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Nøtter
Published Dec. 23, 2019 9:14 PM

If you want to maintain a stabile weight, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and some types of cancer, then daily consumption of nuts is recommended, not only for Christmas, but all year round.

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Published Dec. 12, 2019 11:01 AM

Aortic valve calcification is a challenging condition for the health service and for the patients concerned. The only treatment currently available is surgery. Mariia Boganova recently defended her thesis which addresses the options available for future pharmacological treatment.

Professor Michael Hawrylycz
Published Nov. 8, 2018 7:17 AM

Dr. Michael Hawrylycz from the Allen Institute gave a lecture on his research on brain atlases at the IMB Distinguished Seminar on October 5.

It was curiosity about the Human Brain Project that enticed the acclaimed researcher to come to Norway.

Microscopic image of streptococcus pneumoniae
Published Oct. 31, 2017 2:22 PM

New research is revealing bacteria's internal struggle for power. The result may be better vaccines.

Young female in a sunbed
Published Jan. 12, 2017 12:23 PM

A large Norwegian study published by the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Oslo found that sunbed users are at not only at higher risk of developing melanoma, but also tend to develop the cancer at a younger age compared to nonusers.

heart and blood cells
Published Sep. 26, 2016 2:55 PM

3D-printing of human tissue is no longer Science Fiction, it's a science fact. The Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research launches The Neuron Factory, a platform that can produce human neurons for research purposes.

Published Oct. 22, 2015 5:28 PM

Increasing numbers of younger people are being admitted to hospital with heart attacks. Researchers are now hoping that more people will change their lifestyle if they know their own heart age.

Published Jan. 14, 2015 4:47 PM

Cheeses like the Norwegian “gammelost” and Roquefort may prevent weakening of bones when you are ill. New findings show that vitamin K2 protects the production of bone tissue during inflammations.