Search for dissertations about: "Brain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2553 swedish dissertations containing the word Brain.

  1. 1. On Brain Oedema

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Mårten Jungner; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; traumatic brain injury; brain oedema; fluid therapy; blood-brain barrier;

    Abstract : Traumatic brain injury and bacterial meningitis may at a glance appear as two different disease entities. The host reaction, however, to both trauma and infection involves a strong inflammatory response, with the classical symptomology of rubor, tumor, calor, dolor et functio laesa. READ MORE

  2. 2. The aged brain : structural changes and cognitive function

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Hedvig Söderlund; Lena Lyons; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Brain; Cognitive processes; Aging; Åldrandets psykologi; Kognitiva processer; Hjärna;

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  3. 3. Telomeres and the brain an investigation into the relationships of leukocyte telomere length with functional and structural attributes of the brain

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mikael Wikgren; Karl-Fredrik Norrback; Rolf Adolfsson; Göran Roos; Thomas Karlsson; Brenda Penninx; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; APOE; aging; atrophy; brain; cognition; cortisol; depression; hippocampus; HPA axis; MRI; stress; telomere length; white matter hyper-intensities.;

    Abstract : Telomeres are the outermost parts of linear chromosomes. They consist of tandemly repeated non-coding short nucleotide sequences (TTAGGG in all vertebrates), in humans spanning over the last 2 to 15 kilobase pairs of the chromosome. Due to the end-replication problem, telomeres shorten with each cellular division. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mass Spectrometry-based Neuroproteomics Deciphering the Human Brain Proteome

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sravani Musunuri; Jonas Bergquist; Ganna Shevchenko; Jean-Charles Sanchez; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Brain; Proteomics; Mass spectrometry; Alzheimer s disease; Traumatic brain injury; Membrane proteins; Sample preparation; Kemi med inriktning mot analytisk kemi; Chemistry with specialization in Analytical Chemistry;

    Abstract : Mammalian brain is challenging to study due to its heterogeneity and complexity. However, recent advances in molecular imaging, genomics and proteomics have contributed significantly to achieve insights into molecular basis of brain function and pathogenesis of neurological disorders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognition, Adherence and Stigma in Schizophrenia. The COAST study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Cecilia Brain; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; schizophrenia; adherence; Medication Event Monitoring System; antipsychotics; pill count; drug attitude; stigma; discrimination; relatives´burden;

    Abstract : Schizophrenia is a serious stigmatizing illness. Antipsychotic medication is a cornerstone in treatment. Non-adherence is a predictor of poor outcome leading to relapse, poor functioning, high mortality and costs. Reported adherence rates vary (8-86%). READ MORE