Search for dissertations about: "Christina Persson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Christina Persson.

  1. 1. Roles of Helicobacter pylori infection, host genetic variation, and other environmental exposures in gastric carcinogenesis

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

    Author : Christina Persson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Despite a general declining secular trend of incidence in most parts of the world, stomach cancer is still a major cause of cancer-related death worldwide due to its poor prognosis. Although Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is an established risk factor for stomach cancer, the true magnitude of the association is still not determined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improved Nutritional Support in Cancer Patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christina Persson; Ursula Falkmer; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Cancer; weight loss; PG-SGA; dietary advice; education; fish oil; melatonin; Onkologi; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Weight loss and other nutritional problems are common in cancer patients. The problems are of importance for response to treatment and survival and the well-being of the patients.Nutritional support can be carried out in different ways. READ MORE

  3. 3. Speech and language in patients with an isolated cleft palate and/or 22q11 deletion syndrome

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christina Persson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; isolated cleft palate; 22q11 deletion syndrome; articulation; language; velopharyngeal impairment; intelligibility.;

    Abstract : Aims: To study speech with regard to articulation and perceptual speech symptoms related to velopharyngeal dysfunction, intelligibility and language ability in patients born with a) an isolated cleft palate with or without additional malformations/syndromes, or b) 22q11 deletion syndrome (22q11 DS).Materials and methods: Fifty-three patients (aged 3-10 years) born with an isolated cleft palate and 30 non-cleft children participated in studies I and II, and 65 consecutively referred patients with 22q11 DS confirmed by a FISH-test participated in studies III and IV. READ MORE

  4. 4. Immune regulation during pregnancy in relation to allergy and in women undergoing in vitro fertilization

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Marie Persson; Maria Jenmalm; Göran Berg; Christina Ekerfelt; Lucia Mincheva-Nilsson; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : During pregnancy, the fetus expresses both maternal and paternal antigens. To the mother, the paternal antigens are foreign, providing her immune system with an interesting challenge. The fact that the fetus is not normally attacked and rejected implies that mechanisms of tolerance must exist. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of ellagic acid in human neuroblastoma cells

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Christina Fjæraa Alfredsson; Eewa Nånberg; Karin Persson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; polyphenols; ellagic acid; neuroblastoma; SH-SY5Y cells; differentiation; proliferation; apoptosis; cell adhesion; Biomedical Sciences; Biomedicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : A diet rich in polyphenols has been proposed to have beneficial health effects and to reduce risk of disease. Ellagic acid, a polyphenol common in red berries and pomegranates, has potential anti-tumorigenic effects that make it interesting to further study in different cancer cell systems. READ MORE