Search for dissertations about: "middle-aged women"

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  1. 1. Alcohol Use and Mental Health in Middle-aged Women. Women´s Health in Lund Area, a Swedish Population-based Study

    University dissertation from Psychiatry (Lund)

    Author : Jenny Rundberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; population; alcohol use; drinking patterns; symptoms; mental health; middle-aged; Women;

    Abstract : Alcohol use and mental health of the general population is of public health concern. Few population-based studies have focused on middle-aged women. The aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge about middle-aged women’s alcohol consumption, drinking patterns, mental symptoms and use of psychotropic drugs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Influences of Endogenous and Exogenous Hormones in Middle-aged Women

    University dissertation from Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University

    Author : Ali Khatibi Esfanjani; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lipid profile; Blood pressure; Non-hormonal drug; Middle-aged women; Cardiovascular disease; Menopause; Androstendione; Androgen; Testosterone;

    Abstract : Endogenous and exogenous sex hormones are of pivotal importance for women’s health. Hormone therapy has been widely studied but there is limited data about androgen and androgen replacement therapy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk faktors for fracture in middle-aged men and women

    University dissertation from Clinical and Molecular Osteoporosis Research Unit, Clinical Sciences, Malmö

    Author : Anna H Holmberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk factors; women; men; middle age; low-energy fracture; diabetes; mental health; hyperglycaemia; Public health; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Prospective cohort study; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : The number of fractures is increasing worldwide, and fractures frequently cause long-term disability, impaired quality of life and sometimes death. The Malmö Preventive Project, a population-based, prospective study, consisting of 22 444 men, mean age 44 and 10 902 women, mean age 50 years, provides data for evaluation of common public health conditions, such as fracture and diabetes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urinary incontinence in middle-aged women - a population-based study on prevalence, risk factors and the role of the urethra

    University dissertation from Pia Teleman Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology Lund University Hospital

    Author : Pia Teleman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reproduktion; sexualitet; gynaecology; andrology; reproduction; sexuality; Obstetrik; gynekologi; andrologi; Obstetrics; stress incontinence; urodynamic investigation; overactive bladder; population study; urethral sphincter; urethra; urinary incontinence; middle-aged women;

    Abstract : Urinary incontinence classification is based on symptomatology, presuming that each symptom originates in a separate pathophysiology and demands its unique therapy. Women often present a mixture of symptoms inconsistent with urodynamic diagnosis, especially regarding urgency. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hemostasis in middle-aged women with coronary heart disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Margita Eriksson-Berg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Women; coagulation; fibrinolysis; coronary heart disease; genetics; exercise test.;

    Abstract : Inflammation and hemostasis play important roles in atherosclerotic disease. Chronic low-grade inflammation contributes to plaque vulnerability and rupture, and the subsequent thrombus formation is identified as the key mechanism in the pathogenesis of the acute coronary syndromes. READ MORE