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  1. EEA Grants and Norway Grants

    The NIPH is a donor programme partner (DPP) for five European countries within the Public Health Initiatives programme of the EEA Grants and Norway Grants. The aim is to improve public health, reduce

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  2. Centre-based child care: Long hours do not cause aggression and disobedience

    Spending many hours in centre-based child care does not lead to more aggression and disobedience in children, according to a2013 study using data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Stud

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  3. UngKul - consultant for health survey of Syrian refugee children

    400,000 refugees from Syria have managed to escape the war's horrifying drama and cross the border to neighbouring countries. Over 120,000 of these now live in refugee camps in Turkey.

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  4. Triclosan in cosmetics and personal care products can increase allergy risk

    Triclosan - an antibacterial chemical found in toothpaste and other products - can contribute to an increased risk of allergy development in children.

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  5. Genes, depression and life satisfaction

    Vulnerability to major depression is linked with how satisfied we are with our lives. This association is largely due to genes.

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  6. Early indicators for late language development

    A study shows that late use of imitative actions, as well as lower levels of language comprehension and language production at 18 months, predicts late language development at 3 years of age.

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  7. Alcohol plus medicine – a dangerous combination in traffic

    The accident risk is very high if a driver combines alcohol with hypnotic or sedative medicines. This is the finding from a 2012 study by researchers at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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  8. Every third child incorrectly restrained in cars

    Car accidents are the main cause of serious injury and death among children in Norway. A 2011 study showed that 37 per cent of all children under 16 years were incorrectly restrained in cars.

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  9. Mobile phones and wireless networks: No evidence of health risk found

    There is no scientific evidence that low-level electromagnetic field exposure from mobile phones and other transmitting devices causes adverse health effects, according to a report presented in 2012.

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  10. Perfluorinated alkylated substances can cause reduced birth weight

    Pregnant women with the highest blood concentrations of perfluorinated alkylated substances (PFAS) had children with lower birth weights, according to a2012 study from the Norwegian Mother and Child

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  11. Sweetened soft drinks linked to preterm birth

    Sweetened (sugar-sweetened and artificially-sweetened) drinks may be linked to preterm birth, according to a 2012 joint study between Norwegian and Swedish researchers.

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  12. Anxiety and depression increase risk of sick leave

    Long-term sick leave is a burden for individuals and society at large, yet very little is known about the underlying reasons for it.

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  13. Psychological problems and disorders in Norway - fact sheet

    Mental disorders range from simple phobias, mild anxiety and depressive disorders to severe illnesses such as schizophrenia.

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  14. People in relationships are more satisfied with life

    However, divorce or separation can be positive in highly troubled relationships, according to a 2012 study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health

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  15. Longer pregnancy with physical activity

    Moderate physical activity during pregnancy is associated with longer pregnancies, according to a 2012 study from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa).

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  16. Are the metabolic syndrome and cancer related?

    Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes type 2. Few studies have studied the metabolic syndrome as an entity and the risk of cancer.

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  17. Environmental pollutants: Reduced chance of pregnancy?

    Perfluorinated compounds do not affect the chances of becoming pregnant, according to a sub-study from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa).

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  18. Relationships important for mental health

    What significance do relationships have for the mental health of each partner? Data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) suggests that low satisfaction in the relationship is an im

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  19. Antidepressants and pregnancy

    Treatment for depression is necessary for some pregnant women, but is it safe for the foetus? Over one per cent of pregnant women in MoBa used medication for depression during pregnancy.

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  20. Smoking in pregnancy may affect adult health

    Lower birth weight and increased risk of respiratory illness in infancy are well known harmful effects from smoking in pregnancy according to a 2012 study.

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