[22 Sep 2014] Women who are treated for high blood pressure are not given the same medication as men, nor do they hit the treatment targets as often, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy.
[15 Sep 2014] German doctor Hans Reiter claimed credit during the 1930s for having identified the rheumatic disease reactive arthritis. Scientists at the Sahlgrenska Academy can now reveal that the disease was known thousands of years ago, a discovery that sheds new light on how diseases become established and spread through the centuries.
[4 Sep 2014] Soon time to apply for short PG level course in Person-centred Care
[26 Aug 2014] Most nurses in their work care for patients who are dying. A study of more than 200 students has shown that many nurses in training feel unprepared and anxious when faced with the prospect of meeting patients during en-of-life care.
[25 Aug 2014] More than one third of all planned orthopaedic surgery procedures are re-booked, postponed or cancelled completely. The most common reasons are cancellation at the patient´s own request or emergency cases having to be prioritised. These are the findings of a study carried out by the Sahlgrenska Academy in association with Sahlgrenska University Hospital.
[21 Aug 2014] The STK25 protein contributes to cell growth. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have discovered that the protein also affects metabolism, demonstrating that elevated levels accelerate the progress of diabetes in mice.
[8 Jul 2014] According to folklore, the full moon affects human sleep. International researchers are trying to determine whether there is any truth to the belief. Studies by a team at Sahlgrenska Academy have found that people actually sleep 20 minutes less when the moon is full.
[1 Jul 2014] Children who live on farms that produce milk run one-tenth the risk of developing allergies as other rural children. According to researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, pregnant women may benefit from spending time on dairy farms to promote maturation of the fetal and neonatal immune system.
[24 Jun 2014] Internet treatment of mild and moderate depression episodes is equally effective as regular treatment for depression. Internet therapy provides resources that help make treatment for depression available to more people. This was shown in a study at the University of Gothenburg.
[23 Jun 2014] Chronic tissue inflammation is typically associated with obesity and metabolic disease, but new research from the Sahlgrenska Academy and UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas now finds that a level of "healthy" inflammation is necessary to prevent metabolic diseases, such as fatty liver.