A doctor discovers bacteria in a sample that is causing a case of pneumonia and prescribes antibiotics. But at the same time, there is another, nastier variant of bacteria lurking in the patient’s body that is very glad to have got rid of its competitor.
Many came too late to recieve prenatal care. There was a high occurence of emergency c-sections, babies being born too early or stillborn amoung the women.
If you have a stroke, the protein FSAP may help to reduce the extent of paralyses and problems with speech.
The European Innovation Council Pathfinder Challenges program funds the international research consortium “Supervised Morphogenesis in Gastruloids” - SUMO
In the Middle Ages, people of high status were both taller and had higher bone density than those from modest backgrounds. This difference was most marked amongst women, shows a new study based on the Schreiner Collection.
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The health and level of functioning of older adults with cancer varies. A comprehensive assessment of the patient's needs in advance of cancer treatment can improve treatment and lead to more treatment choices for the patients.
Alongside the 2022 Lancet Countdown Report on Health and Climate Change, a Policy Brief for Norway has been published for the second year in a row! Read the full report including the full briefing and recommendations from the policy brief.
The Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services and the Centre for Global Health at the University of Oslo hosted a symposium entitled, A World in Transitions: Implications for Priorities and Efficiencies in Global Health on October 14, 2022.
You are sitting in a meeting at work and your mind starts to wander to another place. Suddenly, you realise that the person leading the meeting has asked you a question that you have not heard. Why does this happen?
India produces 20 percent of all generic medicines worldwide, but depends on ingredients from China to make the medicines.
New study shows that colonoscopy-screening reduces the risk of getting colorectal cancer by 18 percent. The reduction is less than experts previously assumed.
Study contributes to new knowledge about what prevents and promotes family involvement in treatment of patients with severe mental disorders.
Why does it become harder to concentrate when you have Alzheimer’s disease? The explanation is perhaps that the signals transmitted from glial cells to nerve cells are disrupted.
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Some patients get a serious infection in the eye after eye surgery. The risk of becoming blind is high without prompt treatment. A new approach to diagnostics and treatment can help save patients’ vision.
The patients are recommended controls every three years.
Jeanette H. Magnus, Director of the Centre for Global Health at UiO contributed to discussions for a long-term plan for higher education and research at Universitets- og høgskolerådet (UHR) by presenting different paradigms and perspectives.
By using drugs currently used to treat other diseases, scientists hope they will help children with leukemia suffer fewer long-term aftereffects from their treatment.
It appears unnecessary to perform surgery on patients who have the mild variant of the disease PHPT, where the level of calcium in the blood is only slightly higher than usual.
Many patients stop taking medication for high cholesterol because they are afraid it may have negative side effects. But the observed association between risk of dementia and high cholesterol, may be caused by your lifestyle.
The gene helps to repair brain damage caused by a lack of oxygen during birth, Norwegian researchers found.