Search for dissertations about: "Enterolactone"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word Enterolactone.

  1. 1. Plant foods, plasma enterolactone and breast cancer - with a focus on estrogen receptor status and genetic variation

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Emily Sonestedt; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; plant foods; breast cancer; fibre; epidemiology; lignans; enterolactone; plasma; estrogen receptor α; estrogen receptor β; polymorphisms; reliability; nutrition; prospective;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Varje år insjuknar ca 7000 kvinnor i Sverige i bröstcancer och antalet ökar för varje år. Fortfarande är kunskapen om orsakerna till bröstcancer relativt okända, men många av de kända riskfaktorerna är kopplade till en hög halt av könshormoner i blodet. READ MORE

  2. 2. Phytoestrogens and prostate cancer experimental, clinical, and epidemiological studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Annika Bylund; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : prostatic neoplasm; phytoestrogens; lignans; enterolactone; rye; 7-hydroxymataireorcinol; nude mice; TRAMP mice; nested case control study; LNCaP; Oncology; onkologi;

    Abstract : Dietary factors may affect development and progression of prostate cancer. Experimental and epidemiological studies have suggested an effect of phytoestrogens on prostate cancer. Lignans are the predominant phytoestrogen in a Western diet. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diet and Cardiometabolic Disease Dietary trends and the impact of diet on diabetes and cardiovascular disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Benno Krachler; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Medicine; Cross-sectional study; Cross-sectional survey; Diet; Dietary intake; Dietary survey; Food consumption; Food frequency; Milk; MONICA; Sweden; Body Mass Index; Hip circumference; Waist circumference; Diabetes; Metabolic syndrome; Cardiometabolic syndrome; Cardiovascular disease; Erythrocyte Membrane; Fatty Acids; Membrane Lipids; Fatty acid desaturases; Pentadecanoic acid; Heptadecanoic acid; Lignan; Enterolactone; Dietary Fibre; Physical activity; Education; Smoking; Alcohol; Medicin; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in most industrialised countries and in developing countries the trend in cardiovascular-related deaths is increasing. World-wide, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is an emerging cause of disability and premature death. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dietary phytoestrogens and esophageal cancer

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Yulan Lin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Esophageal cancer is the eighth most common invasive cancer in the world, a cancer with an increasing incidence and male predominance, and there is a great need for potential dietary prevention. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate whether the dietary phytoestrogens lignans might play a protective role in the etiology of esophageal cancer, including gastroesophageal junctional adenocarcinoma. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dietary and genetic factors in the etiology of prostate cancer

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

    Author : Maria Hedelin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; prostate cancer; phytoestrogens; marine fatty acids; alcohol; polymorphism; SNP; estrogen receptor-beta; COX-2; gene-environmental interaction;

    Abstract : The etiology of prostate cancer is poorly understood. However, genetic factors may be more important than for many other malignancies. In addition, several studies suggest that dietary factors axe of etiologic importance. In particular, dietary intake of phytoestrogens or marine fatty adds from fish may protect against prostate cancer development. READ MORE