutr 134:2381-6. 2004
    ..In conclusion, heavy coffee consumption increases the short-term risk of acute myocardial infarction or coronary death, independent of the brewing method or currently recognized risk factors for CHD...
  2. pmc Catechol-o-methyltransferase gene polymorphism modifies the effect of coffee intake on incidence of acute coronary events
    Pertti Happonen
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 1:e117. 2006
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  3. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and mortality in a 14-year follow-up of an elderly northern Finnish population
    Pertti Happonen
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FI 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 99:1354-61. 2008
    ..The present study provides evidence for daily (caffeine-containing) coffee intake being inversely associated with mortality in the elderly...
  4. pmc Functional COMT Val158Met polymorphism, risk of acute coronary events and serum homocysteine: the Kuopio ischaemic heart disease risk factor study
    Sari Voutilainen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 2:e181. 2007
    ..Many genetic factors play a role in folate-homocysteine metabolism, like functional polymorphism (Val108Met) in the Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene...
  5. ncbi request reprint High dietary methionine intake increases the risk of acute coronary events in middle-aged men
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:113-20. 2006
    ..To date, the effects of dietary intake of methionine, the key amino acid in homocysteine metabolism, on CVD have not been studied. Our aim was to examine the effects of dietary methionine intake on the risk of acute coronary events...
  6. ncbi request reprint Serum homocysteine, folate and risk of stroke: Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) Study
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:369-75. 2005
    ..Homocysteine and folate have been suggested to have opposite effects on the risk of stroke, although the results are controversial...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of coffee consumption on lipid peroxidation and plasma total homocysteine concentrations: a clinical trial
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Free Radic Biol Med 38:527-34. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the consumption of filtered coffee does not have any detectable effects on lipid peroxidation in healthy nonsmoking men. The effect of coffee consumption on tHcy concentrations needs further investigation...