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Bioactive fatty acids and coronary heart disease. Mechanisms and clinical effects of dietary fatty acids
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-26)
Background: A high intake of omega-3 (n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), which are potential peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) agonists, has been associated with proposed favourable ...
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 ...
Betaine as a determinant of postmethionine load total plasma homocysteine before and after B-Vitamin supplementation
Objective—Betaine is a substrate in the betaine– homocysteine methyltransferase reaction, converting homocysteine to methionine. There are only sparse data on plasma betaine as a determinant of the plasma total homocysteine ...
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)
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 ...
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: ...
Markers of nephropathy in young Fabry disease patients; role of kidney biopsies and functional measurements
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-05)
Backgound: Fabry disease is an X-linked disease affecting glycosphingolipid metabolism due to deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme α-galactosidase. The natural course of the disease is related to progressive accumulation ...
Treadmill walking with body weight support
(The University of Bergen, 2012-04-27)
Background: Rehabilitating walking in patients post-stroke with safe, task-specific, intensive training of sufficient duration, can be challenging. Body weight supported treadmill training (BWSTT) has been proposed as an ...
Evaluation of interferon-beta neutralizing antibodies in individual patients with multiple sclerosis based on phospho-specific flow cytometry
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-19)
Background: Recombinant human interferon-beta (IFN-β) is the most frequently used drug for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), a demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. It modulates the ...