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Iron therapy in inflammatory bowel disease : effects on oxidative stress and disease activity
(The University of Bergen, 2005-12-09)
Early outcome and restenosis after coronary stenting : intervention with stent-coatings, antioxidants and radiation
(The University of Bergen, 2007-03-16)
Serum 25(OH)D Is a 2-Year Predictor of All-Cause Mortality, Cardiac Death and Sudden Cardiac Death in Chest Pain Patients from Northern Argentina
(Public Library of Science, 2012-09-06)
Background: Several studies have shown an association between vitamin D deficiency and cardiovascular risk. Vitamin D status is assessed by determination of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] in serum. Methods: We assessed the ...
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 ...
Iron Status in Norwegian Blood Donors
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-07)
Background and aims: Blood banks in Norway struggle to close the gap between need and supply of blood. The overall objective of this study was to investigate the iron status in blood donors. The aims of this thesis were ...
Do gastrointestinal complaints increase the risk for subsequent medically certified long-term sickness absence? The HUSK study
(BioMed Central, 2011-07-29)
Background: Gastrointestinal complaints are very common in the general population and very often co-occur with common mental disorders. We aimed to study the prospective impact of gastrointestinal complaints on long ...
Inhibition of cyclooxygenases attenuates diet-induced obesity and compensatory increased glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in C57BL/6J mice
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-15)
Obesity is considered a state of low-grade inflammation, and this inflammation is strongly related to development of systematic insulin resistance. Hyperglycemia develops during insulin resistance as insulin-stimulated ...
Effect of the MDM2 promoter polymorphisms SNP309T>G and SNP285G>C on the risk of ovarian cancer in BRCA1 mutation carriers
(BioMed Central, 2012-10-05)
Background: While BRCA mutation carriers possess a 20-40% lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer, knowledge about genetic modifying factors influencing the phenotypic expression remains obscure. We explored the ...
Is total immunoglobulin E and atopic sensitization associated with food-related gastrointestinal complaints?
(The University of Bergen, 2014-04-08)
Background: We have observed increased number of "IgE-armed" mast cells in duodenal mucosa of patients with food hypersensitivity, and therefore we wanted to explore whether serum total IgE levels and atopic sensitization ...
Studies on homocysteine-lowering B-vitamin therapy in patients with coronary artery diseas : sub-studies from the Western Norway B-vitamin intervention trial (WENBIT)
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-06)
Background: A high plasma level of total homocysteine (tHcy) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and is related to important components of atherosclerosis such as inflammation and endothelial dysfunction. Objectives: ...