Search for dissertations about: "vitamin d and rheumatoid arthritis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words vitamin d and rheumatoid arthritis.

  1. 1. Lifestyle Matters : epidemiological studies of oily fish, BMI, life events, physical workload and rheumatoid arthritis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Environmental Medicine

    Author : Annmarie Wesley; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid Arthritis;

    Abstract : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), divided in two major subsets defined by presence or absence of anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA), is chronic inflammatory disease which lead to joint damage and bone destruction. It is a complex disease where both genetic and environmental factors contribute to its development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Estimation of risk in the field of osteoporosis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Environmental Medicine

    Author : Helena Johansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; osteoporosis; fracture; bone mineral density; clinical risk factors; FRAX; Poisson model; 10 year probability; mortality; vitamin D; adiponectin;

    Abstract : Introduction: Osteoporosis has been recognised as an established and well-defined disease that affects more than 75 million people in the United States, Europe and Japan. Osteoporosis has been operationally defined by the WHO on the basis of bone mineral density (BMD) assessment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Association between diet and treatment results in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Cecilia Lourdudoss; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are chronic autoimmune inflammatory diseases. The causes of these diseases are unknown and evidence indicates that a combination of both genetic and environmental factors contribute to their etiology. Several studies have reported dietary benefits for patients with RA as well as SLE. READ MORE

  4. 4. Immunomodulation of collagen-induced arthritis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Lars Mattsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; autoimmunity; arthritis; collagen type II; immunomodulation; vitamin D; parasite;

    Abstract : Collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) is an experimental autoimmune disease sharing many features with human rheumatoid arthritis (RA). CIA development is dependent on T- cells but anti-collagen type II (anti-CII) antibody production by B-cells is also important. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic regulation of autoantibodies in arthritis : lessons from mouse models

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

    Author : Bruno Raposo; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or multiple sclerosis (MS) are commonly regarded as complex or multifactorial diseases. This complexity regards to effector mechanisms involved in pathologic manifestations, and also to the diversity of genetic and environmental factors that predispose individuals to such diseases. READ MORE