Essays about: "estrogen"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the word estrogen.

  1. 1. Trends in overall survival in Swedish patients withprimary metastatic breast cancer – 1994 to 2014

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Elin Östman; [2018]
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    Abstract : Introduction Each year approximately 7600 individuals are diagnosed with breast cancer in Sweden, someof which with primary metastatic breast cancer (PMBC). Several new drugs for treatingmetastatic breast cancer have been introduced during the last three decades, many of whichclaims to prolong survival. READ MORE

  2. 2. The menopausal brain : Effects of estrogen depletion on cognition

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Lena Koberg; [2018]
    Keywords : menopause; estrogen depletion; estradiol; hormonal therapy; cognition;

    Abstract : Menopause is a major reproductive-related event in a woman’s life, occurring naturally at around the age of fifty years. Accompanying menopause is a drastic decrease in estrogen levels. Estrogen receptors are present throughout the human brain: e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder : A Review of Neural and Cognitive Changes in Women with PMDD

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Liselotte Wiklund; [2017]
    Keywords : PMDD; menstrual cycle; allopregnanolone; estrogen; progesterone; HPG-axis; cognition;

    Abstract : Around 3-8% of all women in reproductive age suffer from premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) which disenables them to live an ordinary life during the luteal phase (premenstrual phase) of the menstrual cycle. Throughout the premenstrual phase these women experience emotional, cognitive and physiological changes. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Cost-Consequence Analysis Comparing Vasectomy and Fertility Treatment with Oral Contraceptives

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Nikos Tsardakas Renhuldt; [2015]
    Keywords : contraception; cost-consequence analysis; vasectomy; IUI; combined oral contraception;

    Abstract : This thesis performs a cost-consequence and a cost-effectiveness analysis comparing vasectomy with cryopreservation of sperm and IUI to use of combined oral contraceptives (COCs). It limits itself to normally fertile males and normally fertile females aged 20-45, and does not attempt to estimate costs relating to contraceptive failure or environmental impact. READ MORE

  5. 5. Migration of Xenoestrogens from Plastic Food Containers during Cooking

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : David Vigren; [2015]
    Keywords : Xenoestrogens; toxicology; ER-Calux assay; oestrogenic additives in thermoplastics;

    Abstract : Xenoestrogens are compounds, foreign from the body, that can enter cells and interact with the estrogen receptors (ER) to produce an estrogenic response. Many additives used in plastics are compounds with estrogenic activity. Some of these additives are known to slowly leach from the plastics. READ MORE