Search for dissertations about: "healthy life expectancy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words healthy life expectancy.

  1. 1. Longer life - better life? Studies on mortality, morbidity and quality of life among elderly people

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Katarina Wilhelmson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mortality; morbidity; social factors; quality of life; suicide; aged; epidemiology; cohort studies;

    Abstract : Background: Life expectancy has been increasing, but whether or not the added years are years with good health and quality of life have been vividly debated. Knowledge of the health conditions among elderly is of increasing importance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Matters Differences and change in disability and health among our oldest women and men

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Work, Stockholm University

    Author : Pär Schön; Marti G. Parker; Mats Thorslund; Boo Johansson; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oldest old; gender differences; health trends; disability; care utilization; healthy life expectancy; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates gender differences in health and how they have changed between 1992 and 2002 among very old people. It explores gender differences in the association between disability and health, and gender differences in care utilization among our oldest old people. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health-Related Quality of Life and Adherence in Haemophilia

    University dissertation from Clinical Coagulation Research Unit, Clinical Science, Malmö

    Author : Karin Lindvall; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Haemophilia; Adherence; Health-Related Quality of Life; Inhibitor; Patient; Partner; Caregive;

    Abstract : Assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in haemophilia is important in order to provide information for clinical decision making and to verify the impact of haemophilia on patients and their families. Advances in haemophilia care and prophylactic treatment have improved HRQoL for the patients and where treatment is available, patients with haemophilia have almost reached the same life expectancy as the general population . READ MORE

  4. 4. "The gut matters" an interdisciplinary approach to health and gut function in older adults

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Lina Östlund-Lagerström; Robert Jan Brummer; Ida Schoultz; Wilhelm Tham; Tommy Cederholm; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; healthy ageing; gut health; old age; senior orienteering athletes; Geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Abstract : Improved life expectancy is a triumph of modern medicine. However, today’s senior citizens are predicted to soon consume 75% of the available health-care resources. Identifying new strategies to promote a healthy ageing process has thus become a priority. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Aging, Behavior and the Role of PA28αβ in Protein Homeostasis

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Julia Adelöf; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aggregation prevention; Aging; Animal ethics; Cataract; Exploratory behavior; F2 hybrid mice; Healthy aging; Learning and memory; PA28αβ; Proteasome capacity; Sex comparisons; Water-based behavioral tests;

    Abstract : As life expectancy increases, understanding challenges related to the processes of aging are more relevant than ever. Common age-related diseases progress as consequences of accumulative protein damage and protein aggregates. READ MORE