Search for dissertations about: "RA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 460 swedish dissertations containing the word RA.

  1. 1. Overrepresentation of Internationally Adopted Adolescents in Swedish §12-institutions

    Author : Anna Mi Ra Elmund; Torsten Tuvemo; Lennart Melin; Anne-Liis von Knorring; Lemm Proos; Malin Irhammar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Psychology; transnational adoption; international adoption; intercountry adoption; intelligence; adolescent; delinquent; neuropsychological; cognitive; attachment; relations; adoptive parents; personality; self-perception; residential care; foster care; Psykologi;

    Abstract : In order to study internationally adopted delinquents, internationally adopted controls, delinquent controls and an additional group of healthy non-adopted, non-delinquent controls, the following tests were used: WISC/WAIS, TOL, WCST, a questionnaire, I think I am, ISSI, an attachment test, KSP, and SCL-90. In the register study, data were obtained from the registers of The National Board of Health and Welfare and Statistics Sweden and multivariate analyses were performed using logistic regression models. READ MORE

  2. 2. Systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis : analyses of candidate genes involved in immune functions, for susceptibility and severity

    Author : Martin Johansson; Solbritt Rantapää Dahlqvist; Ingrid Lundberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SLE; RA; oestrogen; renal disorder; ESR1; PDCD1; PTPN22; association; severity; Rheumatology; Reumatologi; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune rheumatic disease with systemic manifestations characterized by auto-antibodies directed against different parts of the cell nucleus including DNA, histones and ribosomes. The systemic inflammation can cause damage to multiple organs, e.g., kidneys, skin, heart, lungs and the nervous system. READ MORE

  3. 3. The radium distribution in some Swedish soils and its effects on radon emanation

    Author : Cecilia Edsfeldt; KTH; []
    Keywords : distribution; emanation; extraction; glacial till; podzol; Ra; radium; radon; Rn; sequential soil; spodosol; Th; thorium; U; uranium; variability;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to clarify how the radiumdistribution in soils affects the radon emanation. Thedistribution of radium, uranium and thorium has been determinedusing sequential extractions. In the study, soils from twodifferent locations were investigated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early Rostrocaudal Patterning of the CNS

    Author : Ulrika Nordström; Thomas Edlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; CNS development; neural patterning; neural specification; Wnt; FGF; RA; Isthmic organizer; motor neurons; rostrocaudal patterning.; Developmental biology; Utvecklingsbiologi;

    Abstract : The transformation of an initially uniform population of epiblast cells into an intricately complex central nervous system (CNS) is one of the most fascinating processes during embryonic development. Presumptive neural cells are initially specified as cells of forebrain character. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identification of Arthritis Regulating Genes in Rats

    Author : Peter Olofsson; Immunologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Immunologi; serologi; transplantation; Clinical genetics; Klinisk genetik; serology; Immunology; QTL; RA; Epistasis; Ncf1; Linkage; PIA; Arthritis; Rat;

    Abstract : The immune response is designed to protect the body from harmful microbial invasions. However, when the immune system attacks itself instead, an autoimmune reaction starts that damage our own cells, tissues and organs. READ MORE