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Impact of IL28B-Related Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms on Liver Histopathology in Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 2 and 3
(Public Library of Science, 2012-01-13)
Background and Aims: Recently, several genome-wide association studies have revealed that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in proximity to IL28B predict spontaneous clearance of HCV infection as well as outcome ...
Prevention of Hypertension and Organ Damage in 2-Kidney, 1-Clip Rats by Tetradecylthioacetic Acid
(American Heart Association, 2006-07-17)
Dietary lipids are reported to affect the blood pressure in both humans and experimental animal models with hypertension. In the present study, 2-kidney, 1-clip (2K1C) hypertensive rats were treated with the modified fatty ...
Assessment of cobalamin status in experimental and clinical studies by intracellular and extracellular markers of vitamin function
(The University of Bergen, 2006-02-02)
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 ...
Long-term prognosis in chronic primary glomerulonephritides
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-15)
Chronic primary glomerulonephritides (CPGN) is a group of diseases characterised by leakage of proteins and/or erythrocytes into the urine with or without decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR), hypertension, oedema, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Intestinal fermentation in patients with self-reported food hypersensitivity: painful, but protective?
(Dove Medical Press, 2010-07-03)
Purpose: Enterometabolic disturbances may cause meal-related symptoms. We performed a functional evaluation of the intestinal microflora in patients with unexplained, self-reported food hypersensitivity by measuring fecal ...
Psychiatric disorders, quality of life and effect of preoperative counselling in patients who undergo bariatric surgery
(The University of Bergen, 2012-02-24)
Background: Bariatric surgery is increasingly recommended as the treatment of choice for patients with severe obesity (BMI >40 kg/m2 or BMI >35 kg/m2 and a serious comorbid somatic condition). Surgical success, which ...