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Ultrasound Strain Rate Imaging in Functional Dyspepsia : in-vitro and clinical evaluation
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-20)
Functional dyspepsia (FD) is a chronic condition that is characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort, nausea, vomiting, early satiation and abdominal fullness. The Rome III classification of functional gastrointestinal ...
Subjective food hypersensitivity: Studies on enterochromaffin cell secretion products and effects of seal oil therapy
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-08)
<p>Background: Perceived food hypersensitivity is a prevalent condition which often remains medically unexplained. The etiology of this subjective condition is not fully understood, mainly because of a lack of specific ...
Chromogranin A Cell Density as a Diagnostic Marker for Lymphocytic Colitis
(Springer US, 2012-06-15)
<p>Background: Lymphocytic colitis (LC) can be mistakenly diagnosed as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In a previous study on IBS, some patients showed extremely high colonic chromogranin A cell density. Further examination ...
Effects of Seal Oil on Meal-Induced Symptoms and Gastric Accommodation in Patients with Subjective Food Hypersensitivity: A Pilot Study
(Libertas Academica, 2008-11)
<p>Background: Food hypersensitivity is a prevalent condition with poorly characterized underlying mechanisms. In the present pilot study we investigated effects of seal oil and soy oil on meal-induced symptoms and gastric ...
Low Densities of Serotonin and Peptide YY Cells in the Colon of Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Background The gut hormones are important in regulating gastrointestinal motility. Disturbances in gastrointestinal motility have been reported in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Reduced endocrine cell ...
Iron therapy in inflammatory bowel disease : effects on oxidative stress and disease activity
(The University of Bergen, 2005-12-09)
Lifestyle aspects in functional dyspepsia : influence of relaxation and meals on vagal activity, gastric accommodation and symptoms
(The University of Bergen, 2007-04-17)
Subjective food hypersensitivity: Lifestyle and psychological factors
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-26)
A large community outbreak of waterborne giardiasis- delayed detection in a non-endemic urban area
(BioMed Central, 2006-05-25)
Background: Giardia is not endemic in Norway, and more than 90% of reported cases acquire the infection abroad. In late October 2004, an increase in laboratory confirmed cases of giardiasis was reported in the city of ...
Subjective food hypersensitivity: assessment of enterochromaffin cell markers in blood and gut lavage fluid
(Dove Medical Press, 2011-08)
<p>Background: Food hypersensitivity is commonly suspected, but seldom verified. Patients with subjective food hypersensitivity suffer from both intestinal and extraintestinal health complaints. Abnormalities of the ...