Search for dissertations about: "iodine deficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words iodine deficiency.

  1. 1. Controlling iodine deficiency disorders Studies for program management in sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stefan Peterson; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Iodine deficiency; iodized oil; cassava; thiocyanate; iodized salt; cost-effectiveness; epidemiology; monitoring; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Studies were performed to improve iodine deficiency control programs. Goitre rates and cassava processing practices were compared in three Central African Republic (CAR) populations. Short-cuts in cassava processing were associated with elevated urinary thiocyanate and increased goitre rates, suggesting a goitrogenic effect in one population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hypothyroidism and Pregnancy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Michaela Granfors; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; phosphodiesterase 8B; recurrent miscarriage; single nucleotide polymorphism; thyroid; guidelines; hypothyroidism; pregnancy; survey; thyroid testing; screening; iodine; iodine deficiency; median urinary iodine concentration; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder affecting women of reproductive age. On a global level, iodine deficiency is still the most common cause of hypothyroidism. Also genetic variations, in particular SNP rs4704397 in the PDE8B gene, are responsible for a significant proportion of TSH variations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Iodine status and iodine pool an a small community in western Sweden

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Mille Milakovic; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; goitre; thyroid volume; ultrasonography; urinary iodine; TpoAb; TSH; iodine supplementation; radioiodine uptake; scintigraphy; XRF;

    Abstract : Iodine is essential in the synthesis of the vital hormones of the thyroid gland. On a worldwide basis, iodine deficiency is the global most important cause of thyroid disease. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Educational Effects of Fetal Iodine Deficiency"and "Hypothesis Testing with the Synthetic Control Method"

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Fredrik Sävje; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. Thyroid function and iodine nutrition in women during pregnancy and in their neonates : Studies among Sudanese subjects

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Aboud Eltom; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; odine; goitre; thyroid function; thyroglobulin; pregnancy; labour; newborns; Sweden; Sudan; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : The studies described in this thesis were carried out in Sudan and Sweden. Pregnant Sudanese women, who had a significantly lower urinary iodine concentration than their Swedish counterparts, showed significantly lower thyrotrophin (TSH) levels in weeks 36-39 of pregnancy and higher free thyroxine (FT4) levels both in weeks 20-24 and 36-39 of pregnancy than Swedish pregnant women. READ MORE