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Dietary predictors of plasma total homocysteine concentration in the Hordaland Homocysteine Study
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Established dietary predictors of plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) include folate, riboflavin, and vitamins B6 and B12, while information is scarce regarding other dietary components. The aim of this study was to examine ...
Cost-effectiveness of medical interventions to prevent cardiovascular disease in a sub-Saharan African country – the case of Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2007-02-22)
Background: There is a high and rising prevalence of cardiovascular risk in sub-Saharan Africa, a development typical for countries in epidemiological transition. Contrary to recommendations in treatment guidelines, ...
Maternal and paternal contribution to intergenerational recurrence of breech delivery: population based cohort study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2008-03-27)
Objective: To investigate intergenerational recurrence of breech delivery, with a hypothesis that both women and men delivered in breech presentation contribute to increased risk of breech delivery in their offspring. Design: ...
Maternal genes and facial clefts in offspring: a comprehensive search for genetic associations in two population-based cleft studies from Scandinavia
(Public Library of Science, 2010-07-09)
Background Fetal conditions can in principle be affected by the mother's genotype working through the prenatal environment. Methodology/Principal Findings Genotypes for 1536 SNPs in 357 cleft candidate genes were ...
Neurological symptoms among dental assistants: a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2008-05-18)
Background Dental assistants help the dentist in preparing material for filling teeth. Amalgam was the filling material mostly commonly used in Norway before 1980, and declined to about 5% of all fillings in 2005. Amalgam ...
Curriculum factors influencing knowledge of communication skills among medical students
(BioMed Central, 2007-10-10)
Background: Communication training builds on the assumption that understanding of the concepts related to professional communication facilitates the training. We know little about whether students' knowledge of clinical ...
Human resources for emergency obstetric care in northern Tanzania: distribution of quantity or quality?
(BioMed Central, 2005-07-29)
Background: Health care agencies report that the major limiting factor for implementing effective health policies and reforms worldwide is a lack of qualified human resources. Although many agencies have adopted policy ...
Pain, coping, and barriers to pain management in outpatients with cancer
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-20)
Change in basic motor abilities, quality of movement and everyday activities following intensive, goal-directed, activity-focused physiotherapy in a group setting for children with cerebral palsy
(BioMed Central, 2010)
Background: The effects of intensive training for children with cerebral palsy (CP) remain uncertain. The aim of the study was to investigate the impact on motor function, quality of movements and everyday activities of ...
Sleep disturbances in an arctic population: The Tromsø Study
(BioMed Central, 2008-05-29)
Background Prevalence estimates for insomnia range from 10 to 50% in the adult general population. Sleep disturbances cause great impairment in quality of life, which might even rival or exceed the impairment in other ...