Search for dissertations about: "prenatal exposures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words prenatal exposures.

  1. 1. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Pregnancy : Prenatal Exposures and Pregnancy Complications

    Author : Heiddis Valgeirsdóttir; Anna-Karin Wikström; Inger Sundström Poromaa; Theodora Kunovac Kallak; Marie Blomberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Polycystic ovary syndrome; PCOS; pregnancy; epidemiology; prenatal exposures; pregnancy complications; Anti-Müllerian hormone; AMH; preterm birth; stillbirth; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women of fertile age. The aetiology of PCOS is not fully understood and might be affected by foetal exposures. Women with PCOS have an increased risk of pregnancy complications, but information on rare severe complications is scarce. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perinatal Risk Factors for Childhood Leukemia

    Author : Estelle Naumburg; Eleni Petridou; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Childhood leukemia; infant leukemia; leukemia epidemiology; supplementary oxygen; perinatal risk factors; perinatal infection; prenatal ultrasound; prenatal x-ray; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : The aim of the studies described in this thesis was to assess the association between certain perinatal factors and the risk of childhood lymphatic and myeloid leukemia and infant leukemia. The five studies presented were all conducted in Sweden as population-based case-control studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Methodology for hemoglobin adduct measurement : Fetal exposures to acrylamide and other genotoxic agents

    Author : Hans von Stedingk; Margareta Törnqvist; Per Rydberg; Christian Lindh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Environmental Chemistry; miljökemi;

    Abstract : There is increasing evidence that exposure to toxic chemicals during the prenatal period constitute a higher health risk than exposure during adulthood. To characterize exposure and identify risk factors, sensitive methods for analysis of chemicals in vivo with biomarker methods are needed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prenatal Arsenic Exposure and Consequences for Pregnancy Outcome and Infant Health : Epidemiological Studies in Bangladesh

    Author : Anisur Rahman; Lars-Åke Persson; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Marie Vahter; Gunnar Nordberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : arsenic; groundwater; foetal loss; birth weight; lower respiratory tract infection; diarrhoeal diseases; infant mortality; cohort; Bangladesh; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to analyse possible effects of prenatal arsenic exposure on foetal and infant health. The setting is Bangladesh, where two cohorts were studied, both part of a health and demographic surveillance system in Matlab. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risks and benefits of drinking water treatment : focusing on child health and prenatal development

    Author : Melle Säve-Söderbergh; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Abstract : Drinking water is our most important food item and its access is indispensable for a wellfunctioning society. Recent Swedish water-borne outbreaks have demonstrated a system vulnerability and a clear need for improved knowledge on how variations in drinking water quality affects our health. READ MORE