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Research Unit for Health Surveys

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HUSK3 - The Hordaland Health Study

CARBFUNC - The importance of carbohydrates for the reduction of obesity and health risks

RHINESSA - Respiratory Health In Northern Europe, Spain and Australia

PANGUT - Case study on incretin effect

NOFIMA - Fiber bread intervention

Research Unit for Health Surveys (RUHS/FHU) is a new core facility at the University of Bergen for the implementation of research projects not requiring hospital infrastructure. RUHS is a collaboration between the Faculty of Medicine (MOF) and Haukeland University Hospital (HUS), and administratively subject to the department of Clinical Science.  RUHS is partial financed by Trond Mohn Fundation (TMS).

RUHS assists research groups from different academic communities, and studies conducted at RUHS includes observational studies, interventional studies, population surveys, longitudinal studies, pediatric studies. Surveys are performed on healthy volunteers and patients with mild state of disease.   

RHINESSA

100 Years of Respiratory Health In Northern Europe, Spain and Australia

RHINESSA aims to provide information on causal and preventive factors of asthma, allergies and associated diseases across three generations. It will thereby contribute to improved clinical management and more efficient prevention.