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  1. Mental health problems combined with high alcohol intake increase risk of premature death

    The risk of premature death doubles if you have mental health problems and drink more than the equivalent of two units per day, on average.

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  2. Fertility in Norway has not fallen as much as expected

    Birth patterns are changing and women in Norway are having fewer children. However, when we look at how many children today's 45-year-old women have had, fertility rates are still relatively high.

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  3. Oil baths do not prevent atopic eczema in infants

    Regular oil baths or early introduction of solid foods in addition to breastfeeding do not prevent atopic eczema in the first year of life.

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  4. CO-CREATE is supporting World Obesity Day

    CO-CREATE is happy to announce its support towards World Obesity Day which will take place on March 4, 2020.

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  5. Parental education level affects children’s mental health

    Children who have parents with a short education grow up with living conditions that increase their risk of problems at school and ADHD symptoms, according to a large study from the Norwegian Institut

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  6. Already reached target of 25 per cent fewer premature deaths

    Norway has a goal to reduce the number of premature deaths from non-communicable diseases by 25 per cent by 2025. Calculations show that this target has been achieved.

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  7. Dietary habits contribute to environmental contaminant levels in the body

    In a new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, researchers studied how diet affects the levels of environmental contaminants in pregnant women and children.

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  8. Tore Godal receives King’s Medal of Merit

    Tore Godal has been awarded the King's Medal of Merit for his lifelong work in global health and vaccination.

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  9. People know little about brain health but want to know more

    People do not think about their own brain health and are unsure how to maintain it, according to a recent interview study in the Lifebrain project.

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  10. Health risks of Swedish snus

    Swedish snus has several potential harmful effects and can also affect the foetus if used during pregnancy, according to a new report from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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  11. Gene variant found that may explain toddler weight gain

    Genes are involved in controlling weight gain early in life, according to a study based on data from the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa).

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  12. New effective control method found to control long-tailed silverfish

    Long-tailed silverfish infestations can be fought safely and effectively with tiny amounts of poisoned bait, according to recent studies from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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  13. The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) includes “father” in its name

    MoBa has altered its name to “The Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study” because fathers play an important role in the study.

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  14. Early autism screening has limited effect

    Early screening may not be as beneficial as previously thought, according to data from the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study.

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  15. Continued high uptake for the Childhood Immunisation Programme in Norway

    Most children and adolescents receive the recommended vaccines in the Childhood Immunisation Programme, according to coverage statistics for 2017 and 2018.

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  16. The rich are outliving the poor in both Norway and USA

    Inequalities in life expectancy by income in Norway were substantial and increased between 2005 and 2015, according to a study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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  17. CO-CREATE is working with youth to map out the societal obstacles for leading healthy lives

    Choosing the healthy path in a society of abundance is challenging in any age group. CO-CREATE is working with youth in six countries to identify the particular challenges faced by young people.

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  18. Outbreak of pneumococcal disease in shipyards in Vestnes

    Since January 2019, nine workers in the shipbuilding industry in Møre og Romsdal have been hospitalised with severe pneumococcal disease caused by the same bacterial strain.

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  19. Miscarriage risk is strongly linked to maternal age and pregnancy history

    Findings from a new Norwegian study point to common risk factors for pregnancy complications and miscarriage.

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  20. Getting pregnant shortly after a stillbirth poses no risks

    Getting pregnant within 12 months after a stillbirth does not increase the risk of pregnancy complications, according to a new international study.

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