Search for dissertations about: "standardized relative risk."

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  1. 1. Dietary heterocyclic amines and human cancer risk

    Author : Katarina Augustsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; cancer; colon; rectum; bladder; kidney; human; heterocyclic amines; meat;

    Abstract : Heterocyclic amines formed in meat during cooking are multi-site animal carcinogens and form DNA adducts in human tissues, but their relevance to human carcinogenesis has yet to be determined. The aim of this thesis was to investigate, by epidemiological methods, whether heterocyclic amines are responsible for part of the diet-related cancer burden in humans. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiology of kidney failure and glomerulonephritis in Sweden. Hereditary and non-hereditary factors

    Author : Delshad Akrawi; kardiovaskulär epidemiologi och levnadsvanor Allmänmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; kidney failure; glomerulonephritis; epidemiological study; Familial relative risk;

    Abstract : Background: Kidney disease is recognised as an important worldwide health burden. Kidney failure is the result of acute and chronic kidney disease and is associated with morbidity and mortality. Chronic kidney failure is associated with high-costs for society and low quality of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk characterization of familial cancer using the Swedish Family-Cancer database with a special reference to breast cancer

    Author : Pauli Vaittinen; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Familial cancer; genetic epidemiology; register study; standardized relative risk.;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on epidemiological studies on family related cancer in Sweden. The Family-Cancer Database was constructed in 1996 from several national registries. Family relations were available from the Generation register, cancer cases from the Cancer registry and socioeconomic information from Censuses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, incidence, circumstances and risk factors

    Author : Olafur Sveinsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Although Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) has attracted increasing attention from the scientific community during the last 20 years, important gaps in knowledge still exist that hamper the development of methods aiming at prevention of this, the most devastating consequence of epilepsy. We are still missing large population-based studies on the incidence of SUDEP. READ MORE

  5. 5. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm : Gender Aspects on Risk Factors and Treatment

    Author : Emma Larsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) is a common condition in the Western world and an important cause of sudden death. Recent research emphasizes that although women are inherently less likely to develop AAA, those who do develop AAA seem to have a more unfavorable aneurysm disease than men with higher rupture risk and also exhibit higher standardized mortality ratio after intervention. READ MORE