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    • Need of education for dry powder inhaler storage and retention – a patient-reported survey 

      Norderud Lærum, Birger; Telg, Gunilla; Stratelis, Georgios (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-06-08)
      Background Dry powder inhalers (DPIs) are the most commonly used devices in asthma treatment in the Nordic countries. As new DPIs become available, patients are likely to be exposed to more than one type of device, with ...
    • Neil3-dependent base excision repair regulates lipid metabolism and prevents atherosclerosis in Apoe-deficient mice 

      Skarpengland, Tonje; Holm, Sverre; Scheffler, Katja; Gregersen, Ida; Dahl, Tuva Børresdatter; Suganthan, Rajikala; Segers, Filip; Østlie, Ingunn; Otten, Jeroen J.T.; Gomez, Luisa Fernanda Luna; Ketelhuth, Daniel F.J.; Lundberg, Anna M.; Neurauter, Christine Gran; Hildrestrand, Gunn Annette; Skjelland, Mona; Bjørndal, Bodil; Svardal, Asbjørn M.; Iversen, Per Ole; Hedin, Ulf; Nygård, Ståle; Olstad, Ole Kristoffer; Krohg-Sørensen, Kirsten; Slupphaug, Geir; Eide, Lars; Kusnierczyk, Anna; Folkersen, Lasse; Ueland, Thor; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Hansson, Göran K.; Biessen, Erik A.L.; Halvorsen, Bente; Bjørås, Magnar; Aukrust, Pål (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Increasing evidence suggests that oxidative DNA damage accumulates in atherosclerosis. Recently, we showed that a genetic variant in the human DNA repair enzyme NEIL3 was associated with increased risk of myocardial ...
    • Neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia: long-term course and neuropathology 

      Vik-Mo, Audun Osland (Doctoral thesis, 2019-06-14)
      Aim: Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) such as anxiety, apathy, and psychosis are important manifestations of dementia that have a major impact on the patient’s quality of life, carer burden, and risk of institutionalisation. ...
    • The neutrophil protein S100A12 is associated with a comprehensive ultrasonographic synovitis score in a longitudinal study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with adalimumab 

      Nordal, Hilde Haugedal; Brun, Johan Gorgas; Halse, Anne-Kristine; Jonsson, Roland; Fagerhol, Magne Kristoffer; Hammer, Hilde Berner (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-10-04)
      Background: The calcium-binding protein S100A12 correlates with measures of disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The protein reflects neutrophil activation and the present objective was to explore ...
    • The neutrophil protein S100A12 is associated with a comprehensive ultrasonographic synovitis score in a longitudinal study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with adalimumab 

      Nordal, Hilde Haugedal; Brun, Johan G; Halse, Anne-Kristine; Jonsson, Roland; Fagerhol, Magne Kristoffer; Hammer, Hilde Berner (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-10-04)
      Background. The calcium-binding protein S100A12 correlates with measures of disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The protein reflects neutrophil activation and the present objective was to explore ...
    • New CDK8 inhibitors as potential anti-leukemic agents – Design, synthesis and biological evaluation 

      Solum, Eirik Johansson; Hansen, Trond Vidar; Aesoy, Reidun; Herfindal, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Cyclin-dependent kinase 8 (CDK8) plays a vital role in regulating cell transcription either through its association with the mediator complex or by the phosphorylation of transcription factors. CDK8-mediated activation of ...
    • A New Human Challenge Model for Testing Heat-Stable Toxin-Based Vaccine Candidates for Enterotoxigenic Escherichia Coli Diarrhea - Dose Optimization, Clinical Outcomes, and CD4+ T Cell Responses 

      Sakkestad, Sunniva Todnem; Steinsland, Hans; Skrede, Steinar; Lillebø, Kristine; Skutlaberg, Dag Harald; Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Zavialov, Anton; Paavilainen, Sari; Søyland, Hanne; Sævik, Marianne; Rykkje Heien, Astrid; Gjerde Tellevik, Marit; Barry, Eileen; Langeland, Nina; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Hanevik, Kurt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-30)
      Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) are a common cause of diarrheal illness in young children and travelers. There is yet no licensed broadly protective vaccine against ETEC. One promising vaccine development strategy ...
    • New procedures for genetic testing and counselling of patients with breast or ovarian cancer 

      Vetti, Hildegunn Høberg (Doctoral thesis, 2020-05-29)
      The aim of this PhD project was to evaluate alternative procedures for genetic testing and counselling of patients newly diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer, in order to meet the expected increasing need of this health ...
    • New therapeutic targets in human acute myeloid leukemia 

      Reikvam, Håkon (Doctoral thesis, 2012-03-16)
    • Nitric oxide synthase polymorphisms, gene expression and lung function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

      Aminuddin, Farzian; Hackett, Tillie-Louise; Stefanowicz, Dorota; Saferali, Aabida; Paré, Peter D.; Gulsvik, Amund; Bakke, Per; Cho, Michael H.; Litonjua, Augusto A.; Lomas, David A.; Anderson, Wayne H.; Beaty, Terri H.; Silverman, Edwin K.; Sandford, Andrew J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-11-06)
      Background: Due to the pleiotropic effects of nitric oxide (NO) within the lungs, it is likely that NO is a significant factor in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of this study was ...
    • NLRP3 inflammasome deficiency attenuates metabolic disturbances involving alterations in the gut microbial profile in mice exposed to high fat diet 

      Sokolova, Marina; Yang, Kuan; Hansen, Simen Hyll; Louwe, Mieke C.; Kummen, Martin; Hov, Johannes Espolin Roksund; Sjaastad, Ivar; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Halvorsen, Bente; Aukrust, Pål; Yndestad, Arne; Ranheim, Trine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Obesity-related diseases (e.g. type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disorders) represent an increasing health problem worldwide. NLRP3 inflammasome activation may underlie obesity-induced inflammation and insulin ...
    • NLRP3 inflammasome promotes myocardial remodeling during diet-induced obesity 

      Sokolova, Marina; Sjaastad, Ivar; Louwe, Maria Cornelia; Alfsnes, Katrine; Aronsen, Jan Magnus; Zhang, Lili; Haugstad, Solveig Bjærum; Bendiksen, Bård Andre; Øgaard, Jonas; Bliksøen, Marte; Lien, Egil; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Aukrust, Pål; Ranheim, Trine; Yndestad, Arne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-16)
      Background: Obesity is an increasingly prevalent metabolic disorder in the modern world and is associated with structural and functional changes in the heart. The NLRP3 inflammasome is an innate immune sensor that can be ...
    • No asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia found among 108 young children at one health facility in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 

      Strøm, Gro Elizabeth Ann; Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Fataki, Maulidi; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-11-14)
      Background: Asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia has been reported in areas with high malaria transmission. It may serve as a reservoir for continued transmission, and furthermore complicates diagnostics, as not all individuals ...
    • No significant associations between breastfeeding practices and overweight in 8-year-old children 

      Bjertnæs, Asborg Sine Aanstad; Grundt, Jacob Holter; Donkor, Hilde Mjell; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Wenzel-Larsen, Tore; Vaktskjold, Arild; Markestad, Trond; Holten-Andersen, Mads Nikolaj (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Aim: The aim was to examine if breastfeeding practices were associated with body mass index (BMI) and risk of overweight or obesity in third grade (8 years) of elementary school. Methods: In a regional cohort, we related ...
    • Norwegian children and adolescents in blended families are at risk of larger one-year BMI increments 

      Kristiansen, Hege; Roelants, Mathieu; Bjerknes, Robert; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Aim: To study how sociodemographic factors and family structure associate with baseline BMI z‐scores (BMIz) and BMIz change in 767 Norwegian children aged 6‐15 years. Methods: Baseline BMIz and 1‐year BMIz increments in ...
    • A novel disorder involving dyshematopoiesis, inflammation, and HLH due to aberrant CDC42 function 

      Lam, M.; Coppola, S.; Krumbach, Oliver H.F.; Prencipe, Giuseppe; Insalaco, Antonella; Cifaldi, C.; Brigida, I.; Zara, Erika; Scala, Serena; Di Cesare, Silvia; Martinelli, Simone; Di Rocco, Martina; Pascarella, Antonia; Niceta, Marcello; Pantaleoni, Francesca; Ciolfi, Andrea; Netter, Petra; Carisey, Alexandre; Diehl, Michael; Akbarzadeh, Mohammad; Conti, Francesca; Merli, Pietro; Pastore, Anna; Mortera, Stefano Levi; Camerini, Serena; Farina, L; Buchholzer, Marcel; Pannone, L.; Cao, T.; Coban-Akdemir, Zeynep H.; Jhangiani, Shalini N.; Muzny, Donna M.; Gibbs, Richard A.; Basso-Ricci, L.; Chiriaco, M.; Dvorsky, Radovan; Putignani, L.; Carsetti, Rita; Janning, Petra; Stray-Pedersen, Asbjørg; Erichsen, Hans Christian; Horne, AnnaCarin; Bryceson, Yenan; Torralba-Raga, Lamberto; Ramme, Kim; Rosti, Vittorio; Bracaglia, Claudia; Messia, Virginia; Palma, Paolo; Finocchi, Andrea; Lupski, James R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is characterized by immune dysregulation due to inadequate restraint of overactivated immune cells and is associated with a variable clinical spectrum having overlap with more common ...
    • Novel endoscopic and MRI-based methods for evaluating exocrine pancreatic function in pancreatitis and monogenic forms of diabetes 

      Tjora, Erling (Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2013-11-15)
      Background: Monogenic diabetes (Maturity onset diabetes in the young, MODY) are autosomal dominantly inherited diabetes syndromes characterized by diabetes due to beta cell dysfunction, with typical onset of diabetes before ...
    • A novel fibrosis index comprising a non-cholesterol sterol accurately predicts HCV-related liver cirrhosis 

      Ydreborg, Magdalena; Lisovskaja, Vera; Lagging, Martin; Christensen, Peer Brehm; Langeland, Nina; Buhl, Mads Rauning; Pedersen, Court; Mørch, Kristine; Wejstål, Rune; Norkrans, Gunnar; Lindh, Magnus; Färkkilä, Martti; Westin, Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-04-03)
      Diagnosis of liver cirrhosis is essential in the management of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Liver biopsy is invasive and thus entails a risk of complications as well as a potential risk of sampling error. ...
    • A novel Geriatric Assessment frailty score predicts two-year mortality after Transcatheter Aortic Valve implantation 

      Skaar, Elisabeth; Eide, Leslie Sofia Pareja; Norekvål, Tone M.; Ranhoff, Anette Hylen; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Forman, Daniel E.; Schönenberger, Anders; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Kuiper, Karel Kier-Jan; Bleie, Øyvind; Haaverstad, Rune; Schaufel, Margrethe Aase; Packer, Erik Jerome Stene; Langørgen, Jørund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-10-31)
      Aims Established surgical scores have limitations in delineating risk among candidates for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). Assessment of frailty might help to estimate the mortality risk and identify patients ...
    • Novel PCDH10-Wnt-MALAT1 regulatory axis in endometrioid endometrial adenocarcinoma 

      Zhao, Y.; Yang, Y.; Trovik, Jone; Sun, Kun; Zhou, Liang; Jiang, Peiyong; Lau, Tatsan; Høivik, Erling Andre; Salvesen, Helga; Sun, H.; Wang, H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Key Messages: 1. Protocadherin 10 (PCDH10) is silenced in endometrioid endometrial cancer through promoter hypermethylation. 2. Ectopic expression of PCDH10 inhibits tumour growth and induces cell apoptosis. 3. Transcriptomic ...