Professor of public Health Jouni J. K. Jaakkola and his research group have been awarded a grant from the Finnish Cultural Foundation.
An article in Scientific Reports: Heart medication decreases the risk of sudden cardiac death during cold spells
According to a new study published in Scientific Reports, the risk of sudden cardiac death was significantly increased during prolonged episodes of cold weather known as cold spells (Odds
Respiratory tract infections in early childhood may increase tooth decay i.e. caries in permanent teeth. The association was found in a study conducted at the University of Oulu, Finland.
An article in Viruses: A Decrease in Temperature and Humidity Precedes Human Rhinovirus Infections in a Cold Climate
Human rhinovirus (HRV) infections have a dominant role as causative agents in upper respiratory tract infections and pose a significant public health burden in terms of absenteeism from schools and
An article in the Occupational & Environmental Medicine: Prenatal exposure to air pollution heightens the risk of stillbirth: New suggestive evidence
A recent quantitative summary of thirteen studies provides new ‘suggestive evidence’ that exposure to ambient air pollution during pregnancy heightens the risk of stillbirth particularly during the
Seminar on Arctic challenges
An article in Frontiers in Physiology: Hypertension does not alter the increase in cardiac baroreflex sensitivity caused by moderate cold exposure
Researchers from CERH and their collaborators from the Cardiology Research team, Research Unit of Internal Medicine and Medical Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Finnish Institute of Occupational He
One postdoctoral position is open at the Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research (CERH), University of Oulu, Finland. Requirements
A recent study summarizing scientific evidence from 13 countries, 4 continents, concludes that cold spells are associated with increased mortality rates in populations around the world.
CERH organised a lecture about the effects and how to protect oneself in a cold environment to asylum seekers in collaboration with the Finnish Red Cross and Vallinkorva reception
Article in American Journal of Epidemiology: Early respiratory infections predict the development of asthma
Respiratory infections in early childhood have an influence on asthma development through childhood to young adulthood.
Ympäristöterveyden ja keuhkosairauksien tutkimuskeskuksessa (CERH) on haettavana tohtorikoulutettavan tehtävä 1.10.2015 alkaen hankkeeseen ”Ympärivuotinen terveysliikunta sydän- ja verisuon
Professor Maritta Jaakkola received the Environmental, Occupational and Population Health John Peters Award from the American Thoracic Society
Professor Maritta Jaakkola showing a photograph of three generations of researchers taken in 2012: The year 2012 John M.
An article in Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) - Global Association of Cold Spells and Adverse Health Effects: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
A recent study by CERH doctoral student Niilo Ryti along with Docent Yuming Guo and Professor Jouni J.K.
CERH staff participated the 12th Science Day of the Kontinkangas Campus on Tuesday February 17th 2015.
CERH staff will participate the 12th Science Day of the Faculty of Medicine on Tuesday February 17th 2015.
An article in Plos One: Household air pollution from solid fuel use and risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis of the empirical evidence
A recent study by CERH Postdoctoral Researcher Adeladza Kofi Amegah along with Dr.
An article in Frontiers in Physiology: Impact and management of physiological calibration in spectral analysis of blood pressure variability
Researchers from CERH and their collaborators from Department of Exercise and Medical Physiology (Verve Research) and Department of Computer Science and Engineering (University of Oulu) have publis
The first of CERH doctoral students, Adeladza Kofi Amegah (BSc, MSc, MPhil) will defend his doctoral dissertation entitled "Household fuel and garbage combustion, street vending activities and adve
The recently established WHO Collaborating Centre in Global Change, Environment and Public Health will start it’s activities with a doctoral training course “Climate Change, Weather and Human Healt
Post-doctoral researcher Taina Lajunen, PhD and Professor Jouni Jaakkola and Professor Maritta Jaakkola received the Best Article of the Year 2013 Award at the Faculty of Medicine.
Join us for a three day doctoral training in Oulu! Registration deadline extended to the end of August! WHO Collaborating Centre course: