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2011-01-25 12:17:02

Researchers from the University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital are the first in the world to show that an operation can help patients with dementia caused by white matter changes and hydrocephalus.

2010-11-16 18:45:56

Active management of the third stage of labour means that women lose less blood than with a more expectant approach.

2010-10-22 19:41:57

The healthcare system faces a challenge in overcoming communication barriers when treating non-Swedish-speaking patients.

2010-09-13 12:25:03

Today sees the presentation of a study that, for the first time, shows the results of treatment using prostheses attached to titanium implants in the bones of patients with above-the-knee amputations.

2010-09-13 12:22:36

A group of children who underwent fusion surgery for spondylolisthesis in the lumbar spine 30 years ago showed a clear reduction in back pain when followed up seven years later.

2010-06-15 01:02:29

Heart failure is a very common condition: around 200,000 people in Sweden have been diagnosed with the disease.

2009-12-02 12:55:20

Young adults who are fit have a higher IQ and are more likely to go on to university, reveals a major new study carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy and Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

2009-11-23 10:32:12

Women who store fat on their waist in middle age are more than twice as likely to develop dementia when they get older, reveals a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy.

2009-11-09 09:35:06

Women with asthma are more anxious, find it harder to sleep and are more tired during the day than their male counterparts, but nevertheless tend to be better at following their treatment.

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.


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