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Population studies into non-communicable diseases

​​​Description of research

Etiogenic research into non-communicable diseases.

Members of the research group

Several postdocs and PhD students

Selected publications

Cardiovascular risk factors from childhood and midlife cognitive performance. The Young Finns Study. Rovio S, Pahkala K, Nevalainen J, Juonala M, Salo Pi, Kähönen M, Hutri-Kähönen N, Lehtimäki T, Jokinen E, Laitinen T, Taittonen L, Tossavainen P, Viikari J, Rinne J, Raitakari J. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2017 (in press).

Childhood predictors of adult fatty liver. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. Suomela E, Oikonen M, Pitkänen N, Ahola-Olli A, Virtanen J, Parkkola R, Jokinen E, Laitinen T, Hutri-Kähönen N, Kähönen M, Lehtimäki T, Taittonen L, Tossavainen P, Jula A, Loo BM, Mikkilä V, Telama R, Viikari JS, Juonala M, Raitakari
OT. Journal of Hepatology 2016; 65:784-90.

Exposure to parental smoking in childhood is associated with increased risk of carotid atherosclerotic plaque in adulthood: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study. West HW, Juonala M, Gall SL, Kähönen M, Laitinen T, Taittonen L, Viikari JS, Raitakari OT*, Magnussen CG* (*equal contribution). Circulation 2015; 1239-46.

Metabolic Syndrome from Adolescence to Early Adulthood: Effect of Infancy-Onset Dietary Counseling of Low Saturated Fat: The Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project (STRIP). Nupponen M, Pahkala K, Juonala M, Magnussen CG, Niinikoski H, Rönnemaa T, Viikari JS, Saarinen M, Lagström H, Jula A, Simell O, Raitakari OT. Circulation 2015;131:605-13

Ideal cardiovascular health in adolescence: effect of lifestyle intervention and association with vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity (the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children [STRIP] study). Pahkala K, Hietalampi H, Laitinen TT, Viikari JS, Rönnemaa T, Niinikoski H, Lagström H, Talvia
S, Jula A, Heinonen OJ, Juonala M, Simell O, Raitakari OT. Circulation 2013;127:2088-2096.

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 Prof. Olli Raitakari

 
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