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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Lung cancer in Agder counties in Southern Norway - results from a three year unselected inclusion of patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-10)
The immunological dilemma: Cellular innate and adaptive immune response versus human acute myeloid leukemia
(Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., 2007)
It is generally accepted that acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) patients are immunocompromized. On the other hand, antileukemic immune reactivity is important for the improved survival of AML patients treated with ...
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 ...
Genome-wide copy number variation (CNV) in patients with autoimmune Addison’s disease
(BioMed Central, 2011-08-18)
Background: Addison’s disease (AD) is caused by an autoimmune destruction of the adrenal cortex. The pathogenesis is multi-factorial, involving genetic components and hitherto unknown environmental factors. The aim of ...
Diet and effects of diet management on symptoms and quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
Background: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder manifested by abdominal discomfort or pain, bloating and abdominal distension, and changes in the defecation pattern between diarrhoea ...
Toluene diisocyanate (TDI)-induced asthma: Inflammatory and immunological responses to TDI, ovalbumin (OVA) and ovalbumin peptide OVA 323-339 in mouse models
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-07)
Among three major diisocyanates: TDI, methylenediphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI), TDI has been regarded as the leading cause of diisocyanate-induced asthma. The principal feature of TDI-induced ...
Antiretroviral therapy at a district hospital in Ethiopia prevents death and tuberculosis in a cohort of HIV patients
(BioMed Central, 2006-04-07)
Background: Although highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) reduces mortality in the developed world, it remains undocumented in resource-poor settings. We assessed the effect of HAART on patient mortality and ...