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  • Krüger, Kjell; Strand, Line; Geitung, Jonn Terje; Eide, Geir Egil; Grimsmo, Anders (Journal article, Hindawi, 2011)
    Background: Nursing homes face challenges in the coming years due to the increased number of elderly. Quality will be under pressure, expectations of the services will rise, and clinical complexity will grow. New ...
  • Dørheim, Signe Karen; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Eberhard-Gran, Malin (Journal article, PLOS, 2014-04-14)
    Background: Insomnia and depression are strongly interrelated. This study aimed to describe changes in sleep across childbirth, and to evaluate whether insomnia in pregnancy is a predictor of postpartum depression.
  • Kato, Bernet; Gulsvik, Amund; Vollmer, William; Janson, Christer; Studnika, Michael; Buist, Sonia; Burney, Peter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2012-11-16)
    Background: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is defined by post-bronchodilator spirometry. Data on “normal values” come predominantly from pre-bronchodilator spirometry. The effects of this on diagnosis are ...
  • Maes, Peter; Harries, Anthony D.; Van den Bergh, Rafael; Noor, Abdisalan; Snow, Robert W.; Tayler-Smith, Katherine; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Zachariah, Rony; Allan, Richard (Journal article, PLOS, 2014-04-03)
    Background: Atypical environmental conditions with drought followed by heavy rainfall and flooding in arid areas in sub- Saharan Africa can lead to explosive epidemics of malaria, which might be prevented through timely ...
  • Heradstveit, Bård E.; Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Langørgen, Jørund; Hammersborg, Stig-Morten; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Fanebust, Rune; Larsson, Elna-Marie; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2010-05-25)
    Background: Fluids are often given liberally after the return of spontaneous circulation. However, the optimal fluid regimen in survivors of cardiac arrest is unknown. Recent studies indicate an increased fluid requirement ...
  • Hole, Lisa Drange (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2015-03-13)
    Introduction: The clinical use of anthracyclines, like doxorubicin, is a double-edged sword. On one side, anthracyclines play an undisputed key role in the treatment of many neoplastic diseases. On the other side; ...
  • Kahabuka, Catherine (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2013-04-15)
    Mild cases of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea can be effectively treated with cheap and widely available first-line drugs at the primary care level if care is sought at an early disease stage and the infection is correctly ...
  • Kahabuka, Catherine; Kvåle, Gunnar; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Public Library of Science, 2013-03-12)
    Background: Malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea continue to kill millions of children in Africa despite the available and effective treatments. Correct diagnosis and prompt treatment with effective drugs at the first option ...
  • Birkeland, Elisabeth Sofie (Master thesis, The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
    Background: Severe pregnancy induced nausea and vomiting, also known as Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), can lead to significant reduced quality of life (QOL) and of food intake. Untreated this can potentially harm both mother ...
  • Abildsnes, Eirik; Flottorp, Signe; Stensland, Per (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BMJ Publishing Group, 2012-08-08)
    Objectives: To explore the interactive process of sharing case stories in small-group activity in general practice.Design: Qualitative focus group study.Setting: Peer-group meetings of doctors ...
  • Akaddar, Aziza; Doderer-Lang, Cécile; Marzahn, Melissa R.; Delalande, François; Mousli, Marc; Helle, Karen Blaauw; Dorsselaer, Alain; Aunis, Dominique; Dunn, Ben M.; Metz-Boutigue, Marie-Hélène; Candolfi, Ermanno (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Springer, 2010-02-23)
    Catestatin, an endogenous peptide derived from bovine chromogranin A, and its active domain cateslytin display powerful antimicrobial activities. We have tested the activities of catestatin and other related peptides ...
  • Lunde, Torleif Markussen; Lindtjørn, Bernt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, PeerJ, 2013-03-19)
    The role of cattle in developing countries is as a source of high-quality food, as draft animals, and as a source of manure and fuel. Cattle represent important contribution to household incomes, and in drought prone ...
  • Mmbaga, Blandina T.; Lie, Rolv Terje; Olomi, Raimos; Mahande, Michael Johnson; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti; Olola, Oneko (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2012-12)
    Background: Perinatal mortality reflects maternal health as well as antenatal, intrapartum and newborn care, and is an important health indicator. This study aimed at classifying causes of perinatal death in order to ...
  • Mmbaga, Blandina T.; Lie, Rolv Terje; Olomi, Raimos; Mahande, Michael Johnson; Kvåle, Gunnar; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2012-08)
    Background: The current decline in under-five mortality shows an increase in share of neonatal deaths. In order to address neonatal mortality and possibly identify areas of prevention and intervention, we studied causes ...
  • Andersen, Aase B.; Range, Nyagosya S.; Changalucha, John; PrayGod, George; Kidola, Jeremiah; Grewal, Harleen M. S.; Faurholt-Jepsen, Daniel; Krarup, Henrik; Friis, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2012-03-21)
    Background: The interaction of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) on CD4 levels over time is complex and has been divergently reported. Methods: CD4 counts were assessed from time of diagnosis till the end of TB treatment ...
  • Oppegaard, Oddvar; Skodvin, Brita; Halse, Anne-Kristine; Langeland, Nina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2013-06-19)
    Background Traditional inflammatory markers are generally unhelpful in discerning septic arthritis from inflammatory joint disease due to their lack of specificity. We wished to explore the discriminatory ...
  • Totland, Cecilie; Aarskog, Nina K.; Eichler, Tilo W.; Haugen, Mette; Nøstbakken, Jane K.; Monstad, Sissel E.; Salvesen, Helga B.; Mørk, Sverre; Haukanes, Bjørn Ivar; Vedeler, Christian A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011)
    Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is often associated with Yo antibodies that are directed against human cerebellar degeneration-related protein 2 (CDR2). Such antibodies may also be found in ovarian cancer ...
  • Hodneland, Erlend; Kögel, Tanja; Frei, Dominik M.; Gerdes, Hans-Hermann; Lundervold, Arvid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-08-09)
    The application of fluorescence microscopy in cell biology often generates a huge amount of imaging data. Automated whole cell segmentation of such data enables the detection and analysis of individual cells, where a manual ...
  • Najbauer, Joseph; Huszthy, Peter Csaba; Barish, Michael E.; Garcia, Elizabeth; Metz, Marianne Z.; Myers, Sarah M.; Gutova, Margarita; Frank, Richard T.; Miletic, Hrvoje; Kendall, Stephen E.; Glackin, Carlotta A.; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Aboody, Karen S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Public Library of Science, 2012-04-23)
    Background: Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most aggressive type of malignant primary brain tumors in adults. Molecular and genetic analysis has advanced our understanding of glioma biology, however mapping the ...
  • Søreide, Kjetil; Hagland, Hanne (Journal article, Elsevier, 2014-03-12)
    The interconnectivity between diet, gut microbiota and cell molecular responses is well known; however, only recently has technology allowed the identification of strains of microorganisms harbored in the gastrointestinal ...

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