Mervi K Oikonen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ambient air quality and occurrence of multiple sclerosis relapse
    M Oikonen
    Aerobiology Unit, University of Turku, Finland
    Neuroepidemiology 22:95-9. 2003
  2. pmc Ideal cardiovascular health in young adult populations from the United States, Finland, and Australia and its association with cIMT: the international childhood cardiovascular cohort consortium
    Mervi Oikonen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000244. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases 4 (TIMP4) in a population of young adults: relations to cardiovascular risk markers and carotid artery intima-media thickness. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mervi Oikonen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 72:540-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Beta-interferon protects multiple sclerosis patients against enhanced susceptibility to infections caused by poor air quality
    Mervi K Oikonen
    Aerobiology Unit, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Neuroepidemiology 30:13-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Temporal relationship between environmental influenza A and Epstein-Barr viral infections and high multiple sclerosis relapse occurrence
    Mervi Oikonen
    Aerobiology Unit, University of Turku, Finland
    Mult Scler 17:672-80. 2011
  6. pmc Genetic variants and blood pressure in a population-based cohort: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Mervi Oikonen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, PO Box 52, FI 20521 Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 58:1079-85. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Ambient air quality and occurrence of multiple sclerosis relapse
    M Oikonen
    Aerobiology Unit, University of Turku, Finland
    Neuroepidemiology 22:95-9. 2003
    ..Inhalable airborne particulate matter concentrations were connected to relapse occurrence. Poor air quality may enhance the seasonal changes in MS relapse occurrence by an increased susceptibility to transmissible infections...
  2. pmc Ideal cardiovascular health in young adult populations from the United States, Finland, and Australia and its association with cIMT: the international childhood cardiovascular cohort consortium
    Mervi Oikonen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000244. 2013
    ..We studied the prevalence of ideal CV health and its associations with ultrasonographically measured carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) cross-sectionally in 5 international populations...
  3. doi request reprint Tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases 4 (TIMP4) in a population of young adults: relations to cardiovascular risk markers and carotid artery intima-media thickness. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mervi Oikonen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 72:540-6. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Beta-interferon protects multiple sclerosis patients against enhanced susceptibility to infections caused by poor air quality
    Mervi K Oikonen
    Aerobiology Unit, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Neuroepidemiology 30:13-9. 2008
    ..The monthly multiple sclerosis relapse rate was studied from January 1995 to March 2001 from hospital records in Southwestern Finland as a retrospective open-label study...
  5. doi request reprint Temporal relationship between environmental influenza A and Epstein-Barr viral infections and high multiple sclerosis relapse occurrence
    Mervi Oikonen
    Aerobiology Unit, University of Turku, Finland
    Mult Scler 17:672-80. 2011
    ..Multiple sclerosis (MS) relapses have been associated with viral and bacterial infection epidemics in MS patients who have not used interferon...
  6. pmc Genetic variants and blood pressure in a population-based cohort: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Mervi Oikonen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, PO Box 52, FI 20521 Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 58:1079-85. 2011
    ..5-mm Hg higher blood pressure, and this trajectory continues from childhood to adulthood...