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Published June 25, 2012 12:29 PM

A damaged cornea is one of the most common causes of blindness worldwide. But now there is a cure.

Published June 11, 2012 1:12 PM

What if heroin users no longer experienced any euphoric effects from heroin?

Published Apr. 25, 2012 12:48 PM

The tissue surrounding a malignant cancer tumour is probably more important than we had believed in a chemotherapy context.

Published Mar. 23, 2012 12:17 PM

The prevalence of dementia will increase dramatically in coming decades. Early diagnosis can provide a basis for effective treatment.

Published Mar. 5, 2012 8:59 AM

The future of cancer treatment is targeted. With complete precision encapsulated chemotherapy homes in on the dangerous tumour. Ultrasound spreads the chemo out into the cancerous tissue. 

Published Mar. 1, 2012 4:19 PM

New biomarkers can make hunting for prostate cancer more accurate.

Published Mar. 1, 2012 4:12 PM

A rare skin disease that causes fish scale-like skin is providing a new understanding of the role skin plays in the development of allergies.

Published Feb. 14, 2012 1:40 PM

Experts are unsure whether routine ultrasounds in week 12 will have any medical benefits. Such routine ultrasounds may save twins, but also lead to ethical and communication challenges.

Published Feb. 3, 2012 11:00 AM

Immune cells from healthy individuals can be the new immune cure for cancer.

Published Feb. 1, 2012 12:17 PM

A professor at the University of Oslo has developed a cancer vaccine that can prolong the life expectancy of patients with pancreatic cancer. Now he is testing a new vaccine that hopefully is able to kill all types of cancer cells.

Published Feb. 1, 2012 11:51 AM

Did you think that Fridtjof Nansen only led expeditions to the Arctic? If you did, you were mistaken. Welcome to the world of neuroscience at the Faculty of Medicine. Here, Nansen's legacy is everywhere.

Published May 25, 2011 1:23 AM

Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are often described as unsolved puzzles. The interdisciplinary research carried out by the TOP (Thematic Research Area Psychosis) study group has identified new pieces in these puzzles and is working intensively on putting them together.