Search for dissertations about: "omega-3 fatty acids"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words omega-3 fatty acids.

  1. 1. Fats in Mind Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Cognition and Behaviour in Childhood

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ulrika Birberg Thornberg; Thomas Karlsson; Magnus Lindgren; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognition; Omega-3 Fatty Acids; Children; ADHD; Executive Functions; kognition; omega-3 fettsyror; barn; ADHD; exekutiva funktioner; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to examine possible effects of omega-3 fatty acids on children’s cognition and behavior. Longitudinal as well as cross-sectional comparisons were made among children with typical development and children with ADHD /at risk developing ADHD. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enzymatic synthesis of lipids containing omega-3 fatty acids

    University dissertation from Department of Biotechnology, Lund University

    Author : Ann-Marie Lyberg; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; enzymologi; Proteiner; enzymology; Proteins; Enzymes; DHA; EPA; Biotechnology; Bioteknik;

    Abstract : Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) are omega-3 fatty acids, which have health promoting effects. Since they are highly prone to oxidation, they should be protected, in particular DHA. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inflammation modulating effects of prostaglandins and Omega-3 fatty acids

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine at Huddinge University Hospital

    Author : Inger Vedin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Omega-(omega6) and omega3 fatty acids (FA) and their metabolites (eikosanoids, such as prostaglandins, PG) are important modulators of immune and inflammatory responses in various ways. The aim of this thesis was to assess some in vitro and ex vivo effects of these lipids on blood leukocytes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predictors of Dementia Insulin, Fatty Acids and Vascular Risk Factors

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine at Huddinge University Hospital

    Author : Elina Rönnemaa; Lena Kilander; Lars Lannfelt; Björn Zethelius; Laura Fratiglioni; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; vascular dementia; insulin secretion; diabetes; fatty acids; epidemiology; vascular risk factors; Geriatrics; Geriatrik;

    Abstract : Identification of modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is crucial in order to diminish suffering from this devastating disease. The aim of this thesis was to investigate if different aspects of glucose metabolism, insulin, fatty-acid composition or other vascular risk factors predict the future development of AD and dementia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vitamins, fatty acids, physical activity and peak bone mass

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Magnus Högström; Peter Nordström; Anna Nordström; Jon Karlsson; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical activity; vitamin A; vitamin D; fatty acids; peak bone mass; males; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Orthopaedics; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Ortopedi;

    Abstract : Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mineral density, deteriorated bone microstructure and increased fracture risk. About 50% of all women and 25% of all men will have an osteoporotic fracture. Given that there is no effective cure in established osteoporosis, prevention is of high importance. READ MORE