Search for dissertations about: "heredity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 80 swedish dissertations containing the word heredity.

  1. 1. Colorectal Cancer Aspects of Heredity, Prognosis and Tumour Markers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lana Ghanipour; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; colorectal cancer; heredity; Tryptophanyl t-RNA synthetase; microsatellite instability; SP-PLA; prognosis; biomarkers;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancer types and leading causes of cancer death worldwide. Since CRC is a heterogenic disease, there is a demand for increased knowledge of the underlying genetic and epigenetic mechanisms. The aim of this thesis was to investigate heredity and potential tumour markers in relation to prognosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the occurrence and possible causes of motor neuron disease in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Lars-Gunnar Gunnarsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1992]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; incidence; prevalence; mortality; cluster; Iisk factors; occupation; environment; agricultural work; electrical work; welding; solvents; heredity; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : A series of investigations have been performed to study secular trends of motor neuron disease (MND) morbidity and mortality in Sweden, to identify time and/or space clusters, if any, and to uncover risk factors. The occurrence of the disease was estimated from incidence, prevalence and mortality rates, and the strength of various determinants was evaluated by means of the case-control approach, using population controls. READ MORE

  3. 3. The otitis-prone child : studies of a condition with a multifactorial background

    University dissertation from Cecilia Stenström, Läkargruppen Gustav Adolf, Baltzarsgatan 41 A, S-211 36 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Cecilia Stenström; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tympanic membrane pathology; Eustachian tube function; smoking; day care; allergy; heredity; Case-control-study; otitis-prone child; Otorhinolaryngology; audiology; auditive system and speech; Otorinolaryngologi; audiologi; hörsel- och talorganen;

    Abstract : Acute otitis media (AOM) is a common complication after episodes of respiratory tract infections in childhood. Some children have recurrent episodes and they are often called otitis-prone. These children are prone not only to middle-ear diseases but also to other infectious diseases. READ MORE

  4. 4. Insights into breast cancer: New familial patterns and identification of a potential predictive marker

    University dissertation from Division of Oncology and Pathology

    Author : Carolina Ellberg; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; BRCA1; BRCA2; Spider telangiectasias; Heredity; Parental inheritance; Recessive; familial; Breast cancer;

    Abstract : The last proportion of heredity in breast cancer has proven to be somewhat elusive despite massive attempts to identify the associated factors. Approximately 50 percent of breast cancer caused by familial factors is currently explained. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders in a Swedish School Population Prevalence, Clinical Assessment, Background, Psychopathology, and Cognitive Function

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Najah Khalifa; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Tourette syndrome; tic disorders; population study; psychopathology; heredity; perinatal complications; cognitive function; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; MEDICINE Psychiatry Child and adolescent psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : A total population of 4,479 children (7-15 years of age) attended school in Ludvika & Smedjebacken in 2000. All the school children and their parents were asked to fill in a questionnaire concerning different tics A three-stage procedure was used: tic identification, interview, and clinical assessment. READ MORE