Interview with Dr Susanne De Rooij on prenatal exposure to famine in early gestation and later health outcomes.
Interview with Giacomo Mason on lifestyle intervention in obese, pregnant women at risk of gestational diabetes.
Interview with Dr Lise Bjerregard on weight loss before puberty minimises increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes as adults in boys who were overweight.
Interview with Dr. Lise Bjerregard on childhood body mass index and development of type 2 diabetes throughout adult life.
Hear from Professor Marjo-Riitta Järvelin about the DynaHEALTH Project.
Hear from Professor Marjo-Riitta Järvelin about the public health challenges which led to the project.
Professor Marjo-Riitta Järvelin talks about the objectives of the DynaHEALTH Project, including the critical windows across the life-course which can improve health-related outcomes.
Hear from Professor Marjo-Riitta Järvelin about the remaining work to do on the DynaHEALTH project, the statistical analysis and development of a full life-course model, including the economic aspects.
Interview with Phillipp Schwarzfischer about his research on physical activity and sedentary behaviour in childhood.
Dr Niko Wasenius discusses his research on at early life factors and their associations with ageing.
Dr Hanan El Marroun discusses her research on prenatal stressors and brain developmental outcomes in children.
Dr Estelle Lowry discusses the importance of psychosocial factors in determining type 2 diabetes risk and the work which has been done in the DynaHEALTH project to understand the models needed for this.
Illustration of the conceptual framework for unhealthy ageing from early life to old age.
Pohjois-Suomen kohortit muodostavat koko ihmisen elinkaaren kattavan hyvinvointi- ja terveystutkimusohjelman, jonka tavoitteena on edistää väestön terveyttä ja hyvinvointia väestötasolla ja maailmanlaajuisesti.
Northern Finland Cohorts comprise collections of data and biological samples from large population studies. The goal is to enhance the health and wellbeing of the people locally and worldwide.
Download our useful guide to the DynaHEALTH project.
The DynaHEALTH consortium's profile paper has been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. The paper explains why the consortium was set up and what the project is about, what data is included, what has been measured, what has been found and the challenges faced.
The Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes will take place between 16th - 20th September 2019 in Barcelona Spain.
On the 20th March 2019, International Day of Happiness, the University of Oulu will hold an open event to engage with the participants of the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 at the TellUs Innovation Arena at the University of Oulu.
Evidence from the DynaHEALTH project is building to suggest that early interventions play a role in reducing the risks. Psychosocial factors also play a significant role in an individual’s risk of ‘unhealthy ageing’. To convey these important findings to policy makers, the project consortium was hosted by Finnish MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen at an event held at European Parliament.
Physical activity is presumed to decline with the start of adolescence, however, new research shows that this decline begins earlier than previously thought.
New study shows an epigenetic link between prenatal exposure to maternal smoking and offspring's cardio-metabolic health
According to new research, epigenetic changes found in the offspring exposed to maternal smoking during pregnancy or in current smokers are linked to smoking-related diseases in adulthood.
The 11th DOHaD World Congress will take place in Melbourne, Australia between 20th and 23rd October 2019 and is hosted by the DOHaD Society of Australia and New Zealand. The theme for the congress is Investing in a Healthy Future for All: Research, Education, Policy.
The 2018 annual IGES meeting is taking place between 14th and 16th October in San Diego, USA. The satellite meeting precedes The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, between 16th and 20th October.
The research findings ‘Understanding the complexity of glycaemic health – Systematic bio-psychosocial modelling of fasting glucose in middle-age adults; a DynaHEALTH study’ have recently been published in the International Journal of Obesity.
The Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO) is holding its 5th UK Congress on Obesity on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2018, at Newcastle University.
Weight Loss before Puberty Minimises Increased Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes as Adults in Boys who were Overweight
Childhood overweight at 7 years is associated with increased risks of type 2 diabetes in adulthood only if it continues until puberty or later ages, according to a study titled “Change in Overweight from Childhood to Early Adulthood and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes” published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Partners in the DynaHEALTH consortium met in York, UK, on 20th February 2018, for the project's annual General Assembly meeting.
The esearch group, at the University of Oulu's Centre for Life Course Health Research, is seeking a new postdoctoral researcher with excellent skills in longitudinal data analysis approaches in epidemiology.