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    • Variable Number of Tandem Repeats (VNTR) analysis of Flavobacterium psychrophilum from salmonids in Chile and Norway 

      Apablaza, Patricia; Brevik, Øyvind Jakobsen; Mjøs, Svein Are; Valdebenito, Samuel; Ilardi, Pedro; Battaglia, Juan; Dalsgaard, Inger; Nylund, Are (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-07-14)
      Background Flavobacterium psychrophilum causes serious fish diseases such RTFS and BCWD, affecting the aquaculture industry worldwide. Commercial vaccines are not available and control of the disease depends on the use of ...
    • Variable relativity of causation is good 

      Parkkinen, Veli Pekka Kalevi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Interventionism is a theory of causation with a pragmatic goal: to define causal concepts that are useful for reasoning about how things could, in principle, be purposely manipulated. In its original presentation, Woodward’s ...
    • Variable selection optimization for multivariate classification of metabolomics data 

      Wood, Leslie Romelia Euceda (Master thesis, 2013-05-21)
      Variable selection is an important step in multivariate calibration in which the number of variables in the independent variable matrix is reduced by eliminating those that are not related to the response. Many methods ...
    • Variants in the fetal genome near pro-inflammatory cytokine genes on 2q13 associate with gestational duration 

      Liu, Xueping; Helenius, Dorte; Skotte, Line; Beaumont, Robin N.; Wielscher, Matthias; Geller, Frank; Juodakis, Julius; Mahajan, Anubha; Bradfield, Jonathan P.; Lin, Frederick T.J.; Vogelezang, Suzanne; Bustamante, Mariona; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Pitkänen, Niina; Wang, Carol A.; Bacelis, Jonas; Borges, Maria C.; Zhang, Ge; Bedell, Bruce A.; Rossi, Robert M.; Skogstrand, Kristin; Peng, Shouneng; Thompson, Wesley Kurt; Appadurai, Vivek; Lawlor, Debbie A.; Kalliala, Ilkka; Power, Christine; McCarthy, Mark I.; Boyd, Heather A.; Marazita, Mary L.; Hakonarson, Hakon; Hayes, M. Geoffrey; Scholtens, Denise M.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Jaddoe, Vincent W.V.; Vinding, Rebecca K.; Bisgaard, Hans; Knight, Bridget A.; Pahkala, Katja; Raitakari, Olli; Helgeland, Øyvind; Johansson, Stefan; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Fadista, João; Schork, Andrew J.; Nudel, Ron; Miller, Daniel E.; Chen, Xiaoting; Weirauch, Matthew T.; Mortensen, Preben Bo; Børglum, Anders D.; Nordentoft, Merete; Mors, Ole; Hao, Ke; Ryckman, Kelli K.; Hougaard, David M.; Kottyan, Leah C.; Pennell, Craig E.; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Bønnelykke, Klaus; Vrijheid, Martine; Felix, Janine F.; Lowe, William L.; Grant, Struan F.A.; Hyppönen, Elina; Jacobsson, Bo; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Muglia, Louis J.; Murray, Jeffrey C.; Freathy, Rachel M.; Werge, Thomas M.; Melbye, Mads; Buil, Alfonso; Feenstra, Bjarke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09-02)
      The duration of pregnancy is influenced by fetal and maternal genetic and non-genetic factors. Here we report a fetal genome-wide association meta-analysis of gestational duration, and early preterm, preterm, and postterm ...
    • Variants of plane diameter completion 

      Golovach, Petr; Requile, Clement; Thilikos, Dimitrios M. (Conference object; Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      The Plane Diameter Completion problem asks, given a plane graph G and a positive integer d, if it is a spanning subgraph of a plane graph H that has diameter at most d. We examine two variants of this problem where the ...
    • Variasjon, aktualisering og kontinuitet - Nåtidige forestillinger om paranormale evner 

      Hofsmo, Hildegunn Therese (Master thesis, 2012-05-15)
      Medias bidrag til å aktualisere paranormale evner de siste årene har gjort det stadig mer aktuelt å undersøke forestillinger om paranormale evner som råder i dagens samfunn. Ved hjelp av kvalitative intervjuer av kvinner ...
    • Variasjoner i bruk av psykofarmaka ved sykehjem i Trondheim kommune 

      Hjortland, Anja (Master thesis, 2019-06-22)
      Sykehjemspasientene er blant den skjøreste pasientpopulasjonen, mer enn 80% av sykehjemspasienter har demens, og flere av disse bruker en eller flere psykotrope legemidler daglig. Når kroppen blir eldre er det mye som ...
    • Variasjoner i stormaktivitet fra midt- til sein-holosen på Langøya, Vesterålen 

      Prestegård, Ingvild (Master thesis, 2019-05-15)
      In this study, mid- to late Holocene storminess has been reconstructed from lacustrine sediments from Nøkktjønna. Nøkktjønna is situated 1,5 km from the shoreline at Fjærvoll on Langøya, Vesterålen in Northern Norway. ...
    • Variation between general practitioners in type 2 diabetes processes of care 

      Nøkleby, Kjersti; Berg, Tore Julsrud; Mdala, Ibrahimu; Tran, Anh Thi; Bakke, Åsne; Gjelsvik, Bjørn E.; Claudi, Tor; Cooper, John; Løvaas, Karianne Fjeld; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre; Jenum, Anne Karen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims To explore variation in general practitioners’ (GPs’) performance of six recommended procedures in type 2 diabetes patients <75 years without cardiovascular disease. Methods Cross-sectional study of quality of ...
    • Variation in general practitioners’ depression care following certification of sickness absence: a registry-based cohort study 

      Riiser, Sharline; Haukenes, Inger; Baste, Valborg; Smith-Sivertsen, Tone; Hetlevik, Øystein; Ruths, Sabine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Depression is more prevalent among women and people with low socio-economic status. Uncertainties exist about how general practitioner (GP) depression care varies with patients’ social position. Objective To ...
    • Variation in leaf functional traits through the early development of coastal heathland plants 

      Nesheim-Hauge, Elisabeth (Master thesis, 2018-12)
      Seedling recruitment provides a mechanism for re-establishment after fire and is thus key in the life cycle of managed heathland plant species. However, the seedling phase is a vulnerable stage of the plant’s life cycle, ...
    • Variation in Malaria Transmission in Southern Ethiopia. The impact of prevention strategies and a need for targeted intervention 

      Loha Shumbullo, Eskindir (Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2013-09-03)
      In Ethiopia, 60 per cent of the population is at risk of malaria. The transmission of the disease is unstable, and hence, the possibility of epidemics demanded continuous vigilance and preparedness of the health system. ...
    • Variation in perception of safety culture in out-of-hours family medicine service in Croatia 

      Mesarić, Jasna; Šimić, Diana; Deilkås, Ellen C Tveter; Hofoss, Dag; Bondevik, Gunnar Tschudi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Introduction The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ) is among the most frequently cited tools for measuring safety culture in healthcare settings. Its ambulatory version was used in this study. The aim was to assess safety ...
    • Variation in Phenolic Chemistry in Zostera marina Seagrass along Environmental Gradients 

      Dybsland, Cecilie Sævdal; Bekkby, Trine; Enerstvedt, Kjersti Hasle; Kvalheim, Olav M; Rinde, Eli; Jordheim, Monica (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Chemical ecology has been suggested as a less time-consuming and more cost-efficient monitoring tool of seagrass ecosystems than traditional methods. Phenolic chemistry in Zostera marina samples was analyzed against latitude, ...
    • Variation in relative biological effectiveness for cognitive structures in proton therapy of pediatric brain tumors 

      Otterlei, Ole Marius; Indelicato, Daniel J.; Toussaint, Laura; Ytre-Hauge, Kristian; Pilskog, Sara; Fjæra, Lars Fredrik; Rørvik, Eivind; Pettersen, Helge Egil Seime; Muren, Ludvig Paul; Lassen-Ramshad, Yasmin; Di Pinto, Marcos; Stokkevåg, Camilla Hanquist (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Clinically, a constant value of 1.1 is used for the relative biological effectiveness (RBE) of protons, whereas in vitro the RBE has been shown to vary depending on physical dose, tissue type, and linear energy ...
    • Variation in staff perceptions of patient safety climate across work sites in Norwegian general practitioner practices and out-of-hour clinics 

      Deilkås, Ellen C Tveter; Hofoss, Dag; Hansen, Elisabeth Holm; Bondevik, Gunnar Tschudi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04-10)
      Introduction Measuring staff perceptions with safety climate surveys is a promising approach to addressing patient safety. Variation in safety climate scores between work sites may predict variability in risk related to ...
    • Variation in the SERPINA6/SERPINA1 locus alters morning plasma cortisol, hepatic corticosteroid binding globulin expression, gene expression in peripheral tissues, and risk of cardiovascular disease 

      Crawford, Andrew A.; Bankier, Sean; Altmaier, Elisabeth; Barnes, Catriona L. K.; Clark, David W.; Ermel, Raili; Friedrich, Nele; van der Harst, Pim; Joshi, Peter K.; Karhunen, Ville; Lahti, Jari; Mahajan, Anubha; Mangino, Massimo; Nethander, Maria; Neumann, Alexander; Pietzner, Maik; Sukhavasi, Katyayani; Wang, Carol A.; Bakker, Stephan J. L.; Bjorkegren, Johan L. M.; Campbell, Harry; Eriksson, Johan G.; Gieger, Christian; Hayward, Caroline; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; McLachlan, Stela; Morris, Andrew P.; Ohlsson, Claes; Pennell, Craig E.; Price, Jackie; Rudan, Igor; Ruusalepp, Arno; Spector, Tim; Tiemeier, Henning; Völzke, Henry; Wilson, James F.; Michoel, Tom Luk Robert; Timpson, Nicolas J.; Smith, George Davey; Walker, Brian R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The stress hormone cortisol modulates fuel metabolism, cardiovascular homoeostasis, mood, inflammation and cognition. The CORtisol NETwork (CORNET) consortium previously identified a single locus associated with morning ...
    • Variation in use of Caesarean section in Norway: An application of spatio-temporal Gaussian random fields 

      Mannseth, Janne; Berentsen, Geir Drage; Skaug, Hans Julius; Lie, Rolv T.; Moster, Dag (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aims: Caesarean section (CS) is a medical intervention performed in Norway when a surgical delivery is considered more beneficial than a vaginal. Because deliveries with higher risk are centralized to larger hospitals, ...
    • Variation in use of open and laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy and associated outcome metrics in a universal health care system 

      Søreide, Kjetil; Nymo, Linn Såve; Kleive, Dyre; Olsen, Frank; Lassen, Kristoffer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Universal health care (UHC) should ensure equal access to and use of surgery, but few studies have explored variation in UHC systems. The objective was to describe practice of distal pancreatectomy in Norway ...