Jaakko Mursu

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 concentration and risk of disease death in men: modification by magnesium intake
    Jaakko Mursu
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 30:343-7. 2015
  2. pmc Dietary supplements and mortality rate in older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Department of Health Sciences, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 171:1625-33. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Intake of fruit, berries, and vegetables and risk of type 2 diabetes in Finnish men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:328-33. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Polyphenol-rich phloem enhances the resistance of total serum lipids to oxidation in men
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Agric Food Chem 53:3017-22. 2005
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Intake of flavonoids and risk of cancer in Finnish men: The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Cancer 123:660-3. 2008
  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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Body iron stores and the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged men
    Alex Aregbesola
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Yliopistonranta 1C, PO Box 1627, FI70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:247-53. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D with the risk of death in a general older population in Finland
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Finland
    Eur J Nutr 50:305-12. 2011

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint The association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 concentration and risk of disease death in men: modification by magnesium intake
    Jaakko Mursu
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 30:343-7. 2015
    ..63) in the higher magnesium intake median, P for interaction = 0.08. In this cohort of middle-aged and older men low serum 25(OH)D3 concentration was associated with increased risk of death mainly in those with lower magnesium intake. ..
  2. pmc Dietary supplements and mortality rate in older women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Department of Health Sciences, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 171:1625-33. 2011
    ..Although dietary supplements are commonly taken to prevent chronic disease, the long-term health consequences of many compounds are unknown...
  3. doi request reprint Intake of fruit, berries, and vegetables and risk of type 2 diabetes in Finnish men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:328-33. 2014
    ..Although higher intakes of fruit, berries, and vegetables (FBV) have been associated with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in some observational studies, the evidence is limited and inconclusive...
  4. ncbi request reprint Polyphenol-rich phloem enhances the resistance of total serum lipids to oxidation in men
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Agric Food Chem 53:3017-22. 2005
    ..in a dose-dependent manner. Our results suggest that polyphenols may inhibit lipid peroxidation in the hydrophilic fraction of serum...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Intake of flavonoids and risk of cancer in Finnish men: The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Cancer 123:660-3. 2008
    ..No association between flavonoid intake and risk of prostate or colorectal cancer were found. We conclude that high intake of flavonoids is associated with decreased risk of lung cancer in middle-aged Finnish smoking men...
  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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Body iron stores and the risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged men
    Alex Aregbesola
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Yliopistonranta 1C, PO Box 1627, FI70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:247-53. 2013
    ..We investigated the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) over a wide range of body iron stores...
  10. doi request reprint Association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D with the risk of death in a general older population in Finland
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Finland
    Eur J Nutr 50:305-12. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Coffee, tea and caffeine intake and the risk of severe depression in middle-aged Finnish men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Anu Ruusunen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Kuopio Campus, University of Eastern Finland, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 13:1215-20. 2010
    ..Only a few cross-sectional studies have assessed the association between coffee, tea and caffeine and the risk of depression. Our aim was to determine the association in a population-based cohort study...
  12. ncbi request reprint The intake of flavonoids and carotid atherosclerosis: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    The Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 98:814-8. 2007
    ..There was a trend for an inverse association between intake of flavonols and mean CCA-IMT (P = 0.055). We conclude that high intake of flavonoids is associated with decreased carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged Finnish men...
  13. doi request reprint Serum long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of hospital diagnosis of atrial fibrillation in men
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Circulation 120:2315-21. 2009
    ..We tested this hypothesis by studying the association between the serum long-chain n-3 PUFAs eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid, and docosahexaenoic acid and risk of AF in men...
  14. doi request reprint Metabolism of berry anthocyanins to phenolic acids in humans
    Tarja Nurmi
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Agric Food Chem 57:2274-81. 2009
    ..Although anthocyanins were partly fragmented to phenolic acids, still a large part of metabolites remained unknown...
  15. doi request reprint Dietary patterns are associated with the prevalence of elevated depressive symptoms and the risk of getting a hospital discharge diagnosis of depression in middle-aged or older Finnish men
    Anu Ruusunen
    University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, P O Box 1627, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 159:1-6. 2014
    ..Previous studies assessing the role of dietary factors in depression have mainly focused on nutrients, while the association between dietary patterns and depression is less studied...
  16. pmc Serum long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, mercury, and risk of sudden cardiac death in men: a prospective population-based study
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    University of Eastern Finland, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e41046. 2012
    ..It is also a major source of methylmercury, which was associated with increased risk of CVD in this study population. Impact of interaction between long-chain n-3 PUFA and methylmercury on the SCD risk is unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Carotenoids and cardiovascular health
    Sari Voutilainen
    Research Institute of Public Health and Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1265-71. 2006
    ..Currently, the consumption of carotenoids in pharmaceutical forms for the treatment or prevention of heart diseases cannot be recommended...
  18. doi request reprint Dietary Fatty acids and risk of coronary heart disease in men: the kuopio ischemic heart disease risk factor study
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    From the Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:2679-87. 2014
    ..We investigated the associations of dietary fatty acids with the risk of CHD and carotid atherosclerosis in men with high SFA intake and high rates of CHD...
  19. doi request reprint High-performance liquid chromatography and coulometric electrode array detector in serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D(3) and 25-hydroxyvitamin D(2) analyses
    Tarja Nurmi
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Anal Biochem 435:1-9. 2013
    ..2%, 7.8%, 5.2%, 6.7%, and 7.3% in concentrations of 27.5, 38.7, 48.4, 78.4, and 88.0nM, respectively. The developed HPLC-CEAD method was shown to be applicable for determining 25OHD(3) and 25OHD(2) in human serum samples...
  20. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and bone mineral density in elderly women
    Isolde Sommer
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 16:704-12. 2013
    ..Findings regarding alcohol consumption and bone mineral density (BMD) in elderly women have been inconsistent. The objective of the present study was to explore the association of alcohol intake with BMD in elderly women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dark chocolate consumption increases HDL cholesterol concentration and chocolate fatty acids may inhibit lipid peroxidation in healthy humans
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Free Radic Biol Med 37:1351-9. 2004
    ..Cocoa polyphenols may increase the concentration of HDL cholesterol, whereas chocolate fatty acids may modify the fatty acid composition of LDL and make it more resistant to oxidative damage...
  22. doi request reprint Polypharmacy and nutritional status in elderly people
    Johanna Jyrkkä
    Finnish Medicines Agency, Kuopio, Finland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:1-6. 2012
    ..Evidence about the association of polypharmacy with nutritional status is scarce. This review summarizes the relevant evidence regarding polypharmacy and nutritional status in elderly people...