Lars J Vatten

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Alpha-foetoprotein in umbilical cord in relation to severe pre-eclampsia, birth weight and future breast cancer risk
    L J Vatten
    Institute of Community Medicine and General Practice, University Medical Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 86:728-31. 2002
  2. pmc Birth weight as a predictor of breast cancer: a case-control study in Norway
    L J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 86:89-91. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I and leptin in umbilical cord plasma and infant birth size at term
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Pediatrics 109:1131-5. 2002
  4. pmc Pregnancy related protection against breast cancer depends on length of gestation
    L J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 87:289-90. 2002
  5. pmc Pre-eclampsia in pregnancy and subsequent risk for breast cancer
    L J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 87:971-3. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine exposure to preeclampsia and adolescent blood pressure, body size, and age at menarche in female offspring
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University Medical Center, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 101:529-33. 2003
  7. pmc Effects on pregnancy outcome of changing partner between first two births: prospective population study
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    BMJ 327:1138. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint [Change of partner between births and adverse pregnancy outcomes]
    Lars J Vatten
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, 7489 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:3546-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Offspring sex and pregnancy outcome by length of gestation
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Early Hum Dev 76:47-54. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Size at birth and risk of breast cancer: prospective population-based study
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Cancer 114:461-4. 2005

Detail Information

Publications111 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Alpha-foetoprotein in umbilical cord in relation to severe pre-eclampsia, birth weight and future breast cancer risk
    L J Vatten
    Institute of Community Medicine and General Practice, University Medical Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 86:728-31. 2002
    ..These results suggest that an anti-oestrogenic effect associated with pre-eclampsia may be mediated through high levels of alpha-foetoprotein rather than low levels of oestradiol...
  2. pmc Birth weight as a predictor of breast cancer: a case-control study in Norway
    L J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 86:89-91. 2002
    ..A common feature of such factors would be their ability to stimulate foetal growth and, simultaneously, to influence intrauterine development of the mammary gland...
  3. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I and leptin in umbilical cord plasma and infant birth size at term
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Pediatrics 109:1131-5. 2002
    ..To determine the independent contributions to infant birth size of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and leptin measured in umbilical cord plasma...
  4. pmc Pregnancy related protection against breast cancer depends on length of gestation
    L J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 87:289-90. 2002
    ..If the first pregnancy lasted less than 32 weeks, the risk was 22% (95% confidence interval, -3% to 53%) less than after a pregnancy of 40 weeks or more, with a significant declining trend in risk (P for trend=0.02)...
  5. pmc Pre-eclampsia in pregnancy and subsequent risk for breast cancer
    L J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 87:971-3. 2002
    ..A better understanding of the underlying processes could provide an insight into the pathogenesis of breast cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine exposure to preeclampsia and adolescent blood pressure, body size, and age at menarche in female offspring
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University Medical Center, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 101:529-33. 2003
    ..To investigate whether female offspring of preeclamptic pregnancies have higher blood pressure, lower height, higher body mass index (BMI), and later age at menarche compared with offspring of normotensive pregnancies...
  7. pmc Effects on pregnancy outcome of changing partner between first two births: prospective population study
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    BMJ 327:1138. 2003
    ..To compare the effects on pregnancy outcomes of changing partner between the first two births with having the same partner for both births...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Change of partner between births and adverse pregnancy outcomes]
    Lars J Vatten
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, 7489 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:3546-8. 2003
    ..Women who change partner may have individual characteristics that increase risk of adverse outcomes, but change of partner could also be associated with unfavourable changes in behaviour...
  9. ncbi request reprint Offspring sex and pregnancy outcome by length of gestation
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Early Hum Dev 76:47-54. 2004
    ..The unbalanced pregnancy survival by offspring sex may also be reflected in higher proportion of preterm male births, and in unbalanced sex distribution in certain pregnancy conditions, such as preeclampsia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Size at birth and risk of breast cancer: prospective population-based study
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Cancer 114:461-4. 2005
    ..The positive association related to birth length suggests that factors that stimulate intrauterine longitudinal growth are particularly important...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship of insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding proteins in umbilical cord plasma to preeclampsia and infant birth weight
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 99:85-90. 2002
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Androgens in serum and the risk of prostate cancer: a nested case-control study from the Janus serum bank in Norway
    L J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, University Medical Center, Trondheim, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 6:967-9. 1997
    ..10 (95% CI, 0.41-2.90). These results showed no association, positive or negative, between androgens measured in serum and the subsequent risk of developing prostate cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations of prepregnancy cardiovascular risk factors with the offspring's birth weight
    Pal R Romundstad
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1359-64. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that low as well as high birth weight of the offspring may indicate increased cardiovascular risk for the mother...
  14. ncbi request reprint The association between diabetes mellitus and the prevalence of intermittent claudication: the HUNT study
    Svein A Jensen
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Medical Center, Trondheim, Norway
    Vasc Med 13:239-44. 2008
    ..Adjustment for smoking, blood lipids and brachial blood pressure did not substantially change these results. In conclusion, the prevalence of IC was more than three times higher in patients with DM compared to non-diabetic participants...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk of myocardial infarction and heart failure among metabolically healthy but obese individuals: HUNT (Nord-Trøndelag Health Study), Norway
    Bjørn Mørkedal
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1071-8. 2014
    ..This study sought to investigate whether obesity in the absence of metabolic abnormalities might be a relatively benign condition in relation to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and heart failure (HF)...
  16. doi request reprint Angiogenic balance in pregnancy and subsequent breast cancer risk and survival: a population study
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2074-8. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Birth size in relation to age at menarche and adolescent body size: implications for breast cancer risk
    Pal R Romundstad
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Cancer 105:400-3. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that a positive association between birth size and adult breast cancer is not likely to be mediated by early age at menarche, but possibly by increased body height in adolescence...
  18. doi request reprint Association of time since last birth, age at first birth and parity with breast cancer survival among parous women: a register-based study from Norway
    Mirjam D K Alsaker
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Cancer 132:174-81. 2013
    ..In summary, reproductive factors were associated with survival from breast cancer diagnosed before but not after age 50 years. Young women had a particularly poor prognosis throughout the study period...
  19. doi request reprint Changes in circulating level of IGF-I and IGF-binding protein-1 from the first to second trimester as predictors of preeclampsia
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:101-5. 2008
    ..To assess whether circulating IGF-I and IGF-binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1) in the first and second trimester are associated with subsequent risk of preterm and term preeclampsia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of technology or maternal factors on perinatal outcome after assisted fertilisation: a population-based cohort study
    Liv Bente Romundstad
    IVF Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Lancet 372:737-43. 2008
    ..We therefore compared pregnancy outcomes in women who had singleton pregnancies conceived both spontaneously and after assisted fertilisation...
  21. doi request reprint Assisted fertilization and breech delivery: risks and obstetric management
    Liv Bente Romundstad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, IVF Unit, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim NO 7006, Trondheim, Norway
    Hum Reprod 24:3205-10. 2009
    ..We investigated whether factors that tend to differ between ART and spontaneously conceived pregnancies may explain the higher risk of breech deliveries associated with ART...
  22. doi request reprint Placental weight relative to birth weight and long-term cardiovascular mortality: findings from a cohort of 31,307 men and women
    Kari 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...
  23. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and systolic and diastolic cardiac function: a tissue Doppler and speckle tracking echocardiographic study
    Havard Dalen
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:322-32.e6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), serum lipids, glucose, and renal function are associated with left ventricular (LV) and right ventricular function in a low-risk population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of serum TSH with high body mass differs between smokers and never-smokers
    Bjørn Olav Åsvold
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:5023-7. 2009
    ..Recent studies have suggested that the association of low thyroid function with high body mass is restricted to nonsmokers...
  25. doi request reprint Thyroid function and the risk of coronary heart disease: 12-year follow-up of the HUNT study in Norway
    Bjørn O Asvold
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 77:911-7. 2012
    ..We now aimed to confirm the association of high serum TSH with the risk of coronary heart disease, using hospital-based diagnoses of myocardial infarction...
  26. doi request reprint Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and subsequently measured cardiovascular risk factors
    Elisabeth B Magnussen
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 114:961-70. 2009
    ..To study the association of hypertensive pregnancy disorders with modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases and to estimate the feasibility for early detection and prevention...
  27. doi request reprint Reference values and distribution of conventional echocardiographic Doppler measures and longitudinal tissue Doppler velocities in a population free from cardiovascular disease
    Havard Dalen
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:614-22. 2010
    ..This study aimed to investigate the distribution of conventional Doppler measurements, pulsed wave tissue Doppler imaging (pwTDI)- and color tissue Doppler imaging-derived velocities, by age and sex in a healthy population...
  28. pmc Informativeness of indices of blood pressure, obesity and serum lipids in relation to ischaemic heart disease mortality: the HUNT-II study
    Bjørn Mørkedal
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:457-61. 2011
    ..Using more informative expressions of conventional risk factors for ischemic heart disease may improve both the validity and precision of estimates of risk, and may be useful both clinically and for preventive purposes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and risk of prostate cancer: A prospective population-based study in Norway (the HUNT study)
    Tom I L Nilsen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Cancer 119:2943-7. 2006
    ..We found no association between physical activity and overall risk of prostate cancer. We conclude that recreational physical exercise is associated with reduced risk of advanced prostate cancer and prostate cancer death...
  30. ncbi request reprint Head size at birth and long-term mortality from coronary heart disease
    Kari 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...
  31. doi request reprint Associations of TSH levels within the reference range with future blood pressure and lipid concentrations: 11-year follow-up of the HUNT study
    Bjørn Olav Åsvold
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, P O Box 8905 MTFS, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:73-82. 2013
    ..In a prospective study, we aimed to determine whether differences in TSH levels within the reference range are associated with future levels of blood pressure and lipids...
  32. ncbi request reprint Metabolic factors and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein: the HUNT study
    Lars E Laugsand
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1101-10. 2012
    ..Therefore we estimated the association of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) with the metabolic factors at different ages in men and women in a large population-based study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Umbilical cord plasma leptin is increased in preeclampsia
    Rønnaug A Odegård
    Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Trondheim, Norway
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:427-32. 2002
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Angiogenic factors in maternal circulation and the risk of severe fetal growth restriction
    Bjørn Olav Åsvold
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 173:630-9. 2011
    ..5-fold increased risk of SGA. Low maternal soluble Flt-1 in early pregnancy followed by a strong subsequent increase in soluble Flt-1 and soluble endoglin was associated with a particularly high risk of severe fetal growth restriction...
  35. ncbi request reprint Perceived pubertal timing, pubertal status and the prevalence of alcohol drinking and cigarette smoking in early and late adolescence: a population based study of 8950 Norwegian boys and girls
    Grete H Bratberg
    HUNT Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Verdal, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 96:292-5. 2007
    ..To study whether perceived pubertal timing is related to the prevalence of alcohol drinking and cigarette smoking among adolescent boys and girls...
  36. doi request reprint Reproductive factors and the risk of breast cancer in old age: a Norwegian cohort study
    Julie Horn
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:237-43. 2013
    ..001) and late (50-54 years) versus early (<45 years) age at menopause (HR 1.44, 95 % CI: 1.10, 1.90, P for trend = 0.002). These findings suggest that reproductive events may have life-long effects on breast cancer risk...
  37. doi request reprint Placental weight and breast cancer risk in young women: a registry-based cohort study from Norway
    Signe Opdahl
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1060-5. 2012
    ..Results of two previous studies suggested that placental weight may be positively associated with breast cancer risk...
  38. doi request reprint Serum TSH within the reference range as a predictor of future hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism: 11-year follow-up of the HUNT Study in Norway
    Bjørn O Asvold
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Postboks 8905 MTFS, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:93-9. 2012
    ..Conversely, relatively low serum TSH could predict future hyperthyroidism...
  39. pmc Early sexual maturation, central adiposity and subsequent overweight in late adolescence. a four-year follow-up of 1605 adolescent Norwegian boys and girls: the Young HUNT study
    Grete H Bratberg
    HUNT Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Verdal, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:54. 2007
    ..We have prospectively examined the influence of early sexual maturation on subsequent overweight in late adolescence and assessed if this association was modified by central adiposity in early adolescence...
  40. ncbi request reprint The association between TSH within the reference range and serum lipid concentrations in a population-based study. The HUNT Study
    Bjørn O Asvold
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 156:181-6. 2007
    ..We have studied the association between normal thyroid function, defined as TSH within the reference range of a general population, and concentrations of serum lipids...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in pregnancy and later cardiovascular risk: common antecedents?
    Pal R Romundstad
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Circulation 122:579-84. 2010
    ..We have assessed whether the effect can be attributed to factors that operate in pregnancy or to prepregnancy risk factors that are shared by both disorders...
  42. ncbi request reprint Thyrotropin levels and risk of fatal coronary heart disease: the HUNT study
    Bjørn O Asvold
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Arch Intern Med 168:855-60. 2008
    ..Recent studies suggest that relatively low thyroid function within the clinical reference range is positively associated with risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD), but the association with CHD mortality is not resolved...
  43. ncbi request reprint Combined influence of early sexual maturation and central adiposity on subsequent stature. A four-year follow-up of 1,605 Norwegian boys and girls: the Young-HUNT study
    Grete H Bratberg
    HUNT Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Verdal, Norway
    Eur J Pediatr 165:787-93. 2006
    ..Shorter adult stature has been attributed to early sexual maturation, as well as early adiposity, but it is not clear if these factors are interrelated...
  44. ncbi request reprint Nested case-control study of the association of circulating levels of serum insulin-like growth factor I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 with breast cancer in young women in Norway
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2097-100. 2008
    ..High circulating levels of insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I) may elevate the risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women, possibly by increasing cell proliferation and reducing apoptosis...
  45. doi request reprint Birthweight and mortality in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kari 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mortality from ischaemic heart disease: sex-specific effects of transferrin saturation, serum iron, and total iron binding capacity. The HUNT study
    Bjørn Mørkedal
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:687-94. 2011
    ..We assessed sex-specific associations of iron status with ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality and explored whether the strength of the associations changed during follow-up...
  47. doi request reprint Changes in the prevalence of hypothyroidism: the HUNT Study in Norway
    Bjørn Olav Åsvold
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Postboks 8905, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 169:613-20. 2013
    ..Therefore, in this study, we examined changes in the prevalence of hypothyroidism in a Norwegian county from 1995-1997 to 2006-2008...
  48. doi request reprint Angiogenic factors in maternal circulation and preeclampsia with or without fetal growth restriction
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:1388-94. 2012
    ..To study associations of placental growth factor (PlGF) and soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (sFlt-1) in maternal circulation with the risk of preeclampsia with and without fetal growth restriction...
  49. doi request reprint Association of thyroid function with estimated glomerular filtration rate in a population-based study: the HUNT study
    Bjørn Olav Åsvold
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, PO Box 8905 MTFS, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:101-5. 2011
    ..Low thyroid function may be associated with reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR). We therefore studied the association of thyroid function with estimated GFR (eGFR) in a population-based study...
  50. ncbi request reprint Adiposity and physical activity as predictors of cardiovascular mortality
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:909-15. 2006
    ..To investigate whether cardiovascular mortality related to obesity could be modified by physical activity...
  51. doi request reprint Thyroid function and cancer risk: a prospective population study
    Alf Inge Hellevik
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:570-4. 2009
    ..It has been hypothesized that thyroid function may influence cancer risk, but few studies with adequate statistical power have investigated this question, and the results have not been consistent...
  52. ncbi request reprint Mortality from ischaemic heart disease: age-specific effects of blood pressure stratified by body-mass index: the HUNT cohort study in Norway
    Bjørn Mørkedal
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:814-9. 2011
    ..Blood pressure is positively associated with ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality, but the strength of the association declines with age, and may differ between lean and obese people...
  53. ncbi request reprint Human chorionic gonadotropin, angiogenic factors, and preeclampsia risk: a nested case-control study
    Bjørn O Asvold
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Department of Endocrinology, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 93:454-62. 2014
    ....
  54. doi request reprint The association of reproductive factors and breastfeeding with long term survival from breast cancer
    Mirjam D K Alsaker
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7489, Trondheim, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:175-82. 2011
    ..We also found that overweight and obesity, as measured many years prior to diagnosis, were associated with poorer survival...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association between blood pressure and serum thyroid-stimulating hormone concentration within the reference range: a population-based study
    Bjørn O Asvold
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:841-5. 2007
    ..The association between thyroid function and blood pressure is insufficiently studied...
  56. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking and thyroid function: a population-based study
    Bjørn O Asvold
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Arch Intern Med 167:1428-32. 2007
    ..The association between tobacco smoking and thyroid function is incompletely understood...
  57. ncbi request reprint A single weekly bout of exercise may reduce cardiovascular mortality: how little pain for cardiac gain? 'The HUNT study, Norway'
    Ulrik Wisløff
    Department of Circulation, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:798-804. 2006
    ..The observation that exercise training reduces cardiovascular mortality is robust and consistent, but the amount and intensity of exercise that is required for risk reduction is not yet resolved...
  58. doi request reprint Whole grain and refined grain consumption and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Dagfinn Aune
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:845-58. 2013
    ..Our results support public health recommendations to replace refined grains with whole grains and suggest that at least two servings of whole grains per day should be consumed to reduce type 2 diabetes risk...
  59. ncbi request reprint Reproductive history and the risk of molecular breast cancer subtypes in a prospective study of Norwegian women
    Julie Horn
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 25:881-9. 2014
    ..Breast cancer can be classified into molecular subtypes that differ in clinical characteristics and prognosis. There is some but conflicting evidence that reproductive risk factors may differ between distinct breast cancer subtypes...
  60. ncbi request reprint Exercise patterns and peak oxygen uptake in a healthy population: the HUNT study
    Bjarne M Nes
    K G Jebsen Center of Exercise in Medicine, Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1881-9. 2012
    ..We further examined how a lower duration than recommended, if performed at very vigorous intensity, was related to VO(2peak)...
  61. doi request reprint Glycaemic control in newly diagnosed diabetes patients and mortality from ischaemic heart disease: 20-year follow-up of the HUNT Study in Norway
    Ane Cecilie Dale
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur Heart J 30:1372-7. 2009
    ..To assess the influence of glycaemic control on long-term mortality from ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in patients with newly diagnosed diabetes...
  62. ncbi request reprint The association between smoking and the prevalence of intermittent claudication
    Svein A Jensen
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, St Olav s Hospital, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Medical Center, Trondheim, Norway
    Vasc Med 10:257-63. 2005
    ..Current and previous smoking habits were positively associated with the prevalence of IC, and smoking cessation was negatively associated in men and women. Passive smoking was not associated with IC in this study...
  63. ncbi request reprint Birth size and subsequent risk for prostate cancer: a prospective population-based study in Norway
    Tom I L Nilsen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Cancer 113:1002-4. 2005
    ..These results support the hypothesis that factors that determine intrauterine growth could be important for aggressive forms of prostate cancer in adulthood...
  64. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors prior to conception and the length of pregnancy: population-based cohort study
    Elisabeth B Magnussen
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:526.e1-8. 2011
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and cancer risk in subsites of the colon (the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study)
    Tom I L Nilsen
    Human Movement Science Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:183-8. 2008
    ....
  66. pmc Socio-economic and lifestyle factors associated with the risk of prostate cancer
    T I Lund Nilsen
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Medical Centre, Trondheim
    Br J Cancer 82:1358-63. 2000
    ..Data from this study also indicate that high levels of physical activity may reduce prostate cancer risk...
  67. doi request reprint Maternal concentrations of insulin-like growth factor I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 1 during pregnancy and birth weight of offspring
    Bjørn Olav Åsvold
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 174:129-35. 2011
    ..In conclusion, persistently low IGFBP-1 in pregnancy is associated with relatively higher birth weight. Maternal insulin resistance may provide a link between IGFBP-1 and offspring birth weight...
  68. pmc Secular decline in mortality from coronary heart disease in adults with diabetes mellitus: cohort study
    Ane Cecilie Dale
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    BMJ 337:a236. 2008
    ..To examine trends in fatal coronary heart disease in adults with and without diabetes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of placenta previa in pregnancies following IVF/ICSI; a comparison of ART and non-ART pregnancies in the same mother
    Liv Bente Romundstad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Olavs University Hospital, Torndheim, Norway
    Hum Reprod 21:2353-8. 2006
    ..Whether the increased risk is due to factors related to the reproductive technology, or associated with maternal factors, is not known...
  70. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of resting heart rate and physical activity on ischaemic heart disease: mortality follow-up in a population study (the HUNT study, Norway)
    J Nauman
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Olav Kyrres gate 9, Trondheim 7489, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:175-81. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the association of RHR with IHD mortality, and to evaluate the potentially modifying effect of PA on this association...
  71. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of lifestyle factors and the risk of pancreatic cancer in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
    T I Nilsen
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Medical Center, Trondheim
    Cancer Causes Control 11:645-52. 2000
    ..To explore to what extent different lifestyle factors are associated with the risk of pancreatic cancer, data from a large health screening survey in a county in Norway were analyzed...
  72. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia and fetal growth
    R A Odegård
    Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, University Medical Center, Trondheim, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 96:950-5. 2000
    ..To determine if the influence of preeclampsia on birth size varies with clinical manifestations of the disease, and to evaluate whether maternal factors, such as smoking, modify the effect of preeclampsia on fetal growth...
  73. ncbi request reprint Umbilical cord plasma interleukin-6 and fetal growth restriction in preeclampsia: a prospective study in Norway
    R A Ødegård
    Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, the Institute of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 98:289-94. 2001
    ..To study the association between umbilical plasma levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6) in relation to fetal growth in subgroups of preeclampsia, and in control pregnancies...
  74. doi request reprint Awareness of heredity in colorectal cancer patients is insufficient among clinicians: a Norwegian population-based study
    G Tranø
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hamar Hospital, Sykehuset Innlandet Hospital Trust, Hamar, Norway
    Colorectal Dis 11:456-61. 2009
    ..Among consecutive colorectal cancer (CRC) patients, we aimed at identifying all patients with a hereditary predisposition, and to study a possible discrepancy with assessments made by the responsible clinicians...
  75. pmc Performance of clinical guidelines compared with molecular tumour screening methods in identifying possible Lynch syndrome among colorectal cancer patients: a Norwegian population-based study
    G Tranø
    Department of Surgery, Levanger Hospital, Sykehuset Innherred, Kirkegata 2, Levanger 7600, Norway
    Br J Cancer 102:482-8. 2010
    ....
  76. pmc The negative association between pre-eclampsia and breast cancer risk may depend on the offspring's gender
    L J Vatten
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 96:1436-8. 2007
    ..The stronger risk reduction related to having a son suggests a role for sex-dependent hormones in pregnancy...
  77. pmc Blood pressure and renal cancer risk: the HUNT Study in Norway
    L J Vatten
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 97:112-4. 2007
    ..7, 2.0 and 2.0, respectively (P for linear trend, 0.11). In men, there was no association with blood pressure...
  78. pmc A prospective population study of resting heart rate and peak oxygen uptake (the HUNT Study, Norway)
    Javaid Nauman
    K G Jebsen Center of Exercise in Medicine at Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 7:e45021. 2012
    ..We assessed the prospective association of resting heart rate (RHR) at baseline with peak oxygen uptake (VO(2peak)) 23 years later, and evaluated whether physical activity (PA) could modify this association...
  79. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of blood pressure and physical activity on cardiovascular mortality
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health and General Practice and HUNT Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Hypertens 24:1939-46. 2006
    ..High blood pressure increases cardiovascular mortality, but whether the effect is counteracted by physical activity is not clear...
  80. ncbi request reprint Is pre-eclampsia more than one disease?
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BJOG 111:298-302. 2004
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Changes in circulating level of angiogenic factors from the first to second trimester as predictors of preeclampsia
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:239.e1-6. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to assess changes in placenta growth factor and soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 as predictors of preeclampsia...
  82. ncbi request reprint Sexual maturation in early adolescence and alcohol drinking and cigarette smoking in late adolescence: a prospective study of 2,129 Norwegian girls and boys
    Grete H Bratberg
    Faculty of Medicine, HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Verdal, Norway
    Eur J Pediatr 164:621-5. 2005
    ..In boys, late sexual maturation was associated with reduced risk of advanced drinking...
  83. doi request reprint Segmental and global longitudinal strain and strain rate based on echocardiography of 1266 healthy individuals: the HUNT study in Norway
    Havard Dalen
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:176-83. 2010
    ..To study the distribution of longitudinal systolic strain and strain rate (SR) as indicators of myocardial deformation according to age and sex in a healthy population...
  84. pmc Widowhood and divorce in relation to overall survival among middle-aged Norwegian women with cancer
    A Kvikstad
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 71:1343-7. 1995
    ..17 (95% CI 1.07-1.27), which was confined to cancer of the breast, lung and cervix. With few clear exceptions women with children had a better survival than nulliparous women (overall hazard ratio = 0.80, 95% CI 0.74-0.87)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer associated with BMI, physical activity, diabetes, and blood glucose
    T I Lund Nilsen
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Medical Center, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    IARC Sci Publ 156:257-8. 2002
  86. pmc Coffee consumption and the risk of breast cancer. A prospective study of 14,593 Norwegian women
    L J Vatten
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 62:267-70. 1990
    ..2, 3 d.f., P = 0.02). In summary, the results of this study suggest that coffee consumption reduces the risk of breast cancer in lean women, whereas coffee might have the opposite effect in relatively obese women...
  87. doi request reprint Insomnia and the risk of acute myocardial infarction: a population study
    Lars E Laugsand
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Trondheim, Norway
    Circulation 124:2073-81. 2011
    ..Few prospective studies have investigated insomnia in relation to risk for coronary heart disease. We assessed insomnia symptoms and risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in a large, population-based study...
  88. pmc Peer victimization as reported by children, teachers, and parents in relation to children's health symptoms
    Audhild Løhre
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:278. 2011
    ..We have assessed the prevalence of children's health symptoms according to whether peer victimization was reported by the children, by their teachers, or by their parents...
  89. pmc Factors associated with internalizing or somatic symptoms in a cross-sectional study of school children in grades 1-10
    Audhild Løhre
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 4:33. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  90. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of height, body mass index and risk of breast cancer
    L J Vatten
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Oncol 31:195-200. 1992
    ..The negative association with BMI may be related to a lower rate of cell division of breast tissue among obese premenopausal women...
  91. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of chronic critical lower limb ischaemia in a population of 20,000 subjects 40-69 years of age
    S A Jensen
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, University Medical Center, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:60-5. 2006
    ..To study the prevalence and possible risk factors for chronic critical lower limb ischaemia (CLI) in an unselected population of 20,291 Norwegian men and women 40-69 years of age...
  92. pmc Birth size and colorectal cancer risk: a prospective population based study
    T I L Nilsen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Gut 54:1728-32. 2005
    ..To study whether birth size influences colorectal cancer risk in adulthood...
  93. pmc Adult height and risk of breast cancer: a possible effect of early nutrition
    T I Nilsen
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Medical Centre, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 85:959-61. 2001
    ..Among women born before or after the war we found no clear association with height. The association with height in the WWII cohort may imply a role for early nutrition in breast cancer aetiology...
  94. pmc Prospective study of colorectal cancer risk and physical activity, diabetes, blood glucose and BMI: exploring the hyperinsulinaemia hypothesis
    T I Nilsen
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Medical Center, Trondheim, N 7489, Norway
    Br J Cancer 84:417-22. 2001
    ....
  95. pmc Association of size at birth with adolescent hormone levels, body size and age at menarche: relevance for breast cancer risk
    S Opdahl
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim NO 7489, Norway
    Br J Cancer 99:201-6. 2008
    ..These results suggest that physical and sexual development in puberty and adolescence is influenced by prenatal factors, and in combination, these factors may influence health and disease later in life...
  96. pmc Body height and risk of breast cancer. A prospective study of 23,831 Norwegian women
    L J Vatten
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Cancer 61:881-5. 1990
    ....
  97. doi request reprint Risk of shoulder dystocia: associations with parity and offspring birthweight. A population study of 1 914 544 deliveries
    Eva A Overland
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akershus University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:483-8. 2012
    ..We estimated the associations of parity and offspring birthweight with the risk of shoulder dystocia, and studied whether the association of offspring birthweight differed by parity...
  98. pmc School wellbeing among children in grades 1-10
    Audhild Løhre
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Public Health 10:526. 2010
    ..In this cross-sectional study of school children we assessed how factors assumed to promote wellbeing and factors assumed to adversely influence wellbeing were associated with self-reported wellbeing in school...
  99. ncbi request reprint Serum lipids and anthropometric factors related to the prevalence of intermittent claudication
    S A Jensen
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, University Medical Center, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:582-7. 2005
    ..To study serum lipids, body mass index (BMI), and body shape in relation to intermittent claudication (IC) in 19,748 men and women 40-69 years of age...
  100. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of intermittent claudication. Sex-related differences have been eliminated
    S A Jensen
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Medical Center, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 25:209-12. 2003
    ..to investigate the prevalence of intermittent claudication (IC) in an unselected population of nearly 20000 individuals between 40 and 69 years of age...
  101. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy hormones, pre-eclampsia, and implications for breast cancer risk in the offspring
    Rulla Tamimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:647-50. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate that progesterone may have a role in the late manifestation of pre-eclampsia pathology but are also compatible with the hypothesis that increases in progesterone represent an early compensatory mechanism...