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  • Endometrial regeneration : unraveling the mysteries of the stroma 

    Queckbörner, Suzanna (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-05-27)
    The healthy endometrium has the unique capacity of shedding and regenerating its functional layer once every menstrual cycle, under the regulation of hormones, progenitor cell populations and inflammatory mediators. ...
  • Ovarian response to vascular and toxic insults in early life : focus on ovarian reserve and fertility preservation 

    Pampanini, Valentina (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-05-08)
    The ovarian reserve is defined as the number of eggs embodied in primordial follicles. Every woman is born with a fixed number of primordial follicles, which are formed during fetal development. Pathological events can ...
  • New light on neurocognitive processes linked to autism and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in childhood : studies of eye movements in twins 

    Siqueiros Sanchez, Monica (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-05-08)
    Visual attention and oculomotor response inhibition have been associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) respectively. The aim of this thesis was to increase ...
  • Measurement instruments for the early detection of unilateral cerebral palsy and evaluation of bimanual performance 

    Ryll, Ulrike Claudia (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-04-24)
    Infants with early brain lesions are at risk of developing unilateral cerebral palsy (CP) and valid and reliable measurement instruments for their early detection as well as evaluation of their bimanual performance at ...
  • Inference of systems-level behaviors in the immune system from single-cell data 

    Nkulikiyimfura, Dieudonné (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-03-27)
    Understanding the systems-level behaviours of the immune system requires profiling many parameters of its constituents as well as identifying environmental factors influencing the time evolution of immune response. Recent ...
  • Estrogen actions in the growth plate cartilage 

    Iravani, Maryam (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-03-24)
    Estrogens may influence bone growth locally or systemically via the estrogen receptors alpha (ERα), beta (ERβ) and G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1 (GPER-1). In Paper I, our study showed that the treatment of ...
  • Awareness of fetal movements and pregnancy outcomes 

    Akselsson, Anna (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-03-03)
    Fetal movements are one, among others, of the measurable factors indicating wellbeing of the fetus. Decreased fetal movements are associated with intrauterine growth restriction and stillbirth. Women with experience of ...
  • Treating postpartum emotional distress by a short-term psychodynamic infant-parent intervention integrated with Child Health Center care 

    Kornaros, Katarina (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-02-24)
    Objective: The thesis had two aims. (1) To qualitatively explore the perspectives of CHC nurses’ (study I) parents’ (II) and psychotherapists’ (III) in receiving/offering SPIPIC (Short-term Psychodynamic Infant-Parent ...
  • Mindfulness based childbirth and parenting program : Supporting a good beginning 

    Lönnberg, Gunilla (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-02-19)
    Introduction: Considering the scale of population mental health problems and the risk of transmission of mental health vulnerability within families, it is urgent to find and implement efficient preventive interventions ...
  • Exploring paths to youth suicide and sudden violent death : a multimethod case-control investigation 

    Werbart Törnblom, Annelie (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-01-16)
    Suicide and other forms of sudden violent death are the most common causes of death among young people worldwide. Both suicide and other forms of sudden violent death are more frequent among males than females. Risk ...
  • Ultrasound assessment and risk prediction in women with endometrial cancer 

    Eriksson, Linda (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2020-01-09)
    Background: Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecological cancer in the industrialized world, constituting 4.5% of all cancer in Swedish women. Standard surgery is hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, ...
  • Microglia in the juvenile brain after cranial irradiation 

    Zhou, Kai (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2019-12-19)
    Radiotherapy is used to treat pediatric brain tumors and is often accompanied with debilitating late effects, such as cognitive decline. However, the mechanisms are poorly understood, and consequently there is still no ...
  • Pelvic floor complications after vaginal birth : short- and long-term consequenses for primiparous women in Sweden 

    Åhlund, Susanne (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2019-11-15)
    Women giving birth to their first baby often sustain some form of perineal injury. These injuries can cause short- and long-term pelvic floor dysfunction symptoms and may affect their health. This thesis focuses on a sample ...
  • Increasing uptake of long-acting reversible contraception — LARC 

    Envall, Niklas (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2019-11-12)
    BACKGROUND: Unintended pregnancies are an inexhaustible source to life-changing decisions and events for individuals and result in enormous costs for societies having to deal with maternal health services, deliveries, ...
  • Unprovoked seizures in children : incidence, neurodevelopmental comorbidities and treatment 

    Åndell Jason, Eva (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2019-11-07)
    Epilepsy is considered to be the neurological disease that gives the largest burden of disease in children. It is a heterogeneous disease with very diverse consequences in the lives of the patient. Comorbidities with other ...
  • Antiapoptotic effect of ouabain in renal cells exposed to toxic glucose levels 

    Zhang, Liang (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2019-11-06)
    Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases that causes enormous social and economic burden. The kidney is the filtration organ that produces urine and is the primary target of diabetic complications, a condition ...
  • Morphological variants in neurodevelopmental disorders 

    Myers, Lynnea (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2019-10-25)
    Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), including autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are diagnosed in a significant minority of children, adolescents, and adults worldwide. ...
  • Prevention of growth failure caused by glucocorticoids and inflammation 

    Celvin, Bettina (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2019-10-24)
    Longitudinal bone growth is a complex process that takes place in the growth plate, and normal growth is dependent on a precise balance of several endocrine and paracrine factors. Growth impairment is common in children ...
  • Perinatal mental health among young women in urban China 

    Schwank, Simone Eliane (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2019-10-18)
    In order to reach the WHO’s Sustainable Development Goals relating to maternal and infant health, maternal mental health preconditional needs to be addressed. The purpose of the thesis project was to explore how Shanghai ...
  • Laminins in stemness and germ cell development in human 

    Kurek, Magdalena (Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa / Dept of Women's and Children's Health, 2019-10-04)
    Stem cell niches regulate the fine balance between self-renewal and differentiation of various stem cells. Although crucial hallmarks of stem cell niches, such as the mechanical signalling, neural inputs communicating ...

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