Search for dissertations about: "Barker hypothesis"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Barker hypothesis.

  1. 1. Early life origins of health and well-being in modern Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Economic History, Lund University

    Author : Serhiy Dekhtyar; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; demography; health; developmental origins; early life hypothesis; Barker hypothesis; life course; intergenerational mobility; entry into motherhood; childhood cognitive ability; dementia; 20th century Sweden; register data;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English The aim of this thesis is to examine the role of early life environments for a variety of individual-level health and socioeconomic outcomes in contemporary Sweden. A research framework has recently emerged suggesting that individual long-term wellbeing is, to a large extent, dependent on the establishment of a healthy trajectory of growth and development during the early moments of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child Mortality during the Demographic Transition. A Longitudinal Analysis of a Rural Population in Southern Sweden, 1766-1894

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Kent Johansson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; nutrition; frailty; the demographic transition; Sweden; hazard regression; family effects; Scania; Barker hypothesis; Child mortality; early life conditions; enclosure; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : The great decline in mortality has had a vital impact on our societies. Life expectancy has more than doubled in the past 200 years, but no acceptable explanation has yet been given for the earlier part of the decline in mortality, even though it has attracted a very broad interdisciplinary interest. READ MORE

  3. 3. Genetic epidemiological approaches to the study of risk factors for cardiovascular diseases

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Anastasia Iliadou; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Twins; cardiovascular diseases; lipids; apolipoproteins; blood pressure; obesity; diabetes mellitus; genetic and environmental components; linkage; association; genetics; epidemiology.;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the most common causes of death in most developed countries. Genetic and environmental factors influence CVD and its risk factors in a complex fashion. Parallel to this, new statistical methods are being developed to make use of the new molecular genetic information. READ MORE