Search for dissertations about: "Emma A Nilsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Emma A Nilsson.

  1. 1. FOXC2 and CAPN10 as candidate genes for obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes

    University dissertation from Endocrinology

    Author : Emma A Nilsson; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biomedicinska vetenskaper; Biomedical sciences; Type 2 diabetes; Genetics; Obesity;

    Abstract : The worldwide prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes is increasing rapidly. Both disorders depend on genetic and environmental factors. The studies included in this thesis investigated the possible association of the FOXC2 and CAPN10 genes with obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and related phenotypes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genetic epidemiological studies of adverse pregnancy outcomes and the role of schizophrenia

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

    Author : Emma Nilsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adverse pregnancy outcomes; pre-eclampsia; gestational hypertension; fetal growth restriction; low birth weight; infant death; schizophrenia; genetic and environmental components; epidemiology; twins; families;

    Abstract : The purposes of this thesis were to investigate the importance of genetic and environmental factors in the development of adverse pregnancy outcomes and to investigate the role of schizophrenia as a risk factor for and a consequence of adverse pregnancy outcomes. In the first study we investigated the importance of genetic and environmental factors for pre-eclampsia and gestational hypertension and whether the diseases share genetic etiology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mind off driving: Effects of cognitive load on driver glance behaviour and response times

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Emma Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; cognitive load; visual behaviour; lead vehicle braking; traffic safety; distraction; response times; driver behaviour; intersections;

    Abstract : Introduction: Safe driving requires drivers to look at relevant information in the traffic environment and react in time in case a critical event arises. Concerns exist that cognitively loading tasks might interfere with drivers’ abilities to do this. READ MORE

  4. 4. Colorectal cancer patients’ and next-of-kin’s experiences and the effects of a psycho-educational program

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Emma Ohlsson-Nevo; Ulrica Nilsson; Susanne Börjesson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal cancer; caregiver; next-of-kin; psycho-educational program; cancer rehabilitation; RCT; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Purpose: To test whether a psycho-educational program affects mental wellbeing in persons treated for colorectal cancer and their next-of-kin.Design: A prospective, longitudinal, randomized controlled trial.Setting: Surgical clinic at a university hospital in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cellular receptors for viruses with ocular tropism

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Emma C Nilsson; Niklas Arnberg; Eric J Kremer; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adenovirus; picornavirus; receptors; antivirals; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Microbiology Virology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Mikrobiologi Virologi; molekylärbiologi; Molecular Biology; Infectious Diseases; infektionssjukdomar; mikrobiologi; Microbiology;

    Abstract : Several viruses from different virus families are known to cause ocular infections, e.g. members of the Adenoviridae, Picornaviridae and the Herpesviridae families. These infections are spread by contact and in the case of adenoviruses (Ads) and picornaviruses they are also highly contagious. READ MORE