• Biological mechanisms for chronic fatigue in primary Sjøgren`s syndrome 

      Norheim, Katrine Brække (Doctoral thesis, 2012-06-15)
      Background: Primary Sjøgren`s syndrome (pSS) is a chronic autoimmune disease, characterised by lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine glands and autoantibody production. Fatigue is a frequent phenomenon in pSS, associated ...
    • Fatigue in psoriasis: a phenomenon to be explored 

      Skoie, Inger Marie; Ternowitz, Thomas; Jonsson, Grete; Norheim, Katrine Brække; Omdal, Roald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-05)
      Fatigue is a prevalent and substantial phenomenon in many patients with chronic inflammatory diseases, often rated by patients as the most troublesome symptom and aspect of their disease. It frequently interferes with ...
    • Heat shock proteins and chronic fatigue in primary Sjögren's syndrome 

      Bårdsen, Kjetil; Mæland, Mari; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Norheim, Katrine Brække; Jonsson, Grete; Omdal, Roald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Fatigue occurs frequently in patients with cancer, neurological diseases and chronic inflammatory diseases, but the biological mechanisms that lead to and regulate fatigue are largely unknown. When the innate immune system ...
    • Interleukin-1 Inhibition and Fatigue in Primary Sjögren's Syndrome – A Double Blind, Randomised Clinical Trial 

      Norheim, Katrine Brække; Harboe, Erna; Gøransson, Lasse Gunnar; Omdal, Roald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
      Objectives Fatigue is a major cause of disability in primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS). Fatigue has similarities with sickness behaviour in animals; the latter mediated by pro-inflammatory cytokines, in particular interleukin ...
    • Severe headache in primary Sjögren's syndrome treated with intrathecal rituximab 

      Tjensvoll, Anne Bolette; Lauvsnes, Maria Boge; Norheim, Katrine Brække; Omdal, Roald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-17)
      A severe and persistent migrainous headache in a patient with primary Sjøgren's syndrome unresponsive to treatment with immunosuppressive drugs, triptans, opioids, and NSAIDs, responded successfully to intrathecal B‐cell ...