Experts and Doctors on sex factors in Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland


Locale: Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Topic: sex factors

Top Publications

  1. Punamaki R, Komproe I, Qouta S, Elmasri M, de Jong J. The role of peritraumatic dissociation and gender in the association between trauma and mental health in a Palestinian community sample. Am J Psychiatry. 2005;162:545-51 pubmed
    ..Peritraumatic dissociation as an acute response to trauma constituted a risk for mental health symptoms in both genders. ..
  2. Kyttälä P, Erkkola M, Kronberg Kippilä C, Tapanainen H, Veijola R, Simell O, et al. Food consumption and nutrient intake in Finnish 1-6-year-old children. Public Health Nutr. 2010;13:947-56 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to improve the diet of young children, it is essential to evaluate the diet of the whole family. ..
  3. Heikkinen M, Saarinen J, Suominen V, Virkkunen J, Salenius J. Lower limb amputations: differences between the genders and long-term survival. Prosthet Orthot Int. 2007;31:277-86 pubmed
    ..There was no significant difference between the genders in survival after amputation. Subjects with diabetes had a poorer survival after major amputation than those without diabetes. ..
  4. Pulkki J, Rissanen P, Raitanen J, Viitanen E. Use and distribution of rehabilitation services: a register linkage study in one hospital district area in Finland. Int J Rehabil Res. 2011;34:160-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This study cannot rule out the possibility that these differences indicated inequitable distribution of services or whether they are explained by different needs. ..
  5. Panula J, Savela M, Jaatinen P, Aarnio P, Kivela S. The impact of proximal femur geometry on fracture type--a comparison between cervical and trochanteric fractures with two parameters. Scand J Surg. 2008;97:266-71 pubmed
    ..The different pathogenesis of cervical and trochanteric hip fractures cannot be explained by NSA or FNAL. A standardized measurement setup is needed when evaluating the role of hip geometry in fracture patients. ..
  6. Riikola A, Sipilä K, Kahonen M, Jula A, Nieminen M, Moilanen L, et al. Interleukin-6 promoter polymorphism and cardiovascular risk factors: the Health 2000 Survey. Atherosclerosis. 2009;207:466-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The effect size of IL6 -174 G>C on cardiovascular risk factors was not significant in women. These results suggest that IL6 -174 G>C modifies the levels of several metabolic risk factors of atherosclerosis in men. ..
  7. Jussila A, Virta L, Kautiainen H, Rekiaro M, Nieminen U, Färkkilä M. Increasing incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases between 2000 and 2007: a nationwide register study in Finland. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012;18:555-61 pubmed publisher
    ..To the best of our knowledge, the incidence of UC in this nationwide register study is one of the highest reported to date. ..
  8. Jylhävä J, Haarala A, Eklund C, Pertovaara M, Kahonen M, Hutri Kähönen N, et al. Serum amyloid A is independently associated with metabolic risk factors but not with early atherosclerosis: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. J Intern Med. 2009;266:286-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Further longitudinal studies will show whether SAA holds a prognostic value as a risk marker, analogously to CRP. ..
  9. Virtanen P, Lintonen T, Westerlund H, Nummi T, Janlert U, Hammarstrom A. Unemployment in the teens and trajectories of alcohol consumption in adulthood. BMJ Open. 2016;6:e006430 pubmed publisher

More Information


  1. Lavikainen H, Lintonen T, Kosunen E. Sexual behavior and drinking style among teenagers: a population-based study in Finland. Health Promot Int. 2009;24:108-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, it could be effective to combine both alcohol education and sex education, including contraceptive counseling, in early adolescence...
  2. Marttila S, Jylhävä J, Nevalainen T, Nykter M, Jylha M, Hervonen A, et al. Transcriptional analysis reveals gender-specific changes in the aging of the human immune system. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e66229 pubmed publisher
    ..In males significantly fewer pathways were affected, two of which are known to be regulated by estrogen. These data show that the effects of aging on the human immune system are significantly different in males and females. ..
  3. Luoto T, Haikonen S, Haapasalo H, Goebeler S, Huhtala H, Erkinjuntti T, et al. Large vessel cerebral atherosclerosis is not in direct association with neuropathological lesions of Alzheimer's disease. Eur Neurol. 2009;62:93-8 pubmed publisher
    ..0001), and not by CW score (p = 0.36), gender (p = 0.41) or APOE epsilon4 allele (p = 0.072). Our results suggest that cerebral large vessel atherosclerosis is not in direct association with APs or NFTs - hallmarks of AD neuropathology. ..
  4. Hernesniemi J, Anttila K, Nieminen T, Kahonen M, Mononen N, Nikus K, et al. IL-18 gene polymorphism, cardiovascular mortality and coronary artery disease. Eur J Clin Invest. 2010;40:994-1001 pubmed publisher
    ..The IL-18 gene was not found to associate significantly with mortality. Among patients who had coronary angiography, one major haplotype of the IL-18 gene has a gender-dependent different impact on the expression of CAD. ..
  5. Hietanen J, Nummenmaa L. The naked truth: the face and body sensitive N170 response is enhanced for nude bodies. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e24408 pubmed publisher
    ..Such facilitated visual processing of other people's nude bodies is possibly beneficial in identifying potential mating partners and competitors, and for triggering sexual behavior. ..
  6. Kananen L, Marttila S, Nevalainen T, Jylhävä J, Mononen N, Kähönen M, et al. Aging-associated DNA methylation changes in middle-aged individuals: the Young Finns study. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:103 pubmed publisher
    ..We speculate that the a-CpGs identified here in a population with a narrow age-range represent clock-like changes, as they showed concordant methylation behavior in population spanning whole adulthood as well. ..
  7. Kassebaum N, Kyu H, Zoeckler L, Olsen H, Thomas K, Pinho C, et al. Child and Adolescent Health From 1990 to 2015: Findings From the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2015 Study. JAMA Pediatr. 2017;171:573-592 pubmed publisher
  8. Saariaho A, Saariaho T, Mattila A, Ohtonen P, Joukamaa M, Karukivi M. Alexithymia and depression in the recovery of chronic pain patients: a follow-up study. Nord J Psychiatry. 2017;71:262-269 pubmed publisher
    ..Their co-occurrence with a more severe pain situation and with the use of opioids indicates psychological problems underlying the pain experience. ..
  9. Mattila V, Huttunen T, Sillanpää P, Niemi S, Pihlajamaki H, Kannus P. Significant change in the surgical treatment of distal radius fractures: a nationwide study between 1998 and 2008 in Finland. J Trauma. 2011;71:939-42; discussion 942-3 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the incidence and number of surgeries for distal radius fractures doubled between 1998 and 2008. The reasons for these changes are not known. ..
  10. Oksala N, Salonen T, Strandberg T, Oksala A, Pohjasvaara T, Kaste M, et al. Cerebral small vessel disease and kidney function predict long-term survival in patients with acute stroke. Stroke. 2010;41:1914-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Cerebral small vessel disease is closely associated with kidney function in patients with acute stroke. Cerebral small vessel disease and kidney function are closely associated predictors of poor poststroke survival. ..
  11. Neupane S, Virtanen P, Leino Arjas P, Miranda H, Siukola A, Nygard C. Multi-site pain and working conditions as predictors of work ability in a 4-year follow-up among food industry employees. Eur J Pain. 2013;17:444-51 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the separate and joint effects of multi-site musculoskeletal pain and physical and psychosocial exposures at work on future work ability...
  12. Skyttä E, Jarkko L, Antti E, Huhtala H, Ville R. Increasing incidence of hip arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis in 30- to 59-year-old patients. Acta Orthop. 2011;82:1-5 pubmed publisher
    ..As the incidence of hip osteoarthritis has not increased, the indications for hip arthroplasty appear to have become broader. ..