• Efficacy of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): double blind, randomised, placebo controlled, multicentre trial 

      Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Rolfsen, Mads Peder; Espeland, Ansgar; Wigemyr, Monica; Assmus, Jörg; Froholdt, Anne; Haugen, Anne Julsrud; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Kristoffersen, Per M; Lutro, Olav; Randen, Sigrun; Wilhelmsen, Maja; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Kadar, Thomas; Holmgard, Thor Einar; Vigeland, Maria Dehli; Vetti, Nils; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Hellum, Christian; Anke, Audny; Grotle, Margreth; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Skouen, Jan Sture; Grøvle, Lars; Brox, Jens Ivar; Zwart, John-Anker; Storheim, Kjersti (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective To assess the efficacy of three months of antibiotic treatment compared with placebo in patients with chronic low back pain, previous disc herniation, and vertebral endplate changes (Modic changes). Design Double ...
    • Maternal and Newborn Vitamin D-Binding Protein, Vitamin D Levels, Vitamin D Receptor Genotype, and Childhood Type 1 Diabetes 

      Tapia, German; Mårild, Karl Staffan; Dahl, Sandra Rinne; Lund-Blix, Nicolai Andre; Viken, Marte K; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Joner, Geir; Skrivarhaug, Torild; Cohen, Arieh S; Størdal, Ketil; Stene, Lars Christian Mørch (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04)
      OBJECTIVE Circumstantial evidence links 25-hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH)D], vitamin D–binding protein (DBP), vitamin D–associated genes, and type 1 diabetes (T1D), but no studies have jointly analyzed these. We aimed to ...
    • Maternal microchimerism in cord blood and risk of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes 

      Tapia, German; Mortimer, Georgina; Ye, Jody; Gillard, Benjamin Thomas; Chipper-Keating, Saranna; Mårild, Karl Staffan; Viken, Marte K; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Joner, Geir; Skrivarhaug, Torild; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Størdal, Ketil; Gillespie, Kathleen; Stene, Lars Christian Mørch (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09)
      Background: Maternal microchimerism (MMc), the transmission of small quantities of maternal cells to the fetus, is relatively common and persistent. MMc has been detected with increased frequency in the circulation and ...
    • Prenatal iron exposure and childhood type 1 diabetes 

      Størdal, Ketil; McArdle, Harry J.; Hayes, Helen; Tapia, German; Viken, Marte K; Lund-Blix, Nicolai Andre; Haugen, Margaretha; Joner, Geir; Skrivarhaug, Torild; Mårild, Karl Staffan; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Eggesbø, Merete Åse; Mandal, Siddhartha; Page, Christian; London, Stephanie J.; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Stene, Lars Christian Mørch (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-06-13)
      Iron overload due to environmental or genetic causes have been associated diabetes. We hypothesized that prenatal iron exposure is associated with higher risk of childhood type 1 diabetes. In the Norwegian Mother and Child ...