Search for dissertations about: "prospective cohort studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 320 swedish dissertations containing the words prospective cohort studies.

  1. 1. Prostate cancer epidemiological studies

    Author : Henrik Grönberg; Per Lenner; Peter Iversen; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prostate cancer; Epidemiology; Incidence; Age; Survival; Mortality; Familyhistory; Genetic factors; Body Mass Index; Diet;

    Abstract : Prostate cancer is a large and increasing medical problem both in Sweden and in the rest of the developed world, with about 300.000 new cases diagnosed world wide annually. Despite the high incidence of this disease, little is known about the aetiology of prostate cancer. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anisur Rahman; Lars-Åke Persson; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Marie Vahter; Gunnar Nordberg; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  3. 3. Boning up on Vitamin D Observational Studies on Bone and Health

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Greta Snellman; Karl Michaëlsson; Haakon Meyer; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Vitamin D; fracture; BMD; assays; genes; mortality; cohort studies; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Abstract : The primary function of vitamin D in humans is to maintain sufficient circulating calcium concentrations. Low vitamin D levels could result in excessive calcium resorption from bone. Vitamin deficiency may therefore decrease bone mineral density (BMD), resulting in an increased risk of fracture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pharmacoepidemiologic studies on cardiovascular drugs - with special reference to the effectiveness and safety of blood pressure lowering drugs

    University dissertation from Juan Merlo, Medical Research Center, Malmö University Hospital, S-205 02 Malmö

    Author : Juan Merlo; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Farmakologi; toxicology; pharmacy; pharmacognosy; Pharmacological sciences; samhällsmedicin; Socialmedicin; cardiovascular epidemiology; Pharmacoepidemiology; blood pressure; hypertension; cardiovascular drugs; antihypertensive drugs; lipid lowering drugs; nitrates; effectiveness; safety; ecologic studies; Social medicine; cohort studies; farmakognosi; farmaci; toxikologi;

    Abstract : Background: Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke are the main causes of morbidity and mortality in developed countries and hence constitute a large public health problem. Cardiovascular drugs are used in an effort to prevent (e. g. blood pressure lowering drugs (BPLD) and lipid lowering drugs) and palliate (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dietary fat as an exposure in epidemiological studies. Observations in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort

    University dissertation from Irene Mattisson, University Hospital MAS, entrance 59, SE-20502 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Iréne Mattisson; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Absolute fat; cohort study; confounders; energy-adjustment; fibre; food groups; plant food; prospective study; relative fat; underreporting; Public health; Näringslära; epidemiology; breast cancer; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Nutrition;

    Abstract : The aim was to explore the inherent meaning of total fat and to examine the associations between relative fat intake and postmenopausal breast cancer. Furthermore, the impacts of the alterations in dietary assessment routines are discussed. This thesis uses data from the Malmö Diet and Cancer study, a prospective cohort study. READ MORE