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  • Hovden, Arnt-Ove (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2005-12-16)
    Influenza remains one of the most serious viral diseases in the world, causing substantial morbidity and is responsible for at least one million deaths annually. A vast influenza virus reservoir exists in birds to which ...
  • Frigo, Lúcio; Luppi, Juliana S. S.; Favero, Giovani M.; Maria, Durnavei A.; Penna, Sócrates C.; Bjordal, Jan Magnus; Bensadoun, Rene J.; Lopes-Martins, Rodrigo Álvaro Brandão (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2009-11-20)
    Background It has been speculated that the biostimulatory effect of Low Level Laser Therapy could cause undesirable enhancement of tumor growth in neoplastic diseases. The aim of the present study is to analyze the ...
  • Eriksen, Sara Elisabeth (Master thesis, The University of Bergen, 2013-05-15)
    Background: It has long been recognized that the long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-3 LCPUFA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) accumulates in the brain during the first years of life and that this is potentially ...
  • Ndeezi, Grace; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Ndugwa, Christopher M.; Tumwine, James K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, BioMed Central, 2010-06-03)
    Background: Micronutrient deficiencies compromise the survival of HIV-infected children in low-income countries. We assessed the effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on the mortality of HIV-infected children ...
  • Dhanasakeran, S.; Jenum, Synne; Stavrum, Ruth; Wiker, Harald G.; Kenneth, John; Vaz, Mario; Doherty, Tanya Mark; Grewal, Harleen (Journal article, PLOS, 2014-10-16)
    Background Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are different from Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) both in their ubiquitous environmental distribution and in their reduced capacity to cause disease. While often neglected ...
  • Ulesido, Fekadu Massebo; Lindtjørn, Bernt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2013-09-12)
    Background: Screening of houses might have impact on density of indoor host-seeking Anopheles mosquitoes. A randomized trial of screening windows and doors with metal mesh, and closing openings on eves and walls by mud ...
  • Lislevand, Marianne (Master thesis, The University of Bergen, 2014-11-12)
    Background: Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is one of many therapies used to treat low back pain. Reviews have concluded that SMT is no more effective than other recommended therapies. Subgrouping patients using clinical ...
  • Bjørnslett, Merete; Knappskog, Stian; Lønning, Per Eystein; Dørum, Anne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2012-10-05)
    Background: While BRCA mutation carriers possess a 20-40% lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer, knowledge about genetic modifying factors influencing the phenotypic expression remains obscure. We explored the ...
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Søfteland, Eirik; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Sevdalis, Nick; Vonen, Barthold; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Harthug, Stig (Journal article, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2014)
    Objectives: We hypothesized reduction of 30 days’ in-hospital morbidity, mortality, and length of stay postimplementation of the World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC).Background: Reductions ...
  • Guthe, Hans Jørgen Timm; Nedrebø, Torbjørn; Tenstad, Olav; Wiig, Helge; Berg, Ansgar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Public Library of Science, 2012-02-14)
    Objectives: To measure colloid osmotic pressure in interstitial fluid (COPi) from human subcutaneous tissue with the modified wick technique in order to determine influence of topical application of anaesthetics, dry ...
  • Wesnes, Stian Langeland; Hunskår, Steinar; Bø, Kari; Rørtveit, Guri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009-04)
    Objective: The objectives of this study were to investigate prevalence of urinary incontinence at 6 months postpartum and to study how continence status during pregnancy and mode of delivery influence urinary ...
  • Rongsen-Chandola, Temsunaro; Strand, Tor A.; Goyal, Nidhi; Flem, Elmira; Singh Rathore, Sudeep; Arya, Alok; Winje, Brita Askeland; Lazarus, Robin; Shanmugasundaram, Elango; Babji, Sudhir; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Vainio, Kirsti; Kang, Gagandeep; Bhandari, Nita (Journal article, Elsevier, 2014-08-11)
    Interference from transplacental and breast milk antibodies may impede the performance of oral livevaccines. The effect of breastfeeding on the immunogenicity of Rotarix®, a two-dose oral monova-lent rotavirus vaccine, ...
  • Iles, Mark M.; Bishop, D. Timothy; Taylor, John C.; Hayward, Nicholas K.; Brossard, Myriam; Cust, Anne E.; Dunning, Alison M.; Lee, Jeffrey E.; Moses, Eric K.; Akslen, Lars A.; Andresen, Per Arne; Avril, Marie-Francoise; Azizi, Esther; Scarra, Giovanna Bianchi; Brown, Kevin M.; Debniak, Tadeusz; Elder, David E.; Friedman, Eitan; Ghiorzo, Paola; Gillanders, Elizabeth M.; Goldstein, Alisa M.; Gruis, Nelleke A.; Hansson, Johan; Harland, Mark; Helsing, Per; Hočevar, Marko; Höiom, Veronica; Ingvar, Christian; Kanetsky, Peter A.; Landi, Maria Teresa; Lang, Julie L.; Lathrop, G. Mark; Lubinski, Jan; Mackie, Rona M.; Martin, Nicholas G.; Molven, Anders; Montgomery, Grant W.; Novakovic, Srdian; Olsson, Håkan; Puig, Susana; Puig-Butille, Joan Anton; Radford-Smith, Graham L.; Randerson-Moor, Juliette; Study Group, SDH; van der Stoep, Nienke; van Doorn, Remco; Whiteman, David C.; MacGregor, Stuart; Pooley, Karen A.; Ward, Sarah V.; Mann, Graham J.; Amos, Christopher I.; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Demenais, Florence; Law, Matthew H.; Bishop, Julia A. Newton; Barrett, Jennifer H. (Journal article, Oxford University Press, 2014)
    Telomere length has been associated with risk of many cancers, but results are inconsistent. Seven single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) previously associated with mean leukocyte telomere length were either genotyped or ...
  • Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Riise, Trond; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore; Moen, Bente E.; Bråtveit, Magne; Bruserud, Øystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Bentham Open, 2008)
    Benzene, an aromatic hydrocarbon that is a natural component of crude oil and natural gas, is toxic to the blood and blood-forming organs. Epidemiological studies have established an association between benzene exposure ...
  • Aasebø, Elise; Opsahl, Jill Anette; Bjørlykke, Yngvild; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Kroksveen, Ann Cathrine; Berven, Frode S. (Journal article, PLOS, 2014-03-05)
    Over the last years there has been an increased focus on the importance of knowing the effect of pre-analytical influence on the proteomes under study, particularly in the field of biomarker discovery. We present three ...
  • Goplen, Frederik Kragerud (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2011-06-10)
    Diving has profound effects on the human body including the inner ear, which contains the organs of hearing and balance. Ear injury is the most common medical problem in diving. The aim of this work was to explore the ...
  • Gudbrandsen, Oddrun Anita; Kodama, Yosuke; Mjøs, Svein Are; Zhao, Chun-Mei; Johannesen, Helene; Brattbakk, Hans-Richard; Haugen, Christine; Kulseng, Bård Eirik; Mellgren, Gunnar; Chen, Duan (Journal article, Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
    Background: A combined procedure of sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch (SG+DS) has been applied to the treatment of super obesity. The aim of the present study was to test whether duodenal switch alone (DS) leads to ...
  • Bollig, Georg; Myklebust, Anne G.; Østringen, Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2011-02-28)
    Objective: Children can be the only persons present in an emergency situation. Aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of a first aid course for 4-5-year-old kindergarten children given by a first aid instructor and ...
  • Nilsen, Vegard; Bakke, Per; Gallefoss, Frode (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2011-11-25)
    Background: Lifestyle change is probably the most important single action to prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus. The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of a low-intensity individual lifestyle intervention ...
  • Kayeyi, Nkomba; Sandøy, Ingvild Fossgard; Fylkesnes, Knut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2009-08-25)
    Background: Investigations of the association between socio-economic position indicators and HIV in East, Central and Southern Africa have chiefly focused on factors that pertain to individuallevel characteristics. ...

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