Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 35 avhandlingar innehållade ordet pets.
Sammanfattning : If the human is an animal without an animal within—a creature that has transcended the animal condition—what is a pet? This creature balancing on the border between nature and culture, simultaneously included in and excluded from a human “we”, is the focus of this thesis. The thesis analyzes the discourses and normative frameworks structuring the meaning of pets in people’s lives. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis is to illuminate meanings of being a child with asthma, to describe what strategies they use to manage their daily life, and how they estimate their quality of life. The aim is also to describe how family relations might be influenced by the child’s asthma disease. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Allergic diseases are a major health problem, affecting up to 30% of the population in affluent countries. Domestic pets such as cats, dogs and horses are among the most common agents of IgE-mediated allergies. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Allergic diseases have been described already in 900 AD but today allergic diseases have reached epidemic proportions. About 30% of the world population is affected. LÄS MER
5. Increase of allergic diseases in schoolchildren. The significance of pets and other environmental components
Sammanfattning : Objectives: 1) To compare the prevalence of allergic diseases in schoolchildren between 1979 and 1991 in two Swedish regions with differing climates, Kiruna in the northern inland mountains, north of the Arctic Circle, and Göteborg on the south-west coast. 2) To study the changes in allergic diseases and sensitisation during a 5 year follow-up period. LÄS MER