Search for dissertations about: "height and pregnancy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words height and pregnancy.

  1. 1. Genetic factors affecting pregnancy duration in humans

    Author : Jonas Bacelis; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; genomics; GWAS; Mendelian randomization; causal inference; preterm birth; pregnancy; gestation; height; text mining;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the mechanisms behind human pregnancy duration. Too short gestation is a direct cause of perinatal, neonatal, and infant mortality. Deviation from normal pregnancy length is also associated with a child's morbidity, even in the adulthood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Discrepancy between pregnancy dating methods – correlates and outcomes

    Author : Merit Kullinger; Alkistis Skalkidou; Helle Kieler; Karin Källén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pregnancy; gestational age; ultrasound; last menstrual period; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : With the introduction of obstetric ultrasound there has been a shift from last menstrual period-based to ultrasound-based estimation of gestational age. The choice of the method and timing of pregnancy dating is important because it can affect dating precision and perinatal outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Overweight and Obesity in Preschool Children : Early Risk Factors and Early Identification

    Author : Annelie Lindholm; Stefan Bergman; Gerd Almquist-Tangen; Carin Nyman; Ann Bremander; Kim Fleischer Michaelsen; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; abdominal adiposity; adiposity rebound; body mass index; childhood obesity; childhood overweight; early growth patterns; infancy peak; preschool children; waist-to-height ratio;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Overweight and obesity in children has reached epidemic proportions in recent decades, and even the youngest age groups are affected. Excess weight during childhood often follows the child into adulthood and is associated with diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes mellitus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social bodies : family and community level influences on height and weight, southern Sweden 1818-1968

    Author : Stefan Öberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; height; weight; body mass index; demography; demographic history; anthropometry; anthropometric history; standards of living; socioeconomic status; socioeconomic differences; resource dilution hypothesis; infant mortality; early life;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introduction, four research papers and one paper describing the data I collected for the studies and how I conducted the study. I collected information on men from conscript inspection lists and linked this to a sample of men in the Scanian Economic Demographic Database (SEDD) born between 1797 and 1950. READ MORE

  5. 5. Placental Function : An Epidemiological and Magnetic Resonance Study

    Author : Sara Sohlberg; Anna-Karin Wikstrom; Matts Olovsson; Ajlana Mulic-Lutvica; Johan Wikström; Karel Marsal; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; body height; body mass index; early preeclampsia; late preeclampsia; magnetic resonance imaging; placenta; perfusion; IVIM; risk factors; energy metabolism; magnetic resonance spectroscopy; 31P-MRS; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Placental function is central for normal pregnancy and in many of the major pregnancy disorders. We used magnetic resonance imaging techniques to investigate placental function in normal pregnancy, in early and late preeclampsia and in intrauterine growth restriction. READ MORE