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  • MicroRNA-138 abates fibroblast motility with effect on invasion of adjacent cancer cells 

    Rajthala, Saroj; Parajuli, Himalaya; Dongre, Harsh Nitin; Ljøkjel, Borghild; Hoven, Kristin Marie; Kvalheim, Arild; Lybak, Stein; Neppelberg, Evelyn; Sapkota, Dipak; Johannessen, Anne Christine; Costea, Daniela Elena (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-03-17)
    Background: Recent studies have shown aberrant expression of micro-RNAs in cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs). This study aimed to investigate miR-138 dysregulation in CAFs in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and its ...
  • Buegangsdehiscens 

    Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Hess-Erga, Jeanette; Opheim, Leif Runar; Silvola, Juha Tapio; Stene, Brit Kari; Törpel, Jörg; Uppheim, Alexander; Bunne, Bodil Iris Marie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Buegangsdehiscens er en tilstand med plagsomme øresymptomer og svimmelhet forårsaket av en defekt i benet mellom det indre øret og midtre skallegrop. Sykdommen er ufarlig, og for mange pasienter er det tilstrekkelig med ...
  • Correlation between gene expression and MRI STIR signals in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes indicates immune involvement 

    Vigeland, Maria Dehli; Flåm, Siri Tennebø; Vigeland, Magnus Dehli; Espeland, Ansgar; Kristoffersen, Per Martin; Vetti, Nils; Wigemyr, Monica; Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Gjefsen, Elisabeth; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Haugen, Anne Julsrud; Johanessen, Anne Froholdt; Skouen, Jan Sture; Zwart, John Anker Henrik; Storheim, Kjersti; Pedersen, Linda Margareth; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-01-07)
    Disability and distress caused by chronic low back pain (LBP) lacking clear pathoanatomical explanations cause huge problems both for patients and society. A subgroup of patients has Modic changes (MC), identifiable by MRI ...
  • Systematic reporting of medical kidney biopsies 

    Leh, Sabine; Dendooven, Amélie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    The medical kidney biopsy has an important added value in patient care in nephrology. In order to facilitate communication between the pathologist and the nephrologist and optimize patient care, both the content and form ...
  • Enhancement of cranial nerves in Lyme neuroborreliosis: incidence and correlation with clinical symptoms and prognosis 

    Lindland, Elisabeth Margrete Stokke; Solheim, Anne Marit; Dareez, Muhammad Nazeer; Eikeland, Randi; Ljøstad, Unn; Mygland, Åse Daasvand; Reiso, Harald; Lorentzen, Åslaug Rudjord; Harbo, Hanne; Beyer, Mona Kristiansen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Purpose Symptoms of cranial neuritis are a common presentation of Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB). Imaging studies are scarce and report contradictory low prevalence of enhancement compared to clinical studies of cranial ...
  • Association of adverse childhood experiences with the development of multiple sclerosis 

    Eid, Karine; Torkildsen, Øivind; Aarseth, Jan Harald; Aalstad, Mari; Bhan, Alok; Celius, Elisabeth Gulowsen; Cortese, Marianna; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti Nesje; Holmøy, Trygve; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Riise, Trond; Schuler, Stephan; Torkildsen, Cecilie Fredvik; Wergeland, Stig; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Bjørk, Marte-Helene (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Objective To study whether exposure to childhood emotional, sexual or physical abuse is associated with subsequent multiple sclerosis (MS) development. Methods A nationwide, prospective cohort study based on participants ...
  • Changes in colonic enteroendocrine cells of patients with irritable bowel syndrome following fecal microbiota transplantation 

    Mazzawi, Tarek; Hausken, Trygve; El-Salhy, Magdy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Objectives The aim was to investigate the effect of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) on colonic enteroendocrine cells densities in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Materials and methods This study ...
  • Trends in Mortality Due to Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, and Pulmonary Embolism in Patients Receiving Dialysis 

    Ocak, Gurbey; Boenink, Rianne; Noordzij, Marlies; Bos, Willem Jan W.; Vikse, Bjørn Egil; Cases, Aleix; Kerschbaum, Julia; Helve, Jaakko; Nordio, Maurizio; Arici, Mustafa; Mercadal, Lucile; Wanner, Christoph; Palsson, Runolfur; Hommel, Kristine; De Meester, Johan; Kostopoulou, Myrto; Santamaria, Rafael; Rodrigo, Emilio; Rydell, Helena; Bell, Samira; Massy, Ziad A.; Jager, Kitty J.; Kramer, Anneke (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Importance: During the past decades, improvements in the prevention and management of myocardial infarction, stroke, and pulmonary embolism have led to a decline in cardiovascular mortality in the general population. ...
  • Genetic epidemiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Norway - a 2-year population based study 

    Olsen, Cathrine Goberg; Busk, Øyvind Løvold; Aanjesen, Tori Navestad; Alstadhaug, Karl Bjørnar; Bjørnå, Ingrid Kristine; Braathen, Geir Julius; Breivik, Kristin Lif; Demic, Natasha; Flemmen, Heidi Øyen; Hallerstig, Erika; HogenEsch, Ineke; Holla, Øystein Lunde; Jøntvedt, Anne Berit; Kampman, Margitta T.; Kleveland, Grethe; Kvernmo, Helene Ballo; Ljøstad, Unn; Maniaol, Angelina; Morsund, Åse Hagen; Nakken, Ola; Novy, Camilla; Rekand, Tiina; Schlüter, Katrin Ruth; Schuler, Stephan; Tveten, Kristian; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Holmøy, Trygve; Høyer, Helle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease that affects motor neurons. In Europe, disease-causing genetic variants have been identified in 40-70% of familial ALS patients and approximately ...
  • Mitochondrial respiratory chain dysfunction—A hallmark pathology of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease? 

    Flønes, Irene Hana; Tzoulis, Charalampos (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the most common age-dependent neurodegenerative synucleinopathy. Loss of dopaminergic neurons of the substantia nigra pars compacta, together with region- and cell-specific aggregations of ...
  • Long-Term Outcome in a Phase II Study of Regional Hyperthermia Added to Preoperative Radiochemotherapy in Locally Advanced and Recurrent Rectal Adenocarcinomas 

    Schem, Baard-Christian; Pfeffer, Frank; Ott, Martin Anton; Wiig, Johan N.; Sletteskog, Nils; Frøystein, Torbjørn; Myklebust, Mette Pernille; Leh, Sabine; Dahl, Olav; Mella, Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-01-29)
    Hyperthermia was added to standard preoperative chemoradiation for rectal adenocarcinomas in a phase II study. Patients with T3-4 N0-2 M0 rectal cancer or local recurrences were included. Radiation dose was 54 Gy combined ...
  • Trends in the prevalence of breastfeeding up to 6 months of age using structured data from routine child healthcare visits 

    Revheim, Ingrid; Balthasar, Melissa Rajini; Akerkar, Rupali Rajendra; Stangenes, Kristine Marie; Almenning, Grethe; Nygaard, Eva; Markestad, Trond Jacob; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Roelants, Mathieu; Juliusson, Pétur Benedikt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Aim The Norwegian Action Plan for a Healthier Diet (2017–2021) set the target that 25% of infants should be exclusively breastfed for 6 months by 2022. Our aim was to determine trends in the prevalence and duration of ...
  • Disease-Course Adapting Machine Learning Prognostication Models in Elderly Patients Critically Ill With COVID-19: Multicenter Cohort Study With External Validation 

    Jung, Christian; Mamandipoor, Behrooz; Fjølner, Jesper; Bruno, Raphael Romano; Wernly, Bernhard; Artigas, Antonio; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Schefold, Joerg C.; Wolff, Georg; Kelm, Malte; Beil, Michael; Sviri, Sigal; van Heerden, Peter V.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Czuczwar, Miroslaw; Elhadi, Muhammed; Joannidis, Michael; Oeyen, Sandra; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Marsh, Brian; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Moreno, Rui; Cecconi, Maurizio; Leaver, Susannah; De Lange, Dylan W.; Guidet, Bertrand; Flaatten, Hans Kristian; Osmani, Venet (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background:The COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 is challenging health care systems globally. The disease disproportionately affects the elderly population, both in terms of disease severity and mortality risk. ...
  • Divergent Regulation of Decidual Oxidative-Stress Response by NRF2 and KEAP1 in Preeclampsia with and without Fetal Growth Restriction 

    Mundal, Siv Boon; Rakner, Johanne Johnsen; Silva, Gabriela; Gierman, Lobke; Austdal, Marie; Basnet, Purusotam; Elschot, Mattijs; Bakke, Siril Skaret; Ostrop, Jenny; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Moses, Eric; Acharya, Ganesh; Bjørge, Line; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Utero-placental development in pregnancy depends on direct maternal–fetal interaction in the uterine wall decidua. Abnormal uterine vascular remodeling preceding placental oxidative stress and placental dysfunction are ...
  • In-office thermal systems for the treatment of dry eye disease 

    Beining, Marie Wangen; Magnø, Morten Scherven; Moschowits, Emily; Olafsson, Jonatan; Vehof, Jelle; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Dry eye disease affects millions of people worldwide, causing pain, vision disturbance, and reduced productivity. Meibomian gland dysfunction, a major cause of dry eye, is characterized by chronic glandular inflammation, ...
  • The effect of gadolinium-based contrast-agents on automated brain atrophy measurements by FreeSurfer in patients with multiple sclerosis 

    Lie, Ingrid Anne; Kerklingh, Emma; Wesnes, Kristin; van Nederpelt, David R.; Brouwer, Iman; Torkildsen, Øivind; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Barkhof, Frederik; Bø, Lars; Vrenken, Hugo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Objective To determine whether reliable brain atrophy measures can be obtained from post-contrast 3D T1-weighted images in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) using FreeSurfer. Methods Twenty-two patients with MS ...
  • Vagally mediated heart rate variability, stress, and perceived social support: a focus on sex differences 

    Kvadsheim, Elisabet; Sørensen, Lin; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Osnes, Berge; Haavik, Jan; Williams, DeWayne P.; Thayer, Julian Francis; Koenig, Julian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Higher vagally mediated heart rate variability (vmHRV), reflecting vagal activity as indexed by heart function and lower stress vulnerability, is associated with higher perceived social support. Seeking social support is ...
  • Thulium Fibre Laser versus Holmium:YAG for Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy: Outcomes from a Prospective Randomised Clinical Trial 

    Ulvik, Øyvind; Æsøy, Mathias S.; Jones, Charles Patrick Warburton; Gjengstø, Peder; Beisland, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background Holmium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet (Ho:YAG) laser is the gold standard for ureterorenoscopic (URS) lithotripsy. Thulium fibre laser (TFL) has recently been introduced as a new technology and may challenge Ho:YAG ...
  • Development and feasibility testing of a physical activity intervention for youth with anxiety and depression: a study protocol 

    Kodal, Arne; Muirhead, Fiona; Reilly, John J.; Wergeland, Gro Janne Henningsen; Thorsen, Paul Joachim Bloch; Bovim, Lars Peder Vatshelle; Elgen, Irene Bircow (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Background Anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adolescents are highly prevalent and account for more than half of all youth psychiatric disorders. Left untreated, anxiety, and depression lead to numerous ...
  • Two New Mutations in the CEL Gene Causing Diabetes and Hereditary Pancreatitis: How to Correctly Identify MODY8 Cases 

    Jellas, Khadija el; Dušátková, Petra; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Molnes, Janne; Tjora, Erling; Johansson, Bente Berg; Fjeld, Karianne; Johansson, Stefan; Průhová, Štěpánka; Groop, Leif; Löhr, J. Matthias; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Molven, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Context Maturity onset diabetes of the young, type 8 (MODY8) is associated with mutations in the CEL gene, which encodes the digestive enzyme carboxyl ester lipase. Several diabetes cases and families have in recent years ...

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