Norwegian doctor believes there is a link between digit length and mental health
Carl Pintzka, a medical doctor and researcher at the National Competence Service for Functional MRI in Trondheim, Norway wanted to see what features are correlated with different finger ratios. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ambulance helicopter contribution to search and rescue in North Norway - Glomseth R, Gulbrandsen FI, Fredriksen K.
BACKGROUND: Search and rescue (SAR) operations constitute a significant proportion of Norwegian ambulance helicopter missions, and they may limit the service's capacity for medical operations. We compared the relative contribution of the different helicopt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

323 Reindeer Killed In Lightning Storm In Norway
The reindeer died on a mountain plateau in central Norway. "I don't remember hearing about lightning killing animals on this scale before," says a Norwegian environmental official. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Hersher Source Type: news

A Bolt of Lightning Has Killed 323 Reindeer in Norway
A single lightning strike is believed to have killed more than 300 reindeer in Norway. A total of 323 reindeer were found dead in the southern part of Norway on the Hardangervidda plateau, a press release from the Norwegian Environment Agency said. Among the 323 killed were 70 calves. An official from the Norwegian Nature Inspectorate discovered their carcasses during a routine inspection on Friday. Officials said they believe the herd of reindeer was killed by lightning strike as they huddled together during a heavy thunderstorm. Of the 323 reindeer killed, five had to be euthanized because of their injuries. (Source: TI...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - August 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized animals norway Source Type: news

Country survey: military expenditure and defence policy in Norway 1970-2013 - Johnson AU, Hove K, Lillekvelland T.
This article examines military expenditure and defence policy in Norway from 1970 to 2013. Until 1990 Norwegian military expenditure remained between 2.5 and 3.0 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Despite constant GDP shares, the military expenditur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tour Bus Falls into Ravine in Norway
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One person was killed and two people were seriously injured Saturday when a tourist bus skidded off the road and into a ravine in Norway, police and a rescue official said. The accident happened in the mountains and fjords near the city of Aalesund, 550 kilometers (340 miles) northwest of Oslo, Norway's capital. The bus was en route to Trollstigen, a steep road with a dozen of hairpin turns that leads to the Geirangerfjord, one of Norway's most visited tourist sites, when it fell into a ravine, rescue spokesman Tor Ivar Sjaastad. The Norwegian newspaper VG posted a photo of a white...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 1, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Source Type: news

Tour Bus Falls into Ravine in Norway
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One person was killed and two people were seriously injured Saturday when a tourist bus skidded off the road and into a ravine in Norway, police and a rescue official said. The accident happened in the mountains and fjords near the city of Aalesund, 550 kilometers (340 miles) northwest of Oslo, Norway's capital. The bus was en route to Trollstigen, a steep road with a dozen of hairpin turns that leads to the Geirangerfjord, one of Norway's most visited tourist sites, when it fell into a ravine, rescue spokesman Tor Ivar Sjaastad. The Norwegian newspaper VG posted a photo of a white...
Source: JEMS Operations - August 1, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Source Type: news

Malawi: Kamuzu Central Hospital Gets ICU and HDU Project From Norway
[Nyasa Times] The Norwegian Ambassador on Wednesday handed over Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependence Unit (HDU) project to Kamuzu Central Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Farm related concerns and mental health status among Norwegian farmers - Logstein B.
The objective of this study was to analyze the distribution of concerns about farm economy, work time, and mental stress/complaints among Norwegian farme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Visual impairment in children and adolescents in Norway - Haugen OH, Bredrup C, Rødahl E.
BACKGROUND Due to failures in reporting and poor data security, the Norwegian Registry of Blindness was closed down in 1995. Since that time, no registration of visual impairment has taken place in Norway. All the other Nordic countries have registries for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Norway Is The First Country To Ban Deforestation
Norway is so woke to deforestation, it's the first nation to outlaw it.  On May 24, Norway committed to zero deforestation, reports UN partner Climate Action. The groundbreaking move means that the nation pledges to ban any product in its supply chain that contributes to the deforestation of rainforests through the government’s public procurement policy.  “This is an important victory in the fight to protect the rainforest. Over the last few years, a number of companies have committed to cease the procurement of goods that can be linked to destruction of the rainforest,” Nils Hermann ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 7, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

11 Dead, 2 Missing in Norway Helicopter Crash
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An oil-rig helicopter crashed Friday on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, a rescue official said. Jon Sjursoe, a spokesman for Norway's Joint Rescue Coordination Center, said the Eurocopter EC-225 helicopter was carrying 11 Norwegians, one Briton and one Italian from the Gullfaks B oil field in the North Sea to Bergen, 120 kilometers (74 miles) away on the Norwegian mainland. He did not know who was among the confirmed victims. Norwegian broadcaster NRK said 11 on board were employed by the Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil AS...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Source Type: news

11 Dead, 2 Missing in Norway Helicopter Crash
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An oil-rig helicopter crashed Friday on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, a rescue official said. Jon Sjursoe, a spokesman for Norway's Joint Rescue Coordination Center, said the Eurocopter EC-225 helicopter was carrying 11 Norwegians, one Briton and one Italian from the Gullfaks B oil field in the North Sea to Bergen, 120 kilometers (74 miles) away on the Norwegian mainland. He did not know who was among the confirmed victims. Norwegian broadcaster NRK said 11 on board were employed by the Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil AS...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Source Type: news

11 Dead, 2 Missing in Norway Helicopter Crash
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An oil-rig helicopter crashed Friday on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, a rescue official said. Jon Sjursoe, a spokesman for Norway's Joint Rescue Coordination Center, said the Eurocopter EC-225 helicopter was carrying 11 Norwegians, one Briton and one Italian from the Gullfaks B oil field in the North Sea to Bergen, 120 kilometers (74 miles) away on the Norwegian mainland. He did not know who was among the confirmed victims. Norwegian broadcaster NRK said 11 on board were employed by the Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil AS...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Source Type: news

11 Dead, 2 Missing in Norway Helicopter Crash
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An oil-rig helicopter crashed Friday on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, a rescue official said. Jon Sjursoe, a spokesman for Norway's Joint Rescue Coordination Center, said the Eurocopter EC-225 helicopter was carrying 11 Norwegians, one Briton and one Italian from the Gullfaks B oil field in the North Sea to Bergen, 120 kilometers (74 miles) away on the Norwegian mainland. He did not know who was among the confirmed victims. Norwegian broadcaster NRK said 11 on board were employed by the Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil AS...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Source Type: news

11 Dead, 2 Missing in Norway Helicopter Crash
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An oil-rig helicopter crashed Friday on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, a rescue official said. Jon Sjursoe, a spokesman for Norway's Joint Rescue Coordination Center, said the Eurocopter EC-225 helicopter was carrying 11 Norwegians, one Briton and one Italian from the Gullfaks B oil field in the North Sea to Bergen, 120 kilometers (74 miles) away on the Norwegian mainland. He did not know who was among the confirmed victims. Norwegian broadcaster NRK said 11 on board were employed by the Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil AS...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Source Type: news

Report from the Seminar "Modelling and Trial Statistics During Epidemics" Organized by the NIPH (Norwegian Institute of Public Health) in Oslo, Norway, 16 November 2015
Norwegian Institute of Public Health. 12/16/2015This four-page document summarizes a workshop held on November 16, 2015, about developing a Blueprint for Research and Development Procedures in the Context of Global Public Health Threats. It discusses how the Ebola epidemic in 2014-2015 demonstrated that the international community needs to improve the ability to respond to new threats and prepare a new R&D paradigm to address future epidemics. The document presents recommendations for transmission and interventions, and clinical trials, and summarizes the conclusions from two previous meetings. (PDF) (Source: Disaster ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

The Icy Fire Beneath Norway's Seabed
This article originally appeared on Arctic Deeply. For weekly updates about Arctic geopolitics, economy, and ecology, you can sign up to the Arctic Deeply email list. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 25, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Stunning Photos Of Norway's Reindeer Hide A Radioactive Secret
Nearly three decades have passed since the devastating meltdown at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Pripyat, Ukraine. Yet, all these years later the fallout from the disaster continues to have a detrimental environmental effect. The deadly 1986 explosion at Chernobyl resulted in a mass evacuation and the relocation of hundreds of thousands of people living in surrounding areas. Radiation spread across the region. Today, more than 1,000 miles away from the disaster site, residual poisons linger in the quiet pastures of central Norway in an unsuspecting host: radioactive reindeer.  Norwegian scientist...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 27, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Municipal-level differences in depressive symptoms among adolescents in Norway: results from the cross-national Ungdata study - Abebe DS, Frøyland LR, Bakken A, von Soest T.
This study aimed to investigate municipal-level variations and individual- and municipal-level predictors of high levels of depressive symptoms among Norwegian adolescents. METHODS: We used data from the Norwegian cross-national Ungdata study.... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can deaths in police cells be prevented? Experience from Norway and death rates in other countries - Aasebø W, Orskaug G, Erikssen J.
PURPOSE: To describe the changes in death rates and causes of deaths in Norwegian police cells during the last 2 decades. To review reports on death rates in police cells that have been published in medical journals and elsewhere, and discuss the difficult... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Disability pension and symptoms of anxiety and depression: a prospective comparison of farmers and other occupational groups. The HUNT Study, Norway - Torske MO, Hilt B, Bjørngaard JH, Glasscock D, Krokstad S.
OBJECTIVES: Agriculture has undergone major changes, and farmers have been found to have a high prevalence of depression symptoms. We investigated the risk of work disability in Norwegian farmers compared with other occupational groups, as well as the asso... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Man In Norway Finds 1,265-Year-Old Viking Sword While Hiking
Here's a good reason to go outdoors this weekend. Earlier this month, Goran Olsen was on a hike in the Norwegian village of Haukeli when he caught sight of a 30-inch object under some rocks. It turned out to be a 1,265-year-old, wrought iron Viking sword. The artifact is believed to be from A.D. 750, Norway's Hordaland County Office wrote on its website on Oct. 19. It's in unusually good condition, with a bit of rust on the surface that accumulated after being buried under frost and snow for centuries, according to the site. "It might be used today if you sharpened the edge," Hordaland County Council Conservator ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 30, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Man In Norway Finds 1,265-Year-Old Viking Sword While Hiking
Here's a good reason to go outdoors this weekend. Earlier this month, Goran Olsen was on a hike in the Norwegian village of Haukeli when he caught sight of a 30-inch object under some rocks. It turned out to be a 1,265-year-old, wrought iron Viking sword. The artifact is believed to be from A.D. 750, Norway's Hordaland County Office wrote on its website on Oct. 19. It's in unusually good condition, with a bit of rust on the surface that accumulated after being buried under frost and snow for centuries, according to the site. "It might be used today if you sharpened the edge," Hordaland County Council Conservator ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 30, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Liberia-Norway Connection
Forests are a huge potential source of wealth and opportunity. Governed wisely, they support livelihoods, promote food security, generate export earnings and nurture vital ecological systems. That is why "sustainably managing forests" is part of the 15th Sustainable Development Goal -- the "land use goal" -- which the UN General Assembly is expected to adopt this month. A new approach to managing the forests of Liberia -- where I was born -- is providing a useful example of the innovative thinking that is needed. If successful, it could contribute significantly to the achievement of SDG 15 worldwide. I...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 22, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Norway could be Europe's 'green battery'
Norwegian hydropower could make Norway the "green battery" of Europe -- not by building new power plants, but by further developing the hydropower installations that were built out beginning at the turn of the last century. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - July 10, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Mortality among retired offshore divers in Norway - Irgens A, Djurhuus R, Grønning M.
BACKGROUND: Health effects of diving have been observed in divers who have not experienced any diving related accidents. The aim of the study was to study total, and cause specific mortality, in Norwegian retired professional offshore divers. MATER... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 4, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Norway's 2011 terror attacks: alleviating national trauma with a large-scale proactive intervention model - Kärki FU.
After the terror attacks of July 22, 2011, Norwegian health authorities piloted a new model for municipality-based psychosocial follow-up with victims. This column describes the development of a comprehensive follow-up intervention by health authorities an... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 6, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

How should Norway legalize egg donation?
More than 5 million children in Europe have been born as a result of assisted reproductive technologies, yet many European countries have regulations that restrict different aspects of these technologies. The result is that European women travel elsewhere to get services that are not currently available in their home countries. Now, the Norwegian Biotechnology Council is recommending that egg donation be made legal in Norway. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 27, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

The doomsday vault: the seeds that could save a post-apocalyptic world | Suzanne Goldenberg
Set in an Arctic mountainside, the Svalbard seed bank contains the world’s most prized crops. But a row has erupted over whether this is the best hope of feeding the world after a catastrophe or just an overpriced deep freezeOne Tuesday last winter, in the town nearest to the North Pole, Robert Bjerke turned up for work at his regular hour and looked at the computer monitor on his desk to discover, or so it seemed for a few horrible moments, that the future of human civilisation was in jeopardy.The morning of 16 December 2014 was relatively mild for winter in Svalbard: -7.6C with moderate winds. The archipelago, whic...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 20, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Suzanne Goldenberg Tags: Conservation Norway Biology Science Plants Environment Europe World news Source Type: news

Prevalence of injuries associated with the "russ" celebration in Norway - Austdal LE, Strand MC, Vindenes V, Bogstrand ST.
BACKGROUND Every year the Norwegian Institute of Public Health receives a number of enquiries from the media regarding the extent to which alcohol intake by upper secondary school leavers celebrating in their final spring term (the traditional Norwegian "r... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 26, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Biotechnology and fish farming: Gas guzzlers
Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Europe’s boat people Fly Title:  Biotechnology and fish farming SOMETHING called Methylococcus capsulatus might not sound an appetising ingredient for a meal. Methylococcus is a methanotroph, a bacterium that metabolises methane. Fortunately, salmon are not fussy eaters. They will happily consume pelletised protein made from these bugs. And that could be handy for fish farmers—at least it will be if Alan Shaw, boss of Calysta, a biotechnology firm in ...
Source: Biotechnology - April 23, 2015 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Depoliticizing terror: the news framing of the terrorist attacks in Norway, 22 July 2011 - Falkheimer J, Olsson EK.
This article analyzes how the Norwegian news media framed the terrorist attacks in Oslo and the island of Utöya, which killed 77 mainly young people on 22 July 2011. Did the news media favour or counteract the propaganda of the terrorist? After discussing... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 16, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Associations between driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speeding and seatbelt use among fatally injured car drivers in Norway - Bogstrand ST, Larsson M, Holtan A, Staff T, Vindenes V, Gjerde H.
Since 2005, all fatal road traffic crashes in Norway have been analyzed in-depth by multidisciplinary investigation teams organized by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA). During the period 2005-2010, 608 drivers of cars or vans were killed in... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 6, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Hydropower completes greening of Norway
The Norwegian energy supply can be sustainable by 2030, according to new research, as long as politicians keep their promises, authors say, after analyzing the development potential of the Norwegian energy system to find out how it could be made more sustainable.  (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 20, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nine out of ten trauma calls to a Norwegian hospital are avoidable: a retrospective analysis - Stordahl H, Passas E, Hopland A, Nielsen E.
BACKGROUND: Our aim was to estimate the degree of overtriage (Injury Severity Score [ISS] ≤ 15) of trauma call patients in Nordland Hospital Bodø, Norway. We also determined the transportation time from injury to hospital admission.METHODSWe use... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 8, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Associations between human values and alcohol consumption among Norwegians in the second half of life - Nordfjærn T, Brunborg GS.
Previous studies investigating human values and alcohol consumption have focused on adolescents, so the current study examined associations between human values and alcohol consumption in a cohort of Norwegians in the second half of life (40 years and abo... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 23, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Educating "the new Norwegian we": an examination of national and cosmopolitan education policy discourses in the context of extremism and Islamophobia - Osler A, Lybaek L.
Across Europe there are growing concerns about Islamophobia and far-right and anti-democratic movements. Until Anders Behring Breivik's July 2011 attacks in which 77 died, Norway's vulnerability was not perceived as great as that of other jurisdictions. Br... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Norwegians to experiment with growing veggies in space
(NaturalNews) Tomatoes and lettuce are common sights in food markets, farms and kitchens around the world, but now, they're being eyed by Norwegians as possible foods that will soon be grown in space.The effort is an attempt to better examine how plant foods grow in space while... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberia: 'Liberia Is Close to Our Heart', Says Norwegian Foreign Minister
[Observer]The Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Norway, Borge Brende, has said that Liberia is close to the heart of Norway and they could not sit idly by and see the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) ravage the country. Instead, he said, Norway is joining the fight to eradicate the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 16, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: USAID, Norway, Stepping Up Liberia's Support Against Ebola
[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -The administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, USAID and the Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende visited Liberia and toured a 300-bed Ebola Treatment Unit being built with support from USAID in Monrovia to help combat the deadly Ebola epidemic. The USAID Administrator announced additional help to the government to help cater to health workers during the outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 15, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Norway will fly its first Ebola patient back from Sierra Leone
OSLO (Reuters) - A Norwegian working for Doctors Without Borders in Sierra Leone was infected with Ebola virus and will be brought home for the treatment, the organization said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nobel prize for medicine winners' delight at news of award video
The joint winner of the Nobel prize for medicine John O' Keffe says the award is a great honour for himself and the field of neuroscience. Anglo-American John O'Keefe shares the award with Norwegian couple May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser for discovering the brain's internal positioning system. At a party in Norway arranged shortly after the announcement, scientist May-Britt Moser celebrates Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 6, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Guardian Staff Tags: Nobel prizes World news Science Norway Sweden UK news Source Type: news

Nobel Prize in Medicine Is Awarded to Three Who Discovered Brain’s ‘Inner GPS’
A British-American scientist and two Norwegians were awarded the prize for identifying the cells that help animals determine where they are. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN Tags: Stockholm (Sweden) Great Britain Nobel Prizes Norway Moser, Edvard I Source Type: news

British-American, Norwegians win 2014 Nobel prize for medicine
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - American-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegians May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain, the award-giving body said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Traffic safety culture among bicyclists: results from a Norwegian study - Nævestad TO, Elvebakk B, Bjørnskau T.
This paper reports results from a study of traffic safety culture (TSC) among bicyclists (N = 231) in Oslo, Norway. The aims of the study are to examine whether respondents' TSC in relation to bicycling is related to the TSC of their peers, and whether res... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Greenpeace Activists Take Over Oil Rig Near Norway
More than a dozen activists from eight different countries have occupied an oil rig in the Barents Sea, as part of a Greenpeace protest against a Norwegian company that plans to drill there. The protestors decided to board the Transocean Spitsbergen rig — in arctic waters roughly 190 miles of Norway — after Norway’s government reversed a decision to block oil drilling in the area, Mashable reports. Greenpeace is concerned that an oil spill accident would cause tremendous environmental damage to the surrounding area and the nearby Bear Island nature reserve, and “could reach the nesting place of a mi...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - May 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nolan Feeney Tags: Uncategorized Environment greenpeace norway Source Type: news

Nigeria: Norway Child Custody Case - Reps Call Off Session Over Inconsistency
[Independent]Abuja -The much anticipated probe into the allegation by families of a Nigerian living in Norway, Queen Agho that the Norwegian government forcefully took away her child for adoption by a Norwegian family, was called off on Monday following inconsistency in the testimonies of her relations at the probe session. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 6, 2014 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Breivik - The Norwegian terrorist case - Syse A.
On July 22, 2011, there were two murderous attacks in Norway. Both assaults - the bombing of governmental buildings in Oslo City center and the lethal shooting down of young members of the Labour Party on an island - were planned and accomplished by a lone... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news