Doctoral thesis

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Amalie Nilsen Hagen Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment, total risk, and primary prevention in the general population. Insights from the Tromsø Study 2023
Tobias Frischmuth Obesity-related venous thromboembolism 2023
Anja Davis Norbye Health anxiety as a continuous construct in the general population - measuring the distribution of health anxiety and the associations with healthcare use, physical disease and cardiovascular risk factors 2022
Kathrine Fladseth Clinical characteristics, mortality and pain tolerance in stable versus acute presentation of coronary heart disease 2022
Joakim Knutsen Sejrup Risk Factors and Triggers of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Myocardial Infarction 2022
Anetthe Uhlving Larsen Vitamin D: Relations with Sleep and Bone Mineral Density. Insights from the Tromsø Study and randomized controlled trials 2022
Dina Stensen Sex-steroids and social network in relation to Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage 2022
Einar Stikbakke Inflammation, hypertension, and microRNA and Prostate Cancer. The Prostate Cancer throughout life (PROCA-life) study 2022
Erlend Hoftun Farbu Our climatic environment and pain Exposure to cold environment at work and the weather in daily life 2021
Elisabeth Pedersen Medication therapy and treatment goal achievement among persons with coronary heart disease in a general population - Guideline adherence, medication adherence and validation of medication use 2021
Maria Carlsson Temporal trends in intracerebral hemorrhage in a general population. Incidence, risk factors, case fatality and long-term mortality. The Tromsø Study 2021
Cathrine Ramberg The Role of Plasma Extracellular Vesicles and Procoagulant Phospholipid Activity in Venous Thromboembolism 2021
Marie Wasmuth Lundblad The obesity epidemic; population levels of visceral adipose tissue and trends in body composition. Insights from The Tromsø Study 2021
Trygve Lofterød Lifestyle, lipids, metabolic factors, ethnicity and breast cancer 2021
Hege Nermo Dental anxiety in adolescents and adults Epidemiological studies based on the Tromsø Study 7 and Fit Futures 1 & 2 2021
Gro Grimnes Infection, inflammation, and risk of venous thromboembolism 2018
Maria Averina A population based study on cardiovascular diseases in Northwest Russia. The Arkhangelsk study 2000 2005
Cecilie Dahl Quality of municipal drinking water and the risk of osteoporotic fractures in Norway 2014
Ole Andorsen Self-reported musculoskeletal complaints. Prevalence, risk factors, and mortality 2017
Terry Solomon Connecting the Dots Between DNA, Proteins, and Disease: Identifying Genetic Variants and Proteins Relevant for Studying Venous Thromboembolism - ProQuest 2018
Dag Seeger Halvorsen Infection, inflammation and atherosclerosis 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
Ulla Dorte Mathisen The relationship between measured and estimated glomerular filtration rate and cardiovascular risk factors in the middle-aged general population. A cross-sectional study 2011
Paal André Skjærpe Androgen receptor CAG and GGN polymorphisms in vivo and in vitro 2012
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
Ellen M Apalset Vitamin K and inflammation in relation to bone mineral density and hip fractures 2014
Rajesh Shigdel  Cortical porosity as a target for fracture prevention: The Tromsø Study 2016
Stina T. 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 2016
Hanne Frydenberg  Growth,inflammation, lifestyle and breast cancer 2016
Per Jostein Samuelsen Use of analgesics in the general population: Trends, persistence, high-risk use and associations with pain sensitivity 2016
Hilde Merete Storhaug  Uric acid - its role as a risk factor for the metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular and kidney disease 2016
Ekatarina Sharashova  Decline in resting heart rate, its association with other variables, and its role in cardiovascular disease The Tromsø Study 2017
Jon Viljar Norvik Uric acid and adiponectin in cardiovascular disease 2017
Gunhild Lerstad Endocrine-related factors and risk of venous thromboembolism 2017
Caroline Lind  Bidirectional association between arterial and venous thrombosis 2017
Olga Vikhammer Gran  Venous thromboembolism and cancer 2017
Martin Sørensen The role of Staphylococcus aureus in allergic disease and cross-reactivity in fish allergy 2017
Anne Merete Vangen-Lønne Ischemic stroke in a general population: Time trends in incidence, case fatality and the impact of risk factors 2017
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 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 2017
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
Oddgeir Holmen HUNTing for genes: Studies of low-frequency and rare variation in human height, myocardial infarction and serum lipid levels utilizing population-based biobanks 2017
Lars Horvei Obesity, body height and risk of venous thromboembolism 2018
Rita Kral Cortical bone and fracture risk: The Tromsø Study 2018
Andrea Milde Øhrn Unrecognized Myocardial Infarction. Pain tolerance, prognosis and pathogenesis in men and women 2018
Martinaityte Ieva 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
Marit Osima  Cortical porosity, medullary adiposity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, serum vitamin D, parathyroid hormone, and nonvertebral fractures 2018
Sweta Tiwari Atrial Fibrillation: A prospective population study of risk factors and complications. The Tromsø Study 2018
Jostein Lappegård Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW) and future risk of arterial cardiovascular diseases 2018
Jørgen Schei Oxidative stress and inflammation as risk factors for accelerated age-related GFR decline and albuminuria in the general population 2018
Trygve Ellingsen  Red cell distribution width and risk of venous thromboembolism 2018
Nadia Arshad  Venous thromboembolism: incidence, recurrence and mortality 2018
Mashhood A. Sheikh Childhood disadvantage and health and wellbeing in adulthood 2018
Agnethe Eltoft  C-reactive protein and other circulating biomarkers in carotid atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. The Tromsø Study 1994-2013 2018
Lene G Dalbak  Spirometri og pulsoksimetri i diagnostikk av hjerte- og lungesykdom i allmennpraksis 2018
Ludvig B Rinde Arterial cardiovascular diseases and risk of venous thromboembolism 2018
Ioanna Dallari Jacobsen Dental health and need for non-operative treatment among 16-year-olds in Northern Norway 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
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
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
Jan Torbjørn Mannsverk The epidemiology of myocardial infarction. Trends in incidence, risk factors, severity, treatment and outcomes of myocardial infarction in a general population. 2019
Hanne Skille Combined effects of cancer and prothrombotic genotypes on the risk of venous thromboembolism 2021
André Henriksen Continuous physical activity recording - Consumer-based activity trackers in epidemiological studies 2021
Ole Andreas Nilsen The influence of lifestyle on peak bone mass in Norwegian boys and girls between 15-19 years of age. The Tromsø study, Fit Futures 2021
Nils Abel Aars  Physical Activity and Body Composition in Norwegian Adolescents. Results from The Tromsø Study: Fit Futures 2021
Olena Iakunchykova A biomarker approach to explain high cardiovascular disease burden in Russia: insights from population-based studies in Russia and Norway 2021
Ida Marie Opdal Physical activity and mental distress among adolescents 2020
Trond Isaksen Dietary intake of marine polyunsaturated fatty acids and incidence, recurrence and mortality related to venous thromboembolism 2020
Solveig Engebretsen Contributions to network science in public health 2019
Michael Stylidis Clinical characteristics, echocardiographic indices of heart failure and mortality in a general population. The Tromsø Study 2020
Juan Carlos Aviles Solis Identification and prevalence of adventitious lung sounds in a general adult population 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
Audhild Nyrnes Atrial fibrillation in The Tromsø Study 1994-2007. Risk factors, occurrence and gender differences 2016
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.  2015
Anne Winther Adolescents’ lifestyle and bone health. The Tromsø Study, Fit Futures 2015
Aslak Johansen Persistent post-surgical pain: Prevalence, risk factors and pain mechanisms 2015
Monica Linea Vold Pulse oximetry in an adult population: Predictors of low oxygen saturation and associations with mortality. The Tromsø Study 2001-2008 2015
Erin Mathiesen Hald Cardiovascular risk factors, atherosclerosis and venous thromboembolism - The Tromsø study 2014
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 2014
Kristine Blix Cancer-related venous thromboembolism: epidemiology and risk factors 2014
Eivind Bjerkaas Aspects of Active Smoking and Breast Cancer 2014
Niklas Bernhard Stabell Associations of widespread pain sensitivity, comorbid chronic pain and psychological distress with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and abdominal pain 2014
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 2014
Ranjan Parajuli Smoking and incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer 2014
Kjersti Danielsen Psoriasis, overweight and metabolic syndrome.The Tromsø Study 2014
Marit Herder Predictors of progression of ultrasound-assessed carotid artery atherosclerosis.The Tromsø Study 1994-2008 2014
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 2014
Ida Johanne Hansen-Krone Diet, physical activity and venous thromboembolism 2014
Hilde Jensvoll  Cancer and venous thromboembolism 2015
Marie Kjærgaard Vitamin D, depression and headache - Results from the Tromsø Study and an intervention study with vitamin D 2013
Kristin Fjeldstad Enga Lifestyle factors and risk of venous thromboembolism 2013
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 2013
Svanhild Haugnes Waterloo Vertebral fractures: Prevalence, risk factors, and health-related quality of life. A cross-sectional study. The Tromsø study 2007/2008 2013
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 2013
Agnete Egilsdatter Kristoffersen Use of complimentary and alternative medicine amomg Norwegian cancer patients 2013
Karina Olsen Staphylococcus aurus nasal carriage - Interplay between host, microbe and the environment. The Tromsø Staph and Skin Study 2013
Maja Gran Erke Age-related macular degeneration: Prevalence and risk factors - a cross-sectinal study. The Tromsø Study 2008/2008 2013
Geir Bertelsen Retinopathy with and without diabetes: Risk factiors and visual impairment. the Tromsø Eye Study and a Norwegian screening study.  2013
Toralf Melsom Renal hyperfiltration, impaired fasting glucose and physical exercise in the general population : a cross-sectional study 2012
Moira Ylva Strand Hutchinson Vitamin D, glucose metabolism and diagnostic criteria for diabetes 2012
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  2012
Laila Arnesdatter Hopstock Seasonal variation in incidence of acute myocardial infarction and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a subarctic population. The Tromsø Study 2012
Kjell Arne Arntzen Carotid atherosclerosis, vascular risk factors and relation to cognitive test results. The Tromsø Study 1994-2008 2012
Knut Borch Anthropometry and risk of venous thromboembolism 2011
Marie Søfteland Sandvei Incidence, mortality, and risk factors for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Prospective analyzes of the HUNT and Tromsø studies 2011
Annika E. Michelsen Platelet-derived microparticles and biomarkers in atherosclerosis and inflammation 2011
Haakon Lindekleiv Subarachnoid hemorrhage : incidence, risk factors and sex differences 2011
Alice Beathe Andersgaard Eclampsia, maternal deaths, and hypertensive diseases of pregnancy and long term maternal health risk 2011
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 2011
Bente Morseth Physical activity, osteoporosis, and fracture risk. Long-term associations in a general population 2011
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 2011
Josepha Elizabeth Joseph Incidence of and risk factors for type 2 diabetes in a general population. The Tromsø Study 2011
Marjolein de Weerd Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis -population based screening 2010
Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan Cardiovascular risk factors and risk of venous thromboembolism 2010
Anders Vik Osteoprotegerin and cardiovascular disease 2010
Signe Helene Forsdahl Abdominal aortic aneurysms: Risk factors and cardiovascular consequences. The Tromsø Study 2010
Marit Dahl Solbu Albuminuria – a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and renal function decline, but not a component of the metabolic syndrome 2009
Anders Borglykke Cardiovascular Risk Estimation – An International Perspective 2010
Monica Sneve Body composition, parathyroid hormone and vitamin D. Results from the Tromsø study and from an intervention study with high doses of cholecalciferol 2009
Ann-Trude With Notø Carotid artery atherosclerosis and plaque morphology – relations to endothelial dysfunction, thrombin generation and postprandial metabolism of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins 2008
Ingvild Agledahl Testosterone and postprandial triglycerides - studies on endogenous testosterone and the effect of testosterone treatment on postprandial triglycerides in elderly men 2008
Jens Kronborg CKD -Chronic Kidney Disease or Cardiovascular Kidney Disease?  2008
Amjid Iqbal Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). Associations with lipids, blood pressure, and cardiac function 2008
Bente Bryhni Insulin release and insulin action in aging 2008
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 2008
Åshild Bjørnerem Sex steroids, bone loss and non-vertbral fractures in women and men 2007
Elena Kamycheva   2007
Farahnaz N. Saleh Causes and some consequencies of an increased serum parathyroid hormone level 2006
Ingeborg Hartz A pharmacological study of lipid-lowering drugs in Norway 2006
Nina Emaus Longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in women and men from 25 to 84 years. The Tromsø Study 2006
Tove Skjellbakken Haemoglobin, anemia and haematological malignancies 2006
Luai Awad Ahmed Risk factors for fractures in Tromsø. The Tromsø Study 2005
Stein Harald Johnsen Repeated ultrasound measurements of carotid artery plaques in a general population 2005
Kulbir Singh Abdominal aortic aneurysms: Diagnosis and epidemiology. The Tromsø study 2005
Arild Egge Clinical aspects on aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage 2004
Johan Svartberg Studies on endogenous testosterone levels in Tromsø men and testosterone supplementation in men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2004
Torgeir Engstad Characteristics and prognosis of long-term stroke survivors. The Tromsø study 2004
Tom Wilsgaard Longitudinal analyses of cardiovascular risk factors. The Tromsø Study 1974 - 1995 2002
Vidje Hansen Psychiatric morbidity and mortality in Northern Norway in the era of deinstitutionalisation. A psychiatric case register study 2001
Ellisiv B. Mathiesen The stenotic carotid artery plaque. Prevalence, risk factors and relations to clinical disease. The Tromsø Study 2001
Sameline Grimsgaard Individual fatty acids and cardiovascular risk factors 2001
Gro K. Rosvold Berntsen Interpretation of forearm bone mineral density. The Tromsø Study 2000
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 2000
Eva Stensland-Bugge Risk factors for carotid intima-media thickness in a general population. The Tromsø Study 1979-1994 2000
Oddmund Joakimsen Ultrasound assessed carotid atherosclerosis in a general population. The Tromsø Study 2000
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 2000
Ragnar Joakimsen The Tromsø Study. Risk factors for non-vertebral fractures in a middle-aged population 1999
Ingrid Toft Metabolic changes in essential hypertension and glucose intolerance 1998
Inger Thune Physical activity and risk of cancer. A population based cohort study including prostate, testicular, colorectal, lung and breast cancer 1996
Toralf Hasvold Headache and neck or shoulder pain. An analysis of problems in three comprehensive population studies in Northern Norway 1996
Lillian Nordbø Berge The weaker gender? Endogenous sex hormones and cardiovascular risk factors in women 1995
Maja-Lisa Løchen Arrhythmia, electrocardiographic signs, and physical activity in relation to coronary heart risk factors and disease. The Tromsø Study 1995
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 1994
Kaare H. Bønaa PRelationship between hemodynamics and blood lipids in population surveys, and effects of n-3 fatty acids 1992
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 1992
Inger Torhild Gram Aspects of breast and cervical cancer screening. Tromsø: ISM Skriftserie Nr. 22. Universitetet i Tromsø, 1992.  1992
Vinjar Fønnebø The healthy faith. Pregnancy outcome, risk of disease, cancer morbidity and mortality in Norwegian Seventh-Day Adventists 1992
Odd Nilssen Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase: population determinants and diagnostic characteristics in relation to intervention on risk drinkers 1991
Knut Fylkesnes Factors affecting self-evaluated general health status - and the use of professional health care services 1991
Arild Bjørndal Forbruk av psykofarmaka i Norge. Kartlegging og analyser 1990
Synnøve Fønnebø Knutsen The Tromsø survey: The family intervention study 1990
Aage Tverdal A mortality follow-up of persons invited to a cardiovascular disease study in five areas in Norway.  1989
Jetmund Ringstad Selenium in cardiovascular disease and cancer. Epidemiological and experimental studies 1988
Bjarne Koster Jacobsen The use of self-administered questionnaires about food habits 1988
Jan Tore Gran A clinical, radiological and epidemiological survey of ankylosing spondylitis 1985
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 1979
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 1979