Search for dissertations about: "VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the words VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine.

  1. 1. The role of the androgen receptor and hydroxysteroid 17β dehydrogenase in breast cancer : Impact on tamoxifen treatment

    Author : Erik Hilborn; Agneta Jansson; Olle Stål; Yvonne Ceder; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The healthy breast is a tissue composed of centrally located milk producing glands connected to the nipple by ducts, surrounded by fat tissue and connective tissue. The growth of the breast is primarily mediated by the estrogens, while the androgens mediate tissue homeostasis and protect against growth signals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peripheral and Central Mechanisms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome : in search of links

    Author : Olga Bednarska; Susanna Walter; Åsa Keita; Maria Engström; Magnus Ström; Asbjørn Mohr Drewes; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic visceral pain disorder with female predominance, characterized by recurrent abdominal pain and disturbed bowel habits in the absence of an identifiable organic cause. This prevalent and debilitating disease, which accounts for a substantial economic and individual burden, lacks exact diagnostic tools and effective treatment, since its pathophysiology remains uncertain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Behavioral effects of female sex steroid hormones : models of PMS and PMDD in Wistar rats

    Author : Magnus Löfgren; Torbjörn Bäckström; Inga-Maj Johansson; Per Södersten; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; PMS; PMDD; rats; progesterone; estradiol; behavior; individual response; stress interaction; tolerance; withdrawal; learning and memory; anxiety.; Biological research on drug dependence; Biologisk beroendeforskning; Endocrinology; Endokrinologi; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Pharmacological research; Farmakologisk forskning; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Psychology; Psykologi; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background Animal models can be used to mimic human conditions of psychopathology, and also as pre-clinical models to evaluate candidate drugs. With hormonal treatment it is possible to produce behavior in the rat which corresponds to the mental symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), and pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). READ MORE

  4. 4. Androgen controlled regulatory systems in prostate cancer : potential new therapeutic targets and prognostic markers

    Author : Peter Hammarsten; Anders Bergh; Stina Häggström Rudolfsson; Pernilla Wikström; Sten Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; prostate cancer; angiogenesis; human biopsy; androgen ablation; castration; prognostic marker; prognostic factor; growth control; VEGF; vascular endothelial growth factor; EGFR; epidermal growth factor receptor; pEGFR; phosphorylated EGFR; phosphorylated epidermal growth factor receptor; Pathology; Patologi;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Prostate cancer is by far the most common cancer among Swedish men. Some patients have an aggressive lethal disease, but the majority of affected men have long expected survival. Unfortunately, the diagnostic tools available are insufficient in predicting disease aggressiveness. Novel prognostic markers are therefore urgently needed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies for Better Treatment of Patients with Glioma

    Author : Annika Malmström; Peter Söderkvist; Marie Stenmark-Askmalm; Roger Henriksson; Marit Karlsson; Ole Solheim; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : In Sweden annually over 500 people will be diagnosed with the malignant brain tumor glioma. They are graded from I-IV. The majority are glioblastoma (grade IV) (GBM), these being the most aggressive type. Median survival for those treated with standard of care is expected to be around 15 months. READ MORE