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  • Gorski, Mathias; van der Most, Peter J.; Teumer, Alexander; Chu, Audrey Y.; Li, Man; Mijatovic, Vladan; Nolte, Ilja M.; Cocca, Massimiliano; Taliun, Daniel; Gomez, Felicia; Li, Yong; Tayo, Bamidele; Tin, Adrienne; Feitosa, Mary F.; Aspelund, Thor; Attia, John; Biffar, Reiner; Bochud, Murielle; Boerwinkle, Eric; Borecki, Ingrid; Bottinger, Erwin P.; Chen, Ming-Huei; Chouraki, Vincent; Ciullo, Marina; Coresh, Josef; Cornelis, Marilyn C.; Curhan, Gary C.; d’Adamo, Adamo Pio; Dehghan, Abbas; Dengler, Laura; Ding, Jingzhong; Eiríksdóttir, Guðný; Endlich, Karlhans; Enroth, Stefan; Esko, Tõnu; Franco, Oscar H.; Gasparini, Paolo; Gieger, Christian; Girotto, Giorgia; Gottesman, Omri; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Gyllensten, Ulf; Hancock, Stephen J.; Harris, Tamara B.; Helmer, Catherine; Höllerer, Simon; Hofer, Edith; Hofman, Albert; Holliday, Elizabeth G.; Homuth, Georg; Hu, Frank B.; Huth, Cornelia; Hutri-Kähönen, Nina; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Imboden, Medea; Johansson, Åsa; Kähönen, Mika; König, Wolfgang; Kramer, Holly; Krämer, Bernhard K.; Kumar, Ashish; Kutalik, Zoltán; Lambert, Jean-Charles; Launer, Lenore J.; Lehtimäki, Terho; de Borst, Martin; Navis, Gerjan; Swertz, Morris; Liu, Yongmei; Lohman, Kurt; Loos, Ruth J. F.; Lu, Yingchang; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; McEvoy, Mark A.; Meisinger, Christa; Meitinger, Thomas; Metspalu, Andres; Metzger, Marie; Mihailov, Evelin; Mitchell, Paul; Nauck, Matthias; Oldehinkel, Albertine J.; Olden, Matthias; WJH Penninx, Brenda; Pistis, Giorgio; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Raitakari, Olli T.; Rettig, Rainer; Ridker, Paul M.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Robino, Antonietta; Rosas, Sylvia E.; Ruderfer, Douglas; Ruggiero, Daniela; Saba, Yasaman; Sala, Cinzia; Schmidt, Helena; Schmidt, Reinhold; Scott, Rodney J.; Sedaghat, Sanaz; Smith, Albert Vernon; Sorice, Rossella; Stengel, Benedicte; Stracke, Sylvia; Strauch, Konstantin; Toniolo, Daniela; Uitterlinden, André G.; Ulivi, Sheila; Viikari, Jorma S.; Völker, Uwe; Vollenweider, Peter; Völzke, Henry; Vuckovic, Dragana; Waldenberger, Melanie; Jin Wang, Jie; Yang, Qiong; Chasman, Daniel I.; Tromp, Gerard; Snieder, Harold; Heid, Iris M.; Fox, Caroline S.; Köttgen, Anna; Pattaro, Cristian; Böger, Carsten A.; Fuchsberger, Christian (Springer Nature, 2017-04-28)
    HapMap imputed genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have revealed >50 loci at which common variants with minor allele frequency >5% are associated with kidney function. GWAS using more complete reference sets for imputation, such as those from The ...
  • 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 ...
  • Aspelund, Thor; Gudnason, Vilmundur (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-19)
    Background Change in the prevalence of raised blood pressure could be due to both shifts in the entire distribution of blood pressure (representing the combined effects of public health interventions and secular trends) and changes in its high-blood-pressure ...
  • Haraldsdottir, Alfheidur; Torfadottir, Johanna; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur; Adami, Hans-Olov; Aspelund, Thor; Tryggvadottir, Laufey; Þórðardóttir, Maríanna; Birgisdottir, Bryndis Eva; Harris, Tamara B.; Launer, Lenore J.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Steingrimsdottir, Laufey (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-05-30)
    Recent studies indicate that lifestyle factors in early life affect breast cancer risk. We therefore explored the association of high consumption of meat, milk, and whole grain products in adolescence and midlife, on breast cancer risk. We used data ...
  • Aspelund, Thor; Grübler, Martin R.; Smith, Albert Vernon; Gudmundsson, Elias Freyr; Keppel, Martin; Cotch, Mary Frances; Harris, Tamara B.; Jorde, Rolf; Grimnes, Guri; Joakimsen, Ragnar; Schirmer, Henrik; Wilsgaard, Tom; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; März, Winfried; Kleber, Marcus E.; Tomaschitz, Andreas; Grove-Laugesen, Diana; Rejnmark, Lars; Swart, Karin M. A.; Brouwer, Ingeborg A.; Lips, Paul; Van Schoor, Natasja M.; Sempos, Christopher T.; Durazo-Arvizu, Ramón A.; Škrabáková, Zuzana; Dowling, Kirsten G.; Cashman, Kevin D.; Kiely, Mairead; Pilz, Stefan; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Eiriksdottir, Gudny (MDPI AG, 2019-01-02)
    The aim of this study was to determine if increased mortality associated with low levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) reflects a causal relationship by using a Mendelian randomisation (MR) approach with genetic variants in the vitamin D ...
  • Pennells, Lisa; Kaptoge, Stephen; Wood, Angela; Sweeting, Mike; Zhao, Xiaohui; White, Ian; Burgess, Stephen; Willeit, Peter; Bolton, Thomas; Moons, Karel G M; van der Schouw, Yvonne T; Selmer, Randi; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Assmann, Gerd; Amouyel, Philippe; Salomaa, Veikko; Kivimaki, Mika; Nordestgaard, Børge G; Blaha, Michael J; Kuller, Lewis H; Brenner, Hermann; Gillum, Richard F; Meisinger, Christa; Ford, Ian; Knuiman, Matthew W; Rosengren, Annika; Lawlor, Debbie A; Völzke, Henry; Cooper, Cyrus; Marín Ibañez, Alejandro; Casiglia, Edoardo; Kauhanen, Jussi; Cooper, Jackie A; Rodriguez, Beatriz; Sundström, Johan; Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth; Dankner, Rachel; Nietert, Paul J; Davidson, Karina W; Wallace, Robert B; Blazer, Dan G; Björkelund, Cecilia; Donfrancesco, Chiara; Krumholz, Harlan M; Nissinen, Aulikki; Davis, Barry R; Coady, Sean; Whincup, Peter H; Jørgensen, Torben; Ducimetiere, Pierre; Trevisan, Maurizio; Engström, Gunnar; Crespo, Carlos J; Meade, Tom W; Visser, Marjolein; Kromhout, Daan; Kiechl, Stefan; Daimon, Makoto; Price, Jackie F; Gómez de la Cámara, Agustin; Wouter Jukema, J; Lamarche, Benoît; Onat, Altan; Simons, Leon A; Kavousi, Maryam; Ben-Shlomo, Yoav; Gallacher, John; Dekker, Jacqueline M; Arima, Hisatomi; Shara, Nawar; Tipping, Robert W; Roussel, Ronan; Brunner, Eric J; Koenig, Wolfgang; Sakurai, Masaru; Pavlovic, Jelena; Gansevoort, Ron T; Nagel, Dorothea; Goldbourt, Uri; Barr, Elizabeth L M; Palmieri, Luigi; Njølstad, Inger; Sato, Shinichi; Monique Verschuren, W M; Varghese, Cherian V; Graham, Ian; Onuma, Oyere; Greenland, Philip; Woodward, Mark; Ezzati, Majid; Psaty, Bruce M; Sattar, Naveed; Jackson, Rod; Ridker, Paul M; Cook, Nancy R; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Thompson, Simon G; Danesh, John; Di Angelantonio, Emanuele; Tipping, Robert W; Simpson, Lara M; Pressel, Sara L; Couper, David J; Nambi, Vijay; Matsushita, Kunihiro; Folsom, Aaron R; Shaw, Jonathan E; Magliano, Dianna J; Zimmet, Paul Z; Knuiman, Matthew W; Whincup, Peter H; Wannamethee, S Goya; Willeit, Johann; Santer, Peter; Egger, Georg; Casas, Juan Pablo; Amuzu, Antointtte; Ben-Shlomo, Yoav; Gallacher, John; Tikhonoff, Valérie; Casiglia, Edoardo; Sutherland, Susan E; Nietert, Paul J; Cushman, Mary; Psaty, Bruce M; Søgaard, Anne Johanne; Håheim, Lise Lund; Ariansen, Inger; Tybjærg-Hansen, Anne; Jensen, Gorm B; Schnohr, Peter; Giampaoli, Simona; Vanuzzo, Diego; Panico, Salvatore; Palmieri, Luigi; Balkau, Beverley; Bonnet, Fabrice; Marre, Michel; de la Cámara, Agustin Gómez; Rubio Herrera, Miguel Angel; Friedlander, Yechiel; McCallum, John; McLachlan, Stela; Guralnik, Jack; Phillips, Caroline L; Guralnik, Jack; Guralnik, Jack; Guralnik, Jack; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Wareham, Nick; Schöttker, Ben; Saum, Kai-Uwe; Holleczek, Bernd; Nissinen, Aulikki; Tolonen, Hanna; Giampaoli, Simona; Donfrancesco, Chiara; Vartiainen, Erkki; Jousilahti, Pekka; Harald, Kennet; D’Agostino, Ralph B; Massaro, Joseph M; Pencina, Michael; Vasan, Ramachandran; D’Agostino, Ralph B; Massaro, Joseph M; Pencina, Michael; Vasan, Ramachandran; Kayama, Takamasa; Kato, Takeo; Oizumi, Toshihide; Jespersen, Jørgen; Møller, Lars; Bladbjerg, Else Marie; Chetrit, A; Rosengren, Annika; Wilhelmsen, Lars; Björkelund, Cecilia; Lissner, Lauren; Nagel, Dorothea; Dennison, Elaine; Kiyohara, Yutaka; Ninomiya, Toshiharu; Doi, Yasufumi; Rodriguez, Beatriz; Nijpels, Giel; Stehouwer, Coen D A; Sato, Shinichi; Kazumasa, Yamagishi; Iso, Hiroyasu; Goldbourt, Uri; Salomaa, Veikko; Vartiainen, Erkki; Kurl, Sudhir; Tuomainen, Tomi-Pekka; Salonen, Jukka T; Visser, Marjolein; Deeg, Dorly J H; Meade, Tom W; Nilsson, Peter M; Hedblad, Bo; Melander, Olle; De Boer, Ian H; DeFilippis, Andrew Paul; Verschuren, W M Monique; Sattar, Naveed; Watt, Graham; Meisinger, Christa; Koenig, Wolfgang; Koenig, Wolfgang; Meisinger, Christa; Verschuren, W M Monique; Rosengren, Annika; Kuller, Lewis H; Tverdal, Aage; Gillum, Richard F; Cooper, Jackie A; Kirkland, Susan; Shimbo, Daichi; Shaffer, Jonathan; Sato, Shinichi; Kazumasa, Yamagishi; Iso, Hiroyasu; Ducimetiere, Pierre; Bakker, Stephan J L; van der Harst, Pim; Hillege, Hans L; Crespo, Carlos J; Amouyel, Philippe; Dallongeville, Jean; Assmann, Gerd; Schulte, Helmut; Trompet, Stella; Smit, Roelof A J; Stott, David J; van der Schouw, Yvonne T; Després, Jean-Pierre; Cantin, Bernard; Dagenais, Gilles R; Laughlin, Gail; Wingard, Deborah; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Trevisan, Maurizio; Aspelund, Thor; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Guðmundsson, Elías Freyr; Ikram, Arfan; van Rooij, Frank J A; Franco, Oscar H; Rueda-Ochoa, Oscar L; Muka, Taulant; Glisic, Marija; Tunstall-Pedoe, Hugh; Völzke, Henry; Howard, Barbara V; Zhang, Ying; Jolly, Stacey; Gallacher, John; Davey-Smith, George; Can, Günay; Yüksel, Hüsniye; Nakagawa, Hideaki; Morikawa, Yuko; Miura, Katsuyuki; Njølstad, Inger; Ingelsson, Martin; Giedraitis, Vilmantas; Ridker, Paul M; Gaziano, J Michael; Kivimaki, Mika; Shipley, Martin; Brunner, Eric J; Shipley, Martin; Arndt, Volker; Brenner, Hermann; Cook, Nancy; Ridker, Paul M; Ford, Ian; Sattar, Naveed; Ibañez, Alejandro Marín; Geleijnse, Johanna M (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-11-22)
    Aims: There is debate about the optimum algorithm for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk estimation. We conducted head-to-head comparisons of four algorithms recommended by primary prevention guidelines, before and after 'recalibration', a method that ...
  • Harðardóttir, Hrönn; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Sigvaldason, Andrés; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Aspelund, Thor; Hansdottir, Sif; Jónsson, Steinn (Læknafélag Íslands / Icelandic Medical Association, 2017-04-06)
    Inngangur: Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að lýsa einkennum, sjúkdómsmynd, meðferð og afdrifum sjúklinga sem hafa farið í kerfisbundið greiningarferli á Landspítala vegna gruns um lungnakrabbamein. Efniviður og aðferðir: Rannsóknin tekur til 550 sjúklinga ...
  • Jonsson, Helgi; Aspelund, Thor; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Harris, Tamara B.; Launer, Lenore J.; Gudnason, Vilmundur (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-08-23)
    Background: The debate whether "asymptomatic hyperuricemia" should be treated is still ongoing. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to analyze whether hyperuricema in the elderly is associated with joint pain. Methods and findings: Participants ...
  • Saevarsdóttir, Karen Sól; Hilmarsdóttir, Hildur Ýr; Magnúsdóttir, Ingibjörg; Hauksdóttir, Arna; Thordardottir, Edda Bjork; Gudjónsdóttir, Ásdís Braga; Tomasson, Gunnar; Rúnarsdóttir, Harpa; Jónsdóttir, Harpa Lind; Gudmundsdóttir, Berglind; Pétursdóttir, Gudrún; Petersen, Pétur Henry; Kristinsson, Sigurdur Yngvi; Love, Thorvardur Jon; Hansdóttir, Sif; Hardardóttir, Hrönn; Gudmundsson, Gunnar; Eythorsson, Elias; Gudmundsdóttir, Dóra Gudrún; Sigbjörnsdóttir, Hildur; Haraldsdóttir, Sigrídur; Möller, Alma Dagbjört; Palsson, Runolfur; Jakobsdóttir, Jóhanna; Aspelund, Thor; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur (2021-07-23)
    Objective To test if patients recovering from COVID-19 are at increased risk of mental morbidities and to what extent such risk is exacerbated by illness severity. Design Population-based cross-sectional study. Setting Iceland. Participants A total of ...
  • Harðardóttir, Hrönn; Aspelund, Thor; Zhu, Jianwei; Fall, Katja; Hauksdóttir, Arna; Fang, Fang; Lu, Donghao; Janson, Christer; Jónsson, Steinn; Valdimarsdóttir, Heiðdís; Valdimarsdóttir, Unnur Anna (2022-01)
    Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess the role of the patient’s background and perceived healthcare-related factors in symptoms of acute stress after lung cancer diagnosis. Methods: The study population consisted of 89 individuals referred for ...
  • Bjarnason, Thorarinn Arni; Hafþórsson, Steinar O.; Kristinsdóttir, Linda B.; Óskarsdóttir, Erna S.; Aspelund, Thor; Sigurðsson, Sigurður; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Andersen, Karl (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-08-30)
    Background Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes are established risk factors for atherosclerosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the atherosclerotic plaque burden in the carotid arteries of patients with acute coronary syndrome according to their ...
  • Thorsson, Bolli; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Sigurðsson, Sigurður; Guðmundsson, Elías Freyr; Bots, Michael L; Aspelund, Thor; Arntzen, Kjell Arne; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B; Gudnason, Vilmundur (BMJ, 2018-05-01)
    Objectives Population statistics for carotid plaque and cardiovascular risk factors reported in scientific journals are usually presented as averages for the population or age and sex adjusted, rather than sex and age groups. Important population ...
  • Sverrisson, Friðgeir A.; Bateman, Brian T.; Aspelund, Thor; Skúlason, Sigurgrímur; Zoega, Helga (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-11-21)
    Background Hypertensive disorders complicate up to 10% of pregnancies. Evidence suggests a potential association between maternal hypertensive disorders during pregnancy, particularly preeclampsia, and adverse neurodevelopment in the offspring, but ...
  • Turmezei, Thomas; Treece, Graham; Gee, A. H.; Sigurðsson, Sigurður; Jonsson, Helgi; Aspelund, Thor; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Poole, Kenneth E.S. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-03-05)
    Osteoarthritis is an increasingly important health problem for which the main treatment remains joint replacement. Therapy developments have been hampered by a lack of biomarkers that can reliably predict disease, while 2D radiographs interpreted by ...
  • Aspelund, Thor; Gudnason, Vilmundur (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-06-03)
    High blood cholesterol is typically considered a feature of wealthy western countries1,2. However, dietary and behavioural determinants of blood cholesterol are changing rapidly throughout the world3 and countries are using lipid-lowering medications ...
  • 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 ...
  • Carlsen, Hanne Krage; Valdimarsdóttir, Unnur Anna; Briem, Haraldur; Dominici, Francesca; Finnbjörnsdóttir, Ragnhildur Guðrún; Jóhannsson, Þorsteinn; Aspelund, Thor; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Guðnason, Þórólfur (2021-02-27)
    BACKGROUND: The Holuhraun volcanic eruption September 2014 to February 2015 emitted large amounts of sulfur dioxide (SO 2). The aim of this study was to determine the association between volcanic SO 2 gases on general population respiratory health some ...
  • Gaksch, Martin; Jorde, Rolf; Grimnes, Guri; Joakimsen, Ragnar; Schirmer, Henrik; Wilsgaard, Tom; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; März, Winfried; Kleber, Marcus E.; Tomaschitz, Andreas; Grübler, Martin; Eiríksdóttir, Guðný; Guðmundsson, Elías Freyr; Harris, Tamara B.; Cotch, Mary F.; Aspelund, Thor; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Rutters, Femke; Beulens, Joline W. J.; van ‘t Riet, Esther; Nijpels, Giel; Dekker, Jacqueline M.; Grove-Laugesen, Diana; Rejnmark, Lars; Busch, Markus A.; Mensink, Gert B. M.; Scheidt-Nave, Christa; Thamm, Michael; Swart, Karin M. A.; Brouwer, Ingeborg A.; Lips, Paul; van Schoor, Natasja M.; Sempos, Christopher T.; Durazo-Arvizu, Ramón A.; Škrabáková, Zuzana; Dowling, Kirsten G.; Cashman, Kevin D.; Kiely, Mairead; Pilz, Stefan (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-02-16)
    Background Vitamin D deficiency may be a risk factor for mortality but previous meta-analyses lacked standardization of laboratory methods for 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) concentrations and used aggregate data instead of individual participant ...