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  • Forebygging med jod ved radioaktivitet 

    Larsen, Camilla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-03-10)
    Krigen i Ukraina aktualiserer vår beredskap ved atomhendelser. Myndighetene anbefaler at voksne under 40 år, gravide, ammende og barn under 18 år har jodtabletter tilgjengelig. Jodprofylakse kan redusere risikoen for skjoldbruskkjertelkreft, og råd om inntak kommer ofte med en samtidig anbefaling om å holde seg innomhus.
  • Expression of miR-24-1-5p in Tumor Tissue Influences Prostate Cancer Recurrence: The PROCA-life Study 

    Stikbakke, Einar; Wilsgaard, Tom; Haugnes, Hege Sagstuen; Pedersen, Mona Irene; Knutsen, Tore; Støyten, Martin; Giovannucci, Edward; Eggen, Anne Elise; Thune, Inger; Richardsen, Elin (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-02-23)
    The role of miR-24-1-5p and its prognostic implications associated with prostate cancer are mainly unknown. In a population-based cohort, the Prostate Cancer Study throughout life (PROCA-life), all men had a general health examination at study entry and were followed between 1994 and 2016. Patients with available tissue samples after a prostatectomy with curative intent were identified (n = 189). ...
  • The Hematology of Tomorrow Is Here-Preclinical Models Are Not: Cell Therapy for Hematological Malignancies 

    Arranz, Lorena (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-01-24)
    The purpose of this review is to present the current knowledge on the clinical use of several forms of cell therapy in hematological malignancies and the preclinical models available for their study. In the context of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplants, mesenchymal stromal cells are pursued to help stem cell engraftment and expansion, and control graft versus host disease. We further ...
  • Changes in life expectancy and disease burden in Norway, 1990–2019: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 

    Clarsen, Benjamin Matthew; Nylenna, Magne; Klitkou, Søren Toksvig; Vollset, Stein Emil; Baravelli, Carl Michael; Bølling, Anette Kocbach; Aasvang, Gunn Marit; Sulo, Gerhard; Naghavi, Mohsen; Pasovic, Maja; Asaduzzaman, Muhammad; Bjørge, Tone; Eggen, Anne Elise; Eikemo, Terje Andreas; Ellingsen, Christian Lycke; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Hailu, Alemayehu; Hassan, Shoaib; Hay, Simon I.; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Kisa, Adnan; Kisa, Sezer; Månsson, Johan; Yitayew, Teferi Mekonnen; Murray, Christopher J L; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Ottersen, Trygve; Sagoe, Dominic; Sripada, Kam; Winkler, Andrea Sylvia; Knudsen, Ann Kristin Skrindo (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-06-29)
    <p><b>Background</b> Geographical differences in health outcomes are reported in many countries. Norway has led an active policy aiming for regional balance since the 1970s. Using data from the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) 2019, we examined regional differences in development and current state of health across Norwegian counties. <p><b>Methods</b> Data for life expectancy, healthy ...
  • Physical activity level and associated factors among adult HIV patients in Ethiopia 

    Tegene, Yadessa; Mengesha, Selamawit; van der Starre, Caroline; Lako, Stephanie; Toma, Alemayehu; Spigt, Marcus (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-02-04)
    Background: People living with HIV, who take antiretroviral therapy (ART), often enjoy long and healthy lives, but this therapy has well known metabolic adverse efects. Physical activity is found to be an important factor in improving these physiological parameters. This study aimed to determine physical activity level and associated factors among HIV patients in Ethiopia.<p> <p>Methods: An institutional ...
  • AvaLife—A New Multi-Disciplinary Approach Supported by Accident and Field Test Data to Optimize Survival Chances in Rescue and First Aid of Avalanche Patients 

    Genswein, Manuel; Macias, Darryl; McIntosh, Scott; Reiweger, Ingrid; Hetland, Audun; Paal, Peter (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-04-26)
    Snow sports in the backcountry have seen a steep increase in popularity, and therefore preparedness for efficient companion and organized rescue is important. While technical rescue skills are widely taught, there is a lack of knowledge regarding first aid for avalanche patients. The stressful and time-critical situation for first responders requires a rule-based decision support tool. AvaLife ...
  • The association between multimorbidity and primary healthcare utilization in South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority 

    Mørken, Karianne (Mastergradsoppgave; Master thesis, 2022-06-30)
    Background: Multimorbidity is one of the greatest health-related challenges worldwide. Multimorbidity is associated with several outcomes, such as lower quality of life and higher disability. The main aim of this study was to explore the association between multimorbidity and the use of healthcare services in primary healthcare. Method: In a register-based, cross-sectional study we extracted data ...
  • Benzodiazepiner på sykehjem i Tromsø kommune 

    Haug, Charlotte Marianne (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2020-08-16)
    Bakgrunn: Sykehjemsbeboere er ofte skrøpelige og opp mot 80 % har en kognitiv svekkelse. Grunnet deres virkning og bivirkningsprofil har bruk av vanedannende legemidler fått økt oppmerksomhet de senere år. Disse legemidlene er i høyere grad hos eldre enn hos yngre assosiert med kognitive bivirkninger og fall. Det er en fare at man utvikler toleranse mot legemidlene ved lang tids bruk. Helsedirektoratet ...
  • Exercise training combined with calanus oil supplementation improves the central cardiodynamic function in older women 

    Štěpán, Marek; Dad’ová, Klára; Matouš, Miloš; Krauzová, Eva; Sontáková, Lenka; Koc, Michal; Larsen, Terje; Kuda, Ondrej; Štich, Vladimír; Rossmeislová, Lenka; Šiklová, Michaela (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-12-29)
    The aim of this study was to investigate the possible beneficial effects of exercise training (ET) with omega-3/Calanus oil supplementation on cardiorespiratory and adiposity parameters in elderly women. Fifty-five women (BMI: 19–37 kg/m<sup>2</sup> , 62–80 years old) were recruited and randomly assigned to the 4 month intervention with ET and omega-3 supplementation (Calanus oil, ET-Calanus) ...
  • Accuracy of Tracking Devices’ Ability to Assess Exercise Energy Expenditure in Professional Female Soccer Players: Implications for Quantifying Energy Availability 

    Tutu Dasa, Marcus Småvik; Friborg, Oddgeir; Kristoffersen, Morten; Pettersen, Gunn; Sundgot-Borgen, Jorunn; Rosenvinge, Jan H (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-04-14)
    The purpose of the study was to assess the accuracy of commonly used GPS/accelerometer-based tracking devices in the estimation of exercise energy expenditure (EEE) during high-intensity intermittent exercise. A total of 13 female soccer players competing at the highest level in Norway (age 20.5 ± 4.3 years; height 168.4 ± 5.1 cm; weight 64.1 ± 5.3 kg; fat free mass 49.7 ± 4.2 kg) completed a single ...
  • Posttraumatic stress and perceived interpersonal provocation in adolescents. 

    Saunderson, Jonathan Marshall; Stickley, Andrew; Sturidsson, Knut; Koposov, Roman A; Sukhodolsky, Denis G; Ruchkin, Vladislav (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-05-25)
    Objective: To examine the impact of posttraumatic stress on the choice of responses to and attribution of intentionality in peer provocation in adolescent boys and girls. Methods: A sample of 2678 adolescents from Northern Russia, aged 13–17 years (59.3% female; 95.7% ethnic Russian) completed self-reports on posttraumatic stress and rated hypothetical peer provocation scenarios that teenagers ...
  • Privacy-preserving audit and feedback on the antibiotic prescribing of General Practitioners 

    Yigzaw, Kassaye Yitbarek; Chomutare, Taridzo; Wynn, Rolf; Berntsen, Gro Karine Rosvold; Bellika, Johan Gustav (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-07-13)
    Background: Antibiotic resistance is a worldwide public health problem that is accelerated by the misuse and overuse of antibiotics. Studies have shown that audits and feedback enable clinicians to compare their personal clinical performance with that of their peers and are effective in reducing the inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics. However, privacy concerns make audits and feedback hard ...
  • Alcohol intake and total mortality in 142 960 individuals from the MORGAM Project: a population-based study 

    Di Castelnuovo, Augusto; Costanzo, Simona; Bonaccio, Marialaura; McElduff, Patrick; Salomaa, Veikko; Männistö, Satu; Moitry, Marie; Ferrières, Jean; Dallongeville, Jean; Thorand, Barbara; Brenner, Hermann; Ferrario, Marco; Veronesi, Giovanni; Pettenuzzo, Emanuela; Tamosiunas, Abdonas; Njølstad, Inger; Drygas, Wojciech; Nikitin, Yuri; Söderberg, Stefan; Kee, Frank; Grassi, Guido; Westermann, Dirk; Schrage, Benedikt; Dabboura, Salim; Zeller, Tanja; Kuulasmaa, Kari; Blankenberg, Stefan; Donati, Maria Benedetta; de Gaetano, Giovanni; Iacoviello, Licia (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-06-09)
    Aim To test the association of alcohol consumption with total and cause-specific mortality risk. Design Prospective observational multi-centre population-based study. Setting Sixteen cohorts (15 from Europe) in the MOnica Risk, Genetics, Archiving and Monograph (MORGAM) Project. Participants A total of 142 960 individuals (mean age 50 ± 13 years, 53.9% men). Measurements Average alcohol intake by ...
  • Impact of liver fibrosis and clinical characteristics on dose-adjusted serum methadone concentrations 

    Chalabianloo, Fatemeh; Høiseth, Gudrun; Vold, Jørn Henrik; Johansson, Kjell Arne; Kringen, Marianne K.; Dalgard, Olav; Ohldieck, Christian; Druckrey-Fiskaaen, Karl Trygve; Aas, Christer Frode; Løberg, Else-Marie; Bramness, Jørgen Gustav; Fadnes, Lars T. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-03-31)
    Background: There is limited knowledge on the causes of large variations in serum methadone concentrations and dose requirements. Objectives: We investigated the impact of the degree of liver fibrosis on dose-adjusted steady-state serum methadone concentrations.<p> <p<Methods: We assessed the clinical and laboratory data of 155 Norwegian patients with opioid use disorder undergoing methadone ...
  • Health at age 17 in Norwegian adolescents: Mental and physical status in the national cohort born in 2001 

    Borud, Einar Kristian; Fadum, Elin Anita; Carlsen, Ellen Øen; Håberg, Siri Eldevik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-07-07)
    Aims: We present self-reported data on physical and mental health at age 17 years from 82% of Norwegians born in 2001. Methods: In Norway, the Armed Forces require that each resident who reaches the age of 17 years completes a self-administered declaration of health that is used for military selection. The declaration collects information on height and weight, various clinically diagnosed diseases, ...
  • Educational and psychosocial support for conflict-affected youths: The effectiveness of a school-based intervention targeting academic underachievement 

    Forsberg, June Thorvaldsen; Schultz, Jon Håkon (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-03-22)
    This study investigated the effect of a school-based and teacher-led psychosocial intervention that targeted academic underachievement among conflict-affected youths. We hypothesized that participants in the intervention would experience improved school functioning and reduced levels of stress-related symptoms after the intervention, in comparison to a control group. The study was carried out ...
  • Diagnostikk av øyeinfeksjoner. Strategimøte nr. 32, 2018 

    Brekke, Hanne; Romstad, Monica Regine; Stubhaug, Tore Taksdal; Åsheim, Sandra Elena; Mengshoel, Anne Torunn (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2018-04)
    Det 32. Strategimøte i regi av Referansegruppen for eksterne kvalitetsvurderinger i bakteriologi, mykologi og parasittologi omhandlet øyeinfeksjoner og ble avholdt 31.10.2018 på Gjestehuset Lovisenberg i Oslo. På møtet deltok 40 personer fra 20 av landets medisinskmikrobiologiske laboratorier.<p> <p>Ansvarlig programkomité, som også har ferdigstilt denne avsluttende rapporten, var Hanne Brekke, ...
  • Erfaringar etter handteringa av smitte og utbrot av covid-19 i Noreg hausten 2021 og vinteren 2022 i utvalde kommunar 

    Andreassen, Trude; Coward, Sigrid Kristiane; Falk, Monica; Forland, Frode; Heradstveit, Petter Leinaas; Hveding, Øystein; Lavoll, Silje Bruland; Macdonald, Emily Ann; Nguyen, Truc Trung; Nygård, Karin Maria; Selstø, Annlaug; Utheim, Mari Nythun; Vestrheim, Didrik Frimann (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2022-07)
    Kommunane har hatt ei avgjerande rolle i handteringa av smitte og utbrot gjennom pandemien. Kommunane har gjort dette i samarbeid med nabokommunar, statsforvaltarar og nasjonale helsestyresmakter. Dette gjeld også for kommunane som deltok i denne gjennomgangen.<p> <p>Denne rapporten har ved hjelp av intervju med eit utval kommunar hausta erfaringar om korleis ulike kommunar har oppdaga og ...
  • Behandling av muskelknuter i livmor: hurtigoversikt for samvalgsverktøy (oppdatering) 

    Holtet Evensen, Line (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2022)
    Muskelknuter i livmoren består av en type muskelceller og bindevev som vokser på veggen i livmoren. Rundt åtte av ti kvinner har muskelknuter, og omtrent en tredjedel av disse får plagsomme symptomer.<p> <p>Vi fant én randomisert kontrollert studie og en metodevurdering om effekt av kombinasjonsbehandling med gonadotropinfrigjørende hormon-reseptorantagonist og to Cochrane-oversikter om ...
  • Nasjonalt utbrudd av Pseudomonas aeruginosa i sykehus forårsaket av ferdigfuktede ikke-sterile vaskekluter, Norge, 2021-2022 

    Gravningen, Kirsten Midttun; Ødeskaug, Liz Ertzeid; Utheim, Mari Nythun; Korpås, Julie Andrine; Jørgensen, Silje Bakken; Elstrøm, Petter; Lyrån, Birgitte; Jemtland, Rune; Kols, Nicola Isabelle; Kvaal, Siv Anita; Asfeldt, anne mette; Littauer, Pia; Kilhus, Kristin; Skutlaberg, Dag Harald; Pedersen, Torunn Annie; Hermansen, Nils Olav; Kacelnik, Oliver; Iversen, Bjørn Gunnar (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2022-06)
    I november 2021 ble Folkehelseinstituttet varslet om at tre intensivpasienter hadde dødd av blodbaneinfeksjon med bakterien Pseudomonas aeruginosa ved Universitetssykehuset Nord-Norge i Tromsø i løpet av kort tid. De hadde identiske isolater forenlig med et klonalt utbrudd. Helgenomsekvensering viste at det var en ny sekvenstype, ST3875, som ikke har vært påvist i Norge eller andre land. Nye ...

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