CERH Publications 2020



  1. Amegah AK, Boachie J, Näyhä S, Jaakkola JJK. Association of biomass fuel use with reduced body weight of adult Ghanaian women. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2020 Jul;30(4):670-679. doi: 10.1038/s41370-019-0129-2. Epub 2019 Feb 25. IF 2019 3.531 (Q1), JUFO 1.

  2. Madaniyazi L, Guo Y, Williams G, Jaakkola JJK, Wu S, Li S. The nonlinear association between outdoor temperature and cholesterol levels, with modifying effect of individual characteristics and behaviors. Int J Biometeorol. 2020 Mar;64(3):367-375. doi: 10.1007/s00484-019-01816-9. Epub 2019 Oct 24. IF 2019 2.680 (Q2), JUFO 1.

  3. Chang JW, Liao KW, Huang CY, Huang HB, Chang WT, Jaakkola JJK, Hsu CC, Chen PC, Huang PC. Phthalate exposure increased the risk of early renal impairment in Taiwanese without type 2 diabetes mellitus.  Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2020 Mar;224:113414. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2019.10.009. Epub 2019 Nov 26. IF 2019 4.801 (Q1), JUFO 1.

  4. Kitinoja MA, Hugg TT, Siddika N, Rodriguez Yanez D, Jaakkola MS, Jaakkola JJKShort-term exposure to pollen and the risk of allergic and asthmatic manifestations: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2020 Jan 10;10(1):e029069. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029069. IF 2019 2.496 (Q2), JUFO 1.

  5. Evlampidou I, Font-Ribera L, Rojas-Rueda D, Gracia-Lavedan E, Costet N, Pearce N, Vineis P, Jaakkola JJK, Delloye F, Makris KC, Stephanou EG, Kargaki S, Kozisek F, Sigsgaard T, Hansen B, Schullehner J, Nahkur R, Galey C, Zwiener C, Vargha M, Righi E, Aggazzotti G, Kalnina G, Grazuleviciene R, Polanska K, Gubkova D, Bitenc K, Goslan EH, Kogevinas M, Villanueva CM. Trihalomethanes in Drinking Water and Bladder Cancer Burden in the European Union. Environ Health Perspect. 2020 Jan;128(1):17001. doi: 10.1289/EHP4495. Epub 2020 Jan 15. IF 2019 8.382 (Q1), JUFO 3.

  6. Jaakkola MS, Lajunen TK, Jaakkola JJK. Indoor mold odor in the workplace increases the risk of Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome: a population-based incident case-control study. Clin Transl Allergy. 2020 Jan 15;10:3. doi: 10.1186/s13601-019-0307-2. eCollection 2020. IF 2019 5.129 (Q1), JUFO 1.

  7. Jaakkola MS, Aalto SAM, Hyrkäs-Palmu H, Jaakkola JJKAssociation between regular exercise and asthma control among adults: The population-based Northern Finnish Asthma Study.  PLoS One. 2020 Jan 23;15(1):e0227983. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227983. eCollection 2020. IF 2019 2.740 (Q2), JUFO 1.

  8. Rantala AK, Magnus MC, Karlstad Ø, Stigum H, Håberg SE, Nafstad P, Nystad W, Jaakkola JJKIs the association of early day care attendance with childhood asthma explained by underlying susceptibility? Epidemiology 2020 May;31(3):451-458. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000001163. IF 2019 5.071 (Q1), JUFO 3.

  9. Siddika N, Rantala AK, Antikainen H, Balogun H, Amegah AK, Ryti NRI, Kukkonen J, Sofiev M, Jaakkola MS, Jaakkola JJK. Short-term prenatal exposure to ambient air pollution and risk of preterm birth - A population-based cohort study in Finland. Environ Res 2020 May;184:109290. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109290. Epub 2020 Feb 22. IF 2019 5.715 (Q1), JUFO 2.

  10. Valtonen RIP, Ikäheimo TM, Hintsala HE, Ryti NRI, Hautala A, Perkiömäki J, Crandall CG, Mäntysaari M, Jaakkola JJK, Kiviniemi AM. Endothelial Function in Response to Exercise in the Cold in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 2020 Jul;40(4):245-256. doi: 10.1111/cpf.12631. Epub 2020 Apr 20. IF 2019 1.704 (Q4), JUFO 1.

  11. Huang PC, Waits A, Chen HC, Chang WT, Jaakkola JJK, Huang HB. Mediating role of oxidative/nitrosative stress biomarkers in the associations between phthalate exposure and thyroid function in Taiwanese adults. Environ Int 2020 Jul;140:105751. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105751. Epub 2020 Apr 27. IF 2019 7.577 (Q1), JUFO 2.

  12. Ikäheimo TM, Antikainen R. Vanhus ja helle – suojaudu, viilennä, nesteytä [Older people and hot spells – protect, cool and hydrate]. Katsaus [Review, in Finnish, includes abstract in English]. Lääkärilehti 2020;75(24-33):1510-1514. JUFO 1.

  13. Ryti NRI, Korpelainen A, Seppänen O, Jaakkola JJK. Paradoxical home temperatures during cold weather: a proof-of-concept study. Int J Biometeorol. 2020 Aug 27. doi: 10.1007/s00484-020-01998-7. Online ahead of print. IF 2019 2.680 (Q2), JUFO 1.

  14. Chotiphan C, Auttanate N, Maruo SJ, Näyhä S, Jussila K, Rissanen S, Sripaiboonkij P, Ikäheimo TM, Jaakkola JJK, Phanprasit W. Prevalence of cold-related symptoms among Thai chicken meat industry workers: Association with workplace temperature and thermal insulation of clothing. Ind Health. 2020;58:460-466. doi: 10.2486/indhealth.2019-0214.  IF 2019 1.471 (Q3), JUFO 1.

  15. Auttanate N, Chotiphan C, Maruo SJ, Näyhä S, Jussila K, Rissanen S, Sripaiboonkij P, Ikäheimo TM, Jaakkola JJK, Phanprasit W. Cold-related symptoms and performance degradation among Thai poultry industry workers with reference to vulnerable groups: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2020 Sep 4;20(1):1357. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09272-6. IF 2019 2.521 (Q2), JUFO 1.

  16. Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators: Wiens KE, Lindstedt PA … Heibati B … Reiner RC Jr.  Mapping geographical inequalities in oral rehydration therapy coverage in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17. Lancet Glob Health 2020 Aug;8(8):e1038-e1060. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30230-8. IF 2019 21.597 (Q1), JUFO 1.

  17. Sioen GB, Daszak P, Ebi K, Wannous C, Kone B, Bowen K, Gatzweiler FW, Harris F, Boeckmann M, Morse A, Watanabe C, Jaakkola JJK, Dida GO, Ma W. Emerging Viruses Are a Global Health Concern Requiring Science-Based Solutions and Local Actions. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery 2020;4(1):1-10. DOI:10.3974/geodp.2020.01.01

  18. Ikäheimo TM, Jokelainen J, Näyhä S, Laatikainen T, Jousilahti P, Laukkanen J, Jaakkola JJK. Cold weather-related cardiorespiratory symptoms predict higher morbidity and mortality. Environ Res. 2020 Dec;191:110108. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.110108. Epub 2020 Aug 22. IF 2019 5.715 (Q1), JUFO 2.

  19. Local Burden of Disease WaSH Collaborators: Deshpande A, Miller-Petrie MK … Heibati B … Reiner RC Jr. Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation facilities in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Sep;8(9):e1162-e1185. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30278-3. IF 2019 21.597 (Q1), JUFO 1.

  20. Balogun H, Rantala A, Antikainen H, Siddika N, Amegah AK, Ryti N, Kukkonen J, Sofiev M, Jaakkola MS, Jaakkola J. Effects of air pollution on the risk of low birth weight in a cold climate. Appl. Sci. 2020; 10(18):6399. doi: 10.3390/app10186399. IF 2019 2.474 (Q2), JUFO 1.

  21. Hugg TT, Tuokila M, Korkonen S, Weckström J, Jaakkola MS, Jaakkola JJK. The effect of sampling height on grass pollen concentrations in different urban environments in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Finland. PLoS One. 2020 Sep 29;15(9):e0239726. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239726. IF 2019 2.740 (Q2), JUFO 1.

  22. GBD 2019 Demographics Collaborators: Wang H, Abbas KM .... Heibati B ... Murray CJL. Global age-sex-specific fertility, mortality, healthy life expectancy (HALE), and population estimates in 204 countries and territories, 1950–2019: a comprehensive demographic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. Lancet 2020 Oct 17;396(10258):1160-1203. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30977-6. IF 2019 60.390 (Q1), JUFO 3.

  23. GBD 2019 Viewpoint Collaborators: Murray CJL, Abbafati C … Heibati B … Lim SS. Five insights from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. Lancet. 2020 Oct 17;396(10258):1135-1159. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31404-5. IF 2019 60.390 (Q1), JUFO 3.

  24. Lee W, Kim Y, Sera F, Gasparrini A, Park R, Choi HM, Prifti K, Bell ML, Abrutzky R, Guo Y, Tong S, de Sousa Zanotti Stagliorio Coelho M, Nascimento Saldiva PH, Lavigne E, Orru H, Indermitte E, Jaakkola JJK, Ryti NRI, Pascal M, Goodman P, Zeka A, Hashizume M, Honda Y, Hurtado Diaz M, César Cruz J, Overcenco A, Nunes B, Madureira J, Scovronick N, Acquaotta F, Tobias A, Vicedo-Cabrera AM, Ragettli MS, Guo YLL, Chen BY, Li S, Armstrong B, Zanobetti A, Schwartz J, Kim H. Projections of excess mortality related to diurnal temperature range under climate change scenarios: a multi-country modelling study. Lancet Planet Health. 2020 Nov;4(11):e512-e521. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30222-9. JUFO 1.

  25. GBD 2019 Diseases and Injuries Collaborators: Murray CJL, Abbafati C, Abbas KM … Heibati B … Lim SS. Global burden of 369 diseases and injuries in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet. 2020 Oct 17;396(10258):1204-1222. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30925-9.  IF 2019 60.390 (Q1), JUFO 3.

  26. GBD 2019 Risk Factors Collaborators: Murray CJL, Abbafati C, Abbas KM … Heibati B … Lim SS. Global burden of 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet. 2020 Oct 17;396(10258):1223-1249. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30752-2.  IF 2019 60.390 (Q1), JUFO 3.

  27. Puhakka S, Lankila T, Pyky R, Kärmeniemi M, Niemelä M, Kangas K, Rusanen J, Kangas M, Näyhä S, Korpelainen R. Satellite Imaging-Based Residential Greenness and Accelerometry Measured Physical Activity at Midlife-Population-Based Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Dec 9;17(24):9202. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17249202.  IF 2019 2.849 (Q1), JUFO 1.


  1. Näkkäläjärvi K, Juntunen S, Jaakkola JJK. SAAMI – Saamelaisten sopeutuminen ilmastonmuutokseen -hankkeen tieteellinen loppuraportti. Valtioneuvoston selvitys- ja tutkimustoiminnan julkaisusarja 2020:25. [in Finnish, includes abstract in North Saami, Inari Saami, Skolt Saami, Swedish and English]. Available from: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-287-930-1


  1. Siddika N. (2020) Prenatal Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and the Risk of Preterm Birth and Stillbirth: Synergy Among Air Pollutants in Causing Preterm Birth.  Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Series D, Medica 1585. http://urn.fi/urn:isbn:9789526227252.

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