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Dendritic cell populations in patients with self-reported food hypersensitivity
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2010)
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 ...
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 ...
Different adipose tissue development in mice pair fed fish oil and different carbohydrates
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
Obesity causes several health problems, including insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes, heart diseases, disrupted energy metabolism and low-grade inflammation. Being obese increases the risk of getting metabolic syndrome. A ...
Emphysema and airway wall thickness assessed by quantitative computed tomography - relation to respiratory symptoms and lung function
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-28)
Aims: 1 – To quantify emphysema (%LAA, percentage Low Attenuation Areas) and airway wall thickness (AWT-Pi10, Airway Wall Thickness in a standardized airway with an internal perimeter of 10 mm) in ever-smoking COPD and ...