Search for dissertations about: "prospective"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1373 swedish dissertations containing the word prospective.

  1. 1. Self-Perceived Health and Nutritional Status among Home-Living Older People A Prospective Study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Yvonne Johansson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Energy intake; Gender; Health Physical activity; Risk for malnutrition; Symptoms of depression; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to follow the development of nutritional status and its significance for general health status using an epiemiologic method in a representative population‐based selection of older individuals in two cohorts. The main focus was to prospectively examine the significance of demographic, social and medical factors and to establish a basis to investigate the possibilities of preventive measures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Metachromatic cells and eosinophils in atopic children : A prospective study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Magnus Persson Borres; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1991]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Metachromatic cells and eosinophil leukocytes were studied prospectively in 64 newborns with and without a family history of atopic disease (FH). Cellfindings in nasal mucosa and peripheral blood were related to development of atopic symptoms up to 18 months of age. For this purpose, a gentle scraping method suitable for infants was developed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Body mass index, cognitive ability, and dementia prospective associations and methodological issues in late life

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Intellecta infolog

    Author : Anna Dahl; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aging; body mass index; cognition; dementia; epidemiology; longitudinal; population-based; prospective; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Older people and ageing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Äldre och åldrande;

    Abstract : The aims of the present study were to investigate the association between overweight and cognitive ability and dementia, and to evaluate the usefulness of self-reported body mass index (BMI) in late life and various data sources commonly used in epidemiological studies to identify persons with dementia. Data were drawn from three population-based studies: the Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging (SATSA), Aging in Women and Men: A Longitudinal Study of Gender Differences in Health Behaviour and Health among Elderly (the Gender Study), and the Finnish Lieto Study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Perspectives of anxiety in stressful environments Prospective studies in real-life settings

    University dissertation from Department of Psychology, Lund University

    Author : Magnus Lindén; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Applied and experimental psychology; Tillämpad och experimentell psykologi; individual differences; executive control; prospective; anxiety; stress;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Föreliggande avhandling behandlar upplevelsen av ångest i stressfulla miljöer. Studierna i avhandlingen fokuserar framförallt på att undersöka två olika frågor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prospective and longitudinal human studies of lead and cadmium exposure and the kidney

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Johan Nilsson Sommar; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cadmium; end-stage renal disease; kidney; lead; longitudinal; matched case-control; mixed effects; prospective; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Cadmium and lead accumulate in humans and can have toxic effects. Exposure to cadmium is well known to cause kidney damage. Cadmium binds to metallothioneins, proteins that play a role in cadmium transport. READ MORE