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Assessment of retention force and bone apposition in two differently coated femoral stems after 6 months of loading in a goat model
(BioMed Central, 2014-08-16)
Background: Since the introduction of uncemented hip implants, there has been a search for the best surface coating to enhance bone apposition in order to improve retention. The surface coating of the different stems ...
WHO multicentre study for the development of growth standards from fetal life to childhood: the fetal component
(BioMed Central, 2014-05-02)
Background: In 2006 WHO presented the infant and child growth charts suggested for universal application. However, major determinants for perinatal outcomes and postnatal growth are laid down during antenatal development. ...
Strengthening malaria and climate research in Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2014-09-22)
Genetic aspects of preeclampsia and the HELLP syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-02)
Both preeclampsia and the HELLP syndrome have their origin in the placenta. The aim of this study is to review genetic factors involved in development of preeclampsia and the HELLP syndrome using literature search in PubMed. ...
Paraneoplastic CDR2 and CDR2L antibodies affect Purkinje cell calcium homeostasis
Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is characterized by loss of Purkinje cells (PCs) associated with progressive pancerebellar dysfunction in the presence of onconeural Yo antibodies. These antibodies recognize ...
Early childhood head circumference: Reference ranges for Ethiopian population
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-25)
Background: Hydrocephalus is a condition of increased volume of cerebrospinal fluid commonly associated with impaired brain function. It is more common in developing countries and mostly frequently in children. One can ...
Maternal and neonatal mortality in south-west Ethiopia: Estimates and socio-economic inequality
(Public Library of Science, 2014-04-30)
Introduction: Ethiopia has achieved the fourth Millennium Development Goal by reducing under 5 mortality. Nevertheless, there are challenges in reducing maternal and neonatal mortality. The aim of this study was to estimate ...
Identification of inhibitors of tryptophan hydroxylase 1
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-20)
Background: In this study we use molecular docking to find compounds that interact with the enzyme tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH), followed by experimental validation. TPH is a tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) dependent enzyme that ...
Exploring inequities in skilled care at birth among migrant population in a metropolitan city Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; a qualitative study
(BioMed Central, 2014-11-25)
Introduction: Ethiopia records high levels of inequity in skilled birth care (SBC), where the gaps are much wider among urban migrant women. An intervention project has been conducted in Addis Ababa, intending to improve ...
The frequencies of IFNγ+IL2+TNFα+ PPD-specific CD4+CD45RO+ T-cells correlate with the magnitude of the QuantiFERON® gold in-tube response in a prospective study of healthy Indian adolescents
Background: QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT) is an IFNγ-release assay used in the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection. The risk of TB progression increases with the magnitude of the MTB-specific ...