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  • Thórsson, Bolli; Guðmundsson, Elías Freyr; Sigurðsson, Gunnar; Aspelund, Thor; Guðnason, Vilmundur G. (2021-05)
    INTRODUCTION: The number of people with type 2 diabetes has increased in Iceland in the last few decades. We utilized the national database on prescribed medication from the Directorate of Health to estimate the prevalence and incidence of type 2 ...
  • Bressler, Jan; Davies, Gail; Smith, Albert Vernon; Saba, Yasaman; Bis, Joshua C.; Jian, Xueqiu; Hayward, Caroline; Yanek, Lisa; Smith, Jennifer A.; Mirza, Saira S.; Wang, Ruiqi; Adams, Hieab H.H.; Becker, Diane; Boerwinkle, Eric; Campbell, Archie; Cox, Simon R.; Eiríksdóttir, Guðný; Fawns-Ritchie, Chloe; Gottesman, Rebecca F.; Grove, Megan L.; Guo, Xiuqing; Hofer, Edith; Kardia, Sharon L.R.; Knol, Maria J.; Koini, Marisa; Lopez, Oscar L.; Marioni, Riccardo E.; Nyquist, Paul; Pattie, Alison; Polasek, Ozren; Porteous, David J.; Rudan, Igor; Satizabal, Claudia L.; Schmidt, Helena; Schmidt, Reinhold; Sidney, Stephen; Simino, Jeannette; Smith, Blair H.; Turner, Stephen T.; van der Lee, Sven J.; Ware, Erin B.; Whitmer, Rachel A.; Yaffe, Kristine; Yang, Qiong; Zhao, Wei; Guðnason, Vilmundur G.; Launer, Lenore J.; Fitzpatrick, Annette L.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Fornage, Myriam; Arfan Ikram, M.; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Seshadri, Sudha; Mosley, Thomas H.; Deary, Ian J. (2021-12-04)
    Measures of information processing speed vary between individuals and decline with age. Studies of aging twins suggest heritability may be as high as 67%. The Illumina HumanExome Bead Chip genotyping array was used to examine the association of rare ...
  • Arnardóttir, Nanna Ýr; Oskarsdottir, Nina Dora; Brychta, Robert J.; Koster, Annemarie; Van Domelen, Dane R.; Caserotti, Paolo; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Sverrisdottir, Johanna E.; Johannsson, Erlingur; Launer, Lenore J.; Guðnason, Vilmundur G; Harris, Tamara B.; Chen, Kong Y.; Sveinsson, Þórarinn (2017-10-21)
    In Iceland, there is a large variation in daylight between summer and winter. The aim of the study was to identify how this large variation influences physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB). Free living PA was measured by a waist-worn ...
  • Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Prins, Bram P.; Abdollahi, Mohammadreza; Armstrong, Nicola J.; Aslibekyan, Stella; Bain, Lisa; Jefferis, Barbara; Baumert, Jens; Beekman, Marian; Ben-Shlomo, Yoav; Bis, Joshua C.; Mitchell, Braxton D.; De Geus, Eco; Delgado, Graciela E.; Marek, Diana; Eriksson, Joel; Kajantie, Eero; Kanoni, Stavroula; Kemp, John P.; Lu, Chen; Marioni, Riccardo E.; McLachlan, Stela; Milaneschi, Yuri; Nolte, Ilja M.; Petrelis, Alexandros M.; Porcu, Eleonora; Sabater-Lleal, Maria; Naderi, Elnaz; Seppälä, Ilkka; Shah, Tina; Singhal, Gaurav; Standl, Marie; Teumer, Alexander; Thalamuthu, Anbupalam; Thiering, Elisabeth; Trompet, Stella; Ballantyne, Christie M.; Benjamin, Emelia J.; Casas, Juan P.; Toben, Catherine; Dedoussis, George; Deelen, Joris; Durda, Peter; Engmann, Jorgen; Feitosa, Mary F.; Grallert, Harald; Hammarstedt, Ann; Harris, Sarah E.; Homuth, Georg; Guðnason, Vilmundur G. (2021-01-30)
    Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is a multifunctional cytokine with both pro-A nd anti-inflammatory properties with a heritability estimate of up to 61%. The circulating levels of IL-6 in blood have been associated with an increased risk of complex disease ...
  • Hino, Takuya; Hida, Tomoyuki; Nishino, Mizuki; Lu, Junwei; Putman, Rachel K.; Guðmundsson, Elías Freyr; Hata, Akinori; Araki, Tetsuro; Valtchinov, Vladimir I.; Honda, Osamu; Yanagawa, Masahiro; Yamada, Yoshitake; Kamitani, Takeshi; Jinzaki, Masahiro; Tomiyama, Noriyuki; Ishigami, Kousei; Honda, Hiroshi; San Jose Estepar, Raul; Washko, George R.; Johkoh, Takeshi; Christiani, David C.; Lynch, David A.; Guðnason, Vilmundur G.; Guðmundsson, Gunnar; Hunninghake, Gary M.; Hatabu, Hiroto (2021-03-10)
    Purpose: The aim of this study is to assess the role of traction bronchiectasis/bronchiolectasis and its progression as a predictor for early fibrosis in interstitial lung abnormalities (ILA). Methods: Three hundred twenty-seven ILA participants out ...
  • Karim, Mohd A.; Shilts, Jarrod; Schwartzentruber, Jeremy; Hayhurst, James; Buniello, Annalisa; Mohammed, Elmutaz Shaikho Elhaj; Zheng, Jie; Holmes, Michael V.; Ochoa, David; Carmona, Miguel; Maranville, Joseph; Gaunt, Tom R.; Emilsson, Valur; Guðnason, Vilmundur G.; McDonagh, Ellen M.; Wright, Gavin J.; Ghoussaini, Maya; Dunham, Ian (2021-08-17)
    Background: The virus SARS-CoV-2 can exploit biological vulnerabilities (e.g. host proteins) in susceptible hosts that predispose to the development of severe COVID-19. Methods: To identify host proteins that may contribute to the risk of severe COVID-19, ...
  • Deelen, Joris; Evans, Daniel S.; Arking, Dan E.; Tesi, Niccolò; Nygaard, Marianne; Liu, Xiaomin; Wojczynski, Mary K.; Biggs, Mary L.; van der Spek, Ashley; Atzmon, Gil; Ware, Erin B.; Sarnowski, Chloé; Smith, Albert V.; Seppälä, Ilkka; Cordell, Heather J.; Dose, Janina; Amin, Najaf; Arnold, Alice M.; Ayers, Kristin L.; Barzilai, Nir; Becker, Elizabeth J.; Beekman, Marian; Blanché, Hélène; Christensen, Kaare; Christiansen, Lene; Collerton, Joanna C.; Cubaynes, Sarah; Cummings, Steven R.; Davies, Karen; Debrabant, Birgit; Deleuze, Jean François; Duncan, Rachel; Faul, Jessica D.; Franceschi, Claudio; Galan, Pilar; Guðnason, Vilmundur G.; Harris, Tamara B.; Huisman, Martijn; Hurme, Mikko A.; Jagger, Carol; Jansen, Iris; Jylhä, Marja; Kähönen, Mika; Karasik, David; Kardia, Sharon L.R.; Kingston, Andrew; Kirkwood, Thomas B.L.; Launer, Lenore J.; Lehtimäki, Terho; Lieb, Wolfgang; Lyytikäinen, Leo Pekka; Martin-Ruiz, Carmen; Min, Junxia; Nebel, Almut; Newman, Anne B.; Nie, Chao; Nohr, Ellen A.; Orwoll, Eric S.; Perls, Thomas T.; Province, Michael A.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Raitakari, Olli T.; Reinders, Marcel J.T.; Robine, Jean Marie; Rotter, Jerome I.; Sebastiani, Paola; Smith, Jennifer; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Taylor, Kent D.; Uitterlinden, André G.; van der Flier, Wiesje; van der Lee, Sven J.; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; van Heemst, Diana; Vaupel, James W.; Weir, David; Ye, Kenny; Zeng, Yi; Zheng, Wanlin; Holstege, Henne; Kiel, Douglas P.; Lunetta, Kathryn L.; Slagboom, P. Eline; Murabito, Joanne M. (2021-04-23)
    The original version of this Article contained an error in Fig. 1c, in which the top SNP was incorrectly labelled ‘rs4293358’. The correct label is ‘rs429358’. This has been corrected in both the PDF and HTML versions of the Article.
  • Emilsson, Valur; Guðmundsson, Elías F.; Aspelund, Thor; Jónsson, Brynjólfur G.; Guðjónsson, Alexander; Launer, Lenore J.; Lamb, John R.; Guðmundsdóttir, Valborg; Jennings, Lori L.; Guðnason, Vilmundur G. (2020-12-16)
    Objective: As severity of outcome in COVID-19 is disproportionately higher among individuals with obesity, smokers, patients with hypertension, kidney disease, chronic pulmonary disease, coronary heart disease (CHD), and/or type 2 diabetes (T2D), serum ...
  • Edmunds, Kyle J.; Okonkwo, Ozioma C.; Sigurðsson, Sigurður; Lose, Sarah R.; Guðnason, Vilmundur G.; Carraro, Ugo; Gargiulo, Paolo (2021-10-11)
    Although previous studies have highlighted the association between physical activity and lower extremity function (LEF) in elderly individuals, the mechanisms underlying this relationship remain debated. Our recent work has recognized the utility of ...