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    • Development of grip strength during the first year after stroke 

      Stock, Roland; Thrane, Gyrd; Askim, Torunn; Anke, Audny; Mork, Paul Jarle (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-08)
      <p><i>Objective</i>: To assess recovery of grip strength during the first year post-stroke.</p> <p><i>Design</i>: Exploratory study on a subsample of patients participating in the Norwegian Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy trial.</p> <p><i>Subjects</i>: Eleven patients (mean age 59.1 years; 3 women) with mild to moderate stroke were recruited 7–29 days post-stroke.</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: ...
    • Oncolysis with DTT-205 and DTT-304 generates immunological memory in cured animals 

      Zhou, Heng; Mondragón, Laura; Xie, Wei; Mauseth, Brynjar; Leduc, Marion; Sauvat, Allan; Gomes-da-Silva, Lígia C.; Forveille, Sabrina; Iribarren, Kristina; Souquere, Sylvie; Bezu, Lucillia; Liu, Peng; Zhao, Liwei; Zitvogel, Laurence; Sveinbjørnsson, Baldur; Eksteen, Jacobus Johannes; Rekdal, Øystein; Kepp, Oliver; Kroemer, Guido (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-23)
      Abstract Oncolytic peptides and peptidomimetics are being optimized for the treatment of cancer by selecting agents with high cytotoxic potential to kill a maximum of tumor cells as well as the capacity to trigger anticancer immune responses and hence to achieve long-term effects beyond therapeutic discontinuation. Here, we report on the characterization of two novel oncolytic peptides, DTT-205 ...
    • The Psychological Science Accelerator: Advancing Psychology Through a Distributed Collaborative Network 

      Moshontz, Hannah; Campbell, Lorne; Ebersole, Charles R.; IJzerman, Hans; Urry, Heather L.; Forscher, Patrick S.; Grahe, Jon E.; McCarthy, Randy J.; Musser, Erica D.; Antfolk, Jan; Castille, Christopher M.; Evans, Thomas Rhys; Fiedler, Susann; Flake, Jessica Kay; Forero, Diego A.; Janssen, Steve M. J.; Keene, Justin Robert; Protzko, John; Aczel, Balazs; Álvarez Solas, Sara; Ansari, Daniel; Awlia, Dana; Baskin, Ernest; Batres, Carlota; Borras-Guevara, Martha Lucia; Brick, Cameron; Chandel, Priyanka; Chatard, Armand; Chopik, William J.; Clarance, David; Coles, Nicholas A.; Corker, Katherine S.; Dixson, Barnaby James Wyld; Dranseika, Vilius; Dunham, Yarrow; Fox, Nicholas W.; Gardiner, Gwendolyn; Garrison, S. Mason; Gill, Tripat; Hahn, Amanda C.; Jaeger, Bastian; Kačmár, Pavol; Kaminski, Gwenaël; Kanske, Philipp; Kekecs, Zoltan; Kline, Melissa; Koehn, Monica A.; Kujur, Pratibha; Levitan, Carmel A.; Miller, Jeremy K.; Okan, Ceylan; Olsen, Jerome; Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar; Özdoğru, Asil Ali; Pande, Babita; Parganiha, Arti; Parveen, Noorshama; Pfuhl, Gerit; Pradhan, Sraddha; Ropovik, Ivan; Rule, Nicholas O.; Saunders, Blair; Schei, Vidar; Schmidt, Kathleen; Messiah Singh, Margaret; Sirota, Miroslav; Steltenpohl, Crystal N.; Stieger, Stefan; Storage, Daniel; Sullivan, Gavin Brent; Szabelska, Anna; Tamnes, Christian K.; Vadillo, Miguel A.; Valentova, Jaroslava V.; Vanpaemel, Wolf; Varella, Marco A. C.; Vergauwe, Evie; Verschoor, Mark; Vianello, Michelangelo; Voracek, Martin; Williams, Glenn P.; Wilson, John Paul; Zickfeld, Janis H.; Arnal, Jack D.; Aydin, Burak; Chen, Sau-Chin; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Fernandez, Ana Maria; Horstmann, Kai T.; Isager, Peder M.; Jones, Benedict; Kapucu, Aycan; Lin, Hause; Mensink, Michael C.; Navarrete, Gorka; Silan, Miguel A.; Chartier, Christopher R. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-01)
      Concerns about the veracity of psychological research have been growing. Many findings in psychological science are based on studies with insufficient statistical power and nonrepresentative samples, or may otherwise be limited to specific, ungeneralizable settings or populations. Crowdsourced research, a type of large-scale collaboration in which one or more research projects are conducted across ...
    • Å skrive for og om undervisning og utdanning 

      Allern, Marit; Skaalvik, Mari Wolff; Iversen, Anita (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-26)
      Vitenskapelig ansatte i høyere utdanning skriver for å formidle resultater fra forskning og utviklingsarbeid. Denne artikkelen rapporterer fra en studie om et skrivekurs over et år for universitetslektorer. Prosessen synliggjør utvikling av et praksisfellesskap gjennom kurset og peker på ulike barrierer mot skriving som måtte brytes i prosessen. For grupper av ansatte som har undervisning som sin ...
    • In Vitro and in Silico Competitive Binding of Brominated Polyphenyl Ether Contaminants with Human and Gull Thyroid Hormone Transport Proteins 

      Hill, Katie L.; Mortensen, Åse-Karen; Teclechiel, Daniel; Willmore, William G.; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Jenssen, Bjørn Munro; Letcher, Robert James (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-12-28)
      Tetradecabromo-1,4-diphenoxybenzene (TeDB-DiPhOBz) is a highly brominated additive flame retardant (FR). Debrominated photodegradates of TeDBDiPhOBz are hydroxylated <i>in vitro</i> in liver microsomal assays based on herring gulls (<i>Larus argentatus</i>), including one metabolite identified as 4<i>″</i>-OH-2,2<i>′</i>,2<i>″</i>,4-tetrabromo-DiPhOBz. Chemically related methoxylated tetra- ...
    • The Olympic biathlon - Recent advances and perspectives after pyeongchang 

      Laaksonen, Marko S; Jonsson, Malin; Holmberg, Hans-Christer (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-07-02)
      The biathlon, combining cross-country ski skating with rifle marksmanship, has been an Olympic event since the Winter Games in Squaw Valley, United States, in 1960. As a consequence of replacing the classical with the skating technique in the 1980s, as well as considerable improvements in equipment and preparation of ski tracks and more effective training, the average biathlon skiing speed has ...
    • Mitochondrial DNA copy number variation, leukocyte telomere length, and breast cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study 

      Campa, Daniele; Barrdahl, Myrto; Santoro, Aurelia; Severi, Gianluca; Baglietto, Laura; Omichessan, Hanane; Tumino, Rosario; Bueno-De-Mesquita, Hendrik Bastiaan; Peeters, Petra H.; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Chirlaque, Maria-Dolores; Rodríguez-Barranco, Miguel; Agudo, Antonio; Gunter, Marc; Dossus, Laure; Krogh, Vittorio; Matullo, Giuseppe; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Travis, Ruth C.; Canzian, Federico; Kaaks, Rudolf (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-17)
      <p><i>Background</i>: Leukocyte telomere length (LTL) and mitochondrial genome (mtDNA) copy number and deletions have been proposed as risk markers for various cancer types, including breast cancer (BC).</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: To gain a more comprehensive picture on how these markers can modulate BC risk, alone or in conjunction, we performed simultaneous measurements of LTL and mtDNA copy number ...
    • A 4-Week Intervention Involving Mobile-Based Daily 6-Minute Micro-Sessions of Functional High-Intensity Circuit Training Improves Strength and Quality of Life, but Not Cardio-Respiratory Fitness of Young Untrained Adults 

      Sperlich, Billy; Hahn, Lea-Sofie; Edel, Antonia; Behr, Tino; Helmprobst, Julian; Leppich, Robert; Wallmann-Sperlich, Birgit; Holmberg, Hans-Christer (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-09)
      The present study was designed to assess the psycho-physiological responses of physically untrained individuals to mobile-based multi-stimulating, circuit-like, multiplejoint conditioning (Circuit<sub>HIIT</sub>) performed either once (1xCircuit<sub>HIIT</sub>) or twice (2xCircuit<sub>HIIT</sub>) daily for 4 weeks. In this single-center, two-arm randomized, controlled study, 24 men and women (age: ...
    • Developments in the biomechanics and equipment of Olympic cross-country skiers 

      Pellegrini, Barbara; Stoggl, Thomas Leonhard; Holmberg, Hans-Christer (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-07-24)
      Here, our aim was to describe the major changes in cross-country (XC) skiing in recent decades, as well as potential future developments. XC skiing has been an Olympic event since the very first Winter Games in Chamonix, France, in 1924. Over the past decades, considerable developments in skiing techniques and improvements in equipment and track preparation have increased skiing speed. In contrast ...
    • The influence of physiobiomechanical parameters, technical aspects of shooting, and psychophysiological factors on biathlon performance: A review 

      Laaksonen, Marko S; Finkenzeller, Thomas; Holmberg, Hans-Christer; Sattlecker, Gerold (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-08)
      The biathlon, an Olympic sporting discipline that combines cross-country skiing with rifle marksmanship, entails considerable physiological demands, as well as fine motor control while shooting after intense exercise and under mental pressure. Although much of our knowledge about cross-country skiing is probably also applicable to the biathlon, carrying the rifle and shooting under stress make ...
    • Stroke identification by criteria based dispatch - a register based study 

      Ellensen, Eirin Nybø; Næss, Halvor; Wisborg, Torben; Hunskaar, Steinar; Zakariassen, Erik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-05)
      <i>Background</i>: Rapid and precise dispatch of resources is a key element in pre‐hospital emergency medicine. Emergency medical communication centres (EMCCs) dispatch resources based on protocols and guidelines, balancing the acute need of the individual and the resource allocation of the pre‐hospital emergency medical system. The aim of this study was to determine the validity of stroke ...
    • Striving for wellbeing: The different roles of hedonia and eudaimonia in goal pursuit and goal achievement 

      Thorsteinsen, Kjærsti; Vittersø, Joar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-09)
      Goals are central to theories of happiness and previous research has shown that successful goal pursuit typically leads to a boost in wellbeing. Taking these ideas further, the current study adopts the distinction between hedonic wellbeing (HWB) and eudaimonic wellbeing (EWB) and suggests that it is the former that increases when goals are achieved. By contrast, EWB is hypothesized to have a causal ...
    • Physical activity patterns and the risk of colorectal cancer in the Norwegian Women and Cancer study: A population-based prospective study 

      Oyeyemi, Sunday Oluwafemi; Braaten, Tonje; Licaj, Idlir; Lund, Eiliv; Borch, Kristin Benjaminsen (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-04)
      <p><I>Introduction</I>: Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the second most common cancer in women worldwide. Physical activity (PA) has been associated with reduced risk of CRC; however, this has been demonstrated more consistently in men, while results of studies in women have been largely equivocal. We aimed to further examine the relationship between PA patterns and the risk of CRC in women, using ...
    • The impact of age-related hearing loss and lateralized auditory attention on spatiotemporal parameters of gait during dual-tasking among community dwelling older adults 

      Gorecka, Marta Maria; Vasylenko, Olena; Espenes, Johan Jacob; Waterloo, Knut; Rodriguez-Aranda, Claudia (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-07-27)
      This investigation assessed the impact of hearing loss and lateralized auditory attention on spatiotemporal parameters of gait during overground dual-tasking by the use of the dichotic listening task. Seventy-eight right-handed, healthy older adults between 60 and 88 years were assigned to a Young-Old (<70 years) or an Old-Old (>71 years) group. Cognitive assessment and pure tone audiometry were ...
    • Prevalence of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and patient perceptions of severity in Sweden, Norway and Denmark: Results from the nordic patient survey of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis 

      Danielsen, Kjersti; Duvetorp, Albert; Iversen, Lars; Østergaard, Mikkel; Seifert, Oliver; Tveit, Kåre Steinar; Skov, Lone (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-07)
      Optimal clinical management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) Optimal clinical management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) requires understanding of the impact on patients. The NORdic PAtient survey of Psoriasis and PsA (NORPAPP) aimed to obtain current data on disease prevalence and patient perceptions in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Among 22,050 individuals questioned, the reported ...
    • Relationships between intensity, duration, cumulative dose, and timing of smoking with age at menopause: A pooled analysis of individual data from 17 observational studies 

      Zhu, Dongshan; Chung, Hsin-Fang; Pandeya, Nirmala; Dobson, Annette J.; Cade, Janet E.; Greenwood, Darren C.; Crawford, Sybil L.; Avis, Nancy E.; Gold, Ellen B.; Mitchell, Ellen S; Woods, Nancy F.; Anderson, Debra; Brown, Daniel E.; Sievert, Lynette L.; Brunner, Eric J.; Kuh, Diana; Hardy, Rebecca; Hayashi, Kunihiko; Lee, Jung Su; Mizunuma, Hideki; Giles, Graham G.; Bruinsma, Fiona; Tillin, Therese; Simonsen, Mette Kildevæld; Adami, Hans Olov; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Canonico, Marianne; Ancelin, Marie-Laure; Demakakos, Panayotes (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-27)
      <p><i>Background</i>: Cigarette smoking is associated with earlier menopause, but the impact of being a former smoker and any dose-response relationships on the degree of smoking and age at menopause have been less clear. If the toxic impact of cigarette smoking on ovarian function is irreversible, we hypothesized that even former smokers might experience earlier menopause, and variations in intensity, ...
    • Manual dexterity in young and healthy older adults. 2. Association with cognitive abilities 

      Vasylenko, Olena; Gorecka, Marta Maria; Rodriguez-Aranda, Claudia (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-02)
      Currently, little is known about the cognitive constraints underlying manual dexterity decline in aging. Here, we assessed the relationship between cognitive function and dexterity in 45 young and 55 healthy older adults. Effects of gender on the cognition‐dexterity association were also explored. Cognitive assessment comprised neuropsychological tests of executive function, working memory, attention, ...
    • Relations between the use of electronic health and the use of general practitioner and somatic specialist visits in patients with type 1 diabetes: Cross-sectional study 

      Hansen, Anne Helen; Brož, Jan; Claudi, Tor; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-07)
      <p><i>Background</i>: The prevalence of diabetes and the use of electronic health (eHealth) are increasing. People with diabetes need frequent monitoring and follow-up of health parameters, and eHealth services can be of great value. However, little is known about the association between the use of eHealth and provider-based health care services among people with diabetes.</p> <p><i>Objective</i>: ...
    • ‘Will I get cancer again?’ An ethnography of worries, healing landscapes and sensation-to-symptom processes among people living in the aftermath of cancer in rural Norway 

      Skowronski, Magdalena (Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2019-04-29)
      <p>Today, 71% of those who are diagnosed with cancer live five years or longer after treatment. Although the level of mortality varies considerably between different cancer diagnoses, the total number of people who recover after cancer is increasing. There is a need to gain knowledge on how people who live in the aftermath of cancer treatment experience health and illness, bodily sensations, everyday ...
    • Cortisol levels and cognitive profile in major depression: A comparison of currently and previously depressed patients 

      Høifødt, Ragnhild Sørensen; Waterloo, Knut; Wang, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson; Eisemann, Martin; Figenschau, Yngve Anton; Halvorsen, Marianne (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-22)
      The association between depressive symptoms and elevated cortisol levels, and depression and cognitive functioning, has been less robust in outpatients with symptoms in the mild to moderate range. Furthermore, the association between elevated cortisol levels and cognitive functioning is unclear. In the present study, currently depressed (<i>n</i> = 37), previously depressed (<i>n</i> = 81) and never ...