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  • How do women with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis rate quality and coordination of health care services? A cross-sectional study 

    Hansen, Anne Helen; Lian, Olaug S (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-01-18)
    Objective: To test the association between self-rated health and self-rated degree of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), and CFS/ME patients’ assessment of quality of primary care, specialist ...
  • Modes of Embodiment in Breast Cancer Patients Using Complementary and Alternative Medicine 

    Salamonsen, Anita; Kruse, Tove Elisabeth; Eriksen, Sissel H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-09-29)
    Breast cancer patients are frequent users of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). They often have complex reasons for, and experiences from, their use of CAM. Bodily experiences are important and almost unexplored ...
  • Same Sámi? A comparison of self-reported Sámi ethnicity measures in 1970 and 2003 in selected rural areas in northern Norway 

    Pettersen, Torunn; Brustad, Magritt (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-06-26)
    In post-war Norway, only the 1970 national census has recorded ethnicity information about the indigenous Sámi, however restricted to those living in selected areas in the north. In this study, we combine replies about ...
  • Epithelial ovarian cancer subtypes attributable to smoking in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study, 2012 

    Licaj, Idlir; Lukic, Marko; Jareid, Mie; Lund, Eiliv; Braaten, Tonje; Gram, Inger Torhild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-01-14)
    Among European women, ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer. Smoking is an established risk factor for mucinous tumors. We estimated the impact of smoking in Norwegian women using population attributable ...
  • Supply of doctors to a rural region: Occupations of Tromsø medical graduates 1979–2012 

    Aaraas, Ivar Johannes; Halvorsen, Peder Andreas; Aasland, Olaf Gjerløw (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-03-26)
    Background: The aim of establishing the medical school in Tromsø in 1973 was to improve access to doctors and standards of health care for the previously underprivileged rural population of Northern Norway. In this study ...
  • Prevalence of refractive error in Europe: the European Eye Epidemiology (E(3)) Consortium 

    Williams, Katie M.; Verhoeven, Virginie J.M.; Cumberland, Phillippa; Bertelsen, Geir; Wolfram, Christian; Buitendijk, Gabriëlle H.S.; Hofman, Albert; Van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Vingerling, Johannes R.; Kuijpers, Robert W.A.M.; Höhn, René; Mirshahi, Alireza; Khawaja, Anthony P.; Luben, Robert N.; Erke, Maja Gran; Hanno, Therese von; Mahroo, Omar; Hogg, Ruth; Gieger, Christian; Cougnard-Grégoire, Audrey; Anastasopoulos, Eleftherios; Bron, Alain; Dartigues, Jean-François; Korobelnik, Jean-François; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Topouzis, Fotis; Delcourt, Cecile; Rahi, Jugnoo; Meitinger, Thomas; Fletcher, Astrid; Foster, Paul J.; Pfeiffer, Norbert; Klaver, Caroline C.W.; Hammond, Christopher J. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-03-18)
    To estimate the prevalence of refractive error in adults across Europe. Refractive data (mean spherical equivalent) collected between 1990 and 2013 from fifteen population-based cohort and cross-sectional studies of ...
  • Implementing and up-scaling evidence-based eMental health in Europe: The study protocol for the MasterMind project 

    Vis, Christiaan; Kleiboer, Annet; Prior, Reinhard; Bønes, Erlend; Cavallo, Marco; Clark, Stella Anne; Dozeman, Els; Ebert, David; Etzelmueller, Anne; Favaretto, Gerardo; Zabala, Ane Fullaondo; Kolstrup, Nils; Mancin, Silvia; Mathiassen, Kim; Myrbakk, Vemund Nordnes; Mol, Mayke; Jimenez, Jordi Piera; Power, Kevin; van Schaik, Anneke; Wright, Chris; Zanalda, Enrico; Pederson, Claus Duedal; Smit, Jan; Riper, Heleen; MasterMind, consortium (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-10-19)
    Background: Depressive disorder is a major societal challenge. Despite the availability of clinically and costeffective treatments including Internet interventions, the number of patients receiving treatment is ...
  • Whole-Blood Gene Expression Profiles in Large-scale Epidemiological Studies: What Do They Tell 

    Olsen, Karina Standahl; Skeie, Guri; Lund, Eiliv (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-10-08)
    In nutrigenomics, gene expression profiling is used to investigate transcriptional mechanisms associated with nutrients and diet. Blood samples collected in the framework of dietary interventions and epidemiological studies ...
  • A processual model for functional analyses of carcinogenesis in the prospective cohort design 

    Lund, Eiliv; Plancade, Sandra Caroline; Nuel, Gregory; Bøvelstad, Hege; Thalabard, Jean-Christophe (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-10)
    Traditionally, the prospective design has been chosen for risk factor analyses of lifestyle and cancer using mainly estimation by survival analysis methods. With new technologies, epidemiologists can expand their prospective ...
  • Social inequalities and smoking-associated breast cancer - Results from a prospective cohort study 

    Bjerkaas, Eivind; Parajuli, Ranjan; Engeland, Anders; Maskarinec, Gertraud; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Gram, Inger Torhild (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-22)
    Objective. The association between smoking and breast cancer has been found in most recent, large cohort studies. We wanted to investigate how smoking-associated breast cancer varies by level of education, a wellestabli ...
  • Increasing prevalence of myopia in Europe and the impact of education 

    Williams, Katie M.; Bertelsen, Geir; Cumberland, Phillippa; Wolfram, Christian; Verhoeven, Virginie J.M.; Anastasopoulos, Eleftherios; Buitendijk, Gabriëlle H.S.; Cougnard-Grégoire, Audrey; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Erke, Maja Gran; Hogg, Ruth; Höhn, René; Hysi, Pirro; Khawaja, Anthony P.; Korobelnik, Jean-François; Ried, Janina; Vingerling, Johannes R.; Bron, Alain; Dartigues, Jean-François; Fletcher, Astrid; Hofman, Albert; Kuijpers, Robert W.A.M.; Luben, Robert N; Oxele, Konrad; Topouzis, Fotis; Hanno, Therese von; Mirshahi, Alireza; Foster, Paul J.; Van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Pfeiffer, Norbert; Delcourt, Cécile; Klaver, Caroline C.W.; Rahi, Jugnoo; Hammond, Christopher J. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-07)
    Purpose: To investigate whether myopia is becoming more common across Europe and explore whether increasing education levels, an important environmental risk factor for myopia, might explain any temporal trend. <p>Design: ...
  • Changes in detection of birth defects and perinatal mortality after introduction of prenatal ultrasound screening in the Kola Peninsula (North-West Russia): combination of two birth registries 

    Postoev, Vitaly Alexandrovich; Grjibovski, Andrej; Nieboer, Evert; Odland, Jon Øyvind (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-11-23)
    Background: Prenatal diagnostics ultrasound was established in Russia in 2000 as a routine method of screening for birth defects. The aims of the current study were twofold: to assess changes in birth defects prevalence ...
  • Estimating Time-Varying PCB Exposures Using Person-Specific Predictions to Supplement Measured Values: A Comparison of Observed and Predicted Values in Two Cohorts of Norwegian Women 

    Nøst, Therese Haugdahl; Breivik, Knut; Wania, Frank; Rylander, Charlotta; Odland, Jon Øyvind; Sandanger, Torkjel M (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Background: Studies on the health effects of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) call for an understanding of past and present human exposure. Time-resolved mechanistic models may supplement information on concentrations ...
  • Isocaloric substitution of carbohydrates with protein: The association with weight change and mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes 

    Campmans-Kuijpers, Marjo J.E.; Sluijs, Ivonne; Nöthlings, Ute; Freisling, Heinz; Overvad, Kim; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Fagherazzi, Guy; Kühn, Tilman; Katzke, Verena A.; Mattiello, Amalia; Sonestedt, Emily; Masala, Giovanna; Agnoli, Claudia; Tumino, Rosario; Spijkerman, Annemieke M.W.; Barricarte, Aurelio; Ricceri, Fulvio; Chamosa, Saioa; Johansson, Ingegerd; Winkvist, Anna; Tjønneland, Anne; Sluik, Diewertje; Boeing, Heiner; Beulens, Joline W.J. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-04-18)
    Background: The health impact of dietary replacement of carbohydrates with protein for patients with type 2 diabetes is still debated. This study aimed to investigate the association between dietary substitution ...
  • Ethical aspects of registry-based research in the Nordic countries 

    Ludvigsson, Jonas F.; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Lafolie, Pierre; Zoega, Helga; Sarkkola, Catharina; von Kraemer, Stephanie; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Nørgaard, Mette (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-11-23)
    National health care registries in the Nordic countries share many attributes, but different legal and ethical frameworks represent a challenge to promoting effective joint research. Internationally, there is a lack of ...
  • The Apolipoprotein B/Apolipoprotein A-I Ratio as a Potential Marker of Plasma Atherogenicity 

    Kaneva, Anastasiya M.; Potolitsyna, Natalya N.; Bojko, Evgeny R.; Odland, Jon Øyvind (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Background. The apolipoprotein (apo) B/apoA-I ratio represents the balance between apoB-rich atherogenic particles and apoAI-rich antiatherogenic particles, and this ratio is considered to be a marker of cardiovascular ...
  • Extraction of clinical indicators that are associated with the heat/nonheat and excess/deficiency patterns in pattern identifications for stroke 

    Lee, Ju Ah; Ko, Mi Mi; Lee, Jungsup; Kang, Byoung-Kab; Birch, Stephen; Lee, Myeong Soo (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    The aim of this study is to extract indicators that are associated with the heat/nonheat and excess/deficiency patterns in stroke pattern identification through the large-scale analysis of clinical data. Two experts, who ...
  • Is traditional Chinese medicine recommended in Western medicine clinical practice guidelines in China? A systematic analysis 

    Ren, Jun; Li, Xun; Sun, Jin; Han, Mei; Yang, Guo-Yan; Li, Wen-Yuan; Robinson, Nicola; Lewith, George; Liu, Jianping (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-06-03)
    Background: Evidence-based medicine promotes and relies on the use of evidence in developing clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). The Chinese healthcare system includes both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Western ...
  • Diet and physical activity for children’s health: a qualitative study of Nepalese mothers’ perceptions 

    Oli, Natalia; Vaidya, Abhinav; Subedi, Madhusudan; Eiben, Gabriele; Krettek, Alexandra (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-09-08)
    Objectives: Non-communicable diseases account for 50% of all deaths in Nepal and 25% result from cardiovascular diseases. Previous studies in Nepal indicate a high burden of behavioural cardiovascular risk factors, ...
  • How do we deal with multiple goals for care within an individual patient trajectory? A document content analysis of health service research papers on goals for care 

    Berntsen, Gro Karine Rosvold; Gammon, Barbara Deede; Steinsbekk, Aslak; Salamonsen, Anita; Foss, Nina; Ruland, Cornelia; Fønnebø, Vinjar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-12-10)
    Objectives: Patients with complex long-term needs experience multiple parallel care processes, which may have conflicting or competing goals, within their individual patient trajectory (iPT). The alignment of multiple ...

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