Search for dissertations about: "hormone therapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 193 swedish dissertations containing the words hormone therapy.

  1. 1. Hormone replacement therapy benefits and adverse effects

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Inga-Stina Ödmark; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hormone replacement therapy HRT ; bleeding pattern; progestogen; wellbeing; side effects; lipoprotein a ; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Obstetrik och gynekologi; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: Numerous studies have shown that estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) is an effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms, insomnia and vaginal dryness. Beneficial effects have also been shown on lipid patterns and on the incidence of osteoporotic fractures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hormone replacement therapy in rheumatoid arthritis

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Helena Forsblad d'Elia; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid arthritis; randomised controlled trials; hormone replacement therapy; estrogen; osteoporosis; bone mineral density; bone remodelling; cartilage remodelling; cytokines; insulin-like growth factor 1;

    Abstract : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is 2-3 times more frequent in women as compared to men. The peak incidence in women coincides with the years around the menopause and the course of RA is also influenced by events associated with hormonal alterations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hormone replacement therapy and effects on mood

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Inger Björn; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adverse effects; estradiol; hormone replacement therapy HRT ; mood; negative side effects; progestins;

    Abstract : Background: During the past 5 decades, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been used, and appreciated for its beneficial effects, by millions of women in their menopause. As treatment for climacteric symptoms, estrogen is outstanding, and effects on hot flushes, vaginal dryness, and insomnia have been widely documented. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prediction Models and Pharmacogenomics in Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Edna J L Barbosa; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; growth hormone deficiency; hypopituitarism; growth hormone replacement therapy; prediction models; candidate gene approach; polymorphisms; body composition; growth hormone receptor; lipid metabolism; extracellular water; pharmacogenomics;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study clinical and genetic factors that influence response to growth hormone replacement therapy (GHRT) in GH deficient (GHD) adults. The patients were part of a cohort of adults with hypopituitarism and severe GHD who were studied before and after 12 months of GHRT. READ MORE

  5. 5. TARP Promoter-Based Prostate Cancer Gene Therapy From Development to Application

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wing-Shing Cheng; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Genetic engineering; TARP; PPT; TSTA; promoter; gene regulation; prostate specificity; hormone- independent; adenovirus; prostate cancer; gene therapy; conditionally replicating adenovirus; Genteknik; TECHNOLOGY Bioengineering Genetic engineering including functional genomics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Bioteknik Genteknik inkl. funktionsgenomik;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer is one leading cause of cancer-related death among men in Western countries. The standard therapies for localized prostate cancer include radical prostatectomy and radiation therapy. Such measures are relatively effective in the short term, but many patients ultimately relapse. READ MORE