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Marrow transplantation for severe aplastic anemia: methotrexate alone compared with a combination of methotrexate and cyclosporine for prevention of acute graft-versus-host disease.
Forty-six patients with severe aplastic anemia (median age, 23 years) were treated with high-dose cyclophosphamide followed by infusion of marrow from an HLA-identical family member. To evaluateExpand
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Effective filtering strategies to improve data quality from population-based whole exome sequencing studies
We empirically derive thresholds for genotype and variant filters that improve the concordance of sequenced genotypes with array genotypes from 99.33% to 99.8% while removing 99.5% of discordant genotypes. Expand
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Evaluation of the medical student research programme in Norwegian medical schools. A survey of students and supervisors
BackgroundThe Medical Student Research Programme is a national education and grant scheme for medical students who wish to carry out research in parallel with their studies. The purpose of theExpand
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Alcohol consumption, types of alcoholic beverages and risk of venous thromboembolism - the Tromsø Study.
Moderate alcohol consumption has been shown to protect against cardiovascular diseases. The association between alcohol consumption, especially types of alcoholic beverages, and venousExpand
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Effects of highly purified eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid on fatty acid absorption, incorporation into serum phospholipids and postprandial triglyceridemia
Fourteen healthy volunteers were randomly allocated to receive 4 g highly purified ethyl esters of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) (95% pure, n=7) or docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (90% pure, n=7) daily forExpand
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Low serum testosterone in men is inversely associated with non-fasting serum triglycerides: the Tromsø study.
OBJECTIVE To study the relationships between endogenous testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) and serum lipids in non-fasting men. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional study in 1274Expand
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Serum Levels of Vitamin D and Haemostatic Factors in Healthy Subjects: The Tromsø Study
Background: Receptors for vitamin D have been found in various tissues, including the vascular endothelium. The role of vitamin D in the haemostatic process is uncertain, but in vitro studies mayExpand
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Impact of testosterone treatment on postprandial triglyceride metabolism in elderly men with subnormal testosterone levels
Objective. To investigate the impact of testosterone supplementation on postprandial triglycerides in elderly men with subnormal endogenous testosterone. Material and methods. Twenty‐six men withExpand
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Biphasic changes in leukocytes induced by strenuous exercise
SummarySeven healthy male volunteers participated in short- (STR, 1.7 km), middle- (MTR, 4.8 km) and long- (LTR, 10.5 km) term runs at a speed close to their maximum. A prompt mobilization of whiteExpand
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Differential expression of plasma miRNAs in patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism and healthy control individuals.
BACKGROUND Venous thromboembolism (VTE) remains the third most common cardiovascular disease with a vague pathogenesis. Circulating miRNAs are small regulatory RNAs found in plasma, serum and otherExpand
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