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  • 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 ...
  • Brurberg, Kjetil Gundro; Fønhus, Marita Sporstøl; Larun, Lillebeth; Flottorp, Signe; Malterud, Kirsti (Journal article, BMJ, 2014-02-07)
    Objective: To identify case definitions for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), and explore how the validity of case definitions can be evaluated in the absence of a reference standard. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nilsen, Rune (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 1981)
  • Hagland, Hanne (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2012-08-31)
    Metabolic imbalance is associated with increased risk of several diseases, including cancer. Metabolism affects or is affected by virtually all other cellular processes, which is not surprising considering their ...
  • Zeleke, Zeyede K.; Moen, Bente E.; Bråtveit, Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2010-04-14)
    Background: Few studies have been carried out on acute effects of cement dust exposure. This study is conducted to investigate the associations between current "total" dust exposure and acute respiratory symptoms and ...
  • Sveinsdóttir, Linda Björk (Master thesis, The University of Bergen, 2014-10-27)
    Background and purpose Cervicogenic dizziness is a feeling of disequilibrium caused by disturbed sensory input from the proprioceptors of the neck. Manual therapy is a common treatment for cervicogenic dizziness. Deep neck ...
  • Bachou, Hanifa (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2008-06-03)
    Millennium Development Goal (MDG) number 4 is to reduce the global mortality rate among under-fives by two thirds between 1990 and 2015. Efforts to prevent child deaths need to be stepped up in order to meet this target. ...
  • Strøm, Gro Elizabeth Ann; Haanshuus, Christel Gill; Fataki, Maulidi; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2013-07-03)
    Background: Malaria is a major cause of paediatric morbidity and mortality. As no clinical features clearly differentiate malaria from other febrile illnesses, and malaria diagnosis is challenged by often lacking ...

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