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Bioactive fatty acids and coronary heart disease. Mechanisms and clinical effects of dietary fatty acids
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-26)
Background: A high intake of omega-3 (n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), which are potential peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) agonists, has been associated with proposed favourable ...
Do gastrointestinal complaints increase the risk for subsequent medically certified long-term sickness absence? The HUSK study
(BioMed Central, 2011-07-29)
Background: Gastrointestinal complaints are very common in the general population and very often co-occur with common mental disorders. We aimed to study the prospective impact of gastrointestinal complaints on long ...
Genome-wide copy number variation (CNV) in patients with autoimmune Addison’s disease
(BioMed Central, 2011-08-18)
Background: Addison’s disease (AD) is caused by an autoimmune destruction of the adrenal cortex. The pathogenesis is multi-factorial, involving genetic components and hitherto unknown environmental factors. The aim of ...
Markers of nephropathy in young Fabry disease patients; role of kidney biopsies and functional measurements
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-05)
Backgound: Fabry disease is an X-linked disease affecting glycosphingolipid metabolism due to deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme α-galactosidase. The natural course of the disease is related to progressive accumulation ...
Treadmill walking with body weight support
(The University of Bergen, 2012-04-27)
Background: Rehabilitating walking in patients post-stroke with safe, task-specific, intensive training of sufficient duration, can be challenging. Body weight supported treadmill training (BWSTT) has been proposed as an ...
Evaluation of interferon-beta neutralizing antibodies in individual patients with multiple sclerosis based on phospho-specific flow cytometry
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-19)
Background: Recombinant human interferon-beta (IFN-β) is the most frequently used drug for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), a demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. It modulates the ...
Giardiasis : with emphasis on treatment and post-infectious manifestations
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-21)
Respiratory symptoms in adults are related to impaired quality of life, regardless of asthma and COPD: results from the European community respiratory health survey
(BioMed Central, 2010-09-27)
Background Respiratory symptoms are common in the general population, and their presence is related to Health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The objective was to describe the association of respiratory symptoms with ...
Ultrasound in Crohn’s Disease - bowel wall characteristics and perfusion estimates using microbubbles
(The University of Bergen, 2013-01-18)
Crohn’s disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease which often presents early in life and sometimes can be debilitating. The patients need frequent diagnostic work-up to assess disease activity, location, extent ...
Diet and effects of diet management on symptoms and quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
Background: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder manifested by abdominal discomfort or pain, bloating and abdominal distension, and changes in the defecation pattern between diarrhoea ...