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Latest University of Copenhagen Stories

2013-01-03 13:31:54

Up to 75 per cent of patients who take statins to treat elevated cholesterol levels may suffer from muscle pain.

2012-12-28 15:26:33

Industries across Europe are threatened with shutdown as European Union emission rules for Volatile Organic Compounds are tightened.

Migrating Birds Delayed By Drought In The Horn Of Africa
2012-12-07 15:03:24

The catastrophic drought last year in the Horn of Africa affected millions of people but also caused the extremely late arrival into northern Europe of several migratory songbird species, a study from University of Copenhagen published today in Science shows.

2012-11-23 10:41:57

Scientists from The Danish Stem Cell Center (DanStem) at the University of Copenhagen are contributing important knowledge about how stem cells develop best into insulin-producing cells.

Studying The Influence Of ADHD Medications
2012-11-10 11:07:55

Some drugs used to treat ADHD could affect the brain's reward system, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered.

Hereditary High Blood Cholesterol Overlooked By Health Community
2012-11-02 10:00:25

A new study from the University of Copenhagen recently revealed that high blood cholesterol is a serious hereditary disease that has been overlooked and has not been given effective treatments as compared to other illnesses.

2012-10-18 12:51:46

A sociologist of religion from the University of Copenhagen has interviewed 21 young patients diagnosed with a life-threatening cancer about their religious beliefs.

2012-10-03 14:55:41

Malaria-drug monitoring over the past 30 years has shown that malaria parasites develop resistance to medicine, and the first signs of resistance to the newest drugs have just been observed.

Bronze Age Trade Connections Revealed By Ancient Stinging Nettles
2012-09-28 14:22:15

A piece of nettle cloth retrieved from Denmark's richest known Bronze Age burial mound Lusehøj may actually derive from Austria, new findings suggest.

Gut Bacteria Prevalent In Type 2 Diabetes
2012-09-27 08:58:52

Bacteria are everywhere. They not only reside in the outside world, but they also live inside the human body.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.