- Head size at birth and long-term mortality from coronary heart diseaseKari R Risnes
Department of Public Health, Medical Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Int J Epidemiol 38:955-62. 2009..We have studied the association of head circumference at birth with later deaths from coronary heart disease (CHD), and assessed whether maternal height and adult body mass could modify the association...
- Placental weight relative to birth weight and long-term cardiovascular mortality: findings from a cohort of 31,307 men and womenKari R Risnes
Department of Public Health, Medical Research Centre, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
Am J Epidemiol 170:622-31. 2009..This finding suggests that placental function is important in the association of intrauterine factors with cardiovascular disease later in life...
- Birthweight and mortality in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysisKari R Risnes
Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Int J Epidemiol 40:647-61. 2011..The net effect of birth size on long-term mortality has only been assessed in individual studies, with conflicting results...