Search for dissertations about: "oral contraceptives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words oral contraceptives.

  1. 1. Oral contraceptives during lactation : transfer of contraceptive steroids and estradiol to human milk

    Author : Staffan Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  2. 2. Effects of Oral Contraceptives on Endogenous Hormones, Body Constitution, and Breast Epithelium in Healthy, Young Women

    Author : Helena Jernström; Bröstca-genetik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cytology; ovarian; breast cancer; proliferation; breast size; progesterone; estradiol; testosterone; luteinizing hormone; follicle stimulating hormone; sexual hormone binding globulin; insulin-like growth-factor-1; prolactin; Oral contraceptives; nulliparous women; oncology; cancerology; Cytologi; onkologi; cancer; Endocrinology; secreting systems; diabetology; Endokrinologi; sekretion; diabetologi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the effects of low-dose oral contraceptives (OCs) on endogenous hormones, insulin-like growth-factor-1 (IGF-1), sexual hormone binding globulin (SHBG), and body constitution in two groups of healthy women aged 19­25 who had never been pregnant. Prolactin concentrations were elevated in a subgroup of present and former users. READ MORE

  3. 3. Allopregnanolone effects in women : clinical studies in relation to the menstrual cycle, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and oral contraceptive use

    Author : Erika Timby; Marie Bixo; Torbjörn Bäckström; Anna-Carin N Wihlbäck; C Neill Epperson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allopregnanolone; GABAA receptor; menstrual cycle; premenstrual dysphoric disorder; saccadic eye velocity; oral contraceptives; hypothalamic amenorrhea;

    Abstract : Background: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) affects 3–8% of women in fertile ages. Combined oral contraceptives (OCs) are widely used and some users experience adverse mood effects. The cyclicity of PMDD symptoms coincides with increased endogenous levels of allopregnanolone after ovulation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Genetic polymorphisms, IGF-1, and oral contraceptive use in women from high-risk breast cancer families

    Author : Maria Henningson; Bröstca-genetik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; familial breast cancer; premenopausal women; htSNP; GSTP1; polymorphism; BRCA1; BRCA2; IGF-1; oral contraceptives; CYP17; GSTT1; GSTM1;

    Abstract : Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Swedish women, affecting more than 7000 women each year. About 5-10% of all breast cancers are hereditary, with a monogenic inheritance pattern, but only 2-4% are explained by germline mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2. BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation carriers have a 60-80% risk of developing breast cancer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Low back pain in women in relation to different exposures to female sex hormones

    Author : Jan Brynhildsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Female sex hormones; Oral contraceptives; Hormone replacement therapy; Low back pain; Pregnancy; Spinal mobility; Female athletes; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Objective: To investigate the effects of increased exposition to female sex hormones and physical strain on the prevalence of low back pain (LBP) in women. To study the etJect of increased exposition to female sex hormones on spinal sagiual mobility. READ MORE