Nicole Bender

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Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi The relationship between social status, behaviour, growth and steroids in male helpers and breeders of a cooperatively breeding cichlid
    Nicole Bender
    Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, Hinterkappelen CH 3032, Switzerland
    Horm Behav 50:173-82. 2006
  2. doi Hormonal control of brood care and social status in a cichlid fish with brood care helpers
    Nicole Bender
    Behavioural Ecology, Ethologische Station Hasli, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, Hinterkappelen CH 3032, Switzerland
    Physiol Behav 94:349-58. 2008
  3. doi The role of prolactin in the regulation of brood care in the cooperatively breeding fish Neolamprologus pulcher
    Nicole Bender
    Department of Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 309:515-24. 2008
  4. pmc Association between variants of the leptin receptor gene (LEPR) and overweight: a systematic review and an analysis of the CoLaus study
    Nicole Bender
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e26157. 2011
  5. pmc Retention in care of HIV-infected children from HIV test to start of antiretroviral therapy: systematic review
    Catrina Mugglin
    Division of International and Environmental Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e56446. 2013
  6. doi Effectiveness of chlamydia screening: systematic review
    Nicola Low
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, Bern, CH 3012, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 38:435-48. 2009
  7. pmc Strategic growth decisions in helper cichlids
    Dik Heg
    Department of Behavioural Ecology, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S505-8. 2004
  8. pmc Missed opportunities to prevent mother-to-child-transmission: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Celina Wettstein
    Division of International and Environmental Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    AIDS 26:2361-73. 2012

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Publications8

  1. ncbi The relationship between social status, behaviour, growth and steroids in male helpers and breeders of a cooperatively breeding cichlid
    Nicole Bender
    Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, Hinterkappelen CH 3032, Switzerland
    Horm Behav 50:173-82. 2006
    ..We propose that helper submission may be used as an honest signal of reduced interest in reproduction towards the breeder male in this species...
  2. doi Hormonal control of brood care and social status in a cichlid fish with brood care helpers
    Nicole Bender
    Behavioural Ecology, Ethologische Station Hasli, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, Hinterkappelen CH 3032, Switzerland
    Physiol Behav 94:349-58. 2008
    ..This is the first study assessing if steroid hormone control mechanisms are involved in brood care and social roles in a cooperatively breeding fish...
  3. doi The role of prolactin in the regulation of brood care in the cooperatively breeding fish Neolamprologus pulcher
    Nicole Bender
    Department of Behavioural Ecology, Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 309:515-24. 2008
    ..In conclusion, we found no evidence that elevated levels of PRL are directly involved in the regulation of brood care behavior in this species...
  4. pmc Association between variants of the leptin receptor gene (LEPR) and overweight: a systematic review and an analysis of the CoLaus study
    Nicole Bender
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e26157. 2011
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis on the association of the three LEPR variants with BMI. In addition, we analysed 15 SNPs within the LEPR gene in the CoLaus study, assessing the interaction of the variants with sex...
  5. pmc Retention in care of HIV-infected children from HIV test to start of antiretroviral therapy: systematic review
    Catrina Mugglin
    Division of International and Environmental Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e56446. 2013
    ..The magnitude and reasons for loss to follow-up and death between HIV diagnosis and start of ART in children are not well defined...
  6. doi Effectiveness of chlamydia screening: systematic review
    Nicola Low
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, Bern, CH 3012, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 38:435-48. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effectiveness of register-based and opportunistic chlamydia screening interventions...
  7. pmc Strategic growth decisions in helper cichlids
    Dik Heg
    Department of Behavioural Ecology, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, CH 3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S505-8. 2004
    ..As predicted, male helpers showed strategic growth adjustments, i.e. growing faster when the size difference with the breeder male is large. Strategic growth adjustments were less pronounced than status-dependent growth adjustments...
  8. pmc Missed opportunities to prevent mother-to-child-transmission: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Celina Wettstein
    Division of International and Environmental Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    AIDS 26:2361-73. 2012
    ..To determine magnitude and reasons of loss to program and poor antiretroviral prophylaxis coverage in prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programs in sub-Saharan Africa...