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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. Next-of-kin experiences with the provision of mental health care for children and adolescents

    This is a user survey among children and adolescents with 4-6 consultations at child and adolescent mental health outpatient clinics (CAMHS) in 2017.

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  2. NON-PROTECTED. The impact of perfluorinated toxicants and the gut microbiome on vaccine responses in children.

    The project will investigate whether PFAS, even at lower levels, is of importance for the vaccine response, as well as investigating the role of the gut microbiota for vaccine responses.

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  3. NorFlu

    NorFlu is a research project that is investigating the possible consequences of having influenza A (H1N1) - swine flu - during pregnancy.

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  4. Norwegian alcohol policy

    The project highlights the use of alcohol policy instruments at local and national level, including an evaluation of changes the Norwegian Alcohol Act.

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  5. Norwegian satellite of Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC)

    The Cochrane EPOC group undertakes systematic reviews of interventions designed to improve health professional practice and organisation of health care services.

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  6. Novel aspects of an old problem. The Norwegian Epidemiologic Osteoporosis Studies (NOREPOS)

    This project aims to produce new knowledge that is relevant for prevention of fractures.

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  7. Opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) for opioid dependence. Effects and experiences.

    A commissioned systematic review of effects of OMT compared to non-pharmacological treatments in people with opioid dependence, and of users’ and service providers’ experiences.

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  8. Overdose incidence and mortality among drug users

    The project will attempt to describe the risk of overdosing and other causes of death among injecting drug users and other heavy drug users.

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  9. PAGE (project description)

    By following over 100,000 pregnancies in the MoBa study, we can identify children who later develop type 1 diabetes and coeliac disease via linkage to national registries.

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  10. Paternal obesity-associated DNA methylation: an investigation into its reproducibility, reversibility and association with fetal growth restriction, an antecedent to adult obesity and type-2 diabetes.

    Our aim is to generate a robust ‘obesity-associated’ DNA methylation profile and validation of genomic regions.

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  11. Pathways from Normal and Disordered Personality to Substance Use Disorders

    The project will study the relationship between normal personality, personality disorders and symptoms of substance use in a population-based twin study.

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  12. Penal Prevention: Exploring alternative penal sanctions for young drug law offenders

    This project is a social scientific study of penal sanctions that aim to rehabilitate, educate and reintegrate young drug-law offenders.

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  13. Perfluoroalkyl substances in maternal plasma during pregnancy and duration of breastfeeding

    The purpose of this project has been to investigate the association between maternal plasma concentrations of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and duration of breastfeeding.

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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?

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  18. 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?

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

    Environmental chemicals may affect child development already in the womb.

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  20. Prescription drug use and subsequent morbidity and mortality

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

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