Latest Sahlgrenska Stories

2009-10-13 15:08:53

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

2009-10-01 13:39:44

Many patients urgently admitted to hospital with cerebral infarction state that they were under great stress over a prolonged period prior to suffering their stroke.

2009-09-01 00:56:35

Swedish researchers used seek and destroy radioactive substances that target cancer to treat ovarian cancer. The initial study of the highly targeted treatment in patients, published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, was conducted jointly by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital. The patient was injected with a radioactive isotope bound to carrier molecules that bind to structures on the surface of tumor cells, where the isotope emits...

2009-08-31 10:48:05

In the future, women with metastatic ovarian cancer could be treated with a radioactive substance that can seek and destroy tumor cells.

2009-08-27 15:05:52

A blood test can now be used to detect brain damage in amateur boxers. Deterioration of nerve cells seems to occur even after a two-month break from boxing.

2009-08-23 23:51:56

Swedish and Turkish researchers, in a study of amateur boxers, found nerve cell deterioration may occur even after a two-month break from boxing. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy and the Erciyes University Medical School in Turkey said the findings constitute further evidence that repeated blows to the head may damage the brain.

2009-06-25 22:44:16

Teenage girls experience daily stress caused by responsibilities they take on and how they are viewed by others, a Swedish researcher said. Doctoral student Katarina Haraldsson of the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden conducted in-depth interviews to determine how girls perceive their influence over everyday life. Haraldsson said girls who had voluntarily taken on responsibilities began perceiving their situation as forced when they did not encounter respect from...

2009-04-16 15:26:24

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now developed an exercise program that can improve fitness among migraine sufferers without aggravating this painful condition.

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