Affiliation: Haukeland University Hospital
- Early life environment and snoring in adulthoodKarl A Franklin
Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
Respir Res 9:63. 2008..To our knowledge, no studies of the possible association of early life environment with snoring in adulthood have been published. We aimed to investigate whether early life environment is associated with snoring later in life...
- Respiratory symptoms in adults are related to impaired quality of life, regardless of asthma and COPD: results from the European community respiratory health surveyMarianne Voll-Aanerud
Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:107. 2010..The objective was to describe the association of respiratory symptoms with HRQoL in subjects with and without asthma or COPD and to investigate the role of atopy, bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR), and lung function in HRQoL...
- What can we learn about asthma and allergy from the follow-up of the RHINE and the ECRHS studies?E Omenaas
Respiratory Research Group, Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Clin Respir J 2:45-52. 2008..Even though management of asthma has improved, there are still great variations throughout Europe. These findings highlight the key role doctors and nurses play in educating and reviewing management of patients...
- [Diagnosis and treatment of chronic pulmonary disease--something new?]Ernst Omenaas
Regionalt kompetansesenter for klinisk forskning, Haukeland Universitetssjukehus, 5021 Bergen
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:196. 2007
- Pet-keeping in childhood and adult asthma and hay fever: European community respiratory health surveyCecilie Svanes
Section of Respiratory Medicine, Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen and Department of Medicine, Haraldsplass Hospital, Bergen, Norway
J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:289-300. 2003..Dogs owned in childhood seemed to protect against adult allergic disease but promote nonallergic asthma...
- Young maternal age at delivery is associated with asthma in adult offspringBirger N Laerum
Department of Thoracic Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
Respir Med 101:1431-8. 2007..In a North-European population based study, we investigated whether mother's age at delivery was associated with risk for asthma and hay fever in adult offspring, taking into account relevant confounders...
- Bicycle-related injuries among young children related to age at debut of cyclingKari Schrøder Hansen
Department of Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
Accid Anal Prev 37:71-5. 2005..95, P = 0.014). This study shows that the risk of getting injured during the first 12 months of active cycling is reduced if bicycling debut is delayed until 7 or 8 years instead of at 4 or 5 years...
- Perennial non-infectious rhinitis--an independent risk factor for sleep disturbances in AsthmaJohan Hellgren
Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Lundby Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
Respir Med 101:1015-20. 2007..To evaluate if perennial non-infectious rhinitis is associated with sleep disturbances in asthma...
- Atopic and non-atopic asthma in a farming and a general populationWijnand Eduard
National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo, Norway
Am J Ind Med 46:396-9. 2004..No external reference population had been included. We, therefore, compared this farming population with the general population from an adjacent region...
- Performance comparison of Likert and binary formats of SF-36 version 1.6 across ECRHS II adults populationsMario Grassi
Dipartimento di Scienze Sanitarie Applicate, Sezione di Statistica Medica and Epidemiologia, Universita di Pavia, Italy
Value Health 10:478-88. 2007..To evaluate a binary response structure of SF-36 items assessing scaling assumptions, reliability, and validity of questionnaire...
- The influence of active and passive smoking on habitual snoringKarl A Franklin
Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:799-803. 2004..3%, and passive smoking for 2.2%. Smoking, both current and ex-smoking, is a major contributor to habitual snoring in the general population. Passive smoking is a previously unrecognized risk factor for snoring among adults...
- Occupational exposure to hairdressing chemicals and immunoglobulin E synthesisBjørg Eli Hollund
Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
Scand J Work Environ Health 28:264-9. 2002..This study assessed the effect of exposure to hairdressing chemicals on total and allergen-specific serum immunoglobulin E (IgE) in hairdressers...