Search for dissertations about: "Berndt Karlsson"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Berndt Karlsson.

  1. 1. Metabolic disturbances in shift workers

    Author : Berndt Karlsson; Giovanni Costa; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : shift work; epidemiology; mortality; diabetes; stroke; coronary heart disease; obesity; triglycerides; HDL-cholesterol; insulin; glucose; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : An increased risk for coronary heart disease among shift workers is earlier shown in the epidemiological literature. The aim of this thesis has been to penetrate metabolic disturbances and obesity among shift workers compared to day workers, and to compare if there are differences in total mortality or cause specific mortality of coronary heart disease (CHD), diabetes or ischaemic stroke in between the two groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shift work and cardiovascular disease

    Author : Jonas Hermansson; Katja Gillander Gådin; Anders Knutsson; Berndt Karlsson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Shift work is often defined as working time outside daytime hours (06:00 to 18:00). In recent years, shift work has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), type II diabetes, and the metabolic syndrome. While some studies support the associations, others do not. Therefore, more research is needed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shift work and cardiovascular disease

    Author : Jonas Hermansson; Anders Knutsson; Berndt Karlsson; Katja Gillander Gådin; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Shift work; epidemiology; cardiovascular disease; stroke; case fatality;

    Abstract : Shift work is a work schedule being the opposite of normal daytime work, often defined as working time outside normal daytime hours (06:00 to 18:00). In recent years, shift work has been associated with an increased risk of numerous chronic conditions including for example cardiovascular disease, some types of cancer, type II diabetes, and the metabolic syndrome. READ MORE