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Here is an overview of projects at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. You can sort or search among ongoing or concluded projects.

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  1. Plasma concentrations of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in pregnant women and the association with child's prenatal and postnatal growth.

    We will investigate how exposure to PFAS during pregnancy can affect fetal growth within a large meta-analysis of European birth cohorts.

    Active

    Published Updated

  2. Police based interventions to prevent sexual offending and radicalisation.

    A systematic review of the effects of crime-prevention interventions that involve the police, specifically targeting sexual offending and radicalisation among youth.

    Concluded

    Published Updated

  3. Pre- and postnatal environmental and genetic factors in relation to brain development

    The primary objective of this project is to relate brain development by magnetic resonance intaging (MRi) to pre- and postnatal circumstances and functioning in several hundred children.

    Active

    Published

  4. Pre- and postnatal exposure to a mixture of dietary contaminants and weight development at 3, 5 and 8 years.

    This project will study how prenatal exposure to contaminants are associated with growth and weight development in children until the age of 8 years.

    Active

    Published Updated

  5. Preconception diet for health in the next generation – a novel target within public health? (PRECONDIET)

    Does pre-pregnancy diet predict child neonatal outcomes and outcomes related to pregnancy health differently than diet during pregnancy?

    Active

    Published

  6. Prehospital CT in acute stroke or head injury

    We will compare the effectiveness and safety of prehospital CT and subsequent treatment with current practice of diagnosis and treatment carried out after arrival in the hospital

    Concluded

    Published

  7. Prenatal exposure to toxicants and childhood neurodevelopmental disorders and cognitive functions (NeuroTox)

    Do maternal blood levels of perfluoroalkyl substances and different metals (e.g. mercury, lead, and arsenic) during pregnancy have negative effects on neurodevelopment in children?

    Active

    Published

  8. Prenatal exposure to toxicants and childhood neurodevelopmental disorders and cognitive functions (NeuroTox)

    Environmental chemicals may affect child development already in the womb.

    Active

    Published

  9. Prescription drug use and subsequent morbidity and mortality

    The project will provide information on how medicines are used in the general population.

    Active

    Published Updated

  10. Prevalence and characteristics of occasional smokers

    Is intermittent smoking a stable behaviour, is it a risk factor for nicotine dependence? Determine relative importance of factors for predisposibility of becoming occasional smokers.

    Concluded

    Published Updated

  11. Preventive interventions for persons with mental illnesses

    We were asked to conduct a systematic review on the effect of preventive interventions targeting lifestyle habits for persons with mental illnesses.

    Concluded

    Published

  12. Preventive tobacco measures – support, legitimacy and user perspectives

    In this project we will attempt to map the support for and opposition to some of the current steps to tighten the laws.

    Active

    Published Updated

  13. Protein glycosylation, glycan diversity and immunogenicity in meningococcal carriage and disease (PROGLYC)

    Active

    Published Updated

  14. Psychiatric symptoms, other diagnoses and medication use among children with autism spectrum disorders in Norway

    The aim of this project is to investigate trajectories of emotional and behavioral disorders in autism spectrum disorder, as well as how they are diagnosed and treated.

    Active

    Published Updated

  15. Psychobiological interaction effects

    Can problems with attention or hyperactivity related to ADHD be observed in a child’s second year of life?

    Concluded

    Published

  16. Psychometric Assessment Project (project description)

    Active

    Published Updated

  17. Quality assurance of data on Lyme borreliosis in the Norwegian Surveillance System for Communicable Diseases (MSIS) and the Norwegian Patient Registry (NPR)

    Active

    Published Updated

  18. Quantitative sensory tests and prediction of early onset chronic pain

    This study will explore whether QST measures of pain sensitivity among 15-16 year olds are predictive of new-onset pain assessed two years later.

    Active

    Published Updated

  19. Rare diagnoses pilot study

    The purpose of this study is to map the occurrence and course of illness of rare diagnoses (<1:10000) based on data from the Norwegian Patient Registry and the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study

    Active

    Published

  20. Rare diagnoses pilot study

    The purpose of this study is to map the occurrence and course of illness of rare diagnoses (<1:10000).

    Active

    Published