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2012-05-07 20:05:28

When journalists and politicians want to find out the feelings and opinions of Swedes, they often look at survey results published by the SOM Institute.

2012-05-07 20:03:44

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is hard to diagnose as well as treat, but researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have discovered a way of confirming the disorder using stool samples.

2012-05-07 20:02:23

In reviews of and debates over literary self-expressions, it is frequently pointed out that the boundary between what is private and what is public is in the process of being dissolved.

2012-05-07 19:59:38

Infants whose gut is colonised by E. coli bacteria early in life have a higher number of memory B cells in their blood, reveals a study of infants carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

2012-05-07 19:50:42

Political leaders such as Barack Obama and Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt may be popular among Swedes.

2012-05-07 19:49:33

In Sweden, hunting has been an important part of life for both the elite and people at large – yet the two groups have not enjoyed quite the same opportunities.

2012-05-07 19:44:55

The vaccine given to children to immunize against serious pneumococcal disease does not offer full protection, reveals research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, finding that the number of cases diagnosed has tripled over the past 50 years.

2012-04-23 21:06:54

Introduction of hi-tech teaching aids in the classroom often comes with great hopes for enhanced learning.

2012-04-23 21:02:15

Swedish mothers of small children work a lot more than in the 1970.

2012-04-23 13:26:32

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have identified the genetic variations that are believed to cause osteoporosis.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.