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Tissue characterisation by ultrasound strain imaging. Methodological aspects and gastroenterological applications
(The University of Bergen, 2012-10-11)
Real-Time Elastography (RTE) is a new imaging modality that monitors tissue strain during applied stress. The aim of this thesis was to validate if RTE was a reliable modality to reflect pathologically induced differences ...
Effekt av havregrynsgrøt på tykktarmens bakterieflora En eksplorativ studie av fekal beta-galaktosidase galaktosidaseog ureaseaktivitet i tykktarmen hos friske forsøkspersoner
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-07)
Irritabel tarm (IBS) er en kronisk lidelse som rammer ca. 15 prosent av befolkningen, og kjennetegnes ved magesmerter, oppblåsthet/gassplager og avføringsforstyrrelser. Det er mye som tyder på at bakteriefloraen til ...
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)
Long-term treatment with the pan-PPAR agonist tetradecylthioacetic acid or fish oil is associated with increased cardiac content of n-3 fatty acids in rat
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-27)
Background: Excess peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) stimulation has been associated with detrimental health effects including impaired myocardial function. Recently, supplementation with n-3 polyunsaturated ...
Relationship between Orthostatic Hypotension and White Matter Hyperintensity Load in Older Patients with Mild Dementia
(Public Library of Science, 2012-12-19)
Background/Objectives: White matter hyperintensities (WMH) in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the brain, and orthostatic hypotension (OH) are both common in older people. We tested the hypothesis that OH is ...
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 ...
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 ...
Delineating cellular and molecular mechanisms of toxicity of an extract of khat (Catha edulis Forsk.) in leukemia and normal peripheral blood cells
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-07)
Plants have been used in treatment and prevention of diseases for thousands of years. In modern medicine there is a trend towards isolation and identification of bioactive molecules, whereas plant preparations continue ...
High-intensity Interval Training after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. A randomized controlled study evaluating the effect of exercise training on late luminal loss with relationship to inflammation and endothelial function
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-22)
Introduction: In spite of consistent scientific documentation of the beneficial effects of exercise training programs in coronary artery disease (CAD), exercise training is a remarkably underutilized (1) and probably ...
Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I. Novel diagnostic assays and immune regulation
(The University of Bergen, 2012-02-10)
Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I (APS-I) is a rare, monogenetic recessively inherited disease caused by mutations in the autoimmune regulator (AIRE) gene. The patients display different endocrine and ectodermal ...