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2019

A Cohort Comparison of Lifespan After Age 100 in Denmark and Sweden: Are Only the Oldest Getting Older?

Medford, A., Christensen, K., Skytthe, A. & Vaupel, J. W., Apr 2019, In : Demography. 56, 2, p. 665-677

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Advanced parental age at conception and sex affects mitochondrial DNA copy number in human and fruit flies

Mengel-From, J., Svane, A. M., Pertoldi, C., Kristensen, T. N., Loeschcke, V., Skytthe, A., Christensen, K., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R., Hjelmborg, J. & Christiansen, L., 13. Nov 2019, In : The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 74, 12, p. 1853-1860

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Cancer Incidence and Mortality in 260,000 Nordic Twins With 30,000 Prospective Cancers

Skytthe, A., Harris, J. R., Czene, K., Mucci, L., Adami, H-O., Christensen, K., Hjelmborg, J., Holm, N. V., Nilsen, T. S., Kaprio, J. & Pukkala, E., Apr 2019, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 22, 2, p. 99-107

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The CODATwins Project: The Current Status and Recent Findings of COllaborative Project of Development of Anthropometrical Measures in Twins

The CODATwins Project, Dec 2019, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 22, 6, p. 800-808

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The healthy donor effect impacts self-reported physical and mental health : results from the Danish Blood Donor Study (DBDS)

Rigas, A. S., Skytthe, A., Erikstrup, C., Rostgaard, K., Petersen, M. S., Hjalgrim, H., Ullum, H., Kyvik, K. O. & Pedersen, O. B., Apr 2019, In : Transfusion Medicine. 29, Suppl. 1, p. 65-69

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The risk of asthma is increased among women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a twin study

Zierau, L., Meteran, H., Backer, V., Lindenberg, S., Skytthe, A. & Thomsen, S. F., Jul 2019, In : ERJ Open Research. 5, 3, 7 p., 00018-2018.

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Twin Family Registries Worldwide: An Important Resource for Scientific Research

Hur, Y-M., Bogl, L. H., Ordoñana, J. R., Taylor, J., Hart, S. A., Tuvblad, C., Ystrom, E., Dalgård, C., Skytthe, A. & Willemsen, G., 2019, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 22, 6, p. 427-437

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2017

Are Centenarians getting older? Cohort comparison of lifespan after age 100 in Denmark since 1970

Medford, A., Vaupel, J. W., Skytthe, A. & Christensen, K., 1. Oct 2017. 4 p.

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Differences in genetic and environmental variation in adult BMI by sex, age, time period, and region: An individual-based pooled analysis of 40 twin cohorts

Silventoinen, K., Jelenkovic, A., Sund, R., Yokoyama, Y., Hur, Y. M., Cozen, W., Hwang, A. E., Mack, T. M., Honda, C., Inui, F., Iwatani, Y., Watanabe, M., Tomizawa, R., Pietilainen, K. H., Rissanen, A., Siribaddana, S. H., Hotopf, M., Sumathipala, A., Rijsdijk, F., Tan, Q. & 82 others, Zhang, D., Pang, Z., Piirtola, M., Aaltonen, S., Oncel, S. Y., Aliev, F., Rebato, E., Hjelmborg, J. B., Christensen, K., Skytthe, A., Kyvik, K. O., Silberg, J. L., Eaves, L. J., Cutler, T. L., Ordonana, J. R., Sanchez-Romera, J. F., Colodro-Conde, L., Song, Y. M., Yang, S., Lee, K., Franz, C. E., Kremen, W. S., Lyons, M. J., Busjahn, A., Nelson, T. L., Whitfield, K. E., Kandler, C., Jang, K. L., Gatz, M., Butler, D. A., Stazi, M. A., Fagnani, C., D'Ippolito, C., Duncan, G. E., Buchwald, D., Martin, N. G., Medland, S. E., Montgomery, G. W., Jeong, H. U., Swan, G. E., Krasnow, R., Magnusson, P. K. E., Pedersen, N. L., Dahl Aslan, A. K., McAdams, T. A., Eley, T. C., Gregory, A. M., Tynelius, P., Baker, L. A., Tuvblad, C., Bayasgalan, G., Narandalai, D., Spector, T. D., Mangino, M., Lachance, G., Burt, S. A., Klump, K. L., Harris, J. R., Brandt, I., Nilsen, T. S., Krueger, R. F., McGue, M., Pahlen, S., Corley, R. P., Huibregtse, B. M., Bartels, M., Van Beijsterveldt, C. E. M., Willemsen, G., Goldberg, J. H., Rasmussen, F., Tarnoki, A. D., Tarnoki, D. L., Derom, C. A., Vlietinck, R. F., Loos, R. J. F., Hopper, J. L., Sung, J., Maes, H. H., Turkheimer, E., Boomsma, D. I., Sørensen, T. I. A. & Kaprio, J., 2017, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 106, 2, p. 457-466

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Does the sex of one’s co-twin affect height and BMI in adulthood? A study of dizygotic adult twins from 31 cohorts

Bogl, L. H., Jelenkovic, A., Vuoksimaa, E., Juel Ahrenfeldt, L., Pietiläinen, K. H., Stazi, M. A., Fagnani, C., D’Ippolito, C., Hur, Y-M., Jeong, H-U., Silberg, J. L., Eaves, L. J., Maes, H. H., Bayasgalan, G., Narandalai, D., Cutler, T. L., Kandler, C., Jang, K. L., Christensen, K., Skytthe, A. & 56 others, Kyvik, K. O., Cozen, W., Hwang, A. E., Mack, T. M., Derom, C. A., Vlietinck, R. F., Nelson, T. L., Whitfield, K. E., Corley, R. P., Huibregtse, B. M., McAdams, T. A., Eley, T. C., Gregory, A. M., Krueger, R. F., McGue, M., Pahlen, S., Willemsen, G., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, T. C. E. M., Pang, Z., Tan, Q., Zhang, D., Martin, N. G., Medland, S. E., Montgomery, G. W., Hjelmborg, J. V. B., Rebato, E., Swan, G. E., Krasnow, R., Busjahn, A., Lichtenstein, P., Öncel, S. Y., Aliev, F., Baker, L. A., Tuvblad, C., Siribaddana, S. H., Hotopf, M., Sumathipala, A., Rijsdijk, F., Magnusson, P. K. E., Pedersen, N. L., Aslan, A. K. D., Ordoñana, J. R., Sánchez-Romera, J. F., Colodro-Conde, L., Duncan, G. E., Buchwald, D., Tarnoki, A. D., Tarnoki, D. L., Yokoyama, Y., Hopper, J. L., Loos, R. J. F., Boomsma, D. I., Sørensen, T. I. A., Silventoinen, K. & Kaprio, J., 2017, In : Biology of Sex Differences. 8, 12 p., 14.

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Familial Risk and Heritability of Colorectal Cancer in the Nordic Twin Study of Cancer

Graff, R. E., Möller, S., Passarelli, M. N., Witte, J. S., Skytthe, A., Christensen, K., Tan, Q., Adami, H-O., Czene, K., Harris, J. R., Pukkala, E., Kaprio, J., Giovannucci, E., Mucci, L. A. & Hjelmborg, J. B., Aug 2017, In : Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 15, 8, p. 1256-1264

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Family aggregation of cardiovascular disease mortality: a register-based prospective study of pooled Nordic twin cohorts

Silventoinen, K., Hjelmborg, J., Möller, S., Ripatti, S., Skytthe, A., Tikkanen, E., Pedersen, N. L., Magnusson, P. KE., Christensen, K. & Kaprio, J., 1. Jan 2017, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 46, 4, p. 1223-1229

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Heritability of the Number of Teeth in Middle-Aged and Older Danish Twins

Kurushima, Y., Silventoinen, K., Dokkedal, U., Skytthe, A., Mucci, L. A., Christensen, K. & Hjelmborg, J. V. B., 2017, In : Journal of Dental Research. 96, 13, p. 1513-1517

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Incidence of chronic persistent rheumatoid arthritis and the impact of smoking: A Historical Twin Cohort Study

Svendsen, A. J., Junker, P., Houen, G., Kyvik, K. O., Nielsen, C., Skytthe, A. & Holst, R., May 2017, In : Arthritis Care & Research. 69, 5, p. 616–624

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Investigating heredity in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in a unique cohort of Danish twins

Odum, N., Lindahl, M. L., Wod, M., Krejsgaard, T., Skytthe, A., Woetmann, A., Iversen, L. & Christensen, K., 2017, In : Blood Cancer Journal. 7, 3 p., e517.

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Is an Early Age at Illness Onset in Schizophrenia Associated With Increased Genetic Susceptibility? Analysis of Data From the Nationwide Danish Twin Register

Hilker, R. W., Helenius, D., Fagerlund, B., Skytthe, A., Christensen, K., Werge, T. M., Nordentoft, M. & Glenthøj, B., 2017, In : EBioMedicine. 18, p. 320-326

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Lung cancer, genetic predisposition and smoking: the Nordic Twin Study of Cancer

Hjelmborg, J. V. B., Korhonen, T., Holst, K., Skytthe, A., Pukkala, E., Kutschke, J., Harris, J., Mucci, L., Christensen, K., Czene, K., Adami, H-O., Scheike, T. H. & Kaprio, J., Nov 2017, In : Thorax. 72, 11, p. 1021-1027

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2015

Asthma in patients with psoriasis

Lønnberg, A. S., Skov, L., Skytthe, A., Kyvik, K. O., Pedersen, O. B., Meteran, H., Backer, V. & Thomsen, S. F., Jun 2015, In : British Journal of Dermatology. 172, 6, p. 1660-1

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Cholesteatoma risk in 8,593 orofacial cleft cases and 6,989 siblings: A nationwide study

Djurhuus, B. D., Skytthe, A., Faber, C. E. & Christensen, K., May 2015, In : Laryngoscope. 125, 5, p. 1225–1229

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Comorbidity between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and type 2 diabetes: A nation-wide cohort twin study

Meteran, H., Backer, V., Kyvik, K. O., Skytthe, A. & Thomsen, S. F., Aug 2015, In : Respiratory Medicine. 109, 8, p. 1026-30

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Effects of age at onset to schizophrenia liability, data from a nationwide twin sample

Hilker, R., Helenius, D., Fagerlund, B., Skytthe, A., Christensen, K., Werge, T., Nordentoft, M. & Glenthoj, B. Y., 2015, In : Schizophrenia Bulletin. 41, S1, p. S141-S142

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Gene-environment interaction in atopic diseases: A population-based twin study of early life exposures

Kahr, N., Naeser, V., Stensballe, L. G., Kyvik, K. O., Skytthe, A., Backer, V., Bønnelykke, K. & Thomsen, S. F., Jan 2015, In : The Clinical Respiratory Journal. 9, 1, p. 79-86

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Genetic and environmental influences in Dupuytren's disease: A study of 30,330 Danish twin pairs

Larsen, S., Krogsgaard, D. G., Larsen, L. A., Iachina, M., Skytthe, A. & Frederiksen, H., Feb 2015, In : Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume). 40, 2, p. 171-176

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Low tobacco-related cancer incidence in offspring of long-lived siblings: a comparison with Danish national cancer registry data

Pedersen, J. K., Skytthe, A., McGue, M., Honig, L. S., Franceschi, C., Kirkwood, T. B. L., Passarino, G., Slagboom, P. E., Vaupel, J. W. & Christensen, K., Aug 2015, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 25, 8, p. 569-574.e3

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Nazistisk terror mod lægestanden: Lægemordene i Odense 20. februar 1945

Jeune, B., Hess, S., Skytthe, A. & Stræde, T., 31. Dec 2015, In : Dansk Medicinhistorisk Aarbog. 2015, p. 153-186

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Risk of sex-specific cancers in opposite-sex and same-sex twins in Denmark and Sweden

Ahrenfeldt, L. J., Skytthe, A., Möller, S., Czene, K., Adami, H-O., Mucci, L. A., Kaprio, J., Petersen, I., Christensen, K. & Lindahl-Jacobsen, R., Oct 2015, In : Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 24, 10, p. 1622-8

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Stoppage in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Grønborg, T. K., Hansen, S. N., Nielsen, S. V., Skytthe, A. & Parner, E. T., Nov 2015, In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45, 11, p. 3509-19

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The CODATwins Project: The Cohort Description of Collaborative Project of Development of Anthropometrical Measures in Twins to Study Macro-Environmental Variation in Genetic and Environmental Effects on Anthropometric Traits

Silventoinen, K., Jelenkovic, A., Sund, R., Honda, C., Aaltonen, S., Yokoyama, Y., Tarnoki, A. D., Tarnoki, D. L., Ning, F., Ji, F., Pang, Z., Ordoñana, J. R., Sánchez-Romera, J. F., Colodro-Conde, L., Burt, S. A., Klump, K. L., Medland, S. E., Montgomery, G. W., Kandler, C., McAdams, T. A. & 106 others, Eley, T. C., Gregory, A. M., Saudino, K. J., Dubois, L., Boivin, M., Haworth, C. M. A., Plomin, R., Öncel, S. Y., Aliev, F., Stazi, M. A., Fagnani, C., D'Ippolito, C., Craig, J. M., Saffery, R., Siribaddana, S. H., Hotopf, M., Sumathipala, A., Spector, T., Mangino, M., Lachance, G., Gatz, M., Butler, D. A., Bayasgalan, G., Narandalai, D., Freitas, D. L., Maia, J. A., Harden, K. P., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Christensen, K., Skytthe, A., Kyvik, K. O., Hong, C., Chong, Y., Derom, C. A., Vlietinck, R. F., Loos, R. J. F., Cozen, W., Hwang, A. E., Mack, T. M., He, M., Ding, X., Chang, B., Silberg, J. L., Eaves, L. J., Maes, H. H., Cutler, T. L., Hopper, J. L., Aujard, K., Magnusson, P. K. E., Pedersen, N. L., Aslan, A. K. D., Song, Y-M., Yang, S., Lee, K., Baker, L. A., Tuvblad, C., Bjerregaard-Andersen, M., Beck-Nielsen, H., Sodemann, M., Heikkilä, K., Tan, Q., Zhang, D., Swan, G. E., Krasnow, R., Jang, K. L., Knafo-Noam, A., Mankuta, D., Abramson, L., Lichtenstein, P., Krueger, R. F., McGue, M., Pahlen, S., Tynelius, P., Duncan, G. E., Buchwald, D., Corley, R. P., Huibregtse, B. M., Nelson, T. L., Whitfield, K. E., Franz, C. E., Kremen, W. S., Lyons, M. J., Ooki, S., Brandt, I., Nilsen, T. S., Inui, F., Watanabe, M., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, T. C. E. M., Wardle, J., Llewellyn, C. H., Fisher, A., Rebato, E., Martin, N. G., Iwatani, Y., Hayakawa, K., Rasmussen, F., Sung, J., Harris, J. R., Willemsen, G., Busjahn, A., Goldberg, J. H., Boomsma, D. I., Hur, Y-M., Sørensen, T. I. A. & Kaprio, J., Aug 2015, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 18, 4, p. 348-360

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The heritability of blood donation: a population-based nationwide twin study

Pedersen, O. B., Skytthe, A., Rostgaard, K., Erikstrup, C., Edgren, G., Nielsen, K. R., Ullum, H., Kyvik, K. O. & Hjalgrim, H., Sep 2015, In : Transfusion. 55, 9, p. 2169-74

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The impact of ventilation tubes in otitis media on the risk of cholesteatoma on a national level

Djurhuus, B. D., Christensen, K., Skytthe, A. & Faber, C. E., 21. May 2015.

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Zygosity Differences in Height and Body Mass Index of Twins From Infancy to Old Age: A Study of the CODATwins Project

Jelenkovic, A., Yokoyama, Y., Sund, R., Honda, C., Bogl, L. H., Aaltonen, S., Ji, F., Ning, F., Pang, Z., Ordoñana, J. R., Sánchez-Romera, J. F., Colodro-Conde, L., Burt, S. A., Klump, K. L., Medland, S. E., Montgomery, G. W., Kandler, C., McAdams, T. A., Eley, T. C., Gregory, A. M. & 110 others, Saudino, K. J., Dubois, L., Boivin, M., Tarnoki, A. D., Tarnoki, D. L., Haworth, C. M. A., Plomin, R., Öncel, S. Y., Aliev, F., Stazi, M. A., Fagnani, C., D'Ippolito, C., Craig, J. M., Saffery, R., Siribaddana, S. H., Hotopf, M., Sumathipala, A., Rijsdijk, F., Spector, T., Mangino, M., Lachance, G., Gatz, M., Butler, D. A., Bayasgalan, G., Narandalai, D., Freitas, D. L., Maia, J. A., Harden, K. P., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Kim, B., Chong, Y., Hong, C., Shin, H. J., Christensen, K., Skytthe, A., Kyvik, K. O., Derom, C. A., Vlietinck, R. F., Loos, R. J. F., Cozen, W., Hwang, A. E., Mack, T. M., He, M., Ding, X., Chang, B., Silberg, J. L., Eaves, L. J., Maes, H. H., Cutler, T. L., Hopper, J. L., Aujard, K., Magnusson, P. K. E., Pedersen, N. L., Aslan, A. K. D., Song, Y-M., Yang, S., Lee, K., Baker, L. A., Tuvblad, C., Bjerregaard-Andersen, M., Beck-Nielsen, H., Sodemann, M., Heikkilä, K., Tan, Q., Zhang, D., Swan, G. E., Krasnow, R., Jang, K. L., Knafo-Noam, A., Mankuta, D., Abramson, L., Lichtenstein, P., Krueger, R. F., McGue, M., Pahlen, S., Tynelius, P., Duncan, G. E., Buchwald, D., Corley, R. P., Huibregtse, B. M., Nelson, T. L., Whitfield, K. E., Franz, C. E., Kremen, W. S., Lyons, M. J., Ooki, S., Brandt, I., Nilsen, T. S., Inui, F., Watanabe, M., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, T. C. E. M., Wardle, J., Llewellyn, C. H., Fisher, A., Rebato, E., Martin, N. G., Iwatani, Y., Hayakawa, K., Sung, J., Harris, J. R., Willemsen, G., Busjahn, A., Goldberg, J. H., Rasmussen, F., Hur, Y-M., Boomsma, D. I., Sørensen, T. I. A., Kaprio, J. & Silventoinen, K., Oct 2015, In : Twin Research and Human Genetics. 18, 5, p. 557-70

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