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    • Behovsmedisinering i sykehjem - forskrivning, bruk og dokumentasjon av effekt 

      Rønningen, Stine Wang (The University of Bergen, 2011-05-20)
      Fokus på legemiddelbehandling i sykehjem har økt i senere tid. Det har imidlertid i mindre grad vært sett på hva som forskrives og gis til pasientene ved behov. Avgjørelser rundt bruk og håndtering av behovslegemidler ...
      Master thesis
    • Being in transit and in transition. The experience of time at the place, when living with severe incurable disease - a phenomenological study 

      Ellingsen, Sidsel; Roxberg, Åsa Kristina; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Rosland, Jan Henrik; Alvsvåg, Herdis (Wiley, 2014-09)
      The aim of this study is to describe the experience of time as it presents itself at the place being situated when living with severe incurable disease and receiving palliative care. The empirical data consist of 26 ...
      Journal article
    • Benefit from B-Lymphocyte Depletion Using the Anti- CD20 Antibody Rituximab in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A Double-Blind and Placebo-Controlled Study 

      Fluge, Øystein; Bruland, Ove; Risa, Kristin; Storstein, Anette; Kristoffersen, Einar K.; Sapkota, Dipak; Næss, Halvor; Dahl, Olav; Nyland, Harald; Mella, Olav (Public Library of Science, 2011-10-19)
      Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disease of unknown aetiology. Major CFS symptom relief during cancer chemotherapy in a patient with synchronous CFS and lymphoma spurred a pilot study of B-lymphocyte depletion ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Benign external hydrocephalus: a review, with emphasis on management 

      Zahl, Sverre Morten; Egge, Arild; Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut (Springer, 2011-06-07)
      Benign external hydrocephalus in infants, characterized by macrocephaly and typical neuroimaging findings, is considered as a self-limiting condition and is therefore rarely treated. This review concerns all aspects ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Benzene exposure and hematological effects among offshore workers exposed to crude oil 

      Kirkeleit, Jorunn (The University of Bergen, 2007-05-04)
      Objective: The main objective of the study was to gain more knowledge about the exposure to benzene in the Norway’s offshore petroleum industry, its’ relation to effects on the hematological system and the risk of ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Benzene exposure and risk of lymphohaematopoietic cancers in 25 000 offshore oil industry workers 

      Stenehjem, Jo Steinson; Kjærheim, Kristina; Bråtveit, Magne; Samuelsen, Sven Ove; Barone-Adesi, Francesco; Rothman, Nathaniel; Lan, Qing; Grimsrud, Tom Kristian (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-03-24)
      Background: The aim of this work was to examine the risk of lymphohaematopoietic (LH) cancer according to benzene exposure among offshore workers. Methods: Cancer registry data were used to identify 112 cancer cases ...
      Journal article
    • Betaine as a determinant of postmethionine load total plasma homocysteine before and after B-Vitamin supplementation 

      Holm, Pål Ivar; Bleie, Øyvind; Ueland, Per Magne; Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Refsum, Helga; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Nygård, Ottar (2004)
      Objective—Betaine is a substrate in the betaine– homocysteine methyltransferase reaction, converting homocysteine to methionine. There are only sparse data on plasma betaine as a determinant of the plasma total homocysteine ...
      Journal articlePeer reviewed
    • Better survival of hybrid total knee arthroplasty compared to cemented arthroplasty. 

      Petursson, Gunnar; Fenstad, Anne Marie; Havelin, Leif Ivar; Gøthesen, Øystein; Lygre, Stein Håkon Låstad; Röhrl, Stephan Maximillian; Furnes, Ove (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
      Background and purpose — There have been few comparative studies on total knee replacement (TKR) with cemented tibia and uncemented femur (hybrid TKR). Previous studies have not shown any difference in revision rate ...
      Journal article
    • Betydning av pasientleie for tynntarmsdose ved strålebehandling av pasienter med rectumcancer 

      Frøseth, Trude Camilla Salvesen (The University of Bergen, 2010-11-29)
      Background: Irradiation is a standard adjuvant treatment for rectal cancer, but there is no standard concerning the most optimal treatment position. Different approaches have been carried out in which treatment position ...
      Master thesis
    • Bevacizumab treatment induces metabolic adaptation toward anaerobic metabolism in glioblastomas 

      Fack, Fred; Espedal, Heidi; Keunen, Olivier; Golebiewska, Anna; Obad, Nina; Harter, Patrick N.; Mittelbronn, Michel; Bähr, Oliver; Weyerbrock, Astrid; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug; Miletic, Hrvoje; Sakariassen, Per Øystein; Stieber, Daniel; Rygh, Cecilie Brekke; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Zheng, Liang; Gottlieb, Eyal; Niclou, Simone P.; Bjerkvig, Rolf (Springer, 2015-01)
      Anti-angiogenic therapy in glioblastoma (GBM) has unfortunately not led to the anticipated improvement in patient prognosis. We here describe how human GBM adapts to bevacizumab treatment at the metabolic level. By performing ...
      Journal article
    • Bevacizumab treatment induces metabolic adaptation toward anaerobic metabolism in glioblastomas 

      Fack, Fred; Espedal, Heidi; Keunen, Olivier; Golebiewska, Anna; Obad, Nina; Harter, Patrick N.; Mittelbronn, Michel; Bähr, Oliver; Weyerbrock, Astrid; Stuhr, Linda Elin Birkhaug; Miletic, Hrvoje; Sakariassen, Per Øystein; Stieber, Daniel; Brekke, Cecilie; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Zheng, Liang; Gottlieb, Eyal; Niclou, Simone; Bjerkvig, Rolf (Springer, 2014-10-17)
      Anti-angiogenic therapy in glioblastoma (GBM) has unfortunately not led to the anticipated improvement in patient prognosis. We here describe how human GBM adapts to bevacizumab treatment at the metabolic level. By performing ...
      Journal article
    • Bi-specific TCR-anti CD3 redirected T-cell targeting of NY-ESO-1- and LAGE-1-positive tumors 

      McCormack, Emmet; Adams, Katherine J.; Hassan, Namir J.; Kotian, Akhil; Lissin, Nikolai M.; Sami, Malkit; Mujic, Maja; Osdal, Tereza; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore; Baker, Deborah; Powlesland, Alex S.; Aleksic, Milos; Vuidepot, Annelise; Morteau, Olivier; Sutton, Deborah H.; June, Carl H.; Kalos, Michael; Ashfield, Rebecca; Jakobsen, Bent K. (Springer Verlag, 2012-12)
      NY-ESO-1 and LAGE-1 are cancer testis antigens with an ideal profile for tumor immunotherapy, combining up-regulation in many cancer types with highly restricted expression in normal tissues and sharing a common ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Bioactive copolymer scaffolds for bone tissue engineering. Efficacy and host response 

      Suliman, Salwa (The University of Bergen, 2015-12-11)
      Current research focuses on developing a novel bone-inducing scaffold that could deliver controlled osteogenic growth factors. Several aspects, in particular those influencing the efficacy of such bioactive scaffolds, such ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Bioactive fatty acids and coronary heart disease. Mechanisms and clinical effects of dietary fatty acids 

      Strand, Elin (The University of Bergen, 2013-06-26)
      Background: A high intake of omega-3 (n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), which are potential peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) agonists, has been associated with proposed favourable ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Bioavailability of iron, zinc, folate and vitamin A when fortified in condiments and seasonings 

      Degerud, Eirik Magnus Meek; Manger, Mari Skar; Strand, Tor; Dierkes, Jutta (Wiley, 2015-11)
      Seasonings and condiments can be candidate vehicles for micronutrient fortification if consumed consistently and if dietary practices ensure bioavailability of the nutrient. In this review, we identify factors that may ...
      Journal article
    • A biobank of primary teeth within the Norwegian mother and child cohort study (MoBa) per 2014: A resource for the future 

      Tvinnereim, Helene Meyer; Lygre, Gunvor Bentung; Haug, Kjell; Schreuder, Patricia; Klock, Kristin (The Norwegian Epidemiological Association, 2014)
      The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) is a prospective population-based cohort study including more than 100,000 pregnancies and following the children through childhood, using questionnaires and collecting ...
      Journal article
    • Bioethical Implications of Globalization: An International Consortium Project of the European Commission 

      Novotny, Thomas E.; Mordini, Emilio; Chadwick, Ruth; Pedersen, J. Martin; Fabbri, Fabrizio; Lie, Reidar K.; Thanachaiboot, Natapong; Mossialos, Elias; Permanand, Govin (Public Library of Science, 2006-01-24)
      The term “globalization” was popularized by Marshall McLuhan in War and Peace in the Global Village. In the book, McLuhan described how the global media shaped current events surrounding the Vietnam War [1] and also predicted ...
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    • Biofilm and dental biomaterials 

      Øilo, Marit; Bakken, Vidar (MDPI, 2015-05-26)
      All treatment involving the use of biomaterials in the body can affect the host in positive or negative ways. The microbiological environment in the oral cavity is affected by the composition and shape of the biomaterials ...
      Journal article
    • Bioinformatic and Genetic Association Analysis of MicroRNA Target Sites in One-Carbon Metabolism Genes 

      Stone, Nicole; Pangilinan, Faith; Molloy, Anne M.; Shane, Barry; Scott, John M.; Ueland, Per Magne; Mills, James L.; Kirke, Peader N.; Sethupathy, Praveen; Brody, Lawrence C. (Public Library of Science, 2011-07-12)
      One-carbon metabolism (OCM) is linked to DNA synthesis and methylation, amino acid metabolism and cell proliferation. OCM dysfunction has been associated with increased risk for various diseases, including cancer and ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Biological Characteristics of Stem-Like Cells in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma 

      Liang, Xiao (The University of Bergen, 2013-06-18)
      It has been shown that many solid malignancies, including oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), contain a small population of tumorigenic cells referred to as cancer stem-like cells (CSCs) or tumor initiating cells (TICs). ...
      Doctoral thesis