Search for dissertations about: "High risk"

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  1. 21. Portfolio Selection and the Analysis of Risk and Time Diversification

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Mattias Persson; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Lower Partial Moment; Portfolio Selection; Parameter Uncertainty; Time Diversification; Bootstrap; Downside Risk; Estimation Risk; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Financial science; Finansiering;

    Abstract : This thesis is devoted to the analysis of three important issues in financial economics in general and portfolio selection in particular: the risk measure, estimation risk and time diversification. Besides a short introductory chapter the thesis consists of four empirical essays. READ MORE

  2. 22. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in rheumatoid arthritis aspects of pathogenesis and risk

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Bengt Wahlin; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid arthritis; inflammation; atherosclerosis; cardiovascular disease; risk estimation; cytomegalovirus; T-cells; bone turnover; osteoprotegerin; osteocalcin; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an increased prevalence and severity of atherosclerosis, and a corresponding increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The mechanisms causing this are not well elucidated, but both traditional cardiovascular risk factors and RA-associated factors have been associated with atherosclerosis and increased risk of cardiovascular events in patients with RA. READ MORE

  3. 23. Recurrent stroke risk factors, predictors and prognosis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Johanna Pennlert; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; risk factors; atrial fibrillation; anticoagulant; antiplatelet; intracerebral hemorrhage; stroke recurrence; socioeconomic status; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background Many risk factors for stroke are well characterized and might, at least to some extent, be similar for first-ever stroke and for recurrent stroke events. However, previous studies have shown heterogeneous results on predictors and rates of stroke recurrence. READ MORE

  4. 24. The CpG island methylator phenotype in colorectal cancer studies on risk and prognosis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Anna Dahlin; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Colorectal cancer; DNA methylation; folate; microsatellite instability MSI ; prognosis; risk factors; t-lymphocytes; the CpG island methylator phenotype CIMP ; Vitamin B12; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Pathology; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Patologi; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Morphology Tumour biology; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Morfologi Tumörbiologi; patologi; Pathology;

    Abstract : Background Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common malignancy in developed countries. The mortality is high, with nearly half of patients dying from the disease. The primary treatment of CRC is surgery, and decisions about additional treatment with chemotherapy are based mainly on tumor stage. READ MORE

  5. 25. INDIVIDUAL GENETIC RESEARCH RESULTS Uncertainties, Conceptions, and Preferences

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jennifer Viberg Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Incidental findings; genetic risk information; research participants; risk perception; free choice; framing; conceptions of genetic risk; making sense of genetic risk; preferences for genetic risk information;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the ethical discussion on how to handle incidental findings in biomedical research using sequencing technologies from a theoretical and an empirical perspective. Study I and II are theoretical studies that used conceptual analysis. READ MORE