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Betaine as a determinant of postmethionine load total plasma homocysteine before and after B-Vitamin supplementation
Objective—Betaine is a substrate in the betaine– homocysteine methyltransferase reaction, converting homocysteine to methionine. There are only sparse data on plasma betaine as a determinant of the plasma total homocysteine ...
Lung cancer in Agder counties in Southern Norway - results from a three year unselected inclusion of patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-10)
Studies on homocysteine-lowering B-vitamin therapy in patients with coronary artery diseas : sub-studies from the Western Norway B-vitamin intervention trial (WENBIT)
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-06)
Background: A high plasma level of total homocysteine (tHcy) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and is related to important components of atherosclerosis such as inflammation and endothelial dysfunction. Objectives: ...
The role of dietary fat and carbohydrates in development of adipose tissue inflammation
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-02)
Obesity is considered as a chronic low-grade inflammatory condition, which can be characterized by increased levels of the proinflammatory cytokines such as TNF-α and IL-6, and macrophage infiltration in adipose tissue. ...
Early outcome and restenosis after coronary stenting : intervention with stent-coatings, antioxidants and radiation
(The University of Bergen, 2007-03-16)
Effekt av havregrynsgrøt på tykktarmens bakterieflora En eksplorativ studie av fekal beta-galaktosidase galaktosidaseog ureaseaktivitet i tykktarmen hos friske forsøkspersoner
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-07)
Irritabel tarm (IBS) er en kronisk lidelse som rammer ca. 15 prosent av befolkningen, og kjennetegnes ved magesmerter, oppblåsthet/gassplager og avføringsforstyrrelser. Det er mye som tyder på at bakteriefloraen til ...
Severity of Giardia infection associated with post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-15)
Background: A high rate of post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after a waterborne outbreak of giardiasis in Bergen, Norway in 2004 has previously been reported. The aim of this report was to identify ...
Antimicrobial resistance in bacterial infections in urban and rural Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2007-05-16)
Infectious diseases cause one in every six deaths worldwide. Antimicrobial drugs have helped dramatically in curing patients suffering from bacterial infections. However, emerging antimicrobial resistance in bacteria ...
Fatty acids in synovial fluid (SF) and inflammatory markers in SF and serum from patients with inflammatory joint diseases. With focus on correlation of n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids to SF cytokines interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-12 and serum Creactive protein
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
Little attention has been brought on the lipid content and fatty acid composition directly in synovial fluid (SF) from joints of patients with inflammatory joint diseases. Studies indicate that excessive SF lipids and ...