Search for dissertations about: "prospective"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1472 swedish dissertations containing the word prospective.

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

    Author : Yvonne Johansson; Anna-Christina Ek; Margareta Bachrach-Lindström; Tommy Cederholm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

    Author : Magnus Persson Borres; Göran Karlsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

    Author : Anna Dahl; Berg Stig; Bo Malmberg; Linda Hassing; Eleonor Fransson; Sven Nilsson; Åke Wahlin; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aging; body mass index; cognition; dementia; epidemiology; longitudinal; population-based; prospective; Older people and ageing; 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

    Author : Magnus Lindén; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Applied and experimental psychology; Tillämpad och experimentell psykologi; individual differences; executive control; prospective; anxiety; stress;

    Abstract : The present thesis deals with perspectives of anxiety experienced in stressful environments. As such two major issues are addressed. The first issue is whether increased trait anxiety during work in a high-stress environment is related to impaired performance on executive control tasks. READ MORE

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

    Author : Johan Nilsson Sommar; Ingvar A Bergdahl; Max Petzold; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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