Sökning: "Torbjörn Bäckström"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 17 avhandlingar innehållade orden Torbjörn Bäckström.

  1. 1. Plasma estrogen and progesterone in relation to premenstrual tension and catamenial epilepsy

    Författare :Torbjörn Bäckström; Umeå universitet; []
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  2. 2. Allopregnanolone and mood : studies of postmenopausal women during treatment with progesterone

    Författare :Lotta Andréen; Torbjörn Bäckström; Viveca Odlind; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Obstetrics and gynaecology; Progesterone; Allopregnanolone; GABA; mood; bimodal; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction. Allopregnanolone and pregnanolone (neuroactive metabolites of progesterone) act as positive modulators of the GABAA receptor system which is the major inhibitory system in CNS. Contradictory results on the effect of GABAA receptor modulators are reported. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Stress steroids as accelerators of Alzheimer's disease. : Effects of chronically elevated levels of allopregnanolone in transgenic AD models

    Författare :Sara Bengtsson; Mingde Wang; Torbjörn Bäckström; Maja Johansson; Caroline Graff; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allopregnanolone; Alzheimer s disease; beta-amyloid; synaptophysin; chronic stress; Morris water maze; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; medicinsk farmakologi; Medical Pharmacology; Neurology; neurologi; Geriatrics; geriatrik; medical behavioral science; medicinsk beteendevetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Background Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia are devastating con­ditions not only for the affected patients but also for their families.  The economical costs for the society are tremendous. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Hormone replacement therapy and effects on mood

    Författare :Inger Björn; Inger Sundström-Poromaa; Torbjörn Bäckström; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adverse effects; estradiol; hormone replacement therapy HRT ; mood; negative side effects; progestins;

    Sammanfattning : Background: During the past 5 decades, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been used, and appreciated for its beneficial effects, by millions of women in their menopause. As treatment for climacteric symptoms, estrogen is outstanding, and effects on hot flushes, vaginal dryness, and insomnia have been widely documented. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Endometrial carcinoma : steroid hormones and receptors in relation to proliferation

    Författare :Karin Boman; Torbjörn Bäckström; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : The significance of the hormonal milieu for endometrial changes is as well-known as its link with endometrial carcinoma. Unopposed oestradiol treatment is shown to increase the incidence for this cancer. Obesity leads to elevated levels of oestrogens and is a risk factor for endometrial carcinoma. LÄS MER