Search for dissertations about: "Postmenopausal women"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 160 swedish dissertations containing the words Postmenopausal women.

  1. 1. Metabolic consequences of a Paleolithic diet in obese postmenopausal women

    Author : Caroline Blomquist; Tommy Olsson; Elin Chorell; Per-Arne Svensson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Postmenopausal women; Paleolithic diet; randomized diet intervention; fat metabolism; low-grade inflammation; circulating fatty acids; diet validation; obesity; insulin resistance; Postmenopausala kvinnor; Paleolitisk kost; randomiserad kostintervention; fettmetabolism; fetma; låggradig inflammation; cirkulerande fettsyror; kostvalidering; fetma; insulin resistens; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : BackgroundObesity, in particular abdominal adiposity, is associated with elevated fatty acids and pro-inflammatory adipokines, which are linked to ectopic fat storage and insulin resistance. During menopause, there is a redistribution of fat from the peripheral to abdominal depots. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women : the role of acupuncture and calcitonin gene-related peptide

    Author : Yvonne Wyon; Britt-Marie Landgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : A majority of postmenopausal women experience vasomotor symptoms, which have a significant impact on the women's quality of life. Estrogens are the treatment of choice but can for different reasons not be used by all women. There is therefore a great need for viable alternative treatments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Primary hyperparathyroidism of postmenopausal women : Prospective population-based case-control analysis on prevalence, clinical findings and treatment

    Author : Ewa Lundgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; primary hyperparathyroidism; prevalence; symptoms; morbidity; and treatment; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : The need of prospective studies on prevalence, clinical features and treatment of mild primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) has been emphasised. Population-based screening was performed in 5 202 women attending screening mammography at 55-75 years of age. HPT was diagnosed in 2.1% of the women, and almost one third of them were normocalcemic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fractures in postmenopausal women. Background factors and fracture risk assessment

    Author : Louise Moberg; Lund Obstetrik och gynekologi; []
    Keywords : Fracture; Osteoporosis; Screening; Postmenopausal women; PPI;

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  5. 5. Effects of diet intervention on body composition and ectopic fat accumulation in obese postmenopausal women

    Author : Caroline Mellberg; Tommy Olsson; Mats Rudling; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; obesity; diet intervention; postmenopausal; ectopic fat; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background Obesity is increasing worldwide and is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality. Notably, abdominal (central) obesity carries a high risk of obesity-related diseases, while peripheral fat accumulation can act in a protective manner. READ MORE