Search for dissertations about: "smoke"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 170 swedish dissertations containing the word smoke.

  1. 6. Residential biomass combustion - emissions of organic compounds to air from wood pellets and other new alternatives

    Author : Maria Olsson; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Burning; methoxy¬phenol; benzene; stove; ecolabel; oats; wheat straw; firewood; boiler; hydrocarbon; smoke; peat;

    Abstract : It is important to increase the use of biofuels for residential heating in order to decrease the use of fossil fuels and their impact on global warming. The smoke from the combustion of biomass contains a large number of compounds, which to varying degrees can affect the environment and human health. READ MORE

  2. 7. A Zero-vision for Children’s Tobacco Smoke Exposure Tobacco prevention in Child Health Care

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Noomi Carlsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; environmental tobacco smoke; child health care; intervention; Quality Improvement; SiCET;

    Abstract : Adverse health effects in children caused by environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) are well known. Children are primarily exposed by their parents’ smoking in their homes. READ MORE

  3. 8. Cardiovascular and pulmonary health effects of air pollution - long term effects in Sweden and effects of wood smoke

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Leo Stockfelt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Air pollution; wood smoke; human exposure studies; dispersion modelling; cohort studies; cardiovascular disease;

    Abstract : Exposure to air pollution is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. Main suggested mechanisms are airway and systemic inflammation, affecting hemostasis in the short term and atherosclerosis in the long term. READ MORE

  4. 9. T cells and smoke-induced airway inflammation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Mikael Mikko; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an inflammatory disease primarily caused by longterm cigarette smoking. The disease is characterized by both tissue remodelling and an accumulation of inflammatory cells including macrophages, neutrophils and T cells, in the lung. READ MORE

  5. 10. Receptor Upregulation and MAPK Activity in Arteries and Bronchi Following Secondhand Smoke Exposure

    University dissertation from Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Lei Cao; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coronary arteries; cerebral arteries; 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor; endothelin receptor; secondhand smoke exposure; bronchi;

    Abstract : Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Contractile receptor changes have been observed in several vascular diseases. The intracellular mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK) signaling pathways are suggested to be associated with receptor upregulation. READ MORE