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Genome-wide transcription analysis of histidine-related cataract in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L)
(Molecular Vision, 2009-07-09)
Purpose: Elevated levels of dietary histidine have previously been shown to prevent or mitigate cataract formation in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L). The aim of this study was to shed light on the mechanisms by ...
Mental health of African school children : epidemiological, clinical and neuropsychological studies from Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo
(The University of Bergen, 2005-11-29)
Effectiveness of second generation antipsychotics: A systematic review of randomized trials
(BioMed Central, 2008-04-25)
Background Systematic reviews based on efficacy trials are inconclusive about which second generation antipsychotic drug (SGA) should be preferred in normal clinical practice, and studies with longer duration and more ...
Economic aspects of Parkinson’s disease
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-13)
Background: Next to Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most neurodegenerative disease. As the population structure in the industrialized and industrializing countries is changing, an increasing ...
Survival in Norwegian BRCA1 mutation carriers with breast cancer
(BioMed Central, 2009-04-14)
Several studies of survival in women with BRCA1 mutations have shown either reduced survival or no difference compared to controls. Programmes for early detection and treatment of inherited breast cancer, have failed to ...
Chronic fatigue syndrome. Health and impairment, treatment and prognosis
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-06)
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has been known as “neurasthenia” for more than hundred years and is today often called ME (myalgic encephalopathy), CFS/ME. The illness is characterized by excessive, prolonged and disabling ...
Characterisation of genomic imbalances in patients with mental retardation
(The University of Bergen, 2009-03-20)
A major cause of mental retardation is chromosomal abnormalities, but due to low sensitivity of conventional chromosomal karyotyping, these abnormalities may stay undetected, and the etiology of the impairment remains ...
Agitation and use of restraint in nursing home residents with dementia. Prevalence, correlates and the effects of care staff training
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-22)
Background: Dementia is one of the most prevalent syndromes in the elderly population, and over half of people with dementia live in long-term care homes. 80% of residents in nursing homes have dementia, the majority ...
Umbilical vein constriction at the abdominal wall An ultrasound study in low risk pregnancies
(The University of Bergen, 2005-05-18)
The umbilical vein is the only vessel supplying the fetus with blood supplying oxygen and nutrients from the placenta. Case reports indicate that the fetal end of the umbilical cord is susceptible to mechanical ...
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)