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Microarray-based gene expression profiling and DNA copy number variation analysis of temporal fossa arachnoid cysts
(BioMed Central, 2010-02-26)
Background Intracranial arachnoid cysts (AC) are membranous sacs filled with CSF-like fluid that are commonly found in the temporal fossa. The majority of ACs are congenital. Typical symptoms are headache, dizziness, and ...
Current clinical criteria for Lynch syndrome are not sensitive enough to identify MSH6 mutation carriers
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2010-09)
Background: Reported prevalence, penetrance and expression of deleterious mutations in the mismatch repair (MMR) genes, MLH1, MSH2, MSH6 and PMS2, may reflect differences in the clinical criteria used to select families ...
Self-development groups reduce medical school stress: a controlled intervention study
(BioMed Central, 2010-03-16)
Background High stress levels and mental health problems are common among medical students and there is a lack of studies on group interventions that aim to reduce such distress during medical school. Methods A full ...
The cost of multiple sclerosis in Norway
Health economic aspects have been increasingly important during introduction of new treatments for multiple sclerosis. As a partial response for Norway, a costof- illness study was carried out to estimate the yearly ...
Associations between tamoxifen, estrogens, and FSH serum levels during steady state tamoxifen treatment of postmenopausal women with breast cancer
(BioMed Central, 2010-06-21)
Background The cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes 2C19, 2D6, and 3A5 are responsible for converting the selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), tamoxifen to its active metabolites 4-hydroxy-tamoxifen (4OHtam) and ...
Microemboli-monitoring during the acute phase of ischemic stroke: Is it worth the time?
(BioMed Central, 2010-09-10)
Background The prevalence of microembolic signals (MES) during the acute phase of ischemic stroke and its influence on outcome is not well studied. The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of MES, the different ...