Search for dissertations about: "Atopic allergy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 swedish dissertations containing the words Atopic allergy.

  1. 1. Comorbidity, distress, coping and social support in asthma and allergy

    Author : Nina Lind; Steven Nordin; Anna-Sara Claeson; Eva Millqvist; Rosalind Wright; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : atopy; asthma; allergy; allergic rhinitis; atopic dermatitis; environmental intolerance; chemical intolerance; building intolerance; psychological distress; stress; anxiety; depression; burnout; coping; social support;

    Abstract : Asthma and allergies are some of the most common illnesses worldwide that almost everybody will come in contact with. This thesis studied persons with allergic asthma, non-allergic asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic dermatitis in a population-based sample. At an early stage, these illnesses were regarded as psychosomatic. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Studies on inflammation in atopic keratoconjunctivitis

    Author : Emma Nivenius; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Abstract : Atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) is an ocular inflammatory condition associated with atopic dermatitis. AKC is classified as ocular allergy but with features quite different from common seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. The clinical picture includes eyelid eczema, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, and some degree of keratitis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of allergic and respiratory symptoms in adolescence and early adulthood : Risk factors and gender differences

    Author : Pia Kalm-Stephens; Kjell Alving; Andrei Malinovschi; Åsa Neuman; Gunn Engvall; Eva Rönmark; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; allergy; asthma; breath test; epidemiology; gender; health status indicator; incidence; nitric oxide; prevalence; wheeze.; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma and allergic diseases have increased in prevalence for several decades and affect a substantial number of individuals in everyday life, as well as their families and public healthcare resources. Subjects with asthma report impaired self-rated health. READ MORE

  5. 5. The relation of allergy to otitis media with effusion : Clinical and histochemical studies

    Author : David S. Hurst; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Allergy; eosinophil cationic protein; otitis media with effusion; skin testing; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Clinical Chemistry; klinisk kemi;

    Abstract : Otitis media with effusion (OME) is the major form of chronic relapsing inflammatory disease of the middle ear, constitutes the most common diagnosis for chldren under 15 years old and is the major cause of auditory dysfunction in pre-school children. The aim of these studies was to determine the role of allergy in the pathogenesis of middle ear effusion that persists longer than 2 months. READ MORE