Search for dissertations about: "pregnancy in adolescence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words pregnancy in adolescence.

  1. 1. Immune maturation and modulation in childhood allergies : Aspects of epigenetic, mucosal and systemic immune mediators in allergy development and prevention

    Author : Johanna Huoman; Maria Jenmalm; Lennart Nilsson; Petra Ina Pfefferle; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The prevalence of allergic diseases has in the past century increased among children in affluent societies. Underlying causes are incompletely disentangled, but decreased diversity in environmental and microbial exposures could drive allergy development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Overweight in relation to allergic disease in childhood and adolescence

    Author : Sandra Ekström; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The prevalences of childhood overweight and allergic diseases have increased in parallel during the last decades. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the associations between overweight (maternal and childhood) and allergic diseases, as well as lung function, throughout childhood up to adolescence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inflammatory arthritis and pregnancy

    Author : Katarina Remaeus; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to add to the existing knowledge of how inflammatory arthritis disease affects pregnancy outcomes. In particular, the aim was to describe and study the effects of a diagnosis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) or psoriatic arthritis (PsA) on pregnancy outcomes, to further study the effect of disease severity in PsA on pregnancy outcomes and lastly to study the association of disease activity and preterm birth in pregnancies with PsA. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maternal morbidity in Uganda : Studies on life-threatening pregnancy complcations in low-income settings

    Author : Pius Okong; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Life threatening; pregnancy complications; maternal morbidity; audits; near miss; HIV; abortion; risk factors; endometritis-myometritis; adolescents; transition; Uganda.;

    Abstract : Introduction: Life-threatening complications in pregnancy rarely achieves public health prominence in the same way as maternal mortality partly because they represent a wide spectrum of conditions. The improved level of care in many high-income countries has significantly reduced morbidity and risk of death from these conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health effects of road traffic noise in childhood and adolescence

    Author : Alva Käte Enoksson Wallas; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Traffic noise is an increasing environmental exposure, primarily as a consequence of continuous urbanisation and growth of the transport sector. The burden of disease from noise is the second highest in Europe among all environmental exposures, after air pollution, and WHO recently proposed more strict environmental noise guidelines. READ MORE