Search for dissertations about: "atopy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the word atopy.

  1. 1. The middle ear The inflammatory response in children with otitis media with effusion and the impact of atopy : clinical and histochemical studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : David S. Hurst; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Allergy; atopy; eosinophil cationic protein; IL-5; tryptase; otitis media with effusion; in vitro testing; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Otitis media with effusion (OME) is the major form of chronic relapsing inflammatory disease of the middle ear, constitutes the most common diagnosis for children under 15 years old and is the major cause of auditory dysfunction in pre-school children. OME is a disease more commonly found in allergic children. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cabin Air Quality in Commercial Aircraft Exposure, Symptoms and Signs

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Torsten Lindgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; airline crew; aviation medicine; micro-organism; cabin air quality; air humidity; atopy; occupational exposure; environmental tobacco smoke ETS ; psychosocial work environment; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : The objective of the dissertation was to study the cabin environment, and identify personal and environmental risk factors, associated with symptoms, and perception of cabin air quality. Another objective was to study if ban of smoking, and increased relative air humidity on intercontinental flights, could have a beneficial health effect. READ MORE

  3. 3. Individual and environmental risk factors for hand eczema in hospital workers

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Eskil Nilsson; Umeå universitet.; [1986]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hand eczema; prospective study; hospital workers; irritants; contact allergy; contact urticaria; atopy; metal dermatitis; multivariate regression analysis; evaluation of risk factors; microflora; S. aureus in hand eczema;

    Abstract : Individual and environmental risk factors in hand eczema have been investigated in a prospective cohort study of 2452 newly employed hospital workers with a follow-up time of 20 months. Current hand eczema was analyzed in 142 wet hospital workers from this cohort with respect to the etiologic importance of irritants, allergens and contact urticants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exhaled Nitric Oxide in epidemiological and experimental studies

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Anna-Carin Olin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nitric oxide; exhaled air; nasal nitric oxide; ozone; pulp-mill; gassings; nitrate; atopy; sensitization; asthma; rhinitis; bronchiolitis;

    Abstract : The overall purpose with this thesis has been to contribute to the assessment of theutility of exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) in epidemiological studies. The specific aims have been toinvestigate whether eNO increases after occupational exposure to high peaks of ozone, or afterexperimental exposure to ozone in ambient concentrations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Study of biomarkers for improved diagnosis and therapy monitoring in young asthmatics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nikolaos Tsolakis; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma phenotypes; IgE sensitization; atopy; cat allergen components; exhaled NO; airway hyper-responsiveness; lung function; asthma-related quality of life.;

    Abstract : Background: Type-2 asthma is often related to atopy and is characterized by elevated type-2 biomarkers. However, less is known about the pathophysiology of non-type 2 asthma, factors associated therewith, and the stability of different asthma phenotypes over time. READ MORE