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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 ...
Prognostic indicators of total-, cardiac- and sudden cardiac death in chest pain patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome (ACS)
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-30)
Radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. Clinical results and studies of mechanisms
(The University of Bergen, 2011-09-30)
Introduction: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common form of sustained cardiac arrhythmia. AF requires a trigger that initiates the arrhythmia, and the presence of a predisposing substrate that perpetuates it. ...
Increased gastric chromogranin A cell density following changes to diets of patients with irritable bowel syndrome
The gut endocrine cells control and regulate several functions of the gastrointestinal tract. They have been reported to be abnormal in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), with alterations occurring in several functions regulated ...
Iron Status in Norwegian Blood Donors
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-07)
Background and aims: Blood banks in Norway struggle to close the gap between need and supply of blood. The overall objective of this study was to investigate the iron status in blood donors. The aims of this thesis were ...
Biological mechanisms for chronic fatigue in primary Sjøgren`s syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-15)
Background: Primary Sjøgren`s syndrome (pSS) is a chronic autoimmune disease, characterised by lymphocytic infiltration of exocrine glands and autoantibody production. Fatigue is a frequent phenomenon in pSS, associated ...
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. ...