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2009-11-03 14:53:41

Two genes, each one of which is known to cause cancer on its own, together can lead to aggressive leukaemia.

2009-11-03 10:53:06

Eight-year-old children who drink full-fat milk every day have a lower BMI than those who seldom drink milk.

2009-10-27 14:40:19

It has long been known that acids can erode tooth enamel but a new Swedish study from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg shows that strong alkaline substances can damage teeth too - substances with high pH values can destroy parts of the organic content of the tooth, leaving the enamel more vulnerable.

2009-10-27 14:17:37

New evidence is emerging for how important it is for pregnant women to eat good, nutritious food. Expecting mothers who eat vegetables every day seem to have children who are less likely to develop type 1 diabetes, a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy has revealed.

2009-10-13 15:08:53

Half of all Swedish elite volleyball players suffer at least one injury per season.

2009-10-13 10:23:54

A special protein in the lining of the stomach has been shown to be an important part of the body’s defense against the stomach ulcer bacterium Helicobacter pylori in a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy. The discovery may explain why the bacterium makes some people more ill than others.

2009-10-13 09:36:05

A new cancer gene has been discovered by a research group at the Sahlgrenska Academy.

2009-10-05 08:45:00

Almost half of the patients who die in intensive care units die within 24 hours, but the environment is not equipped to provide good end-of-life care. Most relatives are nevertheless happy with the care given, shows a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy.

2009-09-21 08:15:30

Middle-aged women with large abdominal fat cells have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life compared to women with smaller fat cells.

2009-09-14 08:51:36

Excessive physical strain in dementia care is not so much related to equipment or the resident's body weight as it is due to communication problems and misunderstandings.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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