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  • Promising drugs for the most serious complications in premature children

    [11 Jul 2016] A new drug based on research at the University of Gothenburg seems to be able to prevent both stroke and severe lung disease in children born extremely prematurely. In a smaller first study in which the drug was administered to premature children, the risk of these complications was cut in half.

  • 121 million from The Swedish Research Council in Medicine and Health

    [3 Nov 2015] The University of Gothenburg gets 121 million SEK in grants from the Swedish Research Council's call in medicine and health. It's an improvement compared to last year.

  • Why is osteoarthritis more common among athletes?

    [3 Nov 2015] Osteoarthritis and reduced range of motion in the hip and groin are more common among athletes and other people who engage in strenuous physical activity. The cause may be microscopic injuries due to high load on the hips and subsequent joint changes. A PhD thesis at Sahlgrenska Academy studied elite soccer and hockey players.

  • Joint Japan Sweden Radioecology Workshop, 2 Sep

    [28 Aug 2015] On September 2 there will be a workshop about research within radioecology at the Department of Radiation Physics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital. This is a joint effort between Japanese and Swedish researchers and presentations will be held from 08:30 to 17:00

  • New model for identifying total hip replacement candidates

    [21 May 2015] Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have designed a new model to help doctors and patients decide whether or not to proceed with total hip replacement surgery. The researchers have also surveyed patient wellbeing after surgery: patients with high education achieve greater outcome scores, while those with antidepressant prescriptions do not.

  • Method of delivery affects stabilization of gut microbiota

    [18 May 2015] Bacteria colonize the intestines at the time of birth. But the composition of the gut microbiota is affected by the method of delivery and subsequent consumption of breast milk or formula. Sahlgrenska Academy and the Halmstad County Hospital have completed a joint study on the topic together with BGI in China.

  • GöteborgsVarvet a trial for regional disaster medicine

    [18 May 2015] Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, have designed the first scientific tool for predicting risks and assessing resource requirements ahead of large public events. GöteborgsVarvet will be their initial trial.

  • MRI - prostate cancer screening for the future?

    [18 May 2015] A screening method that combines a traditional PSA test with an MRI detects a significantly greater number of prostate cancer cases and improves diagnostic accuracy. The study was conducted as part of the largest international research project on prostate cancer. The method will now be tried with 40,000 subjects in Gothenburg.

  • Mr Peter Naredi speaker at a seminar in Thailand

    [11 May 2015] Peter Naredi is invited speaker at a seminar for the Ministry of Public Health in Bankok. The theme for the seminar is - Healthcare solutions for an ageing society" arranged by the Swedish embassy in Thailand, May 25

  • The most effective surgical procedure for extreme obesity should be used with caution

    [11 Feb 2015] Based on five-year follow-up of patients in a randomized clinical trial, researchers have concluded that gastric bypass is the preferred treatment for extreme obesity despite the fact that it is not as effective in reducing body weight as duodenal switch.

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