Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 29 avhandlingar innehållade ordet osteocalcin.
Sammanfattning : The general AIM was to investigate the possible interplay between bone and fat tissue through clinical studies of children and adolescents. Osteocalcin (OC), a bone formation marker, has been proposed to act as a link between bone and energy metabolism in mice, but human data are inconclusive. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Women seem to be largely protected against certain ‘welfare disorders’ such as cardiovacular disease and osteoporosis, during their fertile years.The metabolic changes observed during women’s non-menstrual states, i.e. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : ABSTRACT The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the association between the components of the metabolic syndrome (MetS), including vitamin D, and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). The focus was on the relationship between diseases of the prostate, mainly benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) and prostate cancer (PC). LÄS MER
4. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in rheumatoid arthritis : aspects of pathogenesis and risk
Sammanfattning : Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an increased prevalence and severity of atherosclerosis, and a corresponding increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The mechanisms causing this are not well elucidated, but both traditional cardiovascular risk factors and RA-associated factors have been associated with atherosclerosis and increased risk of cardiovascular events in patients with RA. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the Western World, although the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI) has declined over the last decades. However, obesity, which is one of the most important risk factors for CVD, is increasingly common. Osteoporosis is also on the rise because of an aging population. LÄS MER