• Arsenic in seafood is associated with increased thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in healthy volunteers ? A randomized controlled trial 

      Molin, Marianne; Ulven, Stine Marie; Dahl, Lisbeth; Haldorsen, Anne-Katrine L.; Holck, Marianne; Alexander, Jan; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Ydersbond, Trond A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background Exposure to exogenous elements like arsenic (As) may influence thyroid enzymes, thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), and the two principal thyroid hormones, free thyroxine (FT4) and free triiodothyronine (FT3), ...
    • Arsenic in the human food chain, biotransformation and toxicology- review focusing on seafood arsenic 

      Molin, Marianne; Ulven, Stine Marie; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Alexander, Jan (Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology;31, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-27)
      Fish and seafood are main contributors of arsenic (As) in the diet. The dominating arsenical is the organoarsenical arsenobetaine (AB), found particularly in finfish. Algae, blue mussels and other filter feeders contain ...
    • Commercially available kelp and seaweed products – valuable iodine source or risk of excess intake? 

      Aakre, Inger; Solli, Dina Doblaug; Markhus, Maria Wik; Mæhre, Hanne K; Dahl, Lisbeth; Henjum, Sigrun; Alexander, Jan; Korneliussen, Patrick-Andre; Madsen, Lise; Kjellevold, Marian (Food & Nutrition Research;volume 65, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-03-30)
      Background: Seaweeds and kelps, also known as macroalgae, have long been common in the East-Asian diet. During recent years, macroalgae have entered the global food market, and a variety of macroalgae products are now ...
    • Effect of Different Degrees of Hydrogenated Fish Oil on Intestinal Carcinogenesis in Min/+ mice 

      Molin, Marianne; Berstad, Paula Marianna; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Alexander, Jan; Paulsen, Jan Erik; Almendingen, Kari (Anticancer research;33 (2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-02)
      Intake of trans fatty acids from hydrogenated fish oils has been related to increased risk of coronary heart diseases. The possible effect on colorectal carcinogenesis is unclear. Materials and Methods: Multiple intestinal ...
    • Er inntaket av jod i befolkningen tilstrekkelig? 

      Henjum, Sigrun; Abel, Marianne Hope; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Dahl, Lisbeth; Alexander, Jan; Torheim, Liv Elin; Brantsæter, Anne Lise (Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-07)
      BAKGRUNN: Nasjonalt råd for ernæring konkluderte i 2016 med at utilstrekkelig jodinntak er utbredt i deler av den norske befolkningen og at effektive tiltak burde iverksettes umiddelbart. Formålet med denne litteraturgjennomgangen ...
    • Genome editing in food and feed production – implications for risk assessment. Opinion of the Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment 

      Bodin, Johanna Eva; Thorstensen, Tage; Alsheikh, Muath; Basic, Dean; Edvardsen, Rolf Brudvik; Dalen, Knut Tomas; das Neves, Carlos Gonçalo; Duale, Nur; Eklo, Ole Martin; Ergon, Åshild Gunilla; Jevnaker, Anne-Marthe Ganes; Hindar, Kjetil; Håvarstein, Sigve; Malmstrøm, Martin; Nielsen, Kaare Magne; Olsen, Siri Lie; Rueness, Eli Knispel; Sanden, Monica; Sipinen, Ville Erling; Vikse, Rose; von Krogh, Kristine; Våge, Dag Inge; Wargelius, Anna Sofie Troedsson; Wendell, Per Hans Micael; Yazdankhah, Siamak Pour; Alexander, Jan; Bruzell, Ellen Merete; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Vandvik, Vigdis; Agdestein, Angelika; Elvevoll, Edel O.; Hessen, Dag Olav; Hofshagen, Merete; Husøy, Trine; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Krogdahl, Åshild; Nilsen, Asbjørn Magne; Rafoss, Trond; Skjerdal, Olaug Taran; Steffensen, Inger-Lise Karin; Strand, Tor Arne; Velle, Gaute; Wasteson, Yngvild (VKM Report;2021: 18, Book; Peer reviewed; Research report; Journal article, 2021-10-29)
      The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) initiated this work to examine the extent to which organisms developed by genome-editing technologies pose new challenges in terms of risk assessment. This ...
    • Health risks associated with the use of electronic cigarettes: an interactive research map 

      Becher, Rune; Valen, Håkon; Vist, Gunn Elisabeth; Brinchmann, Bendik Christian; Holme, Jørn Andreas; Grimsrud, Tom Kristian; Elvsaas, Ida-Kristin Ørjasæter; Underland, Vigdis; Bakkeli, Miriam; Alexander, Jan (Book; Research report, 2021)
      We have systematically surveyed and created an interactive research map of existing literature on health risks associated with use of e-cigarettes. We included 1482 publications in the report. Since several of these may ...
    • Humans seem to produce arsenobetaine and dimethylarsinate after a bolus dose of seafood 

      Molin, Marianne; Ulven, Stine Marie; Dahl, Lisbeth; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke Helen; Holck, Marianne; Skjegstad, Grete S.; Ledsaak, Oddlaug; Sloth, Jens Jørgen; Oshaug, Arne; Alexander, Jan; Fliegel, Daniel; Ydersbond, Trond A.; Meltzer, Helle Margrete (Environmental Research;112, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-12-02)
    • Iodine intake is associated with thyroid function in mild- to moderately iodine deficient pregnant women 

      Abel, Marianne Hope; Korevaar, Tim; Erlund, Iris; Villanger, Gro Dehli; Caspersen, Ida Henriette; Arohonka, Petra; Alexander, Jan; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Brantsæter, Anne Lise (Thyroid;Volume 28, Number 10, 2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-18)
      Background: Studies indicate that mild to moderate iodine deficiency in pregnancy may have a long-term negative impact on child neurodevelopment. These effects are likely mediated via changes in maternal thyroid function, ...
    • Iodine status and thyroid function in a group of seaweed consumers in Norway 

      Aakre, Inger; Evensen, Lidunn Tveito; Kjellevold, Marian; Dahl, Lisbeth; Henjum, Sigrun; Alexander, Jan; Madsen, Lise; Markhus, Maria Wik (Nutrients;Volume 12, Issue 11, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-11-13)
      Seaweeds, or macroalgae, may be a good dietary iodine source but also a source of excessive iodine intake. The main aim in this study was to describe the iodine status and thyroid function in a group of macroalgae consumers. ...
    • Suboptimal Maternal Iodine Intake Is Associated with Impaired Child Neurodevelopment at 3 Years of Age in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study 

      Abel, Marianne Hope; Caspersen, Ida Henriette; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Haugen, Margaretha; Brandlistuen, Ragnhild Eek; Aase, Heidi; Alexander, Jan; Torheim, Liv Elin; Brantsæter, Anne Lise (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: Severe iodine deficiency in pregnancy has major effects on child neurodevelopment, but less is known about the potential consequences of mild-to-moderate deficiency and iodine supplement use. Objective: We ...
    • Svake høyfrekvente elektromagnetiske felt - en vurdering av helserisiko og forvaltningspraksis 

      Alexander, Jan; Brunborg, Gunnar; Feychting, Maria; Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Gismervik, Svein; Haanes, Jan Vilis; Hamnerius, Yngve; Hannevik, Merete; Heimdal, Per Eirik; Hillert, Lena; Klæboe, Lars Hind Bakken; Kristensen, Petter; Moen, Bente Elisabeth; Oftedal, Gunnhild; Tynes, Tore; Langeland, Bjørn Tore (Rapport: Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt;2012:3, Research report, 2012)
      Bruk av utstyr som sender ut radiobølger har økt i senere år. Trådløs kommunikasjonsteknologi som mobiltelefoni dominerer. De siste årene har krav om stadig bedre dekning, teknologi i nye generasjoner og utvidede funksjoner ...
    • Trace Element Concentrations in Drinking Water and Urine among Saharawi Women and Young Children 

      Aakre, Inger; Henjum, Sigrun; Gjengedal, Elin Lovise Folven; Haugstad, Camilla Risa; Vollset, Marie; Moubarak, Khailil; Ahmed, Tecber Saleh; Alexander, Jan; Kjellevold, Marian; Molin, Marianne (Toxics;Volume 6, Issue 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-07-21)
      Poor water quality has been reported along with a variety of negative health outcomes in the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria. We assessed the concentration of elements in drinking water and urine in refugee women and ...