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Michael Stylidis  Clinical characteristics, echocardiographic indices of heart failure and mortality in a general population. The Tromsø Study 2020
Eivind Schjelderup Skarpsno The bidirectional association between sleep problems and chronic musculoskeletal pain: influence of lifestyle, physical work exposure and systemic inflammation. Prospective data from the HUNT Study and the Tromsø Study 2019
Ioanna Dallari Jacobsen Dental health and need for non-operative treatment among 16-year-olds in Northern Norway  2018
Solveig Engebretsen Contributions to network science in public health 2019
Juan Carlos Aviles Solis Identification and prevalence of adventitious lung sounds in a general adult population 2020
Jan Torbjørn Mannsverk The epidemiology of myocardial infarction 2019
Trond Børvik Impact of Chronic Obstructive Respiratory Disease (COPD), respiratory symptoms and oxygen saturation on the risk of incident venous thromboembolism (VTE) and VTE-related mortality in a general population 2019
Maria Averina   2005
Elena Kamycheva   2007
Hege Sagstuen Haugnes Cardiovascular risk factors and pulmonary function in long-term survivors of testicular cancer 2009
Tone Kristin Omsland Regional differences in bone mineral density and risk factors for fractures in Norway 2009
Maria Sangvik Staphylococcus aureus colonisation and host-microbe interactions 2013
Maiken E. Gabrielsen Genetic risk factors for lung cancer: relationship to smoking habits and nicotine addiction. The Nord-Trøndelag (HUNT) and Tromsø Health Studies 2013
Hallvard Lilleng Prevalence, risk factors for and clinical impact of persistent hyperCKemia in a general population. The Tromsø Study 2014
Cecilie Dahl Quality of municipal drinking water and the risk of osteoporotic fractures in Norway 2014
Ellen M Apalset Tydinga av vitamin K og betennelse for bein og brot 2014
Birgit Småbrekke Shared risk factors for arterial cardiovascular diseases and venous thromboembolism 2019
Elin Kristin Evensen Overweight/obesity, body composition and bone mass in late adolescence: the relation with birth weight, childhood body mass index and growth. The Tromsø Study: Fit Futures, a longitudinal cohort study 2019
Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson Obesity, renal hyperfiltration and glomerular filtration rate decline in the general population 2019
Hege Kileng Chronic hepatitis C: Epidemiology, viral resistance, and public health implications 2019
Ieva Martinaityte Storage of vitamin D in adipose tissue and associations between vitamin D related genetic variants and diabetes, myocardial infarction, cancer, death, and low bone mineral density. Results from a high-dose vitamin D study and the Tromsø Study 2018
Andrea Milde Øhrn Unrecognized Myocardial Infarction. Pain tolerance, prognosis and pathogenesis in men and women 2018
Marit Osima Cortical porosity, medullary adiposity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, serum vitamin D, parathyroid hormone, and nonvertebral fractures 2018
Jørgen Schei Oxidative stress and inflammation as risk factors for accelerated age-related GFR decline and albuminuria in the general population 2018
Trygve Sølberg Ellingsen Red cell distribution width and risk of venous thromboembolism 2018
Simin Jamaly Role of Extracellular Vesicles in the Pathogenesis of Venous Thromboembolism 2018
Gro Grimnes Infection, inflammation, and risk of venous thromboembolism 2018
Nadia Arshad Venous thromboembolism: incidence, recurrence and mortality 2018
Mashhood Ahmed Sheikh Childhood disadvantage, and health and well-being in adulthood 2018
Lene Gjelseth Dalbak Diagnostic tests for lung and heart diseases in primary care - from quality assurance to epidemiology 2018
Agnethe Eltoft C-reactive protein and other circulating biomarkers in carotid atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease 2018
Ludvig Balteskard Rinde Arterial cardiovascular diseases and risk of venous thromboembolism 2018
Sigbjørn Olav Rogne Cognitive function and mild cognitive impairment in a general population: roles of cardiovascular and genetic risk factors and magnetic resonance volumetry. The Tromsø Study 2018
Lars Daae Horvei Obesity, body height and risk of venous thromboembolism 2018
Sweta Tiwari Atrial Fibrillation: A prospective population study of risk factors and complications. The Tromsø Study 2018
Jostein Lappegård RedCell Distribution Width (RDW) and future risk of arterial cardiovascular diseases 2018
Rita Kral Cortical bone and fracture risk: The Tromsø Study 2018
Tore Christoffersen The influence of birth weight, childhood fractures and lifestyle factors on peak bone mass in Norwegian boys and girls between 15-18 years of age. The Tromsø Study, Fit Futures 2017
Julia Beilfuss

Vitamin D and its implication on inflammation and genomics. The data from the Tromsø Study and the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Ole Fredrik Linnemann Andorsen

Self-reported musculoskeletal complaints. Prevalence, risk factors, and mortality

Caroline Lind

Bidirectional association between arterial and venous thrombosis

Olga Vikhammer Gran

Venous thromboembolism and cancer

Anne-Sofie Sand

Overweight, body size perceptions, lifestyle changes and health concerns in young adults, The Tromsø Study, Fit Futures. A combined approach using qualitative interviews and a population-based cross-sectional study

Christine Tørris

Lean fish consumption is associated with decreased risk of metabolic syndrome - Results from a large population-based study

Anne Merete Vangen-Lønne

Ischemic stroke in a general population: Time trends in incidence, case fatality and the impact of risk factors

Gunhild Lerstad

Endocrine-related factors and risk of venous thromboembolism

Jon Viljar Norvik

Uric acid and adiponectin in cardiovascular disease

Ekaterina Sharashova

Decline in resting heart rate, its association with other variables, and its role in cardiovascular disease; The Tromsø Study

Martin Sørensen

The role of Staphylococcus aureus in allergic disease and cross-reactivity in fish allergy

Stina Therese Sollid

Glucose metabolism, genetic factors, vitamin D binding protein and directly measured free 25-hydroxyvitamin D – Results from a randomized controlled trial with high-dose vitamin D supplementation in subjects with prediabetes

Hilde-Merete Storhaug

Uric acid - its role as a risk factor for the metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular and kidney disease

Rajesh Shigdel

Cortical porosity as a target for fracture prevention: The Tromsø Study

Per-Jostein Samuelsen

Use of analgesics in the general population: Trends, persistence, high-risk use and associations with pain sensitivity

Hanne Frydenberg

Growth, inflammation, lifestyle and breast cancer

Audhild Nyrnes

Atrial fibrillation in The Tromsø Study 1994-2007. Risk factors, occurrence and gender differences

Hilde Jensvoll

Cancer and venous thromboembolism”. The Tromsø Study

Gry Debora Wisthus Eveborn

The Epidemiology of Valvular Aortic Stenosis. Prevalence, incidence, mortality, risk factors and progression of aortic stenosis in a general population. The Tromsø Study

Anne Winther

Adolescents’ lifestyle and bone health. The Tromsø Study, Fit Futures

Aslak Johansen

Persistent post-surgical pain: Prevalence, risk factors and pain mechanisms

Monica Linea Vold

Pulse oximetry in an adult population: Predictors of low oxygen saturation and associations with mortality. The Tromsø Study 2001-2008

Erin Mathiesen Hald

Cardiovascular risk factors, atherosclerosis and venous thromboembolism - The Tromsø study

Roy Bjørkholt Olsen

Functional interactions between the cardiovascular and pain regulatory systems. Findings from a cross-sectional study, with special reference to blood pressure-related hypoalgesia and impact of chronic pain

Kristine Blix

Cancer-related venous thromboembolism: epidemiology and risk factors

Eivind Bjerkaas

Aspects of Active Smoking and Breast Cancer

Niklas Bernhard Stabell

Associations of widespread pain sensitivity, comorbid chronic pain and psychological distress with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and abdominal pain

Therese Haugdahl Nøst

Understanding temporality in human concentrations of organic contaminants. Considering human concentrations over time and through life in perspective of historic production and use

Ranjan Parajuli

Smoking and incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer

Kjersti Danielsen

Psoriasis, overweight and metabolic syndrome.The Tromsø Study

Marit Herder

Predictors of progression of ultrasound-assessed carotid artery atherosclerosis.The Tromsø Study 1994-2008

Therese von Hanno

Retinal vascular calibres: Risk factors and methodological aspects of retinal vascular imaging. The Tromsø Eye Study – a part of the Tromsø Study

Ida Johanne Hansen-Krone

Diet, physical activity and venous thromboembolism

Agnete Egilsdatter Kristoffersen

Use of complementary and alternative medicine among Norwegian cancer patients

Marie Kjærgaard

Vitamin D, depression and headache - Results from the Tromsø Study and an intervention study with vitamin D

Kristin Fjeldstad Enga

Lifestyle factors and risk of venous thromboembolism

May Trude Johnsen

The effect of sleeping patterns on mental distress and overweight risk under shifting light conditions in north Norway: Some findings from the Tromsø Study

Svanhild Haugnes Waterloo

Vertebral fractures: Prevalence, risk factors, and health-related quality of life. A cross-sectional study. The Tromsø study 2007/2008

Anne Helen Hansen

EA population-based study of health care utilisation according to care level, socioeconomic group, and continuity of primary care. The Tromsø Study

Karina Olsen

taphylococcus aurus nasal carriage - Interplay between host, microbe and the environment. The Tromsø Staph and Skin Study

Maja Gran Erke

Age-related macular degeneration: Prevalence and risk factors - a cross-sectinal study. The Tromsø Study 2008/2008

Geir Bertelsen

Retinopathy with and without diabetes: Risk factiors and visual impairment. the Tromsø Eye Study and a Norwegian screening study

Toralf Melsom

Renal hyperfiltration, impaired fasting glucose and physical exercise in the general population : a cross-sectional study

Moira Ylva Strand Hutchinson

Vitamin D, glucose metabolism and diagnostic criteria for diabetes

Astri Medbø

COPD in the elderly - diagnostic criteria, symptoms and smoking. Quantitative and qualitative studies of persons 60 years and older in The Tromsø studies

Laila Arnesdatter Hopstock

Seasonal variation in incidence of acute myocardial infarction and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a subarctic population. The Tromsø Study

Sanne A. E. Peters

Imaging of Atherosclerosis. Study design and cardiovascular risk prediction

Kjell Arne Arntzen

Carotid atherosclerosis, vascular risk factors and relation to cognitive test results. The Tromsø Study 1994-2008

Knut Borch

Anthropometry and risk of venous thromboembolism

Marie Søfteland Sandvei

Incidence, mortality, and risk factors for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Prospective analyzes of the HUNT and Tromsø studies

Annika E. Michelsen

Platelet-derived microparticles and biomarkers in atherosclerosis and inflammation

Manjunath Goolyam Basavaraj

Role of monocyte procoagulant functions in the pathophysiology of arterial and venous thrombosis

Haakon Lindekleiv

Subarachnoid hemorrhage : incidence, risk factors and sex differences

Alice Beathe Andersgaard

Eclampsia, maternal deaths, and hypertensive diseases of pregnancy and long term maternal health risk

Guri Grimnes

Clinical and laboratory aspects of vitamin D in relation to type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis. Results from the Tromsø Study and two randomized controlled trials

Bente Morseth

Physical activity, osteoporosis, and fracture risk. Long-term associations in a general population

Jan-Magnus Kvamme

Body Mass Index and risk of malnutrition in community-living elderly men and women: Relationships with morbidity, mortality and health-related quality of life. The Tromsø and HUNT studies

Josepha Elizabeth Joseph

Incidence of and risk factors for type 2 diabetes in a general population. The Tromsø Study

Marjolein de Weerd

Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis -population based screening

Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan

Cardiovascular risk factors and risk of venous thromboembolism

Anders Vik

Osteoprotegerin and cardiovascular disease

Signe Helene Forsdahl

Abdominal aortic aneurysms: Risk factors and cardiovascular consequences. The Tromsø Study

Marit Dahl Solbu

Albuminuria – a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and renal function decline, but not a component of the metabolic syndrome

Anders Borglykke

Cardiovascular Risk Estimation – An International Perspective

Monica Sneve

Body composition, parathyroid hormone and vitamin D. Results from the Tromsø study and from an intervention study with high doses of cholcalciferol

Ann-Trude With Notø

Carotid artery atherosclerosis and plaque morphology – relations to endothelial dysfunction, thrombin generation and postprandial metabolism of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins

Ingvild Agledahl

Testosterone and postprandial triglycerides - studies on endogenous testosterone and the effect of testosterone treatment on postprandial triglycerides in elderly men

Jens Kronborg

CKD -Chronic Kidney Disease or Cardiovascular Kidney Disease?

Amjid Iqbal

Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). Associations with lipids, blood pressure, and cardiac function

Bente Bryhni

Insulin release and insulin action in aging

Ann Ragnhild Broderstad

Iron status and prevalence of hereditary haemochromatosis in multiethnic population in northern Norway. The SAMNOR study. The Sør-Varanger study. The Tromsø V study

Dag S. Halvorsen

Infection, inflammation and atherosclerosis

Åshild Bjørnerem

Sex steroids, bone loss and non-vertbral fractures in women and men

Farahnaz N. Saleh

Causes and some consequencies of an increased serum parathyroid hormone level

Ingeborg Hartz

A pharmacological study of lipid-lowering drugs in Norway

Nina Emaus

Longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in women and men from 25 to 84 years. The Tromsø Study

Tove Skjellbakken

Haemoglobin, anemia and haematological malignancies

Luai Awad Ahmed

Risk factors for fractures in Tromsø. The Tromsø Study

Stein Harald Johnsen

Repeated ultrasound measurements of carotid artery plaques in a general population

Kulbir Singh

Abdominal aortic aneurysms: Diagnosis and epidemiology. The Tromsø study

Arild Egge

Clinical aspects on aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

Johan Svartberg

Studies on endogenous testosterone levels in Tromsø men and testosterone supplementation in men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Torgeir Engstad

Characteristics and prognosis of long-term stroke survivors. The Tromsø study

Tom Wilsgaard

Longitudinal analyses of cardiovascular risk factors. The Tromsø Study 1974 - 1995

Vidje Hansen

Psychiatric morbidity and mortality in Northern Norway in the era of deinstitutionalisation. A psychiatric case register study

Ellisiv B. Mathiesen

The stenotic carotid artery plaque. Prevalence, risk factors and relations to clinical disease. The Tromsø Study

Sameline Grimsgaard

Individual fatty acids and cardiovascular risk factors

Gro K. Rosvold Berntsen

Interpretation of forearm bone mineral density. The Tromsø Study

Tone Smith-Sivertsen

Air pollution and health in the Norwegian-Russian border area. A cross-sectional population-based study of the impact of nickel and sulphur dioxide

Eva Stensland-Bugge

Risk factors for carotid intima-media thickness in a general population. The Tromsø Study 1979-1994

Oddmund Joakimsen

Ultrasound assessed carotid atherosclerosis in a general population. The Tromsø Study

Henrik Schirmer

Echocardiographic screening in a general population. Normal distribution of echocardiographic measurements and their relation to cardiovascular risk factors and disease. The Tromsø Study

Ragnar Joakimsen

The Tromsø Study. Risk factors for non-vertebral fractures in a middle-aged population

Ingrid Toft

Metabolic changes in essential hypertension and glucose intolerance

Inger Thune

Physical activity and risk of cancer. A population based cohort study including prostate, testicular, colorectal, lung and breast cancer

Toralf Hasvold

Headache and neck or shoulder pain. An analysis of problems in three comprehensive population studies in Northern Norway

Lillian Nordbø Berge

The weaker gender? Endogenous sex hormones and cardiovascular risk factors in women

Maja-Lisa Løchen

Arrhythmia, electrocardiographic signs, and physical activity in relation to coronary heart risk factors and disease. The Tromsø Study

Anne Elise Eggen

Patterns and predictors of drug use. A pharmacoepidemiologic study, linking the analgesic drug prescriptions to a population health survey in Tromsø, Norway

Kaare H. Bønaa

PRelationship between hemodynamics and blood lipids in population surveys, and effects of n-3 fatty acids

Roar Johnsen

Population studies on dyspepsia and peptic ulcer disease. Occurrence, aetiology, and diagnosis. From the Tromsø Heart Study and The Sørreisa Gastrointestinal Disorder Study

Inger Torhild Gram

Aspects of breast and cervical cancer screening

Vinjar Fønnebø

The healthy faith. Pregnancy outcome, risk of disease, cancer morbidity and mortality in Norwegian Seventh-Day Adventists

Odd Nilssen

Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase: population determinants and diagnostic characteristics in relation to intervention on risk drinkers

Knut Fylkesnes

Factors affecting self-evaluated general health status - and the use of professional health care services

Arild Bjørndal

Forbruk av psykofarmaka i Norge. Kartlegging og analyser

Synnøve Fønnebø Knutsen

The Tromsø survey: The family intervention study

Aage Tverdal

A mortality follow-up of persons invited to a cardiovascular disease study in five areas in Norway

Jetmund Ringstad

Selenium in cardiovascular disease and cancer. Epidemiological and experimental studies

Bjarne Koster Jacobsen

The use of self-administered questionnaires about food habits

Jan Tore Gran

A clinical, radiological and epidemiological survey of ankylosing spondylitis

Olav Helge Førde

The Tromsø Heart Study. Population studies of coronary risk factors with special emphasis on high density lipoprotein and the family occurrence of myocardial infarction

Dag Steinar Thelle

The Tromsø Heart Study. Population studies of coronary risk factors with special emphasis on high density lipoprotein and the family occurrence of myocardial infarction