Search for dissertations about: "thesis on hyperlipidemia"

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  1. 1. Effects of Total Parenteral Nutrition on the Exocrine and Endocrine Pancreas. An Experimental Study

    Author : Bo-Guang Fan; Lund Kirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; TPN; Parotid glands; Lysosomal enzyme; Insulin; Hypotrophy; Hyperlipidemia; Food passage; Endocrine pancreas; Cholecystokinin; Exocrine pancreas; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Gastro-enterology; Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : During total parenteral nutrition (TPN) adequate nutrition is provided intravenously and the enteral route is bypassed. The integrity of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, however, is dependent on the passage of food through it. This thesis deals with the effects of TPN on the pancreas and the parotid glands. READ MORE

  2. 2. The complement system in stherosclerosis and arthritis

    Author : Linda Persson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : complement; C3; factor B; ASP; atherosclerosis; hyperlipidemia; arthritis;

    Abstract : The complement system plays an essential role in the humoral immune response. Activated complement has diverse functions, including the initiation of inflammation, recruitment of leukocytes, clearance of immune complexes, neutralization of pathogens, regulation of antibody responses and disruption of cell membranes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Influence of antipsychotic drugs on hormone levels

    Author : Kristina Melkersson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; antipsychotic agents; prolactin; growth hormone; insulin-like growth factor 1; insulin; leptin; lipids; side effects; weight gain; metabolic syndrome;

    Abstract : The aim of the studies summarized in this thesis was to investigate the influence of antipsychotic drugs on hormone levels, in order to identify causes of hormonally related side effects of these drugs. The effect of antipsychotics on the prolactin (PRL) secretion, the growth hormone (GH)-insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) axis and the glucose-insulin homeostasis was studied. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of glucotoxicity on pancreatic β-cell function

    Author : Sarheed Jabar Muhammed; Islet cell physiology; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cAMP PKA system; iNOS; Type 2 diabetes; GSIS; PDE; GK rat; ZDF fa fa rat; GPR40; VDAC1; VDAC2; GSK-3β; ChREBP; TXNIP; resveratrol.;

    Abstract : Type 2 diabetes mellitus is connected with elevated plasma glucose levels which negatively influence β-cells and cause impaired glucose-stimulated insulin secretion (GSIS). The aim of present thesis was to investigate the impact of long-term hyperglycemia on the pancreatic islet β-cell function. READ MORE

  5. 5. Translational studies on mitochondrial function and hypoxia in complications of diabetes mellitus

    Author : Cheng Xu; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a major concern for societies and healthcare systems globally. DMassociated morbidity and mortality is mediated by diabetic complications. Hypoxia and oxidative stress have emerged as key players in the pathogenesis of various macro- and microvascular complications of DM. READ MORE