Hopp til innhold

Selected items added to basket

Go to basket
Historical Archives: This content is archived and will not be updated.

Historical archive

Showing  142  hits

Sort by:
|
Narrow search
  1. Hidden damage to sperm

    Sperm quality among Western men is poor - especially in Norway and Denmark. It is disturbing that one in five Norwegian men has a sperm quality close to the WHO's limit for reduced fertility.

    Research findings

    Published Updated

  2. Mental disorders in children and adolescents in Norway - fact sheet

    We estimate that about 70,000 children and adolescents have mental disorders that require treatment.

    Fact sheet

    Published Updated

  3. The Status of Public Health in Norway 2010 - report

    Chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and mental health problems, have become the major challenge for public health in Norway today. However, even though more people must

    Report

    Published Updated

  4. Tinnitus – low heritability

    The relative importance of genetic factors in tinnitus is low, according to research from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

    Research findings

    Published Updated

  5. arkiv - Volcanic ash and health hazards

    A cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland is causing problems for air traffic in Norway. Health risk in Norway is considered to be small, because the concentration of polluting particles at ground level a

    News

    Published Updated

  6. Physical activity in Norway - fact sheet

    Approximately 1 in 5 adults reaches the Norwegian Directorate of Health’s minimum recommendation of at least 30 minutes physical activity per day on average.

    Fact sheet

    Published Updated

  7. Education level and health in Norway - fact sheet

    Education level is associated with health. When health is measured in terms of mortality, it is found that those with the highest education level have the lowest mortality.

    Fact sheet

    Published Updated

  8. Cancer mortality in Norway - fact sheet

    Cancer mortality has changed little since the 1950s until now, when we look at the number of deaths per 100 000 inhabitants and correct for increased life expectancy.

    Article

    Published Updated

  9. Maternal personality affects child’s eating habits

    Mothers with many negative thoughts and feelings are more likely to give their children unhealthy food.

    News

    Published Updated

  10. HPV vaccine may prevent preterm births

    Chronic human papilloma virus (HPV)-infections can lead to cellular changes in the cervix that can be a pre-stage to cervical cancer.

    Research findings

    Published Updated

  11. arkiv - Pharmaceutical use in Norwegian fish farming in 2001-2008

    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has published an overview of sales of various drugs used in fish breeding in Norway from 2001-2008. The sales are shown in kilograms of active ingredient; ant

    Article

    Published Updated

  12. Previous abortions and exercise – do they affect pregnancy?

    Women who have had two or more induced abortions have a reduced risk of pre-eclampsia by 60 percent.

    News

    Published Updated

  13. Oestrogen reduces risk of fracture after menopause

    From the end of the 1970s to the late 1990s there was a significant reduction in the incidence of hip and distal forearm fractures among Oslo women in the early phase after menopause.

    News

    Published Updated

  14. Thin men more vulnerable to osteoporosis and bone fractures than other older men

    Obesity and weight increase leads to an increased risk of many chronic diseases, and the advice is therefore to maintain a stable healthy weight.

    Research findings

    Published Updated

  15. Family stress and child’s temper extremes contribute to anxiety and depression in children and young people

    Small children in a family where the mother has psychological distress, the family is exposed to stress or lacks social support, are at higher risk of developing anxiety and depression in adolescence.

    Research findings

    Published Updated

  16. Caesarean sections associated with risk of asthma

    Babies born by Caesarean section have a 50 % increased risk of developing asthma compared to babies born naturally. Emergency Caesarean sections increase the risk even further.

    Research findings

    Published Updated

  17. Overweight in adolescence gives increased mortality rate

    People who were already overweight in adolescence (14-19 years old) have an increased mortality rate from a range of chronic diseases as adults and many cases of sudden death.

    Research findings

    Published Updated

  18. India: Joint research project to reduce child mortality

    In 2008, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health received 7.5 million Norwegian kroner from the Research Council of Norway’s GLOBVAC programme for co-funding of a research project in India.

    Article

    Published Updated

  19. arkiv - No link between difficult temperament in infants and being overweight

    Norwegian babies who cry a lot, are reluctant to sleep and are hard to comfort do not weigh more or gain weight faster than other infants.

    News

    Published Updated

  20. arkiv - Anxious mothers breastfeed less

    Anxiety and depressive thoughts can lead breastfeeding women to worry about whether their baby is eating enough. They are likely to stop breastfeeding or supplement their own milk with infant formula

    News

    Published Updated