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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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