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  • Growing a Blood Vessel in a Week

    [24 Oct 2014] The technology for creating new tissues from stem cells has taken a giant leap forward. Two tablespoons of blood are all that is needed to grow a brand new blood vessel in just seven days. This is shown in a new study from Sahlgrenska Acadedmy and Sahlgrenska University Hospital published in EBioMedicine.

  • Young Gothenburg Researcher Receives Major Grant

    [15 Oct 2014] Is there a difference between the way that the female and male brain controls appetite? One of this year¿s Ragnar Söderberg researchers in medicine plans to find out.

  • Omega 3 can help children with ADD

    [15 Oct 2014] Supplements of the fatty acids omega 3 and 6 can help children and adolescents who have a certain kind of ADHD. These are the findings of a dissertation at the Sahlgrenska Academy, which also indicates that a special cognitive training program can improve problem behavior in children with ADHD.

  • Swedish-Built Machine Makes Lung Transplants More Available

    [13 Oct 2014] The final hope for many patients with severe lung disease is a transplant ¿ but there is a chronic shortage of donated lungs. Scientists at the University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital have tested a new method that makes it possible to use lungs that previously were discarded. Twenty-two additional lung patients have already received transplants using the new method.

  • Identifies mechanisms behind bone strength and fracture risk

    [12 Oct 2014] Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy have discovered a central mechanism that regulates our bone strength and the risk of suffering a fracture. The study is published in Nature Medicine in collaboration with researchers from Harvard University, Umeå University and the University of Turku.

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