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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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Progression of renal disease. Pathogenetic aspects and treatment options
(The University of Bergen, 2012-02-17)
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 ...
Sammenheng mellom matinntak og gastrointestinale symptomer, hos pasienter med Crohns sykdom
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-15)
Background: A majority of Crohn’s disease (CD) patients report that their symptoms are related to food ingestion. However, there are lacking evidence for what kind of nutrient patterns and nutrient intake that decrease ...