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Prevalence and implications of elevated microsatellite alterations at selected tetranucleotides in cancer
(Nature Publishing Group, 2014-04-01)
Elevated microsatellite alterations at selected tetranucleotides (EMAST), a variation of microsatellite instability (MSI), has been reported in a variety of malignancies (e.g., neoplasias of the lung, head and neck, ...
Characterisation of genomic imbalances in patients with mental retardation
(The University of Bergen, 2009-03-20)
A major cause of mental retardation is chromosomal abnormalities, but due to low sensitivity of conventional chromosomal karyotyping, these abnormalities may stay undetected, and the etiology of the impairment remains ...
A randomized phase II pre-surgical trial of weekly low-dose tamoxifen versus raloxifene versus placebo in premenopausal women with estrogen receptor positive breast cancer
(BioMed Central, 2013-06-20)
<p>Introduction: We previously demonstrated that 1 or 5 mg per day of tamoxifen (T) given for four weeks before surgery reduces Ki-67 in breast cancer (BC) patients to the same extent as the standard 20 mg/d. Given the ...
The Low Affinity Nerve Growth Factor Receptor p75NTR Identifies a Transient Stem Cell-Like State in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cells
<p>Background Although several markers have been used for enrichment of cells with stem cell-like properties in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), isolation of a pure subpopulation is still a challenging task. Normal ...
Giving birth with neuromuscular disease: a study of pregnancies, deliveries and the newborn in women with Myasthenia gravis and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-12)
Environmental risk factors for multiple sclerosis. Results from animal and human studies on diet, vitamin D and Epstein-Barr virus
(The University of Bergen, 2010-01-19)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune mediated disease of the central nervous system (CNS). The aetiology is unknown, but environmental factors as well as multiple separate genetic loci contribute to the disease susceptibility. ...
Short-term outcome of 1,465 computer-navigated primary total knee replacements 2005–2008. A report from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-06)
<p>Background and purpose: Improvement of positioning and alignment by the use of computer-assisted surgery (CAS) might improve longevity and function in total knee replacements, but there is little evidence. In this ...
Myasthenia gravis; cytotoxic potential of human sera in vitro and novel non-antibody, disease-modifying factors
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-22)
Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with migraine headaches
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is now recognized as a common disorder both in child and adult psychiatry. Adult patients with a diagnosis of ADHD (n = 572) and community controls (n = 675) responded ...
General practitioners' opinions on how to improve treatment of mental disorders in primary health care. Interviews with one hundred Norwegian general practitioners
(BioMed Central, 2010-02-09)
Background Improvements in treatment of mental disorders are repeatedly called for. General practitioners (GPs) are responsible for the majority of treatment of mental disorders. Consequently, we interviewed GPs about ...