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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 ...
Brain MRI changes in Parkinson’s disease A cross sectional study
(The University of Bergen, 2007-11-09)
Background: Cognitive impairment is common even in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease (PD), and characteristically involves executive and visuospatial functions with deficits also in the memory domain. There is an ...
Clinical, epidemiological, and functional neuroimaging perspectives on the association between depression and neurocognitive function
(The University of Bergen, 2006-09-29)
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 ...
Genetics in Parkinson’s disease
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-15)
Births in two different delivery units in the same clinic - A prospective study of healthy primiparous women
(BioMed Central, 2009-06-22)
Background: Earlier studies indicate that midwife-led birth settings are associated with modest benefits, including reduced medical interventions and increased maternal satisfaction. The generalizability of these studies ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...