Search for dissertations about: "Birth-weight"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 153 swedish dissertations containing the word Birth-weight.

  1. 1. Long-term metabolic effects of a high birth weight

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Inger W Johnsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Body composition; Cardiovascular risk factors; Gestational diabetes; Glucose tolerance; High birth weight; Insulin sensitivity; Large for gestational age; Obesity; Offspring macrosomia; Type 2 diabetes; Endocrinology and Diabetology; Endokrinologi och Diabetologi;

    Abstract : The intrauterine environment influences foetal growth as well as future response to risk factors for disease. This occurs partly through epigenetic mechanisms. Thus, birth weight is a possible risk marker of adult disease. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peak Bone Mass, Lifestyle Factors and Birth Weight: A study of 25-year old women

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Mattias Callréus; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Peak bone mass; normative values; birth weight; physical activity; smoking; bone mineral density; bone mineral content; dual energy X-ray absorptiometry;

    Abstract : Background: Osteoporosis is a common bone disease, which does not give symptoms until the ultimate outcome, the fragility fracture occurs. Regulation of bone mass is controlled by genetic, environmental and nutritional influences. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Birth Weight on Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Coronary Heart Disease and Prostate Cancer Population-based Studies of Men Born in 1913 and Followed up Until Old Age

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Margaretha Eriksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; birth weight; coronary heart disease; cardiovascular disease; diabetes; blood pressure; hypertension; cholesterol; prostate cancer; cohort studies; follow-up studies; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Objectives. To study whether birth weight (BW) was correlated to cardiovascular risk factors, coronary heart disease (CHD), cardiovascular disease (CVD), and prostate cancer (PCA) at adult ages, whether a possible relationship depended on mediating factors from birth time, hereditary circumstances, and adult life variables, and what importance possible associations might have for the rate of the complaint in the general population. READ MORE

  4. 4. Determinants of infant birth weight at term : a study of hereditary, nutritional and metabolic factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jens Langhoff-Roos; Uppsala universitet.; [1987]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  5. 5. Neurodevelopment and cardiovascular risk in 7-year old children born with marginally low birth weight

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Josefine Starnberg; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low birth weight; early programming; accelerated catch-up growth; neurodevelopment; cardiovascular risk; Pediatrics; pediatrik;

    Abstract : Background: Being born preterm (<37+0 gestational weeks) or with low birth weight (LBW, <2500 g) has been associated with a number of adverse health outcomes later in life. Most studied are cardiovascular and neurodevelopmental consequences in those born preterm and with very LBW (<1500 g). READ MORE