• Appraising Drugs Based on Cost-effectiveness and Severity of Disease in Norwegian Drug Coverage Decisions 

      Tranvåg, Eirik Joakim; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Robberstad, Bjarne; Norheim, Ole Frithjof (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Importance: Rising health care costs are a major health policy challenge globally. Norway has implemented a priority-setting system intended to balance cost-effectiveness and concerns for fair distribution, but little is ...
    • 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) ...
    • Design efficiency in genetic association studies 

      Gjerdevik, Miriam; Gjessing, Håkon K.; Romanowska, Julia; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Jugessur, Astanand; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Lie, Rolv T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Selecting the best design for genetic association studies requires careful deliberation; different study designs can be used to scan for different genetic effects, and each design has its own set of strengths and limitations. ...
    • Effectiveness and Safety of Low-Threshold Opioid-Agonist Treatment in Hard-To-Reach Populations with Opioid Dependence 

      Chalabianloo, Fatemeh; Ohldieck, Christian; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Fadnes, Lars T.; Johansson, Kjell Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives: Opioid-use disorder is related to premature death worldwide. Opioid-agonist treatment (OAT) is an effective treatment for opioid dependence. OAT delivery platforms may influence treatment access and outcomes, ...
    • Estimating health adjusted age at death (HAAD) 

      Johansson, Kjell Arne; Økland, Jan-Magnus; Skaftun, Eirin Krüger; Bukhman, Gene; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Coates, Matthew M.; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-14)
      Objectives: At any point in time, a person’s lifetime health is the number of healthy life years they are expected to experience during their lifetime. In this article we propose an equity-relevant health metric, Health ...
    • Frailty and survival in elderly intensive care patients in Norway 

      Andersen, Finn Husøy; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Klepstad, Pål; Flaatten, Hans (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Today, 10%-15% of Norwegian intensive care patients are ≥80 years. This proportion will increase significantly over the next 20 years, but it is unlikely that resources for intensive care increase correspondingly. ...
    • Gene-methylation interactions: Discovering region-wise DNA methylation levels that modify SNP-associated disease risk 

      Romanowska, Julia; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Jugessur, Astanand; Gjerdevik, Miriam; Xu, Zongli; Taylor, Jack A.; Wilcox, Allen J; Jonassen, Inge; Lie, Rolv T.; Gjessing, Håkon K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Current technology allows rapid assessment of DNA sequences and methylation levels at a single-site resolution for hundreds of thousands of sites in the human genome, in thousands of individuals simultaneously. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Isolated oral clefts and school grades: population-based cohort study from Norway 

      Gjerdevik, Miriam; Lie, Rolv T.; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Berg, Erik; Feragen, Kristin Billaud; Sivertsen, Åse (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective To compare school grades of adolescents in Norway born with isolated cleft with those of their unaffected peers. Design Population-based cohort study. Setting Norway. Patients A total of 347 419 individuals ...
    • Maternal use of folic acid and multivitamin supplements and infant risk of birth defects in Norway, 1999–2013 

      Gildestad, Trude; Bjørge, Tone; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Klungsøyr, Kari; Vollset, Stein Emil; Øyen, Nina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The association between folic acid supplementation and birth defects other than neural tube defects (NTD) remains unclear. We used a log-binomial regression model to investigate if periconceptional folic acid and/or ...
    • Protecting essential health services in low-income and middle-income countries and humanitarian settings while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic 

      Blanchet, Karl; Alwan, Ala; Antoine, Caroline; Cros, Marion Jane; Feroz, Ferozuddin; Amsalu Guracha, Tseguaneh; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Hailu, Alemayehu; Hangoma, Peter; Jamison, Dean T.; Memirie, Solomon Tessema; Miljeteig, Ingrid; Jan Naeem, Ahmad; Nam, Sara L.; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Verguet, Stéphane; Watkins, David; Johansson, Kjell Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      In health outcomes terms, the poorest countries stand to lose the most from these disruptions. In this paper, we make the case for a rational approach to public sector health spending and decision making during and in the ...
    • Sleep and physical activity from before conception to the end of pregnancy in healthy women: a longitudinal actigraphy study 

      Vietheer, Alexander; Kiserud, Torvid; Lie, Rolv Terje; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Kessler, Jörg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Sleep and physical activity changes are common in pregnancy, but longitudinal data starting before conception are scarce. Our aim was to determine the changes of the daily total sleep time (TST) and physical ...
    • Wavelet Screening identifies regions highly enriched for differentially methylated loci for orofacial clefts 

      Denault, William Robert Paul; Romanowska, Julia; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Lyle, Robert; Taylor, Jack A.; Xu, Zongli; Lie, Rolv T.; Gjessing, Håkon K.; Jugessur, Astanand (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      DNA methylation is the most widely studied epigenetic mark in humans and plays an essential role in normal biological processes as well as in disease development. More focus has recently been placed on understanding ...