Recent Submissions

  • Deprescribing antihypertensive treatment in nursing home patients and the effect on blood pressure 

    Gulla, Christine; Flo, Elisabeth; Kjome, Reidun L. S.; Husebø, Bettina S. (Science Press, 2018-04)
    Background: It is debatable whether treating multimorbid nursing home patients with antihypertensive drugs produces beneficial effects. Most cardiovascular guidelines promote treatment; few have advice on how to deprescribe ...
    Journal article
  • A Fine Balance: Drug Use in Norwegian Nursing Homes 

    Gulla, Christine (The University of Bergen, 2018-09-11)
    Background: Today’s nursing home patients are old, fragile and suffer from multiple conditions. Consequently, they use on average seven different drugs each day. The total burden of these factors increases the vulnerability ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Long-term effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy for youth with anxiety disorders: Outcome, predictors and social anxiety 

    Kodal, Arne (The University of Bergen, 2018-06-01)
    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has demonstrated favorable long-term outcomes in youth with anxiety disorders in efficacy trials. However, long-term outcomes of CBT delivered in a community setting are uncertain. The ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Long-term effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for youth with anxiety disorders 

    Kodal, Arne; Fjermestad, Krister; Bjelland, Ingvar; Gjestad, Rolf; Øst, Lars Gøran; Bjåstad, Jon Fauskanger; Haugland, Bente Storm Mowatt; Havik, Odd E.; Heiervang, Einar; Wergeland, Gro Janne (Elsevier, 2018-01)
    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has demonstrated favorable long-term outcomes in youth with anxiety disorders in efficacy trials. However, long-term outcomes of CBT delivered in a community setting are uncertain. This ...
    Journal article
  • Subtyping social anxiety in youth 

    Kodal, Arne; Bjelland, Ingvar; Gjestad, Rolf; Wergeland, Gro Janne; Havik, Odd E.; Heiervang, Einar; Fjermestad, Krister (Elsevier, 2017-06)
    Few empirical studies have examined subtypes of social anxiety disorder (SAD) in youth, and limited consensus resides on the nature of potential subtypes. Identifying subtypes, based on both fear and avoidance patterns, ...
    Journal article
  • Circulating concentrations of biomarkers and metabolites related to Vitamin status, one-carbon and the kynurenine pathways in US, Nordic, Asian, and Australian populations 

    Midttun, Øivind; Theofylaktopoulou, Despoina; Mccann, Adrian; Fanidi, Anouar; Muller, David C.; Meyer, Klaus; Ulvik, Arve; Zheng, Wei; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Prentice, Ross; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Pettinger, Mary; Giles, Graham G.; Hodge, Allison; Cai, Qiuyin; Blot, William J.; Wu, Jie; Johansson, Mikael; Hultdin, Johan; Grankvist, Kjell; Stevens, Victoria L.; McCullough, Marjorie L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Albanes, Demetrius; Langhammer, Arnulf; Hveem, Kristian; Næss, Marit; Sesso, Howard D.; Gaziano, J. Michael; Buring, Julie E.; Lee, I-Min; Severi, Gianluca; Zhang, Xuehong; Han, Jiali; Stampfer, Meir J.; Smith-Warner, Stephanie A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Le Marchand, Loic; Yuan, Jian-Min; Butler, Lesley M.; Koh, Woon-Puay; Wang, Renwei; Gao, Yu-Tang; Ericson, Ulrika; Sonestedt, Emily; Ziegler, Regina G.; Freedman, Neal D.; Visvanathan, Kala; Jones, Miranda R.; Relton, Caroline; Brennan, Paul; Johansson, Mattias; Ueland, Per Magne (Oxford University Press, 2017-06)
    Background: Circulating concentrations of biomarkers that are related to vitamin status vary by factors such as diet, fortification, and supplement use. Published biomarker concentrations have also been influenced by the ...
    Journal article
  • The economic impact of multiple sclerosis to the patients and their families in Norway 

    Svendsen, Bjørn; Grytten, Nina; Bø, Lars; Aarseth, Hallvard Gilje; Smedal, Tori; Myhr, Kjell-Morten (Springer, 2018)
    Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) imposes high economic costs on society, but the patients and their families have to bear some of these costs. Objective: We aimed to estimate the magnitude of these economic costs in ...
    Journal article
  • Space perception, movement and insight: Attuning to the space of everyday life after major weight loss 

    Natvik, Eli; Groven, Karen Synne; Råheim, Målfrid; Gjengedal, Eva; Gallagher, Shaun (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Physiotherapists are well placed to help people adjust and engage meaningfully with the world following major weight loss. Recent research indicates that the body size a patient has lived with for years can continue to ...
    Journal article
  • Identification of shared genetic variants between schizophrenia and lung cancer 

    Zuber, Verena; Jönsson, Erik Gunnar; Frei, Oleksandr; Witoelar, Aree; Thompson, V K; Schork, Andrew J; Bettella, Francesco; Wang, Yunpeng; Djurovic, Srdjan; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Dieset, Ingrid; Fanous, Ayman H.; Desikan, Rahul S; Küry, Sébastien; Bezieau, Stephane; Dale, Anders M; Mills, Ian Geoffrey; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-01-12)
    Epidemiology studies suggest associations between schizophrenia and cancer. However, the underlying genetic mechanisms are not well understood, and difficult to identify from epidemiological data. We investigated if there ...
    Journal article
  • Analysis of Parent-of-Origin Effects on the X Chromosome in Asian and European Orofacial Cleft Triads Identifies Associations with DMD, FGF13, EGFL6, and Additional Loci at Xp22.2 

    Skare, Øivind; Lie, Rolv T.; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Gjerdevik, Miriam; Romanowska, Julia; Gjessing, Håkon K.; Jugessur, Astanand (Frontiers, 2018-02-22)
    Background: Although both the mother's and father's alleles are present in the offspring, they may not operate at the same level. These parent-of-origin (PoO) effects have not yet been explored on the X chromosome, ...
    Journal article
  • Oral microbiota in autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 

    Bruserud, Øyvind; Siddiqui, Huma; Marthinussen, Michaela Cuida; Chen, Tsute; Jonsson, Roland; Oftedal, Bergithe Eikeland; Olsen, Ingar; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Wolff, Anette Bøe (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Background: Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type-1 (APS-1) is a rare, childhood onset disease caused by mutations in the Autoimmune Regulator gene. The phenotypic expression is highly variable and includes disease ...
    Journal article
  • Estimation of fetal weight in pregnancies past term 

    Eggebø, Torbjørn Moe; Klefstad, Olav-Andre; Økland, Inger; Lindtjørn, Elsa; Eik-Nes, Sturla; Gjessing, Håkon K. (Wiley, 2017-02)
    Introduction: The aim of the study was to investigate the accuracy of estimating fetal weight with ultrasound in pregnancies past term, using the eSnurra algorithm. Material and methods: In all, 419 women with pregnancy ...
    Journal article
  • The burden of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy: severe impacts on quality of life, daily life functioning and willingness to become pregnant again – results from a cross-sectional study 

    Heitmann, Kristine; Nordeng, Hedvig Marie Egeland; Havnen, Gro Cecilie; Solheimsnes, Anja; Holst, Lone (BioMed Central, 2017-02-28)
    Background: Though nausea and vomiting is very common during pregnancy, no studies have investigated the impact of this condition on the women’s daily lives in a Scandinavian population. The aim of this study was to ...
    Journal article
  • Survival and cause of death in multiple sclerosis: A 60-year longitudinal population study 

    Lunde, Hanne Marie; Assmus, Jörg; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Bø, Lars; Grytten, Nina (BMJ, 2017)
    Objective: Survival and causes of death (COD) in multiple sclerosis (MS) provide ultimate endpoints. We aimed to investigate survival and COD in a 60-year population-based MS cohort compared with the general population. Methods: ...
    Journal article
  • PKU mutation p.G46S prevents the stereospecific binding of l-phenylalanine to the dimer of human phenylalanine hydroxylase regulatory domain 

    Leandro, João; Saraste, Jaakko; Leandro, Paula; Flatmark, Torgeir (FEBS Press, 2017-02)
    Mammalian phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) has a potential allosteric regulatory binding site for l‐phenylalanine (l‐Phe), in addition to its catalytic site. This arrangement is supported by a crystal structure of a homodimeric ...
    Journal article
  • HIV-infected persons with type 2 diabetes show evidence of endothelial dysfunction and increased inflammation 

    Hove-Skovsgaard, Malene; Gaardbo, Julie Christine; Kolte, Lilian; Winding, Kamilla; Seljeflot, Ingebjørg; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Gerstoft, Jan; Ullum, Henrik; Trøseid, Marius; Nielsen, Susanne Dam (BioMed Central, 2017-03-29)
    Background: Increased incidence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in both HIV infection and type 2 diabetes (T2D) compared to the general population has been described. Little is known about the combined effect of HIV ...
    Journal article
  • Water sorption and solubility of polyamide denture base materials 

    Nguyen, Long Giang; Kopperud, Hilde Beate M.; Øilo, Marit (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    Purpose: Some patients experience adverse reactions to poly(methyl methacrylate)-based (PMMA) dentures. Polyamide (PA) as an alternative to PMMA has, however, not been well documented with regard to water sorption and water ...
    Journal article
  • Boosting of cross-reactive and protection-associated T cells in children after live attenuated influenza vaccination 

    Mohn, Kristin Greve Isdahl; Zhou, Fan; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Sridhar, Saranya; Cox, Rebecca Jane (Oxford University Press, 2017-05)
    Background. Live attenuated influenza vaccines (LAIVs) stimulate a multifaceted immune response including cellular immunity, which may provide protection against newly emerging strains. This study shows proof of concept ...
    Journal article
  • Effective behaviour change techniques for physical activity and healthy eating in overweight and obese adults; systematic review and meta-regression analyses 

    Samdal, Gro Beate; Eide, Geir Egil; Barth, Tom; Williams, Geoffrey; Meland, Eivind (BioMed Central, 2017)
    Purpose: This systematic review aims to explain the heterogeneity in results of interventions to promote physical activity and healthy eating for overweight and obese adults, by exploring the differential effects of behaviour ...
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  • Early versus late BCG vaccination in HIV-1-exposed infants in Uganda: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial 

    Nankabirwa, Victoria; Tumwine, James K; Namugga, Olive; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Ndeezi, Grace; Robberstad, Bjarne; Netea, Mihai G.; Sommerfelt, Halvor (BioMed Central, 2017-03-31)
    Background: Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination may have nonspecific effects, i.e., effects on childhood morbidity and mortality that go beyond its effect on the risk of childhood tuberculosis (TB). Though ...
    Journal article

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