Timo E Strandberg

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Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Explaining the obesity paradox: cardiovascular risk, weight change, and mortality during long-term follow-up in men
    Timo E Strandberg
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu and University Hospital, Unit of General Practice, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Eur Heart J 30:1720-7. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity in midlife is related to old age frailty
    Salla L Savela
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu and University Hospital, PO Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1433-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Geriatric syndromes--vascular disorders?
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, and Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    Ann Med 45:265-73. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Association between alcohol consumption in healthy midlife and telomere length in older men. The Helsinki Businessmen Study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Unit of General Practice, Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu Oulun Yliopisto and University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:815-22. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Association of midlife obesity and cardiovascular risk with old age frailty: a 26-year follow-up of initially healthy men
    T E Strandberg
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Unit of General Practice, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1153-7. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Multifactorial intervention to prevent recurrent cardiovascular events in patients 75 years or older: the Drugs and Evidence-Based Medicine in the Elderly (DEBATE) study: a randomized, controlled trial
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Am Heart J 152:585-92. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Biogerontology in Finland
    Timo E Strandberg
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, Oulu University Hospital, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Biogerontology 12:71-5. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering drugs and heart failure: where do we go after the statin trials?
    Timo E Strandberg
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Curr Opin Cardiol 25:385-93. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol and glucose metabolism and recurrent cardiovascular events among the elderly: a prospective study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:708-14. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Chocolate, well-being and health among elderly men
    T E Strandberg
    Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:247-53. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Explaining the obesity paradox: cardiovascular risk, weight change, and mortality during long-term follow-up in men
    Timo E Strandberg
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu and University Hospital, Unit of General Practice, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Eur Heart J 30:1720-7. 2009
    ..To examine life-long weight trajectories behind the 'obesity paradox', and whether cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk contributes...
  2. doi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity in midlife is related to old age frailty
    Salla L Savela
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu and University Hospital, PO Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1433-8. 2013
    ..There are scarce studies of the long-term associations between leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) in midlife and phenotypic frailty in old age...
  3. doi request reprint Geriatric syndromes--vascular disorders?
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, and Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    Ann Med 45:265-73. 2013
    ..Further disentangling of the mechanisms of vascular ageing may offer therapies for vascular diseases and geriatric syndromes alike...
  4. doi request reprint Association between alcohol consumption in healthy midlife and telomere length in older men. The Helsinki Businessmen Study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Unit of General Practice, Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu Oulun Yliopisto and University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:815-22. 2012
    ..Even minor alcohol consumption in midlife was significantly associated with shorter telomere length in old age. The differences represent an up to 10 year gap in biological age between zero and highest consumption...
  5. doi request reprint Association of midlife obesity and cardiovascular risk with old age frailty: a 26-year follow-up of initially healthy men
    T E Strandberg
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Unit of General Practice, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1153-7. 2012
    ..To investigate whether old age frailty is predicted by midlife overweight/obesity and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multifactorial intervention to prevent recurrent cardiovascular events in patients 75 years or older: the Drugs and Evidence-Based Medicine in the Elderly (DEBATE) study: a randomized, controlled trial
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Am Heart J 152:585-92. 2006
    ..We aimed to examine whether better use of preventive methods and treatments of cardiovascular disease would reduce recurrent events in home-dwelling patients 75 years or older...
  7. doi request reprint Biogerontology in Finland
    Timo E Strandberg
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, Oulu University Hospital, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Biogerontology 12:71-5. 2011
    ..The research activity of each institute and their international collaboration is briefly described with examples focused on recent publications in the field of biogerontology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering drugs and heart failure: where do we go after the statin trials?
    Timo E Strandberg
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Curr Opin Cardiol 25:385-93. 2010
    ..The role of other types of dyslipidemia [low high-density lipoprotein (HDL), high triglycerides] and their modification has received less attention in heart failure thus far...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol and glucose metabolism and recurrent cardiovascular events among the elderly: a prospective study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:708-14. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Chocolate, well-being and health among elderly men
    T E Strandberg
    Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:247-53. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that chocolate preference would be related to health and psychological well-being in old men...
  11. doi request reprint Serum plant and other noncholesterol sterols, cholesterol metabolism and 22-year mortality among middle-aged men
    Timo E Strandberg
    Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu, and Oulu University Hospital, Unit of General Practice, PO Box 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 210:282-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate long-term prognostic effect of serum noncholesterol sterols, including plant sterols, in middle-aged men with high cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, without statins at baseline...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk in midlife and psychological well-being among older men
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 166:2266-71. 2006
    ..We investigated whether cardiovascular disease risk in midlife is related to psychological well-being in older men (aged 69-84 years old)...
  13. doi request reprint Comparative effect of atorvastatin (80 mg) versus simvastatin (20 to 40 mg) in preventing hospitalizations for heart failure in patients with previous myocardial infarction
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu, and Oulu University Hospital, Unit of General Practice, Oulu, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 103:1381-5. 2009
    ..73, 95% CI 0.54 to 0.97, p = 0.03). In conclusion, atorvastatin 80 mg was more efficient than simvastatin 20 to 40 mg in preventing development of HF in patients with previous MI...
  14. doi request reprint Association of telomere length in older men with mortality and midlife body mass index and smoking
    Timo E Strandberg
    Unit of General Practice, Institute of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu and University Hospital, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:815-20. 2011
    ..Leukocyte telomere length has been taken as a measure of biological age but several inconsistencies exist...
  15. ncbi request reprint Frailty in elderly people
    Timo E Strandberg
    University of Oulu, Oulu, FIN 90014, Finland
    Lancet 369:1328-9. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Alcoholic beverage preference, 29-year mortality, and quality of life in men in old age
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:213-8. 2007
    ..We compared 29-year mortality and quality of life in old age by alcoholic beverage preference (beer, wine, or spirits) in a cohort of men whose socioeconomic status was similar in their adult life...
  17. ncbi request reprint Definition of frailty in older men according to questionnaire data (RAND-36/SF-36): The Helsinki Businessmen Study
    J Sirola
    Helsinki University Hospital, Unit of General Practice, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:783-7. 2011
    ..To explore the association of frailty according to questionnaire data (modified Fried criteria) with important endpoints in older men...
  18. doi request reprint Predictors of mortality in home-dwelling patients with cardiovascular disease aged 75 and older
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Health Sciences Geriatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:279-84. 2009
    ..To compare the predictive value of biomarkers commonly measured in older patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) with an indicator of cognitive function...
  19. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of serum cholesterol, lathosterol, and sitosterol in old age; a 17-year population study
    Reijo S Tilvis
    Clinic of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 43:292-301. 2011
    ..9 and 5.6 years (P < 0.001). CONCLUSION. Lower synthesis and absorption of cholesterol, and low serum cholesterol level are associated with deteriorating health and indicate impaired survival in old age...
  20. doi request reprint Association between anticholinergic drugs and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele and poorer cognitive function in older cardiovascular patients: a cross-sectional study
    Juho Uusvaara
    Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:427-31. 2009
    ..To clarify the association between anticholinergic drugs and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele carrier status (APOE4) and cognitive dysfunction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, 29-y total mortality, and quality of life in men in old age
    Arto Y Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1366-71. 2004
    ..The negative effects of excessive alcohol consumption are well known, but moderate alcohol consumption is advocated for health reasons...
  22. doi request reprint Maternal prenatal licorice consumption alters hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis function in children
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 D, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1587-93. 2010
    ..05). These effects appeared dose-related. Our findings lend support to prenatal 'programming' of HPAA function by overexposure to glucocorticoids...
  23. doi request reprint Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children are associated with cortisol responses to psychosocial stress but not with daily cortisol levels
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1471-6. 2011
    ..Their diurnal cortisol rhythm was not affected. Thus, ADHD-I may be associated with dysregulation of the HPAA or reduced engagement with stressful stimuli...
  24. pmc Exercise rehabilitation on home-dwelling patients with Alzheimer's disease--a randomized, controlled trial. Study protocol
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, PO Box 20, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Trials 11:92. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of intensive exercise rehabilitation lasting for one year on mobility and physical functioning of home-dwelling patients with AD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of inappropriate medications and their prognostic significance among in-hospital and nursing home patients with and without dementia in Finland
    Minna M Raivio
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Drugs Aging 23:333-43. 2006
    ..This study examines the use of inappropriate drugs and their impact on mortality and use of health services among Finnish elderly nursing home and hospital patients. Patients with dementia were studied as a special subgroup...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of delirium in frail older people
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:158-63. 2005
    ..86, 95% CI 1.1-3.1), at 2 years (OR 1.76, 95% CI 1.1-2.8), and for permanent institutionalization (OR 2.45, 95% CI 1.2-4.9). Delirious patients with prior dementia tended to have a better prognosis than those without...
  27. ncbi request reprint Continuity of father-rated temperament from infancy to middle childhood
    Niina Komsi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Infant Behav Dev 31:239-54. 2008
    ..These findings give empirical credence to Rothbart's theory and to father-rated temperamental continuity from infancy onwards...
  28. doi request reprint The effect of smoking in midlife on health-related quality of life in old age: a 26-year prospective study
    Arto Y Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, PL 340, 00029 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 168:1968-74. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the long-term effect of smoking in midlife on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in old age...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low cholesterol, mortality, and quality of life in old age during a 39-year follow-up
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1002-8. 2004
    ..We assessed the impact of serum cholesterol level in early midlife on total mortality during up to 39 years of follow-up and on the quality of life (QoL) in old age...
  30. doi request reprint Maternal licorice consumption and detrimental cognitive and psychiatric outcomes in children
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1137-46. 2009
    ..The effects on cognitive performance appeared dose related. Data are compatible with adverse fetal "programming" by overexposure to glucocorticoids and caution against excessive intake of licorice-containing foodstuffs during pregnancy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidemia are neglected in patients with peripheral artery disease
    Heikki Poussa
    Department of Surgery, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand Cardiovasc J 41:138-41. 2007
    ..Our aim was to investigate how dyslipidemia was diagnosed and treated in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) in a university vascular clinic...
  32. doi request reprint Higher levels of physical activity are associated with lower hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis reactivity to psychosocial stress in children
    Silja Martikainen
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E619-27. 2013
    ..Children who undertake more physical activity (PA) not only have more optimal physical health but also enjoy better mental health. However, the pathways by which PA affects well-being remain unclear...
  33. ncbi request reprint Delirium among patients with and without dementia: does the diagnosis according to the DSM-IV differ from the previous classifications?
    Jouko V Laurila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:271-7. 2004
    ..It is not known how DSM-IV classification, compared with the DSM-III, DSM-III-R, and ICD-10, identifies delirium among individuals with and without dementia and whether the symptom profiles differ between these two subgroups...
  34. ncbi request reprint Depressive vulnerability in parents and their 5-year-old child's temperament: a family system perspective
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Fam Psychol 20:648-55. 2006
    ..The influence of personality-based depressive traits on child temperamental outcomes and effective parenting is discussed with reference to between-dyad family dynamics...
  35. doi request reprint Will-to-live and survival in a 10-year follow-up among older people
    Helena Karppinen
    Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Age Ageing 41:789-94. 2012
    ..there is little research how older people's will-to-live predicts their survival...
  36. ncbi request reprint Detection and documentation of dementia and delirium in acute geriatric wards
    Jouko V Laurila
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:31-5. 2004
    ..3%) in medical records. In 64/77 (83.1%) cases signs of confusion were recorded in nurses' notes. Poor detection and documentation may lead to undertreatment of both disorders...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mortality and incidence of cancer during 10-year follow-up of the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S)
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, PL 340, 00029 HUS, Finland
    Lancet 364:771-7. 2004
    ..We extended post-trial follow-up of participants in the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S) to investigate cause-specific mortality and incidence of cancer 5 years after closure of the trial...
  38. ncbi request reprint Impact of viral and bacterial burden on cognitive impairment in elderly persons with cardiovascular diseases
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340, FIN 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 34:2126-31. 2003
    ..Inflammation and infectious etiology have been implicated in the pathogenesis of dementia. We sought to investigate whether the seropositivity of common infections was associated with cognitive function...
  39. doi request reprint Comparison of normal fasting and one-hour glucose levels as predictors of future diabetes during a 34-year follow-up
    Arto Y Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 45:336-40. 2013
    ..We examined how normoglycemic levels of fasting blood glucose (FBG) and 1-hour glucose predict the development of diabetes among men initially at low risk...
  40. ncbi request reprint A follow-up study found that cardiovascular risk in middle age predicted mortality and quality of life in old age
    Arto Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 4, FIN 00029 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:415-21. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular risk reduction, while saving lives, may prolong the time with disability and impair the quality of life in survivors. We compared the consequences of middle age cardiovascular risk in old age...
  41. ncbi request reprint Multicomponent geriatric intervention for elderly inpatients with delirium: effects on costs and health-related quality of life
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Unit of General Practice, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:56-61. 2008
    ..We studied the effects of multicomponent geriatric treatment on costs of care and HRQoL in delirious inpatients...
  42. pmc Psychosocial group intervention to enhance self-management skills of people with dementia and their caregivers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Marja Liisa Laakkonen
    Department of General Practice, University of Helsinki, PO Box 20, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Trials 13:133. 2012
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Inflammation markers and malnutrition as risk factors for infections and impaired health-related quality of life among older nursing home residents
    Liisa K Kuikka
    University of Helsinki, Department of General Practice and Helsinki University Hospital, Unit of General Practice, Mannerheimintie 172 PL 41, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:348-53. 2009
    ..To explore malnutrition and inflammation markers as risk factors for poor outcome such as infections and impaired health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) among nursing home residents...
  44. ncbi request reprint Interest in healthy lifestyle and adherence to medications: Impact on mortality among elderly cardiovascular patients in the DEBATE Study
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    University of Helsinki, Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Helsinki, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 67:44-9. 2007
    ..We examined how a patient-centered consultation can help the physician to evaluate older patients' adherence to medical care and a healthy lifestyle. We hypothesised that an accurate estimate of adherence should be shown in their prognosis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Possibilities of multifactorial cardiovascular disease prevention in patients aged 75 and older: a randomized controlled trial: Drugs and Evidence Based Medicine in the Elderly (DEBATE) Study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic and Division of Cardiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 24:1216-22. 2003
    ..The aim of this pre-planned, first-year analysis of the Drugs and Evidence-Based Medicine in the Elderly (DEBATE) Study was to determine the feasibility of prevention efforts in elderly cardiovascular patients...
  46. doi request reprint The overlap of delirium with neuropsychiatric symptoms among patients with dementia
    Eeva Hölttä
    Unit of General Practice, Helsinki University Central Hospital and University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:1034-41. 2011
    ..To study the frequency of overlapping of delirium with neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) among patients with dementia, and to investigate the prognostic value of delirium, multiple NPS without delirium, or neither during a 2-year follow-up...
  47. ncbi request reprint Impact of different diagnostic criteria on prognosis of delirium: a prospective study
    Jouko V Laurila
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 18:240-4. 2004
    ..The DSM-IV has simplified the criteria of delirium. It identifies new, acutely ill and relatively nondependent subjects as delirious who share the poor prognosis of patients diagnosed with the previous criteria...
  48. ncbi request reprint Interaction of herpesviridae, APOE gene, and education in cognitive impairment
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, P O Box 340, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Neurobiol Aging 26:1001-4. 2005
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Mortality rate increases steeply with nonadherence to statin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Jaakko Allonen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Clin Cardiol 35:E22-7. 2012
    ..In a prospective cohort of consecutive acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients, we compared the adherence rate of statin usage and mortality rate during a median follow-up of 23 months...
  50. ncbi request reprint Fetal programming of temperamental negative affectivity among children born healthy at term
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, 00014, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Dev Psychobiol 48:633-43. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint What is the most important component of blood pressure: systolic, diastolic or pulse pressure?
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 12:293-7. 2003
    ..In this review we compare the relative importance of various blood pressure components...
  52. ncbi request reprint The impact of different diagnostic criteria on prevalence rates for delirium
    Jouko V Laurila
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, HUS, Finland
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:156-62. 2003
    ..The DSM-IV and ICD-10 had the largest number of patients not overlapping with any other diagnostic group. The newest DSM-IV classification found more cases of delirium especially among acutely ill, hospitalized patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Do gestational age and weight for gestational age predict concordance in parental perceptions of infant temperament?
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FI 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:331-6. 2006
    ..To study whether infant weight for gestational age, and gestational age predict mother- and father-rated infant temperament (IBQ) at 6 months...
  54. ncbi request reprint Continuity of temperament from infancy to middle childhood
    Niina Komsi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Infant Behav Dev 29:494-508. 2006
    ..These findings give empirical credence to Rothbart's theory by replicating and extending previous findings in significant ways...
  55. ncbi request reprint Management of nonmalignant pain in home-dwelling older people: a population-based survey
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Helsinki University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1861-5. 2002
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate drug prescribing in home-dwelling, elderly patients: a population-based survey
    Kaisu H Pitkala
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 162:1707-12. 2002
    ..In 1997, a US expert panel developed explicit criteria on potentially inappropriate drugs for the general elderly population...
  57. ncbi request reprint Twelve-week, multicenter, randomized, open-label comparison of the effects of rosuvastatin 10 mg/d and atorvastatin 10 mg/d in high-risk adults: a DISCOVERY study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340 FIN 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Ther 26:1821-33. 2004
    ..However, approximately 50% to 60% of patients fail to reach recommended cholesterol goals...
  58. ncbi request reprint Clinical findings, outcome and treatment in patients > or = 75 years with acute myocardial infarction
    Mervi Kotamäki
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:781-6. 2003
    ..Our aim was to characterize current clinical course, medication and invasive treatment in elderly patients with AMI, compare treatment between sexes and also with data from 1994...
  59. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cognitive decline and mortality of aged people over a 10-year period
    Reijo S Tilvis
    Geriatric Clinic, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:268-74. 2004
    ..According to the hypothesis of our 10-year prospective study, the predictive values of different risk indicators change over time in a general 75+ population...
  60. ncbi request reprint Differing effects of oral and transdermal hormone replacement therapy on cardiovascular risk factors in healthy postmenopausal women
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki, PO Box 340, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 92:212-4. 2003
  61. doi request reprint Poor sleep and altered hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical and sympatho-adrenal-medullary system activity in children
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 D, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2254-61. 2010
    ..Neuroendocrine alterations, with well-known links with health, may offer insight into why poor sleep is associated with poor health. Yet, studies testing associations between sleep and neuroendocrine activity in children are scarce...
  62. ncbi request reprint Isolated diastolic hypertension, pulse pressure, and mean arterial pressure as predictors of mortality during a follow-up of up to 32 years
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, University of Helsinki
    J Hypertens 20:399-404. 2002
    ..To compare mortality associated with various blood pressure components in middle-aged men during up to 32 years of follow-up...
  63. ncbi request reprint Preterm birth and licorice consumption during pregnancy
    Timo E Strandberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 156:803-5. 2002
    ..07, 95% confidence interval: 1.17, 8.05 for the fully adjusted model). In conclusion, heavy glycyrrhizin exposure was associated with preterm delivery and may be a novel marker of this condition...
  64. ncbi request reprint Physical and cognitive functioning and resuscitation preferences of aged patients
    Marja Lilsa Laakkonen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:168-70. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic medication and stroke outcome
    Minna M Raivio
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1027; author reply 1027-8. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint Living will, resuscitation preferences, and attitudes towards life in an aged population
    Marja Liisa Laakkonen
    Helsinki City Hospital Koskela, Helsinki, Finland
    Gerontology 50:247-54. 2004
    ..The growth of life-sustaining medical technology and greater attention to medical care at the end of life have provoked interest in issues related to advance care planning...
  67. ncbi request reprint Statin treatment is associated with clearly reduced mortality risk of cardiovascular patients aged 75 years and older
    Timo E Strandberg
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:213-4; author reply 214. 2008
  68. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in elderly patients with familial hypercholesterolemia
    Laura Hyttinen
    North Karelia Central Hospital, Joensuu, Finland
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:228-34. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of elderly patients with FH...
  69. ncbi request reprint The MEGA study
    Timo E Strandberg
    Lancet 368:2051-2; author reply 2052. 2006
  70. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for preterm delivery
    Timo E Strandberg
    Lancet 361:436; author reply 436-7. 2003
  71. ncbi request reprint Older people's reasoning for resuscitation preferences and their role in the decision-making process
    Marja Liisa Laakkonen
    Helsinki City Hospital Koskela, P O Box 6410, FIN 00099 Helsinki, Finland
    Resuscitation 65:165-71. 2005
    ..To investigate older patients' reasoning for their cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) preferences and the related decision-making process (DMP)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Social contacts and their relationship to loneliness among aged people - a population-based study
    Pirkko E Routasalo
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland
    Gerontology 52:181-7. 2006
    ..Emotional loneliness and social isolation are major problems in old age. These concepts are interrelated and often used interchangeably, but few studies have investigated them simultaneously thus trying to clarify their relationship...
  73. ncbi request reprint Sweet babies: chocolate consumption during pregnancy and infant temperament at six months
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Early Hum Dev 76:139-45. 2004
    ..Chocolate contains several biologically active components potentially having behavioral and psychological consequences...
  74. ncbi request reprint The association between weight gain up to midlife, 30-year mortality, and quality of life in older men
    Timo E Strandberg
    Arch Intern Med 167:2260-1. 2007