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2011-11-02 08:58:39

Regular physical activity is associated with a lower risk of suffering depression in old age.

2011-11-02 08:55:02

How does the hospital environment affect our rehabilitation?

2011-11-02 08:45:33

While obesity is a well-known cause of cardiovascular disease, research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has now revealed that the body's obesity hormones – adiponectin - are also linked to osteoporosis and an increased risk of fractures.

2011-11-01 21:25:43

Healthcare that implements a person-centred approach not only make care more efficient, but also yields more satisfied patients.

2011-11-01 21:23:46

Around one in 500 Swedes carry a genetic mutation which can cause sudden cardiac death.

2011-11-01 21:22:00

The population of the EU is becoming older, and an ever smaller number of people have to provide for the ageing population.

Image 1 - Live Longer With Fewer Calories
2011-11-01 04:26:54

By consuming fewer calories, ageing can be slowed down and the development of age-related diseases such as cancer and type 2 diabetes can be delayed.

2011-10-31 23:31:39

Men with prostate cancer are twice as likely to commit suicide, but a method where they put intrusive thoughts into words may reduce this risk.

2011-10-31 23:25:02

Ten years after his death, the composer Iannis Xenakis is still attracting attention around the world.

2011-10-31 23:22:46

Unless action is taken, Sweden will soon have a large new group of poor pensioners – immigrants with a weak attachment to the labour market.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.