Search for dissertations about: "thyroid disorders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words thyroid disorders.

  1. 1. Associated disorders in celiac disease

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Peter Elfström; Jonas F. Ludvigsson; Anders Ekbom; Peter Green; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Addison; autoimmune; biopsy; celiac; child; cohort study; cancer; heart; liver; lymphoma; thyroid; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Paediatric medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Pediatrisk medicin; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Pediatrik; Pediatrics; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disorder that affects genetically susceptible individuals and is induced by dietary gluten. Treatment consists of a lifelong gluten-free diet. CD is common and affects about 1% of the general population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Regulation of apoptosis in the thyroid epithelium

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Abeba Demelash; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Thyroid; Apoptosis; Caspase; Calpain; Hydrogen peroxide; TGF-beta; Staurosporine; Selenium; Cytochrome c;

    Abstract : Apoptosis or programmed cell death allows the multicellular organism to remove cells that are in excess or potentially dangerous. Apoptosis has to be strictly controlled, yet inappropriately activated or suppressed apoptototic may contribute to a variety of diseases, including cancer, autoimmune disorders and neurodegenerative conditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Controlling iodine deficiency disorders Studies for program management in sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stefan Peterson; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Iodine deficiency; iodized oil; cassava; thiocyanate; iodized salt; cost-effectiveness; epidemiology; monitoring; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Studies were performed to improve iodine deficiency control programs. Goitre rates and cassava processing practices were compared in three Central African Republic (CAR) populations. Short-cuts in cassava processing were associated with elevated urinary thiocyanate and increased goitre rates, suggesting a goitrogenic effect in one population. READ MORE

  4. 4. Endocrine studies in stroke patients

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tommy Olsson; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebrovascular disorders; elderly; pituitary gland; thyroid gland; adrenal glands; hydrocortisone; dexamethasone suppression test; cortisol excretion; diabetes mellitus; prognosis;

    Abstract : There are a number of links between the endocrine system and the nervous system. In this study, the impact of ischemic stroke on the endocrine system was investigated. Elderly volunteers were studied because data regarding the influence of advanced age on endocrine parameters were lacking. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on the etiology of endemic goiter in the Sudan : The role of pearl millet

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Abdelsalam Elnour; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Pearl millet; endemic goiter; thyroid hormones; thyroiditis; traditional fermentation; heat treatment; flavonoid; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nutrition; näringslära;

    Abstract : Endemic thyroid disorders (ETD) are major health problems worldwide. Although the major role of iodine deficiency in the etiology of ETD is well founded, other factors have been shown to contribute to its etiology as well. READ MORE