Search for dissertations about: "gastrointestinal tract"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 208 swedish dissertations containing the words gastrointestinal tract.

  1. 1. Melatonin in the gastrointestinal tract

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fanny Söderquist; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : 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; melatonin; MT1; MT2; gastointestinal tract; small intestinal neuroendocrine tumours; IBS; depression; anxiety; personality and affective disorder; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Melatonin is recognised as the pineal hormone regulating sleep and circadian rhythm. It has also been identified in peripheral tissues (mainly in animals) and thought to display a variety of actions, including anti-inflammatory properties, regulation of gastrointestinal (GI) functions, glucose homeostasis and beneficial effects in different tumour types. READ MORE

  2. 2. The upper gastrointestinal tract in chronic alcoholics

    University dissertation from Østfold Central Hospital, Dept. of Internal Medicine, N-1603 Fredrikstad

    Author : Truls Hauge; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; alkaline phosphatase; mucosal bacterial growth; Helicobacter pylori; morphology; upper gastrointestinal endoscopy; chronic alcoholics; upper gastrointestinal tract; gamma-glutamyl transferase; neuropeptides.; Gastro-enterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : Background: Gastrointestinal symptoms such as dyspepsia, diarrhoea, and nausea are often seen in alcoholics. The causes are not clear. The stomach and upper small intestine are exposed to high alcohol concentrations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urinary tract infection a serious health problem in old women

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Irene Eriksson; Högskolan i Skövde.; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Medicin; urinary tract infection; old women; risk factors; delirium; experience; nursing; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Abstract : Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial infection in women of all ages but the incidence and prevalence increase with age. Despite the high incidence of UTI, little is known about its impact on morale or subjective wellbeing and daily life in old women. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sources of Arachidonic Acid in Platelets, Bone, Marrow and Gastrointestinal Tract

    University dissertation from Department of Internal Medcine, University Hospital of Lund

    Author : Li Zhou; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Phospholipids; Megakaryocyte; Lysophosphatidylcholine; Lipoproteins; Linoleic acid; Intralipid; Interconversion; Gastrointestinal tract; Plasma free fatty acids; Fasting; Dietary fatty acids; Desaturase; Cholesterol; Chylomicron remnant; Chylomicron; Arachidonic acid; Bone marrow; Platelets; Protein S; Prothrombin; Triglycerides.; Biochemistry; Metabolism; Biokemi; metabolism;

    Abstract : This study investigates pathways by which the eicosanoid precursor pools in the platelets, bone marrow and the gastrointestinal (GI) mucosa are acquired and regulated, and in this context some aspects on the interaction between triglyceride (TG)-rich lipoproteins and platelets. 1. READ MORE

  5. 5. An experimental study on the interaction between the neuro-endocrine and immune systems in the gastrointestinal tract

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Bi-Feng Qian; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gastrointestinal tract; neuro-endocrine system; substance P; vasoactive intestinal polypeptide; vagus nerves; mucosal immune system; T lymphocytes; cytokines; inflammation; mouse;

    Abstract : The mucosa lining of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is in immediate contact with food nutrients to allow a rapid and efficient digestion and absorption and at the same time protects against the incessant risk of attack from pathogenic microbes. Maintenance of normal physiological activities in the GI tract is dependent on a number of regulatory interactions between the nervous, endocrine, and immune systems, as well as environmental and genetic factors. READ MORE