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Dendritic cell populations in patients with self-reported food hypersensitivity
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2010)
Homocysteine-lowering clinical trials in Norway. Cardiovascular and cancer outcomes in the Western Norway B Vitamin Intervention Trial and the Norwegian Vitamin Trial
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-17)
Introduction: Observational studies have reported associations between levels of the amino acid homocysteine in the circulation and risk of cardiovascular disease. Oral administration of the synthetic B vitamins folic ...
Quantitative proteomics comparison of arachnoid cyst fluid and cerebrospinal fluid collected perioperatively from arachnoid cyst patients
(BioMed Central, 2013-04-29)
<p>Background: There is little knowledge concerning the content and the mechanisms of filling of arachnoid cysts. The aim of this study was to compare the protein content of arachnoid cysts and cerebrospinal fluid ...
Seafood Intake and Serum Levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Mother and Child
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
Background and objectives Seafood is considered a natural part of a healthy and balanced diet. Seafood is an excellent source of high quality protein, and contains many essential nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin ...
A proposed method to investigate reliability throughout a questionnaire
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-05)
Background: Questionnaires are used extensively in medical and health care research and depend on validity and reliability. However, participants may differ in interest and awareness throughout long questionnaires, which ...
Different skeletal effects of the peroxisome proliferator activated receptor (PPAR)alpha agonist fenofibrate and the PPAR gamma agonist pioglitazone
(BioMed Central, 2009-03-30)
<p>Background: All the peroxisome proliferator activated receptors (PPARs) are found to be expressed in bone cells. The PPARγ agonist rosiglitazone has been shown to decrease bone mass in mice and thiazolidinediones ...
Pre-apoptotic response to therapeutic DNA damage involves protein modulation of Mcl-1, Hdm2 and Flt3 in acute myeloid leukemia cells
(BioMed Central, 2007)
Background: Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells are characterized by non-mutated TP53, high levels of Hdm2, and frequent mutation of the Flt3 receptor tyrosine kinase. The juxtamembrane mutation of FLT3 is the strongest ...
Progression of renal disease. Pathogenetic aspects and treatment options
(The University of Bergen, 2012-02-17)
PNPLA 3 I148M genetic variant associates with insulin resistance and baseline viral load in HCV genotype 2 but not in genotype 3 infection
(BioMed Central, 2012-09-14)
<p>Background: Hepatic steatosis in HCV patients has been postulated as a risk factor associated with a higher frequency of fibrosis and cirrhosis. A single genetic variant, PNPLA3 I148M, has been widely associated with ...
Sammenheng mellom matinntak og gastrointestinale symptomer, hos pasienter med Crohns sykdom
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-15)
Background: A majority of Crohn’s disease (CD) patients report that their symptoms are related to food ingestion. However, there are lacking evidence for what kind of nutrient patterns and nutrient intake that decrease ...