Sökning: "Torbjörn Bäckström"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 17 avhandlingar innehållade orden Torbjörn Bäckström.
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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. Stress steroids as accelerators of Alzheimer's disease. : Effects of chronically elevated levels of allopregnanolone in transgenic AD models
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
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
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