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The role of wastewater in surveillance and emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria
As antibiotic resistance spreads among bacterial pathogens, it reduces treatment options and increases treatment failures of infectious diseases. Strategies employed to reduce this spread or adapt to its consequences ...
Aspects of bone quality and risk assessments in fracture and elective orthopaedic patients
Background: Bone quality, bone strength, and bone remodelling are important in many orthopaedic conditions and can have an impact on fracture incidence, bone healing, implant failure, and different outcome aspects. ...
Humeral fractures - Epidemiology, treatment and reoperations in the Swedish Fracture Register
Fractures are common, but the knowledge on outcomes, treatment methods or the actual number of fractures treated each year has been sparse. With the introduction of the Swedish Fracture Register (SFR) in 2011, the prospective ...
The population burden of gout and urate in Western Sweden
Background: Gout is the most common type of inflammatory arthritis and is associated with several comorbidities and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, data on the epidemiology and comorbidity ...
Risk factors for dementia. Lifestyle, hormones, neurochemistry, and genetics
Objective: The aim of this thesis was to expand the understanding about the effects of lifestyle factors, indicators of endogenous estrogens, and genetic factors on the risk of dementia and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) markers ...