• Age and Emotional Distress during COVID-19: Findings from Two Waves of the Norwegian Citizen Panel 

      Berge, Line Iden; Gedde, Marie H.; Husebø, Bettina Elisabeth Franziska; Erdal, Ane; Kjellstadli, Camilla; Vahia, Ipsit Vihang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Older adults face the highest risk of COVID-19 morbidity and mortality. We investigated a one-year change in emotions and factors associated with emotional distress immediately after the onset of the pandemic, with emphasis ...
    • Associations of preconception exposure to air pollution and greenness with offspring asthma and hay fever 

      Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Markevych, Iana; Accordini, Simone; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bråbäck, Lennart; Christensen, Jesper Heile; Forsberg, Bertil; Halvorsen, Thomas; Heinrich, Joachim; Hertel, Ole; Hoek, Gerard; Holm, Mathias; de Hoogh, Kees; Janson, Christer; Malinovschi, Anderi; Marcon, Alessandro; Sigsgaard, Torben; Svanes, Cecilie; Johannessen, Ane (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      We investigated if greenness and air pollution exposure in parents’ childhood affect offspring asthma and hay fever, and if effects were mediated through parental asthma, pregnancy greenness/pollution exposure, and offspring ...
    • The effect of physiotherapy group intervention in reducing pain disorders and mental health symptoms among syrian refugees: A randomized controlled trial 

      Hasha, Wegdan; Igland, Jannicke; Fadnes, Lars T.; Kumar, Bernadette N; Haj Younes, Jasmin; Strømme, Elisabeth Marie; Norstein, Eirin Zerwekh; Vårdal, Rolf; Diaz, Esperanza (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-17)
      Chronic pain is common among refugees, and often related to mental health problems. Its management, however, is often challenging. A randomized waitlist-controlled trial was designed to study the effect of group physiotherapy ...
    • Emotional Eating in Relation to Worries and Psychological Distress Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Population-Based Survey on Adults in Norway 

      Bemanian, Mitra; Mæland, Silje; Blomhoff, Rune; Rabben, Åsgeir Kjetland; Arnesen, Erik Kristoffer; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Fadnes, Lars Thore (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Population-based studies have revealed a high occurrence of self-reported psychological distress symptoms during the early phases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Stress and negative affect can lead to ...
    • The Exposome Approach in Allergies and Lung Diseases: Is It Time to Define a Preconception Exposome? 

      López Cervantes, Juan Pablo; Lønnebotn, Marianne; Jögi, Nils Oskar; Calciano, Lucia; Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Darby, Matthew G; Dharmage, Shyamali Chandrika; Real, Francisco Gomez; Hammer, Barbara; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Johannessen, Ane; Würtz, Anne Mette Lund; Knudsen, Gerd Toril Mørkve; Koplin, Jennifer; Pape, Kathrine; Skulstad, Svein Magne; Timm, Signe; Tjalvin, Gro; Krauss-Etschmann, Susanne; Accordini, Simone; Schlünssen, Vivi; Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Svanes, Cecilie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Emerging research suggests environmental exposures before conception may adversely affect allergies and lung diseases in future generations. Most studies are limited as they have focused on single exposures, not considering ...
    • Health-related behaviors in adolescents mediate the association between subjective social status and body mass index 

      Bjertnæs, Asborg Sine Aanstad; Schwinger, Catherine; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Strand, Tor A; Holten-Andersen, Mads Nikolaj; Bakken, Kjersti Sletten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The aim of this study was to explore the association between adolescent subjective social status (SSS) and body mass index (BMI) at two different time points and to determine whether this association was mediated by ...
    • Maternal Blood Levels of Toxic and Essential Elements and Birth Outcomes in Argentina: The EMASAR Study 

      Xu, Shanshan; Hansen, Solrunn; Sripada, Kam; Aarsland, Torbjørn; Horvat, Milena; Mazej, Darja; Álvarez, Marisa V.; Odland, Jon Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Pregnant women’s levels of toxic and essential minerals have been linked to birth outcomes yet have not been adequately investigated in South America. In Argentina, n = 696 maternal whole blood samples from Ushuaia (n = ...
    • Pesticide use and serum acetylcholinesterase levels among flower farm workers in Ethiopia—a cross-sectional study 

      Shentema, Meaza Gezu; Kumie, Abera; Bråtveit, Magne; Deressa, Wakgari; Ngowi, Aiwerasia Vera; Moen, Bente Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-04)
      The flower industry in East Africa has grown in recent years, especially in the production and export of roses. The aim of this study was to assess pesticide use on selected flower farms in Ethiopia. Serum cholinesterase ...
    • Validation of the Infant and Young Child Development (IYCD) Indicators in Three Countries: Brazil, Malawi and Pakistan 

      Gladstone, Melissa; Lancaster, Gillian; McCray, Gareth; Cavallera, Vanessa; Alves, Claudia R. L.; Maliwichi, Limbika; Rasheed, Muneera Abdul; Dua, Tarun; Janus, Magdalena; Kariger, Patricia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: The early childhood years provide an important window of opportunity to build strong foundations for future development. One impediment to global progress is a lack of population-based measurement tools to ...