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Neurological disorders in Tanzania. Studies on HIV-I, Guillain-Barré syndrome and konzo
(The University of Bergen, 1995-04-27)
This thesis is the result of clinical studies carried out in Northern Tanzania from 1984-1992 and reports on a number of new clinical entities. These are HIV related neurological disorders, konzo and new forms of existing ...
The Swedish Snus and the Sudanese Toombak: are they different?
(Elsevier Science Ltd., 1998-11)
In Sweden, snuff (locally known as snus), was introduced since the year 1637. Presently, Sweden has the highest per capita consumption and sale figures of snuff in the world, and the habit is becoming increasingly popular. ...
A geographical cluster of konzo in Tanzania
(Royal Society of Medicine Services, 1992)
Konzo, an upper motor neuron disease, was diagnosed in 116 subjects in a community-based survey of 28,500 inhabitants in the Tarime District in Tanzania. All cases had a uniform clinical picture with isolated non-progressive ...
Mestringsressurser og helsestatus : en empirisk undersøkelse av personer med revmatorid artritt
(The University of Bergen, 1995)
Mutations of the p53 gene in oral squamous-cell carcinomas from sudanese dippers of nitrosamine-rich toombak and non-snuff-dippers from the Sudan and Scandinavia
(Wiley-Liss, Inc., 1999-11-08)
Using PCR-SSCP/DNA sequencing methods, we analyzed 14 oral squamous-cell carcinomas (OSCCs) and 8 pre-malignant oral lesions from different Sudanese patients for prevalence of mutations in exons 5 to 9 of the p53 gene in ...
Hva er viktig for god omsorg? : en studie av kreftpasienters og sykepleieres oppfatning
(The University of Bergen, 1997)
Characterization of an amorphous deposit in the lamina propria in oral snuff users in the Sudan as collagen
Histological and ultrastructural features of 25 oral snuff dipper's lesions with distinctive subepithelial hyaline deposits were investigated. Periodic acid-Schiff reaction with and without diastase digestion demonstrated ...
Toombak Use and Cigarette Smoking in the Sudan: Estimates of Prevalence in the Nile State
(American Health Foundation and Academic Press, 1998-07)
Background. Survey data on the prevalence of use of oral snuff (toombak) and cigarette consumption according to various demographic factors are needed in the Sudan. Methods. A house to house cross-sectional survey of a ...
A Mouse Model for Latent Tuberculosis
(Taylor and Francis Ltd., 1998-06)
The aim of the study was to establish a reproducible murine model for latent tuberculosis. We propose an operational definition of latent murine tuberculosis as a stable Mycobacterium tuberculosis count in lungs and spleens ...
Immunohistochemical detection of p53 in non-malignant and malignant oral lesions associated with snuff dipping in the Sudan and Sweden
(Wiley-Liss, Inc., 1996)
Immunohistochemistry was used to examine the expression of p53 in pre-malignant oral lesions and oral squamous-cell carcinomas (SCCs) from Swedish and Sudanese snuff-dippers, as well as in pre-malignant oral lesions and ...