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Clinical and socio-behavioral correlates of tooth loss: a study of older adults in Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2006-03-15)
Background: Focusing 50 year olds and above, this study assessed the frequency, extent and correlates of tooth loss due to various reasons. Frequency and correlates of posterior occluding support was also investigated ...
Oral disease and Oral health related quality of life in pregnancy and early childhood: Surveys from urban and rural areas of Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2009-12-08)
Malocclusion and quality of life in Tanzanian schoolchildren
(The University of Bergen, 2008-12-19)
Objective: The main objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of malocclusion, its associated factors, its impact on quality of life and estimate its socio-dental treatment need in children living in Kinondoni ...
Applying the theory of planned behaviour to explain HIV testing in antenatal settings in Addis Ababa - a cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2011-08-18)
Background: To facilitate access to the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) services, HIV counselling and testing are offered routinely in antenatal care settings. Focusing a cohort of pregnant ...
Prevalence and socio-behavioral influence of early childhood caries, ECC, and feeding habits among 6 – 36 months old children in Uganda and Tanzania
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-07-26)
Background Early childhood caries (ECC) is a serious problem that has remained unexplored in sub-Saharan Africa. This study aimed to identify possible socio-behavioral correlates of ECC focusing 6–36 months old children ...
Lymphotoxin-beta Receptor blockade reduces CXCL13 in Lacrimal Glands and improves Corneal integrity in the NOD Model of Sjögren's Syndrome
(BioMed Central, 2011-11-01)
Introduction: In Sjögren’s syndrome, keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye) is associated with infiltration of lacrimal glands by leukocytes and consequent losses of tear-fluid production and the integrity of the ocular ...
Studies of α11β1 integrin in the mouse and human periodontal ligament
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-12)
Endothelial cells influence the osteogenic potential of bone marrow stromal cells
(BioMed Central, 2009-11-17)
Background: Improved understanding of the interactions between bone cells and endothelial cells involved in osteogenesis should aid the development of new strategies for bone tissue engineering. The aim of the present ...
En sammenligning mellom en nylonprotese og en temporær akrylprotese
(The University of Bergen, 2008-11-13)
Protesematerialer i nylon markedsføres i Norge som et alternativ til tradisjonelle proteser. Da det finnes få kliniske studier om disse nye materialene, er materialegenskaper og indikasjonsområder ukjent for mange. Målet ...