Search for dissertations about: "Pregnant"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 473 swedish dissertations containing the word Pregnant.

  1. 1. Tissue specificity of N-nitrosamine metabolism : studies in pregnant and non-pregnant rodents

    Author : Boël Löfberg; Uppsala universitet; []

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  2. 2. Pregnant Adolescents in Vietnam : Social context and health care needs

    Author : Marie Klingberg-Allvin; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Adolescent sexual and reproductive health; adolescent childbearing; adolescent abortion; gender; midwifery education; midwifery ethics; Vietnam.;

    Abstract : Background: The number of childbearing adolescents in Vietnam is relatively low but they are more prone to experience adverse outcome than adult women. Reports of increasing rates of abortion and prevalence of STIs including HIV among youth indicate a need to improve services and counselling for these groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. Validation and application of objective measures of obesity and physical activity : studies in pregnant and non-pregnant adults and in infants

    Author : Anna Gradmark; Paul W Franks; David Fields; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : physical activity; validation; body composition; abdominal adipose tissue; methods; accelerometer; pregnancy; insulin sensitivity; offspring;

    Abstract : Background Excess adipose tissue and low physical activity are two major determinants for chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  Understanding these relationships requires accurate and precise measures of body composition and physical activity, and most existing observational studies lack such measures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment of dietary intake in young populations using new approaches and technologies

    Author : Åsa Svensson; Christel Larsson; Lauren Lissner; Hilde Brekke; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; dietary intake; energy; assessment; validity; reproducibility; children; adolescents; women; pregnant; overweight; technology; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground There is a great need for improved dietary assessment methods that give valid intake data and are more user friendly than traditional methods.Objectives The aim of this thesis was to develop, implement, and evaluate dietary assessment methods using new approaches and technologies in young populations, and to investigate variables that are important for reporting accuracy. READ MORE

  5. 5. The informational value and usefulness of serum retinoid measurements. Studies on biological variation, including infancy and pregnancy, and influence of fasting, antiepileptic drugs and ethanol

    Author : Maria Berggren Söderlund; Avdelningen för klinisk kemi och farmakologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Klinisk kemi; Clinical chemistry; vitamin A deficiency; teratogenicity; ethanol; antiepileptic drugs; caloric restriction; infant; pregnant; biological variation; 13-cis retinoic acid; all-trans retinoic acid; Vitamin A; retinol;

    Abstract : The aims of these studies were to evaluate retinoid measurements, more specifically the performance of all-trans and 13-cis retinoic acids methods in clinical experimental settings and to evaluate the informational value of these measurements in relation to S-Retinol. Biological and analytical variations for retinoids were evaluated for healthy subjects. READ MORE