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    • A Naturalistic Study of the Effect of Acupuncture on Heart-Rate Variability 

      Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Liao, Hanbo; Huang, Yong; Berle, Jan Øystein; Wu, Junxian; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Wik, Gustav; Zhang, Zhangjin (Elsevier, 2012-02)
      Objectives: To study the effect of acupuncture on heart rate variability (HRV) by using linear and non-linear methods of analysis. Methods: 40 patients were recruited consecutively, including patients with insomnia, ...
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    • Neuroborreliosis in children: Epidemiological and clinical aspects 

      Tveitnes, Dag (The University of Bergen, 2012-06-08)
      Background: Lyme borreliosis (LB) caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (Bbsl) is the most common tick transmitted infection in Europe. LB is a multi systemic infection that develops when the bacteria ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Neurocognitive profiles in treatment-resistant bipolar I and bipolar II disorder depression 

      Kessler, Ute; Schøyen, Helle Kristine; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Eide, Geir Egil; Hammar, Åsa; Malt, Ulrik F.; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Morken, Gunnar; Sundet, Kjetil; Vaaler, Arne E. (BioMed Central, 2013-04-04)
      Background: The literature on the neuropsychological profiles in Bipolar disorder (BD) depression is sparse. The aims of the study were to assess the neurocognitive profiles in treatment-resistant, acutely admitted BD ...
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    • Neurofeedback for the treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD: a randomized and controlled clinical trial using parental reports 

      Duric, Nezla Sehovic; Assmus, Jørg; Gundersen, Doris; Elgen, Irene Bircow (BioMed Central, 2012-08-10)
      Background: A randomized and controlled clinical study was performed to evaluate the use of neurofeedback (NF) to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents. Methods: The ADHD population ...
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    • Nonlinear Analysis of Motor Activity Shows Differences between Schizophrenia and Depression: A Study Using Fourier Analysis and Sample Entropy 

      Hauge, Erik R.; Berle, Jan Øystein; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Holsten, Fred; Fasmer, Ole Bernt (Public Library of Science, 2011-01-28)
      The purpose of this study has been to describe motor activity data obtained by using wrist-worn actigraphs in patients with schizophrenia and major depression by the use of linear and non-linear methods of analysis. ...
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    • The Norwegian preeclampsia family cohort study: a new resource for investigating genetic aspects and heritability of preeclampsia and related phenotypes 

      Roten, Linda T; Thomsen, Liv C V; Gundersen, Astrid S; Fenstad, Mona H; Odland, Maria L; Strand, Kristin M; Solberg, Per; Tappert, Christian; Araya, Elisabeth; Bærheim, Gunhild; Lyslo, Ingvill; Tollaksen, Kjersti; Bjørge, Line; Austgulen, Rigmor (BioMed Central, 2015-12-01)
      Background. Preeclampsia is a major pregnancy complication without curative treatment available. A Norwegian Preeclampsia Family Cohort was established to provide a new resource for genetic and molecular studies aiming to ...
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    • The Norwegian Stroke in the Young Study (NOR-SYS): rationale and design 

      Fromm, Annette; Thomassen, Lars; Næss, Halvor; Meijer, Rudy; Eide, Geir Egil; Kråkenes, Jostein; Vedeler, Christian A.; Gerdts, Eva; Larsen, Terje H.; Kuiper, Karel Kier-Jan; Laxdal, Elin Hanna; Russell, David; Tatlisumak, Turgut; Waje-Andreassen, Ulrike (BioMed Central, 2013-07-17)
      Background: Ischemic stroke in young adults is a major health problem being associated with a higher vascular morbidity and mortality compared to controls, and a stroke recurrence rate of 25% during the first decade. ...
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    • The Norwegian tenecteplase stroke trial (NOR-TEST): randomised controlled trial of tenecteplase vs. alteplase in acute ischaemic stroke 

      Logallo, Nicola; Kvistad, Christopher Elnan; Nacu, Aliona; Næss, Halvor; Waje-Andreassen, Ulrike; Asmuss, Jörg; Aamodt, Anne Hege; Lund, Christian; Kurz, Martin; Rønning, Ole Morten; Salvesen, Rolf; Idicula, Titto T.; Thomassen, Lars (BioMed Central, 2014-05-15)
      Background: Alteplase is the only approved thrombolytic agent for acute ischaemic stroke. The overall benefit from alteplase is substantial, but some evidence indicates that alteplase also has negative effects on the ...
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    • Nothing to complain about? : residents’ and relatives’ viewson a "good life" and ethical challenges in nursing homes 

      Bollig, Georg; Gjengedal, Eva; Rosland, Jan Henrik (Sage, 2014)
      Background: Nursing home residents are a vulnerable population. Most of them suffer from multimorbidity, while many have cognitive impairment or dementia and need care around the clock. Several ethical challenges in ...
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    • Obstetric anal sphincter injuries. A population-based study of improvement of care 

      Rygh, Astrid (The University of Bergen, 2015-12-11)
      Background: Obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) are tears of the anal sphincters, eventually also involving the rectum, sustained during vaginal birth, and 30% to 50% of women experience anal incontinence (AI) after ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Olanzapine-Induced Hyperphagia and Weight Gain Associate with Orexigenic Hypothalamic Neuropeptide Signaling without Concomitant AMPK Phosphorylation 

      Fernø, Johan; Varela, Luis; Skrede, Silje; Vázquez, María Jesús; Nogueiras, Rubén; Diéguez, Carlos; Vidal-Puig, Antonio; Steen, Vidar Martin; López, Miguel (Public Library of Science, 2011-06-13)
      The success of antipsychotic drug treatment in patients with schizophrenia is limited by the propensity of these drugs to induce hyperphagia, weight gain and other metabolic disturbances, particularly evident for olanzapine ...
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    • Olfactory dysfunction in chronic stroke patients 

      Wehling, Eike; Næss, Halvor; Wollschlaeger, Daniel; Hofstad, Håkon; Bramerson, Annika; Bende, Mats; Nordin, Steven (BioMed Central, 2015-10-12)
      Background The aim of the study was to investigate odor identification performance in patients one year after hospital admittance due to stroke. Predictors for olfactory dysfunction were investigated as well as self-reported ...
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    • Onconeural antibodies with special reference to anti-Yo 

      Totland, Cecilie (The University of Bergen, 2011-12-20)
      The mechanisms behind anti-Yo mediated paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration is still not understood, and very little is known about the function of CDR2. In our studies we have tried to elucidate the properties of Yo ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Oral Mucosal Lesions and Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in Persons Attending a Dermatology Clinic in Khartoum, Sudan 

      Suliman, Nada M. (The University of Bergen, 2013-11-08)
      Background: The mucous membrane of the oral cavity is the site of many neoplasms, reactive processes, infections and manifestation of systemic diseases. Lesions in the oral mucosa may be the primary clinical feature or ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery in Low-Income Countries. Follow-up, Infections and HIV 

      Young, Sven (The University of Bergen, 2014-01-31)
      This thesis is based on three published papers about complications after intramedullary (IM) nailing of fractures of the long bones in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The first two studies were register studies ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Oslo government district bombing and Utøya island shooting July 22, 2011: The immediate prehospital emergency medical service response 

      Sollid, Stephen J. M.; Rimstad, Rune; Rehn, Marius; Nakstad, Anders R.; Tomlinson, Ann-Elin; Strand, Terje; Heimdal, Hans Julius; Nilsen, Jan Erik; Sandberg, Mårten; Collaborating group (BioMed Central, 2012-01-26)
      Background: On July 22, 2011, a single perpetrator killed 77 people in a car bomb attack and a shooting spree incident in Norway. This article describes the emergency medical service (EMS) response elicited by the two ...
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    • Oxidative stress in susceptibility to breast cancer: study in Spanish population 

      Rodrigues, Patricia; de Marco, Griselda; Furriol, Jessica; Mansego, Maria L.; Pineda-Alonso, Mónica; Gonzalez-Neira, Anna; Martin-Escudero, Juan C.; Benitez, Javier; Lluch, Ana; Chaves, Felipe J.; Eroles, Pilar (BioMed Central, 2014-11-21)
      Background: Alterations in the redox balance are involved in the origin, promotion and progression of cancer. Inter-individual differences in the oxidative stress regulation can explain a part of the variability in cancer ...
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    • Paraneoplastic CDR2 and CDR2L antibodies affect Purkinje cell calcium homeostasis 

      Schubert, Manja; Panja, Debabrata; Haugen, Mette; Bramham, Clive R.; Vedeler, Christian A. (Springer, 2014-12)
      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 ...
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    • Paraneoplastic syndrome-associated neuronal antibodies in adult ADHD 

      Haukanes, Bjørn Ivar; Hegvik, Tor-Arne; Eichler, Tilo Wolf; Haavik, Jan; Vedeler, Christian A. (Elsevier B.V., 2015-09-01)
      A high seroprevalence of Yo antibodies targeting cerebellar Purkinje cells was recently reported in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We investigated the presence of 8 paraneoplastic neurological ...
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    • The patient perspective: Quality of life in advanced heart failure with frequent hospitalisations 

      Nieminen, Markku S.; Dickstein, Kenneth; Fonseca, Cândida; Serrano, Jose Magaña; Parissis, John; Fedele, Francesco; Wikström, Gerhard; Agostoni, Piergiuseppe; Atar, Shaul; Baholli, Loant; Brito, Dulce; Colet, Josep Comin; Édes, István Ferenc; Gómez Mesa, Juan E.; Gorjup, Vojka; Garza, Eduardo Herrera; González Juanatey, José R.; Karanovic, Nenad; Karavidas, Apostolos; Katsytadze, Igor; Kivikko, Matti; Matskeplishvili, Simon; Merkely, Béla; Morandi, Fabrizio; Novoa, Angel; Oliva, Fabrizio; Ostadal, Petr; Pereira-Barretto, Antonio; Pollesello, Piero; Rudiger, Alain; Schwinger, Robert HG; Wieser, Manfred; Yavelov, Igor; Zymlinski, Robert (Elsevier, 2015-07-15)
      End of life is an unfortunate but inevitable phase of the heart failure patients' journey. It is often preceded by a stage in the progression of heart failure defined as advanced heart failure, and characterised by poor ...
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