Search for dissertations about: "disease activity index"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 130 swedish dissertations containing the words disease activity index.

  1. 1. Diet and Cardiometabolic Disease : Dietary trends and the impact of diet on diabetes and cardiovascular disease

    Author : Benno Krachler; Bernt Lindahl; Göran Hallmans; Mats Eliasson; Ingvar Bosaeus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Medicine; Cross-sectional study; Cross-sectional survey; Diet; Dietary intake; Dietary survey; Food consumption; Food frequency; Milk; MONICA; Sweden; Body Mass Index; Hip circumference; Waist circumference; Diabetes; Metabolic syndrome; Cardiometabolic syndrome; Cardiovascular disease; Erythrocyte Membrane; Fatty Acids; Membrane Lipids; Fatty acid desaturases; Pentadecanoic acid; Heptadecanoic acid; Lignan; Enterolactone; Dietary Fibre; Physical activity; Education; Smoking; Alcohol; Medicin; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in most industrialised countries and in developing countries the trend in cardiovascular-related deaths is increasing. World-wide, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is an emerging cause of disability and premature death. READ MORE

  2. 2. Psoriatic arthritis: a complex disease : analyses on genetic and serological biomarkers and of comorbidity

    Author : Kristina Juneblad; Gerd-Marie Alenius; Solbritt Rantapää-Dahlqvist; Lars-Erik Kristenssen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psoriatic Arthritis; genetics; inflammasomes; polymorphisms; biomarkers; disease expression; disease activity; cardiovascular diseases; mortality; epidemiology;

    Abstract : Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) is a heterogonous inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. The disease leads to inflammation of peripheral joints, axial skeleton and/or enthesites, and can result in severe destruction of affected joints. READ MORE

  3. 3. Immunopathology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Author : Mohammad Kadivar; Leukocyt migration; []
    Keywords : Inflammatory bowel disease IBD ; Crohn s disease; Ulcerative colitis; T cell; Monocyte; macrophage; Neutrophil; anti-TNFa treatment; IBD disease activity index;

    Abstract : Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the gastrointestinal tract, with a remitting and relapsing course. There are two main forms of IBD: Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessing Physical Activity and Physical Capacity in Subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Author : Mikael Andersson; Margareta Emtner; Christer Janson; Ann Ekberg-Jansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; COPD; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; physical activity; measurement properties; reliability; accuracy; validity; sedentary behavior; activity monitor; questionnaire; anthropometrics; comorbidity; fatigue; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to assess measurement properties of methods suitable for screening or monitoring of physical capacity and physical activity in subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and to explore factors associated with physical activity levels.Methods: Four observational studies were conducted. READ MORE

  5. 5. Periodontitis and coronary artery disease : Studies on the association between periodontitis and coronary artery disease

    Author : Carin Starkhammar Johansson; Arina Richter; Nils Ravald; Björn Klinge; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Periodontitis and coronary artery disease (CAD) are highly prevalent in Sweden’s population; both diseases have complicated pathogeneses and clinical manifestations due to immune-system triggered inflammation. Research in recent years reported that inflammation is a significant active participant in many chronic diseases. READ MORE