Search for dissertations about: "Drugs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2201 swedish dissertations containing the word Drugs.

  1. 1. Pharmacoepidemiologic studies on cardiovascular drugs - with special reference to the effectiveness and safety of blood pressure lowering drugs

    Author : Juan Merlo; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Farmakologi; toxicology; pharmacy; pharmacognosy; Pharmacological sciences; samhällsmedicin; Socialmedicin; cardiovascular epidemiology; Pharmacoepidemiology; blood pressure; hypertension; cardiovascular drugs; antihypertensive drugs; lipid lowering drugs; nitrates; effectiveness; safety; ecologic studies; Social medicine; cohort studies; farmakognosi; farmaci; toxikologi;

    Abstract : Background: Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke are the main causes of morbidity and mortality in developed countries and hence constitute a large public health problem. Cardiovascular drugs are used in an effort to prevent (e. g. blood pressure lowering drugs (BPLD) and lipid lowering drugs) and palliate (e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making drugs ethnic : Khat and minority drug use in Sweden

    Author : Johan Nordgren; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : Drug use; Khat; Ethnicity; Culture; Discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to study how discourses and problem representations have made some drugs and some forms of drug use into “ethnic problems” in Sweden and in Scandinavia. The primary example of such a process discussed in the dissertation concerns the use of the psychoactive and criminalized plant khat. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fish on drugs : behaviour modifying contaminants in aquatic ecosystems

    Author : Annelie Lagesson; Jonatan Klaminder; Tomas Brodin; Kathryn Arnold; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Aquatic ecosystems; Behavioural effects; Ecotoxicology; Endocrine disruptors; Pharmaceuticals; Interaction effects; ekotoxikologi; Ecotoxicology;

    Abstract : Contamination of surface waters is a worldwide problem. One group of emerging contaminants that reach aquatic ecosystems via sewage treatment plant effluents and agricultural run-offs is pharmaceuticals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development and Validation of Bioanalytical Methods : Application to Melatonin and Selected Anti-Infective Drugs

    Author : Susanne Römsing; Yngve Bergqvist; Åsa Emmer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; african trypanosomiasis; melatonin; malaria; antiretroviral drugs; lumefantrine; tafenoquine; lamivudine; nevirapine; zidovudine; sampling paper; dried blood spots; capillary blood; antimalarial drugs; solid-phase extraction; liquid chromatography; Chemistry; Kemi; Analytical Chemistry; Analytisk kemi;

    Abstract : This thesis describes bioanalytical methods for measuring melatonin and some anti-infective drugs in biological fluids. Solid-phase extraction (SPE) or protein precipitation was used for enrichment and purification of the analytes and Liquid Chromatography (LC) was used to analyze the samples. READ MORE

  5. 5. China's Creation of Biopharmaceutical Drugs : Combining Political Steering, Military Research, and Transnational Networking

    Author : Åse Linné; Alexandra Waluszewski; Enrico Baraldi; David Ford; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; innovation; biotechnology; China; resource interfaces; commerciali-zation; Chinese government; command network economy; biopharmaceutical drugs; military research;

    Abstract : Not only the Western world is focused on creating new innovations based on scientific discoveries; this is also the case in China where discoveries in biotechnology science are aimed at creating new biopharmaceutical drugs in order to create a future biotechnology industry and in the end generate economic growth. The focus to invest in high-tech industries such as biotechnology can be traced to the “open-door policy” issued in 1978 with the aim to modernize China and transform China into a “socialistic market economy. READ MORE