Bjørn Grinde

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Biophilia: does visual contact with nature impact on health and well-being?
    Bjørn Grinde
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2332-43. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Can the concept of discords help us find the causes of mental diseases?
    Bjørn Grinde
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Med Hypotheses 73:106-9. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of a polyomavirus (BKV) infection on mRNA expression in human endothelial cells
    Bjørn Grinde
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Virus Res 123:86-94. 2007
  4. pmc Modulation of gene expression in a human cell line caused by poliovirus, vaccinia virus and interferon
    Bjørn Grinde
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Virol J 4:24. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Is chronic fatigue syndrome caused by a rare brain infection of a common, normally benign virus?
    Bjørn Grinde
    National Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Med Hypotheses 71:270-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of parechovirus infection in infancy and risk of repeated positivity for multiple islet autoantibodies: the MIDIA study
    German Tapia
    Department of Genes and Environment, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Diabetes 12:58-62. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Longitudinal observation of parechovirus in stool samples from Norwegian infants
    German Tapia
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Med Virol 80:1835-42. 2008
  8. pmc Human enterovirus RNA in monthly fecal samples and islet autoimmunity in Norwegian children with high genetic risk for type 1 diabetes: the MIDIA study
    German Tapia
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Care 34:151-5. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of sub-clinical enterovirus infections in infants: a prospective cohort study
    Elisabet Witsø
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 39:459-68. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic circulation of HEV71 in Norway
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Virus Res 123:19-29. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Biophilia: does visual contact with nature impact on health and well-being?
    Bjørn Grinde
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2332-43. 2009
    ..g., by creating parks, by offering a view through windows, and by potted plants. The conclusion is based on an evaluation of some fifty relevant empirical studies...
  2. doi request reprint Can the concept of discords help us find the causes of mental diseases?
    Bjørn Grinde
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Med Hypotheses 73:106-9. 2009
    ..If so, concomitant changes in the environment, including changes in present cultural practices, should improve mental health. However, the relevant discords may not be discovered without utilizing the suggested evolutionary perspective...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of a polyomavirus (BKV) infection on mRNA expression in human endothelial cells
    Bjørn Grinde
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Virus Res 123:86-94. 2007
    ..Only a few immuno-related genes were turned on, including the interferon response genes G1P2 and IFIT3. However, some of the up-regulated genes of unknown function may be involved in viral defence...
  4. pmc Modulation of gene expression in a human cell line caused by poliovirus, vaccinia virus and interferon
    Bjørn Grinde
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Virol J 4:24. 2007
    ..By comparing the changes in transcriptosome due to these different challenges, it should be possible to suggest genes that might be involved in defense...
  5. doi request reprint Is chronic fatigue syndrome caused by a rare brain infection of a common, normally benign virus?
    Bjørn Grinde
    National Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Med Hypotheses 71:270-4. 2008
    ..It is well known that zoonotic viruses typically are more malignant than viruses with a long history of host-virus evolution. Similarly, a virus reaching an unfamiliar organ may cause particular problems...
  6. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of parechovirus infection in infancy and risk of repeated positivity for multiple islet autoantibodies: the MIDIA study
    German Tapia
    Department of Genes and Environment, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Diabetes 12:58-62. 2011
    ..The weak association of parechovirus present in the last 3 months before development of autoimmunity warrants further investigation...
  7. doi request reprint Longitudinal observation of parechovirus in stool samples from Norwegian infants
    German Tapia
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Med Virol 80:1835-42. 2008
    ..There was no significant association between infections and the following symptoms: coughing, sneezing, fever, diarrhea or vomiting. In conclusion, human parechovirus infects frequently infants at an early age without causing disease...
  8. pmc Human enterovirus RNA in monthly fecal samples and islet autoimmunity in Norwegian children with high genetic risk for type 1 diabetes: the MIDIA study
    German Tapia
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Care 34:151-5. 2011
    ..To test whether the frequency of human enterovirus RNA in fecal samples collected monthly from early infancy was associated with development of multiple islet autoantibodies in children with the highest risk HLA genotype...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of sub-clinical enterovirus infections in infants: a prospective cohort study
    Elisabet Witsø
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 39:459-68. 2010
    ..Enterovirus infections are common, although most often sub-clinical. The present purpose was to assess the impact of breastfeeding and other factors on enterovirus infections in infancy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic circulation of HEV71 in Norway
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Virus Res 123:19-29. 2007
    ..Complete sequencing of this strain, HEV71 804/NO/03, revealed differences in the 5'UTR and polymerase with respect to more pathogenic genotypes that may explain its reduced neurovirulence...
  11. pmc High prevalence of human enterovirus a infections in natural circulation of human enteroviruses
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4095-100. 2006
    ..5%), CAV4 (8.9%), E18 (8.9%), and CBV3 (7.3%). These findings suggest that the prevalence of HEV infections in general, and HEV-A infections in particular, has been underestimated in epidemiological studies based on virus culture...
  12. ncbi request reprint An approach to the prevention of anxiety-related disorders based on evolutionary medicine
    Bjørn Grinde
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Prev Med 40:904-9. 2005
    ..Moreover, that this expansion is due to excessive or abnormal triggering, particularly at an early age. Possible discords that may be responsible, such as present child care practices, will be discussed...
  13. doi request reprint An evolutionary perspective on the importance of community relations for quality of life
    Bjørn Grinde
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:588-605. 2009
    ..Briefly, it seems possible to create conditions that enhance social relations and to the extent that happiness is considered an important objective, this is a relevant endeavor...
  14. pmc No Ljungan virus RNA in stool samples from the Norwegian environmental triggers of type 1 diabetes (MIDIA) cohort study
    German Tapia
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Care 33:1069-71. 2010
    ..Ljungan virus (LjV) has been proposed as a potential environmental factor for type 1 diabetes. The objective was to test for any association of LjV with type 1 diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Complete genomic sequences of astroviruses from sheep and turkey: comparison with related viruses
    Christine M Jonassen
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Virus Res 91:195-201. 2003
    ..The present analyses contribute to the deciphering of pertinent functions of the astrovirus genomes...