• Adiposity and asthma in adults: a bidirectional Mendelian randomization analysis of the HUNT Study 

      Sun, Yi-Qian; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Langhammer, Arnulf; Chen, Yue; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Mai, Xiao-Mei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background We aimed to investigate the potential causal associations of adiposity with asthma overall, asthma by atopic status or by levels of symptom control in a large adult population and stratified by sex. We also ...
    • Age-of-onset information helps identify 76 genetic variants associated with allergic disease 

      Ferreira, Manuel A R; Vonk, Judith M.; Baurecht, Hansjörg; Marenholz, Ingo; Tian, Chao; Hoffman, Joshua D.; Helmer, Quinta; Tillander, Annika; Ullemar, Vilhelmina; Lu, Yi; Grosche, Sarah; Ruschendorf, Franz; Granell, Raquel; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Fritsche, Lars; Bhatta, Laxmi; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Zhou, Wei; Hveem, Kristian; Langhammer, Arnulf; Holmen, Oddgeir; Løset, Mari; Abecasis, Goncalo; Willer, Cristen J.; Emami, Nima C.; Cavazos, Taylor B.; Witte, John S.; Szwajda, Agnieszka; 23andMe Research Team, ,; collaborators of SHARE study, ,; Hinds, David A.; Hubner, Norbert; Weidinger, Stephan; Magnusson, Patrik KE; Jorgenson, Eric; Karlsson, Robert; Paternoster, Lavinia; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Almqvist, Catarina; Lee, Young-Ae; Koppelman, Gerard H.; Esparza-Gordillo, Jorge; Hummel, Oliver; Hottenga, Jouke-Jan; Willemsen, Gonneke; Rodríguez, Elke; Hotze, Melanie; Franke, Andre; Matheson, Melanie C.; Dharmage, Shyamali Chandrika; Arnold, Andreas; Homuth, Georg; Schmidt, Carsten O; Thompson, Philip J.; Martin, Nicholas G; Duffy, David L.; Novak, Natalija; Schulz, Holger; Karrasch, Stefan; Gieger, Christian; Strauch, Konstantin; Melles, Ronald B (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Risk factors that contribute to inter-individual differences in the age-of-onset of allergic diseases are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to identify genetic risk variants associated with the age at which ...
    • Aptamer-Based Proteomic Platform Identifies Novel Protein Predictors of Incident Heart Failure and Echocardiographic Traits 

      Nayor, Matthew; Short, Meghan I.; Rasheed, Humaira; Lin, Honghuang; Jonasson, Christian; Yang, Qiong; Hveem, Kristian; Felix, Janine F.; Morrison, Alanna C.; Wild, Philipp S.; Morley, Michael P.; Cappola, Thomas P.; Benson, Mark D.; Ngo, Debby; Sinha, Sumita; Keyes, Michelle J.; Shen, Dongxiao; Wang, Thomas J.; Larson, Martin G.; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Gerszten, Robert E.; Omland, Torbjørn; Vasan, Ramachandran S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Abstract Background: We used a large-scale, high-throughput DNA aptamer-based discovery proteomic platform to identify circulating biomarkers of cardiac remodeling and incident heart failure (HF) in community-dwelling ...
    • Assessing short-term risk of ischemic stroke in relation to all prescribed medications 

      Janszky, Imre; Vardaxis, Ioannis; Lindqvist, Bo Henry; Horn, Jens; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Strand, Linn Beate; Bakken, Inger Johanne Landsjøåsen; Alsnes, Ingvild Vatten; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Ljung, Rickard; Mukamal, Kenneth J.; Sen, Abhijit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      We examined the short-term risk of stroke associated with drugs prescribed in Norway or Sweden in a comprehensive, hypothesis-free manner using comprehensive nation-wide data. We identified 27,680 and 92,561 cases with a ...
    • The association between normal lung function and peak oxygen uptake in patients with exercise intolerance and coronary artery disease 

      Rasch-Halvorsen, Øystein; Hassel, Erlend; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Jenssen, Haldor; Spruit, Martijn A.; Langhammer, Arnulf; Steinshamn, Sigurd Loe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In coronary artery disease (CAD), exercise intolerance with reduced oxygen uptake at peak exercise (VO2peak) is assumed to primarily reflect cardiovascular limitation. However, oxygen transport and utilization depends on ...
    • Associations of asthma and asthma control with atrial fibrillation risk: Results from the Nord-Trøndelag health study (HUNT) 

      Cepelis, Aivaras; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Malmo, Vegard; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Loennechen, Jan Pål; Ellekjær, Hanne; Langhammer, Arnulf; Janszky, Imre; Strand, Linn B (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Importance Asthma, a chronic inflammatory airway disease, and atrial fibrillation (AF) share several common pathophysiological mechanisms. Research on the association between asthma and atrial fibrillation is lacking, ...
    • Asthma and asthma symptom control in relation to incidence of lung cancer in the HUNT study 

      Jiang, Lin; Sun, Yi-Qian; Langhammer, Arnulf; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Chen, Yu; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Leivseth, Linda; Wahl, Sissel Gyrid Freim; Mai, Xiao-Mei (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Large prospective studies on asthma, especially asthma symptom control, as a potential risk factor for lung cancer are limited. We followed up 62,791 cancer-free Norwegian adults from 1995–1997 to 2017. Self-reported ...
    • Asthma, asthma control and risk of ischemic stroke: The HUNT study 

      Cepelis, Aivaras; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Langhammer, Arnulf; Janszky, Imre; Strand, Linn B (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Asthma, a chronic inflammatory airway disease, shares common pathophysiological mechanisms with ischemic stroke. The aim of the study is to assess the association between asthma, levels of asthma control and ...
    • Asthma, asthma control and the risk of cardiovascular disease - The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT) 

      Cepelis, Aivaras (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:121, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
      Norsk sammendrag Astma, en kronisk inflammatorisk luftveissykdom, rammer så mange som 30 millioner barn og voksne i Europa. Utbredelsen av astma er omtrent 10% i det nordlige og vestlige Europa og har doblet seg de siste ...
    • Avoiding dynastic, assortative mating, and population stratification biases in Mendelian randomization through within-family analyses 

      Brumpton, Ben Michael; Sanderson, Eleanor; Heilbron, Karl; Hartwig, FP; Harrison, S; Vie, Gunnhild Åberge; Cho, Y; Howe, LD; Hughes, A; Boomsma, D; Havdahl, Alexandra; Hopper, J; Neale, M; Nivard, Michel G.; Pedersen, N; Reynolds, CA; Tucker-D, EM; Grotzinger, A; Howe, Laurence; Morris, Tim; Li, Shuai; Within-Family Consortium, The; 23andMe Research Team, The; Auton, A; Windmeijer, F; Chen, W-M; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Hveem, Kristian; Willer, C; Evans, DM; Kaprio, J; Davey Smith, G; Åsvold, BO; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Hemani, G; Davies, Neil Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Estimates from Mendelian randomization studies of unrelated individuals can be biased due to uncontrolled confounding from familial effects. Here we describe methods for within-family Mendelian randomization analyses and ...
    • Biological and Clinical Insights From Genetics of Insomnia Symptoms 

      Lane, Jacqueline M.; Jones, Samuel E.; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Hveem, Kristian; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Zwart, John-Anker; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Winswold, Bendik; Willer, Cristen J; Janszky, Imre; Johnsen, Marianne Bakke; Wood, Andrew R.; Strand, Linn B.; Bowden, Jack; Song, Yanwei; Patel, Krunal; Anderson, Simon G.; Beaumont, Robin N.; Bechtold, David A.; Cade, Brian E.; Kathiresan, Sekar; Little, Max A.; Loudon, Andrew S.; Purcell, Shaun; Richmond, Rebecca C.; Schormair, Barbara; Tyrrell, Jessica; Winkelmann, Juliane; Zhao, Cheng; Redline, Susan; Spiegelhalder, Kai; Kyle, Simon D.; Frayling, Timothy M.; Lawlor, Deborah A.; Rutter, Martin K.; Weedon, Michael N.; Saxena, Richa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Insomnia is a common disorder linked with adverse long-term medical and psychiatric outcomes. The underlying pathophysiological processes and causal relationships of insomnia with disease are poorly understood. Here we ...
    • Body mass index and risk of dying from a bloodstream infection: A Mendelian randomization study 

      Rogne, Tormod; Solligård, Erik; Burgess, Stephen; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Paulsen, Julie; Pescott, Hallie; Mohus, Randi Marie; Gustad, Lise Tuset; Mehl, Arne; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; DeWan, Andrew; Damås, Jan Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    • Combined effects of five prothrombotic genotypes and cancer on the risk of a first venous thromboembolic event 

      Skille, Hanne; Paulsen, Benedikte; Hveem, Kristian; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Hindberg, Kristian; Gran, Olga Vikhammer; Rosendaal, Frits Richard; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: The role of combined prothrombotic genotypes in cancer-related venous thromboembolism (VTE) is scarcely studied. We aimed to investigate the impact of a 5-single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) score on the risk ...
    • Comparison of pre‐ and post‐bronchodilator lung function as predictors of mortality: The HUNT Study 

      Bhatta, Laxmi; Leivseth, Linda; Carslake, David; Langhammer, Arnulf; Mai, Xiao-Mei; Chen, Yue; Henriksen, Anne Hildur; Brumpton, Ben Michael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background and objective Post‐bronchodilator (BD) lung function is recommended for the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, often only pre‐BD lung function is used in clinical practice or ...
    • General and abdominal obesity and incident asthma in adults: the HUNT study 

      Brumpton, Ben Michael; Langhammer, Arnulf; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Chen, Yue; Mai, Xiao-Mei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Measures of body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference define general obesity and abdominal obesity respectively. While high BMI has been established as a risk factor for asthma in adults, waist circumference has seldom ...
    • Genetic associations with temporal shifts in obesity and severe obesity during the obesity epidemic in Norway: A longitudinal population-based cohort (the HUNT Study) 

      Brandkvist, Maria Charlotta; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Ødegård, Rønnaug; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Smith, George Davey; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Sund, Erik; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Willer, Cristen J.; Vie, Gunnhild Åberge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Obesity has tripled worldwide since 1975 as environments are becoming more obesogenic. Our study investigates how changes in population weight and obesity over time are associated with genetic predisposition ...
    • Genetic insight into sick sinus syndrome 

      Thorolfsdottir, Rosa B.; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Aegisdottir, Hildur M.; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Stefánsdóttir, Lilja; Ivarsdottir, Erna V.; Halldorsson, Gisli H.; Sigurdsson, Jon K.; Torp-Pedersen, Christian; Weeke, Peter E.; Brunak, Søren; Westergaard, David; Pedersen, Ole B.; Sorensen, Erik; Nielsen, Kaspar R.; Burgdorf, Kristoffer S.; Banasik, Karina; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Zhou, Wei; Oddsson, Asmundur; Tragante, Vinicius; Hjorleifsson, Kristjan E.; Davidsson, Olafur B.; Rajamani, Sridharan; Jonsson, Stefan; Torfason, Bjarni; Valgardsson, Atli S.; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Frigge, Michael L.; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Norddahl, Gudmundur L.; Helgadottir, Anna; Gretarsdotti, Solveig; Sulem, Patrick; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Willer, Cristen J.; Hveem, Kristian; Bundgaard, Henning; Ullum, Henrik; Arnar, David O.; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    • Genetic Variation Of Platelet Glycoprotein VI And The Risk Of Venous Thromboembolism 

      Skille, Hanne; Paulsen, Benedikte; Hveem, Kristian; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Hindberg, Kristian; Gran, Olga Vikhammer; Rosendaal, Frits Richard; Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas; Hansen, John-Bjarne (Journal article, 2019)
    • Genome-wide association analysis of self-reported daytime sleepiness identifies 42 loci that suggest biological subtypes 

      Wang, Heming; Lane, Jacqueline M.; Jones, Samuel E.; Dashti, Hassan S.; Ollila, Hanna M.; Wood, Andrew R.; van Hees, Vincent T.; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Kantojärvi, Katri; Palviainen, Teemu; Cade, Brian E.; Sofer, Tamar; Song, Yanwei; Patel, Krunal; Anderson, Simon G.; Bechtold, David A.; Bowden, Jack; Emsley, Richard; Kyle, Simon D.; Little, Max A.; Loudon, Andrew S.; Scheer, Frank A.J.L.; Purcell, Shaun M.; Richmond, Rebecca C.; Spiegelhalder, Kai; Tyrrell, Jessica; Zhu, Xiaofeng; Hublin, Christer; Kaprio, Jaakko A.; Kristiansson, Kati; Sulkava, Sonja; Paunio, Tiina; Hveem, Kristian; Nielsen, Jonas B.; Willer, Cristen J.; Zwart, John-Anker; Strand, Linn B; Frayling, Timothy M.; Ray, David; Lawlor, Deborah A.; Rutter, Martin K.; Weedon, Michael N.; Redline, Susan; Saxena, Richa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) affects 10–20% of the population and is associated with substantial functional deficits. Here, we identify 42 loci for self-reported daytime sleepiness in GWAS of 452,071 individuals from ...