Search for dissertations about: "Jonas Halfvarson"

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  1. 1. Inflammatory bowel disease in twins : studies of genetics and environmental factors

    Author : Jonas Halfvarson; Salvador Peña; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aetiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is unknown but considered to be caused by interplay of genetic and environmental factors.The aims of this thesis were to study the influence of genetics and environmental factors in aetiology, disease phenotype and levels of Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA), as well as to assess whether CARD15/NOD2 polymorphisms explain the influence of genetics in these aspects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Serological and faecal biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease

    Author : Karin Amcoff; Jonas Halfvarson; Marie Carlsson; Hans Törnblom; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Crohn s disease; ulcerative colitis; inflammatory bowel disease; faecal calprotectin; antibodies; eosinophils; ECP; EDN;

    Abstract : The inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, are relapsing and remitting disorders characterised by chronic inflammation at various sites in the gastrointestinal tract, resulting in diarrhoea and abdominal pain. Neither the aetiology nor the pathophysiology is yet fully understood, and there is currently no cure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases : studies of microbiota and its influence

    Author : Adam Carstens; Jonas Halfvarson; Lars Engstrand; Johannes Espolin Roksund Hov; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inflammatory bowel disease; microscopic colitis; Crohn’s disease; ulcerative colitis; microbiota; microbiome; biological treatment;

    Abstract : Introduction: Inflammatory bowel diseases are becoming increasingly common. The underlying mechanisms are not entirely known but the gut microbiota seem to be involved in the pathogenesis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Epidemiological and therapeutic aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Author : Carl Eriksson; Jonas Halfvarson; Scott Montgomery; Flemming Bendtsen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inflammatory bowel disease; ulcerative colitis; Crohn’s disease; cohort study; population-based; colectomy; disease course; anaemia; azathioprine; 6-mercaptopurine; vedolizumab;

    Abstract : Introduction: The two main forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. These are chronic inflammatory disorders, mainly affecting the gastrointestinal tract. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Ageing Gut, in Health and Disease

    Author : Frida Fart; Ida Schoultz; Jonas Halfvarson; Annica Kihlgren; Tommy Cederholm; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Older adults; gut health; gastrointestinal symptoms; gut microbiota; nutrition; physical activity; inflammatory bowel disease; late-onset; per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances;

    Abstract : There is a global ageing phenomenon, which stress the importance for an improved health for the increased population of older adults. One important factor for a good health is a well-functioning gut. READ MORE