Sökning: "Cohort Studies"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 1825 avhandlingar innehållade orden Cohort Studies.
1. Immunoglobulin A nephropathy and disease complications : register-based studies
Sammanfattning : Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is the commonest primary glomerular disease worldwide. A kidney biopsy is required for the diagnosis. IgA immune-complex depositions sets off a cascade leading to renal scarring, proteinuria and hypertension. LÄS MER
2. Eosinophilic esophagitis and disease complications : register-based studies
Sammanfattning : This thesis presents four studies on Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE). The overall aim is to grasp the basics of epidemiologic research and use this understanding on EoE disease complications. EoE is a fairly new inflammatory disease with clinicopathological diagnosis that increases in prevalence. LÄS MER
3. Indoor Environment in Dwellings and Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) : Longitudinal Studies
Sammanfattning : People spend most of their time indoors and mostly in the dwelling. It is therefore important to investigate associations between indoor exposure in dwellings and health. Symptoms that may be related to the indoor environment are sometimes referred to as the "sick building syndrome" (SBS). LÄS MER
4. Prostate cancer : epidemiological studies
Sammanfattning : Prostate cancer is a large and increasing medical problem both in Sweden and in the rest of the developed world, with about 300.000 new cases diagnosed world wide annually. Despite the high incidence of this disease, little is known about the aetiology of prostate cancer. LÄS MER
5. Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and abdominal obesity in relation to cardiovascular disease risk : epidemiological studies
Sammanfattning : Although Sweden saw a decline in death rates related to cardiovascular disease (CVD) between 1987 and 2011, it is still the most common cause of death for both women and men. Lifestyle-related factors such as inadequate physical activity (PA), poor cardiorespiratory fitness (CF), and excess body fat are all recognised as important predictors of CVD morbidity and mortality. LÄS MER