Search for dissertations about: "Allergy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 461 swedish dissertations containing the word Allergy.

  1. 1. Gold allergy : In vitro studies using peripheralblood mononuclear cells

    Author : Jenny Clifford; Per Hultman; Karin Cederbrant; Chris Anderson; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Positive patch test reactions to gold are commonly seen in dermatology clinics, but it is veryunusual for the patients to actually have any clinical symptoms. It is also common with irritantreactions that are not linked to adaptive immunity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Food allergy in adults

    Author : Georgios K. Rentzos; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intestinal allergy; asthma; birch pollen; prevalence; peanut allergy; basophil activation test;

    Abstract : The knowledge on adverse reactions to foods and the spectrum of food-related gastrointestinal symptoms in relation to allergy in adults is still scarce. The conventional allergy tests do not always offer with precision an accurate diagnosis in case of suspicious food allergy and therefore patients often need to be investigated further with oral food challenge or even intestinal biopsy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diet and dietary biomarkers during pregnancy and lactation in relation to offspring allergy development

    Author : Mia Stråvik; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Infancy; Pregnancy; Dietary biomarkers; Cohort; Metabolomics; Breastfeeding; Diet; Allergy; Atopic eczema; Food allergy;

    Abstract : Allergy causes a large burden on society and reduces the quality of life for the individual. The increased allergy incidence over the last decades cannot be explained by genetics. Research has indicated that diet, which is a modifiable factor, might influence the risk of developing allergy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Polyunsaturated fatty acids and allergy development

    Author : Sara Johansson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; DTH; IgE; fish oil; farming; atopy; butter; allergy; saturated fat; fatty acids; polyunsaturated fatty acids; breast milk; margarine; serum; cord blood;

    Abstract : Allergies have increased strikingly in the affluent parts of the world during the last century. The cause of the rapid increase is unknown but several risk factors have been postulated, the main ones relating to reduced microbial exposures and changed diet. READ MORE

  5. 5. CC16 in allergy and allergic inflammation

    Author : Sofi Johansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : CC16; CC10; uteroglobin; Clara cell; allergy; asthma; children; allergen; respiratory syncytial virus; T cell; eosinophil; neutrophil; fMLF; PGD2;

    Abstract : Clara cell 16-kDa (CC16) is an anti-inflammatory protein mainly produced in the lung epithelium by Clara cells. Patients with asthma have lower levels of CC16 in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and serum compared with healthy controls. READ MORE