Search for dissertations about: "Pregnancy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 858 swedish dissertations containing the word Pregnancy.

  1. 1. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Pregnancy : Prenatal Exposures and Pregnancy Complications

    Author : Heiddis Valgeirsdóttir; Anna-Karin Wikström; Inger Sundström Poromaa; Theodora Kunovac Kallak; Marie Blomberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Polycystic ovary syndrome; PCOS; pregnancy; epidemiology; prenatal exposures; pregnancy complications; Anti-Müllerian hormone; AMH; preterm birth; stillbirth; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women of fertile age. The aetiology of PCOS is not fully understood and might be affected by foetal exposures. Women with PCOS have an increased risk of pregnancy complications, but information on rare severe complications is scarce. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experiences of counselling on physical activity during pregnancy Gestational diabetes mellitus : screening and pregnancy outcomes

    Author : Maria Lindqvist; Ingrid Mogren; Margareta Persson; Marie Lindkvist; Eva Eurenius; Margareta Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gestational diabetes mellitus; screening; pregnancy outcomes; physical activity; pregnancy; counselling; health promotion; midwife; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : BackgroundOverweight and obesity are global health problems with several adverse health effects that threaten public health. In Sweden, almost four of ten pregnant women are overweight or obese, conditions that are associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, including gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a metabolic disorder that complicates pregnancy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Antibodies during pregnancy : Aspects on complications during pregnancy and complications related to transfusion

    Author : Miodrag Palfi; Olof Sjöberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Pregnancy; Thl; Th2; hernolytic disease of the newborn; anti-D; IgG subclasses; IgG transport; post-transfusion reactions; acute lung injury; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The fetus acquires half of its genetic infonnation from the father and represents a foreign graft in pregnancy. The overall mechanisms contributing to immunologic tolerance and successful pregancy still are an enigma. Accumulating results of immunologic research, however, offer an explanation for many events in pregnancy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hypothyroidism and Pregnancy

    Author : Michaela Granfors; Anna-Karin Wikström; Inger Sundström-Poromaa; Helena Åkerud; Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; phosphodiesterase 8B; recurrent miscarriage; single nucleotide polymorphism; thyroid; guidelines; hypothyroidism; pregnancy; survey; thyroid testing; screening; iodine; iodine deficiency; median urinary iodine concentration; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder affecting women of reproductive age. On a global level, iodine deficiency is still the most common cause of hypothyroidism. Also genetic variations, in particular SNP rs4704397 in the PDE8B gene, are responsible for a significant proportion of TSH variations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physical Fitness and Pregnancy

    Author : Eva Thorell; Per Kristiansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical fitness; oxygen uptake; pregnancy; back pain; blood pressure; duration of gestation; relaxin; cycle ergometer test; physical exercise; perceived health;

    Abstract : Objectives To assess physical fitness in pregnancy and to evaluate its effect on perceived health, back pain, blood pressure and duration of gestation. Also, to evaluate the effect of serum relaxin levels on blood pressure and duration of gestation. READ MORE