Ulrika Löfmark

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Using immunohistochemistry, endothelial nitric oxide synthase (NOS), and neuronal NOS were localized in the endothelium of rat testicular arteries and in Leydig cells, respectively. NADPH-diaphorase activity, indicating NOS activity, however, was present only in endothelial cells. In order to examine the role of nitric oxide (NO) in the regulation of rat(More)
Several studies have shown a relationship between low socioeconomic status, age and stroke mortality. However, there is lack of similar studies in relation to stroke incidence. All cases of first-ever stroke occurring in a population aged 35-85 years from the city of Umeå were collected from hospital-based registers during a 2-year study period (2000-2002),(More)
A stroke can affect a person's whole being and make him or her feel helpless and insecure. In this study, the authors aimed to analyze from a gender perspective how elderly women and men responded to treatment and care after stroke in the acute care setting. They used a strategic selection procedure in this qualitative follow-up interview study, in which 7(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE There is strong evidence for the existence of a socioeconomic gradient in stroke incidence and mortality, but there seem to be contradictory findings concerning an association between socioeconomic status and case fatality after stroke. Moreover, there is still a lack of studies that include men and women as well as people over 75(More)
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