Search for dissertations about: "prospective cohort studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 301 swedish dissertations containing the words prospective cohort studies.

  1. 1. Prospective studies of hormonal and life-style related factors and risk of cancer

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sara Wirén; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prostate cancer; epidemiology; androgens; risk factors; fatherhood status; dizygotic twins; height; cohort; case-control; prospective; Cancer Epidemiology; cancerepidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Androgens are important in prostate cancer development but how circulating levels of androgens affect risk of prostate cancer of different aggressiveness is not clear. Being childless has been associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer, but it is not clear if this association is causal or a result of residual confounding. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prostate cancer epidemiological studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Henrik Grönberg; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1995]
    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

  3. 3. 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; Uppsala universitet.; [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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Greta Snellman; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  5. 5. 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; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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;

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