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The effect on melanoma risk of genes previously associated with telomere length
(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 ...
Reduced Pancreatic Volume in Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 1A-Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young
(The Endocrine Society, 2008-09)
Context: There are interplays between the endocrine and exocrine pancreas. Werecently reported an increased frequency of exocrine dysfunction in HNF1A-maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY3) patients, compared with ...
Bowel Perfusion Measured with Dynamic Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound Predicts Treatment Outcome in Patients with Crohn’s Disease
(Lippincott, Williams & WilkinsCrohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc, 2014-09-02)
<p>Background: To improve management of patients with Crohn's disease (CD), objective measurements of the degree of local inflammation in the gastrointestinal wall are needed. Increased microvessel density and perfusion ...
Fatal injury as a function of rurality - a tale of two Norwegian counties
(BioMed Central, 2013-03-02)
<p>Background: Many studies indicate rural location as a separate risk for dying from injuries. For decades, Finnmark, the northernmost and most rural county in Norway, has topped the injury mortality statistics in Norway. ...
Exome Sequencing and Genetic Testing for MODY
(Public Library of Science, 2012-05-25)
<p>Context: Genetic testing for monogenic diabetes is important for patient care. Given the extensive genetic and clinical heterogeneity of diabetes, exome sequencing might provide additional diagnostic potential when ...
The study protocol of the Norwegian randomized controlled trial of electroconvulsive therapy in treatment resistant depression in bipolar disorder
(BioMed Central, 2010-02-23)
Background The treatment of depressive phases of bipolar disorder is challenging. The effects of the commonly used antidepressants in bipolar depression are questionable. Electroconvulsive therapy is generally considered ...
Risk Factors for Jumper’s Knee
(The University of Bergen, 2014-09-12)
<p>Background: The prevalence of jumper’s knee is high in sports characterized by high demands on leg extensor speed and power, such as volleyball, basketball, football and athletics. A prevalence up to 50% has been ...
Myasthenia Gravis and Acetylcholine Receptor-Antibodies. AChR-Antibodies as a Marker for Epidemiological Studies and in the Follow-up of Patients
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-28)
Inverse correlation between PDGFC expression and lymphocyte infiltration in human papillary thyroid carcinoma
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-08)
<p>Background: Members of the PDGF family have been suggested as potential biomarkers for papillary thyroid carcinomas (PTC). However, it is known that both expression and stimulatory effect of PDGF ligands can be affected ...
Longevity of B-cell and T-cell responses after live attenuated influenza vaccination in children
(Oxford University Press, 2015-05-15)
<p>Background. The live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) is the preferred vaccine for children, but the mechanisms behind protective immune responses are unclear, and the duration of immunity remains to be elucidated. ...