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The study protocol of the Norwegian randomized controlled trial of electroconvulsive therapy in treatment resistant depression in bipolar disorder
(BioMed Central, 2010-02-23)
Background The treatment of depressive phases of bipolar disorder is challenging. The effects of the commonly used antidepressants in bipolar depression are questionable. Electroconvulsive therapy is generally considered ...
Effects of ECT in treatment of depression: Study protocol for a prospective neuroradiological study of acute and longitudinal effects on brain structure and function
(BioMed Central, 2015-05-01)
Background Major depression can be a serious and debilitating condition. For some patients in a treatment resistant depressive episode, electroconvulsive treatment (ECT) is the only treatment that is effective. Although ...
Longevity of B-cell and T-cell responses after live attenuated influenza vaccination in children
(Oxford University Press, 2015-05-15)
Background. The live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) is the preferred vaccine for children, but the mechanisms behind protective immune responses are unclear, and the duration of immunity remains to be elucidated. ...
The effect on melanoma risk of genes previously associated with telomere length
(Oxford University Press, 2014)
Telomere length has been associated with risk of many cancers, but results are inconsistent. Seven single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) previously associated with mean leukocyte telomere length were either genotyped or ...
Self-reported efficacy of neurofeedback treatment in a clinical randomized controlled study of ADHD children and adolescents
(Dove Press, 2014-09-02)
Background: Many non-pharmacological treatments for children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been attempted, but reports indicate that most are ineffective. Although neurofeedback ...
Countrywise results of total hip replacement. An analysis of 438,733 hips based on the Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association database
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Background and purpose: An earlier Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association (NARA) report on 280,201 total hip replacements (THRs) based on data from 1995–2006, from Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, was published in 2009. ...
Employment among patients with multiple sclerosis - A population study
(Public Library of Science, 2014-07-23)
Effects of scheduled exercise on cancer-related fatigue in women with early breast cancer
While physical activity during cancer treatment is found beneficial for breast cancer patients, evidence indicates ambiguous findings concerning effects of scheduled exercise programs on treatment-related symptoms. This ...
Endocrine cells in the oxyntic mucosa of the stomach in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
(Baishideng Publishing Group, 2014-05)
AIM: To study the different endocrine cell types in the oxyntic mucosa of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). METHODS: Seventy-six patients with IBS were included in the study (62 females and 14 males; mean age ...
Plasma free choline, betaine and cognitive performance: the Hordaland Health Study
(Cambridge University Press, 2013-02)
Choline and betaine are nutrients involved in one-carbon metabolism. Choline is essential for neurodevelopment and brain function. We studied the associations between cognitive function and plasma concentrations of free ...