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Published May 15, 2013 1:15 PM

Researchers at Oslo University have identified nine new genetic loci that are important in the development of a serious liver disease.

Published Jan. 25, 2013 10:55 AM

Patients recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis have low bone density and thus an increased risk of developing osteoporosis.

Published Sep. 25, 2012 1:10 PM

Palliative care must be provided to patients with neurological disorders just as naturally as it is offered to cancer patients, according to neurologist.

Published July 16, 2012 12:57 PM

A young, 30-year-old man contracts cancer of the colon. The prognosis looks grim. In the future, researchers will perhaps be able to predict the population that is at risk of developing colorectal cancer – and prevent it.

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.