Search for dissertations about: "deficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 707 swedish dissertations containing the word deficiency.

  1. 1. Infant Anemia and Micronutrient Status Studies of Early Determinants in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Hanna Eneroth; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Lars-Åke Persson; Usha Ramakrishnan; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Micronutrients; Anemia; Iron Deficiency; Zinc Deficiency; Vitamin A Deficiency; Vitamin B12 Deficiency; Folic Acid Deficiency; Infant; Pregnancy; Dietary Supplementation; Hemoglobin; Dose-Response Relationship; Exclusive Breast Feeding; Bangladesh; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Anemia and micronutrient deficiencies in infancy are common in low-income settings. These are partly due to maternal malnutrition and may impair child health and development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Controlling iodine deficiency disorders Studies for program management in sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stefan Peterson; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Iodine deficiency; iodized oil; cassava; thiocyanate; iodized salt; cost- effectiveness; epidemiology; monitoring; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Studies were performed to improve iodine deficiency control programs. Goitre rates and cassava processing practices were compared in three Central African Republic (CAR) populations. Short-cuts in cassava processing were associated with elevated urinary thiocyanate and increased goitre rates, suggesting a goitrogenic effect in one population. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analysis of Complement Deficiency States. With Focus on Molecular Characterization of C4 and Properdin Deficiency

    University dissertation from Divison of Medical Microbiology

    Author : Gunilla Nordin Fredrikson; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mycology; virology; bacteriology; Complement C4; Complement; Complement Screening; Deficiency; Meningococcal Disease; Properdin; Properdin Expression; Microbiology; Sequencing; Mikrobiologi; bakteriologi; virologi; mykologi;

    Abstract : Complement deficiency is associated with an increased risk for invasive infection and immune complex disease. Screening for identification of complement-deficient patients is essential and a new ELISA-based procedure for detection of complement deficiency is described. READ MORE

  4. 4. Iron deficiency in female adolescent athletes - prevalence, mechanisms and diagnostics

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Göran Sandström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; iron deficiency; iron deficiency anaemia; female adolescents; physical activity; inflammation; Helicobacter pylori;

    Abstract : Background: Iron deficiency (ID) is a very common condition and the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. ID mostly affects females, both athletes and non-athletes. Several underlying mechanisms are identified such as insufficient dietary intake and losses by menses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vitamin D deficiency in Northern Sweden a cross-sectional study of an immigrant population at latitude 63° N, including an open partially randomized, controlled trial studying the effect of supplementation with different doses of cholecalciferol

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine

    Author : Lena Granlund; Eva Fhärm; Christer Andersson; Marie Lindkvist; Anna Ramnemark; Ingrid B Bergström; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; vitamin D deficiency; 25-hydroxyvitamin D; cross-sectional study; immigrant; muscle strength; grip strength; anxiety; depression; health related quality of life; clinical trial; cholecalciferol; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Vitamin D is a prohormone that plays a key role in the calcium and phosphate balance and has physiological functions throughout the entire body. Vitamin D is supplied by exposure to ultraviolet light or by food. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in immigrants in Northern Sweden was unknown. READ MORE