Search for dissertations about: "skin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1197 swedish dissertations containing the word skin.

  1. 1. Humectants and skin effects of hydration from molecule to man

    University dissertation from Malmö University

    Author : Cathrine Albèr; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; skin; stratum corneum; hydration; hyaluronan; glycerol; urea;

    Abstract : Humectants belong to a group of hydrophilic compounds frequently used in skin care products with the aim to diminish the clinical symptom of skin dryness. The biochemical and biophysical mechanisms by which humectants interact with the skin barrier are far from fully understood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tactile Perception Role of Friction and Texture

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Lisa Skedung; Mark Rutland; Siegfried Derler; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; human skin; tactile friction; finger friction; skin friction; skin tribology; biotribology; tactile perception; haptic perception; psychophysics; haptics; surface roughness; surface texture; contact area; nanostructure; model surfaces; surface wrinkling; printing paper; tissue paper; magnitude estimation; multidimensional scaling; tactile threshold; psychophysical relations; smoothness; coolness; coarseness; softness; force sensor; skin lipids; topical formulations; skin creams; taktil friktion; fingerfriktion; hudfriktion; hudtribologi; biotribologi; taktil perception; psykofysik; haptik; ytråhet; ytstruktur; ytveckning; nanostruktur; kontaktarea; modellytor; friktionskoefficient; kraftmätare; bestruket papper; obestruket papper; tryckpapper; mjukpapper; multidimensionell skalning; magnitud estimation; taktilt tröskelvärde; lenhet; mjukhet; svalhet; strävhet; hudlipider; topikala beredningar; hudkräm;

    Abstract : Tactile perception is considered an important contributor to the overall consumer experience of a product. However, what physical properties that create the specifics of tactile perception, are still not completely understood. READ MORE

  3. 3. Discursive skin Entanglements of gender, discourse and technology

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Katherine Harrison; Nina Lykke; Anne Scott Sørensen; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender; discourse; technology; feminism; technoscience; cyberpunk; blog; biotechnology; genus; diskurs; teknik; feminism; technoscience; cyberpunk; blogg; bioteknik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between gender, discourse and technology, and the resulting construction of bodily norms, in a contemporary environment dominated by info- and bio-technologies. The premise from which this study starts is that the ‘intra-action’ between gender, discourse and technology plays a central role in shaping contemporary identities. READ MORE

  4. 4. p53 Alterations in Human Skin A Molecular Study Based on Morphology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ling Gao; Christer Bush Bush; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Genetics; p53; skin; mutation; carcinogenesis; microdissection; UV; Basal cell cancer BCC ; Genetik; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Clinical genetics; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Klinisk genetik; Pathology; patologi;

    Abstract : Mutation of the p53 gene appears to be an early event in skin cancer development. The present study is based on morphology and represents a cellular and genetic investigation of p53 alterations in normal human skin and basal cell cancer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of skin cancer diagnosis in clinical practice

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Ingela Ahnlide; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; skin cancer diagnosis; skin cancer; skin surgery; dermoscopy; basal cell carcinoma; squamous cell carcinoma; melanoma; dysplastic naevus; naevus; algorithms;

    Abstract : Skin cancer incidence is increasing in fair-skinned populations. The three most common skin cancers are basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and malignant melanoma (MM). A correct diagnosis is crucial for an efficient and tailored treatment for the skin cancer patient. READ MORE