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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)
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 ...
Cancer Stem Cell-Related Markers in Normal and Neoplastic Oral Mucosa. A study on human samples and experimental models
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-04)
The existence of cancer stem cells (CSCs) in solid cancers is still a controversial issue. Several markers were successfully used to enrich for cells with stem cell-like properties in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). ...
Increased chromogranin A cell density in the large intestine of patients with irritable bowel syndrome after receiving dietary guidance
The large intestine contains five types of endocrine cells that regulate its functions by sensing its luminal contents and releasing specific hormones. Chromogranin A (CgA) is a common marker for the gastrointestinal ...
Epidemiological aspects of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries. A population-based study in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-16)
Aims: Obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) are serious complications of vaginal childbirth and may result in severe consequences such as dyspareunia, anal- and urinary incontinence. In Norway and other Scandinavian ...
Larynx in exercising humans. The unexplored bottleneck of the airways
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-21)
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 ...
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 ...
Gene-Based Analysis of Regionally Enriched Cortical Genes in GWAS Data Sets of Cognitive Traits and Psychiatric Disorders
Background: Despite its estimated high heritability, the genetic architecture leading to differences in cognitive performance remains poorly understood. Different cortical regions play important roles in normal cognitive ...
Paraneoplastic CDR2 and CDR2L antibodies affect Purkinje cell calcium homeostasis
Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is characterized by loss of Purkinje cells (PCs) associated with progressive pancerebellar dysfunction in the presence of onconeural Yo antibodies. These antibodies recognize ...