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  • Can adults with cerebral palsy perform and beneft from ballistic strength training to improve walking outcomes? A mixed methods feasibility study 

    Gjesdal, Beate Eltarvåg; Mæland, Silje; Williams, Gavin; Aaslund, Mona Kristin; Rygh, Cecilie Brekke; Cumming, Kristoffer Toldnes (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background Power bursts of hips and ankle plantar flexors are prerequisites to walking propulsion. However, these power bursts are reduced during gait for persons with cerebral palsy (CP) and mainly in the ankle plantar ...
  • The efcacy of systemic antibiotics as an adjunct to surgical treatment of peri-implantitis: a systematic review 

    Øen, Malene; Leknes, Knut Norvald; Lund, Bodil Kristina; Bunæs, Dagmar Fosså (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background Microbial biofilm accumulation is the main cause of peri-implantitis. The majority of surgical peri-implantitis treatment protocols suggests adjunctive use of systemic antibiotics to target specific putative ...
  • Dust Exposure and Respiratory Health Among Workers in Primary Coffee Processing Factories in Tanzania and Ethiopia 

    Bråtveit, Magne; Abaya, Samson Wakuma; Sakwari, Gloria; Moen, Bente Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Introduction: In primary coffee factories the coffee beans are cleaned and sorted. Studies from the 80- and 90-ties indicated respiratory health effects among the workers, but these results may not represent the present ...
  • Deep conservation of ribosome stall sites across RNA processing genes 

    Chyzynska, Katarzyna; Labun, Kornel; Jones, Carl Matthew; Grellscheid, Sushma Nagaraja; Valen, Eivind Dale (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The rate of translation can vary depending on the mRNA template. During the elongation phase the ribosome can transiently pause or permanently stall. A pause can provide the nascent protein with the time to fold or be ...
  • Diverse Collections in Matroids and Graphs 

    Fomin, Fedor; Golovach, Petr; Panolan, Fahad; Philip, Geevarghese; Saurabh, Saket (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    We investigate the parameterized complexity of finding diverse sets of solutions to three fundamental combinatorial problems, two from the theory of matroids and the third from graph theory. The input to the Weighted Diverse ...
  • Rules and regulations for a pregnant endourologist: the European perspective 

    Jones, Charles Patrick Warburton; Pietropaolo, Amelia; Spinoit, Anne-Francoise; Bergesen, Anne Kvåle; Gudbrandsdottir, Gigja; Beisland, Christian; von Ostau, Nicola; Harke, Nina N.; Ribal, Maria J.; Zerva, Maria; Bres-Niewada, Ewa; Zondervan, Patricia; McLornan, Liza; Ferretti, Stefania; Tonnhofer, Ursula; Necknig, Ulrike Hendrika; Skolarikos, Andreas; Somani, Bhaskar K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Introduction Working in surgery while pregnant is challenging. Navigating this period safely is of paramount importance. Anecdotal observation suggests that there exists great variation among European nations in regard ...
  • Parameterized Complexity of Feature Selection for Categorical Data Clustering 

    Bandyapadhyay, Sayan; Fomin, Fedor; Golovach, Petr; Simonov, Kirill (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    We develop new algorithmic methods with provable guarantees for feature selection in regard to categorical data clustering. While feature selection is one of the most common approaches to reduce dimensionality in practice, ...
  • Den pro-sionistiske vendingen: Norske sosialdemokrater, Holocaust og sivilisasjonen, 1942–1947 

    Gjerde, Åsmund Borgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Det er allment akseptert i forskningen at støtte til Israel på den europeiske venstresiden i den tidlige etterkrigstiden var et resultat av bevisstheten om nazistenes folkemord mot jøder. Men hva betyr det? Denne artikkelen ...
  • Neopterin and kynurenic acid as predictors of stroke recurrence and mortality: a multicentre prospective cohort study on biomarkers of infammation measured three months after ischemic stroke 

    Alme, Katinka Nordheim; Ulvik, Arve; Askim, Torunn; Assmus, Jörg; Mollnes, Tom Eirik; Naik, Mala; Næss, Halvor; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Ueland, Per-Magne; Knapskog, Anne Brita (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background Chronic low-grade inflammation is associated with both ischemic stroke and sedentary behaviour. The aim of this study was to investigate the predictive abilities of biomarkers of inflammation and immune modulation ...
  • Low-energy electron ionization mass spectrometer for efficient detection of low mass species 

    Bergin, Matthew; Ward, David J.; Lambrick, Sam; von Jeinsen, N. A.; Holst, Bodil; Ellis, John; Jardine, Andrew P.; Allison, William (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The design of a high-efficiency mass spectrometer is described, aimed at residual gas detection of low mass species using low-energy electron impact, with particular applications in helium atom microscopy and atomic or ...
  • Health equity impact of community-initiated kangaroo mother care: a randomized controlled trial 

    Choudhary, Tarun Shankar; Mazumder, Sarmila; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Taneja, Sunita; Bahl, Rajiv; Martines, Jose Carlos; Bhan, Maharaj Kishan; Johansson, Kjell Arne; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Bhandari, Nita; Norheim, Ole Frithjof (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background Kangaroo mother care (KMC) can substantially enhance overall survival of low birthweight babies. In a large randomized controlled trial, we recently showed that supporting mothers to provide community initiated ...
  • Towards Post-Pandemic Sustainable and Ethical Food Systems 

    Kaiser, Matthias; Goldson, Stephen; Buklijas, Tatjana; Gluckman, Peter; Allen, Kristiann; Bardsley, Anne; Lam, Mimi Elizabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The current global COVID-19 pandemic has led to a deep and multidimensional crisis across all sectors of society. As countries contemplate their mobility and social-distancing policy restrictions, we have a unique opportunity ...
  • Anomalous Reconnection Layer at Earth’s Dayside Magnetopause 

    Paschmann, Goetz E.; Sonnerup, Bengt U.Ö.; Phan, Taiduc; Fuselier, Stephen Anthony; Håland, Stein Egil; Denton, Richard E.; Burch, James L.; Trattner, Karlheinz J.; Giles, Barbara L.; Gershman, Daniel J.; Cohen, Ian J.; Russell, Christopher T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Observations by the Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft (MMS) of an unusual layer, located between the dayside magnetosheath and the magnetosphere, alternating with encounters with the magnetosheath during an extended ...
  • Social Jetlag Changes During the COVID-19 Pandemic as a Predictor of Insomnia – A MultiNational Survey Study 

    Brandão, Luiz Eduardo Mateus; Martikainen, Teemu; Merikanto, Ilona; Holzinger, Brigitte; Morin, Charles M.; Espie, Colin A.; Bolstad, Courtney J.; Leger, Damien; Chung, Frances; Plazzi, Giuseppe; Dauvilliers, Yves; Matsui, Kentaro; De Gennaro, Luigi; Sieminski, Mariusz; Nadorff, Michael R.; Chan, Ngan Yin; Wing, Yun Kwok; Mota-Rolim, Sérgio Arthuro; Inoue, Yuichi; Partinen, Markku; Benedict, Christian; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Cedernaes, Jonathan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Purpose: Lifestyle and work habits have been drastically altered by restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether the associated changes in sleep timing modulate the risk of suffering from symptoms of insomnia, the ...
  • Long-term welfare effects of repeated warm water treatments on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) 

    Moltumyr, Lene; Nilsson, Jonatan; Madaro, Angelico; Seternes, Tore; Winger, Fredrik Agerup; Rønnestad, Ivar; Stien, Lars Helge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Warm water treatment has in recent years become widely used for ridding salmonids of sea lice in aquaculture although the consequences of the treatment for fish welfare are not adequately investigated. The objective of ...
  • Teaching Philosophy of Science to Science Students: An Alternative Approach 

    Fjelland, Ragnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Although most scientists and their students probably are skeptical towards philosophy, there has been an increasing demand for philosophy, among others philosophy of science, in science education programs. However, for ...
  • Respiratory symptoms and respiratory deaths: A multi-cohort study with 45 years observation time 

    Stavem, Knut; Johannessen, Ane; Nielsen, Rune; Gulsvik, Amund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    This study determined the association between respiratory symptoms and death from respiratory causes over a period of 45 years. In four cohorts of random samples of Norwegian populations with 103,881 participants, 43,731 ...
  • Nativist attitudes and opportunistic support for democracy 

    Kokkonen, Andrej; Linde, Jonas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Do nativists differ from other citizens in their attitudes towards democracy? In this article it is demonstrated that nativism goes hand in hand with preferences for a type of democracy where the interests of the natives ...
  • Effects of Intraoperative Dexmedetomidine Infusion on Postoperative Pain after Craniotomy: A Narrative Review 

    Syrous, Nesjla Sofia; Sundstrøm, Terje; Softeland, Eirik; Jammer, Ib (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Publisert Hovedoppgave UiB for Stud Med Nesjla Sofia Syrous: Effekter av intraoperativ dexmedetomidine infusjon på postoperative smerter etter craniotomi, en litteraturoversikt.
  • Understanding differences in North Atlantic poleward ocean heat transport and its variability in global climate models 

    Madonna, Erica; Sandø, Anne Britt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The ocean heat transport from the North Atlantic to the Barents Sea impacts the sea ice extent and the energy budget of the Arctic. The analyzed climate models from the fifth (CMIP5) and sixth Coupled Model Intercomparison ...

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