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Association between long-term neuro-toxicities in testicular cancer survivors and polymorphisms in glutathione-s-transferase-P1 and -M1, a retrospective cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2007-12-27)
Background: To assess the impact of polymorphisms in Glutathione S-transferase (GST) -P1, - M1, and -T1 on self-reported chemotherapy-induced long-term toxicities in testicular cancer survivors (TCSs). Methods: A total ...
Dietary linoleic acid induces obesity through excessive endocannabinoid activity
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-23)
Background: Dietary intakes of the n-6 fatty acid linoleic acid (LA, 18:2n-6) have increased dramatically during the 20th century. Replacing fish oil (FO) with vegetable oil (VO) in feed for farmed fish introduces LA and ...
DNA methylation profiling in doxorubicin treated primary locally advanced breast tumours identifies novel genes associated with survival and treatment response
(BioMed Central, 2010-03-25)
Background: Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer in women and consists of a heterogeneous collection of diseases with distinct histopathological, genetic and epigenetic characteristics. In this study, we aimed to ...
Radiation therapy combined with hormone treatment for primary prostate cancer. Effects of radiation dose escalations and assessment of side effects
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-06)
Calprotectin (S100A8/A9) and S100A12 in inflammatory arthritis : clinical and epidemiological studies of rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis
(The University of Bergen, 2007-12-14)
Rheumatoid- and psoriatic arthritis (RA and PsA) are the two most prevalent inflammatory joint diseases in Caucasian. Different biomarkers in peripheral blood may contribute in the diagnostic and prognostic process, as ...
Genetic biomarkers as prognostic and predictive factors in metastatic malignant melanoma
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-26)
Malignant melanoma is one of the most chemoresistant malignancies in man. Although effort is put into developing new drugs to treat metastatic melanoma, still dacarbazine, an alkylating agent approved in 1975 for therapeutic ...
Severity of Giardia infection associated with post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-15)
Background: A high rate of post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after a waterborne outbreak of giardiasis in Bergen, Norway in 2004 has previously been reported. The aim of this report was to identify ...
Immunological aspects of acute myelogenous leukemia
(The University of Bergen, 2007-02-23)
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is an aggressive malignancy characterized by accumulation of immature myeloid cells in the bone marrow. The overall disease-free survival is less than 50% even for the younger patients ...
Ultrasound Strain Rate Imaging in Functional Dyspepsia : in-vitro and clinical evaluation
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-20)
Functional dyspepsia (FD) is a chronic condition that is characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort, nausea, vomiting, early satiation and abdominal fullness. The Rome III classification of functional gastrointestinal ...