Search for dissertations about: "human disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2120 swedish dissertations containing the words human disease.

  1. 1. Human muscle spindles complex morphology and structural organisation

    Author : Jing-Xia Liu; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : human; muscle spindIe; intrafusal fiber; aging; biceps brachii; deep muscles of the neck; MyHC; mATPase; SERCA; Human Anatomy; anatomi; muscle spindle;

    Abstract : Muscle spindles are skeletal muscle mechanoreceptors that mediate the stretch reflex and provide axial and limb position information to the central nervous system. They have been proposed to play a major role in the pathophysiology of muscle pain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Coeliac disease : Clinical and immunological aspects

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tony Hansson; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oncology; Coeliac disease; cytokines; TGF-beta; tissue transglutaminase; IL-4; IFN-gamma; TNF-alpha; ELISPOT; anti-endomysiumantibodies; anti-gliadin antibodies; Onkologi; MEDICINE Surgery Oncology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Onkologi; Klinisk immunologi; Clinical Immunology;

    Abstract : A better immunological definition of coeliac disease and highly discriminatory serum markers are needed to identify children with early mucosal lesions and for rapid follow-up and a better knowledge of antigen reactivity and cytokine production will be needed to clarify the pathogenic mechanisms.The numbers of circulating IgAanti-gliadin antibody-producing (IgAAGA SFC) cells were increased in patients with untreated coeliac disease compared to controls and treated coeliac disease patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human olfaction Associations with longitudinal assessment of episodic memory, dementia, and mortality risk

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Ingrid Ekström; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; olfaction; odor identification; self-assessments; aging; episodic memory; ApoE; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; vascular dementia; mortality; cohort study; population-based.; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : A declining sense of smell is a common feature in older age. Above and beyond diminished smelling capacity due to normal processes of human aging, impairments in olfactory function have also been linked to numerous ill-health related outcomes, such as cognitive dysfunctions, dementia pathology and even an increased risk of death. READ MORE

  4. 4. Icons of disease : A philosophical inquiry into the semantics, phenomenology and ontology of the clinical conceptions of disease

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Per Sundström; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1987]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conceptions of disease; Clinical encounter; Life-world; Symbolic mediation; Philosophy of medicine; Medical ethics; Hermeneutics; Human organism; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The present study endeavers to answer the question: What are diseases in the clinical encounter between physician and patient? The answer supplied - actually, exposed and explicated throughout the study - is conceived in philosophical terms, engaging semantics, phenomenology, ethics and ontology.The methodological orientation of the study is humanistic and hermeneutical - besides the 'method' of philosophical discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of the human enteric nervous system : A study of the normal development and of Hirschsprung's disease

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tomas Wester; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; enteric nervous system; Hirschsprung s disease; intestinal neuronal dysplasia; neuron density; nitric oxide; bcl-2; interstitial cells of Cajal; c-kit; human; fetal; development; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Thirty patients with Hirschsprung's disease (HD) who underwent Rehbein's anterior resection, using a circular stapler to perform the anastomosis, were evaluated retrospectively. The postoperative complication rate and long-term functional outcome were similar to those reported by other investigators using the same and other techniques. READ MORE