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The link between periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis: An updated review
Porphyromonas gingivalis is a leading pathogen in chronic periodontitis, a disease process involving progressive destruction of the tissues that support the teeth. Recently, the organism has been reported to produce a ...
Evaluation of four novel genetic variants affecting hemoglobin A1c levels in a population-based type 2 diabetes cohort (the HUNT2 study)
(BioMed Central, 2011-02-04)
Background: Chronic hyperglycemia confers increased risk for long-term diabetes-associated complications and repeated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) measures are a widely used marker for glycemic control in diabetes treatment and ...
Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Bevacizumab Monotherapy in Patients with Metastatic Melanoma: Predictive Importance of Induced Early Hypertension
(Public Library of Science, 2012-06-15)
Background: VEGF driven angiogenesis plays a key role in cancer progression. We determined the clinical efficacy of bevacizumab monotherapy in patients with metastatic melanoma. Methods and Findings: Thirty-five patients ...
Evidence for waning of latency in a cohort study of tuberculosis
(BioMed Central, 2010-02-23)
Background To investigate how the risk of active tuberculosis disease is influenced by time since original infection and to determine whether the risk of reactivation of tuberculosis increases or decreases with ...
High accuracy mass spectrometry analysis as a tool to verify and improve gene annotation using Mycobacterium tuberculosis as an example
(BioMed Central, 2008-07-02)
Background: While the genomic annotations of diverse lineages of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex are available, divergences between gene prediction methods are still a challenge for unbiased protein dataset ...
Diagnostic validity of fatal cerebral strokes and coronary deaths
Mortality statistics represent important endpoints in epidemiological studies. The diagnostic validity of cerebral stroke and ischemic heart disease recorded as the underlying cause of death in Norwegian mortality statistics ...
Definition of novel cell envelope associated proteins in Triton X-114 extracts of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv
(BioMed Central, 2010-04-29)
Background Membrane- and membrane-associated proteins are important for the pathogenicity of bacteria. We have analysed the content of these proteins in virulent Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv using Triton X-114 ...
Detection and molecular characterization of herpes simplex virus from Tanzania and Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-22)
Epidemiological and microbiological aspects of aggressive periodontitis in Sudan
(The University of Bergen, 2012-02-22)
A five-year prospective study of fatigue in primary Sjögren’s syndrome
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-13)
Introduction: Fatigue is prevalent in primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS), and contributes to the considerably reduced health related quality of life in this disease. The symptom is included in proposed disease activity ...