Search for dissertations about: "DTH"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the word DTH.

  1. 1. Immunomodulatory properties of steroid hormones

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Maria Taube; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; DTH; oestradiol; corticosteroids; T cells; SCID mice; adoptive transfer; thymus; spleen.;

    Abstract : Recent epidemiological, clinical and experimental evidence have suggested that steroid hormones play an important role in immune responses and in immune-mediated diseases. Many autoimmune diseases are treated with corticosteroids. READ MORE

  2. 2. Polyunsaturated fatty acids and allergy development

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Sara Johansson; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; DTH; IgE; fish oil; farming; atopy; butter; allergy; saturated fat; fatty acids; polyunsaturated fatty acids; breast milk; margarine; serum; cord blood;

    Abstract : Allergies have increased strikingly in the affluent parts of the world during the last century. The cause of the rapid increase is unknown but several risk factors have been postulated, the main ones relating to reduced microbial exposures and changed diet. READ MORE

  3. 3. Immunological tolerance to antigens in the intestine

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Malin Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rat; oral tolerance; serum factor; normal gut flora; exosomes;

    Abstract : The major part of the immune system is found in the epithelium and lamina propria of the gut. The distribution of the leukocytes is structured probably because the immune system has to distinguish between harmful microorganisms, food antigens and the normal gut flora. READ MORE

  4. 4. Obstructive pulmonary disease : Studies of acute exacerbations and immunologic status

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Inger Dahlén; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; asthma; COPD; acute exacerbations; inflammatory markers; psychologicalfactors; bone markers; immunological skin tests; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : In this thesis, different aspects of the treatment and care of patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have been studied.In a study of 50 patients seeking medical care for an acute exacerbation of asthma or COPD, we studied inflammatory markers in blood, sputum and urine. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impact of intestinal worms on distal immune response and control of co-infections

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

    Author : Xiaogang Feng; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Parasitic worm infections have been suggested to impair control of secondary infections and vaccine efficacy. However, the experimental data regarding the capacity of intestinal nematodes to modulate host immune responses was lacking and the mechanism underlying dampened immune responses, particularly those distal to the gut, incompletely understood. READ MORE