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    • Caregiver roles in families affected by Huntington's disease: a qualitative interview study 

      Røthing, Merete; Malterud, Kirsti; Frich, Jan C. (Wiley, 2014-12)
      Aim: The objective of this study was to explore family caregivers' experiences with the impact of Huntington's disease (HD) on the family structure and roles in the family. Methodology: We interviewed 15 family ...
      Journal article
    • Carrying the weight of uncertainty: Patients' long-term experiences after bariatric surgery 

      Natvik, Eli (The University of Bergen, 2015-10-09)
      The prevalence of obesity and severe obesity has increased rapidly in Norway since the 1980’s. Severe obesity is a medically introduced term for large body weight that is connected to health risk and impaired quality of ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Carvedilol-enriched cold oxygenated blood cardioplegia improves left ventricular diastolic function after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass 

      Dahle, Geir Olav; Salminen, Pirjo-Riitta; Moen, Christian Arvei; Eliassen, Finn; Nygreen, Else Loholdt; Kytö, Ville; Saukko, Pekka; Haaverstad, Rune; Matre, Knut; Grong, Ketil (Elsevier, 2016-08)
      Objectives: To investigate whether adding carvedilol, a nonselective β- and selective α1-receptor blocking agent with antioxidant properties, to oxygenated blood cardioplegia improves myocardial function after ...
      Journal article
    • Case definitions for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME): a systematic review 

      Brurberg, Kjetil Gundro; Fønhus, Marita Sporstøl; Larun, Lillebeth; Flottorp, Signe; Malterud, Kirsti (BMJ, 2014-02-07)
      Objective: To identify case definitions for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), and explore how the validity of case definitions can be evaluated in the absence of a reference standard. Design: ...
      Journal article
    • Case stories in general practice: a focus group study 

      Abildsnes, Eirik; Flottorp, Signe; Stensland, Per (BMJ Publishing Group, 2012-08-08)
      Objectives: To explore the interactive process of sharing case stories in small-group activity in general practice.Design: Qualitative focus group study.Setting: Peer-group meetings of doctors attending specialist ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Case-control study of food intake, nausea and vomiting of pregnant women 

      Birkeland, Elisabeth Sofie (The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
      Background: Severe pregnancy induced nausea and vomiting, also known as Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), can lead to significant reduced quality of life (QOL) and of food intake. Untreated this can potentially harm both mother ...
      Master thesis
    • Catestatin, an endogenous Chromogranin A-derived peptide, inhibits in vitro growth of Plasmodium falciparum 

      Akaddar, Aziza; Doderer-Lang, Cécile; Marzahn, Melissa R.; Delalande, François; Mousli, Marc; Helle, Karen Blaauw; Dorsselaer, Alain; Aunis, Dominique; Dunn, Ben M.; Metz-Boutigue, Marie-Hélène; Candolfi, Ermanno (Springer, 2010-02-23)
      Catestatin, an endogenous peptide derived from bovine chromogranin A, and its active domain cateslytin display powerful antimicrobial activities. We have tested the activities of catestatin and other related peptides ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Cattle and climate in Africa: How climate variability has influenced national cattle holdings from 1961–2008 

      Lunde, Torleif Markussen; Lindtjørn, Bernt (PeerJ, 2013-03-19)
      The role of cattle in developing countries is as a source of high-quality food, as draft animals, and as a source of manure and fuel. Cattle represent important contribution to household incomes, and in drought prone ...
      Journal articlePeer reviewed
    • Causal inference in multi-state models–sickness absence and work for 1145 participants after work rehabilitation 

      Gran, Jon Michael; Lie, Stein Atle; Øyeflaten, Irene Larsen; Borgan, Ørnulf; Aalen, Odd O. (BioMed Central, 2015-10-23)
      Background Multi-state models, as an extension of traditional models in survival analysis, have proved to be a flexible framework for analysing the transitions between various states of sickness absence and work over time. ...
      Journal article
    • Cause-specific neonatal mortality in a neonatal care unit in Northern Tanzania: a registry based cohort study 

      Mmbaga, Blandina T.; Lie, Rolv Terje; Olomi, Raimos; Mahande, Michael Johnson; Kvåle, Gunnar; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti (BioMed Central, 2012-08)
      Background: The current decline in under-five mortality shows an increase in share of neonatal deaths. In order to address neonatal mortality and possibly identify areas of prevention and intervention, we studied causes ...
      Journal article
    • Causes of perinatal death at a tertiary care hospital in Northern Tanzania 2000--2010: a registry based study 

      Mmbaga, Blandina T.; Lie, Rolv Terje; Olomi, Raimos; Mahande, Michael Johnson; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti; Olola, Oneko (BioMed Central, 2012-12)
      Background: Perinatal mortality reflects maternal health as well as antenatal, intrapartum and newborn care, and is an important health indicator. This study aimed at classifying causes of perinatal death in order to ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • CD4 lymphocyte dynamics in Tanzanian pulmonary tuberculosis patients with and without hiv co-infection 

      Andersen, Aase B.; Range, Nyagosya S.; Changalucha, John; PrayGod, George; Kidola, Jeremiah; Grewal, Harleen M. S.; Faurholt-Jepsen, Daniel; Krarup, Henrik; Friis, Henrik (BioMed Central, 2012-03-21)
      Background: The interaction of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) on CD4 levels over time is complex and has been divergently reported. Methods: CD4 counts were assessed from time of diagnosis till the end of TB treatment in a ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • CD64 as a potential biomarker in septic arthritis 

      Oppegaard, Oddvar; Skodvin, Brita; Halse, Anne-Kristine; Langeland, Nina (BioMed Central, 2013-06-19)
      Background Traditional inflammatory markers are generally unhelpful in discerning septic arthritis from inflammatory joint disease due to their lack of specificity. We wished to explore the discriminatory power of the novel ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • CDR2 antigen and Yo antibodies 

      Totland, Cecilie; Aarskog, Nina K.; Eichler, Tilo W.; Haugen, Mette; Nøstbakken, Jane K.; Monstad, Sissel E.; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Mørk, Sverre; Haukanes, Bjørn Ivar; Vedeler, Christian A. (2011)
      Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is often associated with Yo antibodies that are directed against human cerebellar degeneration-related protein 2 (CDR2). Such antibodies may also be found in ovarian cancer ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Cell cycle regulatory proteins in oral epithelial dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinomas from Sudan; Association with Toombak-use 

      Ibrahim, Munna Jaffar M. (The University of Bergen, 2008)
      In Sudan, oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) has been found to be associated with the use of the Sudanese snuff, locally known as toombak. Expression of the cell cycle regulatory proteins, p21WAF1, p16INK4a and ...
      Master thesis
    • Cell Death inducing microbial protein phosphatase inhibitors-mechanisms of action 

      Kleppe, Rune; Herfindal, Lars; Døskeland, Stein Ove (MDPI, 2015-10-22)
      Okadaic acid (OA) and microcystin (MC) as well as several other microbial toxins like nodularin and calyculinA are known as tumor promoters as well as inducers of apoptotic cell death. Their intracellular targets are the ...
      Journal article
    • Cell seeding density is a critical determinant for copolymer scaffolds-induced bone regeneration 

      Yassin, Mohammed Ahmed; Leknes, Knut N.; Pedersen, Torbjørn Østvik; Xing, Zhe; Sun, Yang; Lie, Stein Atle; Finne-Wistrand, Anna; Mustafa, Kamal Babikeir Eln (Wiley, 2015-11)
      Constructs intended for bone tissue engineering (TE) are influenced by the initial cell seeding density. Therefore, the objective of this study was to determine the effect of bone marrow stromal stem cells (BMSCs) density ...
      Journal article
    • Cell type specificity of neurovascular coupling in cerebral cortex 

      Uhlirova, Hana; Kiliç, Kivilcim; Tian, Peifang; Thunemann, Martin; Desjardins, Michèle; Saisan, Payam A.; Sakadžić, Sava; Ness, Torbjørn Vefferstad; Mateo, Celine; Cheng, Qun; Weldy, Kimberly L.; Razoux, Florence; Vandenberghe, Matthieu; Cremonesi, Jonathan A.; Ferri, Christopher G.L.; Nizar, Krystal; Sridhar, Vishnu B.; Steed, Tyler C.; Abashin, Maxim; Fainman, Yeshaiahu; Masliah, Eliezer; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Silva, Gabriel A.; Boas, David A.; Kleinfeld, David; Buxton, Richard B.; Einevoll, Gaute; Dale, Anders; Devor, Anna (eLife, 2016-05-31)
      Identification of the cellular players and molecular messengers that communicate neuronal activity to the vasculature driving cerebral hemodynamics is important for (1) the basic understanding of cerebrovascular regulation ...
      Journal article
    • CellSegm - a MATLAB toolbox for high-throughput 3D cell segmentation 

      Hodneland, Erlend; Kögel, Tanja; Frei, Dominik M.; Gerdes, Hans-Hermann; Lundervold, Arvid (BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-08-09)
      The application of fluorescence microscopy in cell biology often generates a huge amount of imaging data. Automated whole cell segmentation of such data enables the detection and analysis of individual cells, where a manual ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Cellular Host Responses to Gliomas 

      Najbauer, Joseph; Huszthy, Peter Csaba; Barish, Michael E.; Garcia, Elizabeth; Metz, Marianne Z.; Myers, Sarah M.; Gutova, Margarita; Frank, Richard T.; Miletic, Hrvoje; Kendall, Stephen E.; Glackin, Carlotta A.; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Aboody, Karen S. (Public Library of Science, 2012-04-23)
      Background: Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most aggressive type of malignant primary brain tumors in adults. Molecular and genetic analysis has advanced our understanding of glioma biology, however mapping the cellular ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article