Search for dissertations about: "serum cholesterol"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 151 swedish dissertations containing the words serum cholesterol.

  1. 1. Ion channels and electrical activity in vascular smooth muscle: Effects of calcium store depletion, cholesterol and cholesterol-lowering drugs

    Author : Andreas Bergdahl; Kärlfysiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fysiologi; Physiology; statins; endothelin; cholesterol; caveolae; smooth muscle; TRP; Ca2 channels; SOC;

    Abstract : Smooth muscle cells (SMCs) in the vessel wall contract to regulate blood flow and pressure, a function essential for normal circulation through tissues. On the other hand, migration and proliferation of SMCs are important factors in vascular disease, such as atherosclerosis and restenosis following surgical dilatation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cardiovascular risk indicators in adolescents : the Umeå youth study

    Author : Erik Bergström; Lars Åke Persson; Olle Hernell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular risk factors; adolescents; serum lipids; serum insulin; serum ferritin; anthropometry; blood pressure; physical fitness; physical activity; diet; smoking; socio-economic status;

    Abstract : Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (CVD), particularly coronary heart disease (CHD) and cerebrovascular disease, are today major causes of death in the industrialised parts of the world. There are evidence to suggest that the atherosclerotic process starts in childhood, implying that preventive measures should be implemented already in children and adolescents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of heart failure development and prevention in women

    Author : Anna-Karin Halldin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Women; Heart failure; Obesity; Physical activity; Population study; Risk factor; Prevention; Mental stress; Serum triglycerides; Serum cholesterol;

    Abstract : Heart failure (HF) is a severe progressive condition. Women more often are older and suffer from heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), contrasting to men who more often are younger and suffer from heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). READ MORE

  4. 4. Dietary intake of naturally occurring plant sterols in relation to serum cholesterol and myocardial infarction - Epidemiological studies from Sweden and the UK

    Author : Sofia Klingberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : plant sterols; dietary intake; food sources; serum cholesterol; CVD; myocardial infarction; nutrition; epidemiology;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death in the world. High serum level of cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for CVD development. Serum levels of cholesterol can be modified by diet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Molecular mechanisms in obesity-associated metabolic disease

    Author : Louise Olofsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : obesity; metabolic syndrome; cholesterol; resting metabolic rate; insulin resistance; serum amyloid A; S100 calcium binding protein A1; Zn-alpha2-glycoprotein; CCAAT enhancer binding protein alpha;

    Abstract : Obesity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Subjects with obesity are at risk of developing several serious conditions such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease and stroke. READ MORE