Freya the walrus has become an icon. But Norway officials say she may be put down if fans stay too close
Norway's beloved Freya the walrus could be put down due to health and safety risks, the country's Directorate of Fisheries warned on Thursday. #directorateoffisheries #freya (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antenatal depression and the association of intimate partner violence among a culturally diverse population in southeastern Norway: a cross-sectional study - Melby TC, S ørensen NB, Henriksen L, Lukasse M, Flaathen EME.
INTRODUCTION: Antenatal depression and intimate partner violence (IPV) are independently associated with adverse short- and long-term health effects for women and their children. The main aim of the study was to investigate the prevalence of antenatal depr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

How Nordic countries enforce impaired driving legislation - Jones AW.
This article reviews how the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden enforce their legislation pertaining to driving under the influence of alcohol and/or other impairing drugs. The evidence necessary for a successful prosecution of traffi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

"Imagine, 7 years without a future": a qualitative study of rejected asylum seekers' life conditions in Norway - Sagbakken M, Bregaard IM, Varvin S.
Asylum seekers are in an extraordinary situation as their future life depend on decisions made by authorities in a bewildering, bureaucratic system, with excessive waiting and unpredictable timeframes. Those that are not granted asylum, and not able to ret... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Erling Haaland ‘born to score goals’, says Pep Guardiola after City victory
The Norwegian striker scored both goals in the 2-0 win at West Ham and his manager described him as ‘a guy with incredible talent’ #erlinghaaland #westham #striker #pepguardiola (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Worsening Cardiac Dysfunction in Long COVID
(MedPage Today) -- In Norway, COVID survivors did not show progressive changes in cardiac structure and function that would explain persistent symptoms months later, a cohort study showed. From 3 to 12 months after hospitalization, echocardiography... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 5, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Could One Type of Cheese Help Strengthen Your Bones?
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 -- Enjoying just two slices of Jarlsberg cheese every day may help stave off osteoporosis, a small Norwegian study suggests. The protective effect of cheese on bone-thinning appears to be an exclusive benefit of Jarlsberg,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 3, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cheese is gouda for your bones... but only if you eat Jarlsberg!
Researchers found eating just two slices of Jarlsberg - a mild, nutty-flavoured dairy product hailing from Norway - each day is enough to reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jarlsberg cheese may help stave off osteoporosis, small study suggests
Jarlsberg is rich in vitamin K2, which has previously been found to improve bone healthEating Jarlsberg cheese may help to prevent bone thinning and stave off osteoporosis, research suggests.Jarlsberg is a mild cheese made from cow ’s milk,with regular holes that mean it is classified as a Swiss-type cheese, although it originates from Norway. It is rich in vitamin K2, which has previously been found to improve bone health.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 2, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Sascha Pare Tags: Osteoporosis Health Society Science Nutrition Source Type: news

Jarlsberg bests Camembert in bone-thinning prevention, study shows
Research from Norway suggests a small daily portion of Jarlsberg, a type of Norwegian cheese, may help prevent bone thinning without increasing harmful cholesterol. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increasing trend in accidental pharmaceutical opioid overdose deaths and diverging overdose death correlates following the opioid prescription policy liberalization in Norway 2010-2018 - Gjersing L, Amundsen E.
BACKGROUND: During the last decade, opioid prescription policies in Norway have been liberalised and pharmaceutical opioid (PO) dispensing has increased. Against this backdrop, we examined the trends in and the correlates of accidental overdose deaths attr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

2022 Healthiest Employers honoree: Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
Throughout the pandemic, the Miami-based cruise holding company has offered services that address mental health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Industry Regulation headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Industry Regulation headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Eileen Cukier Source Type: news

3 Reasons to Avoid Farmed Salmon
Not so long ago, Atlantic salmon was an abundant wild species. Born in the rivers of northeastern United States and Canada, after a couple years in freshwater they embarked on an epic migration, navigating 2,000 miles across the Atlantic to feed and mature off western Greenland. Millions of salmon travelled up to 60 miles a day, fending off predators and feeding on zooplankton and small fish. When the time came, instinct and the earth’s magnetic fields led these magnificent fish back to spawn in the precise rivers of their birth. Today, wild salmon are an endangered species, gone from most rivers in the U.S. There ar...
Source: TIME: Health - July 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Douglas Frantz and Catherine Collins Tags: Uncategorized freelance Sustainability Source Type: news

Oral health history in children referred to a child advocacy center in Norway - Toft J, Myhre AK, Sun YQ, Willumsen T, R ønneberg A.
This study aimed to compare ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Does Prenatal Opioid Analgesic Exposure Affect Kids' Scholastic Outcomes?
(MedPage Today) -- Prenatal exposure to opioid analgesics had no substantial impact on the scholastic skills of children by the time they reached fifth grade, findings from a nationwide Norwegian birth cohort suggested. Compared to children of... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - July 20, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news