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  • 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 ...
  • Point Shear Wave Elastography and the Effect of Physical Exercise, Alcohol Consumption, and Respiration in Healthy Adults 

    Taraldsen, Victoria; Tomasgard, Sunneva; Rudlang, Margrethe Thune; Gilja, Odd Helge; Vesterhus, Mette; Mjelle, Anders Batman (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Purpose Ultrasound elastography is a noninvasive method for liver stiffness measurement (LSM) with the aim of reflecting approximate liver fibrosis load. Despite minimal evidence, current guidelines recommend 10 min of ...
  • Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and miliary tuberculosis in a previously healthy individual: a case report 

    Trovik, Linn; Sandnes, Miriam; Blomberg, Bjørn; Holmaas, Gunhild; Ahmed, Aymen B.; Tvedt, Tor Henrik Anderson; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Reikvam, Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Background Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare heterogenous genetic or acquired hyperinflammatory syndrome associated with a high degree of morbidity and mortality. HLH has clinical manifestations related ...
  • Hormone references for ultrasound breast staging and endocrine profiling to detect female onset of puberty 

    Madsen, Andre; Bruserud, Ingvild Særvold; Bertelsen, Bjørn-Erik; Roelants, Mathieu; Oehme, Ninnie; Viste, Kristin; Bjerknes, Robert; Almås, Bjørg; Rosendahl, Karen; Mellgren, Gunnar; Sagen, Jørn V.; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Context Application of ultrasound (US) to evaluate attainment and morphology of glandular tissue provides a new rationale for evaluating onset and progression of female puberty, but currently no hormone references complement ...
  • How important are parents in the development of child anxiety and depression? A genomic analysis of parent-offspring trios in the Norwegian Mother Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) 

    Cheesman, Rosa; Eilertsen, Espen Moen; Ahmadzadeh, Yasmin I.; Gjerde, Line C.; Hannigan, Laurie John; Havdahl, Alexandra; Young, Alexander I.; Eley, Thalia C.; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Magnus, Per; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ystrøm, Eivind; McAdams, Tom A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Background Many studies detect associations between parent behaviour and child symptoms of anxiety and depression. Despite knowledge that anxiety and depression are influenced by a complex interplay of genetic and ...
  • Maintained survival outcome after reducing lymphadenectomy rates and optimizing adjuvant treatment in endometrial cancer 

    Forsse, David Erik; Berg, Hege Fredriksen; Bozickovic, Olivera; Engerud, Hilde Renate; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Høivik, Erling Andre; Woie, Kathrine; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Trovik, Jone; Krakstad, Camilla (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Objective Main controversies in endometrial cancer treatment include the role of lymphadenectomy and optimal adjuvant treatment. We assessed clinical outcome in a population-based endometrial cancer cohort in relation to ...
  • Identification of a novel polymorphism associated with reduced clozapine concentration in schizophrenia patients—a genome-wide association study adjusting for smoking habits 

    Smith, Robert Løvsletten; O’Connell, Kevin; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Djurovic, Srdjan; Kringen, Marianne K.; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Molden, Espen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Clozapine (CLZ) is the superior antipsychotic drug for treatment of schizophrenia, but exhibits an extensive interpatient pharmacokinetic variability. Here, we conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of CLZ serum ...
  • The PPAR pan-agonist tetradecylthioacetic acid promotes redistribution of plasma cholesterol towards large HDL 

    Lundåsen, Thomas; Pedrelli, Matteo; Bjørndal, Bodil; Rozell, Björn; Kuiper, Raoul; Burri, Lena; Pavanello, Chiara; Turri, Marta; Skorve, Jon; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Alexson, Stefan E.H.; Tillander, Veronika (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Tetradecylthioacetic acid (TTA) is a synthetic fatty acid with a sulfur substitution in the β-position. This modification renders TTA unable to undergo complete β-oxidation and increases its biological activity, including ...
  • High prevalence of fecal carriage of extended spectrum β-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae among newly HIV-diagnosed adults in a community setting in Tanzania 

    Manyahi, Joel; Moyo, Sabrina John; Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Colonization in HIV-infected populations with extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) is particularly worrisome in low-income settings. This study describes the prevalence of ESBL-PE carriage ...
  • The acute phase reaction and its prognostic impact in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: Single biomarkers including c-reactive protein versus biomarker profiles 

    Aarstad, Helene Hersvik; Moe, Svein Erik Emblem; Bruserud, Øystein; Lybak, Stein; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Tvedt, Tor Henrik Anderson (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    C-reactive protein (CRP) has a prognostic impact in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). However, the acute phase reaction involves many other proteins depending on its inducing events, including various cytokines ...
  • Preoperative risk stratification in endometrial cancer (ENDORISK) by a Bayesian network model: A development and validation study 

    Reijnen, Casper; Gogou, Evangelia; Visser, Nicole C.M.; Engerud, Hilde; Ramjith, Jordache; Van Der Putten, Louis J.M.; Van De Vijver, Koen; Santacana, Maria; Bronsert, Peter; Bulten, Johan; Hirschfeld, Marc; Colas, Eva; Gil-Moreno, Antonio; Reques, Armando; Mancebo, Gemma; Krakstad, Camilla; Trovik, Jone; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Huvila, Jutta; Koskas, Martin; Weinberger, Vit; Bednarikova, Marketa; Hausnerova, Jitka; Van Der Wurff, Anneke A. M.; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Amant, Frédéric; Massuger, Leon F.A.G.; Snijders, Marc P.L.M.; Küsters-Vandevelde, Heidi V.N.; Lucas, Peter J. F.; Pijnenborg, Johanna M.A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Background Bayesian networks (BNs) are machine-learning–based computational models that visualize causal relationships and provide insight into the processes underlying disease progression, closely resembling clinical ...
  • Low-Intensity Sonoporation-Induced Intracellular Signalling of Pancreatic Cancer Cells, Fibroblasts and Endothelial Cells 

    Haugse, Ragnhild; Langer, Anika; Murvold, Elsa Thodesen; Costea, Daniela Elena; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore; Gilja, Odd Helge; Kotopoulis, Spiros; Ruiz de Garibay, Gorka; McCormack, Emmet (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The use of ultrasound (US) and microbubbles (MB), usually referred to as sonoporation, has great potential to increase the efficacy of chemotherapy. However, the molecular mechanisms that mediate sonoporation response are ...
  • Salivary Gland Ultrasonography in Sjögren’s Syndrome: A European Multicenter Reliability Exercise for the HarmonicSS Project 

    Zabotti, Alen; Callegher, Sara Z.; Tullio, Annarita; Vukicevic, Arso; Hocevar, A; Milic, Vera; Cafaro, Giacomo; Carotti, Marina; Delli, Konstantina; De Lucia, Orazio; Ernst, Diana; Ferro, Francesco; Gattamelata, Angelica; Germano, Giuseppe; Giovannini, Ivan; Hammenfors, Sten Daniel; Jonsson, Malin V; Jousse-Joulin, Sandrine; Macchioni, Pierluigi; Parisi, Simone; Perricone, Carlo; Stradner, Martin Helmut; Filipovic, Nenad; Tzioufas, AG; Valent, Francesca; De Vita, Salvatore (Journal article, 2020)
    Objectives: Salivary gland ultrasonography (SGUS) is increasingly applied for the management of primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS). This study aims to: (i) compare the reliability between two SGUS scores; (ii) test the ...
  • Genetic and clinical basis for two distinct subtypes of primary Sjögren's syndrome 

    Thorlacius, Gudny Ella; Hultin-Rosenberg, Lina; Sandling, Johanna K.; Bianchi, Matteo; Imgenberg-Kreuz, Juliana; Theander, Elke; Kvarnström, Marika; Forsblad-d’Elia, Helena; Bucher, Sara Magnusson; Norheim, Katrine Brække; Johnsen, Svein Joar Auglænd; Hammenfors, Sten Daniel; Skarstein, Kathrine; Jonsson, Malin V; Bäcklund, Eva; consortium, the DISSECT; meadows, jennifer r; Rantapää-Dahlqvist, Solbritt; Mandl, Thomas; Eriksson, Per; Omdal, Roald; Jonsson, Sten Ture Roland; Lindblad-Toh, Kerstin; Rönnblom, Lars; Wahren-Herlenius, Marie; Nordmark, Gunnel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Objectives Clinical presentation of primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) varies considerably. A shortage of evidence-based objective markers hinders efficient drug development and most clinical trials have failed to reach ...
  • Micronutrients in paediatric Intestinal Failure Patients receiving home parenteral nutrition 

    Thomassen, Rut Anne; Kvammen, Janne Anita; Sæland, Camilla; Kjeserud, Christina; Eikeland, Joakim; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Bentsen, Beint Sigmund; Henriksen, Christine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-11)
    Background & aims Children with intestinal failure (IF) receive parental nutrition to ensure adequate growth and development. The aim of this study was to assess micronutrient status in paediatric IF patients receiving ...
  • Laparoskopisk gastrisk bypassoperasjon versus livsstilsbehandling av unge med sykelig overvekt 

    Hjelmesæth, Jøran; Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Holt, Ane Hjetland; Benestad, Beate; Seeberg, Lars Thomas; Lindberg, Morten; Halvorsen, Erling; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Sandbu, Rune; Lekhal, Samira (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    BAKGRUNN Kunnskapsgrunnlaget om effekten av og komplikasjoner ved vektreduserende kirurgi hos ungdom er mangelfullt. Hovedformålet med 4XL-studien er å avklare om laparoskopisk Roux-en-Y gastrisk bypassoperasjon (LGBP) ...
  • Iodine status and thyroid function in a group of seaweed consumers in Norway 

    Aakre, Inger; Evensen, Lidunn Tveito; Kjellevold, Marian; Dahl, Lisbeth; Henjum, Sigrun; Alexander, Jan; Madsen, Lise; Markhus, Maria Wik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Seaweeds, or macroalgae, may be a good dietary iodine source but also a source of excessive iodine intake. The main aim in this study was to describe the iodine status and thyroid function in a group of macroalgae consumers. ...
  • Indicated association between polygenic risk score and treatment-resistance in a naturalistic sample of patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders 

    Werner, Maren Caroline Frogner; Wirgenes, Katrine Verena; Haram, Marit; Bettella, Francesco; Lunding, Synve Hoffart; Rødevand, Linn Nilsen; Hjell, Gabriela; Agartz, Ingrid; Djurovic, Srdjan; Melle, Ingrid; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Steen, Nils Eiel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Background One third of people diagnosed with schizophrenia fail to respond adequately to antipsychotic medication, resulting in persisting disabling symptoms, higher rates of hospitalization and higher costs for society. ...
  • High degree of heterogeneity of PD-L1 and PD-1 from primary to metastatic endometrial cancer 

    Engerud, Hilde Renate; Berg, Hege Fredriksen; Myrvold, Madeleine; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Bjørge, Line; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Høivik, Erling Andre; Trovik, Jone; Krakstad, Camilla (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Objective PD-L1 and PD-1 are predictive markers for immunotherapy and increasingly relevant in endometrial cancer. The reported fraction of positive primary tumors has been inconsistent. We investigated the expression of ...
  • Systemic complement activation is associated with respiratory failure in COVID-19 hospitalized patients 

    Holter, Jan Cato; Pischke, Soeren; de Boer, Eline; Lind, Andreas; Jenum, Synne; Holten, Aleksander Rygh; Tonby, Kristian; Barratt-Due, Andreas; Sokolova, Marina; Schjalm, Camilla; Chaban, Viktoriia; Kolderup, Anette; Tran, Trung; Tollefsrud Gjølberg, Torleif; Skeie, Linda Gail; Hesstvedt, Liv; Ormåsen, Vidar; Fevang, Børre; Austad, Cathrine; Muller, Karl Erik; Fladeby, Cathrine; Holberg-Petersen, Mona; Halvorsen, Bente; Müller, Fredrik; Aukrust, Pål; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Ueland, Thor; Andersen, Jan Terje; Lund-Johansen, Fridtjof; Heggelund, Lars; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Mollnes, Tom Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Respiratory failure in the acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic is hypothesized to be driven by an overreacting innate immune response, where the complement system is a key player. In this prospective ...

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