• Causal relationship between obesity and vitamin D status: bi-directional Mendelian randomization analysis of multiple cohorts 

      Vimaleswaran, KS; Berry, DJ; Lu, C; Tikkanen, E; Pilz, Stefan; Hiraki, LT; Cooper, JD; Dastani, Z; Li, R; Houston, Denise; Wood, Andrew R.; Michaëlsson, Karl; Vandenput, Liesbeth; Zgaga, Lina; Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.; McCarthy, Mark I.; Dupuis, Josée; Kaakinen, Marika; Kleber, Marcus E.; Jameson, Karen; Arden, Nigel; Raitakari, Olli; Vikari, Jorma; Lohman, Kurt K.; Ferrucci, Luigi; Melhus, Håkan; Ingelsson, Erik; Byberg, Liisa; Lind, Lars; Lorentzon, Mattias; Salomaa, Veikko; Campbell, Harry; Dunlop, Malcolm; Mitchell, Braxton D.; Herzig, Karl-Heinz; Pouta, Anneli; Hartikainen, Anna-Liisa; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Streeten, Elizabeth A.; Theodoratou, Evropi; Jula, Antti; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Ohlsson, Claes; Frayling, Timothy M.; Kritchevsky, Stephen B.; Spector, Timothy D.; Richards, J. Brent; Lehtimäki, Terho; Ouwehand, Willem H.; Kraft, Peter; Cooper, Cyrus; Loos, RJF (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background Obesity is associated with vitamin D deficiency, and both are areas of active public health concern. We explored the causality and direction of the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and 25-hydroxyvitamin ...
    • 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 ...
    • Gestational age and the risk of autism spectrum disorder in Sweden, Finland, and Norway: A cohort study 

      Risnes, Kari; Opdahl, Signe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction The complex etiology of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is still unresolved. Preterm birth (<37 weeks of gestation) and its complications are the leading cause of death of babies in the world, and those who ...