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A new study provides new insights into the curative effects of gluten-free diets in coeliac patients. Results from the proteomics-based research suggests not.
Insight into cancer cells' own first aid could help the development of a new type of treatment. Johanna Olweus and her team at the UiO (University of Oslo) and the OUS (Oslo University Hospital) are important contributors to this study, which has been published in Nature.
In many countries there are long waiting lists to get a new liver. The solution is to use older donors, says Trygve Thorsen in his thesis.
Like our unique fingerprints, we all have a unique combination of connections in the brain. These networks of connections stabilises during childhood and adolescence. Delayed development may be an early sign of mental health disorders.
Researchers have discovered that plasma cells in the human intestine live longer than previously assumed. This finding may change treatment for gastrointestinal illnesses and boost the development of vaccines in pill form.
The severity of a heart attack is the most important factor affecting the patient’s subsequent outcome. New research shows that the severity can be reduced through the use of anti-inflammatory medication.
Young people who demonstrate self-harming behaviours often admit that they have also attempted to take their own lives. Treatment directly aimed at combating self-harm and suicide has shown effective results.
Analyses of sewage in Oslo reveal misuse of Ritalin, a medication normally given to patients with ADHD.
Interactions between the gut and the body are central to good health. Researchers at the University of Oslo have now identified one of the key regulators of these interactions.
The Neanderthals lacked several of the genes that can lead to schizophrenia. Does this mean that the genes for schizophrenia are linked to what makes the human species so successful?
Together with an international research group, Bente Halvorsen, Professor of Medicine at the University of Oslo, has found a new and effective way to treat hardening of the arteries. The idea came from an unexpected source.