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  1. ncbi Self-selection and bias in a large prospective pregnancy cohort in Norway
    Roy M Nilsen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:597-608. 2009
  2. ncbi Registration completeness in the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
    Birgitte Espehaug
    The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Orthop 77:49-56. 2006
  3. ncbi The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register: 11 years and 73,000 arthroplasties
    L I Havelin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway
    Acta Orthop Scand 71:337-53. 2000
  4. ncbi Neuroendocrine tumor epidemiology: contrasting Norway and North America
    Oyvind Hauso
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Cancer 113:2655-64. 2008
  5. ncbi Dietary patterns in the population living in the Sámi core areas of Norway--the SAMINOR study
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:82-96. 2008
  6. ncbi Partner violence and health: results from the first national study on violence against women in Norway
    Astrid Irene Nerøien
    Department of Public Health and General Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 36:161-8. 2008
  7. ncbi Data quality at the Cancer Registry of Norway: an overview of comparability, completeness, validity and timeliness
    Inger Kristin Larsen
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Fridjof Nansens vei 19, Postbox 5313, Majorstuen, N 0304 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 45:1218-31. 2009
  8. ncbi Health complaints and sickness absence in Norway, 1996-2003
    Camilla Ihlebaek
    Section of Occupational Health and Social Insurance Medicine, Norwegian Back Pain Network, Research Unit, Unifob helse, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:43-9. 2007
  9. pmc Prescription drug use among fathers and mothers before and during pregnancy. A population-based cohort study of 106,000 pregnancies in Norway 2004-2006
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:653-60. 2008
  10. pmc Multidisciplinary medication review in nursing home residents: what are the most significant drug-related problems? The Bergen District Nursing Home (BEDNURS) study
    S Ruths
    Section for Geriatric Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:176-80. 2003

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  1. ncbi Self-selection and bias in a large prospective pregnancy cohort in Norway
    Roy M Nilsen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:597-608. 2009
    ..To evaluate potential bias due to self-selection in a large prospective pregnancy cohort in Norway, the authors studied differences in prevalence estimates and association measures between study participants and ..
  2. ncbi Registration completeness in the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
    Birgitte Espehaug
    The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Orthop 77:49-56. 2006
    ..A high degree of registration completeness is necessary in order to obtain unbiased and accurate register-based study results. We investigated the completeness of registration in the national Norwegian Arthroplasty Register (NAR)...
  3. ncbi The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register: 11 years and 73,000 arthroplasties
    L I Havelin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway
    Acta Orthop Scand 71:337-53. 2000
    ..Since the practice of using undocumented implants has not changed, the register will continue to survey these implants. We plan to assess the mid- and long-term results of implants that have so far had good short-term results...
  4. ncbi Neuroendocrine tumor epidemiology: contrasting Norway and North America
    Oyvind Hauso
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Cancer 113:2655-64. 2008
    ..b>Norway also holds a robust and detailed cancer registry: the Norwegian Registry of Cancer (NRC).
  5. ncbi Dietary patterns in the population living in the Sámi core areas of Norway--the SAMINOR study
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:82-96. 2008
    ..Study design. Population-based cross-sectional design, using food frequency questionnaires...
  6. ncbi Partner violence and health: results from the first national study on violence against women in Norway
    Astrid Irene Nerøien
    Department of Public Health and General Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 36:161-8. 2008
    ..Questions about violence have not been included in health surveys; hence, little is known about prevalence and the consequences for health in the general population. No national study has been conducted in Norway.
  7. ncbi Data quality at the Cancer Registry of Norway: an overview of comparability, completeness, validity and timeliness
    Inger Kristin Larsen
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Fridjof Nansens vei 19, Postbox 5313, Majorstuen, N 0304 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 45:1218-31. 2009
    To provide a comprehensive evaluation of the quality of the data collected on both solid and non-solid tumours at the Cancer Registry of Norway (CRN).
  8. ncbi Health complaints and sickness absence in Norway, 1996-2003
    Camilla Ihlebaek
    Section of Occupational Health and Social Insurance Medicine, Norwegian Back Pain Network, Research Unit, Unifob helse, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:43-9. 2007
    From 1996 to 2003, the total number of sickness absence days increased by 65% in Norway.
  9. pmc Prescription drug use among fathers and mothers before and during pregnancy. A population-based cohort study of 106,000 pregnancies in Norway 2004-2006
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:653-60. 2008
    ..In this registry-based study, we examined more than 100,000 Norwegian pregnancies and described the drug prescription pattern of both fathers and mothers around conception and during pregnancy (mothers)...
  10. pmc Multidisciplinary medication review in nursing home residents: what are the most significant drug-related problems? The Bergen District Nursing Home (BEDNURS) study
    S Ruths
    Section for Geriatric Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:176-80. 2003
    ..Based on a multidisciplinary review of drug use in nursing home residents, this study aimed to identify the most frequent clinically relevant medication problems and to analyse them according to the drugs involved and types of problems...
  11. ncbi Factors explaining return to work for long-term sick workers in Norway
    Bodil J Landstad
    Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1215-26. 2009
    ..This study investigates factors that will affect the chances of long-term sick workers returning to work...
  12. ncbi Prevalence of hereditary ataxia and spastic paraplegia in southeast Norway: a population-based study
    Anne Kjersti Erichsen
    Department of Neurology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Brain 132:1577-88. 2009
    A population-based, cross-sectional study was performed in southeast Norway, between January 2002 and February 2008, to identify subjects with hereditary ataxia and hereditary spastic paraplegia, and to estimate the prevalence of these ..
  13. ncbi Uterine sarcomas in Norway. A histopathological and prognostic survey of a total population from 1970 to 2000 including 419 patients
    Vera M Abeler
    Division of Pathology, Radiumhospitalet, University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Histopathology 54:355-64. 2009
    To determine the frequency and survival of the various types of uterine sarcoma in the total population of Norway and evaluate histopathological prognostic factors in order to identify risk groups.
  14. ncbi Variants in the LRRK1 gene and susceptibility to Parkinson's disease in Norway
    Kristoffer Haugarvoll
    Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA, and Department of Neurology, St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Neurosci Lett 416:299-301. 2007
    ..Two rare coding variants ss65713826 and ss65713830 were more frequent in patients than controls. However, their identification in healthy controls and lack of co-segregation with disease suggests they may represent benign polymorphisms...
  15. pmc Knee arthroplasty in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. A pilot study from the Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association
    Otto Robertsson
    The Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register, Dept of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund, Lund University, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 81:82-9. 2010
    ..The number of national arthroplasty registries is increasing. However, the methods of registration, classification, and analysis often differ...
  16. ncbi Changes in food habits among Pakistani immigrant women in Oslo, Norway
    Tonje Mellin-Olsen
    Lovisenberg Hospital, N 0440 Oslo, Norway
    Ethn Health 10:311-39. 2005
    ..The Pakistani immigrant group in Norway constitute a high-risk subgroup of the population that needs a selective prevention approach...
  17. ncbi Cancer in the Sami population of North Norway, 1970-1997
    T Haldorsen
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:63-8. 2005
    The Sami population in North Norway constitutes an ethnic minority with a lifestyle that diverges from that of the rest of the population...
  18. ncbi Prevalence of nosocomial infections in hospitals in Norway, 2002 and 2003
    H M Eriksen
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Hosp Infect 60:40-5. 2005
    ..All acute care hospitals in Norway (N=76) were invited to participate in the four surveys in 2002 and 2003...
  19. ncbi Long-term mortality in a nationwide cohort of childhood-onset type 1 diabetic patients in Norway
    T Skrivarhaug
    Department of Pediatrics, Ulleval University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Diabetologia 49:298-305. 2006
    ..We examined long-term total and cause-specific mortality in a nationwide, population-based Norwegian cohort of patients with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes...
  20. ncbi Incidence and short-term outcome of cerebral infarction in young adults in western Norway
    H Naess
    Department of Neurology, Haukeland Hospital, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Stroke 33:2105-8. 2002
    We sought to determine the incidence and short-term outcome of people aged 15 to 49 years with first-ever cerebral infarction in 1988-1997 in Hordaland County, Norway.
  21. ncbi Fatigue in the general Norwegian population: normative data and associations
    J H Loge
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 45:53-65. 1998
    ..This national representative sample provides age- and gender-specific norms that will allow for comparisons and interpretations of fatigue scores in future studies...
  22. ncbi Association analysis of the interleukin 17A gene in Caucasian rheumatoid arthritis patients from Norway and New Zealand
    Gry B N Nordang
    Institute of Immunology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:367-70. 2009
    ..Our aim was to investigate IL17A as a candidate gene for RA, and to assess correlations between risk variants and disease phenotypes...
  23. pmc Outbreak of Yersinia enterocolitica serogroup O:9 infection and processed pork, Norway
    Danica Grahek-Ogden
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:754-6. 2007
    An outbreak involving 11 persons infected with Yersinia enterocolitica O:9 was investigated in Norway in February 2006. A case-control study and microbiologic investigation indicated a ready-to-eat pork product as the probable source...
  24. ncbi Anaphylaxis during anesthesia in Norway: a 6-year single-center follow-up study
    Torkel Harboe
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Anesthesiology 102:897-903. 2005
    ..In Norway, the issue has raised special concern because of reports from the Norwegian Medicines Agency that suggest a high ..
  25. ncbi Dehydrins expression related to timing of bud burst in Norway spruce
    Igor A Yakovlev
    The Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute, Høgskoleveien 8, 1432, As, Norway
    Planta 228:459-72. 2008
    ..Here we report the sequence analysis of several Norway spruce DHN identified in late and early flushing suppressive subtraction hybridization cDNA libraries and in our ..
  26. pmc Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway--a prospective population-based observational study
    Erik Zakariassen
    Department of Research, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Box 94, Drøbak, Norway
    BMC Emerg Med 10:5. 2010
    Primary care doctors on-call in the emergency primary health care services in Norway are, together with the ambulances, the primary resources for handling emergencies outside hospitals...
  27. ncbi Polymorphisms in genes involved in xenobiotic metabolism and lung cancer risk under the age of 60 years. A pooled study of lung cancer patients in Denmark and Norway
    Halla Skuladottir
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 48:187-99. 2005
    ..We have pooled the individual data of three studies from Denmark and Norway, including 320 patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer at age 59 or below, and 618 age and gender ..
  28. ncbi The demographics of same-sex marriages in Norway and Sweden
    Gunnar Andersson
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Str 1, 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Demography 43:79-98. 2006
    The present study investigates the demographics of same-sex marriages--that is, registered partnerships-in Norway and Sweden...
  29. ncbi Occurrence of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in sewage and receiving waters at Spitsbergen and in Norway
    Terje Vasskog
    Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Chromatogr A 1185:194-205. 2008
    ..The results show higher concentrations of SSRIs outside Longyearbyen than Tromsø, possibly due to the stronger tidal currents around Tromsø. However, the concentrations are quite low, not exceeding total concentrations of 3 ng/L...
  30. ncbi Iron status in a multiethnic population (age 36-80 yr) in northern Norway: the SAMINOR study
    Ann Ragnhild Broderstad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Haematol 79:447-54. 2007
    Northern Norway consists of a multiethnic population of Sámi and non-Sámi. We evaluated iron status in these two groups with respect to gender, age and residence.
  31. ncbi Dental health and disease determinants among 35-year-olds in Oslo, Norway
    Rasa Skudutyte-Rysstad
    Institute of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:50-6. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify non-biological determinants associated with the number of sound teeth (ST) and presence of decayed surfaces (DS) among 35-year-old Oslo citizens...
  32. pmc Lameness and claw lesions of the Norwegian red dairy cattle housed in free stalls in relation to environment, parity and stage of lactation
    A M Sogstad
    Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Vet Scand 46:203-17. 2005
    ..As new free stalls are being built, it is important to optimise the conditions for claw health...
  33. ncbi Tourniquet use and its complications in Norway
    A Odinsson
    St Olav s University Hospital and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1090-2. 2006
    ..One permanent and one transient complication occurred after tourniquet times of three hours. The incidence of tourniquet complications is still at least as high as that estimated in the 1970s...
  34. pmc Tickborne encephalitis virus, Norway and Denmark
    Tone Skarpaas
    Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1136-8. 2006
    ..Sequencing and phylogenetic analysis were performed. This is the first genome detection of TBEV in serum from Norwegian patients...
  35. ncbi Glycaemic control in newly diagnosed diabetes patients and mortality from ischaemic heart disease: 20-year follow-up of the HUNT Study in Norway
    Ane Cecilie Dale
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur Heart J 30:1372-7. 2009
    ..To assess the influence of glycaemic control on long-term mortality from ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in patients with newly diagnosed diabetes...
  36. pmc Statin treatment in a cohort of 20 212 men and women in Norway according to cardiovascular risk factors and level of education
    Randi Selmer
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:355-62. 2009
    ..To study the influence of patients' education and cardiovascular risk factors on the probability of statin treatment...
  37. ncbi Major congenital heart disease in Northern Norway: shortcomings of pre- and postnatal diagnosis
    Ganesh Acharya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Univeristy Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:1124-9. 2004
    ..Earlier recognition of treatable abnormalities may improve the perinatal outcome. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence, pre- and postnatal diagnosis and outcome of major CHD in two northern-most counties of Norway.
  38. ncbi High use of complementary and alternative medicine inside and outside of the government-funded health care system in Norway
    Vinjar Fønnebø
    National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1061-6. 2009
    The objective of this study was to describe the Norwegian population's use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) inside as well as outside of the health care system in Norway over the previous 12 months.
  39. ncbi Cross-cultural comparison of visitors to CAM practitioners in the United States and Norway
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1201-7. 2009
    The United States and Norway are among the countries that have the highest total expenditure on health per capita and also high utilization of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  40. ncbi Standardized incidence rates of total hip replacement for primary hip osteoarthritis in the 5 Nordic countries: similarities and differences
    L Stefan Lohmander
    Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 77:733-40. 2006
    ..countries provide an opportunity to compare age- and sex-standardized annual incidence of primary total hip replacement (THR) and types of implants used for primary hip osteoarthritis (OA) in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
  41. ncbi Distribution of emm types and subtypes among noninvasive group A, C and G streptococcal isolates in western Norway
    Bård Reiakvam Kittang
    Department of Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    APMIS 116:457-64. 2008
    ..GCS) and group G streptococci (GGS) in community isolates associated with noninvasive disease in western Norway. A total of 165 isolates during a 13-month period were examined...
  42. pmc Molecular epidemiology of metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Norway and Sweden shows import of international clones and local clonal expansion
    Orjan Samuelsen
    Reference Centre for Detection of Antimicrobial Resistance, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:346-52. 2010
    ..In this study MBL-producing P. aeruginosa isolates identified in Norway (n = 4) and Sweden (n = 9) from 1999 to 2007 were characterized...
  43. ncbi From good intentions to real life: introducing crisis resolution teams in Norway
    Bengt Karlsson
    Department of Health Sciences, University College of Buskerud, Kongsberg, Norway
    Nurs Inq 15:206-15. 2008
    In Norway, as in most western countries, the adult services for people experiencing mental health problems have gone through major changes over the last decades...
  44. pmc Educational inequalities in mortality over four decades in Norway: prospective study of middle aged men and women followed for cause specific mortality, 1960-2000
    Bjørn Heine Strand
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 340:c654. 2010
    To determine the extent to which educational inequalities in relation to mortality widened in Norway during 1960-2000 and which causes of death were the main drivers of this disparity.
  45. ncbi Inadvertent perforation during rectal cancer resection in Norway
    M T Eriksen
    Department of Surgery, Buskerud Hospital, Drammen, Norway
    Br J Surg 91:210-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine intraoperative perforation following the introduction of mesorectal excision as a standard surgical technique in Norway.
  46. ncbi The Finnmark Intervention Study. Better health for the fishery population in an Arctic village in North Norway
    Beate Søholt Lupton
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:213-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate the lifestyle and cardiovascular risk factor changes after 6 years of intervention in the North Cape community...
  47. ncbi Autistic features in a total population of 7-9-year-old children assessed by the ASSQ (Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire)
    Maj Britt Posserud
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, University of Bergen, Box 7800, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:167-75. 2006
    ..The present study assessed the distribution of autistic features in a total population of children 7-9 years of age, and explored the impact of age, gender, informant, and participation bias on symptom report...
  48. ncbi Ethnic differences in obesity among immigrants from developing countries, in Oslo, Norway
    B N Kumar
    Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:684-90. 2006
    ..To compare ethnic and gender differences in generalized and central obesity and to investigate whether these differences persisted after adjusting for socio-demographic and lifestyle factors...
  49. ncbi Ambient air pollution exposure, residential mobility and term birth weight in Oslo, Norway
    Christian Madsen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Res 110:363-71. 2010
    ..We used information from the National Birth Registry of Norway to examine associations between ambient environmental exposure such as air pollution and temperature, and ..
  50. ncbi Predictors of disability pension in long-term sickness absence: results from a population-based and prospective study in Norway 1994-1999
    Sturla Gjesdal
    Section for Social Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 14:398-405. 2004
    ..While several socio-demographic predictors of disability pension (DP) have been identified, less is known about the importance of the medical aspects...
  51. ncbi Gene flow, effective population size and selection at major histocompatibility complex genes: brown trout in the Hardanger Fjord, Norway
    Michael M Hansen
    Technical University of Denmark Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Department of Inland Fisheries, Vejlsøvej 39, DK 8600 Silkeborg, Denmark
    Mol Ecol 16:1413-25. 2007
    Brown trout populations in the Hardanger Fjord, Norway, have declined drastically due to increased exposure to salmon lice from salmonid aquaculture...
  52. pmc The quality of communication about older patients between hospital physicians and general practitioners: a panel study assessment
    Helge Garåsen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:133. 2007
    ..In Norway this is mainly based upon referral and discharge letters...
  53. ncbi 257 ankle arthroplasties performed in Norway between 1994 and 2005
    Bjørg Tilde S Fevang
    Department of Rheumatology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Orthop 78:575-83. 2007
    ..Here we report data on the use of total ankle replacements and the revision rate in the Norwegian population over a 12-year period...
  54. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of vitamin D deficiency in five immigrant groups living in Oslo, Norway: the Oslo Immigrant Health Study
    K Holvik
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:57-63. 2005
    ..To study the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and to identify possible predictors of vitamin D deficiency in five main immigrant groups in Oslo...
  55. ncbi Use of mobile phones in Norway and risk of intracranial tumours
    Lars Klaeboe
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:158-64. 2007
    ..The incident cases were of patients aged 19-69 years who were diagnosed during 2001-2002 in Southern Norway. Population controls were selected and frequency-matched for age, sex, and residential area...
  56. ncbi Urinary tract infections in Norway: bacterial etiology and susceptibility. A retrospective study of clinical isolates
    N Grude
    Telemark Biomedical Center, N-3703 Skien, Norway
    Clin Microbiol Infect 7:543-7. 2001
    ..specimens from hospitals, nursing homes and general practitioners in the County of Telemark (165,000 inhabitants), Norway. All urines fulfilling the criteria for significant bacteriuria [> or =10,000 colony-forming units/mL urine] were ..
  57. ncbi Cancer's impact on employment and earnings--a population-based study from Norway
    Astri Syse
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 2:149-58. 2008
    ..We explored the extent to which Norwegian cancer survivors stay affiliated to working life compared to the cancer-free population, and quantified cancer-associated earning declines...
  58. ncbi Time trends in brain tumor incidence rates in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, 1974-2003
    Isabelle Deltour
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1721-4. 2009
    In Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, the use of mobile phones increased sharply in the mid-1990s; thus, time trends in brain tumor incidence after 1998 may provide information about possible tumor risks associated with mobile phone ..
  59. ncbi Emergence of clonally related Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates of sequence type 258 producing plasmid-mediated KPC carbapenemase in Norway and Sweden
    Ørjan Samuelsen
    Reference Centre for Detection of Antimicrobial Resistance, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:654-8. 2009
    ..This report describes the first KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates identified in Norway (n=6) and the second isolate from Sweden.
  60. ncbi Height and body mass index in relation to total mortality
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Epidemiology 14:293-9. 2003
    The relation between body mass index (BMI) and mortality is not clear in the literature. An inverse relation between height and mortality has been suggested. We explore these relations in a very large cohort in Norway.
  61. ncbi Acute poisonings treated in hospitals in Oslo: a one-year prospective study (I): pattern of poisoning
    K E Hovda
    Department of Acute Medicine, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 46:35-41. 2008
    ..Prospective design is mandatory to study pattern of poisoning and suicidal intention of patients...
  62. ncbi Health inequalities by socioeconomic status among men in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study, Norway
    Steinar Krokstad
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 30:113-24. 2002
    ..To produce data comparable to recent European studies, occupational data in the HUNT Study were reclassified according to the international Erikson Goldthorpe Portocarero (EGP) social class scheme...
  63. pmc Effects of phenotype and genotype on methods for detection of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing clinical isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Norway
    Ståle Tofteland
    Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 45:199-205. 2007
    ..coli strains. The relatively high proportion of ESBL-producing E. coli organisms with a low ceftazidime MIC in Norway emphasizes that cefpodoxime alone or both cefotaxime and ceftazidime should be used as substrates for ESBL ..
  64. ncbi Disability in society-medical and non-medical determinants for disability pension in a Norwegian total county population study
    Steinar Krokstad
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, HUNT Research Centre, Neptunveien 1, 7650 Verdal, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 58:1837-48. 2004
    ..study was to describe sociomedical determinants and developments for the medically based disability pension in Norway by linking individual based data from a county health survey to data on disability from the National Insurance ..
  65. ncbi Epidemiology of distal forearm fractures in Oslo, Norway
    C M Lofthus
    Centre of Endocrinology, The Hormone Laboratory, Aker University Hospital, 0514 Oslo, Norway
    Osteoporos Int 19:781-6. 2008
    ..The present study shows that the overall incidence of distal forearm fractures in Oslo is higher than in other countries and has not changed significantly when comparing the incidence of 1998/99 with 1979...
  66. pmc Quality of Life as reported by school children and their parents: a cross-sectional survey
    Thomas Jozefiak
    The Norwegian University of Technology and Science NTNU, Regional Centre of Child and Adolescent Mental Health MTFS N 7489, Dept, of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry St, Olav Hospital, 7000 Trondheim, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:34. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the degree of discrepancy between child and parent by proxy reports as measured by two different QoL instruments...
  67. ncbi Evolutionary mechanisms involved in the virulence of infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV), a piscine orthomyxovirus
    Turhan Markussen
    Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep, N 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Virology 374:515-27. 2008
    ....
  68. pmc Oseltamivir-resistant influenza viruses A (H1N1), Norway, 2007-08
    Siri H Hauge
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:155-62. 2009
    In Norway in January 2008, unprecedented levels of oseltamivir resistance were found in 12 of 16 influenza viruses A (H1N1) tested...
  69. ncbi Cohort profile: the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)
    Per Magnus
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1146-50. 2006
  70. pmc Cluster randomised controlled trial of tailored interventions to improve the management of urinary tract infections in women and sore throat
    Signe Flottorp
    Department of Health Services Research, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Welfare, PO Box 8054 Dep, N 0031 Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 325:367. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of tailored interventions to implement guidelines for urinary tract infections in women and sore throat...
  71. ncbi Ethnicity and sex are strong determinants of diabetes in an urban Western society: implications for prevention
    A K Jenum
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetologia 48:435-9. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of diabetes and its association with ethnicity and sex, to identify subgroups at special risk...
  72. pmc Impact of a pneumococcal conjugate vaccination program on carriage among children in Norway
    Didrik F Vestrheim
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:325-34. 2010
    In July 2006, the seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) was introduced in Norway with a reduced (2 doses + 1 boost) dose schedule...
  73. ncbi The role of gender in long-term sickness absence and transition to permanent disability benefits. Results from a multiregister based, prospective study in Norway 1990-1995
    Sturla Gjesdal
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care Programme for Health Economics, University of Bergen, Ulriksdalen 8c, 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 12:180-6. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to identify predictors for the transition from long-term sickness absence into disability pension with a special focus on gender...
  74. pmc Self-rated health during adolescence: stability and predictors of change (Young-HUNT study, Norway)
    Hans Johan Breidablik
    Department of Research and Development, District General Hospital of Førde, Førde, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 19:73-8. 2009
    ..Therefore, it is important to study how SRH is influenced during adolescence. The present study examined the stability of SRH over a 4-year period in adolescence, and the factors predicting change in it...
  75. ncbi Stressful psychosocial factors and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease: a population-based study in Norway
    Catarina Jansson
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:21-9. 2010
    ..The importance of clarifying the relation between psychosocial factors and GERD has been stressed, but there are few population-based studies...
  76. ncbi Perinatal complications among ethnic Somalis in Norway
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:317-22. 2002
    The majority of ethnic Somali women in Norway have undergone an elaborate form of circumcision (infibulation)...
  77. ncbi Exploring factors that affect hospital referral in rural settings: a case study from Norway
    Kristian Gjessing
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Rural Remote Health 9:975. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse whether locum doctors (LDs) have a different pattern of referral to hospital from regular GPs (RGPs)...
  78. ncbi Low socioeconomic status is associated with chronic musculoskeletal complaints among 46,901 adults in Norway
    Knut Hagen
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Neurology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 33:268-75. 2005
    ..A study was undertaken to evaluate the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and chronic musculoskeletal complaints (MSC), and to determine how this relationship is influenced by change in SES...
  79. ncbi Overweight and obesity among adolescents in Norway: cultural and socio-economic differences
    Else Karin Grøholt
    Department of Health Statistics, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:258-65. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate overweight and obesity among a representative population of 15,966 Norwegian 15-16 year olds and the associations with different socio-economic and cultural risk factors...
  80. pmc Comparing screening mammography for early breast cancer detection in Vermont and Norway
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1082-91. 2008
    ..We examined how these differences affect early detection of breast cancer by comparing performance measures and histopathologic outcomes in women undergoing opportunistic screening in Vermont and organized screening in Norway.
  81. ncbi Climatic control of bud burst in young seedlings of nine provenances of Norway spruce
    Gunnhild Søgaard
    Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, P O Box 5003, NO 1432 As, Norway
    Tree Physiol 28:311-20. 2008
    ..regime applied during forcing on the timing of bud burst in 1- and 2-year-old seedlings of nine provenances of Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.)...
  82. ncbi Morphogenesis of salmonid gill poxvirus associated with proliferative gill disease in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Norway
    Are Nylund
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Thormøhlensgt 55, 5020, Bergen, Norway
    Arch Virol 153:1299-309. 2008
    ..and bacteria (Flexibacter/Flavobacterium) may cause PGD, but for most cases of PGD in farmed salmon in Norway, no specific pathogen has been identified as the causative agent. However, Neoparamoeba sp...
  83. ncbi Nested case-control study of the association of circulating levels of serum insulin-like growth factor I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 with breast cancer in young women in Norway
    Lars J Vatten
    Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2097-100. 2008
    ..High circulating levels of insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I) may elevate the risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women, possibly by increasing cell proliferation and reducing apoptosis...
  84. ncbi Smoking during pregnancy from 1999 to 2004: a study from the Medical Birth Registry of Norway
    Liv Grimstvedt Kvalvik
    Section for Social Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:280-5. 2008
    ..We wanted to investigate whether there was a general decline in smoking habits among pregnant women. We also wanted to identify population subgroups with diverging trends...
  85. ncbi The relationship between age of menarche and mental distress in Norwegian adolescent girls and girls from different immigrant groups in Norway: results from an urban city cross-sectional survey
    Lars Lien
    Institute of General Practice and Public Health, University of Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 63:285-95. 2006
    ..The association between age of menarche and mental distress might be mediated via differences in current and desired weight...
  86. ncbi Changes in physical activity behavior and the development of body mass index during the last 30 years in Norway
    S A Anderssen
    Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:309-17. 2008
    ..This association was less evident among men. Men and women who were lightly, moderately or highly active at leisure were less likely to be obese compared with those who were sedentary...
  87. ncbi Perceptions of interprofessional collaboration within child mental health care in Norway
    Atle Ødegård
    Molde University College, Norway
    J Interprof Care 23:286-96. 2009
    ..The questionnaire was distributed to a sample consisting of 157 professionals in Western Norway. The results of this exploratory study show that the most prominent constructs of collaboration perceived by the ..
  88. pmc Infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) isolated from the ISA disease outbreaks in Chile diverged from ISAV isolates from Norway around 1996 and was disseminated around 2005, based on surface glycoprotein gene sequences
    Frederick S B Kibenge
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, OIE Reference Laboratory for ISA, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, P E I, C1A 4P3, Canada
    Virol J 6:88. 2009
    ..ISA) virus (ISAV) is a pathogen of marine-farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); a disease first diagnosed in Norway in 1984...
  89. ncbi Real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction. A new method that detects both the peripheral myelin protein 22 duplication in Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1A disease and the peripheral myelin protein 22 deletion in hereditary neuropathy with liability to p
    N K Aarskog
    Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, Norway
    Hum Genet 107:494-8. 2000
    ..It involves no radioisotopes and requires no post-PCR handling. In our opinion, real-time quantitative PCR is the first method of choice in diagnosing PMP22 duplication and deletion...
  90. pmc Outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Norway caused by stx2-positive Escherichia coli O103:H25 traced to cured mutton sausages
    Barbara Schimmer
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Infect Dis 8:41. 2008
    ..We initiated an investigation to identify the etiologic agent and determine the source of the outbreak in order to implement control measures...
  91. ncbi Reduction in flock prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in broilers in Norway after implementation of an action plan
    Merete Hofshagen
    Norwegian Zoonosis Centre, National Veterinary Institute, P O Box 8156 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    J Food Prot 68:2220-3. 2005
    ....
  92. ncbi Microalbuminuria and all-cause mortality in 2,089 apparently healthy individuals: a 4.4-year follow-up study. The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT), Norway
    Solfrid Romundstad
    HUNT Research Center, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Verdal, Norway
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:466-73. 2003
    ..To date, there are few large follow-up studies of apparently healthy subjects with microalbuminuria (MA). The aim of this study is to examine the association between MA and all-cause mortality in nondiabetic nonhypertensive individuals...
  93. ncbi Postinfectious and chronic fatigue syndromes: clinical experience from a tertiary-referral centre in Norway
    Halvor Naess
    Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    In Vivo 24:185-8. 2010
    ..We aimed to compare patients reporting acute infection with those reporting no infection at onset of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
  94. ncbi Prioritisation of telemedicine services for large scale implementation in Norway
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Telemed Telecare 13:185-92. 2007
    In late 2005, the Northern Norway Regional Health Authority requested an evaluation of all tested telemedicine services in northern Norway to clarify which were suitable for large scale implementation...
  95. pmc Gender differences in health care use among the elderly population in areas of Norway and Finland. A cross-sectional analysis based on the HUNT study and the FINRISK Senior Survey
    Anna Liisa Suominen-Taipale
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:110. 2006
    The aim of the study was to examine gender differences in the self-reported use of health care services by the elderly in rural and metropolitan areas of two Nordic countries with slightly different health care systems: Finland and Norway.
  96. ncbi Vitamin D status among immigrant mothers from Pakistan, Turkey and Somalia and their infants attending child health clinics in Norway
    Ahmed A Madar
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1130, Blindern, N 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Nutr 101:1052-8. 2009
    ..of vitamin D deficiency have been reported in non-Western immigrants moving to Western countries, including Norway, but there is limited information on vitamin D status in infants born to immigrant mothers...
  97. pmc Distribution of serogroups and genotypes among disease-associated and carried isolates of Neisseria meningitidis from the Czech Republic, Greece, and Norway
    Siamak P Yazdankhah
    Department of Airborne Infections, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5146-53. 2004
    ..and carried meningococci from the period 1991 to 2000 in three European countries (the Czech Republic, Greece, and Norway) was investigated. A total of 314 patient isolates and 353 isolates from asymptomatic carriers were characterized...
  98. ncbi Nodavirus in farmed Atlantic cod Gadus morhua in Norway
    Sonal Patel
    Institute of Marine Research, PO Box 1870 Nordnes, 5817 Bergen, Norway
    Dis Aquat Organ 77:169-73. 2007
    ..24 g sized farmed Atlantic cod Gadus morhua kept in sea cages at Parisvatn, Hordaland county, on the west coast of Norway. Moderate mortality (10 to 15%) was observed, along with anorexia and abnormal swimming behaviour, such as looping ..
  99. ncbi Results and evaluation of thirty years of health recordings in the Norwegian dairy cattle population
    O Østerås
    Department of The Norwegian Cattle Health Services, TINE Norwegian Dairies BA, 1431 As, Norway
    J Dairy Sci 90:4483-97. 2007
    ..The dairy breeds in Norway consist of 94% Norwegian Red and 4% crossbreeds with Norwegian Red. No other breed consists of more than 0...
  100. pmc Life style related to blood pressure and body weight in adolescence: cross sectional data from the Young-HUNT study, Norway
    Magnus H Fasting
    Department of Public Health and General Practice Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Public Health 8:111. 2008
    ..Thus, the purpose of this study is to examine how physical activity, smoking status and dietary habits were related to overweight, obesity and blood pressure in a population of Norwegian adolescents...
  101. ncbi Ten years of bovine virus diarrhoea virus (BVDV) control in Norway: a cost-benefit analysis
    Paul S Valle
    GENO Breeding and A I Association, Post Box 4123, N 2300 Hamar, Norway
    Prev Vet Med 72:189-207; discussion 215-9. 2005
    ..Even though every cattle population and country is unique, the Norwegian findings and experiences should have wider implications...

Research Grants19

  1. Exogenous growth factors for reversal of age-related laryngeal muscle denervation
    Joseph Stemple; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Using the Fisher 344-Brown Norway F1 hybrid rat model of aging, the studies will examine to what extent neurtrophins correct NMJ disorganization in ..
  2. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..approximately 17,000 young adults from 12 countries (Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA)...
  3. Age-Related Decrease in A-Beta Peptide Clearance Pathways: CSF and BBB
    Conrad Earl Johanson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Brown-Norway/Fischer rats at 3,12, 20, 30 and 36 mo will be used to: i) measure total Ap in brain as a function of age and ..
  4. Molecular mechanisms of aging in the intrinsic laryngeal muscles
    Colleen McMullen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Using the Fischer 344-Brown Norway F1 hybrid rat model of aging, the studies will examine to what extent aging alters NMJ organization in the ..
  5. The Shape of Income and Mortality
    George Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..coordinate efforts of an experienced set of researchers conducting identical analyses in Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden in order to examine in a broader context the nature of the association between income and mortality ..
  6. Serum Organochlorine Levels and Primary Liver Cancer: A Nested Case-Control Study
    Lawrence Engel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Follow-up and case ascertainment in these cohorts, one in Norway and one in Northern California, is very high and data on potential confounders are available...
  7. INFECTIOUS ETIOLOGY TESTICULAR CANCER
    Loren Lipworth; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..study nested in a well-defined cohort of men who donated blood samples as part of the JANUS project in Norway. The JANUS project, sponsored by the Norwegian Cancer Society, was established in 1973 for the purpose of ..
  8. Gene-enviornment interactions in facial clefts
    Kaare Christensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In this resubmission, we will now partner with parallel efforts underway in Norway, and take advantage of a well-established collaboration between Norway, Denmark and the United States...
  9. COMPARATIVE LIFE COURSE RESEARCH ON ECONOMIC WELL-BEING
    LEE RAINWATER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Core A prepares a multi-year database covering the period from the late 1960s to the mid- 1980s in Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Spain and the United States with the possible inclusion of Finland ..
  10. Oxidative Stress and Nitric Oxide in Aged Myocardium
    ROBERT LASLEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In Aim 1 studies adult (6 month) and aged (24 month) Fischer 344 x Brown Norway F1 hybrid (F344xBN) rats will be submitted to in vivo coronary artery occlusion and reperfusion and infarct size ..
  11. Eating Disorders and Pregnancy Outcome in 100,000 Births
    Cynthia Bulik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..related behaviors and nutrition during the perinatal period on pregnancy outcome in a sample of 100,000 births in Norway. The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (Mor & barn undersokelsen) is a prospective population-based ..
  12. L1 retrotransposon-based mutagenesis for rat models of human diseases
    Eric Ostertag; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The recent completion of the Brown Norway rat genome improves further the potential of the rat as an excellent organism for studying human diseases...
  13. GLUCOCORTICOID REGULATION OF GENETIC OBESITY
    David York; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..response systems to the defective fa gene and the early development of obesity will be studied in Zucker X Brown Norway rat crosses that can be genotyped for the fa gene...
  14. PERINATAL FACTORS AND BREAST CANCER
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..nested case-control study of perinatal factors associated with breast cancer will be conducted among women in Norway. The population base for this study will be all female residents of Trondheim and Bergen who were born at the ..
  15. Hsp90, NOS3 and Cardioprotection
    Yang Shi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..To determine mechanisms for increasing resistance to ischemia, we subjected hearts from Brown Norway (BN/Mcw) and Dahl S (SS/Mcw) rats to global ischemia...
  16. Role of ANG II in Maintaining Vascular Relaxation in Dahl S Rats
    Julian H Lombard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..rat strains have been developed that carry either the SS renin allele (impaired RAS regulation) or the Brown Norway (BN) renin allele (normal regulation of the RAS)...
  17. Cellular and Molecular Mediators of Hantavirus Infection
    Sabra Klein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..After inoculation with Seoul virus (i.e., the naturally occurring hantavirus in Norway rats), male rats exhibit higher antibody responses, shed virus longer and through more routes, and have more viral ..
  18. Aging, AMP Kinase and Skeletal Muscle Overload
    Scott Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Young adult (YA; 8 mo.), middle- aged (MA; 19 mo.), and old (O; 30 mo.) male Fisher 344 x Brown Norway rats will be given a single injection of saline or the AMPK activator AICAR (5-aminoimidazole-4-carboxamide-1-beta-..
  19. Roles of peripheral and central respiratory chemoreceptors in inbred rat strains
    MATTHEW ROBERT HODGES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by taking advantage of unique inbred rat strains with inherent, and large differences in C02 sensitivity;the Brown Norway (BN: low responder) and Dahl Salt-sensitive (SS: high responder) rat...