Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Decrease in new type 2 diabetes cases in Norway

Type 2 diabetes is one of the major chronic diseases and the patient group has increased year upon year, "therefore, it is great to see the decline in the number of new cases among all the age and education groups, and among ...

Aug 22, 2018
popularity0 comments 0

Maternal iodine deficiency can affect child development

A low iodine intake among pregnant women may be associated with poor language development, reduced fine motor skills and behavioural problems when the child is three years old. These are findings from the Norwegian Mother ...

Aug 11, 2017
popularity2 comments 0

Why do we need large population studies?

Per Magnus, director of the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) at the NIPH, together with two researchers from the UK and Denmark, have written a commentary article in the latest issue of the prestigious journal ...

Jan 27, 2017
popularity2 comments 0