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Interferon-γ–induced inflammatory markers and the risk of cancer: The Hordaland Health Study
Background It has been reported that interferon-γ (IFN-γ)–induced inflammatory markers, such as circulating neopterin and kynurenine-to-tryptophan ratio (KTR), are increased in patients with cancer and ...
Smoking and body fat mass in relation to bone mineral density and hip fracture: The Hordaland Health Study
Lower bone mineral density (BMD) in smokers may be attributable to lower body weight or fat mass, rather than to a direct effect of smoking. We analyzed the effects of smoking exposure, assessed by plasma cotinine, and ...
Educational inequalities in acute myocardial infarction incidence in Norway: A nationwide cohort study
Background Increasing differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality across levels of education have been reported in Norway. The aim of the study was to investigate educational inequalities in acute myocardial ...
Markers of vitamin B6 status and metabolism as predictors of incident cancer: The Hordaland Health Study.
Dietary intake and/or circulating concentrations of vitamin B6 have been associated with risk of cancer, but results are inconsistent and mechanisms uncertain. Pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (PLP) is the most commonly used marker ...
Birth prevalence of congenital heart defects in Norway 1994-2009—A nationwide study
Background The reasons for decreasing birth prevalence of congenital heart defects (CHDs) in several European countries and Canada are not fully understood. We present CHD prevalence among live births, stillbirths, and ...