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[Asthma induced by exercise and cold air].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature302319
Source
Duodecim. 1988;104(6):446-51.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1988

Cold-related cardiorespiratory symptoms among subjects with and without hypertension: the National FINRISK Study 2002.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature301017
Source
European Journal of Public Health. 2014 Apr;24(2):237-43. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt078. Epub 2013 Jun 22.
Publication Type
Article
Date
2014
Author
Ikäheimo TM
Lehtinen T
Antikainen R
Jokelainen J
Näyhä S
Hassi J
Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S
Laatikainen T
Jousilahti P
Jaakkola JJ
Source
European Journal of Public Health. 2014 Apr;24(2):237-43. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt078. Epub 2013 Jun 22.
Date
2014
Language
English
Geographic Location
Finland
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Aged
Cardiovascular diseases
Complications
Epidemiology
Cold Temperature
Female
Finland
Humans
Hypertension
Male
Middle Aged
Prevalence
Risk factors
Surveys and Questionnaires
Abstract
BACKGROUND: Exposure to cold weather increases blood pressure (BP) and may aggravate the symptoms and influence the prognosis of subjects with a diagnosis of hypertension. We tested the hypothesis that subjects with hypertension alone or in combination with another cardiovascular disease (CVD) experience cold-related cardiorespiratory symptoms more commonly than persons without hypertension. This information is relevant for proper treatment and could serve as an indicator for predicting wintertime morbidity and mortality.
METHODS: A self-administered questionnaire inquiring of cold-related symptoms was obtained from 6591 men and women aged 25-74 yrs of the FINRISK Study 2002 population. BP was measured in association with clinical examinations. Symptom prevalence was compared between subjects with diagnosed hypertensive disease with (n = 395) or without (n = 764) another CVD, untreated diagnosed hypertension (n = 1308), measured high BP (n = 1070) and a reference group (n = 2728) with normal BP.
RESULTS: Hypertension in combination with another CVD was associated with increased cold-related dyspnoea (men: adjusted odds ratio 3.94, 95% confidence interval 2.57-6.02)/women: 4.41, 2.84-6.86), cough (2.64, 1.62-4.32/4.26, 2.60-6.99), wheezing (2.51, 1.42-4.43/;3.73, 2.08-6.69), mucus excretion (1.90, 1.24-2.91/2.53, 1.54-4.16), chest pain (22.5, 9.81-51.7/17.7, 8.37-37.5) and arrhythmias (43.4, 8.91-211/8.99, 3.99-20.2), compared with the reference group. Both diagnosed treated hypertension and untreated hypertension and measured high BP resulted in increased cardiorespiratory symptoms during the cold season.
CONCLUSION: Hypertension alone and together with another CVD is strongly associated with cold-related cardiorespiratory symptoms. As these symptoms may predict adverse health events, hypertensive patients need customized care and advice on how to cope with cold weather.
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Diabetes and impaired glucose metabolism is associated with more cold-related cardiorespiratory symptoms.

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Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2017 Jul;129:116-125. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2017.04.022. Epub 2017 May 4.
Publication Type
Article
Date
2017
Author
Ikäheimo TM
Jokelainen J
Hassi J
Hiltunen L
Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S
Laatikainen T
Jousilahti P
Peltonen M
Moilanen L
Saltevo J
Näyhä S
Source
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2017 Jul;129:116-125. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2017.04.022. Epub 2017 May 4.
Date
2017
Language
English
Geographic Location
Finland
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Aged
Blood glucose
Cardiovascular diseases
Epidemiology
Cold Temperature
Metabolism
Adverse effects
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Complications
Female
Glucose Intolerance
Glucose Tolerance Test
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Risk factors
Abstract
AIMS: Diabetes and impaired glucose metabolism cause metabolic, neural and circulatory disturbances that may predispose to adverse cooling and related symptoms during the cold season. This study assessed the prevalence of cold-related cardiorespiratory symptoms in the general population according to glycaemic status.
METHODS: The study population consisted of 2436 men and 2708 women aged 45-74years who participated in the National FINRISK cold sub-studies in 2002 and 2007. A questionnaire assessed cold-related symptoms (respiratory, cardiac, peripheral circulation). Glycaemic status was determined based on fasting blood glucose, oral glucose tolerance tests or reported diagnosis of diabetes and categorized into normal glucose metabolism, impaired fasting blood glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, screening-detected type 2 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
RESULTS: Type 2 diabetes was associated with increased odds for cold-related dyspnoea [Adjusted OR 1.72 (95% CI, 1.28-2.30)], chest pain [2.10 (1.32-3.34)] and respiratory symptoms [1.85 (1.44-2.38)] compared with normal glucose metabolism. Screened type 2 diabetes showed increased OR for cold-related dyspnoea [1.36 (1.04-1.77)], cough [1.41 (1.06-1.87)] and cardiac symptoms [1.51 (1.04-2.20)]. Worsening of glycaemic status was associated with increased odds for cold-related dyspnoea (from 1.16 in impaired fasting glucose to 1.72 in type 2 diabetes, P=0.000), cough (1.02-1.27, P=0.032), chest pain (1.28-2.10, P=0.006), arrhythmias (0.87-1.74, P=0.020), cardiac (1.11-1.99, P=0.000), respiratory (1.14-1.84, P=0.000) and all symptoms (1.05-1.66, P=0.003).
CONCLUSIONS: Subjects with diabetes and pre-diabetes experience more cold-related cardiorespiratory symptoms and need instructions for proper protection from cold weather to reduce adverse health effects.
PubMed ID
28521195 View in PubMed
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Effect of Soviet industry on blood cadmium in Finns.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature302318
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Lancet. 1991 Dec 21-28;338(8782-8783):1593.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1991
Author
Näyä S
Korpela H
Pyy L
Hassi J
Source
Lancet. 1991 Dec 21-28;338(8782-8783):1593.
Date
1991
Language
English
Geographic Location
Finland
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Air Pollutants
Adverse effects
Cadmium
Blood
Humans
Male
Metallurgy
USSR
PubMed ID
1683990 View in PubMed
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Effects of whole body cooling on sensory perception and manual performance in subjects with Raynaud's phenomenon.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature302323
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Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular and Integrative Physiology. 2001 Apr;128(4):749-57.
Publication Type
Article
Date
2001
Author
Rissanen S
Hassi J
Juopperi K
Rintamäki H
Source
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular and Integrative Physiology. 2001 Apr;128(4):749-57.
Date
2001
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Body Temperature Regulation
Cold Temperature
Fingers
Humans
Male
Perception
Physiology
Raynaud Disease
Physiopathology
Sensation
Skin Physiological Phenomena
Abstract
Patients with Raynaud's phenomenon (RP) have abnormal digital vasoconstriction in response to cold. The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of cooling on sensory perception and manual performance in healthy male subjects and subjects with RP. There were two groups of subjects with primary RP: 12 subjects fulfilled the criteria of Lewis (L) and the other 12 the more critical criteria of Maricq (M). Control group (C) consisted of 19 healthy men. Subjects were exposed to 5 degrees C for 60 min. Skin temperatures were measured. Finger dexterity, pinch strength, abduction/adduction of fingers, pressure perception threshold and vibration perception threshold were tested during the exposure every 15 min. At the beginning of the exposure the mean (S.E.) finger temperature was 2.5 (1.2) degrees C (P
PubMed ID
11282318 View in PubMed
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[Frostbite-induced changes in bones and joints].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature293903
Source
Duodecim. 1993;109(1):60-3.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1993

Global collaboration is a useful tool to respond to versatile public health challenges in the circumpolar areas.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature302325
Source
Int J Circumpolar Health. 2006 Jun;65(3):194.
Publication Type
Article
Date
2006
Author
Hassi J
Source
Int J Circumpolar Health. 2006 Jun;65(3):194.
Date
2006
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Arctic Regions
Global health
Humans
International Cooperation
Public Health Administration
PubMed ID
16871825 View in PubMed
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Incidence of frostbite and ambient temperature in Finland, 1986-1995. A national study based on hospital admissions.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature293901
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International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 2002 Nov;61(4):352-62.
Publication Type
Article
Date
2002

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