Jorma Viikari

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Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The initiatives and outcomes for cardiovascular risks that can be achieved through paediatric counselling
    Jorma Viikari
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Curr Opin Lipidol 20:17-23. 2009
  2. pmc No association of nineteen COX-2 gene variants to preclinical markers of atherosclerosis The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Kati Lähteelä
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Tampere Medical School, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Med Genet 13:32. 2012
  3. pmc Associations of cardiovascular risk factors, carotid intima-media thickness and manifest atherosclerotic vascular disease with carpal tunnel syndrome
    Rahman Shiri
    Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:80. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Arterial intima-media thickness, endothelial function, and apolipoproteins in adolescents frequently exposed to tobacco smoke
    Katariina Kallio
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:196-203. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-saturated fat dietary counseling starting in infancy improves insulin sensitivity in 9-year-old healthy children: the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children (STRIP) study
    Tuuli Kaitosaari
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Diabetes Care 29:781-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoke exposure is associated with attenuated endothelial function in 11-year-old healthy children
    Katariina Kallio
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 115:3205-12. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Blood pressure is lower in children and adolescents with a low-saturated-fat diet since infancy: the special turku coronary risk factor intervention project
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 53:918-24. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake, serum lipids and apolipoprotein E phenotype show association in children
    Soile Ruottinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 98:1667-73. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized intervention since infancy to reduce intake of saturated fat: calorie (energy) and nutrient intakes up to the age of 10 years in the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project
    Sanna Talvia
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:41-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of repeated dietary counseling between infancy and 14 years of age on dietary intakes and serum lipids and lipoproteins: the STRIP study
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 116:1032-40. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint The initiatives and outcomes for cardiovascular risks that can be achieved through paediatric counselling
    Jorma Viikari
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Curr Opin Lipidol 20:17-23. 2009
    ..Dietary patterns have a central role in the development of coronary heart disease through effects on serum lipids and development of body fatness. It is the purpose of this review to describe progress in this field...
  2. pmc No association of nineteen COX-2 gene variants to preclinical markers of atherosclerosis The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Kati Lähteelä
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Tampere Medical School, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Med Genet 13:32. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Associations of cardiovascular risk factors, carotid intima-media thickness and manifest atherosclerotic vascular disease with carpal tunnel syndrome
    Rahman Shiri
    Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:80. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the associations of cardiovascular risk factors, carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT), and clinical atherosclerotic diseases with CTS...
  4. doi request reprint Arterial intima-media thickness, endothelial function, and apolipoproteins in adolescents frequently exposed to tobacco smoke
    Katariina Kallio
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:196-203. 2010
    ..Exposure to tobacco smoke is associated with markers of preclinical atherosclerosis in adults, but its effect on arterial structure in adolescents is unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-saturated fat dietary counseling starting in infancy improves insulin sensitivity in 9-year-old healthy children: the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children (STRIP) study
    Tuuli Kaitosaari
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Diabetes Care 29:781-5. 2006
    ..We examined the effect of infancy onset biannually given dietary counseling on markers of insulin resistance in healthy 9-year-old children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoke exposure is associated with attenuated endothelial function in 11-year-old healthy children
    Katariina Kallio
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 115:3205-12. 2007
    ..Passive smoking is associated with early arterial damage in adults, but its effect on endothelial function in children is unknown...
  7. doi request reprint Blood pressure is lower in children and adolescents with a low-saturated-fat diet since infancy: the special turku coronary risk factor intervention project
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 53:918-24. 2009
    ..The importance of childhood lifestyle counseling and primary prevention of hypertension should be emphasized, especially in those children with a family history of hypertension or atherosclerotic vascular disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake, serum lipids and apolipoprotein E phenotype show association in children
    Soile Ruottinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 98:1667-73. 2009
    ..To study the association between carbohydrate intake and serum lipids in children, and influence of apolipoprotein E phenotype (apoE) on the association...
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized intervention since infancy to reduce intake of saturated fat: calorie (energy) and nutrient intakes up to the age of 10 years in the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project
    Sanna Talvia
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:41-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the longitudinal impact of dietary counseling on children's nutrient intake...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of repeated dietary counseling between infancy and 14 years of age on dietary intakes and serum lipids and lipoproteins: the STRIP study
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 116:1032-40. 2007
    ..The aims of the present study were to evaluate the effect of low-saturated-fat, low-cholesterol dietary counseling on fat intakes, growth, serum cholesterol values, and pubertal development in children and adolescents...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of repeated dietary counseling on serum lipoproteins from infancy to adulthood
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 129:e704-13. 2012
    ..Our aim was to study the influences of repeated low saturated fat dietary counseling on dietary intakes and lipoprotein measures from infancy to adulthood...
  12. doi request reprint Tracking and determinants of LDL particle size in healthy children from 7 to 11 years of age: the STRIP Study
    Tuuli Kaitosaari
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku 20520, Finland
    Eur J Pediatr 168:531-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, although mean LDL particle size tracks in 7- to 11-year-old healthy children, changes in serum triglycerides, HDL, LDL, and total cholesterol concentration, BMI, and pubertal status all modify LDL particle size...
  13. doi request reprint Clustered metabolic risk and leisure-time physical activity in adolescents: effect of dose?
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, Turku, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 46:131-7. 2012
    ..The authors also studied whether screen time was associated with clustered risk...
  14. doi request reprint High dose of red wine elicits enhanced inhibition of fibrinolysis
    Tuomas O Kiviniemi
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:161-3. 2009
    ..The purpose of this randomized controlled cross-over study was to determine the acute effects of high doses of alcoholic beverages on circulating markers related to atherosclerosis and fibrinolysis...
  15. pmc Effects of sea buckthorn and bilberry on serum metabolites differ according to baseline metabolic profiles in overweight women: a randomized crossover trial
    Petra S Larmo
    Departments of Biochemistry and Food Chemistry and Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Aromtech Ltd, Tornio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:941-51. 2013
    ..Berries are associated with health benefits. Little is known about the effect of baseline metabolome on the overall metabolic responses to berry intake...
  16. doi request reprint Decreased aortic elasticity in healthy 11-year-old children exposed to tobacco smoke
    Katariina Kallio
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku
    Pediatrics 123:e267-73. 2009
    ..The goal was to assess the relationship between passive smoking and arterial elasticity in children...
  17. doi request reprint Arterial intima-media thickness in 13-year-old adolescents and previous antichlamydial antimicrobial use: a retrospective follow-up study
    Iina Volanen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 122:e675-81. 2008
    ..Children with persistent Chlamydia pneumoniae infection may be at increased risk for atherosclerosis. The impact of antimicrobial therapy for primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is unsolved...
  18. doi request reprint Relation of non-cholesterol sterols to coronary risk factors and carotid intima-media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Tatu A Miettinen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 209:592-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the role of cholesterol metabolism in the development of atheromatous artery disease...
  19. doi request reprint Relations between carotid artery distensibility and heart rate variability The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Tuomas Koskinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    Auton Neurosci 161:75-80. 2011
    ..We studied at the population level the relations between carotid-artery-distensibility (Cdist) and vagal modulation of heart rate...
  20. doi request reprint FTO genotype is associated with body mass index after the age of seven years but not with energy intake or leisure-time physical activity
    Maarit Hakanen
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1281-7. 2009
    ..A common variant in the FTO gene, rs9939609, associates with body mass index (BMI) in adults and in children aged 7 yr or older...
  21. doi request reprint Association of high sensitive C-reactive protein with apolipoprotein E polymorphism in children and young adults: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Paula Grönroos
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:179-86. 2008
    ..We studied whether serum hsCRP levels are linked with common APOE (epsilon 2, epsilon 3, epsilon 4) polymorphism already in children and young adults...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relation of apolipoprotein E polymorphism to markers of early atherosclerotic changes in young adults--the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Paula Grönroos
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Circ J 72:29-34. 2008
    ..Also brachial flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) and carotid artery compliance (CAC) were determined to clarify their relation to this genetic factor...
  23. doi request reprint Decreased endothelin-1 levels after acute consumption of red wine and de-alcoholized red wine
    Tuomas O Kiviniemi
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 211:283-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this randomized trial was to determine the acute effects of these beverages on endothelin-1 levels and compare them to coronary artery epicardial diameter and flow rate...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of 7-year infancy-onset dietary intervention on serum lipoproteins and lipoprotein subclasses in healthy children in the prospective, randomized Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children (STRIP) study
    Tuuli Kaitosaari
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 108:672-7. 2003
    ..We now report how such intervention influenced serum lipids, LDL particle size, and HDL subfractions in children when they reached the age of 7 years...
  25. doi request reprint Growth patterns and obesity development in overweight or normal-weight 13-year-old adolescents: the STRIP study
    Hanna Lagström
    Turku Institute for Child and Youth Research, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 122:e876-83. 2008
    ..Our goal was to study childhood growth patterns and development of overweight in children who were overweight or normal weight at 13 years of age...
  26. doi request reprint High sucrose intake is associated with poor quality of diet and growth between 13 months and 9 years of age: the special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project
    Soile Ruottinen
    Research Center of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 121:e1676-85. 2008
    ..Previous studies have suggested that interventions to lower dietary fat content and improved fat quality lead to a compensatory increase in sucrose content...
  27. ncbi request reprint Increased aortic intima-media thickness in 11-year-old healthy children with persistent Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity
    Iina Volanen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:649-55. 2006
    ..Because atherogenesis begins in early life, we examined whether carotid and aortic intima-media thickness (IMT) and brachial artery endothelial function are associated with Cpn seropositivity in children...
  28. pmc Effects of cognac on coronary flow reserve and plasma antioxidant status in healthy young men
    Tuomas O Kiviniemi
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 6:25. 2008
    ..The purpose of this randomized controlled cross-over study was to determine whether moderate doses of cognac improve coronary reactivity as assessed with cold pressor testing (CPT) and coronary flow reserve (CFR) measurement...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particle size in healthy prepubertal children: the STRIP study
    Tuuli Kaitosaari
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 95:1668-73. 2006
    ..Small, dense low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particles (diameter < 255 Angstrom) are highly atherogenic, and in adults they are associated with an elevated risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction and increased arterial intima-media thickness in children with type 1 diabetes
    Mikko J Jarvisalo
    Department of Clinical Physiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 109:1750-5. 2004
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Adolescent cholesterol metabolism predicts coronary risk factors at middle age: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Tatu A Miettinen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Transl Res 151:260-6. 2008
    ..High synthesis and low absorption of cholesterol are related to risk factors that determine the characteristics of the metabolic syndrome...
  32. doi request reprint Both BMI and waist circumference are associated with coronary vasoreactivity in overweight and obese men
    Jan Sundell
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Obes Facts 5:693-9. 2012
    ..We studied the associations of BMI, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) and percentage of fat with coronary vasoreactivity...
  33. pmc Recognition of fasting or overall hyperglycaemia when starting insulin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes in general practice
    Markku Vähätalo
    City of Turku Health Centre, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:147-53. 2007
    ..The efficacy of various regimens of initial insulin treatment in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes was compared with regard to diurnal glucose variation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of repeated lifestyle counselling in an atherosclerosis prevention trial on parental smoking and children's exposure to tobacco smoke
    Katariina Kallio
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 95:283-90. 2006
    ..To determine whether repeated infancy-onset lifestyle counselling alters parental smoking and children's exposure to tobacco smoke...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhitor-1 associates with cardiovascular risk factors in healthy young adults in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Juho R H Raiko
    The Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 224:208-12. 2012
    ..We examined associations between serum PAI-1, ultrasound markers of atherosclerosis and CVD risk factors and whether PAI-1 improves prediction of atherosclerosis over known risk factors in a cohort of asymptomatic adults...
  37. doi request reprint Cross-sectional associations between physical activity and selected coronary heart disease risk factors in young adults. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Kristiina Mansikkaniemi
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Ann Med 44:733-44. 2012
    ..Physical activity (PA) may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) by inducing beneficial changes in several risk factors. We studied the associations between PA and a range of risk markers of CHD in young adults...
  38. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin concentration poorly reflects growth and energy and nutrient intake in young children
    Maarit Hakanen
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 113:1273-8. 2004
    ..We studied whether the serum leptin concentration at age 2 years predicts changes in relative body weight by age 8 and whether the serum leptin concentration is associated with intake of energy and nutrients at age 5...
  39. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and absorption of cholesterol in Finnish boys by serum non-cholesterol sterols: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study
    Tatu A Miettinen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Helsinki, Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 200:177-83. 2008
    ..g. squalene, lathosterol) and absorption (e.g. cholestanol, campesterol) were studied in adolescent boys to show whether homeostasis of cholesterol metabolism is maintained in different age cohorts and within different absorption levels...
  40. doi request reprint Short-term heart rate variability in healthy young adults: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Tuomas Koskinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    Auton Neurosci 145:81-8. 2009
    ..Because of good reproducibility the short-term indices of HRV and deep breathing test can be used in clinical work...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and nutrient intakes of 7-year-old children taking part in an atherosclerosis prevention project in Finland
    Minna Räsänen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:518-24. 2002
    ..To evaluate the dietary patterns of 7-year-old children participating in an atherosclerosis prevention project and the relationship of those dietary patterns to nutrient intakes and serum cholesterol values...
  42. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum C-reactive protein levels and early arterial changes in healthy children
    Mikko J Jarvisalo
    Department of Clinical Physiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:1323-8. 2002
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the efficacy of starting insulin treatment in Type 2 diabetic patients. A retrospective evaluation
    Markku Vähätalo
    Turku Health Centre, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 21:230-6. 2003
    ..To assess the efficacy and practices of insulin treatment in Type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary health care...
  44. doi request reprint Prospective study on food fortification with vitamin D among adolescent females in Finland: minor effects
    Marjo Lehtonen-Veromaa
    University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, Turku FIN 20520, Finland
    Br J Nutr 100:418-23. 2008
    ..There are numerous adolescent girls and women who are not reached by the current fortification policy. Therefore new innovative and feasible ways of improving vitamin D nutrition are urged...
  45. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of LDL to oxidation in vitro and antioxidant capacity in familial combined hyperlipidemia: comparison of patients with different lipid phenotypes
    Ming Lin Liu
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Ann Med 34:48-54. 2002
    ..There is increasing evidence that oxidation of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) plays an important role in atherogenesis...
  46. doi request reprint Estrogen-progestin contraceptive use during adolescence prevents bone mass acquisition: a 4-year follow-up study
    Essi Pikkarainen
    Sports and Exercise Medicine Unit, Department of Physiology, Paavo Nurmi Centre, University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Contraception 78:226-31. 2008
    ..Estrogen-progestin contraception may affect estrogen production and alter the development of peak bone mass...
  47. doi request reprint Temperament trait Harm Avoidance associates with μ-opioid receptor availability in frontal cortex: a PET study using [(11)C]carfentanil
    Lauri Tuominen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Finland
    Neuroimage 61:670-6. 2012
    ..The results have relevance in the research of vulnerability factors for affective disorders...
  48. ncbi request reprint Increased serum soluble transferrin receptor concentration detects subclinical iron deficiency in healthy adolescent girls
    Timo I Takala
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 41:203-8. 2003
    ..We suggest that soluble transferrin receptor concentrations above 2.4 mg/l indicate clinically relevant iron deficiency in adolescents...
  49. pmc Starting bedtime glargine versus NPH insulin in poorly controlled type 2 diabetic patients with various hyperglycemia types (fasting type or postprandial type)
    Markku A Vähätalo
    City of Loimaa Health Care Services, Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Diabetol 51:233-8. 2014
    ..Hyperglycemia type does not help in identifying patients who would benefit specially from either NPH insulin or insulin glargine...
  50. ncbi request reprint Rosiglitazone but not metformin enhances insulin- and exercise-stimulated skeletal muscle glucose uptake in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
    Kirsti Hallsten
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Diabetes 51:3479-85. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that rosiglitazone improves synergic action of insulin and exercise...
  51. ncbi request reprint Children's hedonic response to berry products: Effect of chemical composition of berries and hTAS2R38 genotype on liking
    Jukka Pekka Suomela
    Department of Biochemistry and Food Chemistry, University of Turku, FI 20014 Turku, Finland
    Food Chem 135:1210-9. 2012
    ..The results also show that the liking scores of the children of the AVI/AVI, PAV/AVI, and PAV/PAV genotypes differed from each other, and that the familiarity of a berry product is likely to be an important factor in liking...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effect of 12-month statin therapy on antioxidant potential of LDL and serum antioxidant vitamin concentrations
    Tommi Vasankari
    Paavo Nurmi Center, Turku, Finland
    Ann Med 36:618-22. 2004
    ..Statins are known to cause short-term reduction in serum lipid-soluble antioxidant concentrations, but their long-term effects are not known...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effects of diet on the neurologic development of children at 5 years of age: the STRIP project
    Leena Rask-Nissila
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Pediatr 140:328-33. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effects of diet, serum cholesterol concentrations, and apolipoprotein E phenotype on neurodevelopment of 5-year-old children...