Search for dissertations about: "elderly app"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words elderly app.

  1. 1. The emerging elderly population in Bangladesh : aspects of their health and social situation

    Author : Zarina Nahar Kabir; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Elderly people; self-reported health; functional ability; cognition; emotional support; material support; practical support; low-income countries; Bangladesh; South Asia.;

    Abstract : Background: Bangladesh is one of the twenty countries in the world with the largest elderly populations, and by 2025, along with four other Asian countries, will account for 44% of world's total elderly population. This rapidly increasing population is a new and important group in terms of social and health policy in the country. READ MORE

  2. 2. CSF biomarkers in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus- Diagnostics and pathophysiology

    Author : Anna Jeppsson; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus; cerebrospinal fluid; biomarkers;

    Abstract : Idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) is a disease of the elderly with enlarged ventricles despite a normal CSF pressure. Clinically, iNPH presents with gait- and balance disturbances, cognitive decline and incontinence. As the symptoms are reversed by shunt surgery, precise diagnostics is of essence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Alzheimer's disease mutations and cellular signalling

    Author : Monika Vestling; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Alzheimer's disease is the most frequent cause of dementia in elderly and is characterised neuropathologically by the extracellular deposition of amyloid plaques (containing the 39-43 amino acid Abeta peptide), as well as intracellular neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) composed primarily of an abnormally hyperphosphorylated form of the microtubule-associated protein tau. A proportion (10- 15%) of Alzheimer's disease cases is familial, the remainder being sporadic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pulse pressure as a predictive marker for cardiovascular events : relation to biomarkers and antihypertensive treatment

    Author : Per Skoglund; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Blood pressure (BP), in particularly ambulatory blood pressure (ABP), is a strong predictor for cardiovascular (CV) disease (CVD). Pulse pressure (PP) is related to vascular disease and ambulatory PP (APP) may have a specific value in certain populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease : focus on amyloid β-peptide, homocysteine and metals

    Author : Dorota Religa; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a complex dementia disorder. It is characterized by the neuronal and synaptic loss, presence of neurofibrillary tangles and senile plaques, composed of amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) in the brain. READ MORE