Sökning: "on the importance of inflammation"

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  1. 1. On the importance of inflammation for personality traits and psychiatric morbidity

    Författare :Petra Suchankova; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; inflammation; C-reactive protein; complement factor H; S100B; receptor for advanced glycation end products; polymorphism; gene expression; personality traits; suicidal behaviour; schizophrenia; depression; Flinders sensitive line;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Pro-inflammatory mediators have been implicated in processes that could be both beneficial and toxic to cells in the brain. On the one hand balanced levels of these mediators favour e.g. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Effects of triglycerides on the endothelium

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Författare :Pia Lundman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Atherosclerosis; coronary heart disease CHD ; endothelial function; vasodilation; nitric oxide NO ; hypertriglyceridaemia; triglycerides; free fatty acids; ADMA; cellular adhesion molecules; von Willebrand factor.;

    Sammanfattning : Hypertriglyceridaemia (HTG) is a risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD), although the mechanisms behind the increased risk remain to be defined. It is unclear whether atherogenic or thrombogenic factors are involved, or a combination thereof The endothelium is important in maintaining normal vascular function and has a key role in atherogenesis. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Trials of Diets for Treatment of Diabetes A comparison of diets for treatment of type 2 diabetes, aspects on long and short term effects

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Författare :Hans Guldbrand; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dietary intervention; type 2 diabetes; low-carbohydrate diet; blood glucose; blood lipids; insulin; body mass index; quality of life; inflammation; cytokine;

    Sammanfattning : BackgroundType 2 diabetes is a common disease and the prevalence has increased in large parts of the world. In treatment of diabetes the type of diet is of great importance considering metabolic factors such as glucose level and blood lipids. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Granulocyte activation by danger signals and blocking of receptor responses

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Anna-Lena Stenfeldt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; granulocytes; neutrophils; eosinophils; danger signals; danger theory; formyl peptide receptors; antagonists; inhibitors;

    Sammanfattning : Granulocytes are the most abundant cells in the peripherial blood. They serve to eliminate invading microbes and parasites and release anti-microbial agents. In the event of injury, granulocytes are recruited to damaged tissues. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Characterization of Pleiotropic Activities of alpha1-Antitrypsin

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University

    Författare :Caroline Sandström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inflammation; alpha1-Antitrypsin deficiency; alpha1-Antitrypsin;

    Sammanfattning : Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a respiratory disease characterized by chronic inflammatory response in the airways and lung parenchyma that involves the influx of inflammatory, structural cells and mediators. The inflammatory process resulting in lung tissue destruction, emphysema, includes the excess of uninhibited proteases released from inflammatory cells. LÄS MER