Search for dissertations about: "lifetime alcohol intake"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words lifetime alcohol intake.

  1. 1. Demographic and clinical characteristics in groups of individual with exessive alcohol intake

    Author : Kristina Berglund; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Excessive alcohol intake; demography; clinical characteristics; substance use; age; gender; treatment experience;

    Abstract : People who misuse alcohol are a heterogeneous group with different etiology and clinical characteristics. One aim in the field of alcohol research has been to categorise these individuals in order to study possible pathways into alcohol use disorders and the long-term course of alcoholism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hepatitis C virus infection. Viral genotypes and factors promoting liver fibrosis

    Author : Johan Westin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hepatitis C virus; genotypes; epidemiology; liver fibrosis; histology; scoring; prognosis; alcohol; liver steatosis;

    Abstract : Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is associated with chronic infection in a majority of infected individuals. Chronic hepatitis C may result in liver cirrhosis or hepatocellular cancer and is therefore considered a major health problem worldwide. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies on alcoholic liver disease

    Author : Knut Stokkeland; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; alcohol cirrhosis; cytochromes; autoantibodies; mortality; morbidity; prognosis; epidemiology; esophageal varices; lifetime drinking; lifetime alcohol intake;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of alcoholic cirrhosis in Sweden, and the relation between drinking patterns and beverage types and alcoholic cirrhosis, and to evaluate the possible role of autoantibodies in the pathogenesis of alcohol related liver disease. We found that rats had appearance of IgG against rat CYP3A 1 and CYP2E 1 during chronic ethanol feeding We found that patients had reactivity against CYP3A4 and CYP2E I in about 20 to 30% and 10 to 20% of the alcoholic sera. READ MORE

  4. 4. Epidemiological and neurobiological evidence for misuse of anabolic-androgenic steroids

    Author : Anna MS Kindlundh; Johan Franck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmaceutical biosciences; Farmaceutisk biovetenskap; Biopharmacy; Biofarmaci; biologisk beroendeforskning; Biological Research on Drug Dependence;

    Abstract : Misuse of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), is attributed to elite athletes and body builders. The attentive involvement of AAS in acts of violence seen in society has raised interest to evaluate the importance of social, psychological and neurobiological mechanisms that underlie the psychiatric states associated with onset of controlled misuse, its maintenance, and via abuse its transition to addiction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk factors for the development of chronic renal failure : Epidemiological studies on the role of analgesic use, occupational exposures and socioeconomic background

    Author : Michael Fored; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Kidney failure; chronic; Analgesics; non-narcotic; Case-control study; Risk factors; Acetaminophen; Paracetamol; Aspirin; Acetylsalicylic acid; Bias epidemiology ; Education; Socioeconomic factors; occupations; Occupational exposure; Solvents; Metals; heavy; Silicon compounds; Dust.;

    Abstract : Chronic renal failure is a severe condition that reduces life expectancy and typically progresses to end-stage renal disease and a need for renal replacement therapy. In a large proportion of cases, chronic renal failure evolves from known renal or systemic diseases, but in some cases the pathogenesis remains unknown. READ MORE