Search for dissertations about: "ACTH"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the word ACTH.

  1. 1. Mechanisms behind the lipid-lowering effects of ACTH - Studies in different experimental models

    Author : Maria Skoog; Avdelningen för klinisk kemi och farmakologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Lipid; ACTH; Apolipoprotein-B; Cholesterol; Human; Rat; Rabbit; Medicin människa och djur ;

    Abstract : Abstract Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) has strong and direct lipid-lowering effects in man. All apoB-containing lipoproteins, i.e. VLDL, LDL, Lp(a), are reduced by 25-30%. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical Studies in the Acute Phase of Subarachnoid Haemorrhage

    Author : Maria Zetterling; Elisabeth Ronne Engström; Ola Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Subarachnoid haemorrhage; microdialysis; brain energy metabolism; brain glucose; pyruvate; amino acids; cerebral oedema; ACTH; cortisol; Neurosurgery; Neurokirurgi; Neurosurgery; Neurokirurgi;

    Abstract : Patients admitted in similar clinical condition after spontaneous SAH can develop very different clinical courses. This could depend on the severity of the initial global ischemic brain injury at ictus. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human-Human and Human-Animal Interaction : Some Common Physiological and Psychological Effects

    Author : Linda Handlin; Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg; Mikael Ejdebäck; Maria Petersson; Eva Nissen; Bo Algers; Rebecca Johnson; Högskolan i Skövde; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; oxytocin; cortisol; prolactin; ACTH; blood pressure; medical interventions; sensory stimulation; interaction; Natural sciences; Naturvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to investigate hormonal and physiological effects in mothers during a breastfeeding session and in dogs and their owners in response to short-term interaction. In study one, sixty-six mothers receiving either exogenous oxytocin infusion and/or epidural analgesia (EDA) during labor or intramuscular oxytocin injection post partum were studied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Polycystic ovary syndrome : A study on factors of potential impact on body fat and carbohydrate metabolism

    Author : Gianluca Gennarelli; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; polycystic ovary syndrome; androgens; insulin; insulin resistance; body fat distribution; hypoglycaemia; adrenal; cortisol; ACTH; leptin; gestational diabetes mellitus; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to investigate some factors underlying the metabolic, anthropometric, and endocrine abnormalities of women with the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).An iv insulin tolerance test (0.15 IU bolus) showed substantially preserved glucose counterregulation in women with PCOS (n=18). READ MORE

  5. 5. Life-charting patients with treatment-refractory affective disorder

    Author : Anna Ehnvall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : ; Life charting; treatment-refractory affective disorder; sensitisation; CRH challenge test; ACTH; MHPG; perception of parental rearing;

    Abstract : Introduction:In treatment-refractory affective illness there are several hypothesis to suggest alterations in the neurobiological systems in relation to illness course. The underlying mechanisms have been scantily investigated. READ MORE