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Systemic Chemical Desensitization of Peptidergic Sensory Neurons with Resiniferatoxin Inhibits Experimental Periodontitis
(Bentham Open, 2011)
Background and objective: The immune system is an important player in the pathophysiology of periodontitis. The brain controls immune responses via neural and hormonal pathways, and brain-neuro-endocrine dysregulation may ...
Toxicity of Khat on Normal Human Oral Cells. In Vitro Studies Using Primary Human Oral Keratinocytes and Fibroblasts in Monolayer and Organotypic Cultures
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-30)
Khat is an evergreen shrub of the Celastraceae family grown in parts of the Middle East and Eastern Africa where its use is important for the social and economic wellbeing of the communities. Fresh leaves and shoots of ...
Epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in normal and neoplastic human oral mucosa. A study on in vitro organotypic models
(The University of Bergen, 2005-04-15)
Epithelial-mesenchymal interactions are necessary for the development of oral epithelium during embryogenesis, but adult oral epithelium is also under the influence of mesenchymal tissue in both normal and neoplastic ...
Sprøyteskrekk blant barn og unge mellom 11-15 år
(The University of Bergen, 2010-02-01)
English summary The aims of this pilot study were to assess the prevalence of fear of injections among 12-16 year olds, to estimate possible related conditions such as anxiety and lack of motivation for dental treatment, ...
Gene expression profile of oral squamous cell carcinomas from Sri Lankan betel quid users
(Spandidos Publications, 2007-11)
Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is one of the major health problems in Sri Lanka and the disease is associated with the habit of Betel Quid (BQ) chewing. Using 35k oligo microarrays, we analyzed the gene expression profile ...
Applying the theory of planned behaviour to explain HIV testing in antenatal settings in Addis Ababa - a cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2011-08-18)
Background: To facilitate access to the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) services, HIV counselling and testing are offered routinely in antenatal care settings. Focusing a cohort of pregnant ...
Muscarinic Agonists in the Treatment of Sjögren's Syndrome. A Literature Review of Pilocarpine and Cevimeline
(The University of Bergen, 2008-11-13)
Sjögrens syndrom (SS) er en systemisk autoimmun sykdom som primært påvirker spytt- og tårekjertler og gir kliniske symptom som tørrhet i munn (xerostomia) og øyne (keratokonjunctivitis sicca). Sykdommen forekommer enten ...
Endothelial cells influence the osteogenic potential of bone marrow stromal cells
(BioMed Central, 2009-11-17)
Background: Improved understanding of the interactions between bone cells and endothelial cells involved in osteogenesis should aid the development of new strategies for bone tissue engineering. The aim of the present ...
Sugar snack consumption, caries experience and dental pain : surveys of 3-5- and 10-14-year old children in Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2006-06-09)
Pathological mechanisms in oral lichen planus : a atudy of apoptosis - regulatory proteins and risk markers for malignant transformation
(The University of Bergen, 2007-05-04)
Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic mucocutaneous disease characterized by basal cell destruction and a subepithelial band-like mononuclear inflammatory cell infiltrate predominated by T cells. Molecular biological ...