Originals

  1. D. Faeh, C. Maulbecker, F. Gutzwiller
    Ermittlung des Gesundheitszustandes anhand des biologischen Alters
    Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin der Universität Zürich. Zürich, 2000

  2. D. Faeh, S. Jacob, F. Gutzwiller
    Erfassung des Essverhaltens, der Ernährungssituation und der Kontrolle des Körpergewichts anhand einer Befragung im Internet
    Agrar- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften der Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich. Zürich, 2001

  3. D. Faeh,  K. Minehira, J-M Schwarz, R. Periasami, P. Seongsu, L. Tappy
    Effect of fructose overfeeding and fish oil administration on hepatic de novo lipogenesis and insulin sensitivity in healthy males
    Diabetes. 2005 Jul;54(7):1907-1913
    Ausgezeichnet mit dem Prix Nestlé 2005 (Wissenschaftspreis)

  4. P. Bovet, D. Faeh, G. Madeleine, B. Viswanathan, F. Paccaud
    Decrease in Blood Triglycerides Associated with the Consumption of Eggs of Hens Fed with Food Supplemented with Fish Oil
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2007 May;17(4):280-287

  5. P. Bovet, B. Viswanathan, D. Faeh, W. Warren
    Comparison of smoking, drinking, and marijuana use between students present or absent on the day of a school-based survey
    J Sch Health. 2006 Apr;76(4):133-137

  6. K-A. Lê, D. Faeh, R. Stettler, M. Ith, R. Kreis, P. Vermathen,  C. Boesch, E. Ravussin, L. Tappy
    A 4-wk high-fructose diet alters lipid metabolism without affecting insulin sensitivity or ectopic lipids in healthy humans
    Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Dec;84(6):1374-1379

  7. P. Bovet, D Faeh, A Gabriel, L Tappy
    The prediction of insulin resistance with serum triglyceride and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in an East African population
    Arch Intern Med. 2006 Jun 12;166(11):1236-1237

  8. D. Faeh, A. Chiolero, B. Viswanathan, W. Warren, P. Bovet
    Clustering of Smoking, Alcohol Drinking and Cannabis Use in Adolescents in a Rapidly Developing Country
    BMC Public Health. 2006 Jun 27;6:169

  9. I. Peytremann Bridevaux, D. Faeh, B. Santos-Eggimann
    Prevalence of overweight and obesity in rural and urban settings of 10 European countries
    Prev Med. 2007 May;44(5):442-446

  10. D. Faeh, J. William, L. Tappy, E. Ravussin, P. Bovet
    Prevalence, awareness and control of diabetes in the Seychelles and relationship with excess body weight
    BMC Public Health. 2007 Jul 19;7:163

  11. A. Chiolero, I. Jacot-Sadowski, D. Faeh, F. Paccaud, J. Cornuz
    Association of cigarettes daily smoked with obesity in a general adult population
    Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 May;15(5):1311-1318

  12. D. Faeh, J. William, P. Yerly, F. Paccaud, P. Bovet
    Diabetes and pre-diabetes are associated with cardiovascular risk factors and carotid/femoral intima-media thickness independently of markers of insulin resistance and adiposity
    Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2007 Oct 24;6:32

  13. D. Faeh, P. Marques-Vidal, A. Chiolero, M. Bopp
    Obesity in Switzerland: do estimates depend on how body mass index has been assessed?
    Swiss Med Wkly. 2008 Apr 5;138(13-14):204-210

  14. K.A. Lê, D. Faeh, R. Stettler, C. Debard, E. Loizon, H. Vidal, C. Boesch, E. Ravussin, L. Tappy
    Effects of four-week high-fructose diet on gene expression in skeletal muscle of healthy men
    Diabetes Metab. 2008 Feb;34(1):82-85

  15. M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    End-digits preference of self-reported height depends on language
    BMC Public Health. 2008 Sep 30;8:342

  16. M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Who gives me five? Rounding preference for self reported height depends on language
    BMJ. 2008;337:a2950


  17. D. Faeh, C. Minder, F. Gutzwiller, M. Bopp
    Culture, risk factors and mortality: Can Switzerland add missing pieces to the European puzzle?
    JECH. 2009 Aug;63(8):639-645

  18. K.-A. Lê, M. Ith, R. Kreis, D. Faeh, P. Vermathen, C. Boesch, M. Bortolotti, L. Tappy
    Fructose overconsumption causes dyslipidemia and ectopic lipid deposition in healthy subjects with and without a family history of type 2 diabetes
    Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Jun;89(6):1760-1765

  19. D. Faeh, F. Gutzwiller, M. Bopp
    Lower mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke at higher altitudes in Switzerland
    Circulation. 2009;120:495-501

  20. M. Bortolotti, R. Kreis, C. Debard, B. Cariou, D. Faeh, M. Chetiveaux, M. Ith, P. Vermathen, N. Stefanoni, K.A. Lê, P. Schneiter, M. Krempf, H. Vidal, C. Boesch, L.Tappy
    High Protein Intake reduces Intrahepatic Lipid Deposition in Humans
    Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Aug 26

  21. D. Faeh, M. Bopp
    Proposed obesity body mass index correction for self-reported data may not be appropriate
    JECH. 2009 Oct;63(10): 863-864

  22. D. Faeh, M. Bopp
    Increase of obesity prevalence in Switzerland 1982-2007: Birth cohort analysis puts recent slowdown into perspective
    Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Sep 24. doi:10.1038/oby.2009.310

  23. D. Faeh, J. Braun, M. Bopp
    Underestimation of obesity prevalence in Switzerland: comparison of two methods for correction of self-reports
    Swiss Med Wkly. 2009; 139 (51–52): 752–756

  24. D. Faeh
    Modifiable risk factors of cardiovascular disease from an epidemiological and a clinical perspective
    University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine. 2009

  25. D. Faeh, F. Gutzwiller, M. Bopp
    Correspondence: Response to Letters Regarding Article, "Lower Mortality from Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke at Higher Altitudes in Switzerland"
    Circulation. 2010;121:e378

  26. M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Where have all the conscripts gone?
    Letter to the Editor
    Swiss Med Wkly. 2010; 140 (23–24): 354

  27. D. Faeh, J. Braun, M. Bopp
    Prevalence of obesity in Switzerland 1992-2007: the impact of education, income and occupation in Switzerland
    Obes Rev. 2011 Mar;12(3):151-66

  28. D. Faeh, M. Bopp
    Excess weight in the canton of Zurich, 1992-2009: Harbinger of a trend reversal in Switzerland?
    Swiss Med Wkly. 2010;140:w13090

  29. M. Bopp, J. Braun, D. Faeh, F. Gutzwiller
    Establishing a follow-up of the Swiss MONICA participants (1984-1993): record linkage with census and mortality data
    BMC Public Health. 2010 Sep 21;10:562

  30. C. Clair, A. Chiolero, D. Faeh, J. Cornuz, P. Marques-Vidal, F. Paccaud, V. Mooser, G. Waeber, P. Vollenweider
    Dose-dependent Positive Association between Cigarette Smoking, Abdominal Obesity and Body Fat: Cross-sectional Data from a Population-based Survey
    BMC Public Health. 2011 Jan 11;11(1):23

  31. D. Faeh, M. Bopp
    Educational inequalities in mortality and associated risk factors: German vs. French Switzerland
    BMC Public Health. 2010 Sep 22;10:567

  32. D. Faeh, J. Braun, S. Tarnutzer, M. Bopp
    Obesity but not overweight is associated with increased mortality risk
    European Journal of Epidemiology. 2011 Aug;26(8):647-55 

  33. D. Faeh, R. Hauser
    Possible Consequences of the New Operation Criteria for Bariatric Surgery in Switzerland
    Obes Surg. 2012 Jan;22(1):192-3

  34. M. Bopp, U. Zellweger, D. Faeh
    Routine Data Sources Challenge International Diabetes Federation Extrapolations of National Diabetes Prevalence in Switzerland
    Diabetes Care
    . 2011 Nov;34(11):2387-9

  35. D. Faeh, J. Braun, S. Tarnutzer, M. Bopp
    Public health significance of four cardiovascular risk factors assessed 25 years ago in a low prevalence country
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2011 Nov. 11

  36. M. Bopp, J. Braun, F. Gutzwiller, D. Faeh
    Health Risk or Resource? Gradual and Independent Association Between Self-Rated Health and Mortality Persists Over 30 Years 
    PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e30795

  37. M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Response to comment on: Routine Data Sources Challenge International Diabetes Federation Extrapolations of National Diabetes Prevalence in Switzerland. Diabetes Care. 2011;34:2387-2389
    Diabetes Care. 2012 May; 35(5):e39

  38. M. Van Hemelrijck, M. Eicholzer, D. Faeh, S. Rohrmann
    Ability of a biomarker-based score to predict death from circulatory disease and cancer in NHANES III
    BMC Public Health. 2012 Oct 23;12(1):895

  39. D. Faeh, J. Braun, M. Bopp
    Body Mass Index could replace cholesterol in cardiovascular risk prediction models
    Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(22):1766-1768

  40. J. Braun, M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Blood glucose may be an alternative to cholesterol in CVD risk prediction charts
    Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2013 Jan 25;12(1):24

  41. D. Faeh, J. Braun, K. Rufibach, M. A. Puhan, P. Marques-Vidal, M. Bopp
    Population specific and up to date cardiovascular risk charts can be efficiently obtained with record linkage of routine and observational data
    PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56149. 

  42. J. Maag, J. Braun, M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Direct Estimation of Death Attributable to Smoking in Switzerland Based on Record Linkage of Routine and Observational Data
    Nicotine Tob Res
    . 2013 Sep;15(9):1588-9

  43. S. Rohrmann, J. Braun, M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Inverse association between circulating vitamin D and mortality – dependent on sex and cause of death?
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2013 Oct;23(10):960-6
  44. D. Faeh, S. Rohrmann, J. Braun
    Better risk assessment with glycated hemoglobin instead of cholesterol in CVD risk prediction charts
    Eur J Epidemiol. 2013 Jul;28(7):551-5

  45. E. Von Gunten, J. Braun, M. Bopp, U. Keller, D. Faeh
    J-shaped association between plasma glucose concentration and cardiovascular disease mortality over a follow-up of 32 years
    Prev Med. 2013 Nov;57(5):623-8


  46. D. Faeh, L. Roh, F. Paccaud, A. Chiolero
    Mortality risk of obesity and underweight is overestimated with self-reported body mass index
    Epidemiology. 2014 Jan;25(1):156-8

  47. K. Vormund, J. Braun, S. Rohrmann, M. Bopp, P. Ballmer, D. Faeh
    Mediterranean diet and mortality in Switzerland: an Alpine Paradox?
    Eur J Nutr. 2015 Feb;54(1):139-48


  48. M. Wanner, S. Tarnutzer, B.W. Martin, J. Braun, S. Rohrmann, M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Impact of different domains of physical activity on cause-specific mortality: A longitudinal study
    Prev Med. 2014 May;62:89-95

  49. L. Roh, J. Braun, A. Chiolero, M. Bopp, S. Rohrmann, D. Faeh
    Mortality risk associated with underweight: a census-linked cohort of 31,578 individuals with up to 32 years of follow-up
    BMC Public Health, 2014 Apr 16;14(1):371


  50. D. Faeh, S. Rohrmann, M. Puhan, J. Braun
    Added salt and cancer mortality: confounding by smoking
    Epidemiology. 2014 Jul;25(4):615-6

  51. E. Martin-Diener, J. Meyer, J. Braun, S. Tarnutzer, D. Faeh, S. Rohrmann, B.W. Martin
    The combined effect on survival of four main behavioural risk factors for non-communicable diseases
    Prev Med. 2014 Aug;65:148-52


  52. M. Bopp, J. Braun, D. Faeh
    Variation in mortality patterns between general population, participants and different types of non-participants: evidence from 25 years of follow-up
    Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Nov 15;180(10):1028-35


  53. A. Richard, D. Faeh, S. Rohrmann, J. Braun, S. Tarnutzer, M. Bopp
    Italianity is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer mortality in Switzerland
    Cancer Causes Control. 2014 Nov;25(11):1523-9

  54. D. Faeh, P. Marques-Vidal, M. Brändle, J. Braun, S. Rohrmann
    Diabetes risk scores and death: predictability and practicability in two different populations
    Eur J Public Health. 2015 Feb;25(1):26-8

  55. J. Meyer, S. Rohrmann, M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Impact of smoking and excess body weight on overall and site-specific cancer mortality risk
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Oct;24(10):1516-22

  56. T. Lohse, S. Rohrmann, M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Heavy smoking is more strongly associated with general unhealthy lifestyle than obesity and underweight
    PLoS One. 2016 Feb 24;11(2):e0148563

  57. D. Faeh, A. Moser, R. Panczak, M. Bopp, M. Röösli, A. Spoerri
    Independent at heart: persistent association of altitude with ischaemic heart disease mortality after consideration of climate, topography and built environment
    J Epidemiol Community Health. 2016 Jan 20. pii: jech-2015-206210

  58. D.Faeh, as member of the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)
    Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants

    Lancet. Volume 387, No. 10026, p1377–1396, 2 April 2016

  59. A. Richard, D. Faeh, M. Bopp, S. Rohrmann
    Diet and other lifestyle factors associated with prostate cancer differ between the German and Italian region of Switzerland

    International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research. 2016 (accepted)

  60. T. Lohse, D. Faeh, M. Bopp, S. Rohrmann
    Adherence to the cancer prevention recommendations of the World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research and mortality: a census-linked cohort
    Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Sep;104(3):678-85

  61. M. Wanner, A. Richard, B. Martin, D. Faeh, S. Rohrmann
    Associations between self-reported and objectively measured physical activity, sedentary behavior and overweight/obesity in NHANES 2003-2006
    Int J Obes (Lond). 2017 Jan;41(1):186-193

  62. D.Faeh, as member of the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)
    A century of trends in adult human height
    Elife. 2016 Jul 26;5. pii: e13410

  63. D.Faeh, as member of the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)
    Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants
    The Lancet. Volume 389, No. 10064, p37–55, 7 January 2017 

  64. T. Lohse, S. Rohrmann, A. Richard, M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Type A personality and mortality: Competitiveness but not speed is associated with increased risk.
    Atherosclerosis. 2017 Apr 22;262:19-24

  65. S. Rohrmann, S. R. Haile, K. Staub, M. Bopp, D. Faeh
    Body height and mortality - mortality follow-up of four Swiss surveys.
    Prev Med. 2017 Aug;101:67-71

  66. A. Papandreou, M. Bopp, J. Braun, K. Staub, D. Faeh
    Individual development of excess weight and potential determinants in children and adolescents: a longitudinal study
    Swiss Med Wkly. 2017 Sep 25;147:w14501

  67. D. Vienneau, K. de Hoogh, D. Faeh, J.M. Wunderli, M. Röösli
    More than clean air: residential green is independently associated with decreasing mortality
    Environ Int. 2017 Aug 29;108:176-184

  68. D. Faeh, as member of the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)
    Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128.9 million children, adolescents, and adults.
    Lancet. 2017 Oct 10. pii: S0140-6736(17)32129-3.

  69. T. Lohse, S. Rohrmann, D. Faeh, T. Hothorn
    Continuous outcome logistic regression for analyzing body mass index distributions
    F1000Res. 2017 Nov 1;6:1933. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.12934.1. eCollection 2017

  70. D. Faeh, M. Kaufmann, S. Haile, M. Bopp
    BMI-mortality-association: shape independent of smoking status but different for chronic lung disease and lung cancer
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2018 Jun 6;13:1851-1855

  71. J-P. Krieger, S. Cabaset, G. Pestoni, S. Rohrmann, D. Faeh
    Higher dietary diversity and fish consumption are associated with lower mortality in a general population sample.
    Am J Clin Nutr

  72. D. Faeh, M. Bopp, S. Rohrmann, T. Lüscher, J. Braun Advantages of using Life Years Gained instead of absolute 10 year risks in CVD prediction charts