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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Assessing medical students’ attitudes towards learning communication skills – which components of attitudes do we measure?
(BioMed Central, 2007-03-30)
Background. The Communication Skills Attitudes Scale (CSAS) created by Rees, Sheard and Davies and published in 2002 has been a widely used instrument for measuring medical students' attitudes towards learning communication ...
Hyperoxia retards growth and induces apoptosis and loss of glands and blood vessels in DMBA-induced rat mammary tumors
(BioMed Central, 2007-01-30)
This study investigated the effects of hyperoxic treatment on growth, angiogenesis, apoptosis, general morphology and gene expression in DMBA-induced rat mammary tumors. Methods: One group of animals was exposed to ...
Multiple sclerosis and pregnancy: pregnancy, delivery and birth outcome in woman with multiple sclerosis
(The University of Bergen, 2008-09-03)
This study provides information regarding birth-giving in women with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a common disease in the western world and causes disability in young adults and, like most immune mediated diseases, ...
Genetics in Parkinson’s disease
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-15)