R Luoto

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Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Lifestyle counseling during pregnancy and offspring weight development until four years of age: follow-up study of a controlled trial
    Taina Mustila
    Central Hospital of Vaasa, Hietalahdenkatu 2 4, 65130, Vaasa, Finland
    J Negat Results Biomed 11:11. 2012
  2. pmc Is intensive counseling in maternity care feasible and effective in promoting physical activity among women at risk for gestational diabetes? Secondary analysis of a cluster randomized NELLI study in Finland
    Minna Aittasalo
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P O Box 30 33501, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:104. 2012
  3. pmc Variability of bothersome menopausal symptoms over time--a longitudinal analysis using the Estonian postmenopausal hormone therapy trial (EPHT)
    Elina Hemminki
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Womens Health 12:44. 2012
  4. pmc Health care costs associated with gestational diabetes mellitus among high-risk women--results from a randomised trial
    Päivi Kolu
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, FI 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:71. 2012
  5. pmc Pragmatic controlled trial to prevent childhood obesity in maternity and child health care clinics: pregnancy and infant weight outcomes (the VACOPP Study)
    Taina Mustila
    Seinajoki Central Hospital, Hanneksenrinne 7, 60220 Seinajoki, Finland
    BMC Pediatr 13:80. 2013
  6. pmc Behavioral counseling to prevent childhood obesity--study protocol of a pragmatic trial in maternity and child health care
    Taina Mustila
    Seinajoki Central Hospital, Hanneksenrinne 7, 60220 Seinajoki, Finland
    BMC Pediatr 12:93. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of aerobic training on hot flushes and quality of life--a randomized controlled trial
    Riitta Luoto
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Ann Med 44:616-26. 2012
  8. pmc Physical activity and change in quality of life during menopause--an 8-year follow-up study
    Jaana M Moilanen
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:8. 2012
  9. pmc Use of plant stanol ester margarine among persons with and without cardiovascular disease: early phases of the adoption of a functional food in Finland
    Meri Simojoki
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nutr J 4:20. 2005
  10. pmc Reducing postpartum weight retention--a pilot trial in primary health care
    Tarja I Kinnunen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Nutr J 6:21. 2007

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  1. pmc Lifestyle counseling during pregnancy and offspring weight development until four years of age: follow-up study of a controlled trial
    Taina Mustila
    Central Hospital of Vaasa, Hietalahdenkatu 2 4, 65130, Vaasa, Finland
    J Negat Results Biomed 11:11. 2012
    ..Our pilot study aimed to determine the effect of gestational lifestyle counseling on the offspring weight gain until 4 years of age and to estimate power for future studies...
  2. pmc Is intensive counseling in maternity care feasible and effective in promoting physical activity among women at risk for gestational diabetes? Secondary analysis of a cluster randomized NELLI study in Finland
    Minna Aittasalo
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P O Box 30 33501, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:104. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Variability of bothersome menopausal symptoms over time--a longitudinal analysis using the Estonian postmenopausal hormone therapy trial (EPHT)
    Elina Hemminki
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Womens Health 12:44. 2012
    ..Very little data are available on the natural course or level of disturbance of vasomotor symptoms among middle-aged women. Using readily collected trial data we studied the persistence of vasomotor symptoms among untreated women...
  4. pmc Health care costs associated with gestational diabetes mellitus among high-risk women--results from a randomised trial
    Päivi Kolu
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, FI 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:71. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse GDM-related health care costs among women with an elevated risk of GDM...
  5. pmc Pragmatic controlled trial to prevent childhood obesity in maternity and child health care clinics: pregnancy and infant weight outcomes (the VACOPP Study)
    Taina Mustila
    Seinajoki Central Hospital, Hanneksenrinne 7, 60220 Seinajoki, Finland
    BMC Pediatr 13:80. 2013
    ..Here we report the effects of antenatal dietary and physical activity counselling on pregnancy and infant weight gain outcomes...
  6. pmc Behavioral counseling to prevent childhood obesity--study protocol of a pragmatic trial in maternity and child health care
    Taina Mustila
    Seinajoki Central Hospital, Hanneksenrinne 7, 60220 Seinajoki, Finland
    BMC Pediatr 12:93. 2012
    ..A child starts to adopt food preferences and other behavioral habits affecting weight gain during preschool years. We report the study protocol of a pragmatic lifestyle intervention aiming at primary prevention of childhood obesity...
  7. pmc Effect of aerobic training on hot flushes and quality of life--a randomized controlled trial
    Riitta Luoto
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Ann Med 44:616-26. 2012
    ..To estimate whether aerobic training has an effect on frequency of hot flushes or quality of life...
  8. pmc Physical activity and change in quality of life during menopause--an 8-year follow-up study
    Jaana M Moilanen
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to study the role of menopausal status and physical activity on quality of life...
  9. pmc Use of plant stanol ester margarine among persons with and without cardiovascular disease: early phases of the adoption of a functional food in Finland
    Meri Simojoki
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nutr J 4:20. 2005
    ..The purpose of this post-marketing study is to characterize users of plant stanol ester margarine with and without cardiovascular disease...
  10. pmc Reducing postpartum weight retention--a pilot trial in primary health care
    Tarja I Kinnunen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Nutr J 6:21. 2007
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  11. pmc Physical activity counseling in maternity and child health care - a controlled trial
    Minna Aittasalo
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Womens Health 8:14. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study is to examine the effects and feasibility of individual physical activity (PA) counseling in maternity and child health clinics in Finland...
  12. pmc Prevention of gestational diabetes: design of a cluster-randomized controlled trial and one-year follow-up
    Riitta M Luoto
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:39. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate, whether GDM can be prevented by counseling on diet, physical activity and gestational weight gain during pregnancy...
  13. pmc Feasibility of a controlled trial aiming to prevent excessive pregnancy-related weight gain in primary health care
    Tarja I Kinnunen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:37. 2008
    ..Intervention studies aiming at preventing excessive pregnancy-related weight gain are needed. The feasibility of implementing such a study protocol in primary health care setting was evaluated in this pilot study...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of physical activity on breast cancer risk: a cohort study of 30,548 women
    R Luoto
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Helsinki and Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:973-80. 2000
    ..The purpose of this paper was to study the association of physical activity at leisure and commuting to work and incidence of breast cancer...
  15. doi request reprint Ten-year change in the association between obesity and parity: results from the National FINRISK Population Study
    Riitta Luoto
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion, Tampere, Finland
    Gend Med 8:399-406. 2011
    ..Overweight or weight development related to pregnancy has been associated with number of deliveries (ie, parity)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fibroids and hypertension. A cross-sectional study of women undergoing hysterectomy
    R Luoto
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, FIN 33014 Tampere, Finland
    J Reprod Med 46:359-64. 2001
    ..To determine whether uterine fibroids are associated with hypertension...
  17. ncbi request reprint Heritability and risk factors of uterine fibroids--the Finnish Twin Cohort study
    R Luoto
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, FIN 33014, Finland
    Maturitas 37:15-26. 2000
    ..Our aim was to study heritability, risk factors and hospitalization for uterine fibroids...
  18. pmc Primary prevention of gestational diabetes mellitus and large-for-gestational-age newborns by lifestyle counseling: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Riitta Luoto
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    PLoS Med 8:e1001036. 2011
    ..Our objective was to examine whether gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) or newborns' high birthweight can be prevented by lifestyle counseling in pregnant women at high risk of GDM...
  19. pmc Effect of dietary intervention on serum lignan levels in pregnant women - a controlled trial
    Riitta Luoto
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion, Tampere, Finland
    Reprod Health 7:26. 2010
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  20. pmc Effect of hysterectomy on incidence trends of endometrial and cervical cancer in Finland 1953-2010
    R Luoto
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, FIN 33014 Finland
    Br J Cancer 90:1756-9. 2004
    ..Correction factors for such cancer sites are recommended for regular use. The levelling-off of the incidence of endometrial cancer appears to be an artefact caused by the increasing prevalence of hysterectomy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Occasional smoking increases total and cardiovascular mortality among men
    R Luoto
    Department of Health and Disability, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nicotine Tob Res 2:133-9. 2000
    ..6-1.6). Occasional smoking is associated with increased risk of premature death, at least among men. Although occasional smoking is a less dangerous practice than regular smoking, it is not a safe alternative for daily smoking...
  22. pmc Hot flushes and quality of life during menopause
    Riitta Luoto
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Womens Health 9:13. 2009
    ..More trials in this area are needed before women may consider non-pharmacological treatment of symptoms as a reliable option for menopausal symptom cure...
  23. doi request reprint Preventing excessive gestational weight gain--a secondary analysis of a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    T I Kinnunen
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1344-50. 2012
    ..We examined whether a lifestyle intervention designed to prevent GDM was effective in reducing excessive gestational weight gain (GWG)...
  24. doi request reprint Health and life style among infertile men and women
    M Revonta
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    Sex Reprod Healthc 1:91-8. 2010
    ..Lifetime prevalence of infertility among couples is approximately 10-15%, but studies addressing their health behavior are few. Our aim was to describe health and life style of Finnish men and women who had experienced infertility...
  25. doi request reprint Cancer morbidity in a cohort of 9175 Finnish women treated for infertility
    A N Yli-Kuha
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Medisiinarinkatu 3, 33520 Tampere, Finland
    Hum Reprod 27:1149-55. 2012
    ..Our goal was to study cancer incidence among a cohort of women treated with IVF, including ICSI and frozen embryo transfer (FET), compared with that of a control population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preventing excessive weight gain during pregnancy - a controlled trial in primary health care
    T I Kinnunen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:884-91. 2007
    ..To investigate whether individual counselling on diet and physical activity during pregnancy can have positive effects on diet and leisure time physical activity (LTPA) and prevent excessive gestational weight gain...
  27. doi request reprint Prevalence of menopause symptoms and their association with lifestyle among Finnish middle-aged women
    J Moilanen
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Maturitas 67:368-74. 2010
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders leading to hospitalization before and after infertility treatments
    A N Yli-Kuha
    School of Public Health Medisiinarinkatu 3, University of Tampere, 33520 Tampere, Finland
    Hum Reprod 25:2018-23. 2010
    ..This study aimed at determining the psychiatric morbidity of women undergoing infertility treatments, before and after treatment as compared with control women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of unhealthy behaviors on cardiovascular mortality in Finland, 1978-1993
    R Luoto
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 27:93-100. 1998
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy weight gain from 1960s to 2000 in Finland
    T I Kinnunen
    Tampere School of Public Health, 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1572-7. 2003
    ..To study secular trends in average pregnancy weight gain between the 1960s and 2000 in Finland, and whether the changes were related to body mass index (BMI), age or parity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise on bone structural traits, physical performance and body composition in breast cancer patients--a 12-month RCT
    R Nikander
    Helsinki Metropolia University, Department of Physiotherapy, Helsinki, Finland
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 12:127-35. 2012
    ..03) and grip strength (p=0.01). In conclusion, vigorous aerobic impact exercise training has potential to maintain bone structural strength and improve physical performance among breast cancer survivors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Associations between health-related behaviors: a 7-year follow-up of adults
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Health Education Research Unit, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 34:162-70. 2002
    ..The study examines pairwise associations between smoking, alcohol use, physical activity, dietary behavior and body mass index using long-term follow-up data of Finnish adults...
  33. doi request reprint Effect of supervised and home exercise training on bone mineral density among breast cancer patients. A 12-month randomised controlled trial
    T Saarto
    Department of Oncology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 180, Helsinki 00029 HUS, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 23:1601-12. 2012
    ..Among premenopausal breast cancer survivors, a 12-month exercise intervention completely prevented bone loss at the femoral neck, whereas no exercise effect was seen at lumbar spine or at neither site in postmenopausal women...
  34. doi request reprint Quality of life and physical performance and activity of breast cancer patients after adjuvant treatments
    H M Penttinen
    Department of Oncology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychooncology 20:1211-20. 2011
    ..The study aimed at investigating the quality of life (QoL) and physical performance and activity, and their interrelations, in Finnish female breast cancer patients shortly after adjuvant treatments...
  35. doi request reprint Success of infertility treatments in Finland in the period 1992-2005
    A N Yli-Kuha
    University of Tampere, Medisiinarinkatu, Finland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 144:54-8. 2009
    ..The objective was to study the success rates of infertility treatments in the period 1992-2005 in public and private clinics...
  36. doi request reprint Pre-eclampsia is a risk factor of carotid artery atherosclerosis
    L Haukkamaa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:599-607. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether women with a history of pre-eclampsia more often show signs of atherosclerosis compared with 2 control groups...
  37. doi request reprint Hormonal contraception and mental health: results of a population-based study
    E Toffol
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Reprod 26:3085-93. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the association between the use of OCs and the LNG-IUS and psychological well-being and psychopathology...
  38. pmc Tallness and overweight during childhood have opposing effects on breast cancer risk
    L Hilakivi Clarke
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Br J Cancer 85:1680-4. 2001
    ..The increased adipose tissue-derived oestrogen levels in overweight children could induce early breast differentiation and eliminate some targets for malignant transformation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sixty thousand woman-years of experience on the levonorgestrel intrauterine system: an epidemiological survey in Finland
    T Backman
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Research Services, Turku University, Finland
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 6:23-6. 2001
    ..The continuation rate of LNG-IUS was high up to 5 years. The symptoms associated with premature removal agreed with results from earlier randomized studies of the LNG-IUS...