Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Antibiotics – friend and foe?

European Antibiotic Awareness Day is marked on the 18th November every year. This year in Norway, a seminar for health care providers about antibiotic use and resistance will be held, as well as several local events around ...

Nov 18, 2013
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Organic food may cause fewer pre-eclampsia cases

Pregnant women who often eat organic vegetables have a lower risk of pre-eclampsia than women who rarely or never do. This is shown in an article using data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study ...

Sep 16, 2014
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Sweetened soft drinks linked to preterm birth

Sweetened (sugar-sweetened and artificially-sweetened) drinks may be linked to preterm birth, according to a recent joint study between Norwegian and Swedish researchers. It is important to prevent preterm ...

Aug 30, 2012
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