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Responsible Mothering in Limpopo, South Africa: Perspectives of Adolescents
(Psychology & Society, 2013)
Mothering is recognized as important in shaping adolescent children’s identity cross-culturally, but how people understand and practice mothering varies between social contexts. In postapartheid South Africa, the institution ...
The silent HIV epidemic among pregnant women within rural Northern Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2006-04-27)
Background: Many national antenatal clinics (ANC) based HIV surveillance systems in sub-Saharan Africa have limited coverage of remote rural sites, a weakness that compromises adequate estimation, monitoring and development ...
Giving birth with neuromuscular disease: a study of pregnancies, deliveries and the newborn in women with Myasthenia gravis and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-12)
Chemokines are secreted by monocytes following OK-432 (lyophilized Streptococcus pyogenes) stimulation
(BioMed Central, 2009-01-28)
Background: OK-432, penicillin-killed Streptococcus pyogenes, is used in treating lymphangiomas and carcinomas. We have studied in vitro the role of mononuclear phagocytes (MNPs), including purified monocytes (MOs), in the ...
Health among Navy personnel. A cross-sectional study in the Royal Norwegian Navy
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-08)
This thesis is based on a study on health and work environment among the Royal Norwegian Navy personnel. Background: The health among navy personnel is of concern both for the sake of the personnel themselves and from ...
Why do health workers in rural Tanzania prefer public sector employment?
(BioMed Central, 2012-04-05)
Background: Severe shortages of qualified health workers and geographical imbalances in the workforce in many low-income countries require the national health sector management to closely monitor and address issues ...
Implementation of safety checklists in medicine. Not as simple as it sounds
(The University of Bergen, 2012-01-19)
Background Adverse events are documented to affect more than one in 25 hospital patients. Medical mishaps and errors are rarely the result of incompetence, poor motivation or negligence but challenges on social and ...
Drug information in pregnancy. Attitudes and needs among pregnant women and physicians
(The University of Bergen, 2013-10-25)
Background: Drug use in pregnancy is common and both pregnant women and their physicians are in need of appropriate information for decision-making regarding drug therapy. However, uncertainty about the risks of drug use ...
Sense of coherence and life satisfaction in people suffering from mental health problems : an intervention study in talk-therapy groups with focus on salutogenesis
(The University of Bergen, 2007-11-16)
Background: The increasing number of people who live in the community for many years with mental health problems (MHP) brings into focus the need for recovery within a coping, health promotion and life satisfaction ...
The apoptosis-inducing activity towards leukemia and lymphoma cells in a cyanobacterial culture collection is not associated with mouse bioassay toxicity
Cyanobacteria (83 strains and seven natural populations) were screened for content of apoptosis (cell death)-inducing activity towards neoplastic cells of the immune (jurkat acute T-cell lymphoma) and hematopoetic (acute ...