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Case definitions for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME): a systematic review
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: ...
Investigation of complement component C4 copy number variation in human longevity
Genetic factors have been estimated to account for about 25% of the variation in an adult’s life span. The complement component C4 with the isotypes C4A and C4B is an effector protein of the immune system, and differences ...
Gastric diverticulum and halitosis - A case for surgery?
INTRODUCTION Gastric diverticulum is a rare and frequently asymptomatic condition. Symptoms include vague pain, fullness, dyspepsia, vomiting, hemorrhage and perforation. Occasionally, the patient can present with belching ...
Risk of hip fracture among older people using anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs: a nationwide prospective cohort study
Purpose Anxiolytics and hypnotics are widely used and may cause injurious falls. We aimed to examine associations between exposure to anxiolytics and hypnotics and the risk of hip fracture among all older people in Norway. ...
Factors associated with time consumption when answering drug-related queries to Scandinavian drug information centres: a multi-centre study
Purpose There is little research-based documentation on the services provided by drug information centres (DICs). The aim of this multi-centre study was to explore for the first time the factors associated with time ...
Effects of duodenal switch alone or in combination with sleeve gastrectomy on body weight and lipid metabolism in rats
(Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
Background: A combined procedure of sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch (SG+DS) has been applied to the treatment of super obesity. The aim of the present study was to test whether duodenal switch alone (DS) leads to ...