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    • ‘I am not only beneficial to the community but to the entire country, I am trained as a researcher now’: Developing health research skills in low-income countries 

      Hatløy, Anne; Luthuli, Silondile; John, Vaughn; Haskins, Lyn; Mapumulo, Sphindile; Mutombo, Paulin Beya; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv; Horwood, Christiane; Mapatano, Mala Ali (Journal article, 2021)
      Partnerships between Higher Education Institutions in the global South and North have potential for building capacity in public health research in low-resource countries. We present experiences of partners involved in a ...
    • ‘I can't go to her when I have a problem’: sexuality communication between South African adolescent girls and young women and their mothers 

      Duby, Zoe; Verwoerd, Wilmé; Isaksen, Katja; Jonas, Kim; Maruping, Kealeboga; Dietrich, Janan; Lovette, Ashleigh; Kuo, Caroline; Mathews, Catherine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Parent–adolescent sexuality communication, the process in which parents and their adolescent children discuss sexuality and sexual and reproductive health, is a key component for adolescents’ protective behaviours. Open ...
    • “I feel good when I drink”—detecting childhood-onset alcohol abuse and dependence in a Ugandan community trial cohort 

      Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Nalugya, Joyce; Skylstad, Vilde; Ndeezi, Grace; Akol, Angela; Babirye, Juliet Ndimwibo; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Tumwine, James K (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Alcohol, substance use, and mental health disorders constitute major public health issues worldwide, including in low income and lower middle-income countries, and early initiation of use is an important predictor ...
    • “I smile, but Without Showing My Teeth”: The Lived Experience of Cleft, Lip, and Palate in Adults 

      Moi, Asgjerd Litleré; Gjengedal, Harald; Lybak, Kari; Vindenes, Hallvard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective: To explore and describe the experience of growing up with unilateral cleft lip and palate (CLP) in adults. Design: Face-to-face interviews. Giorgi’s phenomenological method was used for analysis. Parti ...
    • I tiden etter pasientsikkerhetsprogrammet - En studie om varig endring i spesialisthelsetjenesten 

      Dahler, Anders (Master thesis, 2022-05-31)
      Helsevesenet er i stadig endring, det er derfor svært viktig at helsevesenet evner å gjøre effektive endringer som varer. Det er gjort mye forskning på hva som skal til for at en virksomhet skal endre seg, men det har ...
    • ‘I try not to bother the residents too much’ – the use of capillary blood glucose measurements in nursing homes 

      Andreassen, Lillan Mo; Granas, Anne G; Sølvik, Una Ørvik; Kjome, Reidun Lisbet Skeide (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-02-04)
      Background Capillary blood glucose measurements are regularly used for nursing home residents with diabetes. The usefulness of these measurements relies on clear indications for use, correct measurement techniques, proper ...
    • ‘I wanted to go, but they said wait’: Mothers’ bargaining power and strategies in careseeking for ill newborns in Ethiopia 

      Onarheim, Kristine Husøy; Moland, Karen Marie Ingeborg; Molla, Mitike; Miljeteig, Ingrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction To prevent the 2.6 million newborn deaths occurring worldwide every year, health system improvements and changes in care-taker behaviour are necessary. Mothers are commonly assumed to be of particular importance ...
    • Ibuprofen versus mecillinam for uncomplicated cystitis - a randomized controlled trial study protocol 

      Vik, Ingvild; Bollestad, Marianne; Grude, Nils; Bærheim, Anders; Mölstad, Sigvard; Bjerrum, Lars; Lindbæk, Morten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-12-17)
      Background: Although uncomplicated cystitis is often self-limiting, most such patients will be prescribed antibiotic treatment. We are investigating whether treatment of cystitis with an NSAID is as effective as an antibiotic ...
    • The ideal of equal health revisited: definitions and measures of inequity in health should be better integrated with theories of distributive justice 

      Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Asada, Yukiko (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-11-18)
      The past decade witnessed great progress in research on health inequities. The most widely cited definition of health inequity is, arguably, the one proposed by Whitehead and Dahlgren: "Health inequalities that are avoidable, ...
    • Identification and characterization of aptameric inhibitors of human neutrophil elastase 

      Malicki, Stanisław; Książek, Mirosław; Sochaj Gregorczyk, Alicja; Kaminska, Marta; Golda, Anna; Chruścicka, Barbara; Mizgalska, Danuta; Potempa, Jan; Marti, Hans Peter; Kozieł, Joanna; Wieczorek, Maciej; Pieczykolan, Jerzy; Mydel, Piotr Mateusz; Dubin, Grzegorz (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Human neutrophil elastase (HNE) plays a pivotal role in innate immunity, inflammation, and tissue remodeling. Aberrant proteolytic activity of HNE contributes to organ destruction in various chronic inflammatory diseases ...
    • Identification and development of small molecule therapies for the treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia 

      Leitch, Calum (Doctoral thesis, 2022-02-11)
      Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is a cancer of the bone marrow in which immature myeloid cells exhibit uncontrolled proliferation and failure to differentiate. The global 5-year overall survival rate for AML ranges between ...
    • Identification and functional characterization of a novel susceptibility locus for small vessel vasculitis with MPO-ANCA 

      Dahlqvist, Johanna; Ekman, Diana; Sennblad, Bengt; Kozyrev, Sergey V.; Nordin, Jessika; Karlsson, Åsa; Meadows, Jennifer R. S.; Hellbacher, Erik; Rantapää-Dahlqvist, Solbritt; Berglin, Ewa; Stegmayr, Bernd; Haslund, Bo; Palm, Øyvind; Haukeland, Hilde; Gunnarsson, Iva; Bruchfeld, Annette; Segelmark, Mårten; Ohlsson, Sophie; Mohammad, Aladdin J.; Svärd, Anna Jessica; Pullerits, Rille; Herlitz, Hans; Söderbergh, Annika; Pielberg, Gerli Rosengren; Rosenberg, Lina Hultin; Bianchi, Matteo; Muren, Eva; Omdal, Roald; Jonsson, Roland; Eloranta, Maija-Leena; Rönnblom, Lars; Söderkvist, Peter; Knight, Ann; Eriksson, Per; Lindblad-Toh, Kerstin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective To identify and characterize genetic loci associated with the risk of developing ANCA-associated vasculitides (AAV). Methods Genetic association analyses were performed after Illumina sequencing of 1853 genes ...
    • Identification and molecular characterization of a new ovarian cancer susceptibility locus at 17q21.31 

      Permuth-Wey, Jennifer; Lawrenson, K; Shen, HC; Velkova, A; Tyrer, JP; Chen, ZH; Lin, HY; Chen, YA; Tsai, YY; Qu, XT; Ramus, SJ; Karevan, R; Lee, J; Lee, N; Larson, MC; Aben, KK; Anton-Culver, H; Antonenkova, N; Antoniou, AC; Armasu, SM; Bacot, F; Baglietto, L; Bandera, EV; Barnholtz-Sloan, J; Beckmann, MW; Birrer, MJ; Bloom, G; Bogdanova, N; Brinton, LA; Brooks-Wilson, A; Brown, R; Butzow, R; Cai, QY; Campbell, I; Chang-Claude, J; Chanock, S; Chenevix-Trench, G; Cheng, JQ; Cicek, MS; Coetzee, GA; Cook, LS; Couch, FJ; Cramer, DW; Cunningham, JM; Dansonka-Mieszkowska, A; Despierre, E; Doherty, JA; Dork, T; du Bois, A; Durst, M; Easton, DF; Eccles, D; Edwards, R; Ekici, AB; Fasching, PA; Fenstermacher, DA; Flanagan, JM; Garcia-Closas, M; Gentry-Maharaj, A; Giles, GG; Glasspool, RM; Gonzalez-Bosquet, J; Goodman, MT; Gore, M; Gorski, B; Gronwald, J; Hall, P; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Harter, P; Heitz, F; Hillemanns, P; Hoatlin, M; Hogdall, CK; Hogdall, E; Hosono, S; Jakubowska, A; Jensen, A; Jim, H; Kalli, KR; Karlan, BY; Kaye, SB; Kelemen, LE; Kiemeney, LA; Kikkawa, F; Konecny, GE; Krakstad, Camilla; Kjaer, SK; Kupryjanczyk, J; Lambrechts, D; Lambrechts, S; Lancaster, JM; Le, ND; Leminen, A; Levine, DA; Liang, D; Lim, BK; Lin, J; Lissowska, J; Lu, KH; Lubinski, J; Lurie, G; Massuger, LFAG; Matsuo, K; McGuire, V; McLaughlin, JR; Menon, U; Modugno, F; Moysich, KB; Nakanishi, T; Narod, SA; Nedergaard, L; Ness, RB; Nevanlinna, H; Nickels, S; Noushmehr, H; Odunsi, K; Olson, SH; Orlow, I; Paul, J; Pearce, CL; Pejovic, T; Pelttari, LM; Pike, MC; Poole, EM; Raska, P; Renner, SP; Risch, HA; Rodriguez-Rodriguez, L; Rossing, MA; Rudolph, A; Runnebaum, IB; Rzepecka, IK; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Schwaab, I; Severi, G; Shridhar, V; Shu, XO; Shvetsov, YB; Sieh, W; Song, HL; Southey, MC; Spiewankiewicz, B; Stram, D; Sutphen, R; Teo, SH; Terry, KL; Tessier, DC; Thompson, PJ; Tworoger, SS; van Altena, AM; Vergote, I; Vierkant, RA; Vincent, D; Vitonis, AF; Wang-Gohrke, S; Weber, RP; Wentzensen, N; Whittemore, AS; Wik, Elisabeth; Wilkens, LR; Winterhoff, B; Woo, YL; Wu, AH; Xiang, YB; Yang, HP; Zheng, W; Ziogas, A; Zulkifli, F; Phelan, CM; Iversen, E; Schildkraut, JM; Berchuck, A; Fridley, BL; Goode, EL; Pharoah, PDP; Monteiro, ANA; Sellers, TA; Gayther, SA (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-03-27)
      Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) has a heritable component that remains to be fully characterized. Most identified common susceptibility variants lie in non-protein-coding sequences. We hypothesized that variants in the 3′ ...
    • Identification of a Blood-Based Protein Biomarker Panel for Lung Cancer Detection 

      El-Khoury, Victoria; Schritz, Anna; Kim, Sang-Yoon; Lesur, Antoine; Sertamo, Katriina; Bernardin, Francois; Petritis, Konstantinos; Pirrotte, Patrick; Selinsky, Cheryl; Whiteaker, Jeffrey R; Zhang, Haizhen; Kennedy, Jacob J; Lin, Chenwei; Lee, Lik Wee; Yan, Ping; Tran, Nhan L; Inge, Landon J; Chalabi, Khaled; Decker, Georges; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Paulovich, Amanda G; Berchem, Guy; Kim, Yeoun Jin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer worldwide, mainly due to its advanced stage at the time of diagnosis. A non-invasive method for its early detection remains mandatory to improve patients’ survival. Plasma levels of 351 ...
    • Identification of a core EMT signature that separates basal-like breast cancers into partial- and post-EMT subtypes 

      Knutsen, Erik; Sajib, Saikat Das; Fiskaa, Tonje; Lorens, James Bradley; Gudjonsson, Thorarinn; Mælandsmo, Gunhild Mari; Johansen, Steinar Daae; Seternes, Ole Morten; Perander, Maria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a cellular plasticity program critical for embryonic development and tissue regeneration, and aberrant EMT is associated with disease including cancer. The high degree of plasticity ...
    • 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 ...
    • Identification of a potential allosteric site of Golgi α-mannosidase II using computer-aided drug design 

      Irsheid, Lina; Wehler, Thomas; Borek, Christoph; Kiefer, Werner; Brenk, Ruth; Ortiz-Soto, Maria Elena; Seibel, Jurgen; Schirmeister, Tanja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-05-08)
      Golgi α-mannosidase II (GMII) is a glycoside hydrolase playing a crucial role in the N-glycosylation pathway. In various tumour cell lines, the distribution of N-linked sugars on the cell surface is modified and correlates ...
    • Identification of acute coronary syndrome in the era of high-sensitivity troponin assays 

      Steiro, Ole-Thomas (Doctoral thesis, 2023-06-02)
      Bakgrunn: Det er mulig å bedre pasientflyt og diagnostisk presisjon ved utredning av pasienter med mistenkt akutt koronarsyndrom (AKS). Konsentrasjonen av kardialt troponin (cTnT eller cTnI) kan benyttes til å forutse ...
    • Identification of biomarkers for glycaemic deterioration in type 2 diabetes 

      Slieker, Roderick C.; Donnelly, Louise A.; Akalestou, Elina; Lopez-Noriega, Livia; Melhem, Rana; Güneş, Ayşim; Abou Azar, Frederic; Efanov, Alexander; Georgiadou, Eleni; Muniangi-Muhitu, Hermine; Sheikh, Mahsa; Giordano, Giuseppe N.; Åkerlund, Mikael; Ahlqvist, Emma; Ali, Ashfaq; Banasik, Karina; Brunak, Søren; Barovic, Marko; Bouland, Gerard A.; Burdet, Frédéric; Canouil, Mickaël; Dragan, Iulian; Elders, Petra J. M.; Fernandez, Celine; Festa, Andreas; Fitipaldi, Hugo; Froguel, Phillippe; Gudmundsdottir, Valborg; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Gerl, Mathias J.; van der Heijden, Amber A.; Jennings, Lori L.; Hansen, Michael K.; Kim, Min; Leclerc, Isabelle; Klose, Christian; Kuznetsov, Dmitry; Mansour Aly, Dina; Mehl, Florence; Marek, Diana; Melander, Olle; Niknejad, Anne; Ottosson, Filip; Pavo, Imre; Duffin, Kevin; Syed, Samreen K.; Shaw, Janice L.; Cabrera, Over; Pullen, Timothy J.; Simons, Kai; Solimena, Michele; Suvitaival, Tommi; Wretlind, Asger; Rossing, Peter; Lyssenko, Valeriya; Legido Quigley, Cristina; Groop, Leif; Thorens, Bernard; Franks, Paul W.; Lim, Gareth E.; Estall, Jennifer; Ibberson, Mark; Beulens, Joline W. J.; ’t Hart, Leen M; Pearson, Ewan R.; Rutter, Guy A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      We identify biomarkers for disease progression in three type 2 diabetes cohorts encompassing 2,973 individuals across three molecular classes, metabolites, lipids and proteins. Homocitrulline, isoleucine and 2-aminoadipic ...