Recent Submissions

  • Norwegian obstetricians' experiences of the use of ultrasound in pregnancy management. A qualitative study 

    Edvardsson, Kristina; Åhman, Annika; Fagerli, Tove Anita; Darj, Elisabeth; Holmlund, Sofia; Small, Rhonda; Mogren, Ingrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    Objective To explore obstetricians’ experiences and views of the use of obstetric ultrasound in clinical management of pregnancy. Methods A qualitative interview study was undertaken in 2015 with obstetricians (N = 20) ...
  • Long-term motor outcomes of very preterm and/or very low birth weight individuals without cerebral palsy: A review of the current evidence 

    Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Ustad, Tordis; Tikanmäki, Marjaana; Haaramo, Peija; Kajantie, Eero Olavi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    We reviewed literature on long-term motor outcomes of individuals aged five years or older born very preterm (VP: ≤32 weeks of gestation) or with very low birth weight (VLBW: ≤1500g), without cerebral palsy (CP). PubMed ...
  • GWAS of thyroid stimulating hormone highlights pleiotropic effects and inverse association with thyroid cancer 

    Zhou, Wei; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Kabil, Omer; Gudmundsson, Julius; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Weinstock, Joshua; Zawistowski, Matthew; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Chaker, Layal; Medici, Marco; Teumer, Alexander; Naitza, Silvia; Sanna, Serena; Schultheiss, Ulla T.; Cappola, Anne R.; Karjalainen, Juha; Kurki, Mitja I.; Oneka, Morgan; Taylor, Peter; Fritsche, Lars; Graham, Sarah E.; Wolford, Brooke N.; Overton, William; Rasheed, Humaira; Bordal, Eirin Haug; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Surakka, Ida; Davey Smith, George; Pandit, Anita; Roychowdhury, Tanmoy; Hornsby, Whitney; Jonasson, Jon G.; Senter, Leigha; Liyanarachchi, Sandya; Ringel, Matthew D.; Xu, Li; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; He, Huiling; Netea-Maier, Romana; Mayordomo, Jose; Plantinga, Theo S.; Hrafnkelsson, Jon; Hjartarson, Hannes; Sturgis, Erich M.; Palotie, Aarno; Daly, Mark J.; Citterio, Cintia E.; Arvan, Peter; Brummett, Chad M.; Boehnke, Michael; de la Chapelle, Albert; Stefansson, Kari; Hveem, Kristian; Willer, Cristen J.; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is critical for normal development and metabolism. To better understand the genetic contribution to TSH levels, we conduct a GWAS meta-analysis at 22.4 million genetic markers in up to ...
  • Twelve months effect of self-referral to inpatient treatment on patient activation, recovery, symptoms and functioning: A randomized controlled study 

    Moljord, Inger Elise Opheim; Lara Cabrera, Mariela Loreto; Salvesen, Øyvind; Rise, Marit By; Bjørgen, Dagfinn; Antonsen, Dag Øivind; Olsø, Turid Møller; Evensen, Gretha Helen; Gudde, Camilla Buch; Linaker, Olav Morten; Steinsbekk, Aslak; Eriksen, Lasse (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    Objective To investigate the effect of having a contract for self-referral to inpatient treatment (SRIT) in patients with severe mental disorders. Methods A randomized controlled trial with 53 adult patients; 26 ...
  • Long‐term changes in self‐reported sleep quality and risk of chronic musculoskeletal pain: The HUNT Study 

    Skarpsno, Eivind S.; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Hagen, Knut; Mork, Paul Jarle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    We examined the association between long‐term (~10 years) changes in self‐reported sleep quality and risk of any chronic musculoskeletal pain and chronic widespread pain. The study comprised data on 6,033 people who ...
  • Body mass index, abdominal fatness, weight gain and the risk of psoriasis: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis of prospective studies 

    Aune, Dagfinn; Snekvik, Ingrid; Schlesinger, Sabrina; Norat, Teresa; Riboli, Elio; Vatten, Lars Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Greater body mass index (BMI) has been associated with increased risk of psoriasis in case–control and cross-sectional studies, however, the evidence from prospective studies has been limited. We conducted a systematic ...
  • Prevalence of mental disorders, suicidal ideation and suicides in the general population before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway: A population-based repeated cross-sectional analysis 

    Knudsen, Ann Kristin Skrindo; Stene-Larsen, Kim; Gustavson, Kristin; Hotopf, Matthew; Kessler, Ronald C.; Krokstad, Steinar; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Reneflot, Anne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background Self-report data on mental distress indicate a deterioration of population mental health in many countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. A Norwegian epidemiological diagnostic psychiatric interview survey was ...
  • Comparison of pre‐ and post‐bronchodilator lung function as predictors of mortality: The HUNT Study 

    Bhatta, Laxmi; Leivseth, Linda; Carslake, David; Langhammer, Arnulf; Mai, Xiao-Mei; Chen, Yue; Henriksen, Anne Hildur; Brumpton, Ben Michael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Background and objective Post‐bronchodilator (BD) lung function is recommended for the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, often only pre‐BD lung function is used in clinical practice or ...
  • Spatial differentiation of metabolism in prostate cancer tissue by MALDI-TOF MSI 

    Andersen, Maria Karoline; Høiem, Therese Stork; Claes, Britt S.R.; Balluff, Benjamin; Marta, Martin-Lorenzo; Richardsen, Elin; Krossa, Sebastian; Bertilsson, Helena; Heeren, Ron M.A.; Rye, Morten Beck; Giskeødegård, Guro F.; Bathen, Tone Frost; Tessem, May-Britt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background Prostate cancer tissues are inherently heterogeneous, which presents a challenge for metabolic profiling using traditional bulk analysis methods that produce an averaged profile. The aim of this study was ...
  • Workplace flexibility important for part-time sick leave selection—an exploratory cross-sectional study of long-term sick listed in Norway 

    Standal, Martin Inge; Hjemdal, Odin; Aasdahl, Lene; Foldal, Vegard Stolsmo; Johnsen, Roar; Fors, Egil Andreas; Hagen, Roger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background Part-time sick leave (PTSL) where sick-listed individuals work a percentage corresponding to their remaining work capabilities is often used to promote return to work. The effects of PTSL are uncertain due ...
  • Is police investigation of rape biased by characteristics of victims? 

    Vik, Bjarte Frode; Rasmussen, Kirsten; Schei, Berit; Hagemann, Cecilie Therese (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Aim To explore differences in police investigations between cases of rape against women with and without vulnerability factors. Methods Retrospective, descriptive study of cases of rape against women ≥16 years of age. ...
  • Physical activity after inpatient occupational rehabilitation: secondary outcomes of two randomized controlled trials 

    Skagseth, Martin; Fimland, Marius Steiro; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Aasdahl, Lene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Objectives: To assess whether inpatient multicomponent occupational rehabilitation, including physical activity (PA), increases the PA level of participants more than an outpatient program without PA, and whether changes ...
  • Health, Work, and Family Strain – Psychosocial Experiences at the Early Stages of Long-Term Sickness Absence 

    Standal, Martin Inge; Foldal, Vegard Stolsmo; Hagen, Roger; Aasdahl, Lene; Johnsen, Roar; Fors, Egil Andreas; Solbjør, Marit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background: Knowledge about the psychosocial experiences of sick-listed workers in the first months of sick leave is sparse even though early interventions are recommended. The aim of this study was to explore psychosocial ...
  • MEPE loss-of-function variant associates with decreased bone mineral density and increased fracture risk 

    Surakka, Ida; Fritsche, Lars; Zhou, Wei; Backman, Joshua; Kosmicki, Jack A.; Lu, Haocheng; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Nielsen, Jonas B.; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Wolford, Brooke N.; Graham, Sarah E.; Chen, Y. Eugene; Lee, Seunggeun; Kang, Hyun Min; Langhammer, Arnulf; Forsmo, Siri; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Holm, Hilma; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Stefansson, Kari; Baras, Aris; Bai, Xiaodong; Balasubramanian, Suganthi; Barnard, Leland; Blumenfeld, Andrew; Cantor, Michael; Coppola, Giovanni; Economides, Aris; Eom, Gisu; Habegger, Lukas; Hahn, Young; Hawes, Alicia; Jones, Marcus B.; Khalid, Shareef; Lotta, Luca A.; Maxwell, Evan K.; Mitnaul, Lyndon J.; Overton, John D.; Reid, Jeffrey G.; Ferreira, Manuel Allen Revez; Salerno, William; Sharma, Deepika; Shuldiner, Alan R.; Staples, Jeffrey C.; Yadav, Ashish; Abecasis, Goncalo R.; Hveem, Kristian; Willer, Cristen J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    A major challenge in genetic association studies is that most associated variants fall in the non-coding part of the human genome. We searched for variants associated with bone mineral density (BMD) after enriching the ...
  • Camp-based family treatment of childhood obesity: randomised controlled trial 

    Benestad, Beate; Lekhal, Samira; Småstuen, Milada C; Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Halsteinli, Vidar; Ødegård, Rønnaug Astri; Hjelmesæth, Jøran (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    Objective To compare the effectiveness of a 2-year camp-based family treatment programme and an outpatient programme on obesity in two generations. Design Pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Setting Rehabilitation ...
  • Physical Activity, Genetic Susceptibility, and the Risk of Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults and Type 2 Diabetes 

    Hjort, Rebecka; Ahlqvist, Emma; Andersson, Tomas; Alfredsson, Lars; Carlsson, Per-Ola; Grill, Valdemar Erik Robert; Groop, Leif; Martinell, Mats; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Tuomi, Tiinamaija; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Carlsson, Sofia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Purpose Physical activity (PA) has been linked to a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes by reducing weight and improving insulin sensitivity. We investigated whether PA is associated with a lower incidence of latent autoimmune ...
  • Incidence and Case Fatality of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Admitted to Hospital Between 2008 and 2014 in Norway 

    Øie, Lise Rystad; Solheim, Ole; Majewska, Paulina Luiza; Nordseth, Trond; Müller, Tomm Brostrup; Carlsen, Sven Magnus; Jensberg, Heidi; Salvesen, Øyvind; Gulati, Sasha (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background To provide age- and sex-specific incidence and case fatality rates for non-traumatic aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) in Norway. We also studied time trends in incidence and case fatality, as well as ...
  • Effectiveness of adding a workplace intervention to an inpatient multimodal occupational rehabilitation program: A randomized clinical trial 

    Skagseth, Martin; Fimland, Marius Steiro; Rise, Marit By; Johnsen, Roar; Borchgrevink, Petter Chr.; Aasdahl, Lene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Objectives This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a workplace intervention (WI) added to an inpatient multimodal occupational rehabilitation program (I-MORE) on sickness absence. Methods In this researcher-blinded ...
  • Non-communicable diseases at a regional hospital in Nepal: Findings of a high burden of alcohol-related disease 

    Amundsen, Marie S.; Kirkeby, Tine Marita Gjervan; Giri, Samita; Koju, R; Krishna, SS; Ystgaard, Brynjulf; Solligård, Erik; Risnes, Kari (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
    Recent global burden of disease reports find that a major proportion of global deaths and disability worldwide can be attributed to alcohol use. Thus, it may be surprising that very few studies have reported on the burden ...
  • Mortality among young adults born preterm and early term in 4 Nordic nations 

    Risnes, Kari; Bilsteen, Josephine Funck; Brown, Paul; Pulakka, Anna; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo; Opdahl, Signe; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Sandin, Sven (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Importance Adverse long-term outcomes in individuals born before full gestation are not confined to individuals born at extreme gestational ages. Little is known regarding mortality patterns among individuals born in the ...

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