Search for dissertations about: "Lungmedicin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 swedish dissertations containing the word Lungmedicin.

  1. 1. Respiratory and cardiovascular effects of exposure to oxidative air pollutants

    Author : Stefan Barath; Ellinor Ädelroth; Anders Blomberg; E David Newby; M Howard Kipen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Air Pollution; Particulate Matter; Diesel Exhaust; Ozone; Experimental Exposure studies; Luftföroreningar; Partiklar; Disel avgaser; ozon; Experimentella exponerings studier; Internal medicine; Invärtesmedicin; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine; Cardiology; kardiologi; Environmental Science; miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Background: The negative effects of air pollution on morbidity and mortality have been known since the mid 20th century. The two most well known examples are the Meuse Valley disaster in the 1930’ies and the London black fog in December 1952. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ozone and diesel exhaust : airway signaling, inflammation and pollutant interactions

    Author : Jenny Bosson; Anders Blomberg; Thomas Sandström; Ellinor Ädelroth; John Balmes; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; air pollution; ozone; diesel exhaust; airway inflammation; asthma; immunohistochemistry; Lung diseases; Lungsjukdomar; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : It is well established that air pollution has detrimental effects on both human health as well as the environment. Exposure to ozone and particulate matter pollution, is associated with an increase in cardiopulmonary mortality and morbidity. Asthmatics, elderly and children have been indicated as especially sensitive groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nutrition and energy expenditure in women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    Author : Nighat Farooqi; Thomas Sandström; Frode Slinde; Lena Håglin; Tommy Cederholm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Energy expenditure and women; Women and COPD; Nutrition and women; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : AimThe overall objective of this thesis was to increase the knowledge and validate methods for assessment of total daily energy expenditure (TEE), energy requirement and energy intake (EI) in women with COPD. We also investigated the relationship of BMI with clinical characteristics of COPD in a population-based study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nanomaterials : respiratory and immunological effects following inhalation of engineered nanoparticles

    Author : Åsa Gustafsson; Anders Bucht; Thomas Sandström; Johnny Lorentzen; Mikael Adner; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; nanoparticles; nanomaterials; inhalation; lung; metalloxides; immunologi; Immunology; Toxicology; toxikologi; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; nanopartiklar; nanoparticles; nanotoxikologi; nanotoxicology;

    Abstract : Background Nanotechnology is an important and promising field that can lead to improved environment and human health and contribute to a better social and economic development. Materials in nanoscale have unique physiochemical properties which allow for completely new technical applications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Allergic airway disease : studies on diesel exhaust exposures, oxylipins and antioxidants

    Author : Nirina Larsson; Annelie Behndig; Leif Bjermer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma; allergic rhinits; diesel exhaust; airway inflammation; oxylipins; metabolomics; antioxidants; SVCT2; bronchoscopy; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Allergic airway disease, i.e. allergic rhinitis (AR) and asthma, is a common health problem. The prevalence is increasing in most countries of the world. READ MORE