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  • Airway symptoms and lung function in the local population after the oil tank explosion in Gulen, Norway 

    Granslo, Jens Tore; Bråtveit, Magne; Hollund, Bjørg Eli; Irgens, Ågot; Svanes, Cecilie; Magerøy, Nils; Moen, Bente E. (BioMed Central, 2012-12-12)
    Background: Oil tanks containing a mixture of hydrocarbons, including sulphuric compounds, exploded and caught fire in an industrial harbour. This study assesses airway symptoms and lung function in the nearby population ...
  • Early life environment and snoring in adulthood 

    Franklin, Karl A.; Janson, Christer; Gíslason, Thórarinn; Gulsvik, Amund; Gunnbjörnsdottir, Maria; Lærum, Birger Norderud; Lindberg, Eva; Norrman, Eva; Nyström, Lennarth; Omenaas, Ernst; Torén, Kjell; Svanes, Cecilie (BioMed Central, 2008-08-22)
    Background: To our knowledge, no studies of the possible association of early life environment with snoring in adulthood have been published. We aimed to investigate whether early life environment is associated with ...
  • Latitude, Birth Date, and Allergy 

    Wjst, Matthias; Dharmage, Shyamali; André, Elisabeth; Norbäck, Dan; Raherison, Chantal; Villani, Simona; Manfreda, Jure; Sunyer, Jordi; Jarvis, Deborah; Burney, Peter; Svanes, Cecilie (Public Library of Science, 2005-10-04)
    Background: The space and time distribution of risk factors for allergic diseases may provide insights into disease mechanisms. Allergy is believed to vary by month of birth, but multinational studies taking into account ...
  • Place of upbringing in early childhood as related to inflammatory bowel diseases in adulthood: A population-based cohort study in Northern Europe 

    Timm, Signe; Svanes, Cecilie; Janson, Christer; Sigsgaard, Torben; Johannessen, Ane; Gíslason, Thorarinn; Jõgi, Rain; Omenaas, Ernst; Forsberg, Bertil; Torén, Kjell; Holm, Mathias; Bråbäck, Lennart; Schlünssen, Vivi (Springer, 2014-06)
    Background The two inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, has increased rapidly during the twentieth century, but the aetiology is still poorly understood. Impaired immunological competence ...
  • Respiratory symptoms in adults are related to impaired quality of life, regardless of asthma and COPD: results from the European community respiratory health survey 

    Voll-Aanerud, Marianne; Eagan, Tomas Mikal; Plana, Estel; Omenaas, Ernst; Bakke, Per; Svanes, Cecilie; Siroux, Valerie; Pin, Isabelle; Antó, Josep M.; Leynaert, Benedicte (BioMed Central, 2010-09-27)
    Background Respiratory symptoms are common in the general population, and their presence is related to Health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The objective was to describe the association of respiratory symptoms with ...