Search for dissertations about: "predictors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 846 swedish dissertations containing the word predictors.

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

    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

  2. 2. Predictors of Outcome after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

    Author : Eric Hamrin Senorski; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; anterior cruciate ligament; ACL; reconstruction; physcial therapy; concomitant injury; knee; predictors; outcome;

    Abstract : An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is one of the most common injuries to the knee joint. It is also one of the most researched areas within sports medicine, orthopedics and physical therapy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognitive training in young and old adults Transfer, long-term effects, and predictors of gain

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Petra Sandberg; Anna Stigsdotter Neeyl; Michael Rönnlund; Boo Johansson; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive training; aging; old adults; executive function; life-span; individual differences; episodic memory; inhibition; shifting; updating; cognitive control; strategy training; mnemonics; predictors; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Aging, also in the absence of pathological conditions, is associated with cognitivedecline, especially in so called fluid abilities, such as episodic memory andexecutive functions. Due to an ongoing demographic shift, a larger part of thepopulation will reach higher ages, and more people will be affected by age-relatedcognitive decline. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term treatment response, predictors and biochemical markers in Alzheimer’s disease

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Åsa Wallin; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; treatment response; cholinesterase inhibitor; CSF-biomarkers; pre-treatment progression; predictors; Alzheimer’s disease;

    Abstract : Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is clinically characterised by an insidious onset with progressive symptoms of memory impairment, dysphasia, dyspraxia, dygnosia and visuospatial difficulties. Degeneration of neurons in specific regions of the brain, formation of senile plaques and neurofibrillary changes are some of the neuropathological features of the disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy Prevalence, predictors and prevention

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Janna Skagerström; Per Nilsen; Siw Alehagen; Elisabet Häggström-Nordin; Lars Weinehall; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : It is well established that fetal alcohol exposure can disturb the development of the fetus and cause a range of effects for the affected child. However, research on the effects of exposure to lower levels is inconclusive and the subject is debated. READ MORE