• Bedtime Salivary Cortisol as a Screening Test for Cushing Syndrome in Children 

      Ueland, Grethe Åstrøm; Kellmann, Ralf; Davidsen, Melissa Jørstad; Viste, Kristin; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Almås, Bjørg; Storr, Helen L.; Sagen, Jørn Vegard; Mellgren, Gunnar; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Methlie, Paal (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Diagnosing Cushing syndrome (CS) can be challenging. The 24-hour urine free cortisol (UFC) measurement is considered gold standard. This is a laborious test, dependent on correct urine collection. Late-night ...
    • Changes in life expectancy and disease burden in Norway, 1990–2019: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 

      Clarsen, Benjamin Matthew; Nylenna, Magne; Klitkou, Søren Toksvig; Vollset, Stein Emil; Baravelli, Carl Michael; Bølling, Anette Kocbach; Aasvang, Gunn Marit; Sulo, Gerhard; Naghavi, Mohsen; Pasovic, Maja; Asaduzzaman, Muhammad; Bjørge, Tone; Eggen, Anne Elise; Eikemo, Terje Andreas; Ellingsen, Christian Lycke; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Hailu, Alemayehu; Hassan, Shoaib; Hay, Simon I.; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Kisa, Adnan; Kisa, Sezer; Månsson, Johan; Yitayew, Teferi Mekonnen; Murray, Christopher J L; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Ottersen, Trygve; Sagoe, Dominic; Sripada, Kam; Winkler, Andrea Sylvia; Knudsen, Ann Kristin Skrindo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Geographical differences in health outcomes are reported in many countries. Norway has led an active policy aiming for regional balance since the 1970s. Using data from the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) ...
    • Characterization of the genetic architecture of infant and early childhood body mass index 

      Helgeland, Øyvind; Vaudel, Marc; Sole-Navais, Pol; Flatley, Christopher; Juodakis, Julius; Bacelis, Jonas; Koløen, Ingvild; Knudsen, Gun Peggy Strømstad; Johansson, Bente Berg; Magnus, Per Minor; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Holmen, Oddgeir Lingaas; Andreassen, Ole; Jacobsson, Bo; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Johansson, Stefan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Early childhood obesity is a growing global concern; however, the role of common genetic variation on infant and child weight development is unclear. Here, we identify 46 loci associated with early childhood body mass index ...
    • COVID-19 in pregnancy—characteristics and outcomes of pregnant women admitted to hospital because of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the Nordic countries 

      Engjom, Hilde Marie; Aabakke, Anna J. M.; Klungsøyr, Kari; Svanvik, Teresia; Äyräs, Outi; Jonasdottir, Eva; Thurn, Lars; Jones, Elin; Pettersson, Karin; Nyfløt, Lill Trine; Al-Zirqi, Iqbal Ahmad Abdelwahab; Vangen, Siri; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Källén, Karin; Gissler, Mika; Krebs, Lone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Introduction Population-based studies about the consequences of SARS-CoV-2 infection (COVID-19) in pregnancy are few and have limited generalizability to the Nordic population and healthcare systems. Material and ...
    • Early life growth and associations with lung function and bronchial hyperresponsiveness at 11-years of age 

      Mikalsen, Ingvild Bruun; Halvorsen, Thomas; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Magnus, Maria Christine; Nystad, Wenche; Stensrud, Trine; Størdal, Ketil; Vollsæter, Maria; Øymar, Knut Asbjørn Alexander (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Low birthweight and being born small-for-gestational age (SGA) are linked to asthma and impaired lung function. Particularly, poor intrauterine growth followed by rapid catch-up growth during childhood may predispose for ...
    • Exposures during the prepuberty period and future offspring's health: evidence from human cohort studies 

      Svanes, Cecilie; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Accordini, Simone; Holloway, John W.; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Boateng, Eistine; Krauss-Etchmann, Susanne; Schlünssen, Vivi; Real, Francisco Gomez; Skulstad, Svein Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Emerging evidence suggests that exposures in prepuberty, particularly in fathers-to-be, may impact the phenotype of future offspring. Analyses of the RHINESSA cohort find that offspring of father’s exposed to tobacco smoking ...
    • Family-based treatment of children with severe obesity in a public healthcare setting: Results from a randomized controlled trial 

      Skjåkødegård, Hanna Flækøy; Conlon, Rachel P. K.; Hystad, Sigurd William; Roelants, Mathieu; Olsson, Sven J. G.; Frisk, Bente; Wilfley, Denise E.; Danielsen, Yngvild Sørebø; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      To compare the effectiveness of family-based behavioural social facilitation treatment (FBSFT) versus treatment as usual (TAU) in children with severe obesity. Parallel-design, nonblinded, randomized controlled trial ...
    • Hva betyr tidligere hjerte- og karsykdom eller kreft for risiko for død etter påvist SARS-CoV-2? 

      Kvåle, Rune; Bønaa, Kaare Harald; Forster, Rachel Bedenis; Gravningen, Kirsten Midttun; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Myklebust, Tor Åge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      BAKGRUNN Hjerte- og karsykdommer og kreft har vært beskrevet som mulige risikofaktorer for død av covid-19. Hensikten med studien er å undersøke om tidligere påvist hjerte- og karsykdom eller kreft har påvirket risiko for ...
    • Impact of overweight on glucose homeostasis in MODY2 and MODY3 

      Romuld, Ingunn Bratland; Kalleklev, Tine-Lise; Molnes, Janne; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Sagen, Jørn Vegard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    • Lockdown and non-COVID-19 deaths: cause-­specific mortality during the first wave of the 2020 pandemic in Norway: a population-­based register study 

      Raknes, Guttorm; Strøm, Marianne Sørlie; Sulo, Gerhard; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Roelants, Mathieu; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective To explore the potential impact of the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic on all cause and cause-specific mortality in Norway. Design Population-based register study. Setting The Norwegian cause of Death ...
    • Low BMI, but not high BMI, influences the timing of puberty in boys 

      Oehme, Ninnie Helen Bakken; Roelants, Mathieu; Bruserud, Ingvild Særvold; Madsen, Andre; Bjerknes, Robert; Rosendahl, Karen; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Previous studies investigating the association between weight status and onset of puberty in boys have been equivocal. It is currently unclear to what extent weight class influences puberty onset and ...
    • A nationwide school fruit and vegetable policy and childhood and adolescent overweight: A quasi-natural experimental study 

      Øvrebø, Bente; Stea, Tonje Holte; Bergh, Ingunn Holden; Bere, Elling Tufte; Suren, Pål; Magnus, Per Minor; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Wills, Andrew Keith (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background School free fruit and vegetable (FFV) policies are used to promote healthy dietary habits and tackle obesity; however, our understanding of their effects on weight outcomes is limited. We assess the effect of ...
    • Polysomnographic comparison of sleep in children with obesity and normal weight without suspected sleep-related breathing disorder 

      Danielsen, Yngvild Sørebø; Skjåkødegård, Hanna Flækøy; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Pallesen, Ståle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Short sleep and obstructive apneas/hypopneas have been shown to be associated with childhood obesity. Still, few studies have compared sleep in children with obesity, without suspected sleep disordered breathing and normal ...
    • Preconception leisure-time physical activity and family history of stroke and myocardial infarction associate with preterm delivery: findings from a Norwegian cohort 

      Engen, Tone; Owe, Katrine Marie; Horn, Julie; Sulo, Gerhard; Næss, Øyvind Erik; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Morken, Nils-Halvdan; Egeland, Grace Margrethe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background Preterm birth poses short and long-term health consequences for mothers and offspring including cardiovascular disease sequelae. However, studies evaluating preexisting family history of cardiovascular disease ...
    • Pregnancy and risk of COVID-19: a Norwegian registry-linkage study 

      Magnus, Maria Christine; Oakley, Laura L.; Gjessing, Håkon K.; Stephansson, Olof; Engjom, Hilde Marie; Macsali, Ferenc; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Nybo Andersen, Anne-Marie; Håberg, Siri Eldevik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective: To compare the risk of acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and contact with specialist healthcare services for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) between pregnant and non-pregnant ...
    • Psychological health in preschool children with underweight, overweight or obesity: a regional cohort study 

      Donkor, Hilde Mjell; Toxe, Helene; Hurum, Jørgen; Bjerknes, Robert; Eide, Geir Egil; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Markestad, Trond Jacob (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective To examine if underweight (UW), overweight (OW) or obesity (OB), or body mass index (BMI) expressed as its SD score (BMI SDS), were associated with psychological difficulties in preschool children. Design ...
    • Reference curves for pediatric endocrinology: leveraging biomarker z-scores for clinical classifications 

      Madsen, Andre; Almås, Bjørg; Bruserud, Ingvild Særvold; Oehme, Ninnie Helen Bakken; Nielsen, Christopher Sivert; Roelants, Mathieu; Hundhausen, Thomas Eckhard; Ljubicic, Marie Lindhardt; Bjerknes, Robert; Mellgren, Gunnar; Sagen, Jørn V.; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt; Viste, Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Context Hormone reference intervals in pediatric endocrinology are traditionally partitioned by age and lack the framework for benchmarking individual blood test results as normalized z-scores and plotting sequential ...