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Moderate Alcohol Consumption Is Healthy Only For Some People
2014-11-14 03:57:58

A new study at Sahlgrenska Academy confirms that moderate alcohol consumption can protect against coronary heart disease. But only for the 15% of the population that have a particular genotype.

2014-05-28 12:42:51

A newly discovered tick-borne bacterium known as “Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis” has been implicated in six cases of disease in Sweden.

2014-05-28 09:03:17

Scientists at the Sahlgrenska Academy have shown that analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid after concussion can be used to determine the magnitude of brain injury and to follow its course.

Teens With Low IQ, Poor Heart Fitness At Risk For Early-Onset Dementia
2014-03-11 08:42:18

Men who have subpar cardiovascular fitness levels and a lower IQ during their teenage years are more likely to suffer from early-onset dementia, according to new research.

2013-04-11 10:33:05

The very serious hereditary disease HDLS was discovered in 1984 in Sweden.

2013-02-19 12:24:39

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, show that cholesterol metabolism is regulated by bacteria in the small intestine.

2013-02-19 12:17:49

Weight-loss surgery is currently only offered to patients who exceed a certain BMI.

2012-11-13 10:21:51

Couples who adopt after unsuccessful IVF treatment have a better quality of life than both childless couples and couples without fertility problems.

2012-10-22 22:39:08

Analysis of specific biomarkers in a cerebrospinal fluid sample can differentiate patients with Alzheimer's disease from those with other types of dementia.

2012-10-22 10:43:13

Malignant melanoma is as much as 35% more common among people who live in Gothenburg and the region's coastal municipalities than those who live inland.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.